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Argentina’s Lakes and Glaciers
-The Far Reaches of your Imagination
Post Tour: Montevideo, Uruguay

ITINERARY

Tour overview
There are places on earth that literally take your breath away. Iguassu Falls are not just waterfalls. Their impact on you will be like witnessing the beginning of the earth’s existence. From the Falls to Buenos Aires is a trip to Paris, but a Paris with fun markets, bright facades, grand boulevards all set to tango music. You will experience a history both brilliant and grim with the Perons looking out from museum cases. You will learn to tango! Our time in BA will cover the highlights and allow for terrific shopping, and dining. Our central all-suite hotel is a neighborhood to wander.We then move easily to a land of glaciers and lakes, mountains, heavy forests, and strange rock formations: Bariloche. The Andes peaks here reach over 10,000 ft. Our lakeside lodge is very comfortable and inviting. We offer a post-tour to Uruguay, with its Victorian architecture, quirky ambiance, and UNESCO Heritage old Portuguese towns. Anyone at any level will enjoy this trip!

Day 1   Wed., Nov. 3 –  Leave Home for ARGENTINA

Board your jet bound for Iguazu Falls via Buenos Aires


Day 2 Thu., Nov. 4 – PUERTO IGUAZU, ARGENTINA

Morning arrival. Our English-speaking Guide will be waiting, with an identification sign, at a meeting point in the Iguazu International Airport, transfer to our hotel. (16 miles)
Be sure to pack a change of clothes in your carry-on in case luggage delivery is delayed. It will be wet by the Falls. A pair of KEEN type sandals is suggested.
After a rest we will tour the Brazilian side of the Falls. (3 hrs.)

During our walk it’s possible to see San Martín Island and be amazed by the sight of the waterfalls of San Martín and Three Musketeers. The observation deck offers a unique view of Devil’s Throat 500 feet away. The experience may include the constant formation of rainbows! Lunch Puerto Canoa Restaurant We will get to know one another at tonight’s Welcome Dinner with a glass of wine or soft drink. Our Tour Manager, who will escort our group until our departure from Bariloche, will join us.

Overnight: Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel Studio Junior room


Day 3 Fri., Nov. 5 – IGUAZU FALLS (B,L,D )

Excursion to Argentine side of the Falls (6hs.)
After breakfast we visit the Falls in the Iguazu National Park. The park has been declared a Natural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO. It includes 275 waterfalls that fall from an average altitude of 290, feet (700 meters).
Lunch at El Fortin Restaurant
Devil’s Throat Station z walk allows us to enjoy the view of the most important waterfall of the Falls. The range of difficulty is low; there are no stairs. The return is done by train up to the Visitors Center. Once the excursion ends, we return to the hotel.

Overnight: Loi Suites Iguazu Hotel


Day 4 Sat Nov. 6 – IGUAZU FALLS TO BUENOS AIRES (B,D)

Transfer from our hotel to Iguazu International Airport for our morning flight to Buenos Aires. We are met after arrival and transferred to our hotel.,Loi Suites Recoleta

Buenos Aires – Walking Tour (3 hr.)
This afternoon we will walk and pass by palaces and residences that belonged to the Buenos Aires aristocracy– now offices of Government and embassies: We will stop to rest and drink while we learn the history of the historic Alvear Street neighborhood. Once we replenish our strength, we visit Recoleta Cemetery, a work of art where the greatest personalities of the country are buried, including Evita.

The tour ends at United Nations Park. Admire the Generic Floralis, a metallic sculpture that automatically opens and closes its petals depending on the time of day. Dinner the hotel. Overnight: Loi Suites Recoleta Hotel Room: Studio Junior


Day 5 Sun Nov. 7 – BUENOS AIRES (B,L,D)

City tour and San Telmo Fair Half Day (4 hs)
Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan city influenced by numerous immigrant populations. We walk down Avenida de Mayo with its wide avenues and spacious green areas. We visit the San Telmo Fair. an open-air crafts and antiques market held every Sunday These streets come alive with organ players, artists, mimes, clowns, and the tango—what fun we’ll have! Then on to the picturesque, colorful neighborhood of La Boca. 19th century European settlers gave the area its multicolor houses and the cuisine of the typical “cantinas. Lunch at Bistecca Restaurant in Puerto Madero Return to the hotel.

Included this afternoon: We get together with local women for a conversation about life in Buenos Aires. Details will be provided as we get closer to departure

We will leave at 8 pm for the Dinner and Tango Show at El Querandi In 1920, this old colonial house was converted into the traditional bar, ”El Querandi,”:
It is the ideal place for the tourist to enjoy an excellent dinner and a very traditional show. Strange as it seems, it is not considered for tourists only. Around midnight, we return to the hotel.


