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Iguazú Falls

Highlights of Argentina

13-day tailor-made journey from £4,515 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Explore Buenos Aires, Patagonia and Iguazu Falls on this luxury holiday

Highlights

  • Watch a tango performance in Buenos Aires
  • Explore both sides of Iguazú Falls by by boat and train
  • Sail up to one of the world's largest glaciers in Patagonia
  • Fulfil your cowboy fantasies with a stay on an estancia estate, enjoying full-board dining and included activites
  • Explore with flights, luxury hotels and private tours and transfers throughout

In Brief

  • 3 Nights Buenos Aires
  • 3 Nights El Calafate
  • 2 Nights Iguazú Falls
  • 2 Nights Estancia stay

About

Recommended for:
City | History & culture | Honeymoon | Natural world | Wildlife

From natural spectacles to city greats, showcase Argentina’s diverse wonders on this luxury holiday. You’ll begin in Buenos Aires, enjoying its European charm and tango rhythms before moving on to the wilds of Patagonia. Indeed, you’ll take in both the world’s greatest glacier and waterfall, flying up to Iguazú Falls. You’ll even hop between its Argentinian and Brazilian sides on cruises and train rides, before ending with a stay on a gaucho’s estate in the pampas. Here, you’ll indulge with everything from included horse rides and hikes to full-board gourmet dining. Throughout you’ll be treated to luxury stays, flights, private tours and private transfers.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Depart UK

Begin with complimentary airport lounge access before boarding your overnight flight to Argentina.

Days 2-4
Buenos Aires

Arriving in Buenos Aires, you'll be met for a private transfer to your hotel. Both our options are set in the leafy, well-heeled neighbourhood of Recoleta, with our palatial Deluxe offering a special favourite – a lesson in Louis XV excess, all chandeliers and polished wood. The next day, you'll get your bearings with a half-day tour of the city, showcasing its European wonders and the colourful neighbourhood of La Boca. It's a raffish port given over to artsy brilliance. There's also plenty of time to take in the city-of-the-dead cemetery, neoclassical Argentine Congress and rabbit-warren antique markets. Lastly, we've included that most quintessential of Buenos Aires experiences – a tango performance and steak dinner.

Stay: CasaSur Recoleta, Buenos Aires (Superior) or Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 5-7
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

Your flight down to El Calafate, gateway to the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, is bookended by private transfers, bringing you to your luxury lodge accommodation, contrasting acres of Patagonian wilderness with stylish open fires. The next day, you'll be treated to a private tour of the region's icon – the city-sized Perito Moreno. As one of the planet's few advancing glaciers, a series of walkways – and your shared boat ride – offer breath-taking views of the its face, a towering, 80-metre-tall wall of ice. If you're lucky, you'll see house-sized blocks shear right off it, landing in the Lago Argentino with an almighty crash, only to reappear and bob away as icebergs. On your private transfer back to the hotel, keep your eyes out for condors and flamingos. With a day at leisure either side, there's the option of exploring further with iceberg cruises, crampon hikes and horse rides.

Stay: Esplendor, El Calafate (Superior) or Eolo Lodge, El Calafate (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 8-9
Iguazú Falls

Your flight north, again sandwiched by included private transfers, will see you to your luxury hotel, positioned just a stone's throw from Iguazú Falls. Our Deluxe option even offers views of its torrential cascades from wildlife-dotted tropical gardens. On arrival, you'll be treated to a private, full-day tour of Argentine side of the falls, following a network of walkways and passing through the rainforest in a small ecological train. The main attraction is the spectacular Devil's Throat drop. You'll even get right up close with a boat ride, shooting through narrow gorges. The next morning you'll explore the Brazilian side of the falls with your private guide for a more panoramic overlook.

Stay: Loi Suites Iguazu, Iguazu Falls (Superior) or Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Iguaçu Falls (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 10-11
Estancia La Bamba de Areco

Returning south, a private transfer will see you to the airport for your flight to Buenoes Aires, where you'll be met by a private driver for your scenic trip to Estancia La Bamba de Areco – a working ranch in the heart of the pampas. You'll have two days here to experience the life of the gaucho cowboy, with horse riding, hiking, fishing and bird watching among the experiences all included. You'll dine on the finest cuts of grilled beef, served asado-style with salads, sweetbreads and chorizo accompaniments. It's all washed down with a glass or two of Argentinean wine. There's also an outdoor pool and spa treatments to provide a relaxing end to your Argentine adventures.

Stay: Estancia La Bamba de Areco, San Antonio (Superior)

Meals: B L D

Days 12-13
Depart for UK

Leave the estancia behind as a private transfer sees you in style back to Buenos Aires for your return, overnight flight to the UK.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

13-day tailor-made journey from £4,515 incl. flights

Superior

Low Season

from £4,515 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £5,225 pp. incl. flights

Includes:

  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Return flights from London to Buenos Aires
  • Domestic flights from Buenos Aires to El Calafate and Iguazu
  • Private airport transfers 
  • 8 nights accommodation in 4* (Superior) hotels on a B&B basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 4* (Superior) estancia on a full-board basis
  • Private Buenos Aires city Tour including La Boca
  • Dinner &Tango Show 'Carlos Gardel'
  • Private full-day Perito Moreno Glacier tour including boat ride
  • Private full-day Argentine Falls including boat excursion
  • Private half-day Brazilian Falls tour
  • Iguassu park entrance fees
  • Shared activities at Estancia Bamba de Areco

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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