Glaciers to Beaches ~ 10 Day
Argentina and Brasil; 2 nights in Buenos Aires, 2 nights in Calafate, 2 nights in Iguazu, and 3 nights in Rio de Janeiro
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Day 1: Buenos Aires Welcome to your Argentina & Brazil TOUR! Arrival in Buenos Aires, Private transfer from International airport to downtown hotel with guide. Buenos Aires is famous for being the birthplace of Tango. No doubt, this is the best city in the world for fans of this famous dance. In addition, you will certainly feel the extraordinary charm of this cosmopolitan city, with its famous palace Casa Rosada, the former port of Puerto Madero, quarter Caminito, Calle Florida, Boca Hunior football stadium , the cathedral , the National History Museum , the Botanical Garden, … – This multi-faceted city is so full of interesting places, which makes it impossible to list them all.
Day 2: Buenos Aires Private City tour of Buenos Aires. With this tour you will understand why it’s known the beautiful city of Buenos Aires as the “Paris of South America”. The tour begins with a tour of 9 de Julio Avenue, one of the widest avenues in the world, where you can find the symbol of the city: the Obelisk. You will stop at Plaza de Mayo, where you will visit the Casa Rosada, name by which it is popularly known the presidential palace, and the magnificent Metropolitan Cathedral, with its incredible neoclassical facade, mausoleum of national hero, General San Martin. You will also visit squares as San Martin, Alvear and Plaza del Congreso. Important avenues like Corrientes, Av. De Mayo, among others. Important areas of the city like La Boca, San Telmo, Palermo, Recoleta and the most modern: Puerto Madero. At night, dinner and tango show at Tango Porteño. Enjoy the night of fun and elegance in a dazzling and spectacular tango hall. Let the luxurious, old theater take you away as you feel the grandeur of the theater the minute you walk through the door. To begin the evening, you will enjoy a three course meal of the highest quality Argentine cuisine. Your dinner will be paired with traditional Argentine wines, as well as soft drinks and purified water. As the show starts, travel through the glory days of tango as Tango Porteño recreates the golden age of the forties, a time unquestionably known as the reign of tango. Enjoy a live performance by professional dancers, singers and musicians. The meticulous scenery and costumes at Tango Porteño create the ultimate framework for an unforgettable experience. Roundtrip Transfers in regular service are included.
Day 3: Buenos Aires – Calafate Private transfer from Hotel to the airport with guide for your flight to Calafate. Arrival in Calafate and private transfer from Airport to downtown hotel.
Day 4: Calafate Take in the rare and breathtaking beauty of the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the UNESCO JEWELS. After breakfast in the morning go on a full day SIB tour of the Perito Moreno Glacier. On the way to the park, they will explain the importance of the glacier and share interesting details and facts about the park and Perito Moreno. Your first stop will be at a series of walkways for views of the glacier and to take photos. From there the bus will continue and you will get to see the amazing views and natural beauty that the park has to offer. You will get to walk along the walkways to see the glacier and watch as the chunks of ice break off and crash into the water. At the end of the day the bus will take you back to your hotel.
Day 5: Calafate – Iguazu Private Transfer with guide to the airport for your flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival Our guide will pick you up and driver you to your Hotel. At the big waterfalls of Foz de Iguazu you can find the border triangle with Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. A former frontier military outpost, construction and tourism led to development and growth in the area. The Iguacu Falls receive their name from the Caigangues Indian word meaning ‘great waters’. The falls are formed by the Iguacu River and consist of 275 separate falls; they are surrounded by the virgin jungle of Iguacu National Park which is home to about 2000 species of flora and 400 bird species (including parrots and toucans). The highest fall, the ‘Garganta do Diabo’ (Devil’s Throat) reaches 70m (230ft), which is one and a half times the height of the Niagara Falls. Besides taking in the stunning view from one of the many “catwalks” visitors may try rafting or take a spectacular boat ride through the falls.
Day 6: Foz do Iguazu Today after the breakfast in your Hotel, you will visit the Brazilian side of the magnificent Iguaçu Falls . Following the walkways which border the canyon of the Iguassu River, you will enjoy the sight of hundreds of small waterfalls. At the end of this Trail you will arrive right in front of the huge and impressing Devils Throat, the strongest and most powerful of all waterfalls. You will feel the waterfalls with the splashing water around you and the whole area around is full of beautiful rainbows. At the end of the tour your guide will drop you off at your Hotel.
