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Take in the best of Argentina. See Buenos Aires, the glaciers of the Perito Moreno National Park in Patagonia, and the scenery of the Lake District. Enjoy fine wine and gourmet food in Mendoza and stay at the Iguazu Falls, the world's largest waterfall.
Arrival Buenos Aires
Upon arrival at Buenos Aires, you’ll be met by a Lightfoot Travel representative and privately escorted by car to your accommodation in Palermo Soho.
The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure.
Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.
Get acquainted with Buenos Aires on a half-day guided tour.
You’ll explore colourful La Boca, colonial San Telmo, and see Plaza de Mayo and Recoleta Cemetery where Eva Peron is buried.
Your guide will tailor the tour according to your interests.
Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Buenos Aires at your own pace – go wine tasting, participate in a food tour or tango lessons, or explore the museums and galleries. Your Travel Designer can recommend activities that suit your needs prior to departure.
In the evening, you’ll enjoy a three-course dinner while watching the best tango show in town.
Buenos Aires - El Calafate
In the morning you’ll be escorted back to the airport for your flight to El Calafate in Argentine Patagonia.
Check into your hotel and enjoy an afternoon at leisure.
Today you’ll explore the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park with your private guide. The tour includes a two-hour mini trek across Perito Moreno Glacier, along with some stunning viewpoints.
El Calafate - Bariloche
Fly north to Bariloche in the heart of the Argentine Lake District, where you’ll be escorted to your hotel. Settle in and relax.
Spend two days exploring the lakes, forests, and snow-capped peaks of the Argentine Lake District. Go fishing, horseback riding, hiking, explore estancias, go kayaking or rafting, or ski during winter.
We can arrange for a rental 4X4 so you can explore at your own pace or book a private guide to accompany you.
Bariloche - Mendoza
Today, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Mendoza. Upon arrival your private guide will escort you to your accommodation.
You can either opt to stay in the charming city with art deco buildings and leafy avenues, or head to one of the properties set amongst the vineyards with a picturesque Andes backdrop.
Today, you’ll enjoy a guided wine tour of Mendoza with an expert guide. Discover boutique wineries on the Lujan de Cuyo, Uco and Maipu Valleys, and taste their finest wines.
In the afternoon, enjoy a tasting lunch with wine pairings at a bodega restaurant.
Enjoy a day at leisure in Mendoza. You can hire bikes to explore more wineries, or we can arrange for another guided tour. You may wish to blend your own wine, or go hiking, horseback riding or rafting in the Andes.
Mendoza - Iguazu Falls
You’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Iguassu, via Buenos Aires, where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the Iguazu National Park.
The hotel will be close to the Brazilian side of the Falls, so you can explore at leisure.
Today, you’ll head over to the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls to experience a different viewpoint of one of the world’s most awe-inspiring sights. Get a stunning panorama of the Falls and appreciate their power from a walkway that gets close to the action.
In the afternoon, enjoy a jet boat safari to experience Iguazu Falls from a different angle.
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.
HOTELS IN Mendoza
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- Explore the barrios of La Boca, San Telmo and Recoleta in Buenos Aires
- Ice trek across the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentine Patagonia
- Discover the forests, glacial lakes and snowy peaks of the Lake District
- Sample fine wines and gourmet meals in Mendoza
- Marvel at the power of Iguazu Falls from Argentina and Brazil
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Get in touch with our Lightfoot Travel experts and they will create a bespoke itinerary designed to your exact needs and budget.
We won't take you to the usual tourist traps, instead we'll introduce you to people that show you the true side of a country. With our contacts in each destination, we can arrange for you to meet locals away from the crowds and ensure an authentic experience.
You can rely on our extensive first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the country you’re visiting. We use only the best expert guides, and provide insider tips on the local customs, and everything from vibrant festivals to hidden Himalayan monasteries
Your holiday will be as unique as you are. By getting to know you and what makes you tick, we fuse our wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of our destinations to create unique day by day itineraries that are built around you.