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Argentina Highlights 12 Days

Argentina´s highlights await. From the incredible jungle trails of Iguazu Falls to the southern-most city in the world, Ushuaia, explore Tierra del Fuego National Park, tour Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia and discover Buenos Aires´ tango shows as you soak up the local Argentine culture on this 12 day adventure.

DAY 1

Welcome to Buenos Aires

Welcome to Buenos Aires - Argentina! Capital of Argentina and described as the Paris of South America, Buenos Aires proudly embraces this title, as well as shows off plenty of its own culture! Explore the traditional European architecture, the cobbled streets lined with rustic outdoor cafes, the local antique and artisanal markets that offer plenty of bargain shopping, and the mouthwatering aroma of prized Argentine beef sizzling on an open “parrrilla” (barbeque) in the air. Buenos Aires is home to some excellent local designers and you will certainly find the perfect leather jacket, long leather boots and handbags for all occasions. Though above all, Buenos Aires is known as the home of the tango. Be sure to enjoy a traditional dinner-tango show and explore the colorful San Telmo and Recoleta neighborhoods. Upon arrival in Buenos Aires you will be met at the airport and have a transfer in private to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to enjoy this vibrant city, leaving you the remainder of the day to explore the historic neighborhoods and enjoy the cafe culture of Buenos Aires. Read more

Buenos Aires - 1 st night
DAY 2

City Tour in Buenos Aires & Tango Show

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel to enjoy our Buenos AIres City Tour. Over the course of a half day you will have the chance to visit the historical and political centre of the Buenos Aires: San Telmo with its cobblestone streets, La Boca where Buenos Aires turns colorful and tango is ever present, and the chic and aristocratic Recoleta, where the big palaces remind us that Buenos Aires was once the Paris of the South. Duration: 3- 4 hours In the evening you will be picked up from your hotel (shared service) to be driven to one of Buenos Aires’ most emblematic cultural highlight’s: a Dinner and Tango Show offering a spectacular demonstration of the finest local dancing accompanied by delicious Argentine cuisine and all the malbec you’d like. At the end of the evening you will be driven back to your hotel. Total duration (dinner + show): 4 hours (aprox) Read more

Buenos Aires - 2nd night
DAY 3

From Buenos Aires to Ushuaia

At appropriate time you will be picked up at your hotel in Buenos Aires and transferred to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia. Private service. This is the southernmost city of the word, surrounded by mountains and facing the Beagle Chanel, this is a place hard to be forgotten. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel (shared service) leaving you the rest of the day to explore the city, try some of delicious fresh seafood, or learn of the region’s history at the Prisoners Museums. Read more

Ushuaia - 1 night
DAY 4

Ushuaia: Trekking & Canoeing

You will be picked up from your hotel (shared service) and drive towards Tierra del Fuego National Park. Once at Ensenada Bay, you will have time to enjoy the view over the Beagle Channel before starting the trekking along the coast. These six kilometers of wild trail will give you the possibility to watch the native flora and wild fauna of the channel as well as the opportunity to discover old native remains left by the ancient dwellers of the area, the Yamanas. In 3 hours, you will reach Roca Lake where lunch will be ready. After a complete homemade picnic you will start canoeing along Lapataia river, which will take you to Lapataia Bay on the Beagle Channel, precisely where the Panamerican Highway and number 3 National Route ends. Return to Ushuaia. Total duration: 8/10 hours. Trekking: 3 hours Canoeing: 1 ½ hours. Read more

Ushuaia - 2 night
DAY 5

Beagle Channel Cruise

After making your way to the tourist pier, embark on a boat excursion along the famous Beagle Channel. You will gain panoramas of Ushuaia Bay and see the diverse marine wildlife, such as cormorants and fur seals, on De los Lobos and De los Pajaros Islands. On one of the Bridges Isles, you can explore the island for concheros, or giant shells, and enjoy the views of Chile and Argentina. Not to mention, passing the Les Eclaireurs lighthouse. During the excursion, you can enjoy snacks and the favorite Argentine drink, mate. Please note there is a local port tax of usd2.- Return to the hotel by your own. Duration: 3-4 hours Read more

Ushuaia - 3 night
DAY 6

From Ushuaia to El Calafate

At appropriate time you will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight to El Calafate. Private service. Welcome to Southern Patagonia! El Calafate is located in the Patagonian steppe, dry and dramatic. It is on the border of Lago Argentino (Argentina’s biggest lake), considered capital of the glaciers. It is the gate to visit worldwide known Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the only glaciers in the world that is still advancing. Upon arrival, you will be taken to the hotel (shared service) and have the rest of the day to relax or explore the areas around the town or if possible, make the 1km hike out to Laguna Nimez for a beautiful Patagonian sunset. Read more

