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Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy - G Adventures
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17 days

Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy

From Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
18
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5290
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Highlights

  • 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

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Itinerary

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 days tour package taking you through Buenos Aires, Argentina and 8 other destinations in Latin America. Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy includes accommodationin a hoteland 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
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Food
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    4.3
  • 4.6
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  • AP
    · September 19th, 2019
    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... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Alicia.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • SE
    · May 19th, 2019
    Perfect little skim trip of three countries. Loved it
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Glad you enjoyed it Stuart.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • MW
    · May 6th, 2019
    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.
    Trip date: March 2019
  • RU
    · March 31st, 2019
    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.
    Trip date: March 2019
  • A
    · November 10th, 2018
    Very good organisation and activities, some of the accommodation wouldn't suit all needs which is the only reason this isn't a 10.
    Trip date: October 2018
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  • Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy reviewer 6
    · October 22nd, 2018
    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... Show 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.
    Trip date: September 2018
  • A
    · October 21st, 2018
    I love travelling with G - having most things organised for you or a guide there ready for advice is so helpful.
    Trip date: September 2018
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  • A
    · October 4th, 2018
    Brilliant guide, good accommodation, value for money.
    Trip date: September 2018
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  • A
    · October 3rd, 2018
    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.
    Trip date: September 2018
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  • VE
    · September 30th, 2018
    Fantastic tour! Enjoyed every minute of it.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Amazing! Thanks for choosing to see the world with us.
    Trip date: September 2018

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Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy
From Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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.

    • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

      A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

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      Argentina
      R$
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      Peso Uruguayo
      Uruguay
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I, L. As a traveller from England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I, A, B, L. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, A, B, L.

      Type C
      Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
      Type E
      Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
      Type F
      Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
      Type I
      Argentina and Uruguay
      Type A
      Brazil
      Type B
      Brazil
      Type L
      Uruguay
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Argentina and Uruguay. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Recommended for Argentina and Brazil. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uruguay. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Brazil. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
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