Across South America
Santiago city  
Valparaiso  
Vineyards of Mendoza  
Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires  
La Boca, Buenos Aires  
Iguazu Falls  
Christ the Redeemer, Corcovado Mountain  
Copacabana Beach  
Feijoada, typical Brazilian meal  
15 day tour
Including flights and transfers
Prices from
£3770

Tour Highlights

  • Welcoming luxury in Santiago
  • Bustling Buenos Aires
  • Charming Valparaiso
  • Majestic Iguazu Falls
  • Beautiful vineyards of Mendoza
  • Sensational Rio de Janeiro
I'm enquiring about: Across South America
I'm enquiring about: Across South America

Across South America

Chile      Argentina      Brazil

This tailormade 12-day tour Across South America is a once in a lifetime journey across Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. The journey goes from the Pacific shores of Chile to the Atlantic beaches of Rio. Along the way you will visit some spectacular places such as Valparaiso a UNESCO world heritage town  Mendoza which is home to some of the best know wines in the world,  Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina famous for tango, its classic architecture, plaza's and wide boulevards, and Santiago the capital city of Chile. The tour includes a visit to see both the Argentine and Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls.


Day 1
UK - Santiago
Depart the UK for your overnight flight to Santiago, the capital city of Chile.
Day 2
Day 2
Santiago
On arrival transfer to your hotel in the bohemian Lastarria area of the city. The Cumbres Lastarria is a classic boutique style hotel with a host of restaurants, cafes, markets and shops nearby. Relax by the rooftop swimming pool or venture out and explore this modern city.
Accommodation: Cumbres Lastarria
       
Day 3
Day 3
Santiago
Half day tour incorporating the historic centre of Santiago, seeing on the way the Santa Lucia hill, the Palacio de la Moneda, (Government Palace), and the Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral, National History Museum and the Central Post Office are located. Continue to the Parque Forestal, the Fine Arts Museum and arrive at the bohemian area of Bellavista.
Day 4
Day 4
Valparaiso and Vina del Mar
Full day private tour exploring the coastal towns of Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, both popular with Chileans for weekend breaks. Travel to the coast through the Curacavi and Casablanca valleys with a stop for wine tasting en-route. Visit the beach area of Reñaca and the town of Viña del Mar with its flower lined streets. Afternoon continue to Valparaiso, a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its individual architecture and urban planning. The town's unique setting means that funiculars are a popular mode of transport.
Day 5
Day 5
Santiago - Mendoza
Today you will travel by coach through the dramatic Andes mountains to Mendoza in Argentina, one of the continent's most beautiful and scenic road journeys. As you leaving the fertile Central Valley of Chile you gradually ascend through the mountains with the border crossing located at the highest point of 8,000ft. Descend into the city of Mendoza and transfer to Lares de Chacras around 15km from the city. This is the ideal base to explore the area and take in the local wineries.
Accommodation: Lares de Chacras
             
Day 6
Day 6
Mendoza
Free day to visit the nearby wineries and bodegas. Hire a bike, cycle between wineries and enjoy the delicious choice such as the famous Malbec from this region. We can also arrange guided wine tours of the region and specialist guides to some of the famous wineries in the Lujan, Maipu and Tupungato areas.
Day 7
Day 7
Mendoza - Buenos Aires
Transfer to the airport for the short flight to Buenos Aires. CasaSur Palermo is located in the leafy, cobblestone neighbourhood of Palermo Hollywood and close to a host of art galleries, shops and cafes. This new boutique style hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, small gym and a rooftop bar with fantastic views over the city skyline.
Accommodation: CasaSur Palermo
           
