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Buenos Aires, Iguazu & Amazing Patagonia

Argentina in 15 Days, 13 Nights in Destination

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Our most complete tour of Argentina for an overview of this diverse country, including Patagonia, the Iguazu Falls and much more!

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    Barrio La Boca
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    Buenos Aires
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    El Calafate
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    Iguazu Falls
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    Perito Moreno
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    San Telmo
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    Ushuaia

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Accommodation: 13 Nights

Itinerary

Journey to one of South America's most iconic countries on this adventure to Argentina, designed to showcase the country's exceptional natural beauty and cosmopolitan culture. Get to know Buenos Aires, home of the seductive Tango and feel the power of the Iguazu Falls. Come face-to-face with the Perito Moreno in El Calafate and stand at the 'end of the world' in Ushuaia. 

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Night on board

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It's time to explore the diverse and vibrant nation of Argentina! Arrive at your UK/Ireland departure airport ready to check-in for a flight to Buenos Aires. Night on board. 

If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Buenos Aires

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Arrive in Buenos Aires, * a sprawling city, full of colonial architecture and vibrant culture. Spend the day getting to know this exciting city at your leisure. Overnight stay.

* If your flight arrives in Buenos Aires in the early hours of the morning, and you wish to have your room available before 2:00 p.m, you can book early check-in in the next step of the booking process.

 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos... or similar
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1133 Reviews

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3rd Day: Buenos Aires

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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day on fascinating city tour exploring the charming corners of the city. The city is known as the birthplace of the Tango. Explore the contrasting neighbourhoods: the colourful houses of La Boca, the culture of La Recoleta, the old town, San Telmo or the young, vibrant neighbourhood of Puerto Madero. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

Optional Dinner & Tango Show: Experience an immersive evening of Argentinian food and arts at the Dinner and Tango Show. Watch traditional Tango dancers as you dine on Argentinian cuisine.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos... or similar
tripadvisor rating

1133 Reviews

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Activities

included
Buenos Aires City Tour

Light

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Optional
Dinner & Tango Show

Light

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4th Day: Buenos Aires

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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure, revisiting your favourite spots in the city or discovering the fantastic shopping opportunities. We recommend an optional excursion to the Tiger Delta to see the city from a different perspective.* Overnight stay.

Optional Half-Day Excursion to the Tiger Delta: Explore the Tigre Delta on a boat tour, enjoying the islands and the local lifestyle of the Río de la Plata. Visit the fruit market, Victorica Avenue, and the Tigre Art Museum. Return to Buenos Aires with views of the Monumental Stadium and the University City.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos... or similar
tripadvisor rating

1133 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta

Light

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Cultural Pack Experience Buenos Aires: 3 Excursions

Light

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5th Day: Buenos Aires - Iguazu

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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Iguazu, home of the most astounding waterfalls in the world. Arrive and transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day is free. If your arrival time allows, we suggest enjoying a bike ride through the jungle or simply relaxing in the beautiful natural setting. Overnight stay in Iguazu.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
El Pueblito Iguazú or similar
tripadvisor rating

637 Reviews

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6th Day: Iguazu

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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a full-day tour of the Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls. Discover one of the greatest creations of Mother Nature from the green train which transports you to two trails. Start on the upper trail following 800 metres of suspended walkways and a view of the falls from above. Then continue to the lower trail and discover the suspended footbridges alongside the falls. We recommend an optional Adventure Tour to get up close to the waterfalls.* Overnight stay in Iguazu.

Optional Iguazu Great Adventure: Enter the jungle by the Yacaratiá trail in trucks specially designed for this environment.  This 5 km long stretch ends at Puerto Macuco. At its dock, board a boat that sails in the Lower Iguazu River, heading towards the waterfalls area and enjoying plentiful rapids along the way. Upon reaching the Tres Mosqueteros Fall, see the falls of both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides crowned by the view of the Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat). Afterwards, the most exciting point comes when facing the incomparable San Martín waterfall. Please note: if you choose to take this optional, it will replace a part of the included tour on this day.

