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South American Cities & Wonders

Argentina & Brazil in 14 Days, 12 Nights in Destination

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Our bestselling tour of Argentina & Brazil's capital cities and natural wonders including the Perito Moreno Glacier, Iguazu and Christ the Redeemer.

Trip Highlights

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    Argentinian Patagonia
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    Barrio La Boca
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    Buenos Aires
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    El Calafate
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    Iguazu Falls
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    Perito Moreno
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    San Telmo
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    Rio de Janeiro

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Accommodation: 12 Nights

Itinerary

Discover the cities and wonders of Argentina and Brazil! Travel to the land of the tango and explore the elegant neighborhoods and exquisite cuisine of Buenos Aires. Discover exciting Patagonia. enjoy the famous ever-changing icy glaciers of El Calafate and see the incredible Perito Moreno. Fall in love with the landscape of the Iguazu Falls before enjoying the rhythm of vibrant Rio de Janerio.

1st Day: US - Night on board
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Arrive at your US departure airport, ready for a flight to Buenos Aires. Night on board.

If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Buenos Aires
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Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to the hotel.* The rest of the day is free for you to explore this sprawling city, full of colonial architecture and vibrant culture. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

*Depending on your flight arrival time, you can book early check-in in the next step of the booking process.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kenton Palace Buenos Air... or similar
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692 Reviews

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3rd Day: Buenos Aires
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy an included tour of the chic city of Buenos Aires. Visit the most emblematic sites and monuments of the capital, such as the Plaza de Mayo filled with soul and history, the picturesque district of La Boca, the Obelisk representing the symbol of the Argentine capital, or the Casa Rosada where the artist Madonna performed the hit song "Do not cry for me Argentina" in 1996. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

Optional Dinner & Tango Show: Experience an immersive evening of Argentinian food and arts at the Dinner and Tango Show. Watch traditional Tango dancers as you dine on Argentinian cuisine.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kenton Palace Buenos Air... or similar
tripadvisor rating

692 Reviews

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Activities

included
Buenos Aires City Tour

Light

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Dinner & Tango Show

Light

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Cultural Pack Experience Buenos Aires: 3 Excursions

Light

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4th Day: Buenos Aires
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy the day at your leisure, exploring the colourful neighbourhoods of the city or indulging in the world-renowned national cuisine. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

*Optional Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta: Explore the Tigre Delta on a boat tour, enjoying the islands and the local lifestyle of the Río de la Plata. Visit the fruit market, Victorica Avenue, and the Tigre Art Museum. Return to Buenos Aires with views of the Monumental Stadium and the University City.

**Optional Fogón Asado Dining Experience: Discover the tradition of the Asado. Enjoy an 8-course tasting menu that explores new ways of serving Argentine classic cuts. While sitting in our bar, you will see and experience different cooking techniques on the grill in a close and personal way.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kenton Palace Buenos Air... or similar
tripadvisor rating

692 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta

Light

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Dinner Fogón Asado Experience

Light

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5th Day: Buenos Aires - El Calafate
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to El Calafate, a town near the edge of the unique region of Southern Patagonia, and home to the huge Perito Moreno glacier. Spend the day at your leisure exploring the town and sampling the unique cuisine of this other-worldly region. Overnight stay in El Calafate.

*Optional Dinner at Asador La Tablita: La Tablita, a Patagonian tradition since 1968, is a restaurant of encounter, tradition and innovation where you can taste the delights of Argentina. A few blocks from the commercial centre of El Calafate, you can enjoy a varied menu of authentic dishes.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Sent or similar
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39 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Dinner at Asador La Tablita

Light

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6th Day: El Calafate
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Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for the Glacier National Park and journey to the amazing Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in the world. On arrival, enjoy an included tour of the Glacier National Park and view Lake Argentino, Argentina´s biggest freshwater on a Nautical Safari. From here it is possible to contemplate the beauty of Perito Moreno. Stroll along the walkways in front of the glacier to see this spectacular ice mass from different perspectives. Return to El Calafate and enjoy an evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in El Calafate.

*Optional Glacier Mini-Trek: Experience nature and adventure on a mini-trek across the ice of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Passing through the port "Bajo de las Sombras", cross the walkways of Los Glaciares National Park in front of the lower Rico Lake.

NOTE: Although there is a bar in the park, we recommend bringing a box lunch on excursions to avoid wasting valuable time in the park (you can request it at your hotel one day in advance, at an additional cost).

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Sent or similar
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39 Reviews

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Activities

included
Full-Day Perito Moreno Excursion

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Perito Moreno Boat Safari

Light

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Glacier Mini-Trek Supplement

Challenging

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7th Day: El Calafate
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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, exploring the surroundings at your own pace or simply relaxing and enjoying the facilities of your hotel. You'll be captivated by the landscapes of this special region. If you want to know more about the glaciers, head to the Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum! Overnight stay in El Calafate.

*Optional Glacier Cruise: Begin with a navigation along the North Arm of Lake Argentino. After crossing the Boca del Diablo towards the Upsala Channel, arrive at the Spegazzini Base where you can enjoy the incomparable views of Glacier Bay and explore on foot.

