Unique Argentina from the Glaciers to the Jungle

Buenos Aires, IguazĂș Falls, Perito Moreno Glacier

9 days - 8 nights



full recomended!


An over powering travel package combining the greatest attractions of Argentina. Discover sensual tango in cosmopolitan Buenos city, walk alongside Patagonia’s Perito Moreno Glacier and explore the amazing IguazĂș Falls in the heart of Argentina’s steamy jungles. 


Highlights

    • Have fun in the most modern and cosmopolitan Capital City in South America. 
    • Discover the cultural and historical heritage of Buenos Aires in an unforgettable city tour. 
    • Indulge in the sensuality of Tango. 
    • Experience the heart of the jungle and the power of one of the most incredible waterfalls on Earth. 
    • Get distant panoramic views of the Argentinean side and frontal views of the awesome Devil's Throat from the Brazilian side.
    • Enjoy the falls in different circuits, with amazing panoramic views which make the stay an unforgettable experience.
    • Discover the Perito Moreno Glacier and be overwhelmed by such a stunning Wallof Glass and its clattering noises.  
    • Enjoy the beauty and magnificence of The Glaciers National Park.


    Operates: whole the year

    Overview

    Day 1: BUENOS AIRES. Arrival. Sightseeing tour
    Day 2: BUENOS AIRES. Enjoying Buenos Aires. Dinner and Tango Show
    Day 3: IGUAZÚ. Brazilian Falls
    Day 4: IGUAZÚ. Argentinean falls
    Day 5: IGUAZÚ FALLS - EL CALAFATE
    Day 6: EL CALAFATE. Discover the wonderful Perito Moreno Glacier
    Day 7: EL CALAFATE. Free time in El Calafate
    Day 8: EL CALAFATE - BUENOS AIRES. More time in Buenos Aires
    Day 9: BUENOS AIRES. Transfer out to the airport
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    Itineraty Details

    An overpowering travel package combining the greatest attractions of Argentina. Discover sensual tango in cosmopolitan Buenos city, walk alongside Patagonia’s Perito Moreno Glacier and explore the amazing IguazĂș Falls in the heart of Argentina’s steamy jungles.

    Day 1: BUENOS AIRES

    Arrival to Buenos Aires.
    Buenos Aires, cosmopolitan and elegant capital of Argentina, with a population of 12 million inhabitants, it is usually referred to as the Paris of South America. Transfer to the hotel and sightseeing tour.

    Half Day sightseeing tour
    A different and original approach to discover the city’s most beautiful places, bars and avenues, to live its cultural life and to see its rich history come alive. A tour covering the outstanding points of interest: '9 de Julio® Avenue, Colón Theatre (Opera House), San Telmo neighborhood, birthplace of the city, May Square, historical and political centre, La Boca district, famous for 'Caminito' street, May Avenue, Recoleta district, known for its Cemetery and Palermo, wide and beautiful park located in the heart of one of the most elegant areas in the city.
    Overnight at the selected hotel.

    Day 2 BUENOS AIRES

    Day at leisure.

    Optional suggested: Full day Gaucho Party tour at the country side or half day Tigre & ParanĂĄ delta.

    In the evening, Dinner and Tango show
    Buenos Aires is the birthplace of Tango, born in the brothels of the city, just before the beginning of the 1880s. Tango is not only a dance but also an obsession. Erotic and passionate, haunting and melancholic, it involves not only the body but also the soul. The Tango has captured the popular imagination for over one hundred years to become no less than an international cult.
    A 3 course dinner with selected Argentine wines and an excellent beef while enjoying, an impressive musical show where the main character is the Tango.
    Overnight.

    Day 3 IGUAZU

    Transfer out to the airport to take the flight to Puerto IguazĂș. At the border conjunctions of Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, Puerto IguazĂș is the entry gate to the imposing falls which can be enjoyed from both, Argentine and Brazilian sides . Transfer to the hotel.

    In the afternoon: Half day Brazilian Falls tour
    The tropical rain forest provides the ideal setting for the torrents of water crash with a thunderous thud on the rocks below. From the Brazilian side, you will enjoy a different view of the Falls during a walking tour through the passages that connect the different observation points for a panoramic view of the falls framed by a myriad of rainbows.
    Overnight at the selected hotel.

