Arrive Dubai. Transfer to hotel. Provided by airlines
Breakfast at the hotel in Dubai. Transfer to airport for your flight to RioArrive in Rio de Janeiro, complete customs & immigration formalities and transfer to hotel. Afternoon, your well located Hotel on the Copacabana beach allows for private exploration…Dinner
Breakfast. Proceed for tour of Sugar Loaf & cityThe tour starts in the morning, with the participants pick up by bus at the hotel, followed to the Urca´s district and specifically to the Praia Vermelha, where is located the Sugar Loaf´s cable car station, the initial spot to ascend to it. The cable car rolls over strong iron cables, tracked by a cog-wheel system, and has a 65 paxs capacity. There are two stages, the first from Praia Vermelha to the Urca´s Station, and the second from Urca to the Sugar Loaf´s top (at 396 meters). At the top, the view of the center downtown, beaches and the meeting of Guanabara´s bay and the ocean waters are simply superb. After descending the hill, continue for an orientation of the city. LunchProceed for tour of Corcovado…drive to Cosme´s Velho district to the station of the cog-wheel train of the Corcovado Mountain where they will embark in van. On the way up, the participants will arrive at the statue of the Christ Reedemer, placed in the Corcovado mountain top at 710 meters high. This giant statue of 40 meters high and with 1.100 tones of weight, known all over the world, have the best view of the city, with full 360 degrees vision of the Ocean, the surrounding beaches, the city downtown and the Guanabara Bay .Balance day is free. Dinner
DAY 04: AT RIO DE JANEIRO
Breakfast. Balance day is freeToday, at your own pace, do beach combing at Copacabana, Leblon and Ipaenema beaches. Discover what makes Rio so special. The Brazilians are fond of saying …. “it took God 7 days to create the World. 6 days were spent in the making of Rio!!” Visit the flea market and the departmental store and Gem factoryEvening, proceed for dinner followed by Samba show at Platforma I – this is the night for tour members to enjoy Brazilian music, closing with a go at Carnival. The show is a display of the Brazilian music tradition and tour members will have the opportunity to have a glimpse of the rich Carnival costumes and the contagious beat of the drums. After the show return to hotel.
DAY 05: RIO DE JANEIRO - IGUASSU FALLS
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and transfer to airport for your flight to Iguassu Falls Arrive Iguassu and proceed to hotel.Evening, Dinner and Folklore Show at RafainDeparture from the hotels in the beginning of the evening, for the Iguassu by Night Program. In one of the most typical places of the city the participants will enjoy the best specialties of the traditional “gaucho” barbecue. After this fantastic dinner, the participants will enjoy a fine show that focus on the best of the three cultures and identities of the countries of the area. Brazil with the Gauchos folk, Argentina with Tango, and Paraguay with Polka.Return to hotel.
Breakfast. Proceed to visit the Falls from the Argentinean side
Argentinean Falls Located 28km from downtown of Foz do Iguassu (20km of which are in Argentinian Territory). Crossing the Iguassu River into the Argentine side by Tancredo Neves Bridge. After 30 mnutes by car we arrive at the Argentine National Park and visit the Falls. Normally we get the train to the Devil´s Throat, that is the biggest falls, located between the Brazilian and Argentinian Falls and by walk we visit the others falls, located in the Upper Circuit and if time permit the Lower CircuitLocal lunch. Return to hotel. Dinner
DAY 07: IGUASSU FALLS - BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and transfer to airport for your flight to Buenos Aires Arrive to the International airport, clear customs & immigration formalities. Transfer to your hotel. Indian dinner
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed for Tigre Delta tourLeave the hotel and ride along Costanera Avenue, parallel to the Rio de la Plata, and head out of the city center to San Isidro.See its cathedral and the many mansions inhabited by old aristocratic families before continuing on to Tigre. Here, board a catamaran for a 40-minute cruise through the delta…one of the largest in the world. Discover how the inhabitants of the delta turned it from a swampy area into a developed region with grass paths and canals of fresh water. Pass yacht clubs, waterfront houses on stilts, a market, and the house and museum of former Argentina president Sarmiento, who encouraged people to make their homes here.See how people live on the islands and interact with floating services: the supermarket boat, water taxi and more.Your boat will then leave the delta, heading out onto the Rio de la Plata, one of the widest rivers in the world. Cruise along the Costanera Navigation Canal, parallel to the Buenos Aires shoreline, passing the River Plate Stadium, the University of Buenos Aires and the city's port and cruise terminal. You’ll arrive at Puerto Madero, and transfer back to Hotel. Balance day freeEvening transfer to Tango House for show with dinnerVisiting a Tango Show is a MUST when you are in Buenos Aires. The Tango tradition started at the end of the last century, developing from a mixture of various rhythms, which were originally danced in the poorer quarters. In the beginning Tango was only danced by men, accompanied by flutes, violins and guitars. The flutes were later replaced by the "bandoneón" (a type of accordion), which gave the Tango its distinctive flavor. Reflecting the nostalgia and melancholy of mostly European immigrants, the tango brought up some great musicians, such as Astor Piazzolla and Anibal Troilo.
