We Love —
- Explore amazing Argentina & Brazil taking you from the colourful culture of their cities to breathtaking and varied natural scenery.
- Head out to explore Buenos Aires, Puerto Iguazu, Rio De Janeiro & Paraty and embark on a myriad of amazing adventures during your trip.
- Our members will stay in a choice of two hotel categories along the way with daily breakfast included, in addition to some amazing excursions!
Your Destinations —
Buenos Aires is one of the most fascinating cities in both Latin America and the world. Be it for its splendid and varied architecture, with its old Colonial buildings, French palaces and state-of-the-art skyscrapers; for its vibrant nightlife and endless cultural options; or maybe just for the rich identity of the Porteños, who proudly bear the European heritage of their ancestors, more and more are coming to visit.
Rio De Janeiro
Your Tour Itinerary In Brief —
Day 1: Arrival into Buenos Aires
Day 2: Buenos Aires - Puerto Iguazú
Day 3: Puerto Iguazu
Day 4: Puerto Iguazu – Rio De Janeiro
Day 5: Rio De Janeiro
Day 6: Rio De Janeiro
Day 7: Rio De Janeiro - Paraty
Day 8: Paraty
Day 9: Paraty – Rio de Janeiro
Day 10: Departure from Rio de Janeiro
Your Tour Itinerary —
Upon arrival your driver will meet you at the airport with a sign in your name and drive you to your hotel. This afternoon, you will meet your guide at the lobby or at Tortoni, one of the oldest cafés in the city! While having a nice cuppa, your guide will present to you the city of Buenos Aires using maps. After this short presentation, you will go to the famous Plaza de Mayo, in front of the Casa Rosada (presidential house).Then, you will walk along the docks of Puerto Madero, a former port now renovated into a modern and trendy district. You are then guided to the district of La Boca, known for its colourful tin houses and Tangodancers in the streets. Finally, you will follow your guide in the bohemian and popular district of San Telmo, one of the oldest in the city. Today, there are antique shops, bookstores, hardware stores, milongas and flea markets. This evening you will have the oppurtunity to add a Tango Show with dinner to your stay, or if staying until the 30th April 2020, this will be included.
- Private transfer with English-speaking driver from the airport to accommodation in Buenos Aires
- Accommodation in Buenos Aires
- City tour by foot and public transportation with English-speaking guide (Duration: 4 hours)
Day 2 - Buenos Aires - Puerto Iguazú
Your driver will pick you up at your hotel and will take you to Buenos Aires Aeroparque Airport. take a domestic flight from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu, where upon arrival, your driver will meet you at the airport with a sign with your name and then drive you to your hotel.
- Private transfer with English-speaking driver from accommodation to airport in Buenos Aires
- Shared transfer with English-speaking driver from airport to accommodation in Puerto Iguazu
- Accommodation in Puerto Iguazu
This morning, your driver will pick you up at your hotel around 07:30. You will head towards the Iguazu National Park on the Argentinian side to discover the Iguazu Falls, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also as a "Natural Wonder of the World" (entrances not included). From the numerous paths and footbridges in the park, do not miss the impressive Garganta del Diablo (literally "Devil's Gorge") and its 80 metres of waterfall that make it the highest of the 270 waterfalls in the park. Throughout your walk, you may have the chance to see monkeys, turtles, small crocodiles, coatis, butterflies and tropical birds that live in this wonderful place. Then you will take the upper or lower circuit of the park to get a new angle of view on the falls. You are in the heart of the subtropical forest, where the fauna and flora have some surprises in store for you.
- Shared excursion with English-speaking guide to the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls
This morning, your driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel around 7:30 am. Then, you will cross the border to Brazil to observe Iguazu Falls in their entirety. Don't forget your passport and raincoat (entrances not included). Enjoy a guided tour of the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls and its panoramic view over the 270 waterfalls, some of them can reach between 40 to 80 metres high! On this side there is only one path before reaching the footbridges overlooking the falls. Late in the morning you will join your guide and driver who will take you back to your hotel. Your driver will pick you up at your hotel afterwards and take you to Foz do Iguazu airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival at Rio de Janeiro airport, your driver will wait for you with a sign in your name and take you to your hotel.
