South American Selection with Brazil's Amazon 2021 - 12 Day Package from Manaus to Buenos Aires
Monograms Tours is a tour company where guests can plan their vacation locations, hotel stays and all of their excursions. Monograms Travel has a following by families seeking escorted short vacation and also having time on their own. With Monograms you can travel independently but have a local expert guide assist you in your planning. Monograms travel allows you to either go it alone in a venue or ask you local expert guide for those favorite places and restaurants are located. This type continues to increase with family travel who value the time to be on their own with the family versus always being on a motorcoach. Pavlus Travel is a major retailer of Monograms and offers discounts on all packages for 2021.

South American Selection with Brazil's Amazon 2021

12 Day Package from Manaus to Buenos Aires

Starting at $2,709


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Destination & Sightseeing

Transportation:
As outlined in the day-by-day itinerary and private airport transfers to/from intra-vacation flights; intra-vacation flights not included

MEALS

Buffet breakfast daily; 2 lunches; 2 three-course dinners

ITINERARY

Day 1
After arriving at your hotel, meet up for private city sightseeing to view vestiges of Manaus’ glory days during the rubber boom. Your first stop will be the famous opera house, built in 1896 with materials imported from Europe. Next, visit a bustling local market filled with regional foods and wares

Day 2
Today, your “Meeting of the Waters” cruise passes by the impressive British-built Customs House and the floating port. Cruise along the chocolate-colored Rio Negro to its confluence with the yellow-gray Rio Solimões, where the two rivers form the mighty Amazon. For four miles, the differently colored bodies of water flow side by side and never mix! After lunch on the river, explore a jungle island (water level permitting) with fascinating native flora and fauna. Later this afternoon, arrive at the Ecopark Jungle Lodge, situated on the banks of the Rio Negro inside the Amazon rainforest
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Day 3
Accompanied by a Naturalist, enjoy a guided jungle walk that introduces you to the flora and fauna that thrive in the Amazon. After lunch, depart the lodge and sail up the river to visit a Caboclo’s native Amazon village to learn about their traditions, costumes, and culture. Also, try your hand at piranha fishing! Later, visit the Monkey Jungle Reserve, where researchers work to rehabilitate captive primates and reintroduce them to the jungle. Here, you have the opportunity to see the feeding of spider, squirrel, woolly, and capuchin monkeys. This evening, maybe venture back out with your Naturalist via canoe into the flooded forest to appreciate the sounds of the jungle at night. Keep watch for small alligators (and other night creatures)!
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Day 4
This morning, depart the Ecopark lodge for a flight to fabulous Rio. Welcome to South America’s capital of glamour—Rio de Janeiro! Your Local Host will be available with suggested activities during your free time
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Day 5
Today, a private city tour takes you to the Cosme Velho district to board a cog-wheel train that will whisk you through the lush tropical vegetation of Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. This rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay below is one of the New7Wonders of the World and home to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, which affords sweeping views of the city and beaches below. The afternoon and evening are at leisure. Tonight, you may opt to join an outing to a fun churrascaria for a feast of barbecued meats that are marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style
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Day 6
Enjoy an optional rainforest Jeep tour in Tijuca National Park. This afternoon, you may elect to discover historic Petropolis, site of the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II, or take an optional excursion to visit the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain
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Day 7
Fly to Iguassu Falls. This masterpiece of nature encompasses 275 separate falls and spans almost two miles. This afternoon’s private tour is dedicated to enjoying the spectacle of this 2-mile-wide torrent from the Brazilian side
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Day 8
With your Local Host, tour the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls, with numerous walkways that wind above and under the crashing water
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Day 9
Fly to Buenos Aires, proud capital of the vast country that occupies most of the southern part of the continent. After arriving at your central hotel, you will have time to become acquainted with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards and outdoor cafés. Enjoy an evening at leisure
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Day 10
A private city tour this morning starts in the colorful La Boca district, site of the city’s first port. Take a short walking tour of this unique neighborhood, then on to San Telmo, famous for its late-colonial buildings and a popular gathering spot for artists. At the Plaza de Mayo, see La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House) and the Metropolitan Cathedral, which houses San Martin’s Mausoleum. Drive past the ornate Teatro Colón Opera House before reaching Recoleta Cemetery, burial site of Eva Perón. This evening, perhaps savor the city’s atmosphere on an optional dinner at a local restaurant, followed by a performance of Latin America’s most sensuous dance—the Tango!
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Day 11
Today is free or perhaps journey to the pampas and experience Argentine country life as you visit an estancia (ranch) and become acquainted with the lifestyle of the gauchos
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Day 12
Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning
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Day 13
ARRIVE IN MANAUS

Day 14
MANAUS–AMAZON JUNGLE

Day 15
AMAZON JUNGLE

Day 16
AMAZON JUNGLE–RIO DE JANEIRO

Day 17
RIO DE JANEIRO

Day 18
RIO DE JANEIRO

Day 19
RIO DE JANEIRO–IGUASSU FALLS

Day 20
IGUASSU FALLS

Day 21
IGUASSU FALLS–BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Day 22
BUENOS AIRES

