Published on July 24th, 2012 | by Mark Chesnut
Just In: 2013 South America Tours, With Special Discounts Available
|Rio de Janeiro is one of the destinations featured in 2013 South America travel itineraries.|
It’s that time of year: Tour operators are unveiling their new tours for 2013, so that travelers can start making plans for the new year.
If you’re thinking of touring South America, here are some of the newest options available — including one offer that features savings of up to U.S.$1,030:
South America Tour from Tauck
Tauck’s 14-day Essence of South America tours a trio of South American countries, from the western coast of Chile to the eastern coast of Brazil by way of Patagonia and the Andes. The itinerary includes multiple nights in South American cities such as Santiago and Buenos Aires. Prices start at $5,990 plus on-tour air for 14 days.
South America Tours from Trafalgar
Travelers can save up to $1,030 per couple with discounts from Trafalgar on their new 2013 South America brochure, which has 13 full itineraries and seven extensions, including the Galapagos, Easter Island, Peruvian & Brazilian Amazon. To kick off the new brochure, Trafalgar is offering savings up to $730 per couple on 2013 South America vacations when booked and paid in full by September 30th, 2012. Plus, booking a South America trip with airfare on LAN Airlines can save an extra $300 per couple.
The company’s 13-day Best of South America trip starts in Rio de Janeiro and ends in Chile, with travel from Brazil to Argentina to Chile. Highlights include classic sites like Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer, plus a “Be My Guest” dinner in Buenos Aires, where guests are welcomed into a family home to be wined and dined with home-cooked meals. In Santiago de Chile, activities include wine tasting and lunch at a winery.
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