16Days - Atacama to Sugar Loaf

Fixed Departures

16 Days

Our group tour aims to show you the diversity of the South American continent and take you close up to the most beautiful cities and landscapes. Competitively priced, this itinerary is designed to offer you real value for money.
The highlights on this tour are: Atacama Desert, Santiago de Chile, Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls and
Rio de Janeiro
Guaranteed departure on fixed dates, minimum 2 participants with local English speaking guide.
ADD-ON TIPS:
Pre-Tour (from/to Santiago): Easter Island / Patagonia
Post-Tour (from/to Rio): Extra days in Rio / Buzios / Paraty / Pantanal / Amazon

NOTE: Hotels quoted are tourist and superior  class categories (similar to 3* and 4* categories).  The hotels we use are clean, safe, with private facilities and are centrally located.

Day 1

Santiago

Arrival in Santiago de Chile and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2

Santiago - San Pedro de Atacama

Transfer to the airport to join your flight to Calama.
Arrival at Calama airport and transfer to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.
After check-in - Walking City Tour of San Pedro.

B

Day 3

San Pedro de Atacama

Today you will visit the amazing the Salar de Atacama and Toconao.

B

Day 4

San Pedro de Atacama

Day at leisure for own activities.

Optional: Full day excursion to the Tatio Geysers (not included in the tour price).

B

Day 5

San Pedro de Atacama - Santiago

Transfer to the airport to join your flight to Santiago.
Arrival in Santiago and transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon half day city tour to visit the main sites of Santiago.

B

Day 6

Santiago de Chile

Day at leisure for own activities.

Optional: Full day excursion to Viña del Mar and Valparaiso (not included in the tour price).

B

Day 7

Santiago - Mendoza

Full day transfer in public, scheduled bus from Santiago crossing the Andes to Mendoza in Argentina (without guide).  Upon arrival in Mendoza you will be transferred to your hotel.

B

Day 8

Mendoza

Half day city tour of Mendoza to visit the main sites of Mendoza.

 

Optional: Bodega tour with wine testing (not included in the tour price).

 

B

Day 9

Mendoza - Buenos Aires

Transfer to the airport to join your flight to Buenos Aires.
Arrival and transfer to your hotel followed by a half day city tour of Buenos Aires.


Optional: Tango show including dinner at "El viejo almacen" (not included in the tour price).

B

Day 10

Buenos Aires

Day at leisure for own activities.

Optional: Full day excursion to an Estancia with gaucho and folklore show including typical BBQ lunch, or visit of San Telmo flea market (not included in the tour price).

B

Day 11

Buenos Aires

Half day excursion to the Tigre Delta.

B

Day 12

Buenos Aires / Iguazu Falls

Transfer to the airport to join your flight to Iguazu. Arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Visit the Argentinean side of the Falls in route to your hotel.

B

Day 13

Iguazu Falls

In the morning visit the Brazilian side of the falls. Afternoon is at leisure for own activities.

B

Day 14

Iguassu Falls - Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport to join your flight to Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Half day city tour including visit ti the Sugar Loaf.

B

Day 15

Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure for own activities.

Optional: Half day city tour including visit of the Corcovado.

Optional: Full day excursion to visit Petropolis.

Optional: Rio by night - Samba show.

B

Day 16

Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and departure flight.
NOTE: Ask us for pre and post tour package options if you are interested in extending your vacation.

B

Included:

- 15 nights' accommodation
- Daily breakfast
- Excursions and transfers as described with English speaking local guide (Except Santiago - Mendoza bus journey)
- Entrance fees, luggage handling
- Tax and service charge in hotels

Not Included:

- Flights and airport taxes
Domestic flights Santiago / Calama / Santiago and Mendoza / Buenos Aires / Iguassu / Rio
=US$1,092.00 including taxes - subject to change without notice and availability.
- Personal expenses and tips
- Travel insurance
- Optional Tours

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice and availability.
Guaranteed departure with minimum two people.
Tour can be requested on private basis.
Pre and Post Tour hotel rates available on request.

Indicative Tour Cost

Per person in USD

*** Tourist Class Share Twin - $3,374.00

*** Tourist Class Single - $4,875.00

**** Superior Class Share Twin - $4,875.00

****Superior Class Single - $6,017.00

MEALS:

B.  Breakfast included
L.  Lunch included
D.  Dinner included

Why Choose BFirst Travel?

BFirst Travel, a wholly owned Australian tour company, ATAS/AFTA accredited and helloworld affiliate. For the past 15 years we have specialised exclusively in Latin America. We know a few parts of the world, and we know them well. Our been there, done that expertise elevates your experience beyond the ordinary, to the level of adventure with comfort! "Travel is all about the experience, which starts with your travel preparations”.

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