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Gold Category Travel Itineraries

Our Gold category trips include the best tours in each destination (usually done on private basis or in small groups), guaranteeing an exclusive first-class and in-depth travel experience.
Additionally, airport transfers are provided on a private basis in all destinations, except in Peninsula Valdes.

Silver Category Travel Itineraries

Our Silver category trips have different and fewer tours than our Gold category trips, sometimes with different durations of stay in some destinations. This is a great trip option, also including first-class tours, but is a less exclusive and comprehensive experience than our Gold category trips.

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The Very Best and Most Exclusive Argentina Exploration Journey

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  • Trip duration: 20 days / 19 nights
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  • 7 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Peninsula Valdes Region, Ushuaia, El Calafate, Bariloche, Mendoza and Iguazu Falls
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  • 18 first-class tours
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Exclusive Adventures in the Best of Patagonia

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  • Trip duration: 15 days / 14 nights
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  • 5 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Peninsula Valdes Region, Ushuaia, El Calafate and Bariloche
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  • 12 first-class tours



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Exploring the City of Tango, Conquering Patagonia & Enjoying a Culinary Feast at the Wine Country

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  • Trip duration: 15 days / 14 nights
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  • 5 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Bariloche, El Calafate and Ushuaia
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  • 10 first-class tours
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An Exclusive Discovery Journey to Iguazu Falls & Patagonia's Unique Wildlife, Glaciers and Mountains

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  • Trip duration: 14 days / 13 nights
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  • 5 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Peninsula Valdes Region, Ushuaia, El Calafate and Iguazu Falls
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  • 14 first-class tours
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City of Tango, the Mighty Iguazu Falls and the Patagonia Odyssey of Discovery

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  • Trip duration: 11 days / 10 nights
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  • 4 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, El Calafate and Bariloche
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  • 10 first-class tours
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A Discovery Journey to the Ends of the Earth, the Patagonian Glaciers, and the Mighty Iguazu Falls

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  • Trip duration: 11 days / 10 nights
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  • 4 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, El Calafate and Ushuaia
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  • 10 first-class tours
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An Exclusive Journey to the Patagonian Glaciers, the Mighty Iguazu Falls and the City of Tango

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  • Trip duration: 8 days / 7 nights
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  • 3 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls and El Calafate
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  • 8 first-class tours
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An Exclusive Journey to the City of Tango, the Wine Country and the Mighty Iguazu Falls

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  • Trip duration: 8 days / 7 nights
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  • 3 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls and Mendoza
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  • 8 first-class tours
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Experiencing Argentina's Wine Country, Patagonian Glaciers, Mountains and the Ends of the Earth

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  • Trip duration: 12 days / 11 nights
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  • 5 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Bariloche, El Calafate and Ushuaia
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  • 6 first-class tours
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Adventures in Patagonia & the Mighty Iguazu Falls

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  • Trip duration: 12 days / 11 nights
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  • 5 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Bariloche, El Calafate and Ushuaia
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  • 7 first-class tours
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Exploring the Iguazu Falls & Patagonia's Unique Marine Wildlife, Glaciers and the Ends of the Earth

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  • Trip duration: 11 days / 10 nights
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  • 5 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Peninsula Valdes Region, Ushuaia, El Calafate and Iguazu Falls
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  • 7 first-class tours
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From the Patagonian Lakes & Glaciers Region to the Mighty Iguazu Falls

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  • Trip duration: 10 days / 9 nights
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  • 4 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, El Calafate and Bariloche
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  • 6 first-class tours
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Land of Fire, Glaciers, Waterfalls & Tango

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  • Trip duration: 9 days / 8 nights
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  • 4 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, El Calafate and Ushuaia
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  • 5 first-class tours
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The Mighty Iguazu Falls, the Imposing Patagonian Glaciers & the City of Tango

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  • Trip duration: 7 days / 6 nights
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  • 3 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls and El Calafate
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  • 4 first-class tours
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The City of Tango, Wine Country and Iguazu Falls Experience

