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Iguassu and beyond

8 Nights from £2,039 per Person Including Flights

  • Included:
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Overview

Vibrant carnivals, zesty cocktails, fascinating attractions, and even their own Wild West – South America is a truly eclectic region. Starting in Buenos Aires and ending in Rio de Janeiro, this 8-night escorted tour is the perfect introduction to two wonderful destinations: Argentina and Brazil.

You’ll embark on plenty of unforgettable activities, from the iconic to the unique, including discovering both sides of Iguassu Falls, exploring the coastal town of Paraty and soaking up the sun, snorkel and hikes in Ilha Grande before ending in Rio.
 

Highlights

  • Marvel at the jaw-dropping Iguassu Falls from both sides
  • Experience Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro
  • Explore the cobble stoned streets of colonial Paraty
  • Soak up the sun, snorkel, hike and cruise to various beaches in Ilha Grande

Details

Day 1

Buenos Aires

Your tour begins in Buenos Aires. You’ll have a bit of time to explore this vibrant city, before meeting your fellow travellers to enjoy a drink in your hotel. In the evening, you’ll have the option to join the group for a local meal or spend the evening at leisure.

Overnight: Hotel Regente (or similar)

Day 2

Buenos Aires – Iguassu Falls, Brazil

Today you will fly to Iguassu Falls – one of the largest and most impressive waterfalls in the world. On arrival cross the border into Brazil and venture into the national park to get full panoramic views on a wander around the falls, in total there are 275 individual falls over an area of over 3km. Find the best spots to get jaw-dropping photos of this UNESCO world heritage site.

Breakfast included.

Overnight: Hotel Del Rey (or similar)

Day 3

Iguassu Falls

Your morning will be spent soaking in the incredible views of the waterfall from the Argentina side. We recommend taking a boat tour to get up close and personal to the falls on – its an adventure but make sure you have a waterproof! Explore the walking trails that will take you directly over the falls of the Devil’s Throat – the highest and deepest of the falls.

Breakfast included.

Overnight: Hotel Del Rey (or similar)

Day 4

Iguassu Falls/Paraty

Fly to São Paulo today and continue by vehicle to the gorgeous coastal town of Paraty. Wander the cobblestoned streets, take a boat trip to the nearby islands in the bay, or visit one of the many white-sand beaches that make Brazil famous.

Breakfast included.

Overnight: Pousada Laguna Blue (or similar)

Day 5

Paraty

Enjoy a free day to explore the quaint colonial town of Paraty - the pace might be slow but there's a lot to choose from. Considered one of the world's most important examples of Portuguese colonial architecture by UNESCO, the historic centre is a well-preserved national historic monument, and today has been closed to vehicles to preserve its laid-back colonial ambiance. Opt to take a boat trip in the bay, kayak, go horseback riding, or take a jeep tour.

Breakfast included.

Overnight: Pousada Laguna Blue (or similar)

Day 6

Paraty/ Ilha Grande

A short, scenic drive along the coast takes us to Angra dos Reis. Board the ferry to Ilha Grande—home to some of Brazil's most beautiful beaches. Enjoy free time to soak up the sun, snorkel, hike and cruise to various beaches, not to mention feast on fresh seafood and sip caipirinhas in the plaza in the evenings.

Breakfast included.

Overnight: Pousada Mata Nativa (or similar)

Day 7

Ilha Grande

Enjoy a free day in Ilha Grande, there's plenty to see and do and we want to make sure that you have some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like taking a boat to Lopez Mendez Beach, taking a guided walk to Pico do Papagaio (Parrot's Peak), and snorkelling or relaxing on the beach.

Breakfast included.

Overnight: Pousada Mata Nativa (or similar)

Day 8

Ilha Grande/ Rio de Janeiro

Travel back to the mainland by ferry before continuing north along the coast. Enjoy the incredible scenery before rounding the cliffs at Vidigal. Get your first look at one of the most memorable cities in the world—Río de Janeiro.

Breakfast included.

Overnight: Royalty Rio Hotel (or similar)

Day 9

Rio de Janeiro

Today marks the end of your tour. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

If you wish to spend more time in Rio exploring, we can extend your stay and recommend activities. Please enquire for further details.

 

What's included?

  • International and internal flights
  • All internal transport
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • Activities: Iguassu Falls visit (Brazil and Argentina)

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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THU 29ºC
FRI 34ºC
SAT 32ºC
SUN 31ºC
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Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)

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23ºC
10
Feb
20ºC
12
Mar
21ºC
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Apr
21ºC
7
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24ºC
2
Jun
22ºC
0
Jul
24ºC
0
Aug
27ºC
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Sep
26ºC
3
Oct
23ºC
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Nov
24ºC
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Dec
22ºC
8

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