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Welcome to Chile.
On arrival at Santiago International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner and opportunity to mingle over drinks in nearby Lasterria, set in Santiago's trendiest neighbourhood.
The Sights of Santiago, Valparaiso and Wine Country.
Meet a Local Expert for a city exploration before a visit to the UNESCO-listed port of Valparaíso and the boutique Kingston Family Winery in the Casablanca Valley for a tasting.
Fly to Buenos Aires.
Enjoy a leisurely morning before flying to Buenos Aires. In the evening, your Highlight Dinner with wine is at Piegari Carnes, known for its Argentine beef.
Beautiful Buenos Aires.
Get to know Buenos Aires with a Local Expert on an exploration of the city including Palermo, San Telmo and Recoleta. Enjoy views of the balcony, made famous by Evita Peron, and walk the colourful neighbourhood of La Boca. Visit the Belle Époque Teatro Colon. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner with wine, live music, singers and dancers at Rojo Tango.
Pampas, Estancias and Gauchos.
San Antonio de Areco remains one of the prettiest towns in the Pampas District. Step into a world of riding boots and leather chaps at an Estancia, where you will be served a delicious asado Highlight Lunch and a taste of the life of an Argentinian gaucho, or cowboy.
The Falls of Iguassu.
Fly to Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your Local Expert will take you to meet a tribal representative of the indigenous Guarani people. Venture to the Argentinean side of the falls to see the unfathomable Devil's Throat. Your luxurious resort is the only hotel inside the Brazilian Iguassu National Park. Dine on a selection of traditional Brazilian barbecue or international cuisine at your hotel's restaurant.
The 'Great Waters' of Iguassu Falls.
Join a Local Expert for a walk on the Brazilian side of the falls, see the panoramic view of San Martin Island and visit incredible Bird Park, which provides shelter for over a thousand birds, butterflies and reptiles from across South America.
Rio de Janeiro, City of Sea and Samba.
Fly to vibrant Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel on famous Copacabana Beach. The evening is yours to settle into the Rio way of life. This evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner served at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse, followed by a show at the Ginga Tropical.
Exploring Rio de Janeiro.
Join a Local Expert on a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. At Confeitaria Colombo, enjoy a Highlight Lunch amid a lavish setting. In the afternoon, visit one of Rio's favelas before a stop at The Maze, an iconic jazz club.
A Farewell to Rio de Janeiro.
Join your Local Expert on a train ride up Corcovado Hill to Christ the Redeemer, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, toast your journey over a Farewell Celebration Dinner, at the Michelin starred MEE Restaurant.
Depart Rio de Janeiro.
A private transfer will take you to the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, locally known as Galeao International.
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel.
Buenos Aires (Heritage) - Argentina
Distinguishable by its architecture and décor, the Alvear Palace Hotel is a hallmark of world class hotels.
Iguassu (Heritage) - Brazil
The luxurious Belmond das Cataratas is the only hotel inside the National Park and sits alongside the falls.
Belmond Hotel de Cataratas, Iguassu.
Rio de Janeiro (Heritage) - Brazil
With a prime location overlooking Copacabana Beach, the iconic Belmond Copacabana Palace offers an unforgettable stay in timeless luxury.
Our guests rate us
1021 independent user reviews received during the past year.
06 December, 2018
Trip: As stated previous, I was somewhat disappointed with the beginning in Santiago.
Service: I enjoyed the entire trip. I think a more in depth tour of Santiago and/or Valparaiso would have made that part of the tour more interesting. I got info from hotel staff as to where i could go within walking distance from the hotel since i got in early. I enjoyed the walk to the city overlook at the large park and yet this park was not even mentioned or the group taken to, what a miss. I especially enjoyed Iguassu Falls.
16 November, 2018
Trip: Included all the areas of South America that I wished to visit.
Service: I thought the itinerary, tour director, accommodations and roomy buses were excellent.
07 October, 2018
Trip: We felt very well cared for. A relaxing and stress-free time. Activities were well thought out and planned with enough time and flexibliity to enjoy everything. Our host and guides were simply great.
Service: We felt very well cared for. A relaxing and stress-free time. Activities were well thought out and planned with enough time and flexibliity to enjoy everything. Our host and guides were simply great.
18 September, 2018
Trip: Wouldn't have planned it much different ourselves. So much was included to make the experience worth the money and time.
Service: Well planned and thoughtful itinerary. The service we received was excellent. Absolutely no complaints.
09 September, 2018
Trip: A fine mixture of sights and sounds that helped us relate to each country's character...
Service: Choice of hotels and amenities was outstanding, as was trip leadership (Roberto Campos) and meal offerings. However, one luxury dinner was changed to a buffet lunch with no explanation.
07 September, 2018
Trip: Easy pace and wonderful locationOnly minor problem was finding good vegetarian food.
Service: Will definitely travel again.
07 September, 2018
Trip: Very happy with all aspects of the tour,
Service: Met all expectations and then some.
03 June, 2018
Trip: As before described . Excellent tour
Service: Excelent hotels , tours and tour Director was amazing, but the Celebration Dinner was a big bad decision , was Asian food in the country more famous for Churrasco ( a kind of red meat) . This is the first bad experience in all trips with Insight Vacación
20 April, 2018
Trip: If I'd realised how many steps there were in Valparaiso, I would have stayed in Santiago for the day, as I've no interest in wineries, which was the other stop. The highlights for me were the visit to La Bamba ranch, Iguassu Falls and Rio. The lowlights were the tango and samba shows as I couldn't stand the noise. I sent an email to Alan Cook at destamer.com with my comments, emphasising that they weren't intended as criticism of the company or its employees.
Service: The travelling concierge, Roberto, was excellent, as were the local experts. When our luggage was left in Santiago after our flight to Buenos Aires, Roberto dealt with the situation very well.