DAY 1: Rio de Janeiro
Arrival to marvelous Rio de Janeiro. Airport Pick up. Accommodation at Hotel Nacional Inn Copacabana and free evening.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast. Full day Rio Bike Tour with lunch. At 9 am you will go to the meeting point in Copacabana beach (about 25 minutes by bus) to begin cycling to visit the most important and the not so beaten neighborhoods and beaches of Rio, like Copacabana, Ipanema, Botafogo and Urca. The colonial past and history will be witnessed in the old city center and bohemian Lapa neighborhood. Along the road to the lake surrounded by green hills you will be able to see memorable landmarks of this beautiful city, like the Sugar Loaf and Cristo Redentor (visits not included in this tour). End at about 4 pm.
Day 3: Rio de Janeiro.
Breakfast. Free day to chill out, visiting the beach or getting started to visit a “Balada” (night club)
Day 4: Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast. Free to explore and maybe time to visit the Cristo Redentor and keep in your memory the best views of the city.
DAY 5: Rio de Janeiro – Puerto Iguazu
Breakfast, check out and flight to Foz do Iguacu, Brazil. Airport pick up and transfer to El Pueblito hotel in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina. Free day
DAY 6: Puerto Iguazu
Breakfast and tour to the Iguazu Falls, Argentine side. This will be a day to remember. You will be able to walk the catwalks and trails of Iguazu National Park with its luch vegetation and the surprising waterfalls!
DAY 7: Puerto Iguazu
Breakfast and tour to the Iguazu Falls, Brazilian side. If you lived the falls the first day, now you will be able to take the missing pictures of the whole view of the amazing waterfalls. On the way back, stop at a typical Brazilian restaurant to taste local specialties. Optional
DAY 8: Puerto Iguazu – Yacutinga at Andresito
Breakfast, check out and transfer to Yacutinga meeting point to catch the 2.30 pm transfer to Andrecito though a jungle green and brick red road. Arrival, check in and information of next days activities. Dinner
DAY 9: Yacutinga
Breakfast. Relaxing canoeing and foto safari along San Francisco river. Lunch at mid day. In the afternoon, walks in the jungle conducted by specialists. At night, dinner and night walk.
DAY 10: Yacutinga – Puerto Iguazu – Buenos Aires
Breakfast and free time to relax and explore Yacutinga before going back to Puerto Iguazu and arriving at about 1pm. Depending on flight timetable transfer to airport or to El Pueblito hotel to wait for the correct time and transfer to Airport. Arrival to Buenos Aires and accommodation at San Telmo Luxury Suites, in the heart of San Telmo, a historic neighborhood of the city.
DAY 11: Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Go on your own to the meeting point and at noon (12 sharp) be ready to walk and search for “porteños” hidden gems in a foodie tour. You will be conducted, explained and invited by a local guide who knows what is argentine food. End at about 2.30 - 3.00 pm. Free evening.
DAY 12: Buenos Aires – San Antonio de Areco
Breakfast. On your own, go to Retiro Bus Station to take the bus that will take you to San Antonio de Areco. From there a taxi will take you to El Ombu de Areco, a traditional farm in the gaucho heartland. You will have time to rest or to enjoy one of multiple activities during the day, like horseback riding, birdwatching, walks, and depending on cattle schedule, cow milking, rodeo, vaccination, etc. Lunch, tea and dinner included.
DAY 13: San Antonio de Areco - Buenos Aires
Breakfast and check out. Taxi to bus stop to take the bus to Retiro. Accommodation at Babel Hotel Boutique. Free afternoon.
DAY 14: Buenos Aires
Beakfast. Free day to explore town and maybe to visit a tango show to learn a bit more about this traditional music enjoying the last dinner of the trip.
DAY 15: Buenos Aires - Home
Breakfast, check out and end of services.
The city of Buenos Aires, one of the most important Latin American cities, is a great cosmopolitan and many-sided metropolis. This city astonishes the tourist with its evident universal influence.
It is the capital of the Argentine Republic and the vital bond of the nation.
How to access?
To access to the downtown from the airport there is an option to take a shuttle to the hostel where you will stay. Book here Hostel Shuttle.
As long as European arquitecture is concerned, many streets recall those of Paris.
Its numberless museums, exposition and comference centres, art galleries, cinemas and theatres with national and international spectacles of high quality, are witnesses of its important cultural life.
