Argentina Complete - 14 Days
Validity: Till 31st December 2020
Day 1: Buenos Aires
Upon arrival at EZEIZA International airport & after clearing the mandatory Argentina Immigration & Customs procedures you will be met by one of our professional English speaking guides & then by way of a private vehicle, transferred to your confirmed centrally located city hotel.
Day 2: Buenos Aires - Historic city sightseeing tour
Breakfast. Today we shall embark on a 3 hour regular Buenos Aires historic city sightseeing excursion. Take in all the major plazas: Plaza San Martin, Plaza 25 de Mayo, Plaza Congreso & Plaza San Martin; traverse the major boulevards & avenues: Av. Corrientes, Av. Cordoba, Av. 9 de Julio, Av. Callao & Av. Libertador; visit the historic districts of San Telmo, La Boca, Montserrat, Once, Recoleta, Puerto Madero & the elegant neighborhoods of Palermo & Belgrano. You’ll see the historic civic buildings, fountains & monuments for which this city is standout: pause in Plaza 25 de Mayo at the Presidential Palace - Casa Rosada, the reverence within Buenos Aires Cathedral, the famous Cabildo & the iconic Obelisco, all the while gaining a knowledge & education through the descriptions & in-depth commentary provided by your local expert bi-lingual English speaking guide.
At the conclusion of the morning’s historic sightseeing excursion you will be returned to a set arrival point. The afternoon is free of any pre-arranged activity, therefore giving you free reign & your own timetable for the remainder of the day. Overnight.
Day 3: Buenos Aires - Day at leisure & Evening of Tango
Breakfast & dinner. After breakfast if you want to shop or just browse, then we suggest the many boutiques that are on both sides of Avenida Santa Fe, or down Calle Florida a famous pedestrian shopping street & Galeria Pacifico in the central city.
Whatever you decide to do today, please be sure to be back at your hotel, dressed in smart casual attire in time to be picked up shortly before 7.00 pm for an evening of traditional charm & romance. Tango is the trademark dance & rhythm of Argentina & there is no better place to be exposed to this sensational pulse than at a dinner & tango show, with professional tango musicians, singers & the best of tango dance couples.
Dinner includes appetizers, various choices of a main course, deserts, then tea & coffee, should you wish. This is an evening that will captivate & live on with you as the essence of not only Tango, but Buenos Aires itself. Overnight.
Day 4: Buenos Aires – Iguazu Falls
Breakfast. Check out of your hotel & by way of a private vehicle transfer, you will be driven to the local Aeroparque Jorge Newbery principally domestic airport to check in for a flight to Iguazu falls. This is a 1 hr.45 min sector with a light snack & a drinks service aboard. Upon arrival to Iguazu you will be met & transferred in a private air-conditioned vehicle, to your confirmed hotel.
Day 5: Iguazu Falls National Park outdoor activity excursion
Breakfast. After breakfast this morning you will be picked up & by way of a regular of coach you will be driven to the Iguazu National Park Headquarters entrance, to embark on full day regular excursion of the Argentinean side of our planets most majestic waterfalls, accompanied by an English speaking guide.
Iguazu Falls is made up of more than 270 cataracts, spread around three large half-moon shaped valleys. There are two basic circuits, an upper & a lower walking trail. Then also as an included part of your Iguazu experience, the ´People Mover` narrow gauge train gives guests access along a track of some 3.5km, to the steel walkway that goes out across the mezzanine level of the river to the point where physically Argentina & Brazil’s international border is defined by the thunderous ´Garganta del Diablo` – the Devil’s Throat. At the conclusion of your day’s activities here at Iguazu Falls, you will be returned to your hotel where the remainder of the evening is free of anything that has been pre-organized. Overnight.
Day 6: Iguazu Falls – Salta
Breakfast. This morning after breakfast you will check out of your hotel & transfered by way of a private air-conditioned vehicle to Iguazu airport to check in there for a flight across the country to the far NW quadrant, with a destination of the city of Salta. Upon your arrival to Salta airport you will be met & by way of a private vehicle, transferred to your confirmed hotel. Overnight.
Day 7: Salta Historic City sightseeing tour
Breakfast. Today you will be picked up to embark on a 3 hour comprehensive regular historic Salta city sightseeing excursion hosted by a bi-lingual English speaking local expert guide, including most important historic buildings, churches & monuments. Provided the weather God is smiling & conditions are right, the panoramic views from San Bernardo hill overlooking the city are awesome. This region is well known for its subtropical microclimate. A short visit to the summer villa of San Lorenzo in a tranquil valley located some 6km from downtown is also included. You will be returned to your hotel at the conclusion of the excursion. Overnight.
Day 8: Full Day excursion - Vuelta a Las Alturas y Salinas Grandes
Breakfast. Today you are in for a marvelous and most enigmatic scenarios of the Argentine Northwest: the Andean desert of the Puna de Atacama.
Travel to the canyon of the Quebrada del Toro, on the route that follows the Train of the Clouds. On the way you will stop to visit Santa Rosa de Tastil and the town of San Antonio de Cobres. In this charming Andean settlement located at an incredible height of 3,776 meters above sea level, you will be able to learn about the artisan lifestyle of the inhabitants of north western Argentina and take a break for lunch.
