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11 nights accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing with local English speaking guides and transfers and flights as specified.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays, Oct - Mar
From the tango halls of Buenos Aires to the glacier-carved landscapes of Patagonia, Argentina will be sure to seduce you with its captivating vistas and cosmopolitan cities. Enjoy the dance of romance with a tango lesson, learn how to make authentic Argentine cuisine on our exclusive cooking experience and cruise in style among blue and white icebergs for views of impressive glaciers.
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Learn the secrets of authentic Argentinian cuisine and make empanadas on our exclusive Argentine Culinary Experience
Cruise crystalline shimmering blue lakes and view breathtaking mountain scenery in Argentine Patagonia, .
Enjoy a Gourmet Glacier cruise, tasting the best Argentine cuisine on offer while cruising past icebergs and glaciers.
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Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your
Discover this unique city with its mix of colonial architecture and
European influences on an excursion that portrays the many faces of Buenos Aires. This
evening learn the dance of romance with a tango lesson from the dancers of tonight´s
tango show followed by dinner. Enjoy delicious international cuisine with Argentinian
specialties. The tango show traces the history of the dance from its birth in the red light
The day is free at leisure for you to explore Buenos Aires before joining
an exclusive Argentine culinary experience this evening. The Argentine Experience is
designed to give you an introduction to the best of Argentine cuisine and culture. This is not
a cooking class, but a fun and unique experience. The team of guides are on hand to take
you through every step of this culinary journey. Choose your gourmet fillings and create
your own empanada, learning the traditional ‘replunge’ technique. Alongside your creations,
enjoy grilled provoleta cheese with sliced chorizo and homemade chimichurri. Enjoy what
many claim to be the very best steak in Argentina, cooked to order. There will be wines from
boutique wineries in Mendoza, paired to complement your meal. For dessert make your
own alfajores, Argentina’s national sweet. Finally, learn about the history and etiquette of
drinking mate, Argentina’s national pastime, and prepare it from scratch. (B)(D)
Fly to Iguazu Falls where you will spend the next two nights. Visit the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls, located within Iguazu National Park. In this section of the rainforest a huge variety of ferns, orchids, begonias, birds and butterflies can be seen while walking. Head to Estación Central, where you will board the train to Devil’s Throat station. Walk along the 1200m trail, to the most spectacular fall, Devil’s Throat. Spend the rest of the day exploring the numerous hiking trails. (B)
Depart from your hotel in Puerto Iguazu and cross the international bridge that joins the cities of Puerto Iguazu (Argentina) and Foz do Iguazu (Brazil) to visit the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls. Navigate the trails over the Iguazu River for amazing views back over to the Argentinian side of the falls. Continue along to see Iguazu Canyon, Salto Rivadavia and Tres Mosqueteros before arriving at Devil’s Throat lower viewpoint. The scenery is breathtaking, only enhanced by the colourful rainbows that cover the area. (B)
Fly to Bariloche via Buenos Aires where you will spend the next three nights. (B)
Today you will traverse the Andes by boat across crystalline lakes and
breathtaking mountain scenery. Your excursion starts in Bariloche and, after a scenic ride
along Ezequiel Bustillo Ave, you arrive at Panuelo Port where you will board the catamaran
and sail to Puerto Blest, on the western coast of Nahuel Huapi Lake. The deep blue waters of
the lake are dotted with islands and are great for watersports including kayaking and rafting.
The soaring peaks provide picture-postcard views and the shimmering turquoise blues of the
lake of the Argentinian Patagonia make this one of the most beautiful and visited regions in
Spend the day at leisure exploring Bariloche. (B)
Fly to El Calafate where you will spend the next three nights. (B)
Travel from El Calafate, across the Patagonia steppe, to the entrance of the National Park. Visit the World Heritage Site of Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most impressive glaciers in the world. This ice field is breathtaking with the thunderous noise of ice chunks breaking off and tumbling into the water. (B)
Today cruise among white and blue icebergs for views of the spectacular Upsala Glacier. Cross the narrowest passage in the lake and after two hours of cruising stop in front of the barrier of ice floes. If the weather conditions are good, you will observe the Upsala Glacier at a distance. A gourmet lunch, offering the best of the Argentine cuisine, is served amidst this stunning landscape. (B)(L)
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
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Overnight in a traditional Estancia, just outside of Buenos Aires, to experience traditional gaucho culture.
Inclusions: One night accommodation, all meals and return transfers from Buenos Aires.
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