Please note: You will not be able to take part in the Great Adventure excursion if you have any heart problems, have had any kind of heart surgery or if you have any physical disabilities.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
El Pueblito Iguazú or similar
tripadvisor rating

637 Reviews

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Activities

included
Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Moderate

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Optional
Iguazu Great Adventure Excursion

Challenging

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7th Day: Iguazu

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, take an excursion to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls. Cross the border to Iguazu Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest forest reserves in South America! Ride the rainforest elevator down to the bottom of the waterfall, stopping at river level to take in the spectacular views!

Alternatively, ascend to Salto Floreano viewpoint for a different perspective. Next, continue to Iguazu River Canyon and see the Rivadavia Waterfall and Tres Musqueteros. End the tour at the lower Devil's Throat Viewpoint, for incredible scenery and views of the rainbows created by the thundering falls! Return to your hotel on the Argentinan side and continue enjoying the delights of Iguazu at your leisure. Overnight stay in Iguazu.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
El Pueblito Iguazú or similar
tripadvisor rating

637 Reviews

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Activities

included
Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Moderate

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8th Day: Iguazu - El Calafate

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Breakfast at the hotel. Continue your Argentinan adventure today as you, transfer to the airport for a flight to El Calafate, a town at the edge of Southern Patagonia, and the gateway to the incredible Perito Moreno glacier! Arrive, transfer to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure exploring the town and sampling the unique cuisine on offer in this other-worldly region of Argentina! Overnight stay in El Calafate.

Optional Dinner at Asador La Tablita: La Tablita, a Patagonian tradition since 1968, is a restaurant of encounter, tradition and innovation where you can taste the delights of Argentina. A few blocks from the commercial centre of El Calafate, you can enjoy a varied menu of authentic dishes.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Sent or similar
tripadvisor rating

45 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Dinner at Asador La Tablita

Light

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9th Day: El Calafate

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, embark on an excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier, which includes a Nautical Safari. Travel 80 km to Los Glaciares National Park, declared a World Natural Heritage Site by Unesco for preserving an extensive area of continental ice fields from which descend the Moreno, Onelli, Agassi and Upsala glaciers. 

Perito Moreno, which expands over the waters of Lake Argentino, has a wall that is 5 km wide and 70 m high above water level, with colors ranging from immaculate white to turquoise. Walk along the trails located in front of the glacier. From there, you can gaze at its immensity and witness the immense blocks of ice detaching from the glacier—a truly impressive sight not to be missed!

The excursion ends with a Nautical Safari on the Perito Moreno, a slow 1-hour boat ride to appreciate its grandeur and beauty more closely. You will be able to observe the wall of the glacier and all its extension, and, if lucky, maybe also get to witness blocks of ice detaching from the glacier. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in El Calafate.

* Optional Mini-Trek Glacier Trek: Step on the ice of the Perito Moreno glacier and enjoy an adventure through nature in all its splendor. Pass through the port "Bajo de las Sombras" and cross the walkways of Los Glaciares National Park in front of the lower Rico Lake.

NOTE: Although there is a bar in the park, we recommend bringing a box lunch on excursions to avoid wasting valuable time in the park (you can request it at your hotel one day in advance, at an additional cost).

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Sent or similar
tripadvisor rating

45 Reviews

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Activities

included
Full-Day Perito Moreno Excursion

Active

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Moreno Spirit navigation on the Perito Moreno

Light

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10th Day: El Calafate

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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, exploring the surroundings at your own pace or simply relaxing and enjoying the facilities of your hotel. You'll be captivated by the landscapes of this abundant region. If you want to know more about the glaciers, head to the Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum! Overnight stay in El Calafate.

Optional Glacier Cruise: Begin with a navigation along the North Arm of Lake Argentino. After crossing the Boca del Diablo towards the Upsala Channel, arrive at the Spegazzini Base where you can enjoy the incomparable views of Glacier Bay and explore on foot.

Optional Estancia 25 de Mayo Excursion: The Quincho Asador Parrilla, located in the centre of La Estancia 25 de Mayo, is the perfect place to experience authentic Argentian culture! Relax and contemplate the landscapes at the foot of the Cerro Calafate.

