Discover Latin America‘s most vibrant and enchanting capitals – Buenos Aires, and embrace the natural beauty and power of mother nature at Iguazu Falls…

INTRODUCTION

Combine the best of Buenos Aires with the natural wonder of Iguazu Falls. Start your trip by exploring the magnificent streets of Argentina’s Capital – Buenos Aires. We’ll take you on a journey around the European inspired city to discover its famous buildings, people and places. Eat and drink like an Argentinian and enjoy traditional asado lunches whilst sampling the countries most famous export – Malbec wine. Head to the interior of Argentina and take some time to explore Iguazu Falls; a breath-taking UNESCO World Heritage Side, dubbed one of the ‘New Seven Wonders of the World.’

QUICK OVERVIEW BY DAY:

  • Day 01 – Arrive into Buenos Aires
  • Day 02 – Morning Panoramic Tour of Buenos Aires
  • Day 03 – Excursion to Delta Tigre & Northern Buenos Aires
  • Day 04 – Morning Tour of Teatro Colón & MALBA, Evening Malbec Wine Tour in Palermo
  • Day 05 – Argentine Asado at Traditional Gaucho Ranch
  • Day 06 – Free Day in Buenos Aires
  • Day 07 – Fly to Iguazu
  • Day 08 – Experience Iguazu Falls (Argentine Side)
  • Day 09 – Depart
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Day 01 – Arrive into Buenos Aires

Arrival to Buenos Aires International Airport (EZE). Upon arrival our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you one-hour to downtown Buenos Aires. Founded in the 16th Century, Buenos Aires has an illustrious and colorful history which is a delight to discover. Buenos Aires is a city of wide leafy avenues with a myriad of incredible architectural delights. With plentiful restaurants and nightlife that really doesn’t gets going until the turn of midnight; it is no surprise that Buenos Aires is known as the Paris of Latin America.
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Day 02 – Morning Panoramic Tour of Buenos Aires

You’ll start your adventure with a panoramic tour of Buenos Aires. The tour of Argentina’s capital will visit the glamourous neighborhoods of Recoleta, Palermo, San Telmo, Puerto Madero and the old Italian immigrant town of La Boca. You’ll stop in Plaza de Mayo the founding square of the city, where you can appreciate La Casa Rosada (Government Palace) and the beautiful Metropolitan Cathedral. In Recoleta, you’ll be able to explore the elaborate Recoleta Cemetery a resting place of the city’s most powerful and elite, including the grave of Evita. In La Boca, the original immigrant neighborhood, you’ll take a walk along the famous Caminto Street where local dancers sensually dance the Tango.
In the evening we’ll take you back in-time with a Tango show and dinner at Café de Los Angelitos. Located in the historic Monserrat Barrio, Café de Los Angelitos for many years was an uninhibited and forgotten street corner. Nowadays, the doors of the café are re-opened in full glory, bringing back the enchantment and passion of Tango from a lost symbolic time in the history of Buenos Aires.
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Day 02 – Morning Panoramic Tour of Buenos Aires

You’ll start your adventure with a panoramic tour of Buenos Aires. The tour of Argentina’s capital will visit the glamourous neighborhoods of Recoleta, Palermo, San Telmo, Puerto Madero and the old Italian immigrant town of La Boca. You’ll stop in Plaza de Mayo the founding square of the city, where you can appreciate La Casa Rosada (Government Palace) and the beautiful Metropolitan Cathedral. In Recoleta, you’ll be able to explore the elaborate Recoleta Cemetery a resting place of the city’s most powerful and elite, including the grave of Evita. In La Boca, the original immigrant neighborhood, you’ll take a walk along the famous Caminto Street where local dancers sensually dance the Tango.
In the evening we’ll take you back in-time with a Tango show and dinner at Café de Los Angelitos. Located in the historic Monserrat Barrio, Café de Los Angelitos for many years was an uninhibited and forgotten street corner. Nowadays, the doors of the café are re-opened in full glory, bringing back the enchantment and passion of Tango from a lost symbolic time in the history of Buenos Aires.
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Day 03 – Excursion to Delta Tigre & Northern Buenos Aires

