Best of Argentina and Brazil
0ravel Period: October 11 - 20, 2023
10 days / 8 nights
- Price shown is based on twin sharing
- From: Los Angeles - Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls - Rio De Janeiro - Los Angeles
Day 1: Oct 11 (Wed).
LOS ANGELES – BUENOS AIRES
Departure from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires via New York.
Day 2: Oct 12 (Thu).
Arrival and transfer to Hotel Argenta. B)
Day 3: Oct 13 (Fri).
Breakfast. City Tour: In this tour, we invite you to discover Buenos Aires considered the “Reina del Plata” Starting the tour around the center of the city where the most attractive places are located: Av. 9 de Julio, Colón Theatre, and the Obelisk “the symbol of Buenos Aires”. We will continue towards Plaza de Mayo and later to the south of the city passing through San Telmo with its “tanguerías”, La Boca, and Caminito. Continuing to Puerto Madero, the renewed port of the city and an important gastronomic area. We will also visit the biggest green space in Buenos Aires, Palermo, with its parks and buildings, and Recoleta where culture and elegance live together. Overnight at hotel Waldorf. (B)
Day 4: Oct 14 (Sat).
After breakfast, excursion “Tigre & Delta” Tour: On this tour we will visit the coastal area of Buenos Aires, starting with Av. del Libertador, Costanera, Jorge Newbery Airport, and River Plate stadium. Passing through the Presidential House of Olivos, arriving at Maipú Station on the Coast Train. At San Isidro Station, you will have free time to visit its attractions. We will continue by bus from San Isidro to Tigre, there we will enjoy navigation between the rivers and creeks, one of them, the Sarmiento River, where the ex-president Sarmiento´s house is located. Ending at the Fluvial Station and returning to Buenos Aires. (B)
Day 5: Oct 15 (Sun).
BUENOS AIRES-IGUAZU FALLS
After breakfast transfer and take your flight to Iguazu Falls. Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel La Cantera. (B)
Day 6: Oct 16 (Mon).
After breakfast, the Argentinean side Tour of the waterfalls. On the transfer to the Argentinean side of Iguassu Falls, visitors will cross a bridge measuring 480 meters in length and built-in 1985, known popularly as the "International Fraternity Bridge" although its official name is International Tancredo Neves Bridge, connecting the two countries, Brazil (Foz do Iguaçu) and Argentina (Puerto Iguazu). The Iguassu Falls on the Argentine side is in the Iguazú National Park, province of Misiones, 28 kilometers from the center of Foz do Iguaçu and 45 kilometers from the Tropical Hotel das Cataratas of the Cataracts. The bridge lies approximately 20 kilometers, downstream from Iguassu Falls and just 2 kilometers, upstream from the confluence of the Iguaçu and Paraná Rivers, where visitors will be able to have a panoramic sight of the Three-Frontier Landmark on each corner of the three borders: Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Upon arrival at the Iguazú National Park visitors will pass through a Visitors' Center equipped with excellent infrastructures such as toilets, medical emergency, and interpretation panels on the biodiversity of the Park, from where they will leave for the two stations of the ecological trains, idealized to transport people to the Park's attractions with a low environmental impact; with a duration of 20 minutes approximately as far as the several points of interest. The first stop will be at Cataratas Station from where the visit to the Upper and Lower part of Iguassu Falls begins. After the end of this tour passengers, will board the train again for the Devil's Throat Station, this is one of the most important observation points of the Falls. (B)
Day 7: Oct 17 (Tue).
IGUAZU FALLS / RIO DE JANEIRO
After we will cross the border to the Brazil side of the falls. One of the most beautiful among the world's natural postcards, the Iguassu Falls are in Foz do Iguaçu and are a few minutes from the city. The Falls, situated in the Iguassu National Park, is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. The Iguassu National Park is one of the largest forest reserves in South America and is important for protecting the State's renewable resources. The type of predominant vegetation is the subtropical rainforest and the araucaria forest, with the presence of palms, imbúia, caviúna, mate herb, and other species. The visit to the park starts at the Visitors' Center, located at the Park's entrance, about 12 kilometers from the Iguassu Falls. To ensure greater comfort to visitors, the Visitors' Center has a Medical Post and Bathrooms including those specially made for the physically impaired.
