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Greatest Sights

Argentina  | Buenos Aires , El Calafate , Iguazu - the falls  |  10 Nights

Exceptional Experiences

- Wander around Buenos Aires and learn about the local culture from their locals

- Experience the jungle with natives that have lived there for centuries

- Feel the force of the waterfalls of Iguazu from meters away

- Explore the icy, glacial lands and waters of El Calafate

 

 

Visit three of Argentina's most important tourist destinations, providing a taste of the country as you travel from the northern most point to the far south. Even if you're short on time, visits to Buenos Aires, Iguazú and El Calafate should be at the top of your list. 

You’ll learn about and live the ‘Porteño’ lifestyle during your three days in Buenos Aires, exploring the cities most quintessential neighborhoods, developing an appreciation of the Tango phenomenon and interacting with its people. Iguazú waterfall system will amaze you as you explore both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the river and spend time with the native Guarani people and learn about their culture. The El Calafate experience includes getting up close and personal with Perito Moreno, one of the world’s largest glaciers, and spending the day at a typical ranch with cowboys or ‘gauchos’, who represent an important part of Argentina’s culture and identity.  

There are a number of additional cultural and physical activities available that we can add to the itinerary. Argentina’s greatest sights are more than just beautiful things to look at, but encapsulate the culture and way of life of the people that reside in these parts.

 

Day 1 - Buenos Aires: Welcome to Argentina!
Day 2 - Buenos Aires: Discovering Buenos Aires
Day 3 - Buenos Aires: Milonga Night
Day 4 - Iguazú: Welcome to Iguazú!
Day 5 - Iguazú: Visit to the Argentinean side of the falls
Day 6 - Iguazú: Visit to the Brazilian side of the falls + Guaraní Community
Day 7 - El Calafate: Heading El Calafate
Day 8 - El Calafate: Visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 9 - El Calafate : Visit to a local estate ranch
Day 10 - Buenos Aires: Welcome back to BA and Farewell Asado!
Day 11 - International flight: Goodbye Argentina!

 

Day by day

Day 1 - Buenos Aires

Welcome to the Argentine capital! You’ll be picked up from the airport and provided with private transport to your hotel. Once you have arrived at your hotel an checked in, one of our team members will come and meet you to hand you all your documents, answer your questions and help you get oriented in the new area. In the afternoon, be ready for a walking wine tour around Palermo Hollywood. The tour is designed to give you a taste of the culture of Argentine wine, which is world-renowned. You’ll enjoy the best drops of wine (including the Argentine speciality, Malbec) in a modern art gallery, a wine cellar and a tasting bar, hearing all about the culture, history and process of making great wine from an expert that will lead the tour.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires

ANDA invites you to see the best of Buenos Aires, from the eyes of the people! Our local guides are specifically trained to help you do just that. The tour starts with a visit to the historical Plaza de Mayo and its surrounding buildings, including the Cathedral and the Pink House. Through the day, you’ll have a chance to take in the sights at the neighborhoods of Recoleta, Retiro, Puerto Madero, San Telmo and La Boca. Along your tour you’ll visit an art gallery in a historic Conventillo and La Bombonera, the famous football stadium. Also a tasteful lunch in a special part of the city.

Day 3 - Buenos Aires

You'll have the morning at leisure to enjoy the city on your own. We are going to give you our recomendations while you are in the city! At night, our Tango expert guide will pick you up to discover the B-side of the Tango world and assist to a real Milonga (traditional social club, where you will see the locals (us) dancing tangos in ballrooms (milongas). She is going to teach you all about the secret codes of Tango.

Day 4 - Iguazú

It’s time to say goodbye to Buenos Aires and head to the national airport. Our driver will be waiting for you to take you to your accommodation. Start discovering this fascinating place on your own!

