Brazil and Argentina

A perfect introduction to Argentina and Brazil. This short itinerary combines Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro with the wonderful Iguazu Falls. Please call us to discuss extensions.

Highlights: Buenos Aires – Iguazu Falls – Rio de Janeiro



iguassu falls

Day 1

Buenos Aires

You will be met on arrival and driven to your hotel. Buenos Aires is a city with European influences and considerable charm in a truly Latin American context.

Day 2

Buenos Aires

Your city tour takes in some of the key places in Buenos Aires, including the Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and La Boca before continuing to the Puerto Madero docklands which have undergone complete transformation in the last 15 years into a thriving area of bars and restaurants. The tour ends at the elegant district of Recoleta.

In the evening a tango show is included, with dinner.

Day 3

Buenos Aires

Free day to explore Buenos Aires in your own time. If you would like us to book particular arrangements, such as tango classes, a football tour, a tour of notable bars and restaurants, cycle rides, or our new Pope Francis tour, please let us know. Another quirky option is to visit the underground tunnels of Buenos Aires.

Day 4

Iguazu Falls

You will be met on arrival at the airport and driven to your hotel. Afternoon tour to the Argentine side of the falls, taking the train at the Visitors Centre as far Devil's Throat station and walking for 1km.

Day 5

Iguazu Falls

Full day tour to the Brazilian side of the falls including the impressive Itaipu Dam which generates the electricity that powers Paraguay and southern Brazil.

Day 6

Rio de Janeiro

Fly to Rio where you will be met on arrival and driven to your hotel. Afternoon excursion to Corcovado Mountain and the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer, which stands 30m in height and was inaugurated in 1931 with lighting by Marconi.

Day 7

Rio de Janeiro

Half day excursion by cable car to the top of Sugarloaf, Rio's other landmark mountain. Free afternoon for your own activities but please let us know if you would like us to book anything for you: a tour of the Maracana stadium, a visit to a samba school, a culinary experience or perhaps a visit to a ballet school in one of the favelas which is supported by the Latin America travel industry via the LATA Foundation.

Day 8

Rio de Janeiro

Free day for your own activities. Please let us know if you would like us to arrange a full day visit to Petropolis, 45 miles from Rio, once the summer capital of Brazil and the elegant residence of presidents, emperors, diplomats and artists. You can see some of the inventions at the home of Santos Dumont, the father of Brazilian aviation.

Day 9

Depart Brazil

The above sample Brazil and Argentina holiday can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.


We offer a range of accommodation from three star standard hotels to five star luxury so please chat to our staff for informed advice and expertise to discuss arrangements for your tailor-made Brazil and Argentina holiday.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Brazil and Argentina Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Brazil and Argentina holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The programme can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made Brazil and Argentina holiday.

Duration of your Brazil and Argentina Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample Brazil and Argentina holiday but have fewer days to spend, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote for your tailor-made Brazil and Argentina holiday together with links to hotel websites, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the programme until it exactly matches what you’re looking for in your tailor-made Brazil and Argentina holiday.