Brazil and Argentina on a Shoestring

Was $1799  — Savings of 20% on Jun. 25, 2015
11 days,Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro

Sip caipirinhas on the beach, savour the sophistication and cuisine of Buenos Aires, marvel at Iguassu Falls, wander around colonial Paraty, live it up on the beaches of Rio.

Experience the treasures of Argentina and Brazil in this jam-packed trip. From tango in Buenos Aires to sun and surf in Rio, explore two of the continent’s most vibrant capitals. Marvel at the majesty of Iguassu Falls and let its power engulf you. Our CEOs will take you to the highlights on a shoestring and then let you loose so you can do what you want. You’ll stick to public buses, which not only keeps costs down but give you a chance to really meet the locals.

What's Included

  • Entrance and visit to both the Argentine and Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 4 Breakfasts (Allow USD300-350 for meals not included.)
  • Local bus, minivan, taxi, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 18, avg 14.
  • Simple hotels (7 nts, some multi-share), hostel (1 nt), overnight buses (2 nts).

Add to Your Experience

Iguassu Falls Boat Ride

Feel the thunder of Iguassu Falls closer than you’ve ever imagined! Hop aboard a speedboat and prepare for an up close and personal (and very, very wet) encounter with this incredible natural wonder.

Alternative Trips


Day 1Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Buenos Aires/Puerto Iguazú

Explore this cosmopolitan city before hopping on an overnight bus.

Day 3Puerto Iguazú/Foz do Iguaçu

Enjoy a free day to relax after the long journey.

Day 4Foz do Iguaçu

Explore the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls, then enjoy free time in the afternoon.

Day 5Foz do Iguaçu

Full day excursion to the Argentina side of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.

Day 6Foz do Iguaçu/São Paulo

Enjoy a free half-day to explore the area or visit Paraguay, and then board an overnight bus to São Paulo.

Day 7São Paulo/Paraty

Head to the coast for an optional schooner tour of the bay. Enjoy the beach life, and try the local beverages at a regional distillery.

Days 8–9Paraty(1B)

Enjoy the beach life, and spend the day exploring the sand and sea.

Day 10Paraty/Rio de Janeiro(1B)

Travel to Rio and enjoy free time to explore the city using a centrally located hostel in Copacabana as a base. Sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.

Day 11Rio de Janeiro(1B)

Depart at any time.

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