15 Day Kaleidoscope of South America

15 Day Kaleidoscope of South America


Why Pay Retail? Call us or click for a quick quote and save money!

Why Pay Retail? Call us or click for a quick quote and save money!

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Overview

Dates & Prices

*Please Note: This vacation includes an internal air component which will not be discounted from the listed price below.
Start DateEnd DateOffersBrochure
Land Price
Brochure
Land & Air Price
Quote
From
Mon, Jan 06, 2020
To
Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Deals$3,549$4,659Get Quote
From
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
To
Mon, Mar 09, 2020
Deals$3,649$4,569Get Quote
From
Mon, Mar 02, 2020
To
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,639Get Quote
From
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
To
Mon, Mar 30, 2020
Deals$3,499$4,319Get Quote
From
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
To
Mon, Apr 06, 2020
Deals$3,499$4,319Get Quote
From
Mon, Apr 06, 2020
To
Mon, Apr 20, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,559Get Quote
From
Mon, Sep 14, 2020
To
Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Deals$3,549$4,349Get Quote
From
Mon, Sep 21, 2020
To
Mon, Oct 05, 2020
Deals$3,749$4,549Get Quote
From
Mon, Sep 28, 2020
To
Mon, Oct 12, 2020
Deals$3,749$4,549Get Quote
From
Mon, Oct 05, 2020
To
Mon, Oct 19, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,499Get Quote
From
Mon, Oct 12, 2020
To
Mon, Oct 26, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,499Get Quote
From
Mon, Oct 19, 2020
To
Mon, Nov 02, 2020
Deals$3,499$4,299Get Quote
From
Mon, Nov 09, 2020
To
Mon, Nov 23, 2020
Deals$3,649$4,499Get Quote
From
Mon, Nov 16, 2020
To
Mon, Nov 30, 2020
Deals$3,649$4,499Get Quote
From
Mon, Nov 23, 2020
To
Mon, Dec 07, 2020
Deals$3,399$4,249Get Quote
From
Mon, Dec 07, 2020
To
Mon, Dec 21, 2020
Deals$3,349$4,249Get Quote
From
Mon, Dec 21, 2020
To
Mon, Jan 04, 2021
Deals$3,899$4,799Get Quote
* Discount not applicable for internal flights

Promotions

Call or submit a quote to get our Low Prices!

Save 5% - Cash Payment Discount

Mention Promo Code: PT5432
Promotion Image

Save 5% - Cash Payment Discount

Save 5% - Cash Payment Discount

Promotion Details
Gate 1 offers the flexibility of paying for your vacation by check. Save 5% off of your remaining balance when the final payment is made by check.
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
View Promotion Terms & Conditions ›

Gate 1 offers the flexibility of paying for your vacation by credit card or check. Choose check for your final payment to save 5% off of your remaining balance. Full details will be sent with your invoice.

Travel Free with Friends & Family

Mention Promo Code: PT5429
Promotion Image

Travel Free with Friends & Family

Travel Free with Friends & Family

Promotion Details
Traveling with friends and family is rewarding - and Gate1 is making it even more rewarding with their Friends & Family program. Start earning cash rewards when 7 friends or family join your escorted tour or river cruise and with only 10 companions, earn yourself a free land tour!

7 traveling / paying passengers: $100 discount to the group leader
8 traveling / paying passengers: $200 discount to the group leader
9 traveling / paying passengers: $300 discount to the group leader
10 traveling / paying passengers: $400 discount to the group leader
11 or more traveling / 10 paying passengers: Earn 1 free place twin/double occupancy
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
View Promotion Terms & Conditions ›

FFP reservations apply to select Escorted Tours, European River Cruises and Escorted Tour & Sea Cruises. Eligible products will display the Friends and Family icon. Additional restrictions may apply.

