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Argentina Tours & Holidays

Brazil & Argentina - Buenos Aires, Iguazu, Rio de Janeiro & Buzios

From €2499pp
Depart From
Cork or Dublin
Departure Date
07 Nov 2019 - 20 Nov 2019
Other dates also available
Duration
13 Days
Destination
Brazil and Argentina, South America
Price
From €2499pp
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Our most popular itinerary in South America, this itinerary combines two of South America’s most exciting cities; Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, with the breathtaking Iguazu Falls and a stay in Buzios; a picturesque fishing village with access to over 20 beaches and bays, great restaurants and nightlife, this is an ideal place to relax at the end of your holiday.

Included Highlights:

  • City Tour of Buenos Aires
  • Tour of the Argentinean & Brazilian Sides of Iguazu Falls
  • Half Day City Tour & Sugar Loaf - Rio de Janeiro

As this is a bespoke itinerary you can make changes to it and add to it. Below are some examples of what you can do:

  • Visit the Wine Region of Mendoza in Northern Argentina
  • Visit Bariloche, the Lake District in Argentina
  • Fly to Calafate to see the Glaciers in this region
  • Enjoy a jungle lodge package near Iguazu Falls
  • Add an Amazon Jungle Package in Brazil
For more information please call us on 021 427 7094, email us at info@shandontravel.ie, request a call back using the red button or submit an enquiry through the form below.

 

Day 1

Arrive Buenos Aires and on arrival you will be met and transferred to the 4* Savoy Hotel for 3 nights B&B

Day 2 

Shared Half Day City Tour of Buenos Aires

During this tour you will drive close to Colon Theatre, one of the world's best known opera houses and the cultural pride of the "porteños" (as the inhabitants of Buenos Aires are called). Visit the famous Avenida de Mayo that runs into the Plaza De Mayo, surrounded by the Casa Rosada (Government House), the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo (first City Hall, built during Spanish rule).

At the othe end of Avenida de Mayo you find the Congress building. We will include a stop an inside visit of the Metropolitan Cathedral, this imposing Neo-classical building is Argentina´s main catholic building.

We continue to San Telmo, an historical neighborhoo and the eldest district of Buenos Aires. Our next stop is La Boca, a most colorful area with the famous street Caminito. Driving along 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue of the world, you see the Colon Theatre, a famous Opera House that stages the most important artists and musicians from all over the world.

Continue to Palermo with its beautiful parks, the City Zoo, Botanical Garden, Argentine Horse Track and National Polo Fields. Palermo is well-known for its  artificial lakes. At the end of the tour you will visit Recoleta area, one of the city’s most glamorous spots.

At the cemetery of Recoleta you will find the grave of Eva Duarte, known in the whole world as Eva Perón (Evita). The cemetery is considered to be one of the most impressive monuments of Argentina.

Day 3

At leisure

Day 4

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguazu and on arrival transfer to the 4* Panoramic Grand Hotel for 2 nights B&B

Day 5

Shared Day Tour of the Argentinean & Brazilian Sides of Iguazu Falls

Departure from the Hotel for Iguazu Falls. Arrival to the Visitors Centre and the Iguazu
National Park Entrance. Board a gas-propelled train at the Main Station, that take visitors to the upper falls circuit and the Devil’s Throat (Garganta del Diablo), the most prominent and one of the highest falls. Be surprised by a strategic lookout point resting on the side of the gorgeous Devil’s Throat. 

Go through the road that leads to the falls, crossing the National Park as far as the Brazilian Falls. Walk along the paths following cascades and then walk along the catwalk that leads very close to the bottom of the Devil’s Throat. One can be impressed by the first panoramic views of the falls on the argentine side, like the Two Sisters, Bozzeti, superior circuit and San Martin Island, where the movie “The Mission” was filmed. The promenade shows a complete and panoramic view of the falls. 

Day 6

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro and on arrival transfer to the Windsor Excelsior Hotel for 3 nights B&B

Day 7

Half Day City Tour & Sugar Loaf (approx. 4 hours)
Downtown is the business heart of Rio. It is the part of the city where colonial Rio meets modern skyscrapers. Your tour starts on 1º de Março avenue, the first commercial street built in the 18th. You will see the Paço Imperial palace, which was the first residence of the Royal Family, Banco do Brasil Cultural Centre and the Candelaria Church.

From this point, the bus will proceed to Presidente Vargas avenue, the second most important street in downtown, built to create access from the suburbs to the commercial centre of the Capital in the early nineties, passing through the popular market and Tiradentes Square. Following with the tour you will see the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, Rio´s aqueduct, Santo Antonio Church, BNDES and Petrobras buildings reaching Lapa, the most popular night life point in Rio.

You will have a panoramic view of the Teatro Municipal, the National Library and the City Council building – all of them inspired in the European 18th century style. Afterwards you will drive through the Flamengo Park, from where you have the chance to see highlight of this tour, Sugar Loaf.This famous mountain is reached by a cable car 1,200 feet high, an experience you will never forget: looking down at Rio from the Sugar Loaf, one of the most spectacular views in the world.

Day 8

At leisure

Day 9

Transfer to Buzios for 4 nights in the Porto Bay Buzios Boutique Hotel with breakfast.

Day 10 - 12

At leisure

Day 13

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or choose to extend your stay.

4* Savoy Hotel, Buenos Aires

This hotel, with its stylish neo-baroque façade and elegant décor, offers design accommodation in the heart of Buenos Aires, just 200 metres from Corrientes Avenue. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Obelisk and 100 metres from the National Congress Palace. This beautiful 1910s hotel guarantees a unique and idyllic stay in this beautiful city.

4* Panoramic Grand Hotel, Iguazu

The hotel is located on a hill, very close to the Triple Frontier, in the city of Puerto Iguazú. Its name derives from the incredible panoramic view of the meeting point of the Iguazú and Paraná rivers, dividing the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and the Iguazú Riviera, it is the ideal setting to relax and enjoy this magical heaven in a good hotel. 

4* Windsor Excelsior Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

This hotel is located in an enviable area of Copacabana. The hotel is set overlooking the sea, lying just a 10 minutes' driving distance away from the bustling centre of Rio de Janeiro. The hotel is surrounded by ample opportunities for exploration and discovery. Guests will find themselves just a short distance away from a host of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. This charming hotel offers luxury and style, in a wonderful setting. 

4* Porto Bay, Buzios

Porto Bay Buzios is located in the heart of the picturesque city of Búzios, close to the famous Rua das Pedras and the many beaches. Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool, restaurant, pool and Lobby bar plus much more.

Price is based on 2 adults sharing and includes:

  • International flight into Buenos Aires and return flight from Rio de Janeiro including taxes
  • Domestic flights within South America including taxes
  • Return airport to hotel transfers in all areas
  • Overland return Buzios transfers
  • Excursions outlined in the itinerary
  • 4* accommodation on a B&B basis

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance
  • Extending your stay
  • Excursions
  • Accommodation upgrades
Subject to availability.Terms and conditions apply. Flight taxes subject to change at all times.

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