Buenos Aires to Rio & Northern Brazil

Resort: Buenos Aires to Rio & Northern Brazil
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Argentina
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Over View

For 25 days, check out the best highlights of Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil with a group of new friends. Roam the gorgeous streets of Buenos Aires, visit a traditional ranch in Uruguay, gape at massive Iguassu Falls, hike across the car-free island of Ilha Grande, soak up some culture in Salvador, and bliss out on the picture-perfect beaches of Jericoacoara. Nature, beaches, cities, nightlife, food, and friends: this one’s got it all.

Itineraries

Day 1
Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Buenos Aires

Explore the Paris of the Americas, from the hidden patios of trendy Palermo to bohemian vibes in San Telmo this city has something for everyone.

Day 3
Buenos AiresColonia del Sacramento

Cross the Ro de la Plata by ferry to Colonia, Uruguay. Explore on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time to explore the area and relax at a streetside caf.

Day 4
Colonia del SacramentoMontevideo

Travel from Colonia to Montevideo in the morning. Explore Montevideo in the afternoon; opt to grab a snack at the Port Market, wander around the colourful old town, or visit Estadio Centenario where the first World Cup was played.

Day 5
Montevideo

Enjoy another day to get to know Montevideo. Opt to take a day trip to glamorous Punta del Este or chill in the park like a local.

Day 6
MontevideoMercedes

Travel by day through picturesque settlements and pastures finishing in the last Uruguayan stopa local ranch, known in the region as an estancia.

Day 7
Estancia Stay

Spend a day in the life on an Uruguayan ranch, go for a walk in the countryside, learn how to make empanadas, and experience a local barbecue.

Day 8
MercedesIguau Falls

In the morning cross the border into Gualeguaychu in Argentina, then begin the long overnight journey to Iguassu Falls.

Day 9
Iguau Falls

Explore the Brazilian side of the falls with free time in the afternoon. Opt to take a helicopter ride over the falls, visit a bird park or see the Itaipu Dam.

Day 10
Iguau Falls

Today enjoy a full day excursion to the Argentine side of the falls. Wander along the walk paths that connect different viewpoints of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.

Day 11
Iguau FallsParaty

Skip an overnight bus ride and fly to So Paulo, heading straight to the coast. Explore colonial Paraty, then hit the beach.

Day 12
Paraty

Free time to explore Paraty’s beaches, a national park and surroundings. Opt to visit a cachaa distillery or take a boat tour to nearby islands.

Day 13
ParatyIlha Grande

Continue by van up the coast, and take a ferry to Ilha Grande.

Day 14
Ilha Grande

Free time to explore the beaches of Ilha Grande. Opt to hike the remote trails, take a boat trip around the island, play in the waves or go snorkelling.

Day 15
Ilha Grande

Free time to explore the beaches of Ilha Grande. Opt to hike the remote trails, take a boat trip around the island, play in the waves or go snorkelling.

Day 16
Ilha GrandeRio de Janeiro

Travel to Rio de Janeiro. Take a city tour to experience sights like Rio’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, or take a leisurely stroll along Copacabana beach as the waves lap at your feet.

Day 17
Rio de Janeiro

Enjoy a free day to soak up the vibrant energy of Rio de Janeiro.

Day 18
Rio de JaneiroSalvador

Fly up the coast to the capital of Bahia and enjoy an orientation walk around the Pelourinho or old city centre complete with brightly painted colonial buildings.

Day 19
Salvador

Enjoy free time to explore town. Hit the beach, take a capoeira lesson, or learn how to samba.

Day 20
SalvadorFortaleza

Cover the long distance with another flight to the vibrant city of Fortaleza. Enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival.

Day 21
FortalezaJericoacoara

Spend the day travelling further north past beaches and sand dunes to reach Jericoacoara, a tranquil slice of beachside paradise.

Day 22
Jericoacoara

Enjoy a few free days and opt to take a dunebuggy tour across the sand, go surfing or relax in a hammock over the sea.

Day 23
Jericoacoara

Explore the small town, take a stroll along the endless beach and watch windsurfers ride the waves. Opt to take a surf lesson, rent a stand up paddle board or soak up the sun.

Day 24
JericoacoaraFortaleza

Transfer back to Fortaleza and after leaving behind the chill town of Jeri enjoy the hustle and nightlife of the city.

Day 25
Fortaleza

Depart at any time.

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