Taste of South America


luxe for retirees

This is for you if...

You're ready to step into a world full of excitement! This trip is perfect for the foodie and wine lover, culture seeker, and outdoor enthusiast.

Picture yourself savoring the culinary delights of Rio Janeiro, marveling at the natural wonders of Iguazu Falls, dancing the tango in Buenos Aires, indulging in exquisite wines in Mendoza, and enjoying a dynamic Wine lodge Adventure in Santiago de Chile.

The vibrant food and culture of South America are calling — come join us for a trip designed just for you!

Discover Rio's Vibrant Rhythms: Carnival, Samba, and the Beauty of Nature

Arrive at Rio de Janeiro airport and experience a seamless transfer to your hotel.

Later, join a delightful welcome meeting with your knowledgeable local guide.

Throughout your journey, our dedicated 24/7 contacts will ensure every detail is taken care of, ensuring your trip is a truly unforgettable experience!

Captivating Heights: Christ Redeemer
 & Sugar Loaf Unveiled

Embark on a captivating journey to Rio's iconic landmarks, including the awe-inspiring Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Hill.

Departing after breakfast, we'll travel through Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and ascend the hill via a scenic train ride. At 2,300 ft above sea level, marvel at panoramic views of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, and more.

Explore the statue with ease using elevators or escalators, soaking in the breathtaking beauty of Rio de Janeiro.

Unveiling Rio's Hidden Gems: Pão de Açúcar and Culinary Delights

Explore the hidden treasures in Rio, starting with the renowned Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf Mountain).

With over a million annual visitors, this iconic symbol of Rio de Janeiro boasts a journey to the top in glass cable cars. The first car ascends Urca Hill, providing breathtaking views 215 meters above sea level. From there, a second cable car takes you to the summit of Sugar Loaf, offering a 360-degree panorama of the city, including Botafogo and Copacabana Beaches, Corcovado Hill, and Rio's downtown.

As the day unfolds, savor the most memorable culinary experiences Brazil has to offer.

Awasi Adventure: Exploring
Iguazu Falls from Rio

Take a journey from Rio to the mesmerizing Iguazu Falls in Argentina, experiencing The Awasi Difference. After a seamless transfer from your hotel to Rio de Janeiro's airport, fly to Foz de Iguassu. Upon arrival, be warmly received at Foz do Iguassu airport and transferred to Awasi Jungle Lodge, just 20 minutes from the world's largest waterfalls.

Nestled on the banks of the River Iguazú, surrounded by the Atlantic Rainforest, Awasi's new 14-room lodge offers an exclusive experience. Each villa comes with a private guide and 4WD, allowing you to explore the region at your own pace, visiting destinations of your choice, without the constraints of fixed schedules. Your itinerary will be tailored on-site, adapting to your preferences and the weather. With Awasi, your Iguazu adventure is uniquely yours to shape.

Iguazu Falls Discovery
& Exclusive Awasi Adventures

Immerse yourself in the wonder of Iguazu Falls and indulge in an exclusive experience at The Awasi Lodge. Each day, curate your own adventure by choosing from a menu of excursions led by your private guide and vehicle.

The culinary journey at Awasi is an integral part of the overall experience. As a proud member of Relais & Châteaux, the lodge features its own restaurant, exclusively for guests. Delight your taste buds with a seasonal menu that showcases the richness of local flavors and ingredients. Awasi's commitment to culinary excellence extends to collaboration with local producers, ensuring the freshest and finest ingredients are used to create dishes that respect the culinary heritage of the region.

Journey through Iguazu: Brazilian Falls
and Buenos Aires Arrival

Uncover the beauty of Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side, nestled within the UNESCO-designated National Park do Iguaçu. Marvel at the panoramic views from the only circuit of walkways, spanning 1200 meters with 130 steps of medium difficulty. Conclude the visit with an elevator ride before returning to Puerto Iguazu.

Later, catch a flight to Buenos Aires, where a seamless transfer from the domestic airport will take you to your hotel. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Argentina's capital city upon arrival.

Buenos Aires: Passionate Cosmopolitan
Marvel & Barbecue Delight

Embark on a captivating journey through the vibrant heart of Buenos Aires, where rich architecture, cultural heritage, modern creativity, electric nightlife, and warm hospitality converge. Personalize your exploration, discovering picturesque neighborhoods, the history of tango and folklore, vibrant cattle culture, and football passion. Visit classic landmarks like Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo, La Boca, Recoleta, and Retiro.

After exploring, indulge in a quintessential Barbecue experience, savoring Argentine Asado flavors and learning its preparation. This culinary delight enhances your immersive Buenos Aires adventure.

Buenos Aires Beyond: Culinary, Art,
and Tango Delights

Embark on an authentic exploration of Buenos Aires Province, immersing yourself in the countryside with an exclusive visit to an "estancia" or farm and a stroll through the town of San Antonio de Areco. In "Areco," as the locals fondly refer to it, witness the charm of the pampas and explore the historical heart of the village.

At the estancia, choose to ride horses or take a sulky ride while savoring a glass of Malbec wine and traditional empanadas. A typical country-style barbecue with the finest meats awaits you at lunch, accompanied by a dessert showcasing gaucho skills and folklore. This day promises an enriching blend of culture, cuisine, and the scenic beauty of the Buenos Aires countryside.

Buenos Aires to Mendoza:
Tranquil Luxury Retreat

Arrive at Mendoza airport and experience a seamless transfer to Cavas Wine Lodge, where relaxation awaits. Enjoy a tranquil evening with the freedom to savor a delightful wine tasting at the lodge, immersing yourself in the serene luxury of this idyllic retreat.

