On this trip you can explore the Argentinian Patagonia fully combining with a trip to Iguassu Falls, one of the 7 wonders of the world.
It will begin in Buenos Aires, our main city, cradle of Tango continuing to Puerto Madryn, one of the cities whose main attraction is the Wildlife, then towards Ushuaia, the city of the end of the world, Calafate cradle of the Perito Moreno Glacier and Bariloche, Center of the Argentine Lakes.

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On this trip you can explore the Argentinian Patagonia fully combining with a trip to Iguassu Falls, one of the 7 wonders of the world.
It will begin in Buenos Aires, our main city, cradle of Tango continuing to Puerto Madryn, one of the cities whose main attraction is the Wildlife, then towards Ushuaia, the city of the end of the world, Calafate cradle of the Perito Moreno Glacier and Bariloche, Center of the Argentine Lakes.

 

Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Buenos Aires
  • End Buenos Aires
  • Countries
    • Argentina
  • City
    • Buenos Aires
    • Iguazu Falls
    • Salta
    • Bariloche
    • El Calafate
    • Ushuaia
    • Puerto Madryn
  • Theme Mountains, lakes and rivers
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival Buenos Aires
    Day 1

    During the morning visit the city of Buenos Aires. This tour gives you the emotion of a multifaceted Buenos Aires. We will see the symbol of our city: the obelisk. We will visit different squares such as Plaza de Mayo, Plaza San Martín, Plaza Congreso. Avenues like Corrientes, Mayo, 9 de Julio, among others. Historical neighbourhoods: La Boca, San Telmo, Montserrat. Elegant neighbourhoods such as Palermo and Recoleta, and the most modern: Puerto Madero. Parks such as Lezama and Tres de Febrero. We will also visit financial and commercial areas and a Football Stadium.

    In the evening enjoy a dinner with the best National and International dishes in companion of a wonderful tango show. The dinner always includes starter, main course, dessert and drinks.

    Visited places:
    • Buenos Aires
  • 2
    Buenos Aires City tour
    Day 2

    You'll visit the most important places in the Capital in a semi-private service.
    The visit includes the National Congress, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the House of Government and the Plaza de Mayo up to the Tango roads.

    You'll also visit La Boca, where Italian immigrants once arrived and now home to many important artists.
    Lastly, you'll visit Palermo, a residential neighbourhood with elegant buildings and the sophisticated Recoleta.

    Afternoon at leisure

    Visited places:
    • Buenos Aires
  • 3
    Buenos Aires - Iguassu & Brazilian side tour
    Day 3

    Transfer to the domestic airport. Flight to Iguassu. Arrival and  transfer to the hotel. Today you will visit the spectacular Iguassu Falls in Brazil. Departure from the hotel toward the Foz do Iguassu National Park. The area of visit is constituted by a single circuit of walkways, 950 meters long, which is located on the cliffs of the Iguassu River, offering a panoramic view really impressive of all the falls. The route has its zenith when you get to the Mirador de La Garganta del Diablo, where the noise of the fall of the water shakes the visitor.

     

    Visited places:
    • Buenos Aires
    • Iguazu Falls
  • 4
    Iguassu Falls - Argentina side
    Day 4

    Today we will visit one of the most amazing tours in the whole world, penetrating the geological formation of the Falls and perceiving from different points of view, the magnificence of more than 200 waterfalls running constantly for millions of years. An excellent tour for those passengers willing to experience an intimate contact with Nature and life.

    The tour starts early in the morning with a long walk, observing the incredible landscapes and the vast typical fauna and flora of the region, including birds, butterflies, mammals, flowers and plants that gives the surrounding natural environment, an incredible touch of life in an exceptional experience.

    The main objective of this tour is to take full advantage of our time in the wild, experiencing the characteristic natural sounds, images, colours and aromas of the jungle.

     

    Visited places:
    • Iguazu Falls
  • 5
    Iguassu - Bariloche
    Day 5

    Transfer to the airport. Flight to Bariloche. Transfer to your hotel.

