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13 nights accommodation at hotel category selected all with private facilities
Round trip airport transfers
Breakfast each morning
1 dinner with tango show
Transfers as per itinerary
Sightseeing as per itinerary-seat in coach basis
Hotel taxes and service charges
Day 1 Buenos Aires
Upon arrival you will be met and taken to your centrally located hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure to begin your exploration of the Argentinean capital.
Day 2 Buenos Aires
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, depart on a guided tour to the most important places in Buenos Aires. The tour includes the Metropolitan Cathedral, Government House and the area of Plaza de Mayo. You will be at the heart of the Tango activity where this sensuous dance is performed in the street for you to enjoy in the traditional neighborhood of San Telmo, where this typical dance dwells. Then you will visit La Boca and stop at this colorful suburb of the city adopted years ago as his home by the first Italian immigrants. Today it is home for important artists. Then, a visit to Palermo is scheduled, a residential neighborhood with parks and elegant buildings. Finally, you will visit sophisticated Recoleta, one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in which among other attractions, you can take a look at the famous cemetery alongside fine restaurants and cafes.Afternoon is at leisure. At sunset, you will be taken to enjoy a Dinner Tango Show and see the glamor, beauty and sophistication of the best music in Argentina. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 3 Buenos Aires
After breakfast you will depart to a typical Estancia (ranch, located in San Antonio de Areco, to enjoy a gaucho festival. A perfect country day, where you will learn about the main aspects of the gaucho’s life, observe a horse riders exhibition and enjoy a banquet of “empanadas” and a great parrillada(barbeque) accompanied with an excellent Argentine wine. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 4 Buenos Aires-Iguazu
Breakfast at hotel. At the set time, you will be transferred to the domestic airport to take your flight to Puerto Iguazu (not included). Upon arrival you will be taken to your hotel.After a break you will be taken to the Brazilian side of the falls (USA citizens need a visa to Brazil and is not included). Located on the western side of Parana State in Brazil, the falls were declared Natural World Heritage in the year 1986 by UNESCO. This Brazilian park (185,000 hectares / 458,000 acres) borders with the Argentinean National Park (67,000 hectares / 166,000 acres) and they are divided by the Iguazu River. Both parks make this region one of the largest natural protected areas in South America. The tour starts at the Visitors Center, designed to be the access gateway to the park. The building functions as an embarking and disembarking station for visitors. In order to be able to start the circuits along the catwalk floors, you must take one of the modern panoramic view buses so as to move safely within the park. The length of the catwalk floors is 1,200 meters (0.8 miles) from where you will get a breathtaking view of the 275 waterfalls. The four main rapids on the Brazilian side are: Floriano, Deodoro, Benjamin Constant and Salto Union or The Devil’s Throat. At the end of the path you will get on a panoramic elevator that will take you to the buses once again. Overnight in Iguazu.
Day 5 Iguazu
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to the Argentinean Falls tour. UNESCO declared this place a Natural World Heritage in the year 1984. The tour has a lower path, a higher path and the Garganta del Diablo path. The Paseo Inferior (Lower Path): this round 1,200-metre-walk (0.8 miles) gives you a great view of the majority of the rapids and falls from a front and lower point of view. The distances range from a bird’s eye point of view of Garganta del Diablo (The Devil’s Throat) together with several Brazilian rapids, to spectacular close-ups to other falls. If you like to, you will be able to enjoy Salto Bossetti (the Bossetti Fall) splash. The Paseo Superior (Higher Path): this round 1,300-metre-walk (0.9 miles) will raise your adrenaline level because you will feel the vertigo of being at the edge of some waterfalls. This walk has a breathtaking scenery cliff-point outlook.This is the less demanding walk of the three traditional paths. Garganta del Diablo Waterfall: to access this place, you will have to take the Tren Ecologico de la Selva (Ecological Jungle Train), and you must get off at the stop named after this waterfall. From there, you will start a stroll along the safe new catwalk floor which is a winding path that goes around the islands for 1,100 meters (0,7 miles) and ends in the large balconies located on the edge of The Devil’s Throat. Overnight in Iguazu.
Day 6 Iguazu-Mendoza
Breakfast at hotel. At set time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Mendoza(not included). Upon arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Mendoza.