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  • Trip duration: 7 days / 6 nights
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  • 3 destinations visited:
    Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls and Mendoza
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  • 4 first-class tours
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Featured Destination:
El Calafate (The Glaciers Region)

  • Visit a remote Patagonian estancia (ranch): Estancia Cristina
The Glaciers National Park in El Calafate, declared "Mankind’s Natural Heritage site" by the United Nations, is the largest ice mantle in the world after Antarctica, and the third largest fresh water reserve on the planet!
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See our other suggested destinations:
» Buenos Aires (City of Tango)
» Iguazu Falls (Selected by 100 Million Voters as One of the "New 7 Wonders of Nature")
» Bariloche (Patagonia's Natural Beauty)
» Ushuaia (Ends of the Earth)
» Mendoza (Wines, Rock Giants & Adventure)
» Peninsula Valdes Region (Marine Wildlife Sanctuary)
» Patagonia Region (The Last Refuge of Nature)
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Our guests LOVED their trip. Read their trip reviews below!

Elizabeth & Louis Powell

(Carthage, Texas, United States)

"It was a flawless 2 week adventure for us in Argentina. This company is great!"

"Their travel booklet is a masterpiece. It tells everything you could possibly need to know. I like to research in detail and I could not think of anything left out of it."

"Setting foot on Tierra del Fuego was a 'bucket list' item for me. Fred went far above anything we could have imagined to make my days in Ushuaia spectacular."

Elizabeth & Louis visited: Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Ushuaia and El Calafate.
This was their trip to Argentina.

TRIP REVIEW OF ELIZABETH & LOUIS POWELL

"My husband and I traveled with Exploration Journeys Jan-Feb 2019. It was a flawless 2 week adventure for us in Argentina. I booked back in July. Our agent was Fred who kept in touch with me all the way up until travel time, and I feel like I have known him a long time although we have never met. This company is great! Their travel booklet is a masterpiece. It tells everything you could possibly need to know. I like to research in detail and I could not think of anything left out of it.

My main comment for this company is that they want to serve their travelers.

I was mainly interested in the history of Ushuaia and all of Tierra del Fuego. Most travelers are there for the extreme activities that abound in such a pristine location. I was there for the beauty and for the history. Fred went far above anything we could have imagined to make my days in Ushuaia spectacular. Setting foot on Tierra del Fuego was a "bucket list" item for me. I have thought of it for over 20 years. Exploration Journeys along with the folks at Canal Fun in Ushuaia made our day at Harberton a highlight of my life. It was even emotional! Fred planned a surprise event for us. It meant the world to me. He went way above what was expected to make our time there memorable.

We were also in Iguazu, Calafate and Buenos Aires. All exceptionally great! Every transfer and tour guide was on time and the vehicles were high class.

All our guides - at Iguazu, Calafate, Buenos Aires and Ushuaua spoke very good English and were just great.

Thanks for the wonderful memories of Argentina."

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ELIZABETH & LOUIS'S BOOKED TRIP ITINERARY

Buenos Aires

DAY 1: YOU ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES

(staying for 1 night, with 1 tour included)

Flight arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina!

Welcome at the airport and transfer with private vehicle and guide to your hotel.

Images of Buenos Aires: European Heritage and Latin American Passion (private tour)

Buenos Aires has been chosen for 3 consecutive years (2014, 2015 and 2016) as the #1 destination to visit in South America by millions of TripAdvisor users in their “Traveler’s Choice” contest... and rightfully so! This cosmopolitan, vibrant, and sophisticated city, commonly called the “Paris of Latin America,” is the best place in the world to enjoy a first-class tango show and to eat some of the tastiest steak, accompanied by celebrated Argentine Malbec wine.