    Visited places:
    • Iguazu Falls
    • Salta
  • 6
    Small Circuit with Campanario Hill
    Day 6

    Small Circuit is a Scenic Tour on which to enjoy good food as well as the beautiful views. The scenery is magnificent along the whole drive, and there are several natural lookouts, such as López Bay and “Punto Panorámico” panoramic lookout. Cerro Campanario, a hill standing “in the center of the landscape” (Km 17), has a chairlift that will carry you up to “the heights of amazement” to enjoy the most beautiful view in the area.

    Tasty specialties at several tea houses and restaurants along the way add flavor to the scenic tour. Hotel Llao Llao and San Eduardo Chapel, opposite Puerto Pañuelo, are unique tourist attractions. If you have time, the easy paths through LlaoLlao Municipal Park provide an opportunity for a peaceful walk through the forest. Another alternative is to drive a few more kilometers to the traditional village Colonia Suiza with its unique atmosphere of a historical old rural settlement.

    Other attractions along Circuito Chico are regional craft products including knitted garments, woodwork, candles, pottery and cosmetics, among others. Don’t miss the Small Circle Scenic Tour!

     

    Visited places:
    • Salta
    • Bariloche
  • 7
    Bariloche
    Day 7

    Day at leisure to discover this wonderful city or enjoy some optional tours.

    Visited places:
    • Bariloche
  • 8
    Bariloche - Calafate
    Day 8 Transfer by airplane

    Transfer to the airport in Bariloche. Today you will fly to El Calafate in Patagonia. Transfer to your hotel. 

     

    Visited places:
    • Bariloche
    • El Calafate
  • 9
    Perito Moreno Glacier with nautic safari
    Day 9

    Departure to travel the 80 kms distance separating El Calafate and Perito Moreno glacier, unique in the world in constant progress. During the trip you will admire beautiful places in the Andean foothills, along the south bank of Lake Argentino. After crossing the river Centinela and Mitre, reach Brazo Rico to enter the Los Glaciares National Park.

    Bordering Lake Rico you will see icebergs floating on the water until we can finally appreciate the full extent of this natural wonder, which has been declared World Heritage. Return to El Calafate. 

    Visited places:
    • El Calafate
  • 10
    El Calafate
    Day 10

    Day at leisure to enjoy some optional tours in the city. 

    Visited places:
    • El Calafate
  • 11
    El Calafate - Ushuaia
    Day 11

    Today transfer to the airport in El Calafate. You will be met in Ushuaia by our staff who will take you to your accommodation.

    Visited places:
    • El Calafate
    • Ushuaia
  • 12
    Tierra del Fuego National Park
    Day 12

    Tierra del Fuego National Park represents the southernmost protected area, the only National Park that has coastlines, covering a stretch of 6 km. Wide over the Beagle Channel and an area of 63,000 hectares. It is reached by the National Highway No. 3 to N.A. Ushuaia, met along the way Pipo River, Monte Susana, Ensenada Bay, Redonda Island sighting, lake Roca Casita del Bosque, Laguna Verde and Negra, beaver dam, Lapataia Bay, marking the end of the route, to 3,242 km. Federal Capital.

    The topography of the park is extremely varied, everything is a series of craggy mountains, rivers, valleys and lakes, resulting in varied landscapes from the picturesque and lively stream to the mass of towering mountains, or the extraordinary spectacle of the majestic Canal Beagle.
    During the spring and summer, you can admire varied and colorful flowers: mutillas, violet, primrose, white orchids, armories, white and yellow daisies, and the various tree species: Cinnamon, Wood Dura Notros Lenga Ñire, Burgundy presenting as Misodendro parasites and the Llao Llao, observing lichens, which hang in the form of a beard. The most common mammals are foxes and rabbits, living in the Park also muskrat and beaver.
    Among birds, Upland Goose and gray-headed, steamer ducks and great grebe, the black carpenter and rayadito giant, as the Park presents exclusive marine birds such as albatross, the oystercatcher overo the white Cauquen and mammals such as seals and otters sea.

    During the afternoon we began sailing out of Puerto Tourist our city, towards the Beagle Channel, enjoying as we move away from the panoramic view of the coast of Ushuaia, overlooking the most important buildings, Museum (old prison), Museum of the End World, the industrial area, and mounts Olivia and Cinco Hermanos.
    We sail to the southwest, approaching the island of Los Lobos, where, from the boat, we enjoy the view of specimens of sea lions, watching their permanent habitat, in a wonderful setting.
    During the afternoon, we drive to the Island of Birds, habitat Magellanic Cormorants, Imperial Cormorants and privileged sector to spot examples of marine birds Continue to the Lighthouse Eclaireurs in the archipelago of the same name, where sank the ship Monte Cervantes in 1930.

