Overview & Highlights
Discover two of South America’s most iconic cities on this luxurious escorted group tour, from the sparkling bays of Rio de Janeiro to the graceful boulevards of Buenos Aires. In between you’ll marvel at the colossal Iguazú Falls, one of the world’s most extraordinary natural wonders.
This trip combines the thunderous Iguazú Falls with two of the continent’s most vibrant and exciting cities, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. You’ll travel in utter comfort, enjoying the best local accommodation and private transport.
Begin your journey in Rio, a romantic and chaotic masterpiece of a city squeezed between the ocean surf and precipitous tropical forests. Spend a few days exploring its most iconic sites, catching a cable-car up Sugar Loaf Mountain and enjoying stupendous panoramic views from the summit of Corcovado Mountain, home to Rio’s 40m Christ the Redeemer statue. Next you’ll head to the roaring Iguazú Falls on the Brazilian-Argentine border, where 275 waterfalls crash through subtropical jungle alive with colourful birds and butterflies. Round off your trip in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, strolling through its grand boulevards and literary cafés.
- Rio de Janeiro: city tour including Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountain
- Iguazú Falls: Brazilian and Argentinian sides
- Buenos Aires: city tour
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Arrive in Rio, overnight overlooking Copacabana beach.
City tour guided and excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Visit to Corcovado Mountain.
Fly to Iguaçú, cross into Argentina. Visit the Brazilian side of the Iguaçú Falls.
Excursion to the Argentine side of the falls.
Fly to Buenos Aires.
Further explore the Argentine capital or nearby Uruguay.
Depart for international flight or extension.
UK clients arrive home the following day.
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Ben Line - Travel Expert
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.
Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.
Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
Sally Dodge - Travel Expert
A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.