Argentina - Brazil Dream Tour - 8 days
Group tour /
from Buenos Aires
Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels
Buenos Aires (3) - Iguassu
(2) - Rio De Janeiro (2)
Cultural group tour,
Day 1: (Saturday) Arrive Buenos Aires
Upon arrival in
meet our greeter and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon you will visit the most important
sites during a city tour. You will drive to the Plaza de Mayo,
with the Casa Rosada, the pink house, seat of the government,
the Cabildo (town hall) and the Metropolitan Cathedral, home of
the Archbishop of Buenos Aires. The tour goes onto the district
San Telmo. Until 1888 this part of the city was a river port,
today San Telmo is one of the most modern and desired places to
live in Buenos Aires. The worker district La Boca is famous for
its colourful tin-houses and its history as living district of
Italian seamen and dock workers in the 19th century. The Barrio
Norte called Recoleta is the quarter of the rich of Buenos Aires. On the
of Recoleta one
will find the grave of Eva Duarte who became famous as Evita
Perón. Continue along the widest avenue in the world, the
Avenida 9 de Julio, to the Plaza Lavalle with the Federal Court
of Justice and the Teatro Colón, to
with its parks and gardens. Return to the hotel.
Day 2: Buenos Aires (B)
Day at leisure or you can book the below optional tours directly
with your guide.
Optional: Full day visit of a typical Estancia incl. lunch
We leave the city and after a 2 hours drive to Los
Cordales we will reach the Estancia Santa Susana, where the
guests will be welcomed by Gauchos with a drink. There is time
to visit the Estancia and the daily life of the Gauchos will be
explained. Sulky and horse rides will show you the charm of
Argentine countryside, its scenarios, and the incomparable wild
aroma. After a rustic Barbecue (Asado) lunch with fine meat and
sausages a folklore show will present regional music and dances.
During the Fiesta Gaucha guests will experience these men's
agility with their horses on the Estancia. After the afternoon
coffee and tea time you will return to Buenos Aires.
Optional: Visit to the San Telmo market.
San Telmo is no doubt the best kept historical
neighborhood and eldest district of Buenos Aires. Here one has
time to stroll around Plaza Dorrego, where each Sunday an
antique market takes place. Tango couples are dancing on the
street. Cafes invite to sit on their terrace and to relax by
enjoying this nice scenery. Another attraction is the numerous
antique shops, where one might find the right souvenir.
Day 3: Buenos Aires (B)
Today you will enjoy a half day
Tigre Tour. Drive along the Northern residential
districts of the city, until getting to San Isidro, a colonial and
aristocratic area. You will see the mansions and houses in front
of the River Plate. You will continue the driving to
Tigre, a charming area near
city where a great number of summer residences, yacht clubs and
rowing clubs attract the week-end activity of many “porteños”.
The Tigre Delta with its rivers, streams and numerous green
islands is one of the most attractive areas for visitors. The
continuous sediment of the Paraná River,
which gives the river and estuary their particular brownish-red
color, forms the Delta islands. Enjoy a boat excursion (1 hour)
along the innumerable channels of the Paraná-Delta to see some
of the hundreds of islands covered with luxuriant vegetation.
Drive back to the city via the Panamericana
Optional: Tango Show including dinner
Day 4: Buenos Aires - Iguassu
In the morning leave Buenos
Aires and take a flight to
Iguassu. Upon arrival in Iguassu transfer to the
Argentinean National Park towards the
You will make a short stop at the Visitor’s Center and proceed
from there along the Inferior Circuit, the down-river falls, to
the Superior Circuit, the up-river cascades. The Ecological
Jungle Train leads you to the most impressive observation point
of the falls – The Devil´s Throat.
After visit transfer to the hotel
on the Brazilian side of the falls.
Day 5: Iguassu (B)
In the morning visit of the Brazilian side of the falls. Walking
along the paths following cascades and then along the catwalk
that leads very close to the bottom of the Devil’s Throat to
enjoy magnificent views. Take an elevator to go up to the road
in order to board the coach which will bring back to the hotel.
Day 6: Iguassu - Rio de Janeiro
Transfer from the hotel to the airport for
the flight to Rio de Janeiro. Arrival in Rio and transfer to the hotel, Check In
and time for a first stroll along
Day 7: Rio de Janeiro (B)
This afternoon continues with
a half day city tour including visit of Sugarloaf.
Downtown is the business heart of
Rio. It is a part of the city where colonial
meets modern skyscrapers. Passing through Rio Branco Avenue, you will see the Candelaria
which was started being built in the late 18th century and was
completed in 1898. The headquarter of major Brazilian banks and
commercial enterprises is located on this avenue. You will also
see the Opera House (Teatro Municipal) and the Carioca Square, the
church of Santo Antonio
built in the 17th century as well as the contrast of the modern
buildings such as Petrobras and the Cathedral. Moreover you will
get to know Rio's aqueduct
built in the 18th century which is nowadays connecting downtown
to Santa Teresa district, an old residential area. Afterwards
you will drive through one of the highlights of this tour: the
from where you have the chance to see already the top highlight
of this tour, the Sugar Loaf. This famous mountain reached by a
cable car 1,200 feet high, will give you an experience you will
never forget: looking down at Rio from top of the Sugar Loaf is one of the most
spectacular views in the world.
Optional Corcovado tour:
Half day beach tour including a visit to
the Corcovado statue. Leaving
the hotel you proceed as far as Cosme Velho Station to board a
cog-train for the ride through Tijuca
Forest up to
The train ride takes 20 minutes and is a wonderful opportunity
for a closer look at the forest’s lush tropical vegetation and
to enjoy scenic landscapes of the beaches and the city.
Disembarking at the top of Corcovado
and then proceeding up the steps will lead to the top lookout
where the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer stands. After
appreciating the breathtaking view unfolding below descend by
train and continue passing by some of Rio’s
by night – Show in the evening
Visit a folklore and Carnival show featuring skilled
dancers, entertainers, samba bands and wonderful costumes in a
wonderful display of Brazilian folklore and Carnival.
Day 8: Departure (B)
Transfer to airport for flight back home.
Thank you for visiting Argentina & Brazil.
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