ARGENTINA & BRAZIL - $4999 - 14 DAYS

Be seduced by the home of the tango, Buenos Aires - renowned for its chaotic, hypnotic and addictive all-night fiestas. Discover the cobblestone streets of UNESCO listed Colonia del Sacramento on a day trip to Uruguay. Explore Iguazu Falls, the largest in the world, from the Argentinian and Brazilian sides - surrounded by subtropical rainforest thick with 2000 plant species and a myriad of wildlife, including howler monkeys, jaguars, ocelots and never-ending rainbows. Enjoy panoramic views over Rio de Janeiro on a cable ride to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, and island hop through Angra Dos Reis. Sultry and passionate, this 14 day trip to South America will leave you wanting more. Includes all flights, 11 nights hotel accommodation, daily breakfast, and so much more.

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HIGHLIGHTS

• Visit 3 amazing countries including Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil
• Explore Buenos Aires on a three-hour locally guided tour
• Take in a tango dinner and show in Buenos Aires
• Enjoy free days in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro
• Visit Uruguay’s UNESCO listed town of Colonia
• Enjoy a locally guided walk and time free at leisure in Colonia
• Witness the spectacular Iguazu Falls
• Take in the rivers and jungle of the Iguazu National Park
• Visit the colourful San Telmo and La Boca districts
• Explore the sights Rio De Janeiro with a local guide
• Witness the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue
• Ride a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain
• Enjoy a boat tour of gorgeous Angra dos Reis

Departures: (2019)

January: 24,29,31
February: 5,7,12,14,19
March: 12,14,19,21,26,28

Booking terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Additional optional tours available but not included. For full information about this amazing package, email us at info@stonestreets.com.au or phone 07 4687 5555 and speak to our friendly Travel Team.

Duration
14 Days
Physical Rating
Moderate Fitness. Some walking, stairs, walking on uneven ground. Includes some walking tours.

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Day 1 Australia - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Today depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or *Adelaide for Buenos Aires. Fly with Latam Airlines, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand and any codeshare partners (subject to availability). Upon arrival into Ministro Pistarini International Airport, be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Overnight: Europlaza or similar, Buenos Aires, Argentina Meals included: In-Flight

Day 2 Buenos Aires City Tour 
Today discover the magic of Buenos Aires! After breakfast enjoy a three-hour city bus tour see the beautiful parks and gardens of Recoleta and Palermo neighbourhoods, the Colon Theatre, Mayo Square, The Cathedral, traditional Mayo Avenue, Congress Square and many other buildings and palaces (entrances not included). The tour continues with a visit to San Telmo, the residence of the aristocracy until the end of the 19th century. After which you will have the opportunity to explore Caminito Street in La Boca. The tour bus will drop you in Central Buenos Aires where you may enjoy an afternoon exploring this vibrant city at leisure, or transfer to your hotel (transfer not included). Around 8pm this evening you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to a “Tanguería” (Tango House) in the San Telmo neighbourhood, the birthplace of tango and one of the oldest barrios (neighbourhoods) of Buenos Aires. Arrive at a Conventillo, a historic tenement restored and now a restaurant/ theatre, where La Ventana takes place. Kick off the night with a delicious three-course dinner and enjoy live tango and folk bands, a gaucho demonstration and a moving tribute to Eva Perón. After the show, you will be transferred back to your hotel around midnight. Overnight: Europlaza or similar, Buenos Aires, Argentina Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner

