2017 SEASON
Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
2018 SEASON
Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

10 Day Impressions of South America

Trafalgar Guided Tour starting in Rio De Janeiro and finishing in Buenos Aires

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Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Trafalgar's 10 Day Impressions of South America. This leisurely South America trip gives you Sugarloaf Mountain, the Christ the Redeemer statue and Iguassu Falls by day, with Samba fun in Rio and Tango in Buenos Aires by night. You'll enjoy Insider moments like learning to mix...read more

Overview

Operator: Trafalgar
Type: Coach Tour (Premium)
Style: At Leisure
Duration: 10 Days
From: Rio De Janeiro to Buenos Aires
Tour Code: LISA
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Brazil, Argentina
Our Price From:
$ 4,673
Per Person ($AU)
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$ 238
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day

1

Arrive Rio De Janeiro

Bemvindo ao Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival you will be met by a local host and taken to your lovely hotel. Enjoy your hotel's superb location overlooking Copacabana Beach just minutes from downtown Rio. Stay: Windsor Atlantica
2

Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure

Enjoy a leisurely morning before joining your Travel Director for an exploration of the cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city) and its many contrasts, from the 18th century aqueduct and colonial Candelaria Church to the 20th century opera house, Sambodromo, and city cathedral. Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain via cable car for astounding bay and city views followed by a festive Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. (B/WR)
3

Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure

Board a classic cogwheel train for the journey to the summit of majestic Corcovado, site of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. After admiring the panoramic views, head back down the mountain to see the song-inspiring Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, learn how to mix the perfect caipirinha, Brazil's national cocktail, and then indulge in a traditional barbecue Regional Meal at a local churrascaria. (B/RM)
4

Rio De Janeiro At Leisure

Enjoy a full day to explore the wonders of Rio on your own. Your Travel Director will be happy to help you plan your day. Perhaps take a sailboat cruise along the coast, a helicopter ride over Copacabana or visit a nearby favela. (B)
5

Rio De Janeiro - Iguassu Falls

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore on your own. Perhaps a swim in the Atlantic sounds refreshing. This afternoon, visit a Samba school, a Cultural Insight, to see how the school operates and prepares for Carnival week. See Carnival props and if you desire, join a Samba dance lesson. Then take a flight to magnificent Iguassu Falls, straddling the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iguassu National Park boasts one of the world's largest and most impressive waterfalls and is home to many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. This evening, enjoy dinner with your travel companions at the hotel. (B/D) Stay: Wish Resort Golf Foz do Iguassu
6

Iguassu Falls Sightseeing And At Leisure

Enter Iguassu National Park and spend the morning exploring the Brazilian side of the cascades with a Local Specialist, including a scenic walk through the rainforest to the base of the falls. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant with a view of the falls, return to your resort hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Take advantage of your resort's amenities or choose from a variety of optional experiences, including a jetboat ride to the base of the falls, helicopter flightseeing or a visit to a tropical bird reserve that is home to more than 500 species of birds. (B/L)
7

Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires

Cross the border into Argentina for a walk along a scenic catwalk to view the thunderous Devil's Throat Falls with a Local Specialist. Ride in an open air ecological jungle train for a different perspective of the mighty cascades. Then fly to Buenos Aires and arrive at your stylish hotel. Argentina's sizzling capital is renowned for its international designer boutiques, fine dining venues, museums, cultural pursuits and modern theatres. (B) Stay: InterContinental Buenos Aires
8

Buenos Aires Sightseeing And At Leisure

Embark with a Local Specialist on a guided tour of the passionate city where the Tango was born. See the Casa Rosada, Metropolitan Cathedral and other government buildings; the colourful neighbourhood of La Boca; San Telmo and lovely Palermo, home to fashionable cafés and verdant parks. Stare in awe at the famous Teatro Colon, a landmark in Buenos Aires. Lastly, visit the Recoleta Cemetery, where Argentina's former first lady, Eva Peron (Evita), is buried. This evening, do as the locals do and linger over a Regional Meal and a chance for an authentic taste of world-renowned Argentinian beef. Cap off the evening watching the best Tango dancers in Buenos Aires perform, a Cultural Insight, and experience the passion and power of the traditional Tango, the most representative and beloved music in Argentina. (B/RM)
9

