Rio de Janeiro(3n)- Iguazu Falls(2n)- Buenos Aires(3n)

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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: RIO DE JANEIRO
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro, meet and transfer to the hotel
Overnight in Rio de Janeiro

Day 2: RIO DE JANEIRO
Breakfast at the hotel
F/D Corcovado+Sugar Loaf Tour w/lunch - 8hrs – PRIVATE SERVICE WITH ENGLISH SPEAKIN GUIDE

This is a combination package including the Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Tours, adding lunch.  After pick-up, tour will take the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (lagoon) will reach the Rebouças tunnel, a 2.6 km long complex that links the southern and northern parts of the city cut in half by the Tijuca ridge that makes Rio the only city in the world to have a National Park 5 minutes from downtown.  Reaching the Cosme Velho district, tour members will take a cogwheel train of Swiss manufacture that climbs the mountain from its base at 15 mts to almost its summit at 670 mts. The very top is reached by climbing a flight of steps reaching the base of Christ the Redeemer statue. This statue covered with a mosaic of soapstone is one of Rio's finest Art Nouveau monuments.  The view, from this vantage point, with the surrounding Tijuca National Forest spreading below and a circle of mountains closing the horizon at the very back of the Guanabara bay. Tour will continue taking another way to return the hotel. Guide will take around 40 minutes to show the city and the statue to passengers. After this, returning to the train, and descending to Cosme Velho to board the bus to visit São Conrado and Pepino Beach, where the hand gliders soar. Lunch will be served in a typical restaurant of Rio de Janeiro.

In the afternoon, tour will continue visiting downtown Rio and the highlights of a city that has been the capital of Colonial Brazil, the capital of the Portugal and Brazil Empire and now a Republic. The many attractions are the highlights of these periods and are part of the Brazilian National Heritage. The Sugar Loaf, known as Rio's postcard and a must to visit. Since the best time of the day to go up the cable car is later in the day tour will close at the Sugar Loaf. Sugar Loaf is reached on a two-stage cable car ride. This cable car, in operation is of Italian manufacture and takes 80 persons per trip on a 2-minute ride, each stage. The first stage, Morro da Urca - barely 170 mts high, has a restaurant, amphitheater, a helipoint for scenic rides and a privileged view of the Yacht Club and Botafogo Bay. The second stage takes one up to the Sugar Loaf - thus named because of the loaves of sugar that were commonly used by the Portuguese at the time of the discovery of the city. The all-encompassing view of this privileged 270-meter high lookout is unrivaled. This is the only site where one will have a full view of Copacabana beach

Overnight in Rio de Janeiro

Day 3: RIO DE JANEIRO
Breakfast at the hotel
Day at leisure
Overnight in Rio de Janeiro

Day 4: RIO DE JANEIRO / FOZ DO IGUAÇU
Breakfast at the hotel
At proper time, transfer to the Airport.
Arrival in Foz do Iguaçu, meet and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Iguassu

Day 5 : FOZ DO IGUASSU
Breakfast at the hotel
Brazilian Falls Tour - PRIVATE SERVICE WITH ENGLISH SPEAKIN GUIDE
Leaving the hotel and taking the Iguassu National Park, arrival in front of Hotel das Cataratas where starts a trail winding down towards the falls, populated by contis, long-tailed racoon-like creatures with a well-developed sense of tourists' feeding habits. At its end, an elevator provides speedier access to a viewing platform at the foot of the falls.
Overnight in Iguass

Day 6 : FOZ DO IGUASSU / BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast at the hotel
At proper time, transfer to the Airport (IGR)- PRIVATE SERVICE WITH ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
Arrival Buenos Aires – Airport MAAS and Transfer to the Hotel.
Overnight stay at Buenos Aires

Day 7 : BUENOS AIRES
Buenos Aires city tour
Duration: 4 hs approx. - Private service with Guide
Highlights: Recoleta - Palermo - Plaza de Mayo - Puerto Madero - San Telmo - La Boca

On an unforgettable route, we will live all the porteño magic. These few hours feature all the magic of Argentina"s capital city. In this most complete overview of the Paris of South America we will visit the glamorous neighbourhoods of Recoleta and its most famous cemetery, Palermo, May Square and the Pink House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the newest & trendiest Puerto Madero Area and many other emblematic buildings and palaces of unique architectural, historical, and cultural value. The visit would not be complete without the sights of the first settlements of the city of Buenos Aires. The pintoresque neighbourhood of San Telmo, residence to the porteño aristocracy until the end of the XIX century and where the renowned antiques market is held every Sunday; Caminito Street, in the colourful, Italian immigrants neighbourhood of La Boca.

Evening : Dinner and tango show at Rojo Tango

Duration: 4:30 hs approx.- Shared Service without guide

Highlights: Dinner Tango Show
 
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A cabaret with the touch of designer Phillippe Stark. The history of tango. From its start in the cabarets of the turn of the century to the avant-garde vision of Piazzolla. Love, passion, madness, glamour. A world-class show that presents the history of tango – a history that became a legend.

Overnight stay at Buenos Aires

Day 8:    BUENOS AIRES
A day in the Pampas with lunch
Duration: 8 hs approx. - Private Service with Guide - Beverages Included
Highlights: Santa Susana Ranch - Traditional Argentine Asado - Gauchos Entertainment - Folkloric Show

Home to the gaucho, the humid pampa is one of the most fertile natural prairies in the world and is famous for its production of beef and cereals. Only a few kilometers away from the City of Buenos Aires, in a natural environment with beautiful landscapes, we will be honored with their typical national asado, empanadas, and excellent Argentinian wines. The wild smell of the countryside will invite us to break away from routine and discover a charming hundred-year-old rural tradition in the midst of the XXI century. Folk songs and dances, equestrian activities, and unbeatable shows of traditional gaucho skills, such as ring races, cuadreras (horse races), entrevero de tropillas (horse games): let"s live the traditional lifestyle of Argentinian ranches through the gaucho, the greatest symbol of these lands.

Overnight stay at Buenos Aires

Day 9: BUENOS AIRES
Free Day.
One way transfer out Private Service from hotel to International Airport with guide, at the appropriate time.