Cultural Excursion

Argentina's Natural Highlights

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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This fully customizable itinerary highlights Buenos Aires and El Calafate as well as the famous waterfalls in Iguazu. The adventure begins in Buenos Aires, where you will have an in depth tour of the city as well as some leisure time before you head to El Calafate. Enjoy the wonders of Argentina's panoramic views of glaciers before you depart for Puerto Iguazu. Enjoy views of the majestic waterfalls from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides of the falls.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival In Buenos Aires

Welcome to Argentina! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your accommodations to spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Elevage Hotel

Day 2 - Buenos Aires

Today you will get to explore Buenos Aires in a private 4 hour city tour. Discover the beauty and wonders of Buenos Aires; view the National Congress, the Metropolitan Cathedral next to the Government House in May square area. Continue to the Colon Theater, one of the most important opera houses in Latin America. Visit San Telmo, a traditional neighborhood where Tango performances can be seen in many bars and restaurants. Stop by in La Boca, a colorful neighborhood, which was the seat of immigrants, mainly Italians, and now home of some artists. Enjoy Palermo, an area that combines its architecture and history with entertainment and amusement in its green spaces. Finally head to La Recoleta, an exclusive and elegant neighborhood where the famous cemetery is found. Although it may seem unusual, fashionable restaurants, bars, cafes, discos and a cinema complex also surround the area.

This evening, enjoy a tango show while enjoying an authentic Argentine dinner. El Querandi is an authentic Tangueria which combines the cultural aspects of local cuisine with the most authentic Argentine artistic expression, the Tango. (Shared transfer to/from show).

Overnight: Elevage Hotel (Breakfast, Dinner included)

Day 3 - Buenos Aires

Today you will have a day at leisure in Buenos Aires. We recommend a full day Gaucho Party (more information available upon request).

Overnight: Elevage Hotel (Breakfast included)

Day 4 - Buenos Aires - El Calafate

Today you will be picked up by private transport and transferred to the domestic airport to board your flight to El Calafate (not included). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your accommodations to spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Esturion Hotel & Lodge (Breakfast included)

Day 5 - Perito Moreno Glacier

Today you will head to the world famous Perito Moreno Glacier which is the largest advancing glacier in the world. Departing from El Calafate, you travel 80 Km by bus to walk along footpaths and balconies to reach this incredible phenomenon.

Overnight: Esturion Hotel & Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch included)

Day 6 - El Calafate

Spend the day at leisure or enjoy the free day for optional activities.

Overnight: Esturion Hotel & Lodge (Breakfast included)

Day 7 - El Calafate – Buenos Aires

Today you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your accommodations to spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Elevage Hotel (Breakfast included)

Day 8 - Buenos Aires – Puerto Iguazu

Today you will be picked up and transferred to the domestic airport to board your flight to Puerto Iguazu. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your accommodations to spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Mirador Del Lago (Breakfast included)

Day 9 - Iguazu Falls: Argentinean Side

Today you will explore the 275 cascades from the Argentine side of the falls. There are countless footbridges and paths that will allow you to view the falls from many different perspectives. The tour starts at the Visitor’s Center and follows the Superior Circuit giving you a panoramic view of the water falls. Continue onto the Lower Circuit and walk the 1,000 meter footbridge to view the impressive Garganta de Diablo. The tour will include a ride on the Ecological Train of the Jungle and a visit to the Nature Interpretation Center.

Overnight: Mirador Del Lago (Breakfast included)

Day 10 - Iguazu Falls – Brazilian Side – Buenos Aires

Today you will briefly head into Brazil to view the falls from the opposite side as the day before. The tour begins at the Visitors Center where thematic buses will take you to the beginning of the footbridges. Wander through the many walkways and balconies until you reach Puerto Canoas, a food and shopping area.

When the tour is done, you will be picked up and transferred to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After checking in, you will have the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Elevage Hotel (Breakfast included)

Day 11 - Buenos Aires Departure

Sadly this is your last day in Argentina. You will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the international airport for your outbound flight home.

Accommodation Information

Elevage Hotel

Located in the best area of Buenos Aires, with quick access to the mains avenues. Just one block from San Martin Square and Florida pedestrian street. Very close to major tourist centers of the city such as the Colon Theatre and Puerto Madero.

Esturion Hotel & Lodge

Featuring a spa and lush grounds with a swimming pool and a tennis court, Esturion Hotel offers rooms with Wi-Fi and cable TV, only a 15 minute drive from the Iguazu Falls.

Rooms at Esturion are elegantly decorated and feature minibars and air conditioning facilities. A buffet breakfast is daily served. Local and international dishes can be ordered at the 2 restaurants, which boast warm and picturesque décors. Drinks from the bar can be enjoyed on the terrace.

Mirador Del Lago

Located on Lake Argentino on 2 acres of greenery lined with poplars and only 500 meters from downtown El Calafate, Mirador del Lago Hotel is the perfect starting point for unforgettable excursions. In this unique environment are 68 elegantly appointed rooms with an insurmountable view of the lake and the Andes mountain range. There are two categories of rooms, Standard and Superior. And the Special Suite, an elegant 70 sq. m. suite with high-quality furnishings and a large balcony overlooking the lake, is also available for those discerning guests.

Location

Region: South America

Address:
Buenos Aires
Argentina

Amenities/Activities

Breakfast Breakfast

Day Tours Day Tours

Hiking Trekking Hiking Trekking

General Information

Price Includes

  • Accommodations in hand picked boutique style locations
  • Breakfast served daily
  • Tours/activities lead by knowledgeable English Speaking tour guides
  • All transportation and transfers as mentioned
  • Full support before, during & after your trip

Price Excludes

  • International & Domestic Flights
  • Airport taxes and fees
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Entrance visas when applicable
  • Entrance to national parks/museums
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Tips and gratuities to guides, drivers
  • Expenses of a purely personal nature