Rio to Buenos Aires Unplugged Itinerary

Visit South America and travel through Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. Travel to Rio de Janeiro, visit Montevideo and tour Buenos Aires.

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Day 1 Rio de Janeiro

Travel to Brazil and head to Rio de Janeiro. Why not join the throng of scantily-clad sun worshippers and sip caipirinhas on atmospheric Ipanema beach, one of the world's most famous stretches of sand.
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Days 2-4 Ilha Grande

Discover a slice of paradise on the beautiful white sands of Ilha Grande. Laze on tropical beaches, amble around pristine rainforest or snorkel through schools of brightly coloured fish.
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Days 5-7 Paraty

Wander the quaint cobblestone streets of Paraty, go swimming or explore the national parks nearby.
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Days 8-10 Foz do Iguazu

Take the opportunity to see Iguazu Falls up close in Argentina and then in full panorama in Brazil.
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Days 11-13 Estancia Stay

Enjoy a taste of rural life at a local estancia (cattle ranch).
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Day 14 Montevideo

Journey to Uruguay's eclectic capital to soak up the rich culture and interesting architecture of this thriving city.
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Day 15 Colonia

Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Colonia and rub shoulders with locals as they go about their day.
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Days 16-17 Buenos Aires

Take a ferry ride across the Rio de la Plata into the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina. Hit one of the city's many tango clubs - known as milongas - and dance the night away for the perfect ending to this South American adventure.
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