Argentina a la Carte. BUENOS AIRES. Day 1 Arrival in Buenos Aires international airport (EZE). A City Service guide will meet and greet the clients and transfer them to the selected hotel – Private transportation. Hotel Check in.
Arrival in Buenos Aires international airport (EZE). A City Service guide will meet and greet the clients and transfer them to the selected hotel – Private transportation.
Hotel Check in.
In the afternoon we suggest to take a tailor-made City tour (4 hours).
Buenos Aires is an exceptional, dynamic, sophisticated and overwhelming city. An exquisite combination of a European flair and the charm of Latin American cities. This tour provides an in-depth introduction to its history and architecture, the culture of its people, anecdotes and secrets. A three-hour ride through the paradigmatic areas of the city: the lively and frenzied downtown area, the “aristocratic” northern neighborhoods and the working class districts in the south. The Buenos Aires highlights will be visited, acknowledging the transformation of a village that grew into a mega city.
After breakfast, we invite you to a 4 hours tour to Tigre district.
The northern outskirts of Buenos Aires offer beautiful natural areas that are worth visiting, and the Tigre Delta is one of the most popular places chosen by locals for strolling around on weekends, navigate the channels on the typical wooden boats that take them to the crowded Recreos (recreation areas).
We will navigate the impressive entrance to the Parana Delta: It is possible to see not just the weekend houses but the public buildings and services for the people living here: the schools, sport areas, ambulances and supermarket boats, etc.
The first stop will be at one of the oldest and most traditional towns of BA: San Isidro, where they will have the opportunity to see the main square surrounded by the neo-gothic style church, cobblestone streets, colonial style houses and its prominent mansions.
Private transfer to the domestic airport (AEP).
Flight to Mendoza.
Upon arrival in Mendoza, our guide and private vehicle will be waiting for your client to transfer them to Cavas Wine Lodge.
Nestled in a 55 acre vineyard, Cavas Wine Lodge is strategically located between the best known wineries and the magnificent Andes Mountain range. Only half hour drive south of Mendoza city
We invite you to enjoy not only the best wines of Argentina, but also the “Mendocinos” hospitality
and amazing food.
Day 4 – Wine Experience Valle de Uco
In the morning, meeting with our host, the wine expert guide will accompany us throughout the tour.Then start heading for the oasis Uco Valley wine, where the most prestigious wineries producing premium wines and the landscape provides unique value to this circuit.Visit 3 wineries, touring their facilities and enjoy the wine tasting. The guide made a presentation on the processes, and the care, breeding and fractionation of different types of wine. It will also include comprehensive information systems Vine and irrigation.At noon we will have lunch at the restaurant in a prestigious winery in the area, enjoying a renowned cuisine. We will implement the tasting techniques and the guide will explain in detail the importance of the cork in the bottle and the use of glasses for tasting.Possible wineries in Valle de Uco:Salentein, Clos de los 7, Lurton, Andeluna, O 'Fournier, La Celia, Pulenta Estate, Atamisque.
Day 5 - Wine Roads Picnic lunch
Early in the morning we will meet the enologist who will accompany us throughout the tour. We will depart to the wine roads of central region, where we will visit two prestigious wineries, we will visit its facilities and we’ll be able to participate in a guided wine tasting, during which we will begin to familiarize ourselves with the local’s wines, and its elaboration process.
Our guide will explain us the technique of wine tasting, wine production techniques, the importance of the cork in the bottle and the correct way to handle a glass in order to taste wine.
After touring the facilities at the second winery, we will delight an informal pic–nic lunch accompanied with wines in the gardens, where we will enjoy the scenery and the amazing sky of Mendoza
Norton, Lagarde, López, Zuccardi, Renacer, Viña del Cerno, Dante Robino, Trapiche, Cavas de Weinert, Alta Vista
Day 6 – Horseback riding
In Altos de Chacritas will find fabulous views of Cordon del Plata and Potrerillos Dam.
In the afternoon we will transfer you back to the local airport (MDZ).
Flight to Iguassu (includes a stop at Salta)
Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil meet where the Iguazu River joins the Parana River in the North-eastern province of Argentina called Misiones. It is here where the Iguazu Falls (Big Water in the local Guarani language) plunges over hard granite into a wide gorge in a series of gigantic waterfalls 2 miles in length and more than 240 feet below.
The thunderous roar of crashing water and the multicolored mist which rises above the falls is natural beauty and grandeur at its best.
Arrival at local airport (IGR). Guests will be escorted to the Sheraton Hotel in a private vehicle with bilingual guide assistance
UPPER CIRCUIT: The 800 meters of catwalks are detached from the jungle´s surface so as to protect the fauna by preventing disruption of their natural trails.
From this circuit you have an upper view of the falls, enjoying their magnificence with a panoramic view.
