will certainly be an epic trip. Not inexpensive, but certainly
epic. It's a very comprehensive 2-week trip of the best
of Argentina. It's a new trip for us and one that we've
put an extensive amount of time into so we hope you're ready
for what will hopefully be one of the best vacations of
your life. It includes nearly every tour, great hotels,
and all transfers and because we go direct to inbound tour
operators we've brought this package in to a very affordable
17th: Depart to Argentina - arrival the morning of the 18th
18th: DAY 1 - Buenos Aires City Tour - Private Service with
complex, energetic, and seductive port city is considered
“The Pearl” of South America. Buenos Aires has an intense cultural life where tango, long coffee klatches and football
(soccer) are essential elements in its people daily lives.
Portenos, as themultinational people of
Buenos Aires are known, possess an elaborate and rich cultural
identity. They value their European heritage highly—Italian
and German names outnumber Spanish, and the lifestyle and
architecture are markedly more European than any other
enjoy fine dining, good wines and impressive entertainment
on our journey. Buenos Aires is never more alive than it
is at night. It is what you’d expect from a city that invented
tango. Avenues come alive with people on their way to restaurants
On an unforgettable
route, you will love all the Porteño magic. These
few hours feature all the magic of Argentina's capital city.
In this most complete overview of the Paris of South America
you will visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and
its most famous cemetery, Palermo, May Square and the Pink
House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the newest and trendiest
Puerto Madero Area and many other emblematic buildings and
palaces of unique architectural, historical, and cultural
value. The visit would not be complete without the sights
of the first settlements of the city of Buenos Aires. The
picturesque neighborhood of San Telmo, residence to the
Porteño aristocracy until the end of the XIX century
where the renowned antiques market is held every Sunday;
Caminito Street, in the colourful, Italian immigrants neighborhood
of La Boca.
19th: Day 2 - September Buenos Aires
Tigre Delta navigation with lunch
After the Amazonia,
the Paraná Delta is the most important delta in South
America. Green and rich in rivers and creeks, this gorgeous
natural reserve is located barely 30 km. from the city of
Buenos Aires. This tour first sails on the Río de
la Plata to reach the suburb of San Isidro and visit its
magnificent 1897 neo gothic cathedral, the theatre, and
the public library. The trip goes on to Tigre's fluvial
station, to sail the rivers and canals between a thousand
little islands covered with ceibo trees and an amazing biodiversity.
We will take lunch at a typical restaurant.
20th: Day 3 - optional guided bike tour or free day
On our last trip to Buenos Aires the guided bike tour was
a really fun way to see the sites.
21st & 22nd: DAY 4 & 5 - flight to Iguazu and tours
We will have 2 days to tour Iguazu falls - seeing both
the Argentina and Brazilian sides. Nothing in the world
of water compares to, or is as impressive as, the natural
spectacle provided by the stunning group of 275 waterfalls
that make up the Iguazu Waterfalls. Witness the mighty roar
and jaw-dropping-spectacle of South America's grandest natural
attraction - Iguazu Falls. which have been recently declared
as one of the New Seven Natural Wonders, making them a must
see destination for any traveler. The falls are surrounded
by humid subtropical forest where the exuberant vegetation
is house of different animals and offers some superb tropical
bird watching. Tanagers, ant birds, toucans, manikins, parrots,
trogons and tyrant flycatchers will thrill you.
Lower and upper walkways permit up close and personal
experiences with this magnificent spectacle of nature. Trails
through the 210 square mile reserve provide visitors with
various views of the Falls, especially the largest one,
Devil's Throat. Then our guide will take you into another
marvelous adventure, the "Aventura Nautica", in
which the Iguazu boat trip takes you right up to the base
of the Falls.
23rd: DAY 6- flight to Ushuaia
Channel navigation - with transfer from/to pier
From Beagle Channel,
Ushuaia and its surroundings offer a wonderful scene. You
will sail along the channel to enjoy the magnificent landscape
that perfectly combines mountains, woods, and the sea. You
will observe mounts Olivia and Cinco Hermanos, Túnel
Ranch, until reaching Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, where you
will observe a small cormorant colony. On our way back,
you will approach Isla de los Lobos (Sea Lion Island) to
enjoy these curious sea mammals and Despard Island, natural
environment of imperial cormorants.
