Argentina In Depth is a 3-week luxury itinerary that allows you to really get under the skin of this wonderful country.
You will start the itinerary in Buenos Aires and travel all the way to Ushuaia at ‘the end of the world’. Take in beautiful vineyards, stunning lakes, spectacular glaciers, majestic waterfalls and life on a traditional Argentinian estancia.
2 nights in Buenos Aires at the Hotel Faena with private tours of the capital and a tango show
3 nights in Ushuaia at the Hotel Arakur with private tours of the Beagle Channel and Tierra del Fuego
2 nights near El Calafate at the Hotel EOLO Patagonia’s Spirit with a private tour of the Perito Moreno glacier
3 nights in El Chalten at the Hosteria Senderos with free time for trekking
3 nights in Bariloche at the Hotel Las Balsas with a private tour of the Argentine Lake District
2 nights near Mendoza at the Hotel Casa de Uco with a private guided tour of the vineyards including lunch and wine tasting
3 nights near Cordoba at Estancia Los Potreros with all activities on the estancia included
3 nights at Iguassu Falls at the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas with private tours of both sides of the falls and the Parque das Aves
23 DAY ITINERARY
Fly to Argentina
Today you will fly from London Heathrow to Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.
Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, you will take a private transfer from the airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax, enjoy your luxury hotel or start exploring the city.
In the evening you will be taken by private transfer to the popular and widely acclaimed Rojo Tango Show, an essential experience!
Suggested accommodation – Faena
Private Half Day City Tour of Buenos Aires
Today you will be taken on a private tour of this fascinating capital city with an English speaking guide. You will discover the history and culture, plus visit the colourful district of Boca.
Today your guide will accompany you to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia the city at ‘the end of the world’. On arrival you will take a private transfer to your hotel for the night.
Suggested accommodation – Arakur
Beagle Channel Cruise & Penguin Spotting
This morning you will board a small boat and enjoy a cruise along the famous Beagle Channel Aside from spectacular mountain vistas, you will also get the chance to spot penguins, sealions and dolphins.
Full Day Trek and Canoe Tour in Tierra del Fuego National Park
Today you will be taken from your hotel into the nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park. This stunning region has snow-capped mountains, crystal clear lakes and ancient forests. You will spend the day with your guide hiking through some of the pretty scenery and then embarking on a canoe trip.
From your hotel in Ushuaia you will take a private transfer to the airport and fly to El Calafate in Argentine Patagonia where you will spend the next two nights.
Suggested accommodation – EOLO
Perito Moreno Glacier
Today you will visit the Perito Moreno glacier on a private guided tour. Thirty kilometres long and with walls of ice up to 70m high, the glacier creaks and groans as if it were alive. Watch as huge chunks of ice collapse into the water and create icebergs in the lake. Those seeking adventure can take part in an optional excursion trekking across the top of the glacier itself.
Private Transfer to El Chalten
After breakfast a private transfer will collect you and take you to the nearby town of El Chalten. This 3-4 hour journey is one of the most spectacular in Argentina, with the jagged peaks of Mount Fitzroy becoming more visible throughout the journey. You will spend 3 nights here.
Suggested accommodation – Hosteria Senderos
DAY 10 & 11
Free Time in El Chalten
These days are free for you to explore the wonderful town of El Chalten and surrounding region. This area has some of the best hiking trails in the world through spectacular scenery, along with cosy restaurants and exciting activities such as horse riding and white water rafting.
Fly to Bariloche
Today your guide will accompany you to the airport and you will fly to Bariloche in Argentina’s lake district. On arrival your private guide will transfer you to the town of Villa La Angostura. You will spend three nights here exploring the area.
Suggested accommodation – Las Balsas
Tour of the 7 Lakes
Today your guide will take you on a full day tour of the Argentine lake district. You will experience the fabulous scenery and one of the most beautiful regions in Argentina.
Free time in Bariloche
Today is free for you to relax and explore the region further, maybe taking a kayak trip or do some hiking. You may prefer to stay at the hotel and enjoy the spa or go further into the region by bike or on foot.