LOWER CIRCUIT: 1.600 meters of catwalks, also detached from the jungle’s surface, enjoying a view from below and around the falls. This circuit provides a unique experience of feeling part of the natural surroundings, watching and sensing their magnitude from close up. DEVIL´S GORGE: Departing from Cataratas Station, the train goes up to Garganta Station in about 18 minutes. Then a walk along the catwalks, some 1200 meters over the islands, take you to enjoy the most spectacular sight from the most important balcony: the Devil’s Gorge.
Leisure day to Visit to the Argentine Iguazu Falls National Park. The Upper, Lower and the Devil´s Throat Circuits. Visitors first arrive at the Visitors Center and walk the Nature’s Interpretation Center. At the Visitors Center, the Green Train leaves from central Station and goes first to Cataratas Station in about 8 minutes.
The option is a short walk along the “Green Trail” that leads to the beginning of the path towards the Upper and Lower trails, right after Cataratas Station. Otherwise the same train goes on to Garganta del Diablo Station.
In the morning, Half day visit to the Brazilian side of the National Park.
On arriving at the visitors center, we get on the panoramic buses that begin the tour of the park, then we descend to start walking the paths. From the first balcony we meet a panoramic view of the Argentine falls. Then after 950 meters with stunning views over the Iguazu river we get to the falls on the Brazilian side.
The walkway entering the river next to the Floriano fall gives the visitor a refreshing reception and a gorgeous panoramic view of the lower Iguazu river and the Devil’s gorge Canyon. The elevator and the stairs lead to the shopping and restaurant area upstairs. Return to the portal on panoramic buses.
RaícesArgentinas / Yacutinga Lodge
14.00hs. Encounter at our meeting point RaícesArgentinas (Puerto Iguazú).14.30hs. Departure from our meeting point Raíces Argentina in Puerto Iguazu through the Iguassu National Park. The landscape is very picturesque, characterized by its reddish soil, the various shades of greens, the colonist and their Yerba Mate farms.
Best spoken eco-tour to explore the most bio-diverse argentine eco system. Two overnights in the heart of the Iguassu Rainforest comfortably lodged away from massive tourism. Environmental Guides and Guarani People open their knowledge to scout you through the curiosities of this Rainforest. More than 10 miles of interpretational trails and the opportunity to paddle the Jungle waters of the exclusive Yacutinga Reserve.A unique experience just 2 hrs away from famous Iguassu Falls area enjoying the magic of Yacutinga Lodge.
Arrival at the Lodge, welcome and room distribution.
Presentation: The jungle and its state of conservation .Through this presentation the guide in charge will explain to the new guests the environmental situation of the ecosystem they are visiting. Questions & answers.Presentation about the activities and introductory explanation about the environmental problematic of the Rainforest and the actions we are undertaking to achieve its conservation.Dinner. Overnight.
In the afternoon, private transportation to RaicesArgentinas.
Day 9: After the breakfast, early in the morning Kayaking along the San Francisco stream, which flows into the Natural Reserve. This is the right moment for a photo-safari and general fauna observation. The Forest water streams are highly important for the Ecosystem: they are true life corridors. Sailing these waters is extremely relaxing and gives us the opportunity to move along the Gallery forests in silence. In this environment, seed dispersal occurs differently. Root systems have adapted to flood Soils.
Salt patches are very common on the shores of these streams, and wild animals often seek these places, therefore it is common to find animal footprints and traces in the muddy shores. The water activity lasts almost 3 hours. Back to the Lodge at mid-morning. Lunch.
Free time to walk along and simply enjoy the facilities of the Lodge (swimming pool, visitors center, etc.). Interpretative walks in the afternoon, conducted by expert guides who provide good information on the several natural environments, their Flora and Fauna. This is an environment highly rich in biodiversity, old-growth trees, medicinal plants, orchids, bromeliads, butterflies, beetles, birds and mammals that combine to provide the key to interpretation and astonish us with a very intense natural contact inside Misiones Forest.
Night walk. The Forest at night. We wait for the night to come. The sounds of Nature produce a very complex symphony. We silently take part of this scene. The owls start their activities. Above us, the Milky Way becomes our ceiling. This might be a suitable description of this walk organized by Yacutinga Lodge's environmental Guides. The aim is to sharpen our senses. Overnight.
Day 10: Yacutinga Lodge / RaicesArgentinas
Breakfast and free time to explore around or simply enjoy the Lodge area. We invite our guests to participate in our Orchid rescue program.Check out and return to Iguazú by land at mid-morning. Arrival estimated at 1:00 p.m. at RaicesArgentinas.
Private transportation to the local Airport (IGR).
Flight to Buenos Aires.
Arrival in Buenos Aires airport (AEP). A City Service guide will meet and greet the clients and transfer them to the selected hotel – Private transportation.
Day 11: Leisure day in Buenos Aires.
In the evening Dinner and Tango Show at Rojo Tango!
You will enjoy the most incredible Tango Show in an extraordinary place: The Cabaret, which will transport us to the atmosphere of the Cabarets and Tango Houses of the beginning of the Century.
The choreography is a combination of modern and sensual tango dance; its live music creates an atmosphere, which will give you the sensation of being part of the whole thing.