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Argentinean Highlights - 10 Days

Day 01:

Buenos Aires. Arrival, reception and transfer with local guide to the hotel. At the time scheduled with the guide, half day City tour through Buenos Aires. You will visit Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Cabildo. Then you will arrive at La Boca neighbourhood to walk around Caminito Street and see how the first immigrants who arrived in Buenos Aires used to live. Overnight.

Day 02:

Buenos Aires. Breakfast. Day at leisure. Optional tour: Delta del Tigre. Sailing in a modern boat along the different arms of this delta, to discover Paraná River and thousands of islands all around. Overnight.

Day 03:

Buenos Aires - El Calafate. Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to El Calafate. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. It is a small village located on the south coast of Lake Argentino, in the southwest of the Province of Santa Cruz. It was named after a typical thorny bush of southern Patagonia. The Calafate blooms in the spring with yellow flowers and in summer with purple fruits. According to tradition those who eat this fruit will always return to Patagonia. El Calafate is an important tourist destination as the hub to visit different parts of Los Glaciares National Park, including the Perito Moreno Glacier (one of the most visited in the world), Cerro Chaltén and Cerro Torre. Overnight.

Day 04:

El Calafate. Breakfast. Full day Perito Moreno Glacier tour. The majesty of nature at its best. Departure from El Calafate bordering the southern arm of the Argentine Lake to get to Los Glaciares National Park (90 km away) and reach the paths to the Glacier. Perito Moreno Glacier is about 30.000 years old. Its surface is 192 km2, the front wall is 5 km long and some of its peaks are 80 metres high. The deep blue base is almost as dark as the water that surrounds it. The deep silence is suddenly interrupted by the tremendous noise of huge pieces of ice that crack from the glacier and fall into the lake to float on the Canal de los Tempanos (Icebergs Channel). Overnight.

Day 05:

El Calafate. Breakfast. Optional tour: Full day navigation Upsala and Onelli Glaciers. Overnight.

Day 06:

El Calafate - Catarates del Iguazú. Breakfast and at scheduled time transfer to the airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires and the connection to Iguazú. Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 07:

Catarates del Iguazú. Breakfast. Half day excursion to Cataratas del Iguazú (Brazilian side), to enjoy a panoramic view of the Falls during a walking tour through the passages that connect the different observation points. Cataratas del Iguazú are located at the northern extreme of Misiones Province in the border with Brazil. The Iguazú Falls are the highlight of the Argentine/Brazil rainforest. The falls are the widest and most imposing water falls on Earth. Their name in the native tongue, guaraní, means Big Waters and this is, undoubtedly, the perfect name for them. Overnight.

Day 08:

Catarates del Iguazú. Breakfast. Full day excursion to Cataratas del Iguazú (Argentinean side). The Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Throat) is the most impressive of all the falls, and marks the border between Argentina and Brazil. On the Brazilian side there is a long walkway along the canyon with an extension to the lower base of the "Garganta del Diablo". The Argentinian access is facilitated by the Tren Ecológico de la Selva (Rainforest Ecological Train), which brings visitors to different walkways. Optional tour: La Gran Aventura. Overnight.

Day 09:

Catarates del Iguazú - Buenos Aires. Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. At the evening pick up at the hotel to attend a dinner and tango show. Overnight.

Day 10:

Buenos Aires. Breakfast and at the time scheduled transfer to the airport to take the flight back.

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