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Contrasts of Argentina - 16 days Tour

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Carla Ermolovich

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Tangol specializes in providing tours and accommodation throughout the vast Argentine territory

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Contrasts of Argentina - 16 days Tour

This two week adventurous tour takes you through some of Argentina’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes. Start your tour in Argentina’s never-sleeping capital city of Buenos Aires, before heading right down into Patagonia to Ushuaia, on the island of Tierra del Fuego. From there you’ll fly to El Calafate, the door to the stunning landscapes of the Patagonian Glacier National Park. We continue to Iguassu falls, Salta, and finish off in Buenos Aires.

DAY 1

Arrival to Buenos Aires

Lets start your Contrasts of Argentina tour! Send us details of your flight arrival at Ezeiza airport, and a private vehicle will be waiting for you after your arrival to take you safely to your hotel in downtown Buenos Aires. You will be accompanied by a guide to help you with the details of your arrival to Argentina. Sleepover in Buenos Aires. Read more

Buenos Aires - 2 Nights
DAY 2

City Tour & Tango Show in Buenos Aires

Start the day with our Buenos Aires Walking Tour, which is the best way to get to know the city, as it goes on foot and using public transportation (subway and public bus). You will live an unique and real contact experience in our city, walking by all the corners of Downtown, San Telmo, La Boca and Recoleta where the tour finishes up. Some of the point of interest visited during the tour are: Plaza San Martin, the Obelisk, Plaza de Mayo, Caminito and Recoleta Cementry *The tour starts at 10 - 10.30 am. Estimated duration 6 hours After touring the city, prepare yourself for a wonderful evening at one of the most traditional Tango houses, El Querandi. It's located in San Telmo neighborhood and has an early twentieth century decor style, which seems to take you back in time while you enjoy the amazing spectacle. Dinner starts at 09 pm, and you will taste an exquisite three course meal with over thirty options of Argentinian and international dishes. The service also includes soft drinks, mineral water, wines and coffee. Then, after dinner, the show begins. A quartet of musicians start playing the pieces of classic tango and on stage professional Tango dancers will make you fall in love with this amazing music. *The tour starts at 08 pm. Estimated duration 4 hours. Read more

Buenos Aires - 2 Nights
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DAY 3

Ushuaia Arrival

You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to Aeroparque in Buenos Airesto board your flight to Ushuaia. Once you have arrived, a driver will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name, to take you to your hotel in Ushuaia.

Ushuaia - 3 Nights
DAY 4

Tierra del Fuego Park - Ushuaia

Departure from your hotel heading to Tierra del Fuego National Park, where we will enjoy beautiful views of the Beagle Channel and start the trekking through the coastal path. The 7 kilometers travel allow us to discover the diverse flora and fauna of the channel, as well as the traces of ancient aborigine settlements. After our 3 hours of walk we will get to access the Lago Roca, to recharge energies with a hot lunch. Then, we will start a canoe ride down the Lapataia river. Pick up at your hotel: 08.30 am. Estimated duration 8 hours Read more

Ushuaia - 3 Nights
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DAY 5

Off-Road Lakes Tour - Ushuaia

After taking breakfast in your hotel, we will travel towards the lakes area. The minibus will take Route no. 3, which runs along the fueguina cordillera and allows access to the Garibaldi passageway, from where we get off the road an begin traveling along woodcutters´ancient paths. Land Rovers vehicles allow us to get to places with impossible access otherwise, because of the forest, the clay and rocks. We will visit the Fagnano lake, and after that, we will get to the refuge where you will wait for a delicious asado criollo (typical barbecue). After the lunch and gaining energies, the adventure goes on through a path leading to the Escondido lake, surrounded by an incomparable natural context. Pick up at your hotel: 08 am. Estimated duration: 7 hours Read more

Ushuaia - 3 Nights
DAY 6

El Calafate Arrival

We will take you from your hotel to Ushuaia Airport. There you will board your flight to El Calafate. Upon your arrival, a driver will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.

El Calafate - 3 Nights
DAY 7

Perito Moreno Ice Trek - El Calafate

The excursion begins in the pier located in “Bajo de las Sombras” port, about 6 km before the glacier Balconies, where you embark for a 20 minutes navigation across the Rico Arm, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno glacier’s front wall. You disembark on the opposite shore where our specialized bilingual mountain guides welcome you and lead you to a small shelter. After checking the last details, follow your guides along the lake’s shore towards the edge of the glacier. Once on the ice the guides put each participant a pair of crampons on and explain how to use them. The two hours circuit that follows introduces you to the fascinating landscape of the glaciers: streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations of the most incredible blues. You will receive explanations about flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region. After the walk, a stroll through the forest takes you back to the shelter. Pick up from your hotel: 07 am. Estimated duration: 10 hours Read more

El Calafate - 3 Nights
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DAY 8

Free Day in El Calafate

Today you have a free day to enjoy it as you please. So, just relax and recharge your energies for the rest of this amazing trip.

El Calafate - 3 Nights
DAY 9

Puerto Iguassu Arrival

A driver will pick you up at your hotel to take you board your flight to Puerto Iguassu. After your arrival, another driver will be there waiting for you to take you to your hotel.

