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 Iguazu 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.
Price per person2,649 EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel advisors will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. What's included?
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included. On arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. The day is free to spend at your leisure.
Day 2 - Buenos Aires/Foz do Iguacu
Fly to Iguazu 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. Fly north to the Iguazu 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 Iguazu 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.
Day 3 - Foz do Iguacu
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. 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.
Day 4 - Foz do Iguacu/Sao Paulo
Fly to Sao 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.
Day 5 - Sao Paulo/Paraty
Drive to colonial Paraty. Visit an Afro-Brazilian community for a unique cultural interaction and enjoy a traditional meal. Opt to visit a cachaca distillery.
Day 6 - Paraty
Enjoy an included schooner tour of the harbour's many islands and beaches.
Day 7 - Paraty/Rio de Janeiro
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. 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.
Day 8 - Rio de Janeiro
Explore vibrant Rio; sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Day 9 - Rio de Janeiro
Depart at any time.
Hotels (8 nts).
Private van, plane, buses, walking.
Allow USD415-540 for meals not included.
8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
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Please see the itinerary for information on optional activities and estimated pricing.