Day 5 - Iguazú

Visit to the Argentinean side of the falls on a group tour with entrance fee included! There is an eco-friendly train you can take to quickly and conveniently get to the numerous trails that can be explored. It’s here where you’ll discover the immensity of these waterfalls as you walk across secure catwalks and paths that lie next to, below and over the top of the falls. Expect to get wet as you’ll likely get much closer than you ever thought possible! Experience Iguazu Falls from the river itself, from the safety of a small boat. After a tour all along the Jungle, you’ll be able to get closer than before and even move through one of the waterfalls as the water descends from above. Remember to take an extra set of clothes to get changed after the navigation where you will get wet!

Day 6 - Iguazú

Hop over the border and visit the Iguaçu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls on a group tour with entrance fee included! After entering the park and a short bus ride and walk through the forest, you’ll have your choice of various catwalks and panoramic points. You’ll be able to wonder around and take in the magnificent views, from which you can observe the entirety of the falls and get a sense of just how large the waterfall system is. After a few hours of exploration! In the afternoon, we invite you to visit a local Guaraní Community to get to know the place from the people who live in here. Culture, Tradition and Nature, all are of particular interest in these tours to aboriginal villages, where tourists are received with kindness and joy. At the beginning of this route there is a sign saying “Aguije vete” meaning Welcome in Guarani and another word, “Tekoa”, which means Community. This visit is an unforgettable and unique experience due to possibility to appreciate Guarani culture, its traditions and lifestyle in a close contact with Mother Nature. Also, a permanent relation with art is manifested in unique craft works, among them, sculptures, collars, baskets and other delightful creations of Guaraní.

Day 7 - El Calafate

It’s time to say goodbye to Iguazú and take a private transfer to the airport for your flight. Arrival in El Calafate and group transfer from El Calafate airport to your hotel. You have the afternoon free to explore the town or do your own!

Day 8 - El Calafate

Get ready for a full day excursion which consists of sightseeing of the Perito Moreno Glacier on a group tour with your entrance fee included! You will depart from El Calafate, go round the southern bank of Lago Argentino, past Bahia Redonda, where a great variety of avifauna can be seen. We will go along the Patagonic steppe during the first 40 km, and then enter Los Glaciares National Park, which is plenty of trees that are typical of this region such as the ones belonging to the family of Nothofagus (ñires, lengas, cohiues) and others such as calkers, notros and cinnamon trees. Once in the glacier, you will go to the main vantage point to later go sightseeing until the time previously arranged with the guide. Different perspectives of the glacier will be enjoyed from the various viewing points. Also you will be sailing for an hour near the glacier walls, being able to see the height of its front part. If you feel more adventorous there are a lot of ways to discover the glacier (from moderate to strenuous): Minitrekking over the glacier, Big Ice Trek or a Kayak among the icebergs! Physical and age conditions will apply!

Day 9 - El Calafate

Depart from El Calafate following “the road to the estancias”. Along the way it is common to come across condors, foxes and hares. You are going to be welcomed with a hot drink, home-made cakes and pastries. Enjoy a magnificent view of the Andes mountain range and start your walking around the ranch. When you get into the stables, you will take a horse-ride (1 hs) to explore the surroundings. Meet up with the rest of the group and see of the work of the shearing teams. Then, a demonstration is given of horse handling skills (according to the rural activities of the day - subject to weather conditions). Returning to the Quincho where a whole lamb is being roasted on a vertical stake in traditional Patagonian fashion, you’ll cross through the vegetable plot where most of the vegetables consumed on the estancia are grown. While you take your meal it is not uncommon to see the gauchos ride past herding the cattle and/or sheep.

Day 10 - Buenos Aires

After check out at the hotel, it’s time to say goodbye to El Calafate and take your shared transfer to the airport for your flight. Welcome back to the city! You’ll be picked up from the airport and provided with private transport to your hotel. Pick up from your hotel to be part of an unique experience in Buenos Aires! Our local expert chef, or better known as Asador, will take you to a butcher shop where you will learn about the local meat and the great variety of cuts of beef in South America and why Argentina is known throughout the world for the indescribable quality of it. Then, head to a local home to experience the Asado ritual - of course wine is part of this too. Taste this amazing food as a local!