Day 3 Buenos Aires Free Day
Today enjoy a free day to explore this vibrant city at leisure. Overnight: Europlaza or similar, Buenos Aires, Argentina Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4 Colonia, Uruguay - Day Trip
Today discover the UNESCO-listed Uruguayan town of Colonia del Sacramento on this day trip from Buenos Aires. Leave the cosmopolitan capital behind for the slower pace of life on the other side of the Rio de la Plata. After a ferry ride (approx. 1 hour), meet a local guide for a walking tour of Colonia. Pause for a meal at your choice of restaurant (not included), then spend the afternoon at leisure discovering Colonia on your own at leisure. Return to Buenos Aires by ferry at the end of the day. Please note: you will be required to present your passport upon arrival into Uruguay and upon return to Argentina. Overnight: Europlaza or similar, Buenos Aires, Argentina Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5 Buenos Aires - Puerto Iguazu 
After breakfast at the hotel be transferred to the airport for the flight to Puerto Iguazu (approx. 2 hours), the small town close to the spectacular Iguazu Falls. Upon arrival be met and transferred to the hotel. Overnight: Jardin De Iguazu or similar, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Exploring Iguazu Falls - Argentina Side 
After breakfast, be met by the local guide for an excursion into the Iguazu National Park (Argentinian side) to spend the day exploring the falls and the surrounding rivers and jungle. The park consists of various trails that take you through the jungle onto wooden walkways built a few metres above the jungle floor and waterways. These raised platforms protect the natural habitat of the jungle wildlife and will give you some spectacular views. Enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants in the park (not included) or bring a packed lunch with you from Puerto Iguazu to enjoy in the great outdoors. Return to Puerto Iguazu in the afternoon. Overnight: Jardin De Iguazu or similar, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 Exploring the falls - Brazil Side
This morning after breakfast you will be met at your hotel and transferred onwards to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu National Park. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of the Iguazu River Canyon, the Salto Rivadavia, Three Musketeers and the Devil’s Throat among other iconic landmarks on this side of the national park. This wonderful setting is further enhanced by the permanent formation of rainbows that are generated by the spray form the waterfalls. Enjoy lunch at one of the park’s restaurants (not included) or bring a packed lunch with you from Puerto Iguazu to enjoy at one of the many scenic settings. Return to Puerto Iguazu in the afternoon. Overnight: Jardin De Iguazu or similar, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Puerto Iguazu, Argentina - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport in Foz de Iguazu (Brazil) for the connecting flight to Rio De Janeiro (approx. 2 hours). Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Overnight: Acapulco Hotel Copacabana or similar, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9 Half Day City Tour & Sugarloaf Mountain
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel for a visit to downtown Rio de Janeiro. Visit the Sambadrome, Praca XV, Cinelandia, Maracana Stadium and the Metropolitan Cathedral (entrances not included). Continue onwards to Sugarloaf Mountain ascending by cable car where you can enjoy the amazing views from the top famous mountain. Afterwards, return to the hotel for an evening at leisure. Overnight: Acapulco Hotel Copacabana or similar, Rio De Janeiro Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 Angra Dos Reis Islands - Boat Tour
Today you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to a nearby port to begin a journey to the beautiful Angra dos Reis region (approx. 170 km). Angra dos Reis is a Brazilian municipality comprising of 365 islands surrounded by steep, forested coastline and amazing golden sand beaches. Embark on a boat ride (approx. 4 hours) through the beautiful Lagoa Azul and Praia de Araça located on the Ilha Grande. Enjoy lunch on the boat whilst anchored in a beautiful bay (drinks not included). Return to port and transfer back to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Acapulco Hotel Copacabana or similar, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch

Day 11 Rio De Janeiro Free Day
The day is free for you to explore this eclectic city at leisure. Overnight: Acapulco Hotel Copacabana or similar, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Australia 
After breakfast, you will be collected from the hotel and transferred to Rio de Janeiro International Airport for the return flight back to Australia. Meals included: Breakfast;In-Flight

Day 13 In Transit

Day 14 Arrive in Australia

FLIGHTS:
• Return international flights (economy class) from SYD/MEL/ BNE/*ADL
• 2 x internal flights: Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu, Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro

ACCOMMODATION:
•  11 nights accommodation

DINING:
•  Daily Breakfast plus 2 feature meals

TOUR ESSENTIALS:
• English-speaking local guides (Days 2, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 10)
• Airline taxes and surcharges

TRANSPORT: 

Transportation by A/C vehicles

TRANSFERS:

Land transport by private A/C vehicles
Return Ferry from Argentina to Uruguay

Valid for sale from 1st July 2018 until the 31st August 2018.

