CLASSIC SOUTH AMERICA

(LUXURY GOLD)

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Highlights:

See the Best Argentina, Brazil & Chile Have to Offer on a Grand 12-Day Guided Tour

See the sights of Santiago, enjoy wine tasting in Casablanca Valley and get up close with Eva Peron’s famous balcony in Buenos Aires—all on this immersive tour of South America. Step out with a Local Expert in Brazil for a stunning walk past the misty rainbows and thundering gravity of Iguassu Falls—with panoramic views of San Martin Island. In Rio de Janeiro, explore the iconic Copacabana Beach before recharging with a lavish Highlight Lunch at Confeitaria Colombo—the prestigious coffee shop and café dating back to 1894. Across the border in Argentina, Buenos Aires beckons with a once in a lifetime choice to join South America’s Gaucho cowboys for a horseback ride through the rugged wilderness or a guided sojourn around the Estancia, to learn about cattle-raising and life on the ranch.

Classic South America Luxury Tour

Meet Alfredo Geovanese

Meet Alfredo Genovese at his Filetado workshop, recognized by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Learn about this traditional artwork that can be found throughout the city decorating trucks, murals, and signs. 

Meet Alfredo Geovanese, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bossa Nova Tour

Meet Local Expert Cecelo, a local guitarist, music aficionado, and studio owner from Ipanema. Join him on a walking tour of Ipanema, the birthplace of Bossa Nova in the 1950s. Enjoy the sounds and sights of the place that inspired this new genre of samba music. After your tour, head back to your hotel where Cecelo will play you some Bossa Nova classics over a caipirinha cocktail.

Ipanema and Bossa Nova Tour, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

 

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Start from USD 8,100 per person

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Day 1
Welcome to Chile
Dinner with Wine
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel
Activity
On arrival at Santiago International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner.
Day 2
The Sights of Santiago
Breakfast, Lunch
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel
Activity
Meet a Local Expert for an in-depth city exploration. You'll start out at the heart of the city, with the Chilean University, San Francisco Church and the Santa Lucia Hill, the site of Santiago’s foundation in 1541. From there, you'll visit the Plaza de Armas and the cathedral. Continue your exploration of Santiago by crossing the Mapocho River to reach the bohemian Bellavista district on the way to the San Cristóbal Hill. Your Journey, Your Way. Choose to enjoy a Chilean seafood lunch with wine at Mestizo Restaurant. Alternatively, enjoy a French lunch with wine at El Castillo Forestal. Your evening is at leisure.
Day 3
Valparaiso and Wine Country
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel
Activity
Travel to the beautiful coastal towns of Viña del Mar and UNESCO-listed port of Valparaíso. Enjoy lunch at Cafe Turri, a Chilean restaurant that offers panoramic harbor views. Next, you'll visit Kingston Family Vineyard in the Casablanca Valley for a tasting of one of the best-rated Pinot Noirs in Chile. Return to Santiago for the evening.
Day 4
Fly to Buenos Aires
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Alvear Palace Hotel
Activity
Fly to Buenos Aires this morning. Your Journey, Your Way. Choose to dine at Piegari Steakhouse, which offers a traditional feast of Argentinian meats, as well as an impressive and surprising selection of Italian fare. Alternatively, you can enjoy a more adventurous dinner at El Baqueno, featuring rare dishes in a quest to highlight native ingredients such as llama and alligator.
Day 5
Beautiful Buenos Aires
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Alvear Palace Hotel
Activity
Get to know Buenos Aires with a Local Expert as you explore the neighborhoods of Palermo, San Telmo and Recoleta. View the balcony made famous by Eva Peron, the former First Lady of Argentina, and walk the colourful streets of La Boca. Visit the Belle Époque Teatro Colón and view its grand architecture. Experience an electrifying evening of live music, singers and dancers at Rojo Tango during your Highlight Dinner with wine.
Day 6
Pampas, Estancias and Gauchos
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine
Alvear Palace Hotel
Activity
Experience a traditional Argentinian estancia. Your Journey, Your Way. Choose to go on a horseback ride with the gauchos, South America’s original cowboys. Experience local life as you ride through the rugged wilderness and soak up the landscapes. Alternatively, you can take a guided stroll around the estancia while you learn about life on the ranch and cattle-raising. Get a taste of the life of an Argentinian gaucho and try the traditional mate tea as you are served a delicious asado Highlight Lunch.
Day 7
The Falls of Iguassu
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
Activity
Fly to Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Venture to the Argentinean side of the falls to see the unfathomable Devil's Throat with your Local Expert. Dinner with wine is served at the Ipe Grill within your luxurious resort, the only hotel inside the Brazilian Iguassu National Park, where you'll choose from a selection of traditional Brazilian barbecue or international cuisine.
Day 8
The 'Great Waters' of Iguassu Falls.
Breakfast
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
Activity
Wake up inside the park and beat the crowds. Meet a Local Expert for a walk on the Brazilian side of the falls, where you'll witness incredible panoramic views of San Martin Island. Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and visit the incredible Bird Park, which provides shelter for over a thousand birds, butterflies and reptiles from across South America.
Day 9
Rio de Janeiro, City of Sea and Samba
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
Activity
Fly to vibrant Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel on iconic Copacabana Beach, famous for its three-mile stretch of golden sand and bustling energy. Settle into the local way of life, with a Highlight Dinner at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse.
Day 10
Exploring Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast, Lunch
Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
Activity
Join a Local Expert on a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Savour a Highlight Lunch at Confeitaria Colombo. Your Journey, Your Way. Choose to visit the Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading. Alternatively, visit Rio's Iconic Municipal Theater with a Local Expert.
Day 11
A Farewell to Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
Activity
Join your Local Expert on a train ride up Corcovado Hill to Christ the Redeemer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and modern wonder of the world. Meet Cecelo and join him on a walking tour of Ipanema, where Bossa Nova originated. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the place that inspired this new genre of music. Toast your journey over a remarkable Celebration Dinner at the exceptional E'toile Restaurant, a French-Brazilian restaurant with breathtaking views of the Ipanema coastline from the 26th floor.
Day 12
Depart Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast
Activity
A private transfer will take you to the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, locally known as Galeao International.
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  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.

  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.

  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.

  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.

  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

  • Complimentary, airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

  • Your Well-Being Director takes a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met. On tours fewer than 15 guests, your Traveling Concierge will act as your Well-Being Director.

  • Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.

  • Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travelling Concierge's, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.

  • We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.

  • Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

excludes
  • All international / domestic flights, taxes & fees

  • All personal expenses & porterage

  • Travel visa application (if needed)

  • Gratuities / Tipping & Travel insurance coverage

  • High season surcharge (if applicable)