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Argentina Wines and Landscapes

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Spend two glorious weeks discovering everything that Argentina has to offer, from incredible landscapes to delicious wines and everything in between. Roam Buenos Aires, Iguazu, Salta and Mendoza among many other incredible places. 
Tour itinerary includes
  • Desert
    Desert
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Mountain
    Mountain
  • Wine tasting
    Wine tasting
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Buenos Aires

Arrival in the international airport. Pick up and private transfer with English guide to the hotel. In the afternoon excursion “Live Buenos Aires” in shared services with English guide. It is a possibility to see Buenos Aires in a different, non-traditional way. This journey will make you feel the past of the City in an unforgettable manner. You will be able to see the Balcony, where Evita performed her speaking to the crowd (Casa Rosada). You will also visit: Plaza de Mayo, Puerto Madero, the youngest neighbourhood of the City, La Boca & “Caminito”, the Bombonera, San Telmo, and its old stone streets.  You will get the chance to know the origins of Tango, the most elegant and sensual dance. And the last but not least: Palermo & Recoleta – the most fashion neighbourhoods of the City. And when the excursion will finish you will be able to call yourselves “Porteños” Duration: 4hs.


Visited:
Buenos Aires

Day 2: Buenos Aires

Breakfast. Day at leisure. Optional excursion to Estancia. The excursion will take you to San Antonio de Areco, to the ranch, La Porteña, which is 180 years old, but its architecture stays intact. You will be able to spend a day in countryside, discovering Argentinean folklore and traditions; spend an unforgettable day surrounded by nature and history. Lunch is a traditional creole roast outdoors. In the afternoon enjoy the demonstration of gaucho skills, carriage ride or polo lessons. Lunch included. Duration: 8 hs.


In the evening, a tango show & dinner to discover the secrets of the most famous Argentine dance. Shared transfers included.

Visited:
Buenos Aires

Day 3: Iguazu

Breakfast. Pick up at the hotel and transfer to the local airport to take your flight to Iguazu. Arrival and private transfer with English guide to the chosen hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.


In the afternoon an excursion to Brazilian Falls in private service with English guide. The visit to the Brazilian side of falls allows you to see a panoramic view of the falls. The visit starts at the Visitors centre, from where buses will take you to the beginning of the path. After the short walk along the catwalks the excursion finishes at Porto Canoes, where you will find food, beverages and facilities area. Return to hotel. Duration: 5 hs

Visited:
Iguazu Falls

Day 4: Iguazu

Breakfast. Excursion to Argentinean Falls in private services with English guide. This tour will take you to discover the Argentinean side of the Iguazu National Park. It preserves approximately 67.000ha, a home for giant trees, vines and ferns, butterflies, birds and other animals of the local flora and fauna. You will be able to walk along the Lower Trial, from where you will find the “two sisters fall”, the “Bossetti Fall”, the “hidden fall”, and have a panoramic view of “San Martin Island” and the “Union Fall”. Later a walk along the Upper Trial, walkways located above major falls, from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Brazilian falls. And finally, do not miss the journey on an Ecological Train of the Jungle up to “Devil`s Throat” station. From there, after only 1000 meters walk you will see a spectacular “Devil`s Throat”, a magic place where the falling water gives the illusion of a rainbows. Duration: 8 hs

Visited:
Iguazu Falls

Day 5: Salta

Breakfast. Pick up at the hotel and private transfer with driver only to the Airport to take flight to Salta. Arrival and private transfer with English guide to the chosen hotel. 

Visited:
Salta

Day 6: Salta

Breakfast. Excursion regular (shared) to Cafayate. The journey starts from Salta city to the south, through route 68 traversing the Lerma Valley and its historical towns. We reach Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shell´s Gorge), where wind and water erosion carved curious shapes on the rocks (The Amphitheater, Devil´s throat, The Toad, The Castles, among others). When we arrive to Cafayate, we visit some wineries, famous for their production of Torrontes, with special characteristics due to the particularities of the climate and land. After lunch we return to Salta through Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shells´ Gorge) and the Lerma Valley. Lunch not included. 

Visited:
Salta

Day 7: ​Salta – Cachi - Cafayate

Breakfast. 2 days excursion in shared service to Calchaqui Valleys: Cachi & Cafayate. The journey starts from Salta city to the south, through route 68 going past different towns of Lerma Valley. Arrival to Cachi at lunch time (lunch not included). The trip continues down route 40 to admire mountainous landscapes with towns of great enchantment. Bordering the Calchaquí river, you can observe historical towns such as Seclantas, Molinos, Angastaco, San Carlos and Animana. By the end of the afternoon we arrive to Cafayate, where we spend the night. Accommodation in chosen hotel. 

Visited:
Salta Cachi Cafayate

Day 8: Cafayate - Salta

Today we visit some wineries, famous for their production of Torrontes, with special characteristics due to the particularities of the climate and land. After having lunch (not included), we return to Salta through The Shells´ Gorge, visiting the peculiar rock formations caused by the wind and water. Erosion carved curious shapes on the rocks (The Amphitheater, Devil´s throat, The Toad, The Castles, among others). We arrive to Salta after crossing The Lerma Valley. Arrival and accommodation at chosen hotel.

