About this tour
Travel Date Days Price Sat, Jan 21, 2017 9 days $2,239.00 CAD
You will visit the following places:
“At the Copa (Copa) Copacabana (Copacabana)…Music and passion were always the fashion…At the Copa....” That’s right music fans, Copacabana—and other exciting places in Rio de Janeiro—is waiting for you. But not just Rio…on this 9-day vacation, you’ll also visit Iguassu Falls & Buenos Aires.Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.
Day 1: ARRIVE IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Welcome to South America’s capital of glamour—Rio de Janeiro! Your Local Host will be available with suggested activities during your free time.
Tonight, you may opt to join an outing to a fun churrascaria for a feast of barbecued meats marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style, followed by a Samba show, where the sheer vitality of this country explodes in a colorful extravaganza.
Day 2: RIO DE JANEIRO
Today, a private tour takes you to the Cosme Velho district, where you board a cog-wheel train that will take you through the lush tropical vegetation of Tijuca Forest to the top of CORCOVADO Mountain. This rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay below is one of the new Seven Modern Wonders of the World and home to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer.
Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, which affords sweeping views of the city and beaches below. The afternoon and evening are at leisure.
Tonight you may opt to join an outing to a fun churrascaria for a feast of barbecued meats that are marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style, followed by a Samba show, where the sheer vitality of this country explodes in a colorful extravaganza.
Day 3: RIO DE JANEIRO
Enjoy a full day at leisure. Your Local Host will suggest an optional Jeep tour to the rainforest in the middle of the city, Tijuca National Park and its bird sanctuary. This afternoon you may elect to discover historic Petropolis, a mountain resort and site of the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II, or take an optional excursion to visit the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Day 4: RIO - IGUASSU FALLS
Fly to IGUASSU FALLS. This masterpiece of nature encompasses 275 separate falls and spans almost two miles. This afternoon’s private tour is dedicated to enjoying the spectacle of this 2-mile-wide torrential downpour from the Brazilian side.
Day 5: IGUASSU FALLS
This morning, take the Ecological Jungle TRAIN and tour the Argentine side of IGUASSU FALLS with numerous walkways that wind under the crashing water.
Day 6: IGUASSU FALLS - BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Fly to Buenos Aires, proud capital of the vast country that occupies most of the southern part of the continent. After arriving at your central hotel you will have time to become acquainted with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards and outdoor cafés. Enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 7: BUENOS AIRES
A private sightseeing TOUR this morning starts in the colorful La Boca district, site of the city’s first port. Take a short walking tour of this unique neighborhood, then on to San Telmo, famous for its late-colonial buildings and a popular gathering spot for artists.
At the Plaza de Mayo, see Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House) and the Metropolitan Cathedral, which houses San Martin’s Mausoleum.
Drive past the ornate Colon Opera House before reaching the CEMETERY of the Recoleta, burial site of Eva Peron. This evening, perhaps savor the city’s atmosphere on an optional dinner at a local restaurant, followed by a performance of Latin America’s most sensuous dance—the Tango!
Day 8: BUENOS AIRES
Today is at leisure. Your Local Host will suggest an optional excursion to the Pampas. Experience Argentine country life as you visit an estancia (ranch). Get acquainted with the lifestyle of the gauchos and enjoy a barbecue lunch and the warm hospitality of your hosts before returning to the city.
Day 9: BUENOS AIRES
Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning.
• 8 nights’ accommodation as per itinerary based on twin shared room
• Meals as per itinerary
• Transportation as per itinerary
• Local host in Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls & Bueno Aires
• Sightseeing with a local guide and inside visits
• Airport taxes (if applicable)
• Personal expenses
• Visa Fees (if applicable)
• Travel insurance
• Tour prices based on per person, twin shared room.
• A single supplement is available. Please contact us for more details.
• Travel insurance is available at an additional cost and is highly recommended.