Argentina In Depth
15 Days

ITINERARY

15 Days: Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, El Calafate, Salta, Cafayate & Puerto Iguazú

Tour Overview:
Begin your Argentinean sojourn in Buenos Aires, the country’s historic capital. Visit its charming squares and neighborhoods and take an immersive tango lesson. Depart for the Valdes Peninsula, a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site and see a penguin colony before leaving for Punta Norte to see sea lions. Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina’s world-renowned resort town and visit the Tierra Del Fuego National Park. From glaciers to gorges and salt flats, witness Argentina’s incredible nature with this 15-day itinerary.

Day 1 – Buenos Aires

Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we make a panoramic tour of the city. We start in Plaza de Mayo, witness to the most important events of the country from 1810, to then continue to the neighbourhood of La Boca and finish in Palermo and Recoleta. In the evening, we attend a dinner show where we take a tango lesson, learn the basic steps of this rhythm, and then enjoy the magnetism of tango. (D)


Day 2 – Buenos Aires / Puerto Madryn

Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Trelew. Arrival and departure towards Puerto Madryn.Once there, afternoon at leisure to explore this maritime city.(B)

(Please note: From April to mid-September, Península Valdes with San Lorenzo is replaced with Southern Península Valdes, visiting Puerto Pirámides, Punta Cantor and Caleta Valdés)


Day 3 – Puerto Madryn

Visit to the Valdés Peninsula, declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. During the tour, we visit Puerto Pirámides, from where we can do optionally Southern Right Whale-watching from July to November. We continue to Estancia San Lorenzo where we have lunch, visit a Magellanic penguin colony. Finally arrive at Punta Norte, from where we can see sea lions. Returning to Puerto Madryn, we make a stop at the Interpretation Center. (BL)


Day 4 – Puerto Madryn / Ushuaia

At due time, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and reception. In the afternoon, we sail the Beagle Channel to admire the Birds and Sea Lions islands, Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and Ushuaia´s Bay from the water. (B)


Day 5 – Ushuaia

Departure from the city to the Tierra del Fuego National Park to visit Ensenada Bay and Lapataia Bay, the culminating point of National Route 3 and Acigami Lake (Ex Roca Lake), featured by its changed-by-weather water’s colour. Afternoon at leisure to continue discovering the destination. If you are a nature lover, we suggest you should visit Martillo Island, one of the few sites where it is possible to walk with Papuan penguins. However, if you prefer landscapes, we recommend you explore the lakes area and experiment the adrenaline in a 4×4 excursion. Check the available options according to your trip date. (B)


Day 6 – Ushuaia / El Calafate

At due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and reception at the airport.(B)


Day 7 – El Calafate

Visit the Perito Moreno Glacier, within Los Glaciares National Park, declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. During the tour, a stroll along the walkways located in front of the glacier provides views from different perspectives. The visit is enhanced by a 1-hour sail that helps to acquire a better dimension of the height of its peaks. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, return to the hotel.(B)


Day 8 – El Calafate / Buenos Aires

Time at leisure until the hour of the transfer to the airport. We suggest a boat trip through the Argentino Lake, to discover some other of the glaciers of the National Park. (B)


Day 9 – Buenos Aires / Salta

Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Salta. Arrival, reception and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, we explore Salta and the High Mountain Archaeology Museum (MAAM). (B)
Max. Altitude: 1.152 MASL (3.779 ft.)
(Note: The Town Hall and the MAAM close on Mondays. San Miguel Market closes on Sundays)


Day 10 – Salta

Today we go on a tour to the Province of Jujuy, to get surprised by the magnificence of the Humahuaca Gorge, Cultural and Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. (B)
Total travelled distance: 520 km. (323 miles)
Time travelled 12 hours
Max. Altitude: 3.000 MASL (9,843 ft.)


Day 11 – Salta / Cafayate

Departure from Salta through slopes and ravines to the Calchaquíes Valleys. We visit Cachi, Route 40, and De Las Flechas Gorge, to finally reach Cafayate and visit the Vine and Wine Museum.(B)
Total travelled distance: 329 km (204 miles)
Time travelled: 12 hours
Max. Altitude: 3.457 MASL (11.062 ft.)
(Note: Pablo Díaz Museum and the Vine and Wine Museum close on Mondays)


Day 12 – Cafayate / Salta / Puerto Iguazú

In the morning, we depart to Salta, visiting the Cafayate Gorge, with its strange stone formations. Arrival at the airport and departure to Puerto Iguazú. Arrival and transfer to hoel. (B)
Total travelled distance: 198 km (123 miles)
Time travelled 5 hours
Max. Altitude: 1.660 MASL (120 ft.)


