Independent Buenos Aires City Stay with Iguassu Falls & Rio de Janeiro ( ILB2)

9-Day Package from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro

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Buenos Aires is bursting at the seams with bold buildings, European energy, and bustling boulevards on this Independence by Globus South American tour. Walk down the world’s widest avenue where the Colon Theater and Plaza de Mayo burst onto the scene. From the exciting enclave of La Boca to the old district of San Telmo, you can shop ‘til you drop and dine on the deliciousness of dozens of local cafes. Linger in the legendary Recoleta Cemetery where Argentina’s famous First Lady Evita Perón rests in peace, and then join the land of the living with a lively Tango show. Spend some well-deserved I-time on the Tigre River or taking a turn at making your own empanadas. Horse around with gauchos on an Argentinian estancia where ranch life is alive and kicking. Go chasing waterfalls in Iguassu National Park, where thunderous cascades plummet 300 feet into Devil’s Throat Canyon. Finally, head to a heavenly sight at the top of Rio de Janeiro’s Corcovado Mountain where the Christ the Redeemer opens His arms wide to the Brazilian beaches below.

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

9-Day Package from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro

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Buenos Aires is bursting at the seams with bold buildings, European energy, and bustling boulevards on this Independence by Globus South American tour. Walk down the world’s widest avenue where the Colon Theater and Plaza de Mayo burst onto the scene. From the exciting enclave of La Boca to the old district of San Telmo, you can shop ‘til you drop and dine on the deliciousness of dozens of local cafes. Linger in the legendary Recoleta Cemetery where Argentina’s famous First Lady Evita Perón rests in peace, and then join the land of the living with a lively Tango show. Spend some well-deserved I-time on the Tigre River or taking a turn at making your own empanadas. Horse around with gauchos on an Argentinian estancia where ranch life is alive and kicking. Go chasing waterfalls in Iguassu National Park, where thunderous cascades plummet 300 feet into Devil’s Throat Canyon. Finally, head to a heavenly sight at the top of Rio de Janeiro’s Corcovado Mountain where the Christ the Redeemer opens His arms wide to the Brazilian beaches below.

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Buenos Aires is bursting at the seams with bold buildings, European energy, and bustling boulevards on this Independence by Globus South American tour. Walk down the world’s widest avenue where the Colon Theater and Plaza de Mayo burst onto the scene. From the exciting enclave of La Boca to the old district of San Telmo, you can shop ‘til you drop and dine on the deliciousness of dozens of local cafes. Linger in the legendary Recoleta Cemetery where Argentina’s famous First Lady Evita Perón rests in peace, and then join the land of the living with a lively Tango show. Spend some well-deserved I-time on the Tigre River or taking a turn at making your own empanadas. Horse around with gauchos on an Argentinian estancia where ranch life is alive and kicking. Go chasing waterfalls in Iguassu National Park, where thunderous cascades plummet 300 feet into Devil’s Throat Canyon. Finally, head to a heavenly sight at the top of Rio de Janeiro’s Corcovado Mountain where the Christ the Redeemer opens His arms wide to the Brazilian beaches below.

 Meals & Itinerary

Breakfast daily

 Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
• Arrive in Buenos Aires, the “Paris of South America.” This cosmopolitan city is constantly aglow with European-influenced culture, vibrant sounds and sights, and a distinctly Latin vibe.

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Day 2

BUENOS AIRES
• After breakfast, your private tour takes you along the widest avenue in the world to see the Teatro Colón Opera House, the pride of Buenos Aires. You’ll also visit the Avenida de Mayo and Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House), and the Cabildo, which was the first City Hall. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, which houses San Martin’s Mausoleum. Continue to the oldest district in Buenos Aires, San Telmo, then stop by vibrant La Boca and Palermo. Finish your city tour with a visit to Recoleta Cemetery, burial site of Eva Perón and a highlight of the city.
• This evening, you may opt to enjoy dinner and a traditional Tango show—Argentina’s famed passionate dance.