After passing through the Visitors' Center, the tour continues through a road that crosses the Park and takes us to the wonderful Iguassu Falls. Along the way, information, and instructions about the area. Once at the Falls, the tour takes place over an easy-to-walk path of approximately 1.200 meters, allowing contact with the host coatis. It is an unforgettable and emotional trip!
Transfer to fly to Rio de Janeiro. (B)
Arrival and transfer to Hotel Mirador Rio
Experience the glamor and rhythm of a colorful Rio de Janeiro. Rio means Carnival, symbolized by the exciting music, exotic costumes, and rhythmic dance of the samba, a fusion of Portuguese, native and African influences. You'll be caught up in the excitement of this cultural journey, with a spectacular city known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. (B)
Day 8: Oct 18 (Wed).
RIO DE JANEIRO
Breakfast and Excursion Corcovado and Sugar Loaf. visit the most famous attraction of the city, the " marvel of Rio ", more known as Christ Redeemer, chosen as one of the seven marvels of the modern world. Located at a height of 710 meters, it is one of the tourist points most visited in the city. From the summit, the sight is celestial. From there, we will be able to be sighting the beaches, the Lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas, Maracaná's stadium, the downtown, and the north zone, among other places. The raise is in a made vehicle. It is outlined as being an ecological tour since the Hunchbacked one forms a part of the National Park of the Wood and gives Tijuca (the biggest urban wood in the world). The tour also includes a panoramic visit to the downtown, estimating its modern and historical architecture, emphasizing the Sambódromo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the traditional square of Filmland, where there are located the Municipal Theatre and the National Library. Visit the Sugar Loaf for a panoramic view of the beaches and Guanabara Bay. (B)
Day 9: Oct 19 (Thu).
RIO DE JANEIRO
Breakfast. This is the day to enjoy the world-famous Copacabana beach or Praia de Copacabana. It’s a breath-taking 2.5mi (4.5 km) stretch of bright sand that’s filled with people luxuriating in the sun and soaking up the atmosphere. As night descends the lights go on and football is played until the wee hours. Other groups start singing and dancing and still, others are just there to check each other out. The busy sidewalks can get seedy at night so take care. Behind, it raises the Sugarloaf and Morro de Leme, which is one of the world’s most densely populated residential areas. It is possible to visit Rio and never leave Copacabana, many hotels are situated here and there are plenty of restaurants and bars and some decent shopping. (B)
Day 10: Oct 20 (Fri).
RIO DE JANEIRO -USA
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight back to USA. (B)
What Is Included:
- Round trip economy class airfare Los Angeles-Buenos Aires-Rio De Janeiro
- Local flights on economy class airfare Buenos Aires-Iguazu Falls; Cataratas Airport to São Paulo Guarulhos-Rio De Janeiro
- Meet and Assist upon arrival.
- Buenos Aires: 3 nights accommodation
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Half-day city tour in regular service
- Delta del Tigre half-day excursion in regular service
- Iguazu: 2 nights accommodation
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Full-day excursion at Argentinian Water Falls in regular service with entrance fees
- Half-day excursion to the Brazilian Water Falls in regular service with entrance fees
- Rio de Janeiro: 3 nights accommodation
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Corcovado and sugar Loaf full-day excursion with van and lunch
- Samba Show
- Meals: 9-breakfast
Hotels (4* category):
Buenos Aires - Hotel Argenta Tower
Iguazu Falls - Hotel La Cantera
Rio de Janeiro - Hotel Mirador Rio
What Is Not Included:
- Personal Expenses, drinks at meals, lunches
- Gratuities for local Tour Guide, Driver, Tour Director, Waiter, Porter to be collected in advance.