Discover the highlights of Argentina on this one-of-a-kind trip through the most scenic landscapes in Argentina. From the metropolis of Buenos Aires to the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia. On this 13-day tour, you will discover everything Argentina is famous for, from the charming hamlet of Bariloche, known for having excellent ski slopes in the winter and the gateway to Patagonia. Visit El Calafate and see the world-famous Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park. Fly to Ushuaia and explore Tierra del Fuego National Park. See flora and fauna like never before on this scenic tour through the Highlights of Argentina.
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Argentina is provided with a vast territory and a huge variety of climates and micro-climates ranging from tundra and polar in the south to the tropical climate in the north, through a vast expanse of temperate climate and natural wonders like the Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the world outside the Himalayas.
Below are the some of the most famous sightseeing to be included in the package :
Welcome to Argentina. Your tour begins in Buenos Aires, the capital of the nation. This romantic city is often referred to as ‘the Paris of South America’ because of its French-style architecture and elegance.
Meet your guide and driver at Ezeiza International Airport and take a transfer to your hotel.
The Buenos Aires city tour begins with the hallmark symbol of Buenos Aires ‘The Obelisk’, reigning from the heart of the world’s widest street, 9 de Julio Avenue. Visit imposing buildings such as the Colon Theater (Teatro Colón), one of the best-known opera houses in the continent, and the Embassy of France, which used to belong to an aristocratic ‘Porteño’ family during the golden ages of Buenos Aires.
Visit Plaza de Mayo, the elegant Plaza San Martin, and the financial district. Explore Buenos Aires’s traditional Barrios: La Boca, San Telmo, Montserrat, Recoleta, and Palermo. Finally, stop in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires’s renovate port and waterfront featuring the cantilevered Woman’s Bridge.
Today you’ll be visiting the place where people from Buenos Aires usually go to escape the hustle and bustle of the city: the Delta Tigre. El Tigre is northeast of the city, in the Buenos Aires Province.
Board a Catamaran to sail through the delta, passing by different islands with lush vegetation and houses built over wooden constructions, due to the occasional rising of the river.
On your way back to Buenos Aires, pay attention to the northern suburban districts and the exclusive residential neighborhoods.
In the evening, enjoy a Tango Show & Dinner, where you can wine, dine and enjoy a professional tango dance show.
What a way to kick off your Argentina Highlights tour!
After having breakfast at your hotel you’ll be transfered to the Airport to fly to Bariloche, where a guide will be waiting for you.
Bariloche is known as the “Aspen” of South America and is famous for its scenic Lake District and chocolate!
Use your spare time to walk through downtown trying different chocolates and sweets made with Patagonian berries.
Today, you will explore the emblematic Seven Lakes Route, which connects Bariloche, Villa La Angostura and San Martin de Los Andes. Take in the pure Patagonian Air and admire the calm waters of the lakes, surrounded by mountains and forests.
After connecting with nature on this full-day tour, return to Bariloche to spend the evening at your leisure. You can visit one of the German-style restaurants or sip on a hot cup of tea at one of the Welsh cafés.
Travel west from Bariloche and go on a hike to the base of Cerro Tronador. Take in the splendid views of Argentina’s Lake District, with its glaciers, mountains and woods.
Visit the Ventisquero Negro, a dark glacier that marks the starting point of the Manso River, whose name means ‘docile’ in Spanish.
Arrive at Tronador, one of the tallest hills in the region. Hike through the area and learn about the characteristics of the terrain and the different native meanings of the region.
Return to Bariloche in the afternoon.
Note: Entrance fee is to be paid on the spot.
Fly to El Calafate, the heart of Argentina’s Patagonia region.
Check-in to your hotel and relax. Admire the sweeping Patagonian landscapes, snowcapped mountains and lakes of Los Glaciares National Park.
Next up on the Highlights of Argentina Tour, you will enjoy an excursion to Los Glaciares National Park. Perito Moreno Glacier covers an area of 250 km (155 mi), and its pristine white walls captivate visitors from around the world.
On your way to Perito Moreno, enjoy beautiful views of light-blue lakes and streams, exotic forests and towering mountains. Stop at the ‘Curva de Los Suspiros’vantage point for your first views of the glacier. Afterward, walk along the western tip of the peninsula, follow the 5 km-highpath for closer views of the glacier.
Return to El Calafate in the late afternoon.
This excursion takes you on a sailing tour to the northern arm of Lake Argentino where you will see Spegazzini and Upsala glaciers.
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel around 0730 HRS and will take you to Punta Bandera, where the boat departs at 0900 HRS.
Your tour starts by crossing Boca del Diablo, the narrowest part of the lake. Next, you’ll travel up to the Upsala channel and the Spegazzini channel where you will see spectacular glaciers and immense icebergs.
From the boat, you will see, Upsala, Spegazzini, and Perito Moreno glaciers, the largest glaciers in the park. The boats are well heated, so you’ll only have to brave the cold while taking pictures outside.
Today’s we fly to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Check into your hotel and rest. You may want to explore the port & waterfront, as well as the many museums, restaurants, and shops in town.
Visit the stunning Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina’s only coastal national park. Once in the park, we will stop at Ensenada Bay, where you can enjoy beautiful views of Redonda Island. Take the End-of-the-World Train and learn about the history of the region. Arrive to Lapataia Bay, one of the highlights of the park, explore its unique green and black lagoon.
Take a short walking tour of the black lagoon or follow the beavers trail before returning to your hotel in Ushuaia.
Drive east from Ushuaia where you will pass by the industrial area of the city begin to enter the woods, where the beautiful Velo de Novia (Bride Veil) Cascade can be found. Skirt along the base of Mount Olivia and admire the imposing Sierra.
Cross the Cordillera (the Andes Range) along Garibaldi Pass, which offers an unrivaled view of Lake Escondido. Then descend to Petrel Inn, on the shores of Lake Escondido before returning to Ushuaia
After breakfast, Transfer to the airport. It’s time to depart Argentina and head back home with memories that will last for lifetime.