Brazil and Argentina tour - Buenos Aires with Iguassu Falls and Rio De Janeiro
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Upon arrival at Argentina's international airport in Buenos Aires you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to spend at your leisure, either relaxing at your hotel or exploring the city.
After breakfast at your hotel city tour of Buenos Aires. This morning three-hour city tour is a well-rounded introduction to Buenos Aires' famous sights while also leaving you with some free time to explore a bit more of the city. The three-hour bus tour includes the beautiful parks and gardens of Recoleta and Palermo neighborhoods, the Colon Theater, Mayo Square, the cathedral, traditional Mayo Avenue, Congress Square and many other buildings and palaces.
The tour continues with a visit to San Telmo, residence of the aristocracy until the end of the 19th century. After that you will have the opportunity to explore Caminito Street in La Boca. In the evening enjoy a Tango Show in one of the most traditional Tango Venues in Buenos Aires. (Where dinner, drinks, and transfer are included). (Optional: Tigre Half- Day Tour).
Today you will join a ‘fiesta gaucha’ (gaucho party) on this full-day tour from Buenos Aires to Estancia Santa Susana, a traditional ranch in the Argentina countryside.
Depart Buenos Aires in a comfortable coach for the scenic ride through the Argentine pampas (plains) to Estancia Santa Susana, located in Los Cardales. When you arrive at this traditional estancia (ranch), your day of gaucho fun begins with a friendly welcome reception at the ranch pub with empanadas and wine.
Take a guided tour to some of Santa Susana’s main sights, including its museum and church, before enjoying a horse-drawn carriage ride or going horseback riding to explore the grounds of the ranch.
Back at the ranch, try a parrillada (Argentina BBQ) lunch of grilled specialties such as sausages and chicken, accompanied by salad and beverages (red and white wine, soda, water and coffee). Then sip on a glass of mate (an Argentine drink of yerba mate leaves steeped in hot water) and finish with a pastelito (pastry).
During lunch, you'll be entertained by a tango and folk show of classical music and dance, and watch an exciting boleadoras show, with throwing weapons used by gauchos. Be impressed by a ring race (known as la sortija), animal herding and the cuadreras race, a typical gaucho game.
When your day of fun on the ranch is over, you’ll be driven back to Buenos Aires.Free night
Optional activities in Buenos Aires for today:Tigre Half- Day Tour or Tigre Full Day Tour or/and Cooking Class of Argentine recipes.
After breakfast in your hotel in Buenos Aires you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Puerto Iguazu, the small town close to the spectacular Iguazu Falls. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your comfortable hotel in the town. In the afternoon you will visit the Iguassu Falls on the Brazilian side.
From the Brazilian Park you will discover a panoramic view of the Argentinean falls. After 950 meters with stunning views over the Iguazu river you will get to the falls on the Brazilian side. The walkway entering the river next to the Floriano fall gives the visitor a gorgeous panoramic view of the lower Iguazu river and the Devil’s gorge Canyon.
After breakfast you will take an excursion into the Iguazu National Park to spend the day exploring the falls and the surrounding rivers and jungle. The park consists of various trails that take you through the jungle onto wooden walkways built a few meters above the jungle floor and waterways. These raised platforms protect the natural habitat of the jungle wildlife. Optional: Great Adventure Navigation. Free night.
Today you will be picked up at your hotel from where it should take no longer than 30 minutes to get to the train station of the Corcovado mountain. The cog train takes you up the 710 meter that lead to the Christ statue and a breathtaking view of the Cidade Maravilhosa. After some free time you will descend with the electrical train and continue on to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, beginning with Sao Conrado all the way up to Copacabana beach and back to your hotel.
Pick up at your hotel and departure for a visit of downtown Rio de Janeiro. You'll see the historical center and also today's business and financial center. Visits of Sambadrome, Praca XV, Cinelandia, Maracana (panoramic), the Metropolitan Cathedral. Continuation to the Sugar Loaf, ascension by cable car and drop off at your hotel.
Free day in Rio de Janeiro. Optionals: Parque Nacional da Tijuca and Parque Lage (Full day Private Tour) and Folkloric Night Show at Plataforma.
Free day in Rio de Janeiro.
After breakfast at your hotel you'll be met for your transfer to the international airport and your flight back home. End of services.
NOTE: This itinerary can be updated due to reasons out of the responsibility of the operator
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