Day 11 - International flight

Breakfast at the hotel and time at leisure to enjoy the city on your own. Be right on time at the hotel to take your transfer to the airport to take your flight back home - Have a safe flight and hope you enjoyed your amazing adventure in South America!

 

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Hotel
Duration: 10 Nights
USD 2265

Price per person, on a double basis, in intermediate category and in American dollars.

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Including & Not

Including

- Accommodation with breakfast included. Hotel quality will vary according to your chosen package:

Buenos Aires - 4 Nights

Iguazú - 3 Nights

El Calafate - 3 Nights

- All transportation as mentioned in the itinerary. This is with a group unless stated otherwise.

- All tours and excursions mentioned

- Entrance fees to national parks

Not Including

- Domestic flights are not included in the quote, however can be quoted if necessary

- Lunches and dinners are not included, unless mentioned in the itinerary 

- Tours and activities mentioned as optional

- Tips and personal expenses

Legal

Accommodation Categories

Basic: Rooms include the minimum needed to have a nice stay - a bed and a private bathroom. They are basic but nice and clean. All the tours included in the experiences are group tours.
Comfort: Accommodation normally takes place in 3* or 3* plus hotels. Rooms have some charm and most of them include TV. Some tours are private or semi private.
Superior: Hotels are local boutique 4* or 5*. They have a local appeal and they are an experience on themselves. Tours and transfers can be for groups, private or semi private according to what mentioned in the included services section.

Methods of Payment

Cash, wire transfer or credit card payments through paypal are accepted. There is a 5,4% surcharge for credit card payments through paypal.

Price Conditions

Cancellation
In the event that the customer needs to cancel a reservation made, the amount paid shall be returned after discounting the cancellation expenses, if any. Any cancellation should be sent by written form to the following e-mail address: info@andatravel.com.ar. Any cancellation receipt and confirmation shall be sent by the same way. The expenses shall depend on the advance time by which the cancellation will be requested:
Within 15 days before the service, a 20% penalty of the total amount of the service.
5 to 15 days before the service, a 40% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 5 days before the service: a 60% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 2 days before the service: a 100% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Hours and trips
1. All passengers are obliged to respect all the established hours. All consequences related to its breach shall be at their own expenses.
2. In the event of regular tours, there shall be a 5-minute tolerance for the pick up, after this time, the pick-up itinerary shall be completed. In this case, the passengers shall have to go by their own means to the starting point of the tour.
3. Should the passenger not show up at the pick-up place and at the time mentioned in this document, this shall be considered as cancelled at the last minute (no show) and the total amount of the service shall be charged.
Changes 1. During our trips, different public and private sites shall be visited, the same are booked according to the scheduling, day and choice of the passengers. Access to them is subject to the decision of the authorities at the moment of the visit.
2. Once the booking has been confirmed, ANDA shall not be liable for any change or cancellation made on the passanger's own decision including flight delays of the air company, or any other transportation means.
3. ANDA reserves the right to make partial or total changes of days and/or services composing the tour due to unforseeable circumstances or in case of force majeure, before or during the implementation thereof.
4. ANDA shall have the right to cancel any tour in the event of any of the circumstances provided by Art. 24 of the Decree nr. 2182/72
5. Should the trip last more than the established terms due to fortuitous causes beyond the control of the Company or by force majeure, the expenses incurred shall be paid by the passenger.
The transport is included only in cases specifically mentioned in the corresponding item. The transport services shall be provided by the contracted transport companies. Vehicle transportation shall only be provided for the requested amount of people and/or the specific group.
Personal belongings
1. Any customer's baggage and other personal belongings are not covered by the contract journey. As for all the personal objects, these should always be kept with themselves, irrespective of the part of the vehicle where they are stored. They are carried on behalf and on the customer's risk, being the Operator not liable for any loss, theft or damage that should be incurred during the travel for any reason, including any handling during hotel/airport transfers or viceversa, if any.
2. This document does not include any traveller's possibility nor right to complain to the transport companies or their insurances companies, being the application and compliance of the trasnport companies' terms as well as the ticket the only binding agreement between the above-mentioned companies and the passenger.

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