11 days in Brazil & Argentina Itinerary

11 days in Brazil & Argentina Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 day
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. Take a break from the city and head to Praia de Ipanema and Morro Dois Irmaos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Niteroi (Costao de Itacoatiara, Parque Estadual da Serra da Tiririca, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Leme, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Vermelha Beach, and examine the collection at Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Rio.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Rio de Janeiro. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stroll through Praia Balneario Santa Terezinha, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, then see the sky in a new way at Astronomy Polo Casimiro Montenegro Filho, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Sao Joao Batista.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu day trip planner.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Foz do Iguacu. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Foz do Iguacu to Iguazu National Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November in Iguazu National Park, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Take a break from the city and head to Parque 3 de Febrero and Playa Municipal. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Puerto Madero and Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buenos Aires: Berisso (Palo Blanco & Playa Bagliardi). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, contemplate the long history of Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar.

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You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in November, you will find days in Buenos Aires are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.