Argentina in 16 Days

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Buenos Aires, Iguazu & Amazing Patagonia

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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
Buenos Aires
El Calafate
Iguazu Falls, Argentinian side
Perito Moreno
San Telmo
Ushuaia
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All transfers.
Activities
Breakfast only
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From + £ 540
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From + £ 400
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From + £ 700

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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. 

16 days trip including flights*

14 days and 13 nights in destination

1

LON - BUE

2

LON - BUE

Buenos Aires

3

Buenos Aires

4

Buenos Aires

5

Iguazu

6

Iguazu

7

Iguazu

8

El Calafate

9

El Calafate

10

El Calafate

11

Ushuaïa

12

Ushuaïa

13

Ushuaïa

14

Buenos Aires

15

BUE - LON

16

BUE - LON

* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.

The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Night on board

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

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 3:00 p.m, you can book early check-in in the next step of the booking process.

 

3rd Day: Buenos Aires

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.

Included
Buenos Aires City Tour
4th Day: Buenos Aires

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: Discover the landscapes that Buenos Aires offers from the Río de la Plata and visit charming San Isidro, a town of great historical and architectural importance. On the Delta, take a boat and discover what life is like in this area of islands. Admire the amazing houses and mansions located in the ravines on the shore and enjoy views of the Cathedral of San Isidro; the Port of Olivos; the Monumental stadium of River and the University City of Buenos Aires. Return to Buenos Aires.

Optional
Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta
5th Day: Buenos Aires - Iguazu

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.

6th Day: Iguazu

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.

Included
Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion
Optional
Iguazu Great Adventure Excursion
7th Day: Iguazu

Breakfast at the hotel. Take an included excursion to the waterfalls on the Brazilian side of the border for a different perspective of this wonder of nature and for a chance to see some unforgettable panoramic views of the thundering falls and the lush landscapes that surround them. Return to the Argentinian side for your overnight stay in Iguazu.

Included
Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion
8th Day: Iguazu - El Calafate

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to El Calafate, a town near the edge of the unique region of Southern Patagonia, and home to the huge Perito Moreno glacier.  If your arrival time allows, spend the day at your leisure exploring the town and sampling the unique cuisine of this other-worldly region. Overnight stay in El Calafate.

9th Day: El Calafate

Breakfast at the hotel.  Journey to the amazing Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in the world. On arrival, enjoy an included tour of the Glacier National Park and view Lake Argentino, Argentina´s biggest freshwater on a Nautical Safari. From here it is possible to contemplate the beauty of Perito Moreno. Stroll along the walkways in front of the glacier to see this spectacular ice mass from different perspectives. Return to El Calafate and enjoy an evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in El Calafate.

Included
Full-Day Perito Moreno Excursion
10th Day: El Calafate

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 special region. If you want to know more about the glaciers, head to the Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum! Overnight stay in El Calafate.

11th Day: El Calafate - Ushuaia

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a 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 and depending on your arrival time, spend the rest of the day at your leisure, soaking up the unique ambience of the town and the picturesque landscapes. We recommend a visit to the End of the World Museum. Overnight stay in Ushuaia.

12th Day: Ushuaia

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. Overnight stay in Ushuaia.

Included
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Included
Beagle Channel Boat Excursion
13th Day: Ushuaia

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.

Optional
4x4 Lake Tour Ushuaia
14th Day: Ushuaia - Buenos Aires

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.

15th Day: Buenos Aires - Night on board

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK/Ireland. Night on board.

16th Day: UK/Ireland

Arrive in UK/Ireland and end your trip.

Accommodation: 13 Nights

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Included activities

If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts
Included

Included activity for day 3

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

Physical rating:

Light

Buenos Aires City Tour

Set off on a 3-hour city tour of Buenos Aires today! Visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo and see Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and explore Puerto Madero, San Telmoa and the La Boca neighborhood.

Not included: Entry to Recoleta Cemetery not included

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Included

Included activity for day 6

Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:15 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

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!

Not included: Entrance fee

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Included

Included activity for day 7

Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: 06:40 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls Excursion

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.

Not included: Entrance fee

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Included

Included activity for day 9

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

Physical rating:

Moderate

Full-Day Perito Moreno Excursion

Journey to the amazing Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in the world! Begin the day with a walk through the Patagonian Andean forest, stopping at the Curva de los Suspiros viewpoint. Next, get up close tp the glacier up-close on a series of walkways.

Not included: Entrance fee

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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.
If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts
Optional

Suggested activity for day 4 in Buenos Aires

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:15

Physical rating:

Light

Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta

Navigate the rivers of the Tigre Delta on this boat excursion, to enjoy wonderful landscapes of the Rio de la Plata. Also, visit the city of San Isidro.

What's included: Transfer/ Guide / Navigation in the Delta

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 6

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

Iguazu Great Adventure Excursion

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.

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 13

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

4x4 Lake Tour Ushuaia

Discover the interior of Argentinian Patagonia on an exciting off-road 4x4 experience.

more information

The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • 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.
    See hotels included
  • 13 breakfasts.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Visits as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
    See itinerary
  • 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

Not included

Tourist City tax. Taxes on Park Entrance Fees - approximately £31 per person, hotel/city tax, drinks, tips and anything not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

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.

 

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