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The Highlights of Argentina and Brazil


Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, & Rio de Janeiro
8 days starting at $1,129/Person
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Why you'll love this tour!

This wonderful slice of adventure takes you to the authentic highlights of Argentina and Brazil. Buenos Aires’ tango culture and ‘Paris-esque’ architecture is simply captivating, Iguazu Falls leaves you wanting to see more of this natural spectacle, and the cityscape of Rio de Janeiro is just out of this world, completely open to lively samba evenings out or leisurely strolls along its sun-kissed beaches and avenues.

Our local specialists and tour guides have designed and dialed in all the secret stops that any local would approve of.

What you can expect in every tour:
  • Choose any date, all tours have daily departures
  • Hand picked guides specialized for every excursion
  • 7 regional offices with 24/7 in country support
  • Transfers with English guide to/from all airports
  • Local specialists who live and guide the destination
  • Personal dining recommendations for food lovers
  • Incredibly comfortable authentic accommodations
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8 Day Travel Itinerary

Our tours depart any day of the year, there are no fixed departure dates. It’s really simply, we’ve designed some of the best experiences that cover your “bucket list” must see stuff in each destination. You can trust in our 20 years of experience, that everything will run just like clockwork.

Itinerary
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Day 1 - Buenos Aires

Welcome to Argentina's Capital

For most travelers, Buenos Aires is the entry point to Argentina, and what an entrance it is: this vibrant city feels almost European! Its cosmopolitan population of Italian, Spanish, French, and many other nationalities, combined with stunning architecture, cultural activities and attractive neighborhoods with small shops, cafés, and international restaurants, make the atmosphere relaxed and welcoming.

After settling into your accommodation in the trendy neighborhood of Palermo, the rest of your afternoon and evening is free for you to spend at your leisure. We recommend exploring the area near your hotel where you’ll be able to soak up the atmosphere of this thrilling city stopping off at one of the nearby boutique cafés or lively wine bars. Having found somewhere for dinner and experienced one of South America’s top restaurant scenes, explore Buenos Aires’ nightlife at one of the local wine bars in Palermo, add an exclusive wine tasting to your itinerary or, take a stroll back to your hotel.

Tip: Porteños eat dinner late; usually restaurants will open their doors around 20:00.

Included: Private transfer from Buenos Aires airport to hotel with assistance; Accommodation in Buenos Aires. (Meals – None).

For most travelers, Buenos Aires is the entry point to Argentina, and what an entrance it is: this vibrant city feels almost European! Its cosmopolitan population of Italian, Spanish, French, and many other nationalities, combined with stunning architecture, cultural activities ...

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Day 2 - Buenos Aires

Tango & Highlights of Buenos Aires

Set off on a half-day walking tour with your private guide, learning all about the history and culture of beautiful Buenos Aires. Your guide will be a real porteño (resident of the city), who knows every barrio like the back of his/her hand. Together, you’ll head off to explore some of city’s historical hotspots, as well as some of the favourite local hangouts of your guides. It’s a great mix of experiences thrown into one. Getting an inside glimpse of Buenos Aires, you’ll go far beyond the guidebooks and swerve the tourist crowds, allowing you to see a different side of the city. At times, you’ll take public transport to cover the larger distances, while most of the tour will be on foot. After a few hours with your guide, the tour will finish at one of his/her favourite restaurants, where you can grab a well-deserved bite to eat (lunch not included). It’s a brilliant way to get a peek into the real porteño way of life.

In the evening, you’ll experience the best of tango while enjoying the finest Argentine cuisine and fabulous Malbec wines during the show. The tango show is one of the most authentic in Buenos Aires and you’ll come to appreciate the passionate and intense nature of Argentina’s beloved and beautiful art form.

Included: Private walking city tour with Guide and Public transportation; Tango show & dinner with Roundtrip transfers; Accommodation in Buenos Aires. (Meals – Breakfast, Dinner).

Set off on a half-day walking tour with your private guide, learning all about the history and culture of beautiful Buenos Aires. Your guide will be a real porteño (resident of the city), who knows every barrio like the back ...

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Day 3 - Buenos Aires

Leisure Day in Buenos Aires

Today is free for you to spend at leisure. We recommend to do a bike tour to Tigre & San Isidro where you will be able to visit the Tigre landmarks such as Paseo Victoria, Tigre Museum, the artisan market called Mercado de Frutos’ with a 30 min stop (approx.), you will also take the train to San Isidro, where you will visit the main square with its historical buildings.

