Where Passions Ignite, the Party Never Stops and Samba Rules!
The legendary fizz of Argentina and Brazil is not simply infectious but possessive. Our tour will have you wriggling and jerking to the smooth, seductive beat of South America in no time.
No doubt, the only way to immerse in the sizzling spirit of flamboyant Buenos Aires is to express yourself! Tears, laughter, passion and love, they all become one on the dance floor. A sultry, passionate tango at the red-hot fiestas of San Telmo, the spectacle of the great domes looming over the patriotic sculptures and époque fountains; if you’re looking to celebrate, then nowhere does it better than this elegant metropolis. South Americas got soul…lots of it.
When tired of partying, there is plenty to blow your mind at Iguazu Falls! Discover one of nature’s greatest wonders as you behold the haunting sight of a rainbow stretching its transparent rays over the world’s largest waterfall system. Taller than Niagara Falls and twice as wide, Iguazu Falls, named aUNESCO site, claimed another title as one of the “New Seven Wonders of Nature”.
There is no better way to describe the magic of the enchanting Brazilian city of Rio then with the words of composer Andre Filho; “Rio de Janeiro is a land that seduces all”. As you make your way into the Wonderful City, you will see the towering Corcovado Mountain, adorned with Christ himself welcoming you to the fiesta below; a clear sign from above that its time to join the party!
Private transfers and beautiful Iguazu Falls
- We take care of flights from UK to Buenos Aires returning from Rio de Janeiro
- Private transfers from Buenos Aires to the hotel
- 3 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires
- Unique opportunity to see the city sights of Buenos Aires
- Domestic flight from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú
- Private transfers from Puerto Iguazú to the hotel
- 2 nights accommodation in Foz do Iguaçu
- Iguazu trip, Brazilian Side w/ entry to the National Park & guide
- Domestic flight from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro
- 4 nights accommodation in Rio de Janeiro
- Accommodation overlooking the Copacabana Beach
- Breakfast included at all the hotels
- For epic views, visit Corcovado with Christ the Redeemer
- All pre-payable taxes
Beautiful beaches, buzzing cities and some epic waterfalls!
- Experience the essence of South America with specially selected hotels
- Enjoy a tour of the vibrant centre and the trendy barrios of Buenos Aires
- Come face to face with the world's largest waterfall system...poor Niagara!
- Get your camera ready for a snap of Christ the Redeemer overlooking Rio
- Swish on up to the top of Sugarloaf by cable car for epic city views
- Head to Ipanema and Copacabana for their heavenly white beaches
- Relax in serenity by the hotel’s large pool and views of the Atlantic in Rio
- Stroll along Copacabana’s promenades and shop at the craft stalls
Located in the Montserrat neighborhood in San Telmo, TWO is located near many attractions for tourists. Theaters, cafes, plazas, bars and restaurants make the area a strategic point to enjoy the varied cultural agenda proposed by the city of Buenos Aires.
At all times you will find members of our staff in the lobby, ready to provide assistance. All 147 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include room service and rainfall showerheads.
This smoke-free hotel features a fitness center, a 24-hour business center, and self parking. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite.
Located in the most elegant area of Foz do Iguaçu´s downtown, the Continental Inn is the right option for accommodation with refinement, comfort and flawless assistance.
The 4-star Continental Inn Hotel welcomes you in downtown Foz do Iguassu offering well-equipped rooms and a wide range of leisure facilities and other services. The hotel offers 111 comfortable and modern apartments of luxury and master.
Continental Inn also provides for the recreation of its guests: swimming pool, coffee shop, fitness center, sauna, games room, playground and two sophisticated bars.
The 4-star Golden Tulip Rio Copacabana Hotel is ideally located opposite Copacabana Beach. One of the Hotel Golden Tulip Rio Copacabana's most notable differences is its location – and not only because it is nestled in right on Copacabana beach. The hotel’s prime locale right in the heart of Rio de Janeiro’sZona Sul, or southern part of the city, allows for quick and easy access to the Marvelous City’s main tourist attractions – some of which are even accessible on foot – such as the main roads to Santos Dumont and Galeão Airports and Rio’s downtown area.
Golden Tulip Rio Copacabana includes 319 guest rooms, all recently remodeled, this has resulted in versatile accommodation options, from comfortable and economical rooms to spacious and elegant suites that welcome the sophisticated experience of sleeping overlooking the gorgeous beach and Copacabana Fort.
Every morning a buffet breakfast is served, which offers a selection of fresh fruits and pastries. Guests can indulge in international and regional dishes from Forno e Fogão Restaurant and take advantage of the 24-hour room service.
