If you want to visit several countries in South America, why not put them all together? This tour visits all the highlights of Chile, Argentina and Brazil, making for an unforgettable holiday.
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Why not start with Santiago, the Plaza De Armas is the heart and soul of Santiago, the plaza contains a variety of sculptures, fountains and lush trees. Perfect for a lazy afternoon stroll in the sunshine. Santiago Cathedral is one of the most stand out buildings on the Plaza displaying some of Chile’s beautiful architecture.
Barrio Lastarria is an upscale bohemian neighbourhood with art galleries and a great mix of bars and restaurants. Take a walk around Parque Forestal with its manicured gravel paths and iconic lampposts and take in the beautiful art deco buildings that line the park.
Visit the Emporio La Rosa a deli offering al fresco lunches and some of the best ice cream in Santiago, on a Saturday the flea market takes over Lastarria offering antiques, books and art perfect for a souvenir of your trip.
Chilean Lake District
Filled with ice topped volcanoes and overflowing glacial lakes, the Chilean lake district is truly stunning. Hike desolation pass and take in the views of the native forests and black volcanic plains. Walk through lush woodland until the astonishing view of Lago Todos Los Santos is unveiled.
Go on an excursion to see the world’s only mixed colony of Humbolt and Magellanic penguins. Afterwards explore the colourful fishing village of Ancud and its historically significant fortress.
Puerto Natales is the gateway to Parque Nacional Torres Del Paine, one of South America’s finest parks. The granite pillars of Torres Del Paine (towers of pain) dominate the park, rising 2000m over the Patagonian steppe.
The park contains roaring rivers, emerald forests and radiant blue glaciers to explore. The Park is home to a variety of wildlife such as flamingos, Andean condor and the ostrich-like rhea. The park has a growing puma population and the numbers of endangered Andean deer have also increased.
The park is famous for its ‘W’ trek which allows you to enjoy hiking in magnificent scenery whilst also able to sleep in comfortable beds, taking showers, eating hot meals and even drinking cocktails.
El Calafate & El Chalten
Known as the hiking capital of Argentina, El Calafate and El Chalten have some amazing walks on offer. For jaw-dropping scenery go hiking in the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and visit the serene waters of Laguna Capri. See turquoise lakes and sprawling glaciers unlike anything you have seen before.
With a number of small hills around the lake it’s the perfect place to get different photographic vantage points of the area. Get a boat tour to Glaciar Viedma and take an ice trek up a glacier to take advantage of the stunning views of the park. As well as hiking there are also activities such as Fishing, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Spend a few days exploring what Buenos Aires has to offer, visit the modern waterfront neighbourhood of Puerto Madero for amazing food. Whether in the mood for spicy food, indulgent cocktails or French food the Puerto Madero has it all.
Buenos Aires is the home of tango dancing; why not indulge in a few lessons while there? If you want to leave it to the professionals you can watch a tango show over a traditional Argentine meal.
To see some of Argentina’s artistic offerings Visit Malba: Colección Costantini to see famous works by the likes of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Tarsila do Amaral and enjoy a relaxed lunch at their terrace restaurant.
Voted as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world the Iguazu falls is a must visit for every tourist. Visit the devils throat to see the 80m canyon where the water produces a thundering sound and drains into the Parana River.
Take the foot bridge around the falls for panoramic views of the park but be prepared to get wet! As well as the falls you can explore the jungle with a vast array of fish, reptiles, insects and butterflies. You can also take a rowing boat up the Iguazu River to see swimming water turtles and yacares basking in the sun on the coast.
Rio de Janeiro
Rio known as the marvellous city is vibrant and inviting. Visit the quaint bairro of Santa Teresa for bohemian hangouts, cobbled streets and fantastic views of the city. Visit Parque Das Ruinas and take a rest in a green paradise full of lush plants and flowers. End the day by visiting Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain and watch the beautiful sunset descend over the city.
Rio is home to a spectacular culinary scene with dishes from farm, forest and sea. Sample traditional Brazilian food such as shrimp-filled moqueca, jerked meat and large grilled Amazonian fish. Brazil is also home to many other international cuisines due to Rio’s large immigrant population. If you fancy Lebanese, Japanese, Spanish, German, French or Italian it’s all on offer here.
Finish off your tour by visiting the beaches of Buzios, with 17 magnificent beaches to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice. Buzios is made up of amazing seafood restaurants and bars perfect for dining after a relaxing day on the beach. The bars are perfect if you fancy a Mojito while looking out at the beautiful scenery.
Visit Ossos at the northern tip of the peninsula for its pretty harbour and Yacht club, perfect for an afternoon stroll. For beachside nightlife go to Rua das Pedras one of the most popular or Orla Bardot for its stunning beachfront promenade.
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