Please note: you can only choose one of the optional excursions on this day.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Sent or similar
tripadvisor rating

45 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Estancia 25 de Mayo Dinner with Performance

Light

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Calafate Glaciers Navigation Cruise

Moderate

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11th Day: El Calafate - Ushuaia

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Breakfast at the hotel. You're headed for the 'end of the world' today as you transfer to the airport to catch a short flight to Ushuaia. Arrive in Ushuaia, located at the most southerly tip of Argentina and known as the 'End of the World'. Transfer to the hotel, get settled, and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure, soaking up the unique ambience of the town and its picturesque landscapes. To know more about this fascinating place, why not pay a visit to the End of the World Museum?. Overnight stay in Ushuaia.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Altos Ushuaia or similar
tripadvisor rating

793 Reviews

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12th Day: Ushuaia

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Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning journey to Tierra del Fuego National Park, a beautiful, natural area. Here, cross the Pipo River valley and one of the slopes of Mount Susana to where the train station at the end of the world is located. Continue along Lake Roca to Lapataia Bay where it is possible to find the fauna and flora of Argentina's southernmost national park. In the afternoon take an exciting excursion across the Beagle Channel, a stretch of water which separates Chile and Argentina and is home to a colony of Sea Lions. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Tierra del Fuego National Park and the unique landscape of this picturesque part of the world. We also recommend our optional ride on the End of the World Train.* Overnight stay in Ushuaia.

*Optional excursion on the End of the World Train: Immerse yourself in a unique journey while admiring breathtaking panoramas as you travel along the Pipo River, La Macarena waterfall, the tree cemetery, and the majestic lenga forest aboard the Austral Fueguino train, the southernmost operating railway in the world. Enjoy an hour-long ride surrounded by the natural beauty of Tierra del Fuego. It is important to note that the direction of the train ride may vary due to operational and availability reasons, but this does not affect the places visited.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Altos Ushuaia or similar
tripadvisor rating

793 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Beagle Channel Boat Excursion

Light

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included
Tierra del Fuego National Park

Moderate

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Optional
End of the World Train

Light

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13th Day: Ushuaia

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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure. Take some time to simply admire the breathtaking views of the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago. Nearby islands are home to beautiful penguin colonies and are a must-visit sight for nature lovers. We recommend an optional 4x4 excursion to discover more of the region.* Overnight stay in Ushuaia.

* Optional 4x4 Excursion & Lake Tour: Discover the interior of Argentinian Patagonia on an exciting off-road 4x4 experience. Explore the Garibaldi Pass, the only route across the Fuegian Andes and from here you can enjoy spectacular views of both Lake Fagnano & Escondido. Head to the lakes to admire their beauty and explore the nearby forests to find the best spot to enjoy a delicious Argentine BBQ lunch. Return to Ushuaia in the late afternoon.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Altos Ushuaia or similar
tripadvisor rating

793 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
4x4 Lake Tour Ushuaia

Moderate

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14th Day: Ushuaia - Buenos Aires

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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board a flight to Buenos Aires. Transfer to your hotel and, depending on your arrival time, spend the rest of the afternoon in the vibrant capital. The city is home to numerous museums and galleries, are a brilliant way to learn more about Argentinian culture. We recommend the Eva Peron museum, an important figure in Argentine history. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos... or similar
tripadvisor rating

1133 Reviews

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15th Day: Buenos Aires - Night on board

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Breakfast at the hotel. After an unforgettable adventure through Argentina, it's time to head home. At the indicated time transfer to the airport to catch a flight back to the UK. Night on board.

Included activities

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This activity ends at the center so that the rest of your day can be spent walking around the city.

Buenos Aires City Tour

Included activity for day 3 in Buenos Aires

A 5-hour tour of the most important places in Buenos Aires: the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo, Plaza de Mayo, the Casa Rosada and its cemetery, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the neighborhoods of Puerto Madero, San Telmo and the Boca Stadium

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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Light

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Shared service.

Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Included activity for day 6 in Iguazu Falls

Spend the day exploring the Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls, including the Devil's Throat viewpoint and walk along a series of footbridges to get up close to the thundering falls!

