16-Day Contrasts of Argentina Tour

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16-Day Contrasts of Argentina Tour
Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Iguazu Salta
From: US$4614
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Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Buenos Aires

According to your flight itinerary, a driver will be waiting for you at the airport, holding a sing with your name, to safely take you to your hotel in downtown Buenos Aires. Check-in and rest of the day free.

Day 2 - Walking Tour and Tango Show

The day starts with a walking tour of the city. Around 10 am we departure from our offices to explore the city, it's most beautiful and interesting places. The tour is done walking and travelling by public transport, to visit the Centre, San Telmo, La Boca and Recoleta, where our tour ends. Ideal walk to take photos and tour areas outside the massive tourist circuit. The tour ends around 4:30 pm.

At night, between 8 and 8:30 we will pick you up at your hotel to enjoy a beautiful dinner accompanied by an unforgettable Tango Show. The event will take place in El Querandí, one of the most popular Tanguerías in the neighbourhood of San Telmo. You will taste a gourmet three-course dinner with a wide selection of typical dishes and regional wines. Then, witness an incredible show, which reviews the History of Tango with different dance partners and singers. At the end, around midnight, you will be returned to your hotel

Day 3 - Arrival in Ushuaia

Our shuttle service will take you to the airport to board your flight. Once you arrive in Ushuaia, you will be transferred to your hotel to register and enjoy the rest of the day.

Day 4 - Tierra del Fuego National Park

Departure from the hotel by minibus heading to Ushuaia National Park, where we will enjoy beautiful views of the Beagle Channel and we will start the trekking through the coastal path. The 7 kilometers of travel allow us to spot diverse flora and avifauna of the channel, as well also the traces of ancient settlements. After a 3 hours walk we will get to access the Lago Roca where we will get a hot lunch. Then we will start the canoe ride down the river Lapataia. This river brings us closer to our goal: the Lapataia bay in the Beagle Channel, precisely where the Panamerican Route and Nacional Route No. 3 culminates. Return to Ushuaia in mini bus.

Day 5 - Off Road Lakes

We will pick you up between 8 and 8.30 am to head to the lakes. We start descending from the Garibaldi passageway, a panoramic point from which you will be able to see: the Escondido and Fagnano lakes. Land Rovers vehicles allow to get to places with impossible access otherwise, because of the forest, the clay and rocks. First we got to Fagnano lake, which will amaze us with its immensity.
Around 1.30 pm, arrive at the refuge where a delicious asado criollo (typical barbecue) will be served. While the guides prepare the food, you can have a walk around to appreciate the forest and beavers dams.After lunch, the adventure continues through an intern path leading to the Escondido lake, with minor dimensions but surrounded by an incomparable landscape. The tour ends with the drop off at your hotel round 4.30 pm

Day 6 - Arrival in Calafate

We will take you from your hotel to the airport. There you will board your flight to El Calafate. Upon your arrival, a driver will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.

Day 7 - Minitrekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier

This full-day excursion will take you to walk over the glacier, fully equipped and accompanied by our certified bilingual guides.
You will also have access to the Glacier's balconies during a whole hour in order to get the best views and landscapes of the National Park before going for this one of a kind experience!
The excursion includes a 20 minutes navigation to the Perito Moreno Glacier and a long walk over the Ice to discover every corner of the Glacier.
You will have to bring your own lunch as we will eat in a refuge in at the foot of the glacier. Transfers included.

Day 8

Free Day

Day 9 - Arrival to Iguazu

We will take you from your hotel to the airport. There you will board your flight to Puerto Iguazu. Upon your arrival, a driver will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.

Day 10 - Argentine Falls

The Iguassu Falls tour on the Argentinian side takes you visit the upper, lower and Devil's throat circuits. You will arrive to the New Visitors Centre at the Iguassu Falls where you'll walk to the "Nature Interpretation Centre". From there you can go on board the eco-train that goes to the Cataratas Station (Iguassu Falls Station; it's the train's first stop) in about 8 minutes, or you can take a short walk through the “Green Trail” that leads to the beginning of the path towards the Upper and Lower trails of the Iguassu Falls. Otherwise you can take the same train to the Garganta Station (the biggest fall of the Iguassu Falls). Once you have finished the circuits, you must go back to the Visitors Centre where the vehicles are waiting to take you back to the hotel.

Day 11 - Arrival in Salta and City Tour

We will take you from your hotel to the airport, where you will board your flight to Salta. Once there, a driver will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name, to take you safely to your hotel in downtown. After checking in, go for a half day sightseeing tour through the city's highlights and mains spots.

Day 12 - Great Salt Flats

We will travel to the ruins of Tastil to arrive at San Antonio de los Cobres. There, have a lunch break. Afterwards, we drive by National Route No 40 until reaching Salinas Grandes or Great Salt Flats, right on the border between Salta and Jujuy. There, we will have free time to take pictures and enjoy this unique natural environment, where the large extension of white salt contrasts with the blue of the sky. Then, we start the descent down Cuesta de Lipán where we usually see condors. After that, we will visit the typical Purmamarca village and its Cerro de los Siete Colores.

Day 13 - Quebrada de Humahuaca

An incredible trip through the Quebrada de Humahuaca! Declared a World Heritage Site, this area where the landscape and the colours of the hills mix with the equally colourful cultures, is an ideal destination for those who want to know more about Argentina's past and heritage. It is a journey of social contact and a ancestral cultures.

Day 14 - Cafayate Tour

We will travel through the Lerma Valley, passing through tobacco fields and colonial villages of German style architecture, where it used to be the end point of the Belgrano railway. We enter the Quebrada del Río Las Conchas where the curious formations eroded by wind and water will be the main attraction: the dunes, the toad, the bishop, the devil's throat, castles, amphitheatre, among others. Then, continue along the National Route No 68, arriving in Cafayate, the youngest city in the Calchaquíes Valleys, internationally recognised for its wine production, in particular the Torrontés, which can be tasted on visits to its wineries, whether Crafts or industrial type. We finally return to Salta by the same route, but with a completely different lighting, giving us another perspective on the landscape

Day 15 - Back to Buenos Aires

Leave your hotel with our transfer and head to the airport, to board your flight back to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, be received by a private driver to go to your hotel, where you spend the night. Rest of the day free.

Day 16 - Farewell of Argentina

According to your flight itinerary, you will be transferred to the airport, to continue your journey or return home.

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Experience

* Discover Buenos Aires with a local guide and attend to a Tango Show
* Go of the beaten path and explore the End of the World City and its natural surroundings
* Get to see the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier
* Explore one of the World's Natural Wonders: the Iguazu Falls.
* Visit incredible landscapes and get to know the local culture at Salta

Included

* Accommodation in Standard Room at Selected Hotels (3-Stars)
* Tours and transfers as specified in itinerary
* Taxes

Not included

* All Flights
* Entrances Fees
* Meals (unless specified)
* Personal Expenses

16-Day Contrasts of Argentina Tour
Next Booking: July 3, 2023
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