Best of Argentina

Duration:11 days

Day 1

Buenos Aires

Arrive into Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina and home of the romantic Tango, one of the largest cities in the world. Night clubs and cafes, as well as streets and parks are always filled with friendly “Porteños”, those residents of Buenos Aires who love to eat, drink and have fun.

Day 2

Buenos Aires

Today is reserved for a “Gaucho Fiesta”, an opportunity to see life on the Pampas. Enjoy a traditionally lavish barbecue lunch with all the trimmings, local dessert specialities, delicious wines, and a display of Gaucho horsemanship.BL

Day 3

Buenos Aires – Iguazú Falls

This morning, fly to Iguazú, Argentina. The falls form the frontier between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay and surpass in grandeur both Niagara and Victoria Falls. Afternoon tour to the boardwalk leading to the “Garganta del Diablo” (Devil’s Throat), the most powerful of the falls.B

Day 4

Iguazú Falls – Buenos Aires

Fly back to BUENOS AIRES this morning. Afternoon city tour – highlights include Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada (Government House), Cabildo (Old City Hall), the Congress Building, 9 de Julio Ave, the widest in the world, the Colón Theatre, the famous Opera House, picturesque La Boca district, which resembles a typical Italian neighbourhood, Palermo Park and the historic Recoleta Cemetery with its ornate memorials. Afternoon at leisure. This evening, we suggest you take in an optional Tango show.B

Day 5

Buenos Aires – El Calafate

Today fly to El Calafete, situated on beautiful Lago Argentino.BD

Day 6

El Calafate – Upsala – El Calafate

Full day lake trip to see Upsala Glacier and Onelli Bay, cruising among icebergs which have broken off the glacier. Return to El Calafate in the afternoon.BD

Day 7

El Calafate – Perito Moreno – El Calafate

Travel overland today to, Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the world’s largest active continental glaciers. UNESCO has declared it to be a “Universal Patrimony of Humanity”. Return to El Calafate in the afternoon.BD

Day 8

El Calafate – San Carlos de Bariloche

Today fly to San Carlos de Bariloche, a lovely mountain town set amidst deep blue lakes and snowcapped mountains.B

Day 9

San Carlos de Bariloche

Morning half day tour known as “Circuito Chico”, driving through the most beautiful part of this National Park of forest, lakes and mountains, culminating at Punto Panoramico. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy this pleasant and wonderfully situated city.B

Day 10

San Carlos de Bariloche

Day at leisure. Perhaps take a boat cruise to Victoria Island and Arrayanes Forest, said to be the inspiration for Walt Disney’s “Bambi”.B

Day 11

San Carlos de Bariloche

Depart BarilocheB

LakesDistrictVolcano You may wish to travel overland to Puerto Montt in Chile or visit Paine National Park. Bariloche

  • B: BREAKFAST
  • L: LUNCH
  • D: DINNER

Dates and cost

Twin Share Single
Please contact us for up to date costs TBA

Air reservations and tickets required for the following sectors: Buenos Aires – Iguazú Falls – Buenos Aires – El Calafate – Bariloche

What’s included

  • Meals, sightseeing and transfers as detailed in the itinerary.

What’s not included

Airport or air ticket taxes or levies, port taxes (except where shown as included); passport or visa fees; excess baggage charges; any insurance; any meals, air fares or sightseeing not specified in the itinerary; optional gratuities to guides, drivers etc; beverages; laundry or other items of a personal nature and any items not specifically mentioned as being included.

How to Book

The completion and return of the booking form is mandatory to the acceptance of reservation. We advise that you book as far ahead as possible. To initiate your reservation, please complete the Booking Form which must be signed and returned to Adventure Associates along with the applicable Deposit. Reservations are established only when you receive written confirmation and acceptance of the Booking Form and deposit payment. Ticketing and joining instructions are normally issued two weeks prior to departure.

Deposit required: $500 per person
Balance due: 60 days prior to departure
If booking within
60 days of departure:
full payment must be made

Should a booking be amended once reservations are processed, a $55 amendment fee per booking for each amendment made, plus any communication expenses incurred, will be added to the cost of the tour.

Cancellations

Written instructions only will be accepted by Adventure Associates to cancel a reservation. Cancellation charges are subject to regulations or airlines, cruise companies, coach and tour operators, hotels and any other Principals involved. If it is necessary to cancel your arrangements, the following non-refundable provisions will apply.

More than 60 days prior to departure $300 per person
Between 59 and 35 days prior to departure 50% of tour cost per person
Between 34 and 14 days prior to departure 75% of tour cost per person
On or within 13 days prior to departure No Refund

Note

  • All the above amounts are in addition to any fees levied by the airlines, hotels or cruise companies. Communication charges incurred may also be added to the above.
  • All cancellation provisions will be strictly applied. If the non-refundable amount is more than your advance payment, you remain liable for the difference. For these and other reasons mentioned in these Terms and Conditions you are strongly urged to take out travel insurance at the time of your reservation. Adventure Associates or your Travel Agent will be pleased to advise you on the best policy which may protect you.

All cancellation provisions will be strictly applied. If the cancellation charge is more than your advance payment you remain liable for the difference. For these and other reasons mentioned above you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance. Once the tour has departed there will be no refund for any unused portions of the trip.

BuenosAires Note: Packages are generally based on First class, centrally located hotels, except where specified, and include transfers between airports, hotels, sightseeing and meals as indicated in the itinerary. Ask us for details should you wish to stay in Deluxe Hotels, or another hotel of your choice. Guanaco Tour costs are quoted in Australian Dollars per person unless otherwise indicated. All itineraries and prices may be subject to changes beyond our control as a result of airline rescheduling, tour arrangements, fare and hotel rate increases. Prices may also be adjusted due to currency fluctuations. Please check before you book with your travel agent or Adventure Associates to ascertain if there are any alterations to the tour you select.