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RIO DE JANEIRO & IGUASSU FALLS

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Travel at your own pace on this independent with stays in Rio and Iguassu. Your takes you to explore Rio De Janeiro, Brazil's capital from 1763 to 1960. Here, Brazil’s second largest city is ideally situated between the mountains and the sea and is blessed with beautiful beaches, historical and cultural sites, and samba. Rio is also home to the Maracanã Stadium, one of the world’s largest football stadiums. Day or night, you will quickly find out why Rio is known as the Marvelous City! From there, you will have the opportunity to explore Iguassu Falls where the waterfalls of the Iguassu River are sure to captivate you on the border of Argentina and Brazil. A short 2-hour flight connects Rio, Sao Paulo, and Buenos Aires to the city of Iguassu. People gather here all year to witness one of the planet’s natural wonders. The number of falls varies between 197 to 275 depending on the water level. The most impressive of them is undoubtedly the Devil’s Throat on the Argentinean side, at 246 feet high and 2,100 feet long. The falls are shared by two parks—the Iguassu National Park in Argentina and Iguassu National Park in Brazil, both designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Your includes a half day city tour to Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer in Rio, a half day tour to the Brazilian side of the falls, and a half day tour to the Argentinean side of the falls.

Itinerary

  1. RIO DE JANEIRO

    Arrive in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to the hotel.

  2. RIO DE JANEIRO

    Depart on your tour to visit one of the most famous landmarks in the world. After a scenic drive along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, you will arrive at the bottom of the Corcovado Hill. Then embark on a cogwheel train that ascends through the Tijuca Forest towards the peak of the mountain. Here you will find the Christ the Redeemer Statue located 2,330 ft. above sea level. Enjoy the magnificent views! (B)

  3. RIO DE JANEIRO

    Day at leisure. Choose from one of our optional tours available. (B)

  4. RIO DE JANEIRO I FOZ DO IGUASSU

    At agreed time, transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport for your flight to Foz do Iguassu. Welcome to Iguassu! Meet your guide at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Today we tour the Brazilian side of the Falls, which offers the grander view. Starting at the hotel, our journey takes us to the Brazilian National Park. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the subtropical forest along the catwalks and then take the panoramic glass elevator ride for amazing views, particularly of the Devil’s Throat, where the Rio Iguassu makes its most dramatic plunge, splitting into dozens of waterfalls. You will never forget this sight. Remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

  5. FOZ DO IGUASSU

    After breakfast, depart for a tour of the Argentinian side of the Falls for a closer view. We cross the border into Argentina and arrive at the Parque Nacional Iguassu. Hop aboard the train for a panoramic view of subtropical rainforest, with thousands of plant species and hundreds of bird types, and many mammals and reptiles. The highlight: A stop at the suspended platform at the very brink of the Devil’s Throat, largest of the waterfalls. This is an amazing experience! (B)

  6. FOZ DO IGUASSU TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

    Transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)

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