Refer A Friend & Earn Travel Credits

Mention Promo Code: PT5430
Promotion Image

Refer A Friend & Earn Travel Credits

Refer A Friend & Earn Travel Credits

Promotion Details
As a past customer, when you refer a friend you both benefit. Not only will your friend receive $50 off their first escorted tour or river cruise booking, but when you book your next new tour or cruise you will also receive $50 off.
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
View Promotion Terms & Conditions ›

To be eligible for this incentive, the referring customer must have previously traveled with Gate1, and the passenger receiving the referral must be a new client. Only valid on escorted tours and river cruises. Only one person per room may earn a credit. The new traveling passenger must be booking their first reservation with Gate 1 Travel or Discovery Tours. The referrer's next trip must be booked within 24 months of earning the credit. Not valid on independent vacations, voucher bookings or Group reservations. Additional restrictions may apply.

Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Chile
Depart for Chile

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Santiago
Welcome to Chile! Morning arrival in the energetic capital city of Santiago; transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting at approximately at 7 PM with your Tour Manager on the exciting adventure that awaits you, followed by a Welcome Dinner and drinks with your fellow travelers. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 3:30 PM on Day 2 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: DinnerDAY 3, Wednesday - Santiago City Tour
This morning's city tour takes you through the colonial neighborhoods of the city that contrast with the modern financial center, known as Sanhattan. Pass by beautiful residences that are part of the Barrio Universitario (University Area). In the historical center visit the lively Plaza de Armas, with its fountains, sculptures, and intriguing people-watching opportunities. The tour continues with a drive along the green Parque Forestal with its stunning Fine Arts museum. Continue crossing the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista and climbing up San Cristóbal Hill to a viewpoint, for a magnificent panoramic view of the city with its backdrop of the towering Andes Mountains. This afternoon, join the optional excursion to the Undurraga Winery in the Maipo Valley, one of Chile's most important wine producing areas. Taste some of Chile's world-famous wines during the tour before returning to Santiago
Optional: Half Day Undurraga Winery Tour & Tasting (PM)
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas and the Lake District
Today, a short flight to the southern port city of Puerto Montt, gateway to the Lake District, a region of beautiful crystal-clear emerald lakes. Continue through the rolling countryside to the charming village of Puerto Varas, on the shore of Lago Llanquihue, known as the “city of roses.” On a clear day, you can see views of the imposing snow-capped Osorno and Calbuco Volcanoes. Dinner together tonight. After, perhaps a walk through town with its wood shingled homes and a rose-encircled plaza
Overnight: Puerto Varas
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Lake Crossing to Bariloche with Petrohue
A day filled with adventure and magnificent scenery! Your journey through the Andes takes you to Petrohue where you board a catamaran to Peulla, a nature lover’s paradise. After clearing customs at Peulla, time for a lovely lunch. Then, crossing the border into Argentina continue by ship to Puerto Blest and to Puerto Pañuelo where you disembark and drive to Bariloche with its astonishing scenery. Nestled in the foothills of the Andes in Lake Nahuel Huapi National Park, the city is reminiscent of a Swiss alpine village. Circled by forests, stunning lakes, and soaring snow-capped mountains, Bariloche is a year-round resort. The rest of the day is at leisure in this stunning setting with picture postcard views in every direction
Overnight: Bariloche
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Saturday - Bariloche Small Circuit Tour
In Bariloche, travel along the shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake to several vista points, showing the many natural highlights of this breathtaking region, including Huemul Island. At Cerro Campanario (Belfry Hill) ascend by chair lift to the peak - you'll be astonished by the amazing views from the lookout point of the surrounding lakes, mountains and the Llao Llao Peninsula. Leisure time to indulge in town, known as the chocolate capital of Argentina.
Overnight: Bariloche
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Fly to Buenos Aires
Travel today on a flight to the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Its beauty is apparent as you arrive in this 19th century “Paris of South America” with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. The rest of the day is yours to get acquainted with this city that has a very distinct European flavor. Tonight, be sure to treat yourself to a fabulous Argentine beef dinner at one of the city’s many superb steak restaurants
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday - Buenos Aires City Tour
