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13-Day Trip in South America: Mountains & Beaches

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Day 1: Arrival in Buenos Aires

Stop At: Ezeiza International Airport, AU Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri Km 33,5, B1802 Ezeiza, Buenos Aires, Argentina
According to your flight itinerary, a driver will be waiting for you at the airport, holding a sing with your name, to safely take you to your hotel in downtown Buenos Aires. Check-in and rest of the day free.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 2: Walking Tour and Tango Show

Stop At: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
The day starts with a walking tour of the city. Around 10 am we departure from our offices to explore the city, it's most beautiful and interesting places. The tour is done walking and travelling by public transport, to visit the Center, San Telmo, La Boca and Recoleta, where our tour ends. Ideal walk to take photos and tour areas outside the massive tourist circuit. The tour ends around 4:30 pm.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: El Querandi, Peru 302 Capital Federal, Buenos Aires 1067 Argentina
At night, between 8 and 8:30 we will pick you up at your hotel to enjoy a beautiful dinner accompanied by an unforgettable Tango Show.
The event will take place in El Querandí, one of the most popular Tanguerías in the neighborhood of San Telmo. You will taste a three-course dinner with a wide selection of typical dishes and regional wines.
Then, witness an incredible show, which reviews the History of Tango with different dance partners and singers.
At the end, around midnight, you will be returned to your hotel.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 3: Tigre Boat Ride

Stop At: San Isidro, San Isidro, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina
Leave your hotel to travel north. First, we visit the luxurious city of San Isidro, where you can see old mansions and an incredible church.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tigre, Tigre, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina
Then, continue to the Delta Del Tigre, a little town surrounded by channels. Here, you'll go on a boat ride through the islands and after that, we'll take you to the local market where you can buy traditional food and crafts. Return to the city short after midday.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 4: Arrival in Mendoza

Stop At: Mendoza, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Departure from the hotel to the airport to board your flight to Mendoza. Upon arrival, a driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 5: High mountain Tour

Stop At: Uspallata, Uspallata, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
We start traveling early in the morning, along Mendoza River, from where you can see the majestic mountain range Cordon del Plata and the Potrerillos dam. Some of the points of interest that we'll get to see during our tour are: Uspallata, a pre hispanic of Huarpes, and the southern last point of the Inca Empire; Villages of Picheuta, polvareda, Punta de Vacas and Los Penitentes ski resort; Puente del Inca, among others.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Mendoza Argentina
When we reach the 2750 mts, go to the scenic viewpoint of Cerro Aconcagua. As we keep travelling up, we can get to the village Las Cuevas (3200 mts). Between Las Cuevas and the international tunnel, there is a path that allows you up to “Cristo Redentor” monument, located 4200 meters above sea level, and symbolises the union between Argentines and Chileans. Return to Mendoza on the afternoon.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 6: Visit to wineries

Stop At: Lujan de Cuyo, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Departure from your hotel at 2.30 pm to tour the vineyards located in the area of ​​Luján de Cuyo and Maipú. We will be able to visit two wineries, where they will show us the methods of vinification and the processes of elaboration, bottling and labelling of the wines.
To accompany the tour, there will be a wine tasting. We also make a visit to an olive farm, where we will observe the olive oil processing system and then, we will enjoy a tasting.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 7: Arrival in Santiago de Chile

Pass By: Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region
Transportation service will take you from your hotel, to the airport. According to your flight itinerary, our driver will take you from Santiago airport to your hotel located downtown. The rest of the day is free to do as you please.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 8: Sightseeing Tour of Santiago

Stop At: Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region
We will begin our excursion at 9 am heading towards the center of the city, where we will know its main attractions. Along the way, we will see the bohemian Bellavista neighborhood, the Central Market, the Mapocho Station (currently the cultural diffusion space of the country) and the Museum of Fine Arts, the first in Latin America and founded in 1880.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cerro Santa Lucia, Rua Santa Lucia, Santiago 8320190 Chile
Then we will make a stop at the Santa Lucia Hill, where we will make a guided tour of the urban park, and then we will go to the Plaza de Armas where we can see the Cathedral of Santiago, the Municipality, the Post Office and National Historical Museum.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region
We will continue our path while we pass by the Former National Congress and the Palacio de La Moneda (the Government Palace of Chile). We will also pass through the neighborhoods of the Equestrian Club, University District and Barrio Concha y Toro.

Finally and before returning to our hotels, we will take a walk through the Modern Santiago and visit the Faba store, which specializes in making jewelry in Lapis Lazuli, a precious stone found only in Chile and Afghanistan.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 9: Viña del Mar and Valparaiso

Stop At: Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso Region
We will leave between 8 and 9 am to travel towards the Pacific coast , crossing the valleys of Casablanca and Curacaví.
Our first visit begins in Viña del Mar, also known as "La Garden City ”thanks to the large number of parks and gardens that it has. We will make a stop at Quinta Vergara, where the palace of the same name is located; Palacio Carrasco, a heritage building of the twentieth century; and a Moai from Easter Island will be known.
Then, we will continue towards the most important coastal edge of the central coast, and then get to know the famous flower clock of the city.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Valparaiso Region
Then we will arrive at the city of Valparaíso, declared Cultural Patrimony of Humanity by Unesco.
It is characterized by the presence of multicolored houses in the hills, parks and various national monuments. One of these attractions is the Sotomayor Square, an important civic square in the city, located on the banks of one of the main ports in Chile.
Finally, at this point we will navigate through the bay of the port, from where we will fully appreciate the view of Valparaíso.
In the afternoon we will return to our selected hotels in Santiago.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 10: Arrival in Rio de Janeiro

Stop At: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
We will take you from your hotel to the airport, where you will board your flight to Rio de Janeiro. Once there, a driver will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name, to take you safely to your hotel in downtown.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 11: Corcovado and Sugar Loaf

Stop At: Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, Estrada Redentor - Alto da Boa Vista Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil
The tour start with the passengers pick up in their hotels to go visit the Corcovado Hill and Christ the Redeemer statue, located at 710 meters high. It is one of the most visited places in the city, and also is an eco-tour, as the Corcovado hill is located inside the National Park of Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world.