24th: Day 7 - Ushuaia
National Park Tour with Train
Only 12 km west
from the southernmost city in the world, you find Tierra
del Fuego National Park, the only one in Ushuaia. You will
be able to appreciate the varied local flora, including
different types of trees, bushes, and flowers, and fauna,
including both native and introduced animals, such as Andean
foxes, beavers, rabbits, and over 90 bird species. In this
half-day tour, you will visit Ensenada, Acigami Lake, and
Lapataia Bay, and walk short distances around the lake,
beaver dams, and the bay itself, very close to the Chilean
border. From the End of the World Station on the same concrete
ramp that prisoners walked on over a century ago",
you will be joined by a bilingual guide who will explain
in detail the story of the "train of the prisoners".
Through Cañadón del Toro, you will cross Pipo
river over the Puente Quemado (Burnt Bridge) to observe
the re-enactment of a Yamaná Indian settlement, and
the footprints left by prisoners on their daily routine
of felling trees during almost 50 years of continuous work.
The tour will finish at National Park Station.
25th: Day 8 - Ushuaia
Fagnano and Escondido Lakes Tour
From the Andes
to the Patagonian steppe 60 km away from Ushuaia Escondido
and Fagnano lakes shine majestically. Fagnano lake is the
largest lake in Tierra del Fuego, and one of the largest
in South America. You will travel Northeast crossing different
Andean mountains until reaching Rancho Hambre. At this point
you will travel up a winding road leading to Garibaldi border
crossing. Its viewpoint will offer you a unique view surrounded
by an unbeatably beautiful landscape. At 430 m above sea
level, you will stop to appreciate the stunning beauty of
these unique natural treasures. Later you will visit Lago
Fagnano, an impressive water mirror worldly known by its
fishing. On our way back, you will stop to have lunch (optional).
26th: Day 9 - flight to El Calafate
27th: Day 10
Perito Moreno Glacier Tour
The Perito Moreno
Glacier rises majestically 80 km away from El Calafate.
This is one of the largest and the only advancing glacier
in the world, as well as the biggest attraction at Los Glaciares
National Park, a 600,000-hectare protected area covered
by an ice mantle. You will start by penetrating the Patagonic
Andean Forest and make a first breath-taking stop at "Curva
de los Suspiros" (Curve of Sighs), where you will enjoy
a first view of this incredible natural wonder. When you
approach the glacier, you will walk down the catwalks to
approach the Glacier and admire from different panoramic
points this wonderful creation of Mother Nature. You will
be able to contemplate very closely when varied-sized ice
blocks loosen and fall into the water with a great thunder
becoming beautiful ice floes in the deep waters of the Lago
Argentino. This day will be an unforgettable experience,
a once in a lifetime delight.
Safari Náutico Navigation
is an ideal complement to the Perito Moreno glacier tour.
It will allow you to appreciate very closely this wonder
of nature. You will sail out of Bajo de las Sombras Bay
port, 7 km away from the glacier's catwalks, down to the
southern side of the glacier. On our way, you shall contemplate
ice blocks falling off until reaching the southern point
of Los Témpanos canal, until reaching the standing
point 300 m away from the southern wall of the glacier,
where you shall stop to admire its greatness.
28th: Day 11 - El Calafate
El Chalten Tour with Trekking with box lunch - Private service
Leaving El Calafate
you will head north to arrive at the town of El Chaltén,
where you will do a 4 hours trek to the Cerro Torre viewpoint.
The trail begins entering the valley with a gentle ascent
in the shade of the first Lengas, and very soon straightens
up alongside the Fitz Roy river canyon. The footpath continues
through the native ñires forest, following the course
of the Fitz Roy River. The footpath goes through open thickets
full of beautiful Patagonian flowers, areas of ñires
and lengas, two varieties of southern beech (Nothofagus).
Along the whole trek there are possibilities to meet the
Magellanic carpenter, with his striking fire redhead. Therefore,
it is better to be attentive and walk in silence to listen
to him hitting the trees with his strong beak. Upon reaching
the Mount Torre viewpoint, you can enjoy a wonderful view
of the Torre granite massif, the Cordón Adela, the
Solo hill and their respective glaciers. After lunch and
a rest to regain strength, you will return to El Chaltén.
29th: Day 12 - El Calafate
All Glaciers navigation - OPTIONAL TOUR
This boat tour
starts at Punta Bandera, 50 km from the city of El Calafate.
