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The Wonders of Argentina

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Jacquie Aguirre Cornet

Terra Argentina

Terra Argentina is a receptive travel agency based in Bariloche, part of Terra Group.

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The Wonders of Argentina

Discover of different parts of Argentina : Patagonia, Iguazu Falls and Mendoza

DAY 1

City Tour Buenos Aires

Welcoming at Ezeiza International Airport and transfer to Buenos Aires in a private vehicle. Transfer with an English-speaking guide. Visit Buenos Aires (full day, private tour). Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city with European features, is among the 10 most active cities in the world. City of arts, cultures, theatres, traditions ... The variety satisfies even the most demanding visitor. You visit the 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest Avenue in the world, dominated by the Obelisk, a symbol of Buenos Aires. You will pass the Colon Theatre, one of the jewels of the Argentine architecture. Then you arrive to the famous or central Plaza de Mayo, next to buildings such as the Casa Rosada or Casa de Gobierno, the Cabildo and the Cathedral. You continue with the picturesque neighbourhood of La Boca, and specifically the alley El Caminito, the spot for painters, tango dancers and singers. In the early afternoon, we drive to the San Telmo antique shops, and visit the National Museum of History. This museum traces the highlights of Argentine history since independence. Return to the hotel in late afternoon. An English speaking guide will acompany you during the city tour in Buenos Aires. Night at the Arc Recoleta Boutique Hotel & Spa in standard room. Read more

Arc Recoleta
DAY 2

City Tour Buenos Aires

Visit Buenos Aires (full day, private tour). Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city with European features, is among the 10 most active cities in the world. City of arts, cultures, theatres, traditions ... The variety satisfies even the most demanding visitor. Guided tour of Recoleta neighbourhood, characterized by colonial houses, often old houses of historical figures, currently inhabited by powerful Argentine families. You enter the luxurious Pacifico Shopping Center, characterized by its French architecture of 1889, with vaulted ceilings. This stunning place is one of the favorite places in Argentina. Later you visit Recoleta Cemetery, where many celebrities, writers and politicians rest. The best known and most revered, even today is the tomb of Evita Peron, the legendary wife of President Peron. You continue your visit to Palermo neighbourhood, with a stroll in the park Tres de Febrero, inaugurated in 1875, representing the largest green area of the city. Return to the hotel in late afternoon. An English speaking guide will accompany you during the city tour in Buenos Aires. Night at the Arc Recoleta Boutique Hotel & Spa in standard room. Read more

Arc Recoleta
DAY 3

El Tigre

Departure in the morning in a private vehicule to visit the small seaside town of El Tigre, 32 km from the capital. Tigre was founded in the early 19th century and is now a little urban island where the "Porteños" (Buenos Aires inhabitants) come to relax or to row every other weekend. We will visit the colorful market with its many shops. At the port we will take a touring boat and navigate the quiet water of the Parana's delta. 00:00-00:00 An English speaking guide will accompany you during the tour in Buenos Aires. Night at the Arc Recoleta Boutique Hotel & Spa in standard room. Read more

Arc Recoleta
DAY 4

Buenos Aires - Mendoza

Transfer from the hotel to the Buenos Aires Domestic Airport in a private vehicle. Domestic flight Buenos Aires* - Mendoza. *National o international airport depending on time schedule and availability. Welcoming at the airport and transfer to your hotel in a private vehicle. We pick you up at the hotel to start a city tour of Mendoza in a private vehicle. This beautiful city with its grove combines desert climate with an urban oasis. In company of your guide, you will learn about the city’s rich history from the natives, the Huarpes, to the Incas until today! Enjoy the great variety of Parks in town. The highlight is General San Martin Park: we have to remind ourselves that Mendoza is a desert and that a 419 has park is a luxury. There we find the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium, built for the 1978 World Cup and the Frank Romero Day Greek Theater, where the Grape Harvest National Festival takes place in March and the Cerro de la Gloria with the Andes’ Army monument. Night at the Bohemia Hotel Boutique in standard room. Read more

