A classic tour of South America reaches from the Samba towns of Brazil to the sexy beaches of the southernmost part of Argentina. As a starter, the trip includes a few days in the hot samba town of Rio de Janeiro. Afterward, it’s off to the majestic and imposing Iquazú waterfalls, followed by a trip to the southernmost part of Argentina, Buenos Aires. Here you will experience the colorful and adventurous part of Buenos Aires, La Boca. Here colourful buildings and structures dominate for the contrast of the azure blue water at the beaches, here Samba has been replaced with the lustful Tango, dance along – Make your journey exciting, not boring!
Destinations: Rio de Janeiro – Iguassu Falls – Buenos Aires
Brief Itinerary | Brazil & Argentina Basic Tour
Day 1 Rio De Janeiro Arrival
Day 2 Rio De Janeiro (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3 Rio De Janeiro (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4 Rio De Janeiro – Iguassu Falls (Breakfast)
Day 5 Iguassu Falls (Breakfast)
Day 6 Iguassu Falls – Buenos Aires (Breakfast)
Day 7 Buenos Aires (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 8 Buenos Aires (Breakfast)
Day 9 Buenos Aires (Breakfast)
Duration: 9 Days, 8 night
Activities Level: Moderate
Accommodation: Budget Class Hotels, Tourist Class Hotels & First Class Hotels
Transport: Private Air Conditioned Car
Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 2 Dinners
Tour Details | Brazil & Argentina Basic Tour
Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Full Day Sugar Loaf with City tour + Corcovado with beaches + lunch – Over a million tourists a year visit the world famous Pão de Açúcar, or Sugar Loaf Mountain in English, which has become an iconic symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Rising up from small peninsula at the entrance of Guanabara Bay, its name is said to refer to its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined sugar loaf. The tour is done in two steps by glass cable-cars. The first cable-car takes passengers to the top of Urca Hill, which rises 215 meters above sea level and offers spectacular views of the entire bay its islands. From Urca Hill, passengers continue in a second cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf which rises 395 meters above sea level and offers a 360 degree view of the entire city including Botafogo and Copacabana Beaches, the Corcovado and downtown Rio.We will to visit the Christ Statue, which was recently elected as one of the seven modern wonders of the world, which sits 2,300 above sea level, atop Corcovado Hill. Following a scenic drive along the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, we will arrive at the foot of the hill from where we ill embark on a small train which climbs the beautiful mountain. Upon reaching the top, visitors will experience a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro and discover why it is known as the “Marvelous City”! Tour also includes a drive along Rio’s famous beaches. Lunch is included.
Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro. (Breakfast, Dinner)
In the evening Samba Show with dinner: A spectacular samba show with singers and dancers in elaborate costumes who present Brazil’s rich folkloric traditions and capture the famous rhythms of Carnaval. Dinner is included.
Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro / Iguassu Falls. (Breakfast)
Transfer out to the airport.
Arrival in Iguassu Falls. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 5 – Iguassu Falls. (Breakfast)
Brazilian Falls Tour: we will proceed to the Iguaçu National Park where we drive through the lush, subtropical vegetation of the park en route to the falls. Stroll the trail descending the canyon that offers a panoramic view of the more than 240 falls. Take the glass elevator up the cliff face for an exquisite view from the upper deck. The Iguassu National Park along with its “sister” park in Argentina form the most significant remaining rainforest in the southern cone of South America which along with the waterfalls have been declared a National Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Macuco Safari: The trip begins within the National Park on the Brazilian side, where visitors take seats in an open wagon driven through the forest where they can observe birds, animals and exotic vegetation all while accompanied by a specialized guide. At the end of the 2 km ride we continue on foot to the margin of the Iguassu River to take a specially prepared motor boat for an exciting and unforgettable trip. Passengers are taken as close as possible to the water falls, where they can hear the thunderous roar of the walls of water, and get wet from the mist of the falls.
Day 6 – Iguassu Falls / Buenos Aires. (Breakfast)
Argentinean Falls: Cross the Tancredo Neves Bridge en route to the Iguazu National Park in Argentina. At the entrance the passenger will take a small train for a visit through the park with 2 stops until the trail where the walking tour begins to the visit the upper walkways, which allow for more intimate contact with the falls and the rainforest. The highlight of the trip is a visit to the suspended platform at the very brink of the abysmal Devil’s Throat – the largest fall. This trip shows you the highlights of the Argentinean side.
Transfer out to the airport.
Arrival in Buenos Aires. Meeting at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 7 – Buenos Aires. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Buenos Aires panoramic city tour will take you through the highlights of South America’s most European and cosmopolitan city. We’ll drive along 9 de Julio Avenue where the renowned Colón Theater and the Obelisk, symbols of our city, are located. We’ll visit Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by important historic buildings like the Casa Rosada, the Cathedral and the City Hall. We’ll also visit Plaza San Martin, Alvear and Plaza del Congreso. The tour will drive us along the old fashion Avenida de Mayo and the dynamic Avenida Corrientes. Explore neighborhoods filled with colors and history, like La Boca and San Telmo, and the sumptuous neighborhoods of Palermo, Recoleta and the modern Puerto Madero, a busy gastronomic and entertainment center. Among other highlights of the tour we’ll pass by Parque Lezama, Tres de Febrero, commercial and financial areas plus La Bombonera, boca’s football stadium.