From the summit of the hill we can see the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, the north of the city and several beach.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
After contemplating the wonderful panoramic view of the city, we will drive to the legendary Maracanã Stadium, where we stop so you can visit the Maracanã Museum. After that we will stop at the famous Carnival avenue, Sambodromo, with access to the Samba Museum and entrance at the Apoteose Square.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
After lunch in a traditional BBQ restaurant will visit the Sugar Loaf Mountain, located at 395 meters above sea level, in the middle of the Guanabara Bay.
The climb is done by a glass cable-car up to the mountain summit, from where we will enjoy a wonderful 360° view of the Guanabara Bay, Copacabana, Urca, Botafogo, Flamengo and its surroundings.
Before the end of the tour, we will pass through the Historic City Center with stops in the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Selarón Staircase, passing in the famous Arcos of Lapa.
Return to the hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 12: Guanabara Bay Boat Ride

Stop At: Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
We will board the ship, to departure at 09.30 AM, giving us the possibility to get to know the city of Rio de Janeiro from a completely different perspective: from the sea to land.

On 01st January of 1502, a group of Portuguese explorers led by Gaspar de Lemos discovered the Guanabara Bay. Since it was January and the bay seemed to be the mouth of a great river, explorers called the area Rio de Janeiro (River of January). Based on the volume of water, Guanabara Bay is the largest in the world, and includes several islands, such as Governor's Island and the Snake Island.

The ship will sail the coast of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi, revealing the beauty of the beaches of Flamengo, Botafogo and Urca, the Pao de Acucar, the Fort of São João, Fort Lage, the Fortress of Santa Cruz, Adão and Eva, Jurujuba, Icaraí, Charitas and São Francisco beaches, Stone Itapuca, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Gragoatá beach, Mocanguê Island , the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, Enxadas Island, Cais do Porto, the Museum of Modern Art and Monument to the fallen on World War II.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star Hotel

Day 13: Farewell of Rio

Stop At: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
According to your flight itinerary, you will be transferred to the airport, to continue your journey or return home.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
According to your flight itinerary, a driver will be waiting for you at the airport, holding a sing with your name, to safely take you to your hotel in downtown Buenos Aires.

Airports

  • Ezeiza International Airport, AU Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri Km 33,5, B1802 Ezeiza, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Departure Time
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11/12/2019 - 6/30/2020Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Duration
13 days
Inclusions
  • 12x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 12 nights
  • Accommodation in Standard Room at Selected Hotels (3-Stars)
  • Tours and transfers as specified in itinerary
  • Bilingual guide
  • Maracanã Ticket Fee
  • Entry/Admission - El Querandi
  • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
  • Entry/Admission - Guanabara Bay
Exclusions
  • Flights
  • Entrances Fees
  • Meals (unless specified)
  • Personal Expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • IMPORTANT: Rates not valid for special dates such as Christmas, New Year´s Eve, Carnival, Easter, National and International Holidays
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 3 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Tangol
1,735 reviews
Lewis D
New York City, New York
51
View from a Horse
I wanted a tour that was an alternative to riding in a van to see the sights in and around Bariloche. This
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PLsydney2014
Sydney, Australia
61
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mags13new
60
Don't live up to promises
Booked 4 tours with Tangol by personally visiting their offices - so no chance of misunderstanding what was on
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Julesy27
Melbourne, Australia
10
Well worth it.
We really enjoyed this tour. This is our third visit to BA and the first time we have toured outside the city.
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thisplacesucks2015
Hell, Michigan
20
waster of time trying to book with Tangol
I booked with tangol, including getting confirmation and payment. 1 day prior to departure, tangol informed me
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Susan W
Trenton, Canada
156
My private one day tour to the Iguazu Falls
If you are travelling alone, this is a fantastic tour to take! You are picked up at your hotel by a private
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johnroeg
17463
Poor pickup service and long waiting - too much singing of owner, too little great dancing
We were told the pickup would be 20.00-20.30. Eventually we were picked up at 21.15 and the show only started at
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triptalk9
50
Outstanding “Broadway quality” VIP tango show and dinner well worth it.
Thought this might be touristy and cruise quality but it was “Broadway quality” tango show with great dinner plus
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Madeleen v
South Africa
10
Tango an dinner show
Was absolutely amazing and highly recommended food was stunning and the shiw worldclass the venue was small and
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826marleneb
Roseville, California
30
Great Way to Start
A nice overview of the city. Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Excellent price. Bus was very clean.
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MSF21701
Frederick, Maryland
111
History of Tango
I enjoyed this Tango show since it presented in an historical manner from its early beginnings to how it evolved
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carrane
Cork, Ireland
3511
Grand Peaceful place to visit
The boat journey was very relaxing. When you arrived at Puerto Blest there were many peaceful walks to enjoy. A
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Pioneer579533
10
Tour
They have nothing in English and refuse to speak any. The entire tour is in Spanish. Many enclosure are empty.
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D6329FQcarlas
30
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hermiena2018
Nelspruit, South Africa
149
We loved it!
What I enjoyed about the Mataderos Fair is, it is not touristy. This is where locals meet, sell, make music and
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