15-day Trip From Patagonia To Rio De Janeiro

15-Day Trip from Patagonia to Rio de Janeiro

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Buenos Aires

Pass By: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
According to your flight itinerary, a driver will be waiting for you at the disembarkation area with a sign in your name, to transfer you quickly and safely to your hotel in downtown Buenos Aires. Check-in and rest of the day free.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 2: Walking Tour and Tango Show

Stop At: San Telmo, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
The Walking Tour starts in our office in San Telmo. We will take Defensa street which is the heart of San Telmo neighborhood. This is one of the most oldest neighborhoods in town and it has a vibrant scene of Tango and arts.
The antique markets, street lights (also known as “lanterns”), cobblestones, old buildings & original decorations are part of this unique bohemian atmosphere. Sundays are the busiest days because the street market comes to life around Plaza Dorrego.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: La Boca, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Then, we will stop by Parque Lezama and finally arrive to La Boca neighborhood, known for the Boca Juniors Stadium and the colorful Caminito street. You will also enjoy the tango dancers and street singers and we will learn how tango, soccer and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most irresistible cities in the world.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Puente de la Mujer, Porto Madero, Buenos Aires Argentina
You will take a bus and you will enjoy the modern area of Puerto Madero as well as the Puente de la Mujer, very famous for the shape which represents a couple dancing Tango.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Mayo, Av. Hipolito Yrigoyen S/N, Buenos Aires Argentina
You will walk until Plaza de Mayo, main square of Buenos Aires and political heart of Argentina. You will visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and you will see the Cabildo, the colonial City Hall, and the Casa Rosada (Pink house), the seat of the executive branch.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Obelisco de Buenos Aires, Avenida 9 de Julio s/n Plaza de la Republica, Buenos Aires C1073ABA Argentina
After walking the square, you will head to the Obelisk, symbol of Buenos Aires. Be part of this incredible city, by having a daily life experience from a local and stroll the around the 9 de Julio avenue, the widest street in the world.
Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Cemiterio de Recoleta, Junin 1760, Buenos Aires C1113 Argentina
Historical buildings, monuments and streets will show all the changes that the city has experienced since Buenos Aires was founded. You will go from the famous corner of the 9 de Julio and Corrientes, to the elegant neighborhood of Recoleta, known for its amazing Cemetery. Here, you will see a pretty architecture , a lot of museums & chic coffee shops.
Tour ends at the Recoleta Cemetery.

Stop At: El Querandi, Peru 302 Capital Federal, Buenos Aires 1067 Argentina
In the evening, between 8pm and 8.30pm we will pick you up at your hotels to enjoy a beautiful dinner accompanied by an unforgettable Tango show. The event will take place in El Querandí, one of the most popular tanguerias in San Telmo neighborhood. You will be welcomed with a three-step gourmet dinner with a wide selection of typical dishes and regional wines. Afterwards, you will be able to witness an incredible show, which reviews the History of Tango with different dancing couples and singers. At the end, around midnight, you will be returned to your hotel.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 3: Sailing to Tigre

Pass By: Puerto Madero, Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
The tour starts at the boat terminal in the luxurious neighborhood of Puerto Madero, where you should meet your guide at 9:45 am.

Stop At: Delta El Tigre, Tigre Argentina
From there, you will sail across the Rio de la Plata and the Delta, to enjoy the best views of the city.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Puerto de Frutos, Calle Sarmiento 160, Tigre B1648APD Argentina
Once in Tigre, you will go on a touristic bus ride, to see the main attractions. We will do the first stop in Puerto de Frutos, the old port for commerce, which is now a touristic port, visited every weekend by locals and tourists too. Here you will have free time to visit the fair, take pictures and buy souvenirs and crafts.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tigre, Tigre, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina
You will have free time to have lunch. Once we get into the bus, we will make the second stop in Paseo Victorica, an exceptional place that combines nature, river views, gastronomy, historic museums, etc. If you wish, you will have the opportunity to visit one of the museums. The available options are: Museo del Mate, Museo Naval and Museo de Arte de Tigre (Fees are not included).
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Retiro, Buenos Aires Argentina
Finally, we will return to Buenos Aires by train to Retiro station, where the tour ends.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 4: Arrival to Ushuaia

