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Best of Brazil and Argentina

Price per person
from £2,486

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Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 10 days

  • Central and South America

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tours

On this tour, discover two of South America's greatest cities—Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires—with time in each city to explore and experience the varied restaurants, shops, and optional excursions.

Rio de Janeiro is an exciting city known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant atmosphere, Samba shows, gorgeous scenery, and welcoming people. On your guided sightseeing tour of Rio, you'll take the cog railway 2,300 feet up to the summit of Corcovado Mountain to view the infamous Christ the Redeemer statue and to enjoy 360-degree views. You'll also have the chance to eat at a famous local churrascaria and enjoy a free day to explore on your own.

Buenos Aires is known as the "Paris of South America" with its wide boulevards, outdoor cafés, and charming shops. Here, your sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the city's landmarks and Recoleta Cemetery, where Eva Peron is buried. No tour to Buenos Aires would be complete without a Tango show, which is included along with an Argentinean meal. You'll also have a free day to explore Buenos Aires on your own.

A highlight of this Brazil and Argentina tour is Iguassu Falls, one of the most spectacular sites in the world! Just imagine the thundering roar of the 275 waterfalls cascading over a precipice almost two miles wide and 250 feet deep! You'll see the brilliant rainbows created by clouds of spray and stand mesmerized on both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the falls. You'll even take the ecological jungle train through the rainforest on the Argentine side. It's a natural wonder not to be missed!

From the vibrant cities to the spectacular scenery, this Brazil and Argentina tour featuring Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls, and Rio de Janeiro is the perfect holiday for value-minded travellers. It's a holiday of a lifetime!

At a glance

Extend your tour and see even more

  • 3 days: Uruguay Tour Extension

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • All airport taxes
VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Customer Reviews

Excellent itinary. Excellent tour leader and guides. Shame that the...

30th March 2018
Mrs Patrica Gibson

Excellent itinary. Excellent tour leader and guides. Shame that the airport pick up at Rio did not happen and the emergency phone did not come back to us leaving two ladies stranded late at night.

Rio de Janeiro was everything I hoped it would be....

26th March 2018
Mrs Angela Iliffe

Rio de Janeiro was everything I hoped it would be. The highlight for me was Iguassu Falls, I could quite easily have stayed there for a week. Buenos Aires, had some nice architecture, but one or two days would have been long enough

Multiple itineraries are available

This itinerary changes on some dates - select your preferred departure date to see the details.


Overview

On this tour, discover two of South America's greatest cities—Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires—with time in each city to explore and experience the varied restaurants, shops, and optional excursions.

Rio de Janeiro is an exciting city known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant atmosphere, Samba shows, gorgeous scenery, and welcoming people. On your guided sightseeing tour of Rio, you'll take the cog railway 2,300 feet up to the summit of Corcovado Mountain to view the infamous Christ the Redeemer statue and to enjoy 360-degree views. You'll also have the chance to eat at a famous local churrascaria and enjoy a free day to explore on your own.

Buenos Aires is known as the "Paris of South America" with its wide boulevards, outdoor cafés, and charming shops. Here, your sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the city's landmarks and Recoleta Cemetery, where Eva Peron is buried. No tour to Buenos Aires would be complete without a Tango show, which is included along with an Argentinean meal. You'll also have a free day to explore Buenos Aires on your own.

A highlight of this Brazil and Argentina tour is Iguassu Falls, one of the most spectacular sites in the world! Just imagine the thundering roar of the 275 waterfalls cascading over a precipice almost two miles wide and 250 feet deep! You'll see the brilliant rainbows created by clouds of spray and stand mesmerized on both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the falls. You'll even take the ecological jungle train through the rainforest on the Argentine side. It's a natural wonder not to be missed!

From the vibrant cities to the spectacular scenery, this Brazil and Argentina tour featuring Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls, and Rio de Janeiro is the perfect holiday for value-minded travellers. It's a holiday of a lifetime!

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Day
1

On arrival transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to spectacular Rio de Janeiro, home to white-sand beaches and host of the 2016 Summer Olympics! After arrival, settle into your hotel and meet your Tour Director, who will have pointers for your free time exploration.

Rio de Janeiro

Day
2

Sprawling between majestic granite peaks and the blue South Atlantic, Rio is a city of beauty, wonder, and energy. Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide begins with a drive along Rio’s famed Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana beaches. Take the cog railway 2,300 feet up to the summit of CORCOVADO to view the infamous Christ the Redeemer statue and enjoy 360-degree views of Guanabara Bay and the bustling city below. Your afternoon is free to explore—perhaps join an optional excursion to a nearby favela for a glimpse into the life of these colourful communities that nearly 25% of the people call home.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rio de Janeiro

Day
3

A free day in Rio allows you to relax on one of the famous beaches or take an optional excursion to the historic city of Petropolis to see the former summer palace of Emperor Pedro II.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls

Day
4

A morning flight takes you to Iguassu Falls, one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Upon arrival, journey to the Brazilian side of the FALLS to see the mammoth series of 275 waterfalls cascading over a precipice almost two miles wide and 250 feet deep. Walk into Devil’s Throat Canyon, where the clouds of mist, thundering roar, and 180-degree rainbows surround you — an unforgettable experience!

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Iguassu Falls

Day
5

Cross the border for a visit of the Argentine side of the FALLS. Begin with a short ride on the open-air ECOLOGICAL JUNGLE TRAIN through the rainforest. A series of boardwalks takes you above the falls to see the water crashing down into the Devil’s Throat. Your afternoon is free to explore, or you may opt to visit the Bird Park, home to many species of endemic birds, as well as flora from the area.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Day
6

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital. After settling into your hotel, an orientation tour familiarises you with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards, outdoor cafés, and charming shops.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Buenos Aires

Day
7

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide focuses on the city’s landmarks, including the Colon Opera House and Plaza de Mayo, site of La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House), and Metropolitan Cathedral. Also, visit La Boca and San Telmo, one of Buenos Aires’ oldest neighborhoods, and RECOLETA CEMETERY, where Eva Perón is buried. End your day with an Argentinean meal, followed by a sensuous TANGO SHOW highlighting the alluring dance that is so popular here.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Buenos Aires

Day
8

Today is free for independent activities, or you can take an optional excursion to visit a local estancia (ranch) to experience the life of the gauchos (cowboys), as well as traditional dance performances and a barbecue lunch.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Buenos Aires - UK

Day
9

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Alternatively, you can extend your holiday with extra nights and explore Uruguay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
10

Extend your tour and see even more

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

Buenos Aires – Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruaguay – Montevideo

Board a high-speed catamaran bound for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. After lunch in Colonia, your Local Guide takes you on a guided tour of this colonial city founded by Portuguese settlers in 1680. Later, board a bus for Uruguay’s capital city, Montevideo.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Montevideo

On a city tour of Montevideo, drive along the Atlantic Coast to the city centre and visit Constitution Square, the Cathedral, the Colonial Town Hall, and Independence Square. Other areas visited include the Prado area, Batlle y Ordoñez Park, the residential area of Carrasco, and Plaza Virgilio.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Montevideo

Your tour extension ends after breakfast today.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

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