*Optional Estancia 25 de Mayo Excursion: The Quincho Asador Parrilla, located in the centre of La Estancia 25 de Mayo, is the perfect place to experience authentic Argentian culture! Relax and contemplate the landscapes at the foot of the Cerro Calafate.

Please note: you can only choose one of the optional excursions on this day.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Sent or similar
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39 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Calafate Glaciers Navigation Cruise

Moderate

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Estancia 25 de Mayo Dinner with Performance

Light

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8th Day: Calafate - Iguazu
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Iguazu, home of the most astounding waterfalls in the world. Arrive and transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day is free. If your arrival time allows, we suggest enjoying a bike ride through the jungle or simply relaxing in the beautiful natural setting. Overnight stay in Iguazu.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
El Pueblito Iguazú or similar
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627 Reviews

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9th Day: Iguazu
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Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls on this included excursion by taking the train to the 'Devil's Throat' where a lookout area grants the opportunity to watch the water rush from the river and down an 80 metre (262 feet) high sheer drop. Walk across bridges and enjoy the panoramic views on offer. Hear the roar of water whilst contemplating spectacular views of rainbows, birds, leafy green exotic plants and trees. * Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Iguazu.

*Entrance fees to the  'Iguazú National Park' are not included.

Optional Iguazu Great Adventure: Enter the jungle by the Yacaratiá trail in trucks specially designed for this environment.  This 5 km long stretch ends at Puerto Macuco. At the dock, board a boat that sails in the Lower Iguazu River for as long as 6 km, heading towards the waterfalls area, enjoying plentiful rapids. Upon reaching the Tres Mosqueteros Fall, see the falls of both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides crowned by the view of the Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat). Afterwards, the most exciting point comes when facing the incomparable San Martín waterfall, the hugest any boat may face. If you choose to take the optional, it will replace a part of the included tour on this day. 

Please note: You will not be able to take part in the Great Adventure excursion if you have any heart problems, have had any kind of heart surgery or if you have any physical disabilities.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
El Pueblito Iguazú or similar
tripadvisor rating

627 Reviews

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Activities

included
Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Moderate

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Iguazu Great Adventure Excursion

Challenging

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10th Day: Iguazu
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Breakfast at the hotel. Take an included excursion to the waterfalls on the Brazilian side of the border for a different perspective of this wonder of nature and for a chance to see some unforgettable panoramic views of the thundering falls and the lush landscapes that surround them. Return to the Argentinian side for your overnight stay in Iguazu.

*Entrance fees to the  'Iguazú National Park' are not included.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
El Pueblito Iguazú or similar
tripadvisor rating

627 Reviews

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Activities

included
Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Moderate

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11th Day: Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Rio de Janeiro. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Get settled in before spending the rest of the day at your leisure, soaking up the vibrant atmosphere and gorgeous landscapes. Take a walk along the beachside promenade to watch the locals playing football on the beach. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mirador Rio Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

860 Reviews

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12th Day: Rio de Janeiro
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After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, set off on a day of discovery in Rio de Janeiro. Embark on a tour of Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer, a true symbol of the city. Head to the top of Corcovado Mountain, with spectacular views along the way. Visit Christ the Redeemer, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and soak up the panoramic views. It's the perfect photo opportunity! Afterwards, explore the Sambodromo, home of the Rio Carnival, the Selaron Steps and see the exterior of the famous Maracana Stadium. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore the vibrant atmosphere of the city. We recommend booking our optional activities: a visit to Sugarloaf Mountain and lunch at a churrascaria*, as well as dinner at the seafood restaurant Marius Degustare**. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

*Visit to Sugarloaf Mountain and lunch at a churrascaria: Be amazed by one of Rio's most stunning views as you ascend the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain. Indulge in a buffet featuring a variety of meat cuts.

**Dinner at the seafood restaurant Marius Degustare: Savor Brazilian cuisine at this restaurant, where you can enjoy spectacular dishes. Drinks and desserts not included.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mirador Rio Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

860 Reviews

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Activities

included
Rio de Janeiro City Tour & Corcovado Mountain

Light

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Visit to Sugarloaf Mountain and lunch at a churrascaria

Light

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Optional
Dinner at the seafood restaurant Marius Degustare

Light

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13th Day: Rio de Janeiro
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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, or alternatively, we recommend several optional activities: a Helicopter Flight over Rio de Janeiro and Tijuca National Park*, visit to Tijuca National Park, Vista Chinesa and lunch**, and Rodizio Restaurant Dinner with Brazilian music***. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

*Flight over Rio de Janeiro and Tijuca National Park: Head to the heliport for an unforgettable aerial view of Rio on a 30-minute flight. Then, immerse yourself in the stunning nature of the park by enjoying its trails, caves, and waterfalls.

**Visit to Tijuca National Park, Vista Chinesa and lunch: Take in one of the best views of the city from a beautiful lookout point and then enjoy the flavors of Brazil at a traditional restaurant.

