BUENOS AIRES, IGUAZÚ & EL CALAFATE – 10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS
Tango, Waterfalls and Glaciers
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
Starting with Buenos Aires. This city combines the European style with the Latin American spirit.
In this tour, you will discover its characteristics, its history, its architecture, its culture and its best stories.
Moving to Iguazu Falls National Park, visiting one Wonder of the World. This fall is rating as the most beautiful waterfall in the world by many visitors.
Finally, you will visit The Glaciers National Park that has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The famous Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the extreme southwest of Lago Argentino 80 kilometers from El Calafate. It has become one of the greater natural spectacles of South America.
- All services, transfers and excursions detailed in the itinerary, in regular or private services as it is specified with English speaking guide;
- Navigations mentioned;
- 09 Nights’ accommodation as its described in the itinerary in the mentioned hotels or similar, according to availability at the moment of the booking request
- International flights;
- National Flights (please ask);
- Entrance fees;
- Meals and services not mentioned in the programme;
- Early check in/Late check-out at hotels (except where it is specified);
- Optional tours;
- Any kind of insurances.
Arrival in Buenos Aires, welcome at the airport and private transfer from Ezeiza International Airport to the hotel with English Speaking guide. Overnight in Buenos Aires, standard room.
BUENOS AIRES - CITY TOUR
After breakfast, Half Day Buenos Aires City Tour (SIB) We will visit Buenos Aires’ most traditional and picturesque points. Buenos Aires is a city that combines the European style with the Latin American spirit. In this tour, you will discover its characteristics, its history, its architecture, its culture and its best stories. We will visit the center of the city, San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero and Palermo, with stops in Plaza de Mayo, Caminito and La Recoleta. Afternoon return to the hotel. Overnight in Buenos Aires, standard room. (B)
BUENOS AIRES - IGUAZÚ FALLS
Morning private transfer from the hotel to the airport (without guide). Flight to Iguazú (it is not included) Arrival in Puerto Iguazú, welcome at the airport and regular transfer to the hotel (without guide). Overnight in Puerto Iguazú, standard room. (B)
IGUAZÚ FALLS: ARGENTIEAN SIDE
After breakfast transfer to Iguazú National Park to enjoy a Full Day Regular Tour to the Argentinean side of the falls with English speaking guide (SIB). We will visit the three main paths: the upper and lower paths as well as the Devil´s Throat. It will be possible to enjoy impressive views of the falls from different perspectives. UPPER WALK: A walk of 500 mts long and last about 45 minutes seeing the Two Sisters, Bosseti, Adam and Eve, Bernabe Mendez, Mbiguá and San Martín falls from the upperpart. LOWER PATH: With a professional tourist guide you will walk around 1.300 mts of foot-path which last 1:30 hs. It’s a different view in which you will see the falls from the middle of them and you might get wet in case you want. GARGANTA DEL DIABLO (DEVIL’S THROAT): Before doing these two paths, we’ll aboard a little train, it will reach us, after drive 4 km, to Devils Throat Station surrounding the upper part of the Iguazu River , from here you’ll walk by a bridge (walkway) that leads to the balcony of Devil’s throat. The most spectacular view. OPTIONAL: Great Adventure Boat Ride (not included) Lunch is included at the National Park. Entrance is not included. Overnight in Puerto Iguazú, standard room. (B, L)
IGUAZÚ FALLS- BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast. Regular transfer to the airport to take your flight. Flight to Buenos Aires (it is not included). Arrival in Buenos Aires and private transfer from Jorge Newbery National Airport to the hotel (without guide). In the evening, Tango Dinner- Show (SIB). International cuisine, regional dishes, desserts and a wide selection of Argentine wines will be offered to accompany the Tango show, where guests will experience the sensual dance of Tango, which reveals the spirit of Buenos Aires’ beginnings. All this held in a romantic and intimate atmosphere. Transfers Hotel / Restaraurant/ Hotel are included. Duration : 4 hours Overnight in Buenos Aires, standard room. (B, D)
BUENOS AIRES- EL CALAFATE
After breakfast, private transfer from the hotel to the airport in Buenos Aires to take the flight to El Calafate (without guide) Flight to El Calafate ( it is not included). Upon arrival, regular transfer from El Calafate airport to the hotel (without guide). Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in El Calafate, standard room. (B)
EL CALAFATE: PERITO MORENO GLACIER
This park has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The famous Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the extreme southwest of Lago Argentino 80 kilometers from El Calafate. It has become one of the greater natural spectacles of South America. From time to time walls of ice fall from the 60 meter tall face into the waters of Brazo Rico or to the Canal de los Témpanos, navigating the channel to the principal body of the lake. This cycle will take 4 to 6 years ending with the lake divided in two. The Brazo Rico remains retained and elevates approximately 35 meters above its current level. The water slowly makes a tunnel in the glacier until the pressure makes it collapse. This spectacle is indescribable. The waters precipitate in gigantic waves only to start the process all over again. Bring or purchase a box lunch or drink. Navigation and trekking tours are available year round to purchase on site. State of paths: completely gravel. Regular tour departs at 9:00am, returns at 5:00pm. Duration: 08 hours Entrance fee is not included. Overnight in El Calafate, standard room. (B)
EL CALAFATE: ESTANCIA CRISTINA DISCOVERY NAVIGATION
Today we will enjoy of a navigation to Upsala Glacier + Estancia Cristina +4x4 Upsala Viewpoint + Museum. Regular transfer to the port without guide. Boarding and departure at port Punta Bandera (NPC) 08.15 hours in our modern and comfortable boat. Sailing among icebergs and stunning scenery overlooking the western front of the Upsala glacier and then through Cristina Canal to the point of disembark at the Estancia. Arrival Estancia Cristina 11:30 hs. Stay at the Estancia for 6 hours. Lunch is included. Guided visit to the Costumbrista museum (old shearing shed). Ascent in all-terrain vehicles, travelling 9.5 km through mountainous roads. Arrival to the Continental ice shelter. 30 minute walk. Visit the oriental front of Upsala Glacier. Lake Guillermo, Southern Patagonian Ice and Andes. Return to the farm house of the Estancia and board at 17:30 hs. Arrival to Puerto Banderas at 19:00 hs approximately. Lunch is included. Entrance is not included. Transfer to the hotel. NOTE: If the maximum number of passengers is exceeded, visitors will be divided in turns by the tour coordinator of the Estancia. Overnight in El Calafate, standard room. (B, L)
EL CALAFATE – BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast. Private transfer to the airport to take your flight. Arrival in Buenos Aires and private transfer from Jorge Newbery National Airport to the hotel (without guide). Overnight in Buenos Aires, standard room. (B)
BUENOS AIRES - DEPARTURE
Breakfast and private transfer from the Hotel to Ezeiza International Airport (without guide).