The Colon Theatre, one of the most important lyrical theatres in the world, is seat, together with some other scenaries, of an intense musical activity that comprises all genres including, of course, the famous and typical Tango; besides, the city is frequently visited by orchestras, groups and soloists from all over the world.
Financial, stock-exchange and economical seat of the country, Buenos Aires is the main port of the nation. It has an intense commercial activity, reflected in numberless shops of the main worldfamous branches, shop centres and commercial shoppings.
Its nightlife is quite varied and extends up to the ealy hours. Discos, restaurants, cafeterias and many other attractions for all tastes are spread all around the city offering the tourist a large number of options.
Its accomodation capacity ranges from luxurious 5 stars hotels belonging to international chains up to modest lodgings, including all the hostel levels.
TRANSPORT IN BUENOS AIRES
• Buses: The bus (colectivo) is a fast and inexpensive means of transport to travel over the Capital. There are more than 180 lines going through the city and providing connection with all districts in the Greater Buenos Aires. The service is available at regular intervals. Sometimes, streets may be blocked in the downtown area due to traffic jams. The ticket is sold on the bus and only coins are accepted. Hours: Bus service is available all day long but its frequency decreases after 12 am.
• Subways: This is the fastest and easiest way to reach your destination. The six subway lines (commonly known as “subtes”) are connected with the main avenues and railway and bus stations, and converge upon downtown, the main tourist and hotel area. Maps showing the subway lines in different colors may be obtained at the ticket offices located in every station. Information boards showing each line routes and transfer stations between lines are available in all stations. These connections that allow passengers to use more than one line are called “combinación”. The service runs Mondays through Saturdays, from 5 am to 10 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 8 am to 10 pm.
•Taxis: They can be requested by phone or you may call them on the street. Radiotaxis (provided with radio systems) are considered safer. There is a great number of taxis in the city – getting a taxi near the tourist areas is easy at any time of day or night. Usually, you will wait for no longer than a few minutes. Taxis can be easily recognized by their colors – black and yellow. In addition, a red light on the taximeter indicates that they are available.
• Remises: They are a sort of limo service that you request by phone to the numerous agencies spread out in the city. These cars are not identified with a special color. The total fare varies according to the kilometers covered and time elapsed.
• Trains: If you want to visit areas outside the Capital such as the Delta or neighborhoods distant from downtown, the railways provide an affordable service. Several lines allow access to the center of the city.
Situated in the northeast of Argentina, Puerto Iguazú City is 300 km away from the Capital City of the Province - Posadas City - and is the city that borders on Brazil and Paraguay through the concourse of Paraná and Iguazú Rivers.
Being a touristic place, it provides with the greatest spectacle of water and forest ever existing on Earth - the imposing Iguazú Falls - in guaraní language "Big waters".
This region has a humid subtropical climate without dry season, with temperatures ranging from 20º C to 33º C in Summer while Winter is mild and nice. It is important to mention that due to the high degree of humidity the rain diminishes thermic amplitude and causes clouds increase.
Topographicaly speaking, Puerto Iguazú is located in a plateau with red rocky land due to the melaphyre decomposition rich in iron and having cliffs covered by humus favouring the growth of an exuberant forest.
To get to this charming city and one of the most wonderful sceneries in South America one can do it by plane arriving at Iguazú International Airport 17 Km away from the city centre.
Coming from Brazil and Paraguay one can cross "Tancredo Neves International Bridge".
Among the most chosen activities, the tourist goes on excursions to Iguazú National Park -Natural Heritage to Humanity by UNESCO- visiting 275 waterfalls and getting to know the exotic flora and fauna.
In the city, there are different places to visit such as "Mbororé" and Natural Sciences Museums, Tres Fronteras Boundary Stone and the International Casino.
From Puerto Iguazú, one can go on excursions to Ciudad del Este (East City) -Paraguay- where there is an important crafts and electronics fair, as well as on excursions to Brazil in order to get a different view of the falls.
Puerto Iguazú is a place where nature , in its greatest beauty expression, will amaze the tourist for sure.
Rio de Janeiro is the must-see of Brazil. This cosmopolitan city has a lot to offer. See the archs of Lapa, sit on the Selaron staircase, listen to some bossa nova on Ipanema´s bars (maybe you are lucky and have the chance to hear Garota de Ipanema), relax on Copacabana beaches, do some sightseeing on Downtown, enjoy the nature on Tijuca Rainforest national park, or take some pictures for your social media in the Christ the Redemeer or Sugar Loaf.