South Georgia with Taste of Argentina & Brazil

A feast for the senses awaits on this epic journey across land and sea. Be amazed by the power of the thundering falls of Iguazu and the vibrant culture of Brazil.

29 Days
Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
From (GBP)
£ 22,165
Dates & Pricing

2019/2020 Buenos Aires > Rio de Janeiro

A feast for the senses awaits on this epic journey across land and sea. Be amazed by the power of the thundering falls of Iguazu and the vibrant culture of Brazil.
Explore the icy wonderlands of South Georgia, Antarctica and the intriguing Falkland Islands in all-inclusive luxury on board Scenic Eclipse. Then discover the highlights of Brazil and Argentina’s Iguazú Falls for a relaxing three-night Special Stay in the iconic Belmond das Cataratas Hotel. Located inside the national park, just a short stroll from the sensational waterfalls, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to this magnificent wonder in the evening and at dawn, when the park is closed to other visitors. In the feisty city of Rio de Janeiro spend three nights soaking up the atmosphere of this vibrant city staying at the elegant Belmond Copacabana Palace which has been welcoming the rich and famous, since 1923.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
DSA2
Duration:
29 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Rio de Janeiro

29 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Buenos Aires

    Fly from the UK overnight to Buenos Aires. Regional airports available on request.

  2. Day 2 - Buenos Aires

    Welcome to Buenos Aires. You’ll be transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay.

  3. Day 3 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by your crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your beautifully appointed suite and acquaint yourself with all the facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Toast to the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by your captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel, admiring the dramatic views of the Andes of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At sea

    As Scenic Eclipse cruises towards the Falkland Islands, you will settle into shipboard life and your Discovery Team will prepare you for the experiences to come.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Falkland Islands

    The Falkland Islands are a unique archipelago teeming with wildlife and nature intertwined with an intriguing history and culture. Saunders Island is where you can see the gentoo, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins on white sandy beaches.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and nature walks.

    Discover the picturesque capital of the Falklands, Stanley, and get to know the friendly locals who are proud of their history and heritage which you will uncover at the museum.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the small capital or on a Battlefields tour visit the key sites of the conflict.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursion at Gypsy Cove, walk the wildlife trail and see the Magellanic penguin colony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Falkland Islands

    Continue exploring the Falkland Islands.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At sea

    Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise to South Georgia. Partake in an entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - South Georgia

    South Georgia is one of the most unique and biodiverse environments on Earth. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible once you reach the heart of the archipelago. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader carefully plan each day’s activities based on the conditions on the islands, the ice and the wildlife.

    Discovery

    Equipped with a fleet of custom built Zodiacs and kayaks, your discovery excursions will take you to the place of your wildest dreams.

    Daily excursions led by the Discovery Team offer unique insights into the environment, wildlife and history. A schedule of activities means that whilst on board you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied. You can even watch the underwater antics from the comfort of your suite with live streaming from our ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle).

    Be in awe of the majesty of nature as you step onto beaches surrounded by thousands of penguins and encounter enormous southern elephant seals and countless fur seals. In Grytviken, a former whaling station, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the resting place of Ernest Shackleton.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - At sea

    As you cruise to the ‘great white south’ of Antarctica join an educational presentation by the Discovery Team or take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired spa pools. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At Sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are now open and, depending on the ice and weather conditions, the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to explore. Our experienced Discovery Team Leaders will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18–20 hours of daylight.

    Discovery

    You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view penguin rookeries, kayak around icebergs, hear the ice cracking and whales blow.

    The Antarctic Peninsula is a haven for wildlife. Vast penguin rookeries and beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals make every day unforgettable. Across the seasons from spring to summer to autumn it has the highest concentration of multiple species of whales and you are likely to see many species including minke, orca and humpback up close.

    Under the hand of your expert Captain and his crew, Scenic Eclipse will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways and sail close to blue-tinged icebergs.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - At sea

    Farewell your adventure in the icy lands as you set sail heading north to the continent of South America.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - At Sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

    Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark to fly to Buenos Aires for a one night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Buenos Aires > Iguazú Falls

    This morning fly to Iguazú Falls. Discover the walkways across the top of the falls on the Argentinean side to the lookout where you will see the famous ‘Devil’s Throat’ and be awed by the sheer volume of water cascading over the falls. Cross the border and enter the Brazilian National Park for your three night Special Stay. With an enviable setting inside the park gates, as a guest of the hotel you will be able to experience the sun setting over the top of the magnificent natural wonder of the falls without the general public.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Iguazú Falls

    After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely walking tour to discover the Brazilian Falls before the park gates open to the public. Be awed by the world’s largest volume waterfall as you stand on the walkway in the middle of the falls. Your day continues with an exciting jet boat adventure where you will see the base of the falls and feel the spray of water on your face. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to enjoy this pristine wilderness and the facilities of your magnificent hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Iguazú Falls

    This morning explore Parque das Aves and be amazed by the colourful array of rare birds flying in the huge aviaries.

    Soar over Iguazú Falls on an optional helicopter flight. Additional cost, please book on tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Iguazú Falls > Rio de Janeiro

    Fly to the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. A highlight will be your three night Special Stay, set in the heart of the beach strip.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  26. Day 26 - Rio de Janeiro

    Enrich

    This morning is a memory to treasure as you watch the sunrise across Rio from the base of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue with exclusive access before the park gates open to the public.

    Afterward, at Sugarloaf Mountain, the cable car ride takes you to the top of the peak for sweeping panoramic views. From there, continue your ascent to the apex of the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain on one of the world’s oldest cable cars. Along the way to the summit, take in the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding landscape.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  27. Day 27 - Rio de Janeiro

    Freechoice

    Discover Santa Teresa and the Selarón Steps or visit the favelas (shanty towns) to see the day to day lifestyle. Alternatively enjoy a walking tour of downtown Rio.

    Enrich

    A highlight awaits at our private farewell dinner in the elegant Library where you will enjoy a delicious three-course gourmet meal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Rio de Janeiro > UK

    Say farewell as you transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  29. Day 29 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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