Buenos Aires – Iguazu – Pantanal - Rio de Janeiro
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DAY 01: BUENOS AIRES | INC: -
Arrival in Buenos Aires, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. Free day to enjoy the city and go shopping in malls and craft markets.
DAY 02: BUENOS AIRES (City Tour – Tango Show with dinner) | INC: B/D
After breakfast pick up from your hotel lobby for a City Tour of Buenos Aires. A trip that will allow you to discover all the magic of the Argentina's capital. The tour includes a visit to the neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo, with their beautiful parks and architecture, Teatro Colon (one of the 5 biggest opera houses in the world), Plaza de Mayo, the Main Cathedral, the Avenida de Mayo, the Congress building and several other sights of historical and architectural importance. We complete this tour in the Old San Telmo neighborhood, the place of residence of the aristocracy until the late XIX, and El Caminito street in the La Boca neighborhood - one of the oldest and most eclectic parts of the city. The tour includes 2 stops at the Plaza de Mayo and El Caminito. Free time in the afternoon. At night you will experience a dinner-tango show at Voz Tango or Sabor a Tango one of the traditional tango venues of Buenos Aires- transfers are included. Includes: Opcional Tango lessons, 3 steps Menu and free beverages. (Water, soda, beer , red and White wine)
DAY 03: BUENOS AIRES (Tigre & Delta Tour) | INC: B
Breakfast. Pick up from your Hotel Lobby to leave Buenos Aires City heading for the town of Tigre, one hour away, where we will board a tourist boat to navigate along Delta and its islands. The life of the "isleños" (people who live on the islands of the Delta) is very special. We will learn about their customs, culture and ways of life. On the way back to Buenos Aires city we will drive by the elegant residences of the well-off, located in the northern suburbs, and the San Isidoro neighborhood. Additionally, you will also get a glimpse of the Presidential Residence (Quinta de Olivos) as we pass it by. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 04: BUENOS AIRES / IGUAZU FALLS (Brazilian side Falls) | INC: B
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguazu Falls. Arrival must to be before 12:00 hs. Pick up from the airport to go to the Brazilian side of the Falls, located 24 kilometers from downtown Foz do Iguaçu. Arrival to the Visitors Center, at the entrance of the Iguassu National Park, about 10 kilometers from the city center. After passing through the Center, the visits continue, now inside the National Park, along a paved road that will take us to the magnificent Iguassu Falls. There, happens the walking tour along the catwalk measuring one kilometer of easy hike. Along this easy trek, there are several gorgeous panoramic views of the Falls and other main falls. At the end of the tour we will all meet back up for transportation to your hotel.
DAY 05: IGUAZU FALLS (Argentine side Falls)| INC: B
Breakfast. After Brekfast, early in the Morning, get your cameras ready because a memorable experience awaits you as you explore this natural wonder of the world. The 200,000 year old falls span across the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay and are known to pour over 400,000 gallons of water a second onto the rocks below! We will travel outside the city of Iguassu to the national park where we will spend the day exploring the falls and learning about the history and culture. We will explore the three tiers of the park to see the falls from different vantages. The lower path leads to the base of the falls where the intense crash of the falls releases a thick mist into the air. The upper path leads to incredible panoramic views of the falls from an extensive footbridge, also an unforgettable experience. You will be guided throughout the tour but will have lots of free time to take pictures, enjoy the nature and see the falls at your own pace. At the end of the tour we will all meet back up for transportation back to the hotel.
DAY 06: IGUAZU FALLS / CUIABA / PANTANAL | INC: B/D
Breakfast. Check out and transfer to the airport. Arrival in Pantanal. Reception and assistance upon your arrival at Cuiaba Airport. Transfer to the Pousada Rio Mutum, passing through the small village of Mimoso, where Candido Rondon was born. Arrival at the Pousada at dinner time (reception with welcome drink). After dinner the facilities of the Pousada as well as the program for the next days will be presented.