After this break, this tour through the main attractions of Salta and Jujuy will continue on Route 40, until you reach the famous La Polvorilla Viaduct, where you will stop for a few minutes, before turning off the road to enter the immense salinas of Salinas Grandes: the most important salt deposit in the Argentine Northwest. An amazing place where you will want to have your camera at hand to carry an unforgettable memory of the mysterious landscapes that the Puna de Atacama keeps. At the end of the stop, you will find the exotic Hill of the Seven Colors. A wonderful gem of the geology of Jujuy, which adorns the landscape of this picturesque rural town, where you will stop for a while,before taking the road back to the city of Salta. Overnight.
Day 9: Salta - El Calafate
Breakfast. Check out of your hotel & by private vehicle you will be transferred from to Salta airport for an onward flight via Buenos Aires, to El Calafate in the heartland of Southern Patagonia & gateway to the Los Glaciares National Park.
Upon arrival to El Calafate you will be met directly outside the baggage claim & in an air-conditioned private vehicle, transferred to the hotel of your choice.
Day 10: El Calafate - Majestic Perito Moreno Glacier sightseeing tour
Early morning Breakfast. Depart for your tour of the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier. Departing by road you will travel around Lake Argentino & Bahia Redonda. This region is home to a large variety of birds & in particular, black-necked swans, flamingos, wild ducks & coots. Upon arrival at Glacier Perito Moreno the immensity of this awesome river of ice is evident. Perito Moreno Glacier is born high in the Andes cordillera & as a massive river of frozen ice, creaks & groans as it is slowly pushing forward on the journey down a valley some 50km to its terminal face which stands almost the equivalent of a building 24 stories high, above a lagoon that has been made by the ice melt. You will have ample time to leisurely wander the marked wooden deck walkways & the viewing platforms that offer the most stunning views of one of the most magnificent glaciers on the planet.
An `optional` short cruise on the lagoon is available, but not included in the excursion, so that would need to be paid for on the day you are here separately at the kiosk. At the conclusion of the day, the excursion will retrace its journey of this morning & return guests to their El Calafate hotels. Overnight.
Day 11: El Calafate - A day at your own pace
Breakfast. Today the day is at leisure. Ask us for optional tours that you may wish to book like the most spectacular Nautical excursions in this area called Glaciares Gourmet". You would have to pre-reserve this excursion. Or El Calafate Township offers a good range of things to do & the many artisan boutique have wonderful handcrafted locally produced products that typify this region of Southern Patagonia. Overnight.
Day 12: El Calafate – Ushuaia
Breakfast. Be ready to check out of the hotel & transfer to El Calafate airport. Here, check in for a flight to the southernmost city on our planet, located on the island of Tierra del Fuego - Ushuaia.
Upon arrival to Ushuaia, you will be met directly outside the baggage claim & a private air-conditioned vehicle will transfer you to your hotel.
Day 13: Ushuaia - Lagos Off Road 4x4 day excursion
Breakfast & BBQ lunch. Embark on a fabulous excursion around the indigenous forests surrounding Lago Fagnano called “Lago`s Off Road”. In many ways this is a fun filled relaxing day, on board the Land Rover Defender & experience an unforgettable journey, mixed with a bit of adrenaline pumping serious off-road muddy tracks & the lake itself. From above the Andes, get a view of a little gem hidden in the valley, Lago Escondido (Hidden Lake). Soon after the breathtaking & impressive Lake Fagnano will surely be the main attraction. At lunch time your driver/guide will cook an exquisite steak for you in a small `refugio` located deep in the indigenous forest. Here, as well as all kinds of delicious meats, fresh salads & a desert platter you´ll have the chance to enjoy a glass of top quality Argentine Malbec overlooking the magnificence & quietness of Lago Fagnano. Overnight.
Day 14: Ushuaia – Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Check out of your hotel & transfer to Ushuaia Airport, there to check in for your departure flight back home with fond memories.
Validity: Till 31st December 2020
Tour Price Per Person
||Twin / Double
||Child with Bed
|Los Suites Esmeralda – Buenos Aires /
Arami Hotel & Lodge – Iguazu /
Marilian – Salta /
Sierra Nevada – El Calafate /
Los Naranjos – Ushuaia
|Dazzler by Wyndham Maipu – Buenos Aires /
Raices Esturion – Iguazu /
Casa Real – Salta /
Mirador del Lago – El Calafate /
Alto Andino - Ushuaia
|Panamericano Buenos Aires /
Amerian Portal del Iguazu /
Alejandro I – Salta /
Xelena Hotel & Suites – El Calafate /
Los Cauquenes – Ushuaia
- Accommodation at the hotel of your choice with daily breakfast.
- Lunch and dinners as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Sightseeing’s / tours mentioned as in the itinerary.
- City tour of Buenos Aires and Salta.
- Evening of Tango at Buenos Aires with dinner.
- Iguazu Falls National Park outdoor activity excursion.
- Full day excursion - Vuelta a Las Alturas y Salinas Grandes.
- Majestic Perito Moreno Glacier sightseeing tour.
- Lagos off Road by land rover.
- Return airport transfers as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Return airfare.
- Airport taxes.
- Meals not specified above.
- Guaranteed early check in / late checkout charges.
- Tips and porterage.
- Personal expenses.
- Surcharges applicable if any.
- Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above.
- Booking will be subject to availability of space / rooms at the time of booking. You will be provided alternatives if units suggested are not available. You will be advised of any supplementary costs or reductions.
- Prices are subject to change with or without prior notice.
- Taxes as applicable.