Northern Argentina Family Trip: Iguazu And Salta

Northern Argentina Family Trip: Iguazu And Salta

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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: Welcome to Argentina ! Arrival in Buenos Aires (-/-/-)

Stop At: Ezeiza International Airport, AU Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri Km 33,5, B1802 Ezeiza, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
You will arrive in the city of Buenos Aires and will be transferred to the hotel in the neighborhood of Palermo.

Your local contact will welcome you and give you some recommendations to make the most of the neighborhood and the local cuisine with your family.

Afternoon and free night.

Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest you to visit Bosques de Palermo - Floralis Generica - Japanese Garden - Botanical Garden - National Museum of Fine Arts - Museum of Decorative Art - Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) - Recoleta Cultural Center - Recoleta Cemetery

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 2: Day 2: Buenos Aires: visit of the historic center & Southern neighborhoods (B/-/-)

Stop At: La Boca, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
A local guide will meet you at your hotel and you will depart together to discover the hidden treasures of this city. You will discover mythical places such as the Plaza de Mayo or the Cabildo, and then you will arrive at the neighborhood of La Boca and its famous Caminito street. You will have the impression of reliving the past in the middle of the old houses built by immigrants in the XIXth century.

Private activity, with English-speaking guide

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 3: ​Day 3: Northwest - Flight to Salta "la Linda" (B/-/-)

Stop At: Salta, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Buenos Aires "Jorge Newbery" airport where you will take your flight to Salta and the outstanding Northwest! Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.
You are free for the rest of the day, to visit the city at your own pace.
Recommendation: We suggest you explore the historic center, the Cabildo, the Cathedral and its baroque style, the Convent of San Bernardo and the Church of San Francisco (with its appearance of the colonial past of the city), the San Bernardo Hill, the High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM), which has Inca mummies discovered on the summit of the Llullaillaco volcano at more than 6,000 meters above sea level.

At night, we recommend visiting some of the famous peñas (traditional tavern) where you can taste some tasty empanadas, roast, and a rich wine to the rhythm of northern folklore music.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 4: Day 4: Coloured mountains and salt desert of Jujuy (B/-/-)

Stop At: Purmamarca, Purmamarca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Your rented car will be dropped off at your hotel.

You will drive through legendary Route 9 towards the province of Jujuy. You will have the opportunity to see the beginning of la Quebrada de Humahuaca and later you’ll arrive at Purmamarca, a very traditional town that is at the foot of the famous Cerro de los Siete Colores, where you will spend the night.


Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Salinas Grandes, 4600 Argentina
Recommendation: In the afternoon, you can take the route towards the Salinas Grandes, a salt desert located over 4,100 meters above sea level.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 5: Day 5: Discovering the Quebrada de Humahuaca (B/-/-)

Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Rio Grande Purmamarca Village, Humahuaca Argentina
You will drive to the town of Tilcara and through the Quebrada de Humahuaca
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tilcara, Tilcara, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
In Tilcara, you will experience a unique activity: you will do a walk with llamas that have a very important meaning to the locals. Along the walk you’ll be accompanied by a local guide and his llamas, who will be carrying the picnic on their back. You will go up to Punta Corral where you will appreciate a magnificent view of the Humahuaca valleys. Here you can enjoy your picnic to recover energy and then walk back to the town of Tilcara.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
You will spend the night in HUmahuaca
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 6: Day 6: Rural community Ocumazo (B/L/D)

Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Rio Grande Purmamarca Village, Humahuaca Argentina
You will take the road to the community of Ocumazo, where your hosts will receive you with a traditional mate. You will share daily rural activities with them, such as the preparation of typical foods, visit of archaeological sites and walks in the quinoa plantations.

We propose you participate with your family in a gastronomy experience, while you learn more about their agricultural activity such as corn, potato, ollucos, habas, or the breeding of goats. You will taste your creations for lunch.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Homestay (private room and bathroom)

Day 7: Day 7: Traditions of the andean culture (B/L/-)

Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Rio Grande Purmamarca Village, Humahuaca Argentina
In the morning you will do a 3-hour horse riding in the surroundings (if you prefer, it's possible to replace it for a walk). You will enjoy the magnificent landscapes and the viewpoint of Cerro Santa Ana, where the Mount Hornocal is located, known as the "mount of 14 colors".
Ocumazo is located on a hidden valley between enormous mountains and the families take advantage of the land and its productions. A local guide will explain to you their traditions in the rural area.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Serranias Del Hornocal, 25 Kilometers From the City, Humahuaca 4630 Argentina
After lunch, you say goodbye to your hosts and depart towards the famous Hornocal. You can admire the colors of this mountain before returning to Salta.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 8: Day 8: Flight to Iguazú (B/-/-)

Stop At: Salta, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina
After breakfast, you will go to Salta airport, where you'll leave the rental car.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Puerto Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Province of Misiones, Litoral
You will leave towards Puerto Iguazú.

Free afternoon.

Recommendation: In the afternoon, we suggest visiting the animal shelter of Güra Oga, located 5 km away from the city. This place is a veterinary clinic and rehabilitation center for injured wild animals. You can make a detour to the birdhouse of the hummingbirds. You can also visit the spot where the borders between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay meet, the “Triple Frontera”.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 9: Day 9: Iguazu National Park (B/-/-)

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park 3370 Argentina
Today you will explore the world-famous Iguazú Falls from the Argentine side. The group guided day trip includes all three sections of the falls: the lower falls accessible via a boardwalk of 1.7 km (be prepared to climb a lot of stairs!); the upper falls with incredible panoramic views along a 1.2 km boardwalk; and The Devil's Throat accessible via a boardwalk 1.1 km long.

There will be time for lunch during the tour (not included) and later you will adventure in a boat ride including some rapids and then going under the falls.

Return to the hotel in the late afternoon.
Small-group activity with English speaking guide

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 10: Day 10: Brazilian side of the falls and Bird Park (B/-/D)

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85855-750 Brazil
Early pick-up to set off for a small group excursion of the Brazilian side of the falls. The views from this side are simply breathtaking. You will walk along a path parallel to the river for 1.2 km before reaching a bridge that brings you closer to the Devil's Throat. After the visit to the falls, we ́ll have a stop on the Parque das Aves, an amazing place to discover the local birds such as toucans and parrots.

Note: For entering Brazil, UK citizens are requested to apply for a Visa.
Small-group activity with English speaking guide

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Andrecito, Andrecito, Province of Misiones, Litoral
In the afternoon, pick up at the hotel and private transfer to the region of Andresito (2 hours approx.).

Arrival to the natural reserve. Your hosts will tell all about the history of their family at this place, the work they do there and the different activities you can enjoy on the next day.

Dinner included.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Surucuá Ecolodge


Day 11: Day 11: Ecotourism experience in the Jungle of Misiones (B/L/D)

Stop At: Andrecito, Andrecito, Province of Misiones, Litoral
You will wake up with your family in the middle of the jungle and enjoy this wonderful place where you can walk and canoe with your naturalist guide, who will share the secrets of the forest, and show you the best trails and birds of all colors
All the meals are included.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Surucuá Ecolodge


Day 12: Day 12: Return to Buenos Aires (B/-/-)

Stop At: San Telmo, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
After breakfast, you will leave on private service for the airport of Puerto Iguazú to take your flight back to Buenos Aires. You will be transferred to your hotel in the city. You’ll have a free afternoon to discover San Telmo, where your hotel is located.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation: Standard Category Hotel


Day 13: Day 13: End of the trip (B/-/-)

Stop At: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Last hours in Buenos Aires! You’ll be transferred to the international airport according to your flight schedule.

Duration: 1 hour

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