Duration 09:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Shared service.

Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

Included activity for day 7 in Iguazu Falls

Experience the beauty of the Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side of the border! Explore the beautiful visit Iguazu River Canyon Iguazu Park, take in the views from Salto Floreano viewpoint and visit Iguazu River Canyon.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Share service.You can find toilets and a cafeteria at the beginning of the walkways. There are different paths with different degrees of difficulty, the guide will tell you about them so that you can choose which ones to visit.

Full-Day Perito Moreno Excursion

Included activity for day 9 in Perito Moreno

Explore Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in the world! Start by navigating the Patagonian Andean forest, stopping at the Curva de los Suspiros viewpoint. Afterwards, admire the grandeur of the glacier from the walkways.

Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx

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Active

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
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Unguided activity.

Dinner & Tango Show

Suggested activity for day 3 in Buenos Aires

Take part in an immersive evening of Argentine cuisine and performance as you feast on a traditional dinner while watching a tango show.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 20:00

Physical rating:

Light

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Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta

Suggested activity for day 4 in Buenos Aires

Explore the Tigre Delta on a boat tour, enjoying the islands and the local lifestyle of the Río de la Plata. Visit the fruit market, Victorica Avenue, and Tigre Art Museum. Return to Buenos Aires with views of the Monumental Stadium and University City.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:30

Physical rating:

Light

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Cultural Pack Experience Buenos Aires: 3 Excursions

Suggested activity for day 4 in Buenos Aires

Make the most of your time in Buenos Aires with this great value cultural package of three excursions: a dinner & tango show (day 2), a half-day excursion to the Tigre Delta (day 3) and a great dinner experience in the Fogón Asado (day 3).

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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It is recommended to bring a change of clothes. The minimum age for the activity is 12 years old. You will not be able to participate in the Gran Aventura excursion if you have any back, heart or reduced mobility conditions.

Iguazu Great Adventure Excursion

Suggested activity for day 6 in Iguazu Falls

Begin with a 4x4 ride through the verdant rainforests of Iguazu. Next, ride a Zodiac boat along the Lower Iguazu River, passing through the rapids and before entering the Canyon of the Devil's Throat and viewing the huge San Martín waterfall.

Duration 02:15h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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  • Departure from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Buenos Aires - UK/Ireland.
  • Internal flights: Buenos Aires - Iguazu, Iguazu - El Calafate, El Calafate - Ushuaia, Ushuaia - Buenos Aires. *
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  • 13 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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  • 13 breakfasts.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Visits as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
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  • Air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • ATOL Protection
  • Specialized guide for each excursion, region or city

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

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National Park entrance fees, drinks, tips and anything not mentioned in the Price Includes section. City tax is paid directly at the hotel at check out.

*Entrance fees to the  'Iguazú National Park' in Brazil are not included.

*Entrance fees to the all national parks in Argentina are not included. Keep in mind that these fees must be paid in cash (USD or pesos).

If your destination is in the USA or Canada, or if your selected flights to a different destination have connections in the USA or Canada, it is mandatory to have an ESTA (for USA) or an eTA (for Canada) before travelling.

ESTA: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

eTA: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/visit-canada/eta.html 

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

Maximum checked baggage limit on internal flights is 15kg.

  • Entry requirements

    Passport must be valid at time of entry. One passport page required.

  • Visa

    No visa is required to enter the country if you are staying less than 90 days.

  • Currency

    Argentine Peso.

  • Language

    Spanish.

  • Electricity

    220 V.

  • Health

    Vaccination against Yellow Fever is recommended in the case of prolonged travel to areas where there is a high risk of exposure to mosquitoes. Travelers over 60 years must consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects.

  • Time zone

    UTC - 03:00.

  • Other useful information

    Mate is a national symbol that is associated with hospitality and social gathering.

  • Tourist Office website

    https://www.argentina.travel/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice


Room allocation: We will do our best to accommodate your family in the same room. If availability doesn't permit this, we guarantee your family will be accommodated as close together as possible. Children will always be accomodated in a room with at least 1 adult.

Car seats: Not available in all destinations. Feel free to take your own if you need one.

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