Rio De Janeiro, Iguazu Falls & Buenos Aires

From Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Custom
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Tour Description

Experience the best that Brazil and Argentina have to offer on this 9 day tailor made tour. Follow one of the most popular South America travel routes as you journey from Rio de Janeiro through Iguazu Falls and on to Buenos Aires. In exciting Rio de Janeiro you can soak in the vibrant culture and entertainment or simply unwind on the sun soaked beaches. Tours to iconic visitor sites such as Sugarloaf Mountain and the statue of Christ the Redeemer will round out your itinerary of the "Marvellous City".

Next stop is impressive Iguazu Falls, nestled in a beautiful national park that you are free to explore over two days.  The breathtaking waterfalls and surrounding rainforest and wildlife can be explored by bus, boat, hiking and even air. Then immerse yourself in the life of cosmopolitan Buenos Aires; home to great culture, food and shopping. Explore the historic monuments of this impressive capital city on a day tour, either by bus or by bicycle. Wine tasting of that famous Argentinean red followed by beefsteaks and tango complete your Buenos Aires experience. Fall in love with South America on this tailor made tour.

This tour doesn't have to end now! We can organise extensions to your Rio to Buenos Aires tour including Salvador, Brazil Amazon, Patagonia or an Antarctica Cruise.

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Witness the largest and the most impressive waterfalls in the world

Visit this well known tourist attraction in the world, Christ the Redeemer, which is probably the most famous post card of Rio de Janeiro

Buenos Aires is the birthplace of the famous tango, nowadays included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Tour Itinerary

Customisable ? This tour can be customised to suit your tastes and timing. Enquire here for more information.
Day 1
Rio de Janeiro

Upon arrival in to Rio, you will be met & transferred to your hotel.
Known as the ''Cidade Maravilhosa'', or Marvellous City, Rio never fails to amaze with its sandy beaches, carefree lifestyle and unparalleled natural beauty
Overnight in Rio

Day 2
Rio de Janeiro

Today we explore Corcovado & Sugarloaf Mountain. An early start to get you to thee bottom of Corcovado Hill, where we ascend the mountain by vehicle. Climbing 4km through the Tijuca Forest, the world’s largest urban National Park, we will arrive at the statue of Christ the Redeemer. We have a traditional Brazilian BBQ lunch before visiting the famous Sugarloaf Mountain with views across the entire city. After descending the mountain, you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Included: All transport, tickets and entry fees, lunch (beverages not included).
Approximate duration of tour: 8 hours.
Overnight in Rio

Day 3
Rio de Janeiro

Today is a free day for you to relax on one of Rio’s famous beaches such as Ipanema or Copacabana, or explore the city further at your leisure. We have a great selection of optional day tours. Please ask for more details.
Overnight in Rio

Day 4
Rio de Janeiro Foz do Iguaçu

Transfer from your hotel to the airport for your onward flight to Iguazu. Flight Included.
Upon arrival in to Iguazu you will be met & will embark on your first tour of the falls. Today we see the falls from the Brazilian side of the border. After arriving at the visitor centre, we board buses for a tour of the park. Equipped with panoramic windows, the buses are designed to maximize your views of the falls, while the walkways and steps allow you to get up close to the spray. Views of the Floriana Falls, the Devil’s Gorge Canyon and the Iguazu River are spectacular and are guaranteed to impress. National Park fees included.
*Optional - Add on a visit to the Bird Park, or why not book an amazing helicopter flight over the falls. Additional costs apply. Please ask for more details.
At the end of the tour you will be taken over the boarder into Argentina, to your hotel.
Overnight in Iguazu, Argentina

Day 5

In the early morning we will visit the Iguazu Falls on the Argentinian side. We will ride the Rainforest Ecological train and then explore panoramic views from above and below the waterfalls. We will visit the Devils Falls, which is said to be one of the most spectacular falls and you have the option of taking a boat ride under the Falls (additional costs apply. Payable locally). National Park fees included.
Overnight in Iguazu, Argentina

Day 6
Iguazu Buenos Aires

Transfer to the airport for your outward flight from Iguazu. Flight Included.
On arrival into Buenos Aires you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Buenos Aires, Argentina’s elegant, historic and cosmopolitan capital, is known as the “Paris of the South” due to its European atmosphere with glamorous avenues lined with fashionable shops and Parisian-style restaurants and cafes.
Overnight in Buenos Aires

Day 7
Buenos Aires

Today you have the option of exploring Buenos Aires by regular bus or for the more adventurous, by bicycle (please advise your preference at the time of booking). You will visit many of the highlights that Buenos Aires has to offer including San Telmo, Plaza de Mayo, La Boca, the old docks etc.
Afternoon is at leisure before your evening Dinner & Tango show.
Overnight in Buenos Aires

Day 8
Buenos Aires

Today is free to enjoy the sights and sounds of this world famous city.
We have a great selection of optional day tours. Please ask for more details.
Overnight in Buenos Aires

Day 9
Buenos Aires Depart

Depart Buenos Aires Any time. Transfer to the Airport is Included.
*Why not extend your stay, Add on a trip to Salvador, Brazil Amazon, Patagonia or an Antarctica Cruise. Please ask for more details
NOTE: Tour can be done in reverse. Please ask for more details

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 8 nights accommodation in standard hotels
  • Included Copy 31 Hotel upgrades available
  • Included Copy 20 Breakfast daily, and other meals as outlined in the included sightseeing tours
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 All transfers, mostly on a private basis
  • Included Copy 20 Sightseeing on a shared basis as outlined in the tour itinerary with English speaking guides
  • Included Copy 20 Entrance fees & National Park fees, unless otherwise stated
  • Included Copy 7 Iguazu Tourist Tax payable locally. Approx. ARS50 (USD3.40) per person. Subject to change
  • Included Copy 20 Internal flights
  • Included Copy 7 International flights are NOT included. However can be added. Please ask for more details.
  • Included Copy 31 Tour can be done in reverse. Please ask for more details
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9 days

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$1,739 USD

Per person, twin share

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