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The main sites in Argentina

This tour is specifically adapted to discover the key spots in Argentina: the exciting Buenos Aires, Perito Moreno Glaciers at El Calafate in Patagonia, then Ushuaia and Tierra del Fuego at the end of the world, and you will finish with the breath-taking Iguazu’s falls.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Buenos Aires - City Tour Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires
  • Day 2: Buenos Aires - El Calafate - Buenos Aires - El Calafate
  • Day 3: El Calafate - Perito Moreno Glacier - El Calafate
  • Day 4: El Calafate - Estancia Nibepo Aike
  • Day 5: Estancia Nibepo Aike - El Calafate
  • Day 6: El Calafate - Ushuaia - El Calafate - Ushuaia
  • Day 7: National Tierra del Fuego Park - Canal de Beagle - Ushuaia
  • Day 8: Ushuaia - Buenos Aires - Ushuaia - Buenos Aires - Puerto Iguazu
  • Day 9: Puerto Iguazu - Iguazu National Park Brazilian side - Puerto Iguazu
  • Day 10: Iguazu National Park, Argentinean side - Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires - Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires
  • Day 11: City Tour Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires
  • Day 12: Departure

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: Buenos Aires - City Tour Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires

Welcoming at Ezeiza International Airport and transfer to Buenos Aires in a private vehicle.

Transfer with an English-speaking guide.
Visit Buenos Aires (half day, private tour).

Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city with European features, is among the 10 most active cities in the world. City of arts, cultures, theaters, traditions ... The variety satisfies the most demanding visitor.
You visit the 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest in the world, dominated by the obelisk, a symbol of Buenos Aires. You will pass the Colon Theatre, one of the jewels of the Argentine architecture. Then you arrive to the famous or central Plaza de Mayo, next to buildings such as the Casa Rosada or Casa de Gobierno, the Cabildo and the Cathedral.

You end your day with the picturesque neighborhood of La Boca, and specifically the alley El Caminito, the spot for painters, tango dancers and singers.
Return to your hotel after the visit.
An English-speaking guide will acompany you during the city tour.
Night at the Sileo Hotel ***
Included : transfer arrival, reception with english-speaking guide, english speaking guide, room & breakfast

Day 2: Buenos Aires - El Calafate

Transfer from the hotel to the Buenos Aires Domestic Airport in a private vehicle
Reception at El Calafate Airport and private transfer to the hotel.
Transfer with an English-speaking guide.

Night at the Blanca Patagonia hotel ****.
Superior Room with lake view
Included : transfer departure, transfer arrival, reception with english-speaking guide, room & breakfast

Day 3: El Calafate - Perito Moreno Glacier - El Calafate

At 8 am, transfer with a private vehicle, to go to the Perito Moreno Glacier, 80km away from El Calafate.
This full-day excursion allows you to thoroughly enjoy the exceptional natural surroundings.
You will delight in the panoramic views, afforded by countless foot-bridges of the glacier and its surrounding lenga beech forest.
Return trip to El Calafate at 4:30 pm approximately.

Entrance to Los Glaciares National Park for the day included.
Excursion performed by an English-speaking guide.
From the port , you embark on a navigation of 45 minutes to enjoy the north side of the glacier, aboard a 50 passenger boat.
Night at the Blanca Patagonia hotel ****.
Superior Room with lake view
Included : private transport, entrance fees, english speaking guide, cruise, room & breakfast

Day 4: El Calafate - Estancia Nibepo Aike

Departure for the estancia Nibepo Aike located 55km from El Calafate.
This Estancia was founded by a Yugoslav pioneer named Don Santiago Peso, which took possession of these lands in the early twentieth century. Nestled in Los Glaciares National Park, this estancia lives of the cattle and secondly of the sheep farming. The visit of the estancia will be an opportunity to know the history of this area and to discover the daily life in the Estancia like participating in the traditional demonstration of shearing sheep.
From the Estancia, several excursions are possible during your stay, like horseback riding to Cerro Cristales, from where you can admire the Perito Moreno glaciar, and walk through the typical fauna and flora of Patagonia.
During the fishing season, you will also enjoy this activity on the lake Roca.
Overnight at Estancia Nibepo Aike *** - full board.
Standard Room
Included : room & breakfast, lunch (no drinks), dinner (no drinks), transfer arrival

Day 5: El Calafate - Estancia Nibepo Aike - El Calafate

Night at the Blanca Patagonia hotel ****.
Superior Room with lake view
Morning at the Estancia with activities.

