7 Days / 6 Nights
Argentina is a large country with many places of stunning natural beauty. From Immense glaciers, the eclectic capital and the astounding waterfalls at Iguazu, nature was extremely generous with her blessings in this part of the world. Our 7 day whirlwind Argentina tour is perfect for those who are a little short on time, but don’t want to miss out on any of the highlights of this stunning and cultural country!
Special features of our “Whirlwind Argentina” tour:
Type of Tourism: Cultural, Nature, Glaciers, Waterfalls
Places to Visit: Buenos Aires, El Calafate, Patagonia, Perito Moreno glacier, Iguazu
Duration: 7 Days and 6 Nights.
Type of Service: Private and shared tours.
Accommodation: Boutique and 3 star accommodation at most destinations 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 you will arrive in Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina. Enjoy some of the best Argentine beef in one of many Parrillas, which can be found on every street corner, as do the Heladerías (ice cream shops) a marvellous remnant of the Italian influence on the country.
We will then visit the centre of the city, with the obelisk and the Plaza de Mayo, famous for Eva Peron’s “Don’t cry for me, Argentina”. In the evening, you can head to a traditional dinner and ta...
After breakfast, we will head to the famous suburbs of Buenos Aires, San Isidro and Tigre. These neighbourhood’s consist of islands, stunning mansions, tree-lined streets, and spectacular coastal views.
You can see the Parana River Delta from the Tigre neighbourhood. This is one of the largest in the world with 14,000 kilometres long ... This tour allows you to sail across it! The boat ride through the Delta canals starts from the port of Tigre. Along a 90 minute trip by boat with magnificent views of Buenos Aires...
After breakfast, we will head to the airport to fly to El Calafate, the gateway to Southern Patagonia. We will leave the city and head to the icy mountains, with endless horizons and glassy waters. On arrival, we will head to the hotel for the evening.
Today, we will visit Los Glaciares National Park to see the famous Perito Moreno glacier, found above Lake Argentino. Undoubtedly the park’s most famous highlight, with massive chunks of ice, breaking free from the main glacier, crashing into the lake below.
We will then get closer to the immense glacier on a short boat trip so that we can get closer to the glacier and see its southern wall.
We will then head to the viewpoint in front of the glacier. This view of this immense glacier is humbling and an experienc...
After breakfast, we will head back to the city of Buenos Aires for a connecting flight to Iguazu Falls.
On arrival, our driver will be waiting to take us to the hotel in preparation for tomorrows big adventure - the Iguazu Falls.
The Iguazu Falls are on the border between Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina. Today, we will visit the Argentine side of the falls, where we will walk along the lower and upper trails of the river via specially constructed walkways to the electrifying Devils Throat. This stunning fall is the biggest and most spectacular in the national park, and you can get up close to this plummeting misty abyss.
The Iguazu Falls in Brazil offer a more panoramic and truly stunning view of the falls. They are composed of a variety of falls, ranging between 150 and 270 metres, depending on the water volume in the river. The many falls include Floriano, Deodoro, Benjamin Constant, and of course the most famous of all, The Devil’s Throat. The Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side is the perfect example of a symbiotic relationship between conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. This significant biological diversity and the ...
We do not include travel or health insurance and we strongly recommend a comprehensive travel insurance for any unexpected circumstances. This is not obligatory, however. We recommend a full travel insurance policy that covers cancellations and delays as well as medical insurance.
We suggest that you speak with your doctor to ensure that you are up-to-date with the recommended vaccinations when traveling to the destination. In any case, a negative Coronavirus Molecular Test (PCR) is needed to enter the country.
We suggest that you speak with your doctor to ensure what medications you will need to bring to the destination. Pharmacies and drugstores are common in all cities, however, it is not certain that you will be able to find a specific drug that you can find in your country of origin.
As in any city in the world, there can be pickpockets in crowded places. We suggest being vigilant at all times, but if you are in a group you will always be safer.
We do not include the cost of any domestic or international flight in any of our programs. These services must be booked independently by each guest.
Yes, hotels will charge the cost of a double room as standard, so a single supplement will be charged if you are travelling alone.
VA Expeditions is supported by Valencia Travel, a company with more than 12 years of foundation with a solid financial position. We have insurance from the insurance company La Positiva, that supports us and protects our guests from any eventuality at the destination, covering our guests for more than 5 million US dollars.
Each trip is customizable, but there may be additional restrictions and expenses in each case. We suggest contacting your sales representative for more information.
Yes, in addition to multi-day programs, we offer half-day experiences and excursions without overnight, which you can purchase as additional services. In case you wish to purchase one of these services, you can ask your guide, the transfer representative or your sales representative to provide you with the support you need.
Yes, you can add additional or optional services to your regular tour. We appreciate contacting your sales representative for any changes you wish to make.
Yes, you can travel with children and we have many activities to do as a family, however, depending on your itinerary, some experiences can be a bit demanding for young children. As a recommendation, we suggest that you ask your sales consultant if the tour you wish to book is suitable for children.