Our expert “porteño” (as locals are called) guide will take you on a cultural journey, where you’ll visit the most iconic neighborhoods and learn about the highlights of the city; taking in its architecture, culture, history, and more! This tour is also a great opportunity to learn from your expert tour guide, the necessary information and useful tips to make the most of your free time in the city.

This is a private 4-hour tour.

DAY 2: LAST DAY IN BUENOS AIRES

Transfer in private vehicle to Buenos Aires Airport.

Iguazu Falls

DAY 2: YOU ARRIVE IN IGUAZU

(staying for 3 nights, with 4 tours included)

Flight arrival in Iguazu.

Transfer in private vehicle to your hotel. Depending on your flight arrival time, you can relax at your hotel, enjoy your own explorations, or ask your tour guide about suggested activities for your free time.

DAY 3: IGUAZU

Behold the Breathtaking Panoramic Views of Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian Side (private tour)

With 80% of the falls located on the Argentine side, it is only from the Brazilian side that one can see almost all of them at once, in full, breathtakingly panoramic views.

The Brazilian side offers majestic scenic views of the beauty and entirety of the falls; this is because the Brazilian footbridge lies across the river from the falls, offering a unique perspective and epic scenic views, making the Brazilian side different and absolutely complementary to the experience from the Argentinean side.

This is a half-day private tour.

Walking Among Exotic Birds in the Iguazu Rainforest

You’re about to enter a one-of-a-kind bird sanctuary! Here you’ll find the largest colony of toucans on display in the world, as well as the largest colony of parrots on display in South America, along with 150 different bird species from Brazil and all over the world, many of them endangered.

Located in the midst of the lush tropical rainforest, Foz Tropicana Bird Park is an internationally-recognized rescue and preservation center for endangered birds; and it’s among the most important ones in South America. You’ll find yourself side by side a myriad of exotic birds, in the three walk-in aviaries, where you’ll have the opportunity to have an up-close and personal experience with amazingly colorful parrots and Toco Toucans, among many other birds… all of them right next to you or even flying over your head!

In addition to the diversity and beauty of the birds you’ll see, the park itself presents itself as a unique location. It covers nearly 40 acres (16 hectares) of rainforest, so you’re quite literally going to find yourself in the middle of nature as you make your way along the trails!

This visit lasts about 2 hours and is done on the same day you do the Brazilian side of the falls tour.

DAY 4: IGUAZU

Witness the Unique Power & Might of the Iguazu Falls from the Argentine Side (private tour)

“You might have seen the photos. Even read about it. You might have visited other great waterfalls before. But you probably still have no idea what to expect when you come face to face with the almighty Iguazu Falls,” stated CNN in their article “Iguazu Falls: Why this natural wonder should be on everyone’s bucket list". To put that into perspective, Iguazu Falls is nearly twice as tall as Niagara Falls and nearly three times as wide. The late U.S. First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, was reportedly so impressed by the sight of Iguazu Falls that she exclaimed “Poor Niagara!”

In 1984, Iguazu Falls became a UNESCO World Heritage Site; and in 2011, it was selected as one of the 7 winners of the “New Seven Wonders of Nature” worldwide competition in which more than 100 million votes were cast.

Their size and scale are unlike any other waterfall on Earth. Made up of a system of 275 waterfalls, they have a staggering water flow of up to almost 3.5 million gallons (13 million liters) per second – enough to fill five Olympic swimming pools!

Unlike Niagara Falls, which is surrounded by developments such as casinos, a revolving restaurant, and coffee shops, Iguazu Falls are located within one of the few remaining inland rainforests in South America, the Atlantic rainforest, which is a haven for more than 2,000 plant species, about 400 birds species, and 80 types of mammals!

This is a full-day private tour.

A Speedboat Adventure Up-Close the Iguazu Falls

Get ready for a fantastic speedboat adventure, enjoying a unique, up-close perspective of the majestic Iguazu Falls. This tour experience makes for a different point of view from what you will have seen from the panoramic boardwalks. Our speedboat will zip the waters of the Iguazu River, and approach the falls, getting right inside the mist formed by their thunderous splash!

