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10 days and 09 nights – 03 nights in Rio de Janeiro, 03 nights in Iguassu, 03 nights in Buenos Aires.
Basic of Brazil and Argentina is a tour that will take you to experience the best of the two countries. 9 days to enjoy this combination. You will have the chance to meet the wonderful Rio de Janeiro and the exotic Iguazu Falls. An the other side the European Buenos Aires.
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Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Accomodation.
Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro. (B)
08:30AM – HD Sugar Loaf: 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.
Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro. (B)
08:30AM – HD Corcovado: We will depart from the hotel 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”!
Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro / Iguassu Falls. (B)
Transfer out to the airport. Arrival in IguassuFalls. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Accomodation.
Day 5 – Iguassu Falls. (B)
08:30AM – 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. TheIguassuNational Parkalong with its “sister” park inArgentinaform the most significant remaining rainforest in the southern cone of South America which along with the water falls have been declared a National Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Day 6 – Iguassu Falls. (B)
08:00AM – 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.
Day 7 – Iguassu Falls/ Buenos Aires. (B)
Transfer out to the airport.
Arrival in Buenos Aires. Meeting at the airport and transfer to hotel. Accomodation.
Day 8– Buenos Aires. (B, D)
09:00AM – 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.
19:30PM – 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 9 – Buenos Aires. (B)
09:00AM – HD Delta & Tigre: Just outside the city of Buenos Aires we find the Parana River Delta, a peaceful area home to a wide variety of plants and animals. Upon arrival in the town of Tigre, we will board a boat and sail along the delta to explore its islands. The life of the “isleños” (people who live on the islands of the Delta) is very special. Our local guide will provide you with information about their customs, culture and way of life. We will also have the opportunity to see the elegant residences located in the neighborhoods north of Tigre. After the boat tour, we will have the opportunity to re-board the bus and travel to the small town of San Isidro. There, we will learn about its history and people. On the way back to Buenos Aires, we will pass by the Presidential Residence just outside the city in Quinta de Olivos.
Day 10 – Buenos Aires. (B)
Transfer out to airport.