Brazil & Argentina
- Visit two incredible South American countries on this 13-night holiday to Brazil & Argentina.
- Experience the cities of Rio de Janeiro & Buenos Aires with guided tours & time at leisure.
- Discover Brazil’s most famous landmark on a half-day excursion to Christ the Redeemer.
- Enjoy a taste of Rio’s traditional carnival during the ‘Rio at Night’ carnival show.
- Explore both the Brazilian & Argentinian sides of Iguazu Falls, the world’s largest waterfall.
- Take a day trip to an authentic Argentinian farmhouse & witness a typical Gaucho show.
- Includes 11 nights on a bed and breakfast basis.
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Your Guided Group Holiday to Brazil & Argentina
Enjoy an amazing holiday with us to two of South America's most vibrant countries on this fantastic guided holiday. Over 13-nights, we’ll explore the great sites and hidden gems of Brazil and Argentina, including tropical rainforests, thrilling waterfalls and passionate tangos. In Brazil, we’ll see the famous giant statue of Christ the Redeemer before taking a cable car up the Sugar Loaf, and enjoying a tour of historic Rio de Janeiro. Moving on to Argentina, we’ll witness traditional dance, music and awe inspiring horseback skills on a full day excursion to a typical Argentinian farmhouse. We’ll also relax on a cruise along the Paraná River and see the sites of Buenos Aires on a guided tour, before enjoying a mesmerising tango show with a delicious dinner.
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Travel to Brazil
Depart for Rio de Janeiro
Depart for Rio de Janeiro.
Welcome to Rio!
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro
Upon arrival in Rio, you will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area before being transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day relaxing in your hotel or exploring the local area.
Rio de Janeiro
Half Day Guided Excursion to Rio de Janeiro City
On today's half day excursion, you will enjoy the many beaches of Rio de Janeiro, see the magnificent Opera House and the beautiful and unique church in Gloria, before taking a cable car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain. Enjoy panoramic views of the city, the beaches and the surrounding mountains.
Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to shop, sightsee or sit by the pool. Your local guide will be happy to suggest activities and places to visit depending on your interests.
Visit the Corcovado Mountain
Today you will travel to the hunchbacked Corcovado Mountain, where you will see the world-famous giant statue of Christ the Redeemer, which stands on its summit. Enjoy panoramic views of the city while admiring the largest Art Deco statue in the world. In the evening, you will transfer to a 'Rio at Night' carnival show at Plataforma. Enjoy the dancing, music, costume and theatre associated with the lively carnival!
Free Time in Rio
Today, you will have some free time for shopping or sightseeing. You could visit one of the city's large shopping malls, sit by the pool, or go for a walk along the famous Copacabana beach. Your local guide will be delighted to suggest activities or answer any questions about the local area to help you plan your day.
Transfer to Iguazu Falls
Morning Flight to Iguazu
Today you will leave Rio de Janeiro and take an internal morning flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival in Iguazu, you will be met by our local representative for a fascinating half-day walking tour of the Brazilian side of the thundering Iguazu Falls. On this site, you will have opportunities to enjoy the panoramic views over the marvellous scenery and the falls. You will walk down the cliff face to see the falls from a lower level, where you can stare up at this incredible wonder of nature.
Half Day Tour of Iguazu Falls
Today, enjoy a half day tour to experience the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls. Here you will stand above the falls on walkways and stare down at millions of litres of water crashing over the rocks below. Surrounded by lush jungle and dense forest, there is nowhere in the world quite like these beautiful falls. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to shop, or sit by the poolside and relax.
Travel to Argentina
Flight to Buenos Aires
Depart for your internal morning flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area before being transferred to your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, and get to know the sights and sounds of this wonderful city.
Guided Tour of the City of Buenos Aires
Today, you will enjoy a guided tour of the city of Buenos Aires. Begin at the historical centre and stop at Plaza de Mayo to see many famous landmarks including the Government House, home to the balcony that Eva Perón addressed the masses from. At this square, you will also see the historical Buenos Aires Cabilo and the Cathedral, before continuing on to see the magnificent National Congress Palace, the impressive Obelisk, and the beautiful Columbus Theatre, which is considered to be one of the best opera houses in the world. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to further explore, or check out some of the city's fabulous boutiques.
Tigre & Parana River Delta
Half Day Tour of Tigre
Today, enjoy a half-day tour of the quaint and authentic town of Tigre, before taking a cruise along the delta of the Paraná River. The many sailing clubs, restaurants and weekend homes make this a popular spot, and its main highlights are the attractive houses and old residences on stilts that are typical of the area. It is here that you will get a real sense and atmosphere of the people of Buenos Aires.
Santa Susana Ranch
Gaucho Day Trip - Fiesta Gaucha at Santa Susana Ranch
Venture into the countryside for a visit to a typical Argentinean farmhouse. Enjoy welcome drinks and empanadas (tasty little pastry snacks) on arrival before exploring the estate, taking a ride in a horse drawn carriage and enjoying a gaucho show as the cowboys show off their incredible horse riding skills. If you wish, there is also an opportunity to ride one of the ranch horses. Afterwards, relax in the ranch house and enjoy a barbeque feast and drinks while watching traditional tango and folk dancing.
Free Time in Buenos Aires & Evening Tango show
Today, you will have a day at leisure for some sightseeing, shopping or relaxing by the pool. Your local guide will be delighted to suggest some activities to suit your interests.
Authentic Tango Show
In the evening you will take in an authentic Tango Show at Esquina de Gardel. Over dinner, watch spectacular tangos, salsas, mambas and more!
Return Home From Argentina
Enjoy a morning at leisure, before travelling to Buenos Aires Airport for your flight home, with guide assistance.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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