Golden Tulip Rio Copacabana apart is its excellent location combined with its host of premium services for its guests.
Day 1 ARRIVE BUENOS AIRES
Your journey of a lifetime begins in Buenos Aires. On arrival at the airport, you’ll be met with a friendly “Hola” from your Argentine host and transferred to the hotel for a memorable stay in San Telmo. It is recommended that you spend your first day at leisure recovering from your international journey.
Buenos Aires is la Capital, where a sultry tango heats up the “milongas” (dance halls), young men holler at gargantuan soccer stadiums, and taxis dart across the world’s widest avenues; if you’re looking to for escapism and culture, then nowhere does it better than this elegant metropolis, where the porteños, as the inhabitants are called, move to a rhythm of their own. On this journey, you will experience the very essence of South America and its heady potion of Latino romance and excitement.
OVERNIGHT IN BUENOS AIRES
Day 2 BUENOS AIRES
Buenos Aires defines “sizzle”… and you’ll see why when a local guide on a half day tour shows you the city, also known as “Paris of South America”. After breakfast, you will start your adventure by arriving at the monumental Palacio del Congreso (National Congress Palace), whose great dome looms above a tapestry of patriotic sculptures and époque fountains. Next up is a visit to the Civic Centre at Plazo de Mayo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Casa Rosada (Pink House) where you’ll see the balcony made famous by Evita Perón. You will also visit the grand Cabildo, used during the colonial era. Proceed to the Teatro Colon, ranked the third best opera house in the world by National Geographic.
San Telmo offers a fascinating contrast: here, you will walk the narrow, cobbled streets and pass the colonial-style homes and hip bars. Stop at the La Boca neighbourhood, which is both a working class “barrio” and artist colony. Walking the city’s youngest and least conventional barrio, Puerto Madero, you'll see that the old brick warehouses have been converted into some of the city’s trendiest buildings. Continue to the botanical wonders of Palermo Gardens and the fashionable shops in Recoleta.
OVERNIGHT IN BUENOS AIRES
Day 3 BUENOS AIRES
After breakfast, enjoy the entire day at leisure to immerse in the cultural splendours of this fascinating city setting as you wish. Why not spice up your evening with our optional show described below?
The Most Spectacular Tango House in Argentina
If you are looking for a journey through Argentina’s history then a show at La Ventana is the perfect night for you! Nothing expresses passion and drama more eloquently than tango, the sensuous dance and music inspired by Africa, as well as Eastern and Western Europe. On the cobbled streets of San Telmo, inside a refurbished historic building around dimly-lit tables, you will find potent wines, chatter and the body poetry of tango.
Enjoy South American dishes at a delightful restaurant before watching those long heels hit the floor in defiance – almost setting the floor alight! The satin dress rises and falls, flows and ebbs, creating light and shadows across the stage, like waves on the shore. During this precious moment, the world stops as body and soul become one.
OVERNIGHT IN BUENOS AIRES
Day 4 BUENOS AIRES – FOZ DO IGUACU
After breakfast, take a private transfer to Buenos Aires Airport and board your flight to Puerto Iguazu . Arrive at Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport, where you’ll be transferred with a guide to the hotel. We will do the Iguazu Falls visit on Day 5 from the Brazilian side (inclusive in the price) however, you also have the opportunity to join our optional tour below to witness the fall from the Argentinian side.
Experience the Energy of Iguazu Falls in Argentina
Before crossing the border into Brazil, you can opt to experience the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls. Enjoy a walk along the Falls Trail and view the waterfall from different angles until you arrive at the walkways that give you a close up look at La Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat). This is just the beginning of what is to come: 275 falls of raging water and splendid grandeur!
OVERNIGHT IN FOZ DO IGUACU
Day 5 FOZ DO IGUACU
“Unlike Any Waterfall on Earth” – CNN
Iguazu translates as “the big water” in the language of the Tupi-Guarani natives and in a hidden corner of Paraná, facing 275 falls of raging water that rise dramatically from the Iguazu River, the city of Iguaçu is set against a backdrop of great natural beauty.
You might have visited other magnificent waterfalls before, but nothing will prepare you for when you come face to face with the world’s largest waterfall system. Taller than Niagara Falls and twice as wide, Iguazu Falls, named a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, claimed another title as one of the “New Seven Wonders of Nature” by the New Seven Wonders of the World Foundation in 2011.