Visited:
Cafayate Salta

Day 9: Salta – Purmamarca

Breakfast. Full day shared excursion “Around the Heights. The trip begins in Salta towards the Tastil Ruins arriving to San Antonio de los Cobres, after a two hours stop for lunch and a short visit the town. We continue our trip along Route 40 crossing one of the most desertic areas of our country. Soon, and already in the province of Jujuy, we arrive to Salinas Grandes (The Great Sal t Flat), where the immensity of the area, the white shiny salt invites you to relax and take good shots. We continue down the Lipán Cliff  arriving  to  Purmamarca,  one  of  the  typical  towns  of  Humahuaca  Gorge  with  its  Seven  Colors  Hill  and  the enchantment of the small houses. Lunch not included. Accommodation at chosen hotel.

Visited:
Salta Purmamarca

Day 10: Purmamarca – Salta

Breakfast. Full day shared excursion to Humahuaca. The journey begins in Purmamarca and continue towards the town of Tilcara where we visit the Pucará (ancient ruins), the Archaeological Museum, and Huacalera, and then we cross the Capricorn Tropic, from where the colors of La Pollera de la Coya Hill can be seen and really good pictures taken because of the daylight. We visit Uquía and its church, where the paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels (important vestige in the zone of the Cuzqueña School) are kept. Arrival to Humahuaca will be at noon; this town has an important Church and the Independence Monument (the Indian) of the sculptor Soto Avendaño. After lunch we´ll observe, from the route, La Paleta del Pintor (Painters Palette) framing the town of Maimara. We continue to San Salvador de Jujuy where the Flag Hall and the Cathedral, characterized by its pulpit carved in wood and gold and the statues of Lola Mora are visited. Finally, we return to Salta through National Route N°9 of abundant subtropical vegetation. The last stretch is: El Abra of Santa Laura, observing La Cienaga (The Swamp) dam, Las Maderas and Campo Alegre and returning to Salta through Vaqueros. 

Visited:
Purmamarca Salta

Day 11: Salta – Mendoza

Breakfast. Pick up at the hotel and shared transfer to the local airport to take your flight to Mendoza. Arrival and private transfer with English guide to the chosen hotel. Accommodation and rest of the time at leisure.

Visited:
Salta Mendoza

Day 12: Mendoza

Breakfast. Full day private wine tour to Lujan de Cuyo with English guide. We start our wine tasting tour at 09.00 am and accompanied by our guide head for Lujan de Cuyo, the region known as The Cradle of Malbec. Surrounded by gentle hills and over-looked By America’s highest mountains. Lujan de Cuyo provides exclusive accommodation options with Lodges and hotels amongst vineyards, fine Restaurants, Spa & Relaxation services and internationally renowned wineries. Just minutes into our journey we see vineyards and our journey on The Wine Road begins. In this area we visit some of the regions most recognized wineries where we will tour the vineyards and have the opportunity to taste their different lines of wine. We enjoy a winery lunch prepared by a renowned chef, who has developed the best gourmet dishes to accompany the various varietals of wine produced here. After lunch, we return to the city with a clear picture of the diversity involved in the world of wine, the gastronomy and Mendoza’s landscape.  End of tour, return to Mendoza City. Lunch included.

Visited:
Mendoza

Day 13: Mendoza

Breakfast. Day at leisure. Optional full day excursion High Mountain Overland Adventure at Mendoza's Andes. The High Mountain Adventure tour is an exciting experience. The itinerary starts in Mendoza through Uspallata on a 4x4 vehicle, driven by an off road expert and accompanied by a bilingual guide. The journey is perfect to discover the most special sights of the Andes and contemplate the geological formations in deep contact with the mountains. We'll be able to see the Aconcagua from Paramillos viewpoint and you'll enjoy all nature, fauna and native flora from the area.  We start early in the morning to leave the city and enter the Andes to enjoy the full day and see fauna of the region, guanacos, foxes and magestic condors through all the trails and shortcuts we get to Paramillos, the highest point of the journey, at 3200 meters over the sea level. At this point we can see Aconcaguas southern face. We also visit the "7colors" hill and the "Laguna de los Cangrejos" (Crab´s Lagoon). Lunch at Uspallata includes a classic barbeque and excellent wines.

Visited:
Mendoza

Day 14: Buenos Aires

Breakfast. Pick up at the hotel and private transfer to the Airport to take a short flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and private transfer with driver only to the hotel. Accommodation. 


Day 15: Buenos Aires

Breakfast. Pick up and private transfer to the airport in plenty of time for your departure flight.

Visited:
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Iguazu Falls Salta Cachi Cafayate Purmamarca Mendoza

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $2,350 / 15 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person based on a two person occupancy and 3* hotels
April 1st - September 30th
October 1st - December 31st (except Christmas and NY)

Included in price:

  • Domestic flights – the lowest possible rate
  • All transfers between airports and hotels, in private service
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary (except optional)
  • 13 nights of accommodation in the chosen hotel, sharing double room
  • Daily breakfasts at hotels

Not included in price:

  • Iguazú Falls (Iguazú) u$d 30.- aprox. each park
  • Port taxes
  • International flights

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