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!