Departure from the Estancia after lunch at 14:15 and arrival in El Calafate around 15:30.
You participate in the rural activities of the ranch with gauchos, depending on the season.
- Cattle branding
- Sheep shearing
- Gathering herds of cows or sheep
- Farming and games with horses
Included : transfer departure, room & breakfast

Day 6: El Calafate - Ushuaia

Transfer with a private vehicle from El Calafate to the Airport.
Welcoming at Ushuaia airport and private transfer to your hotel in Ushuaia.
Transportation with a English-speaking guide.

Night at Arakur hotel ****
Superior room with sea view
Included : transfer departure, transfer arrival, reception with english-speaking guide, room & breakfast

Day 7: National Tierra del Fuego Park - Canal de Beagle - Ushuaia

Half day excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park in a private service. Located at only 11 km from Ushuaia, and next to the border with Chile, it has 63.000 hectares full of lakes, lagoons and rivers and exit towards Beagle Channel, characteristic that marks the difference with the other national parks of Argentina.
We will drive out of the city passing by the slope of the Susana Mount, where there is the Southern Fuegian Railway.
Then we continue through the Pipo River Valley to the detour that takes us to Ensenada Bay, where we will contemplate the Redonda and Estorbo Islands and on the other coast the Beagle Channel, the snow-white Mountains of the Sampaio Chain (Chile). Then we will go to Roca Lake and Lapataia River.
We will go towards the other end of the Park, where National Route Nº 3 finishes, at Lapataia Bay. Here we can find the Green Lagoon and the Black Lagoon, large growing peat bog. Finally we will pass by the beaver dams, whose footpath will lead to Lapataia Bay.
Return to Ushuaia at lunch time.
Excursion of 4 hours approximately.

Excursion with an English speaking guide.
Entrance fee to the National Park included.
Departure from the hotel on a pool service to the Ushuaia Port, where you will embark on a 2 hour and 30 minute navigation through the Beagle Channel.
With this sailing you will discover the Fuegian geography and fauna.
We visit the Pajaros Island, famous shelter of Royal and Imperial Cormorant, Albatross and more than 20 seabirds.
Then we will sail near Lobos Island, where you can witness two species of Sea Lions.
While returning, we see Ushuaia, dominated by the striking beauty of Martial Mountain Range.

Note: Sailing approximately for 2h30min.

Night at Arakur hotel ****
Superior room with sea view
Included : private transport, english speaking guide, entrance fees, boat ticket, shared transport, room & breakfast

Day 8: Ushuaia - Puerto Iguazu

2 hours prior to your flight, check out and transfer to Ushuaia Airport.
Transport from Puerto Iguazu's airport to your hotel in a private vehicle.

Transfer with an English-speaking guide.

Night at the La Cantera Iguazu Hotel ****.
"Tierra" room
Included : transfer departure, english speaking guide, transfer arrival, room & breakfast

Day 9: Puerto Iguazu - Iguazu National Park Brazilian side - Puerto Iguazu


Departure to the Brazilian side of the waterfalls.

The 1,200 meters circuit takes the visitor along footbridges and viewing decks to admire the minor Floriano and Teodoro Da Fonseca falls and finally, the Santa María falls, from where the panorama onto Island San Martín and the entirety of the falls is absolutely breath-taking.

Note: from mid-October to mid-February, Brazil is one hour ahead of Argentina (daylight saving time).


