Rio de Janeiro and Iguaçu Falls

5 NIGHTS FROM
R35 715
Per person sharing
Includes flights & taxes
Valid From 05 Jan 2020 to 15 Dec 2020
Two magnificent places: Rio & Iguaçu Falls, with three tours included!

Includes domestic flights between Rio and the Falls.  3 nights spent in Rio, with a 1/2 day Corcovado and Sugar Loaf tour.  As well as two nights in Iguaçu Falls, with a Full day Iguaçu tour.

Rio de Janeiro and Iguaçu Falls

Among the world’s most beautiful cities, Rio is a must-visit spot for any serious globetrotter.  Its pristine beaches, as well as majestic peaks are natural wonders.  The city is known worldwide, as a convivial, as well as social hub.  From its bars, restaurants as well as world-class nightlife, Rio has as much to offer, as any city in the world.

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.
Breakfast included.

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.

OPTIONAL TOUR:

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.
Breakfast included.

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.
Breakfast included.

Day   6 Iguassu Falls

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back home.

Breakfast included.

Rio de Janeiro and Iguaçu Falls

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  • Return economy class flights between Rio de Janeiro & Johannesburg
  • Return domestic flight between Rio and Iguaçu Falls
  • Airport taxes
  • Return airport to hotel transfers in Rio and Iguaçu
  • 3 Nights’ at the 3* Arena Leme in Rio (or similar)
  • 2 Nights’ at the 3* Falls Galli in Iguaçu (or similar)
  • Breakfast daily
  • Half day Corcovado  Tour
  • Half Day Sugar Loaf tour with lunch included
  • Full day Iguaçu tour – Brazil & Argentine side

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    • Conditions and validities apply.
    • This offer is subject to availability
    • Prices may change due to seasonal and exchange rate fluctuations
    • Visas may be necessary and Insurance is essential
    • Accommodation is per person sharing, unless otherwise specified
    • Errors and omissions in this offer are excepted
    • Subject to IGO Travel's general Conditions of Business
    • Excludes high season/school holidays, block out dates may apply
    • Valid for set departures.
    • Travellers to Brazil require a yellow fever certificate.