Brazil & Argentina on a Shoestring
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Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

Experience the treasures of Argentina and Brazil in this jam-packed trip. From tango in Buenos Aires to sun and surf in Rio, explore two of the continents most vibrant capitals. Marvel at the majesty of Iguassu Falls and let its power engulf you. Our CEOs will take you to the highlights on a shoestring and then let you loose so you can do what you want. Youll stick to public buses, which not only keeps costs down but give you a chance to really meet the locals.

Latin America
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: SAZD.B/201828
  • Starts: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Finishes: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
You will Visit
  • Buenos Aires
  • Puerto Iguazú
  • Foz do Iguaçu
  • São Paulo
  • Paraty
  • Rio de Janeiro



Day 1: Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.
Known as the ‘Paris of the Americas', Buenos Aires is a vibrant city full of life. Visit the districts of La Boca, Recoleta, and San Telmo or catch a tango show at one of the many famous tanguerías. Wander the pedestrian walkways and see some dancing in the streets. Whatever you do, Buenos Aires is sure to leave lasting memories.


Day 2: Buenos Aires

Explore the cosmopolitan city before hopping on an overnight bus.


Day 3: Iguassu Falls

Enjoy a free day to relax after the long journey or opt to explore the Brazilian side of the falls.


Day 4: Iguassu Falls

Full day excursion to the Argentina side of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.


Day 5: Iguassu Falls

Enjoy a free half-day to further explore the area and then board an overnight bus to Paraty with a transfer in São Paulo.


Day 6: Paraty

Head to the coast for an optional schooner tour of the bay. Enjoy the beach life, and try the local beverages at a regional distillery.
Enjoy time here exploring the cobblestone streets, taking an optional sailing trip or walking along one of the many fabulous beaches in the area. Other options include historical "fazenda" tours and cachaça distillery visits (local drink) as well as plenty of great souvenir shopping!


Day 7: Paraty

Enjoy the beach life, and spend the day exploring the sand and sea.


Day 8: Paraty

Enjoy the beach life, and spend the day exploring the sand and sea.


Day 9: Paraty/Rio de Janeiro

Travel to Rio and enjoy free time to explore the city using a centrally located hostel in Copacabana as a base. Sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Travel north along the coast through superb scenery before rounding the cliffs at Vidigal. Get a first glimpse of one of the most memorable cities in the world, Brazil's oceanside jewel, Río de Janeiro. Enjoy any free time by taking an optional city tour or exploring the wonders that this city has to offer from the centrally-located hostel in Copacabana.


Day 10: Rio de Janeiro

Depart at any time.
If you are interested in exploring the city and its nearby attractions, it is recommended you book additional post-trip accommodation nights.

    • Entrance and visit to the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls
    • Beach time in Paraty
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Simple hotels (5 nts, some multi-share), hostels (2 nts), overnight buses (2 nts)
    • 4 breakfasts
    • Local bus, minivan, taxi, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Sip caipirinhas on the beach
  • Savour the sophistication and cuisine of Buenos Aires
  • Marvel at Iguassu Falls
  • Wander around colonial Paraty
  • Live it up on the beaches of Rio