Discover the city's highlights on a tour that includes the Plaza de Mayo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Casa Rosada (government palace); see the balcony where Eva and Juan Peron made their speeches. Then, to the colorful La Boca neighborhood, a working class barrio, and the old quarters of San Telmo and Caminito, a mix of colonial style homes, artists' lofts and trendy cafes. At the Recoleta Cemetery, view the resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures. The grounds cover over four city blocks, with more than 6,400 handcrafted mausoleums, including the legendary tomb of Eva "Evita" Peron, always decorated with flowers and letters from adoring fans. Spend the rest of the day exploring on your own before the evening's tango lesson with professional Argentine dancers. Tonight, attend the optional very impressive Tango Show along with dinner in downtown Buenos Aires
Optional: Dinner and Tango Show
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Tuesday - Full Day in Buenos Aires
Revisit some of your favorite places in the city today, or shop to your heart’s content for custom leatherwear and designer clothes on famous Florida Street. Don’t miss the optional Gaucho Party at the Santa Susana Ranch. Get ready for a rustic experience at this traditional Argentine ranch (estancia), dedicated primarily to agriculture and the breeding of cattle and horses. After an interesting tour of the ranch, enjoy a typical Argentine barbecue lunch together, followed by a folklore show with lively music and dancing and ring races where gauchos show their skills as riders. This evening, dinner is at a local restaurant
Optional: Full Day Gaucho Party
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Wednesday - Fly to Iguazu Falls
Depart Buenos Aires by flight to Iguazu on the Argentine side of the Falls. Time to settle in at the hotel before tonight’s dinner
Overnight: Iguazu
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Thursday -The Argentinian Falls, Upper and Lower Circuit, Devil’s Throat
A railway car transports you to the Upper Circuit of the Falls.* As you walk to the Lower Circuit, the enormous power of nature surrounds you. Continue along the catwalks to Devil's Gorge - stand in awe as you gaze at spectacular "Devil's Throat" the most magnificent of all of the cataracts. View, photograph and feel the spray of the thundering waters, one of nature's most impressive achievements, a unique experience for your senses. The rest of the day is devoted to exploring the treasures of Iguazu National Park, designated a World Heritage Site for its rare and endangered flora and fauna*Please be advised that in order to access the falls, you are required to walk over uneven surfaces, followed by a series of narrow boardwalk paths.The paths feature many sets of stairs and can be slippery due to the mist
Overnight: Iguazu
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Friday - Iguassu, The Brazilian Falls, Rio de Janeiro
This morning cross the border to visit the Brazilian side of the majestic Falls,* walking along the winding pathways of one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Iguassu consists of over 275 separate cataracts across a span of two and one-half miles, wider than Victoria Falls and higher than Niagara Falls and more dramatic than both. The unforgettable panoramic views will be a memory that lasts forever. Later, depart Iguassu on a flight to Rio, the vivacious “sun and fun” capital of South America. Go “out on the town” tonight and discover the beat of the Samba or the Bossa Nova at one of the local clubs as you sip a Caipirinha, the popular Brazilian cocktail
Overnight: Rio de Janeiro
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Saturday - Rio de Janeiro and Tour of Corcovado Mountain
Awake this morning in remarkable Rio de Janeiro. Start the day with an ascent by a cog railway to the summit of Corcovado Hill. Here, at 2,400 feet above the city stands the astonishing 125-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer. This statue that embraces the entire city, is designated as one of the seven "New Wonders of the World". At the peak, see wondrous sweeping views of the city and beaches; you’ll understand why Rio is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In the afternoon participate in the optional Carnival and Samba Experience. Visit one of the top Samba schools in the city and learn what made the Samba & Carnival icons of Brazilian national identity. In the evening, be sure to sample the cuisine at some of the fabulous restaurants and cafes ringing the beachfront
Optional: Half Day Carnival and Samba Experience (PM)
Overnight: Rio de Janeiro
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Sunday - Rio de Janeiro and Sugar Loaf Mountain
This morning, pass some of the city’s landmarks before ascending in a glass cable car to the peak of iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain, symbol of the city. A superb panorama unfolds right before your eyes including the bridge, the bay and the majestic mountains. Afternoon is at leisure to explore this remarkable city on your own. Bid a fond farewell to South America at tonight’s festive dinner with your newfound friends at a typical Brazilian Churrascaria
Overnight: Rio de Janeiro
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 15, Monday - Depart Brazil
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

