TOUR PROGRAM: Argentina & Brazil

Tour Duration : 10 days 09 nights
Tour Operates : all year round / on demand
Tour Price : Please contact us for a tailor-made quote.

Overview

Itinerary

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY – DOHA

21:00 Meet and greet at Tan Son Nhat Airport leaving for Rio de Janeiro by Qatar Air QR
609. 23:05 Stopover in Doha, overnight on board.

DAY 2: DOHA – RIO DE JANEIRO

05:10 Arrive in Doha.
08:00 Leaving for Rio de Janeiro on QR921. Overnight on board.
16:25 Arrive at Guarulhos International Airport or Governador Andre Franco Montoro International Airport, it is the largest airport in Brazil with more than 20 million passengers yearly. Brazil is the largest country in South America and fifth largest in the world. Famous for its football (soccer) tradition and its annual Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife and Olinda. It is a country of great diversity, from the bustling urban mosaic of São Paulo to the infinite cultural energy of Pernambuco and Bahia, the wilderness of the Amazon rainforest and world-class landmarks such as the Iguaçu Falls, there is plenty to see and to do in Brazil. Fly with local air carrier to Rio de Janeiro – the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, and the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper, making it the 6th largest in the Americas, and 26th in the world. The city was the capital of Brazil for nearly two centuries, from 1763 to 1815 during the Portuguese colonial era, 1815 to 1821 as the capital of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and Algarves, 1822 to 1960 as an independent nation. Rio is nicknamed the Cidade Maravilhosa or “Marvelous City”. Dinner. Check in at CAESAR PARK **** hotel or similar.

DAY 3: RIO DE JANEIRO

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 City tour: Mt. Corcovado, Copacabana Beach.
12:00 Lunch.
13:30 Visit Cristo Redentor, the statue of Jesus Christ, considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world. It is 39.6 metres (130 ft) tall, including its 9.5 metres (31 ft) pedestal, and 30 metres (98 ft) wide. It weighs 635 tonnes (625 long,700 short tons), and is located at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. A symbol of Brazilian Christianity, the statue has become an icon for Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone, and was constructed between 1922 and 1931.
18:30 Dinner, enjoy the famous Samba Show.
21:00 Drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.

DAY 4: RIO DE JANEIRO

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 City tour: visit Sugar Loaf peak situated at the mouth of Guanabara Bay on a peninsula that sticks out into the Atlantic Ocean. Rising 396 metres (1,299 ft) above the harbor, its name is said to refer to its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined loaf sugar. Take the photos with Maracana Stadium, an open-air stadium owned by the Rio de Janeiro State Government, it is named after the Maracanã neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro. It was opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Cup. Since then, it has mainly been used for football matches between the major football clubs in Rio de Janeiro, including Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense, and Vasco da Gama. It has also hosted a number of concerts and other sporting events. Although the paid attendance at the final game of the 1950 FIFA World Cup was 199,854 (being the world’s largest stadium by capacity, when it was inaugurated), the stadium currently seats 82,238 spectators. It was the main venue of the 2007 Pan American Games, hosting the football final and the opening and closing ceremonies.The Maracanã is currently closed for renovations and upgrades, and will reach a total capacity of around 85,000 spectators in preparations for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2014 World Cup, the 2015 Copa America, the 2016 Summer Olympics, and the 2016 Summer Paralympics. The stadium’s reopening is forecasted for early 2013.
12:00 Lunch.
13:30 Visit Jewelry Gallerie. Visit the Botanical Garden, one of the most beautiful and best preserved green areas in the city, an example of the diversity of Brazilian and foreign flora. There are around 6,500 species (some endangered) distributed throughout an area of 54 hectares. It was founded in 1808 by John VI of Portugal. Originally intended for the acclimatisation of spices like nutmeg, pepper and cinnamon imported from the West Indies, the garden was opened to the public in 1822, and is now open during daylight hours every day except December 25th and the 1st of January.
18:30 Dinner.
20:00 Drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.

DAY 5: RIO DE JANEIRO – IGUASSU FALLS

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Check out, leaving for Iguassu Falls – are waterfalls of the Iguassu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguassu. The Iguassu River originates near the city of Curitiba. It flows through Brazil for most of its course. Below its confluence with the San Antonio River, the Iguassu River forms the boundary between Brazil and Argentina.
12:00 Lunch at local restaurant.
13:00 Visit Iguassu Falls.
18:00 Dinner.
19:30 Check in at INTERNATIONAL HOTEL**** or similar.

