Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay – the big three of South America. These are places that many visit to see the famous Christ the Redeemer statue, Copacabana, Iguazu Falls, Paraty, or the historic districts of Buenos Aires and the charming towns of Uruguay. Places with a rich history and culture, full of bustling streets, friendly inhabitants, and the aroma of local dishes.
Culture and history
Flight to Rio de Janeiro
We will begin our adventure with passport and baggage check-in and a flight to Rio de Janeiro – a city known for its famous and colorful carnival, Copacabana beach, and the world-renowned Christ the Redeemer statue.
Rio de Janeiro
And so the exploration of Rio begins – a city full of contrasts. We’ll start by ascending to the top of Corcovado with the famous Christ the Redeemer statue. Then, we’ll take a cable car to the summit of “Sugarloaf Mountain,” where we’ll enjoy a panoramic view of the city. We’ll make a brief stop at the famous Maracanã Stadium. The day will conclude with dinner at one of the “churrascarias.” Accommodation and overnight stay in Rio.
After breakfast, we will head to Copacabana and Ipanema to experience the beach atmosphere in Rio. Tourists and residents of Rio gather here to relax on the beach or listen to live music in one of the nearby bars. In the afternoon, we will visit the famous ‘Selaron Staircase’ – renowned steps representing the colors of Brazil (yellow, green, and blue) and Chile (red). We’ll end our day by strolling through the Old Town. Transfer to the hotel and overnight stay.
In the early morning, we’ll head to see Paraty – a colonial town with fantastic architecture and coastal vibes. Thanks to its cobblestone streets, small churches, and mountainous panorama, it is an incredibly picturesque place. For more demanding tourists, there is an opportunity to delve into the history of this place, which was once the main point of transportation for gold to Europe. After a day full of relaxation, we will go on a cruise around Guanabara Bay. After watching the sunset, we’ll return to the hotel in Rio.
Morning in Paraty, followed by a transfer to Sao Paulo. Accommodation and overnight stay.
Iguazu Falls on the Brazilian side
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight to Iguazu National Park. With its 275 waterfalls, picturesque flora, and fauna of the rainforest, it’s a magnificent spectacle of nature. We’ll also visit the bird reserve, home to over 800 species ranging from colorful parrots to pink ibises and toucans. Transfer for dinner and overnight stay in Iguazu.
Iguazu Falls on the Argentine side
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, after checking into the hotel and a short rest, we will visit the famous neighborhood of La Boca, renowned for tango and football. Then, we’ll take a stroll through Plaza de Mayo to briefly visit the Metropolitan Cathedral. We’ll also visit the historic Recoleta Cemetery, recognized as a work of art in its own right.
Colonia del Sacramento
Departure from Buenos Aires
And so our adventure in South America comes to an end. However, let’s hope it’s not for long. After saying goodbye to the group and returning home, we can start planning our next trips to South America or other corners of the world. Perhaps this time Colombia?
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