DAY 09: BUENOS AIRES – EL CALAFATE
Breakfast at hotelCheck out and transfer to airport for your flight to El Calafate.Arrive into Calafate, a small town set on the edge of Los Glaciares NP amidst dramatic scenery and natural beauty. We have the day free to explore the town and enjoy one of its attractive restaurants, Tango bars or artisans handcraft markets. We overnight in town. Local Dinner at restaurant
DAY 10: EL CALAFATE (TODO GLACIER EXCURSION)
Breakfast. Todo Glaciares Full Day Navigation Tour including lunch box (about 10 hours)Departure from your hotel to Punta Bandera port, 50 km away from Calafate. During the tour you navigate among huge icebergs, beginning navigation along the Northern side of the Lago Argentino up to Herminita Peninsula, from where you will see the Upsala Glacier.Continue through Spegazzini Channel in order to see Spegazzini Glacier. Return back to the Northern arm navigation through Tempanos channel, where you will see the North face of Moreno glacier, returning back to Punta Bandera.Upon arrival at Punta Bandera return back to El Calafate. Dinner at local restaurantRemarks: This is a full day navigation tour (passengers do not disembark) The ship has a basic bar service on board.
DAY 11: EL CALAFATE – BUENOAS AIRES
Breakfast. Day at leisureOptional: Visit the 60m high Perito Moreno GlacierA must for all visitors to Argentina is the Glacier Perito Moreno in the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. From Calafate, it is an 80 km bus ride, making stops along the way to take pictures. After entering the Andean Patagonian forest, you stop at the “Curva de los Suspiros” (Sighs Curve), to enjoy the first panoramic view of the Perito Moreno Glacier, then continue the way to the platforms and balconies in front of the glacier, having free time to admire it. Boxed LunchThe Perito Moreno Glacier forms part of the Patagonian Continental Ice Field from which 13 glaciers descend on the Atlantic side to flow into the Viedma and Argentino lakes. The Perito Moreno glacier, 5 km wide and 80 Mts. high above Argentino Lake, is one of the few in the world which still advances forming a wall and containing the Brazo Rico waters. Every 4 or 5 years, the water pressure is so strong that it breaks into multiple icicles giving an overwhelming spectacle that is truly impossible to explain. The continuous slides from its frozen walls astonish you at any time throughout the year. Get impressed by the Patagonian Andes lakes, forests and mountains stretching for 500 beautiful kilometers and massive glaciers falling into the world’s southernmost seas.Evening, transfer to airport for your flight to Buenos Aires Arrive and transfer to Hotel and check in. Evening, Indian dinner
DAY 12: BUENOS AIRES – DUBAI
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and proceed for City tour of Buenos Aires
HD BUENOS AIRES CITY TOUR WITH GUIDE Get acquainted with Buenos Aires during this tour highlighting the city’s major neighbourhoods and attractions. Among the points of interest you will see are Main Square Plaza de APRo surrounded by the Casa Rosada (Presidential Headquarters Office), the Cabildo (Colonial Town Hall) and the Cathedral. You will also drive through the charming streets of San Telmo and down the colorful roads of La Boca, famous for its multicolor tin houses.Indian lunch. Then transfer to airport for your flight to Kolkata via Dubai