Full payment is required at the time of booking due to this offer being heavily discounted and available for a limited time only.

BOOKING INFORMATION
After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. The Passenger Information Form must be completed within 72 hours of purchase. Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below. On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information. Please Note: all additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant (unless otherwise stated).

OFFER ESSENTIALS
Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 28th March 2019.
Travel offer is valid for one person based on twin share.

Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers a mandatory single supplement of $900 applies.

Departure Dates
2019
January: 24, 29, 31
February: 5, 7, 12, 14, 19
March: 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28

Departure Cities
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or *Adelaide. Interstate Surcharges *Adelaide: $300 per person.

FLIGHTS
Full Service Airline(s) Used Latam Airlines, Qantas Airways or Air New Zealand or any codeshare partners (subject to availability).

Arrive early in Buenos Aires, Argentina
$200 per person, subject to availability.
Please note:
- Arrive early is not permitted prior to the 2nd August for departures in 2018.
- Arrive early is not permitted prior to the 15th January for departures in 2019.
- Arrive early is not permitted for flights departing between the 26th February and the 11th March 2019.
- This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers.
- No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued.
- Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Stay behind in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
$200 per person, subject to availability.
Please note:
- Stay behind is not permitted past the 25th November for departures in 2018.
 Stay behind is not permitted for flights departing between the following dates:
- * 25th November - 31st December 2018
- * 26th February - 11th March 2019
- This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers.
- No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued.
- Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Stopover Packages
Twin share:
$450 per person
Solo Traveller: $700
Locations: * Santiago, Chile
Includes: - 2 Nights in 4 star accommodation - Daily breakfast - Return airport transfers
Please note: - An outbound and inbound stopover may be chosen; however the stopover location must be the same each way, due to the airline used.
Australian tourists entering Chile through Santiago International Airport are required to pay a “reciprocity fee” of $117 USD (approx.$145 AUD) payable in cash or credit card at Chilean Customs, (fee subject to change). Stopover packages are subject to availability.

Flight Class Upgrades
Premium Economy: Not available.
Business Class (Australia to Argentina, Buenos Aires to Australia sectors only): Buy now for $7499 per person. Please note: - All Premium Economy and Business Class upgrades are subject to availability (if we are not able to fulfill your business class request the upgrade cost will be refunded). - On any upgrade purchase, short haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed in a Premium or Business cabin; subject to aircraft configuration.

ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation Used 3 Star (self-rated): - Buenos Aires, Argentina: Europlaza, Merit San Telmo or Gran Hotel Argentino - Puerto Iguazu, Argentina: Jardin De Iguazu, Marcopolo Suites or Hotel Jasy - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil: Acapulco Hotel Copacabana or Astoria Copacabana
Please note: rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type, and are subject to availability based on seasonality. Properties will be confirmed, no later than two weeks prior to travel.
Extra Nights - Buenos Aires, Argentina (Pre Tour): $110 per room including breakfast. - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Post Tour): $170 per room including breakfast.
Please note: extra nights are subject to availability until the time of booking. Airport transfers are not included if you wish to arrive early or stay behind. Maximum Room Capacity 3 people (subject to availability).

Child Policy - No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents. - Valid for Children/Infants 8 years old and over. Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed. Triple Share No discounts apply for 3rd person travelling. Full price applies, subject to availability. Bedding Configuration 2 x Single Beds or 1 x Queen/King Bed (subject to availability). Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.

GENERAL TOUR INFORMATION

Minimum group size
Maximum group size 16 per vehicle.