Today you’ll head to the north of Buenos Aires for a tour of the Delta Tigre. Named Tigre after the tigers that roamed the land years previously, this area 1-hour north of Buenos Aires was once a weekend retreat for the wealthy families. British character prevails strongly in the area, with countless Victorian and Tudor Mansions dominating the riverbanks. On arrival at the Delta, you’ll embark a river boat at the San Fernando Marina for a two-hour boat ride around the delta.
After your boat ride, you’ll visit the famous Paseo Victorica. This short and winding promenade follows the banks of the Luján River, passing by numerous rowing clubs with spectacular buildings like La Marina Club, raised in the Belle Epoque period of the late 20th century. On your return to Buenos Aires, you’ll stop in the Cathedral and historic center of San Isidro, before skirting the outer suburbs of Buenos Aires and visiting the Presidential Residence in Olivos.
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Day 04 – Morning Tour of Teatro Colón & MALBA, Evening Malbec Wine Tour in Palermo

You’ll start today with a visit to the Teatro Colón (Colón Theater), a world-class ballet, classical music and opera house. The first inaugural production was by the Grand Italian Opera Company in May 1880, but since then Teatro Colón has hosted events from performers such as Stravinsky, Leonard Bernstein, Plácido Domingo and Pavarotti. You’ll take a back-stage tour of the theatre which will provide a fascinating glimpse of the building’s inner-workings, set design and costume making.
We include a visit to the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) considered one of the newest and most impressive art museums in Latin America. Housed in a superb modern building resembling several interlocking cubes, this world-class museum has numerous works by modern artists from across Latin America.
You’ll finish the day in the Palermo District of Buenos Aires for a Malbec wine tasting experience. During the evening you’ll taste several different wines whilst leaning about the cultivation, harvesting and processing of Malbec wine. A typical picada which includes bread, local cheeses, olives, dried meats and empanadas will also be included. Relax and enjoy the company of locals and other wine lovers alike.
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Day 05 – Argentine Asado at Traditional Gaucho Ranch

Today you’ll visit a traditional estancia located on the rich wet pampas inland from Buenos Aires. Considered one of the world’s largest natural prairies, this region of Argentina is famous for its meat and cereal production. On arrival you’ll be welcomed by the owners with typical empanadas de carne (meat pasties) and refreshments. After you’ll be treated to a traditional Argentine Asado (barbeque), which comprises of a tasty selection of steak, tender pork cuts and succulent lamb. Selected alcoholic and non- alcoholic drinks are included. After lunch, a folkloric Gaucho`s show will be performed, and you’ll also witness a typical Ring Race (Carrera de Sortijas). Farm hands, gauchos and guests alike are invited to dance in the shade of native Calden Trees.
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Day 06 – Free Day in Buenos Aires

The City of Buenos Aires beckons you to explore, so we include a free-day so you can do just that. We recommend heading to San Telmo an area known for its narrow-cobbled streets and beautiful colonial period buildings. Take some time to explore the famous San Telmo market (Sundays) full of antiques and unique hand-crafted items, whist watching locals dance the Tango. The area is also popular for its cafés, boutique shops and art galleries.
Head out in the evening to the historic art-deco Gran Rex Theatre for a night of entertainment. Top performers captivate well-seasoned local audiences with nights of rousing entertainment. Afterwards, why not head out to an Italian restaurant for a pizza and a few glasses of your favorite Malbec.
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Day 07 – Fly to Iguazu

Today you’ll fly from Buenos Aires Domestic Airport (AEP) for a 2-hour flight to Puerto Iguazu. Bordering Brazil in the Argentine province of Misiónes, Puerto Iguazu is the gateway to one of the world’s most breathtaking natural wonders – Las Cataratas de Iguazu. On arrival in Puerto Iguazu, we will transfer you to your hotel for the afternoon, where you will have time to relax.
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Day 08 – Experience Iguazu Falls (Argentine Side)

