UNESCO South America: Rio, Iguazú Falls & Buenos Aires

Seabourn Journeys

Two of South America’s most captivating cities bookend this journey to the UNESCO World Heritage natural wonder of Iguazu Falls. In Rio de Janeiro, pass lush Tijuca Rainforest Park crowned by the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Peak en route to famed Copacabana Beach. Absorb the earth-shaking roar of Iguazu Falls from a suspended walkway on the Brazilian side with a helicopter ride to dinner to follow. Finally, spend a day in Buenos Aires with Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and colorful La Boca, and finish with a tango lesson at legendary Café de los Angelitos.

Pre-Cruise Itinerary Overview

6 Days, 5 Nights

Day One

Arriving in Rio de Janeiro, pass the lush Tijuca Rainforest Park crowned by the statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Peak on your way to your hotel on famous Copacabana Beach. Meals: D Hotel: Belmond Copacabana Palace

Day Two

After breakfast, see the Cidade Maravilhosa from the height of Corcovado beside the Cristo Redentor statue. Then ascend the iconic Sugar Loaf peak by cable car for awe-inspiring views. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Belmond Copacabana Palace

Day Three

After breakfast, fly to Iguazú Falls and experience the earth-shaking roar from a suspended walkway on the Brazilian side. Take a helicopter ride and enjoy dinner under a mighty tree. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas – Brazil

Day Four

After breakfast, tour the Argentinian side of the falls over Devil's Gorge cascade, with lunch at Sheraton Hotel. Later, fly to Buenos Aires and enjoy dinner at a top Argentine steakhouse. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Four Seasons Buenos Aires

Day Five

After breakfast, in Buenos Aires, see the Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and colorful La Boca, includes lunch. Visit “Evita” Peron’s monument in La Recoleta cemetery. Tonight, have a tango lesson. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Four Seasons Buenos Aires

Day Six

After breakfast at the hotel and a morning at leisure in the pleasant neighborhood, transfer to the port for embarkation. Meals: B

This Pre-Cruise Seabourn Journey Is Available:

15, December 2018 Pre-Cruise (20, December 2018 cruise date)
29, January 2019 Pre-Cruise (03, February 2019 cruise date)
12, March 2019 Pre-Cruise (17, March 2019 cruise date)
(2 Cruises available)

 

Post-Cruise Itinerary Overview

6 Days, 5 Nights

Day One

Disembark ship. Full day tour of Buenos Aires with lunch, see the Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and colorful La Boca, includes lunch. Visit “Evita” Peron’s monument in La Recoleta cemetery. Meals: L/D Hotel: Four Seasons Buenos Aires

Day Two

Spend the morning at leisure, followed by tango dancing lesson at the legendary Café de los Angelitos. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Four Seasons Buenos Aires

Day Three

Fly to Iguazú Falls and experience the earth-shaking roar and the rainbows dancing in mists from a suspended walkway on the Argentinian side. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas – Brazil

Day Four

After breakfast, Half Day Tour of Brazil Falls and Helicopter tour. Flight from Iguazú Falls to Rio de Janeiro. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Belmond Copacabana Palace

Day Five

After breakfast, see highlights of Rio including the Cidade Maravilhosa from the height of Corcovado beside the Cristo Redentor statue. Then ascend the iconic Sugar Loaf peak by cable car for awe-inspiring views. Meals: B/L/D Hotel: Belmond

Day Six

After breakfast, transfer from hotel to airport Meals: B

This Post-Cruise Seabourn Journey Is Available:

20, December 2018 Post-Cruise (29, November 2018 cruise date)
03, February 2019 Post-Cruise (13, January 2019 cruise date)
17, March 2019 Post-Cruise Post-Cruise (24, February 2019 cruise date)