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Argentina Classic Luxury

9 Days | A Classic Luxury Journey

9 Days

Argentina Classic Luxury

Welcome to Argentina!

9 Days Sample Journey

Trip at a Glance

Day 1

Arrival into Buenos Aires, Argentina. Take a stroll through the streets of historic Recoleta

Day 2

Explore key sites in Buenos Aires, including an inside visit of Teatro Colon. Enjoy an authentic Tango experience at El Querandí

Day 3

Experience the Gaucho culture during your visits to San Antonio de Areco town & Estancia La Bamba

Day 4

Fly to Iguazu Falls, head to the national park to see the thundering Argentine Falls

Day 5

Discover the breathtaking Brazilian Falls with Macuco Safari boat ride, and Bird Park exploration

Day 6

Fly to Bariloche, immerse yourself in the majestic lake region

Day 7

Embark on a sailing exploration to Los Arrayanes National Park & Victoria Island

Day 8

Trek to Cerro Llao Llao and take in the striking views of the lake region and Andes

Day 9

Depart Argentina

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Day 1: ARRIVE BUENOS AIRES

Welcome to Argentina!

Your Classic Luxury Journey begins with a stay in Buenos Aires.

Explore Recoleta on foot and go off the beaten path. You will be introduced to the history, architecture, traditions, and unique features of this historic Buenos Aires neighborhood. Visit Recoleta Cemetery and hear fascinating tales about Evita Perón, the misfortune of Rufina Cambaceres, Tiburcia Dominquez’s miserly husband, and Admiral Brown. Stop by Pilar Basilica to admire its stunning architecture, then learn about the history of Recoleta Cemetery at the Recoleta Cultural Center and Old Monastery.

See El Ateneo which is as splendid as its name and exudes Buenos Aires’s nostalgic elegance. View Bourdelle’s Monument to Alvear, then continue to the Palais de Glace, where the Argentine tango came of age. Learn about the history of tango before visiting the BA Design Center and Terraces, the National Library, and the National Fine Arts Museum.

  • Accommodations: Loi Suites Recoleta
  • Meals Included: None Today
Day 2: BUENOS AIRES

Experience a mesmerizing day in Buenos Aires, “The Paris of South America”

The city combines the atmosphere of an old European town with the features of a Latin American capitol. Acquire a deep understanding of its characteristics, its history, its architecture, its culture, and its best stories. See the Metropolitan Cathedral, Palace of Congress, Plaza de Mayo, and Casa Rosada (Pink House). It was from the balcony here that Eva Perón famously addressed the throngs of impassioned supporters packed into the plaza.

Enjoy the magical atmosphere of the traditional neighborhood San Telmo and its cobbled streets. La Boca, the first Buenos Aires port and now a neighborhood with a unique beat, colorful, and overlaid façades, and the artsy Caminito. This street is among the most famous in the country. Visit Teatro Colón, one of the most important opera houses in the world, due to its acoustic excellence and beautiful architecture. Here you will enjoy an inside guided visit.

Take part in an authentic tradition. The event takes place at El Querandí, a historic tango venue located in the San Telmo district, where you will get lost in the passion of the national dance, the Tango.

  • Accommodations: Loi Suites Recoleta
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 3: BUENOS AIRES

Immerse yourself in the Gaucho culture traveling to the Argentine Pampas

San Antonio de Areco, one of the oldest towns in Argentina, invites you to return to the 18th century with its narrow colonial streets, church, bars, and museums. Explore the soul and character of the gaucho at the Ricardo Guiraldes Gaucho Museum. Admire the master silversmiths at work in their workshop and marvel at the skill of the leather craftsmen.

La Bamba de Areco estancia, whose origins date back to 1830 when it formed one of the post houses on the “Camino Real” (Royal Road) that linked Buenos Aires to the north of the country, is one of the oldest Argentinian colonial-style estancias. Here one can enjoy activities including horseback riding, horse carriage rides, biking, and Argentinian bowls game. In addition, an active part of Argentine and especially gaucho heritage, the estancia is proud to offer authentic gaucho traditions such as a typical Asado (country barbecue).