Buenos Aires At Leisure

Relish a morning and afternoon at leisure to pursue your own interests in the 'Paris of South America'. The possibilities are endless. Delve into one of the country's finest museums at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, set in a lovely park in the Recoleta neighbourhood. Follow in the footsteps of Argentina's most revered writer, Jorge Luis Borges, as you browse the many bookstores and sip a coffee at the famed Cafe Tortoni. If you'd like to experience a different side of Argentina, choose an optional trip into the countryside to a traditional estancia (ranch); share a drink with the local gauchos (cowboys), learn about their lives and marvel at their consummate horsemanship during a lively equestrian show before sitting down to a traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch. Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an exclusive Be My Guest Farewell Dinner experience in Palermo Soho. You will be welcomed by a local family who are long-time residents of this now-trendy neighbourhood. Be delighted, as they wine and dine you with homemade family recipes in the kitchen and discover the secrets of kneading country bread. Watch as your hosts demonstrate the art of typical Argentinian crafts. Spending time with this family will be an experience you won't soon forget. (B/BMGD)
10

Depart Buenos Aires

Say hasta luego to Argentina today and transfer to the airport for your flight home. Or you may choose to extend your stay at the InterContinental Buenos Aires. (B)

Day By Day

1

Arrive Rio De Janeiro (4 Nights)

Bemvindo ao Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival you will be met by a local host and taken to your lovely hotel, with its superb location overlooking Copacabana Beach, just minutes from downtown Rio. Stay: Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
2

Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure

Enjoy a leisurely morning before joining your Travel Director for an exploration of the cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city) and its many contrasts, from the 18th century aqueduct and colonial Candelaria Church, Sambodromo, and city cathedral. Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain via cable car for astounding bay and city views followed by a festive Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. (FB/WR)
3

Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure

Board a classic cogwheel train for the journey to the summit of majestic Corcovado, site of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. After admiring the panoramic views, head back down the mountain to see the song-inspiring Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, learn how to mix the perfect caipirinha, Brazil's national cocktail, and then indulge in a traditional barbecue Regional Meal at a local churrascaria. (FB/RM)
4

Rio De Janeiro At Leisure

Enjoy a full day to explore the wonders of Rio on your own. Your Travel Director will be happy to help you plan your day. Perhaps take a sailboat cruise along the coast, a helicopter ride over Copacabana or visit a nearby favela. (FB)
5

Rio De Janeiro - Iguassu Falls (2 Nights)

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore on your own. Perhaps a swim in the Atlantic sounds refreshing. This afternoon, visit a Samba school, a Cultural Insight, to see how the school operates and prepares for Carnival week. See Carnival props and if you desire, join a Samba dance lesson. Then take a flight to magnificent Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site straddling the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. This evening, enjoy dinner with your travel companions at the hotel. (FB/D) Stay: Wish Resort Golf Foz do Iguassu
6

Iguassu Falls Sightseeing And At Leisure

Spend the morning exploring the Brazilian side of the cascades with a Local Specialist, including a scenic walk through the rainforest to the base of the falls. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant with a view of the falls, return to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Take advantage of your resort's amenities or choose from a variety of optional experiences, including a jetboat ride to the base of the falls, helicopter flightseeing or a visit to a tropical bird reserve that is home to more than 500 species of birds. (FB/L)
7

Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires (3 Nights)

Cross the border into Argentina for a walk along a scenic catwalk to view the thunderous Devil's Throat Falls with a Local Specialist. Ride in an open air ecological jungle train for a different perspective of the mighty cascades. Then fly to Buenos Aires and arrive at your stylish hotel. Argentina's sizzling capital is renowned for its international designer boutiques, fine dining venues, museums, cultural pursuits and modern theatres. (FB) Stay: InterContinental Buenos Aires
8

