Classic South America - Summer 2021
Rio de Janeiro State
From 22/06/2021 to 02/04/2022
Santiago: At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner.
Santiago: Visit Kingston Family Winery, a small boutique winery located in Casablanca Valley for an introduction to and tasting of their exquisite wines.
Buenos Aires: Enjoy dinner at Piegari Carnes.
Buenos Aires: Savour a delicious meal, and enjoy fabulous live music, solo singers and a breathtaking display of authentic tango at Rojo Tango.
Estancia: Get a taste of gaucho life with a delicious asado Highlight Lunch.
Rio de Janeiro: Settle in with a Highlight Dinner at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse.
Rio de Janeiro: Indulge in a classic Highlight Lunch amid a lavish setting at the century-old Confeitaria Colombo.
Rio de Janeiro: Your Farewell Celebration Dinner is served at the French-Brazilian E'toile Restaurant.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean from the 26th floor as you toast to your journey.
Dining Summary: 11 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L), 3 Lunches with wine and 6 Dinners with wine (DW).
Santiago: Meet a Local Expert for an in-depth city exploration before sitting down to an included lunch.
Buenos Aires: With a Local Expert, your comprehensive city exploration includes a visit to the splendid Belle Époque Teatro Colon.
Iguassu Falls: Join a Local Expert for a spectacular walk past thundering curtains of water and misty rainbows on both Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the falls.
Rio de Janeiro: Experience sightseeing with a Local Expert and a cable car journey to the lofty heights of Sugarloaf Mountain.
Rio de Janeiro: Journey up Corcovado Hill to the open arms of Christ the Redeemer and magnificent views over the legendary bay.
Rio de Janeiro: Go behind the scenes of one of the most important theatres in Brazil with a private guided tour of the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro.
Located in the Centro district of Rio, this opera house was built at the beginning of the twentieth century and considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country.
You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
Enjoy the comfort of Luxury Gold's air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard restroom.
Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency.
We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
From time to time, your Travel Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local speciality representing the destination.
Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold.
Itinerary / more information
Day 1 - On arrival at Santiago International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2 - Meet a Local Expert for an in-depth city exploration before sitting down to an included lunch. Your evening is at leisure.(Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 3 - Travel to the UNESCO-listed port of Valpara?so. Visit the boutique Kingston Family Winery in the Casablanca Valley for a local wine tasting. Return to Santiago for the evening.(Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 4 - Enjoy a leisurely morning before flying to Buenos Aires, where you'll spend the next couple of days. This evening, taste famed Argentinean beef, a local specialty, during a Highlight Dinner with wine at Piegari Carnes.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 5 - Get to know Buenos Aires with a Local Expert as you explore the neighborhoods of Palermo, San Telmo and Recoleta. View the balcony made famous by Eva Peron, the former First Lady of Argentina, and walk the colourful streets of La Boca. Visit Teatro Col?n, the main opera house in Buenos Aires and considered one of the ten best opera houses in the world. Acoustically it is thought to be among the five best concert venues in the world. Experience an electrifying evening of live music, singers and dancers at Rojo Tango during your Highlight Dinner with wine.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 6 - Experience a traditional Argentinian Estancia. Get a taste of the life of an Argentinian gaucho, or cowboy as you are served a delicious asado Highlight Lunch.(Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 7 - Fly to Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Venture to the Argentinean side of the falls to see the unfathomable Devil's Throat with your Local Expert. Dinner is served at your luxurious resort, the only hotel inside the Brazilian Iguassu National Park, where you'll choose from a selection of traditional Brazilian barbecue or international cuisine.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 8 - Wake up inside the park and beat the crowds. Join a Local Expert for a walk on the Brazilian side of the falls, where you'll witness panoramic views of San Martin Island and visit incredible Bird Park, which provides shelter for over a thousand birds, butterflies and reptiles from across South America.(Breakfast)
Day 9 - Fly to vibrant Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel on iconic Copacabana Beach, famous for its three-mile stretch of golden sand and bustling energy. Settle into the local way of life, with a Highlight Dinner at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 10 - Join a Local Expert on a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Savour a Highlight Lunch at Confeitaria Colombo. Go behind the scenes of one of the most important theatres in Brazil with a private guided tour of Rio's Municipal theatre.(Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 11 - Join your Local Expert on a train ride up Corcovado Hill to Christ the Redeemer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and modern wonder of the world. Toast your journey over a remarkable Celebration Dinner at the exceptional E'toile Restaurant, a French-Brazilian restaurant with breathtaking views of the ocean from the 26th floor.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 12 - A private transfer will take you to the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, locally known as Galeao International.(Breakfast)
- Prices quoted valid for sale until 17 April 2021 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
- Price is per person and subject to availability. Accommodation (if included) is based on twin share unless otherwise stated.
- Airfare (including internal flights) is not included unless otherwise stated and, if included, is economy class unless otherwise stated.
- Local payments, "trip kittys" or food funds may apply and may be payable direct to the supplier on arrival or to your travel agent prior to your departure. Where applicable, these payments are included in the total price quoted.
- Gratuities are not included unless otherwise stated.
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