Taste of Argentina & Brazil with Antarctica in Depth

21 Days
Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires
From (GBP)
£ 13,545
Dates & Pricing

2021 Rio de Janeiro > Buenos Aires

Tour Map
Tour Code:
DSA1
Duration:
21 days
Departure City:
Rio de Janeiro
Return City:
Buenos Aires

Selected Itinerary

21 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Rio de Janeiro

    Fly from the UK to Rio de Janeiro Welcome to vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro for a three night Special Stay at your iconic hotel, set in the heart of the beach strip.

  2. Day 2 - Rio de Janeiro

    Freechoice

    Walk through the UNESCO biosphere reserve, Jardim Botânico (Botanical Garden) while learning about its unique history, or discover how the old and modern parts of Rio’s downtown co-exist on a historical walking tour.

    Enrich

    A highlight awaits at your private welcome dinner in the elegant library at the Belmond Copacabana Palace where you will enjoy a three-course gourmet meal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro

    Discover the beating heart of this exotic city. Take a fascinating walking tour through downtown Rio, home to the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Municipal Theatre. Learn about Rio’s history and culture and appreciate the locals’ lifestyle. Ride the cogwheel railway to the top of Corcovado Mountain to see the famous Christ the Redeemer statue. Indulge in a mouth-watering Brazilian Churrascaria experience.

    Sundowners

    At Sugarloaf Mountain, take the cable car to the peak for Scenic Sundowner drinks while taking in the spectacular views of Rio at sunset.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Rio de Janeiro > Iguazú Falls

    Fly to the vibrant city of Iguazú Falls. A highlight will be your three night Special Stay, set in the Brazilian size of the National Park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Iguazú Falls

    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 to see the base of the falls and feel the spray on your face. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Iguazú Falls

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

    Optional helicopter flight - Soar over Iguazú Falls on an optional helicopter flight (additional cost, please
    book on tour).

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Iguazú Falls > Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Cross the border to the Argentinean side of the falls and discover the famous ‘Devil’s Throat’ and be awed by the sheer volume of water cascading over the falls. This afternoon, fly to Buenos Aires for a one night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, known as the southernmost city in the world, where the crew will warmly greet you as you board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite and acquaint yourself with the luxurious facilities of your Discovery Yacht. Toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel and admire the dramatic views of the Andean mountains of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At sea

    Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. An entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre will excite you for what’s to come, or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV.
    Your palate will be delighted as you explore the extensive range of dining options, or a butler will serve you as you dine in-suite. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - 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. Your experienced Discovery Team Leaders, who have made countless journeys to Antarctica, will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18–20 hours of daylight.

    Discovery

    Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. 

    Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways which may include traversing the stunning 11-kilometre-long Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage just 700 metres wide at its narrowest point. There may be the chance to visit a working scientific base and discuss life in these harsh conditions with the staff. In late February and March, if conditions are favourable, there may be the opportunity to cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66°33’ South. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - At Sea

    Farewell your adventure in the icy lands and set sail heading north to the continent of South America. Share memories of your experiences with new-found friends. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - At Sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

    Relax as we cruise along the Beagle Channel in the early morning. We disembark after breakfast for our flight back to Buenos Aires and have an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  20. Day 20 - Buenos Aires > UK

    Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  21. Day 21 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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