Buenos Aires to Manaus

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Get a taste of the infectious rhythm of Argentina and Brazil on this Overland adventure from Buenos Aires to Manaus, taking in the spectacular Iguazu Falls, the vast Pantanal wetlands and Brazil's futuristic capital city along the way. See amazing natural wonders, explore small historic towns and spend time relaxing in comfort near the ocean. From tango to samba, Spanish to Portuguese and wine to caipirinhas, these two countries are both distinct but share a zest for life that is sure to have you enthralled.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Buenos Aires

Spend the day exploring this history-rich, cosmopolitan city then stay up late to dance with Portenos in a traditional tango milonga.

Days 3-4 Concordia/San Ignacio Mini

The intricately carved ruins of San Ignacio Mini are an impressive sight.

Days 5-7 Iguazu Falls

Explore both the Argentinean and Brazilian sides of the falls, admiring their jaw-dropping magnitude and panoramic splendour. Riverside boardwalks, misty rainbows and colourful butterflies all add to the magic of this famous natural wonder.

Days 8-10 Bonito

Get acquainted with Brazil's ecotourism capital where optional activities abound, from hiking scenic forest trails and snorkelling among colourful river fish to more adventurous activities such as caving, horse riding, abseiling and whitewater rafting.

Days 11-13 Southern Pantanal

Set off on an adventure through the wild plains of the world's largest wetland area. Spot colourful birds and glimpse sleek predators hunting prey.

Days 14-15 Brotas

This tiny town is a magnet for adventure sports fans and is the ideal place to enjoy optional canyoning and whitewater rafting in untouched, natural environments.

Days 16-18 Paraty

Stroll cobblestone streets and relax on secluded beaches. Take a boat ride to nearby islands to relax on powdery shores or take the opportunity to scuba dive in crystalline waters.

Day 19-24 Rio de Janeiro

Resting in the luminous Guanabara Bay and backed by lush mountains, Rio is a breathtaking city filled with the beat of music and the rhythm of samba. From the lush mountains to the beach and the vibrant city in between, Rio demands attention.

Days 25-27 Petropolis/Teresopolis/Ouro Preto

Journey to the colonial town of Ouro Preto. Stroll the tangle of narrow streets and see churches featuring the work of Aleijadinho - Brazil's most famous sculptor.

Day 23 Bush Camp

Camp overnight in woodlands.

Days 29-30 Brasilia

Take a city tour of the futuristic, Oscar Niemeyer-designed capital - a feat of modern design and architectural ingenuity.

Days 31-33 Chapada dos Veadeiros

Drive to Chapada dos Varadeiros for exploration and adventure in this magnificent national park.

Days 34-35 Cavalcante/Terra Ronca

Journey north to Cavalcante and visit a local community.

Days 36-38 Chapada Diamantina

Discover the unique landscape, flora and fauna of Chapada da Diamantina on a guided expedition.

Days 39-41 Salvador da Bahia

Explore the cobbled streets of historic Salvador.

Day 42 Bush Camp

Pitch a tent while travelling up the Atlantic Coast.

Day 43 Olinda

Enjoy the art and history of Olinda.

Days 44-45 Cabaceiras/Sousa

Marvel at the Vale dos Dinossauros and discover the caves and rock formations of inland Brazil.

Days 46-49 Canoa Quebrada/Jericoacoara

Unwind on the beautiful beaches of these serene seaside towns.

Days 50-53 Parnaiba/Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Take an overnight 4x4 tour of this stunning national park.

Days 53-54 Sao Luis/Alcantara

Wander through the streets of these quaint towns.

Days 55-56 Belem

Travel to Belem, the gateway to the mighty Amazon River.

Days 57-62 Amazon River Ferry

Spot exotic wildlife and traverse jungle rivers on a five-day ferry journey down the mighty Amazon.

Day 63 Manaus

Perhaps get acquainted with this port town on an afternoon city tour.

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