Bohemia Hotel Boutique
DAY 5

Mendoza - Wine tour

For every person that knows something or nothing at all about wine, this excursion is ideal for you. You will learn not only about the wine’s magic, but also about the wine making process. We invite you to discover 3 wineries in Lujan de Cuyo, combining centenary winery tradition with the highest technology. During the tour you will learn about the harvest, fermentation and the wine aging process and once we know all the secrets, we finish with a wine tasting … the result of so much work. The winery tour includes lunch in a third winery where you will be able to enjoy a full course menu along with the wines of the winery. We will visit some of the next wineries: Achaval-Ferrer, Pulenta Estate, Belasco de Baquedano, Septima, Catena Zapata, Alta Vista, etc. In the afternoon we visit the Maipu wineries. This is the traditional department, so called First Region, since there, the first wineries of the XIX century were built. We visit 3 wineries, one of them centenary, Trapiche. Then we visit Domaine St Diego where no other than the owner will give us a tour of the winery. This is your chance to ask everything you ever wanted to know about wine’s secrets. Then we visit Familia Zuccardi. We will visit some of the next wineries: Domaine St Diego, Trapiche, Zuccardi, Don Manuel Villafañe o Finca Agostino Night at the Bohemia Hotel Boutique in standard room. Read more

Bohemia Boutique Hotel
DAY 6

Mendoza

During the morning we leave the hotel in a private vehicle, towards the west, all the way to the Cordillera de los Andes. We first take the National Route 40 and then the International Route 7 as if going to Chile. We see the last vineyards located at the foothill of the Andes and slowly enter the heart of the Cordillera. We see Potrerillos lake, that exists thanks to a superb dam which ensures water for the surrounding vineyards of Mendoza throughout the year. We continue to Uspallata Valley, where the Brad Pitt’s movie “Seven years in Tibet” was shot. We ascent until reaching the Puente del Inca (Inca’s Bridge) where we make an appreciative stop: it’s a natural bridge that had a thermal hotel but was destroyed by an avalanche. After the visit we head into Aconcagua Provincial Park, where we stop to admire its summit (6.962masl), the highest in America and in the south hemisphere! Then it will be time to return, not before making a stop at a local restaurant to have lunch (not included). Night at the Bohemia Hotel Boutique in standard room. Read more

Bohemia Hotel Boutique
DAY 7

El Calafate - Estancia's activities

Transfer from your hotel to Mendoza's Airport in a private vehicle with an English speaking guide. Domestic flight Mendoza - Buenos Aires*. *National o international airport depending on time schedule and availability. Domestic flight Buenos Aires* - Calafate. *National o international airport depending on time schedule and availability. Reception at El Calafate Airport and private transfer to the hotel. Pick-up at your hotel at 4:30 p.m. to go to the Estancia Nibepo Aike. The Estancia was founded by a Yugoslavian pioneer named Don Santiago Peso, who settled on this land at the beginning of the twentieth century. Nestled in the very midst of the Glacier National Park, the estancia lives off cattle farming, both bovine and ovine. During your visit, you will learn more about the estancia’s farming activities as you will see the traditional sheering demonstration and other daily activities. You will have the opportunity to participate to a traditional asado for the dinner. Day in pool service with local English-speaking guide. Transfer on a pool service to Nibepo Aike Night at the Hosteria Koi Aiken in standard room. Read more

Hosteria Koi Aiken
DAY 8

El Calafate - Perito Moreno Glacier

At 8 am, transfer with a private vehicle, to go to the Perito Moreno Glacier, 80km away from El Calafate. This full-day excursion allows you to thoroughly enjoy the exceptional natural surroundings. You will delight in the panoramic views, afforded by countless foot-bridges of the glacier and its surrounding lenga beech forest. Return trip to El Calafate at 4:30 pm approximately. From the port located at Refugio Argentino, you embark on an hour navigation to enjoy the South face of the Glacier that can surpass 70 meters. Entrance to Los Glaciares National Park for the day included. Night at the Hosteria Koi Aiken in standard room. Read more

