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Luxury Tours Rio & Iguassu Falls

The most spectacular falls on Earth, dividing Argentina and Brazil


Luxury Tour Brazil & Argentina

Folded into narrow strips of land between tropical beaches and towering mountains, Rio de Janeiro offers staggering vistas, energizing rhythms, exciting beaches and of course, Carnival celebrations. Located between Brazil and Argentina, the spectacular Iguassu Falls are three times wider than Niagara Falls. Nearly 300 individual cascades come together to produce a dazzling array of roaring white foam and rainbows, set amongst the subtropical rainforest.

A Taste of Blue Parallel's Insider Access

  • After-hours access to certain museums, churches & synagogues in Rio
  • Private train ride to the Devil’s Throat at Iguassu Falls
  • Private high-speed zodiac rides up-close to Iguassu Falls
  • Private helicopter rides over Rio and Iguassu Falls
  • Exclusive eco-adventures in the rainforest

The Discovery

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguassu Falls
  • Sub-tropical rainforest

The Adventure

  • High speed Zodiac ride
  • Kayaking
  • Biking
  • Eco-adventures
  • Helicopter rides



Luxury Travel Brazil & Argentina

Please note: this private tour to Brazil & Argentina is an example, as all of our luxury journeys are custom-made.

Rio de Janeiro (3 nights)

Upon arrival in Rio de Janeiro, you will be greeted by your personal host and transported by private vehicle to one of Rio’s 5-star luxury properties. Options include the iconic Copacabana Palace or the avant-garde Fasano hotel in Ipanema.

Accompanied by your personal guide, start off your luxury Rio tour by biking along the picturesque beaches of Ipanema, Leblon and Copacabana. The next day, enjoy a hiking excursion on one of the many accessible mountains that surround Rio, such as Pedra Bonita, Pico da Tijuca and Pedra Gavea. Later, head to the Lagoon of Rio where you will board your private helicopter to tour the “cidade Maravilhosa.” Circle around Christ the Redeemer (Mount Corcovado) and end your trip at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain where you will continue by cable-car to this landmark which offers incredible views of the city and bay.

On your third day, learn about Rio’s colonial past which was originally the seat of the Portuguese Empire and later visit the eclectic artists’ neighborhood of Santa Teresa. Continue your discovery of this great city with a visit to the Pequena Africa neighborhood, where you can visit a number of sites that highlight the African history and legacy in Rio de Janeiro.

Without a doubt, no trip to Rio is complete without music! On one of your evenings, stop at Rio Scenarium to enjoy Rio by night and listen to soothing live bossa nova or lively samba music.

Iguassu Falls (2 nights)

On arrival at the domestic airport, you will be greeted by your personal host and escorted to the Hotel das Cataratas on the Brazilian side of the falls. Your luxury Iguassu tour starts with an an exhilarating high-speed zodiac ride as you edge close to the roaring rapids of the San Martin and Three Musketeer Falls and see the mist dissipate. Later, after the park is closed to the public, explore the Brazilian side of the falls providing panoramic views of the natural wonder.

The next day, cross the border into Argentina and experience  up close and personal views from the Argentine side (Circuit Inferior). Here you will also have the option to enjoy a private train ride to the spectacular Devil’s Throat. After the excursions, relax by the pool and enjoy delicious meals.

On your final morning, embark on a thrilling helicopter tour offering breathtaking aerial views of the 275 cascading waterfalls below. Seeing the falls from the sky is one of the most rewarding ways to end your experience in the jungle!

Itinerary map
Destinations   Travel time
When to go
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Recommended Extensions

Luxury Tour Argentina

  • Visit the Esteros del Ibera, one of the largest wetlands in the world.

  • Tour the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires.
  • Discover Mendoza, the heart of the Argentine wine country.
  • Spend time at a traditional countryside estate in Córdoba.
  • Explore the Northwest provinces of Jujuy & Salta in our Crossing the Andes journey.
  • Discover Patagonia, home to Los Glaciares National Park and the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina as well as Chile’s awe-inspiring Torres del Paine National Park.
  • Explore Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost point of the Americas.
  • See the rich marine life of Peninsula Valdés, including whales and sea elephants.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking natural beauty of the lakes and snow-capped mountains in the Argentine Lake District.

Luxury Tour Brazil

  • Explore the Amazon Basin, home to the world’s largest remaining rainforest.

  • Visit the quaint colonial beach towns of Trancoso and Corumbau, Bahia.
  • Don’t miss Fernando de Noronha – a pristine archipelago of natural beauty, 215 miles off the Northeastern coast of Brazil.
  • Relax and indulge on Southern Brazil’s Emerald Coast.

Luxury Tour Uruguay

  • Stay at an elegant resort or private villa in the tranquil seaside town of José Ignacio, where you can horseback ride through sand dunes or go kayaking.

Price Reference

Recommended stay   5-7 days
Price reference
(6 days, private party of 2)
  Starting at $9,500 per passenger
Price reference
(6 days, private party of 4)
  Starting at $7,500 per passenger
Price reference
(6 days, private party of 6)
  Starting at $6,500 per passenger

Note: Prices will vary based on the specifics of your itinerary and the number of passengers in your party.

What is included in your private tour to Brazil & Argentina:

  • Luxury accommodations at
    • Belmond Copacabana Palace or Fasano Hotel (Rio de Janeiro)
    • Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas (Iguassu Falls)
  • Internal flights
  • Services of Blue Parallel hosts and private specialized guides throughout the journey
  • All special events, private guided tours, private excursions, private outdoor activities, entrance fees
  • A Blue Parallel team composed of a personal travel expert in our offices, private hosts in each destination, and a “behind the scenes” logistical expert who monitors every step of your luxury Brazil and Argentina tour. The team is on call 24-hours a day during a trip
  • All internal transportation
  • Some meals
  • A Blue Parallel customized travel kit that you will receive prior to departure