Day 7 Mendoza
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will set out to the wine route to start a tour to the Wine Cellars and Great Wineries. Here you will be able to appreciate the different types of agriculture predominant in the Mendoza area, such as commercial olive groves, vines, almond, cherry, plum trees and so forth. You will also have a close look of how they are combined with the already established industries of the provincial state. Three wine cellars will be visited; one of them is a traditional production venture where you will have the chance to observe the traditional work done by local people. The other one is industrialized with its massive infrastructure. You will be able to observe and compare the wine production processes taking place in these commercial undertakings.Overnight in Mendoza.
Day 8 Mendoza-Bariloche
Breakfast at hotel. At set time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Bariloche (not included). Upon arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Bariloche.
Day 9 Bariloche
After a delicious breakfast, you will be taken on the short circuit tour. This traditional trip along the southern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi has a unique viewpoint called Panoramic Point, as well as attractions like the Llao-Llao Hotel and Saint Edward Chapel, near Port Panuelo. Seventeen kilometers away from Bariloche city you will find Mt. Campanario, where you can take a chairlift to the viewpoint and enjoy an incredible view many times mentioned in travel diaries as one of the most stunning in the world. The smooth paths of the Llao Llao Municipal Park allow walks along forests of South American Beech, cypresses and Myrtles. In the afternoon you will enjoy a visit to the Cathedral Hill. The Cathedral Hill takes its name from the similarity of its towers to a Gothic cathedral. In winter (July and August in southern hemisphere) it is a famous international center for sports and snow skiing skills competition. The road goes along Bustillo Avenue and goes through an important Salmon Farm. Then, you will visit the town of Villa Cathedral located at the foothill. There you can find several means of transportation leading to different ski platforms. The descent may be done by different ski slopes, cable car or chairlift. Overnight in Bariloche.
Day 10 Bariloche
After a delicious breakfast you will be taken on a tour to Victoria Island. This tour starts in the Panuelos Port in Llao Llao. After sailing for approximately 30 minutes, you will arrive to the Anchorena Pier in the Victoria Island. There are numerous trails where you will be able to observe different species of trees, such as: redwood, birch, fir, acacia trees, pine trees, etc. Here, you can take a chairlift up to Bella Vista Hill (900 m / 2953 ft) into a forest ancient Coihue trees and native cypress. Overnight in Bariloche.
Day 11 Bariloche-El Calafate
Breakfast at the hotel. At the set time you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to El Calafate (not included). Upon arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in El Calafate.
Day 12 El Calafate
After having a tasty breakfast at the hotel, you will leave on a tour to the National Park Los Glaciares. There you will be taken through Punta Banderas in order to go on a tour called Todo Glaciares. You will board a ship and navigate among the icebergs of various spectacular patterns of shape and size. The glaciers that you will visit are: Upsala and Spegazzini. Overnight in El Calafate.
Day 13 El Calafate
After breakfast, you will be taken to make the 80 km trip from El Calafate to the renowned glacier Perito Moreno, unique on the planet in its constant forward movement.Along the road you will discover many Andean pre-cordillera sites that are worth seeing and by the lake Argentino you will access the National Park Los Glaciares. Along Brazo Rico you will start to spot the floating icebergs until you finally are able to grasp in all its awe this natural wonder considered a World Heritage by the United Nations.You will stroll the paths and enjoy some time to observe the beautiful nature. Overnight in El Calafate.
Day 14 El Calafate-Buenos Aires
Breakfast at hotel. At the set time you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to Buenos Aires (not included) where you will be transferred to the International Airport to take your flight to return home. You can extend your stay in Buenos Aires or continue to Chile, Brazil or Uruguay.
Additional nights available
Tourist class hotels:
Buenos Aires:Hotel De Las Americas
Mendoza:Hotel Urbana Suites
Bariloche:Hotel Nahuel Huapi
El Calafate:Hotel Rochester
Superior tourist class hotels:
Buenos Aires:Hotel Pestana
El Calafate:Hotel Esplendor
First class hotels:
Buenos Aires:Hotel Loi Suites Recoleta
Iguazu:Hotel Loi Suites Iguazu
Bariloche:Hotel Villa Huinid
El Calafate:Hotel Alto Calafate