EXCLUSIONS
Visa fees and requirements (A tourist visa is a strict requirement if travelling to Brazil however a visa is not required if travelling to Argentina or Uruguay on an Australian passport).
- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary. - Recommended gratuities/tipping $5 USD (approx. $6.50 AUD) per person per day.
- Optional activities/tours.
- Personal expenses.
- Travel insurance (Mandatory).
Please Note: A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, has a temperate climate, which is classified as a humid subtropical climate under the Köppen climate classification with four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and humid with frequent thunderstorms while winters are cool and drier with frosts that occurs on average twice per year. Spring and fall are transition seasons characterised by changeable weather. Puerto Iguazu Puerto Iguazú has a humid subtropical climate. Temperatures are warm in winter and hot in summer. There is no dry season and rainfall is abundant with every month receiving over 100mm of rain. Rio De Janeiro Rio has a tropical savanna climate that closely borders a tropical monsoon climate according to the Köppen climate classification, and is often characterised by long periods of heavy rain between December and March. In inland areas of the city, temperatures above 40 °C are common during the summer, though rarely for long periods, while maximum temperatures above 27 °C can occur on a monthly basis.

TOUR GUIDE VS. TOUR LEADER
Tour Guide:
Often locals with intimate knowledge of an area, its culture, and history. Their role entails providing commentary, routing the tour, and seeing that people have a good time. They are a licensed, qualified expert who supplies specific information on history, art, architecture and culture of the city/village/attraction in which he or she is guiding the tour. The guide meets the group at the required place and leaves the group at the end of the tour, they do not travel with the group.
Tour Leader: An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides in each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village, and offer information on the place visited on the bus, however they are not required to have specific knowledge on art, architecture, or history. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and if caught doing so, can be fined.
Please note: Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured.

COACH TOUR Meals: 13 meals are included in the tour, for all other meals; lunches and dinners the tour leader (when available) will offer assistance with reservations, suggestions and directions to local restaurants. You can also enquire about any allergies and food and if necessary advise meals to be to be prepared with any medication you require. Luggage: You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and off-loading of the luggage from the coach.

Gratuities: Gratuities (tips) are not included in the tour price for services of the tour leader (when available) and driver throughout the tour. The recommended tip for the tour leader and driver is $5 USD (approx. $6.50 AUD) per person per day, which will be collected whilst on tour. The recommended tip at restaurants is 10% extra of the total meal price.

Fitness Level Required / Mobility: Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so unfortunately our tours are currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile. Please note: a standard level of fitness will be required. Travellers on this tour can expect guided walks of up to 3 hours on uneven jungle paths (Iguazu National Park) with periodic breaks in between. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.

VISAS
Brazil A Tourist Visa for Brazil is a strict requirement if travelling on an Australian Passport. You will be able to start your Visa application process once you receive your final travel documentation approximately 6 weeks prior to departure. TripADeal offers a fast, secure and easy service to obtain a Visa for this country - This Evisa can take approximately 6 business days to complete. Please start arranging your visa as soon as you receive your documentation to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours.

Argentina A tourist visa for Argentina is no longer required if travelling on an Australian Passport. Passengers must hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page. More information can be found at https://visasdirect.com.au/requirements

Uruguay Australian tourists are eligible to enter Uruguay without a visa for visits up to 90 days. Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) can change at short notice. Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate of Uruguay for the most up-to-date information. http://protocol.dfat.gov.au/Mission/view. rails?id=213

Chile (applicable for stopovers only) Australian tourists entering Chile through Santiago International Airport are required to pay a “reciprocity fee” of $117 USD (subject to change) payable in cash or credit card prior to going through passport control. For current up to date info visit the Embassy of Chile website http://chile.gob.cl/australia/es/

Please Note: Passengers who are not Australian citizens must check with the respective consulate or a visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required.

SCHEDULE OF FEES
Voluntary Changes This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue. - 1st Change - $100.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider. - 2nd Change - $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider. - Subsequent changes - $250.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider. - Changes within 30 days of departure $350.00 person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider. - Changes within 14 days of departure $500.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.

Name Changes Due To Passenger Error - If the incorrect name has been advised to TripADeal, charges of $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider will apply.

Duration
14 Days
Physical Rating
Moderate Fitness. Some walking, stairs, walking on uneven ground. Includes some walking tours.
Price
AUD $4,999
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