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South American Treasures

Santiago to Iguassu Falls

Trip Code: ISTS11
11 Days
13 Meals
3 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 10 nights in premium accommodation and 13 meals
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and expert local guides
  • All flights within South America, tipping and airport transfers
  • Take in views of Santiago by funicular and cable car
  • Sample delicacies at Café Tortoni
  • Enjoy an authentic Argentinian dinner and see a tango show in Buenos Aires
  • Enjoy a BBQ dinner and caipirinha in Rio de Janeiro
  • View Iguassu Falls from both the Argentinian and Brazilian side

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include tipping, transfers and all internal flights (including airport taxes, which are subject to change), as per itinerary
  • Surcharges on internal air will apply if not flying internationally with LATAM Airlines booked by Travelmarvel
  • Extend your journey – add a Patagonia Wilderness extension to your escorted journey
South America Map IST11 2021
Santiago to Iguassu Falls

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Insider Experience

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Arrive in Santiago, the Chilean capital. Situated in the Santiago basin and flanked by the Andes, this metropolis enjoys one of the most stunning settings of any city in the world. On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Santiago, Pullman El Bosque

After breakfast, head off to explore the port city of Valparaíso, one of the South Pacific’s most important seaports. On arrival, set out on a tour of the World Heritage-listed town centre. Then take a drive into the surrounding hills to absorb the vistas of the bay and the colourful city below. Later, return to Santiago for your evening at leisure.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Take in panoramic views of Santiago by funicular and cable car.


This morning, see Santiago’s modern and historic sites on a guided tour. Rich in history, walk around the Plaza de Armas before transferring to the airport and flying to Buenos Aires. On arrival, check into your hotel, then enjoy free time.

Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Recoleta Grand

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Café Tortoni, an amazing coffee house with a rich history. Here, indulge in coffee and a selection of Spanish delicacies.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Indulge in an authentic Argentinian dinner while taking in an exhilarating tango performance, this evening.


Your in-depth tour of Buenos Aires starts this morning along the Avenida de Mayo. At the Plaza de Mayo, admire the pink Casa Rosada, a palatial building that houses the offices of the Argentine president. You’ll also see the city’s cathedral as well as the Cabildo, Buenos Aires’ first city hall. Later, explore the Italian-influenced barrio of La Boca and its famously colourful pedestrian street, the Caminito. You’ll also travel along Avenida 9 de Julio.

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Colorful La Boca houses in Buenos Aires, Chile

Armed with the insight and advice provided by your knowledgeable Travelmarvel Tour Director, today is yours to either relax or explore more of this fascinating city. Enhance Your Journey: You might like to head for Tigre today and cruise via the islands and riverbanks of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, perhaps enjoy a craft beer adventure, through the leafy Collegiate district, sampling quality brews and snacks in local pubs along the way (additional cost applies).

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This morning, fly to beautiful Rio de Janeiro, also known as ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ – Portuguese for the Marvellous City. On arrival, after checking in, enjoy time to recharge or stroll along the stunning Copacabana beachfront.

Stay: Three Nights, Rio de Janeiro, JW Marriott

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Later this evening, sample Brazil’s national cocktail, the caipirinha, before enjoying a sumptuous Brazilian BBQ dinner.


Today, head to Corcovado Mountain and visit the incredible statue of Christ the Redeemer, thought to be one of the largest art deco-style sculptures in the world. Take in breathtaking views of Rio de Janeiro and its stunning surroundings. See the sunset this evening on a cable car ride to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain.

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Visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer in Rio.

Soak up Rio de Janeiro’s unique atmosphere with a full day set aside for you to relax or explore. In a capital city as dynamic as Rio, there’s always something around the corner to discover. You might like to visit the city’s parks and botanical gardens, its bohemian districts or the long stretches of sandy beaches which line the coast. Enhance Your Journey: Today, perhaps join a historical walking tour or discover why Rio is regarded as the carnival capital of the world (additional cost applies).

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Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu Falls, a system of 275 falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil. On the Brazilian side, experience the majesty of World Heritage-listed Iguaçu National Park during a half-day tour. Walk through the spectacular subtropical rainforest and take in breathtaking panoramic views of the falls.

Stay: Two Nights, Iguassu Falls, Mercure Iguazu

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On the Argentinian side, ride the Rainforest Ecological Train to a series of walkways and viewing points. This narrow-gauge train stops at several locations including one that leads to the 82-metre-high Devil’s Throat, one of the most spectacular falls of the region. Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps board a speed boat safari and get up close to the powerful waterfalls. You may like to enjoy a hands-on Argentine Experience Dinner this evening (additional cost applies).

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Watch the water roar at Iguassu Water Falls, Brazil.

Today, we’ll transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.

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Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.