Extraordinary Argentina & Brazil

Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Florianopolis
13 nights private tour from $10,700 per person

Leap headfirst into this epic trip through stunning Argentina and Brazil. We’ve packed this two-week trip full of bucket-list destinations to make sure you not only tick off both country’s major draws but also uncover a whole host of hidden nuggets that will enrich your experience and impress everyone who sees your pictures. From the luscious vineyards of Mendoza and energetic streets of Buenos Aires to the dazzling city of Rio de Janeiro and idyllic shores of Florianopolis.

Extraordinary Argentina and Brazil
At a glance
  • Stunning, stylish and relaxed chic hideaways in Argentina and Brazil where you will be pampered and relaxed throughout.

  • Sip world-class wine amongst the vines in Mendoza and learn all about the wine making process from the experts.

  • Throw yourself into the passion of Buenos Aires as you witness the renowned Rojo Tango Show.

  • Scramble to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain and gaze in awe as pink hues sweep across the city whilst the sun goes down.

Journey highlights
  • Stunning, stylish and relaxed chic hideaways in Argentina and Brazil where you will be pampered and relaxed throughout.

  • Sip world-class wine amongst the vines in Mendoza and learn all about the wine making process from the experts.

  • Throw yourself into the passion of Buenos Aires as you witness the renowned Rojo Tango Show.

  • Scramble to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain and gaze in awe as pink hues sweep across the city whilst the sun goes down.

Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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This itinerary is best done between October and April as temperatures are cooler in Argentina and southern Brazil during the winter months (June to September). If traveling over Christmas/New Year or over Carnival, be sure to book as far in advance as possible, as space at this time is very restricted.


Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

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  • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
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May $10,700 $2,700 plan your trip
June $10,700 $2,700 plan your trip
July $11,600 $2,900 plan your trip
August $11,600 $2,900 plan your trip
September $11,100 $2,800 plan your trip
October $11,100 $2,800 plan your trip
November $11,600 $2,900 plan your trip
December $11,600 $2,900 plan your trip
January $11,600 $2,900 plan your trip
February $11,600 $2,900 plan your trip
March $11,600 $2,900 plan your trip
April $11,100 $2,800 plan your trip
  • May
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $10,700
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    $2,700
  • June
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $10,700
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    $2,700
  • July
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,600
    Deposit from*
    $2,900
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,600
    Deposit from*
    $2,900
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,100
    Deposit from*
    $2,800
  • October
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,100
    Deposit from*
    $2,800
  • November
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,600
    Deposit from*
    $2,900
  • December
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,600
    Deposit from*
    $2,900
  • January
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,600
    Deposit from*
    $2,900
  • February
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,600
    Deposit from*
    $2,900
  • March
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,600
    Deposit from*
    $2,900
  • April
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $11,100
    Deposit from*
    $2,800
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Itinerary

Fly to Mendoza via Buenos Aires or Santiago
Day 1-4

Mendoza Wine Region

Dive headfirst into the start of this awesome adventure, arrive at your hotel ready to be revived and pampered before you immerse yourself in the magic Argentina has to show you. Staying at Entre Cielos you will be blown away by this first class and minimalist style boutique resort, sitting within acres of Mendoza’s renowned Malbec wine region. Each of the 24 spacious rooms have their own personal touch and come with a private terrace offering sweeping views across the verdant countryside. For a truly supreme experience, allow us to upgrade you to the exclusive ‘wine loft’. Built on stilts and boasting unrivalled views across the succulent wine region, it is here that you can totally lose yourself amongst the lush vineyards set against the dramatic backdrop of the Andes Mountains. 

Feeling refreshed from your flight, head out to explore the beauty of Mendoza Wine Region choosing from a variety of activities on offer at your hotel. Throw yourself into the surrounding landscapes on a private tour of the vineyards and learn about the impressive grape to wine process. Tantalize your tastebuds whilst sipping a variety of extraordinary wines lead by an expert sommelier. Whizz around the vineyards on a bicycle, spend the morning bird watching or take to the water of a nearby lake on a kayak. To allow you some time off, Entre Cielos boasts a reviving spa, outdoor pool and yoga classes all designed so that you can fully indulge in some downtime.

