10 Days / 9 Nights
Argentina is a country full of culture and nature and a haven for adventure lovers in South America, with the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires and Patagonia's rugged nature. The gaucho culture is prevalent, as are the arts and culture of the country. The natural prowess of the glaciers further south are breath-taking and the trekking is incredible. At the foothills of the Andes also lies the lovely city of Mendoza and its vineyards, making for a relaxing and enjoyable treat in this cosmopolitan, adventurous and dramatic country. This programme has it all! To enable you to explore all the four corners of the country!
Special features of our 10 day Argentine Adventure:
Type of Tourism: Adventure, Mountains, glaciers, Nature, Geographical. Wine, Culture
Places to Visit: Buenos Aires, Calafate, Moreno glacier, El Chaltén, Mendoza
Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights.
Type of Service: Private and shared tours.
Accommodation: Boutique or 3 star accommodation at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
Today is your arrival day to Buenos Aires. We will collect you from the airport and take you to the hotel. We will have dinner at “The Argentinian Experiences” restaurant, the perfect welcome to the capital!
After breakfast, we will head off on an electric bike tour. Discover one of Buenos Aires' best kept secrets! Following the bike lanes of the city, we will dive into the eclectic mix of the " porteña's” frenetic day to day life and the city’s history. From San Martin and Plaza de Mayo Square to Puerto Madero port, your guide will share with you all of the legends, curiosities and historical facts about this controversial and cosmopolitan capital - Buenos Aires.
After breakfast and a reasonably-timed start to the day, your guide will collect you at midday for a walking tour of the hidden graffiti of the city. Buenos Aires is a city full of urban art and modern-day culture. Around every corner, we can witness examples of this and our expert guide will show us where to look! After the graffiti tour, we will do a typical street food tour experiencing all the delights of the Porteña capital, such as empanadas, choripanes, local wine, provoleta and even home-made ice cream!
After breakfast, we will head to the domestic airport for our flight to El Calafate. On arrival we will head to our hotel and settle in for the next few days and prepare ourselves for some glacier trekking!
Today we will head off to the Moreno Glacier for some ice trekking on the glacier! This remarkable experience begins at the "Bajo de las Sombras" harbour early in the morning, where will take a 20 minute boat ride across to the “Brazo Rico”, found off the west coast. Our trek begins on the south side of the Perito Moreno glacier, where after approximately 1 hour, we will arrive at a spectacular viewpoint. Here we will access the ice itself and our guides will place the cra...
After breakfast, we will head to the El Pilar area to the trailhead for today's trek. We will enter the forest of lengas and ñires, bordering the Rio Blanco. Continuing along this trail, we will arrive at the lookout point with excellent views of the Piedras Blancas Glacier. We will then continue to Poincennot camp, where we will see other trekkers who have come to visit this popular destination. On the banks of the river is a suspension bridge, which we will cross to get to th...
After breakfast we will head to the El Calafate airport to take our flight to Mendoza.
Tonight, we will have dinner at CASA EL ENEMIGO, and listen to a lecture by Alejandro Vigil, the oenologist of the Catena Zapata vineyard. He will introduce us to a whole new world of wine. Dinner will include 7 courses with selected wines
Today you will have a free day in the city of Mendoza.
We recommend a fun and original way to tour the vineyards of Mendoza and experiencing the picturesque wine region of Luján de Cuyo "
Enjoy the fresh air and stunning countryside by a bike ride through the vineyards of two wineries. You can learn more about the vineyards and their product, with guided tours and wine tasting, at these picturesque vineyards in the foothills of the Andes mountains. To finish the...
Today, we will take our flight back to Buenos Aires for your international connection or on to your next exciting destination!