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Take in natural and cultural wonders during a nine-day introduction to the best of Argentina and Brazil. Explore the sophisticated architecture and steamy spirit of Buenos Aires one day and discover the green beauty and cool mist of Iguassu Falls the next. Big city samba, local village lifestyle, rainforest teeming with life, and spicy tango never came together so effortlessly.

Latin America
  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Wildlife, Parks & Nature Reserves, History, Local Culture & Cuisine
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Moderate%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 166059
  • Starts: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Finishes: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
You will Visit
  • Buenos Aires
  • Rio de Janeiro

Itinerary

01

Day 1: 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.

Additional Notes:
We spend little time in Buenos Aires, we highly recommend booking pre-nights to explore this vibrant city.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Buenos Aires/Foz do Iguaçu (1B)

Fly north to the Iguassu 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 Iguassu 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.


Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)
Iguassu Falls (Brazil Side) Guided Tour
Iguassu Falls, Flora and Fauna Lecture

Transport:
Plane (1.50 hour(s), 1640km)

03

Day 3: Foz do Iguaçu (1B)

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.

Additional Notes:
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.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Brazil - Argentina)
Iguassu Falls Visit
Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)

04

Day 4: Foz do Iguaçu/São Paulo (1B, 1L)

Fly to São Paulo and discover the city through gastronomy and architecture. Visit some of the city's most noted sites and along the way a specialist guide will also share knowledge of popular local cuisine.

Additional Notes:
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.

Included Activities:
São Paulo City and Food Tour

Transport:
Plane (1.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle

05

Day 5: São Paulo/Paraty (1B, 1D)

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.

Included Activities:
Afro-Brazilian Community Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 298km)

06

Day 6: Paraty (1B, 1L)

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

Included Activities:
Paraty Bay Boat Tour

07

Day 7: Paraty/Rio de Janeiro (1B)

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.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 241km)

08

Day 8: Rio de Janeiro (1B)

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

09

Day 9: Rio de Janeiro (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Arrival transfer
    • Tour the Argentine and Brazilian sides of Iguassu Falls
    • Lecture with a biologist and botanist
    • City and food tour in São Paulo
    • Visit an Afro-Brazilian community and enjoy a local meal
    • Schooner tour
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (8 nts)
    • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    Transport
    • Private van, plane, buses, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Spend a couple days exploring Iguassu Falls
  • Explore bustling So Paulo
  • Relax on some of the world's most beautiful beaches
  • Samba your way through Rio De Janeiro