2020 Copa America

13 Days

3 Countries

Sport: Football

2020 Copa America

13 Days

3 Countries

Sport: Football

For the first time in football history Australia has been invited to compete in the Copa America and in 2020 it will be held in Colombia and Argentina.The top 10 teams from the CONMEBOL, including world heavyweights Brazil and Argentina, compete for the title along with invited nations Australia and Qatar. Australia has drawn in Group A with Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Come and join us for this historic football event – Kerry Phillips

About This Tour

Departure Date: 14 June 2020

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About This Tour

About This Tour

Highlights & Inclusions

  • 12 nights Accommodation
  • Breakfasts daily
  • Welcome dinner and pre-match functions
  • All internal flights and taxes
  • Experienced tour leader
  • Sightseeing with local guides
  • Local bi-lingual translators and assistants.
  • Match transfers in private coaches.
  • Airport transfers for group flights.
  • Sports pack. (Polo shirt, hoodie and scarf)
  • 2 international side trips. (Brazil & Uruguay)
  • 2 domestic side trips. (Iguazu Falls & Patagonia)
  • Pre and post modules include flights/accomm.

Itinerary

Sunday 14 June, 2020
Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to the Argenta Towers (or similar) for our first four nights.

Monday 15 June, 2020
Today enjoy our ½ day coach/walking guided tour of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital and home to 15 million people. “The Paris of the Americas” truly inspires, with wide-open boulevards, spacious grandeur and breath-taking energy. We’ll show you the sights, including Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada, and the vibrant areas of La Boca and Recoleta. This evening join us for our welcome dinner at the famous steakhouse Cabana Las Lilas. (B,D)

Tuesday 16 June, 2020
Today is free to explore at your leisure. Perhaps a visit to the Palermo neighbourhood, full of bars, cafes and boutique stores. Or sit back, relax and watch other Copa America 2020 matches.(B)

Wednesday 17 June, 2020 – Australia vs. Paraguay
The first match of our tour today at Estadio la Plata in Buenos Aires. Drinks and snacks pre-game and match transfers are included. (B)

Thursday 18 June, 2020
An early start today to transfer to the airport for our flight to Puerto Iguazu. On arrival we’ll transfer to the Panoramic Grand (or similar) for the next two nights. This afternoon is free to take in views of Iguazu from our hotel or explore the town at leisure. (B)

Friday 19 June, 2020
After breakfast we’ll depart on a full day tour of the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls, located inside the Iguazu National Park and declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984. The tour commences with a train trip to Estacion Cateratas for the best views of the Falls. Included is a jeep safari that takes us to our boat trip into the plume of the Falls. (B)

Saturday 20 June, 2020
Today we cross the border into Brazil for a ½ day coach and walking tour for a panoramic view of all 275 cascades. Return to Puerto Iguazu airport for our flight back to Buenos Aires and our Argenta Towers base (or similar) for the next three nights. (B)

Sunday 21 June, 2020
An early breakfast before our ferry across Rio de La Plata, one of the widest estuaries in the world, to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. A walking tour lets us explore the cobblestone streets and colonial architecture of this lovely preserved World Heritage site before an evening return ferry. (B)

Monday 22 June, 2020 – Australia vs. Bolivia
The next match is again at Estadio la Plata in Buenos Aires. Pre-match drinks and snacks before our match transfer. (B)

Tuesday 23 June, 2020
After breakfast we’ll transfer to the airport for our flight to El Calafate (commonly referred to as Patagonia), where we’ll spend the next two nights at Mirador Del Lago (or similar) located right opposite Lake Argentino. (B)

Wednesday 24 June, 2020
Today we’ll depart on a full day tour of Perito Moreno Glacier, one of Argentina’s most impressive destinations. Descending into the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, this World Heritage Site is an imposing ice river 5km wide and up to 60 metres high with a depth of 350 metres. Explore the walkways that follow the glacier’s western wall and awesome views of this natural wonder. (B)

Thursday 25 June, 2020
Morning transfer to the airport for our flight back to Buenos Aires and the Argenta Towers (or similar). The afternoon is at your leisure. (B)

Friday 26 June, 2020 – Australia vs. Argentina
Today is the big one ! How will our Socceroos fare against the host nation and six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi? The imposing Estadio Alberto J Armando fortress (commonly known as La Bombonera) and passionate Albicelestes supporters will be a highlight for all of us. Perhaps pre-match drinks to settle the nerves?  (B)

After the match we transfer back to the hotel, collect our bags and go straight to the airport for our flights back to Australia. For those continuing with the post tour module, or wishing to extend, enjoy another night in Buenos Aires.

Options

  • Air New Zealand air fares & taxes ex SYD/MEL/BNE – Add $1,500 per person
  • Match tickets (details not yet released by FFA & CONMEBOL) – Price TBA
  • Pre Tour ExtensionArrive 4 nts earlier to see Australia v Uruquay in Cordoba – Add $1,490 per person
  • Post Tour Extension: Stay 5 nts more to watch Australia v Chile in Cordoba – Add $1,590 per person

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