2018: South American Selection with El Calafate (ISIE)

11 days from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires

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Offer valid through 9/30/2018
11 Days
Escorted - No
Day 1Rio de JaneiroWelcome to South America's capital of glamour-Rio de Janeiro! Your Local Host will be available with suggested activities during your free time.
Day 2Rio de JaneiroToday, a PRIVATE CITY TOUR takes you to the Cosme Velho district, where you board a cog-wheel train that will take you through the lush tropical vegetation of Tijuca Forest to the top of CORCOVADO Mountain. This rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay below is one of the new Seven Modern Wonders of the World and home to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, which affords sweeping views of the city and beaches below. The afternoon and evening are at leisure. (B)
Day 3Rio de JaneiroEnjoy a full day at leisure. Your Local Host will suggest an optional Jeep tour to the rainforest in the middle of the city, Tijuca National Park and its bird sanctuary. This afternoon you may elect to discover historic Petropolis, a mountain resort and site of the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II, or take an optional excursion to visit the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain. (B)
Day 4Iguassu FallsFly to IGUASSU FALLS. This masterpiece of nature encompasses 275 separate falls and spans almost two miles. This afternoon's private tour is dedicated to enjoying the spectacle of this 2-mile-wide torrential downpour from the Brazilian side. (B)
Day 5Iguassu FallsThis morning, take the Ecological Jungle TRAIN and tour the Argentine side of IGUASSU FALLS with numerous walkways that wind under the crashing water. (B)
Day 6Buenos AiresFly to Buenos Aires, proud capital of the vast country that occupies most of the southern part of the continent. After arriving at your central hotel you will have time to become acquainted with the 'Paris of South America' and its wide boulevards and outdoor cafes. Enjoy an evening at leisure. (B)
Day 7Buenos AiresA PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR this morning starts in the colorful La Boca district, site of the city's first port. Take a short walking tour of this unique neighborhood, then on to San Telmo, famous for its late-colonial buildings and a popular gathering spot for artists. At the Plaza de Mayo, see La Casa Rosada (the President's Pink House) and the METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL, which houses San Martin's Mausoleum. Drive past the ornate Colon Opera House before reaching the CEMETERY of the Recoleta, burial site of Eva Peron. This evening, perhaps savor the city's atmosphere on an optional dinner at a local restaurant, followed by a performance of Latin America's most sensuous dance-the Tango! (B)
Day 8Buenos AiresToday is at leisure. Your Local Host will suggest an optional excursion to the Pampas. Experience Argentine country life as you visit an estancia (ranch). Get acquainted with the lifestyle of the gauchos and enjoy a barbecue lunch and the warm hospitality of your hosts before returning to the city. (B)
Day 9El CalafateTransfer to the airport for your flight to El Calafate, where you will be met by your Local Host. This pleasant village on Lake Argentino in Argentina's Patagonia is the southern gateway to Los Glaciares National Park. (B)
Day 10El CalafateToday, journey into LOS GLACIARES NATIONAL PARK to see one of the world's natural wonders, PERITO MORENO GLACIER. The glacier forms part of the Patagonian Continental Ice Field, from which 13 other glaciers descend on the Atlantic side to flow into the Viedma and Argentino Lakes. More than three miles wide and 260 feet high above Argentino Lake, Perito Moreno is one of the few glaciers in the world that is still advancing. Walk on the platforms and balconies in front of the glacier for a chance to view one of the continuous calves of its frozen walls. (B)
Day 11El CalafateAfter time at leisure this morning, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Buenos Aires. Your private transfer from the domestic airport in Buenos Aires to the international airport is included in the price. (B)

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
08/31/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/01/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/02/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/07/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/12/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/18/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/19/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/20/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/21/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/22/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/23/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/24/2018$2,469.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/18/2018$2,509.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/19/2018$2,509.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/20/2018$2,509.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/21/2018$2,509.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/22/2018$2,509.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/23/2018$2,509.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/24/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/25/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/26/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/27/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/28/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/02/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/03/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/07/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/08/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/09/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/10/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/16/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/17/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/18/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
11/30/2018$2,579.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/01/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/02/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/03/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/04/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/05/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/06/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/07/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/08/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/09/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/10/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/11/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/12/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/13/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/14/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
12/15/2018$2,539.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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NOTE: Due to the Carnival holiday, departures with overnights falling in Rio de Janeiro from February 24 to 28, 2017, and February 9 to 13, 2018, are on request only and will have a supplemental cost, if available.

2018 departures are subject to itinerary and price modifications. Details will be available in July 2017.
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