Argentina & Rio

Image by Hans-Jürgen Weinhardt

Day 1-Welcome to Buenos Aires, Argentina Meet and Assist - Transfer to Hotel

Evening - Attend Dinner and Tango Show .Overnight Buenos Aires

 

Day 2 - Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Buenos Aires with lunch

 

Absorb the vibrant atmosphere of Plaza de Mayo, admire the ornate mausoleums of Recoleta

Cemetery, marvel at the facades of La Boca’s residences. where millions of immigrants arrived

and started a new life , Drive past the Teatro Colon ( Opera House ) and stroll through the

bustling cobblestone streets of Calle Defensa , a Bohemian neighbourhood which houses many

cafes and antique shops with typical eating places and indoor market

 

Overnight Buenos Aires

 

Day 3 - - Half Day Tigre Delta Boat Cruise

Escape the city and see a side of Buenos Aires that most first-time visitors miss - a trip to the

Tigre delta This tour lets you take to the water in order to escape the crowds on land and enjoy

unobstructed views of riverside sights and winding canals.

Evening, you may want to catch up on some last minute shopping

 

Dinner and Overnight Buenos Aires

 

Day 4 - Bariloche, Patagonia -

Breakfast at Hotel and Check out .Pick up from Hotel Lobby to transfer to airport to board your

flight to Bariloche, Patagonia. Reception by our guides and transfer to your assigned Hotel

 

Dinner and Overnight Bariloche

 

Located in Argentina's Río Negro province, Bariloche is a city surrounded by thousand-year-old

forests, mountains covered in snow and crystal clear lakes. It's quintessentially Patagonian. A

city that is home to excellence and surrounded by some of the country's most beautiful natural

spots.

 

Day 5 - Bariloche - Full Day Route of the 7 Lakes Tour

 

In the far north of Argentine Patagonia, the famous Ruta de los Siete Lagos – or

Route of the Seven Lakes – traces a winding path through an epic landscape of

sweeping, multi-hued forests, towering peaks and serene lakes. This landscape is a

seventh heaven for the outdoor adventurer This trip out of Bariloche along

Argentina’s classic Ruta 40 will give you a tantalising taste of this wild and pristine

place.

Touted as one of the most scenic drives in Argentina, the Route of the Seven

Lakes is a winding lake-and-mountain road between the pretty lakeside towns of

Villa La Angostura and San Martín de los Andes in Argentina’s Lakes District. For

this ultimate one-day road trip, we’re also adding a stretch of Ruta 40 to include

our start and finish point of Bariloche, the region’s largest town and an excellent

base for exploring this corner of Argentine Patagonia.

The seven lakes of the Seven Lakes Route include lakes Nahuel Huapi, Espejo,

Correntoso, Escondido, Villarino, Falkner and Machónico

 

Dinner and Overnight Bariloche

 

Day 6 - Bariloche - Tronador Full Day Tour

 

Breakfast at Hotel and Depart on a Full Day Trip to Tronador

Tronador (Spanish: Cerro Tronador) is an extinct strato volcano in the southern Andes, located

along the border between Argentina and Chile, near the Argentine city of Bariloche. .

Cerro Tronador, the highest peak in the surroundings of Bariloche and the only one which

snow and ice cover the ground throughout the year due to the glaciers in its Summit. ... From

this point you will see the Ventisquero Negro , the black glacier, named for its striking black

color.

 

Dinner and Overnight Bariloche

 

Day 7 - El Calafate

 

Breakfast at Hotel and Check out .Pick up from Hotel Lobby to transfer to airport to board your

flight to El Calafate. Reception by our guides and transfer to your assigned Hotel

 

Dinner and Overnight El Calafate

 

El Calafate is today a tourist villa of almost 7000 inhabitants, the closest to the great Perito

Moreno glacier, in Los Glaciares National park. El Calafate is an important tourist destination

as the hub to visit different parts of the Los Glaciares National Park, including  Perito Moreno

Glacier , Cerro Chaltén, and Cerro Torre. Since it was founded, December, 7th 1927, this town

has grown to become a main tourist destination.

 

Day 8 - Perito Moreno Glacier: the eighth of the World

 

The Perito Moreno glacier is considered the eighth wonder of the world because of the

spectacular view it offers.

The imposing mass of ice surrounded by endless forests and mountains is a spectacle that few

want to miss. In fact, this place is, along Iguazu is one of the most visited places in the

country by foreigners and Argentinian tourists.

The mighty Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the most spectacular and striking sights in

 Argentine Patagonia. Located in the Los Glaciares National Park This large glacier blocks a

narrow channel formed by Lake Argentino thereby raising the water level temporarily. ... in the

small town of El Calafate,

 

Day 9 - El Calafate - Option - Full Day Estansia Cristina with lunch

 

Patagonia, Argentina, is a place that makes people want to pack up their bags and move to this

natural paradise. Estancia Cristina, an old sheep ranch (estancia) dating back to 1918, makes

that a possibility. In 2005, the site opened its doors as an inn, as well as an agro-tourism day

trip destination.

A visit to the estancia provides background information about the history of how Argentine

Patagonia was settled, in addition to explaining the functions of the farm. A Patagonian

barbecue is a highlight of the region and to this site specifically, which normally features spit-

roasted lamb, often accompanied by a glass of Argentina’s iconic Malbec wine.

Access to Estancia Cristina is on a boat from Puerto Bandera, itself only a 40-minute drive from

El Calafate.

 

Day 10 - Ushuaia

 

Breakfast at Hotel and Check out . Pick up from Hotel Lobby to transfer to airport to board

your flight to Ushuaia Reception by our guides and transfer to your assigned Hotel .

