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Highlights of Argentina

Welcome to Argentina, South America!

ROUTE: Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, El-Calafate, Buenos Aires

DURATION: 11 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Sightseeing at the Plaza de Mayo main square and its surrounging buildings
  • Buenos Aires day at leisure for optional tours
  • Visit to Punta Tombo fauna reserve
  • Full day tour to Peninsula Valdes with visit Puerto Piramide and the sea lion rookery
  • Puerto Madryn day at leisure for optional tours
  • Visit the Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • Boat rcatamaran expedition in the Beagle Channel
  • El Calafate day at leisure for optional tours
  • Visit to the Perito Moreno glacier
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Buenos Aires: Unique Executive Central
  • Puerto Madryn: Dazzler Puerto Madryn
  • Ushuaia: Altos de Ushuaia
  • El Calafate: Los Canelos
DELUXE:
  • Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires Grand
  • Puerto Madryn: Rayentray
  • Ushuaia: Los Yamanas
  • El Calafate: Imago
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:,

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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LocationArgentina, South America
Duration11 Days
1

Day 1 Arrive Buenos Aires

Upon arrival at airport in Argentina, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Activities:

  • In the afternoon Half day city tour You will sightsee the Plaza de Mayo main square and its surrounging buildings, 9 de Julio Avenue, the old quarter of San Telmo which used to be the most well-off district in the city, now becoming again one of the trendiest areas, and the Italian district of La Boca with its colorful Caminito an alley skirted by the typical colored tin facades of the old conventillos, basic houses where, back in the beginning of the XX century, many families would live together in just a few rooms.
  • On the way to Palermo, one of Buenos Aires traditional areas, you will go by the most important places such as the Zoo, the Botanical gardens, Palermo’s park, the Polo field, the Planetarium and the oldest residential neighbourhood known as Palermo Viejo, to finally end in the sophisticated district of Recoleta, Return to the hotel.

Overnight: Buenos Aires

2

Day 2 Buenos Aires

Activities:

  • Day at leisure for optional tours. You may take a full day Gaucho Party tour, to get in touch with the Pampas and its gauchos and taste some delicious Argentine beef, or a half day tour to Tigre & Parana River Delta including a boat ride among the delta islands.
  • At night you will enjoy a dinner show where you will enjoy the sensual magnetism of tango, performed by the best tango dancers and singers. Return to the hotel.

Overnight: Buenos Aires – (B, D)

3

Day 3 Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn

Activities:

  • Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Trelew. Arrival and reception at the airport.
  • Visit to Punta Tombo fauna reserve, the largest Magellan penguin colony in the continent. Walk along the interpretative paths drawn among the nests of more than 500,000 Magellan penguins that gather in this colony every year. A tour around the reserve will let you appreciate, within less than a meter distance, the interesting habits of these sea birds that will curiously approach you.
  • At the end of the excursion, transfer to hotel in Puerto Madryn.

Overnight: Puerto Madryn – (B)

4

Day 4 Puerto Madryn

Activities:

  • Full day tour to Peninsula Valdes passing by the Ameghino Isthmus located between Nuevo and San Jose gulfs. You will visit Puerto Piramide and the sea lion rookery.
  • What you cannot miss is the whale watching boat excursion (optional – operates from July to early December).
  • Afterwards you will continue to Punta Delgada to have lunch (optional) and see the large elephant seal settlement on the beach.
  • Then you will continue to Caleta Valdes to watch the sea lions rookery. Return to hotel.

Overnight: Puerto Madryn – (B)

5

Day 5 Puerto Madryn - Ushuaia

Activities:

  • Day at leisure for optional tours. You may take advantage of this day to take the adventurous 4WD Cerro Avanzado with trekking tour, a drive by 4WD vehicle in the Patagonian steepe and the natural environment.
  • In due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel.

Overnight: Ushuaia – (B)

6

Day 6 Ushuaia

Activities:

  • In the morning, we will visit the Tierra del Fuego National Park, located 12 km (7.5 miles) away from the city. This park constitutes a natural reserve of typical species of the Andean-Patagonian forest spread over an area of 63.000 hectares (155.500 acres). The most outstanding feature of the park is Lapataia bay, the southernmost tip of the continent, with a wonderful view of the Beagle channel.
  • In the afternoon, boat expedition in the Beagle Channel. You will embark the catamaran that will take you to the Birds and Sea Lions Islands, through the waters of Beagle Channel, from where you will get an excellent panoramic view of the city framed by the Andean mountains. From the boat you will see the Birds Island, where a great variety of sea birds can be appreciated, mainly: cormorants, albatrosses, ducks and sea gulls.
  • Soon after the catamaran will reach the Sea Lions Island, will finally get to Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, from where you will start the way back to the city.
  • Arrival at the pier. Return to the hotel on your own or you might continue exploring the city.

Overnight: Ushuaia – (B)

7

Day 7 Ushuaia - El Calafate

Activities:

  • Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel.
  • In the afternoon, you could seize the chance to take the 4WD Cerro Calafate tour, to know the surroundings of El Calafate and have great views of the Lake Argentino.

Overnight: El Calafate – (B)

8

Day 8 El Calafate

Activities:

  • Day at leisure for optional tours. Your options are: taking the boat ride to the Glaciers along Lake Argentino, a full day tour to El Chalten, or a full day tour to Torres del Paine National Park.

Overnight: El Calafate – (B)

9

Day 9 El Calafate

Activities:

  • Visit to the Perito Moreno glacier, one of the largest active glaciers of the world, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its breathtaking beauty and its unusual behavior.

Overnight: El Calafate – (B)

10

Day 10 El Calafate - Buenos Aires

Activities:

  • Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel.

Overnight: Buenos Aires – (B)

11

Day 11 Buenos Aires

Departure: Transfer to Ezeiza International airport. You may extend your stay by adding the Iguazu Falls. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

Location Name: Argentina, South America
Area (SQ KM): 2,780,400
Population: 43,431,886
Capital: Buenos Aires
Language(s): Spanish (official), English, Italian, German, French
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, other
Currency: Argentine peso – ARS
Time Zone: UTC -3
Electricity: 220 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Argentina, South America): 54


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