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, Iguazu Falls is revered as one of the New Seven-Wonders of the World. Surrounded by sub-tropical jungle vegetation, Iguazu has 275 individual waterfalls that span 1.7 miles in length. Formed by a volcanic eruption thousands of years ago, Iguazu Falls has the largest annual flow of water than any other waterfall in the world. The Devil’s Throat, a massive U-shaped, 269 feet-high cataract is the most spectacular of them all. Today, along with an expert guide you’ll travel deep into the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls. Your experience will include a visit to the Devil’s Throat, a traditional Argentine BBQ lunch and some light-trekking on the trails surrounding the falls. Expect to get wet as you experience the awesome power and beauty of Latin America’s most famous natural wonder.
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Day 09 – Depart

Today, you’ll fly back to Buenos Aires, where you can connect to your onward international flight.
If you want to extend your trip, then we recommend crossing the border where you can appreciate Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side of the National Park. Contact our Latin America Travel Experts today and let us create the perfect tailor-made luxury trip to Argentina just for you.

TOUR INFORMATION

Our trips are tailor-made to suit your requirements. Contact a luxury Argentina Vacation expert for a comprehensive itinerary and pricing:

  • US$ 400+ per person per day (based on 5-star hotels)**
  • US$ 300 – 400 per person per day (based on 4-star hotels)**
  • US$ 250 – 300 per person per day (based on 3-star hotels)*

Included in the Price:

  • Guided excursions as described in itinerary.
  • Hotel nights + breakfasts.
  • Airport collections and drop-offs with check-in and baggage assistance.
  • 24 Hour emergency contact number and assistance (in-country).

Not Included in the Price:

  • International flights.
  • Domestic flight package. Flights required Buenos Aires – Puerto Iguasu – Buenos Aires.Approximate cost US$ 300 – 400. We can purchase these flights on your behalf.
  • Tips or gratuities.
  • Other meals not stated in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.

In the southern hemisphere the seasons are reversed. Therefore, in Buenos Aires, December – February is the hottest time of the year as this considered summertime. Days are hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 28 – 35 Deg C (80 – 95 Deg F). This is also the most popular time to travel to the city, but it is also when locals head away from town for their own vacations. During the first 2 weeks of January many shops, restaurants and even hotels go on shut down, leaving the city feeling a little empty. June – August is wintertime, and days can be a little chilly and overcast. March – May and Sept – November offer more moderate weather conditions and are good times to travel. Oct – November is when the jacaranda trees are in full bloom and a beautiful time to visit the city. It can rain anytime in Buenos Aires, even during summer when the rain can be torrential!

Iguazu Falls can be visited anytime of the year, but some months are better than others. December – February is the warmest time of the year with average daytime temperatures reaching 25 Dec C (77 Deg F). Although this may not seem that hot, when combined with the humid sub-tropical climate it can feel much warmer. Locals also take their vacations during these months, so this can also be one of the busiest times of the year to travel. The falls are at their roaring peak during January and February making them an awesome experience, but on the flip side this often means that some of the lower walk-ways can be closed. March – April is the dry season and August – September are also dry but offer cooler daytime temperatures. Walkways are generally never closed for the second half of the year.

Departure Dates:
Dates are flexible and customized to meet your needs. Let us know which dates work best for you and we will tailor the itinerary accordingly.

Suitability:
This luxury Argentina vacation package is suitable for all ages.

Difficulty:
Easy: This trip is considered easy.

Destinations Visited:

  • Buenos Aires
  • Delta Tigre
  • Gaucho Ranch
  • Iguazu Falls (Argentine Side)

Vacation Package Type:

  • City
  • Food & Wine
  • Culture
  • Sightseeing
  • Architecture
  • History
  • Nature
  • World Wonder

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