Brazil & Argentina on a Shoestring

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Brazil & Argentina on a Shoestring

from £1,149
Duration: 11 days
Countries: Argentina, Brazil
Experience the treasures of Argentina and Brazil in this jam-packed trip. From tango in Buenos Aires to sun and surf in Rio, explore two of the continent’s most vibrant capitals.

Brazil & Argentina on a Shoestring

Marvel at the majesty of Iguassu Falls and let its power engulf you. Our CEOs will take you to the highlights on a shoestring and then let you loose so you can do what you want. You’ll stick to public buses, which not only keeps costs down but give you a chance to really meet the locals.


Day 1Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Buenos Aires/Puerto Iguazú

Explore this cosmopolitan city before hopping on an overnight bus.

Day 3Puerto Iguazú/Foz do Iguaçu

Enjoy a free day to relax after the long journey.

Day 4Foz do Iguaçu

Explore the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls, then enjoy free time in the afternoon.

Day 5Foz do Iguaçu

Full day excursion to the Argentina side of the falls. Opt to take a boat tour to see the cascading falls from below.

Day 6Foz do Iguaçu/São Paulo

Enjoy a free half-day to explore the area or visit Paraguay, and then board an overnight bus to São Paulo.

Day 7São Paulo/Paraty

Head to the coast for an optional schooner tour of the bay. Enjoy the beach life, and try the local beverages at a regional distillery.

Days 8–9Paraty

Enjoy the beach life, and spend the day exploring the sand and sea.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10Paraty/Rio de Janeiro

Travel to Rio and enjoy free time to explore the city using a centrally located hostel in Copacabana as a base. Sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11Rio de Janeiro

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Price details:

from £1,149


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Entrance and visit to both the Argentine and Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


Simple hotels (7 nts, some multi-share), hostel (1 nt), overnight buses (2 nts).


4 breakfasts
Allow USD435-565 for meals not included.


Local bus, minivan, taxi, walking.

Staff & Experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

About StudentUniverse

StudentUniverse has been supplying the best flight, hotel and tours deals to students around the world for years now and we’re delighted to be the preferred travel partner of and to make your travel experience even more amazing.

We have a great team of travel gurus that understand what a gap year is all about just waiting to help you, and since we are part of the Flight Centre Travel Group we are able to offer the best flights, gap year packages, hostels, tours, volunteer placements and insurance - the works. This is not your average travel agency, it’s the ultimate backpacker travel agency.

If you’d like to get in touch to chat about your travels, even if you’re in the preliminary stages and you’d just like some advice, give us a call on 0333 333 9923 or submit an enquiry to StudentUniverse – we’d love to hear from you.

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