Buenos Aires Sightseeing And At Leisure

Embark with a Local Specialist on a guided tour of the passionate city where the Tango was born. This evening, do as the locals do and linger over a Regional Meal and a chance for an authentic taste of world-renowned Argentinian beef. Cap off the evening watching the best Tango dancers in Buenos Aires perform, a Cultural Insight, and experience the passion and power of the traditional Tango, the most representative and beloved music in Argentina. (FB/RM)
9

Buenos Aires At Leisure

Relish a morning and afternoon at leisure to pursue your own interests in the 'Paris of South America' where the possibilities are endless. If you'd like to experience a different side of Argentina, choose an optional trip into the countryside to a traditional estancia (ranch); share a drink with the local gauchos (cowboys), learn about their lives and marvel at their consummate horsemanship during a lively equestrian show before sitting down to a traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch. Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an exclusive Be My Guest Farewell Dinner experience in Palermo Soho. You will be welcomed by a local family who are long-time residents of this trendy neighbourhood. Be delighted, as they wine and dine you with homemade family recipes in the kitchen and discover the secrets of kneading country bread. Watch as your hosts demonstrate the art of typical Argentinian crafts. (FB/BMGD)
10

Depart Buenos Aires

Say hasta luego to Argentina today and transfer to the airport for your flight home or choose to extend your stay at the InterContinental Buenos Aires. (FB)

Trip Inclusions

Insider Experiences with Trafalgar

  • Enjoy Insider moments like standing tall in the shadow of the impressive Christ the Redeemer statue, atop the steep mountain of Corcovado. Being one of the seven wonders of the world, the immense statue inspires awe and amazement with its Art Deco style.
  • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.
  • Cultural Insight Learn about the Tango at a performance in Buenos Aires. Visit a Samba school to see how they prepare for Carnival.
  • Be My Guest Dine at the home of a local family in the Palermo Soho neighbourhood.
  • Local Specialist For sightseeing in Iguassu and BuenosAires.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires
  • See the Teatro Colon, Copacabana Beach and the Casa Rosada
  • View Devil's Tower Falls
  • Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado, Iguassu Falls and Recoleta Cemetery

Included Dining

  • 9 full breakfasts.
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest).
  • 1 lunch.

Touring Inclusions

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Flights

  • Prices include economy air and air-related charges for flights between Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu and Iguassu - Buenos Aires and are accurate as at brochure release date.

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices are for land, plus internal flights & charges specified above.
  • International airfares and taxes are not included
  • Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.

Trip Inclusions

Insider Experiences with Trafalgar

  • Be My Guest Dine at the home of a local family in the bohemian neighbourhood of Palermo Soho with its Spanish-style houses and hip attitude.
  • Cultural Insight Visit a Samba school to see and experience this symbol of Brazil and the important role it plays in Rio's incredible Carnival. Experience the beauty of the Tango at a traditional milonga and learn about its traditions.
  • Local Specialist For sightseeing on both sides of Iguassu Falls and in Buenos Aires.
  • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires
  • See the Teatro Colon, Copacabana Beach, the Casa Rosada
  • View Devil's Tower Falls
  • Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado, Iguassu Falls, Recoleta Cemetery

Dining Highlights

  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First Class Travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • A Trafalgar bonus - all Intra-Air Flights: Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu and Iguassu to Buenos Aires, including porter service at all airports
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Flights

  • Prices include economy air and air-related charges for flights between Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu Falls and Iguassu Falls-Buenos Aires and require purchase of round-trip air travel on LATAM between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities (ticket number required).

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included
  • Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.

Operator Details

Region: South & Central America
Style: At Leisure
Accommodation: 4+ Star
Location: Various
Guided: Tour Host & Local Guides
Transport: Luxury Coach
Age Range: Open (min 5 years)
Flights: Internal Flights Included
Airport Transfers: Included (Day of Arrival & Departure)
Gratuities: Option to Pre Purchase
Max Group Size: 51 (Avg. 42)
Free WiFi: Onboard Where Available
* Source: Trafalgar for trips in South & Central America. Some variances may occur on individual tours and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.
2017 SEASON
Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
2018 SEASON
Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

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