Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy

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Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy - G Adventures
Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy - G Adventures
24 reviews
Buenos Aires
Rio de Janeiro


  • Seek out a tango show in vibrant Buenos Aires
  • Stay at an Uruguayan ranch and experience rural life
  • See rainbows in the spray of the mighty Iguassu Falls
  • Fall in love with the colonial facades of waterfront Paraty
  • Explore the beaches and trails of beautiful Ilha Grande
  • Sample craft beer and take a Capoeira lesson in Rio
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Sleeper Bus
Max Group Size
Local Transport, Plane, Ferry
Physical Rating
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure
G Adventures
Start in Buenos Aires and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the discovery tour Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy, you have a 17 day tour package taking you from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro and through Buenos Aires, Argentina and 8 other destinations in Latin America. Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Buenos Aires
  2. Day 2: Buenos Aires
  3. Day 3: Buenos Aires/Colonia
  4. Day 4: Colonia/Montevideo (1B)
  5. Day 5: Montevideo (1B)
  6. Day 6: Montevideo/Estancia Stay (1B, 1L, 1D)
  7. Day 7: Estancia Stay (1B, 1L, 1D)
  8. Day 8: Estancia Stay/Iguassu Falls (1B)
  9. Day 9: Iguassu Falls
  10. Day 10: Iguassu Falls (1B)
  11. Day 11: Iguaçu Falls/Paraty
  12. Day 12: Paraty (1B)
  13. Day 13: Paraty/Ilha Grande (1B)
  14. Day 14: Ilha Grande
  15. Day 15: Ilha Grande/Rio de Janeiro
  16. Day 16: Rio de Janeiro (1B)
  17. Day 17: Rio de Janeiro (1B)

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

24 Reviews

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  • Written on September 19, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Our guide Francisco really made this tour great! Optional activities could have been better; they were generally overpriced (jeep tour in paraty and boat tour in ilha grande especially). Accommodation was generally very good (went in low season) and... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Alicia.
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  • SE
    Written on May 19, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Perfect little skim trip of three countries. Loved it

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Glad you enjoyed it Stuart.
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  • MW
    Written on May 6, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was so much fun from start to finish, but with enough optional bits to cater for individual tastes and aspirations.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks Mark.
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  • RU
    Written on March 31, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was amazing and a great way to see a lot in South America within a limited amount of time

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thank you Rianne.
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  • D
    Written on November 10, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very good organisation and activities, some of the accommodation wouldn't suit all needs which is the only reason this isn't a 10.

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  • Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy reviewer 6
    Written on October 22, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    My recent tour with G starting in Buenos Aires, through to Uruguay and to Rio was amazing! It was a 18-39 and I really had the best group. Around half the group had already been on a previous tour together from Peru through to BA, but they were all... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the detailed and honest review Emma. Our world deserves more you! We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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  • E
    Written on October 21, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I love travelling with G - having most things organised for you or a guide there ready for advice is so helpful.

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  • S
    Written on October 4, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Brilliant guide, good accommodation, value for money.

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  • S
    Written on October 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I was very happy with my trip. G Adventure did a great job! Special thanks to our CEO Flor Alborcen! She is INCREDIBLY TALENTED at what she's doing.

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  • VE
    Written on September 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour! Enjoyed every minute of it.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Amazing! Thanks for choosing to see the world with us.
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour is part of G-Adventures’ 18-to-Thirtysomethings range, which is designed for younger travellers specifically between the ages of 18-39.

      If you're outside of the age range and like the look of this itinerary then why not check out G Adventures' 'Southern Highlights' tour, which follows a similar route and is open to all ages over 18.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! If you wish to arrange additional accommodation then please contact our customer support team once you have a confirmed booking.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final tour documents. This is a list of accommodations that the operator will typically use on this tour:

      Milhouse Hipo (or similar)
      Hotel Esperanza & Artemisa Spa (or similar)
      Dazzler Hotel Montevideo (or similar)
      Estancia La Sirena (or similar)
      Hotel Cassino (or similar)
      Pousada Marendaz (or similar)
      Pousada Bugio (or similar)
      CabanaCopa Hostel (or similar)

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

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    Covering a total distance of approx 2,556 km.
    • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    • 55 km
    • Colonia del sacramento (Uruguay)
    • 158 km
    • Montevideo (Uruguay)
    • 423 km
    • Salto (Uruguay)
    • 727 km
    • Iguazu Falls (Argentina)
    • 835 km
    • Sao Paulo (Brazil)
    • 199 km
    • Paraty (Brazil)
    • 51 km
    • Ilha Grande (Brazil)
    • 108 km
    • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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