The Best Of Argentina: Tango, Lakes, Glaciers & Falls

The Best of Argentina: Tango, Lakes, Glaciers & Falls

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Buenos Aires; arrival and tour around La Boca, San Telmo, Recoleta Cemetery and Plaza de Mayo.

Stop At: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Reception at Ezeiza International Airport (Ministro Pistarini) and transfer to your hotel.
Visit the City of Buenos Aires to discover the most pictures and traditional neighborhoods, the traces of immigration, the history of tango and folklore, the cattle culture, the football passion and more. Among the many places to visit, the tour includes the traditional Plaza de Mayo and its surroundings that witnessed the founding of Buenos Aires; the neighborhoods of San Telmo and La Boca , with its famous Caminito street. Tour continues along Recoleta and Retiro.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Alvear Art Hotel

Day 2: Day 2: From Buenos Aires to Bariloche. Travel to the Patagonia Lake District. Small Circuit and Cerro Campanario.

Stop At: San Carlos de Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, Patagonia
Transfer to Buenos Aires domestic airport (Aeroparque Jorge Newbery). Reception at Bariloche airport and transfer to your hotel.
In the afternoon Small Circuit tour. One of the most traditional tours of Bariloche that starts in the city and heads west by Bustillo avenue bordering Lake Nahuel Huapi. At km 8 is Playa Bonita from where Huemul Island is seen. At km 17 the foot of Cerro Campanario is reached; the chairlift will move you to the summit (1050m) from where the most beautiful views of the region can be seen. At Km 25 Llao Llao area appears where the Chapel St. Edward and Nahuel Huapi port are located.
Continue to Panorama Point from where lovely views of the Llao Llao Peninsula and surrounding lakes are seen. Then reach the bridge over Lake Moreno in their narrowness and begin to skirt the Laguna El Trebol. Getting back to Av Bustillo that returns to the city thus ending this excursion.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Charming Luxury Hotel

Day 3: Day 3: Victoria Island and the Myrtle Forest.

Stop At: Isla Victoria, Isla Victoria, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Province of Neuquen, Patagonia
Pleasant navigation. After approximately 30 minutes' sailing, Puerto Anchorena on Victoria Island is reached. It is likely to go on an excursion and a hike across the island, touring the former conifer nursery. The summit of 900-meter-high Mount Bella Vista can be accessed through a chairlift that goes up along a narrow path of ancient coihues and local cypresses, on the way down, a series of spectacular natural vantage points are visited.
Get back on board to head for Puerto Quetrihue, on the peninsula bearing the same name, where the worldwide famous Bosque de Arrayanes (myrtle forest) may be visited. This tree formation with ancient specimens is unique in the world. The tree bark is cold, completely smooth and cinnamon-colored. The tree has white flowers resembling the orange blossom, and purple fruit with a delicious taste. The myrtle forest has been declared natural monument and human activities have been restricted in this area.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Charming Luxury Hotel

Day 4: Day 4: Bariloche. Day at Leisure.

Pass By: San Carlos de Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, Patagonia
Day at Leisure to enjoy Bariloche on your own.
We suggest adding one of the following Optional tours prior arrival:
* Seven Lakes route that will allow you to visit one of the prettiest areas of Patagonia including spectacular water mirrors inserted in the mountains until reaching San Martín de los Andes.
* Cerro Tronador. Visiting Lake Gutiérrez and Lake Mascardi to reach the foot of Cerro Tronador and walk from there to the very tongue of the glacier: Ventisquero Negro (Black Snowdrift), a black glacier originated from the immaculate white top of Cerro Tronador.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Charming Luxury Hotel

Day 5: Day 5: From Bariloche to El Calafate. From the Lakes to the Glaciers.

Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Transfer to Bariloche airport. Reception at El Calafate airport and transfer to your hotel.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Xelena Suites Hotel

Day 6: Day 6: Be dazzled by the Perito Moreno Glacier & navigate the Témpanos Channel.

Stop At: Los Glaciares National Park, Los Glaciares National Park, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Visit the astonishing Perito Moreno Glacier. The journey itself is really attractive since you can appreciate the unique Patagonia landscapes alongside the Andes foothills.
The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in Los Glaciares National Park and was declared Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. During this visit walk the footbridges of the Perito Moreno Glacier in order to appreciate its walls. Navigate the Témpanos Channel to get closer to the glacier and observe its detachments.
* Optional tour: Not to be missed! We suggest adding the Minitrekking on the Glacier. It is an unforgettable experience without precedents and requires no training.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Xelena Suites Hotel

Day 7: Day 7: El Calafate. Day at leisure.

Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Day at leisure. We suggest adding one of the following Optional tours according your main interest:
* Ice River Navigation: Navigate through glaciers and its bright blue icebergs.
* Navigate up to Upsala Glacier and Cristina Ranch
* Enjoy a country day at Nibepo Aike Ranch and penetrate the Patagonia. Ride the steppes, watch the sheep shearing in an Estancia with active production and eat a delicious lamb.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Xelena Suites Hotel

Day 8: Day 8: From El Calafate to Ushuaia. From the Glaciers to the Southernmost city.

Pass By: Ushuaia, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
Transfer to El Calafate airport. Reception at Ushuaia airport and transfer to your hotel.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Los Cauquenes

Day 9: Day 9: Tierra del Fuego National Park and End of the World Train ride.

Stop At: Tierra del Fuego National Park, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
Visit to Tierra del Fuego National Park, the only National Park in Argentina with coastline on the Beagle Channel. Enjoy Ensenada Bay and Lake Roca as well as a peaceful ride on board of the End of the World Train which uses the original slope which was once used by the train of Ushuaia Prison, now a museum (visit not included). During the journey you will appreciate the cohiues and lengas forests, a small cascade and the reconstruction of an Indian camp.
* Optional Tour: Beagle Channel navigation including the sight of the Les Eclaireurs lighthouse.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Los Cauquenes

Day 10: Day 10: From Ushuaia to Iguazu. From the Southernmost city to the Jungle.

Pass By: Puerto Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Province of Misiones, Litoral
Transfer to Ushuaia airport. Reception at Puerto Iguazu airport and transfer to your hotel.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Loi Suites Iguazu

Day 11: Day 11: Iguazú Falls Argentine side, one of the most amazing places in the world.

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park 3370 Argentina
Visit one of the most beautiful places in the planet! The spectacular Iguazú Falls. Begin with a quiet journey through the jungle in the picturesque Ecological train, and visit the famous Garganta del Diablo (Devil´s throat). Travel through a long walkway until reaching the viewpoint of the gorge which offers a unique and unforgettable scene. Afterwards, visit of both the upper and lower walkways, to enjoy and live the waterfalls.
* Optional Tour: We suggest adding The Great Adventure that includes a truck ride through the jungle and a navigation that will take you very close to the waterfalls. Prepare yourself to get wet!
Duration: 8 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Loi Suites Iguazu

Day 12: Day 12: Iguazú Falls Brazilian side. Return to Buenos Aires.

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85855-750 Brazil
Half day trip to the Brazilian Falls. Even great part of the waterfalls are on the Argentine side, great panoramic views are seen from the Brazilian side.
After the trip, transfer to Puerto Iguazú airport. Reception at Buenos Aires domestic airport (Aeroparque Jorge Newbery) and transfer to your hotel.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Alvear Art Hotel

Day 13: Day 13: Buenos Aires. Day at Leisure.

Pass By: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Day at Leisure to stroll around Buenos Aires on your own. Don´t miss the Colón Theater, Tortoni Café and the trendy Palermo Soho.
We do suggest adding some of the following Optional tours prior to your arrival:
* Navigate the Tigre Delta in the outskirts of the city; discover the people and its peculiar way of living among channels and rivers. A unique ecosystem just 30 minutes away from downtown. This was the area chosen by the aristocratic families for their summer holidays by the end of XIX century.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Alvear Art Hotel

Day 14: Day 14: Buenos Aires. Day at Leisure.

Pass By: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
We do suggest adding some of the following Optional tours prior to your arrival:
* Enjoy an Estancia or a country day. Get to know The Pampas, gauchos’ horseback riding skills, folkloric dances and enjoy a typical argentine barbecue.
* Dinner and Tango Show. A visit to Buenos Aires will only be complete if it includes a Tango evening. From international shows to smaller and more traditional milongas, don´t hesitate to indicate your preference to include a tango night.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Alvear Art Hotel

Day 15: Day 15: Buenos Aires. End of your journey.

Pass By: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Departure transfer to Buenos Aires International airport (Ministro Pistarini) to take your flight back home.
The trip around Argentina has ended, but you are left with the best memories of this unforgettable journey.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.