Argentina, Land of Contrast

Waterfalls, Wines & Tango

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10 Days / 9 Nights

Waterfalls, Wines & Tango

Enjoy a 10-day journey through Argentina, the second largest country in South America. Start in the capital, Buenos Aires, and then head to the boarder between Argentina and Brazil to see Iguassu Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Then take a flight to Salta, the Northwest region of Argentina and take in the beautiful landscape while learning about the Andean Native culture.  Finish your Argentina tour in Mendoza, the national wine capital.  Sip on a delicious glass of the renowned Argentine wine as you take in views of the snow-capped mountains.

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Excursions as seen on the itinerary

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Highlights:

  • Buenos Aires
  • Iguassu Falls
  • Salta City
  • Cafayate
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Hill of Seven Colors
  • Mendoza

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Buenos Aires plaza congreso in Argentina

Arrive in Buenos Aires

Day 1

Kick off this incredible South American adventure in Buenos Aires, romantically called the “Paris of South America”. Upon arrival, be escorted by your guide to the capital city’s downtown area. Settle in, unpack the bags and then begin the tour at the iconic Obelisk that stands at the heart of 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest street in the world. Pass by the classic Colon Opera Theater and the Embassy of France. Visit the historic Plaza de Mayo, the elegant Plaza San Martin and the busy financial district. Explore the traditional neighborhoods of La Boca, San Telmo, Montserrat, Recoleta and Palermo. Then cap off the tour at the renovated Puerto Madero featuring the spectacular Woman’s Bridge, designed to resemble a couple dancing the tango.

 

Tigre delta catamaran outside Buenos Aires

Tigre Delta Excursion & Tango Show

Day 2

Stock up on energy with a hearty breakfast this morning and travel around 30km northeast of Buenos Aires. Then step aboard a boat and set sail on the Tigre Delta, a lush, green natural haven inhabited by the isleño people. Learn about their customs and daily routines, including the intriguing barco almacén, a local boat that regularly traverses the river doubling as a fish market.

Afterward, return to Buenos Aires and explore the northern area of the city, famous for the impressive architecture of its residential houses. In the evening, paint the town red and feel the rhythm of Buenos Aires at a dinner and tango dance show. Feast on Argentine cuisine paired with world-famous Argentine wine and applaud the skill and passion of the performers.

 

Iguassu Falls in Brazil

Buenos Aires - Iguassu

Day 3

This morning, transfer to the airport and take a domestic flight to the breathtaking Puerto Iguazú, one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Upon arrival at the airport, meet your guide and head to your hotel. Spend a day on the Brazilian side of the Falls and stroll down a catwalk leading out over the water to get a closer look of this fantastic feat of Mother Nature.

 

Iguassu Falls sideview

IguazΓΊ Falls

Day 4

Explore each and every corner of the majestic Iguazú National Park on a full-day tour. Head to the Argentine side and stare in awe at the Devil’s Throat waterfall, the grandest cascade in the Park. Listen to the roar of the rushing torrents and see the mist of spray surrounding it. Then cross the Iguazú River on the Gran Aventura boat and experience the splendor of the Falls close up.

 

Cathedral in Argentina

Puerto IguazΓΊ - Salta

Day 5

Discover the northwest region of Argentina and fly to the city of Salta. Upon arrival, venture out to explore Salta and its surroundings on a 3-hour city tour. Climb the San Bernardo Hill for a panoramic view, then descend to visit the bustling Plaza 9 de Julio, and see the main Cathedral, the Church of Saint Francis, the Town Hall and the Historic Museum of the North. Learn about Native American culture at the artisan market showcasing souvenirs and handicrafts decorated with symbols of ancient Andean civilizations. Check into your hotel in Salta and spend the rest of the evening at your leisure.

 

Cafayate Ravine redrock

Cafayate Excursion

Day 6

Travel almost 200km south to Cafayate, located in the picturesque Calchaqui Valley and famous for its vineyards. Pass by small, rustic villages and look up to see the impressive sand formations carved out of the mountainsides. Along the way, watch the arid desert gradually transform into a lush, green landscape ideal for growing grapes. Visit a winery and drink a few glasses of the locally-produced wine before returning to Salta in the late afternoon.

 

Pumamarca hill of seven colors

Humahuaca & Hill of Seven Colors

Day 7

Today, journey north to the Jujuy Province until the ravine and mountain valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Here, encounter the incredible Hill of Seven Colors, and visit the “Red Heart of the Quebrada” or the town of Purmamarca, that lies at its foot. Then follow the course of the Grande River and head to Tilcara, a nearby town that features a pre-Hispanic fortress called the Pucará, built by indigenous people centuries ago. Return to your hotel in Salta and rest for the remainder of the evening.

 

Aerial View of City in Argentina

Salta - Mendoza

Day 8

Transfer to the Salta airport for your flight to Mendoza, the “Wine Capital of Argentina”. Greet your guide upon arrival at the Mendoza airport and see the sights on a half-day city tour. Visit Mendoza’s main attractions and appreciate the scenic sight of its mountains and valleys. Learn about the city’s origins as a barren desert and its change under Spanish colonization. Understand how irrigation of the area modernized the region and created the winemaking industry. Afterward, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

 

Vineyard in Argentina

Mendoza Wine Tour

Day 9

Enjoy a guided tour to admire the beauty of the multi-colored valleys and the mighty Andes Mountain Chain. Visit some of the most important wine cellars in Mendoza, taste a few of their finest wines and feast on a mouth-watering lunch at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

 

Buenos Aires Argentina Fountain

Departure from Mendoza

Day 10

Say a final farewell to one of the most diverse countries in South America. Depart Argentina from Mendoza and fly home or continue exploring the rest of the continent.

 


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10 Days / 9 Nights

Waterfalls, Wines & Tango

Enjoy a 10-day journey through Argentina, the second largest country in South America. Start in the capital, Buenos Aires, and then head to the boarder between Argentina and Brazil to see Iguassu Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Then take a flight to Salta, the Northwest region of Argentina and take in the beautiful landscape while learning about the Andean Native culture.  Finish your Argentina tour in Mendoza, the national wine capital.  Sip on a delicious glass of the renowned Argentine wine as you take in views of the snow-capped mountains.

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