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15 Day South America Cruise, Buenos Aires Stay and Flights

Buenos Aires - Ilha Grande - Cabo Frio - Rio de Janeiro - Ilhabela - Punta del Este

Roundtrip international flights 

9-night South America cruise on MSC Musica Cruise Ship 

4-star hotel accommodation with breakfast

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Discover Rio de Janeiro and the beautiful island of Ilha Grande!

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Description


Get ready to experience the highlights of South America as you cruise through some of the most iconic locations in Brazil and Uruguay before enjoying a few days in Buenos Aires, where you can immerse yourself in their incredible culture, music, dance & mouthwatering food. Begin your trip with a flight to Buenos Aires and hop aboard your cruise ship the next day as you set sail towards Brazil. Make pitstops in Ilha Grande, Cabo Frio and the spectacular Rio de Janeiro before making your way to Ilhabela. Next, cruise towards Punta del Este and Buenos Aires. Disembark in Buenos Aires and enjoy the opportunity to explore this city in-depth. As your adventure draws to an end, hop on a flight back to Australia with some incredible memories!

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15

Day 1

Australia  Buenos Aires

Fly from Australia to Buenos Aires, Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Its beauty is apparent with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to get acquainted with the “Paris of South America” and its distinct European flavour. As you will have your night at leisure feel free to treat yourself to an Argentinian beef dinner at one of the city's many superb steak restaurants. If only one word could be used to describe this vibrant and richly cosmopolitan city, it would be "mosaic." Stroll along these broad thoroughfares, like the Plaza de Mayo, where famed first lady Evita Perón led fervent crowds to petition for her husband’s release from prison, or visit Pirámide de Mayo, the oldest of the city’s many national monuments.

Accommodation: Sileo Hotel or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals: inflight only

Day 2

South America Cruise (Boarding)

Transfer to the cruise port to board the MSC Musica ship for your South American cruise. The cruise will depart at about 7 pm.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast

Day 3

South America Cruise (At Sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise towards Brazil.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4

South America Cruise (At Sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise towards Brazil.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5

South America Cruise (Ilha Grande)

Arrive into port at approximately 8 am and depart at about 6 pm.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6

South America Cruise (Cabo Frio)

Arrive into port at approximately 8 am and depart at about 6 pm.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7

South America Cruise (Rio de Janeiro)

Arrive into port at approximately 7.30am and depart at about 7 pm.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8

South America Cruise (Ilhabela)

Arrive into port at approximately 7 am and depart at about 2 pm.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9

South America Cruise (At Sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise towards Uruguay.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10

South America Cruise (Punta del Este)

Arrive into port at approximately 10 am and depart at about 7 pm.

Accommodation: MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on a twinshare basis

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 11

Buenos Aires

Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Its beauty is apparent with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to get acquainted with the “Paris of South America” and its distinct European flavor. As you will have your night at leisure feel free to treat yourself to an Argentinian beef dinner at one of the city's many superb steak restaurants

Accommodation: Sileo Hotel or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast

Day 12

Buenos Aires City Tour

Discover the city's highlights this morning 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 colourful La Boca neighbourhood, a working-class barrio, and the old quarters of San Telmo and Caminito, a mix of colonial-style homes, narrow lanes, artists' lofts and very trendy cafes. Drive to the Recoleta Cemetery, the final resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures. The grounds here cover more than four city blocks, filled with tombs adorned by works of local and international sculptors, and more than 6400 mausoleums including the tomb of Eva "Evita" Peron, always heaped with flowers and letters from adoring fans. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring some of Buenos Aires neighbourhoods and fabulous collection of shops before this afternoon's tango lessons with professional Argentine Tango Dancers. Tonight participates in the Argentinean Dinner and Tango Show.

Accommodation: Sileo Hotel or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 13

Buenos Aires Australia

This morning, enjoy a Recoleta walking tour -  You will enjoy a walk as you hear the background behind the beautiful palaces, parks and monuments of Recoleta. Discover the aristocratic BA with its magnificent architecture and learn about a generation that made BA the cultural capital of South America. We will walk from the famous Teatro Colón through the fanciest streets of Retiro and Recoleta neighbourhoods up to the Recoleta Cemetery. After you check out of your hotel today, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight home. Tour Concludes – Memories Begin.

Meals included: breakfast and inflight

Day 14

In transit due to dateline

Meals included: inflight only

Day 15

Australia

Arrive home

Meals included: inflight only

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide*, Hobart*, Canberra* and Perth* (*surcharges apply)
  • International flights with Air New Zealand or LATAM Airlines (subject to availability)
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Roundtrip airport and cruise port transfers
  • 3 nights 4* hotel accommodation on twinshare basis with private bathroom facilities
  • 9 nights South America Cruise on MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on twinshare basis, with all meals and entertainment on aboard (^upgrade to Oceanview or Balcony at additional cost, subject to availability)
  • Meals as indicated: 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking local guides. Entrance fees per itinerary.

 

Accommodation

Buenos Aires - Sileo Hotel or similar
South America Cruise - MSC Musica Cruise Ship in an Interior Cabin^ on twinshare basis (^upgrade to Oceanview or Balcony at additional cost, subject to availability)

Exclusions

  •  Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
  • Optional gratuities/tipping
  • Optional activities/tours/entrance fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Visa(s)/Visa fee

 

Child Policy

Children that are 2 to 11 years of age are eligible for a 10% discount. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

 

Single Supplement 

The additional supplement for a single traveller is $2500.

Looking to save on the single supplement? Join our Facebook group - Solo Traveldreamers to connect with other solo travellers or call us on 1300 350 263.

 

Group Size

The group size for this tour is a maximum of 44 travellers. However, depending on your departure date, your group size could be between 25 - 35 travellers.

Departure Dates


JAN 2020
22 nd
Wednesday 22 Jan 2020  ‐  Wednesday 05 Feb 2020
FEB 2020
18 th
Tuesday 18 Feb 2020  ‐  Tuesday 03 Mar 2020
MAR 2020
06 th
Friday 06 Mar 2020  ‐  Friday 20 Mar 2020
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