Contrasts of Argentina tour - Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, Iguazu
This packed tailormade adventurous tour takes you through some of Argentina’s most impressive and diverse landscapes. You’ll start your journey in the capital city of Buenos Aires before heading right down into Patagonia to Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego which is located just at the End of the World.Read more
This packed tailormade adventurous tour takes you through some of Argentina’s most impressive and diverse landscapes. You’ll start your journey in the capital city of Buenos Aires before heading right down into Patagonia to Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego which is located just at the End of the World.
You’ll then fly to El Calafate, the door to the stunning landscapes of the Patagonian Glacier National Park before heading north to the stunning Iguazú Falls on the borders of Brazil and Paraguay. You’ll continue your journey into this paradise of South Ameriica exploring the colorful landscapes and native cultures around Salta and Jujuy in Argentina’s northern desert region.
Experience the incredible contrasts and beauty on this unique tailormade vacation and holiday!
Upon arrival at Argentina's international airport in Buenos Aires you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for relaxing or exploring the city. We recommend a visit to Recoleta Cemetery, a beautiful historical site surrounded by parks and cafes and a busy arts and crafts market during weekends.
After breakfast at your hotel you'll set off to explore Buenos Aires. You'll enjoy a half day bike or walking tour of the capital's most important buildings and neighborhoods with one of our local guides, including the city centre where you'll see the Obelisco and the Casa Rosada before continuing on to La Boca, San Telmo, Recoleta and Palermo.
At night, you will attend one of the most traditional Tango Shows in the city, where dinner and Argentina red wine will be served.
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia in the far south of Patagonia. Nicknamed 'The City at the End of the World', Ushuaia is located on the shores of the Beagle Channel and is the capital of the sparsely-populated, mountainous and windswept island of Tierra del Fuego. You will have the rest of the day to explore the city on your own or take a boat ride along the Beagle Channel.
After breakfast, set off and discover Tierra del Fuego National Park. With our specialized guides it is possible to get to know in detail this recovered paradise, where the mountains are accessible from the sea and the fresh water of rivers and lakes are mixed with the sea. On this tour you get to walk through the forest, canoeing down rivers and across lagoons to get into the famous Lapataia Bay.
Lakes Off-Road is an amusing way to discover the secrets hidden behind the Southern Andes Range. Have a relaxing day, traveling and having fun on a trip with some serious off-road experiences! From above the Andes, you’ll get a view of Lago Escondido (Hidden Lake), a little wonder that hides at the bottom of a valley. Afterwards, the enormous Lake Fagnano will be the highlight of the day.
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your domestic flight to El Calafate. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day. El Calafate is a picturesque village close to Lago Argentino which is one of Patagonia's largest and most beautiful lakes as well as the entrance to the amazing land of the glaciers.
One of the most interesting activities that you can try at the glacier is the Minitrekking on top of the Perito Moreno Glacier. After geting on the boat to cross one of the arms of the lake, you will start the trek to the forest up to the foot of the glacier. Here you will put on the crampons that will allow you to begin the trek on the ice.
Free day to explore the beautiful landscapes in and around the Patagonia Glacier National Park. There are many options available, including hiking across the glaciers, cruising through the national park on Lake Argentino or visiting a Patagonian estancia. At the estancias you'll be able to explore the grounds, learn about their history and go horseback riding or hiking through stunning countryside.
After breakfast in your hotel you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Puerto Iguazu, the small town close to the spectacular Iguazu Falls. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your comfortable hotel in the town and the rest of the day will be free for you to relax in preparation for a full day of exploring tomorrow.
After breakfast you will take an excursion into the Iguazu National Park to spend the day exploring the falls and the surrounding rivers and jungle. The park consists of various trails that take you through the jungle onto wooden walkways built a few meters above the jungle floor and waterways. These raised platforms protect the natural habitat of the jungle wildlife. Optional: Great Adventure Navigation. Free night.
Today you will start a two day excursion to explore many of north-western Argentina's geographical highlights. First you'll take the road to the clouds, which follows the route of the famous railway track "The Train to the Clouds" up through the Quebrada del Toro to San Antonio de los Cobres high in the mountains. Overnight at Salta
After breakfast go for a day trip to Quebrada de Humahuca. Visit to Purmamarca, where you'll continue up through the colorful hills of the region, passing through small villages of whitewashed adobe houses and historical churches. In the afternoon you'll reach Humahuaca, the largest town between Jujuy and the Bolivian border. Humahuaca is a typical Andean colonial town, with narrow streets and one storey adobe buildings.
After breakfast, you'll embark on your full day tour to Cafayate. Heading out of the city to the south, you'll pass through large expanses of tobacco plantations as you head towards the wine producing town of Cafayate. Upon arrival, you will visit a winery with wine tasting included and then you will have lunch.
You will also take a tour around the city and then you'll spend some time in the handicraft market. In the afternoon you will return to Salta through Las Conchas Gorge, stopping in “Posta de las Cabras”, an inn which well known for its goat cheese.
After breakfast at your hotel you'll be transferred to the international airport and your flight back home. End of services.
NOTE: This itinerary can be updated due to reasons out of the responsibility of the operator.
Not valid for special dates such as New Year´s Eve, Carnival, Holy Week.
Rates subject to change without prior notice.
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