Impressions of South America

9 Day At Leisure Tour from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires with Trafalgar

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Trafalgar's 9 Day Impressions of South America. Sway your hips to sultry Samba sounds and the melancholic Tango as you sashay across South America on this At Leisure jaunt from the intoxicating shores of Ipanema and the warm welcome of Christ the Redeemer to the thundering Iguassu...read more

     
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At Leisure Tour Starts In
Starts In
Rio de Janeiro
At Leisure Tour Ends In
Ends In
Buenos Aires
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 Star
42
Max Group Size
42
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Brazil, Argentina
Trip Operated By:
Trafalgar
Trafalgar
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrive Rio De Janeiro (3 Nights)
Welcome to Rio! Transfer to your hotel with superb oceanviews of Copacabana Beach and join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening. (WR) Stay: Miramar by Windsor, Oceanview Rooms
2 Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure
The rhythm of Rio is yours to explore. This morning join your Travel Director to delve into the captivating contrasts of the cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city). Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain, then spend the evening at leisure. (BB)
3 Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure
Hands outstretched, the iconic Christ the Redeemer welcomes you to the hunched outcrop of Corcovado. This afternoon is at leisure along the shores of Copacabana and Ipanema or continue exploring the rediscovered waterfront district with an optional experience. We'll learn how to mix caipirinha this evening, then indulge in a sizzling barbecue at a local churrascaria Regional Meal. (BB, RM)
4 Rio De Janeiro - Iguassu Falls (2 Nights)
Soak up the laid-back carioca life before you 'Dive into Culture' at a local Samba School to see their preparations for Carnival Week and learn how to Samba. We fly to the magnificent Iguassu Falls where this evening, we'll enjoy dinner together at our resort. (BB, D) Stay: Wish Resort Golf Foz do Iguassu
5 Iguassu Falls Sightseeing And At Leisure
Explore the UNESCO-listed Iguassu National Park with a 'Local Specialist', walking through the rainforest to the base of the falls before indulging in lunch at a local restaurant. Consider one of our optional experiences this afternoon, a jetboat ride to the base of the falls. (BB, L)
6 Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires (3 Nights)
Join your 'Local Specialist' on the Argentinian side of the falls for a walk along the long catwalk suspended above the swirling waters of the Iguassu River. View the water pouring down Devil's Throat Falls, then board an open-air ecological jungle train for a different perspective of the mighty cascades. We journey to Buenos Aires. (BB) Stay: InterContinental Buenos Aires
7 Buenos Aires Sightseeing And At Leisure
Our day together is spent on a paseo through the wide boulevards of this beautiful capital in the company of a 'Local Specialist'. This evening, linger over a delicious regional Meal of Argentine Asado and 'Dive into Culture' watching talented Tango dancers. (BB, RM)
8 Buenos Aires At Leisure
Get under the skin of Buenos Aires today—a full day to pursue your own interests in the 'Paris of South America'. Consider an optional trip into the countryside to a traditional estancia (ranch)—a unique opportunity to meet the local gauchos (cowboys). Tonight, we 'Connect with Locals', joining a local family in Palermo Soho for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner of delicious family dishes. (BB, FD)
9 Depart Buenos Aires
Transfer to the airport for your flight home or choose to extend your stay at the InterContinental Buenos Aires. (BB)
1 Arrive Rio De Janeiro (3 Nights)
Launch your leisurely exploration of South America to the sultry beats of the Bossa Nova and Samba. A local host will take you to your hotel where you'll enjoy superb oceanviews of Copacabana beach and its beautiful people, just minutes from downtown Rio. This evening, we enjoy a festive Welcome Reception with our Travel Director and fellow travellers. (WR) Stay: Miramar by Windsor, Oceanview Rooms
2 Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure
The rhythm of Rio is yours to explore this morning. Join your Travel Director to delve into the captivating contrasts of Brazil's cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city). See the 18th century Carioca Aqueduct, colonial Candelaria Church, and the home of the Rio Carnival, the Sambodromo. Journey high above Guanabara Bay and summit Sugarloaf Mountain via cable car for a "pinch me moment" of inspiring bay and city views. Spend the evening at leisure. (B)
3 Rio De Janeiro Sightseeing And At Leisure
Hands outstretched, the iconic Christ the Redeemer welcomes you to the hunched outcrop of Corcovado, sharing his impressive panoramic view of a city that loves to celebrate. This afternoon, soak in the shores of Copacabana and Ipanema. Kick back and watch tanned sun-worshippers playing volleyball and sip a caipirinha or two, which you'll learn to mix this evening, followed by a sizzling barbecue at a local churrascaria Regional Dinner. Bom proveito! (B/RD)
