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Christmas in Buenos Aires and New Year’s in Rio 2017!


12 days starting at $3,549/Person

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This festive and customizable slice of adventure takes you to the authentic highlights of Argentina and Brazil during Christmas and New Year. Soak up Buenos Aires’ captivating tango culture and ‘Paris-esque’ architecture at Christmas, marvel at the natural spectacle of Iguazu Falls, and celebrate New Year’s Eve at one of the world’s largest celebrations on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro.

Our trip specialists and tour guides are located in the area; they’ll take care of planning activities, meals and secret stops that any local would approve of.

What to expect from every Class Adventure Travel Tour:

  • Private and small group guides who go at your own pace
  • Private shuttle and transfers, unless otherwise noted
  • Trip specialists and guides who really know and live in the area
  • Personal recommendations for authentic, local experiences
  • Incredibly comfortable accommodations without sacrificing authenticity
  • Flexible itineraries that can be customized as much or as little as you want

What you will experience in a day of travel


Rio at Sunrise

Relax in Rio

Traditional Lunch

Prepare for New Year's Eve

Head to the Beach

Welcome in 2018!

12 Day Sample Itinerary

Want more days? Fewer days? Fewer waterfalls? More nightlife? Let us know! We do the planning just to make it easy on you, but the trip is all yours – we’ll add or subtract based on what matters most to you.

Days 1-5 (December 23, 2017 - December 27, 2017)

Christmas in Buenos Aires

  • Private tour of Buenos Aires’ finest architectural and historical highlights.
  • Gourmet dinner and tango show at the city’s finest tango venue.
  • Celebrate Christmas in the enchanting city of Buenos Aires.

¡Hola, Argentina! Your private tour will introduce you to the heart of Buenos Aires’ culture, from the Casa Rosada government palace and the hustle and bustle of downtown Buenos Aires to the vibrant streets of La Boca, San Telmo and beyond. Make sure to keep an eye out for the unusual sight of a summery Father Christmas wearing shorts and a t-shirt. On Christmas Eve, restaurants in Buenos Aires usually offer fixed menus, accompanied by live music and excellent wine pairings which never fail to impress. After dinner and at the stroke of midnight, watch as the skies come alight with fireworks!

Days 5-7 (December 27, 2017 - December 29, 2017)

Iguazu Falls

  • Private, up-close tours of Iguazu Falls in both Argentina and Brazil.
  • Incredible boat ride adventure through, up to and around the waterfalls.
  • Optional activities include a helicopter ride over Iguazu Falls.

Spend the last few days of 2017 in-style, diving straight into the action (not literally, unless you want to) at Argentina’s side of Iguazu Falls. Your guide will help you avoid crowds and take you to the most hidden of the 270 waterfalls. The Brazilian side of the falls is entirely different, and ends with an up-close encounter of the largest waterfall, Garganta del Diablo (or Devil’s Throat). Don’t let the name fool you; it’s paradise!

Days 7-12 (December 29, 2017 - January 3, 2018)

New Year's Eve in Rio

  • Experience New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro!
  • Small group city tour, ride the Cable Car to view Rio’s coastline from Sugarloaf.
  • Free day to enjoy the beaches, shopping and flavors of Rio de Janeiro.

Rio de Janeiro is one of the best places in the world to be on New Year’s Eve. You’ll experience Rio’s famous Carnival atmosphere as you count down to welcome in the New Year. Your small group city tour includes visits to all the highlights that will take you sky high to experience picture perfect views of the magical cityscape of Rio. Our small group guides will also take you to more cultural and authentic landmarks while experiencing the build up to the vibrant New Year’s celebrations. On New Year’s Eve we recommend soaking up the atmosphere on Copacabana beach which will be a flurry of activity as the preparations for the world’s largest New Year’s Eve party get underway.

Christmas in Buenos Aires and New Year’s in Rio 2017! Highlights

Hotels & Pricing

Every Class Adventure Travel tour is personalized. We have relationships with a long list of hotels and lodges, restaurateurs and chefs, accompanied by our local guides and experts. Based on your interests, length of stay and budget, we’ll arrange a luxurious trip you’ll never forget.

Private Guided Tours, Hotels, & Prices
Option 1: Comfort
$3,549 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$4,269 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$6,379 /person
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