Christmas In Argentina 2016
(10 days / 9 nights )
Arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel.December 22nd: Buenos Aires
After breakfast, a city tour of perhaps the most cosmopolitan metropolis in South America. The tour will include a visit to the Plaza de Mayo and the Casa Rosada presidential palace with the famous balcony from which Juan and Evita Peron greeted the masses. After lunch, a visit to La Esquina Carlos Gardel, the foremost tango house in Buenos Aires.December 23rd: Buenos Aires - Estancia
Full day Fiesta Gaucha excursion, visiting a typical "estancia" in the pampas. A delicious lunch will be served where you will be able to appreciate the ranching work of the true South American cowboy, the gaucho. Return to your hotel.December 24th: Buenos Aires – Iguazu - Brazilian side
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Puerto Iguazu. Transfer to your hotel. In the early afternoon, we cross the border into Brazil for a half day excursion to appreciate a wider view of the falls. Return to your hotel in Argentina.
(Please note that all US citizens require a Brazilian visa for this excursion)
A visit to the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage Iguazu falls, the most voluminous falls in the world and more than three times the width of the Niagara Falls. The Argentinean side of Iguazú allows for a close appreciation. Set in a subtropical rain forest reserve of over 180,000 hectares, Iguazú is home to jaguar, puma, caiman and over 400 species of bird. This tour includes "The Great Adventure", an exhilarating boat ride on the Iguazu River, heading towards the falls themselves. Return to your hotel.December 26th: Puerto Iguazu – Buenos Aires – El Calafate
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Buenos Aires to take the connecting flight to El Calafate. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. El Calafate is the site of the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most dramatic natural sites left on earth. The Perito Moreno Glacier of Santa Cruz is a 60m (197ft) high river of rising, toppling and exploding ice, though it hasn't advanced for several years.December 27th: Perito Moreno Glacier
After breakfast, opportunity to walk on the glacier or for a selection of other activities including other treks, 4x4 trips and boat trips to other glaciers in the area such as Upsala, Onelli and Spegazzini.December 28th: El Calafate – Bariloche
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Bariloche. Arrival to Bariloche and transfer to your hotel. Free day of leisure to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Bariloche. Enjoy the most deluxe ski resort in South America or simply wander around the shops or perhaps try some fly fishing.December 29th: Bariloche
After breakfast, we shall take the cable car up Cerro Campanario before enjoying a visit to Victoria Island and walking through the Los Arrayanes National Park. Return to your hotel.December 30th: Bariloche Buenos Aires
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the return flight to Buenos Aires and your connecting flight home.
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