SOUTH AMERICA
Rio & Falls - Rio de Janeiro - 5 Nights


           
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From R 26 672.24 pps
Flights inclusive

Total : R 26 672.24


Valid. 11-Feb to 31-May-2019
 

Overview

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

Itinerary

Day 1

Rio de Janeiro

Welcome to Rio, the marvelous city. 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,  and 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 with stunning views of Guanabara Bay, Sugar Loaf  and the beaches of Copacabana and 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 and 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 overlooks at a variety of levels. Trail winds towards the falls from the area in front of the hotel, populated by contis, long-tailed racoon-like creatures with a well-developed sense of tourists’ feeding habits. At its end, an elevator provides speedier access to a viewing platform at the foot of the falls.

OPTIONAL : This has become one of the most popular tours in the area. Take a the tour to the Macuco Trail in the Iguaçu National Park, to board jeeps. Jeeps are the best form of transport in  this rain forest because the road is unpaved but accessible year round. On this trip, passengers will get to know several different species of sub-tropical plants and trees, including orchids and the heart-of-palm, which grows in abundance at the park. With luck, animals and some of the beautiful birds of the region may be sighted. After a 3-km jeep ride, a 600-meter walking trek passing by the picturesque Macuco Falls, hidden in the forested canyon. The trail brings one to the banks of the Iguaçu River, where 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 and arrive at the very base of the majestic waterfalls. As the experienced pilot maneuvers in the midst of the falls themselves, passengers will have a completely different view and experience a thrill never forgotten.

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 and surrounding rainforest. Departure from hotel, cross the border and the Tancredo Neves Bridge over the Iguassu River, which forms the border between Argentina and Brazil. Once in Argentina, tour takes a scenic highway up to the Argentine Iguazu Park. To visit the Devil Throat we will take a electric train for a visit through the park with 2 stops until the trail where the walking tour begins to the visit the upper walkways which allows a different and more intimate contact with the falls and 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 always 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, where Paraná and Iguassu Rivers as well as the borders or Brazil, Argentina and araguay encounter. 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.

Inclusion

  • Return airfare and taxes ex Johannesburg.
  • 3 Nights in 3* Windsor Copa in Rio / 2 Nights in 3* Falls Galli in Iguacu Falls.
  • Return airport transfers in Rio nad Iguaca.
  • Half day Corcovado tour.
  • Half day Sugar Loaf tour.
  • Full day Iguacu tour - Brazilian & Argentine side.

Exclusions

  • Tips & Personal expenses.
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary.

Terms and Conditions

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From R 26 672.24 pps
Flights inclusive

Total : R

26 672.24


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