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A tapestry of colour, cultures and cities, South America travel offers the opportunity for unforgettable adventures.

Begin your South American discovery, with a flight to Rio de Janeiro where you’ll watch the streets burst into a riot of colour and samba beats in celebration of the city’s annual carnival. You’re set for a truly exhilarating experience as a cocktail of elaborate dancers, dazzling pyrotechnics and jaw-dropping floats gets the pulse of this fabulous city racing. 

You’ll also embark on an unforgettable tour of the towering Christ the Redeemer statue. Hop aboard a cog train to the top of Corcovado Mountain to the foot of the towering Christ the Redeemer statue. From this point you’ll enjoy panoramic views across the city and surrounding countryside as your guide points out some of the city’s greatest landmarks.

For the second part of your adventure, you’ll embrace the magnificent Iguazu Falls, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, and experience both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the falls during a series of walking tours that will fully immerse you in its shimmering mist. Encased in tropical rainforests, wander through the verdant undergrowth as you take in your surroundings of exotic wildlife and striking flowers, and listen to the deafening sounds of the water around you. This experience is something that you will remember for the rest of your life.

Bring your holiday to a magical close with a hotel stay in the captivating city of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Explore La Boca, a colourful alley, home to the La Bombonera stadium; wander the iconic Plaza de Mayo with its striking pink buildings or embark on a tour of the renowned presidential palace of Casa Rosada. While here, you’ll enjoy dinner and a private Tango show at El Viejo Almacén – one of the city’s most important venues for tango music. Savour mouth-watering food and sip on a flavoursome Argentinian Malbec before witnessing the passion of a Tango dance performance.

Your Route

Your 9 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

19 February 2023

Fly to Rio de Janeiro and revel in its vivacious energy during a hotel stay

Your holiday begins with a flight to Rio de Janeiro where you’ll spend the next three nights at the Windsor Excelsior hotel. With a stunning backdrop of rainforest covered mountains, white arcs of sandy beaches and lush green islands peeking out of the sea, it’s no wonder Rio is called the “cidade maravilhosa”, or ‘Marvellous City’. During your stay you could take a trip into the rainforest to spot tropical birds, monkeys and sloths or explore the city to see the architectural opulence of the Imperial Palace and the National Library, the largest library in Latin America. Or you could just kick back and sip a cool caipirinha on the sun-drenched Copacabana or Ipanema beach.

Windsor Excelsior

Located on the boardwalk, just steps from the famous Copacabana beach, this upscale hotel in a modern glass tower is the ideal choice for those seeking a comfortable yet exciting stay. Kick off every morning with a delicious breakfast in the Windsor Excelsior Restaurant, savour mouth-watering flavours from the a la carte menu of national and international dishes, and don’t miss out on the fabulous happy hour in the Lobby or Poor Bar.

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bell blue  Overnight: Windsor Excelsior

Day 2

20 February 2023

Relish a day at leisure in Rio de Janeiro, drinking in the sights and sounds of this colourful city during Rio Carnival

An exuberant atmosphere awaits you in Rio de Janeiro, where you’ll arrive during the world-renowned carnival. First held in 1723, The Rio Carnival is now one of the biggest events of its kind in the world. This 6-day extravaganza of music, dance and flamboyant costumes draws huge international attention and is an incredible spectacle that can be enjoyed throughout the city, from the street blocks and beaches. Dance to bossa nova in the bars and samba beats in the streets as you soak up the exhilarating ambience and admire the costumes, the colour and the camaraderie.

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bell blue  Overnight: Windsor Excelsior

Day 3

21 February 2023

Drink in the breathtaking views from the feet of the magnificent Christ the Redeemer statue

Today you’ll embark on a fully escorted tour which takes in two of the city’s most iconic sights, you’ll hop aboard a cog train to the top of Corcovado Mountain, through the lush Tijuca rainforest to the foot of the towering Christ the Redeemer statue. From this point you’ll enjoy panoramic views across the city and surrounding countryside as your guide points out some of the city’s greatest landmarks. To some, Christ the Redeemer is considered a deeply religious icon, whereas to others it is simply a beautiful piece of architecture - what is without question is its symbolism of the city and of the warmth of the Brazilian people, who receive visitors with open arms.

