ARGENTINA, URUGUAY AND BRAZIL (16 days)
1st day: flight to Buenos Aires
Meeting at the airport, departure to Buenos Aires.
2nd day: Buenos Aires
Arrival in Buenos Aires. Transfer to the hotel. Walking tour of Argentina’s capital: we will see Cathedral, Presidential Palace, Christopher Columbus theatre, building of the Congress, the most beautiful squares and streets. Visit to La Boca – the famous harbour district founded by the first Italian emigrants where you can see people dancing tango on the streets. After that we will drive you to Recoleta Cemetery (famed as one of the most beautiful in the world, we will see grave of Evita Peron). Short walk in a Palermo district famous for stunning parks. In the evening optional “Tang Show” with dinner and wine. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
3rd day: Buenos Aires – Colonia – Buenos Aires
Breakfast. We take a ferry to Colonia – Uruguay’s oldest city. During our tour we will see colonial architectural monuments (UNESCO World Heritage Site) – city walls, the basilica, the streets built by first Portuguese settlers. In the evening back to Buenos Aires. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
4th day: Pampa
Breakfast. Excursion into the pampa located approximately 70 km from Buenos Aires. Admiring gauchos (equivalent of “cowboys”) riding horses, optional short horse ride and dinner with the cuisine typical for this region, with a local music. Back to Buenos Aires, overnight.
5th day: Buenos Aires – Foz do Iguazu
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. We fly to Puerto Iguazu. After arrival we will see from Argentinean side Iguazu Waterfalls (UNESCO World Heritage Site), some of the largest and most beautiful in the world. Optionally trip to Ciudad del Este in Paraguay. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
6th day: Foz do Iguazu
Breakfast. Transfer to Itaipu dam – one of the largest hydroelectric dams in the world. Admiring stunning views of the waterfalls on the Brazilian side of Iguazu river. Overnight.
7th day: Foz do Iguazu – Salvador de Bahia
Breakfast. Flight to Salvador de Bahia, transfer to the hotel, walking tour in Old Town (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the city built by the Portuguese in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, following the architecture of Lisbon. Visiting the most interesting churches, including the cathedral and St. Francis church. Shopping at the handicraft market. Overnight.
8th day: Salvador de Bahia
Breakfast. One day excursion to Itaparica – an island located at the entrance of Todos os Santos Bay on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight in Salvador de Bahia.
9th day: Salvador de Bahia – Rio de Janeiro – Paraty
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for flight to Rio de Janeiro. Transfer by bus to city of Paraty, rich in old colonial architecture. Free evening for exploring the town. Overnight in a traditional colonial style hotel called pousada.
10th day: Paraty – Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast. Walking tour in the Old City of Paraty (UNESCO World Heritage Site), visiting the most important churches and other monuments of colonial architecture. In the afternoon drive to Rio de Janeiro. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
11th day: Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast. One day city tour of Rio de Janeiro (UNESCO World Heritage Site). We will visit the famous viewpoint of Corcovado with the statue of Christ the Redeemer, botanical garden, Avenida Rio Branco, Sugarloaf and city centre with cathedral, the stadium Maracana and sambodrom – carnival starting place. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
12th day: Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast. Free day for enjoying sun on Copacabana beach of Rio de Janeiro. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
13th day: Rio de Janeiro – Buzios
Breakfast. Transfer to Buzios, famous Brazilian resort, related with Brigitte Bardot, Mick Jagger and Madonna. There are more than 20 beautiful places for sunbathing. Overnight in Buzios.
14th day: Buzios
Breakfast. Free day for leisure on the famous beaches of Buzios. Overnight in Buzios.
15th day: Buzios – Rio de Janeiro – flight back
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport in Rio de Janeiro. Departure to your destination.
16th day: Flight back
Arrival to your destination.
* Accommodation in 3 / 4 * hotels in double rooms with private bathrooms,
* Domestic flights according to the program (including all fees),
* Transportation by van according to the program.
* International flight to Buenos Aires / back from Rio de Janeiro,
* Entrance fees to sites visited (approx. 250 USD),
* Other meals.
This is only sample of our offer. Any detail such as duration of the trip, standard of the accommodation and meal plan might be changed according to your preference. We will prepare a tailor made offer for you!