Tonight Tango Show with Dinner: we will watch the authentic roots and the pure essence of the Argentine tango in a full show of music, singing and dancing of top artistic quality.
Day 8 – Buenos Aires. (Breakfast)
Day 9 – Buenos Aires Departure (Breakfast)
Transfer out to airport.
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Accommodation | Brazil & Argentina Basic Tour
3* Budget Class Hotels
City: Rio de Janeiro
Hotel Name: Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
Information: The hotel has 112 very ample apartments and 8 suites compared to the average standards of the local hotels. All of them have been reformed and designed to provide you welfare and comfort with all of the apartments having tiled floor. Free wifi.
Location: One block from Copacabana Beach, Acapulco Hotel is located in a pleasant and quiet area, next to the Leme district. In the vicinity it is found a varied enterteinement area with theaters, the major malls in the city and several choices of stores and restaurants.
Hotel Name: Viale Tower Hotel
Information: Boasting views to Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay lands, Viale Tower Hotel offers an infinite pool and a restaurant. Located in Foz do Iguaçu, this newly constructed hotel has free Wi-Fi connections. A shared lounge is also available. Air-conditioned and modern rooms at Viale Tower come with a flat-screen TV and a minibar. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Extras include cable channels. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast in the mornings and it includes a variety of fresh fruits, breads and cold meats, as well as a selection of beverages.
City: Buenos Aires
Hotel Name: Dazzler San Martin Hotel
Information: Set in a modern building featuring a glass façade, Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires San Martin offers plush accommodation only 140 metres from Florida Street. San Martín Square is 200 metres away. Boasting stylish décor, rooms at Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires San Martin feature modern facilities including minibars and cable TV. Some of them have separate seating areas with comfortable armchairs. A buffet breakfast including pastries and fresh juices is served daily.
4* Tourist Class Hotels
City: Rio de Janeiro
Hotel Name: Royal Rio Hotel
Information: With a remarkable , just 1,000 feet away from the trendy , the Royal Rio hotel offers a panoramic and a cocktail bar. Guests at Royal Rio can enjoy a complimentary with a mix of breads, juices and fruits. The air conditioned rooms at Royal Rio Palace have tiled floosr, minibar and an LED TV with cable channels. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer and free toiletries.
Hotel Name: Continental Inn Hotel
Information: With modern, refined and pleasant facilities, Continental Inn Cataratas Hotel provides guests with good services and comfort items such as spacious room, free Wi-Fi, play area and restaurant.
City: Buenos Aires
Hotel Name: Argenta Towers Hotel
Information: With a convenient location in one of the most distinguished neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, the Argenta Tower Retiro hotel offers 75 guest rooms and 22 suites known for their exceptional size, comfort and affordability. Unwind in classically designed, elegantly decorated rooms and suites featuring wood floors, plasma TVs, air conditioning, kitchenettes and complimentary Wi-Fi. tart your day with our complimentary buffet breakfast in Vivaldi Restaurant. Soak up some sun by our rooftop outdoor pool or relax in the solarium. Get the pulse up with a workout in the rooftop fitness center.
4+*/ 5* First Class Hotels
City: Rio de Janeiro
Hotel Name: Belmond Copacabana Palace
Information: An art deco masterpiece, Belmond Copacabana Palace is the crown jewel on the world’s most iconic beach. Since its doors swung open in 1923, this landmark hotel has entertained the rich and the famous. A hive of activity, this is the spot to mix with Brazil’s elite over caipirinhas. Antique furniture, French textiles and original artworks: each room is inviting and unique. Breathe in sea air from your balcony, or choose a city view for a window into the bustle of Rio life.
Hotel Name: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
Information: Restored to its original 1950s charm, the hotel’s hacienda-style exterior is matched by its warm, inviting interior design. Step outside and explore the sprawling, sculpted grounds. Spot a kaleidoscopic array of tropical flowers as howler monkeys call in the distance. Nestled in the center is an elegantly designed pool. Flanked by orchids, it’s the perfect spot for a refreshing dip after a day full of adventure.
City: Buenos Aires
Hotel Name: Alvear Art Hotel
Information: The Alvear Art Hotel features an indoor swimming pool, a spa and a fitness centre with panoramic city views. An on-site restaurant and bar are featured, and free Wi-Fi is provided. The elegant studios in Alvear Art Hotel have private bathrooms, flat-screen cable TVs and air conditioning. Laundry services can be arranged for an extra fee. After a long day of walking around the city, guests at Alvear Art Hotel can relax in the sauna or in the steam bath. A business centre is also available for guest use.