You’ll be thoroughly splashed by the mist of the falls, as you take in the water’s imposing roar. This ride provides a unique and extremely close-up view of the San Martin and Three Musketeers falls. The high point of this experience will be without a doubt, being showered under the mist of the San Martin Falls; the second strongest falls in the Iguazu system. Now it’s time to hop on board and begin our waterfall adventure!

This is a 12-minute group tour and is done on the same day you do the Argentinean side of the falls tour. This tour has an age restriction (click on tour name above for details).

DAY 5: LAST DAY IN IGUAZU

Transfer with private vehicle to Iguazu airport.

You will take a flight to Buenos Aires and from there you will take another flight to Ushuaia.
Ushuaia

DAY 5: YOU ARRIVE IN USHUAIA

(staying for 4 nights, with 2 tours included)

Flight arrival in Ushuaia. Welcome at airport and private transfer to your hotel.

Depending on your arrival time, you can relax at your hotel, enjoy your own explorations, or ask your tour guide about suggested activities for your free time.

DAY 6: USHUAIA

Along the Shore, across the Forest and into the Mud: a 4x4 Off-Road Adventure at the Ends of the Earth!

Prepare for a thrilling and scenic 4x4 off-road experience, where natural beauty and amazing driving skills will nourish your spirit for adventure, while enjoying the best 4x4 tour done at the Ends of the Earth!

On this one-of-a-kind 4x4 tour, we’ll discover the hidden secrets of the Southern Andes, one of the world’s largest mountain ranges. We’ll take in awe-inspiring scenic views of "Lago Escondido" (Hidden Lake), and then literally immerse our vehicle into the shores Fagnano Lake. As we drive through the splashing waters on the lake’s shore, we’ll marvel at the views and experience an absolutely memorable adventure. This off-road experience through deep forests and across rivers, while defying muddy tracks along the shore of the lake, will end with one of the most savory and customary meals in Argentine cuisine: an Argentine asado (meat barbeque), which we’ll accompany with Patagonian wines.

This is a full-day group tour and includes lunch with non-alcoholic beverages & wine.

DAY 7: USHUAIA

The Beagle Channel Odyssey of Discovery: The Gable Expedition

Get ready for a day of exploration and trekking at the Ends of the Earth! You will step back in time and venture into the origins of Ushuaia to relive the discovery experience of its founders in these rugged lands, while taking on one of the most remote locations in the area.

We’ll visit the first estancia (ranch) established in Ushuaia, home to the first non-native settlers, as well as check out the southernmost museum in the world. Next, it’ll be time to hop into our motorboat, and navigate the same waters explored by the first founders of Ushuaia, as well as many famous adventurers; including naturalist Charles Darwin.

We’ll make a quick island stop where we’ll have the chance to penguin-watch from our boat. Then we’ll reach our final destination, taking us off the beaten path onto the remote, uninhabited Gable Island, the largest island in the Beagle Channel.

This is a full-day group tour and includes lunch with non-alcoholic beverages & wine.

DAY 8: USHUAIA

Free day to relax and enjoy your own explorations.

DAY 9: LAST DAY IN USHUAIA

Transfer in private vehicle to Ushuaia airport.

El Calafate

DAY 9: YOU ARRIVE IN EL CALAFATE

(staying for 3 nights, with 3 tours included)

Flight arrival in El Calafate. Welcome at airport and private transfer to your hotel.

Depending on your arrival time, you can relax at your hotel, enjoy your own explorations, or ask your tour guide about suggested activities for your free time.

DAY 10: EL CALAFATE

Seven Panoramic Boardwalks of the Mighty Perito Moreno Glacier

Prepare to visit one of the world’s most awe-inspiring and unique glaciers: The Perito Moreno. This bright white ice giant showcases its mighty glory in the Patagonian Glaciers National Park, which has been declared Mankind’s Natural Heritage site by UNESCO. The park’s vast size not only gives it the distinction of being the largest ice mantle in the world, after Antarctica, but also the third largest fresh water reserve on the planet.