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bell blue  Overnight: Windsor Excelsior

Day 4

22 February 2023

Fly to Iguazu Falls to settle into your hotel, in preparation for your immersive adventure

Leave Rio de Janeiro behind you as you fly to the captivating wilderness of Iguazu Falls for your hotel stay and tours. Surrounded by tropical rainforest where colourful toucans reside, you’ll be accompanied by the distant roar of the largest waterfall systems in the world. During full and half day tours, you’ll get to experience the Iguazu Falls from both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides and get right up close to this magnificent spectacle, comprised of more than 275 falls, the tallest of which towers more than 82 metres high.

Recanto Cataratas

The family-friendly Recanto Cataratas Thermas Resort & Convention is a stunning and thrilling resort that offers excitement and adventure at every turn. Children will love spending time cooling off in the aquatic park, which includes a thermal pool with a relaxing poolside bar and indoor pool for adults. As well as pools, guests will also enjoy use of the amusement square – equipped with a London-style pub, and bowling; an exclusive disco club, game rooms, a library and a fantastic spa. Rooms are modern and comfortable and feature classic amenities such as air-conditioning, LCD TV, a safe and a minibar. There are also two restaurants on site offering mouth-watering dishes of the best regional, national and international cuisine.

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Day 5

23 February 2023

Bask in the beauty of the Brazilian side of the falls on a half-day tour

Your first Iguazu Falls tour begins with a visit to the Brazilian side. As you walk along the catwalks, take in incredible panoramic views of all 275 waterfalls – it’s the perfect way to complete your photo collection of this stunning natural wonder.

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bell blue  Overnight: Amerian Hotel

Day 6

24 February 2023

Be awe-inspired by the Argentinian side of the falls on a full-day tour

Today you’ll explore the Argentinian side of the falls during a walking tour. Starting at The Devil’s Throat, you’ll stroll along the catwalk through rainforest teeming with colourful toucans to the large balconies located on the edge of falls. The Higher Path offers breath-taking scenery from the clifftops while the Lower Path gives a great view of the rapids and falls lower down.

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bell blue  Overnight: Amerian Hotel

Day 7

25 February 2023

Following your incredible tours, you’ll fly to Buenos Aires, where you’ll spend the next three nights delving into the wonders of the city

Buenos Aires is the charming capital of Argentina, where the colourful barrios are full of life. Visit the rosy-walled Casa Rosada, the office of the Argentinian President with its unusual walls. For a perfect night of sophistication, book a show at the Taetro Colón, one of the world’s best and most beautiful opera houses or feel the rhythm of tango dance you down El Caminito street with its brightly coloured shanty houses, buskers and art peddlers.

Melia Buenos Aires

Located in the centre of Buenos Aires, just moments from Puerto Madero and the Colon Theatre, the four-star Melia Buenos Aires hotel is the ideal choice for staying in the Argentinian capital. Rooms are spacious and welcoming with calm neutral tones and warm wooden features and include fabulous amenities including superior bedding, a 32-inch LCD TV, air-conditioning, high-speed Wi-Fi and a minibar – all with beautiful views over the spellbinding city. Enjoy the multitude of international cuisine, combined with local specialties in one of the restaurants, tuck into exquisite tapas accompanied by the best Argentinian wines in the Gongora Lobby Bar or discover the spa with heated pool, hydromassage, sauna, gym, massage and beauty treatment facilities.

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bell blue  Overnight: Melia Buenos Aires

Day 8

26 February 2023

Enjoy a day at leisure before immersing yourself in the passion of a Tango show

Embrace the colonial architecture and classy Parisian-like cafés, ensuring that when you’re exploring this eclectic city, that you visit La Boca District with their multi-coloured houses, letting the high energy of these streets invigorate you. Come evening, you’ll drive to one of the city’s most traditional tango houses: “El Viejo Almacén”. Enjoy dinner at the restaurant of Viejo Almacen, indulging in authentic gastronomic delights, before crossing the street for the exciting show. El Viejo Almacen became a unique spot thanks to its surroundings and to an authentic style nourished by a popularity built through the years. Enjoy the city's best show performed by prominent interpreters of the tango's excitement.

