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ArgentinaSolar Eclipse with Iguazu and Bariloche December 2020

  • Off the beaten track
In December of 2020 - a total Solar Eclipse will be visible from one of the world's most beautiful regions, Northern Patagonia. Combine this rare event with the very best of Argentina including city lights and Tango in Buenos Aires, stunning Bariloche and the mighty Iguazu waterfalls. Your journey will culminate on a mountaintop - overlooking blue waters of Argentina's Lake District - with an expe...

In December of 2020 - a total Solar Eclipse will be visible from one of the world's most beautiful regions, Northern Patagonia. Combine this rare event with the very best of Argentina including city lights and Tango in Buenos Aires, stunning Bariloche and the mighty Iguazu waterfalls. Your journey will culminate on a mountaintop - overlooking blue waters of Argentina's Lake District - with an expert astronomer to guide you through this experience!

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Trip highlights
  • Bird watching
    Bird watching
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Lake
    Lake
  • Learning activities
    Learning activities
  • Jungle
    Jungle

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Day 1: Welcome to Argentina!

Arrival at Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires...

• Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by one of our guides and transfer to the Loi Suites Esmeralda hotel (1h)

• On the way, our guide will brief you on your itinerary

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
Loi Suites Esmeralda (Buenos Aires)

Day 2: Buenos Aires Wonders

• In the morning, you will be picked up for a unique private tour around the city

• Visit historic neighborhoods, avenue 9 de Julio, the Opera House (Teatro Colón), the Obelisk, Plaza de Mayo, the Government House (Casa Rosada), the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo

• Continue to the old neighborhood of San Telmo, known for its Sunday Flea Market

• Next up, La Boca, an area famous for its colorful architecture

• Then, check out Recoleta, full of elegant boutiques, excellent restaurants and outdoor coffee shops

• In the evening, experience the passion of the Argentine tango along with a delicious 3-course dinner

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
Loi Suites Esmeralda (Buenos Aires)

Day 3: Tigre Delta

Cruise along the Rio de la Plata in premium class aboard a motor boat (1.5h)

• Enjoy a fantastic view of the islands, stilted houses and floating markets of the Tigre Delta

Explore the town ofTigre

• Along the way back to Buenos Aires, stop for a walking tour of San Isidro 

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
Loi Suites Esmeralda (Buenos Aires)

Day 4: Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu

• Private transfer to the airport to take your flight to Puerto Iguazú

• Upon arrival, reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel

• Rest of the afternoon at leisure

Accommodation
Jardín de Iguazú (Puerto Iguazú)

Day 5: Waterfalls, hiking and adventure

• Begin by entering Iguazú National Park, declared one of the new seven wonders of the world!

• Proceed along the Lower Trail, from where we can see the Two Sisters Falls, the Bossetti Fall, the Hidden Fall, San Martin island and the Union Fall

• Later, walk the scenic Upper Trail

Continue by jungle train to Devil's Throat station and along 1,000 meters of catwalks

• Marvel at the spectacular might of the Devil's Throat waterfall

Jump in a truck for an 8 km ride to Puerto Macuco Base and board a motor-boat for a 6 km adventure cruise through the Canyon of the Iguassu River!

Accommodation
Jardín de Iguazú (Puerto Iguazú)

Day 6: The Brazilian falls and Buenos Aires

• Set off on a half day excursion to the Brazilian waterfalls and Foz de Iguacu National Park, one of the seven wonders of the world!

• In the afternoon you will be taken to the airport and fly back to Buenos Aires

Accommodation
Jardín de Iguazú (Puerto Iguazú)

Day 7: Puerto Iguazu to Bariloche

• Transfer to the airport to take your flight to Bariloche

• Upon arrival, reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel

• Spend the rest of the evening at leisure

Accommodation
Aguila Mora (Bariloche)

Day 8: Bariloche

• Start with a traditional walk of Bariloche combined with a short & easy hike through an incomparable native forest

• Enjoy the crystal clear lakes and unparalleled panoramic views of the Cathedral, López and Capilla hills

Visited:
Bariloche
Accommodation
Aguila Mora (Bariloche)

Day 9: Llao-Llao Reserve excursion

The excursionbegins in Puerto Pañuelo, located 25 km from downtown, in Llao-Llao Reserve

• Various options ofguided or free walks include: Ex Vivero National Trail, Interpretation Path "Antonio Pargade", Gross Port and old town, cave paintings and Del Toro Beach, Balcony of Bella and Vista Hill

• Continue to the Quetrihué Peninsula and Los Arrayanes National Park



Visited:
Bariloche
Accommodation
Aguila Mora (Bariloche)

Day 10: Solar eclipse!

Depart by bus (7:30am) from the Andes to the Patagonian steppe “la estepa” to make sure we get no clouds during the eclipse (3hrs each way)

Arrive at the eclipse observation location where the team of experts and equipment, will be waiting

This experience is non-exclusive: 11:45 the moon will begin to eclipse the sun, 13:07 the full eclipse (crown effect) will take place the 2 minutes following the crown. After that the sun will start showing until 14:35 where the sun eclipse is over

Lunch between 12 to 2PM will include fruit, finger foods, sandwiches, beverages and a traditional “mate tasting

• Arrive back at the hotel at approximately 7:30pm

Visited:
Bariloche
Accommodation
Aguila Mora (Bariloche)

Day 11: Return to Buenos Aires

• Transfer from the hotel to the airport to take your flight to Buenos Aires

• Upon arrival, reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel

Accommodation
Loi Suites Esmeralda (Buenos Aires)

Day 12: Departure day!

Transfer from your hotel to the airport and board your flight home


Safe travels!

Visited:
Buenos Aires

Buenos AiresPuerto IguazúBariloche

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. $2,040 / 12 days
Excluding international flights
December 2020

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent
  • Astronomy tour during the eclipse

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • In-trip flights
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