Day 6 Mon Nov. 8 – BUENOS AIRES – SAN CARLOS de BARILOCHE (BD)

Transfer from the hotel to Jorge Newberry Airport for our flight to San Carlos de Bariloche. Upon arrival we will drive 10 miles to our hotel. Dinner at Hotel Accommodation.

Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa Hotel Standard Room

The Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa hotel is perfectly located on the coast of Lake Nahuel Huapi, offering its guests a beautiful view of the lake and surrounding mountains. It has 67 rooms, all with WiFi. The services include: a full buffet breakfast, dinner, room service, laundry service and games room. The Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa Hotel also has an exclusive Wine Bar.


Day 7 Tue Nov. 9 – BARILOCHE – Small Circuit (B,L,D)

Half day (3 hours.- 37 miles – 60 Kms.)
After breakfast we drive along the winding road, bordering Nahuel HuapiLlake We reach the foot of Mt. Campanario. where a lift transports us up to the summit,3,400 feet (1,050 meters) above sea level. We can see one of the most beautiful and fascinating views of the region. The lakes, peninsulas, mountains, and the city of Bariloche. Continuing the tour we arrive at Llao Llao Peninsula, where the architectural jewels of the region, the great Hotel Llao Llao and the San Eduardo Chapel are located. The tour ends at your hotel.

Lunch at Weiss Family (Familia Weiss) Dinner at our hotel
Overnight: Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa Hotel


Day 8 Wed. Nov. 10 – BARILOCHE (B, Box lunch, D)

Tour of San Martin of the Andes via the 7 Lakes Route
Full Day (11 hours.)
This excursion tours the Nahuel Huapi and Lanin National Parks. We will stop at Villa La Angostura, a beautiful village surrounded by dense woods and framed by imposing snow-caped peaks. Then head for Lakes Correntoso, Espejo, Escondido, Falkner, Villarino and Machonico.
San Martín de los Andes on the shore of Lake Lacar is where we stop with time for lunch, shopping, and sightseeing. On our way back we travel through Paso Córdoba (3,900 feet -1200 meters) where we see the typical Patagonian landscape. Continue to the Enchanted Valley, where we find strange rock formations like the Castle, the Finger of God, Elephant and the amphitheater. This tour is subject to weather and road conditions. Dinner at our hotel.

Overnight: Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa Hotel


 Day 9 Thu Nov. 11 – BARILOCHE (B, Farewell dinner) (9 hours)

Excursion to the Black Glacier
We leave the hotel headed towards Mt. Tronador. (11,473 feet – 3478 meters)We have a photo stop for a view of the spectacular landscape. Continue to Glaciar Río Manso, commonly known as “Black Snowdrift.” The dramatic three peaks are: the Argentino and the Chileno, each 11,150 feet (3,410 meters) above sea level, and International, at 11,660 feet (3,554 meters above sea level). Return to the hotel.
Tonight we will enjoy a farewell dinner, a good time to share the memories of our Argentine adventure. Farewell Dinner at Hotel with one glass of wine or soft drink


Day 10 Fri Nov 12 – BARILOCHE / BUENOS AIRES (B)

We transfer from our hotel to Bariloche Airport. The guide will accompany us to the check-in counter. (Subject to change in security rules)
Flights arrive at the , Jorge Newberry Airport. We will be met by a guide and assisted In our transfer to Ezeiza International Airport for our international flights.

Considering the delays in immigration and customs, as well and the heavy traffic in the city, we recommend a minimum connection time of 5 hours.

 

*MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY EXTENSION

 

Day 10 Fri Nov 12 Transfer Jorge Newberry Airport to Hydrofoil Terminal (B,D)

Private services with English-speaking guide. Transfer from hotel to Hydrofoil Terminal. (The guide will accompany us to the departure counter)
Ferry from Buenos Aires to Montevideo (1 hour)
Tourist Class – without guide

Remember to bring your passport. At the fluvial station you must go through immigration to enter Uruguay

We are met on arrival at Montevideo Ferry Terminal and transferred to the Hotel

NH Columbia Hotel- . Room: Standard Room –
Located in the historic Ciudad Vieja neighborhood, this chic hotel overlooking the Río de la Plata is on the Montevideo Riverfront with spectacular views of the river. The 136 modern rooms have flat-screen TVs, minibars and free Wi-Fi. Most feature river views.


