Tauck Adds New South America Tour

Tauck World Discovery is adding a new "Essence of South America" journey to its portfolio of trips for next year. The new 13-day itinerary (from $4,940 per person, plus air) visits Chile, Argentina and Brazil and showcases the countries' sites, histories and cultures. Besides multi-night stays in cities like Santiago, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, the trip also is highlighted by regional experiences, including an exploration of Patagonia, a scenic two-day traverse of the Andes, a visit with the famed gauchos of the Argentinean pampas at a private "estancia" and more. Call 800-468-2825 or visit [www.tauck.com].