From Iguazu Falls to Perito Moreno Glacier
A classic sample 7 day tour featuring the best of Buenos Aires, the magical Iguazu Falls and the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier. Can be customized with more days, with private day tours, add a tango dinner and show, etc. Just tell us what you want.
Day 1 - arrive Buenos Aires and transfer to hotel. The sprawling city of Buenos Aires is brimming with hidden corners and cultural gems, and the best way to get to grips with this endlessly fascinating city is on a 2 hour walking tour. There will be various themes and they will depend on the location of the passengers' hotel, their interests and expectations.
It is a good idea to include a visit on the day of arrival so if passengers have to wait for their room at the hotels, they can enjoy some time visiting while the room is being prepared.
The goal of these walking tours are:
Day 2 - breakfast, then do a private 4 Balconies tour. This exclusive tour serves as the perfect introduction to four of the city's most distinctive districts, offering a fascinating insight into its history, contrasts and culture. We will experience the highlights of Buenos Aires, including political centers, artist meccas and barrios rich in European architecture.We'll become acquainted with the foundation site of the capital at Plaza de Mayo, undisputedly Buenos Aires' political heart. Next, delve into one of the oldest districts, Parque Lezama and La Boca in the south, where artists' ateliers and brightly colored houses jostle for space; before moving on to Plaza San Martin and Retiro. Here, notice the transformation of Buenos Aires' architecture from the rambling style of the south of the city to the European-influenced residential quarters of the 19th century. Finally, we´'ll come face to face with the sophisticated neighbourhood of Recoleta, whose buildings and avenues were inspired by the French; it is also home to the world famous Recoleta Cemetery and Evita Peron's Mausoleum, and we will get to make a stop here on this tour.
Day 3 - Buenos Aires / El Calafate | Meals: Breakfast
Private transfer from Hotel to the airport. Arrival at Calafate. Transfer from Airport to downtown hotel. Accommodation for 2 nights at selected hotel, breakfasts are included.
In the afternoon, the group tour departs from the different hotels from El Calafate. This tour is our opportunity to travel deep into the Patagonian wilderness and experience this untamed land at its best. Leaving the hotel, our journey heads first to Estancia 25 de Mayo, where, on arrival, we get a taste of what life would have been like for the regions first settlers with a visit to a small stone house, preserved just as it was hundreds of years ago.The road then climbs to La Seccion, an ideal place to become familiar with some of the abundant native species who dwell along this majestic trail. For any keen photographer among us, this safari experience is perfect for honing your skills, as the opportunities to capture life-long memories are frequent throughout the visit.
Journeying further afield, we enter an area of fossilized rock formations dating back over 23 million years, with certain fossils, including those of clearly visible Oysters (among others) offering an incredible snapshot of history, taking us back to a time when the sea covered these wild lands.
Our final destination on the tour is the Centinela lookout point, close to the Chilean border. Here, we can absorb magnificent scenes of the Centinela and Baguales ranges, and as the trip draws to a close, we travel back to La Seccion for a farewell dinner, before returning to the hotel and a well-earned rest.
Day 4 - El Calafate | Meals: Breakfast
Take in the rare and breathtaking beauty of the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the UNESCO JEWELS. The tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in the morning for a full day group tour on the Perito Moreno Glacier. On the way to the park, they will explain the importance of the glacier and share interesting details and facts about the park and Perito Moreno. Your first stop will be at a series of walkways for views of the glacier and to take photos. From there the bus will continue and you will get to see the amazing views and natural beauty that the park has to offer. You will get to walk along the walkways to see the glacier and watch as the chunks of ice break off and crash into the water. At the end of the day the bus will take you back to your hotel.
Day 5 - El Calafate / Iguassu | Meals: Breakfast
Transfer from hotel to the Airport. Arrival at Puerto Iguazú, Shared transfer from Airport to the hotel. Accommodation for 2 nights at selected hotel, breakfast and local taxes are included.
Day 6 - Iguassu | Meals: Breakfast
Argentine Falls tour: One of the 7 wonders of the world.
Begins early in the morning with the pick up in your hotel to take you to the National Park. The pick-up time will depend on the area where you are staying, approximately between 7:20 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. The traditional circuits will be visited: Lower, Upper and Devil's Throat. The tour includes the Ecological Jungle Train.
*Lower Circuit: At a length of 1,700 meters, runways venture into the lush jungle to take direct contact with the breaking of the Dos Hermanas, Chico and Ramirez. Walking down a runway you can be at the foot of a huge seawall water which is the fall of Salto Bosetti and you will enjoy the steep falls in the Saltos Alvar Nuñez, Elenita and Lanusse.
-Duration: This ride is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.
-Level Of difficulty: Medium. Access with no stairs to the Bosetti jump and lookout balcony
*Cannon Falls: Upper circuit: a walk of 1,300 meters (round trip). Elevated runways will take you on the fall line of several major jumps, reaching the edge thereof. It provides an overview of the complex from a greater height.
-Duration: This ride is approximately 1 hour.
-Level Of difficulty: Easy. Access without stairs.
*Devil's Throat: Accessed through the Rainforest Ecological Train, descending into Devil's Throat Station. From there, after 1,000 meters walk along the runways, you will reach the grandiose 'Devil's Throat', where Iguazu is expressed with all his strength.
You can combine this tour with the following additional tours: Nautical Adventure rides and Photo safaris within the National Park. (Optional excursions are not included).
Day 7 – Iguazu / Buenos Aires | Meals: Breakfast
The tour begins early in the morning with your pick-up at the hotel to take you to the National Park. The pick-up time will depend on the area where you are staying, approximately between 7:20 am and 8:20 am.
You will visit the Brazilian Falls and their traditional 1,200 meters long walkways where you can get a spectacular view of the 275 waterfalls that make up Iguazu Falls, of which in the Brazilian side are four: Floriano, Deodoro, Benjamin Constant and Union or Devil's Throat.
After the tour you will have access to the panoramic elevator that will reach you to the bus that will take you back to the hotel.
Shared transfer to the airport. Flight to Buenos Aires. If you arrive at the domestic airport, we can ad on a transfer to a hotel or to the international airport at extra cost - or any other extension.
Sample 2021 prices per person with 1-3 people with Palo Santo Hotel in Buenos Aires, Rochester Hotel in Calafate, La Aldea Hotel in Iguazu:
Prices include private transfers in Buenos Aires and Calafate, group transfers at Iguazu, private tours in Buenos Aires, group tours elsewhere, park fees, hotels with breakfasts.
Prices do not include flights.
Can add boat cruise in front of the glacier for US$45 per person.
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Can quote with other day tours, tango shows, or add days