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Argentina & Brazil: Cities & Waterfalls

9 days from CAD4,995pp

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Itinerary highlights

  • Explore Buenos Aires, from vibrant La Boca to the elegant avenues of Palermo.

  • See an Argentine tango dance show.

  • Feel the spray from the immense Iguazu Falls, enjoying private tours of both sides.

  • Take a private guided tour of Rio’s highlights, from Christ the Redeemer to Copacabana.

Price includes

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  • Buenos Aires
  • Iguazu Falls
  • Iguacu Falls
  • Rio de Janeiro

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Day 1 Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Arriving in Buenos Aires you're met and taken to your hotel by your private driver and guide. Spend the rest of today relaxing after your flight.

Day 2 Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

A day at leisure in Buenos Aires. We suggest simply ambling around the city's districts, which all have their own distinct character. You may also like to take a tour of the Teatro Colon, an opera house with a French Renaissance facade and some of the best acoustics in the world. This evening, take a shared transfer to the El Querandi Tango Show, which includes dinner.

Day 3 Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Enjoy a three-hour guided walking tour of the Palermo district. You'll visit the area's hotspots including Plaza Serrano. Similar tours can also be arranged across the city.

Day 4 Iguacu Falls

Buenos Aires , Iguazu Falls , Iguacu Falls

Take a private transfer to the airport for your flight to the Iguazu Falls. The flight lasts around two hours. Arriving at the airport, you're met by your chauffeur-guide and driven to the Brazilian side of the falls. Start at the Visitors' Centre and take the small train up through the jungle. You can roam around walkways ensconced in jungle and admire the falls from different vantage points. Get up close to the 'Devil's Throat', the most powerful section that sends up vast clouds of spray.

Day 5 Iguacu Falls

Iguacu Falls

You will have today at leisure: swim in your hotel's pool or hire mountain bikes to explore more of the trails around the falls.

Day 6 Rio de Janeiro

Iguacu Falls , Rio de Janeiro

Take a private transfer to the airport for your two hour flight to Rio de Janeiro. En route, visit the viewpoints of the Brazilian side of the falls. Arriving in Rio, you're met by your chauffeur-guide and taken to your hotel. You have the rest of the day to relax and rest.

Day 7 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Your private chauffeur-guide picks you up from your hotel for a full day (six hour) tour of Rio's highlights. Your first stop could be Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, followed by a cable car trip to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Here, look across to where Christ the Redeemer surveys the city from his 710 m (2,329 ft) perch. After lunch (not included, although your guide can recommend a place to eat), take the cog railway up Corcovado Mountain to stand right under the statue.

Day 8 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Today you can choose to relax at your hotel, ideally wither by the pool or down on the beach, or continue to independently explore Rio. Tonight will be spent with a local food guide sampling some of the best small plates and drinks in the city.

Day 9 Return home

Rio de Janeiro

Take a private transfer to the airport in time to catch your onward flight.

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