South America Vacation Package – Rio de Janeiro – Buenos Aires – Puerto Madryn and Santiago (13N)

Travel to the beautiful Rio de Janeiro city, be enchanted by the tangos and cafés of Buenos Aires, visit the penguin colonies of Puerto Madryn and have the best wines of Chile in Santiago.

South America Vacation Package 3 – Rio de Janeiro – Buenos Aires – Puerto Madryn and Santiago (13N)

With this package, you will meet the “cariocas” and see how they live in the marvelous Rio de Janeiro city, be enchanted by the tango and the cafés of buenos Aires, see penguin colonies in Puerto Madryn and have the best wines of Chile in Santiago.

South America Vacation Package 3 (13N) includes

Hotel in Rio de Janeiro:

  • 4 nights accommodation in Rio de Janeiro

Tours in Rio de Janeiro:

  • Jeep Tour of Rio de Janeiro 4 Wonders
  • Half day walking tour “Secrets of old Rio”

Hotel in Buenos Aires – Argentina:

  • 3 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires

Tours in Buenos Aires – Argentina:

  • Buenos Aires City Tour
  • Tango show at Esquina Carlos Gardel
  • Tour to El Tigre and River Delta

Hotel in Puerto Madryn – Argentina:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Puerto Madryn

Tours in Puerto Madryn – Argentina:

  • Tour to Punta Tombo Reserve and Penguin Colonies
  • Tour to valdez Peninsula

Hotel in Santiago – Chile:

  • 4 nights accommodation in Santiago

Tours in Santiago – Chile:

  • Santiago City Tour
  • Full day tour to the wine country

Observations

  • Transportation: Transfers from/to airport and tours in air-conditioned vehicles with your local English speaking expert guide
  • Adventure: This is an easy paced trip perfect for anyone
  • Group Size: Any group size
  • Staff: Local professional bilingual guides will help you during the tours and transfers

Day by Day Vacation Package Itinerary

This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past.

Contact us for a Custom Package created just for you.

Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro City
You will be picked up at Rio de Janeiro airport and will be taken to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to rest , relax and explore the area around the hotel.

Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro City
The tour starts at Tijuca Forest, an area of ecological preservation – the largest urban forest in the world. You will visit the Chinese View Turret, with great views of Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, the Guanabara Bay and Niterói You will then follow to the National Park then the Corcovado, where the Christ Redeemer Statueis located. One of the most beautiful views of the city, together with the D.Marta Turret, the Corcovado, o is an obligatory stop. FRom tehe bottom, you will see Zona Sul, Copacabana, Ipanema and the beautiful lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas. At D.Marta Turret, you will see part of Zona Norte with Maracanã and the Guanabara Bay as well as the Rio-Niterói Bridge, the Sugar Loaf and Marina da Gloria. You will then go on to Laranjeiras and follow to the Real Astória restaurant, with great views of Botafogo Creek. After lunch, the tour will continue to the Sugar Loaf Hill and will end at the Botanical Gardens, created by D.João VI in 1817 to serve as a cultivation center of exotic plants.

Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro City
This is a special walking tour to give you an idea of the legends and stories that took place around the narrow streets and old historical buildings of downtown Rio. The walk includes stops at a number of interesting points, like the São Bento Monastery, Casa França-Brasil, Praça XV, “Travessa do Mercado”, the Candelária Church, the Imperial Palace (‘Paço Imperial’), the cultural center, Ouvidor Street and Gonçalves Dias Street with the traditional Colombo Coffee Shop. The walk continues on down Uruguaiana Street, Carioca Square, and up to the Metropolitan Cathedral. You will then be taken back to your hotel.

Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro City
Today you may choose to have a free day to walk around and explore the city. Alternatively, you may choose to take one of our optional tours (not inluded). Optional Tours: Hang-gliding Tour Santa Teresa Tour Favela Tour Rio By Night at Scenarium Plataforma Samba Show Helicopter Tour over Christ the Redeemer statue

Day 5 – Buenos Aires
After breakfast and check-out, you will be taken to Rio de Janeiro airport, where you will catch a flight to Buenos Aires. There will be a guide waiting for you at Buenos Aires airport, where you will be taken to your hotel.

Day 6 – Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires City Tour With multicolour tin houses, La Boca will be the start of your tour, followed by the old neighbourhood of San Telmo, where you will enjoy the narrow, cobbled-stone streets, monuments and magnificent mansions as well as wonderful parks and gardens. You will then continue to the Main Square, Plaza de Mayo with its neo-classical Cathedral, colonial town-hall and the Presidential Palace, the “Casa Rosada”.The next stop will be the elegant Barrio Norte neighbourhood, the Recoleta Cemetery with its amazing mausoleums and statues, and Palermo with its wonderful parks and gardens, monuments and magnificent mansions. Tango Show at Esquina Carlos Gardel, incl. dinner Esquina Carlos Gardel is one of the best options when it comes to tango and good food. The place has been around since 1893 and is pretty traditional, originally with a family hotel.

