Travel from Buenos Aires, Argentina's sultry capital to the vibrant party city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil with the freedom to choose how you spend your time in both cities. Explore Iguazu Falls, one of the world’s most spectacular waterfalls along the way.
After breakfast enjoy a half day city tour where you'll head out to visit key attractions from 9 de Julio Avenue to San Telmo, taking you through the heart of Buenos Aires. Along the way you'll visit Puerto Madero, the old port of the city which is now a bustling cosmopolitan neighborhood. Continue to Palermo where you'll find the green spaces are as sophisticated as the buildings and the chic cafes and bars. Finally, you end the tour in Recoleta which is possibly one of the most elegant neighborhoods in Buenos Aires and is where the distinguished Recoleta Cemetery can be found, the resting place of Argentina’s most famous figures.
Overnight: Buenos Aires | Breakfast
Today is free to explore the beautiful city with its many attractions from charming old-world cafes, upscale stylish neighborhoods and its flamboyant tango shows. As Tango capital of the world, no visit would be complete without taking in a tango show where dinner and a dance lesson are a great place to start your evening.
Overnight: Buenos Aires | Breakfast
Following breakfast, you'll head out on a full day tour of the majestic Iguazu Falls. The visit to Iguazu National Park can be completed via 3 circuits best known as Lower Path, Higher path and the Devil´s Throat Path. The Lower Path walkways meander through lush jungle offering great views of most of the rapids and falls from a lower point of view. The Higher Path, following the elevated walkways, offers breathtaking scenery from a cliff-point outlook. The Devil’s Throat can only be accessed via the Ecological Jungle Train and with 14 cascades tumbling over 260 feet into the frothing water below, the Devils Throat is the star of Iguazu Falls.
Spend the following day at leisure. Explore the surrounding rainforest or simply relax in your chosen hotel.
Overnight: Puerto Iguazu (2) | Breakfast x 2
Sugar Loaf & Corcovado
Having enjoyed breakfast, head out on a full day tour to visit the famous Sugarloaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain. Embarking on a thrilling cable car journey, you ride to the top of Urca Hill, which offers spectacular views of the entire bay and surrounding islands. Continuing onwards from Urca Hill you will then ascend in a second cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, rising 395 meters above sea level and offering striking panoramic city views against the backdrop of the Atlantic.
Following a break for lunch you can then look forward to the afternoon part of the tour, driving past the scenic Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon before embarking on a thrilling train ride over Corcovado Mountain to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Marvel at the impressive views of the city and famously pristine Brazilian beaches and lush forest.
Overnight: Rio De Janeiro | Breakfast, Lunch
Free time in Rio
Explore this fascinating city at leisure. Spend the day strolling around the streets of Rio and perhaps admire the stunning backdrop, sample some of the local dishes and delicacies at one of the many restaurants or coffee houses. As it's the most famous beach in the world a trip to Rio wouldn't be complete without spending at a little time soaking up Copacabana’s beach culture whilst sipping the national drink ‘Caipirinha’. In the evening why not enjoy live Samba dancing either at a show or simply soak up the atmosphere in a club.
Overnight: Rio De Janeiro | Breakfast
It is time to bid farewell to Rio, unless you have considered extending your stay then you will be transferred from your hotel to Rio de Janeiro airport.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Single Room' price is applicable when a single room is required, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults.Read More
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.
Windsor Martinique Hotel, Rio De Janeiro
Taking pride in excellent service and hospitality, the Windsor Martinique Hotel is conveniently located just half a block from the famous Copacabana Beach and within walking distance of several popular attractions including Copacabana Fort and Ipanema Beach. Guestrooms feature comfortable beds and modern conveniences including broadband internet. A tasty buffet breakfast is served at the hotel restaurant and after a busy day of sightseeing, you can take a dip in the small rooftop pool, soak up the sunshine and enjoy a cold drink from the poolside bar.