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Day 9

27 February 2023

Spend a final day in this desirable city, sampling delicious dishes paired with fabulous wines

This colourful city is full of history, culture and natural beauty, with historic museums, acres of parks, street entertainers and fantastic restaurants to enjoy. Take in the sights of the ‘Paris of South America’, including the lively Boca neighbourhood and colonial San Telmo, before heading to reinvigorated Puerto Madero – the old port of the city has been transformed into one of the most exclusive gastronomic and residential areas in Buenos Aires.

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bell blue Overnight: Melia Buenos Aires

Day 10

28 February 2023

Leave Buenos Aires filled with a plethora of memories from your South American adventure

Your South American discovery complete, today you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Luxury Hotel Stays

Windsor Excelsior
★★★★

Situated on the boardwalk, just a four-minute walk from the iconic Copacabana beach, this boutique four-star hotel in a modern glass tower puts you in the prime location to indulge in the peace and immerse yourself in the city’s glorious attractions. Nearby highlights include Avenida Atlantica, Copacabana Fair and Estatua de Dorival Caymmi. Savour the most sophisticated cuisine with a Brazilian twist at the Windsor Excelsior Restaurant and enjoy cocktail delights at Happy Hour from the Lobby or Pool Bar. Rooms offers a comfortable escape after a day of exploring with clean décor and smart wooden touches.
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Recanto Cataratas Thermas Resort & Convention
★★★★

The family-friendly Recanto Cataratas Thermas Resort & Convention is a stunning and thrilling resort that offers excitement and adventure at every turn. Children will love spending time cooling off in the aquatic park, which includes a thermal pool with a relaxing poolside bar and indoor pool for adults. As well as pools, guests will also enjoy use of the amusement square – equipped with a London-style pub, and bowling; an exclusive disco club, game rooms, a library and a fantastic spa. Rooms are modern and comfortable and feature classic amenities such as air-conditioning, LCD TV, a safe and a minibar. There are also two restaurants on site offering mouth-watering dishes of the best regional, national and international cuisine.

Amerian Buenos Aires Park Hotel
★★★★★

The luxurious Amerian Buenos Aires Park Hotel, is situated in downtown Buenos Aires, just four blocks from the Puerto Madero neighbourhood and the popular Corrientes Avenue. Discover its stunning state-of-the-art gym and sauna, enjoy a drink or two in the sophisticated British-style cocktail bar and keep in touch with loved ones back home with the free Wi-Fi. Decorated in a beautiful four-star style, enjoy the spacious lobby’s polished marble floors and elegant wall moldings. Rooms are tastefully decorated with calming tones and pops of colour, reflecting the location of the hotel, and feature modern amenities including large curtains, air-conditioning, cable TV and a minibar.

Melia Buenos Aires
★★★★

Located in the centre of Buenos Aires, just moments from Puerto Madero and the Colon Theatre, the four-star Melia Buenos Aires hotel is the ideal choice for staying in the Argentinian capital. Rooms are spacious and welcoming with calm neutral tones and warm wooden features and include fabulous amenities including superior bedding, a 32-inch LCD TV, air-conditioning, high-speed Wi-Fi and a minibar – all with beautiful views over the spellbinding city. Enjoy the multitude of international cuisine, combined with local specialties in one of the restaurants, tuck into exquisite tapas accompanied by the best Argentinian wines in the Gongora Lobby Bar or discover the spa with heated pool, hydromassage, sauna, gym, massage and beauty treatment facilities.

Your Holiday Summary

 

PRICES FROM

£2,899

PER PERSON | 19 FEBRUARY 2023 | 9 NIGHTS

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Walking tour of Iguazu Falls including both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the falls
  • Tour of Christ the Redeemer
  • Experience an authentic Tango Show

Hotel Stays

  • 3 night four-star hotel stay in Rio de Janeiro at the Windsor Excelsior during Rio Carnival
  • 1 night four-star hotel stay in Iguazu Falls at the Recanto Cataratas Thermas Resort & Convention
  • 2 night five-star stay in Iguazu Falls at the Amerian Hotel
  • 3 night four-star hotel stay at the Meliá Buenos Aires
  • All hotel stays include breakfast

All flights & transfers included

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