Your Holiday Itinerary - Impressions of South America

Day 1: Arrive Rio De Janeiro

Launch your leisurely exploration of South America to the sultry beats of the Bossa Nova and Samba. A local host will take you to your hotel where you'll enjoy superb oceanviews of Copacabana beach. This evening, we enjoy a festive Welcome Reception with our Travel Director and fellow travellers.

Hotel - Arena Copacabana. Included Meals - Welcome Reception

Day 2: Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing and at Leisure

The rhythm of Rio is yours to explore this morning. Join your Travel Director to delve into the captivating contrasts of Brazil's cidade  maravilhosa (marvellous city). See the 18th century Carioca Aqueduct, colonial Candelaria Church, and the home of the Rio Carnival, the Sambodromo. Journey high above Guanabara Bay and summit Sugarloaf Mountain via cable car for a “pinch me moment” of inspiring bay and city views. Spend the evening at leisure.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 3: Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing and at Leisure

Iconic Christ the Redeemer welcomes you to the hunched outcrop of Corcovado, sharing his impressive panoramic. This aft ernoon, soak in the shores of Copacabana and Ipanema. Sip a caipirinha or two, which you'll learn to mix this evening, followed by a sizzling barbecue at a local churrascaria Regional Dinner. Bom proveito!

Included Meals - Breakfast, Regional Dinner

Day 4: Rio De Janeiro - Iguassu Falls

Spend your lazy moments in Rio soaking up the laid-back carioca life before you 'Dive into Culture' at a local Samba School to see their preparations for Carnival Week. You'll learn how to sway those hips to the tunes of Mais que nada and The Girl from Ipanema during your visit. From the intoxicating beat of Rio to the thundering roar of Iguassu, we fly to the magnificent falls that straddle the borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. This evening, we'll enjoy dinner together, pondering Rio's party vibe and the inspiring force of nature nearby.

Hotel - Bourbon Cataratas Resort Iguassu Falls. Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Iguassu Falls Sightseeing and at Leisure

Explore the UNESCO-listed Iguassu National Park with a 'Local Specialist' , walking through the rainforest to the base of the falls before indulging in lunch at a local restaurant. Consider one of our optional experiences this afternoon, a jetboat ride to the base of the falls^ or a visit to a tropical bird reserve, home to more than 500 species of birds

Included Meals - Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires

Crossing the Argentinian border, we join our 'Local Specialist' for a walk along the long catwalk suspended above the swirling waters of the Iguassu River. View the chaotic crush of water pouring down Devil's Throat Falls, then board an open-air ecological jungle train for a different perspective of the mighty cascades. Our Iguassu adventure at its end, we'll board a fl ight to Buenos Aires.

Hotel - Alvear Art. Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 7: Buenos Aires Sightseeing and at Leisure

Our day together is spent on a paseo with a 'Local Specialist'. We'll walk through the wide boulevards of this beautiful capital admiring the spirit of a city whose European and Latin American infl uences can be seen around every turn. This evening, we linger over a delicious Regional Dinner and 'Dive into Culture' watching the passionate, fiery and precise steps of some of Buenos Aires' most talented Tango dancers.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Regional Dinner

Day 8: Buenos Aires Sightseeing

Get under the skin of Buenos Aires today—a full day to pursue your own interests in the 'Paris of South America'. Feeling adventurous? Consider an optional trip into the countryside to a traditionalestancia (ranch)–a unique opportunity to share a drink with the local gauchos (cowboys) and learn about their lives. Admire their consummate horsemanship during a lively equestrian show before sitting down to a traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch. Tonight, we 'Connect with Locals' , joining a local family in Palermo Soho for a 'Be My Guest' Farewell Dinner of delicious family dishes paired with local wine. Learn the secrets of kneading country bread and see how typical Argentinian crafts are made.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Be My Guest

Day 9: Depart Buenos Aires

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or choose to extend your stay at the InterContinental Buenos Aires.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Departure dates & prices 2022 Impressions of South America - 7% discount on all dates

Land only prices flights not include - Call Trafalgar for latest and most competitive flight rates

Trafalgar Brochure Price in Black from £2495

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red from £2321

Tel Trafalgar Reservations on 0800 533 5616 and quote Travel ref: TT55

These prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and Trafalgar want to ensure they offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to their Travel Experts now for more details. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TT55 to receive your 7% discount. Tel Trafalgar reservations on  0800 533 5616.

This tour starts in Rio de Janeiro and ends in Buenos Aires

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September 9


May 6


October 14, 28


June 3, 24


November 4


July 8, 29


December 2


August 12, 26



Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single Supplement is available

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Trafalgar Tours
Impressions of South America

9 Day Escorted Tours - 7% Discount

2022 discount prices from £2321

rom the vibrant shores of Ipanema to the thundering Iguassu Falls, South America waits! Your nine-day tour sees you going behind-the-scenes at Samba school in Rio, watching rivetted as dancers perform an unforgettable Tango performance in Buenos Aires, and admiring the vibrant colours and wildlife of UNESCO-listed Iguassu National Park.

This stunning escorted tour Impressions of South America comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Trafalgar Tours  direct on 0800 5335616 and quote Travel ref: TT55 plus the tour code.

To receive your 7% discount call Trafalgar direct on 0800 533 5616 and guote the code: TT55.

What's Included

8 Nights Accommodation

  • 14 Meals:
  • 1 Be My Guest, 1 Dinner, 1 Lunch, 1 Welcome Reception, 2 Regional Dinners, 8 Breakfasts

On-Trip Transport

All transport shown. VIP private door-to-door UK airport transfers included. *This service is excluded from UK-based trips.



Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires with a Local Specialist
  • View Devil's Throat Falls
  • Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado, Iguassu Falls and Recoleta Cemetery
  • See Copacabana Beach and the Casa Rosada

The Trafalgar difference

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.


Visit a Samba school to see and experience this symbol of Brazil.


Dine at the home of a local family in the bohemian neighbourhood of Palermo Soho with its European-style homes and hip attitude.


Experience the beauty of the Tango and learn about its traditions.

Travel highlights

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

VIP Door to Door UK Transfers

We’ve taken care of every detail in our guided holidays, including how you’ll get to and from the airport.

We’ll pick you up from your home in a private car for a stress-free journey to the airport – so your holiday starts the moment you leave your front door. And when you arrive back in the UK, your driver will be waiting for you at the terminal to take you home.

  • We’ll arrange a convenient pick-up time
  • All cars are first-class saloon vehicles
  • Available for journeys within 150 miles of your departure airport

Of course, you can make your own transfer arrangements too. Just advise your travel agent at the time of booking and your invoice will be reduced by £100 per person.

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Scheduled Flights

Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.


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