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Natural Wonders of Patagonia & Rio

Santiago to Rio de Janeiro
16 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: ISP16
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  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Iguazú From Any Angle

See the colossal waterfall from a helicopter flight, or get even closer to the thunderous cascades on a boat safari.

In Rhythm With Buenos Aires

Grab a partner and perfect your footwork learning to dance the tango - an experience rewarded with a tapas feast.

Views Over Rio de Janeiro

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • All flights within South America
  • Services of an APT Tour Director
  • Sightseeing in 6 locations
  • All transfers, tipping and porterage
  • Finest dining - A total of 27 meals

Map & Itinerary

South America Map ISP16 2020

Santiago to Rio de Janeiro

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™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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

Arrive in Santiago and transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Santiago, The Singular Santiago

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel to the seaside city of Valparaíso for a tour of the Historic Quarter and a funicular ride, followed by lunch.


Embark on a tour of Santiago.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Fly to Patagonia and stay in the historic pioneer town of Puerto Natales. Over three unforgettable days, discover Patagonia’s landscapes and visit Torres del Paine National Park. Once a cold storage plant, your luxury hotel boasts unparalleled views.

Stay: Three Nights, Puerto Natales, The Singular Patagonia

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Each day, friendly and experienced local guides tailor excursions to suit your interests and fitness level.


Hike through the spectacular wilderness of Torres del Paine National Park, enjoy a private boat ride or go on cave excursions.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Further explore Patagonia with your private guide. Perhaps navigate fjords, try fly fishing or watch Andean condors in action.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Depart Chile, cross into Argentina and arrive at El Calafate, on the shores of Lake Argentino.

Stay: Two Nights, El Calafate, Xelena Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Explore Perito Moreno Glacier ice field, stopping at its many viewing platforms. Then enjoy a boat cruise on the glacial lagoon.


Enjoy a full day to explore Perito Merino Glacier with Los Glaciares National Park.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take part in a tango lesson and enjoy tapas at your hotel.


Fly to Buenos Aires.

Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Alvear Palace

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Visit an Argentine steakhouse or enjoy dinner and tango show.


See the city’s oldest and most colourful barrios.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Cruise the Paraná Delta, explore the city’s art or take a behind-the-scenes soccer tour.


Today, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Stay within Iguazú Falls National Park.


Fly to the Argentinian side of Iguazú Falls, then continue on to the Brazilian side.

Stay: Two Nights, Iguazú Falls, Hotel das Cataratas

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Get up close to the roaring cascades on a Jet Boat Ride Safari or Helicopter Ride over the Falls.


This afternoon walk to a viewing platform for a panoramic view of the falls.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

See native South American birds at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Stay: Three Nights, Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana Palace

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Embark on a schooner cruise on Guanabara Bay. Alternatively, join a tour of Rio’s fascinating historical sights.


Enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel to Corcovado to see the Christ the Redeemer statue. At sunset, ride a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, before enjoying a farewell Brazilian barbecue.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

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.

We take care of everything

APT's hassle-free holiday lifestyle gives you absolute peace of mind, relax knowing that we take care of everything.

Remarkable Hotels

The Singular Santiago and the Alvear Palace Hotel place you right in the heart of Santiago and Rio de Janeiro.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.