At Leisure South America 2018: Impressions of South America Summer 2018

Tour Type: At Leisure
Brochure Type: At Leisure South America 2018

Sway your hips to sultry Samba sounds and the melancholic Tango as you sashay across South America on this At Leisure jaunt from the intoxicating shores of Ipanema and the warm welcome of Christ the Redeemer to the thundering Iguassu Falls and sophisticated streets of Eva Peron's Buenos Aires.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires
  • See the Teatro Colon, Copacabana Beach, the Casa Rosada
  • View Devil's Tower Falls
  • Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado, Iguassu Falls, Recoleta Cemetery
Dining Highlights
  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • A Trafalgar bonus - all Intra-Air Flights: Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu and Iguassu to Buenos Aires, including porter service at all airports
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Details

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2018
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1Rio de JaneiroArrive Rio de Janeiro (4 Nights): Bemvindo ao Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival you will be met by a local host and taken to your lovely hotel, with its superb location overlooking Copacabana Beach, just minutes from downtown Rio.
Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
Day 2Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro Sightseeing and At Leisure: Enjoy a leisurely morning before joining your Travel Director for an exploration of the cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city) and its many contrasts, from the 18th century aqueduct and colonial Candelaria Church, Sambodromo, and city cathedral. Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain via cable car for astounding bay and city views followed by a festive Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers.Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Day 3Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro Sightseeing and At Leisure: Board a classic cogwheel train for the journey to the summit of majestic Corcovado, site of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. After admiring the panoramic views, head back down the mountain to see the song-inspiring Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, learn how to mix the perfect caipirinha, Brazil's national cocktail, and then indulge in a traditional barbecue Regional Meal at a local churrascaria.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 4Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro At Leisure: Enjoy a full day to explore the wonders of Rio on your own. Your Travel Director will be happy to help you plan your day. Perhaps take a sailboat cruise along the coast, a helicopter ride over Copacabana or visit a nearby favela.Full Breakfast
Day 5Iguassu FallsRio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls (2 Nights): Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore on your own. Perhaps a swim in the Atlantic sounds refreshing. This afternoon, visit a Samba school, a Cultural Insight, to see how the school operates and prepares for Carnival week. See Carnival props and if you desire, join a Samba dance lesson. Then take a flight to magnificent Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site straddling the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. This evening, enjoy dinner with your travel companions at the hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Wish Resort Golf Foz do Iguassu
Day 6Iguassu FallsIguassu Falls Sightseeing and At Leisure: Spend the morning exploring the Brazilian side of the cascades with a Local Specialist, including a scenic walk through the rainforest to the base of the falls. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant with a view of the falls, return to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Take advantage of your resort's amenities or choose from a variety of optional experiences, including a jetboat ride to the base of the falls, helicopter flightseeing or a visit to a tropical bird reserve that is home to more than 500 species of birds.Full Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7Buenos AiresIguassu Falls - Buenos Aires (3 Nights): Cross the border into Argentina for a walk along a scenic catwalk to view the thunderous Devil's Throat Falls with a Local Specialist. Ride in an open air ecological jungle train for a different perspective of the mighty cascades. Then fly to Buenos Aires and arrive at your stylish hotel. Argentina's sizzling capital is renowned for its international designer boutiques, fine dining venues, museums, cultural pursuits and modern theatres.Full Breakfast
InterContinental Buenos Aires
Day 8Buenos AiresBuenos Aires Sightseeing and At Leisure: Embark with a Local Specialist on a guided tour of the passionate city where the Tango was born. This evening, do as the locals do and linger over a Regional Meal and a chance for an authentic taste of world-renowned Argentinian beef. Cap off the evening watching the best Tango dancers in Buenos Aires perform, a Cultural Insight, and experience the passion and power of the traditional Tango, the most representative and beloved music in Argentina.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 9Buenos AiresBuenos Aires At Leisure: Relish a morning and afternoon at leisure to pursue your own interests in the 'Paris of South America' where the possibilities are endless. If you'd like to experience a different side of Argentina, choose an optional trip into the countryside to a traditional estancia (ranch); share a drink with the local gauchos (cowboys), learn about their lives and marvel at their consummate horsemanship during a lively equestrian show before sitting down to a traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch. Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an exclusive Be My Guest Farewell Dinner experience in Palermo Soho. You will be welcomed by a local family who are long-time residents of this trendy neighbourhood. Be delighted, as they wine and dine you with homemade family recipes in the kitchen and discover the secrets of kneading country bread. Watch as your hosts demonstrate the art of typical Argentinian crafts.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 10DEPART BUENOS AIRESDepart Buenos Aires: Say hasta luego to Argentina today and transfer to the airport for your flight home or choose to extend your stay at the InterContinental Buenos Aires.Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
February 01, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
March 15, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
March 22, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
April 05, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
April 12, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
April 19, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 03, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 17, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 07, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 19, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 02, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 16, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 06, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 20, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
October 04, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 18, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
November 01, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
November 15, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
November 29, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
December 06, 2018$3,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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