Soak up the cosmopolitan vibe of Bueno Aires and explore lively Palermo district
Your Argentinian escapade begins with what is known as the Paris of South America, Buenos Aires! Touchdown the chic cosmopolitan city over a 26 hour journey by air, you will be quickly transferred to your hotel in popular district Palermo with lively bars & cafes and array of boutiques and galleries. Rest it out and get a good night’s rest.
Colourful Italian District La Boca, Iconic Presidential Palace, Tango and more
After you are refreshed our Travel Engineers have planned your next two days to make you explore the city and obviously indulge in the city highlights of authentic food and tango! Today you will start your day exploring the city starting with colourful Italian district La Boca followed by the cobbled streets of Colonial San Telmo past Plaza de Mayo lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. Later indulging in some authentic Argentinian meal back at the buzzing Palermo or indulge in a three course dinner at Rojo Tango, the best show in town, at the exclusive and sophisticated Faena Hotel.
Authentic Argentinian Cooking class and Wine Tasting & Gastronomy tour
On your third day in the city our Travel Engineer can curate your day basis your liking. You could simply venture out and explore the city on your own. The city has great metro system so its fairly easy to commute. You can enjoy a hands-on cooking class where you will learn to make tasty empanadas and try varieties of Helados, Argentina’s take on ice-cream. Travel Engineer recommend exploring the fascinating Sunday flea market at San Telmo or just opt for a gastronomy tour that will take you around to try the delicious Chorizo sausages or freshly baked empanadas, wine tasting or just get on board a first-class motor launch which will take you to the Tigre Delta where you will admire Buenos Aires from the Rio de la Plata (River Plate), its northern areas and the channels of the Delta.
El Calafate - Argentinian Patagonia
Incredible Landscapes of El Calafate and magical Los Glaciares National Park
From Bueno Aires you’ll catch a 3 hour 20 mins flight down to the remote southern city of El Calafate. A beautiful city in Argentinian Patagonia, your base for the next two nights where you will find incredible landscapes of snow capped Andes, the plains of the Patagonian Steppe and stunning glaciers of Los Glaciares National Park. Absorb the beauty of the place and unwind.
Explore Los Glaciares National Park – Patogonian Steppe , ice caves leading to Lake Argentino to trekking on the glacier
After good night’s rest today you will spend your day exploring Los Glaciares National Park with your private guide starting off with a drive across the Patagonian Steppe before you reach a viewpoint with the spectacular 30 km long Prieto Moreno Glacier in the distance. You will be taken along specially built walkways to get up-close to catch sight of huge blue coloured chunks of ice calve into the waters of Lake Argentino. Your excursion will include a two hour mini trek on the glacier, so gear up and get set for an action packed day!
Bariloche & Lake District
Snow Capped Volcanoes & Emerald green lakes of Lake District in Patagonian region
Next up you will fly North over 1 hour 45 mins flight to Bariloche in the heart of stunning Lake District in the Patagonia region ! Home to most spectacular scenery, people come here to ski, fish, climb, trek and generally bask in the cool, fresh landscapes created by the huge forests, snow-capped extinct volcanoes and glacier-fed emerald lakes of Argentina's largest national park. As you land we will quickly transfer you to your lodge. If you are seeking remote experience, Lake District offers fantastic lodges for a complete unwinding experience!
Cruise across the Chilean & Argentinian Patagonia Area
The next morning after a hearty breakfast you embark a journey on board a cruise that travels across the Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia Area as it cruises from San Carlos De Bariloche to Puerto Varas covering same route used by the first inhabitants of the region over 400 years ago.