Magic is in the air as we arrive at the Visitors’ Centre. Discover one of nature’s greatest wonders as you behold the sight of a rainbow stretching its transparent rays over the group of monsters frothing at the mouth. Even the late U.S First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was so impressed when she saw the spouting giants that she said “Poor Niagara!” Explore the splendour of the falls, walking along grated walkways of metal and climbing steps as you view the thundering water.
OVERNIGHT IN FOZ DO IGUACU
Day 6 FOZ DO IGUACU– RIO DE JANEIRO
After breakfast, enjoy a private transfer to Foz do Iguaçu International Airport for a flight to Rio de Janeiro Airport. On arrival, you will be picked up by guided private transfer to Copacabana. Settle into the hotel overlooking the Atlantic. Your accommodation is steps from Copacabana beach and world-class attractions.
When it comes to Rio de Janeiro, there is no better way to describe the magic of this enchanting Brazilian city then with the words of composer Andre Filho; “Rio de Janeiro is filled with thousands of charms”. As you make your way into the Wonderful City, breathtaking vistas appear; a mystical landscape headed by the towering Corcovado Mountain, adorned with the 30 metres tall Christ the Redeemer, with outstretched arms welcoming you to the dazzling treasures below.
OVERNIGHT IN RIO DE JANEIRO
Day 7 RIO DE JANEIRO
Great travel writer, Jan Morrison, wrote on her first visit to the city, “Great God! I will swap you a dozen prim and thrifty boroughs for one such lovely great heart!” Now it’s your turn to be seduced.
After breakfast, set off via transfer and drive to the summit of Corcovado, where Christ himself stands high above, arms outstretched over truly inspiring views of the city and sea. The journey takes you through the Tijuca Atlantic Forest en route to your hilltop destination, brimming with flora and fauna. Soak up the view of the beaches below, smeared with the haze of spray that half obscures the islands beyond. Look down at the white yachts appearing and disappearing into the Atlantic.
OVERNIGHT IN RIO DE JANEIRO
Day 8 RIO DE JANEIRO
After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure or you may choose an Optional Rio to Sugarloaf: A Panoramic Adventure from City to Peak
Rio’s zest for life is reflected in our optional panoramic tour. Discover the city’s passion for “Carnaval” at the Sambodrome and stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral which stands like a pyramid 300 feet high. Stroll through traditional Cinelândia Square. Finally, we’ll head to Urca to visit the world famous Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Accessible only by cable car or climbing routes from the neighbourhood of Urca, Sugarloaf Mountain is a captivating 395 metre peak that will surely bring out your photography skills. Guanabara Bay’s gin-clear waters flow below and over rocky slopes whilst views encompass emerald-clad hills, the open waves of the Atlantic Ocean and Rio’s sparkling beaches. A two-stage cable car ride will whisk you to the summit. First stage leaves street level to the top of the Urca Hill for a closer look of the city. Taking a second cable car, the final stage is completed with views that will take your breath away!
OVERNIGHT IN RIO DE JANERIO
Day 9 RIO DE JANEIRO
After breakfast, today is dedicated to reclaiming your sense of self. Whether choosing to chill out on the white sands of Copacabana or Ipanema beach, chilling at the hotel’s pool or claiming a sunbed for the day, this is the ideal place for drifting off within an oasis of pure magic. Alternatively, you may wish to visit the Botanical Gardens or the beautiful Rodrigues de Freitas Lagoon.
In the evening, enjoy Brazilian multicultural show that with a lot of ginga, fun, dance and culture. It is a complete program of the highest quality and excellence that Rio de Janeiro deserves, the Marriott hotel is the location of the show and where it happens this partnership in one of the most beautiful sites of the city which is the Copacabana beach.
If you are in Rio de Janeiro around February/ March, get ready for the biggest party, the Rio Carnival!
OVERNIGHT IN RIO JANERIO
Day 10 RIO DE JANERIO – UK
After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure. If you’re feeling energetic, step outside into the legendary fizz of Rio. On the steps of the Teatro Municipal, you will surely find a band striking up with dancers hips swaying in time to the rhythm…the perfect ending to your South American odyssey! It is time to head home via transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK.
END OF TOUR
- We recommend that you buy a travel Insurance as any costs incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc. are not included and will be passenger’s responsibility.
- Accommodation will be on twin sharing basis unless otherwise stated.
- The package is non-refundable for any inclusion items not used/taken.
- Anything not included in the package will be charged separately.
- The Ginga Tropical show operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Mondays.
- Tips, bar, laundry, telephone calls and other personal expenses not specified above.
- Early Check in / Late Check out