Day 1: Rio de Janeiro
Upon arrival our representative will meet and escort you to the hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast. Your full day tour starts with a beautiful scenic ride along the Rodrigo da Freitas Lagoon, and getting through the Tijuca Forest, where you will arrive at the bottom of the Corcovado hill where you will embark on a comfortable bus which climb the beautiful mountain (710 mts), where the Statue of the Christ, The Redeemer overlooks the city and its famous beaches. At 2230 feet, this hunchback mountain is where the Christ Redeemer statue stands with outstretched arms. From this place you can enjoy one of the most majestic view of Rio the Janeiro. Stand with the statue at your back, and to your left is the soccer stadium Maracana and the northern districts. Straight ahead in the distance is Niteroi with its snaky bridge and Rio`s other must see, the hump of the Sugar Loaf. To the right is the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in the foreground, and Copacabana and Ipanema beaches further out. The continues visiting the highlights of Rio, The Maracana Stadium, the Sambodromo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Historic center, Downtown Rio and the Beautiful beaches of Flamengo and Botafogo. This tour also includes a typical Brazilian style lunch (Rodizio) at the Churrascaria in Copacabana. After lunch, the tour continues to the famous Sugar Loaf Mountain - Pão de de Açucar in the middle of the Guanabara Bay at 396m (1,300ft) above sea-level and with breathtaking panoramic views. A two-stage cable car brings you atop famous Sugar Loaf Mountain where you will enjoy unique postcard view of Guanabara Bay, Copacabana Beach and the Corcovado Mountain and The Christ Redeemer.
Day 3: Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian Breakfast.Days at leisure to explore this fascinating city or relax on the beach. We suggest to take some of our “Optional tours from Rio” . (B)
Day 4: Rio de Janeiro - Iguazu Falls
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take your flight to the amazing, awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, located at the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. The Falls are one of nature's most impressive achievements-the locals call them "Big Waters," but you'll call them simply unforgettable as you explore the Brazilian side of Iguazu . Comprising a spectacular display of 250 giant cascades twice the height of Niagara Falls, Iguazu Falls plunges over hard granite to a gorge 260 feet below. Nature's incredible power is revealed in the thunderous roar of crashing water, and in the magic of the rainbow-colored mist that rises from the cliffs. This is a chance to see a Wonder of the World first-hand. Meeting, assistance and transfers to your hotel. In the afternoon enjoy a walking tour to the Brazilian side of the falls for a panoramic view. (B)
Day 5: Iguazu Falls
Breakfast. Today, your adventure begins with a tour visiting the Argentina side of the Falls They are located inside Iguazu National Park, one of the first protected natural areas in America, declared Natural Patrimony of Humankind by Unesco. We will walk through the Inferior and Superior paths admiring the breathtaking 275 cascades which spread across a gulf of nearly 2 miles and pour past lush tropical vines as they crash into the waters below, paths which lead along the lush Tropical Basin to the spectacular “Devil’s Throat”. (B) Note: Wear comfortable shoes and since there's a good chance the mist from the falls will settle on your clothing and make it damp, so be sure to bring extra clothes and a lightweight jacket.
Day 6: Iguazu- Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Our representative will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport at the indicated time for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival you will be met and escorted to your hotel. Balance of day free. (B)
Day 7: Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Morning city tour includes visits to the beauty and wonders of Buenos Aires, view the National Congress, The Metropolitan Cathedral next to the Government House in may square area. Admire the Colon Theater, one of the most important opera houses in Latin America. Visit San Telmo, traditional neighborhood where Tango performances can be seen in many bars and restaurants. Stop at La Boca colorful neighborhood, which was, seat of immigrants - manly Italians - and now home of some artists. Enjoy Palermo, an area that combines its architecture and history with entertainment and amusement in its green spaces. Finally, La Recoleta, an exclusive and elegant neighborhood where the famous cementery is found. Although it may seem unusual, fashionable restaurants, bars, cafes, discos and a cinema complex also surround the area. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Day 8 : Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Day at leisure to stroll the districts of Recoleta, Palermo, La Boca, Florida street and Puerto Madero. We suggest to take some of our “Optional tours from Buenos Airesl” . (B)
Day 9: Buenos Aires – Montevideo
Breakfast. Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Montevideo. Upon arrival you will be met and escorted to your hotel. Balance of day free. (B)
Day 10: Montevideo
Breakfast. Today you will take the city tour which includes a visit to the “old” city: Constitution Square, with its Cathedral Hall. Pass by the Solis Theatre, Independence Square where the Artiga’s Monument and its Mausoleum stands. (Uruguay’s National Hero). Continue to the main commercial street, the “18 de Julio” to the Congress Building. Next on the “Prado” with its famous Rose Garden and the “La Diligencia” (Stage Coach). Continue to Montevideo Hill for a sight of Montevideo Bay and to se the Old Colonial Fortress. Move then to the Batlle and Ordonez Park, passing by the Obelisk, and see “La Carreta” (Covered Wagon). You will also see the residential are of Carrasco and the city’s chain of beaches. (B)
Day 11: Montevideo - Santiago
Breakfast. Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Santiago. Upon arrival you will be met and escorted to your hotel. Balance of day free. (B)
Day 12: Santiago de Chile
Breakfast. Today your half – day tour begins driving along the avenues of the downtown area across the beautiful Forest Park, the Bella Vista district, the art centre of Santiago and the San Cristobal Hill, a beautiful park located at the foot of the Andes range. A great variety of vegetation will be seen along the way until we get to the top of the hill, where the monument to the Virgin Inmaculada Concepción stands. From this place we get panoramic views of the city of Santiago.Continuing our way along this mountain range, we arrive at the new urban area of La Piramide. Highligths are the districts of Santa María de Manquehue, Lo Curro and La Dehesa. As we drive along the canyon of the Mapocho River, the village of Arrayán may be seen on the hillsides and we are surrounded by a beautiful landscape and snow-capped peaks until get to Las Condes district, excellent shopping centre for handicrafts and fine clothes. Return to the hotel. (B)
Day 13: Vina del Mar
Breakfast. The full day excursion departs from your hotel . After crossing Chiles picturesque countryside, you will reach Valparaíso, the main port in the country. You will visit the old and modern districts, including Victory Square, the dock and wharf area. Overlooking the city, you will see the funicular tracks, a quick means of linking the hillside homes with the flat commercial district, located near the sea. Then, visit Viña del Mar, often called the Garden City. Afterwards, proceed towards the traditional Plaza Vergara and continue to the heart of the city, through beautiful avenues shaded by trees. Next, visit the Casino building and Peru Avenue. Finally, enjoy a drive along the coast, bordering the beaches of Las Salinas, Renaca, and Con-Con. Return to your hotel in Santiago.
Day 14: Santiago -USA
Breakfast. Our representative will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport to take your flight at the indicated time.