Day 7 – Buenos Aires
You will leave in the morning to El Tigre passing by San Isidro, an old quarter near the city of Buenos Aires. The trip continues to El Tigre, a beautiful town on the banks of the Rio de la Plata (River Plate). Moving northwards, you will see the Parana Delta, Tigre Delta, a group of islands, a natural reserve and plenty of wildlife. You will pass by San Fernando and San Isidro (the national Rugby capital), and will arrive at the port of El Tigre for a one hour long boat tour along the Delta, going through different islands and seeing the pretty houses on the river.

Day 8 – Puerto Madryn
You will have breakfast and will then be taken to Buenos Aires airport to catch a flight to Puetro Madryn, where your driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the local area.

Day 9 – Puerto Madryn
Today you will visit Punta Tombo Reserve. The place has the most varied sea bird colonies in the world. The best time to see them is from November to April. More than a million Magellan penguins live here during this season, as well as are three protected species of cormorans, ñandues, guanacos, seals and Patagonian hares. (Tour is about 280 km)

Day 10 – Santiago
After breakfast and check-out, you will be taken to Puerto Madryn airport, where you will board a flight to Santiago. A guide will pick you up at Santiago airport and will take you to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to relax and enjoy the area surrounding the hotel.

Day 10 – Puerto Madryn
This visit of the Valdez Peninsula Reserve is a unique experience of the Patagonian coastal wildlife. After receiving all interesting information and advice you need for the rest of the excursion from the Visitor Centre in Istmo Ameghino, at the entrance to the peninsula, you will be able to see the many species of seabirds, sea lions, sea wolves and other animals. When you continue to Caleta Valdes, a long stretch of land forming a beautiful landscape, you can observe the sea elephants from special viewpoints, and depending on the season, some whales can appear. (Tour is about 300 km)

Day 11 – Santiago
After breakfast, you will take a city tour of Santiago, starting with the historical center and the palace “La Moneda”, one of top monuments of civil architecture in South America. Continuing to “Plaza de Armas” and then to the metropolitan national park, you will go through Bellavista, the bohemia area of the city, with pretty colorful houses. You will head to the metropolitan parc and will enjoy the fantastic views up the “San Cristobal, with the Cordillera mountains in background. The tour continues through the residential quarters and finish by a manufacturer of Lapis Lazulli.

Day 12 – Santiago
Today you will have a free day to discover this beautiful city.

Day 13 – Santiago
Today you will leave Santiago towards the Perez Cruz vineyards located at the stunning Maipo Valley, surrounded by the Andes Mountains You will have lunch at a typical restaurant, before going on to Concha y Toro vineyard, where you will be learn about their wine making and will enjoy wine tasting at one of Chile’s most traditional wineries, founded in 1883.

Day 14 – Santiago
You will be taken to Santiago airport to catch your flight back home. We trust you have had a wonderful holiday and hope to see you back soon.

Hotel Options in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

  • 5 star – Copacabana Palace Hotel
  • 5 star – Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
  • 5 star – Hotel Santa Tereza
  • 4 star – Porto Bay International
  • 4 star – Ceasar Park Hotel
  • 4 star – Sheraton Hotel
  • 3 star – Augusto’s Copacabana Hotel
  • 3 star – Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
  • 3 star – Windsor Asturias Hotel

Hotel Options in Buenos Aires – Argentina

  • 5 star – Alvear Palace Hotel
  • 5 star – Alvear Art Hotel
  • 5 star – Palacio Duhau – Park Hyatt BA
  • 4 star – Legado Mitico
  • 4 star – Casa Calma Hotel
  • 4 star – Mine Hotel
  • 3 star – Feel Buenos Aires
  • 3 star – Sissi Haz Boutique Hotel
  • 3 star – Arribo Buenos Aires Boutique Hotel

Hotel Options in Puerto Madryn – Argentina

  • 5 star – Hotel Territorio
  • 4 star – Dazzler Puerto Madryn
  • 4 star – Hotel Peninsula Valdés
  • 4 star – Australis Yene Hue
  • 3 star – Hotel Tolosa
  • 3 star – Hotel Piren
  • 3 star – Hosteria Solar de la Costa

Hotel Options in Santiago – Chile

  • 5 star – Renaissance Santiago Hotel
  • 5 star – The Ritz-Carlton Santiago
  • 5 star – Lastarria Boutique Hotel
  • 4 star – Hotel Ismael 312
  • 4 star – Boutique Hotel San Sebastian
  • 4 star – Plaza El Bosque San Sebastian
  • 3 star – Departamentos Amobiliados Santiago Centro II
  • 3 star – Smart Apart
  • 3 star – Su Merced Hotel