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Add on: Pre-Nights Rio de Janiero

If you’d prefer to arrive in Rio de Janeiro a night or two ahead of your TravelQuest eclipse tour, we’re reserving a limited number of (…)

Rio Negro Cruising – Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Today we explore Lake Janauari Ecological Park, an excellent place to spot seldom-seen Amazonian wildlife and perhaps encounter one of the region’s giant Victoria Regia (…)

Rio Negro Cruising

This morning you can have a close encounter (safely) with the famed piranha and other river fish. Next we visit a remote Amazonian village, where (…)

Rio Negro Cruising

Rising early, we once again head out in canoes, scanning the trees along the river’s edge for a diverse array of tropical birds, including parrots (…)

Manaus – Rio Negro Cruise

We take advantage of this morning to discover Manaus, learning about the large-scale rubber cultivation that made Brazil one of the world’s richest countries during (…)

Manaus, Brazil

When you arrive at Manaus International airport (code: MAO), you’re met by our TravelQuest representative, who arranges the easy transfer to our eco-resort hotel. Overnight: (…)

Travels Onward

Enjoy a final breakfast at the hotel, then we’ll arrange the quick transfer to Buenos Aires airport (code: EZE) for your journey onward. OPTIONAL: PRE-ECLIPSE (…)

Buenos Aires Province – Tango Show

    After breakfast we head north into the surrounding province of Buenos Aires, leaving the urban streets behind as we enter a landscape of (…)

Buenos Aires

   Your city tour begins with visits to some of its most intriguing neighborhoods – including La Boca, with its colorfully painted houses and cafes, (…)

Fly to Buenos Aires

After breakfast, say farewell to the Patagonian wilderness and transfer to Bariloche airport for our flight to Argentina’s elegant capital, Buenos Aires. Overnight: InterContinental Hotel (…)

Total Solar Eclipse

Rising before the Sun, we’re off to our specially selected eclipse-viewing site, where you can look forward to experiencing standing 1 minute and 52 seconds (…)


This morning we venture into the wilds around Barlioche, exploring the shores of Nahuel Huapi on winding roads and trails beneath the snowcapped peaks. After (…)

Fly to Bariloche

Today we fly from Iguazu via Buenos Aires to the resort town of San Carlos de Bariloche, in Argentina’s pristine Patagonia wilderness. Our hotel offers (…)

Iguazu’s Argentine side

    Now it’s time to get an entirely new angle on Iguazu – during a full-day visit on the Argentine side of the falls. (…)

Iguazú’s Brazilian side

   Head out after breakfast on a half-mile (1 km) walk through the Brazilian side of Iguazu National Park to view the breathtaking natural phenomenon (…)

Fly to Iguazú Falls

    This morning we drive to the airport for our flight to Iguazu in the south of Brazil. Then it’s a quick transfer into (…)

Rio de Janeiro

Today our travels around Rio blend the old and the new. We first take the tram up Sugarloaf Mountain, eventually reaching 1,300 ft (400 m) (…)

Rio de Janeiro

    Our first full day in Rio begins with a train ride up to the top of Corcovado Mountain to take in remarkable views (…)

Arrive Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    When you land in Rio de Janeiro (airport code: GIG), our TravelQuest representative is on hand to arrange the easy transfer to your hotel. (…)