Cityscape with Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

18 Days Exploring Capital Cities and Patagonian Peaks in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Chile

Places Visited

Rio de Janeiro, Puerto Iguazu, Buenos Aires, El Calafate...

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Suggested Duration

18 Days

Soak up spirit and passion on an 18-day South America adventure that takes you to historic capital cities, exotic countryside towns, and picturesque Patagonian regions. Admire the marvelous cultural atmosphere in Rio, Buenos Aires, and Santiago, witness the impressive Iguazu Falls and Towers of Paine, and cross the breathtaking glacial landscapes of El Calafate during your complete adventure in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

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Trip Highlights

  • Sail across the sweeping sapphire waters of Guanabara Bay in the evening to capture Rio’s skyline, Sugarloaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, and more from the sea
  • Ascend the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain for panoramic views of the cityscape and wander to Christ the Redeemer to admire Rio’s colossal emblematic sculpture
  • Bask in breathtaking views of the Iguazu Falls from the observation decks that overlook the natural world wonder on the Brazilian side of the South American border
  • Tour to the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls to see the scenes from a unique vantage point and appreciate the smaller but still significant falls that cascade the rainforest
  • Immerse yourself in the colorful Argentinian culture on a tour of San Telmo’s vibrant neighborhood and more landmarks peppering Buenos Aires
  • Spend time at a traditional Argentine cattle ranch, or estancia, and ride across the idyllic and unspoiled countryside on horseback before an authentic Asado, or barbecue, dinner
  • Peruse the picturesque pathways that weave through Argentina’s Patagonia to view the snow-covered plains surrounding the icy walls of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Cruise across the glassy bay of Puerto Banderas to the immense ice-covered Glacier Upsala and tour an estancia stationed on the frosted landscape
  • Hike in Torres del Paine National Park along challenging or casual trails to the base of the Towers of Paine and ride horses in the illustrious reserve
  • Witness the immense Magellan Penguin colonies of Magdalena island on a day trip to the sparse but beautiful island and its iconic lighthouse
  • Cross the blackened volcanic landscape of Visit Vincente Perez Rosales National Park on a tour to the silver streams of Petrohué Waterfalls and the Osorno Volcano
  • Glide across the sparkling waters of Lake Todos Los Santos by catamaran on a scenic tour of Chiloe Island

Starting Price

$12,865 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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