Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls & Classic Patagonia: Explore Argentina's Culture, Nature & Wildlife
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Best of Argentina 15 Days invites you to visit the most popular destinations of the country: Buenos Aires, Calafate & Ushuaia in Patagonia and Iguazu Falls, all of them offering a wide variety of activities which will allow relaxing and enjoying both natural places and those pleasures of cities.
As an addition for animal lovers, we include a 4-day stay in Peninsula Valdes where you will enjoy great moments watching fauna: whales, penguins, sea lions and cents of birds, all in the Argentine “Sanctuary of Nature”.
ADDITION RATE INFORMATION
Rate based on double occupancy. Rates vary by accommodation selected and number of people in party. See website for details.
Day 1:Buenos Aires, Argentina
Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be taken to your comfortable hotel. The city offers different activities to enjoy during your first day; we highly recommend trying any of the Say Hueque recommended restaurants where you will find a variety of styles from the great Parrillas (BBQ) and pastas to Mexican, veggie and signature cuisine.
Day 2:Buenos Aires, Argentina
Breakfast. Enjoy our morning half-day City Tour that will provide you a general view of the city and its attractions. During about three hours you will be able to visit Retiro, Palermo, 9th of July Avenue (the Colon Opera House and the Obelisk), Downtown (the Congress, the Mayo Square, Mayo Avenue, Government House), Puerto Madero and San Telmo with stops in Recoleta (cemetery and Francia Square) and La Boca (Caminito). In the evening, we invite you to have dinner in our selected tango house where you will be offered a spectacular performance of the local dancing: Tango.
Day 3:Puerto Madryn, Patagonia, Argentina
Breakfast. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Trelew. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your selected hotel in Puerto Madryn. The city offers quite different activities to enjoy during your first day; we highly recommend visiting the seaside area and trying any of the local restaurants with delicious dishes.
Day 4:Valdes Peninsula, Patagonia, Argentina
After breakfast, you will leave on a full-day excursion to Peninsula Valdes. The small and picturesque village of Puerto Piramide offers the possibility to embark on a whale watching navigation. After the navigation it’s time for lunch (not included), you can try the typical Lamb in a local estancia (ranch). Continuing along the Patagonian steppe, you will stop in strategically selected sites in the Peninsula to be in close contact to sea lions, guanacos, seals, penguins and orcas among other fauna. Return to the hotel in the evening.
Day 5:Punta Tombo, Patagonia, Argentina
After an early breakfast, you will be taken on a full-day excursion to Punta Tombo Penguin Rockery. South of Puerto Madryn is located the biggest Magellan Penguin colony in South America, with more than 200,000 couples that, between September and February, raise their young on this peaceful reserve. You will be surrounded by these funny birds while walking along the paths and admiring their perfect organization. You will make a brief visit of Trelew and Gaiman before returning to your hotel.
Day 6:Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Breakfast. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Ushuaia. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your selected hotel. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink at Kuar, our preferred bar overlooking the Beagle Channel where the sunset turns out to be a unique show.
Day 7:Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina
After breakfast, you will leave on a full day excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park. Discover the beautiful End of the World in a different way, you will start your excursion trekking off the beaten paths admiring flora and fauna until you reach a bay where kayaks will be waiting for the next leg of your adventure after lunch (provided in the tour). After one hour canoeing Lapataia River and the Beagle channel, return to the hotel.
Day 8:Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Breakfast. You will leave from the pier in a morning navigation of the Beagle Channel. You will be taken in a 3 to 4-hour excursion along the channel to get wonderful views of the city from the sea and islands. After the tour, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to El Calafate. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your selected hotel. We highly recommend visiting the birds reserve Nimez Lagoon for sunset.
Day 9:Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia, Argentina
After an early breakfast, you will leave for a full-day private excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier. Inside Los Glaciares National Park, you will take the route surrounding Lago Argentino where 80km from El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier lies imposing with its 60-meter high ice walls. Follow the paths that lead you to face the glacier and get different impressive views of it while continuous detachments and constant ice breaking noises echoe in the site. Return to the hotel in the evening. Restaurants really offer quality and service, we recommend trying the famous “Cordero al Asador”.
Day 10:Lake Argentino, Patagonia, Argentina
After an early breakfast, enjoy a full-day excursion to Upsala & Onelli Glaciers. You will leave your hotel early in the morning for the pier in Punta Bandera, where you will board your boat for the full-day navigation among glaciers in Lake Argentino. You will be sailing among floating icebergs to reach Upsala Glacier, the largest one in the area, with walls up to 80 m high. Landing in Onelli Bay finds us surrounded by forest, a typical Patagonian forest of Lenga and Guindo covered by "old man's beard". After crossing the forest, you will reach Onelli Lagoon and Onelli glacier. You will, then, sail back to Punta Banderas where the transportation will be waiting to return to El Calafate in the evening.
Day 11:El Calafate, Patagonia, Argentina
Breakfast. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Ushuaia. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your comfortable hotel.
Day 12:Puerto Iguazu, Misiones, Argentina
Breakfast. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Puerto Iguazu. Upon arrival, you will be taken to Sheraton Iguazu Hotel, located inside the National Park on the Argentine side. Time at leisure to enjoy the swimming pool or walk around the paths in the park.
Day 13:Iguazu Falls, Misiones, Argentina
After breakfast, you will leave for a full-day excursion to the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls. You will be guided around the several paths inside the National Park to have incredible views of the more than 200 falls. At noon, you will have free time for lunch and the chance to take the optional Great Adventure navigation which takes you for a ride around the falls, the boat even stays for a while underneath a fall! In the afternoon, you will board the train that leads you to the greatest fall in the park: the Devil’s Throat. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 14:Iguazu Falls, Misiones, Argentina
Breakfast. Morning half-day excursion to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls from where you will get panoramic views of the falls visited the previous day. At an appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Buenos Aires.
Day 15:Buenos Aires, Argentina
Breakfast. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the International Airport to take your flight back home.
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