Dance your way through the best of South America’s colourful cities. Kick off your adventure in Rio where you’re free to explore the party atmosphere or soak up rays. You’ll enjoy time outdoors and on the beach at Ilha Grande and connect with the land at an estancia stay in Uruguay. Best of all, we’ll fly over to Iguassu Falls for more time to explore the immense cascades. With€commodation and transport arranged by a CEO, this trip offers great value and is the perfect way to discover South America’s unique vibe.
Day 1 Rio de Janeiro
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Rio de Janeiro (1B)
In the morning, explore the favela with a local resident on a G Adventures-supported tour to watch a drumming demonstration, get a Capoeira lesson, and sample craft beers with a new perspective of the city. Enjoy a free afternoon to discover all that Rio has to offer.
Day 3 Rio de Janeiro/Ilha Grande (1B)
Continue by van up the coast and take a ferry to Ilha Grande. Opt to hike the island’s remote trails, pick up some snorkel gear or relax on the beach.
Days 4-5 Ilha Grande
Free time to hike and explore the island’s beaches or take an optional boat tour.
Day 5 Ilha Grande/Paraty
Head to colonial Paraty, explore the cobblestone streets and opt to visit a cachaÇa distillery.
Day 6 Paraty (1B)
Free day in Paraty to explore, take an optional boat tour to nearby islands and stunning beaches.
Day 7 Paraty/Iguassu Falls
Skip the bus ride and hop on a flight to Iguassu falls.
Day 8 Iguassu Falls (1B)
In the morning, visit the Argentine side of the falls, and opt to take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.
Day 9 Iguassu Falls/Estancia (1B)
Enjoy free time today, opt to visit the Brazilian side of the falls and get an incredible panoramic view. Or, opt to take a helicopter ride over the falls, or visit a bird park. Later, hop on an overnight bus to Uruguay.
Day 10 Estancia Stay (1L, 1D)
Dive into Uruguayan rural life known in the region as an estancia. Get dirty at a working ranch, enjoy a walk in the countryside, and indulge in local barbecues.
Day 11 Estancia Stay (1B, 1L, 1D)
Free time to explore the area or help out on the estancia.
Day 12 Estancia Stay/Montevideo (1B)
In Uruguay’s capital, opt to visit the carnival museum and grab a snack at the local Port Market.
Day 13 Montevideo (1B)
Free day in Montevideo, opt to explore the city, hop on a bike to explore the coast, or take a day-trip to glamorous Punta del Este.
Day 14 Montevideo/Colonia (1B)
Travel to the charming colonial city of Colonia Del Sacramento. Experience the relaxed, pleasant Uruguayan culture and stroll down its cobble-stoned streets on an orientation walk.
Day 15 Colonia/Buenos Aires (1B)
Cross the RÍo Plata and explore the many attractions of Buenos Aires. Check out a football game, a tango show or the city’s famous nightlife.
Day 16 Buenos Aires
Enjoy a free day to explore the "Paris of the Americas," from the hidden patios of trendy Palermo to bohemian vibes in San Telmo this city has something for everyone. Pre book an optional city bike tour, or pre book a tango experience in a local tanguerÍa and head out to experience the famous nightlife.
Day 17 Buenos Aires
Depart at any time.
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