Days 1-3: Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires, a charming, sophisticated city with a strong European influence and culture. With its blend of Spanish, French and Italian architectural styles, its great variety of nightspots, and its cultural life, it is often referred to as the ‘South American Paris’. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires. Highlights include Plaza de Mayo (May Square), El Cabildo (City Hall), the Cathedral and Casa Rosada (Government House) and the colourful district of La Boca.
Spend your final day in Buenos Aires at leisure and in the evening enjoy dinner and Tango Show.
Days 4-5: Iguazu Falls
Fly to the spectacular Iguazu Falls, one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders.
See the falls up close whilst enjoying the various paths that meander through the national park. You have the option to visit the Brazilian side of the falls which offers a different perspective and you have the option to take a helicopter ride over the falls to truly appreciate the majesty of this incredible site.
Days 6-7: Mendoza
Fly to the famous wine making town of Mendoza, an attractive city with tree-lined avenues and numerous plazas, most notably Independencia, the largest, and España with its beautiful tiled friezes. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
The morning will be spent on a tour of Mendoza city, and in the afternoon taste some Malbec on a winery tour.
Days 8-9: Bariloche
Fly to picturesque Bariloche, the gateway to the Argentine side of the Lakes District, located on the southern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi.
Explore Bariloche’s stunning lakes and forests on a full day tour with your local guide.
Days 10-11: El Calafate
Fly to El Calafate, situated on the shores of Lago Argentino, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park. This is one of the largest parks in the country and offers you the opportunity to see the huge ice sheet of the Continental Ice Cap, origin of the area’s 47 ice flows and some of the world’s most spectacular glaciers.
Enjoy a day trip to a traditional estancia, located in an isolated valley within the National Park, accessible only by catamaran which passes glaciers and icebergs. Enjoy lunch at the estancia followed by a trip to a nearby lookout from where you will have a panoramic view of the Andes mountain chain and its many glaciers, and of the Caterina River below.
Days 12-15: El Chalten
Visit Perito Merino Glacier in the morning and in the afternoon transfer to El Chalten.
Enjoy two days at leisure to take hikes through the well signed tracks that lead to spectacular peaks and hanging lakes, such as Mount Fitz Roy, the jewel of the national park, Laguna Torre, a turquoise lake in front of the spectacular peaks and glaciers of the Torre Massif or if you prefer simply relax at your accommodation taking in the spectacular scenery.