Day 01. Buenos Aires- Historical Heart City Tour. Arrival in Buenos Aires. Meeting and transfer to the hotel in fashionable Florida Street. Accommodation for 4 nights with buffet breakfast daily. After 2 hours of the rest you will begin 4 hour guided tour, which takes in the most famous and important landmarks around the historical heart of Buenos Aires. You will see and know Plaza de Mayo, the main square where the city of Buenos Aires was first successfully founded, The Pink House (Casa Rosada), where the president and executive government go around their daily business, and once upon a time, Evita and President Juan Domingo Peron famously gave speeches from its balcony, the Buenos Aires Cathedral, a fantastic work of religious architecture, and last resting place of Argentina's independence hero, General San Martin. Visit Cafe Tortoni, the cafe in a city of cafes, which also happens to be the oldest cafe in Buenos Aires, founded in 1858, with much of the wonderful original interior still intact, Avenida de Mayo, the grand boulevard of Buenos Aires, with its many remarkable buildings and architectural features waiting to be discovered, Avenida 9 de Julio, the widest avenue in the world, home to the famous Buenos Aires Obelisk monument, the Teatro Colon (Colon Theater) which many say is the 'jewel in the crown' of Buenos Aires, as one of the most famous opera houses in the world. Visit Plaza Congreso, where the magnificently imposing Congress building can be seen. Hear the fantastic history and symbolism of the Palacio Barolo building, a tribute to Dante's Divine Comedy, and once the tallest building in South America. And then go inside (on weekdays) to see more! A quick tour of the interior takes you up to the very top of the tower, what gives you some of the best views available of the whole city and out across the river, including an excellent bird's-eye view of Congress and back down Av de Mayo to the Pink House. The Palacio Barolo building itself is one of the most interesting structures in Buenos Aires, both architecturally and symbolically speaking. After, we will drop you off at your hotel.
Day 02. Buenos Aires: San Telmo-Monserrat -Recoleta -La Boca - Puerto Madero. Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will have our complete the must see/do tour of Buenos Aires. Visit San Telmo, the atmospheric home of tango, immigrant history, antiques, cobblestone streets and colonial architecture, port barrio of La Boca, the Italian community of Buenos Aires, where the famous Caminito street is also found. Visit Monserrat, the oldest barrio in the city, full of beautiful churches, Recoleta, the most prestigious area of the city, full of mansions and high class establishments, where we will stroll along upscale Avenida Alvear, Recoleta Cemetery, last resting place of Evita Peron and many other rich and famous Argentines, plus the highest concentration of beautiful architecture and sculpture in the city. Lunch at a traditional Argentine restaurant - at the kind of place where the locals eat, with a choice of tasty dishes that will have all tastes covered. After lunch visit to Puerto Madero, a night-time walk along the lit-up docks, and past the beautiful Puente de la Mujer ("Woman's Bridge"). The artistic profile of the bridge is interpreted by the author as the figure of a couple dancing tango, where the white mast represents the man, and the curved silhouette of the bridge represents the woman. After, we will drop you off at your hotel. (Breakfast & lunch)
Day 03. Buenos Aires - San Isidro - Delta Tigre - Opera Pampa Show & Dinner. Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will have an amazing tour to San Isidro and Delta Tigre. San Isidro is a predominantly residential area. It has calmed and irregular streets shaded by huge groves; its houses display the most diverse styles: Norman, Californian, and buildings of French or rather of colonial features, all of them adorned with beautiful gardens. Visit San Isidro Labrador Cathedral of neo-gothic style with three naves and stained glass windows of French origins. This tour will offer you a different way to explore and enjoy the nature, very close to the city of Buenos Aires. On the way north to the Delta Tigre, which is about 30 km away from BA, you will go through one of the most beautiful access to Buenos Aires down-town, passing by residential suburban neighborhoods with their calm narrow roads, yacht clubs, and mansions plenty of trees. Departing from Tigre's pier, on board of a typical "island launch", the green labyrinth of channels and streams will open its doors to let you explore the nature of its islands, enjoying the views of beautiful riverside villas, Victorian docks, English gardens, and traditional rowing and boating