4 Rio De Janeiro – Iguassu Falls (2 Nights)
Spend your lazy moments in Rio soaking up the laid-back carioca life before you 'Dive into Culture' at a local Samba School to see their preparations for Carnival Week. You'll learn how to sway those hips to the tunes of Mais que nada and The Girl from Ipanema during your visit. From the intoxicating beat of Rio to the thundering roar of Iguassu, we fly to the magnificent falls that straddle the borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. This evening, we'll enjoy dinner together, pondering Rio's party vibe and the inspiring force of nature nearby. (B/D) Stay: Wish Resort Foz do Iguassu
5 Iguassu Falls Sightseeing And At Leisure
The tropical jungle and waterfall landscapes of the UNESCO-listed Iguazú National Park provide sanctuary for rare wildlife, bird and plant species, which share their home with us today as we explore the Brazilian side of the falls with a Local Specialist. We'll walk through the rainforest to the base of the falls before indulging in lunch at a local restaurant against the impressive backdrop of the falls. Spend the afternoon at your resort relaxing or join one of our optional experiences, including a jetboat ride (WAIVER REQUIRED) to the base of the falls or a visit to a tropical bird reserve, home to more than 500 species of birds. (B/L)
6 Iguassu Falls – Buenos Aires (3 Nights)
Crossing the Argentinian border, we join our Local Specialist for a walk along the long catwalk suspended above the swirling waters of the Iguassu River. View the chaotic crush of water pouring down Devil's Throat Falls, then board an open-air ecological jungle train for a different perspective of the mighty cascades. Our Iguassu adventure at its end, we'll board a flight to Buenos Aires, South America's most stylish city and home to the melancholic Tango. (B) Stay: InterContinental Buenos Aires
7 Buenos Aires Sightseeing And At Leisure
Our day together is spent on a paseo with a Local Specialist. We'll walk through the wide boulevards of this beautiful capital admiring the spirit of a city whose European and Latin American influences can be seen around every turn. This evening, we linger over a delicious Regional Dinner and 'Dive into Culture' watching the passionate, fiery and precise steps of some of Buenos Aires' most talented Tango dancers. (B/RD)
8 Buenos Aires At Leisure
Get under the skin of Buenos Aires today - a full day to pursue your own interests in the 'Paris of South America'. Delve into the treasures of artisan markets and the patio shops of rustic colonial buildings in San Telmo or enjoy delicious dulce de leche ice-cream at the famous Café Tortoni. Feeling adventurous? Consider an optional trip into the countryside to a traditional estancia (ranch)-a unique opportunity to share a drink with the local gauchos (cowboys) and learn about their lives. Admire their consummate horsemanship during a lively equestrian show before sitting down to a traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch. Tonight, we 'Connect with Locals', joining a local family in Palermo Soho for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner of delicious family dishes paired with local wine. Learn the secrets of kneading country bread and see how typical Argentinian crafts are made. (B/BMG)
9 Depart Buenos Aires
Our South America adventure comes to an end this morning. Say a fond hasta luego to Buenos Aires and newfound friends, transferring to the airport for your flight home or choose to extend your stay at the InterContinental Buenos Aires. (B)

Trafalgar Inclusions

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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
Trip Inclusions
  • 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 (Additional Cost) 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
Included Meals
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 1 lunches  
  • 4 dinners
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). If flying with another airline between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities, the tour prices will be higher.
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
  • On the train to Machu Picchu, only hand luggage (overnight bag) can be taken. Your suitcase will be securely stored and returned to you in Cusco
Journey Highlights
  • City tour in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires
  • Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado, Iguassu Falls, Recoleta Cemetery
  • View Devil's Throat Falls
  • See the Teatro Colon, Copacabana Beach, the Casa Rosada
Trip Inclusions
  • 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
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Optional Experiences (Additional Cost) 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
Included Meals
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 5 dinners
Flights
  • Land and Intra Air: 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). If flying with another airline between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities, the tour prices will be higher.
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

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