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Explorer Line - Scenic South America

(13 Days)

Santiago de Chile | Mendoza | Buenos Aires | Iguassu | Rio de Janeiro

Day Routing
01 Sun Santiago de Chile

Arrival in Santiago de Chile and transfer to the hotel. Half day city tour to visit the main sights including drive up San Cristobal Hill to enjoy the finest views of Santiago and the Andes Mountains.

02 Mon Santiago de Chile

Full day excursion to the Casablanca Valley, Viña del Mar & Valparaíso.

03 Tue Santiago de Chile - Mendoza

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

04 Wed Mendoza

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

05 Thu Mendoza

Day at leisure. Optional: City tour OR Wine tour in the Uco Valley OR High mountains tour with trekking.

06 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)

07 Sat Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires City Tour including stop for a cup of coffee and a snack at a traditional coffee house.  In the evening enjoy dinner & Tango show at a tango House (on shared basis).

08 Sun Buenos Aires

Day at leisure.
Optional:  Tigre Delta Tour OR visiting of the Estancia Santa Susana OR San Telmo Antique Fair tour

09 Mon Buenos Aires - Iguassu

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

10 Tue Iguassu

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

11 Wed Iguassu - Rio de Janeiro

Flight to Rio de Janeiro and transfer to the hotel.

12 Thu Rio de Janeiro

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

13 Fri Rio de Janeiro

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

Extension packages:

Pre-tours ex Santiago:
+ Atacama Desert
+ Easter Island
+ Santiago Wine Package

Post-tours ex Rio de Janeiro:
+ Rio City Package
+ Buzios beach
+ Manaus, Amazon
+ Pantanal
+ Chapada da Diamantina
+ Recife

>> Further extension packages can be customized on request! <<