Breakfast Breakfast

Today’s I-Time Tips
The Tango and Argentina go hand in hand. Treat yourself to a visit of a local tango house to see this passionate dance performed in its authentic style, while dining on Argentine cuisine and wine!


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Day 3

BUENOS AIRES
• Today is free to explore this extraordinary city. Consider an optional excursion to visit a traditional estancia (ranch) to experience the lifestyle of the gauchos, or cruise down the Tigre River surrounded by beautiful landscapes and impressive homes.


Breakfast Breakfast

Today’s I-Time Tips
Estancias date back to the 16th century during Spanish colonization when conquistadors where gifted land to raise and breed cattle. Today, these lands and traditions that go along with them have been passed down from generation to generation. Today, you have the chance to step into the traditional, local life of a gaucho and embrace Argentinean heritage during an optional trip to an estancia.


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Day 4

BUENOS AIRES–IGUASSU FALLS
• Fly to Iguassu Falls, one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.
• Upon arrival, you will be met by your Local Guide who will take you on a private tour of the Argentine side of the Iguassu Falls. Begin with a short ride on the open-air Ecological Jungle Train through the rainforest.
• From atop the falls, a series of boardwalks takes you above the falls to see the water crashing down more than 300 feet below into the Devil’s Throat.

Breakfast Breakfast


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Day 5

IGUASSU FALLS
• Today, with your Local Host, take a private tour of the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls to see the mammoth series of 275 waterfalls cascading over a precipice almost two miles wide and 250 feet deep. Walk into Devil’s Throat Canyon, where the clouds of mist, thunderous roar, and 180-degree rainbows surround you—an unforgettable experience!


Breakfast Breakfast


Today’s I-Time Tips
Your afternoon is free to explore, or you may opt to visit the Bird Park, home to many species of indigenous birds as well as flora from the area.


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Day 6

IGUASSU FALLS–RIO DE JANEIRO
• Transfer to the airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro!
• Upon arrival, you will be met by your Local Guide who will transfer you to your hotel and provide pointers for your free time exploration.


Breakfast Breakfast


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Day 7

RIO DE JANEIRO
• Today, your private tour takes you to the Cosme Velho district, where you board a cog-wheel train that will take you through the lush tropical vegetation of Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. This rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay is one of the New7Wonders of the World and home to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, which affords sweeping views of the city and beaches below.
• The afternoon and evening are at leisure.


Breakfast Breakfast


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Day 8

RIO DE JANEIRO
• Enjoy a full day at leisure. Your Local Host will suggest some options for your free time.


Breakfast Breakfast

Today’s I-Time Tips
This afternoon, you may elect to discover historic Petropolis, a mountain resort and site of the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II or take an optional excursion to visit iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain.


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Day 9

RIO DE JANEIRO Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning.


Breakfast Breakfast


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 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

MARIA MORENO

" My name is Maria Julia Moreno and I'm a local host in Buenos Aires, city in where I was born and love since I was a little girl. When I grew up, I wanted to develop my passion for Buenos Aires and my desire to interact with people from all over the world and this is why I embraced this fascinating profession. As an avid and devoted local host of Buenos Aires, I can¿t imagine a better opportunity than sharing my knowledge, enthusiasm and love for my city with you. I'd like to invite you to discover and explore with me its varied and emblematic highlights, the tradition, culture, music, architecture and stories of this stunning city that never fails to surprise and impress guests. Let's enjoy together this unforgettable experience going beyond what eyes can see, let's feel Buenos Aires, people's thoughts and the essence of this captivating city."

Tour Director -  MARIA MORENO

 Accommodations

BUENOS AIRES

HOTEL EMPERADOR

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
  Free Wifi

IGUASSU FALLS

BOURBON CATARATAS HOTEL

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

RIO DE JANEIRO

HILTON RIO COPACABANA

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

Contact your Travel Consultant for more information.
Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)



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