The Parque das Aves is an essential tour for visitors of Foz do Iguassu, located near the Cataratas do Iguassu, beside the Iguassu National Park. In the Parque das Aves you will experience a direct contact with more than 1020 birds from about 150 different species. There are 16.5 hectares of lush Atlantic Rainforest maintained to provide the best habitat for our animals.

This is a tour like no other. It is a unique and unforgettable experience in which you will find amazing birds from all four corners of Brazil and from various parts of the world, many of them endangered. Enter our immersion aviaries to feel the beat of wings from vibrant macaws and look into the eyes of a toucan.

There is plenty to feel and enjoy - beauty is everywhere and that is what motivates us every day to work for the preservation of our fauna and flora. We take into our care birds that are no longer in condition to continue living in nature and keep them in an environment where they can live happily.
You are an essential part of this project. All you need to do to help preserve it is to enter into the experience with all your senses.


Entrance to Iguazú National Park (Brazil) included

Night at the La Cantera Iguazu Hotel ****.
"Tierra" room
Included : english speaking guide, entrance fees, room & breakfast

Day 10: Iguazu National Park, Argentinean side - Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires


Departure to the Iguazú National Park, 18 km from the city centre. Walk along the lower and upper footbridges in the Devil’s Gorge. The Iguazu falls in the Misiones province are always beyond the expectation and the imagination of the visitors. They are formed by a 70 meters drop in the elevation of the Iguazu River with 275 falls.

You can admire falls such as Bosetti, Mbigua and San Martin. We will continue with the lower circuit to observe the Dos Hermanas falls and the San Martin Island.

In the afternoon, the tour goes to the "Garganta del Diablo" circuit with a viewing point in front of the superb and powerful fall, over 150 meters long and 80 meters high. This impressive wonder is surrounded with a thick mist which is one of the biggest attractions of the National Park. The park does not only feature this stunning landscape but also an intense wildlife and flora.

Note: Please remember to take light waterproof clothing along.


A nautical Adventure: this adventure consists in a twelve-minute ride on board a twin-engine boat that leaves opposite island San Martín. During this excursion, the visitor experiences the uniqueness of being engulfed by the thick surrounding mist and enjoys a panoramic view of the Brazilian side of the waterfalls.

Note: this excursion is not recommended for pregnant women or people with physical disabilities (when disembarking, the visitor has to climb up a stairs 100 meter long to reach the footbridges).


Entrance to Iguazú National Park (Argentina) included

Transfer from the Waterfalls to Puerto Iguazu's airport in a private vehicle.
Welcoming at Buenos Aires domestic airport. and transfer to the hotel in a private vehicle.
Night at the Sileo Hotel ***
Included : english speaking guide, entrance fees, transfer departure, transfer arrival, room & breakfast

Day 11: City Tour Buenos Aires - Soirée Tango - Buenos Aires

Visit Buenos Aires (half day and private tour).
Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city with European features, is among the 10 most active cities in the world. City of arts, cultures, theatres, traditions ... The variety satisfies even the most demanding visitor.

Guided tour of Recoleta neighbourhood, characterized by many colonial houses, often old houses of historical figures, currently inhabited by powerful Argentine families. You enter the luxurious Pacifico Shopping Center, characterized by its French architecture of 1889, with vaulted ceilings. This stunning place is one of the favourite places in Argentina.

Later you visit Recoleta Cemetery, where many celebrities, writers and politicians rest. The best known and most revered, even today is the tomb of Evita Peron, the legendary wife of President Peron.

You continue your visit to Palermo neighbourhood, with a stroll in the park Tres de Febrero, inaugurated in 1875, representing the largest green area of the city.
Return to your hotel.

An English-speaking guide will acompany you during the city tour.

Transfer from the hotel to Café de los Angelitos (Little Angel’s Café) between 20h and 20:30h.