Day 8
Day 8
Buenos Aires
Explore the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires on a half day tour. Visit the historic Plaza de Mayo surrounded by the Government House (or Pink House), the Cabildo and the cathedral. You will also visit the colourful La Boca neighbourhood with its famous and well-photographed street, 'Caminito'. The tour ends in Recoleta with a visit to the cemetery where you will visit the resting place of the famous Eva Peron. In the evening you will experience a sultry tango show at Esquina Carlos Gardel with a sumptuous Argentine style dinner.
Day 9
Day 9
Buenos Aires
Free day to explore anything you have missed. Visit the 9 de Julio Avenue, with its eight lanes divided by small green squares with old leafy trees and enriched by sculptures and fountains. In the middle of this avenue, in Plaza de la Republica, the obelisk arises as a symbol of the city. There are also a host of excellent cafes and restaurants in the city where you can sample typical Argentine cuisine such as empanadas.
Day 10
Day 10
Buenos Aires - Iguazu
Fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu falls and transfer to the Panoramic Hotel, perched on a hill at the Three Frontiers landmark which affords scenic views of the meeting of the Iguazu and Parana rivers. In the afternoon visit Argentine side of the falls. Ride the electric train to the start of the trail where you commence the walking tour visiting the upper walkways en-route to the majestic Devil's Throat. A suspended platform allows you to appreciate the volume of water pummeling into the gorge.
Accommodation: Panoramic Hotel
           
Day 11
Day 11
Iguazu
Excursion to explore the Brazilian side of the falls. Although smaller than the Argentine park, you can still appreciate the full force of nature. There is also the opportunity to explore the Atlantic rainforest for the opportunity to spot local species of bird and the many butterflies. Return to the hotel and relax by the pool enjoying a cold drink during the heat of the day.
Day 12
Day 12
Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro
Fly to spectacular Rio de Janeiro and transfer to theWindsor Miramar, overlooking the famous Copacabana Beach. Featuring modern and sophisticated rooms, including suites, the hotel offers an ideal base to explore the vibrant city. We recommend an upgrade to a superior deluxe room or suite to fully appreciate the spectacular vista. Relax at the rooftop infinity swimming pool, with stunning views of Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer or experience the wonderful beach service with towels, chairs and umbrellas.
Accommodation: Windsor Miramar
       
Day 13
Day 13
Rio de Janeiro
Join a small group for a jeep tour of the Four Wonders of Rio. Visit the majestic, Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado mountain and continue to the cool, shady Tijuca Forest. This urban forest if the largest in the world and you will stop at the Chinese View Turret for a spectacular view of Ipanema and Copacabana beaches.
Visit Sugar Loaf Mountain and take the cable car to the top and experience this iconic image of Rio. Finally visit the Botanic Gardens created by D.João VI in 1817 to serve as a cultivation centre of exotic plants.

Day 14
Day 14
Rio de Janeiro
Free day in Rio. Relax on the famous beaches of Copacabana or Ipanema and experience the wonderful, relaxed Brazilian vibe. For those interested in history take a trip to the historic Santa Teresa district with its cobblestone streets and small shops and cafes. In the evening visit the Rio Scenarium for music and samba dance.
Day 15
Rio de Janeiro - UK
Private transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Pricing Information & Dates

15 day tour, from £3770 per person
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers

Tour Route Map

  1.   Santiago & Winelands
  2.   Mendoza
  3.   Buenos Aires
  4.    Iguazu Falls & Ibera Wetlands
  5.   Rio De Janeiro

Accommodation on this Tour

CasaSur Palermo
CasaSur Palermo
Buenos Aires, Argentina
CasaSur Palermo CasaSur Palermo Hotel is located in Palermo Hollywood neighbourhood, surrounded by bars, art galleries and the best restaurants in town. The third hotel member of the sophisticated......
           
Cumbres Lastarria
Cumbres Lastarria
Santiago & Winelands, Chile
Cumbres Lastarria Cumbres Lastarria in Santiago is the newest addition to the highly regarded Cumbres hotel collection. This boutique hotel has only 70 rooms, all individually designed in a chic......
       
Lares de Chacras
Lares de Chacras
Mendoza, Argentina
Lares de Chacras Situated roughly 15 kilometres from Mendoza city, in the village of Chacras de Coria, this hotel has a great position. The décor mixes desert wood with Andean stone to create......
             
Panoramic Hotel
Panoramic Hotel
Iguazu Falls & Ibera Wetlands, Argentina
Panoramic Hotel Overlooking the Parana River and a short distance from the town of Puerto Iguazu lies the Panoramic Hotel. Perched on a hilltop and close to the Three Frontiers Landmark, this is a......
           
Windsor Miramar
Windsor Miramar
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Windsor Miramar The Windsor Miramar aspires to please guests who want the best in refined, comfortable sophisticated accommodation. A five star hotel located in the Marvelous City, also known as Rio......
       

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