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Argentina Discovery

✓  12-day Group Tour of Argentina
✓  Max Group Size: 16 
✓  From £3,299 per person

The land of estancias and gauchos, Argentina is famed for its horse riding, steaks with chimichurri and delicious red wine. However, dig deeper and you will find an intense and seductive land of great diversity in landscapes, climates and cultures alike.

On our Argentina Discovery escorted small group tour, you will visit the most beautiful sights of this intoxicating country. From Buenos Aires, a modern metropolis proud of its history and brimming with culture, to the majestic Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia, on to the historic city of Salta in the heart of the dramatic mountainous north-west region, and the magnificent Iguazu Falls. Argentina is a natural wonderland with stunning regions and cities, each with their own personality, and all just waiting to steal your heart.

We assure you, you'll fall in love with Argentina and will find yourself forever wanting to come back to experience more!

Ready to book your group tour? Simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch or, call our Travel Specialists on 0203 859 9225.

Quick Itinerary

Days 1 & 2 – Buenos Aires
Days 3 & 4 – El Calafate
Days 5 - 7 - Salta
Days 8 & 9 - Iguazu Falls
Days 10 & 11 – Buenos Aires
Day 12 – Depart Buenos Aires

Itinerary

12-day Tour of Argentina |  Max Group Size: 16  |  Price from £3,299 per person

Day 1 – Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires and settle into your hotel before you enjoy some free time to explore this vibrant capital. Your Tour Leader will be happy to help you with some recommendations!

Hotel Carles


Day 2 – Buenos Aires

It’s no wonder that Buenos Aires is nicknamed the Paris of South America – this city lives and breathes its history, and is architecturally one of Latin America’s most elegant cities. Enjoy a city tour of the landmarks that make the capital such a captivating place.

Hotel Carles  – Meals: Breakfast


Day 3 – Bueno Aires to El Calafate

Fly to Argentina’s glacier region in Southern Patagonia, one of the country’s most breathtaking areas!

Hotel Calafate Parque  – Meals: Breakfast


Day 4 – Perito Moreno Glacier

Today you will visit Patagonia’s most famous glacier. Perito Moreno is one of the largest in South America and you will admire its imposing presence from different panoramic points.Take a boat trip on the lake which takes you even closer to the ice wall. If you are lucky, you might witness the awe-inspiring thunderous collapse of some of the ice falling into the water below!

Hotel Calafate Parque  – Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 - El Calafate to Salta

Take a flight to Salta in north-western Argentina. The region is a vast territory with spectacular landscapes of dry, arid desert with huge red rock formations, cacti and some great mountain scenery.

Hotel Almeria  – Meals: Breakfast


Day 6 – Salta

Explore the beautiful old city of Salta and its markedly Hispanic architecture, with one-storey houses and narrow pavements. Visit historic buildings such as the Cathedral and San Francisco Church, along with San Bernardo hill, Vaqueros River and the craft fair. 

Hotel Cacique Almeria– Meals: Breakfast


Day 7 – Salta  - Make Your Day Individual

On this day, you'll have the opportunity to choose one of these three activities, to experience this incredible place in just the way you want.


Cultural Experience - Humahuaca 
Surrounded by high mountain ranges and carved by the Grande River, the magnificent Quebrada de Humahuaca, is home to small villages including Purmamarca, Ticara and Pucará. Visit these villages and their historic buildings and handicraft markets, against a spectacular backdrop of multi-hued landscapes. 

Natural World Experience - Salinas Grandes 
Visit this spectacular desert-like expanse of salt flats, one of the biggest concentrations of salt in the country, for unique photo opportunities, as well as visiting the typical village of Purmamarca to marvel at the contrasting Hill of Seven Colours. 

Gastronomy Experience - Cafayate Wine Tour 
The combination of altitude, climate and terroir has resulted in Cafayate's international reputation for the quality of its wine, in particular the Torrontés grape. Enjoy a tour at a selection of vineyards, learn about the wine-making process and sample the renowned Argentinian wine.

Hotel Almeria - Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 - Salta to Iguazu Falls

Fly to Iguazu where tomorrow you will visit one of the most iconic and marvellous national parks in Latin America.

Hotel Ivy de Selva - Meals: Breakfast


Day 9 - Iguazu Falls

Brazil and Argentina share this famous national park, and today you will take a guided visit of these mighty falls in both countries. The Brazilian side will provide you with a spectacular panoramic view, whilst the Argentinian tour will have you walking along the edge to reach the famous Devil's Throat cascade, thus getting you much closer to the powerful falls.

Hotel Ivy de Selva - Meals: Breakfast


Day 10 - Iguazu Falls to Buenos Aires 

Today you will take a flight back to Buenos Aires, for your final stay on your Argentinian group adventure.

Hotel Carles - Meals: Breakfast


Day 11 - Buenos Aires - Make Your Day Individual

On this day, you'll have the opportunity to choose one of these three activities, to experience this incredible place in just the way you want.

Unique Experience - A day at an Estancia in the Pampas
Spend a day at an estancia and learn about the traditions and culture of a gaucho way of life. Enjoy an impressive demonstration of a gaucho's horseback skills, take a horse and cart ride around the grounds and indulge in a typical hearty Argentine barbecue complete with delicious local wine. 

Local Experience - Dinner and Tango Show at El Aljibe
Surrender to Buenos Aires’ magical sounds, culture and gastronomy with a live show of tango, music and delicious food! The venue is a typical early-20th century house and the ideal stage for a true Porteño show – 15 artists, a tango orchestra, folk music group, dancers and singers.

Active Experience – CIty Bike Tour
This is a city tour with a difference! Perfect if you love history, architecture and travelling around a city by bike. You will visit charming buildings and lesser-known monuments that are not usually visited in the traditional tourist routes, including colonial San Telmo, the oldest district in the city. 

Hotel Carles - Meals: Breakfast


Day 12 - Depart Buenos Aires

Time to say goodbye to Argentina. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.


Ready to book your group tour? Simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch or, call our Travel Specialists on 0203 859 9225.

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