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A Two-Week Adventure in South America

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Experience an exhilarating adventure through the colourful tapestry of South America in just two weeks! This 14 day trip of a lifetime will see you travelling through Chile, Argentina and Brazil! Embark on an unforgettable journey exploring unique landscapes, indulging in mouth watering cuisines and immersing yourself in the rich cultures of this captivating continent.


Day 1-3: Santiago, Chile


Firstly, begin your journey in Santiago, Chile’s cosmopolitan capital nestled in the Andes Mountains. Spend your first day exploring the historic centre, Plaza de Armas, and marvel at landmarks like the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Presidential Palace. Undoubtedly the best way to see all that the city has to offer is through booking a half-day tour with a local guide who will show you to the most significant spots! At night, treat yourself to a delicious Chilean meal at one of the city’s renowned restaurants, indulging in local specialties like empanadas and seafood ceviche.

On Day 2, book a wine tour to the nearby Maipo Valley for a taste of Chilean wine country. Visit prestigious vineyards where you can sample world-class wines amid stunning mountain scenery. Afterwards, end your first leg with a relaxing stroll through the leafy streets of the bohemian neighbourhood of Bellavista, known for its colourful street art and vibrant nightlife.


Day 4-6: Buenos Aires, Argentina


Once you’re packed and ready to go, depart Santiago and fly to Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires, where you can immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant culture and rich history. Buenos Aires captivates visitors with its European-style architecture, passionate tango music and its world-class cuisine. During your first day, explore the unique neighbourhoods of San Telmo and La Boca, where you can admire colourful colonial buildings, tango performances and local artisans’ work. Stop at the Plaza de Mayo to admire the original town hall, as well as the presidential palace known as the Pink House. Don’t miss a visit to the iconic Recoleta Cemetery, where you can pay homage to Eva Perón’s (Former First Lady of Argentina) grave. There are also a variety of sightseeing tours around the city such as small group walking tours, hop-on hop-off bus tours, private car tours and even bike tours

On Day 5, delve deeper into Buenos Aires’ cultural heritage with a visit to the elegant neighbourhoods of Recoleta and Palermo. Explore the lush green spaces of Palermo’s parks, browse boutique shops and enjoy a leisurely alfresco lunch at one of the city’s trendy cafes. Finally, don’t miss the chance to attend a live tango show, sample delicious Argentine wines and feast on mouth watering steaks at one of the city’s many renowned parrillas.


Day 7-9: Iguazu Falls


Embark on a short flight to Puerto Iguazu in Argentina, gateway to the breathtaking Iguazu Falls. Renowned for its 275 waterfalls spanning over two kilometres, Iguazu is one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The falls are also higher than Niagara Falls and wider than Victoria Falls. Spend your first day exploring the Argentine side of the falls, where you can walk along trails and marvel at panoramic views of the waterfalls and rainforest surroundings. Hop on the eco-friendly train that takes you to the start of the Upper and Lower Circuit trails. The Upper Circuit trail offers views of the falls from above, whilst the Lower Circuit trail will take you closer to the falls’ base. Also, to get as close as possible to this natural wonder, be sure to take a thrilling boat ride to experience the falls up close and feel the spray on your skin!


On day 8, cross the border to Brazil and make your way to Foz do Iguacu, to visit the Brazilian side of the falls for a different perspective. Marvel at the panoramic vistas of the entire cascading complex, including the iconic Devil’s Throat. Most importantly, savour your time wandering along elevated walkways that offer stunning views of the falls from across the gorge, and take in the sheer power and beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, head to the Porto Canoas area for lunch and enjoy a delicious Brazilian buffet featuring a variety of local dishes, including feijoada, Brazilian barbecue and tropical fruits.


Day 10-14: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Spend your final days of your South American adventure in the lively city of Rio de Janeiro, where golden beaches meet lush mountains and lively neighbourhoods which radiate an undeniable energy. During your last stop, spend your time exploring the iconic sights, including the towering Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. You can reach the statue by hiking, taking a van, or riding the historic Corcovado Railway. Head down to the Ipanema and Copacabana Beaches for a leisurely stroll along the iconic promenade where you can soak up the vibrant atmosphere.


Finally, tick off some must do experiences in your last few days in Rio de Janeiro! Explore the vivid streets of the bohemian neighbourhood of Santa Teresa, known for its colonial architecture, art galleries and beautiful city views. Pay a visit to the infamous Selaron Steps to witness Chilean artist Jorge Selaron’s iconic artwork. Visit the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain at sunset for a breathtaking view of Rio’s skyline bathed in golden light. Enjoy live music in Lapa, where you can dance with the locals. If you’re a thrill-seeker, why not experience hang gliding or paragliding whilst in Rio? For the sports lovers, live like the locals and attend a football match with a local guide. Lastly, don’t forget to enjoy a traditional Brazilian barbecue lunch at a churrascaria, where skewers of succulent meats are carved tableside and an array of savoury side dishes are served.


Ready for your South American adventure?


From experiencing Chile’s charms and beauty, immersing yourself in Buenos Aires’ blend of European and Latin flair, witnessing the breathtaking beauty of Iguazu Falls, and sending your trip off with a bang in remarkable Rio de Janeiro, this two-week South American adventure certainly promises to be the trip of a lifetime!

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