Included: Accommodation in Buenos Aires. (Meals – Breakfast).

Today is free for you to spend at leisure. We recommend to do a bike tour to Tigre & San Isidro where you will be able to visit the Tigre landmarks such as Paseo Victoria, Tigre Museum, the artisan market ...

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Day 4 - Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls

Flight to the border of Argentina & Brazil

At an appropriate time, you will be transferred to the Aeroparque airport to take your flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival, our local representative will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to spend at leisure. Your accommodation is located on the outskirts of the town, you can relax and enjoy the facilities of your accommodation. Alternatively, you can take a taxi to the center of town where you can walk down the main street of Puerto Iguazu, enjoying some of the local shops and cafes.

Included: Private airport transfers in Buenos Aires and Puerto Iguazu with assistance; Accommodation in Puerto Iguazu. (Meals – Breakfast).

At an appropriate time, you will be transferred to the Aeroparque airport to take your flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival, our local representative will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is ...

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Day 5 - Iguazu Falls

Argentina side of the falls

After breakfast, you´ll begin your exclusive tour of the Argentinean side of Iguazu Falls. You’ll head towards the Iguazu National Park where you’ll climb aboard a small train at the entrance of the National Park and your first stop will be the ominously named Devil’s Throat (Garganta del Diablo) which standing at over 262ft. is the biggest waterfall in Iguazu. Having soaked up the enormity of the Devil’s Throat your guide will take you along the wooden walkways and trails of both the upper and lower circuit. With over 270 separate waterfalls and surrounded by the verdant jungle of Iguazu, exploring the Natural World Wonder of Iguazu is one of the most unforgettable moments.

You’ll notice that the various trails that take you through the jungle, above and around waterfalls are built a few feet above the jungle floor and waterways. These raised platforms not only protect the natural habitat of the jungle wildlife but they will also take you to secluded viewpoints offering unimaginable views across the whole National Park. If you’re looking for a bit of adventure while visiting Iguazu, we highly recommend booking the optional (not included) Great Adventure rafting tour that takes you right under the rainbows and mist of Iguazu’s waterfalls make sure to pack a change of clothes or swimwear and a watertight bag for your valuables because you will get wet!

Included: Full day excursion to Argentina’s side of Iguazu Falls with guide and transportation; Entrance fees; Accommodation in Puerto Iguazu. (Meals – Breakfast).

After breakfast, you´ll begin your exclusive tour of the Argentinean side of Iguazu Falls. You’ll head towards the Iguazu National Park where you’ll climb aboard a small train at the entrance of the National Park and your first stop will ...

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Day 6 - Iguazu Falls to Rio de Janeiro

Exploring Brazil's side of falls and onto Rio

This morning, you’ll dive straight into the action and waste no time as your transfer and guide will pick you up to begin your tour of the Brazilian side of the Falls. Iguazu Falls border Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay and, today you’ll have a guided tour of the Brazilian side. Amidst a vibrant jungle of exotic trees and colorful butterflies, the Brazilian side offers a more panoramic view of the falls as well as an up-close and direct view of Iguaçu’s largest waterfall that stands at over 262 ft. Ominously known as the Garganta del Diablo (or Devil’s Throat), this is the waterfall that made Eleanor Roosevelt say, “Poor Niagara…”. Once the tour is completed you’ll be taken to Foz do Iguaçu airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Once you’ve settled into your accommodation, the rest of the day is free to explore some of our favorite local spots. Stroll along the long boulevards next to the beaches of Ipanema, Leblon, and of course Copacabana while humming the song, Girl from Ipanema’. Along the way, you’ll find plenty of huts selling delicious freshly squeezed juices and coconuts which will refresh you as you soak up the breathtaking cityscape of Rio de Janeiro and realize why the city is known as The Marvelous City’!

Relax and watch the sunset at the beach before going out for dinner at one of the restaurants along the promenade. We recommend trying one of Brazil’s most famous and traditional dishes, feijoada carioca (a stew of beans with beef and pork served with white rice and farofa) washed down with a refreshing caipirinha cocktail or a local beer Brahma and Skol are our favorites! Following dinner, you can go back to your hotel to relax or go to one of the local samba bars to dance the night away!

