Welcome to Brazil and the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. On arrival, you will be met by our tour manager in the arrivals area of the airport. Proceed to your waiting vehicle and get set to explore the city.
Later explore the city on a guided tour. Rio de Janeiro is rich in cultural diversity, with numerous cultural centers, museums of diverse interests, many themed bookstores, and excellent libraries. Many of these places are installed in secular buildings of great historical value, which have marked part of the country's history.
Start the tour with the Cultural Heritage of Unesco, the church of São Bento, continue through the XV square, Arcos do Teles, Banco do Brasil Cultural Center, post office, Fine Arts Museum and finally end in the newest complex of the city, The Boulevard Olimpico. The guide will help to explore the historic Mauá Square and its charms, strolling past the Mauá Pier, Rio Museum of Art, Museum of the Morning, where you will visit the futuristic museum (Ticket included)
Enjoy a buffet breakfast in your hotel and get set for a day with nature.
Departure from the hotel in 4x4 Jeep (opened military style jeeps) for an exciting tour passing the famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, through the heart of the exuberant Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world. First stop will be at Vista Chinesa "Chinese View" a lookout that has a pagoda-like gazebo. Further up and already entering the Tijuca forest national park, passing by the Açude da Solidão which is a secondary entrance to the forest passing by to the emperor´s Table. Returning to the jeeps another stops now at the famous Tijuca Waterfall and the Cascatinha falls.
Hard to believe that you are in the middle of a "jungle" in an urban Rio de Janeiro!
Thereafter transfer until the Paineiras station where you board the van to go up to the Statue of Christ Redeemer at the top of Corcovado Mountain. Enjoy breathtaking views and take memorable photos, before your return to Paineiras in vans and embark in the jeeps.
Post lunch, visit the Botanical Garden spread over 137 hectares and has vegetation like the Atlantic Forest. The arboretum, to which the visitors have access, counts 54 hectares. With 7200 species of plants classified, including roughly 5500 trees and shrubs, it is considered one of the most important botanical gardens in the world. The first greenhouse at the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Gardens was built in 1890. It was made from wood and shaped as an octagon. In the 1930's, the greenhouse was remodeled in glass and iron, like the style of the English glasshouses. Today the Orchidarium includes the glasshouse and the whole area that surrounds it, with a nursery with over 3000 orchid vases.
A sumptuous buffet breakfast later, via the Aterro do Flamengo, visit the neighborhood of Urca where one of the largest symbols of the city is located: Sugar Loaf. Travel all the way to the top in two steps by cable car. The first cable car goes to Urca Hill, a vantage points 215 meters high which grants beautiful views of Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Mountain. From this stage, a second cable car ascends to the top. At 395 meters enjoy splendid views of Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress, and several beaches of Niterói.
After breakfast in your hotel, check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguassu Falls (Flight cost not included)
On arrival, Lunch at local restaurant and thereafter tour of the Brazillian side of the falls. Walk through the most important track of the park where the participants can enjoy an astonishing view of the waterfalls. From the local belvedere get a privileged sight of both parks of the waterfalls, Return to the main point via the panoramic elevator.
After breakfast in your hotel, depart to Iguazú National Park —a total of 55,500 hectares— bears the name of the river serving as northern border, which means ‘great waters’ in the guaraní language. Surrounded by a lush subtropical rainforest, find the majestic Iguazú Waterfalls. Its water volume and more than 275 falls places it among the most important and spectacular waterfalls in the world. On different footbridges, we will visit the heart of the waterfalls, appreciating them from different angles. Visit the lower circuit, and feel part of nature, refreshing ourselves with waterfall drizzle. On the upper circuit, stop at different viewpoints, and then reach the balcony at Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat). No doubt, this is the most amazing of all falls: water falls from 80 meters.
Big adventure navigation tour : A tour that combines rainforest and waterfalls. Ride trucks into the vast wild vegetation joined by experienced guides. Alight at the pier and board a boat to sail the Iguazú Inferior River canyon, rafting the river rapids to appreciate falls from the San Martín Island peaceful backwater. Thereafter visit the Tres Mosqueteros (Three Musketeers) fall, and Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat) will crown the tour. Sailing the coast of the island, get to the next exciting point: the San Martín fall, the greatest a boat can approach.
