Iguassu & Beyond
9 days from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
From $ 2199
Duration9 days

For the nature lover who also wants to explore the nightlife of the urban jungle and have plenty of time on the beach, this nine-day adventure offers the perfect combination of natural beauty and cosmopolitan culture. Travel from the tango palaces of Buenos Aires to the samba pulse of Rio de Janeiro and discover spectacular wilderness in between. Encounter thundering Iguassu Falls with views from both Argentina and Brazil. Then continue to the coast and soak in the sun on Ilha Grande's beaches and colonial culture in Paraty. Go beyond a vacation — and step into adventure!

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  • Duration: 9 days
    Service level: Standard
  • Starts in: Buenos Aires
    Physical Grading: Light
  • Ends in: Rio de Janeiro
    Ages: 12+
Iguassu & Beyond - Tour Map

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Day 1: Buenos Aires

Start place: Buenos Aires

If you arrive early, start exploring! Later, grab a seat and enjoy a drink at one of the city's many sidewalk cafés and restaurants.
Arrive at any time. Pre nights are recommended to fully enjoy this vibrant city and take part in the optional activities available.

End place: Buenos Aires

Day 2: Buenos Aires/Foz do Iguaçu

Start place: Buenos Aires

Fly to Iguassu Falls for two full days of exploration from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides. The luggage restrictions for all Aerolineas Argentinas flights are 15kg for checked baggage and 5kg for carry-ons.

End place: Foz do Iguacu

Meals: B
Day 3: Foz do Iguaçu

Start place: Foz do Iguacu

Explore trails that will bring you 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. Opt to take an inflatable boat to the base of the thundering falls.
Return to the Argentine side to explore the trails. Opt for a boat tour to get up close and personal. Return to the Brazilian side for one more night in town.

End place: Foz do Iguacu

Meals: B
Day 4: Foz do Iguaçu/Paraty

Start place: Foz do Iguacu

On arrival in São Paulo, continue on by bus to the gorgeous coastal town of Paraty. Wander the cobblestoned streets, take a boat trip to the nearby islands in the bay, or visit one of the many white-sand beaches that make Brazil famous.
Fly to São Paulo and continue by van to Paraty. Opt to visit the cachaça distilleries or take a boat into the bay to explore the nearby islands and beaches.

End place: Paraty

Meals: B
Day 5: Paraty

Start place: Paraty

Paraty is a quaint colonial town renowned for its architecture—the pace might be slow but there's a lot to choose from. Considered one of the world's most important examples of Portuguese colonial architecture by UNESCO, the historic centre is a well-preserved national historic monument, and today has been closed to vehicles to preserve its laid-back colonial ambiance. Opt to take a boat trip in the bay, kayak, go horseback riding, or take a jeep tour.
Enjoy a free day to explore Paraty. Optional activities include a boat trip, kayaking, and horseback riding.

End place: Paraty

Meals: B
Day 6: Paraty/Ilha Grande

Start place: Paraty

A short, scenic drive along the coast takes us to Angra dos Reis. Board the ferry to Ilha Grande—home to some of Brazil's most beautiful beaches.

Enjoy free time to soak up the sun, snorkel, hike and cruise to various beaches, not to mention feast on fresh seafood and sip caipirinhas in the plaza in the evenings.
Continue by van up the coast and take a ferry to Ilha Grande. Opt to hike to remote beaches and enjoy free time to relax and explore the island.

End place: Ilha Grande

Meals: B
Day 7: Ilha Grande

Start place: Ilha Grande

Enjoy a free day in Ilha Grande. Optional activities include hiking Pico Do Papagalo or Lopez Mendez, snorkelling or relaxing on the beach.

End place: Ilha Grande

Meals: B
Day 8: Ilha Grande/Rio de Janeiro

Start place: Ilha Grande

Travel back to the mainland by ferry before continuing north along the coast. Enjoy the incredible scenery before rounding the cliffs at Vidigal. Get your first look at one of the most memorable cities in the world—Río de Janeiro.
Carry on by ferry and van to Rio de Janeiro. With free time, explore the city on an optional city tour.

End place: Rio de Janeiro

Meals: B
Day 9: Rio de Janeiro

Start place: Rio de Janeiro

There are no planned activities today so feel free to book onward travel at any time. Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.
Depart at any time.

End place: Rio de Janeiro

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • Your Discover Moment: Paraty Your Discover Moment: Ilha Grande
  • Iguassu Falls visit (Brazil and Argentina)
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Plane, Shared van, Ferry
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (8 nts)
  • Meals

    8 breakfasts,

Dates & availability: Iguassu & Beyond

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Departing Sat, 03/23/2019 Finishing Sun, 03/31/2019 Catalog Price $ 2249 Sale Price $ 2249 11 Book
Departing Sat, 03/30/2019 Finishing Sun, 04/07/2019 Catalog Price $ 2199 Sale Price $ 2199 16 Book
Departing Sat, 04/06/2019 Finishing Sun, 04/14/2019 Catalog Price $ 2149 Sale Price $ 2149 12 Book
Departing Sat, 04/20/2019 Finishing Sun, 04/28/2019 Catalog Price $ 2149 Sale Price $ 2149 5 Book
Departing Sat, 04/27/2019 Finishing Sun, 05/05/2019 Catalog Price $ 2149 Sale Price $ 2149 11 Book
Departing Sat, 05/04/2019 Finishing Sun, 05/12/2019 Catalog Price $ 2149 Sale Price $ 2149 12 Book
Departing Sat, 05/11/2019 Finishing Sun, 05/19/2019 Catalog Price $ 2149 Sale Price $ 2149 14 Book
Departing Sat, 05/18/2019 Finishing Sun, 05/26/2019 Catalog Price $ 2149 Sale Price $ 2149 12 Book
Departing Sat, 05/25/2019 Finishing Sun, 06/02/2019 Catalog Price $ 2149 Sale Price $ 2149 13 Book
Departing Sat, 06/01/2019 Finishing Sun, 06/09/2019 Catalog Price $ 2249 Sale Price $ 2249 14 Book

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