    Day 4 IGUAZÚ

    Full day Argentine Falls tour.
    Spectacular views walking in the heart of the jungle. This tour visits IguazĂș; National Park walking along the paths that cross the jungle and lead to the falls. The lower path runs along about 1.200 meters by the river to see the foot of some of the cascades. The upper path allows the view from the top.
    After this walk and a short ride on the train to the footbridge over Devil's Throat. The feeling of the magnitude and strength of the water falling is overwhelming and unpaired. The wild noise is so high that it can be heard various kilometers away. The mist over the Devil's Throat is such that endless rainbows are formed.

    Optional suggested: The Great Adventure.
    Overnight.

    Day 5 IGUAZÚ FALLS - EL CALAFATE

    Transfer out to the airport to take the flight to El Calafate.
    El Calafate is located in the Patagonian steppe, on the border of Argentino Lake. It is the hub to visit different parts of “Los Glaciares” National Park.
    Reception and transfer to the hotel.
    Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight at the selected hotel.

    Day 6 EL CALAFATE

    Full day tour to the World Heritage Site of Perito Moreno Glacier.
    The majesty of nature at its best. Seeing it, almost within touching distance, is one of nature’s most incredible experiences. This wonderful scenic area, Perito Moreno Glacier and Argentino Lake, is one of world's most scenic areas, declared “Universal Heritage” by the UNESCO. In front of the glacier, there is a system of balconies and footbridges that allow you to enjoy walks along different paths and to appreciate some really amazing views. Sometimes 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 TĂ©mpanos (Icebergs Channel).
    Box lunch included.
    Overnight.

    Day 7 EL CALAFATE

    Day at leisure.

    Optional: Full day sailing to thebarrier of ice floes and other glaciers.
    Overnight.

    Day 8 EL CALAFATE - BUENOS AIRES

    Transfer out to the airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires.
    Reception and transfer to the hotel.
    Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight.

    Day 9 BUENOS AIRES

    Transfer to the airport for your flight back home or continue with extensions.

    END OF OUR SERVICES

    CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR FOR ME:  
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    Important note:

    Please take into account that the VAT tax 21%. According to tax regulations in regards to foreign visitors, is not included on the accommodation portion of your quote.
    To skip the payment of the VAT tax, we need a copy of your passport before arriving to our country.


    AIR TICKET: Flights needed for this itinerary

    Buenos Aires / Puerto IguazĂș / Calafate / Buenos Aires
    Flights in South America cost approximately $100 to $250 USD per segment (*Estimate fare subject to reconfirmation upon issuing tickets.).
    Covitour can offer special rates on flights for this itinerary.



    Included in the cost
    • Seat-in basis services with local English/Spanish speaking guide.
    • Buenos Aires city tour.
    • Dinner and Tango Show.
    • Argentinian and Brazilian Falls tours.
    • Perito Moreno Glacier tour.
    • All Transfers mentioned, to and from airports.
    • Daily breakfast and meals mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Accommodation in the mentioned or similar hotels within the selected category with daily breakfast: 3 nights in Buenos Aires, 2 in IguazĂș, 3 in El Calafate.
    • VAT and local taxes.
    Not Included in the cost
    • National Park Entrance Fees.
    • International or Domestic Flights.
    • Insurance (Covitour offers Travel insurance with special rates for this trip. Please just let us know if you are interested).
    • Tips to local guides and drivers.
    • Porterage and tips at hotels.
    • Extra expenses at hotel or personal items.
    • Optional excursions.
    • Optional extension to Ushuaia or other destination.

    Particular conditions
    All of the excursions described in the itineraries can normally be carried out. Notwithstanding the above, Covitour Incoming & Corporate and reserve the right, for technical or operative reasons, to reschedule, shorten, or alter all or part of the itineraries and/or excursions without prior notice, in order to safeguard the wellbeing and safety of passengers, preserve the environment, or due to any extraordinary circumstances, acts of God or force majeure. For the same reasons, the hours of departure or arrival of the excursions may be subject to change.

    Optional Tours

    Buenos Aires: Full day Gaucho Party

    Tour in the country side. Arrive to an “Estancia” (Ranch) for a “Gaucho” (cowboy) experience. Barbecue, wine, popular singing and dancing show, will give visitors an idea about the Gaucho daily life, horse races, etc.


