Taste of South America - Brazil and Argentina Tour
SOUTH AMERICA TOUR
Tango your way through Buenos Aires, sip caipirinhas in Rio, and marvel at the Iguaçu Falls on this irresistible 10-night Brazil and Argentina tour. Join other Solo Travellers in discovering two of South America’s highlights, start off with a bang in seductive Buenos Aires, the city that never sleeps. Explore the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, set in the middle of the rainforest in between these two fascinating countries. Relax at the beautiful Portuguese-colonial coastal town of Paraty before taking a boat to the island of Ilha Grande. Finish your trip in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro and marvel at Christ the Redeemer and the incredible views from Sugarloaf Mountain.
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Day 1 – Arrive Buenos Aires
For your first evening in Buenos Aires, you will enjoy a night of Tango at La Ventana, one of the city’s many restaurants. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 2 – Buenos Aires / Iguazu
After breakfast you will begin your city tour of Buenos Aires, visiting the glamorous neighbourhoods of Recoleta and Palermo, the Plaza de Mayo, the Pink House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the popular Puerto Madero as well as many other buildings of unique architectural significance. A visit to Buenos Aires would not be complete without a sight of the city’s first settlements, and for this you will head to the picturesque neighbourhood of San Telmo. You will also visit Argentina’s answer to Genoa, the colourful Italian neighbourhood of La Boca. In the evening you will be transferred to Buenos Aires Airport for domestic flight to Iguazu, where you will spend the night.
Day 3 – Iguazu
Today you will visit the magnificent Iguazu Falls on the Argentinian side. You can appreciate the falls from many different angles as you walk across the foot bridges, stopping at different viewpoints. You will also be able to admire the Devil’s Throat today, and have the chance to take a ride in a speedboat to the Tres Mosqueteros Fall. Overnight in Iguazu.
Day 4 – Iguazu / Rio de Janeiro
After breakfast, you will travel to the Iguazu Park, a huge tropical rainforest which has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From here, you will take an elevator down to the base of the waterfalls, so that you are just above the river level where the views are fantastic. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Foz do Iguazu Airport for flights to Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival in Rio, you will be taken to your hotel in the beautiful coastal town of Paraty.
Day 5 – Paraty
Today you will have the day at leisure in Paraty, an old Portuguese colonial town with cobbled streets and lots of history. From here you can explore the town, go snorkelling or swimming in the sea, or hike some of the coastal trails. Maybe you would prefer to just relax on the beach. Overnight in Paraty.
Day 6 – Paraty / Ilha Grande
Today you will be transferred to the beautiful island of Ilha Grande, where you will spend the night.
Day 7 – Ilha Grande
Today will be another day at your leisure on the largely undeveloped island of Ilha Grande. You can spend the day on one of the beautiful beaches, exploring the rainforest, or taking a boat trip around the area. Overnight in Ilha Grande.
Day 8 – Ilha Grande / Rio de Janeiro
After breakfast you will take the boat back to mainland Brazil and from here you will be transferred to Rio de Janeiro, where you will spend the night.
Day 9 – Rio de Janeiro
Today you will take half-day tours of Corcovado Mountain and Sugarloaf Mountain. Begin by taking the 20-minute train journey, up through the dense rainforest of Tijuca, to the gigantic statue of Christ the Redeemer. From here, you can enjoy incredible panoramic views of the city. In the afternoon, you will begin your tour to Sugarloaf Mountain, stopping at Morro da Urca (170m) and then Sugarloaf itself (270m). Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 10 – Rio de Janeiro
Today will be your last full day in Rio, and it is completely up to you how you would like to spend it. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 11 – Depart Rio de Janeiro
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE BRAZIL AND ARGENTINA TOUR
- Sharing a twin room at three star hotels with breakfast
- All tours in itinerary
- Entrance fees
- Transportation throughout (excluding flights)
- Local English speaking tour guides
- Up to six weeks before departure, a place can be reserved for the Brazil and Argentina tour on payment of a deposit of £250.00, after this date it would be the full amount of the trip.
- Click the book now button and fill in the details and tick the box confirming you accept booking conditions
- The outstanding balance is due 6 weeks before travel
- Flights are not included in the price of this tour and will need to be organised separately. This includes the internal flights between Buenos Aires & Iguazu, and Iguazu & Rio de Janeiro.
- Please ensure you have checked visa requirements. Get in touch if you are unsure.
- Ensure you have purchased travel insurance as this is mandatory for all trips.
Trip Type Natural Wonder / Cultural
Group Size Maximum of 10
Physical Rating Moderate
Currency & Spending Money Brazilian Real & Argentine Peso / Spending £30 and upwards per day
Hosts A local guide will be your point of contact for this trip.
Clothing You will be pleased to know that clear skies and warm weather dominate this time of year in Brazil and Argentina. Take sensible walking shoes. Light, long sleeved tops and trousers will also help protect from mosquito bites.
Health Always seek medical advice from your doctor or travel nurse a minimum of 8 weeks before you travel and make sure your vaccinations are up to date. Remember that your travel insurance may not cover you if you do not have up-to-date vaccinations. There are currently no restrictions on travel to South or Central America, however, with the outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, it is advised that woman who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant seek advice from their doctor before booking any trips to these areas.
Single Supplement £299