Ultimate South America
Offering a wide range of authentic South American experiences, this 24 day tour begins in Quito. Visit a local community, and the stunning Galapagos Islands before seeing the Sacred Valley and the world-famous Machu Picchu. Enjoy a road trip like no other as you journey across beautiful landscapes, experiencing
everything from floating islands made of reeds, to salt lakes and the Atacama Desert. See both sides of the Iguazu Falls and finish the tour enjoying the very best of Rio de Janeiro, with time to relax on legendary beaches.
Discovering South America
This 17-day tour visits three exciting countries – Brazil, Argentina and Chile. The tour begins in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro, and visits the impressive Iguazu Falls, Patagonia, and ends in Buenos Aires. Marvel at the natural beauty of South America, see its snow-capped mountains, the Perito Moreno Glacier, stunning lakes and views, and discover the colourful cultures of some of the continent’s most exciting cities.
The beautiful peninsula of Búzios is only a 2½ hour drive from Rio de Janeiro and is home to more than 20 magnificent beaches, all of them offering shimmering sand and crystal clear water. It is famed for its unique combination of rustic charm, distinctive architecture, beautiful scenery, exciting nightlife and sophisticated restaurants.
Surrounded by mountains and a spectacular coastline, the small town of Paraty has been awarded the UNESCO World Heritage status for its beautifully preserved Portuguese colonial architecture and cobbled streets. This is a great place to wander through the pretty streets adorned with elegant white buildings or you can enjoy the bars and charming little restaurants that offer delicious local cuisine including mouth-watering seafood. Alternatively you can simply relax on one of the beautiful white sandy beaches of the area.
Salvador da Bahia is the capital of the state of Bahia and the hub of Brazil’s Afro-Brazilian culture. The fusion of different cultures has been influential in the arts, music and cuisine and is now synonymous with Brazilian culture. Hear the pulsing beat of percussion, witness the energetic martial art form of Capoeira, wander the cobbled streets and see the colonial architecture of the old town of Pelourinho – a World Heritage Site.
Rio De Janeiro Revealed
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by beautiful mountains, white sandy beaches and verdant rainforests, making it one of the most spectacular settings of any city in the World. “Rio”, has so much to offer – the famous Copacabana beach, samba, football fever and the dazzling Rio Carnival – which is why it is called “the city that never sleeps”. Visit the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer or take a cable car up Sugar Loaf Mountain for breathtaking views of the city.