Eastern Cities of Southamerica 9 days / 8 nights
Day 1 Arrival Rio de Janeiro
Welcome to Rio, wonderful beach city, main tour attraction in Brazil. You will be escorted to your hotel. Free time. Accommodation.
Day 2 Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast. Today we will do a half day city tour: Corcovado and floresta d´Tijuca. Get an overview of the city today as we tour Rio's best-known landmarks. The city is divided into a north zone and a south zone by the Serra da Carioca, steep mountains that are part of the Tijuca National Park. These mountains descend to the edge of the city center, where both zones meet. Corcovado Christ statue on one of these mountain peaks offers the best way to become familiar with the city’s geographic, as you have views of both zones from the mountain top. The statue Christ the Redeemer with his outstretched arms, gazes down on the Bahia da Guanabara and a favorite on Rio's postcards the Sugar Loaf. We enjoy a sightseeing ride along Rio’s famous beaches Ipanema and Copacabana Accommodation.
Day 3 Rio de Janeiro / Iguazu
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to fly to the Iguassu Falls. At proper time you will be pick up to do the Brazilian falls Tour. We will do a Half-day tour to admire the waterfalls from the Brazilian territory. End of the tour transfer back hotel. Accommodation.
Day 4 Iguazú
Breakfast. At proper time you will be pick up to do a full day Argentinean falls tour. We will make the tour to the waterfalls, covering them from the Argentine side. After entering the National Park Iguazú, we will make a long walk along the lowest part of the waterfalls, to later visit the upper part of the footbridges. Return and transfer to the airport to fly to Lima (IGU LIM flight does not work every day, only: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday). Welcome to Lima, the 'City of Kings'. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Free time. Accommodation.
Day 5 Iguazú / Buenos Aires
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to fly to Buenos Aires. Welcome to Buenos Aires, beautiful city, capital of Argentina. You will privately escort to your hotel. Accommodation.
Day 6 Buenos Aires
Breakfast. During this day, we will make a half day city tour over the Buenos Aires city, showing its different districts, communities and architectural styles. You will visit the outstanding building of the National Congress, the ancient Council, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Capitol (better known as "Pink House").We will visit Recoleta and San Telmo area, one of the most antique districts of the city, as well as the Boca district, with its "caminito"- a picturesque pedestrian street, where you will find its colorful metal sheet tenements. Finally, the tour will lead us to the recently recycled district of Puerto Madero, old area of the Buenos Aires port. Free afternoon. Accommodation.
Day 7 Buenos Aires / Colonia de Sacramento
Breakfast. From the city of Buenos Aires, several ships on a daily basis leave the city towards the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. Take just 50 minutes to reach the well-known city of Colonia del Sacramento, meeting point of Spanish and Portuguese colonization, while the ship to Montevideo city takes 3hrs along the De la Plata River to reach the Uruguayan capital city.
Transfer to the port of Buenos Aires to take the regular ferry to reach to Colonia de Sacramento (Uruguay), old colonial city from the seventeenth century located over the oriental bank of the De la Plata River. It has a very well maintained architectural wealth.
Welcome at Colonia and Half Day Walking City tour: pedestrian ride along the old fortress used to avoid the advance of the potential enemies. Another visit should be the Royal of San Carlos, outside Colonia city, from where the Spanish troops besieged the Portuguese square fort in 1761. The old historical part of Colonia city was declared by UNESCO as World Heritage of Humanity in 1995, since it is a successful mixture of post-colonial Portuguese and Spanish styles. Accommodation.
Day 8 Colonia de Sacramento / Montevideo
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by bus to Montevideo, capital city of Uruguay and the most important city of the country. Arrival and Half Day City Tour over Montevideo. It has an ideal bay, which constitutes a natural port, the most important of the country. Visit to the old part of the town, better known as "Old Town". Nowadays it constitutes another district of Montevideo, full of companies, state sections and banks. From the colonial time, when the city was surrounded by a fort that protected it from possible invasions, it stays the "Door of the fortress", emblem of the old fortified Montevideo city. Here the most beautiful constructions from the colonial time or the first decades after the independence are kept. The Punta Carretas area, where in the past worked an important prison, today is - in a less explosive way - a big mall, changing it in a fashion district and for big investments. Accommodation.
Day 9 Montevideo / End of our Services
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport of Montevideo. End of our services.