Dinner and Overnight Ushuaia

 

Ushuaia  is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur Province,

Argentina, and the southernmost city of the country. Ushuaia claims the title of world's

southernmost city.

 

Day 11 - Ushuaia - Tierro del Fuego National Park Tour

 

The country’s only coastal national park protects the Andean-Patagonian forest, a land of peat

bogs, beech forests, glistening lakes, remote beaches, and snow-capped peaks ideal for

outdoor adventures.

Taking the way to the west from Ushuaia city, we find the National Park after 14 km of road. You

are going to enjoy an incredible variety of different wildlife and vegetation, and of course the

unique landscape from our national park that combines sea, valleys, and mountains.

 

Dinner and Overnight Ushuaia

 

Day 12 - Ushuaia - Half Day Catamaran Cruise along the Beagle Channel

 

Ushuaia faces out towards a crystal channel of spectacular fjords known as Beagle

Channel.  Tours along this channel weave in and out of sparkling icebergs whilst

spotting seabirds gliding above and marine animals diving below Our scenic journey

circumnavigates Alicia Island. Very close to this Island is Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, at

the end of the World ,an authentic symbol of Ushuaia, built in 1919

On our way back to Ushuaia, we disembark at Bridges Island to walk along a path for

the interpretation of wildlife, while listening to the history of the native inhabitants, the

Yamanas.. As this is the largest island, we reach the highest panoramic point from

which we can enjoy amazing views of the Beagle Channel with the town of Ushuaia in

the distance.

Basic, recommended attire: waterproof jacket, warm clothing. 

 

Dinner and Overnight Ushuaia

 

Day 13 - Iguazu Falls

 

Breakfast at Hotel and Check out . Pick up from Hotel Lobby to transfer to airport to board

your flight to Iguazu Falls Reception by our guides and transfer to your assigned Hotel .

Remainder of the Day at Leisure . Dinner and Overnight Iguazu Falls

 

Day 14 - Iguazu Falls - Argentina side - Half Day Tour

 

The Iguazu Waterfall is a true wonder of nature and is heralded as the most beautiful waterfall in

the world by many visitors. The waterfall is located right at the border of the countries of

Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay about an hour and a half flight from Buenos Aires.

The waterfall itself is physically located in Argentina, but it is very common to also visit the

Brazilian side as well. On the Argentinean side of the waterfall you can walk right around the

falling water, take a boat tour to the mouth of the waterfall, and explore the National Park next to

the waterfall. On the other hand, the Brazilian side offers beautiful panoramic views and

displays the full splendor of the wonder of the world.

Dinner and Overnight Iguazu Falls

 

Day 15 - Iguassu Falls - Brazil side - Half Day Tour

 

The exquisite Iguazu Falls are a magnificent spectacle of 275 individual drops which have

awed tourists, locals and indigenous inhabitants for centuries. They originate from the Iguazu

River and are located on the border of Brazil (in the state of Paraná) and Argentina.

Spanning 2.7 kilometers, Iguazu Falls is made of 275 waterfalls or cataracts.

To describe the Iguazu Falls without gushing superlatives is a futile exercise. With water

cascades as far as the eye can see -- some massive and powerful, some small and dainty --

the Iguazu Falls are a shock to the system

 

Dinner and Overnight Iguazu falls

 

Day 15 - Post breakfast transfer to airport for your onward destination

 

OR take the Optional 3 Night Trip to Rio ( USD$600 / Person)

Hotels

 

BUENOS AIRES                      NH COLLECTION LANCASTER - 3 nights

BARILOCHE, PATAGONIA HOTEL DESIGN SUITES - 3 nights

EL CALAFATE                           ROCHESTER - 3 nights

USHUAIA                                 HOTEL LOS ACEBOS - 3 nights

IGUAZÚ                                   HOTEL LA ALDEA - 3 nights

Image by Raphael Nogueira

Day 1:  Rio de  Janeiro ,Brazil  Arrival    Reception and  transfer to the hotel

                        

Dinner and Overnight Rio                             

 

Day 2:   Rio de Janeiro

 

City tour with visit to Mt Corcovado by train . Guanabara Bay Cruise - Lunch  en route                          

 

Breakfast. Departure to the most famous attractions of the city, the "wonder of Rio". Beginning at the Statue of Christ, that is located at a height of 710 meters and is one of the most visited touristic spots in the city. From the summit the view is heavenly. From there you can see the various beaches, the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, the famous Maracanã Stadium, the city centre, among other places. The climb to the monument of Christ, is done by train. It is an ecological tour, since it is part of the Tijuca Forest National Park, considered the largest urban forest in the world. the main beaches are crossed,  Later , enjoy a boat cruise on Guanabara Bay  Overnight Rio

 

             

Day 3: Rio de  Janeiro

City Tour  with  visit to Sugar Loaf by cable car 

 

Breakfast. Departure to visit the Sugar Loaf, located in the Urca  neighborhood, 395 meters high. The ascent is made in two stages to the summit: first take a cable car to the Urca hill, then take another up to the Sugar Loaf hill. From the summit, you can have a beautiful and unforgettable view of the Guanabara Bay, the beaches of Botafogo, Flamengo and Copacabana, Niterói, the Urca neighbourhood, among other places. The tour will also be covered in the centre and the main historical attractions of the city. Dinner to follow. Back to the hotel for Overnight

 Dinner and Overnight Rio

 

 

Day 4:   Rio de Janeiro  Departure

Post breakfast check out and transfer to the Airport for your next destination

Accommodation Windsor Excelsior Copacabana USD $ 600  pp double occ.

Minimum 6 passengers,Hotel  Accommodation, Sightseeing, 2 Meals  Daily Difference in fare of International and Domestic flight will apply