Brazil & Argentina 9 Days Extension
From $2,999 W/intra-flights
Buenos Aires • Iguassu • Rio de Janeiro
Day 1 • Cusco • Lima • Buenos Aires • Tango Show (B/D)
This morning transfer to the airport for your flight to the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires via Lima. Its beauty is apparent with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. After check-in the hotel, you may join the optional tour to enjoy an entertaining Argentina Tango show with dinner (US$95).
Day 2 • Buenos Aires Panoramic City Tour (B)
Today explore Buenos Aires on a half-day tour with a local guide. Wander the cobbled streets of San Telmo and browse its antiques markets, then continue to Plaza de Mayo to see the presidential palace of Casa Rosada. Walk among the tombs of the Recoleta Cemetery, the final resting place of Eva Peron. From here transfer to La Boca and its well-known ‘Caminito’ district, before moving on to the lesser-known side of the neighbourhood. Balance of the afternoon at leisure.
Day 3 • Buenos Aires (B)
Free day. Explore the town on your own. Buenos Aires is a great walking city. No matter where you start out, you will find beautiful architecture and tree-lined streets as you explore various areas. If you get lost, friendly Porteños will help you, as well as offer advice on their favorite sights. You may also join the full day optional guided excursion to Estancia Santa Susana (US$189). Experience the daily life of the gauchos – the cowboys of the fertile Pampas lowlands – as you’re introduced to their rural traditions, folk culture and culinary delicacies during an authentic barbecue. After arrival, set out for a tour of the ranch, checking out its museum, church and working barns. You can even choose to explore the grounds on horseback if you’d like. Prepare for a very special lunch, a genuine Argentine barbecue. Breathe in the mouthwatering aroma of freshly seasoned and grilled meats, which are served up by the friendly staff along with refreshing drinks, dessert and coffee. Your cultural immersion doesn’t end there, though. The gauchos round off your day with a spectacular show featuring the traditional equestrian sport corrida de sortija (horse taming) as well as a performance of regional folk dancing and the tango.
Day 4 • Buenos Aires • Iguassu Falls National Park Argentina • Itaipu Dam (B)
Depart Buenos Aires this morning on a flight to Iguassu Falls. As the majestic and awe-inspiring Falls, one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, Iguassu consists of over 275 separate cataracts across a span of two and one-half miles, wider than Victoria Falls and higher than Niagara Falls and more dramatic than both. Upon arrival, a rail car takes you to the top of
the Falls on the Upper Circuit, and you will walk to the Lower Circuit where the power of nature surrounds you. Continue along the catwalks to Devil’s Gorge - stand in amazement as you gaze at spectacular “Devil’s Throat” the most magnificent
of all of the cataracts. View, photograph and feel the spray of the thundering waters, one of nature’s most impressive achievements and a unique experience for your senses. Stand in awe at the unforgettable panoramic views before crossing the border to the Brazilian side of the Falls, for overnight. On-route we stop over at the massive Itaipu dam for a guided tour.
Day 5 • Foz do Iguaçu National Park • Parque Das Aves (B)
This early morning you may join the macuco safari for USD $90 per person. After breakfast, walk along the winding pathways on the Brazilian side of the majestic and awe-inspiring Falls. Then we visit the Iguaçu Falls National Park in Brazil. The water falls thunderously in virgin forest bright with orchids and serpentine creepers festooning the branches. Above the impact, a perpetual 30m high cloud of mist. The water plunges in 275 falls over a frontage of 2,470m. In the afternoon, we visit Brazil’s most spectacular bird sanctuary and transfer back to the hotel.
Day 6 • Foz do Iguaçu • Rio de Janeiro • Sugar Loaf Sunset Cable Car Tour (B)
After breakfast, take the flight to Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival meet and greet by your tour guide. We drive to the famous Sugar Loaf Mountain www.bondinho.com.br in the afternoon. This unique Rio landmark is located on a small peninsula at the entrance of the Guanabara Bay, forming two steep hills Urca with 220m and the Sugar Loaf with 575m. Join the not-to-be-missed glass cable car ride that takes you to the top of iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain, symbol of the city, where you'll have the breathtaking 360-degree stunning panorama view of the beaches, Corcovado Mountain, downtown Rio and Guanabara Bay. After that, transfer to the hotel.
Day 7 • Corcovado • Rio’s Beaches (B)
Begin the day with an ascent by a scenic cog railway to the summit of Corcovado Hill. Here, at 2,400 feet above the city stands the 125 foot tall statue of Christ the Redeemer. The Christ statue, that embraces the entire city, is designated as one of the seven "New Wonders of the World". See the thrilling 360 degree sweeping view of the city and understand why Rio is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Then we stroll through the old Santa Teresa neighborhood. We will visit the Museum of Tomorrow and the world-renowned H. Stern Gem factory. Transfer back to your hotel along Rio’s beaches.
Day 8 • Rio de Janeiro Departure (B)
After breakfast, private transportation with your personal driver only to the Rio airport (GIG).
Day 9 Arrive Toronto
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Single Supplement: $450
|Departure Dates||Tips for tour guides USD $5 pp/day and drivers
USD $2 pp/day. Restaurant waiters 10%
from restaurant bill. Bellboys in/out USD $1 p/
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Argentina Tango Show with dinner (US$95)
Full day optional guided excursion to Estancia Santa Susana (US$189)
Macuco safari (US$90)