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Latin Capitals & Iguazu Falls

Argentina & Brazil in 11 Days, 9 Nights in Destination

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Our bestselling tour of Argentina & Brazil's cities and natural wonders including Buenos Aires, the Iguazu Falls and Rio's Christ the Redeemer!

Trip Highlights

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    Barrio La Boca
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    Buenos Aires
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    Iguazu Falls
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    San Telmo
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    Christ the Redeemer
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    Rio de Janeiro

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

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  5. Breakfast only

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  1. Departures available until July 2025

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Accommodation: 9 Nights

Itinerary

The highlights of two South American giants together in one unforgettable journey. Travel to the land of the tango and explore the elegant neighbourhoods and exquisite cuisine of Buenos Aires. Fall in love with the landscapes and sound of the powerful cascades at the Iguazu Falls and soak up the atmosphere and rhythms of vibrant Rio de Janeiro. Pack your bags, ready for a journey of a lifetime!

1st Day: US - Night on board

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It's time to set off on an adventure to Argentina and Brazil! Arrive at your US departure airport ready to check in 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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Touch down in Buenos Aires, a sprawling city, full of colonial architecture and vibrant, Argentinan culture! Transfer to your hotel. Check out its atmospheric tango clubs, excellent restaurants and bustling shopping streets. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

Accommodation

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

694 Reviews

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3rd Day: Buenos Aires

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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on a 3-hour city tour of Buenos Aires today! Known as the 'Paris of South America', visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo and see Plaza de Mayo and the famous Casa Rosada government office. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and explore the unique architecture of trendy Puerto Madero. Step back in time to San Telmo, known for its renowned antique market, held every Sunday and stroll along Caminito Street, in the colorful neighborhood of La Boca. The remainder of the day is free to explore Buenos Aires at your leisure. 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

694 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Buenos Aires City Tour

Light

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Optional
Dinner & Tango Show

Light

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4th Day: Buenos Aires

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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, revisiting your favorite spots in the city, enjoying the city's green open spaces or discovering the capital's fantastic shopping opportunities. We recommend an optional excursion to the Tigre Delta to experience the city from a different perspective.* Overnight stay.

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

694 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta

Light

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Optional
Dinner Fogón Asado Experience

Light

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5th Day: Buenos Aires - Iguazu

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Breakfast at the hotel. Leave the capital behind as you transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Iguazu, home to one of the most astounding waterfall systems in the world! Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Once settled, enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. If your arrival time allows, we suggest exploring the local nature trails through the rainforest or simply relaxing in the pristine natural surroundings! Overnight stay in Iguazu.

Accommodation

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

636 Reviews

See our full selection

6th Day: Iguazu

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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off for an unforgettable tour of the Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls. Discover one of the greatest creations of Mother Nature as you explore different footbridges to witness a variety of views of these mighty falls! On the lower circuit, get close to the waterfalls and feel the power of these thundering walls of water. Afterwards, take the upper circuit to enjoy a different perspective before reaching the viewing platform at the Devil's Throat, where you can view the 80-meter-high waterfalls in all their glory! The remainder of the day is free to relax at your leisure. More adventurous travelers might prefer to take our optional Great Adventure excursion! Overnight stay in Iguazu.

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 its dock, board a boat that sails in the Lower Iguazu River, heading towards the waterfalls area and enjoying plentiful rapids along the way. 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. Please note: if you choose to take this 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 limited mobility.

Accommodation

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

636 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Moderate

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Optional
Iguazu Great Adventure Excursion

Challenging

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7th Day: Iguazu

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, take an excursion to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls. Cross the border to Iguazu Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest forest reserves in South America! Ride the rainforest elevator down to the bottom of the waterfall, stopping at river level to take in the spectacular views! Alternatively, ascend to Salto Floreano viewpoint for a different perspective. Next, continue to Iguazu River Canyon and see the Rivadavia Waterfall and Tres Musqueteros. End the tour at the lower Devil's Throat Viewpoint, for incredible scenery and views of the rainbows created by the thundering falls! Return to your hotel on the Argentinan side and continue enjoying the delights of Iguazu at your leisure. Overnight stay in Iguazu.

