NDFU Tours and Excursions

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 In 2016, a new excursion trip to South America is being planned right now. Here are some details:

SOUTH AMERICA IN 2016:

Day 1: Thurs., Feb. 11 • In Flight

Day 2: Fri., Feb. 12

Santiago, Chile - Tour Begins
Enjoy free time to visit Forest Park art collections or perhaps just stroll through this beautiful city admiring its wide array of architecture, then join your fellow travelers for an evening meal.

Day 3: Sat., Feb. 13 • Santiago
City tour of the La Moneda Presidential Palace and Paseo Ahumada pedestrian avenue. Ride the funicular up Cerro San Cristobal for views of Santiago, the Andes and the Statue of the Immaculate Conception. Meet the locals at a bustling market and spend the evening exploring on your own.

Day 4: Sun., Feb. 14 • Santiago & Buenos Aires, Argentina
Explore Santiago in the morning and in the afternoon, fly to Buenos Aires. Stretching along the banks of the Rio de la Plata, the “Paris of South America” is a mosaic of European-styled architecture and South American spirit. In the evening, enjoy an interactive presentation from a local resident.

 Day 5: Mon., Feb. 15 • Buenos Aires
A guided tour of the capital includes: the Teatro Colon opera house; the Avenida 9 de Julio; Recoleta Cemetery, where Evita Peron rests; the Presidential Palace, the Casa Rosada; the colorful La Boca neighborhood and the historic San Telmo barrio. Later, stroll through San Martin Park or Calle de Florida, a shopper’s paradise.

Day 6: Tues., Feb. 16 • Buenos Aires
Explore the cultural delights of Buenos Aires. Visit a local market, art museum; spend the afternoon at an elegant sidewalk café; or cross the Argentine Pampas to experience the culture of Argentina’s gauchos at a typical estancia and enjoy an Argentine barbeque. In the evening, savor Argentine cuisine and wine before embracing a stunning tango performance.

Day 7: Wed. Feb. 17 • Buenos Aires Iguazu Falls
Fly to Iguazu Falls, located at the crossroads of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay and heralded as the most beautiful waterfall in the world. Enjoy a walking tour of the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls. Tonight’s dinner is near the Three Frontiers Landmark where the Iguazu and Parana rivers converge.

Day 8: Thurs., Feb. 18 • Iguazu Falls
Board the Rainforest Ecological Train inside the national park on the Argentine side and walk to the platform overlooking powerful Devil’s Throat. Discover unparalleled views of five waterfalls as they plummet into the Iguazu River. In the afternoon, you may choose an optional jungle boat ride at the base of the falls.

Day 9: Fri., Feb. 19 • Iguazu Falls - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly to Rio de Janeiro with its magnificent views, beautiful beaches, flamboyant Carnival costumes, great cuisine and friendly people. Witness the transformation taking place as Rio prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olympics and stroll down the beach.

Day 10: Sat., Feb. 20 • Rio de Janeiro
Visit Corcovado by train to see Christ the Redeemer, one of the largest Art Deco statues in the world; panoramic vistas of Tijuca Forest National Park; the Maracanã Football Stadium, host to soccer’s 2014 World Cup; and the Atlantic Ocean. Explore downtown Rio, the famous cathedral and other sites of interest on a guided tour.

Day 11: Sun., Feb. 21 • Rio de Janeiro
Relax and experience the “Marvelous City” your way with a full day on your own. Your tour manager will help you plan your day. In the evening, learn how to craft caipirinhas – Brazil’s famous cocktail made with sugar cane liquor and lime – before a farewell dinner in a typical Brazilian churrascaria.

Day 12: Mon. Feb. 22 • Tour Ends

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Feb 11, 2016 Wonders of South America
presented by North Dakota Farmers Union – book now and save $200 per person Read more

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