Pass By: Ushuaia, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
Our transportation service will take you to the airport to take your flight. Once you arrive in Ushuaia, you will be transferred to your hotel to check in and enjoy the rest of the day off.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 5: Tierra del Fuego National Park

Stop At: Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, Avenida Gral San Martin 1395, Ushuaia V9410BGA Argentina
Pick up at the hotel and transfer to Tierra del Fuego National Park, located 11 km from the city. You will be able to appreciate lakes, lagoons and rivers within its limits, and its exit to the Beagle Channel.
Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Canal Beagle, Ushuaia Argentina
From Ensenada bay, we will be able to see the Redonda and Estorbo islands, the coast of the Beagle Channel and the white mountains of the Sampaio chain (Chile).

Stop At: Lago Roca, Tierra del Fuego National Park Argentina
We will go to Roca Lake to make a long walk along its coast and along the Lapataia River; on the way we will observe the Green Lagoon and the Black Lagoon.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bahia Lapataia, Ushuaia Argentina
Finally we will pass by the beaver dams, whose path will lead to Lapataia Bay.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 6: Sailing in the Beagle Channel

Pass By: Faro Les Eclaireurs, Ushuaia Argentina
Departure from the hotel towards the tourist port to board our boat. From there, the tour goes to the center of the Beagle Channel, towards the southwest, arriving at the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, in the archipelago of the same name.

Stop At: Canal Beagle, Ushuaia Argentina
In one of these islands it is possible to observe parts of the ship Monte Cervantes, which was shipwrecked in 1930. Heading towards Los Lobos Island, we can see these curious and friendly marine mammals and in complete silence sail around the island for about 20 minutes observing their permanent habitat, a wonderful scenario.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Isla de Los Pajaros, Beagle Channel, Ushuaia Argentina
Then the catamaran will head towards Los Pajaros Island to see the carmorants, Magellanic and the majestic Imperial Cormorants, the Albatrosses, Petreles Fullman, Giant Petreles, Squas and 20 different species of sea birds.
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Martial Mountains, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
Later, sailing through Paso Chico, we return to Ushuaia, with a view of the beautiful frame that gives the city the Martial Mount and its glacier of the same name.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 7: Arrival to El Calafate

Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
According to your flight itinerary, a driver will pick you up at your hotel to take you to the airport to board your flight. Once in El Calafate, you will be transferred to your hotel to check in. Rest of the day off.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 8: Perito Moreno and Nautical Safari

Stop At: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Avenida Del Libertador 1302, El Calafate Z9405AHY Argentina
Pick up from the hotels at 9 am, to travel along the picturesque Route 11, which borders the main body of Lago Argentino on the way to Los Glaciares National Park.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Lago Argentino, El Calafate Argentina
Once we arrive at the park, we will go to the Curva de los Suspiros, where we will descend from the vehicle to observe the Perito Moreno Glacier for the first time. Later we will make another stop at the Bajo las Sombras Pier to navigate to the southern wall of the Glacier.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pasarelas Perito Moreno, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405 Argentina
We will then continue to the front walkways of the glacier, where we will observe it from several balconies located at different heights, allowing us to appreciate it from different angles, each one more surprising than the last. In the afternoon we will return to El Calafate.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 9: Free day in El Calafate

Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
This day you can take the navigation of the glaciers and know a little more of them or also we suggest to do the tour of Estancia Cristina that already includes the navigation to see other glaciers.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 10: Arrival to Iguazu and Brazilian Falls

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85855-750 Brazil
Your transportation will take you to the airport to take your flight to Puerto Iguazú. There you will be met and transferred to the hotel to check in. Then, in the afternoon, you will start the excursion to visit the Falls on the Brazilian side.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Parque Nacional do Iguacu, Rodovia Br-469 Km 1-8, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85853-830 Brazil
The Iguassu National Park (Brazilian side) has an extension of 185,000 hectares. The route of the footbridges is 1,200 meters of path on the Iguazú River ravine. You will be able to obtain a panoramic view of the Argentinean waterfalls, which is an ideal place to take pictures.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Garganta del Diablo, Iguazu National Park, Puerto Iguazu Argentina
Towards the end of the tour you will arrive at the lower viewpoint of Garganta del Diablo, which is about 200 meters away. This wonderful scenery is even more enhanced by the permanent rainbow formation.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 11: Argentine Falls

Stop At: Iguazu National Park, Iguazu National Park, Province of Misiones, Litoral
Transfer from hotels early in the morning to visit the Argentine side of the park.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park 3370 Argentina
Once you cross the park access, you will continue to the “Central Station” to reach the “Waterfalls Circuits” (Superior and Inferior Tour) through the “Walking Trail” or “Green Trail”, with 600 meters long.

