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12 Days:  Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires

Tour Overview
This exciting itinerary lets you sample the highlights of South America with a taste of everything that makes this massive continent so alluring. Breathtaking natural beauty, colonial history, pre-Columbian life and modern sizzle blend to make every day a day of adventure and discovery.

Day 1 - Arrive Santiago
Arrive in Santiago, the capital of Chile, a country with 2,650 miles of Pacific Ocean coastline. The balance of the day is free.

Day 2 - Santiago - City Tour
Visit the civic center, La Moneda Palace and the Pre-Columbian Museum, home to a large collection of ancient artifacts. Also visit Plaza de Armas, which is surrounded by the Cathedral Metropolitana, the National Historical Museum and the central post office. Visit the Central Market, which offers fresh seafood, fruits, vegetables and flowers. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 3 - Santiago / Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar
Drive through Chile‘s wine country to the historic port of Valparaiso and continue along the coast to Vi*a del Mar. This chic seaside resort, with its palm tree-lined avenues and lovely villas, truly deserves the name “Pearl of the Pacific.” Return to Santiago later this afternoon. (B)

Day 4 - Santiago / Rio de Janeiro
Arrive in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 5 - Rio de Janeiro - City Tour / Corcovado
This morning, ride by cable car to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain to enjoy spectacular views. Later, drive along the Leblon and Ipanema beaches before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. Following lunch, visit Corcovado, taking a cogwheel train up to the Christ the Redeemer statue. En route, see Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and the traditional Cosme Velho neighborhood. (BL)

Day 6 - Rio de Janeiro
Enjoy a full day at leisure to relax and pursue independent activities. (B)

Day 7 - Rio de Janeiro / Iguassu Falls
Fly to Iguassu. Transfer to your hotel, which overlooks the famous Iguassu Falls. Enjoy a walking tour with a local guide along the Brazilian side of the amazing waterfalls. (BD)

Day 8 - Iguassu Falls - Iguassu National Park Excursion
Travel by coach to the Argentine side of the falls. Continue to Iguassu National Park to enjoy a guided walking tour. Your afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a barbecue dinner and Latin show at the Rafain Hotel. (BD)

Day 9 - Iguassu Falls / Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 10 - Buenos Aires - City Tour
Your tour includes a stop at Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada, where Eva Peron and her husband addressed the crowds from a balcony. See the Cabildo (town hall) and Metropolitan Cathedral before heading to San Telmo, La Boca and Recoleta cemetery. Continue along Avenida 9 de Julio, the widest avenue in the world. Finally, stop at Palermo before returning to the hotel. This evening, enjoy dinner at one of Buenos Aires’ excellent restaurants. Experience Argentina’s sensual music, dance and culture during a full tango show. (BD)

Day 11 - Buenos Aires
The day is at leisure so you can pursue independent activities. You may want to take a full-day optional trip to Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. (B)

Day 12 - Depart Buenos Aires
The day is at leisure. In the evening, transfer to the airport for your overnight flight home. (B)

                 
      2017 (Per person prices)          
                 
      Join in tour          
      First Class   Dbl Occ Sgl Occ    
      Mar 1 - 31   CAD 6,062 CAD 9,436    
      Apr 1 - Sep 30   CAD 5,957 CAD 9,191    
      Oct 1 - Dec 15   CAD 5,999 CAD 9,253    
      Dec 16 - 20   CAD 5,908 CAD 9,075    
                 
      Prices are not valid during Carnival & Winners parade &    
      & Christmas and New Year’s period.      
                 
      Note: Internal airfare applies. Please contact us for current applicable pricing.  
                 
      First class          
      Destination Property     Room type Meals
      Santiago Noi Vitacura Hotel Superior B
      Rio de Janeiro Caesar Park Ipanema Classic B
      Iguassu Falls Bourbon Cataratas Convention & Superior B
        Resort      
      Buenos Aires Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel Classic B
SITA Exclusive:
As a guest of SITA enjoy a welcome drink and receive a beautifully and locally made souvenir to bring home from your unforgettable journey to Brazil. Also enjoy a complimentary Wine Tasting guided experience in La Cava de El Querandi - Buenos Aires.
 
Inclusions:
• First Class accommodation with private facilities
• 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
• Arrival & departure transfers on shared basis.
• All shared sightseeing as per the itinerary
• Entrance fees
• Local English-speaking guides during touring
• Cogwheel train to visit the Statue of Christ the Redeemer
• Cable car to Sugar Loaf Mountain
• Spectacular Iguassu Falls & National Park (Brazilian & Argentine sides)
• Dinner & tango show at Esq. Carlos Gardel
• Chilean Wine country tour
 
Value Add:
Rio Sul Shopping discount coupons: Rio Sul is one of the best Shopping malls in Rio de Janeiro. As a SITA passengers you would receive discount coupons for selected stores including round trip transfers on complimentary basis.

H. Stern workshop visit: Complimentary transfers and a visit to H. Stern factory (work area and museum) in Ipanema (Rio de Janeiro)

Complimentary wine Tasting guided Experience in La Cava de El Querandi- Buenos Aires.

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