The Perito Moreno is of the few glaciers in the world actually growing and advancing, as opposed to the majority of the world’s glaciers, which are retreating and melting due to the effects of global warming. The ice that serenely sits above the water measures an impressive 262 feet (80 meters), which is just about the height of a 25-story building! And while that’s an incredibly large size for the human eye to take in, consider that this measurement is only 15% of the glacier’s total height. Five times more ice is hidden underwater.

Our destination is the panoramic boardwalks which overlook the Perito Moreno Glacier. Here, amidst the backdrop of the majestic, snow-capped Andes, you’ll find yourself immersed in an unforgettable glacier experience, while enjoy amazing picture-taking opportunities from the seven panoramic balconies facing the front of the glacier.

While the glacier itself is definitely the main attraction, the park also boasts remarkable scenery as well as glacial streams, small lagoons, crevasses, gullies, and plenty of ice formations that’ll dazzle the eye, surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Andes Mountain range, lakes and forest areas.

This is a full-day group tour.

The Mighty Perito Moreno Glacier Close-up Navigation Experience

Take in the sheer size and beauty of the Perito Moreno Glacier as it towers before you, from an exciting close-up perspective, as we cruise across the pristine waters of the Rico Branch of the Argentino Lake, which borders the Southern wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier.

The sheer magnitude of the southern wall alone is a humbling and inspiring sight. We’ll be stopping about 985 feet (300 meters) away from the southern wall of the glacier for some epic picture-taking opportunities that will showcase the grand scale and beauty of the glacier.

This will be definitely a different perspective from what you experience on the panoramic boardwalks.

This navigation is a 1-hour group tour done on the same day you do the Perito Moreno Glacier tour.

DAY 11: EL CALAFATE

Icy Blue Giants: Navigate the Largest Patagonian Glaciers and take the most Awe-inspiring Glacier Photos (in boat’s VIP section)

Hop aboard as we embark on a discovery journey to admire the second largest glacier in South America: the Upsala, as well as other Patagonian ice giants only accessible by boat. The glaciers’ grandness is imposing, and their color remarkable: ranging from pure white to shades of dark blue. We’ll get comfortable in our seats, inside the exclusive VIP cabin on the upper floor of our ship, where we’ll experience better panoramic views with superior comfort and service.

On our way to the Upsala Glacier, we’ll enjoy great photo opportunities while we see icebergs of incredible and diverse shapes and sizes.

This is a full-day group tour and includes lunch with beverages at VIP boat cabin.

DAY 12: LAST DAY IN EL CALAFATE

Transfer in private vehicle to El Calafate airport.

Buenos Aires

DAY 12: YOU ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES

(staying for 2 nights, with 1 tour included)

Arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel in private vehicle.

DAY 13: BUENOS AIRES

Passion and Beauty: an Authentic World-class Tango Experience

You are cordially invited to an evening of live music filled with passion, sensuality and dancing, at one of the best Tango venues in Buenos Aires: La Ventana. Located at the heart of the historic San Telmo neighborhood, you’ll enjoy a world-class Tango show in a restored tenement building (or, ‘conventillo’). This enchanting show also boasts unique features of Argentine folklore.

As you step through the doors, you’ll feel as though you have traveled back in time, with the interior of the building preserved in its original style. The show at La Ventana is a journey through the history of Tango, in which you’ll experience different and authentic styles of this mesmerizing dance, each with its own particular set of music, dancing style, and costumes.

Tango is a universe onto itself as it creates a multi-layered marriage of music, dance, singing and poetry.

This tour includes group transfers and dinner with non-alcoholic beverages & wine.

DAY 14: BUENOS AIRES

Transfer from your hotel to Ezeiza International Airport in private vehicle.

We look forward to welcoming you again in Argentina!

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