Today you will depart Bariloche and fly to the wine region of Mendoza. On arrival you will be met by a private guide who will accompany you to your hotel for the next two nights.
Suggested accommodation – Casa de Uco
Vineyard Tour in Mendoza
Mendoza produces some of the best wines in the world and you will spend today exploring the local vineyards and enjoying lunch at a winery. There will be an opportunity to sample plenty of wines and purchase some to take home if you wish.
Fly to Cordoba
Today you will fly to Cordoba where a guide will meet you and take you on a private transfer to a nearby estancia where you will spend the next three nights.
Suggested accommodation – Los Potreros
The next two days will be spent on a traditional Argentinean estancia. Here you will have a chance to really get to know the traditional way of life. Guests are welcome to help on the farm if they wish and each days has the option for plenty of riding with opportunities for all levels of experience. You can visit local schools and communities and relax and enjoy the beautiful Argentine scenery.
Fly to Iguassu Falls
Today you will leave the estancia and fly to Iguassu Falls. On arrival your private guide will meet you and take you to your hotel for the next three nights.
Suggested accommodation – Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas
Today your guide will take you on a full day tour of the Argentinean side of the falls. Explore the walkways including the famous Devil’s Throat and marvel at the splendor of this natural wonder. You will also take a speedboat ride to the face of the falls, an exhilarating experience!
Brazilian Falls and Bird Park
This morning your guide will collect you and take you on a fall day tour of the Brazilian side of the falls. You will spend the morning exploring the walkways there which will allow you to see the falls from a different perspective. In the afternoon you will visit the Parque das Aves, Bird Park. This exciting park works to protect and rehabilitate hundreds of different bird species. You will have the chance to see many of them up close as you wander the park, watching toucans perch on branches and feeling macaws swoop above your head.
Today your guide will accompany you to the airport for your flight home.
This itinerary is priced at £11,160 per person
This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.
All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.
What’s included in the price:
All international and internal flights in economy class (Contact us for different classes or routings)
Private transfers with guide throughout
2 nights in Buenos Aires at the Faena in a Park View room with breakfast included
3 nights in Ushuaia at Arakur Hotel in a Superior Sea View room with breakfast included
2 nights in El Calafate at EOLO in a Superior room with all meals and activities included
3 nights in El Chalten at Hosteria Senderos in a Suite room with breakfast included
3 nights in Bariloche at Las Balsas Hotel in a Studio Suite room with half board meals included
2 nights in Mendoza at Casa de Uco in a Cordon del Plata room with breakfast included
3 nights in Cordoba at Estancia Los Potreros in a Standard room with all meals and activities included
3 nights at Iguassu Falls at the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas in a superior room with breakfast included
Full day private guided city tour of Buenos Aires with an English speaking guide and driver
Evening tango show and dinner at Rojo Tango
Half day Beagle Channel cruise including penguin spotting with an English speaking guide
Full day hiking and canoeing tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park with an English speaking guide
Full day private tour to Perito Moreno glacier with an English speaking guide and driver
Full day private guided tour of the lakes region with an English speaking guide and driver
Full day private guided tour of the vineyards including lunch and wine tasting with an English speaking guide and driver
All activities while at Estancia Los Potreros
Full day private guided tour of Argentine falls with an English speaking guide and driver
Full day private guided tour of Brazilian falls and bird park with an English speaking guide and driver
The stylish and exclusive EOLO lodge is situated within a vast estancia of 4,000 hectares on the Argentine Patagonian steppe and is surrounded by what can only be described as a unique stage of spectacular nature.
Casa de Uco is a luxury hotel and vineyard set in the stunning Uco valley in Mendoza. This part of Argentina produces some of the best wines in the world and the Uco valley is known for the world’s best Malbec grape.
The Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas is the only hotel situated within the Iguassu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls. It is the place to stay while on holiday to Iguassu Falls. The hotel is directly in front of the falls enjoying an unrivalled location where guests can experience exclusive access to this magnificent sight in the evening and at dawn, when the park is closed to other visitors.