Day 1 - Buenos Aires
Welcome to Buenos Aires! We'll welcome you at the airport and arrange transport to take you to the hotel. Once there we'll have a chat about the itinerary and what you should expect in the coming days.
In the afternoon, you'll head to a traditional cafe to sit down with a coffee and hear about and discuss the culture and way of life here in Argentina with a local expert. The perfect introduction to your time in Buenos Aires, you'll discuss anything and everything whether it be politics, history, economics and the idiosyncrasies that define the people.
Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Today, you’ll go on a responsible walking City Tour, seeing emblematic sites and taking a visit to a local street art gallery. We visit the famous Recoleta Cemetery and Palermo with its green areas, parks and squares that make it one of the most popular districts of the city. Then we move to the historical quarter to see the Plaza de Mayo and its surrounding buildings (the Cabildo, the Cathedral, the Government House).
Later you'll pass through the neighborhoods of La Boca, one of the most recognisable parts of the city. Here you'll visit an off-beat local art gallery and enjoy a coffee with community leaders to hear their stories, getting a sense of how life is in this part of Buenos Aires.
Day 3 - Buenos Aires
Today, it's time to get your dancing shoes on! You'll head off with an expert Tango guide, hearing all about the history of Tango and learning how to dance it at a local Milonga. You'll end up at a local club and hear about the Tango lifestyle from those that live it every day!
Afterwards, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.
Keep in mind that there are other Tango experiences available in Buenos Aires, including watching professional performers as a traditional Argentine restaurant. Don't hesitate to ask us about these activities.
Day 4 - Puerto Iguazu
Transport is provided to take you to the airport in Buenos Aires, from where you'll take you flight to Puerto Iguazu! Once you've landed, you'll be taken to your hotel to check in, before heading off to visit an indigenous Guaraní community in the heart of the rainforest. Learn all about their fascinating way of life and culture, including medicinal plants they use, traps for animals and part of their spiritual beliefs.
Day 5 - Puerto Iguazu
Today you'll enter the Iguazú National Park for a tour of the Argentinean side of the falls.
It’s here that 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.
You’ll even have the opportunity to experience Iguazu Falls from the river in a small boat and even move through one of the waterfalls as the water descends from above.
A guide will teach you more about the forest and its unique flora and fauna. Following this, it’s back to the hotel.
Day 6 - Buenos Aires
Today you'll cross the border to visit the Iguaçu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls.
Here you’ll have your choice of various catwalks and panoramic points from which you’ll be able take in magnificent views of the entirety of the falls.
After a few hours of exploration, you'll be taken back over the border and transferred to the airport, from where you'll fly back to Buenos Aires, land and check in at your hotel
Day 7 - El Calafate
Enjoy a nice breakfast and check out of your hotel in Buenos Aires before heading to the airport. The journey to El Calafate spans almost the entire length of country, so expect a full day of travel.
Once you've landed in El Calafate, you'll be transferred to your hotel where you'll check in and get some well earned rest!
Day 8 - El Calafate
Enjoy a lovely breakfast at the hotel and get ready for the experience of a lifetime at the Los Glaciares National Park (entrance fee included).
It’s here that you’ll discover the magnificent Perito Moreno and its walking trails. You’ll enjoy stunning views while navigating along circuits on the north side of the glacier, taking in various viewpoints at different altitudes. Don’t forget your camera!
Day 9 - El Calafate
It's another early morning as you'll set out on Lago Argentino by boat, navigating around the lakes large ice bergs and glaciers. You'll eventually arrive at a typical southern Argentine 'estancia' or ranch, where cattle are kept. Expect a relaxing day in the countryside learning about life on the farm and hearing stories from those that run it - a very interesting experience indeed!
There is also an optional activity of taking 4x4s to a private viewpoint on the property, from where amazing views of the glaciers can be enjoyed.
After the day's activities, head back to the hotel.
Day 10 - Buenos Aires
It's the last day of the tour! You'll check out of the hotel in El Calafate and be taken to the airport, from where you fly back to Buenos Aires and head to your next destination. See you next time!