El Calafate - 1 night
DAY 7

Perito Moreno Glacier Tour

After an early breakfast, you will leave on a full day excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier (shared service), in Los Glaciers National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 1981 and home to one of the most awe inspiring landscapes in Argentina; Perito Moreno Glacier is a site to behold. During about 1 hour, a bilingual guide will provide you with all the information you might want to know, and things you might have never thought about. On arrival, you will have the chance to enjoy stunning views of the glacier from the nearby walking trail and viewing platforms. But not just that, you will also enjoy the included Perito Moreno Glacier boat cruise that will take you close enough to fully appreciate the 80m high ice walls! In the early evening, you will return to you hotel in Calafate. Duration: 6 hours Note: For even more adventure, you may want to consider either taking the Big Ice or Mini-Trekking excursion (at an extra cost). Both allow you to hike on the glacier!! Ask Say Hueque´s travel advisor for more information, but be sure to let us know in advance because it is highly requested. Read more

El Calafate - 2 night
DAY 8

Day at leisure

Day at leisure to enjoy any of the optional tours around El Calafate. We suggest a visit to Estancia Cristina, a bike ride out to the lake, or a boat cruise to explore some of the more remote glaciers in the region.

El Calafate - 3 night
DAY 9

El Calafate - Iguazu Falls

At appropriate time, you will have a private transfer to the domestic airport to take your flight to Puerto Iguazu Welcome to Iguazu! The little and relaxing town is the gate to visit the impressive Iguazu Falls, (which have been recently declared as one of the New Seven Natural Wonders!), making them a must see destination for any traveler visiting Argentina Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and provided a private transfer to your hotel. You will have the afternoon to relax and enjoy the tropical climate and jungle setting. Read more

Iguazu Falls - 1 night
DAY 10

Iguazu Falls, Argentine side

After breakfast you will depart on a private, full day tour to the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls where you will have intimate views of this unforgettable section of the Iguazu River. An experienced guide will show you the hidden gems of this unique National Park and will take you off the beaten path to show you the best views of the magnificent iguazu falls. Lower and upper walkways permit up close and personal experiences with this magnificent spectacle of nature. Trails through the 210 square mile reserve provide visitors with various views of the Falls, especially the largest one, Devil's Throat. The ecological train ride is included in the tour. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Note that in the park there are different excursions you can take for an additional cost. The most popular ones are “Gran Aventura” and it’s shorter version “Aventura Nautica”, in which the Iguazu boat trip takes you right up to the base of the Falls. This exciting excursion is highly recommended in order to experience the true power of Iguazu Falls. ( Please be aware- on the boat trip there is a 100% chance that you will get wet...the Falls provide a refreshing “natural shower”. Be sure to take some extra clothes if you want to do this excursion.) You don’t need to reserve this excursion in advance (although you can if your want). It has departures every 15 minutes, and you can book it locally). This day will be a real adventure, full of thrills and spills, and is an absolute must for the adventurer at heart. Read more

Iguazu Falls - 2 night
DAY 11

Visit the Brazilian side iguazu Falls

After breakfast, enjoy a private, half day excursion to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls where you will enjoy vast panoramic views of the Falls allowing you to take them in their entirety. Duration: 2/3 hours “Brazil requires that most tourists have a visa to visit the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls. Please check with the Brazilian Consulate to ensure that you have the appropriate visa before traveling or you will not be allowed to enter Brazil. For example- US citizens, Canadians & Australians (as well as other nationalities) need a visa to visit the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls.” At the appropriate time in the afternoon you will have a private transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival to Buenos Aires, you will have a private transfer to your hotel. Read more

Iguazu Falls/ Buenos Aires
DAY 12

Goobye Argentina!

At the appropriate time you will have a private transfer to the international airport for your flight back home from Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Buenos Aires
Hotel L´Hotel
Day 3
Location Ushuaia
Day 6
Location El Calafate
Day 9
Location Iguazu Falls
Hotel Jasy Hotel
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Buenos Aires
Day 3
Location Ushuaia
Day 6
Location El Calafate
Day 9
Location Iguazu Falls
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Buenos Aires
Day 3
Location Ushuaia
Hotel Arakur Hotel
Day 6
Location El Calafate
Day 9
Location Iguazu Falls

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfers mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 3 nights in Buenos Aires, 3 nights in Ushuaia, 3 nights in El Calafate & 2 nights in Iguazu.
  • Breakfast and meals mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tours described in the itinerary.
  • Bilingual guide (English / Spanish).

Package excludes

  • International or Domestic Flights or Buses.
  • National Park Entrance fees
  • Insurance (Say Hueque offers Travel insurance with special rates for this trip. Please just let us know if you are interested)

REVIEWS

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Jenny Nelson, United States

All the excursions were wonderful! I would not hesitate to recommend Say Huque to anyone visiting Argentina.

Becca Barreda, United States

Over all our entire trip to Chile and Argentina was really wonderful.

Tom Hickie, United Kingdom

Thank you for organizing the Easter Island Trip. It was an amazing place and a great experience.

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