DAY 6: IGUASSU FALLS

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 You have a half day free which you can visit the Triple Frontier – a tri-border area along the junction of Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil, where the Iguazú and Paraná rivers converge or visit a border market of Paraguay.
12:00 Lunch.
13:00 Visit Itaipu Dam – a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay. The name “Itaipu” was taken from an isle that existed near the construction site. In the Guarani language, Itaipu means “the sound of a stone”.
18:00 Dinner.
19:30 Drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Iguassu Town.

DAY 7: IGUASSU FALLS – BUENOS AIRES

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Check out, cross the border to Cataratas Del Iguazu Airport of Argentina or Mayor Carlos Eduardo Krause Airport in Misiones Province. Fly to Buenos Aires – the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after São Paulo.
12:00 Arrive in Buenos Aires, have lunch.
13:30 City tour: The National Museum of Fine Arts (MNBA) is an Argentine art museum in Buenos Aires, located in the Recoleta section of the city. Visit the Parliament Building – The Congress of the Argentine Nation is the legislative branch of the government of Argentina. Its composition is bicameral, constituted by a 72-seat Senate and a 257-seat Chamber of Deputies. The Congress building is located in Buenos Aires, at the western end of Avenida de Mayo (at the other end of which is located the Casa Rosada). The “Kilometre Zero” for all Argentine National Highways is marked on a milestone at the Congressional Plaza, next to the building…
18:30 Dinner and enjoy the Tango Show.
21:00 Check in at DE LAS AMERICAS HOTEL**** or similar. Overnight in Buenos Aires.

DAY 8: BUENOS AIRES – DOHA

08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Check out, city tour: The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral which is located in the city center, overlooking Plaza de Mayo, on the corner of San Martín and Rivadavia streets, in the San Nicolás neighbourhood. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires. The Cathedral of Buenos Aires was rebuilt several times since its humble origins in the 16th century. The present building is a mix of architectural styles, with a 18th century nave and dome and a severe, 19th century neoclassical façade without towers. The interior keeps precious 18th century statues and altarpieces, as well as abundant Neo-Renaissance and Neo-Baroque decoration.
12:00 Lunch.
13:30 Visit the Obelisk of Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires. Located in the Plaza de la República, in the intersection of avenues Corrientes and 9 de Julio, it was built to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first foundation of the city. Visit Teatro Colon (Columbus Theatre) is the main opera house in Buenos Aires, acoustically considered to be amongst the five best concert venues in the world. The present Colón replaced an original theatre which opened in 1857. Towards the end of the century it became clear that a new theatre was needed and, after a 20-year process, the present theatre opened on May 25, 1908. Visit La Boca areas with many new colorfull houses…
18:00 Dinner.
19:00 Drive to the airport for flying back to Vietnam.
23:05 Return to Doha on QR922. Overnight on board.

DAY 9: DOHA

23:10 Stopover at Doha.

DAY 10: DOHA – HO CHI MINH CITY

01:00 Fly back to Vietnam on QR616. Overnight on board.
14:30 Arrive at Tan Son Nhat Airport. Tour to end.

Rates

Tour Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Tour Operates: all year round / on demand

(Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs)

Tour Price: Please contact us for a tailor-made quote.

Group from 15 pax Single Supplement
USD*/ Pax (from) 119.500.000 VND (from) 16.500.000 VND

Terms and conditions subject to change without notice. This program may be changed or discontinued without notice. Please call our travel consultant for additional information. *Bank exchange rates are based on the daily rates of Vietcombank HCM City

  • Including: Qatar Air round trip ticket – Airport tax – Airport security tax – Fuel surcharge of USD 450 / pax (this rate can be changed on the day of ticket issuance) – Domestic air tickets of GRU-IGU / IGR-AEP 530 USD – Hotel as stated in the itinerary ****, based on twin share – Good meals and admission fees as in the itineraries – Tippings for local guides and drivers – Brazil and Argentina entrance visas ~ 120 USD – Viettours’ tour escort – Travel insurance with maximum compensation of 50,000.00 USD / case and 1,000.00 USD / luggage. Travel Gifts: backpack, cap, Viettours’ travel organizer or leather passport cover.
  • Excluding: Passport – Telephone fees – Laundry – Transportation without mention in the itineraries – Excess baggages and other personal expenses – Single room supplement.

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