Day 23
BUENOS AIRES

Day 24
BUENOS AIRES

Day 25
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Day 26
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Day 27
Breakfast

Day 28
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Day 29
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Day 30
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Day 31
Breakfast

Day 32
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Day 33
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Day 34
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Day 35
Breakfast

Day 36 ARRIVE IN MANAUS.
After arriving at your hotel, meet up for private city sightseeing to view vestiges of Manaus’ glory days during the rubber boom. Your first stop will be the famous opera house, built in 1896 with materials imported from Europe. Next, visit a bustling local market filled with regional foods and wares

Day 37 MANAUS–AMAZON JUNGLE.
Today, your “Meeting of the Waters” cruise passes by the impressive British-built Customs House and the floating port. Cruise along the chocolate-colored Rio Negro to its confluence with the yellow-gray Rio Solimões, where the two rivers form the mighty Amazon. For four miles, the differently colored bodies of water flow side by side and never mix! After lunch on the river, explore a jungle island (water level permitting) with fascinating native flora and fauna. Later this afternoon, arrive at the Ecopark Jungle Lodge, situated on the banks of the Rio Negro inside the Amazon rainforest
Meal Icon BreakfastLunchMeal Icon Dinner

Day 38 AMAZON JUNGLE.
Accompanied by a Naturalist, enjoy a guided jungle walk that introduces you to the flora and fauna that thrive in the Amazon. After lunch, depart the lodge and sail up the river to visit a Caboclo’s native Amazon village to learn about their traditions, costumes, and culture. Also, try your hand at piranha fishing! Later, visit the Monkey Jungle Reserve, where researchers work to rehabilitate captive primates and reintroduce them to the jungle. Here, you have the opportunity to see the feeding of spider, squirrel, woolly, and capuchin monkeys. This evening, maybe venture back out with your Naturalist via canoe into the flooded forest to appreciate the sounds of the jungle at night. Keep watch for small alligators (and other night creatures)!
Meal Icon BreakfastLunchMeal Icon Dinner

Day 39 AMAZON JUNGLE–RIO DE JANEIRO.
This morning, depart the Ecopark lodge for a flight to fabulous Rio. Welcome to South America’s capital of glamour—Rio de Janeiro! Your Local Host will be available with suggested activities during your free time
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 40 RIO DE JANEIRO.
Today, a private city tour takes you to the Cosme Velho district to board a cog-wheel train that will whisk you through the lush tropical vegetation of Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. This rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay below is one of the New7Wonders of the World and home to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, which affords sweeping views of the city and beaches below. The afternoon and evening are at leisure. Tonight, you may opt to join an outing to a fun churrascaria for a feast of barbecued meats that are marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 41 RIO DE JANEIRO.
Enjoy an optional rainforest Jeep tour in Tijuca National Park. This afternoon, you may elect to discover historic Petropolis, site of the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II, or take an optional excursion to visit the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 42 RIO DE JANEIRO–IGUASSU FALLS.
Fly to Iguassu Falls. This masterpiece of nature encompasses 275 separate falls and spans almost two miles. This afternoon’s private tour is dedicated to enjoying the spectacle of this 2-mile-wide torrent from the Brazilian side
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 43 IGUASSU FALLS.
With your Local Host, tour the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls, with numerous walkways that wind above and under the crashing water
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 44 IGUASSU FALLS–BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA.
Fly to Buenos Aires, proud capital of the vast country that occupies most of the southern part of the continent. After arriving at your central hotel, you will have time to become acquainted with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards and outdoor cafés. Enjoy an evening at leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 45 BUENOS AIRES.
A private city tour this morning starts in the colorful La Boca district, site of the city’s first port. Take a short walking tour of this unique neighborhood, then on to San Telmo, famous for its late-colonial buildings and a popular gathering spot for artists. At the Plaza de Mayo, see La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House) and the Metropolitan Cathedral, which houses San Martin’s Mausoleum. Drive past the ornate Teatro Colón Opera House before reaching Recoleta Cemetery, burial site of Eva Perón. This evening, perhaps savor the city’s atmosphere on an optional dinner at a local restaurant, followed by a performance of Latin America’s most sensuous dance—the Tango!
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 46 BUENOS AIRES.
Today is free or perhaps journey to the pampas and experience Argentine country life as you visit an estancia (ranch) and become acquainted with the lifestyle of the gauchos
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 47 BUENOS AIRES.
Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

Rio de Janeiro
Hilton Rio Copacabana
Moderate Deluxe



Avenida Atlantica 1020 Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Located just steps away from the famous Copacabana beach and waterfront, Hilton Copacabana offers two sparkling swimming pools, a full-service wellness spa, multiple restaurants and bars, beachside service at Copacabana's waterfront, and comfortable and cozy guestrooms with spectacular views.
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