OR Call Us For a Free Quote 1-800-935-2620

Inclusions

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights Miami-Santiago, Rio de Janeiro-Miami
  • Some departure dates may be offered from an alternate nearby airport. Check flight itinerary options when booking
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All intra-flights: Santiago-Puerto Montt, Bariloche-Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires-Iguazu, Iguassu-Rio de Janeiro
  • 13 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Santiago
  • 1 night Puerto Varas
  • 2 nights Bariloche
  • 3 nights Buenos Aires
  • 2 nights Iguazu, Argentina
  • 3 nights Rio de Janeiro
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 19 Meals: 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  •  

    Special Features

  • Take a city tour of Santiago, the energetic capital of Chile
  • Drive through the rolling countryside of scenic Patagonia to Puerto Varas, the “city of roses”
  • Lake crossing by boat from Chile to Argentina through the spectacular Andes
  • Discover Bariloche an alpine treasure with its stunning lakes and soaring snow-capped mountains
  • Enjoy cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, the “Paris of South America” with its elegant architecture
  • At Recoleta Cemetery, view the legendary tomb of Eva “Evita” Peron
  • Learn to Tango in Buenos Aires with professional Argentine dancers
  • Stand in awe at majestic Iguassu Falls one of nature's most impressive achievements
  • At the summit of Rio’s Corcovado Mountain stand before the statue of Christ the Redeemer
  • Ascend to the peak of iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain, with its wondrous panoramic views
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include flights Santiago-Puerto Montt, Bariloche-Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires-Iguazu & Iguassu-Rio de Janeiro.

    Passport information must be submitted to us Travel at least 60 days prior to departure.

    OR Call Us For a Free Quote 1-800-935-2620

    Accommodations

    Novotel Santiago Las Condes
    This first class hotel is a short walk from Araucano Park.

    Hotel Cabanas Del Lago
    This first class hotel is located in the high part of the city with an unequaled view of Llanquihue Lake along with the famous volcanoes Osorno and Calbuco.

    Hotel Alma del Lago
    The first class hotel has magnificent views of Nahuel Huapi Lake.

    Melia Buenos Aires
    This superior first class hotel is located in Retiro, and is just two blocks from the shopping street, Calle Florida.

    Amerian Portal del Iguazu
    This first class hotel overlooks the convergence of the Iguazu and Parana Rivers and is located just over 300 feet from "The Three Borders" where Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay meet.

    Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana Hotel
    This deluxe hotel is a gem set in a great location within the vibrant city of Rio. It is just steps from the iconic Copacabana Beach.

    OR Call Us For a Free Quote 1-800-935-2620

    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

    Customer Reviews

    Accommodations
    Itinerary
    Professional Staff
    Repeat with Operator
    Value for Money

    Ratings based off 1 reviews . Currently showing 1 reviews with comments only.
    By Huahui T on Sep 03, 2019

    Gate1's Itinerary/Package we booked matched the description, however, there are too many free times. For example, in Rio, we have two whole afternoons free, in Buenos Aires, we have one and a half days free. The optional tours are not very interested, for example, the Carnival and Samba Experience. In Rio we feel nerves to go out by our self since we don't know the city well. The tour manager for our trip, Fernando, are very good. He is responsive, knowledgeable,friendly and kind. We feel relax to have him as our main guide.


    AffordableTours.com® does not itself offer, service or administer the Travel Packages, and the ultimate terms and conditions of any Travel Package made available via the Site Offerings (including the prices quoted in connection with same) will be determined by the applicable Third-Party Travel Service Provider. AffordableTours.com® does not represent or warrant that the Price Quotes are accurate, up-to-date or free of error, or that same will be honored by the applicable Third-Party Travel Service Providers. All Price Quotes, Travel Package availability, Travel Package details/itinerary and other Content are subject to change without notice. All travel details published by and through the Site Offerings should be confirmed directly with the applicable Third-Party Travel Service Provider prior to making any travel plans. Reliance on any information made available to you by and through the Site Offerings is solely at your own risk.

    Call Us Now 1-800-935-2620


    Better Business Bureau

    AffordableTours.com is a proud recipient of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) awards 2006-2017.

    It Pays To Refer! Earn Up To $200!

    It's simple: Sign up your friends, family, and anyone to us and when they book you will receive an American Express gift card worth up to $200 in the mail for simply referring.

    Read More

    Get discounts by Email!