Experience The Pampas off the beaten track

Unforgettable overland tour in the Heart of the Pampas

5 night / 6 Days



full recomended!


One of the most interesting routes that could be explored driving out of Buenos Aires city would be to travel in what it is known as the dominion of the Gaucho: the famous Pampas of Argentina with its vast and endless   sea of green pastures.


Highlights

One of the most interesting routes that could be explored driving out of Buenos Aires city would be to travel in what it is known as the dominion of the Gaucho: the famous Pampas of Argentina with its vast and endless   sea of green pastures.

The true extension of this mythical land it is so great that sometimes it would be difficult to grasp or understand during a short trip, so it needs to be lived and experienced.

The idea of this new product   it is really for the traveler to begin to understand the tradition and meaning of the Pampas, a land that has contributed to shape the essence of this beautiful Country. 


  • The best way to interact with the legendary character known as the Argentinian Gaucho. 
  • Experience and involved in an authentic farm life. 
  • Spend a few days in an authentic country farmhouse comfortable enough for the traveler needs.
  • Known the descendants of the original immigrants that landed long ago on our shores from all over the world and consider themselves genuine Argentines.
  • You will have the opportunity to taste the traditional food of the Pampas as the famous “asado criollo” (barbecue).
  • Enjoy Mendoza, one of the Greatest Wine Capitals and center of wine tourism within the region, where you could be amazed by the splendor of the neighboring Andes.


Operates: Whole the year

Places and attractions to visit: Lujan, The cheese route, Pampas saws, The Andes.

Region: The Pampas


Overview

DAY 1 BUENOS AIRES - LUJAN. Accommodation with dinner included.
DAY 2 CHEESE ROUTE. Early in the morning the guests will become cheese makers for one day! Accommodation.
DAYS 3 AND 4: INSIDE THE PAMPAS. Accommodation.
DAY 5 MENDOZA. Accommodation at Cellar´s farm house or selected Hotel.
Optional Wine route in Mendoza or continue to Chile through the Andes Mountain range.
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Itineraty Details

DAY 1

2 pm. Departure from Buenos Aires city towards the small town of Lujan situated at about 60 km from the Capital city. This town is renowned for its magnificent Neo Gothic Basilica which was visited by Pope John Paul II and where Pope Francisco, before Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, at the end of the pilgrimages has blessed the devotees.
From this point the tour continues to the interior of the Pampas for 130 km further and finds the most important dairy industry area in the Country, originated by Irish and Basque producers, it is known today as the “Cheese Route”.

In between the dairy establishments found in this zone, it is worth to notice the presence of a producer of an exotic product: a wild boar breeding farm! The visitors will tour the installations and during the evening could enjoy a boar dish. Accommodation with breakfast included in a quaint Country lodge.

DAY 2

Early in the morning the guests will become cheese makers for one day!
and participate in the production of cheese in one of the area establishments.
A bit later the tour will carry on towards the Heart of the Pampas with its vast Estancias and the real agricultural productive engine of Argentina where one can find the most advanced agro technology in the world.
Lunch will be provided at a rural family household.
After lunch the tour will continue deep into the Pampas and towards sunset the visitors will arrive at the city of Villa Mercedes in the Province of San Luis which at 700 km from Buenos Aires marks the limit of the Pampas and the beginning of the Sierras (range of hills before the Andes).
Accommodation with dinner included.

DAYS 3 AND 4

The Tour will progress through a different landscape, somewhat drier and serene beautiful Sierras with indigenous heritage sites of diverse cultures which some of them were present in this area even before the Inca.
Lunch will be served in an old village which was the center of gold digging of during the Spanish conquest. If there is enough time available, the travelers will visit an old abandoned gold mine in that area.
Later in the afternoon the guests will arrive farm at the foot of the majestic Sierras. Here they will be received by the hosts who will do their best to make them feel “at home” and share with them their experience of a pleasant life by the Country side.
The visitors will spend two days here so they will be able to enjoy a walk through the pristine surroundings, horse riding or even participate in the daily chores of goat farming with the local workers. The meals are healthy, fresh and homemade.

DAY 5

After breakfast, the tour will continue towards the Andes. On the way the visitors will pass through the cities of La Punta and San Luis.
Box lunch is included. Arrival during the afternoon at the city of Mendoza at the foot of the majestic Andes. City tour of Mendoza.
Accommodation at Cellar´s farm house or selected Hotel.

NOTE:

This Tour could be combined with a stay in Mendoza in order to visit the Wineries.
Mendoza is also the perfect base to start the crossing of the imposing Andean Range in a high impact trip. There are modern routes that connect Argentina with Chile surrounded by spectacular landscapes, so let yourself be driven towards Chile and take a return flight to their Country from Santiago de Chile.



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CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR FOR ME:  
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Prices

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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.


Included in the cost
  • Private services with two drivers during the entire trip, all their expenses such as accommodation, food, beverages, etc, gasoline up to 1500 km and all car or van expenses.
  • VAT and local taxes.
Not Included in the cost
  • Accommodation
  • Food and beverages.
  • Excursions (boats, horse ridings, etc).
  • 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).
  • Personal items.
  • Optional extension to Asuncion del Paraguay or other destinations.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: We will be very happy to quote the rest of this special deal package trip for you. We can offer you different accommodations like B&B, LUXURY LODGES, FARMS OR PRIVATE HOMES. Contact us at this very moment and start enjoying now this unforgettable trip! The unique way to fully experience magical places and its inhabitants.


Particular conditions
All of the excursions described in the itineraries can normally be carried out. Notwithstanding the above, Covitour Incoming & Corporate and its agents 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.

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