Taste of Argentina & Brazil with Grand Voyage of Discovery

25 Days
Buenos Aires to Lisbon
From (CAD)
$ 20,695
Dates & Pricing

2021 Buenos Aires > Lisbon

From basking in the magnificence of 275 thundering waterfalls stretching across 3 kilometres to marveling at the unbelievably giant Amazonian water lilies at the UNESCO biosphere reserve of Jardim Botânico, every day of your journey will be filled with awe and wonder.
Take the southern route from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon and let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of cruising. On this journey, days at sea are coupled with exciting port stops brimming with a host of all-inclusive shore excursions. Breathtaking natural wonders, one-of-a-kind luxurious stays, and unforgettable experiences that immerse you into the local life of this vibrant land. Embark on a journey that reveals to you all the must-see sights of Argentina and Brazil. Enjoy the unparalleled views of the Iguazú Falls without leaving your hotel at your exclusive Scenic Special Stay, before getting up close to the falls to feel the refreshing spray on your skin. Drink in the spectacular views at a mountain-top Scenic Sundowners event and watch the sunset bathe Rio in a golden glow. Discover the lively local culture and lifestyle of the city, including a mouth-watering Brazilian Churrascaria experience with samba musicians. A long-held dream for many people is the ocean crossing between the Americas and Europe. Access exotic destinations and exciting ports of call from Ihla Bela to Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, and from the Cape Verde Archipelago to the Madeira Islands. Days at sea celebrate the joys of cruising, with ample time for relaxation, activities, entertainment and world-class cuisine.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OSAR
Duration:
25 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Lisbon

Selected Itinerary

25 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Welcome to colourful Buenos Aires for a two night Special Stay.

  2. Day 2 - Buenos Aires

    An elegant city with pockets of colourful character, discover the highlights and the hidden secrets of this famed ‘Paris of the Americas’ with your local guide, including Casa Rosada. Visit soulful San Telmo and La Boca’s colourful Caminito. This evening, enjoy dinner at the Gala Tango show.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Buenos Aires

    Freechoice

    Take a tour with a local artist to uncover the vibrant urban art scene. Alternatively, bask in the marvellous architecture of the city’s belle époque on an architecture walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Buenos Aires > Iguazú Falls, Brazil

    This morning, fly to Iguazú Falls. Discover the walkways across the top of the falls on the Argentinean side to the lookout where you will see the famous ‘Devil’s Throat’ and be awed by the sheer volume of water cascading over the falls. Cross the border and enter the Brazilian National Park for your three night Special Stay. With an enviable setting inside the park gates, as a guest of the hotel you will be able to experience the sun setting over the top the magnificent natural wonder of the falls without the general public.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Iguazú Falls

    Enjoy a leisurely walking tour to discover the Brazilian Falls before the park gates open to the public. Be awed by the world’s largest volume waterfall as you stand on the walkway in the middle of the falls. Your day continues with an exciting jet boat adventure to see the base of the falls and feel the spray on your face. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Iguazú Falls

    This morning, explore Parque das Aves and be amazed by the colourful array of rare birds flying in the huge aviaries.

    Optional helicopter flight - Soar over Iguazú Falls on an optional helicopter flight (additional cost, please
    book on tour).

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Iguazú Falls > Rio de Janeiro

    Fly to the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. A highlight will be your three night Special Stay at the iconic Belmond Copacabana Palace, set in the heart of the beach strip.

    Sundowners

    At Sugarloaf Mountain, take the cable car to the peak for Scenic Sundowner drinks while taking in the spectacular views of Rio at sunset.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Rio de Janeiro

    Discover the beating heart of this exotic city. Take a fascinating walking tour through downtown Rio, home to the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Municipal Theatre. Learn about Rio’s history and culture and appreciate the locals’ lifestyle. Ride the cogwheel railway to the top of Corcovado Mountain to see the famous Christ the Redeemer statue.

    Enrich

    A highlight awaits at your private farewell dinner in the elegant library at the Belmond Copacabana Palace where you will enjoy a three-course gourmet meal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Rio de Janeiro

    Say farewell as you transfer to Rio de Janeiro port to embark Scenic Eclipse, taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try wine tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - At sea

    A day at sea. Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Salvador de Bahia

    With a colourful history as the first capital of Brazil in 1549 to the notoriety of the first slave market trading in the New World, Salvador de Bahia is unique. Mixed cultures from  Portuguese to African slaves and the native Amerindians provide a fascinating blend of history, culture, architecture
    and lifestyles.

    Freechoice

    Explore Pelourinho, the colourful historical centre and learn about African heritage, or take a panoramic tour and visit Mont Serrat Fort. Alternatively, learn about African religions, visit a traditional Candomblé community and school, or take a percussion and Capoeira dance class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - At sea

    Scenic Eclipse’s opulent Senses Spa has spacious areas for reflection and relaxation. Discover the ancient art of Nordic bathing in the Scandinavian-inspired plunge pools and saunas. Daily entertainment, Scenic Epicure culinary adventures, some quiet time in the Observatory Lounge, all this and more is at your fingertips.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - At sea

    At day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Praia, Cape Verde

    This interesting archipelago has a colourful history with links to the African slave trade from 1462 when the Portuguese colonised the islands to the late 1800s when the slave trade was abolished.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the capital Santiago and visit the African market, or take a panoramic tour of the island and visit the fort.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion, from snorkelling or kayaking to relaxing on a pristine beach.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Mindelo, Cape Verde

    Mindelo is the cultural capital of the archipelago, home to the Morna, the traditional Capeverdean music genre. Take in the sights of the colourful house fronts and colonial architecture, and the local art scene on the streets.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the cultural and musical heritage of colourful Mindelo or take a panoramic tour of the island of São Vincente.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion and go snorkelling or kayaking.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - At sea

    Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory Lounge or create a masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. Whatever you choose, there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - At sea

    A day at sea. Enjoy the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Funchal, Madeira

    Madeira sits in the Atlantic Ocean at the top of an extinct underwater volcano. The capital Funchal is nestled in a great natural amphitheatre, facing the Atlantic against a dramatic mountain backdrop.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the history of the city dating back five centuries, or explore the Botanical Gardens before riding a traditional two-seat toboggan back to the waterfront. Alternatively, tour the island and visit a sugarcane factory.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak or hiking excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Funchal, Madeira

    Continue to explore Funchal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - At sea

    Savour your last day on board.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Lisbon, Portugal

    Lisbon signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of your adventures.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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