We work with a maximum group size of 12 passengers for sustainability reasons and a more personaized experience.
We suggest making your reservations at least one month before your trip in order to reserve the best hotels, transportation and services for your travel dates, however, in last minute cases, we can reserve up to 15 days in advance.
We suggest consulting with your embassy to review any documents, tests or special visa you need for your trip.
The official currency in Argentina is the Argentinian peso (ARS). In large cities there is a good chance that you will find ATMs or ATMs, however, we suggest that you do not rely entirely on this solution, as it may not be enabled to work with your bank.
Yes, we cater for all special dietary requirements. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any allergies or special dietary needs.
As a sustainable travel company, we are in constant search of how we can improve the sustainability of our operations, that is why we carry out the following activities to generate a fair and sustainable development in our areas of operation: https://inspiratravel.com/en/sustainability/
Tips are not included in the cost of the tour. You should plan to tip 10% in restaurants and for your guided services, however, tipping is never required.
Cultural norms vary within each Latin American country, even within each city within the country, however, we recommend the following measures to have a pleasant visit in each destination: Latin American culture in general tends to be closer and more informal than in others cultures, so there is usually always a friendly approach in all conversations, and going directly to the point could be considered offensive to some people. Personal space can be much shorter as well, but without being interpreted as sexual in nature. In some places, like Argentina, kisses on the cheek are common for greeting, even between men.
The schedules are also usually more relaxed and informal, however, this is not the case of VA EXPEDITIONS, since we will always respect the hours indicated in your itinerary. This may be different for other appointments that you can book on your own at other locations.
This depends on each itinerary, and will be indicated in the detail of the day. However, our itineraries always usually include free times to offer more flexibility to our guests.
For any emergency, we appreciate contacting the following number: 0054-911-2252-6549
At VA Expeditions we believe that every action we take should generate a positive impact on the communities and the environment of our entire production chain, which is why we carry out various activities focused on this objective. An example of sustainable activities you can do in Argentina:
Visit to a Guaraní Village: a unique excursion, first crossing the M´Boca-i stream, then traveling a path in the middle of the jungle where you can discover their hunting techniques, the traps used to catch animals and learn about the use of medicinal plants.
Villa La Angostura:
Forest bath: The novel forest baths, which have recently been carried out in Argentina, help to slow down and awaken the senses.
In Salta / Jujuy:
Jujuy by Bike: This tour proposes a three-day journey through the most outstanding points of the Quebrada de Humahuaca. Your two local guides take you on a different tour to delve into the history and culture of native peoples and their intersection with the Creole heritage.
Snowshoe hike in Mendoza: It is a must see in Portezuelo del Viento. The "Snowshoe Walk" is an exit that takes place from Las Cuevas, a small "Authentic Town" located very close to the border with Chile.
In Salta / Jujuy:
Salinas Grandes Jujuy: A chain of luxury camps, with Salinas Grandes as the first of several similar projects in different parts of the country ”, says one of its creators, Nicolás Languasco Basy. The entire luxury camp is 100% equipped with renewable energies beneficial to the environment.
Pristine Camps joined the Cooperativa Cachi del Chincho from the Aguas Blancas community in order to train young locals. The purpose of this alliance is for them to become external collaborators. They will be in charge of bringing local culture closer to visitors so that they can get to know it from the inside.
In estuaries of the Ibera:
The Esteros de Corrientes: Takes us to know the Carlos Pellegrini Colony and to enter an area of estuaries and palm groves; then to spend the night in an inn with the style of an old Corrientes farm to enjoy the typical gastronomy and a panoramic view from the pier of the Iberá Lagoon.
All our guests have 24/7 support for any type of emergency or eventuality. For emergencies you can contact the following number: 0054-911-2252-6549. For general inquiries, you can write to us at the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This depends on each itinerary, but generally is a ratio of one guide for every nine guests.
This depends on the type of the type of Travel insurance that the passenger has. In Argentina attention in Public hospitals is free, but we recommend that you have a comprehensive travel insurance policy for better care and hospital facilities.
The tours are carried out by an expert team that has determined the optimal times of visits to make the most of our guests' time, without rushing. All our programs are customizable, so if at any time at the destination you want to adjust the pace of the trip, you can ask your guide to reach a consensus with the whole group in case you need to make adjustments to the pace of the trip.
Yes, you can safely store any luggage at your hotel.
For city tours, there are public bathrooms available, in remote destinations bathroom facilities are more sparse.
In the mountains and remote places there is no Internet connection. Hotels and public places usually have WIFI available.
In cities and tourist centers you will have good telephone reception. In remote areas, there may be no cell phone reception.
It depends on each itinerary, but for example, in the north of Argentina we can reach more than 5000 meters of altitude.
We suggest that you bring a refillable water bottle or purchase bottled water if necessary. Depending on your destination, at various points on your trip there will be places where you can fill your water bottle.
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