Andes, Iguassu & Beyond

Resort: Andes, Iguassu & Beyond
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Chile
Price From: £2336.65

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This tour is designed for anyone looking for the most incredible natural and cultural highlights of southern South America. Spend 18 days exploring the cultures of Chile and Argentina with the Andes as your perfectly picturesque backdrop. Get active in the adventure-sport-lover’s paradise of Pucn, Chile and then stand in the mist of majestic Iguassu Falls, before moving on to find out once and for all why Rio de Janeiro is the cultural icon it’s become. Enjoy free time to explore this amazing city. Don’t leave any adventure-stone unturned; do it all.

Itineraries

Day 1
Santiago

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
SantiagoValparaso

Explore some of Santiago’s neighbourhoods on a city tour, visit the Museum of Memory and try some local specialties. After, transfer to the seaside town of Valparaiso where brightly coloured houses perch on the hills.

Day 3
ValparaisoSantiago

Enjoy a free morning in Valparaiso to soak it all in. Later, head to the Casablanca Valley, stop at a winery to indulge in a wine tasting. After, head back to Santiago with free time before boarding an overnight bus to Pucon.

Day 4
Pucn

Enjoy free time in Pucon, try whitewater rafting or explore the area by foot.

Day 5
Pucn

Enjoy another free day to take part in the many activities on offer in Pucn. Opt to hike Villarica volcano (it’s active!) or soak in the nearby natural thermal pools.

Day 6
PucnSan Carlos de Bariloche

Cross the Andes to Argentina. Travel by local bus to San Martin and transfer the rest of the way to Bariloche stopping for photos in the Seven Lake district.

Day 7
San Carlos de Bariloche

Transfer to a Gaucho Ranch just outside of Bariloche. Enjoy a barbecue for lunch and take to the saddle with a Gaucho by your side.

Day 8
San Carlos de Bariloche

Enjoy the beautiful area of the Seven Lakes district. Take a hike in the countryside or wander the town, known for its shops and in particular, artisan chocolate.

Day 9
San Carlos de BarilocheBuenos Aires

Fly to Buenos Aires.

Day 10
Buenos Aires

Enjoy a free day to explore beautiful Buenos Aires. pre book a city bike tour, or an evening Tango experience for the true Buenos Aires experience.

Day 11
Buenos AiresIguau Falls

Fly to Iguassu Falls for two full days of exploration from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides.

Day 12
Iguau Falls

Return to the Argentine side to explore the trails. Opt for a boat tour to get up close and personal. Return to the Brazilian side for one more night in town.

Day 13
Iguau FallsParaty

Fly to So Paulo and continue by van to Paraty. Opt to visit the cachaa distilleries or take a boat into the bay to explore the nearby islands and beaches.

Day 14
Paraty

Enjoy a free day to explore Paraty.

Day 15
ParatyIlha Grande

Continue by van up the coast and take a ferry to Ilha Grande. Opt to hike to remote beaches and enjoy free time to relax and explore the island.

Day 16
Ilha Grande

Enjoy a free day in Ilha Grande. Optional activities include hiking Pico Do Papagalo or Lopez Mendez, snorkelling or relaxing on the beach.

Day 17
Ilha GrandeRio de Janeiro

Carry on by ferry and van to Rio de Janeiro. With free time, explore the city on an optional city tour.

Day 18
Rio de Janeiro

Depart at any time.

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