Just sit back, relax and soak up this unforgettable experience full of magic and history starting with beautiful gardens and flowers that cover the landscape of Puerto Panuelo, the grandeur of the landscapes, the green tones of the forests, the birds that fly close and you’ll learn more about the destination’s fascinating history, beautiful views of Andes Mountain at Puella and breathtaking views of the Osorno and Puntiagudo volcanoes and Cerro Tronador
Self- Drive to nearby villages, lakes, hiking trails and stunning picnic spots
Lake district has lots to offer and our Travel Engineers would curate your experiences here basis your liking. You could explore the area easily in your own rented car and visit many national parks, Andean Villages and Lakes. Hike across Isla Victoria or just plan an easy picnic or just head up the ski lifts for super views of the Andes. If you are up for some adventure then try world class trout fly-fishing, horse riding to remote estancias, kayaking and rafting the cool glacial rivers
Gourmet Tasting with Wine Pairing at your Hotel in boutique vineyard
After soaking up the stunning landscapes of Lake district, you will now fly to the home of Malbec, world class wines and gourmet cuisine Mendoza over a 4 hour flight. As you arrive we will sweep you away to your hotel in a boutique vineyard. Unwind and spend your evening indulging in some gourmet tasting with wine pairings!
Explore Boutique wineries, hiking, horse riding into the mountains
The next day you are at leisure, ideal way to spend your day is to perhaps take bikes out to visit boutique wineries or blend your own wine or just head to the foot of Andes mountain ranges for fine views of Andes and Mt. Aconcagua the highest mountain in southern hemisphere. You could further opt for hiking, horse riding or rafting into the mountains.
Unwind and Relax overnight at Puerto Iguazu
After a superb wine experience you will now head to the famous Iguazu Falls for a perfect end to your Argentinian experience. You will fly to Puerto Iguazu over a 4 hour flight. As you land you will be straight driven to your hotel, just a stroll away from the falls. Spend overnight relaxing at the hotel.
Feel the power of the ethereal Iguazu Falls on the Argentina and Brazil border
The next morning you will set out to see the majestic Iguazu waterfalls over the Iguazu river on the border of Argentina and Brazil. The mesmerizing sight of 275 sperate falls in a U shaped formation has an upclose view from special walkways built around the falls. Travel Engineers recommend taking the exhilarating Grand Aventura boat ride to experience the power of the falls from below.
Hop over to the Brazilian side of the falls for panoramic views of the falls and begin your Brazilian journey
Later hop across to the Brazilian side at an additional visa fee to explore panoramic viewing platforms above the Devil’s Throat Gorge and bid a final goodbye to Argentina as you enter Brazil. After a day well spent with iconic views of the majestic Iguazu falls, you will check in to your hotel in the heart of the Iguazu National Park close to the falls for an overnight stay.
Rio De Janeiro
Soak up the chic tropical vibe
Its time to continue to chic beach destination Rio De Janeiro over a 2 hour flight from Foz Du Iguaçu Airport in Brazil. As you land in the city, you will be transferred to your hotel. Home to the popular Copacabana and Ipanema beach watch the beautiful sunset sipping on a cocktail and spend your evening soaking up the city’s vibrant street markets engaging with friendly locals.
Gaze down from iconic landmark , Christ the Redeemer & visit bustling Copacabana Beach
After a good night’s rest the next morning you will head out to explore the city starting with the visit to the iconic landmark sight of Christ the Redeemer , gazing down from the 710 metre peak of Corcovado with magnificent views of the bustling city’s heart below! You will be spending rest of your day visiting the urban hub of the cit centre, the lush green Tijuca Forest and the honeycomb beach of Coapacabana. Our Travel Engineers recommend visiting the Bohemian city centre of Santa Teresa later in the evening to indulge in some scrumptious street food and enjoy the lively atmosphere
Soak up the Sun at World Famous Copacabana and Ipanema beach or take a cable ride to Sugarloaf Mountain for magnificent views
As you head to the end of the epic adventure to Peru and Brazil on your last you start your day with a quick visit to the Sugarloaf Mountain, yet another magnificent skyline of Rio that can be reached with a swift six minute cable ride will be left at leisure to spend your day soaking up the sun on the golden beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema and enjoying the city’s chic vibe!
That brings you to an end of your Argentina and Brazil adventure! Time to pack up and take back memories of this epic trip.