You will sail on Lago Argentino's north part, where you
will appreciate huge icebergs that have broken off the Upsala
Glacier, the largest in this area. You will continue the
boat ride until you reach a view point to admire three hanging
glaciers: Peineta, Seco and Heim. You will continue to the
highest glacier: the 130 meter tall Spegazzini. You will
disembark at the Spegazzini Base and begin the walking visit
through the forest path to the Spegazzini Refuge. This 300-meter
path offers different views and viewpoints to enjoy "Los
Glaciares" Bay. In the refuge you will have time for
lunch. For those who like to walk, you will be able to make
a trekking of medium difficulty through a wooden road with
natural viewpoints. After 2hrs time spent in this special
area, you will return to the port and then, by bus, to the
hotel. Box lunch included. The cost for this tour is $225
so we've left it as an optional tour.
30th: Day 13 - flight back to Buenos Aires and LAX (back
on Sunday, October 1st).
GROUP AIR: We
have seats reserved on American Airlines. We don't always
get the best group rates so feel free to check and purchase
your own air.
Flight: American Airlines 2883 Departure:Los Angeles 17SEP/128P
Flight:American Airlines 907 Departure: Miami 17SEP/1100P
Arrival:Buenos Aires 18SEP/850A
Flight:American Airlines 900 Departure: Buenos Aires 30SEP/850P
Flight: American Airlines 1959 Departure:Miami 01OCT/830A
Arrival:Los Angeles 01OCT/1058A
PRICE: $1,390 - NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE
itineraries are going for well over $1,000 more and do not
include the domestic air.
AIRES - URBAN SUITES RECOLETA - 4-star
Suites Recoleta is a modern Boutique hotel located in the
exclusive neighborhood of Recoleta, surrounded by museums,
art galleries, restaurants, the most important shopping
malls and of course, the well-known Recoleta cemetery, iconic
in the history of Argentina.
It is also near
the New Convention Center of the City of Buenos Aires, The
Rural Exhibition and with direct access to all main transportation
The 34 suits
of broad dimensions and minimalist decoration offer the
guest the necessary warmness and comfort to make his stay
in Buenos Aires unforgettable.
service and the customized attention let the Urban Suites
Recoleta Boutique Hotel to be renowned, chosen and distinguished
with most important awards in the hotel industry globally
year after year.
The hotel has
efficient environmental policies that match the concept
of sustainable hotel industry
- Falls Iguazu Resort and Spa - 4-star
Review #4 hotel in in Puerto Iguazu
Hotel Spa is set in the 600 Hectareas district in Puerto
Iguazú, 2,300 feet from Shopping Mall. The hotel
has an outdoor pool and year-round outdoor pool, and guests
can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free WiFi is provided
throughout the property and free private parking is available
Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and comes with
a flat-screen TV. Certain rooms include a seating area where
you can relax. A balcony or patio are featured in certain
rooms. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom with
a bidet and shower, with free toiletries and a hairdryer
provided. Superior rooms have a spa bath or a hot tub.
Swimming pool, Kids' pool, Fitness, Spa facilities, Facial
treatments, Beauty services, Beach umbrellas, Beach chairs/Loungers,
Pool/Beach towels, Outdoor pool (year-round), Outdoor pool,
Hot tub/JacuzziAdditional charge, MassageAdditional charge,
SpaAdditional charge, Solarium, Fitness center, SaunaAdditional
- LAS HAYAS RESORT - 5-star
by a captivating forest, with views of the majestic peaks
of the Andes mountain range and the magnetic deep blue of
the Beagle Channel, is Las Hayas Ushuaia Resort, a haven
of peace in the farthest reaches of the earth.
Located in a
Natural Mountain Reserve, located on a 5-hectare estate
of Fuegian forest, 2.5 km from the city center.
Rooms feature comfort with desk area with privileged views
of the Tierra del Fuego forest or the Beagle Channel.
CALAFATE - HOTEL CALAFATE PARQUE HOTEL - 4-star
the Andes and the Atlantic Ocean is the magical and mysterious
Argentine Patagonia, an immense territory capable of enchanting
whoever decides to discover it. In the province of Santa
Cruz, known as the National Capital of Los Glaciares due
to its proximity to the imposing Los Glaciares National
Park and its famous Perito Moreno Glacier, is the picturesque
and small tourist town of El Calafate, the ideal starting
point to discover these enigmatic landscapes.
Our warm and
comfortable rooms provide the guest with an ideal space
for rest and relaxation after enjoying the beautiful landscapes
of El Calafate.
in our spa enjoying its jacuzzi, sauna and Finnish bath.
Our staff of professionals will advise you with the best
Enjoy our exquisite
Patagonian Buffet Breakfast with baked goods and artisan
patisserie, made with top quality products, ideal to start
up for this Trip!
Deposit of $200 to sign up