Argentina in 13 Days

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Buenos Aires & Epic Patagonia

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For lovers of the great outdoors, this tour focuses on the epic landscapes of Patagonia, including the famous Tierra del Fuego National Park and the Perito Moreno Glacier!

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Argentinian Patagonia
Barrio La Boca
Buenos Aires
El Calafate
Perito Moreno
San Telmo
Ushuaia
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All flights
Accommodation
All transfers.
Activities
Breakfast only
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until March 2023
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charm
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luxury
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Be charmed by the capital of Buenos Aires, which embodies the diversity and cosmopolitan atmosphere of the Argentine nation. Discover the landscapes of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world and explore the Tierra del Fuego National Park before heading to El Calafate, home of the Perito Moreno Glacier. An unforgettable Argentinian adventure!

13 days trip including flights*

11 days and 10 nights in destination

1

NYC - BUE

2

NYC - BUE

Buenos Aires

3

Buenos Aires

4

BUE-USH

Ushuaïa

5

Ushuaïa

6

Ushuaïa

7

USH-FTE

El Calafate

8

El Calafate

9

El Calafate

10

FTE-BUE

Buenos Aires

11

Buenos Aires

12

BUE - NYC

13

BUE - NYC

* 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: U.S. - Night on board

The epic landscapes and fascinating culture of Argentina await! Arrive at your US 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

Touch down in Buenos Aires, a sprawling city, full of colonial architecture and vibrant, Argentinan culture! Transfer to the hotel, get settled in and spend the remainder of the day getting to know this exciting city at your leisure! Check out its atmospheric tango clubs, excellent restaurants and bustling shopping streets. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

3rd Day: Buenos Aires

Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on a 3-hour city tour of Buenos Aires today! Known as the 'Paris of South America', visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo and see Plaza de Mayo and the famous Casa Rosada government office. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and explore the unique architecture of trendy Puerto Madero. Step back in time to San Telmo, known for its renowned antique market, held every Sunday and stroll along Caminito Street, in the colorful neighborhood of La Boca. The remainder of the day is free to explore Buenos Aires at your leisure. Overnight stay in Buenos Aires.

Included
Buenos Aires City Tour
4th Day: Buenos Aires - Ushuaïa

Breakfast at the hotel. You're headed for the 'end of the world' today as you transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Ushuaia. Arrive in Ushuaia, located at the most southerly tip of Argentinan Patagonia 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.

5th Day: Ushuaïa

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, set off on an exciting excursion to the Tierra del Fuego National Park, a beautiful area of protected natural landscapes. Here, visit Ensenada, Acigami Lake and admire Lapataia Bay, home to a rich variety of wildlife such as Andean foxes, beavers, rabbits, and over 90 bird species! Stroll along the shoreline of the bay and take in the unforgettable landscapes of Patagonia! In the afternoon, return to Ushuaia before embarking on an exciting boat cruise on 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 Mount Olivia and Cinco Hermanos, Túnel Ranch and Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, where you can observe a colony of cormorants. Approach Isla de Los Lobos, home to a beautiful sea lion colony and Despard Island for more bird life. Finally, return to Ushuaia and relax after a day full of new experiences and nature! Overnight stay in Ushuaia.

Included
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Included
Beagle Channel Boat Excursion
6th Day: Ushuaïa

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a free day to relax and explore at your own pace. Admire the breathtaking views of the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago and explore the charms of this remote city at your leisure. 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
7th Day: Ushuaïa - El Calafate

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue your journey through Patagonia today as you, transfer to the airport for a flight to El Calafate, 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.

8th Day: El Calafate

Breakfast at the hotel. Journey to the amazing Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in the world, on a full-day excursion. The only advancing glacier in the world, begin the day with a walk through the Patagonian Andean forest, stopping at the Curva de los Suspiros viewpoint to take in your first sighting of the Perito Moreno! Next, walk also a series of walkways to approach the glacier up-close and take in the panoramic views of this wonder of nature. If you are lucky, you may even see blocks of ice breaking from the glacier and plummeting into Lake Argentino below! Next, board a boat at Bajo de las Sombras Bay to enjoy a boat trip to contemplate the sheer natural beauty of the glacier's southern wall, a truly unforgettable experience and a highlight of any trip to Patagonia! At the end of the day, return to your hotel and overnight stay in El Calafate.

Included
Perito Moreno Boat Safari
Included
Full-Day Perito Moreno Excursion
9th 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 abundant region. If you want to know more about the glaciers, head to the Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum! Overnight stay in El Calafate.

10th Day: El Calafate - Buenos Aires

Breakfast at the hotel. It's time to return to the capital today. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to board a flight back to Buenos Aires. Arrive, transfer to your hotel and depending on your arrival time, spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying the culture and sights of this vibrant capital city. The city's abundant 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.

11th Day: Buenos Aires

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, revisiting your favorite spots in the city, enjoying the city's green open spaces or discovering the capital's fantastic shopping opportunities. We recommend an optional excursion to the Tigre Delta to experience the city from a different perspective.* Overnight stay.

Optional Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta: Discover the landscapes of Buenos Aires 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 cruise and discover what life is like in this upmarket neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Admire the amazing houses and mansions along the shoreline 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.

Optional
Half-Day Excursion to the Tigre Delta
12th Day: Buenos Aires - Night on board

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

13th Day: U.S.

Arrive in the US and end your trip.

Accommodation: 10 Nights

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Included activities

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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 5

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

Physical rating:

Moderate

Tierra del Fuego National Park

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

What's included: Does not include entrance fee

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Included

Included activity for day 5

Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 14:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

Beagle Channel Boat Excursion

Take an exciting boat excursion across the Beagle Channel, a stretch of water that 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 admire the unique landscapes.

Not included: Transfers are not included

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Included

Included activity for day 8

Perito Moreno Boat Safari

Board a boat at Bajo de las Sombras Bay to enjoy a boat trip to contemplate the sheer natural beauty of the glacier's southern wall, a truly unforgettable experience and a highlight of any trip to Patagonia!

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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 6

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.

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 11 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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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires - US.
  • Internal flights: Buenos Aires - Ushuaia; Ushuaia - El Calafate; El Calafate - Buenos Aires.*
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  • 10 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels
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  • 10 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.
  • Nautical Safari to the Perito Moreno Glacier.
  • 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. Park Entrance Fees - approximately 30$ per person, hotel/city tax, drinks, tips and anything not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

* Documentation of the internal flights will be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" before 14 days before your departure date. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

The maximum checked baggage limit on internal flights is 15kg.

You may find that optional excursions are offered at a lower price at the destination, but it is recommended that you book through Exoticca to secure your place in advance.

  • 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 canceled without prior notice.

 

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