    Buenos Aires: Full day to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay.

    This is an amazing one-day tour to “Colonia”, a real Spanish and Portuguese colonial style city that has been declared World Heritage site at a standstill in the XVIII century, just at the other side of the Rio de la Plata river, in the RepĂșblica Oriental del Uruguay.
    You will sail a very comfortable speed ferry boat along the widest river on Earth and will be able to walk along a small town used in old times to prevent enemies from attacking Buenos Aires. A walking city tour and a typical lunch are included (without beverages).


    Buenos Aires: Half day Tigre & ParanĂĄ delta.

    It may be hard to believe that a few minutes away from the chaos of the city, Nature and silence seem to have defeated the piles of concrete and the frenzy of urban life. This visit to Tigre, the gateway to the astonishing ParanĂĄ River Delta, will allow us toboard a catamaran boat to discover thousands of islands and islets crisscrossed by rivers and brooks.


    Iguazu Falls: The Great Adventure.

    After the walk in the Argentinian paths, we recommend you take the all-terrain trucks to go through the Jungle, following the Yacaratia path to reach Macuco Port Rapids: 5 mile navigation through the lower IguazĂș River on speed inflatable boats, crossing 2 miles of rapids. Cascades: Boats get into Devil's Throat Canyon approaching to the water falls to finish the adventure at San Martin Island.


    Calafate: Full day navigation to the barrier of ice floes and other glaciers.

    Sail among icebergs on a clear water lake. Early morning departure to Punta Bandera where the northern and southern arms of the Argentine Lake join.The tour goes through the Spegazzini and the Upsala glaciers, entering the bays that they form and also includes sailing in the cord of icebergs located about 20 km from the Upsala glacier.


    Calafate: Nautical Safari navigation.

    During FD Perito Moreno Glacier: This navigation, gives you the possibility of watching from a totally different perspective the impressive walls of Perito Moreno Glacier and its constant falling walls of ice over the waters of Lake Rico.


    Calafate: A day at a typical Patagonic ranch: Estancia Cristina.

    If you would like to visit the Upsala glacier and the Estancia, the Discovery is the most suitable option. It is certainly an ideal combination of sailing amidst the ices floes, adventure, glaciers and history to discover the life and history of the real Patagonian Gauchos. The 4×4 ride uphill runs through a mountain trail among forests and rivers, until reaching the viewpoint of the Upsala glacier, with views to the South Patagonic Ice Field. The immensity of the landscape is very moving. Tour to the Estancia, Museo Costumbrista, Chapel. Optional lunch at the Quincho.


    Calafate: The Ice River Express. Glaciers boat tour.

    Thisis is an amazing day excursion, discovering the glaciers in the National Park. This Patagonian half day tour invites you to sail across the northern waters of Lake Argentino and sightsee the stunning natural landscapes of the towering ice walls and the immense icebergs of the Los Glaciares National Park. The tour goes through the Spegazzini and the Upsala glaciers, entering the bays that they form and also includes sailing in the cord of icebergs located about 20 km from the Upsala glacier.


    Calafate: Minitrekking at Perito Moreno glacier.

    A short sailing by the south wall of the glacier, after begins heading towards the glacier where, after reaching the ice, people need to put on iron crampons to walk on this surface.
    After that a moderate hike on the glacier (you will walk on an irregular ice surface, but firm and safe) to appreciate cracks, seracs, sinks and small lakes. Finally will be possible to enjoy a short tour in the runways.


    Calafate: Overland truck 4 x 4 from El Calafate to Torres del Paine.

    Full day round trip from El Calafate to National Park Torres del Paine crossing the Patagonian steppe onboard of our overland truck 4X4. Once in the park, we will combine rides in our overland truck and hikes, as there are many roads that go along the park and hundreds of hiking paths from one side to another. We will go to strategic places from where weÂŽll start the hikes that will allow us to get to the viewpoints where we will have most beautiful sights of the park. Around noon, we will offer you a picnic at the mountain. In case, the weather doesnÂŽt allow it, weÂŽll use mountain shelters. In the afternoon, where ever the day finds us, weÂŽll offer you an afternoon snack and coffee.

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