The best of Argentina from North to South
The best of Argentina from North to South
Day by Day
DAY 1 – in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A representative from ATN Travel Services will meet you at the airport in Buenos Aires and transfer you to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day free. In the evening, you will enjoy dinner and tango show in Puerto Madero, the best and most modern area in Buenos Aires. Here you will be permitted to witness the magic of a place where singing, dancing and a spectacular meal mix within the walls of the classy, seductively beautiful lounge.
DAY 2 – in Buenos Aires
You will take the half-day city tour through Buenos Aires in the morning, a time that will allow you to discover a city with strong cultural contrasts exemplified by the varied architecture present in historical buildings, monuments, museums, theatres and open areas. In the afternoon, you will board a catamaran trip to view the riverfront homes and admire the scenery on the Tigre Delta of Paraná: an exotic subtropical forest formed by thousands of small islands that can only be reached by water.
DAY 3 – in Buenos Aires – El Calafate
You will begin your tour to El Calafate taking off from Buenos Aires airport. Once you land in El Calafate airport a tourist guide from ATN Travel Services will be waiting for you with a sign with your last name on it to transfer you to your hotel in El Calafate, where you can check in and enjoy free time in the afternoon.
DAY 4 – in El Calafate
Breakfast in the hotel and departure for the full day tour entitled «Perito Moreno Glacier and Nautical Safari». On the tour, you will visit one of the greatest marvels of the world: the Perito Moreno Glacier, declared a World Heritage.
You will begin the tour by going to the floating quay of the southern branch of the Argentinean Lake, where you will ride across the Ice Floe Canal up to the front of the Perito Moreno Glacier to see its typical ice slides. Then, you will come across the footbridges which are very near to the ice wall. There will be enough time for you to enjoy the glacier spectacle, and also be witness to the famous ice detachment phenomena, in which you can hear the hollow sounds of ice falling and thus becoming smaller floating glaciers. There are some experiences that leave marks in our lives, and watching the Perito Moreno is definitely one of them.
DAY 5 – in El Calafate
Breakfast in the hotel. Afterwards, we will pick you up to take you on the full day tour entitled «Rio de Hielos Express.» To begin the tour, you will head to Punta Bandera pier to take a catamaran trip on the Argentine Lake. First you will go to the northern part of the lake where you can observe the icebergs floating adrift, and then to the Upsala Glacier where you will meet with a spectacular ice barrier and whose area of 800 square kilometers equals 4 times the City of Buenos Aires. After you pass the front wall of this glacier, the ride continues to see the highest glacier in the National Park, the Spegazzini Glacier where you also can observe the dry glacier. When you arrive back at the hotel you will be able to see Boca del Diablo (Devil’s Mouth). After this awesome trip you will never be able to forget El Calafate and the Patagonia region. Fortunately, your films and photos will always remind you that it wasn’t a dream. Note: The tour can be modified depending on weather conditions and on the captain of the vessel’s decision.
DAY 6 – in El Calafate – Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Return to Buenos Aires. Check in at your hotel in Buenos Aires. You will have the rest of the day free.
DAY 7 – in Buenos Aires
Enjoy a day of leisure in Buenos Aires. You will be able to experience a Gaucho´s Party, including the typical barbecue, or asado, in the Argentinean pampas. This activity is from 10 am till 6 pm. It is considered a full day tour.
DAY 8 – in Buenos Aires – Iguazu Falls
The tour to Iguazu starts departing from the airport in Buenos Aires. Once you arrive at the Iguazu airport our tour guide will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel and he will give you the information for all the exact pickup times for tours and transfers during your stay in this amazing destination. You will check in your hotel and will have free time.
DAY 9 – in Iguazu Falls
After breakfast, you will leave for a full day excursion to the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls. You will be guided around several paths inside the National Park to witness the incredible view of more than 200 falls, visiting the green way, the upper and lower catwalk and the Devil’s Throat paths using the forest train. The Great Adventure boat ride is an optional tour inside Iguazu Falls National Park which takes you for a ride around the falls – the boat even remains underneath an Iguazu fall! Around 5 pm you will return to the hotel in Puerto Iguazú.
DAY 10 – in Iguazu Falls – Buenos Aires
After breakfast, we will pick you up in your hotel in order to take you to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls National Park which was declared a World Natural Heritage for being a natural reserve of paramount importance in South America. The main attraction is the contact with the great deal of fauna that can be seen through the light that enters the green roof of the rainforest as well as the world famous Iguazu waterfalls that form a circle of 2700 meters. Torrents of water, whose roar can be heard for miles, plunge some 250 feet down. The panoramic view is unbeatable since the walkway circuit is directly in front of the waterfalls. At the end of this half day tour you will return to the hotel in Iguazu and, at scheduled time, transfer from hotel to airport. A driver will receive you in Buenos Aires airport to transfer you to the hotel in Buenos Aires.
DAY 11 – in Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Check-out at noon. Transfer to the international airport at scheduled time. End of our services.
The tour includes:
Flights: Buenos Aires – El Calafate – Buenos Aires – Puerto Iguazú – Buenos Aires.
Transfers In/Out Airport – Hotel – Airport in each city.
5 hotel nights with breakfast included in Buenos Aires.
3 hotel nights with breakfast included in El Calafate.
2 hotel nights with breakfast in Puerto Iguazú.
Buenos Aires city tour.
Tigre and Delta tour.
Dinner and Tango show.
Full-day tour to Gaucho’s Party (Ranch).
Full-day tour Perito Moreno glacier and Nautical Safari.
Full-day tour Rio de Hielos Express.
Full-day tour to the Argentinian side of the waterfalls.
Half-day tour to the Brazilian side of the waterfalls.
English/Spanish-speaking tourist guide.
Group Service sharing the bus with other tourists.
Quality in services.
The tour doesn’t include:
Entrance fees to the National Parks.