6 Day Rio & Iguazu Falls Tour

This irresistible 6 Day Rio & Iguazu Falls Tour showcases two of Brazil’s most exciting and spectacular destinations. You’ll take in the sights of vibrant Rio, with visits to Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain, then head to the largest waterfalls system in the world, the Iguazu Falls, on the border of Brazil and Argentina. Explore the falls from both sides of the border, for the best panoramic views and up-close-and-personal experience before heading home. 


This fully customizable, private tour can be crafted by a Destination Expert to match the vacation of your dreams. From the moment you contact us, until the day you return home, we cater to your every whim.

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3 nights in Rio de Janeiro2 nights in Iguazu


Highlights:
  • Stay in comfort and luxury in Brazil and Argentina, in the care of experienced and knowledgeable guides.
  • Visit the Corcovado Mountain to see the Christ the Redeemer statue up close – it’s now one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
  • Take a fascinating tour of downtown Rio, past the Sambodrome and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
  • Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain in a glass cable car to take in spectacular panoramic views of Guanabara Bay, Corcovado and the cityscape.
  • Experience the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls, where you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the entire 275 cascades.
  • Explore the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls, for a close-up experience from walkways that hug the falls.
  • Visit the Devil’s Throat, the largest set of waterfalls in the park, and hike the lower circuit of the falls, where you’ll get close to the water.

Trip At A Glance

  • Day 1 – Welcome to Rio de Janeiro. Your SA Expeditions guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel to settle in.
  • Day 2 – Take a trip up the Corcovado Mountain to visit the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer up close.
  • Day 3 – Enjoy an informative tour of downtown Rio. Then ascend Sugarloaf Mountain in a glass-cable car to take in panoramic views of city and sea.
  • Day 4 – Transfer to Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, then explore this side of the Iguazu falls from walkways that deliver encompassing vistas of the mile-across falls.
  • Day 5 – Explore the Argentine side of the falls – a more intimate experience from walkways that hug the cascades. Visit the Devil’s Throat.
  • Day 6 – Return to the airport for your flight back to Rio de Janeiro and final international departure.

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Rio de Janeiro

    An SA Expeditions guide will meet you at the airport and take to your Rio de Janeiro hotel. Depending on your time of arrival, we can arrange an activity in the intoxicating 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 iconic 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 Sambadrome 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 Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Brazilian side of the falls, best known for far-as-the-eye-can-see vistas of the entire site. From the walkways you'll enjoy panoramic views of Iguazu's 275 falls which stretch 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 Argentine viewing points. Argentina's Iguazu National Park allows an intimate waterfall experience with walkways and paths that hug the falls. In the morning you'll visit the thunderous Devil's Throat, the largest set of waterfalls in the park, and after lunch you'll hike the lower circuit, through verdant forest teeming with life, where you'll get even closer to the water.

  • Day 6 - Departure from Brazil

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


Pricing includes everything from your international arrival to your departure, with the exception of flights and a few lunches and dinners. Our specialty is private, customizable travel experiences.


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

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