Highlights of Argentina with Tourcan
Price: $2,495CAD Per Person
(Price per person, based on double occupancy.)
Offer: Save $130CAD Per Couple if Booked 90 Days in Advance
Photo: Tourcan Value Vacations | Argentina | Foz Iguassu
Style: Small Group Tour - 16 pax max accompanied by an English speaking driver/guide
Groups Size: 2 - 16 travellers max
Themes: History & Culture and the Iguassu Falls
Activity Level: Low
What to Expect: This is a medium-paced tour. Expect some early wake-up times and very long days in order to fit in all included visits.
Argentina Tour - Buenos Aires - Bariloche - Puerto Iguazú
- All services as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Local English speaking tour guide services during sightseeing only
- Accommodation at the hotels mentioned above or similar to include currently applicable taxes
- Meals per itinerary
- Transfers and sightseeing by standard private, air-conditioned vehicles.
- Drinking water and cold towels during sightseeing
Photo: Tourcan Value Vacations | Argentina | Plaza de Mayo Buenos Aires
Day 1: Arrive Argentina (Buenos Aires)
Welcome to Argentina! Arrival and greeting at the international airport. Transfer in to the hotel. The city of Buenos Aires, also known as La Reina del Plata (The Queen of Silver), seduces with its history, culture and passion that emanates from every corner. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Buenos Aires
Early breakfast at the hotel. During the morning we take the City Tour. Discover the beauty of Buenos Aires by getting to know the Civic Center, starting with the stunning National Congress and the Plaza de Mayo with the Government House (Casa Rosada), the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo. We will visit the Colón Theater, one of the opera wonders of the world and cultural pride of the people in Buenos Aires. We will also go to the traditional neighborhood of San Telmo, which magical atmosphere will make you go back in time. We will then stop at La Boca, where the first Italian immigrants settled, famous for its picturesque and colorful architecture. We will continue towards Palermo, residential neighborhood with several attractions such as the Zoo, the 3 de Febrero Park, the Planetarium, etc. Finally, we will visit La Recoleta, one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the city, where we will see the famous cemetery, elegant boutiques, excellent restaurants and outdoor coffee shops.
Afternoon off. During the night, we recommend taking one of the optional tango dinner shows.
Photo: Tourcan Value Vacations | Argentina | La Boca Buenos Aires
Day 3: Buenos Aires / Bariloche
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and you are transferred to the domestic airport to check in then board the flight to San Carlos of Bariloche City (airfare is extra). On arrival at Bariloche airport, you will be met, assisted with your luggage then transferred to the hotel. Located in the northwestern region of the Argentine Patagonia, 1.627 km away from the city of Buenos Aires, to 764 MASL and on the south coast of imposing Nahuel Huapi Lake, San Carlos de Bariloche rises as the main resort in the Río Negro Province and as one of the most important of the country. Since 8.000 years that the man inhabits the region and marvel at the beauty that the same, protected and preserved since 1934 by the Nahuel Huapi National Park, with an area of 7.120 km2. Rest of the day off. Hotel accommodation.
Day 4: Bariloche
Breakfast at hotel. At the scheduled time, departure for the half- day excursion Small Circuit and Panoramic Point. The excursion begins at Bustillo Av. the road skirts the Nahuel Huapi Lake. As we reach the eight kilometer, we will find Playa Bonita, from where you can see the Huemul Island. 10 km ahead, and after crossing several landscapes, we arrive at the bottom of the Campanario Hill. In this place there is a chair lift that takes the people to the top (1.500 m), from where you will enjoy one of the most beautiful and fascinating views of the region. You can see the Lakes Nahuel Huapi and Perito Moreno, El Trébol Lagoon, San Pedro and Llao Llao Peninsulas, Victoria Island, the Otto and Cathedral Hills and the city of San Carlos de Bariloche.
Continuing through Bustillo Av., after passing by the San Pedro Peninsula, lies the Llao Llao Peninsula, home to the regional architectural jewel San Eduardo Chapel and Pañuelo Port, over the Nahuel Huapi Lake. We then go through the golf courses, the Angostura Bridge and López Bay on the foot of the López Hill. Further ahead, we reach the Panoramic Point, natural balcony with a view to the Moreno Lake and the Llao Llao Peninsula. Finally, we border El Trébol Lagoon and take Bustillo Av. again to go back to town. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 5: Bariloche
Breakfast at hotel. Spend the day at leisure. Optional tour (supplement cost): Excursion to Victoria Island and Arrayanes Forest or to Catedral Hill.
Day 6: Bariloche / Puerto Iguasu
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and you are transferred to the airport to check in then board the flight to Iguazú (airfare is extra). On arrival at Iguazú airport, you will be met, assisted with your luggage then transferred to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Located in the north end of the Misiones Province and city bordering Paraguay and Brazil.
Photo: Tourcan Value Vacations | Argentina | Bariloche Mountain Lake View
Day 7: Puerto Iguazu
Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time, departure for the full day excursion Argentinian Side Waterfalls (National Park fees are not included): Penetrating into the Iguazú National Park that, along with the reservation, offers 55.500 ha of exuberant subtropical vegetation, where gigantic trees, lianas and ferns live together with multicolored butterflies, attractive birds and other specimens of the rich fauna of Misiones. And, all of a sudden, proof of an excess of natural abundance: the Iguazú Waterfalls. We will begin the visit at the Interpretation Center, with its Museum of Natural Science, to continue with the low walk path where we will see the Dos Hermanas, Bosetti and Escondido falls and a panoramic view of the San Martin Island and the Unicón fall. Afterwards, we will go through the high walk path, with its footbridges that cross over several important falls until we arrive at the San Martin fall, which offers an overview of the Brazilian falls. To complement this excursion, we suggest taking the optional Tour Great Adventure, which allows the approximation to the falls. Later, we will go to the Canoas Port where, after 1.000 m of walkways, we will access the Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat), where Iguazú shows all its strength and beauty. Back to the hotel.
Day 8: Puerto Iguazú / Foz Iguassu
Note: You will need your passport today as you are crossing into Brazil
Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time, departure for the full day excursion Brazilian Side Waterfalls, (National Park fees are not included): Departure to visit the waterfalls on the Brazilian side, from where you have a panoramic view of the Argentinian falls. We will get near the Floriano, Deodoro and Benjamín falls and walk over the Santa María fall. At noon, lunch at a typical churrasquería,which offers a variety of more than 30 cold dishes and roasted meat, as well as musical shows. After lunch (not included), we will continue with a visit Foz do Iguazú you will also have some free time at the shopping center. Finally, we will return to the hotel.
Day 9: Puerto Iguazú/Buenos Aires
Breakfast and check out. At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport to take flight back to Buenos Aires. Arrival and greeting at the airport. Transfer to the chosen hotel. Rest of the day free for shopping or personal activities. Hotel accommodation. Check out of the hotel after breakfast and you are transferred to the airport to check in then board the flight to Buenos Aires (airfare is extra). On arrival at Aeropaque airport, you will be met then are transferred to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 10: Depart Buenos Aires (flight not included)
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and you are transferred to Ezeiza international airport to check in then board your homebound flight.