G Adventures - 16 Night Moderate Tour Package16-Nights In Search of IguassuBuenos Aires to Rio-18-to-Thirtysomethings

Tours offered from April 16th, 2018 - December 2nd, 2019

Starting from only $2,119.00 (USD)


Tour Overview

In Search of Iguassu?Buenos Aires to Rio Get your South American rush with other young travellers not afraid to embrace the new. You'll kick off the adventure in sophisticated Buenos Aires before getting back to nature on day hikes at a working Uruguayan ranch. Marvel at Iguassu Falls, then hop on a flight to S?o Paulo on your way to the Brazilian coast ? no gruelling bus ride means more time on the beach. We'll wrap up in the party in Rio, where you're free to embrace the carnival atmosphere from our centrally located Copacabana hotel.HighlightsSample the cuisine and culture of Buenos Aires, discover Uruguay's rural beauty at a working ranch, marvel at Iguassu Falls, skip the overnight bus and gain time (and comfort!) with a flight to S?o Paulo, sip caipirinhas on the beach, revel in the energy of Rio de Janeiro.AccommodationSimple hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share) (13 nts), estancia/ranch (2 nts, multi-share), overnight bus (1 nt).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 18, avg 14.Meals Included9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinnersWhat's IncludedLocal Living: Estancia Stay, Colonia La Concordia. Activities while at the estancia in Uruguay. Entrance and visit to the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

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G Adventures: In Search of Iguassu?Buenos Aires to Rio

Day 1 Buenos Aires
Arrive at any time.Additional Notes: Booking pre- or post-trip accommodation is highly recommended to fully experience the cities and take advantage of the optional activities available.Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
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Day 2 Buenos Aires
Known as the ?Paris of the Americas,? Buenos Aires is a vibrant city full of life. Visit the districts of La Boca, Recoleta, and San Telmo or catch a tango show at one of the many famous tanguer?as. Wander the pedestrian walkways and see some dancing in the streets. Whatever you do, Buenos Aires is sure to leave lasting memories.
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Day 3 Buenos Aires/Colonia
Cross the R?o de la Plata by ferry to Colonia, Uruguay. Explore on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time to explore the area and relax at a streetside caf?.Additional Notes: In high season, accommodation may be multi-share.Included Activities: Border Crossing (Argentina - Uruguay) Orientation WalkTransport: Ferry
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Day 4 Colonia/Montevideo
Spend free time in Montevideo exploring the city and Mercado del Puerto, having a picnic in the park or visiting Estadio Centenario where the first World Cup was played in 1930. Cycle around the coast or head to the beach.Transport: Local bus
Meals: (1B)

Day 5 Montevideo
Free time to explore Montevideo.
Meals: (1B)

Day 6 Montevideo/Estancia Stay
Travel by day through picturesque settlements and pastures finishing in the last Uruguayan stop?a local ranch, known in the region as an estancia.Included Activities: Estancia StayTransport: Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 7 Estancia Stay
Spend a day at the estancia getting into rural life. Learn about the historical roots of the region, lend a hand on the farm, go for a walk, make empanadas or sit back and sip on the wines of the region as you take in local Uruguayan life.Included Activities: Estancia Stay
Meals: (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 8 Estancia Stay/Iguassu Falls
In the morning cross the border into Gualeguaychu in Argentina, then begin the long overnight journey to Iguassu Falls.Included Activities: Border Crossing (Uruguay - Argentina)Transport: Overnight bus
Meals: (1B)

Day 9 Iguassu Falls
In the morning opt to visit the Brazilian side of the falls and get an incredible panoramic view. Opt to take a helicopter ride over the falls, visit a bird park or see the Itaipu Dam.Included Activities: Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)Transport: Private Vehicle
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Day 10 Iguassu Falls
Today enjoy a full day excursion to the Argentinian side of the falls. Wander along the walk paths that connect different view points of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.Included Activities: Border Crossing (Brazil - Argentina) Iguassu Falls Visit Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)
Meals: (1B)

Day 11 Foz do Igua?u/Paraty
Skipping the long bus ride, we fly to Sao Paulo and head straight to Paraty, a quaint colonial town on the coast renowned for its architecture.Additional Notes: In high season, accommodation in Paraty may be multi-share.Transport: Plane Shared van
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Day 12 Paraty
Paraty is a quaint colonial town renowned for its architecture?the pace might be slow but there's a lot to choose from. Considered one of the world's most important examples of Portuguese colonial architecture by UNESCO, the historic centre is a well-preserved national historic monument, and today has been closed to vehicles to preserve its laid-back colonial ambiance. Opt to take a boat tour of the bay, go on a kayak tour, or a jeep tour.
Meals: (1B)

Day 13 Paraty/Ilha Grande
Tavel to the port in Angra dos Reis and catch a boat over to Ilha Grande not far from the coast.Additional Notes: In high season, accommodation in Ilha Grande may be multi-share.Transport: Local bus Ferry
Meals: (1B)

Day 14-15 Ilha Grande
Free time to explore the beaches of Ilha Grande. Opt to hike the remote trails, take a boat trip around the island, play in the waves or go snorkelling.
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Day 15 Ilha Grande/Rio de Janeiro
Leaving the port after returning from Ilha Grande, a dramatic road then takes us north along the coast through superb scenery before rounding the cliffs at Vidigal. Get a first glimpse of one of the most memorable cities in the world, Brazil?s ocean-side jewel, R?o de Janeiro.Enjoy any free time by taking an optional city tour or exploring the wonders that this city has to offer from the centrally located hostel in Copacabana.Additional Notes: Please note that during the annual Rio Carnival (Feb 9-14, 2018), some of the group will be in mixed gender multi-share dorms.The hostel has private multi-share dorm rooms for G travellers, but its common areas are shared with other guests of the hostel.Transport: Ferry Local van
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Day 16 Rio de Janeiro
Rio has so much to offer, take advantage of the day and opt to take a city tour. Visit the Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain and enjoy the incredible views of the city. Sip on a Caipirinha drink and relax on Copacabana beach.
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Day 17 Rio de Janeiro
Depart at any time.Included Activities: Departure Day
Meals: (1B)

Tour Dates & Pricing

  • Monday April 16th, 2018 - Wednesday May 2nd, 2018
    from $2,384.00
  • Monday April 23rd, 2018 - Wednesday May 9th, 2018
    from $2,119.00
  • Friday April 27th, 2018 - Monday April 30th, 2018
    from $2,251.00
  • Friday May 4th, 2018 - Friday May 18th, 2018
    from $2,384.00
  • Friday June 1st, 2018 - Friday June 29th, 2018
    from $2,474.00
  • Friday July 6th, 2018 - Friday August 31st, 2018
    from $2,564.00
  • Monday September 3rd, 2018 - Monday September 24th, 2018
    from $2,649.00
  • Monday October 8th, 2018 - Friday November 30th, 2018
    from $2,749.00
  • Monday December 3rd, 2018 - Friday December 28th, 2018
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  • Friday January 4th, 2019 - Monday February 11th, 2019
    from $2,849.00
  • Monday March 4th, 2019 - Friday March 29th, 2019
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  • Friday April 19th, 2019 - Friday May 31st, 2019
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  • Monday June 3rd, 2019 - Monday June 24th, 2019
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  • Friday July 5th, 2019 - Monday August 19th, 2019
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  • Monday September 2nd, 2019 - Monday September 23rd, 2019
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  • Monday October 7th, 2019 - Friday November 29th, 2019
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  • Monday December 2nd, 2019 - Monday January 13th, 2020
    from $2,649.00