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Road to Rio Group Tour with Viva Expeditions

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Road to Rio Group Tour with Viva Expeditions

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With an experienced guide at the helm and a group of like-minded adventurers, our small-group tour from Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls and then to Rio promises to deliver a unique South American adventure. Combining the best of Argentina and Brazil, over 9 exceptional travel days, this small-group tour is just the ticket if you’re short on time but BIG on wishes. Start your journey with a few days’ meandering in exciting Buenos Aires, get totally drenched under the overwhelming force of Iguazu Falls and cap off your week in buzzy Rio de Janeiro, where world-class beaches, sensational landscapes and vibrant culture captivate all who visit.

Iguazu Falls is the ideal connection point for Argentina tours and Brazil holidays – making this 9-day small-group tour a perfect itinerary, combining both country’s prime nature and vibrant culture in one fell swoop. The tour includes an English-speaking experienced guide, 8 night’s accommodation, internal flights and fascinating excursions in all three points of interest. All the excitement and awe-inspiring discoveries and none of the hassle of self-planned vacations. Just head on over for our 9-day Road to Rio Group Tour, and all you have to do is sit back and soak it all up.

Inclusions

  • 8 nights accommodation in standard hotels
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 2 dinners
  • Internal flights within South America on LATAM Airpass
  • Fully Escorted within South America (Buenos Aires to Rio) for groups with 10 or more passengers
  • Departures 9 passengers or less, will include services of our Local English Speaking Guides
  • All Tours with local English speaking guide
  • All Airport transfers
  • Tours Includes in Buenos Aires: - Half Day City Tour, Dinner & Tango Show
  • Tours Included in Iguazu: Full Day Argentina Falls, Half Day Brazil Falls & Bird Park
  • Tours Included in Rio: Full Day Corcovado & Sugarloaf
  • All entrance fees, national park fees on all day tours

Itinerary

Day 1

Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel. Pre-departure welcome dinner. Please meet in the hotel reception at 19:30. Dinner tonight will be at a local Argentinian Steakhouse (Vegetarian options available).


Overnight in Buenos Aires

Day 2
Buenos Aires

A tour of Buenos Aires serves as a great introduction to this incredible city giving you a taste of its fascinating history, architecture, culture, inhabitants, anecdotes, and secrets.This evening enjoy an intimate & passionate tango show, housed in a cosy wood-panelled 19th century building in the heart of Buenos Aires historic center. Dinner included.


Overnight in Buenos Aires

Day 3
Buenos Aires - Free Day

Today is free to enjoy the sights and sounds of this world famous city.
Head to the famous San Telmo antiques & tourist markets for some great shopping.
Or why not enjoy a day trip over the River Plate to the beautiful city of Colonia with its UNESCO World Heritage Listed historic center.
Or head out of city on day a day trip to the Tigre Delta or an Estancia. There are many options. Please ask your Travel Adviser for more details as advance reservations may be required.


Overnight in Buenos Aires

Day 4
Buenos Aires - Iguazu

Today we depart Buenos Aires & fly to Iguazu Falls. Transfers & flights included. The spectacular Iguazu Falls that straddle the Argentine-Brazil border, are made up of 275 individual waterfalls lining a 2.7km wide horseshoe-shaped gorge.


Overnight in Iguazu, Argentina

Day 5
Iguazu

After an early morning pick up from your hotel, we travel to the Argentinean side of the Iguazu Falls. Beginning at the visitor’s centre, we take a ride on the Rainforest Ecological train before exploring the upper and lower circuit footbridges. The footbridges, which are raised off the jungle floor, provide panoramic views from above and below the falls. A visit to Devil’s Gorge arguably the most spectacular falls, is one of the day’s highlights.


Overnight in Iguazu, Argentina

Day 6
Iguaz - Rio de Janeiro

Iguazu
Rio de Janeiro
Today we see the falls from the Brazilian side of the border. After arriving at the visitor center, we board buses for a tour of the park. Equipped with panoramic windows, the buses are designed to maximize your views of the falls, while the walkways and steps allow you to get up close to the spray.
Following your tour of the falls, we will head to the Bird Park. Wonder through the 12 acres of subtropical forest to see many native species of birds in their natural habitat.
Transfer to the Airport for your flight to Rio. Upon arrival in to Rio you will be transferred to your hotel.


Overnight in Rio

Day 7
Rio de Janeiro

After departing from the hotel, the tour makes its way to the bottom of Corcovado Hill, where you will ascend the mountain by van. Climbing 4km through the world’s largest urban national park, the Tijuca Forest, you will arrive at the statue of Christ the Redeemer. After some time with the panoramic views you will continue to the Maracana Stadium where we can make a stop to see the stadium. We also pass the Sambadrome, and the Metropolitan Cathedral, before passing through the bohemian neighbourhood of Lapa and its famous arches en route to Copacabana. You will have a traditional Brazilian BBQ lunch before visiting the famous Sugarloaf. After descending, passengers will return to their hotels. Hotel pick up between 8am and 9.30am. Included: All transport, tickets and entry fees, lunch (beverages not included). Approximate duration of tour: 8 hours.


Overnight in Rio

Day 8
Rio de Janeiro

Today is a free day for you to relax on one of Rio’s famous beaches such as Ipanema or Copacabana, or explore the city further at your leisure. We have a great selection of optional day tours. Please ask for more details.


Overnight in Rio

Day 9

Rio de Janeiro - Depart

You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your outward flight.

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