Included: Half day tour of Brazil’s side of Iguazu Falls with drop off at Foz do Iguaçu Airport with transportation and private guide; Entrance fees to Brazil’s Iguaçu Falls National Park; Transfer from Rio airport to your hotel; Accommodation in Rio. (Meals – Breakfast).

This morning, you’ll dive straight into the action and waste no time as your transfer and guide will pick you up to begin your tour of the Brazilian side of the Falls. Iguazu Falls border Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay and, ...

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Day 7 - Rio de Janiero

Rio like a local

The tour starts at 9 am at the meeting point: in front of the famous “Copacabana Palace Hotel”, an icon of the ’30s / ’40s golden Copacabana years. After learning a bit about this place, you will walk a few blocks to get to the Subway Metro Station, main´s Carioca´s transport around the city every day. You will then reach the Municipal Theatre built on an eclectic style in the first years of the XX century, located in the center of the city. A few blocks away, you will find and jump in the Bondinho Santa Teresa, a cable car built in 1872 that runs on the top of an old aqueduct called Arcos da Lapa. After few stations, we reach the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa, passing by many old antique mansions from the first years of the XX century. You will find here the Parque das Ruinas (closed on Mondays), an old Palace ruins that was rebuilt and became the center of many arts and cultural activities of the city with panoramic views in all its splendor. If clouds allow, you will see from here the City Center, Sugarloaf, Guanabara Bay, and many others. A few Kodak moments later, you will get to the Celaron Colorful Stairs, a cultural main spot at Lapa neighborhood, the core of the Carioca´s nights. Finally, you will enjoy the Confiteria Colombo, an old Art Nouveau coffee store from the latest 1800, chosen as one of the ten beauties coffee stores in the world (closed on Sundays). When this visit is over, you will either we dropped at the Sugarloaf to get into the cable car or take the metro back to the Copacabana Palace where the tour ends. Our guide will give you directions on how to get to the Christ the Redeemer by your own in the afternoon or can pre-buy your Christ the Redeemer entrance fee as availability can be little during some periods.

Following the tour and returning to your hotel or heading straight for the beach, the rest of the day is free to spend at leisure. Tonight keep to the beachside restaurants and feast on a long list of salgadinhos (finger food) such as fried cod cakes, all washed down with a nice cold caipirinha careful though, their sweet and smooth taste packs quite a punch, so drink them with caution!

Included: Private excursion with Guide and Public Transportation; Accommodation in Rio. (Meals – Breakfast).

The tour starts at 9 am at the meeting point: in front of the famous “Copacabana Palace Hotel”, an icon of the ’30s / ’40s golden Copacabana years. After learning a bit about this place, you will walk a few ...

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Day 8 - Rio de Janiero

Leaving Rio...

Today you’ll be picked up and transferred to the airport to take your flight back home.

Included: Private transfer from your hotel to Rio airport. (Meals – Breakfast).

Today you’ll be picked up and transferred to the airport to take your flight back home.

Included: Private transfer from your hotel to Rio airport. (Meals – Breakfast).

Shared Experiences in

We have over 20 years experience building relationships with a short list of some of the best hotels and guides in Central & South America, from 7 regional offices in Latin America. We always aim to offer our tour packages with as little impact with the culture, by using shared transportation and/or private “like a local” excursions using public transportation. Let us know your travel dates and destination preferences, and we’ll match you with YOUR PERFECT Latin America experience. 

Shared Hotels & Pricing

(Price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

Option 1: Comfort
$1,129 /person
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Comfy boutique hotels / B&B's
Option 2: Superior
$1,339 /person
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Premium boutique 4* properties
Option 3: Luxury
$1,919 /person
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The most unique luxury properties
Concerns about traveling during COVID-19?
At Class Adventure Travel, the safety and health of our team and travelers is our top priority. Cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Central and South America have been confirmed, but are significantly fewer (aside from Brazil) than other regions and countries across the globe. Due to the recent pandemic, we have been redefined many of our travel itineraries and operational measures to help bring peace of mind while traveling with us in Latin America. The above tour packages can be organized with private transportation and a personal guide, to allow for social distancing while exploring destinations with our team. We are here for you. If you have any questions whatsoever, please do reach out so we can make sure your answers and mind are left at ease.

Any trip can be cancelled up to 2 weeks prior to arrival, if COVID-19 related.

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