6 Day Rio & Iguazu Falls Tour


  • Day 1 - Arrival in Rio de Janeiro

    You will be met at the airport by your SA Expeditions guide and taken to your Rio de Janeiro hotel. Depending on your time of arrival we can arrange an activity in the city for the afternoon or evening.

  • Day 2 - Private Half Day Corcovado Tour

    After waking up in the beautiful and vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro, you'll set off on a tour up Corcovado Mountain to visit the impressive statue of Christ the Redeemer. You'll ascend the mountain with your private guide and enjoy Rio's most famous landmark and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World up close.

  • Day 3 - Sugarloaf Mountain Tour

    Get to know Rio a bit better by taking an informative tour though its downtown. You'll pass the famous Sambodrome and Metropolitan Cathedral on your way to Sugarloaf Mountain, another postcard perfect Rio landmark. To get to the top, you'll take an exciting two-stop ride in a glass cable car. From Sugarloaf's peak you'll have spectacular panoramic views of Guanabara Bay, Corcovado, and the cityscape.

  • Day 4 - Rio de Janeiro to Iguazu Falls & Tour

    In the morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguassu, Brazil. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Brazilian side of the falls, best known for encompassing vistas of the entire site. From the walkways you'll enjoy panoramic views of Iguazu's 275 falls. Altogether, Iguazu Falls stretches an impressive mile across. After your Iguazu tour, you'll continue in private transportation to your comfortable hotel on the Argentine side of Iguazu.

  • Day 5 - Iguazu Falls Tour, Argentina National Park

    This morning you'll experience Iguazu Falls from the Argentina angle. Argentina's Iguazu National Park allows an intimate waterfall experience with walkways and paths that hug the falls. In the morning you'll visit Devil's Throat, the largest set of waterfalls in the park, and after lunch you'll hike the lower circuit where you'll get close to the water.

  • Day 6 - Departure from Brazil

    After breakfast, you'll be driven to the airport for your flight back to Rio de Janeiro and final international departure.


During this brief Brazil tour, you’ll see the sights in Rio de Janeiro and then head south to Iguazu Falls to admire the waterfalls from both sides of the border.

3 nights in Rio de Janeiro, 2 nights in Iguazu


Highlights:
  • Privately guided daily tours
  • Watch the sunset from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Stunning panoramic views of Iguazu's 275 falls from every angle

Day Tour from $1,990 per person

Includes:

  • 5 nights in our preferred properties hand selected for comfort, convenience and quality
  • Privately guided tours with your own personal guide and driver
  • All private airport transfers with English speaking assistance
  • All required entrance fees
  • All breakfasts
  • 24hr support
  • All taxes

How to Visit Rio de Janeiro

Probably the most photogenic City in South America, Rio de Janeiro has been a haven for artists, explorers and of recent jet setting businessmen and international tourists. The unique fabric of this fabled city is constantly evolving and surprises await those exploring its iconic beaches and well-trodden landmarks. Take in the greatest of what this city has to offer, staying at some of the best properties and navigating with your personal guide to key sights.

Brazilian Dance

This important Brazilian dance has its roots in the West African slave trade and has become one of the most important cultural expressions of the country. Its apex is during Carnival when large dance troupes of some of the most elaborately designed costumes imaginable, dance on just as equally impressive floats, competing in front of thousands of people. You can also find Samba being enjoyed at a cafe on the beach with drink in hand, grooving to local samba players.

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