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Explorer Line - Atacama to Sugar Loaf

(16 Days)

Santiago de Chile | San Pedro de Atacama | Mendoza | Buenos Aires | Iguassu | Rio de Janeiro

Dates

03.01.2019 07.02.2019 07.03.2019 14.03.2019
28.03.2019 19.09.2019 10.10.2019 07.11.2019
14.11.2019
Day Routing
01 Thu Santiago de Chile

Arrival in Santiago and transfer to the hotel.

02 Fri Santiago de Chile - Calama - San Pedro de Atacama

Transfer to the airport and flight to Calama. Transfer to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. Half day city walk through San Pedro de Atacama.

03 Sat San Pedro de Atacama

Visit the Salar de Atacama, Toconao and the Moon Valley.

04 Sun San Pedro de Atacama

The day is at leisure for own activities.
Optional: Full day excursion to the Tatio Geysers.

05 Mon San Pedro de Atacama - Calama - Santiago de Chile

Transfer to the airport in regular bus (on shared basis) and flight to Santiago. Transfer to the hotel. Half day city tour to visit the main sights.

06 Tue Santiago de Chile

Day at leisure.
Optional: Full day excursion to Viña del Mar and Valparaiso
Optional: Wine pairing at Vinolia to discover the secrets of the Chilean wine without leaving Santiago

07 Wed Santiago de Chile - Mendoza

Full day transfer in public bus from Santiago crossing the Andes to Mendoza in Argentina (on shared basis without guide).

08 Thu Mendoza

Visit of two wineries in the Maipu or Lujan de Cuyo area including a wine tasting.

09 Fri Mendoza - Buenos Aires

Transfer to the airport and flight to Buenos Aires. Afternoon at leisure.
Optional: Argentina culinary experience tour (in the evening) designed to give you an introduction to the best of Argentine cuisine and culture (on shared basis)

10 Sat Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires City Tour including stop at historical Café Tortoni.
Dinner & Tango show at La Ventana Tango House (on shared basis). During the excursion you can opt between a tango lesson with specialized teachers or a wine tasting session of different Argentinean wines.

11 Sun Buenos Aires

Day at leisure.
Optional: Tour to the Tigre and Delta of the Parana River
Optional: A Day at the countryside visiting estancia Santa Susana
Optional: San Telmo Antique Fair tour

12 Mon Buenos Aires - Iguassu

Transfer to the airport and flight to Iguassu. Transfer to the hotel. Visit the Argentinean side of the falls en route.

13 Tue Iguassu

In the morning visit of the Brazilian side of the falls. Afternoon at leisure for own activities.

14 Wed Iguassu - Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and flight to Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to the hotel.

15 Thu Rio de Janeiro

Half day city tour including visit of the Sugar Loaf and the Corcovado.
Optional: Rio by night - Samba Show

16 Fri Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and departure flight or post-tour.

Extensions

For individual extensions we recommend the follow Pre-tours:
"Easter Island"
"Santiago Wine Package"

or Post-tours:
"Extension Rio de Janeiro"
"Beach extension Buzios"
"Manaus, Amazon"
"Pantanal"
"Recife"
"Brasilia"
"Florianopolis"
"Chapada da Diamantina"

or request any further customized extension package.