Sample the unique cultures of South America on this thrilling vacation to Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Peru, including stays in Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Santiago, and Lima. You’ll see some amazing scenery and natural wonders, starting with Iguassu Falls, located on the border of Brazil and Argentina. Witness the falls from both sides—with their thunderous roar, torrential downpour, and brilliant rainbows. Everywhere you look, there is water pouring down! Words cannot describe the sheer wonder of the falls! </BR></BR>But that’s not all…even more beauty awaits you in Bariloche, which boasts some of Argentina’s most glorious scenery. Take a chairlift ride to a lookout point at Cerro Campanario, rated one of the top 10 viewing spots by National Geographic. In Peru, visit the ancient city of Machu Picchu. One of the most famous archaeological sights, this “Lost City of the Incas” is sure to amaze you—with its history, astonishing structures, and unparalleled views of the mountains and valley. </BR></BR>In addition to beautiful scenery, you’ll also experience the vibrant cities—Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, and Lima—and enjoy a guided sightseeing tour in each city. In Rio, see the Christ the Redeemer statue, the 98-foot statue of Jesus that was elected a New Seven Wonders of the World. In Buenos Aires, stroll the streets of this friendly town and experience a Tango show—a passionate, sizzling dance. You’ll even get a Tango lesson so you can dance yourself! Be sure to try some local food and taste the local drinks, including the wine in Chile. In Lima, tour the Larco Herrera Museum with its dazzling collection of Peruvian artifacts. </BR></BR>From the lakes and mountains to the towns and cities, this vacation through South America is an adventure not to be missed!
RIO DE JANEIROCable-car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain; welcome dinner; sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit Corcovado Mountain and the cathedral; Samba show and churrascaria dinnerIGUASSU FALLSSightseeing with a Local Guide on both sides of the falls; Ecological Jungle TrainBUENOS AIRESWalking tour; visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and Recoleta Cemetery; [LF] Tango lesson & show; [LF] visit a local estanciaBARILOCHESightseeing with a Local Guide; chairlift to Cerro Campanario; [LF] Andes lake crossingPUERTO MONTTSightseeing tourSANTIAGOGuided city sightseeing; visit the cathedral; visit Concha Y Toro Winery; farewell dinnerPERUSightseeing with Local Guides in Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu; visit the San Francisco Monastery, local Peruvian market, Kenko, Sacsayhuaman, Ollantaytambo, Cusco Cathedral, and Santo Domingo Monastery Headsets throughout the tour
Breakfast daily, 5 lunches, 12 three-course dinners including a welcome dinner & churrascaria dinner with Samba show in Rio, a Tango & dinner show in Buenos Aires, and farewell dinner in Santiago
NOTE: Participation in this tour requires guest’s name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.