Hosteria Koi Aiken
DAY 9

Navigation - Lago Argentino

Transfer on pool service from your hotel, you will be picked up around 7:30 am and will undertake the journey of 40 Km to Punta Bandera, where you will embark. Full day sailing, covering the northern arm of Lake Argentino, watching the Spegazzini and Upsala glaciers, entering the bays that they form and sailing through the cord of icebergs located about 20 km from the Upsala glacier. Return to Punta Bandera and then to El Calafate. Total time of navigation: 5 hours on boats designed for 250 passengers. Entrance to Los Glaciares National Park included. Transfer in pool service Night at the Hosteria Koi Aiken in standard room. Read more

Hosteria Koi Aiken
DAY 10

City Tour of Ushuaia

ransfer with a private vehicle from El Calafate to the Airport. Domestic Flight Calafate - Ushuaia. Welcoming at Ushuaia airport and private transfer to your hotel in Ushuaia. City Tour. Ushuaia, the capital of the province of Tierra del Fuego, is located in a wide bay in the Beagle Channel, guarded by Martial Mount, which features a unique landscape in Argentina, with the sea, glaciers, mountains and forest mingling together. You depart on a private vehicle from the Maipú Avenue up to the Luis Pedero Fique bridge, to reach Misión neighborhood, chosen by the first settlers. We also visit Brown and Solier neighborhoods where the early twentieth century buildings now coexist with the modern houses built after the huge urban growth of the 80´s. You then head towards the Martial Glacier, a small ski resort which offers the visitor the possibility of taking a chair lift to the top and to enjoy the panoramic view onto the Beagle Channel and the city of Ushuaia. You return via the Leandro N. Alem Avenue and go to the Marine museum and the former prison. An English-speaking guide will accompany you during the city tour. Entrance to the Maritimo y del Presidio Museum. Night at the Altos Ushuaia hotel in standard room. Read more

Altos Ushuaia
DAY 11

National Tierra del Fuego Park - Canal d

Half day excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park in a private service. Located at only 11 km from Ushuaia, and next to the border with Chile, it has 63.000 hectares full of lakes, lagoons and rivers and exit towards Beagle Channel, characteristic that marks the difference with the other national parks of Argentina. We will drive out of the city passing by the slope of the Susana Mount, where there is the Southern Fuegian Railway. Then we continue through the Pipo River Valley to the detour that takes us to Ensenada Bay, where we will contemplate the Redonda and Estorbo Islands and on the other coast the Beagle Channel, the snow-white Mountains of the Sampaio Chain (Chile). Then we will go to Roca Lake and Lapataia River. We will go towards the other end of the Park, where National Route Nº 3 finishes, at Lapataia Bay. Here we can find the Green Lagoon and the Black Lagoon, large growing peat bog. Finally we will pass by the beaver dams, whose footpath will lead to Lapataia Bay. Return to Ushuaia at lunch time. Excursion of 4 hours approximately. Excursion with an English speaking guide. Entrance fee to the National Park included. Departure from the hotel on a pool service to the Ushuaia Port, where you will embark on a 2 hour and 30 minute navigation through the Beagle Channel. With this sailing you will discover the Fuegian geography and fauna. We visit the Pajaros Island, famous shelter of Royal and Imperial Cormorant, Albatross and more than 20 seabirds. Then we will sail near Lobos Island, where you can witness two species of Sea Lions. While returning, we see Ushuaia, dominated by the striking beauty of Martial Mountain Range. Note: Sailing approximately for 2h30min. Night at the Altos Ushuaia hotel in standard room. Read more

Altos Ushuaia
DAY 12

Ushuaia - Puerto Iguazu

2 hours prior to your flight, check out and transfer to Ushuaia Airport. Domestic flight Ushuaia - Buenos Aires*. *National o international airport depending on time schedule and availability. Domestic flight Buenos Aires* - Iguazu. *National o international airport depending on time schedule and availability. Transport from Puerto Iguazu's airport to your hotel in a private vehicle. Night at La Aldea de la Selva Lodge in standard room. Read more

