Sun. Sand. Salsa. Mountains. Waterfalls. Chimichurri. An intimate and grand South American tour to Chile, Argentina and Brazil will warm your soul and brighten your spirits next January, in the pulsating heart of South America’s sweet summer season. Don’t miss this epic adventure and delightful respite from North America’s winter.
- Round-trip international air
- Air and ground transportation throughout South America
- Hotel accommodations
- Breakfast daily, three lunches, and four dinners
- Sightseeing as noted in this brochure
- All tipping, taxes and service charges
- And more!
CHILE – Nestled in a valley surrounded by the Andes Mountains, Santiago de Chile is Chile’s largest city and capital. It showcases the best of Chilean culture. See the famous Alameda, Santiago’s colorful main street. Visit the Pre-Columbian museum, where the main exhibits focus on the art of the people of the Americas and Chile before it was Chile. Your time in Chile also includes a visit to UNESCO World Heritage City of Valparaíso and the coastal resort city of Viña del Mar.
ARGENTINA – Driving through the Andes, you pass into Argentina. On the drive you’ll see Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas. Ending in Mendoza, you’ll explore Argentina’s finest wine-growing region, which produces Malbec grapes. With a full-day trip to various vineyards, you will become familiar with the local wines and techniques of winetasting. You’ll fly from Mendoza to Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina. Buenos Aires has a strong European influence. You’ll see 9 de Julio Avenue, known as the widest avenue in the world, the Plaza de Mayo, and you’ll visit the magnificent Metropolitan Cathedral. You’ll also visit Recoleta Cemetery where you’ll find the grave of Eva Duarte, known as Eva Perón (Evita). There is so much to do in Buenos Aires, and you’ll have a full day of independent sightseeing to choose the options that most appeal to you. Just outside the city is the Tigre Delta where you’ll enjoy a boat ride through the rivers of the delta.
IGUAZU FALLS – The largest waterfall complex in the world is found on the border of Argentina and Brazil. Flying to the Argentinian side of the Falls, you have the day to explore the upper and lower falls before crossing into Brazil for your overnight. The next day you have the day to experience and appreciate the Brazilian side of the Falls.
BRAZIL – Flying from Iguazu Falls, you’ll arrive in Rio de Janeiro. The “Marvelous City” is the second largest in Brazil, famous for its beaches and the annual Carnival celebration. Here you’ll see the soaring hilltop statue of Christ the Redeemer, Tijuca Forest, Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana beach, Sambadrome (the site of Rio’s famous Carnival parade), and Rio’s downtown.