8 Day Rio & Buenos Aires 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 to Buenos Aires
In the morning you'll head to the Argentina National Park to see the stunning jungle scenery and rushing waterfalls from the Argentine perspective. This side allows up-close views via pathways that hug the falls. You'll visit Devil's Throat, the largest set of waterfalls in the park and when your tour finishes, you'll be taken to the airport for your evening flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival you will transferred to your Buenos Aires hotel to rest.
Day 6 - Buenos Aires City Tour
After breakfast you'll head out on a Buenos Aires city tour during which you'll explore the districts of San Telmo, La Boca, Recoleta, Puerto Madero, the city center, and the main plaza. The tour will end in the Recoleta Cemetery where you'll have the chance to stay and explore further independently or continue back to the hotel.
Day 7 - Free Day with Dinner & Tango Show
Your day will be free, giving you time to explore independently. The main districts in Buenos Aires are pedestrian friendly and the city's subways are efficient and easy to use. In the evening, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to one of Buenos Aires's best tango houses for an authentic Porteno evening of dinner, music, and dancing. Choose either a small, intimate show or a large, Broadway-style production.
Day 8 - Depart Buenos Aires
At your convenience you'll be transferred to the airport for your international departure.
Discover the delights of two of South America’s most vibrant cities: Buenos Aires & Rio de Janeiro. This South America vacation packages connects the two cities with a stop at the majestic Iguazu Falls.
3 nights in Rio de Janeiro, 1 night in Iguazu, 3 nights in Buenos Aires
- Privately guided daily tours
- Watch the sunset from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain
- Stunning panoramic views of Iguazu's 275 falls from every angle
- A tantalizing tango show in the heart of Buenos Aires
8 Day Tour from $2,490 per person
- 7 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.
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.
12 Day South America Highlights Tour
1 night in Lima, 2 nights in Cuzco, 1 night in Machu Picchu town, 3 nights in Buenos Aires, 1 night in Iguazu, 3 nights in Rio de Janeiro
Hit the highlights during this South America tour featuring 3 New Wonders of the World: Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, Iguazu Falls in Argentina, and Machu Picchu in Peru. You’ll also visit Cuzco and Buenos Aires.