Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy

Resort: Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Argentina
Price From: £1359.20

Over View

Get your South American rush with other young travellers unafraid to embrace the new. You’ll kick off the adventure in sophisticated Buenos Aires before getting back to nature on day hikes at a working Uruguayan ranch. Marvel at Iguassu Falls, then hop on a flight to So Paulo on your way to the Brazilian coast no gruelling bus ride means more time on the beach. We’ll wrap up in the party in Rio, where you’re free to embrace the carnival atmosphere from our centrally-located Copacabana hostel.

Itineraries

Day 1
Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time. Soak in the energy of the bustling and trendy Paris of the Americas before mingling with your fellow travellers, and get excited for the adventures to come with a few drinks at the hostel.

Day 2
Buenos Aires

Discover why this city is known as the Paris of the Americas. From the hidden patios of trendy Palermo to bohemian vibes in San Telmo, it is impossible not to fall in love with Buenos Aires.

Dont miss out! Today is your last chance to experience a guided tour of the city and to immerse yourself in the passion of the tango.

Day 3
Buenos AiresColonia

Hop aboard a ferry and cruise across the Ro de la Plata to Colonia, Uruguay. Wander through the colourful streets of this quaint seaside retreat on an orientation walk before free time to explore (and relax!) at your own speed.

Day 4
ColoniaMontevideo

Your journey continues in the morning as you travel from Colonia to Montevideo. The afternoon is yours for the taking so explore as you wish! You can wander through the vibrant streets of old town searching for street art or visit an iconic soccer stadium that was host to the first World Cup. Hungry? Bring your appetite to Port Market where you will find an endless bounty of delicious meats. (And fruits and veggies, too.)

Day 5
Montevideo

Wake up ready to take on another day in Montevideo. Hop on a bike and cruise down the Rambla, soaking up sun and gorgeous views from this coastline avenue. Take a day trip to glamorous Punta del Este to admire the upscale neighbourhoods and gardens. Or if you prefer to relax today, kick back and chill in the park like a local.

Day 6
MontevideoEstancia Stay

Today, let the scenery of picturesque settlements and pastures guide you to Mercedes, your last Uruguayan stop at a local ranch, known in this region as an estancia.

Day 7
Estancia Stay

Live like a local today as you experience life on an Uruguayan ranch. Walk through the serene countryside, learn how to make empanadas, and fish in the nearby river. End your estancia stay in the best way possible with a local barbecue.

Day 8
Estancia StayIguassu Falls

Cross the border into Gualeguaychu in Argentina today. Unwind, relax and reflect on your travels as you begin your overnight journey to Iguassu Falls.

Day 9
Iguassu Falls

Welcome to Iguassu Falls where your next adventure awaits. Choose to visit the Brazilian side of the falls and experience unforgettable panoramic views. Reach new heights with the option to take a helicopter ride over the falls, or check out a bird park.

Day 10
Iguassu Falls

Enjoy a full day excursion to the breathtaking Argentine side of the falls. Don’t forget to take pictures as you wander along paths to experience the falls from each exhilarating vantage point. You can also take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.

Day 11
Iguau FallsParaty

Wheels up! Take a quick flight to So Paulo today then head straight to the coast. Take some time to explore the colonial town of Paraty, then hit the beach.

Day 12
Paraty

Do as much or as little as you want today. Go swimming, snorkelling, or explore the islands on a boat tour. Or, simply recharge your batteries by immersing yourself in the laidback vibes of Paraty.

Day 13
ParatyIlha Grande

Continue up the coast today and hop aboard a ferry to where your island paradise awaits.

Day 14
Ilha Grande

The day is yours to explore Ilha Grande. Break a sweat hiking remote trails to experience jaw dropping views, or choose to relax on a boat tour through turquoise waters to some of the island’s most beautiful beaches to swim and snorkel.

Day 15
Ilha GrandeRio de Janeiro

Say goodbye to island life and head north along a dramatic coastal road with sweeping views. Round the cliffs at Vidigal to catch a first glimpse of your next destination and one of the most memorable cities in the world Rio de Janeiro.

Take a city tour to experience the sights of Rio, like the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, or take a stroll along Copacabana beach.

Day 16
Rio de Janeiro

In the morning, explore the favela with a local resident on a G Adventures-supported tour to watch a drumming demonstration, get a Capoeira lesson, and sample craft beers with a new perspective of the city. Enjoy a free afternoon to discover all that Rio has to offer.

Day 17
Rio de Janeiro

Depart at any time.

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