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.
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.
Booking pre- or post-trip accommodation is highly recommended to allow time for activities and to fully experience this vibrant city.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Explore the cosmopolitan city before hopping on an overnight bus.
Overnight bus (19.00 hour(s), 1640km)
Enjoy a free day to relax after the long journey.
Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Explore the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls, then enjoy free time in the afternoon.
Iguassu Falls (Brazil Side) Guided Tour
Full day excursion to the Argentina side of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.
If you have booked the Iguassu Falls Boat Ride Theme Pack, today's the day! Your CEO will give you details about timing and what to bring.
Border Crossing (Brazil - Argentina)
Iguassu Falls Visit
Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)
Enjoy a free half-day to further explore the area and then board an overnight bus to Paraty with a transfer in São Paulo.
Overnight bus (14.50 hour(s), 1028km)
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!
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 314km)
Enjoy the beach life, and spend the day exploring the sand and sea.
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.
The hostel has private rooms with private bathrooms for travellers, but please note the common areas are shared with other guests of the hostel.
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 241km)
If you are interested in exploring the city and its nearby attractions, it is recommended you book additional post-trip accommodation nights.
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I had a fantastic time on the tour, due not only to the amazing things I saw but the people I was on tour with including the tour leader Rani. The atmosphere for the majority of the trip was great, and I enjoyed meeting new people and hearing about their travelling experiences, but it has also just added more to my 'to-do list'!!Overall Rating
The tour was a great experience! The group of people we were with were all brilliant and we made some great friends. The places were beautiful and so interesting that i would recommend this trip to anyone.Overall Rating
The trip was just incredible. The cities we visited provided a good glimpse of Argentina and Brazil. Paraty was by far my favorite place. The boat tour to the different beaches was super fun.Overall Rating
Overall I had a brilliant time on the tour. There was plenty to do and I feel I got the most out of everywhere we went with the activities we took part in.Overall Rating
An excellent tour that allowed to plenty of time to explore the stunning Iguazu Falls and beautiful Paraty. Was impressed by the array of optional activities organised by our tour leader Paul.Overall Rating
We saw loads on the tour and it was great to travel as a local. Had a lot of fun, met great people and had a fab leader.Overall Rating
The tour was fantastic! I can't wait to do another with G Adventures.Overall Rating
It was a great introduction to the cities of Buenos Aires , Rio de Janerio and also the Iguassu national parkOverall Rating
The tour was great, just a really great experience. One of my most memorable holidays. That was because as a group we all got on so well.Overall Rating
The tour was well planned out, and arranged. overall it was well organised, all the sights were beautiful and i met some amazing people.Overall Rating
Paul was a fantastic tour guide - he managed a very demanding group of 15 at all times with ease and worked to accommodate vast eating requirements.Overall Rating
An awesome tour. I met great people and there was a good balance of "free time" and planned activities.Overall Rating
I had an amazing experience. I was thrown off a bit about the length of our travel between cities (long), but I’m extremely glad I did it. I totally loved the trip, it was rough at times but was totally worth it.Overall Rating
The tour was amazing and I had a really good time with the whole group.Overall Rating
This trip was so awesome! The tour guide was very sweet and lots of fun! I will definitely recommend this to all my friends :DOverall Rating
The overall tour was a great experience. What made it so enjoyable was having a young group to travel with and a tour leader who was extremely helpful and easy to get along with. The tour provided us with enough free time to go explore and do our own things, which helped to make it a relaxing and stress free holiday.Overall Rating
Great trip, perfect length, accommodations were better than I expected. Awesome.Overall Rating
The trip was very good and the tour leader gave us the best experience we will ever have. A great way to see a part of South America.Overall Rating
The overall experience of our G Adventure's tour was fantastic. We were able to visit/experience everything we wished during our stay in South America. Couldn't have asked for a better group, or a better tour guide!Overall Rating
Really good fun, good sociable group and tour leader with lots of energy and enthusiasmOverall Rating
Trip Name: Brazil & Argentina on a Shoestring
Duration: 11 Days
From Price: 1574
Trip Code: 126772
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