Explore Argentina & Brazil
9 days from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
From $ 3099
Duration9 days

Take in natural and cultural wonders during a nine-day introduction to the best of Argentina and Brazil. Explore the sophisticated architecture and sizzling spirit of Buenos Aires one day, and discover the lush beauty and cool mist of Iguazù Falls the next. While gliding effortlessly from samba to tango and from village life to the rainforest, soak up the rhythms of this diverse region.

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  • Duration: 9 days
    Service level: Upgraded
  • Starts in: Buenos Aires
    Physical Grading: Light
  • Ends in: Rio de Janeiro
    Ages: 12+
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Day 1: Buenos Aires

Start place: Buenos Aires

On arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. The day is free to spend at your leisure.
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

End place: Buenos Aires

Day 2: Buenos Aires/Foz do Iguaçu

Start place: Buenos Aires

Fly north to the Iguazú Falls area, near the borders of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Cross the border from Argentina to Brazil to experience the panoramic view of the falls.

As if imposing Iguazú Falls – with its 275 waterfalls – couldn’t get more impressive, the area surrounding this natural wonder is home to jaguars, ocelots, anteaters, and large toucans, among others. The falls and the national park by the same name were named UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1984.
Fly to Iguazú Falls and explore the Brazilian side to get the best panoramic view. This evening, enjoy a lecture with local biologist/botanist who will talk to us about the flora and fauna around the falls, and the uses of local plants for medicinal and healing purposes.

End place: Foz do Iguacu

Meals: B
Day 3: Foz do Iguaçu

Start place: Foz do Iguacu

Explore trails directly over the falls of the Devil's Throat — the highest and deepest of the falls. Other trails allow access to the stretch of falls across the forest on the Argentine side.
Explore the Argentinian side of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to get a view of the falls from below. Return to Foz for the night. Note: If you have booked the Iguassu Falls Boat Ride Theme Pack, you will do it on Day 4 when visiting the Argentine side of the falls.

End place: Foz do Iguacu

Meals: B
Day 4: Foz do Iguaçu/São Paulo

Start place: Foz do Iguacu

Fly to São Paulo and discover the city through gastronomy and architecture. Visit some of the city's most noted sites. Along the way, a specialist guide will share his knowledge of popular local cuisine. São Paulo is a huge, vibrant and very busy city. Traffic can be difficult and even driving out of the city can take longer than expected.

End place: Sao Paulo

Meals: B, L
Day 5: São Paulo/Paraty

Start place: Sao Paulo

Drive to colonial Paraty. Visit an Afro-Brazilian community for a unique cultural interaction and enjoy a traditional meal. Opt to visit a cachaça distillery.

End place: Paraty

Meals: B, D
Day 6: Paraty

Start place: Paraty

Enjoy an included schooner tour of the harbour's many islands and beaches.

End place: Paraty

Meals: B, L
Day 7: Paraty/Rio de Janeiro

Start place: Paraty

This massive city gets as many as five million international tourists every year to sip caipirinhas on the beach, dance the samba in the city’s streets, and ascend Corcovado Mountain to see the truly monumental Christ the Redeemer up close.
Carry on by private van to Rio de Janeiro for free time to explore the city. Use our centrally located hotel in Copacabana as a base. Opt to take a city tour.

End place: Rio de Janeiro

Meals: B
Day 8: Rio de Janeiro

Start place: Rio de Janeiro

Explore vibrant Rio; sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.

End place: Rio de Janeiro

Meals: B
Day 9: Rio de Janeiro

Start place: Rio de Janeiro

Depart at any time.

End place: Rio de Janeiro

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Iguassu Falls, Flora and Fauna Lecture, Foz do Iguaçu Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Afro-Brazilian Community Visit, Paraty
  • Arrival transfer
  • Tour the Argentine and Brazilian sides of Iguazú Falls
  • City and food tour in São Paulo
  • Schooner tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Private van, Plane, Buses, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (8 nts)
  • Meals

    8 breakfasts,
    2 lunches,
    1 dinners

Dates & availability: Explore Argentina & Brazil

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