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Manaus to Buenos Aires Overview
See Argentina's attractions and the incredible places to visit in Brazil
Get a taste of the infectious rhythm of Brazil and Argentina on this overland adventure from Manaus to Buenos Aires, taking in the might of the Amazon rainforest and river, the spectacle of Brazil's Iguazu Falls and the vastness of the Pantanal wetlands along the way. See amazing natural wonders, explore the most exotic places to visit in Brazil, pass through small historic towns and spend time discovering the best of Argentina's attractions. From tango to samba, Spanish to Portuguese and wine to caipirinhas, Argentina and Brazil are both distinct but share a zest for life that is sure to have you enthralled with the Latin American vibe and South American travel.
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Manaus is a large, diverse city that lies in the heart of the Amazon, where the Negro and Solimoes rivers meet.
Travel like a local along the unforgettable Amazon River, sleeping in hammocks and witnessing tiny settlements, colourful animals, river trade and lush scenery. A popular starting point for exploring the Amazon, Belem is an interesting city with a strong Indian heritage, swaying mango trees and a fascinating market.
A small colonial town sitting across the water from Sao Luis, Alcantara is surrounded by greenery and has some interesting museums and eateries.
Sao Luis's beautiful historical centre is a joy to explore and along with interesting festivals, the city has some wonderful museums and galleries to explore.
It may look like a desert of endless white sand, but Lencois Maranhenses National Park is home to fresh-water lagoons, mangroves, beaches and the Preguicas River.
Parnaiba is a cute port city located close to the amazing Parnaiba Delta, which is filled with waterways and mangroves teeming with unique animals and plant life.
Idyllic waters, a beautiful coastline and minimal development has made Jericoacoara the perfect place to enjoy both gorgeous beaches and the best of small-town Brazil
With blue skies, orangey sand dunes and turquoise waters, Canoa Quebrada is a chilled-out town with lots of adventure sports and entertainment.
Sousa is famed for being located near the Vale dos Dinossauros, a site where fossils and footprints of dinosaurs have been found in abundance.
Cabaceiras is a small town close to some fascinating ancient rock formations - the Lajedo de Pai Mateus and a monolith engraved with prehistoric drawings.
Olinda has beautifully preserved colonial buildings, is an artistic and cultural centre and has a lively night-life, all set on the cerulean waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
A tiny seaside town surrounded by mangroves, coconut trees, sand dunes, lakes and the ocean, Pirambu is famed for the turtles who come to its shores.
A laidback city known as 'Brazil's capital of happiness', Salvador da Bahia's streets are full of colour, its air full of music and people full of smiles.
With table-top mountains, lush valleys, dramatic monoliths, bubbling rivers and striking caves, Chapada Diamantina National Park is a true gem of Brazil.
Terra Ronca is a state park that has a large number of incredible caves and grottoes, formed by erosion caused by rain and the Lapa River. Cavalcante is a small town located on the edge of the Chapado dos Veadeiros National Park. It has excellent hiking trails and gorgeous scenery.
Estimated to be a paltry 1.8 billion years old, the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park sparkles with crystals, rains with waterfalls and abounds in rare and amazing animals.
Brasilia was planned and built in the 1950s as the country's new capital and is a marvel of design and architecture, lauded the world over.
Set up camp in the lush Brazilian countryside and enjoy a night under the stars.
Built during Brazil's gold rush in the late 17th century, Ouro Preto's wealth produced a cultural city filled with spectacular Baroque architecture.
Abundant in natural beauty, Teresopolis borders the Serra dos Orgaos National Park and is famed for its outdoor adventures and challenging mountain peaks.
Bigger than life and beautiful to boot, Rio de Janeiro sits resplendent among mountains, rainforest and sea, and emits an energy that is irresistible to everyone who visits.
A four-day break in the itinerary leaves you with plenty of free time to explore the bustling streets of Rio de Janeiro before the South American adventure continues.
With one of the greatest natural settings in the world, Rio de Janeiro shines with amazing beaches, misty mountains, lively neighbourhoods and a samba beat.
Step back in time in gorgeous Paraty, where Portuguese colonial buildings, cobblestone streets and horse and cart are set against a verdant backdrop of misty hills.
A tiny place that has a big name for eco-tourism, Brotas offers hiking, kayaking, rafting and other sports in a pristine jungle environment.
Surrounded by picturesque farming country, Campo Grande is a large, multicultural city which is the main gateway to the Pantanal.
The Pantanal is the largest wetlands in the world and is home to thousands of species of animals and plants, and its 210,00 sq km spreads through Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia.
Beautiful by name, beautiful by nature, Bonito is a small town set amongst a gorgeous landscape of emerald jungle and glassy, blue rivers simply teeming with life.
Foz do Iguazu is a largish city famed for being at the doorstep - along with Argentina and Paraguay - of the incredible Iguazu Falls.
Founded in 1632 and now well-preserved ruins, San Ignacio Mini is an old Jesuit mission that was destroyed in 1817 and rediscovered amongst the jungle the late 1800s.
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