Discover the spirit of South America's south in comfort on this adventure from the beaches of Brazil, through the heart of Argentina, to the foothills of the Chilean Andes. Sip wine in Mendoza, experience the might of Iguazu Falls, see Latin passion fuse with European elegance in Buenos Aires and live it up in beachside Rio. This adventure offers plenty of opportunity to explore wild landscapes, meet the friendly locals and discover the contrast between the cities and the people of Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
Day 1 Rio de Janeiro
It will be hard not to get caught up in Rio's passion on an orientation walk around this heaving metropolis, set against the luminescent green of Guanabara Bay and surrounded by the slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain and Corcovado.
Days 2-3 Paraty
Spend a free morning exploring Rio then travel to Paraty, one of the world's best preserved Portuguese colonial towns. Stroll through Paraty's streets and explore the bay's secluded beaches by boat.
Days 4-5 Sao Paulo/Iguazu Falls
Travel to Sao Paulo to take a flight to Iguazu Falls. Meaning 'great waters' in the Tupi-Guarani tongue, the falls are a spectacular testament to nature's grandeur. View them from the Brazilian side for breathtaking panoramas before heading to the Argentinean side to get up close to the power of the thundering waters.
Days 6-8 Buenos Aires
Discover the Latin passion and European elegance that make Buenos Aires one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities.
Days 9-10 Bariloche
Set high in the snow-capped Andes, Bariloche is the ideal mountain retreat. Sample its range of fine dining options and save room for its handmade chocolates - a specialty in this area.
Days 11-12 Mendoza
Head to the beautiful city of Mendoza and learn about winemaking on a tour of a local vineyard. Don't forget to sample some Malbec - the region's signature wine variety.
Days 13-15 Santiago
Journey to Santiago, a city set amid the stunning backdrop of dramatic snowy peaks. Why not admire Santiago on a cable car ride? On a clear day, the view is simply breathtaking.