Accommodation: Entre Cielos ( 3 nights )
Day 4-7

Buenos Aires

Take a short flight to Buenos Aires and be prepared to hit the ground running in one of the world’s most enthusiastic cities, driven by tango beats, glitzy locals and copious wine. For the next three nights you’ll have the uber stylish Faena Hotel as your base in the city’s fashionable port area of Puerto Madero. A chic hotel famed for avant-garde interiors, superb dining and extravagant Philippe Starck design, Faena Hotel Buenos Aires is undoubtedly the most unique and most talked about hotel in the city. Delve into the eclectic flair of the metropolis and piece together the many colorful neighborhoods with your private guide. Throw yourself into the city’s passion by watching a Rojo Tango Show and tempt your tastebuds as you meander through the city’s buzzing food scene, with stops to devour piping hot empanadas and refreshing cervezas along the way. 

After a busy day of exploring the city, head back to your hotel and make use of the extravagant facilities. Cool off in the outdoor pool and quench your thirst with an exotic cocktail. Switch off from the outside world and awaken your senses in the utterly pampering spa, offering Turkish Hammam treatments that will soothe your body and cleanse your soul. In the evenings, freshen up for dinner and tuck into delicious food in the award winning ‘El-Bistro’ restaurant, famed for its kitch-chic design and innovative cuisine.

Accommodation: Faena Hotel Buenos Aires ( 3 nights )
Day 7-10

Rio de Janeiro

For the next leg of your trip, fly north to Brazil and touch down in the captivating city of Rio de Janeiro. 

Fasano Rio de Janeiro brings ultimate style and luxury to this marvelous city. This trendy hotel is another one of the iconic Phillipe Starck’s designs and combines sophistication and contemporary elegance with the latest technology, offering remarkable views over Rio’s lively Ipanema Beach and all in walking distance from the buzzing eateries and bars in town. Expect slick design, exquisite cuisine, ocean views, and impeccable attention to detail. A charming touch is the sumptuous king beds in the ocean facing rooms which have all been carefully placed on an incline to amplify the mystical ocean view.

Lose yourself in the unfamiliar on a stimulating trek up the celebrated Sugarloaf Mountain. Clamber the rugged landscape with your private guide and be rewarded with supreme views of verdant peaks and gleaming lagoons that enfold Rio de Janeiro. Journey through the emerald Tijuca Forest to the top of the mountain where Christ the Redeemer stands and marvel at the 125ft art deco statue and the spine-tingling milieus. Following a busy day of exploring the city and the proximate sites, venture back to Fasano Rio de Janeiro and repose by the large infinity pool, relish a refreshing caipirinha or two and admire the soothing ambiance as the sun begins to set. 

Accommodation: Fasano Rio de Janeiro ( 3 nights )
Day 10-14

Southern Coast

Leaving the flutter of Rio behind you, idyllic paradise shores await you at the utterly blissful Ponta dos Ganchos. Let the feeling of calm wash over you as you let the serenity of this luxurious haven whisk you away to happiness. Nestled on a stunning private peninsula bounded by emerald ocean and lush vegetation on Brazil’s picturesque south-coast, Ponta dos Ganchos is one of Brazil’s most exclusive beach resorts making it the perfect place to conclude your trip. Paddle across to one of the tiny islands for a secluded tropical picnic. Grab your snorkel and fins and uncover extraordinary marine life thriving beneath the glittering ocean’s surface. Take to the water on a canoe and explore the neighboring inlets and bays. Indulge on mouth-watering seafood caught fresh from a nearby bay and take in these precious moments as you toast with a lass of fine wine.

With a huge emphasis on relaxation there are copious spots peppered around the resort where you can switch off from the outside world. Bask on the sun-drenched beach underneath the exotic palms. Indulge in calming treatments at the Spa Ponta dos Ganchos. Snooze in a hammock whilst listening to waves crash against the shore or take a peaceful stroll along the pristine beachfront. You can choose to do as much or as little as you would like with a varied menu of experiences for you to enjoy.

Accommodation: Ponta dos Ganchos ( 4 nights )
Fly home from Florianopolis via Sao Paulo
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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When to visit

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  • J
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  • D
Best time to visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit

This itinerary is best done between October and April as temperatures are cooler in Argentina and southern Brazil during the winter months (June to September). If traveling over Christmas/New Year or over Carnival, be sure to book as far in advance as possible, as space at this time is very restricted.

Extraordinary Argentina & Brazil
Extraordinary Argentina & Brazil

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation.

Plan your trip

Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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