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BRAZIL AND ARGENTINA The Best of Brazil and Argentina 10 nights from £2449^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £71 if not required§ South America boasts incredible scenery, vibrant cities and awe-inspiring archaeology, some of which you'll see for yourself on this exciting new tour. Discover the iconic attractions of Brazil's `Marvellous City' during a three-night stay in Rio de Janeiro. Then head to the magnificent Iguassu Falls for a further two nights in the city of Foz do Iguacu. Conclude in Argentina with a three-night stay in Buenos Aires. Rio de Janeiro ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fly overnight from the UK to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Day 2: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Arrive in the morning and transfer to your hotel for the next three nights. With its famous carnival and wonderful museums, stunning botanical gardens, sprawling favelas and iconic Christ the Redeemer, the vibrant city of Rio offers much to discover. Brazil Rio de Janeiro Foz do Iguacu Argentina nights in hotel Buenos Aires Day 3: Corcovado Mountain. This morning you'll enjoy spectacular views as you ascend the Corcovado Mountain via a cogwheel train. At the summit you can stand beside Rio de Janeiro's iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer which overlooks the bay. Following your descent you'll be taken to view some of the city's most beautiful beaches. This afternoon you may be tempted to join an optional half-day excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain, another of Rio de Janeiro's great symbols. B Day 4: Rio's Olympic Boulevard. Prior to hosting the 2016 Olympic games, Rio underwent considerable revitalisation which you'll see for yourself as you visit the new Port Zone for a stroll along the Olympic Boulevard with its impressive wall of murals representing each country that took part. You'll also visit the Museum of Art of Rio de Janeiro and the Museum of Tomorrow ­ a science and experimental museum, regarded as one of the world's most extraordinary buildings. B Day 5: Rio de Janeiro-Foz do Iguacu. Fly to Foz do Iguacu for a two-night stay. The city of Foz do Iguacu sits near the beautiful Iguassu Falls which span both the borders of Brazil and Argentina, making it one of the world's widest waterfalls. B Day 6: Foz do Iguacu. Visit the Iguassu Falls on the Brazilian side, walking beside the cascades. Next you'll head to Argentina's Iguazú National Park where you'll be able to see more of the falls and take the Ecological Jungle Train to the Fall's Observation point known as `The Devil's Throat'. B Day 7: Foz do Iguacu-Buenos Aires. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires where you spend the next three nights. B Day 8: City tour. A tour of the city heads to San Telmo (the capital's oldest district), the colourful La Boca region and the Recoleta area with its elegant boutiques and restaurants. Look forward to dinner and a performance of the sultry Tango at a local restaurant. B, D Day 9: Buenos Aires. Spend the day as you choose, perhaps revisit the affluent Recoleta area with its fascinating cemetery where national icons such as Eva Perón rest in extravagant tombs. B Day 10-11: Buenos Aires-UK. Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK. B Accommodation... Arena Copacabana Hotel (4*), Rio de Janeiro · Recanto Cataratas Hotel (4*), Foz do Iguacu · Hotel Kenton Palace Buenos Aires (4*). 126 To book, please visit your Travel Agent