clubs. For more that 100 years, the maze of rivers and channels of the Delta Tigre have been a favorite week-end gateway for "porteños" (as Buenos Aires inhabitants are called). During this relaxing off-site, you will leave the bustling city behind and enter a world that has changed little since the 1920s. Return to the hotel. Night dinner-show Opera Pampa. You'll experience the drama and equestrian displays of the Opera Pampa gaucho show, enjoy a typical gaucho barbecue and visit a winery to sample Argentina's finest wines. Pampa Opera's sound and light spectacular includes fireworks and thrilling equestrian displays. The brilliantly choreographed epic show is a dynamic and entertaining introduction to Argentina's history with 50 folkloric dances, musicians, singers and brilliant horsemanship. After the show, you'll feast on Argentina's famous beef, grilled in a typical gaucho barbecue pit. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner-show)
Day 04. Buenos Aires. At leisure to explore this charming city at your own pace. (Breakfast)
Day 05. Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls (Argentina). Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Iguazu Falls. You will visit the Argentine side of these awesome falls, offering an "up-close and personal" encounter with the falls, via boardwalk along base of several smaller falls and boat to the viewing point at the edge of the falls. After, transfer to your hotel on the Argentine side of the falls. Accommodation for 2 nights. (Breakfast)
Day 06. Iguazu Falls (Brazil). Today you will visit the Brazilian side of the falls - from this vantage point you will have panoramic vistas of the Iguazu Falls. You'll take the walking tour to view the falls from many angles and levels, with plenty of time to photograph. There are National Parks on both sides of the falls, both with subtropical rainforest benefits from the added humidity of the falls, causing an environment rich in vegetation and fauna. Then take the Macuco Safari Excursion - a jeep-train ride through the National Park and thrilling motor launch excursion to the Salto de Macuco for a totally different vantage point. Then make a stop at the Parque de Aves (Bird Park) for a visit to the huge walk-through aviaries highlighting the birds of Brazil and from around the world. There are 400 species of birds including five members of the toucan family and over 100 species of butterflies. Afternoon transfer back to your hotel on the Argentine side. (Breakfast)
Day 07. Iguazu Falls- Bariloche. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight across the Pampas to the edge of the Andes and the summer-winter resort town of Bariloche, on the shores of lake Nahuel Huapi. Meeting and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation for 3 nights. (Breakfast)
Day 08. Bariloche- Circuito Chico Tour. Breakfast at your hotel. Guided tour to explore this charming Alpine-style town and the surroundings of San Carlos de Bariloche City with the excursion to Circuito Chico. You will visit Swiss Colony, Cerro Lopez, Villa Llao Llao, Cerro Otto and Lookout Point. Return to the hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 09. Bariloche - Victoria Island Tour. After breakfast you will go to Puerto Pañuelo, along scenic Av. Bustillo, and will start a boat trip over the waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi to visit Victoria Island and the Enchanted Forest in Los Arrayanes National Park. Return to the hotel. Stay overnight. (Breakfast)
Day 10. Bariloche - Buenos Aires. Now here is the big decision: Go home… or stay on? If you must return home, then enjoy the morning in Bariloche… later in the afternoon check out and be transferred to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival at the domestic airport, meeting and transfer from Aeroparque Airport to Ezeiza International Airport for your international departure flight. (Breakfast)
|Rates in USD|
- 4 night's accommodation at Howard Johnson Plaza Florida Hotel, BB/ Buenos Aires.
- 2 night's accommodation at Esturion Hotel, BB/ Iguazu Falls / Argentine side.
- 3 night's accommodation at Cacique Incacayal Hotel, BB/ Bariloche.
- Airfare Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls - Bariloche - Buenos Aires.
- Meals as indicated by itinerary.
- Transfers as indicated, with English - speaking guide.
- Luggage handling at airports.
- Sightseeing as indicated, with English- speaking guide.
- Surface and overland travel as indicated.
- Entrance fee.
Rate does not include:
- International airfare.
- Tips to drivers, guides, hotel bellboys.
- Meals not specifically indicated as included.
- Items of a personal nature.
- Trip Insurance - Highly Recommended.
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