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This itinerary is a firm favourite at Latin Routes and a great holiday for those travelling to Latin America for the first time. From the tango filled streets of Buenos Aires to the beaches of Rio taking in the almighty Iguazu Falls along the way, this is an itinerary that's sure to leave you wanting more of what this amazing continent has to offer.
Begin your holiday in the vibrant capital of Argentina where you can spend your time discovering the fantastic culture and history that make the city so unique in Latin America. Next head off to the almighty Iguazu Falls for one of South America’s most impressive highlights before crossing the border into Brazil and flying onto the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. To finish the trip, enjoy three nights relaxing on one of the 28 beaches on the Buzios Peninsula.
Overall this holiday offers some of South America's best bits in just 12 days. If you have a little extra time chat to one of our Travel Specialists about perhaps extending your holiday to explore more of Argentina or Brazil.
Days 1 - 3 - Buenos Aires
Day 4 & 5 - Iguazu Falls
Days 6 - 8 - Rio de Janeiro
Days 9 - 11 - Buzios
Day 12 - Transfer to Rio for your onward flight
Add international flights to Argentina from the UK from £699 per person
Price based on departures in 2021, 2 people sharing a room. See price tab for detailed information.
Any element of this holiday can be made truly individual to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today.
Arrive in Buenos Aires where you will spend three nights in the home of the tango, at a centrally located hotel.
On your second day, enjoy a fascinating half-day city tour and learn about the fascinating history of Argentina which has shaped what the country has become today, followed by an evening of entertainment with a Tango show and dinner.
On your last day in Buenos Aires, you will head out to the countryside to discover the food and culture of the gauchos’. Spend the day on an estancia, learning about how they work with their animals and land, and enjoy a typical asado (barbeque) followed by live music and folk dance as well as equestrian demonstrations.
Meals: B, L, D
Fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu where you will spend two nights discovering the almighty Iguazu Falls.
Enjoy a Full Day Tour to the Argentinian and Brazilian sides and discover one of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls from its many different angles.
In the morning you will fly to Rio de Janeiro for three nights in the “Marvellous City”. You will stay in a centrally located hotel in Copacabana.
On your second day, enjoy an exciting jeep tour to Corcovado (Statue of Christ) and Sugar Loaf Mountain where you will have some fantastic views over the city.
With the rest of your time, you could visit the historic downtown area or the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Alternatively, you would be forgiven for spending your time sipping Caprhinias on the beautiful sands of Copacabana Beach!
You will be taken to Buzios for a three-night stay. Buzios is a small town on a peninsula which is home to over 20 stunning beaches. You can spend your time relaxing in the famous Brazilian sunshine or perhaps take a schooner trip for some world-class snorkelling.
You will head back to Rio de Janeiro and on to the airport for your onward flight
(2021 departures, based on 2 people sharing a room)
International flights to Argentina from the UK start from £699 per person
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11 nights’ accommodation as detailed
10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Half-day city tour of Buenos Aires
Tango show with dinner
Full-day tour of Iguazu Falls, including both sides
Jeep tour of Corcovado & Sugar Loaf Mountain
Transfers and domestic flights as per itinerary
International flights if not added
Local departure taxes payable locally
Items of a personal nature such as laundry and drinks etc
Tips for guides and drivers (discretionary)
Camera or video fees at any sites
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