  • Accommodations: Loi Suites Recoleta
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today
Day 4: BUENOS AIRES / IGUAZU FALLS

Fly to Iguazu Falls, proceed to the national park for an exploration of the Argentine Falls

The Lower Circuit (5,577 feet) descends to the river via many staircases and passes lower and closer to more falls: San Martin, Bossetti, and Saltos Dos Hermanas. The lush vegetation, the sounds and smells of the jungle, the multicolored birds and butterflies give a taste of this extraordinary natural monument.

Devil’s Throat, where another footbridge (0.62 miles) leads to the highlight of the show: The Devil’s Throat. A breathtaking horseshoe-shaped gorge, which is 262 feet high and 492 feet wide, and falls into the river with a deafening roar. Sun and water vapor often create rainbows over the falls, crowning this beautiful landscape.

  • Accommodations: Gran Melia Iguazu
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 5: IGUAZU FALLS

Discover exotic birds in a natural setting and the breathtaking Brazilian Falls

The Bird Park on the Brazil side of Iguassu Falls boasts an impressive array of wildlife. It offers you the unique opportunity to step into several eight-foot-tall aviaries for an up-close look at their tropical inhabitants!

Take in the best panoramic view to the falls during a walking tour of the falls from the Brazil side. The walkways on this side of the national park are short but impactful, giving the sensation that one is walking on the edge of the waterfalls themselves, looking over the railings into the flowing depths. Feel the raw and natural power while standing on the platforms and take in the beautiful surroundings.

Next is the Macuco Boat Safari experience. Board open jeep-towed wagons that allow for an unobstructed view of the scenery along the trail surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna. Orchids, palm trees, Bromeliads, centenarian trees, and even wild animals that occasionally cross the trail can be spotted. An exhilarating motorboat awaits to take you upriver passing the canyon facing the rapids at a speed that allows for scenic viewing. Rainbows, blue sky, mist, and water in abundance, punctuate the spectacle whose high point is The Three Musketeers.

  • Accommodations: Gran Melia Iguazu
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 6: IGUAZU FALLS / BARILOCHE

Fly to Bariloche and immerse yourself in Argentina’s Lake Region

Welcome to Bariloche, the Switzerland of South America and gateway to Argentina’s Lake District Region.

  • Accommodations: El Casco Art Hotel
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 7: BARILOCHE

Embark on a day of exploration on Lake Nahuel Huapi

Explore the most beautiful natural areas around Bariloche and the Lake Nahuel Huapi where unique breathtaking vistas of the lake itself, Mount Tronador and Victoria Island will impress any visitor. Set sail for Quetrihué Península where you can visit a unique myrtle forest which is considered the only one left in the world. Walk along a wooden trail and appreciate these 100-year-old species.

Victoria Island, a nursery of conifers and other species await. Enjoy natural viewpoints and walk along trails which unfold in amazing beauty. One of the trails leads to Playa del Toro (Bull Beach) where you can see cave paintings and a beach of volcanic sand. Enjoy a picnic lunch by the lakeshore.

  • Accommodations: El Casco Art Hotel
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Today
Day 8: BARILOCHE

Hit the trails and explore Cerro Llao Llao and the surrounding area on an amazing hike

Cerro Llao Llao (mount Llao Llao) trail winds through a beautiful native forest to strategic points that will allow for amazing panoramic views of Tristeza, Blest and North branches of Lake Nahuel Huapi and the Patagonian forest that sits at the foot of the Andes. After enjoying this spectacular hike and panoramic views, continue to Mount Campanario. The way up Mount Campanario will be done with a chairlift. National Geographic rated the view from the top of this little mountain as the 7th most beautiful view in the world!

  • Accommodations: El Casco Art Hotel
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 9: DEPART ARGENTINA

Return to Buenos Aires

Fly to Buenos Aires and bid farewell to Argentina as you head home today.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
FOR TRIP PRICING & AVAILABILITY
Contact an Argentina Travel Specialist

Desire a perfect trip? With the help of our travel specialists, this journey can be customized around your specific interests, tastes and preferences. We will provide helpful tips and honest advice based on first-hand knowledge of the destination.

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