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Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTH AMERICA 105

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Day 1: Buenos Aires

Bienvenidos a Argentina! Upon arrival into the international airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a guided city tour taking in the Neoclassical Metropolitan Cathedral, the unusual dusty pink Government House and the history-packed Plaza de Mayo. Head to the neighbourhood of San Telmo where street performers gather to display the sensuous dance of tango, and continue to La Boca, a colourful suburb popular with local artists.

Day 2: Buenos Aires

Today you arer free at your own lesiure to explore this wonderful city, later this evening we will take you to see a famous Tango Show - after this you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 3: Buenos Aires - Bariloche

This morning our local driver is on hand to take you on to the airport for your flight to Bariloche. Arriving here, we have a local team to assist getting you onto your hotel.

Day 4: Bariloche

This morning you will be collected and taken out on the Circuito Chico tour of the Bariloche region. Highlights include, Playa Bonita on Lake Huapi, chairlift visit to the summit of Campanario Hill, San Eduardo Chapel, Lake Moreno and more.

Day 5: Bariloche - El Calafate

This morning our local driver is on hand to take you on to the airport for your flight to El Calafate. Arriving here, we have a local team to assist getting you onto your hotel.

Day 6: El Calafate

Measuring 30km in length, the monstrous Perito Moreno glacier is a jagged mass of crevasses and towering columns of ice. It’s also unusual in the sense that it is actually growing in size and constantly moving forward. Today enjoy a full day excursion beginning at Brazo Rico where you will be able to spot floating icebergs and continuing with a nautical safari on Rico Lake for spectacular views of the ice walls.

Day 7: El Calafate - Ushuaia

Taking to the sky once more, our next stop is Ushuaia with transfers organised both ends by our local team.

Day 8: Ushuaia

Taking National Route 3 as part of a tour you’ll discover some of the Tierra Del Fuego park’s most stunning natural sights including Pipo River, Ensenada Bay, Redonda Island, Roca Lake, Verde and Negra Lagoons and Castores Dam. Rich in flora and fauna, the park also offers ample variety of wildlife. Later in the afternoon board a ship in Ushuaia Bay for a cruise on the Beagle Channel. The cruise will reveal excellent views of Ushuaia as well as Olivia Mount and the Encajonado River. You’ll also see Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and pass Pajaros Island where sun-seeking penguins and fur seals come to rest on the pebbly shores.

Day 9: Ushuaia - Iguazu Falls (Argentina)

After breakfast this morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Puerto Iguazu, your base for exploring the magnificent Iguazu Falls. Straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazu Falls are composed of over 250 separate cascades.

Day 10: Iguazu Falls (Argentina)

Enjoy a full day excursion to the Argentinean side of the falls. A number of walking trails are available bringing you in front of or above the rapids. You’ll also see the dramatic Garganta del Diablo or Devil’s Throat, an awe-inspiring display of natural power. (Entrance ticket not included needs to be paid locally 33 USD PP)

Day 11: Iguazu Falls (Argentina) - Buenos Aires

Today tour the Brazilian side of the falls, walking along catwalks that allow you to see the torrents of water at their most impressive. (Entrance ticket not included needs to be paid locally 38 USD PP) - (PLEASE ENSURE TO BOOK A FLIGHT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON BACK TO BUE) After, you will be taken to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires, where on arrival a driver will take you to the hotel.

Day 12: Buenos Aires

Sadly your journey has reached its conclusion, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.