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Buenos Aires to Rio

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Buenos Aires to Rio - Intrepid Travel
Buenos Aires to Rio - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
11 reviews
Starts
Buenos Aires
Destinations
+6
Ends
Rio de Janeiro
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Highlights

  • Ultimate cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires
  • Brazils famous Iguazu Waterfalls
  • Rivers, springs and caves of Bonito
  • Swimming, snorkelling and diving in Paraty
Age range
15 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Jeep & 4WD, Boat, Local Transport
Start in Buenos Aires and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the in-depth cultural tour Buenos Aires to Rio, you have a 19 day tour package taking you from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro and through Buenos Aires, Argentina and 7 other destinations in Latin America. Buenos Aires to Rio includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • AP
    Written on October 12, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    The trip was very enjoyable.
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  • Buenos Aires to Rio reviewer 2
    Written on June 22, 2014
    4.0 - Good

    Overlanding in 19 days from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro was great fun! You really get to see the country (of course mostly from the road still) and have enough time to interact with your group members. You will spend a lot of time in the bus, so I would recommend this trip (or the larger version, from Lima to Rio) to anyone with enough time - more than just 3 weeks of holiday. If you only have a limited amount of time, you might feel that you are on the bus too long and / or do not want to set up your tent and break it down on 10 out of 19 days. This trip is great value for money though, it won't come much cheaper anywhere else! Buenos Aires and Rio are great (be sure to get a few extra days in both cities!), the Iguazu falls amazing, the crystal clear water in Bonito is beautiful, the Pantanal a feast for animal (especially bird) watchers and Paraty a lovely place just to hang out and chill a bit (and why not on a boat trip). Btw - this trip was actually done by Dragoman. Thanks to Bob and Tony for a great trip!
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  • A
    Written on November 22, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was an excellent trip and our tour leader was absolutely Fantastic! Lots of information thruout the trip. Trip was well scheduled from one city to the other.

  • A
    Written on October 9, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    The places we travelled were amazing and the tour leader was lovely. There was a new highlight every few days and I enjoyed the experience immensely. Couldn\'t recommend it enough.

  • A
    Written on August 17, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Iguassu Falls were magnificent, good company and the food was great.

  • A
    Written on August 10, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Buenos Aires to Rio was fun. Shopping in Buenos is great for leather. Iguazu Falls is spectacular-a true natural wonder. Rio was relaxing and easy to enjoy. A drink sitting alongside Copacabana at sunset a must to do.

  • A
    Written on August 9, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Iguassu Falls were magnificent, good company and the food was great.

  • A
    Written on June 26, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Overall, I enjoyed the Intrepid trip. The tour guide (Juan) was hard working, personable and conscientous. The quality of hotels used for the tour was poor and should be reviewed.

  • A
    Written on May 28, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    I was very happy with accommodation being good locations, clean and comfy beds, linen etc. A higher standard than I had expected.

  • A
    Written on April 9, 2010
    3.0 - Average

    Excellent itinerary, if you want to see some of the major spots in Argentina and Brazil in a short time. Fantastic group embracing all ages. Unfortunately unhelpful leader with poor organisation!

Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Buenos Aires
  • Day 2: Buenos Aires
  • Day 3: Yapeyú
  • Day 4: Foz do Iguaçu
  • Day 5: Iguazu Falls / Foz do Iguaçu
  • Day 6: Foz do Iguaçu / Iguazu Falls
  • Day 7: Bonito
  • Day 8: Bonito
  • Day 9: Bonito
  • Day 10: Southern Pantanal
  • Day 11: Southern Pantanal
  • Day 12: Southern Pantanal / Campo Grande
  • Day 13: Brotas
  • Day 14: Brotas
  • Day 15: Paraty
  • Day 16: Paraty
  • Day 17: Paraty
  • Day 18: Rio De Janeiro
  • Day 19: Rio De Janeiro

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  • March 1, 2016

    What is a kitty?

    The kitty is a cash contribution to a central fund and overseen by the travellers and the crew. It helps fund accommodation, meals and activities that need are only able to be paid for in local currencies. Contribution to the kitty is a compulsory part of this tour and is paid directly to your tour leader on arrival

  • April 23, 2015

    What is the local payment?

    For Buenos Aires to Rio, intrepid requires a Kitty, which is a cash contribution from all travellers into a central fund which is overseen by fellow travellers and the crew. The fund allows the crew to pay for local accomodations, camp meals and activities for the entire group.

    The local payment is not paid before the departure, but upon arrival at the tour.

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Recommended for Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Brazil. Ideally 3 months before travel.

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    Location
    Buenos Aires is the starting point and Rio de Janeiro is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 December 2017 the full payment of $1,260 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1260 for Buenos Aires to Rio, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 3,643 km.
    • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    • 359 km
    • Concordia (Argentina)
    • 731 km
    • Iguazu Falls (Argentina)
    • 527 km
    • Bonito (Brazil)
    • 399 km
    • Pantanal (Brazil)
    • 1,103 km
    • Brotas (Brazil)
    • 365 km
    • Paraty (Brazil)
    • 159 km
    • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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