Argentina – Brazil: From ice to the Sun!

Argentina – Brazil: From ice to the Sun!

ABOUT TOUR:

A fascinating journey to Argentina and Brazil with a visit to the incredible natural wonders like Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia and the Iguazu falls, located on the countries border of Brazil and Argentina.

You with your own eyes will see the two famous world capitals (Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires), you can enjoy Argentine tango, wine and steaks and try out the real Brazilian coffee! 

The delightful Argentina with its capital Buenos Aires is one of the most visited places in South America. And Iguazu Falls located on the border of Argentina and Brazil can be included in the list of wonders of nature. There are approximately 270 waterfalls, whose height is about 82 meters. The falls are 4000 meters wide, so you can walk around them for a long time, admiring amazing views. The waterfalls themselves are separated by small islands from each other. And the Perito Moreno Glacier, that is located in Patagonia, is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It is about 30 thousand years old. The size of Perito Moreno is really impressive: about 60 meters high, 4 kilometers wide and 30 kilometers long. It is the third largest fresh water source in the world.

Brazil is a country of paradise flower gardens, green cities, endless beaches and hot tropical sun. It is a country of contrasts – business megalopolises, tourist coastal cities near the ocean and hundreds of kilometers of the wild jungles of Amazonia.

Dates of travel: during the whole year (except the time of carnivals, New Year and international congresses)

Duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Route: Buenos Aires – El Calafate – Foz do Iguazu – Rio de Janeiro

Tour’s cost:
EUR 1600 per person in double room (4* hotel)
EUR 2866 per person in single room (4* hotel)
EUR 1272 per person in triple room (4* hotel)

EUR 2036 per person in double room (5* hotel)
EUR 3710 per person in single room (5* hotel)
EUR 1686 per person in triple room (5* hotel)

Prices are valid for a specified period with the exception of the time of major international and national conventions, congresses, meetings, etc.

4* hotels on tour:
Dazzler San Telmo (2 nights) - Unique (2 nights) – Viale Cataratas (2 nights) – Copacabana Praia (3 nights)

5* hotels on tour:
Intercontinental (2 nights) - Imago (2 nights) – Mabu Thermas Gran Resort (2 nights) – Hilton Copacabana (3 nights)

Included in total price: 
* meeting at the airport
* transfer airport-hotel-airport
* accommodation in hotels according to the program 
* meals: breakfasts
* comfortable transportation throughout the tour (with air conditioning)
* guided tour with a Russian-speaking guide (group excursion to the Perito Moreno glacier with an English-speaking guide
* entrance fees, taxes and tolls

NOT included in total price:
* international flight
* health insurance
* tips and additional personal expenses
* optional excursions
* food and drink during travel
* flights: Buenos Aires – El Calafate – Foz do Iguazu – Rio de Janeiro

With love – yours AFY TRAVEL.

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Day 1. Buenos Aires
Arrival at Buenos Aires airport. Individual transfer with driver to the hotel.

Day 2. Buenos Aires
Breakfast at the hotel. Guided tour in the Buenos Aires with a Russian-speaking guide: half day city tour.
This tour will give you the opportunity to meet the multifaceted life of the city and its inhabitants. You’ll see the symbol of the city – 67-meter-high obelisk standing on the widest street in the world – 9th July ave. You will see the extraordinary square on the Plaza de Mayo, as well as St. Martin’s Square, Congress Square, Corrientes Mayo Avenue and much more. You will visit the historic districts of La Boca, San Telmo and Montserrat and the elegant and prestigious areas of Palermo and Roselet. At the tour is included a visit to the modern districts of the city: Puerto Madero and the parks of 3rd February and Lesame.
At the end of the day visit the financial and commercial center of the city and the football stadium.
At the evening you’ll see an unforgettable tango show and have a dinner. (Group tour without guide)

Day 3. Buenos Aires – El Calafate
Breakfast at the hotel. Individual transfer without a guide to the airport for departure to El Calafate. Arrival at El Calafate. Individual transfer with driver to the hotel.