***Rodizio Restaurant Dinner and music in Rio Scenarium: Enjoy a very special evening where you'll savor the most delicious meat cuts at a rodizio restaurant, followed by live Brazilian music.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mirador Rio Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

860 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Visit to Tijuca National Park, Vista Chinesa and lunch

Moderate

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Helicopter flight over Rio de Janeiro

Light

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Optional
Rodizio Restaurant Dinner and music in Rio Scenarium

Light

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14th Day: Rio de Janeiro - US
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Breakfast at the hotel. It's time to say goodbye to South America, filled with amazing memories of the places you've seen and the warm hospitality and culture of the locals. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to the US. Arrive in the US and end your trip.*

* Depending on your departure time your flight may arrive in the US the following day.

Included activities

Included
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This activity ends at the center so that the rest of your day can be spent walking around the city.

Buenos Aires City Tour

Included activity for day 3 in Buenos Aires

Set off on a 3-hour city tour of Buenos Aires today! Visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo and see Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and explore Puerto Madero, San Telmoa and the La Boca neighborhood.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Included
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Shared service. The meeting point for the activity is in Puerto Moreno. The duration of the activity is approximate.

Perito Moreno Boat Safari

Included activity for day 6 in Perito Moreno

We set sail from Puerto Moreno to enjoy a slow boat ride to contemplate the entire spectacular wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most outstanding attractions of any trip to Patagonia.

Duration 01:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Light

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Share service.You can find toilets and a cafeteria at the beginning of the walkways. There are different paths with different degrees of difficulty, the guide will tell you about them so that you can choose which ones to visit.

Full-Day Perito Moreno Excursion

Included activity for day 6 in Perito Moreno

Explore Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in the world! Start by navigating the Patagonian Andean forest, stopping at the Curva de los Suspiros viewpoint. Afterwards, admire the grandeur of the glacier from the walkways.

Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx

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Active

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Shared service

Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Included activity for day 9 in Iguazu Falls

Spend the day exploring the Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls, including the Devil's Throat viewpoint and walk along a series of footbridges to get up close to the thundering falls!

Duration 09:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
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Please avoid booking separately for the activities included in this package.

Cultural Pack Experience Buenos Aires: 3 Excursions

Suggested activity for day 3

Make the most of your time in Buenos Aires with this great value cultural package of three excursions: a dinner & tango show (day 2), a half-day excursion to the Tigre Delta (day 3) and a great dinner experience in the Fogón Asado (day 3).

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Light

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Unguided activity.

Dinner & Tango Show

Suggested activity for day 3 in Buenos Aires

Take part in an immersive evening of Argentine cuisine and performance as you feast on a traditional dinner while watching a tango show.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 20:00

Physical rating:

Light

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Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta

Suggested activity for day 4 in Buenos Aires

Explore the Tigre Delta on a boat tour, enjoying the islands and the local lifestyle of the Río de la Plata. Visit the fruit market, Victorica Avenue, and Tigre Art Museum. Return to Buenos Aires with views of the Monumental Stadium and University City.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:30

Physical rating:

Light

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Activity not available on Sundays. / Children under 14 years of age are not allowed in the restaurant.

Dinner Fogón Asado Experience

Suggested activity for day 4 in Buenos Aires

Enjoy an 8 course tasting menu that explores new ways of serving Argentine classic cuts and observe as the chefs prepare your meal right before your eyes.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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Light

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  • Departure from the main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro - US.
  • Internal flights: Buenos Aires - El Calafate, El Calafate - Iguazu, Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro. *
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  • Train ride to the Garganta del Diablo (The Devils Throat).
  • 12 nights hotel accommodation in Superior category hotels.
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  • 12 Breakfasts.
  • Transfers in vehicles with air conditioning.
  • Visits as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Nautical Safari to the Perito Moreno Glacier.
  • Specialized guide for each excursion, region or city
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

National Park entrance fees, tourist citytax, drinks, tips and anything not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

There is a US$2 fee for the use of the terminal in El Calafate that must be paid in cash.

*Entrance fees to the  'Iguazú National Park' in Brazil are not included.

*Entrance fees to the all national parks in Argentina are not included. Keep in mind that these fees must be paid in cash (USD or pesos).

* Documentartion of the internal flights will be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your departure date. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

Maximum checked baggage limit on internal flights is 15kg.

IMPORTANT. As of April 2025, it will be mandatory to present a visa to enter Brazil. It is recommended to contact the Brazilian authorities in your country to arrange them before your trip.

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
    • Entry requirements

      Passport must be valid at time of entry. One passport page required.

    • Visa

      No visa is required to enter the country if you are staying less than 90 days.

    • Currency

      Argentine Peso.

    • Language

      Spanish.

    • Electricity

      220 V.

    • Health

      Vaccination against Yellow Fever is recommended in the case of prolonged travel to areas where there is a high risk of exposure to mosquitoes. Travelers over 60 years must consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects.

    • Time zone

      UTC - 03:00.

    • Other useful information

      Mate is a national symbol that is associated with hospitality and social gathering.

    • Tourist Office website

      https://www.argentina.travel/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category.

    The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

     

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 888-488-0592 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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