Mendoza Vineyard Bliss: Winemaker for a Day & Culinary Exploration

Engage in a unique winemaking adventure at Susan Balbo boutique winery in Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, just half an hour from Mendoza. Nestled at the base of the majestic Cordón del Plata mountain range, the winery offers a breathtaking view, capturing the essence of Mendoza's landscape.

Partake in the "Blend Art" experience, allowing you to become a winemaker for a day, skillfully combining different grapes to craft your own unique wine, leaving a personal mark on every sip. Immerse yourself in the art of winemaking and later, indulge in a cooking class, adding a delightful culinary touch to your Mendoza vineyard journey.

Mendoza's Uco Valley: Winery Exploration & Mallmann's Culinary Extravaganza

Explore the iconic Uco Valley along the famed Route 40 in southern Mendoza, nestled at the foot of the Andes with the Cordón de Plata as a stunning backdrop. The picturesque vineyards, framed by the perpetual snow-capped Tupungato Volcano, create an idyllic postcard setting.

Visit Piedra Infinita and relish a delightful lunch at the eponymous restaurant. Indulge in a four-course meal featuring regional produce and exquisite gourmet dishes, perfectly complemented by Zuccardi wines.

As night falls, prepare to be enchanted by the "7 Fires" gourmet experience crafted by the internationally acclaimed chef Francis Mallmann. Immerse yourself in a culinary extravaganza that promises to delight your senses under the Mendoza night sky.

Santiago Sojourn: From Argentine Wines
to Chilean Vines

Transition from the exquisite wines of Argentina to the renowned vineyards of Chile as you embark on a flight from Mendoza to Santiago de Chile, ready to explore the captivating wine culture awaiting you in this vibrant city.

Santiago's Wine Adventure: Vik Experience with Cocktails and Special Barbecue

Venture to the wine region of Millahue in the Cachapoal Valley for the "Wines of Chile Experience" at Vik Wine Lodge. Perched atop a hill with sweeping views of the Andes Mountain Range, the vineyards, and the iconic VIK Winery, Vik Chile offers a picturesque setting for a day of wine exploration.

Unwind with cocktails and savor a special barbecue in the midst of this enchanting wine country.

Chile — Farewell

Board your private transfer to Santiago's International Airport. As we bid farewell for now, remember, it's not goodbye, but see you soon... ❤
With its prime location overlooking the pristine sands of Copacabana Beach, Emiliano Hotel Rio offers an unparalleled blend of luxury and sophistication. Each meticulously designed room and suite exudes contemporary elegance, with sleek furnishings, plush bedding, and breathtaking views of the sparkling ocean or vibrant cityscape. At Emiliano, culinary excellence takes center stage, with a range of dining options that showcase the diverse flavors of Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro: Emiliano, Rio


The Alvear Palace Hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels around the world. The hotel features magnificent architecture and décor and is recognized worldwide for its unparalleled combination of hospitality and personalized service.

Buenos Aires: Alvear Palace Hotel


Nestled amidst the verdant jungle, Awasi Luxury Lodge Iguazu offers an unparalleled retreat in the heart of nature. Each of the exclusive villas is beautifully appointed, seamlessly blending luxury with the surrounding environment. At Awasi, culinary excellence takes center stage, with a focus on fresh, locally sourced ingredients that celebrate the flavors of the region.

Awasi Lodge Iguazú

Perched majestically amidst the breathtaking landscape of Millahue Valley, Vinya Vik Luxury Lodge is a sanctuary of sophistication and indulgence. Surrounded by rolling vineyards and panoramic views of the Andes Mountains, this exclusive retreat offers a truly immersive experience in Chilean wine country. Beyond the opulent accommodations, Vinya Vik boasts a world-class winery producing exceptional vintages that reflect the unique terroir of the region.

Vinya Vik lodge - Rincon de Millahue, Chile

Enveloped by the majestic Andes Mountains and sprawling vineyards, Cavas Wine Lodge embodies elegance and tranquility. Each meticulously designed villa offers unparalleled comfort and privacy, with spacious living areas, private plunge pools, and breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.
Embark on a journey of culinary delight, with farm-to-table cuisine that showcases the flavors of the region.

Cavas Wine Lodge


U$D 11,942


  • All breakfasts, plus meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers in private only for you
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary in private only for you
  • Your personal concierge service (24/7) that will guarantee a stress-free travel experience. (Includes bookings at the best restaurants in each destination, and Whatsapp assistance during your trip)

  • International or domestic flights.
    Required airfaire: Iguazú-Buenos Aires - Mendoza //  Buenos Aires-Santiago de Chile. 


"We didn't have to worry about anything!"

Our accommodations were perfect, all of our travel (airlines, drivers, pickups) was arranged, friendly and on time. Lilia, our experience manager, was wonderful! She checked in daily & made sure we were set. Highly recommended!


"Every moment in Argentina was a dream come true."

Two weeks of living, laughing, and loving in Argentina were unforgettable. We enjoyed perfect weather, stayed in beautiful hotels, and are still reminding ourselves that life is much bigger than our small worries.


This sample itinerary contains broad suggestions, but when you book a call with us here we can design a custom trip for you!

At Across South America, crafting unforgettable experiences has been our passion for over 15 years. Your dream getaway is just a call away — let's create a once-in-a-lifetime adventure together! 

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