8 Days Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro.
Highlights Include: Buenos Aires, Iguaçu Falls, & Rio de Janeiro.
Argentina & Brazil Escape
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: Welcome to Argentina! After collecting your bags, you will meet with your tour manager. Shortly afterwards, you will depart and make your way to your hotel. In the afternoon you will visit the district of Palermo with its beautiful parks, artificial lakes and its trendiest neighborhoods – Palermo Soho & Palermo Hollywood. This evening enjoy an Argentina culinary experience and learn the best of Argentine cuisine and culture. (D)
DAY 2 BUENOS AIRES: After breakfast, depart on a tour to discover the charm of Argentina’s capital, from the chic district of Recoleta, to the historic Plaza del Mayo, and on to architectural icons such as the Colon Opera house, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Palace of Congress. Visit the Old Town of San Telmo, home of the city’s aristocracy until the late 19th century; then Caminito street in La Boca, the colorful shelter for Italian immigrants; and later enjoy lunch in a restaurant at the Puerto Madero waterfront. The remainder of you day is free to explore. (B/L)
DAY 3 BUENOS AIRES: Enjoy breakfast followed by a day at leisure to explore Buenos Aires at your own pace. This evening you will be taken to the tango house Viejo Almacén to enjoy an impressive tango show, as well as an exquisite cuisine. (B/D)
DAY 4 BUENOS AIRES / IGUASSÚ: After breakfast, transfer to Buenos Aires Airport and your flight to Iguassú. On arrival, visit Iguaçu Falls, one of the world’s largest waterfalls. Stretching for 2.7km, and straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil, the falls comprise hundreds of cascades. Today you will visit the Argentinean Side of the Iguassu National Park including the Devil’s Throat with the highest continuous fall. Wonderful sights include rainbows straddling clouds of spray, screeching green parrots flying across the waters and colorful butterflies hovering over lush greenery. Overnight Foz do Iguassú. (B)
DAY 5 IGUASSÚ: Today, experience the breathtaking views as you visit both the Brazilian side of the falls. Overnight Foz do Iguassú. (B)
DAY 6 IGUASSÚ / RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy free time to explore. Rio de Janeiro was Brazil’s Capital from 1763 to 1960 and is now the Capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Ideally located between the mountains and the sea, Rio is one of the most visited cities in the world. It is blessed with a magnificent shoreline, beautiful white sand beaches, vast museums and cultural attractions, and a lively nightlife. (B)
DAY 7 RIO DE JANEIRO: Enjoy breakfast before departing on a full day city tour of Rio de Janeiro. Board a cog train for the scenic ride through Tijuca Forest up Corcovado Mountain to view the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer. Descend by train and head past Rio’s world-famous beaches, then board a cable car for a two-staged ascent up Sugar Loaf Mountain. Visit the downtown area, and Sambadrome the site of Rio’s famous Carnival parade. This evening enjoy a typical Samba Show featuring skilled dancers, samba bands and colorful costumes. (B/D)
DAY 8 RIO DE JANEIRO: / USA: After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the USA. (B)
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