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Buenos Aires To Rio Overland

On this exciting overland journey we travel from Argentina's capital Buenos Aires to the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Along the way we tour the attractive city of Curitiba, explore the coastal town of Paraty and visit the tropical island of Ilha Grande. A trip highlight is the thundering waters of Iguazu Falls, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world.

Tour Highlights

  • Buenos Aires - Tango capital of the world, elegant and seductive
  • Iguazu Falls - South America's most beautiful waterfalls, view from both the Brazilian and Argentinean sides
  • Paraty - Jewel of Portuguese colonial architecture
  • Ilha Grande - Verdant island with great beaches and opportunities for walks
  • Rio De Janeiro - South America's most stunning and vibrant city including Christ the Redeemer, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Buenos Aires

  • 2
    In Buenos Aires; walking tour of the Argentinian capital

  • 3
    Morning free to explore Buenos Aires, overnight bus to Iguazu

  • 4
    Arrive Puerto Iguazu, view Iguazu Falls from the Argentinian side

  • 5
    At Iguazu Falls; visit the Brazilian side of the falls (optional)

  • 6
    Public bus to Curitiba

  • 7
    In Curitiba; optional train to Serra do Mar

  • 8
    Drive to Paraty; discover this pretty town

  • 9
    Free time in Paraty, optional boat trip or snorkelling

  • 10
    Drive and ferry to Ilha Grande

  • 11
    Free day on Ilha Grande Island; optional walks or relax on the beach

  • 12
    Travel to Rio de Janeiro, free afternoon to explore

  • 13
    In Rio: walking tour of the city, optional Sugar Loaf Mountain visit

  • 14
    Free day in Rio; optional Corcovado trip

  • 15
    Tour ends Rio

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Buenos Aires To Rio
4.5 out of 5 based on 8 ratings. Read reviews
Included meals 13 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Public Bus, Ferry
13 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Bus
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18