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Grand Tour will take you to visit the most important highlights in South America.
You will have the chance to see four countries in 23 days: Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru.
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Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Accomodation.
Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro. (B, L, D)
FD Sugar Loaf with City tour and Corcovado with Tijuca Forest+Lunch. We will leave the hotel after breakfast to visit the most famous landmarks of the city where we will see the natural beauties from up above. After a scenic drive along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, passengers arrive at the bottom of the Corcovado Hill. We will embark on a comfortable train which will climb the mountain, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer, is located (2.300ft above sea level). The Christ statue known as the “wonder ofRio” was recently elected one of the 7 winners of the ” New Wonders of the World “. Upon arrival at the top we have mechanized access, with panoramic elevators and escalators that take us to the foot of the statute. There, passengers enjoy a panoramic view ofRio de Janeiro, discover why it is called the “MarvelousCity” and the view the Christ statue which is considered “ the wonder of Rio”. We make our way down on the same route and towards the other world famous landmark, the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Over a million tourists a year visit the world famous Pão de Açúcar, or Sugar Loaf Mountain in English, which has become an iconic symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Rising up from small peninsula at the entrance of Guanabara Bay, its name is said to refer to its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined sugar loaf. The tour is done in two steps by glass cable-cars. The first cable-car takes passengers to the top of Urca Hill, which rises 215 meters above sea level and offers spectacular views of the entire bay its islands. From Urca Hill, passengers continue in a second cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf which rises395 metersabove sea level and offers a 360 degree view of the entire city including Botafogo and Copacabana Beaches, the Corcovado and downtown Rio.
In the evening Samba Show with dinner: A spectacular samba show with singers and dancers in elaborate costumes who present Brazil’s rich folkloric traditions and capture the famous rhythms of Carnaval. Dinner is included.
Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro. (B)
Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro / Buenos Aires. (B)
Transfer out to the airport. Arrival in Buenos Aires. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Accomodation.
Day 5 – Buenos Aires. (B, D)
Buenos Aires panoramic city tour will take you through the highlights of South America’s most European and cosmopolitan city. We’ll drive along 9 de Julio Avenue where the renowned Colón Theater and the Obelisk, symbols of our city, are located. We’ll visit Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by important historic buildings like the Casa Rosada, the Cathedral and the City Hall. We’ll also visit Plaza San Martin, Alvear and Plaza del Congreso. The tour will drive us along the old fashion Avenida de Mayo and the dynamic Avenida Corrientes. Explore neighborhoods filled with colors and history, like La Boca and San Telmo, and the sumptuous neighborhoods of Palermo, Recoleta and the modern Puerto Madero, a busy gastronomic and entertainment center. Among other highlights of the tour we’ll pass by Parque Lezama, Tres de Febrero, commercial and financial areas plus La Bombonera, boca’s football stadium.
Tonight Tango Show with Dinner: we will watch the authentic roots and the pure essence of the Argentine tango in a full show of music, singing and dancing of top artistic quality.
Day 6 – Buenos Aires / Santiago. (B)
Day 7 – Santiago. (B)
Transfer out to airport. Arrival in Santiago and transfer to hotel. Accommodation.
Day 8 – Santiago. (B)
HD City tour: From your hotel in Santiago, we head to the direction of the Santiago city center, where it is possible to know the main places of the city. During the trip, there will be a panoramic view of Bellavista Neighborhood, Mercado Central, Estación Mapocho and Museo de Bellas Artes. Next is a guided visit to Cerro Santa Lucía. From here we head to the main square, from where it is possible to see the Santiago Cathedral, Municipality, Post Office, National history Museum. The trip continues with a panoramic view of former National Congress. We will also have a guided visit of the Government Palace. The excursion continues with a visit of area of Club Hípico, the University Neighborhood and the Concha y Toro neighborhood. On the way back, we’ll see Modern Santiago and arrive at the Faba Handicraft Shop, which specializes in jewelry made with lapis lazuli, a stone found only in Chile and Afghanistan.
Tonight Bali Hai Folk Show: Departure from hotel in Santiago, to discover a totally different Santiago by night. Touring around the streets full of lights and the magic of the night, it is possible to appreciate the architectural appeal of the capital. Arrival to the Bali Hai Restaurant decorated in Polynesian style with replicas of moai statues on the exterior. Here it is possible to find the charm of the wines and the taste of the foods while observating a show with colourful suits, live music and different types of folkloric dances of the Chilean regions.
Day 9 – Santiago. (B)
Day 10 – Santiago / Sao Paulo. (B)
Transfer out to airport. Arrival in Sao Paulo and transfer to hotel. Accommodation.
Day 11 – Sao Paulo. (B)
HD City tour: We start our tour at the famous Bairro Orintal with its typical Japanese decoration. Then we proceed till the Cathedral( Praca da Se) at downtown area. From this point we walk towards the dead center of São Paulo (Tropic of Capricorn) and visit the monument “The Immortal Glory of the founders of the city”.Back to the van/car/bus we go to Higianopolis, the hard and soul of the modern Jewish community and where the rich families used to live during Old Republic era.Next stop will the most important financial center of South America the Paulista Avenue, among six different stiles of architecture there is MASP (Museum de Arte de São Paulo), considered one of the best museums in the world. From that point we go to Governor’s Palace, we finish at the green area Ibirapuera Park and the Oscar Niemeyer buildings (1.6 million square meters) the largest of our 32 public squares.
Day 12 – Sao Paulo. (B)
Transfer out to airport.