National Geographic Journeys

Explore Argentina & Brazil

  • Duration 9 Days | Buenos Aires to Rio de Janiero
  • Group Size Max 16
  • From $4,177 AUD
Call 1300 363 742

Trip Overview

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 Iguassu Falls the next. While gliding effortlessly from samba to tango and from village life to the rain forest, soak up the rhythms of this diverse region.

Trip Highlights

  • Witness Iguaçu Falls from both the Brazilian and Argentine sides, and opt to cruise among the mists of this breathtaking natural wonder.
  • Spend time with an Afro-Brazilian community outside of Parati, and opt to cruise to nearby islands.
  • Explore Rio de Janeiro from our base on the famous Copacabana Beach.

Itinerary - 9 Days

Day 1 Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included. Those who arrive early may wish to explore the downtown neighborhoods and museums.

Days 2 & 3 Iguaçu Falls

Fly to Iguaçu Falls and spend two days exploring this UNESCO World Heritage site from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides. Learn about the region’s flora and fauna with a local biologist. Opt to ride a boat to the base of the falls, soar above them on a thrilling helicopter ride, walk the nature trails and catwalks of the surrounding national park, or visit a nearby bird sanctuary. (2B)

Day 4 São Paulo

Fly to São Paulo and discover the city through gastronomy and architecture. Visit some of the city's most noted sites and along the way a specialist guide will also share knowledge of popular local cuisine. (1B, 1L)

Days 5 & 6 Parati

Continue by van to Parati, and enjoy a visit to a nearby Afro-Brazilian community for a unique cultural experience and traditional meal. Opt to visit a cachaça distillery. The next day, take a boat excursion to nearby islands and beaches. (2B, 1L, 1D)

Days 7 & 8 Rio de Janiero

Continue by private van to Rio de Janeiro for free time to explore the city from our hotel in Copacabana. Opt to take a city tour or see a samba show. (2B)

Day 9 Rio de Janiero

Depart at any time. (1B)

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