* Optional 'The Argentina Experience' Dinner: Learn about Argentine culture, taste fantastic local dishes, drink exceptional wine, and mingle with fellow travellers from around the world, in a fun setting.

Accommodation

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

636 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Moderate

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Optional
'The Argentina Experience' Dinner

Light

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8th Day: Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro

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Breakfast at the hotel. Continue your South American adventure today as you 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 Copacabana or Ipanema beach. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

Accommodation

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

865 Reviews

See our full selection

9th Day: Rio de Janeiro

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Breakfast at the hotel.  Visit the famous Cerro de Corcovado and admire the famous and immense stone sculpture, Christ of the Redeemer, sculptured by Francés Paul Landowski and considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Afterwards, explore the Sambodromo, home of Rio Carnival, the Selaron Steps and the exterior of the Maracana Stadium. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

Accommodation

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

865 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Rio de Janeiro City Tour & Corcovado Mountain

Light

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10th Day: Rio de Janeiro

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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, or alternatively, we recommend an optional excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain.* Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

* Optional Excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain: Head for the neighbourhood of Urca where one of the largest symbols of the city is located: Sugar Loaf Mountain. Travel to the top on a cable car and enjoy the spectacular views of Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Mountain. Look down on Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and several beaches of Niterói and be amazed at the sheer beauty and diversity of the Rio skyline. 

Accommodation

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

865 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Sugar Loaf Mountain Excursion

Moderate

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11th Day: Rio de Janeiro - Night on board

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Breakfast at the hotel. Sadly, it's time to bring your journey through South America to a close. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a return flight back to the US. Night on board.

Included activities

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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

A 5-hour tour of the most important places in Buenos Aires: the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo, Plaza de Mayo, the Casa Rosada and its cemetery, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the neighborhoods of Puerto Madero, San Telmo and the Boca Stadium

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

Physical rating:

Light

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Shared service

Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Included activity for day 6 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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Included
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Shared service

Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Included activity for day 7 in Iguazu Falls

Experience the beauty of the Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side of the border! Explore the beautiful visit Iguazu River Canyon Iguazu Park, take in the views from Salto Floreano viewpoint and visit Iguazu River Canyon.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Rio de Janeiro City Tour & Corcovado Mountain

Included activity for day 9 in Rio de Janeiro

Visit the famous Corcovado Mountain, home to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and soak up the views of Rio de Janeiro below. Afterwards, descend from the hills to see the exterior of the Maracanã, the Sambódromo and the Selaron Steps.

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

Physical rating:

Light

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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.
Optional
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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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Optional

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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Optional
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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

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional
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It is recommended to bring a change of clothes. The minimum age for the activity is 12 years old. You will not be able to participate in the Gran Aventura excursion if you have any back, heart or reduced mobility conditions.

Iguazu Great Adventure Excursion

Suggested activity for day 6 in Iguazu Falls

Begin with a 4x4 ride through the verdant rainforests of Iguazu. Next, ride a Zodiac boat along the Lower Iguazu River, passing through the rapids and before entering the Canyon of the Devil's Throat and viewing the huge San Martín waterfall.

Duration 02:15h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Challenging

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The price includes

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  • Departure from the main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro - US.
  • Domestic and International flights: Buenos Aires - Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro. *
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  • 9 nights hotel accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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  • 9 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.
  • 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.

*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).

 

* Documentation 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.

The 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 cancelled 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.

     

    Room allocation: We will do our best to accommodate your family in the same room. If availability doesn't permit this, we guarantee your family will be accommodated as close together as possible. Children will always be accomodated in a room with at least 1 adult.

    Booster seats: Not available in all destinations. Feel free to take your own if you need one.

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