Puerto Iguassu - 2 Nights
DAY 10

Iguassu Falls National Park

The Iguassu Falls tour on the Argentinian side takes you visit the upper, lower and Devil's throat circuits. You will arrive to the New Visitors Center at the Iguassu Falls where you'll walk to the "Nature Interpretation Center". From the Visitors Center you can go on board the eco-train that goes to the Cataratas Station (Iguassu Falls Station; it's the train's first stop) in about 8 minutes, or you can take a short walk through the “Green Trail” that leads to the beginning of the path towards the Upper and Lower trails of the Iguassu Falls. Otherwise you can take the same train to the Garganta Station (the biggest fall of the Iguassu Falls). Once you have finished the circuits, you must go back to the Visitors Center where the vehicles are waiting to take you back to the hotel. Pick up from your hotel from 07:00 am. Estimated duration: 6 hours Read more

Puerto Iguassu - 2 Nights
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DAY 11

Arrival to Salta

We will take you from your hotel in Puerto Iguassu to the airport to flight to Salta. When you arrive, a driver will meet you and take you to your hotel

Salta - 4 Nights
DAY 12

Great Salt Falts Tour

We start the trip traveling from your hotel towards the Tastil Ruins, to arrive at San Antonio de los Cobres. There, we stop two hours for lunch and quick visit to the town. We continue our trip along Route No. 40 crossing one of the most desert areas of our country, to arrive at Salinas Grandes (The Great Salt Flat), where the immensity of the area and the white shiny salt invites you to relax and take good pictures. Later, we continue down the Lipán Cliff to finally arrive at Purmamarca, one of the typical towns of Humahuaca, where we can visit the Seven Colors Hill. We return to Salta afterwards. Pick up from your hotel from 7 am. Estimated duration 13 hours Read more

Salta - 4 Nights
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DAY 13

Quebrada de Humahuaca Tour

A trip through the Gorge World Heritage Site, where the landscape and the colors of the hills are combined with equally colorful cultures that inhabit this area. The trip begins with the pick up at your hotel in Salta at 07:00, and the points of interest that you will visit are: *Purmamarca: observe the Seven Colored Hill, the Church and the Craft Market on the square, and take a small walk along its narrow streets. *Tilcara: visit the Pucará (ancient ruins), the Archaeological Museum, and Huacalera *Uquía: explore its church, where the paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels (important vestige in the zone of the Cuzqueña School) are kept. *Humahuaca: visit its important Church and the Independence Monument (the Indian) of the sculptor Soto Avendaño, then enjoy lunch. Finally, return to Salta through National Route N° 9. Duration: Approximately 13 hours Read more

Salta - 4 Nights
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DAY 14

Cafayate Day Trp

The Cafayate Tour starts from Salta, with the pick up at your hotel around 07:00 AM. You will go south, through route 68 traversing the Lerma Valley and its historical towns. We reach Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shell´s Gorge), where wind and water erosion carved curious shapes on the rocks (The Amphitheater, Devil´s throat, The Toad, The Castles, among others). Arrive to Cafayate and visit some wineries, famous for their production of Torrontes, with special characteristics due to the particularities of the climate and land. After lunch, return to Salta through the Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shells´ Gorge) and the Lerma Valley. Duration: Approximately 12 hours Read more

Salta - 4 Nights
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DAY 15

Arrival to Buenos Aires

You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to Salta airport, to board your flight to Buenos Aires. When you arrive, a driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Enjoy your last evening in Buenos Aires!

Buenos Aires - 1 Night
DAY 16

Argentina Farewell

After checking out of your hotel, a driver will take you to Ezeiza Airport to board your flight and head back home. -- End of services.

Buenos Aires - 1 Night

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Buenos Aires
Day 3
Location Ushuaia
Day 6
Location El Calafate
Hotel El Calafate
Day 9
Location Puerto Iguassu
Day 11
Location Salta
Day 15
Location Buenos Aires
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Buenos Aires
Hotel Moreno Hotel
Day 3
Location Ushuaia
Day 6
Location El Calafate
Day 9
Location Puerto Iguassu
Day 11
Location Salta
Day 15
Location Buenos Aires
Hotel Moreno Hotel

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Tours as specified in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in selected hotel (or similar) in standard room with breakfast included
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Meals (when specified in the itinerary)

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Food & Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

More information

  • * Walking City Tour (Buenos Aires). Doesn't includes pick up from hotel. You have to meet your guide at our office
  • * Perito Moreno Ice Trek (El Calafate). Due to the degree of effort and difficulty that this excursion presents, is NOT allowed for; pregnant women, people with overweight, some type of disability, or health problems. Age: Between 10 and 65 years old. You must take your own lunch
  • * Salta tours: Check with your doctor because of heights over 4200 m

REVIEWS

4 Reviews

Hugo Goodson, United Kingdom

Very good tour experience. It is good that you run it regardless of numbers. Guide incredibly knowledgeable and a lot seen in a short time

Franksinei Sanches, Brazil

¡Gracias por su atención! El paseo fue excelente, la guía y el conductor del vehículo muy atentos. El lugar realmente es muy bonito. El personal era muy amable y servicial. Espero volver a hacer paseos utilizando la agencia de viajes de ustedes brevemente.

Dr. Jaime Enrique Matta Ríos, Guatemala

Realmente fue una experiencia muy agradable, desde la compra del tour hasta el final, Sara fue muy buena guía. Definitivamente los recomendaremos.

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