Classic South America (Summer 2018)

Tour Type: Luxury Gold
Brochure Type: Luxury Gold USA, Canada & South America 2018

South America is a vast continent, rich in natural wonders, historic cities, imposing monuments and cultural complexity. Yet, from this wondrous palette, Luxury Gold has fashioned a harmonious holiday, steeped in opulence, layered in the Latin way of life. From Sugarloaf cityscapes to the thundering chasm of the Devil's Throat and in between, a string of exquisite cultural encounters enrich your journey. In Rio, dine at the Michelin-starred Mee Restaurant where Executive Chef Kazuo Harada will take you on a journey of the most sophisticated Pan-Asian cuisine When staying at your luxury hotel next to the thundering Iguassu Falls, you'll be welcomed by the indigenous Guarani people and hear tales of life in the jungle The Belmond Copacabana Palace, home to stars and celebrities, is your five-star home overlooking its iconic beach

Additional Included Highlights
  • Kingston Family Winery: Be immersed in the cool climate wine culture that has made Chile famous.Buenos Aires: Stand on the wide open Pampas of Argentina and along side the gaucho's cowboy lifestyle of the past.Rio de Janeiro: Walk along white sand beaches humming the famous songs they are known for....Copacabana and Ipanema
Journey Highlights
  • Buenos Aires: With a Local Expert, your comprehensive city exploration includes a visit to the splendid Belle Epoque Teatro Colon.
  • Iguassu Falls: Be welcomed into the community of the indigenous Guarani people, meet the tribal representative and learn about daily life in the jungle.
  • Rio de Janeiro: Experience sightseeing with a Local Expert and a cable car journey to the lofty heights of Sugarloaf Mountain.
  • Santiago: Meet a Local Expert for a tour of the Chilean capital.
Luxury Hotels
  • Buenos Aires: Distinguishable by its architecture and decor, the Alvear Palace Hotel is a hallmark of world class hotels.
  • Iguassu: The luxurious Belmond das Cataratas is the only hotel inside the National Park and sits alongside the falls.
  • Rio de Janeiro: The iconic Belmond Copacabana Palace is perfectly located on the famous Copacabana Beach.
  • Santiago: The Singular Santiago is a five-star luxury hotel located in the Lastarria section of Chile's capital.
VIP Dining
  • Buenos Aires: At San Antonio de Areco, one of the prettiest towns in the Pampas, enjoy a delicious asado lunch at La Bamba de Areco Estancia and a glimpse into the life of an Argentinian gaucho during an equestrian show.
  • Rio de Janeiro: Enjoy elegant bayside surroundings with a Highlight Dinner at the flagship Fogo de Chao, a typical Brazilian Steakhouse where a variety of meats are barbecued in authentic 'churrasco style.'
  • Santiago: Visit Kingston Family Winery, a small boutique winery located in Casablanca Valley for an introduction to and tasting of their exquisite wines.
  • Included Quality Dining: 9 Full Breakfasts (FB) and 1 Continental Breakfast (CB); plus 1 Welcome Dinner (WD), 2 Highlight Lunches (HL), 2 Highlight Dinners (HD), 1 Michelin Highlight Dinner (MHD), 1 Dinner (D) and 1 Farewell Celebration Dinner (CD).
VIP Experiences
  • Rio de Janeiro: Meet Bob Nadkarni, a local club owner, and hear how he created one of the most famous jazz clubs in all of South America, The Maze.
Inclusive Luxury Gold Services
  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Relax in comfort on Luxury Gold's air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom, onboard restroom and and complimentary bottled water for you to enjoy while travelling.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • From time to time, your Travelling Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Included complimentary, private transfers are available on start and end dates, and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold.

Call (256) 413-0701 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13867543

Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2018
Duration
11 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ChileWelcome to Chile.: On arrival at Santiago International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner and opportunity to mingle over drinks in nearby Lasterria, set in Santiago's trendiest neighbourhood. (Welcome Dinner)
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel.
Day 2SantiagoThe Sights of Santiago, Valparaiso and Wine Country.: Meet a Local Expert for a city exploration before a visit to the UNESCO-listed port of Valparaiso and the boutique Kingston Family Winery in the Casablanca Valley for a tasting. (Buffet Breakfast)
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel.
Day 3Buenos AiresFly to Buenos Aires.: Enjoy a leisurely morning before flying to Buenos Aires. In the evening, your Highlight Dinner with wine is at Piegari Carnes, known for its Argentine beef. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires.
Day 4Buenos AiresBeautiful Buenos Aires.: Get to know Buenos Aires with a Local Expert on an exploration of the city including Palermo, San Telmo and Recoleta. Enjoy views of the balcony, made famous by Evita Peron, and walk the colourful neighbourhood of La Boca. Visit the Belle Epoque Teatro Colon. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner with wine, live music, singers and dancers at Rojo Tango. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires.
Day 5Buenos AiresPampas, Estancias and Gauchos.: San Antonio de Areco remains one of the prettiest towns in the Pampas District. Step into a world of riding boots and leather chaps at an Estancia, where you will be served a delicious asado Highlight Lunch and a taste of the life of an Argentinian gaucho, or cowboy. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires.
Day 6IguassuThe Falls of Iguassu.: Fly to Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your Local Expert will take you to meet a tribal representative of the indigenous Guarani people. Venture to the Argentinean side of the falls to see the unfathomable Devil's Throat. Your luxurious resort is the only hotel inside the Brazilian Iguassu National Park. Dine on a selection of traditional Brazilian barbecue or international cuisine at your hotel's restaurant. (Continental Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Iguassu.
Day 7IguassuThe 'Great Waters' of Iguassu Falls.: Join a Local Expert for a walk on the Brazilian side of the falls, see the panoramic view of San Martin Island and visit incredible Bird Park, which provides shelter for over a thousand birds, butterflies and reptiles from across South America. (Buffet Breakfast)
Belmond Hotel de Cataratas, Iguassu.
Day 8Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro, City of Sea and Samba.: Fly to vibrant Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel on famous Copacabana Beach. The evening is yours to settle into the Rio way of life. This evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner served at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse, followed by a show at the Ginga Tropical. (Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro.
Day 9Rio de JaneiroExploring Rio de Janeiro.: Join a Local Expert on a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. At Confeitaria Colombo, enjoy a Highlight Lunch amid a lavish setting. In the afternoon, visit one of Rio's favelas before a stop at The Maze, an iconic jazz club. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro.
Day 10Rio de JaneiroA Farewell to Rio de Janeiro.: Join your Local Expert on a train ride up Corcovado Hill to Christ the Redeemer, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, toast your journey over a Farewell Celebration Dinner, at the Michelin starred MEE Restaurant. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro.
Day 11DEPART RIO DE JANEIRODepart Rio de Janeiro.: A private transfer will take you to the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, locally known as Galeao International. (Buffet Breakfast)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/01/2018$5,983.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
08/21/2018$5,983.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/18/2018$6,038.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
10/30/2018$6,038.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
12/04/2018$6,038.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
Disclaimer
Notes: Twin prices are per person. Prices include economy air and air-related charges for flights between Lima - Cusco, Cusco - Juliaca, Juliaca - Lima, Lima - Santiago, Santiago - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires - Iguassu Falls and Iguassu Falls - Rio de Janeiro and require purchase of round trip air travel on LATAM between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities (ticket number required). If flying with another airline between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities, the above prices will be higher. This trip experiences high elevations, we recommend guests with preexisting medical conditions talk with a doctor prior to travel.

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