The Café de los Angelitos Tango is part of the “porteña” history. Los Angelitos is a living witness of over 100 years of local history. Countless celebrities came to this café.

In an intimate atmosphere, the show starts … 5 dancing couples, together with singers and an orchestra. The performance will take you to the history of Tango since the 20s all the way to Piazzolla, with some modern components.

It’s a dynamic and intense show that amazes the spectator in a very special environment.
Elegant suites, desired lightning effects are other components of a wild show. Enjoy the performance with the cuisine that honours the local meals lit by candles. Welcome to Angelitos!

Transfer to the hotel at the end of the show.

Round trip to the restaurant in VIP service
Night at the Sileo Hotel ***
Included : english speaking guide, entrance fees, dinner, private transport, room & breakfast

Day 12: Departure

Transfer from the hotel to Ezeiza International Airport in a private vehicle
Included : transfer departure

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 2: Buenos Aires - El Calafate

Domestic flight Buenos Aires - Calafate.
Included : domestic flight

Day 6: El Calafate - Ushuaia

Domestic Flight Calafate - Ushuaia
Included : domestic flight

Day 8: Ushuaia - Buenos Aires - Puerto Iguazu

Domestic flight Ushuaia - Buenos Aires.
Domestic flight Buenos Aires - Iguazu.
Included : domestic flight, airport tax

Day 10: Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires

Domestic flight Iguazu - Buenos Aires.
Included : domestic flight, airport tax

Hotel Sileo   Buenos Aires

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast

Sileo Hotel Boutique Cultural is a comfortable and warm space, placed in the very heart of the most luxurious and selective Buenos Aires neighborhood. From our delights to our spa every single detail was planned thinking of the most demanding host. Come to enjoy an exceptional time in an exclusive cultural complex as Sileo Hotel is. Get immersed in the Argentinean culture by discovering detail by detail the new concept we are betting on: personalized attention, exclusive cultural furnishings, comfort, framing in an space dotted by art, books, conferences, films, music and more… Everything for you..

Hosteria Blanca Patagonia   El Calafate

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

Blanca Patagonia Boutique Inn is identified as lovely, petite, with delicate design details, highly personalized service and an exclusive view. Twelve cozy and original rooms bearing the name of a glacier and overlooking Lake Argentino, Round Bay and Lone Island. Blanca Patagonia Cabins let's you enjoy a stay in El Calafate with the comfort and service of being at home, while you have independence and the possibility to share family moments.

Option : upgrade room.

Included :
room & breakfast

Estancia Nibepo Aike   El Calafate

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast, lunch (no drinks), dinner (no drinks), transfer arrival

Along the Lake Argentino, only 56km from El Calafate, within the national park glaciers, is located the Estancia Aike Nibepo in the highest state of natural purity.

Option : Option

Hotel Arakur   Ushuaia

Level : 5*
Included : room & breakfast

Located in a privileged environment, on a natural balcony inside Reserva Natural Cerro Alarkén, Arakur is much more than a luxury hotel –it is an experience that will be etched in the memory of its visitors. With a standards-based sustainable architectural design Arakur Resort & Spa extends along a spectacular natural balcony situated 800 feet above sea level, surrounded by stunning panoramic views, native forests, natural terraces and green areas harmoniously integrated into the environment. The magnificent Lobby welcomes the guests with its large windows, the warmth of their fireplaces, and a sophisticated decor made with materials such as wood, stone and natural fabrics.

Hotel La Cantera Iguazu   Puerto Iguazu

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

La Cantera Jungle Lodge was carefully built preserving the environment and having the least impact possible. In the 3 hectares of the facilities, there are trees over 400 years old (Purging cassia tree) and others which are protected because they are endangered species (Rosewood). Our Lodge is featured as an innovating, exclusive proposal, providing first class services bringing us closer to each passenger. Ideal for vacations, romantic trips, honeymoons, corporate resting, incentive trips, family reunions, relax and adventure in Misiones Jungle.

Option : upgrade room.

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