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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: Iguaz Falls, Flora and Fauna Lecture, Foz do Igua u National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Afro-Brazilian Community Visit, Paraty
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 $6,162
Start Location
Santiago, Chile
End Location
Rio de Janeiro, Chile
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery, Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
21 Jul 201806 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,162 
18 Aug 201803 Sep 20181AUD $6,999
01 Sep 201817 Sep 201811AUD $6,162
22 Sep 201808 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,162 
06 Oct 201822 Oct 20185AUD $7,249
20 Oct 201805 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,162 
10 Nov 201826 Nov 201810AUD $7,249
24 Nov 201810 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,162 
08 Dec 201824 Dec 201813AUD $7,369
22 Dec 201807 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,162 
05 Jan 201921 Jan 201911AUD $7,369
09 Feb 201925 Feb 201914AUD $7,369
02 Mar 201918 Mar 201915AUD $7,249
16 Mar 201901 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,162 
13 Apr 201929 Apr 201916AUD $7,249
17 Aug 201902 Sep 201916AUD $6,999
31 Aug 201916 Sep 201916AUD $6,999
05 Oct 201921 Oct 201916AUD $7,249
09 Nov 201925 Nov 201916AUD $7,249
07 Dec 201923 Dec 201916AUD $7,369
Itinerary
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
Flight and transfer to Puerto Varas, 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 the 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. Spend the evening enjoying a night out with a light dinner in a local cafe 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 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 cafes and restaurants.
Day 15 - Paraty/Rio de Janeiro
Carry on by private van to Rio de Janeiro for free time to explore the city using 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 arts displays. Or the posh Recoleta area, with its cafes, museums and cemetery, is a pleasant place to spend an afternoon.
Day 11 - Foz do Igua u
Explore the Argentina 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 and along the way a specialist guide will also share knowledge of popular local cuisine.
Day 17 - Rio de Janeiro
Depart at any time.