Aldea de la Selva Lodge
DAY 13

Iguazu National Park, Argentinean side

Departure to the Iguazú National Park, 18 km from the city centre. Walk along the lower and upper footbridges in the Devil’s Gorge. The Iguazu falls in the Misiones province are always beyond the expectation and the imagination of the visitors. It is often said that the falls are to be admired from the Brazilian side but experienced in the Argentinean side. A complete tour should thus include both sides of the falls. They are formed by a 70 meters drop in the elevation of the Iguazu River with 275 falls. The first day of the tour is dedicated to the Argentinean side where the falls can be seen from various viewing, you can admire falls such as Bosetti, Mbigua and San Martin. We will continue with the lower circuit to observe the Dos Hermanas falls and the San Martin Island. In the afternoon, the tour goes to the "Garganta del Diablo" circuit with a viewing point in front of the superb and powerful fall, over 150 meters long and 80 meters high. This impressive wonder is surrounded with a thick mist which is one of the biggest attractions of the National Park. The park does not only feature this stunning landscape but also an intense wildlife and flora. Note: Please remember to take light waterproof clothing along. Night at La Aldea de la Selva Lodge in standard room. Read more

Aldea de la Selva Lodge
DAY 14

Iguazu National Park Brazilian side

Departure to the Brazilian side of the waterfalls. The 1,200 meters circuit takes the visitor along footbridges and viewing decks to admire the minor Floriano and Teodoro Da Fonseca falls and finally, the Santa María falls, from where the panorama onto Island San Martín and the entirety of the falls is absolutely breathtaking. Note: from mid-October to mid-February, Brazil is one hour ahead of Argentina (daylight saving time). Transfer from the hotel to Puerto Iguazu's Airport in a private vehicle. Domestic flight Iguazu - Buenos Aires*. *National o international airport depending on time schedule and availability. Welcoming at Buenos Aires domestic airport and transfer to the hotel in private vehicle. Transfer from the hotel to Café de los Angelitos (Little Angel’s Café) between 20h and 20:30h. The Café de los Angelitos Tango is part of the “porteña” history. Los Angelitos is a living witness of over 100 years of local history. Countless celebrities came to this café. In an intimate atmosphere, the show starts … 5 dancing couples, together with singers and an orchestra. The performance will take you to the history of Tango since the 20s all the way to Piazzolla, with some modern components. It’s a dynamic and intense show that amazes the spectator in a very special environment. Elegant suites, desired lightning effects are other components of a wild show. Enjoy the performance with the cuisine that honours the local meals lit by candles. Welcome to Angelitos! Transfer to the hotel at the end of the show. Round trip to the restaurant on pool service Night at the Arc Recoleta Boutique Hotel & Spa in standard room. Read more

Arc Recoleta
DAY 15

International Aiport Ezeiza

Transfer from the hotel to Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires in a private vehicle.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Buenos Aires
Day 4
Location Mendoza
Day 7
Location El Calafate
Day 10
Location Ushuaia
Day 12
Location Puerto Iguazu
Day 14
Location Buenos Aires

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfers in a private vehicle hotel/airport with Spanish speaking driver, and English speaking guide when mentioned.
  • Nights in hotel in a standard double room (unless otherwise stated).
  • Guided tours and excursions mentioned in private service (English speaking guide specified on each day).
  • Navigations in regular service with the catamaran’s staff (without guide).
  • Guide’s fees (Transportation, hotels, meals, etc.).
  • Meals mentioned as "included" (Meals served aboard flights following the flight schedule).
  • Assistance by our English speaking team before / during / after your trip (24-7 service).

Package excludes

  • International Flights and Domestic flights
  • English speaking guide on days in an Estancia, navigation and during transfers "out" (hotels/airports).
  • Meals not mentioned as "included", drinks.
  • Tips
  • Personal equipment.
  • Repatriation insurance.

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  • Domestic flight not included

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