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Upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport, you will be met by our representative and escorted to your hotel. Our representative will assist you with check-in procedures and provide you with a detailed itinerary, covering all the services included in your tour and additional information on the organization of your Argentina trip. You will also receive a contact information sheet with all the hotel details as well as our offices contact information and a 24-hour emergency number.
The tour includes attractions such as 9 de Julio Avenue, the Obelisk and Corrientes Street. The first stop will be in the Plaza de Mayo so as to visit the Cathedral and the Cabildo (Old City Hall). After that, the trip will continue towards the most traditional neighborhood of Buenos Aires, San Telmo, which is characterized by its old colonial houses and the cobblestoned streets. Later on, the tour will go to La Boca Neighborhood located in the south of the city. There will be a new scheduled stop so as to look around the colorful zinc houses that make up this area of Buenos Aires and that used to be the refuge and home for the first immigrants and popular artists.
Soon after, the vehicle continues to Puerto Madero – the old port of the city that was turned into one of the most exclusive gastronomic and residential areas in Buenos Aires. The tour will go to Palermo: one of the most extended areas in the city and where it is possible to find the popular woods of Palermo with more or less 300 ha 741 acres) of gardens and artificial ponds surrounded by elegant buildings. Finally, the last point in the tour is Recoleta, which is one of the most selected neighborhoods and where, among other attractions, the Recoleta Cemetery can be found. Also, there are bars, cafés and fancy restaurants that are worth a visit.
Day at leisure.
The tour leaves for Valdes Peninsula, declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO, as it is the only continental colony of elephant seals in the world. It crosses the Isthmus, arriving at the Panoramic View Point, wherein its narrowest part it is possible to see the two Gulfs simultaneously: the New Gulf on the left and San Jose Gulf on the right. A few miles away, we stop at the Interpretation Centre of Peninsula Valdes, a peninsular synthesis worth admiring. Then we visit Puerto Pyramids, a picturesque seaside village, where you can enjoy its beautiful beach and take a nautical tour to spot, depending on the season: whales, sea lions, cormorants, dolphins, among the main animal species.
You can also take the opportunity to engage in snorkeling and scuba diving. The tour continues to Caleta Valdés where and taking in consideration the time of the year, you will visit Punta Delgada and Punta Norte. There you can be a part of an elephant and sea lions watching activity, and seasonally a small colony of penguins. Also, occasionally you may spot whales and dolphins. Then you have the option of stopping at Estancia La Elvira to taste a delicious roasted Patagonian lamb. During the drive, it is possible to see guanacos, rheas, maras, birds, jumpers and martinetas among the key species in the region.
Day at leisure.
Today, you will go on a half-day tour to get to know the most southern protected natural area and the only National Park with seashores: The Tierra del Fuego National Park. You will access to this park by taking the National Route No. 3. Located close to the city of Ushuaia, the national park stretches 60 km (37 miles) north from the Beagle Channel along the Chilean border. Its 630 km2 (244 sq. miles) include parts of the Fagnano and Roca lakes, the second of which opens into the Lapataia Bay on the southern coast, a popular point for treks. The park has dramatic scenery, with waterfalls, forests, mountains, and glaciers. The park’s topography is very wide-ranging from mountains, rivers, valleys, and lakes. It is very rich in flora and fauna with a large number and an ample variety of species.
After walking across lengas forests, watching beavers damns and maybe, admiring some wild animals and birds of this region; you will get to Lapataia bay where the National Route No.3 ends, together with this tour.
Day at leisure.
At the set time you will be transferred to Ushuaia airport. End of our services.
The itineraries are planned with great care, although, for operational reasons, it may be necessary to change the sequence of activities in the itinerary or the specified route, and though such cases are exceptional, in general the itinerary should be treated only as a basic guideline.
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.