IMPORTANT: We recommend taking a second pair of shoes, informal clothes to change because in the Great Adventure excursion everyone will get wet.
Check out of the hotel, after a buffet breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight to Beunos Aires (Flight cost not included)
On arrival, enjoy lunch and then proceed for a city tour.
Highlights: Recoleta - Palermo - Plaza de Mayo - Puerto Madero - San Telmo - La Boca
On an unforgettable route, live all the Porteño magic. These few hours features all the magic of Argentina’s capital city. In this most complete overview of “the Paris of South America” visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and its most famous cemetery, Palermo, May Square and the Pink House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the newest & trendiest Puerto Madero area and many other significant buildings and places of unique architectural, historical, and cultural value. The visit would be incomplete without the sights of the first settlements of the city of Buenos Aires. The Pintoresque neighborhood of San Telmo, residence to the Porteño Aristocracy until the end of the XIX century and where the renowned antiques market is held every Sunday; Caminito Street, in the colorful, Italian immigrants neighborhood of La Boca. Later this evening, enjoy a traditional Tango Show with dinner.
Tango Porteño recreates the golden age, the 40's, which used to be the undisputed reign of tango, the great passion of all Argentine society. It proposes a journey through time through those glorious years in Buenos Aires, when tango was breathed and enjoyed in every corner of the city. Tango Porteño is a wonderful space where great orchestras live and coexist. The scenographic display and the meticulousness of the costumes create the unbeatable framework to transport us back in time and enjoy an unforgettable experience: relive that time when all of Buenos Aires was Tango.
Enjoy a buffet breakfast in your hotel and the highlights of today’s tour will be the San Isidro Cathedral - Tigre Navigation.
This tour will offer the passengers a different way to explore and enjoy the nature, very close to the city. On the way north to Tigre, which is about 30 km away from Buenos Aires, and one of the biggest Deltas in the world, you will go through one of the most beautiful accesses downtown, passing by residential suburban neighborhoods with their calm narrow roads, Yacht clubs, and mansions. Departing from Tigre’s pier, on board of a typical island launch, the green labyrinth of channels and streams will open its doors to let you explore the nature of its islands, enjoying the views of beautiful riverside villas, Victorian docks, English gardens, and traditional rowing and boating clubs. For more than 100 years, the maze of rivers and channels of the Tigre Delta have been a favorite weekend gateway for "porteños". During this relaxing off-site, you will leave the bustling city behind and enter a world that has changed little since the 1920s.
After a buffet breakfast, you will check out and transfer to the airport for your flight back home, or why not consider an extension to Peru! (B)
|Per Person on Twin Sharing||US$ 2570.00|
|Single Supplement||US$ 430.00|
|DEPARTURE DATES 2022|
Rio De Janeiro
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|Non – Refundable deposit to book your tour||US$ 500 Per Person|
|Full payment to be made||60 days prior to departure|
|Cancellation of Tour due to border closure in Origin or Destination, 60 days prior to Departure date||Administrative Fees US$ 100 per person|
|Cancellation between 59 – 45 days prior to departure||30% of the total tour cost per person|
|Cancellation between 44 – 30 days prior to departure||60% of the total tour cost per person|
|Cancellation between 29 – 15 days prior to departure||75% of the total tour cost per person|
|Cancellation 14 Days till Tour date||100% of Total Tour cost Per Person|
Keeping in view the safety of all travellers and as per the requirement of various countries, only people who have completed both the vaccinations at least 14 days before the travel date will be allowed on the tour
In case we are unable to operate a tour due to Border Closure, Airtours Holidays LLC will refund the deposit amount after deducting the administrative fees of USD 100 per person. In the event that the entire tour cost has been paid by you and we in turn have paid our overseas tour operators, after which the tour gets cancelled due to Border Closure, then it is possible that we are not able to get the amount back, then we will try and get the refund or a credit note for a later travel date. Any loss due to the exchange rate will affect the refund amount
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Single Room Supplement Charges will be applicable in case any of the client cancels the booking of sharing the room together.