Excursions with additional charge:
Great Adventure Boat Trip; The Great Adventure takes you to meet the Iguazu Falls from a new point of view, but no less entrancing. It all starts with a wonderful track by the Iguazú National Park. A walk six miles through the fully motorized Yacaratiá Sendero, which will take you from a subtropical vegetation, where flora and fauna coexist in harmony. Multilingual guides pass information about the curiosities of the jungle. At the end of this wonderful journey you find Puerto Macuco. It’s a ride in a special and very safe boat, passing true the island Isla Martín. The boat then on a superspeed takes you directly into the falls! Sparks of water and the adrenalin felt cannot be described in words and has to be felt! And yet you have the privilege of passing very close to the famous Garganta del Diablo.
Helicopter flight over the Waterfalls; The tour takes you for flying over the words’ widest falls! The picture is stunning, and the tourist will get the best photographs of this nature show. The flyby allows the visitor to have a sense of the scale of the landscape, making the most different emotions arise.
Day 7: Foz do Iguazu – Rio de Janeiro Private Transfer with guide to the airport and flight to Rio de Janeiro! There you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to your hotel. Rio de Janeiro is green hills, blue sky, beautiful bays, islands and marvelous beaches. It is the second biggest city in Brazil (after Sao Paulo) and, certainly, one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Beach hotels are situated along the whole perimeter of Guanabara Bay and, if you are staying in one of these hotels, the beauties of Rio de Janeiro are open for you all the time. Blue ocean water will call you to the beach. The most popular beaches – Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon, are famous for their black and white tiled promenade. From early morning to late in the night you can see people playing soccer and volleyball on the golden sand of the beaches. For those who prefer active holidays, Rio offers opportunities to practice almost any sport: golf, tennis, surfing, rafting, diving, delta flight and many others. Numerous open cafeterias on the beach will offer you refreshing coconut water, freshly squeezed juices and other drinks. You can also see presentations of local musicians on the beach playing all kinds of music.
Day 8: Rio de Janeiro City Tour and Sugar Loaf. After breakfast you have the chance to go on a half-day excursion to the Sugar Loaf. The first stop is the Urca Mountain, with a wide viewing area that also offers the possibility to have a snack in the restaurant on top of the mountain. On the mountain of Sugar Loaf you will have a beautiful view of Rio, Copacabana beach, the bay, the surrounding mountains, islands in the ocean, bridge Niteroi, and the statue of Christ on Corcovado Mountain. After going down by cable car, the tour continues by car to the central regions of the old town of Rio where you can admire several old churches, monasteries, the main cathedral of the city as well as buildings in colonial style.
Day 9: Rio de Janeiro Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer Statue After breakfast we set off on a tour through the city. Arriving at the station, the environmentally friendly train will take us through the jungle to the top of Corcovado. On both sides of the railway you will have spectacular views of Tijuca forest, inhabited by monkeys and other exotic animals and birds. On top of Corcovado, at an altitude of 700 m above sea level, you will stand in front of the symbol of Rio de Janeiro- Statue of Christ the Savior (38m) that was built in 1931. From top of Corcovado, you have a breathtaking panoramic view of the city and its surroundings like the Bridge Niteroi, Guanabara Bay, the Botanical Garden, the Maracana stadium and the Sugar Loaf.
Day 10: Rio de Janeiro – Back home; Today you will be transferred to the international airport to board your flight back home!
End of the Program
Tour Code: ADTITS18
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- 3* Hotels: Rochester Concept (2N) + Cauquenes de Nimez (2N) + Viale Tower (2N) + Royalty Rio (3N)
- 4* Hotels: Dazzler San Telmo (2N) + Unique (2N) + Viale Cataratas (2N) + Copacabana Praia (3N)
- 5* Hotels: Intercontinental (2N) + Imago (2N) + Mabu Thermas Gran Resort (2N) + Hilton Copacabana (3N)
- Accommodation to suggested hotels on program or similar, including breakfast
- Tours according to the Program in Private with English Speaking Guide
- Transfers Tango Show and Perito Moreno Tour in SIB with English Speaking Guide
- All transfers airports/ hotels/ airports in private with English Speaking Guide
- Beverages & meals not mentioned
- Optional Tours
- Flights, tips and gratuities, city tourist tax (if applicable, paid locally)
- Items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items that have not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
2018 price are per person in U.S. Dollars. Minimum 2 passengers SIB
All rates and hotel availability are subject to change
High season surcharges may apply
Note: Rates not valid at Christmas, New Year , Easter, Carnival or long weekends