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South America: Coasts & Cultures - 2022

Rio de Janeiro • 11-night expedition cruise with Ilha Grande, Paraty, Santos, Itajaí/Camboriú, Rio Grande, Punta del Este, Montevideo • Buenos Aires
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires | Panoramic view of Rio De Janeiro and Sugar Loaf, Brazil
    SET OUT BEYOND THE TROPIC OF CAPRICORN TO EXPERIENCE AN UNFORGETTABLE SOUTH AMERICAN JOURNEY
  • DISCOVER THE RHYTHMS, ARCHITECTURE, AND CULTURE OF COSMOPOLITAN BUENOS AIRES
  • MARVEL AT THE SCENIC VISTAS AND VIBRANT CULTURE OF RIO DE JANEIRO, HOME OF THE LIVELY SAMBA AND THE FAMED IPANEMA BEACH
  • EXPLORE THE GRAND ARCHITECTURE, MAJESTIC MONUMENTS, AND STUNNING GREEN PARKS AND GARDENS OF MONTEVIDEO
  • Optional extension to Iguassu Falls National Park
    EXTEND YOUR SOUTH AMERICAN EXPLORATION AND ADD IGUASSU FALLS NATIONAL PARK EXTENSION TO YOUR JOURNEY
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Iguassu Falls, Brazil (Pre-Trip)

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Iguassu Falls, Brazil (Pre-Trip)

FROM $1,599 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $399 PER DAY

When Eleanor Roosevelt first laid eyes on Iguassu Falls, she is famously said to have uttered, “Poor Niagara”! It’s easy to understand what overwhelmed the First Lady. This torrent of water separating Brazil and Argentina plunges over 200-foot-high cliffs in a roaring fury of water. (In fact, Iguaçu translates roughly from the local Tupi-Guarani into “great water.”) Judging from Ms. Roosevelt’s reaction, you’ll want to extend your expedition to view Brazil’s other breathtaking natural wonder. Explore the cataracts from both countries, getting as close to the falls as the spraying mist allows. Join us on this thrilling adventure!

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations in Iguassu at the Bourbon Cataratas do Iguaçu Resort (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site: Iguassu Falls
  • Tours of Iguassu Falls from both the Brazilian and Argentinean sides
  • Samba show
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and Adventure Leader
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 1:

Fly overnight to Brazil

Today, you’ll board an overnight flight to Iguassu Falls, Brazil.

DAY 2:

Get settled into your hotel room in Iguassu Falls

If you purchased your airfare from Vantage, you’ll be met at the airport by a representative who will assist you with your hotel transfer. Enjoy a day at leisure before joining your fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner at the hotel. Our discoveries begin tomorrow.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 3:

Explore the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls

Transfer to Iguassu Falls to explore its Brazilian side. We’ll take a walking tour with incredible views, including the Devil’s Throat. This is the largest of the falls, where torrents crash into a narrow canyon. The tour will end at Porto Canoas, where you’ll be free to have lunch on your own.

We'll keep the adventure rolling into the afternoon with the Macuco Safari Boat Ride. An open trolley will whisk you through dense rainforest for vistas of flowers, birds, butterflies, and ages-old trees. Then, get your waterproof camera ready, as we embark on speedboats bound for Iguaçu’s gorge. Your experienced river pilots will give you a thrilling ride through the rapids, guiding you right up to the splashing cascades. (Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes, as you will likely get soaked!) There is also a dry tour option, if you prefer not to get wet.

Tonight, we’ll embrace the spirit of Brazil with a night on the town. On the menu are drinks and a lively samba dance show. You’ll learn more about this vibrant dance and music genre, which originates from African religious traditions, as well as other regional dance forms.

Included Features:

  • Walk through the Brazilian side of Foz do Iguaçu, including Devil’s Throat
  • Macuco Safari Boat Ride, viewing of flora and fauna

Cultural Discovery:
  • Drinks and samba show

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 4:

Discover the Argentinian side of Iguassu

Today’s discoveries take us into Argentina for more views of Iguassu Falls, the world’s largest waterfall system, with 275 falls in less than a two-mile radius. Our first views of will be from the Upper Trail, which offers a premium vantage point of this natural wonder as we literally walk across the water! Lunch is on our own in the park; dinner is included at the hotel tonight.

Included Feature:

  • Tour the Argentinian side of Iguassu Falls

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 5:

Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Today, we’ve arranged a flight into Rio, where you’ll join the base tour.

Included meals:

Breakfast

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