Day 11 Sat. Nov. 13 – Montevideo – City Tour (BD) (4 hours )

Tour Montevideo, visiting the Old City with Art Nouveau and Art Deco architectural styles. We will also see the Plaza Matriz and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
We will walk a few blocks to appreciate the Plaza del Entrevero a masterpiece by the sculptor José Belloni completed just before his death at 83.
We will visit the traditional Prado neighborhood. We stop in the Plaza Virgilio or Plaza de la Armada view the bay, the yacht ports and the Río de la Plata – the widest river in the world. At the famous Mercado del Puerto we can have lunch in one of the traditional grills. (Lunch not included).

Dinner in a local restaurant with transfer and guide assistance


Day 12 Sun. Nov. 14 – Montevideo (BD)

Full Day Excursion to Colonia de Sacramento
This old 17th century, Portuguese City has been declared Patrimony of Mankind by UNESCO for its architecture.. We will be able to walk along the stone cobbled streets and view the old buildings, old forts and Spanish and Portuguese Museums. We will visit the Port, downtown, the Ferrando Beach and the Trees Reserve, the lovely “Rambla” that stretches along the coast up to the famous Real de San Carlos where we will be able to see the “Plaza de Toros”, the “Hippodrome” and old harbor. Free time for a late lunch, before returning to Montevideo


Day 13 Mon. Nov. 15 Montevideo / Home

Private service with English-speaking guide
Transfer from the hotel to the airport. The guide will accompany us to the check-in counter of our airline. (Subject to changes in Security rules)

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2021
MAIN TOUR - Argentina
Minimum 10 travelers on sharing basis $2,350
Single Room supplement $860
Internal Airfare $680
(Buenos Aires/Iguazu Falls/Buenos Aires/ Bariloche/Buenos Aires)
*Fares subject to change unless tickets are issued
POST TOUR – Montvideo, Uruguay
Minimum 2 travelers on sharing basis $1,795
Minimum 4 travelers on sharing basis $1,520
Single Room Supplement $165

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INCLUSIONS

INCLUSIONS:

INCLUDED (MAIN TOUR):

  • All Transfers by Private Vehicle with Guide
  • All Sightseeing by Private Vehicle with Guide
  • Accompanying Escort/Guide from Day 2 in Iguazu Falls to Day 10 in Bariloche
  • Accommodation for 9 nights in 4 Star Hotels as indiicated in the Itinerary including breakfast
  • Welcome dinner in Iguazu Falls with 1 Glass Wine
  • 5 x dinners at the hotel
  • 6 x Lunches at local restaurants
  • Tango Show & Dinner with 1 Glass wine at El Querandi in Buenos Aires
  • Farewell dinner in Bariloche with 1 Glass Wine
  • Entrance Fees to all sites
  • Hotel, city and transport taxes
  • Porterage

(*) Early Arrivals: most of the international flights arrive early in the morning in Buenos Aires. For arrivals prior to check-in time, access to the room may not be gained immediately. In order to guarantee rooms for early check-in previous overnight shall be reserved and prepaid. Same conditions apply for late check-outs.
Check-in time is usually at 15:00/16:00 hours – Check-out time is usually 12:00 hours.

INCLUDED (MONTEVIDEO EXTENSION):

  • All Transfers by Private Vehicle with Guide
  • All Sightseeing by Private Vehicle with Guide
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in a 4 Star Hotel as indiicated in the Itinerary including breakfast
  • 2 x dinners at the hotel
  • Entrance Fees to all sites
  • Hotel, city and transport taxes
  • Porterage R
  • Round trip Ferry ticket in Tourist Class from Buenos Aires to Montevideo.

NOT INCLUDED ON MAIN TOUR OR EXTENSION:

  • Breakfast on arrival day
  • Snacks, lunches, dinners unless otherwise noted
  • Beverages with meals other than 1 soft drink per person
  • Guide service during dinners
  • Room outside of normal check-in/check-out times
  • Any service not specifically listed under “included”
  • Insurance

Please note: In Argentina these municipalities have a hotel tax that must be paid by the guest directly to the hotel. They range from $1 – $1.40 per person per night and are subject to change by the local government. The tax is to be paid in local currency.
Iguazu Falls, Buenos Aires and Bariloche.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellations received 60 days or more prior to departure: $150 per person; 59-45 days 25%; 44-30 days: 50% of the tour price; 29 days or less: 100% of the tour price. If final payment is received more than 60 days prior to departure, and cancellation occurs, the fee incurred will be 25% of the tour price.

 

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