    The return will be through Paso Chico, overlooking the tunnel stays and Fique, we return to Ushuaia, with a stunning view of the frame that gives the city and Mount Martial Glacier.

    Visited places:
    • Ushuaia
  • 13
    Ushuaia - Trelew/Puerto Madryn
    Day 13

    Transfer to the airport. Flight to Trelew. Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Puerto Madryn.  

    Visited places:
    • Ushuaia
    • Puerto Madryn
  • 14
    Peninsula Valdes with Whale Watching
    Day 14

    You will visit one of the places chosen as Natural World Heritage sites by UNESCO, which for its unique characteristics hosts a variety of marine and terrestrial fauna hardly ever seen at a the same place. We will pick you up very early to begin getting to know the natural reserves and the most prominent touristic points of Valdés Peninsula protected area, among them are included the Interpretation center AmeghinoIsthmus, the Isla de los pájaros (The birds island), the sea lions colony in Punta Pirámides, the touristic village Puerto Pirámides from where the whales watching navigations are made (from June to December),

    You'll also see Salinas Chica and Grande that are among the greatest depressions in America, the elephant seal rookeries over the cost in Punta Delgada, Caleta Valdés (Valdés cove) and Punta Cantor, arriving to the Punta Norte lighthouse in the killer whales season. In the trip we will be able to see a lot of terrestrial fauna as guanacos, Maras, foxes, armadillos and rheas. During the day you will be advised by our guides, expert interpreters of the Patagonian nature.

    Available all year, changing the route and the reserves visited according to the fauna seasonality.

    • From June to December sightings of Whales are done, animals known for their gentleness, slowness and curiosity, which can get closer from incredible distances, allowing us to observe their so characteristic skin covered by callus. Occasionally they pass under the boat, emitting a sound and hopefully we will see them jump or at least spot some flapping of the tail.

    The rest of the year other boardwalks are carried out in Valdes Peninsula.

    Visited places:
    • Puerto Madryn
  • 15
    Punta Tombo Reserve
    Day 15

    We will leave Puerto Madryn in the morning to visit the greatest continental Reserve of Magellan’s penguin, imagine walking between more than a half million penguins, this is what we will do when we arrive at Punta Tombo, with the necessary time to know its habitat and its way of life.

    Our tour guide will accompany you during the long walk that takes 2 hours and he will give you an Interpretation about the life of the penguins, discovering every detail about Patagonia. On the way back to our hotel, we will go to Trelew to visit the Museum of the dinosaurs EgidioFeruglio, considered the most important of South America.

    This museum is well known for its collection of Patagonians fossils and dinosaur’s skeletons. Full day excursion, going through 400 Km approx. (Departure time around 8.00 AM) The visit of Punta Tombo is carried out from the middle of September to the middle of April (season of Penguins), Trelew is carried outduring all the year. 

    ** When it is not time to see Penguins, the excursion is replaced by Chubut River Valley, for the history and culture of the first Welsh settlers in Patagonia. Visit the town of Gaiman as described and the city of Trelew.

    Visited places:
    • Puerto Madryn
  • 16
    Puerto Madryn / Trelew - Buenos Aires
    Day 16

    Transfer to the airport of Trelew. Flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

    Visited places:
    • Puerto Madryn
    • Buenos Aires
  • 17
    Buenos Aires
    Day 17

    Day at leisure to enjoy some optional tours. 

    Visited places:
    • Buenos Aires
  • 18
    Departure Buenos Aires
    Day 18

    Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

    Visited places:
    • Buenos Aires
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • 17 overnights with daily breakfast in standard room
    • Local mentioned excursions with specialized guides (English/Spanish)
    • All transfers Airport/Hotel/Airport in each city
    • Permanent staff assistances 24-hour a day
    Price does not include
    • Optional excursions
    • Domestic and International flights
    • National Park entrance fees
    • Travel and cancellation insurance
    • Personal Expenses
    • Meals
    • Supplement for hotel upgrades (Superior/Luxury)