- Shared excursion with English-speaking guide to the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls
- Shared transfer with local driver from the accommodation to airport in Foz do Iguazu
- Private transfer with English-speaking driver from the airport to accommodation in Rio de Janeiro
Your driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel to discover the Corcovado, Rio's most emblematic site (entrances not included). You will get on board the Swiss built train, which leads you through the forest. It’s an experience in itself, and it offers you very nice views of the lagoon. A train leaves every 20 minutes, and the journey takes about 20 minutes. Enjoy the breathtaking view of Rio Bay. The Corcovado is the highest statue of the Christ in the world. First unveiled in 1931, it was completely restored in 2010.This afternoon, you will discover the majestic Sugar Loaf, this 396m high rocky peak with its unique shape, has always been the symbol of Rio (entrances not included). The native-Americans used to call it Pau-nd-Acuqua, which means "high, pointed and isolated promontory". For the Portuguese, it sounded like Pão de Açúcar, and the peak itself reminded them of the shape of these clay moulds used to make sugar loaves. The Portuguese name remained.You will reach the Urca Hill, 220m above sea level, through the first section of the cable car that starts from Vermelha Beach, from where you can enjoy a lovely view of Botafogoet Beach and Guanabara Bay. You will end your trip with the monolithic rock of the Sugar Loaf, which offers, whatever the time of day, a unique panorama of Rio Bay, Niterói, beaches and surrounding lakes.
- Private tour of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountains with English-speaking guide (duration: 6 hours)
Today, you are free to enjoy the heavenly beaches of Rio. You can also discover the most picturesque district of Rio; Santa Teresa. The only district that still has an old tramway.Santa Teresa is also known as the Brazilian Montmartre, because it is a district located on a hill and it is also a place where artists live.Then you can also visit the Parque Da Ruinas. Located on the heights of Rio, the park and its remains of the Palacete Murtinho Nobre take you back in time. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 7: Rio De Janeiro - Paraty
This morning your driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Paraty. Today, UNESCO even considers Paraty as one of the most important examples of colonial architecture in the world, and the entire city has been elevated to a national monument. The city centre was one of the first urban projects planned in Brazil, and its narrow, paved streets, away from motorized transport, are lined with houses built around inner courtyards, decorated with brightly coloured flowers and hummingbirds. You can visit this small haven on foot and your guide will then take you back to your hotel.
- Shared transfer with local driver from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty
Imagine a paradise island in an idyllic setting, with crystal clear waters and white sand - that's where you're going. You will visit some of the numerous beautiful and isolated beaches, where you can swim in the sea, snorkel, and sunbathe.You can be assured of a relaxing and unforgettable day!
Shared schooner excursion with local driver (duration : 5 hours)
Day 9: Paraty – Rio De Janeiro
Today, your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Rio de Janeiro. You will enjoy your last day before heading back home.
- Shared transfer with local driver from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro
Day 10: Rio De Janeiro
This morning your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Rio de Janeiro International airport. International flight from Rio de Janeiro.
- Private transfer with English-speaking driver from accommodation to airport in Rio de Janeiro
Your Tour Hotels —
During this tour, our members will have the choice between 3* hotels or 4* hotels with Bed & Breakfast.
Iguazù: Merit Iguazù or similar
Rio de Janeiro: Windsor Copa or similar
Paraty: Pousada do Principe or similar
Iguazù: El Pueblito Iguazù or similar
Rio de Janeiro: Windsor Excelior or similar
Paraty: Pousada do Principe or similar
Sleeps up to
Please note: If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.
Your Excursions —
Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability.
The Tango Show is included for stays until 30/04/2020, after this date, this excursion will be optional.
TANGO SHOW WITH DINNER INCLUDED
Your Journey —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Private and shared transfers are included as per the itinerary.
For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.