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A Tale of Three Cities
Rio de Janeiro-Buenos Aires-Iguassu Falls

8 Days/7 Nights from $1540

• 3 Nights Rio de Janeiro–Sizzling and exciting

• 3 Nights Buenos Aires–Sophisticated and chic

• 1 Night Iguassu Falls–250 Thundering waterfalls

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EcoAdventures custom excursions to Rio, Buenos Aires and Iguassu Falls
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Rates Include:

• Airfares: Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu Falls (Brazil) & Iguazu Falls (Argentina) to Buenos Aires (Airfares from/to North America are not included. Call 800-326-5025 for airfares.)

• Accommodations in hotel category of choice including breakfast, tax & service

• Round-trip airport/hotel transfers via private car/van with driver/guide

• Half-Day motorcoach tour of Rio's Sugar Loaf & Buenos Aires City

• Walking tours of the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls and of the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls with Devil's Throat excursion
Iguassu Falls
Get up close to Iguassu Falls

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart Home City

Day 2: Arrive Rio Arrive in Rio this morning and transfer to your selected hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 3: Sugar Loaf Tour This half-day motorcoach tour begins with a drive to Praia Vermelia, where you begin the two-stage ascent by cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain for breathtaking views of Guanabara Bay and Rio. (B)

Day 4: In Rio Day at leisure for sightseeing and shopping on your own. Optional tour excursions available upon request. (B)

Stay within walking distance of the spectacular Iguassu Falls at the Belmond Das Cataratas Hotel, Iguassu Falls, BrazilDay 5: Rio to Iguassu Falls Fly away from vibrant Rio to explore one of the world's greatest natural wonders, Iguassu Falls. You will hear the falls' mighty thunder from the elegant Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas, located just footsteps away from the cascading water. (B)

Day 6: Iguassu Falls to Buenos Aires Morning departure for Argentina, where you will have a whole new view of the falls. You will cross into Argentina via the Friendship Bridge and clear Argentine customs. Then, walk along the river's edge where a myriad of flora and fauna inhabits this semi-tropical area. Cross small bridges over tiny waterfalls, climb up the embankment to lookout points, and finally arrive at the main part of the falls, the Devil's Throat. After the tour, transfer to the airport on the Argentine side of the falls for your flight to cosmopolitan Buenos Aires. Transfer to your selected hotel. (B)

Days 7 & 8: Buenos Aires See why Buenos Aires is called the Paris of South America on a half-day motorcoach tour of this elegant city. Drive by the public squares and parks, including Plaza de Mayo, Plaza del Congreso and Palermo Park. See the Pink House (presidential palace), Colon Theater, 9th of July Avenue and visit Recoleta Cemetery, where Evita is buried. (B daily)

Day 9: Buenos Aires/Homeward Bound You have another leisure day for last minute shopping and sightseeing before your afternoon transfer to the airport for your overnight flight home. (B)

Hotel Category
Tour Rates Per Person

Year

Low Season
High Season
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Tourist Class
2016
$1540
575
$1555
620
2017
1710
640
1724
688
Extra Nights Rio
2016
55
119
60
120
2017
62
133
66
132
Extra Nights Iguazu
2016
117
234
120
203
2017
130
260
133
225
Extra Nights Buenos Aires
2016
65
228
70
151
2017
75
254
78
167
First Class
2016
$1760
720
$1831
838
2017
1955
800
2035
930
Extra Nights Rio
2016
81
180
130
178
2017
90
200
145
198
Extra Nights Iguazu
2016
186
342
235
230
2017
206
380
261
255
Extra Nights Buenos Aires
2016
60
200
145
228
2017
66
223
161
254
Superior First Class
2016
$1951
865
$2008
965
2017
2168
961
2232
1071
Extra Nights Rio
2016
126
277
126
277
2017
140
308
140
308
Extra Nights Iguazu
2016
186
265
235
430
2017
206
295
261
478
Extra Nights Buenos Aires
2016
70
245
75
257
2017
77
272
85
285
Deluxe Class
2016
$2300
1168
$2384
1170
2017
2555
1297
2650
1300
Extra Nights Rio
2016
178
285
190
418
2017
197
317
211
464
Extra Nights Iguazu
2016
226
320
283
520
2017
251
356
314
578
Extra Nights Buenos Aires
2016
102
230
102
359
2017
115
256
115
398
Deluxe Plus Class
2016
$2400
1304
$2715
1565
2017
2670
1448
3015
1740
Extra Nights Rio
2016
185
296
268
590
2017
205
328
297
655
Extra Nights Iguazu
2016
271
325
294
411
2017
301
361
326
456
Extra Nights Buenos Aires
2016
147
332
160
563
2017
163
369
177
625
Note: Low Season: MAR-JUN & SEP.
Rates apply to dates of occupancy in Rio and Buenos Aires,
not to the departure dates from the USA.
Rates are
not valid during New Year's Eve, Carnival or Easter Week.

Hotels in Category
Rio's Dois Hermaos
City
Tourist Class
First Class
Superior First Class
Deluxe
Deluxe Plus Class
Rio de Janeiro
Sofitel Rio Palace
(Dlx Ocean Front)
Iguassu Falls
Esturion
(Regency)
Buenos Aires
Park Hyatt Duhau (Park King/Twin rm)
or Mio (Suite)

Suggested Optional Rio Day Tours
Samba Show at Rio's Plataforma Cabaret
$65
Half-Day Motorcoach Corcovado & Tijuca Forest Jeep Safari
110
36
Full-Day Motorcoach Petropolis Tour with Lunch - Tue, Thur & Sat only
119
115
130

Suggested Optional Buenos Aires Day Tours
Full-Day Motorcoach Gaucho Festival Tour with BBQ Lunch Sun, Wed & Fri only
$86
Attend a full-day Argentine Gaucho Festival tour with BBQ lunch.
Full-Day Catamaran Tour to Colonia, Uruguay with Lunch
$420
Evening Motorcoach Tour to Tango Show featuring:
Carlos Gardel
$89
Sabor a Tango
75
El Viejo Almacen
60
Rojo Tango
170
Evening Motorcoach Tour to Tango Show with Dinner featuring: Carlos Gardel
$119
Sabor a Tango
70
El Viejo Almacen
80
Rojo Tango
235

Take a high-speed Catamaran to Colonia, Uruguay on EcoAdventures Full-Day Catamaran Tour to Colonia, Uruguay with Lunch.
Take a high-speed Catamaran to Colonia, Uruguay

Suggested Optional Iguazu Falls Day Tours
Viewing Iguassu Falls from the Brazilian side. You can walk out to the edge and look right over the falls!
Viewing Iguassu Falls
from the Brazilian side
Half-Day La Gran Aventura Boat Tour
$98
Half-Day Iguassu Falls (Argentina) Tour included
incl.
Half-Day Motorcoach Itaipu Dam Tour
$139
Full-Day Jesuit Missions Tour with lunch
OR

Click here for EcoAdventures' exciting Uruguay Extensions, featuring a catamaran adventure to Montevideo and/or an overnight at the beautiful Estancia San Pedro de Timote. Or extend your stay at one of the beautiful Argentine estancias outside Buenos Aires: The magnificent Norman-Tudor mansion Estancia Villa Maria or the Italianate "belle epoch" Estancia El Ombu San Antonio de Areco.