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Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires: Waterfalls & White Sands

17 days, Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires

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Dance your way through the best of South America's colourful cities. Kick off your adventure in Rio where you're free to explore the party atmosphere or soak up rays. You'll enjoy time outdoors and on the beach at Ilha Grande and connect with the land at an estancia stay in Uruguay. Best of all, we'll fly over to Iguassu Falls for more time to explore the immense cascades. With accommodation and transport arranged by a CEO, this trip offers great value and is the perfect way to discover South America's unique vibe.

17 days

Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires

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Trip Code: JRB

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Dance your way through the best of South America's colourful cities. Kick off your adventure in Rio where you're free to explore the party atmosphere or soak up rays. You'll enjoy time outdoors and on the beach at Ilha Grande and connect with the land at an estancia stay in Uruguay. Best of all, we'll fly over to Iguassu Falls for more time to explore the immense cascades. With accommodation and transport arranged by a CEO, this trip offers great value and is the perfect way to discover South America's unique vibe.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 18, avg 14.

Age requirement: 18-39

Visa Requirements

17 days

Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: JRB

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

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The Ripple Score is an honest evaluation of how often we use local businesses and services to create each tour. With this score you can see the percentage of our local expenses that stay in the communities you visit. Learn more

Ripple Score

96

Itinerary

Day 1Rio de Janeiro

Arrive at any time. Head to a “quiosque” along Copacabana beach with your fellow travellers. Get to know the group over some drinks then head out to experience Rio’s famous nightlife.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group| Your First Night Out Moment Connect With New Friends

Day 2Rio de Janeiro

Wake up and explore a favela with a local resident on a G Adventures-supported tour to watch a drumming demonstration, get a Capoeira lesson, and sample craft beers with a new perspective of the city. The afternoon is yours to discover why Rio is called Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City).

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Favela Experience

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Rio de Janeiro/Ilha Grande

Continue up the coast today and hop aboard a ferry to where your island paradise awaits.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Ilha Grande

The day is yours to explore Ilha Grande. Break a sweat hiking remote trails to experience jaw-dropping views, or choose to relax on a boat tour through turquoise waters to some of the island's most beautiful beaches to swim and snorkel.

Day 5Ilha Grande/Paraty

You're off to Paraty today. Take some time to wander the cobblestone streets of this colonial hidden gem and check out a local cachaça distillery!

Day 6Paraty

Do as much or as little as you want today. Go swimming, snorkelling, or explore the islands on a boat tour. Or, simply recharge your batteries by immersing yourself in the laidback vibes of Paraty.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 7Paraty/Iguassu Falls

Skip a long bus ride and hop on a flight to Iguassu Falls.

Day 8Iguassu Falls

Enjoy a full day excursion to the breathtaking Argentine side of the falls with your fellow travellers. Don't forget to take pictures as you wander along paths to experience the falls from each exhilarating vantage point. You can also take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9Iguassu Falls/Estancia

Today is full of possibilities with a free day to explore. Choose to visit the Brazilian side of the falls and experience unforgettable panoramic views. Reach new heights with the option to take a helicopter ride over the falls, or check out a bird park. Later, it's time to relax on an overnight bus to Uruguay.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 10Estancia Stay

Dive into Uruguayan rural life known in the region as an estancia. Get dirty at a working ranch, enjoy a walk in the countryside, and indulge in local barbecues.

Meals included:

Lunch | Dinner

Day 11Estancia Stay

Live like a local today as you experience life on an Uruguayan ranch or explore the surrounding area.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 12Estancia Stay/Montevideo

Your journey continues in the morning as you travel to Montevideo. The afternoon is yours for the taking — so explore as you wish! You can wander through the colorful streets of old town searching for street art or visit an iconic soccer stadium that was host to the first World Cup. Hungry? Bring your appetite to Port Market where you will find an endless bounty of delicious meats. (And fruits and veggies, too.)

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 13Montevideo

Wake up ready to take on another day in Uruguay's capital. Hop on a bike and cruise down the Rambla, soaking up sun and gorgeous views from this coastline avenue. Take a day trip to glamorous Punta del Este to admire the upscale neighbourhoods and gardens. Or if you prefer to relax today, kick back and chill in the park like a local.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 14Montevideo/Colonia

Venture to the charming city of Colonia del Sacramento. Immerse yourself in the laidback Uruguayan lifestyle by strolling down cobble-stoned streets on a brief orientation walk.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 15Colonia/Buenos Aires

Hop aboard a ferry and cruise across the Río de la Plata to Buenos Aires, Argentina. This city is full of life and you'll want to experience as much of it as you can. Explore the districts of La Boca, Recoleta, and San Telmo — or catch a tango show then grab drinks in one of the many sidewalk cafes with your fellow travellers.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 16Buenos Aires

Didn't have time to do everything yesterday? No worries — today's a new day for you to choose your own adventure.

Day 17Buenos Aires

Depart at any time.

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Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro. See Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Falls & Footy

What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Favela Experience, Rio de Janeiro
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Discover Moment: Ilha Grande
  • Your Discover Moment: Paraty
  • Your Discover Moment: Buenos Aires
  • Entrance and visit to the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls
  • Activities while at the estancia in Uruguay
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Simple hotels (9 nts, twin-share), hostels (4 nts, multi-share with up to 6 people), estancia/ranch (2 nts, multi-share), overnight bus (1 nt).

Meals

10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Allow USD560-730 for meals not included.

Transportation

Plane, public bus, minivan, taxis, ferry, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires: Waterfalls & White Sands

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