Day 13 – Puerto Iguazú

In the morning, we get to Iguazú National Park to visit the falls in the Argentinian Side, declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the Seven Modern Wonders of Nature. During the tour, we go through the three circuits of the Park: Garganta Del Diablo, The Upper and The Lower Trails. Seize the chance to take The Great Adventure (optional). This boat ride takes you into the very heart of the falls followed by a walk through the jungle. Get ready to get soaked! In the afternoon, return to the hotel.(B)


Day 14 – Puerto Iguazú / Buenos Aires

In the morning, we visit the falls in the Brazilian side to appreciate a different view of them. At due time, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to hotel. (B)


Day 15 – Buenos Aires

At due time, transfer to the airport. (B)

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2022
First Class Deluxe
Dates Dbl Sgl Dbl Sgl
Sep 11 - Sep 25 CAD 3,325 CAD 4,330 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Oct 10 - Oct 24 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Oct 24 - Nov 07 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Nov 07 - Nov 21 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Nov 21 - Dec 05 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Dec 05 - Dec 19 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Dec 21- Jan 04 CAD 3,725 CAD 4,830 CAD 3,840 CAD 5,245
2023
First Class Deluxe
Dates Dbl Sgl Dbl Sgl
Jan 09 - Jan 23 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Jan 22 - Feb 05 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Feb 06 - 20 Feb CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Feb 24 - Mar 10 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Mar 06 - Mar 20 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Mar 20 - Apr 03 CAD 3,495 CAD 4,600 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,015
Apr 03 - Apr 17 CAD 3,265 CAD 4,020 CAD 3,390 CAD 4,725
May 08 - May 22 CAD 3,265 CAD 4,020 CAD 3,390 CAD 4,725
Jun 05 - Jun 19 CAD 3,265 CAD 4,020 CAD 3,390 CAD 4,725
Jul 10 - Jul 24 CAD 3,265 CAD 4,020 CAD 3,390 CAD 4,725
Aug 07 - Aug 21 CAD 3,265 CAD 4,020 CAD 3,390 CAD 4,725
Note - Internal airfare not included. Please contact us for current applicable pricing.
* Minimum 2 passengers
* It is possible to depart on this program on any day as a Private Tour. Please check for the price.
* Single travelling alone price is available upon request.
* Supplements may apply for special events and holidays.
* The accommodation will be provided in the below hotel or similar in case the priority hotel is unable to accommodate the booking.
ACCOMMODATION / HOTELS:
FIRST CLASS
DESTINATION HOTEL ROOM
BUENOS AIRES HUINID OBELISCO SUPERIOR
PUERTO MADRYN BAHIA NUEVA HOTEL STANDARD
USHUAIA ALTOS DE USHUAIA STANDARD
EL CALAFATE ROCHESTER CALAFATE HILLS VIEW
PUERTO IGUAZU MERIT IGUAZU STANDARD
SALTA DEL VINO HOTEL SUPERIOR
CAFAYATE HOTEL LOS SAUCES STANDARD
DELUXE
DESTINATION HOTEL ROOM
BUENOS AIRES EUROBUILDING BUENOS COMFORT
PUERTO MADRYN PENINSULA HOTEL STANDARD
USHUAIA FUEGUINO HOTEL STANDARD
EL CALAFATE IMAGO CALAFATE STANDARD
PUERTO IGUAZU MERCURE IGUAZU STANDARD
SALTA BRIZO SALTA CONFORT
CAFAYATE VIÑAS DE CAFAYATE MOUNTAIN VIEW

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions:

  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Accommodation: 14 nights
  • Buenos Aires (3)- Puerto Madryn (2)- Ushuaia (2) – El Calafate (2) – Salta (2) Cafayate (1) Puerto Iguazú(2)
  • Tours:
  • Buenos Aires: City tour – Dinner tango show
  • Puerto Madryn: Valdés Peninsula with San Lorenzo
  • Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego National Park – Beagle Channel boat trip
  • El Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Puerto Iguazú: Argentinian Falls – Brazilian Falls
  • Salta: Walking Tour, MAAM included- Cafayate Gorge – De Las Flechas Gorge
  • Jujuy: Humahuaca Gorge
  • Meals: 14 breakfasts – 1 dinner
  • Needed tickets to the Parks, Reserves and museums

To keep in mind:

  • Puerto Iguazú: The access to Garganta Del Diablo can be interrupted because of the rise in river flow.
  • In case of taking The Great Adventure, consult its restrictions.
  • Due to the frequent flight reschedules, please consult the needed ones at the time of booking.

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