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Essential Argentina - Buenos Aires, El Calafete and Puerto Iguazú - 9 Days - Valid: Dec.20 to Mar.21

Essential Argentina - Buenos Aires, El Calafete and Puerto Iguazú - 9 Days - Valid: Dec.20 to Mar.21

Buenos Aires, Argentina

From: R 13,486.00
Per Person Sharing
  • Prices From

    From: R 13,486.00 Per Person Sharing
  • Trip Reference

    #8281
  • Flights

    No Flights Included
  • Duration

    9 Days
  • Valid From

    2nd of December 2020 (Wednesday)
  • Valid To

    11th of March 2021 (Thursday)
  • Expires

    31st of August 2020 (Monday)
  • Need Visa's

    South Africa: No
    British: No
    European Union: No
    American: No
Quick Holiday Overview

Buenos Aires is the Paris of the South, Patagonia, El Calafate will hook you! Glaciar Perito Moreno is a magnificent must-see, as is Iguazú ... we will get you there!

Argentina is a massive South American nation with terrain encompassing Andes mountains, glacial lakes and Pampas grassland, the traditional grazing ground of its famed beef cattle. The country is famous for tango dance and music. Its big, cosmopolitan capital, Buenos Aires, is centered on the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace.

TOUR DATES

  • 02 & 29 December 2020
  • 07 & 21 January 2021
  • 04 & 25 February 2021
  • 11 March 2021.
About the Holiday

Itinerary

Day 1 Buenos Aires Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we enjoy a panoramic tour of the city, starting at Plaza de Mayo, scenario of the most important events of the country since 1810. Your guide will brief you on certain aspects of the country, whilst appreciating the surrounding buildings and architecture. Continue to the neighbourhood of La Boca to walk along the famous Caminito Street and its colourful conventillos. We leave the southern area of the city to reach the northern one, which consists of the neighbourhoods of Palermo and Recoleta, aristocratic area where we can admire the most famous La Recoleta Cemetery. Tonight is Tango night, including a dinner and show, where you enjoy the magnetism of tango.

Day 2 Buenos Aires Day at leisure to explore Buenos Aires in your own way. Please, have a look at our optional tours.

Day 3 Buenos Aires / El Calafate At due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 4 El Calafate Departure from the hotel to the Perito Moreno Glacier, located in Los Glaciares National Park, Natural Heritage Site. The glacier is an impressive river of ice with an area of 257 square kilometers (159 square miles), and a height of the front wall oscillates between 50 and 60 meters above the level of the lake (164 to 196 miles). During the tour, a walk along the footbridges located in front of the glacier, allow us to admire this impressive natural wonder from different viewpoints. This tour can be accompanied by a one-hour boat trip called “Nautical Safari”, that provides a view of the front of the glacier from the water level, which help us to realize of its real height. Free time for lunch. (not included). In the afternoon, return to the hotel.

Day 5 El Calafate Day at leisure to take an optional tour. We suggest a boat trip through the Lake Argentino, to discover some glaciers that belong to the National Park.

Day 6 El Calafate / Buenos Aires Free morning to enjoy Calafate before your transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Time at leisure.

Day 7 Buenos Aires / Puerto Iguazu Transfer to the local airport to board the flight to Puerto Iguazú. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation. Time at leisure to relax at the hotel or to take additional tours.

Day 8 Puerto Iguazú In the morning, we visit Iguazú National Park, Argentinian part of the falls, declared Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. During the tour, we go through the three circuits of the park: Garganta del Diablo (to reach the balcony and viewpoint of the most imposing falls of the park), The Upper (that provides a vertical view) and The Lower (that offers a closer contact with the vegetation and the falls). During the tour, free time to have lunch (not included) and optional chance to take The Great Adventure, an excursion that combines a boat ride to the foot of some falls and a crossing through the jungle (please, consult us the restrictions). In the afternoon, return to hotel

Day 9 Puerto Iguazú / Buenos Aires B We leave Puerto Iguazú to get Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil and visit the waterfalls on the Brazilian side. We enter the park and walk along the only path that leads to the viewpoint of Garganta del Diablo.** While we walk, we are able to appreciate a panoramic view of almost all the falls. Return to Puerto Iguazú to board the flight to Buenos Aires.

