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.