The Wonders of Brazil & Argentina - Pre-reservation 2024
The Wonders of Brazil and Argentina tour covers the most iconic sights of the Amazon rainforest, Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls and Buenos Aires. The tour combines cinematic landscapes, kaleidoscopic culture, head-spinning biodiversity, and constant expressions of joie de vivre in a carefully designed itinerary. Brazil is synonymous with a passion for life and a diversity of both nature and culture. We’ll traverse the bustling, sensual metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, enjoy a panoramic feast of the breath-taking Iguazu Falls, and journey through the last great wilderness on Earth, the Amazon rainforest, teeming with thousands of species of animals and plants.
From Brazil, we’ll travel to the other side of the falls in Argentina. Here we’ll be immersed in the sophistication and the fiery passion of Buenos Aires, finding Argentina's soul in the glamorous tango, excellent wines, nouvelle cuisine, Pampas horseriding and Gauchos. We'll discover Argentina's colorful neighborhoods of La Boca, San Telmo, Retiro and Recoleta and even venture to the neighboring country of Uruguay by fast boat.
HIGHLIGTS: Night time canoe rides and rainforest walks with naturalist guides ● Spotting caiman, sloths and pink Amazon dolphins ● Swimming in the Amazon and the Rio Negro ● Meeting of the Negro and the Amazon Rivers ● Daily lectures on the Amazon wildlife and native culture ● Exploring Rio de Janeiro landmarks with a private guide ● Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain ● Exotic samba show ● Sunset cruise in Rio's Guanabara Bay ● Staying at a luxurious hotel inside the Iguazu Falls National Park ● Naturalist-led tours of the Iguazu Falls ● Macuco Safari up close to the falls ● South American birds at the Bird Park ● Both Brazilian and Argentine sides of Iguazu Falls ● The glamorous, eclectic and emotionally charged atmosphere of Buenos Aires ● Colorful neighborhoods of Recoleta, Palermo, Retiro, Puerto Madero, La Boca ● Exquisitely staged tango performance ● Gaucho culture in the vast pampas and in traditional estancias ● Learning about the Malbec wines and asado, the Argentine steak barbecue ● The historic and picturesque Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay
Itinerary specifics subject to change.
Manaus | Rainforest | Amazon Flora | Amazon Orchids | Amazon Fauna | Rio de Janeiro | Buenos Aires | Iguazu Falls | The Guarani Tribe and the Iguazú River | Gaucho Culture | Tango | Mate Ritual | Colonia del Sacramento (Urugway) | The Los Glaciares National Park | Books & Movies