South America Getaway Globus

South America Getaway

Explore South America with an introduction to Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires as well as a visit to Iguassu Falls. Enjoy a tour of each city with plenty of free time to explore on your own, take in each city’s unique culture, sample different restaurants and learn about the local history. In Iguassu Falls, stay inside the National Park and tour both sides of the falls.

The 9 day South America Getaway from Globus Tours is the best way to Explore South America in less than two weeks. Brazil, Argentina and other great destinations make this one of the more popular South American tours for beginners and experienced travelers alike. You'll be amazed by the changes in topography, climate and culture as you maneuver your way through these storied lands. Book your South America Getaway from Globus Tours now and create some great travel memories.


8 Daysfr. $2,393

  • Cable-car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain and Sugar Loaf cocktail party in Rio de Janeiro
  • Sightseeing with a local guide in Rio de Janeiro including a visit Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado Mountain and the cathedral
  • Stay inside Iguassu National Park at the famous Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas and enjoy sightseeing with a local guide on both sides of the falls and a ride on the Ecological Jungle Train
  • Walking tour of Buenos Aires including a visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Recoleta Cemetery
  • Empanada cooking class in Buenos Aires
  • Enjoy a Tango lesson & show in Buenos Aires
  • A visit a local estancia in the heart of the pampas in Argentina
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 1 lunch
  • 3 three-course dinners including a churrascaria dinner in Rio, and a Tango and farewell dinner show in Buenos Aires
  • Sheraton Rio Hotel and Towers in Rio de Janeiro (3 nights)
  • Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas in the Iguassu Falls (2 nights)
  • Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel in Buenos Aires (3 nights)

ARRIVE IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Welcome to South America’s largest and most populous country. This afternoon, meet your Tour Director and fellow traveling companions for a drive along famous Ipanema and Copacabana Beaches to the base of 1,300-foot-high Sugar Loaf Mountain. Ascend by cable car to its summit, where you can savor spectacular vistas of the city. Next, toast the start of a memorable vacation from atop Sugar Loaf Mountain with caipirinhas, a favorite Brazilian cocktail, during a welcome cocktail party.

SHERATON RIO HOTEL AND TOWERS

RIO DE JANEIRO

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Today, visit the statue of Christ the Redeemer crowning Corcovado Mountain, a rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay below. Take the scenic cog railway ride to its top, where a 360-degree panorama affords sweeping views. Proceed to bustling downtown Rio. View the Sambodromo and visit the Cathedral.

This afternoon, you may wish to join an optional trip into a local favela to see where 20% of Rio’s population lives. Visits include a community center and a school.

This evening, it’s off to a CHURRASCARIA for a feast of barbecued meats marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style.

Breakfast, Dinner

SHERATON RIO HOTEL AND TOWERS

RIO DE JANEIRO

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Enjoy a day of leisure or consider an optional trip to historic Petropolis, once the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II and now a mountain resort.

Breakfast

SHERATON RIO HOTEL AND TOWERS

RIO DE JANEIRO–IGUASSU FALLS

Iguassu, Brazil

A flight from Rio takes you to Iguassu Falls. Experience the clouds of spray, the incessant roar, and the surrounding luxuriant tropical growth that make this an unforgettable natural wonder. Head into Brazil’s Iguassu National Park to enjoy the magnificent panorama of waterfalls from the Brazilian side. Your Local Guide introduces the spectacle of this 2-mile-wide torrential downpour, with some cataracts as high as 250 feet—it’s nothing short of hypnotic!

Breakfast, Dinner

WISH RESORT

IGUASSU FALLS

Iguassu, Brazil

Today, journey to the Argentine side of Iguasso Falls, where you will take the Ecological Jungle Train and enjoy a closer perspective on a walking tour of the falls. Meander along the walkways from atop the falls, and enjoy an exhilarating perspective looking over the precipice of the falls as the water plunges to the rocks below. You will also have the chance to walk through the rainforest on the lower falls trails that will bring you up close to some of the smaller falls. Return to the hotel, where the remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast

WISH RESORT

IGUASSU FALLS–BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Today, fly to Buenos Aires. After arriving, an orientation walk acquaints you with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards and outdoor cafés.

Breakfast

SHERATON BUENOS AIRES HOTEL

BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Your sightseeing starts in La Boca, a colorful district and site of the city’s first port. Take a short walking tour of this unique neighborhood and then on to San Telmo, famous for its late-colonial buildings and a popular gathering spot for artists. At Plaza de Mayo, see La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House) and the Metropolitan Cathedral, housing San Martin’s Mausoleum. Drive past the ornate Colon Opera House before reaching Recoleta Cemetary, burial site of Eva Perón.

Next, learn how to make a traditional Argentinean dish during your Empanada Cooking Class. After an afternoon at leisure, top off the evening at a famous Tango Club. Start with a dance lesson, followed by farewell dinner featuring Argentine steaks and other local specialties, and end with a show featuring flawless performances of Latin America’s most sensuous dance—the Tango!

Breakfast, Dinner

SHERATON BUENOS AIRES HOTEL

BUENOS AIRES - EXCURSION TO THE PAMPAS

Argentinian Pampas, Argentina

Today, head into the heart of the pampas (grasslands) and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of rural, country life at a working Argentine estancia (ranch). After a traditional welcome with empanadas and local beverages, get acquainted with the lifestyle of real gauchos (cowboys) on a horseback ride or carriage ride through the pampas. Later, at lunch, enjoy a colorful feast, complete with world-renowned Argentine beef, salad, desserts, local wine, and live music and dance by the gauchos themselves. Top off the day with a horsemanship show by the gauchos before saying adios to the countryside and heading back to the city.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Overnight in Buenos Aires.

Breakfast, Lunch

SHERATON BUENOS AIRES HOTEL

BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
$2,749.00
Tue, Apr 28, 2020
$2,393.00
Tue, Jul 07, 2020
$2,393.00
Tue, Sep 29, 2020
$2,393.00
Tue, Oct 06, 2020
$2,393.00
Tue, Oct 13, 2020
$2,393.00
Tue, Oct 20, 2020
$2,393.00
Tue, Nov 03, 2020
$2,393.00
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
$2,799.00
Tue, Jan 26, 2021
$2,799.00
Tue, Feb 02, 2021
$2,799.00
Tue, Feb 23, 2021
$2,799.00
Tue, Mar 09, 2021
$2,799.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments, starting at $1,660 (based on Miami, departure in January, 2019); or (2) intra-vacation air segments only. Required intra-vacation air segments: Rio de Janeiro/Iguassu Falls; Iguassu Falls/Buenos Aires. Air prices were effective on July 11, 2018 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.
  • Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.
  • Prices are per person,based on double room occupancy.
  • Single Room Supplement: $780 Triple Rooms are available at no reduction
  • Extra Nights per person in Rio de Janeiro: In single room $218 In twin room $114 In triple room $126
  • Extra Nights per person in Buenos Aires: In single room $191 In twin room $101 In triple room $90
  • 2020 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in July 2019.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
  • For complete terms and conditions please visit the Globus Terms & Conditions for more information.
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