Discover the spirit of the south on this enriching journey from Santiago to Rio. Kick back in picturesque Mendoza, sample culinary delights in Buenos Aires, experience the might of Iguazu Falls and live it up in beachside Rio. This trip delivers adventure and discovery, as well as a healthy dose of indulgence, comfort and relaxation. Be immersed in the culture and traditions of these countries rich in natural beauty and history. Rub shoulders with locals living a passionate life, and see how this enthusiasm for living is infectious! If you want the best of Chile, Argentina and Brazil - this trip is for you.
Days 1-2 Santiago
Get to know this cosmopolitan capital, from its web of interesting shops to its picturesque Plaza de Armas.
Days 3-4 Mendoza
Welcome to gorgeous Mendoza, the centre of Argentina's wine production. Learn about Chile's winemaking on a vineyard tour, and take the chance to sample some Malbec wine - the region's signature variety. Enjoy spending time in the cafes of the beautiful city centre which is lined with parks and trees. At night, become a part of the thriving local nightlife by heading out to Aristides Villanueva street, full of lively bars and pubs.
Days 5-6 Bariloche
Take an optional hike around the base of Cerro Catedral or hit the slopes for some world-class skiing (seasonal). Bariloche is also renowned for its fine restaurants and chocolates, so why not indulge in some local epicurean delights?
Days 7-9 Buenos Aires
Stroll the streets of Recoleta, one of the city's most picturesque suburbs, also home to many interesting museums. Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) features the work of several great Latin American artists and is well worth a visit.
Days 10-11 Iguazu Falls
Be wowed by epic Iguazu Falls. View this stunning natural wonder from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides.
Days 12-13 Paraty
Explore the cobblestone, pedestrian-only streets while taking in the rustic charm of this once-booming port town. Take a boat trip to explore the many beautiful islands dotted throughout the Bay of Paraty.
Days 14-15 Rio de Janeiro
Admire incredible views over Rio on a visit to Corcovado, home to the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer. There's also opportunity to take an optional cable car to the top of Sugarloaf. In free time, soak up the atmosphere of this electric city full of character, beauty and energy.