The Best of Northern Argentina

Cycle through bodegas wine-tasting, try paragliding over Mendoza, wander around quaint colonial towns & peer over the edge of the vast Iguazu Falls

 

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Day 1 & 2: Buenos Aires

Upon arrival at Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your accommodation in the city centre. After settling in to the hotel you will be taken on a 3-hour city tour of the city. In the evening, you will return to the hotel and will be able to enjoy dinner at leisure.

On the second day you will be taken to Tigre, a lovely river-side town just outside of the city, where you can rent boats and have a leisurely wander around, trying some famous Argentina ice-cream or browsing the shops. In the evening you will be able to enjoy dinner and a tango show at Esquina Carlos Gardel, an essential part of any Argentine visit.

 

 

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Info: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is arguably the most vibrant city in South America. It’s famous for the Tango, late-night parties and its food, primarily steak, and red wine. The city is made up of a fascinating mix of European and South America cultures, creating a rich blend of traditions and styles. From touring the distinctive city districts, diverse restaurants and talking to some of the city’s people, you will hopefully be able to get a feel for this charming city. Highlights include the historic district of San Telmo, the colourful district of Boca, La Recoleta cemetery and La Casa Rosada (office of the President of Argentina).

 

 

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Day 3 & 4: Mendoza

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight to Mendoza. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for a few hours of relaxation. In the afternoon you will be taken on a wine tour, sampling some of the best merlots in the world. The evening will be spent at leisure. Your second day in Mendoza will be free to wander around town, enjoy a trip into the Andes on horse-back or by 4×4 or to try something more adventurous, such as paragliding.

 

 

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Day 5-9: Salta

After breakfast you will be transferred to Mendoza Airport for your flight to Salta. Upon arrival you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel for a few hours of relaxation before an afternoon city tour.

Over the next few days you will be taken on three full-day tours to the Cafayate Winelands, where you will partake in a wine tour through the area, and trips to Cachi and Humahuaca, both fascinating colonial towns. There is also the optional of a horse-riding trip into the mountains, bungee-jumping and many other adventure activities.

 

 

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Info: Salta

Salta is the major Northern city of Argentina and is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding area, from the quaint desert towns of the far north to the beautiful Cafayate Winelands. The city has a very laid-back feel and is renowned for its colonial architecture, which has been preserved exceptionally well, and its charming plazas. Because of its size, it’s very easy to stroll around town and a trip up the neighbouring Mount San Barnardo by cable car will give you a spectacular view of the city. There are also a lot of exciting activities available around the city, such as a bungee jump, horse-riding and white-water rafting.

 

 

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Day 9 & 10: Iguazu Falls, Argentina

After breakfast you will be transferred to Salta Airport for your flight to Iguazu Airport. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. After lunch at the hotel you will be taken on a half-day tour of the Brazilian side of the falls, with exceptional views of them from both above and below. You will return to the hotel in the evening.

On the second day you will be taken on a full-day tour of the falls from the Argentina side, which has a large network of walkways over and below the falls, allowing you to come with a metre of the famous Devil’s Pool, which spurts water into the air. There is also an optional motorboat tour to take you right below the main waterfall and a safari tour into the forest, which we will allow you to see the beautiful flora and fauna of the national park.

 

 

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Day 11: Buenos Aires

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your previous hotel, with the rest of the day free to sight-see, shop, go on a tour or relax.

You will depart the next morning for your return flight home.

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