National Geographic Journeys: Explore Argentina & Brazil (SAZNG)
Countries Visited: Argentina, Brazil All the adventure you want, with a softer landing Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time More included meals, activities and transfers
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, Avg 10.
Meals Included: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Spend a couple days exploring Iguassu Falls, Explore bustling Sao Paulo, Relax on some of the worlds most beautiful beaches, Samba your way through Rio De Janeiro
Take in natural and cultural wonders during a nine-day introduction to the best of Argentina and Brazil. Explore the sophisticated architecture and sizzling spirit of Buenos Aires one day, and discover the lush beauty and cool mist of IguazU Falls the next. While gliding effortlessly from samba to tango and from village life to the rainforest, soak up the rhythms of this diverse region.
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|Day 1||Buenos Aires||Day 1 Buenos Aires|
On arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. The day is free to spend at your leisure. Additional Notes: Please note: If you have booked on the departure beginning December 31st, we recommend arriving a day early, speak with your GCO or your travel agent about booking additional accommodation. The welcome meeting will be in the early afternoon on December 31st. Due to holidays in Buenos Aires arrival transfers cannot be offered after 3pm on December 31st until 1pm on January 1st. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Foz do Iguacu||Day 2 Buenos Aires/Foz do Iguacu (1B)|
Fly north to the Iguassu Falls area, near the borders of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Cross the border from Argentina to Brazil to experience the panoramic view of the falls. As if imposing Iguassu Falls - with its 275 waterfalls - couldn't get more impressive, the area surrounding this natural wonder is home to jaguars, ocelots, anteaters, and large toucans, among others. The falls and the national park by the same name were named UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1984. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil) Iguassu Falls (Brazil Side) Guided Tour IguazU Falls, Flora and Fauna Lecture Transport: Plane (1.50 hour(s), 1640km)
|Day 3||Foz do Iguacu||Day 3 Foz do Iguacu (1B)|
Explore trails directly over the falls of the Devils Throat - the highest and deepest of the falls. Other trails allow access to the stretch of falls across the forest on the Argentine side. Additional Notes: Note: If you have booked the Iguassu Falls Boat Ride Theme Pack, you will do it on Day 4 when visiting the Argentine side of the falls. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Brazil - Argentina) Iguassu Falls Visit Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)
|Day 4||Sao Paulo||Day 4 Foz do Iguacu/Sao Paulo (1B, 1L)|
Fly to Sao Paulo and discover the city through gastronomy and architecture. Visit some of the citys most noted sites and along the way a specialist guide will also share knowledge of popular local cuisine. Additional Notes: Sao Paulo is a huge, vibrant and very busy city. Traffic can be difficult and even driving out of the city can take longer than expected. Included Activities: Sao Paulo City and Food Tour Transport: Plane (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle
|Day 5||Paraty||Day 5 Sao Paulo/Paraty (1B, 1D)|
Drive to colonial Paraty. Visit an Afro-Brazilian community for a unique cultural interaction and enjoy a traditional meal. Opt to visit a cachaCa distillery. Included Activities: Afro-Brazilian Community Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 298km)
|Day 6||Paraty||Day 6 Paraty (1B, 1L)|
Enjoy an included schooner tour of the harbours many islands and beaches. Included Activities: Paraty Bay Boat Tour
|Day 7||Rio de Janeiro||Day 7 Paraty/Rio de Janeiro (1B)|
This massive city gets as many as five million international tourists every year to sip caipirinhas on the beach, dance the samba in the city's streets, and ascend Corcovado Mountain to see the truly monumental Christ the Redeemer up close. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 241km)
|Day 8||Rio de Janeiro||Day 8 Rio de Janeiro (1B)|
Explore vibrant Rio; sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
|Day 9||Rio de Janeiro||Day 9 Rio de Janeiro (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.