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Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil Discovery

Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil Discovery (Insight Vacations)
 

Summary:

Treat yourself to the finer things in life as you sip Copacabana Beach cocktails in Rio, shop the Tango District antique markets in Buenos Aires and unwind at a spa hotel, overlooking the mists of the Iguazú Falls in Argentina. In the vineyards of Mendoza...

Duration
11 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
29-Jan-2022
Starting at
USD 5,095.00
USD 4,521.00
Price per day
USD 411.00

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Insight Vacations
Tour
Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil Discovery


Summary

Treat yourself to the finer things in life as you sip Copacabana Beach cocktails in Rio, shop the Tango District antique markets in Buenos Aires and unwind at a spa hotel, overlooking the mists of the Iguazú Falls in Argentina. In the vineyards of Mendoza, stop to sample the flavors of Argentina’s revered wine region with an indulgent Malbec tasting, followed by a delicious dinner of Asado Porteño —traditional Argentinian barbecue made with a medley of marinades. Cross the Rio de la Plata to explore the UNESCO World heritage city of Colonia del Sacramento, before journeying onwards for an adventure in Rio de Janeiro. Follow in the footsteps of your Local Expert for an exclusive guided tour of the Rio Botanical Garden—a precious collection of the world’s oldest trees and exotic orchids.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Arrive In Buenos Aires
Day 2.
Explore Buenos Aires Relaxed Start
Day 3.
On To Colonia Del Sacramento
Day 4.
Buenos Aires To Mendoza
Day 5.
Flavour Of Mendoza Relaxed Start
Day 6.
Mendoza To Iguassu Falls
Day 7.
Sightseeing At Iguassu Falls Relaxed Start
Day 8.
The Brazilian Side
Day 9.
Explore Rio De Janeiro
Day 10.
Leisure Time In Rio De Janeiro Relaxed Start
Day 11.
Depart Rio De Janeiro

Visited Countries (2): Argentina, Brazil

Visited cities (6): Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls (Argentina), Iguazu Falls (Brasil), La Plata, Mendoza, Rio de Janeiro

 

Remarks

Highlights

Authentic Dining

  • Buenos Aires: Relax and unwind before meeting your Travel Director and fellow guests for a Welcome Dinner and drinks.
  • Buenos Aires: In the evening, enjoy an authentic Asado Porteno (Argentinian barbecue) with local chef, Luis. He will share his own family recipe and how grilling the perfect beef has become a family ritual and local tradition.
  • Montevideo: Visit a local olive oil farm in the countryside of Colonia Del Sacramento and enjoy a tour of their facilities with a local expert before sitting down for a farm to table lunch paired with local wines.
  • Iguassu Falls: Your Highlight Dinner will be served at The Argentine Experience where you'll learn how to prepare your own wine-based cocktail, and your own empanadas. Afterword, savour an Argentinian picada and sample mate and Alfajores, Argentina's famous national sweet. To enhance your dining experience, your dishes will be complemented by Argentinian wine pairings.
  • Rio de Janeiro: Enjoy a Highlight Lunch with a classic Caipirinha cocktail at Casa Camolese, a contemporary restaurant situated next to the botanical garden.
  • Rio de Janeiro: In the evening, commemorate your holiday as you join your new friends for a memorable Celebration Dinner at a traditional Brazilian churrascaria with beautiful views of the Sugarloaf Mountain.
  • Dining Summary: 10 Breakfast (B), 5 Dinner with Wine (DW), 1 Lunch (L), and 2 Lunch with Wine (LW)

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Mendoza: A day made for budding wine connoisseurs, enjoy a leisurely winery tour where you'll learn more about wine making and taste some of the vineyard's delicious Malbecs.
  • Mendoza: Go on a nature tour to the Villavicencio Reserve located in the middle of the Andes. Head on a guided hike with a Local Expert to see the rich, natural mountainous landscape and enjoy a picnic style lunch alfresco.

Insight Choice

  • Mendoza: Go on a nature tour to the Villavicencio Reserve located in the middle of the Andes. Head on a guided hike with a Local Expert to see the rich, natural mountainous landscape and enjoy a picnic style lunch alfresco.

Insight Experiences

  • Buenos Aires: Witness a private demonstration and performance by professional tango dancers and musicians at an authentic “conventillo” in La Boca, where you will be introduced to this passionate dance and upbeat music.

Make Travel Matter

  • Rio de Janeiro: Join a local botanist for an exclusive guided visit to Rio’s Botanical Garden, a research and preservation site for a rare collection of bromeliads and orchids, as well as old trees and exotic plants.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Buenos Aires: Start your first full day in Buenos Aires with a city tour of Argentina's cosmopolitan capital. Take in the gorgeous local sights, including the Palacio Barolo, Casa Rosada and Plaza de Mayo.
  • Buenos Aires: Visit the historic Mercado San Telmo. Built in 1897, this indoor market is situated in the Tango District, in the heart of the San Telmo neighbourhood. Here you’ll find everything from fresh fruit and spices, to vintage clothing, antiques and crafts.
  • Montevideo: Visit the city of Colonia del Sacramento, with its charming cobbled streets and historic buildings. Now a UNESCO World heritage site, this colourful destination was originally founded by the Portuguese in the 1600s.
  • Mendoza: A day made for budding wine connoisseurs, enjoy a leisurely winery tour where you'll learn more about wine making and taste some of the vineyard's delicious Malbecs.
  • Iguassu Falls: Take in breathtaking views of the jungle and falls, before heading out with a Local Expert to explore the Argentinian side of the park.
  • Iguassu Falls: Today you’ll take a guided visit to the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls. While the walk is on the shorter side, it's no less impressive, allowing you to see all the cascades at once.
  • Rio de Janeiro: Conclude your day with a cable car ride up to Sugarloaf Mountain for panoramic views of the Guanabara Bay and Rio's mountainous coastline.
  • Rio de Janeiro: In the morning, take a tour of Tijuca Forest National Park, where you’ll find Mount Corcovado, home to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.

Well-being

  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 20 or more guests).
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

Included in Price

Additional Included Highlights

  • From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.
  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.

Travel Package

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