DAY 07: PANTANAL | INC: B/L/D
After breakfast: ecological hiking tour through the wilderness of the Pantanal, visiting some settlements of the native “caboclos” with their palm thatched huts. People’s hospitality will provide you with a lot of impressions of their lives together with a very stimulating drink of genuine “guarana” . Lunch at the lodge and after lunch: Horse trekking through typical Pantanal landscapes. reception at a Fazenda which is situated at the lake Sia Mariana, awaiting sunset there. People will return from there by boat. On the way back there is an opportunity of Piranha fishing
DAY 08: PANTANAL | INC: B/L/D
After breakfast, there is a boat ride until a “corixo” , where a walking trail begins which goes to the Chacororé bay that has more than 15km of extension. Lunch is at the lodge and in the afternoon a ride by car or boat will take you to the Mutum River for a photographic safari of na almost unexplored area of the river, with boat ride to observe all the Pantanal life. IMPORTANT: Tours may be change. Please reconfirm the itinerary before booking.
DAY 09: PANTANAL / CUIABA / RIO DE JANEIRO| INC: B
After breakfast transfer to Cuiaba Airport the airport for your flight to to Rio de Janeiro. Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. Reception at the Airport. Transfer to your hotel.
DAY 10: RIO DE JANEIRO (Tour to Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Mtn.)| INC: B/L
Breakfast. In the morning, after pick up, you will do a day-long tour. Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Mountains, including the impressive Christ Redeemer statue overlooking the city should definitely be at the top of your list, and Gray Line Rio de Janeiro is the perfect guide for your day. First thing in the morning, you’ll be picked up from your hotel and taken through downtown Rio for a panoramic tour. See the Sambrodome, stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral and discover the Cinelandia Square and its wealth of historical buildings. The Municipal Theater, National Library, and National Museum of Fine Arts are all on your way as well as you head toward toward the Urca neighborhood, home of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Ride the iconic cable cars all the way up the mountain, stopping at Urca Hill and its vantage point overlooking Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niteroi bridge and Corcovado mountain. Finish your ascent to the top of Sugar Loaf, enjoying gorgeous views of the Copacabana beach and Santa Cruz Fortress. Enjoy lunch before you head over to the base of Corcovado Mountain via the Cosme Vehlo Train. Ride through the lush and dense Tijuca rainforest to the towering Christ Redeemer statue. Standing guard over the city of Rio, the statue has a fascinating history—your knowledgeable hometown guide will share all the secrets with you before you head back to your hotel.
DAY 11: RIO DE JANEIRO (Carnaval Show “Ginga Tropical” with dinner) | INC: B/D
Breakfast. Today you will have an entire day at leisure to enjoy this wonderful city and beaches. Rio nights are electric. Feel the energy in the air… your heart beats faster…music and fun are key ingredients of Rio’s exciting nightlife! This atmosphere is brought to life at Ginga Tropical Carnaval Show! After Hotel pick-ups, you will arrive at a traditional Barbecue Dinner, all you can eat style. Brazilian Churrascarias (Barbecue places) offer a wide variety of sides and alternative options. In case you decide to stick with a vegetarian option, you will still leave delighted. For those who prefered the show only option, they will be picked up at their hotels and meet the rest and the bus will head to the Show. You will get to know every Brazilian region through dance performance and clothing. Ginga Tropical: Brazilian roots combines diversity and culture with The Journal of Theatre, the Northeast, the Amazon and the Pampas with its Folklore, Bahia with their mystical rituals and the Rio de Janeiro with its incomparable bohemian Lapa, their dance halls and their legendary Tricksters. This is a breathtaking show with fantastic drummers and beautiful Mulatas dressed in outstanding carnival costumes. When you think that the show is close to the end, you may be surprised with interactive dancers. It’s time to shake your hips, so don’t be shy because the show must go on! After this incredible experience, passengers return to the bus which will take them to their respective hotels
DAY 12: RIO DE JANEIRO - END OF THE TOUR | INC: B
Breakfast. Check out and transfer to the airport.
3 nights in Buenos Aires
2 nights in Iguazu Falls
3 nights in Pantanal
3 nights in Rio de Janeiro
Accommodation at selected hotels with breakfasts.
All transfers, visits and excursions on regular basis.
Local English-speaking guides are included on the tours.
National Parks Entrance Fees
Domestic air tickets.
International departure airport tax
Personal expenses, beverages in meals.
Tips for transfers, guides or waitress.
Services not mentioned.