South America is one of the hot spots to visit when you want fun and excitement on your vacation. You can leave from Miami and visit exciting cities like Rio de Janeiro where you will be amongst the bustling modern office towers or stand next to relics of the Portuguese colonial past. While there, it is possible to fly to Rio-Iguassu Falls which is the crossroads of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. This is truly a masterpiece of nature which compasses 275 separate falls and spans two miles. Affordable tours.com offers you an exciting ten day vacation for only $1869 which includes your transportation from Miami, Florida through South America and back home again. The following itinerary will give you an idea of the fantastic vacation:
Day 1: Miami
You will board an overnight flight to South America and land in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 2: Arrive in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is known as the capital of glamour and it affords you many sightseeing tours. Upon your arrival you will find your rooms are all ready for you to freshen up and get some rest before taking your first look at Rio. The first night will find you enjoying an outing of fun churrascaria for a feast of barbecued meats marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style, followed by a Samba show, where the sheet vitality of this country explodes in a colorful extravaganza.
Day 3: Rio de Janeiro
The fun only continues with a jeep tour to the rainforest in the middle of the city, Tijuca National Park and its bird sanctuary. In the afternoon a visit to the former summer palace of Emperor Dorn Pedro II is in order along the beautiful historic Petropolis mountain resort.
Day 4: Rio de Janeiro
It is about time to relax and enjoy a full day of leisure or perhaps you would like to visit the city with all it touring office buildings. You can also stand next to relics of the Portuguese colonial past. View the Sambodromo and the Cathedral before visiting 300-foot-high Sugar Loaf Mountain. This is where you will get to ride a cable car to the summit in order to see the spectacular vistas of the city and beaches.
Day 5: Rio-Iguassu Falls
Now it is time to fly to Iguassu Falls at the crossroads of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. This is a beautiful view indeed and one that you won’t forget for a long time.
Day 6: Iguassu Falls
Now it is time to take the Ecological Jungle Train and tour Argentine side of Iguassu Falls with numerous walkways that wind under the crashing water.
Day 7: Iguassu Falls-Buenos Aires
This exciting day will find you flying to Buenos Aires to visit the capital and the “Paris of South America.” There you will be touring many wide boulevards and outdoor cafes.
Day 8: Buenos Aires
Your sightseeing tour starts in the colorful La Boca district which is the site of the city’s first port. You will also visit San Telmo where many famous late-colonial buildings and popular spots for artists are in view. When you reach Plaza de Mayo you will see La Casa Rosada which is the President’s Pink House and the Metropolitan Cathedral, which houses San Martin’s Mausoleum. There are many more sites that you will take while you are on this part of the tour.
Day 9: Buenos Aires
Take some leisure time or perhaps an excursion to the Pampas is more to your liking. You can visit Argentine’s country life as you visit an estancia (ranch). Many people like visiting with the gauchos and enjoying a barbecue lunch.
Day 10: Buenos Aires
Today you may rest for the day if you like as your flight will be leaving late in the evening to return you back to Miami. You can spend the remaining of your time at the markets of Buenos Aires, La Boca, San Telmo and the Recoleta to get in some final vacation moments. You will arrive in Miami early the next morning making connections to go home ideal. Come and enjoy a real South America vacation at an affordable price.