Superior Tour: A 800 meter route of walkways, which are raised above the ground surface to avoid the fauna natural walk. In this circuit you will observe the waterfall from the superior part of Dos Hermanas, Bosetti, Bernabé Méndez, M´Bigua and others falls.

Inferior Tour: 1.600 meters walkways over the ground surface having from our shoes, the falls view of Dos Hermanas, Alvar Núñez, San Martín, Bosetti, el Peñón de la Bella Vista. From there we will have a panoramic view of Garganta del Diablo and Inferior Iguazú River Canyon, an unique experience of being part of that natural environment.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Garganta del Diablo, Iguazu National Park, Puerto Iguazu Argentina
Garganta del Diablo: Parting of Waterfalls Station, the train will go to Garganta Station in 18 minutes. The walking through the walkways has a 1200 meters extension till get into the principal balcony where you can enjoy the most spectacular and important waterfalls part, La Garganta del Diablo.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 12: Arrival in Rio de Janeiro

Pass By: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
According to the selected option, your transportation will take you to the airport in Puerto Iguaçu or Foz do Iguassu, to take your flight to Río. Once there, you will be transferred to your hotel, to check in and enjoy the rest of the day off.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 13: Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain

Stop At: Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, Estrada Redentor - Alto da Boa Vista Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil
The tour start with the passengers pick up in their hotels to go visit the Corcovado Hill and Christ the Redeemer statue, located at 710 meters high. It is one of the most visited places in the city, and also is an eco-tour, as the Corcovado hill is located inside the National Park of Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world.
From the summit of the hill we can see the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, the north of the city and several beach.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Av. Pres. Castelo Branco, Portão 3 - Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20271-130, Brazil
After contemplating the wonderful panoramic view of the city, we will drive to the legendary Maracanã Stadium, where we stop so you can visit the Maracanã Museum (optional).
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai, Rua Marques de Sapucai, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-100 Brazil
After that we will stop at the famous Carnival avenue, Sambodromo, with access to the Samba Museum and entrance at the Apoteose Square.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sugarloaf Mountain, Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255 Brazil
After lunch in a traditional BBQ restaurant will visit the Sugar Loaf Mountain, located at 395 meters above sea level, in the middle of the Guanabara Bay. The climb is done by a glass cable-car up to the mountain summit, from where we will enjoy a wonderful 360° view of the Guanabara Bay, Copacabana, Urca, Botafogo, Flamengo and its surroundings.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Avenida Republica do Chile 245, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-170 Brazil
Before the end of the tour, we will pass through the Historic City Center with stops in the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Selarón Staircase, passing in the famous Arcos of Lapa. Return to the hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 14: Guanabara Bay

Stop At: Guanabara Bay, Brazil
We will board the ship, to departure at 09.30 AM, giving us the possibility to get to know the city of Rio de Janeiro from a completely different perspective: from the sea to land.
On 01st January of 1502, a group of Portuguese explorers led by Gaspar de Lemos discovered the Guanabara Bay. Since it was January and the bay seemed to be the mouth of a great river, explorers called the area Rio de Janeiro (River of January). Based on the volume of water, Guanabara Bay is the largest in the world, and includes several islands, such as Governor's Island and the Snake Island.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial, Avenida Infante Dom Henrique Nr 75 Parque Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-140 Brazil
The ship will sail the coast of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi, revealing the beauty of the beaches of Flamengo, Botafogo and Urca, the Pao de Acucar, the Fort of São João, Fort Lage, the Fortress of Santa Cruz, Adão and Eva, Jurujuba, Icaraí, Charitas and São Francisco beaches, Stone Itapuca, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Gragoatá beach, Mocanguê Island , the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, Enxadas Island, Cais do Porto, the Museum of Modern Art and Monument to the fallen on World War II.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a standard room at a 3* or 4* hotel, regarding the option selected.

Day 15: Farewell to Rio

Pass By: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
According to your flight itinerary, you will be transferred to the airport, to continue your trip or return to your home.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.