Three Jewels: Buenos Aires, Iguassu & Rio

Three icons of South America presented with luxury hotels and A+R’s distinctive style – an intimate group of never more than 16 guests, original sightseeing in Buenos Aires and Rio, and the “Complete Iguassu Experience” encompassing both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the Falls.

Inclusions

  • 8 nights accommodation in luxury hotels (including the only hotel inside Brazil’s Iguassu Falls National Park)
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
  • All Gratuities
  • All on-tour transportation + transfers
  • Both internal flights

AAA Vacations Amenities

Complimentary pre-tour day + night in Buenos Aires at the luxury Alvear Palace Hotel including chauffeured transfer and breakfast. Free extra night is reflected in departure date and trip length.

AAA Member Benefit

Save $115 per person

Partner Promotion

Save $500 per person when you pay in full at time of booking before Dec 31, 2019.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore the historic landmarks of Buenos Aires with a twist – as your expert guide ties these sites to the colorful life of Eva Peron.
  • Mingle with residents at the lively San Telmo Antique Fair in Buenos Aires; there are plenty of vendors and lively performances of tango.
  • Explore the Argentine and Brazilian sides of Iguassu Falls… With your expert naturalist, you’ll hit all the best vantage points!
  • Ascend Mt. Corcovado to behold the inspiring 100-foot-tall statue of Christ the Redeemer
  • Savor traditional Brazilian cuisine at one of our favorite churrascarias in Rio.
  • Includes 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Enjoy Your Free Extra Night in Buenos Aires

Our AAA Vacations® Journey guests arrive in Buenos Aires today and will be met at the airport and chauffeured to the luxurious Alvear Palace Hotel to enjoy their complimentary pre-tour overnight in the heart of Argentina’s alluring capital.

DAY 2 – Enjoy Your Free Extra Day in Buenos Aires

After breakfast, our AAA Vacations® Journey guests have this day to relax and explore as they wish in this sophisticated and friendly city. This evening, enjoy dinner and the Tango show at La Ventana, famed for the passion of its dancers and musicians.

DAY 3 – Facets of Buenos Aires

Your city tour is offered with a twist, as our expert guide ties the landmarks you’ll see to the colorful life of Evita.

DAY 4 – Charming San Telmo

Discover colorful La Boca, where the Tango was born, and spend time in historic San Telmo, where a weekly antique fair draws more than 250 vendors. Then visit Zanjon de Granados; it offers a fascinating look into the earliest days of the city.

DAY 5 – Fly to Iguassu

Fly to Iguassu and transfer to the luxurious Belmond Das Cataratas, the only hotel inside Brazil’s Iguassu National Park. Explore along the Park’s well-maintained trails with our expert naturalist guide and delight in captivating views over the Falls.

DAY 6 – The Argentine Side of the Falls

To complement yesterday’s exploration of Iguassu’s Brazilian side, you’ll set out with a guide this morning for a full-day tour focusing on the best vantage points on the Argentine side of the Falls, including Devil’s Throat Cataract.

DAY 7 – Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport for your nonstop flight to Rio de Janeiro. On arrival, you’ll escorted to the Belmond Copacabana Palace where our guests enjoy oceanview rooms.

DAY 8 – Out and about in Rio

Visit the Sambodromo and tour the Metropolitan Cathedral, with its soaring stained glass windows. A thrilling 2-stage cable car takes you up Sugarloaf Mountain for breathtaking views of the city. Then ascend Mt. Corcovado to see the statue of Christ the Redeemer.

DAY 9 – Depart Rio

After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport for your onward journey. Meals B

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*Rate shown is per person, double occupancy for any published 2020 Small Group Departure, limited to never more than 16 guests. Rate includes $115 Member Benefit and $500 savings when you pay in full at time of booking by Dec 31, 2019. Departure date, trip length and itinerary shown include our AAA Vacations® Journey free pre-tour night amenity. International air is additional. Rate for 2021 departures is $4,784 including Member Benefit and pay-in-full savings.