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SCANG - Discover Brazil, Argentina & Chile

Experience the vibrant cultures of the bottom half of South America on a 17-day adventure to Chile, Argentina, and Brazil. Sip wine in Santiago, dance the tango in Buenos Aires, and soak up the sun on the famous beaches of Rio. Enjoying an ideal combination of guided excursions and free time, you're sure to fall for this alluring region.

Inclusions

National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Chilean Wine Experience, Santiago National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Chilean Cultural Tour and Local Lunch, Puerto Varas National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Local Tango Lesson, Buenos Aires National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Iguassu Falls, Flora and Fauna Lecture, Foz do Igua u National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Afro-Brazilian Community Visit, Paraty Carte Blanche: Buenos Aires
Arrival transfer
Visit Petrohue Falls
Scenic lake crossing aboard the "Cruce de Lagos"
Buenos Aires city tour
Tour the Argentine and Brazilian sides of Iguaz Falls
City and food tour in S o Paulo
Schooner tour
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
17
Price From
AUD $7,249
Start Location
Santiago, Chile
End Location
Rio de Janeiro, Chile
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
20 Oct 201805 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
10 Nov 201826 Nov 20181AUD $7,249
24 Nov 201810 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
08 Dec 201824 Dec 20188AUD $7,369
22 Dec 201807 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
05 Jan 201921 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
09 Feb 201925 Feb 20198AUD $7,499
02 Mar 201918 Mar 201914AUD $7,379
16 Mar 201901 Apr 201914AUD $7,379
13 Apr 201929 Apr 201912AUD $7,379
17 Aug 201902 Sep 201916AUD $7,249
31 Aug 201916 Sep 201916AUD $7,249
05 Oct 201921 Oct 201916AUD $7,379
09 Nov 201925 Nov 201914AUD $7,379
07 Dec 201923 Dec 201916AUD $7,499
11 Jan 202027 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
01 Feb 202017 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
07 Mar 202023 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
08 Aug 202024 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
05 Sep 202021 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
10 Oct 202026 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
14 Nov 202030 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
05 Dec 202021 Dec 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,249 
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Santiago
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 - Santiago
Spend the morning with a wine expert, visiting a local winery outside Santiago and discussing the process that makes Chilean wine some of the best in the world. Sample various wines and enjoy a vertical tasting.
Day 3 - Santiago/Puerto Varas
Fly to Puerto Varas, located in the stunning Chilean Lake District. Explore the countryside and Chilean culture as you visit the Puerto Montt's Angelm fish market and the scenic town of Puerto Varas. After, visit a local family home and enjoy a "curanto," a beloved traditional dish. Mingle with your friendly hosts and try your hand at whipping up salsa pebre.
Day 4 - Puerto Varas
Today is free to explore on your own. Opt to take an excursion to Chilo Island.
Day 5 - Puerto Varas/San Carlos de Bariloche
Travel by bus and ferry to Bariloche, Argentina. Visit the Petrohue Falls, then enjoy the sights from the "Cruce de los Lagos", considered one of the most scenic cruises in the world.
Day 6 - San Carlos de Bariloche
Free time to explore this stunning region. Opt to take a bike tour, hike, or explore the town's shops and restaurants.
Day 7 - San Carlos de Bariloche/Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires and enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city.
Day 8 - Buenos Aires
Enjoy a city tour of the "Paris of the Americas," visiting key sights and neighbourhoods including Plaza de Mayo, La Boca, and the famed Recoleta Cemetery. When you are done exploring, rest your weary feet and enjoy a drink in one of the many sidewalk caf s and restaurants. Spend the evening enjoying a night out with a light dinner in a local caf before heading to a popular dance venue where we enjoy a lesson from local dancers. Opt to stay for Milonga, a neighbourhood tradition where students and teachers of the venue show up to practice their moves.
Day 15 - Paraty/Rio de Janeiro
Carry on by private van to Rio de Janeiro for free time to explore the city. Use our centrally located hotel in Copacabana as a base. Opt to take a city tour.
Day 14 - Paraty
Enjoy an included schooner tour of the harbour's many islands and beaches.
Day 13 - S o Paulo/Paraty
Drive to colonial Paraty. Visit an Afro-Brazilian community for a unique cultural interaction and enjoy a traditional meal. Opt to visit a cacha a distillery.
Day 9 - Buenos Aires
Free day to explore this charming city. Opt to visit San Telmo for the antiques market and street art displays. Or spend the afternoon in the posh Recoleta area with caf s, museums, and a cemetery.
Day 11 - Foz do Igua u
Explore the Argentinian side of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to get a view of the falls from below. Return to Foz for the night.
Day 10 - Buenos Aires/Foz do Igua u
Fly to Iguaz Falls and explore the Brazilian side to get the best panoramic view. This evening, enjoy a lecture with local biologist/botanist who will talk to us about the flora and fauna around the falls, and the uses of local plants for medicinal and healing purposes.
Day 16 - Rio de Janeiro
Explore vibrant Rio; sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Day 12 - Foz do Igua u/S o Paulo
Fly to S o Paulo and discover the city through gastronomy and architecture. Visit some of the city's most noted sites. Along the way, a specialist guide will share his knowledge of popular local cuisine.
Day 17 - Rio de Janeiro
Depart at any time.