Buenos Aires – El Calafate – Iguazu
Note: Transfers • Accommodation: 8 nights Buenos Aires (3) – El Calafate (3) – Puerto Iguazú (2) • Meals: 8 breakfasts – 1 dinner • tickets to the parks and the museums not included.
Day 1 – Buenos Aires
Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
PM: In the afternoon, we make a panoramic tour of the city. We start in Plaza de Mayo, witness to the most important events of the country since 1810. Here, we are able to learn about the current situation of the country, while we appreciate the surrounding buildings. We continue to the neighborhood of La Boca to walk along the famous Caminito alley and its colourful “conventillos”. We leave the southern area of the city to head north towards the neighborhoods of Palermo and Recoleta, where we make a final stop to appreciate the contrast of what we have just see with this clearly well-off district, famous for hosting the Recoleta cemetery where relevant personalities are buried. Overnight
Day 2 – Buenos Aires
Day at leisure to explore Buenos Aires in your own way. .
EVENING: In the evening, we attend a dinner show, to enjoy the magnetism of tango. Overnight.
Day 3 – Buenos Aires / El Calafate.
At due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 4 – Perito Moreno Glacier
Departure from the hotel to the Perito Moreno Glacier, located in Los Glaciares National Park, a Natural Heritage Site. The glacier is an impressive river of ice with an area of 257 square kilometers (159 square miles), and a height of the front wall varies between 50 to 60 meters (165 to 200 ft.) above the level of the lake. During the tour, a walk along the footbridges located in front of the glacier, allow us to admire this impressive natural wonder from different viewpoints. This tour can be enhanced by a 1-hour boat ride, that provides a view of the glacier front of the glacier from the water level, which help us to appreciate its real height. Free time for lunch. (not included). In the afternoon, return to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 5 El Calafate.
Day at leisure to take an optional tour. We suggest a boat trip through the Lake Argentino, to discover some other of the glaciers of the National Park.
Day 6 – El Calafate / Buenos Aires.
Free morning to enjoy Calafate. In due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight.
Day 7 – Buenos Aires / Puerto Iguazu.
At due time, transfer to the local airport to board the flight to Puerto Iguazú. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation. Time at leisure to relax at the hotel or to take additional tours.
Day 8 – Puerto Iguazú.
In the morning, we visit Iguazú National morning, we visit Iguazú National Park, Argentinian part of the falls, declared Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. During the tour, we go through the three circuits of the park: Garganta del Diablo (to reach the balcony and viewpoint of the most morning, we visit Iguazú National Park, Argentinian part of the falls, declared Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. During the tour, we go through the three circuits of the park: Garganta del Diablo (to reach the balcony and viewpoint of the most imposing falls of the park), The Upper Trail (that provides a view of the falls from above) and The Lower Trail (that offers a closer contact with the vegetation and the falls). During the tour, free time to have lunch (not included) and to take optionally The Great Adventure. In the afternoon, return to the hotel. Day 9 Puerto Iguazú / Buenos Aires. B We leave Puerto Iguazú to get to Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil and visit the waterfalls on the Brazilian side. Once inside the reserve, as we walk along the only catwalk within the Brazilian park we appreciate a panoramic view of the full arc of the falls, until reaching the lookout of Garganta del Diablo.
Return to Puerto Iguazú to board the flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, connection to the International Airport if necessary.
Note: In case of taking The Great Adventure, check with us its restrictions. • When staying in Iguazú, there are options of accommodation on the Argentinian side (Puerto Iguazú) or on the Brazilian side (Foz do Iguaçu). • Due to the frequent flight reschedules, please consult the needed ones at the time of booking.