Day 1 Rio de Janeiro
Welcome to the marvelous city of Rio. You are transferred to your hotel along Copacabana Beach. This afternoon, your orientation begins with a cable car ascent of Sugar Loaf Mountain, a tour of city sights, as well as a ride along the world-famous beaches.
Overnight at hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Day 2 Rio de Janeiro
This morning you will be taken to one of Wonders of the World: The statue of Christ the Redeemer, which crowns the top of the Corcovado mountain. Admire the stunning views of Guanabara Bay, Sugar Loaf, as well as the beaches of Copacabana & Ipanema below. The perfect way to reach the summit, is on the toy train which zig zags its way up through the lush rainforest of the Tijuca Forest, (where its possible see monkeys, as well as parrots, in the trees). Once on top you will have ample time to admire the views.
Overnight at hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 3 to 4 Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu Falls
You will be transferred to Rio for your flight to Iguassu. Upon arrival, you will be taken to an escorted walking tour on the Brazilian side to strategic view points, at a variety of levels. At the tour’s end, an elevator provides speedier access to a viewing platform at the foot of the falls.
Take a popular tour of the Macuco Trail in the Iguaçu National Park. Utilising jeeps (the best form of transport in this rain forest); Allowing access, year round. You take a 3-km jeep ride, as well as a 600-meter walking trek, through forested canyon, passing by the picturesque Macuco Falls. The trail, brings one to the banks of the Iguaçu River. Passengers will board a twin-engine boat (seating capacity: 25), specially designed for this river’s sailing conditions. Cruise up into the Iguassu Canyon, shooting several rapids, arrival is at the very base of the majestic waterfalls.
Overnight in Iguassu Falls.
Day 5 Iguassu Falls
Today, visit Iguassu, from the Argentine side for a more extensive experience of the falls, as well as surrounding rainforest. Depart from hotel, cross the border and cross the Tancredo Neves Bridge, over the Iguassu River. This also forms the border between Argentina and Brazil. Once in Argentina, the tour takes a scenic highway up to the Argentine Iguazu Park. To visit the Devil Throat, we will take a electric train, through the park. After 2 stops, the walking tour trail begins. The trail visits the upper walkways, which allows a different, more intimate contact, with the falls, as well as the rainforest.
The highlight of the trip is a visit to the suspended platform at the very brink of the abysmal Devil’s Throat – largest of the waterfalls. Return by train to visit the upper Argentinean falls, including the San Martin Falls. If weather and time allows, a brief stop at the 3 Borders point. Here, the Paraná & Iguassu Rivers, as well as the borders or Brazil, Argentina & Paraguay meet. Return to the hotel.
Overnight in Iguassu Falls.
Day 6 Iguassu Falls
Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back home.