12 days / 11 nights
Day 1: Buenos AiresToday you will arrive at the international airport of Buenos Aires. Your driver will meet you at the airport and will transfer to your hotel where you can relax after your international flight.
Day 2: Buenos AiresAfter breakfast you will have a city tour with a guide. Buenos Aires is a special city, charming and where you want to return again and again, once again walk through its streets, enjoy the sounds of tango and the tender meat. The historic center has retained features of the colonial period. You will see the central square of Plaza de Mayo, the Pink House, the Cathedral, the Colon Theatre, the Obelisk, and the building of the National Congress. The tour includes a visit to the area of Boca (the birthplace of Argentine tango), to the pedestrian area of Caminito, Plaza San Martin and Recoleta district. In the evening, enjoy an unforgettable dinner and tango show. The best selection of international and local dishes, grilled over charcoal, homemade pasta, delicious desserts, a wide selection of Argentine wines from the cellar - everything contribute to a memorable conclusion evening. (Included: restaurant-hotel shared transfer, dinner) Overnight at your hotel.
Day 3: Buenos Aires – MontevideoAfter breakfast, you'll head to Montevideo. Montevideo - The capital, the largest city and port of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, the administrative center . The capital of Uruguay is recognized as one of the safest cities in Latin America and has a high standard of living. We look forward to tons of interesting excursion for the whole day, during which you will discover one of the most beautiful cities in South America. During the tour you will visit the Port of Montevideo, Independence Square, City Centre, Old Town, Cathedral. After end of tour You will be transferred to the hotel in Buenos Aires.
Day 4: Buenos Aires - IguazuAfter breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by your guide with a driver to take you to the hotel. This afternoon you expect tour on the Argentinean side of the waterfalls. We will make a walk in the National Park and admire the waterfalls from special viewpoints. Aton of water form a great number of waterfalls of various shapes and heights, over which colored rainbows are shining. Impressions from the sight will remain with you for a lifetime. A particularly impressive waterfall is called the Devil's Throat, which is the largest of the waterfalls. After the tour return to the hotel.
Day 5: Iguazu - AsuncionToday at midnight, you will be taken to the bus station, where you will find the bus to Asunción, you will arrive in Paraguay at about 07:00 am. Here you will find a full day tour in with your guide in the surrounding area of Asunción. You will see in the style of the church baroque in Yaguarone & the Indians Guarini. In addition, you will learn Caacupé, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in South America, San Bernardino, Aregua (one of the capitals of ceramic arts and crafts) and Luke, which will be your last stop before heading to your hotel in Asuncion.
Day 6: Asuncion - IguazuAt 07:30 am you will be picked up by your driver and you will be taken to the bus station. You will head to Foz do Iguaçu. Upon arrival you will have free time to rest.
Day 7: IguazuBreakfast in the hotel. Next, you will have an Excursion to the magical world of the Brazilian Iguassu Falls and you will continue walking through the fabulous canyon Iguassu River. The charm of the hundreds of large and small waterfalls which create the impression that you are in a fantasy world, you will again see the waterfall Devil's Throat, but from another perspective and re-evaluate its strength and beauty. Splashes of water from rushing waterfalls give the impression that you are under the hood of many lush colorful rainbows. You will also visit the Bird park. On the trip you will be accompanied by a specialized guide who will talk about the flora and fauna of the region and of the environmental features of it. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Iguazu - Rio de JaneiroAfter breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport with our driver for the flight to Rio de Janeiro. Take in the breathtaking view as your plane descends upon Rio de Janeiro – the 'Marvellous City' where rolling green hills, turqoise ocean, sandy beaches and high-rise urban development is all packed together in a unique blend of life and humanity. Your English-speaking guide and driver will take you from the airport to the hotel, during which time you can get a different perspective of the city, passing through the colonial style buildings and along the world-famous beachfront. The natural beauty of Rio is almost transcendental and gives you a taste of the Amazon rainforest while still retaining everything that is so incredible about a Latin American city. A walk along the mosaic tiles of Copacabana reveals much about the life of a 'carioca' (Rio local) – a refreshing caipirinha as the waves lap against the shore, a fiercely competitive game of foot volleyball, and thousands of beachgoers sunning themselves on the white sands. You have truly arrived in paradise.
Day 9: Rio de JaneiroAfter a delicious tropical breakfast in your hotel, you will head out on a trip to see the world-famous Christ the Saviour statue on top of Corcovado Mountain. A specially designed train will take you from the foot of the mountain along a winding road through the magical Tijuca rainforest where you will see some of the enchanting tropical wildlife on constant display in Rio, such as toucans, monkeys and armadillos. At the summit of Corcovado, 700m above sea level, proudly stands the iconic image seen around the world – a 38m high statue of Christ the Saviour. But that is not the only breathtaking thing about this place – when up close to the statue you will be overwhelmed by the stunning panoramic view of the city, so high up it seems as though you are truly flying with the birds around you. From the far reaches of Guanabara Bay, to the Maracanã Stadium, all along to Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana, Ipanema and Gávea Mountain, you can see the whole of Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 10: Rio de Janeiro – BuziosAfter breakfast in your hotel you will be taken to the mythical Sugarloaf mountain, protruding abruptly from out of the ground like an asteriod just fallen from space. A magnificent cable car ride will take you up to Urca Mountain, the stop off between ground level and Sugarloaf. From there you can enjoy a smooth cocktail or sample some of Brazil’s many signature dishes. Once arriving to the top of Sugarloaf mountain you will see the captivating beauty of Rio from a different angle, To your left you can see Copacabana beach stretching off into the distance, and on the horizon the faint outlines of Two Brothers and Gávea mountains. Below you is the quaint and intimate Red Beach, while to your right you can see across Guanabara Bay to Niterói and, closer in, Rio’s Botafogo and central neighbourhoods, with the unmistakeable silhouette of Christ the Saviour casting its eternal gaze over the city. This trip is essential to gain a different perspective on Rio, and to truly understand its beauty. After descending the mountain by cablecar, you will head into the Old Town and Centre, where colonial architecture still remains and many old churches such as the Candelária are still in use. The cobbled streets and bright colours are a stark contrast to the whitewashed, sunsoaked streets of Ipanema but in many ways are part of the authentic, nearly-forgotten Rio of old, and one can almost feel the hustle and bustle of hundreds of years ago when these streets were filled with merchants and citizens of the Portuguese Empire. After the tour you will be transferred to Buzios, to one of the most famous resorts in Brazil.
Day 11: BúziosBreakfast at hotel. Free time to relax on the beach. Buzios - This fishing village, 177 km north of Rio de Janeiro, is one of the most beautiful and little-known beach resorts in the world. The intimate feel, mild climate, exotic vegetation and picture-perfect beaches give this place a unique charm. The golden sands and crystal clear oceans offer incredible vistas of green mountains and rocky cliffs, with each beach boasting a truly stunning sunset, As well as relaxing by the sea, surfing, scuba diving, water skiing and kayaking are all popular activities here. The many piers leading onto the water are the perfect place to relax with great food and some cold beer and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of Búzios. One unmissable activity is to take a trip out to sea with a fisherman and witness the jawdropping amount of marine wildlife underwater, such as turtles, tropical fish and even whales. Chic restaurants and stylish bars open their doors as the sun goes down and the cobbled streets fill up with people enjoying their evening.
Day 12: Buzios- Rio de Janeiro - back homeAfter breakfast at your hotel- transfer to the international airport of Rio de Janeiro for your flight back home!