Upon arrival, connection to the International Airport if necessary

INFORMATION: Value Added Fixed departure benefit allows Early check in at Hotel in Buenos Aires/Tango class before dinner at the Tango show and the magnificent nautical safari during your tour of The Perito Moreno Glacier.

RATES OVER FESTIVE SEASONS ie Christmas and New Year may vary-ask when requesting estimation ie Tango show 24 December on some tours.

Set flight times on internal flights to be advised for convenient transfers from the airports. 

Includes & Excludes
Includes
  • Return airport to hotel transfers
  • 3 Nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in Buenos Aires
  • 3 Nights accommodation in a 3* hotel in El Calafate
  • 2 Nights accommodation in a 3* hotel in El Calafate Puerto Iguazu
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Excursions
  • Buenos Aires: City and Tango Show
  • Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Puerto Iguazu: Argentinean and Brazilian falls
  • Necessary admission fees

ITINERARY:

  • DAY 1 Buenos Aires
  • DAY 2 Buenos Aires
  • DAY 3 Buenos Aires / El Calafate
  • DAY 4 El Calafate
  • DAY 5 El Calafate
  • DAY 6 El Calafate / Buenos Aires
  • DAY 7 Buenos Aires / Puerto Iguazu
  • DAY 8 Puerto Iguazu
  • DAY 9 Puerto Iguazu / Buenos Aires

Please note: 

  • Solo travellers from R19,662 per person not sharing a room.
  • Dinner supplement for this tour from R6320 available 
  • Set flight times on internal flights to be advised for convenient transfers from the airports. These flights cost approximately R11613.00 Buenos Aires-Calafate-Buenos Aires -Iguazu Buenos Aires
  • River flow at Puerto Iguazu can be interrupted or amended if there is a rise in water
  • PAYMENT 25% Deposit. Balance due 10 weeks before departure
  • HOTELS CHOOSE BETWEEN STANDARD 3.5* AND 4-5*-You can also request to stay on either the Argentinian or Brazilian side of the falls.
Excludes
  • International Flights and Domestic Flights
  • Health and Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals not specified
Package Conditions:

High season supplement apply. Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. The above package is subject to availability at time of reservation. Price is per person sharing. Prices are subject to change in accordance with currency fluctuations and increased airfares. When making a booking enquiry it is important that you are in possession of the correct documentation to travel i.e. visas, inoculation certificates etc. Please check that all names and surnames are spelt exactly as they appear in the relevant passports. Fares, where indicated, are based on low season rates.

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina. It is located on the southern shore of the Rio de la Plata.

Argentina spans a massive 2,263 miles (3,650km) from north to south, giving the narrow country a huge variety of landscapes and attractions ranging from the desert cattle ranges of the Pampas in the north to the glaciers and penguin colonies of Tierra del Fuego in the south.

In between those extremes lies the sultry heart of Argentina, Buenos Aires. The birthplace of the tango, Buenos Aires is a fascinating city of history and culture and is overflowing with amazing restaurants, theatres, nightclubs and dance halls. Two hundred and thirty miles (400km) south of Buenos Aires lies Argentina's most popular beach resort, Mar del Plata, which attracts around three million local tourists every summer.

Many of Argentina's most popular attractions are not in the cities however, but spread across its verdant landscape. The famous Iguazú Falls, voted one of the natural wonders of the world in 2011, draw tourists from all over the globe, as do the excellent vineyards of the wine region in Mendoza, and the popular ski resorts Bariloche and Las Lenas

Argentina is a patchwork made up of colourful panoramas and even more colourful people. A hugely popular tourist destination in South America, a holiday in Argentina is an adventure likely never to be forgotten.

Terms and Conditions

Prices are based on per person sharing. 
Due to the volatility in the South African currency and the price of fuel affecting the price of air tickets we cannot ensure the accuracy of the price as mentioned. The price quoted is indicative. The price was correct at the time of printing on 22 June 2020. 

Terms and Conditions apply.

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