Day 4. El Calafate
Breakfast at the hotel. Group excursion to the Perito Moreno glacier with an English-speaking guide.
The Perito Moreno Glacier is a giant and majestic iced river 100 km long, more than 60 m high and about 4 km wide, which slowly slips from the Andes top into the waters of the Argentine lake. Hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world come here to see the fascinating view of how the icy walls of a glacier are crumbling with a powerful roar and slowly go under the water, raising huge waves.

Day 5. El Calafate – Iguazu 
Breakfast in the hotel. Individual transfer without a guide to the airport for departure to Iguazu.
Meeting with the driver and transfer to the selected hotel.
Additionally, you can book a tour to the waterfalls from the Argentine side (165 USD / per person). Excursion to the Argentine waterfalls with the guide. We will take a walk in the National Park and watch the waterfalls from special viewing platforms located high above the falls. Huge water streams of various shapes and heights falling down from a huge height, over which multicolored rainbows appears. Impressions of this view will stay with you forever. The most impressive waterfall is the one called Devil's Throat, which is the largest waterfall. The national park is located on an area of ​​55,500 hectares in where the unique flora and fauna is preserved.


Day 6. Iguazu
There will be a rich excursion program. The waterfalls of Foz do Iguazu, which are located on the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, are 275 water streams, falling from a huge height. Waterfalls are located on the territory of the national park with a unique flora and fauna, they have arisen as a result of volcanic eruption and the displacement of the earth’s layers. The name of the waterfalls in Guarani means “big water”. 275 waterfalls, each of which has its own name, are falling down with a roar into the gorge of the Devil's Throat. The contrast between the calm and even lazy flow of the waters of the Iguassu River above the waterfalls and the powerful overthrow of raging streams of water from a height of 72 meters into the abyss is amazing. You can watch this view for hours without stopping and thinking about the magnificence and eternity of our universe. (Excursion with a Russian-speaking guide).

Day 7. Iguazu – Rio de Janeiro 
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for flight to Rio de Janeiro. Arrival at the airport of Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to the hotel. You can spend your day as you wish. Maybe you want to see and feel the city life rush as soon as possible. Or maybe you want to stay alone with yourself, then there is always a corner somewhere between the palm trees, sand and waves of the ocean.

Day 8. Rio de Janeiro 
Breakfast at the hotel. Half-day excursion to Sugar Loaf with a Russian-speaking guide. The first stop is on Urka Mountain, which has a wide viewing platform, where you can have a snack in a restaurant or bar. On the very mountain Sugar Loaf there is a smaller viewing platform, but it offers a beautiful view of Rio, Copacabana Beach, the bay, the surrounding mountains, islands in the ocean, the Niteroi Bridge and the statue of Christ.
Then by car you will go to the central areas of old Rio, where you will see several ancient churches, monasteries, the main Cathedral of the city, as well as buildings built in the colonial style.

Day 9. Rio de Janeiro
After breakfast we’ll go on a city tour with a Russian-speaking guide. You will see several ancient churches, monasteries, the main cathedral of the city, as well as buildings built in the colonial style. Then – arriving at the station, where starts an open, environmentally safe train, which goes through the jungle to the top of Corcovado Hill. On both sides of the railway there are breathtaking views of the Tizhuk forest, inhabited by monkeys and other exotic animals and birds. At the top of the Corcovado Hill, at an altitude of 700 m above sea level, stands the symbol of Rio – the statue of Christ the Savior (38 m), which was built in 1931. From the top of Corcovado Hill you can enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the metropolis and its surroundings: the Niteroi Bridge, Guanabara Bay, the Botanical Garden, the world's largest stadium Maracan, Sugar Loaf and many others.

Day 10. Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Rio de Janeiro airport without a guide.