Buenos Aires to Rio Unplugged

From £1760 for 17 days
Trip Overview
2018 TRIP ITINERARY CHANGE – From January next year, the trip code and itinerary of this trip will change. Please see the Buenos Aires to Rio Explorer (GGBDC) on our website Hug the coastline of eastern South America on this amazing unplugged adventure. Discover an array of colourful Argentinean attractions, travel to Rio de Janeiro to soak up 'la vida' Brazil style and experience life on a working estancia in Uruguay. South America will reveal itself as a fun, feisty and flamboyant continent that will leave you giddy and wanting more, more, more!
Essential Info
Starts: Buenos Aires
Ends: Rio de Janeiro
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IGGRS
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, South America
What's Included


6 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
3 Dinners included


Bus,Overnight bus,Plane,Private vehicle


Estancia (3 nts),Hotel (11 nts),Overnight bus (1 nt)

Trip Highlights

•   Soak up the cosmopolitan, European and Latin charms of Buenos Aires and explore the sights of its historic city centre

•   Harness your inner gaucho during a three-day stay at a working estancia in Uruguay. Whether it’s getting involved in daily chores around the farm, working with livestock or simply relaxing on the ranch, experience a unique way of life and Uruguayan hospitality at its best

•   The mighty Iguazu Falls straddles the border between Argentina and Brazil, and you’ll be able to see it from both sides

•   Step back in time in the traffic-free streets of colonial Paraty, where Portugal meets Brazil, jungle meets sea and relaxation meets adventure

•   If it weren’t for the ruins of an old prison, you’d never imagine that Ilha Grande has such treacherous history of piracy, disease and criminality. Enjoy two free full days to discover virgin rainforest, crystal lagoons and some of Brazil’s best beaches in this undeveloped island paradise

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Departing: 26th January 2018
Returning: 11th February 2018
Buenos Aires - Rio de Janeiro
Fully Booked
Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos. Welcome to Argentina. Your adventure begins with an orientation walk around Buenos Aires’ Microcentro district at 1pm. Your leader will be waiting in the lobby of your joining point hotel. Pass by historic buildings along the Avenida de Mayo, including the Casa Rosada (Argentina's government house) and perhaps have a coffee in the traditional Café Tortoni. Stroll around the picturesque streets of San Telmo and its antique markets. In the evening, attend a group welcome meeting at 6pm. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask reception where it will take place. We'll be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so ensure you bring these details to provide to your leader. If you're going to be late, please inform hotel reception. Head out tonight and be swept away by the dance of love at an optional tango show. There’s a lot to see if you arrive early into the city. Explore the antique markets of San Telmo or browse the museums in the well-to-do neighbourhood of Recoleta. If you’re a foodie or a wine connoisseur, take part in the Malbec Trail of Palermo or Gourmet Buenos Aires Food Urban Adventure day tour. Notes: If you can't arrange a flight that will arrive in time, you may wish to arrive a day early so you're able to attend the welcome meeting. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability).

Additional Activities

Buenos Aires - Orientation walk
Included in Price
Buenos Aires - Tango show
1200 ARS
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