Argentine Patagonia, Buenos Aires & Lake District

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Run by: Veloso Tours

Reference number: pampa

From: £4279.00

Highlights

  • Our comprehensive tour through the varied landscapes of Argentina
  • Explore the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires and experience its famous tango
  • Visit the magnificent Iguazu Falls, deep in subtropical jungle
  • Marvel at the pristine landscapes of the Argentine Lake District
  • Enjoy both panoramic and up close views of the immense Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Travel to the world's southernmost city at Ushuaia
  • Enjoy excursions and boat rides around mythical Tierra del Fuego

Buenos Aires - Days 1 - 3

Day 1 - Departure from the UK on an overnight flight to Buenos Aires

 

Day 2 - Buenos Aires

On arrival transfer to your hotel staying for 3 nights. In the afternoon we have a tour of Buenos Aires, visiting the artistic and brightly decorated houses of La Boca, the historic ‘Casa Rosada’ Presidential Palace and admiring the architecture, wide avenue, cafes and parks. As an optional addition, enjoy one of the famous Tango Shows with dinner, great music and superb dancers. 

 

Days 3-4 - Buenos Aires

Days at leisure to explore Buenos Aires or choose from a number of optional tours & excursions:

  • Tango classes
  • Traditional bars & cafes of San Telmo
  • Colon Theatre
  • Evita & Peronism tour
  • Art in Buenos Aires
  • Argentine Dinner experience
  • Buenos Aires' Jewish heritage
  • Hidden Buenos Aires
  • Underground tunnels of Buenos Aires
  • The life & times of Diego Maradona
  • Estancias of the Pampa
  • Delta del Tigre day trip
  • Day trip across the Rio Plata to Uruguay

Iguazu Falls - Days 5 - 6

Days 5-6 Iguazu Waterfalls

A morning flight to the immense Iguazú Falls, set in tropical rainforest where walkways take us over the numerous falls which make up this great natural wonder. Birds and butterflies abound in the lush surroundings where we have the afternoon and following morning at leisure, before returning to Buenos Aires for 1 night.

Bariloche - Days 7 - 9

Day 7 - 9 Lake District

Fly to Buenos Aires, and on to Bariloche, surrounded by the stunning Andean scenery of Argentina's Lake District. Dense forests, snow-capped peaks, and vast lakes make this area ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

Spend a full day with our expert guide walking in the forest and visiting the most spectacular lookout points, with a picnic lunch served on the shore of the lake.

 

Perito Moreno Glacier - Days 10 - 12

Day 10 - Flight to Calafate

Flight to Calafate, for three nights by Lago Argentino.

Day 11 - Perito Moreno Glacier

Spend the day admiring the massive Perito Moreno Glacier, where the silence is disturbed only by the creaking and groaning of ice which splinters, forming icebergs as we watch.

Day 12 - The boat trip to Upsala & Spegazzini

The next day we take a boat trip on another arm of the lake to see Upsala & Spegazzini Glacier.

Tierra del Fuego - Days 13 - 17

Days 13-14 Tierra Del Fuego

Fly to Ushuaia, for two nights in Tierra Del Fuego. Two half day excursions to windswept trees of Lapataia National Park and a boat trip into the icy beagle Channel.

Days 15-16 Overnight in Buenos Aires 

Return to Buenos Aires and overnight. Take our return flight the following day.

Day 17 - Arriving to UK

What's Included

  • 15 Days / 13 Nights
  • International flights (2 overnight)
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport  throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

 

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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