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Luxury

Brazil Highlights with Antarctica cruise

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Trip Code: ISAA20R
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Trip Highlights

Antarctic Adventures Abound

Embark on a luxury Antarctica cruise and glide past icebergs while meeting curious wildlife.

Views Over Rio de Janeiro

Ride the cable car to Sugarloaf Mountain for stunning sunset views over Rio de Janeiro.

Impressive Iguassu Falls

Ride the Rainforest Ecological Train and view impressive Iguassu Falls and the 82-metre deep Devil’s Throat.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Services of an APT Tour Director and Expedition Team
  • All-inclusive sightseeing in Brazil and Argentina
  • APT charter to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard Le Boréal
  • Freedom of Choice touring in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires
  • All flights within South America
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping
  • A total of 41 meals

Map & Itinerary

South America Map ISAA20R 2019-20

Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

On arrival in the Argentinian capital, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

Fly to Ushuaia, South America’s most southern city, and transfer to your luxury expedition ship, Le Boréal to be greeted by your Expedition Leader and a team of expert naturalist guides. Take some time to settle in before enjoying the Captain’s Welcome Dinner. Afterwards, head to the deck to take in the stunning scenery of the Beagle Channel.

Stay: 10 Nights, Le Boréal

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Your itinerary in Antarctica becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water.

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Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions.

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Each day on your cruise, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing in the world as you’re taken to visit penguin rookeries and seal colonies.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Keep an eye out for the orcas, as well as humpback and minke whales, that frequent these waters.

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Continue to explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Take advantage of a flexible itinerary as you continue to explore this enchanting world of water and ice.

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Learn about the history, geology and wildlife of the remarkable White Continent courtesy of your Expedition Team and enjoy Zodiac rides, keeping an eye out for the astonishing wildlife of the region.

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On board your ship, share stories with fellow passengers and new-found friends.

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Return across the Drake Passage towards the Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, keep an eye out for the many whales, dolphins and albatross that frequent these waters.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take a tour to Tierra del Fuego, South America’s most southern national park.


Disembark your ship. Later, head to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires.

Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy dinner and an exciting tango show.


Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires then visit the city’s oldest barrio.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant street art culture, or take a behind the scenes soccer tour that celebrates ‘fútbol’, the national sport of Argentina. Perhaps you would prefer to learn more about the game of polo and attend a professional live polo game.


This morning after breakfast, embark on your chosen activity.

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Stay within the National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls, then get up close to the thundering cascades on a Jet Boat Ride Safari.


Fly to Iguazú Falls and stay within the National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls.

Stay: Two Nights, Iguazú Falls, Hotel das Cataratas

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, you’ll venture to the Argentinian side of the falls. Ride the Rainforest Ecological Train through the forest to a series of walkways and viewing points, including one that takes you directly over the 82 metre-deep Devil’s Throat.

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Get up close to a range of native South American birds at Parque das Aves Bird Park. Then fly to Buenos Aires and head for the Recoleta district, where your hotel awaits.

Stay: Three Nights, Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana Palace

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  • Breakfast

Travel to Corcovado, the mountain famous for its iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy stunning views across the city. At sunset, ride a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain before heading to a local restaurant for a delicious Brazilian barbecue.

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  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Witness the beauty of Guanabara Bay on a schooner boat cruise or take a colonial walking tour, where the legends woven through the narrow streets are brought to life on an enthralling discovery.


This morning, enjoy your selected sightseeing activity.

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After breakfast be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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Travel & Accommodation

Luxury small ship Le Boreal cruising antarctica
Luxury Antarctica Cruise

Enjoy gourmet food, flawless service and easy access to the wonders of Antarctica on the privately chartered Le Boréal.

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Enjoy A Brazilian Barbeque

While in Rio De Janeiro try a delicious Brazilian barbeque of smoked and barbecued meats & a variety of grilled vegetables.

Stay At Copacabana Palace

Settle in for three nights in Rio De Janeiro at the grand Copacabana Palace, ideally placed on the famous Copacabana Beach.

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family