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This Trip at a Glance

For citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan: you need a visa to enter Brazil (for your visit to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls). We will take care of your entire Brazilian Visa application process at no additional cost, including any application costs or fees associated with the process.
Talk about worry-free service; no other travel agency offers services this comprehensive!

(If you don't have US, Canada, Australia or Japan nationality, you'll have to apply for a regular printed visa via a Brazilian consulate. We'll prepare and send you all the instructions and documentation you'll need to succesfully apply for your Brazilian visa.)

Trip’s Photo Summary
  • Listen to a world-class tango orchestra in Buenos Aires
Day-by-Day Itinerary
Buenos Aires

DAY 1: January 1st (Tuesday) - YOU ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES

(staying for 1 night)

Flight arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina!

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

DAY 2: January 2nd (Wednesday) - LAST DAY IN BUENOS AIRES

Transfer in private vehicle to Buenos Aires Airport.

Peninsula Valdes Region

DAY 2: January 2nd (Wednesday) - YOU ARRIVE IN PENINSULA VALDES REGION

(staying for 2 nights, with 2 tours included)

Flight arrival in Trelew. Transfer in group vehicle to your hotel in Puerto Madryn.

You will be taken directly from the airport for your tour and after your tour you'll be taken to your hotel.
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An Up-Close & Personal Experience Walking among the Cute Magellanic Penguins

Get ready for a delightful encounter with some of the cutest and most charismatic creatures on the planet: the Magellanic penguins! Punta Tombo Reserve is home to the world’s largest colony of Magellanic penguins, giving you the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with over a hundred thousand of these adorable creatures, which are only found on the Falkland Islands and the coasts of Argentina and Chile.

This is a long half-day group tour (the visit to the Punta Tombo Magellanic Penguins reserve lasts 2 hours), but it’s usually combined with at least 1 other tour option in the area making it a full-day tour.

DAY 3: January 3rd (Thursday) - PENINSULA VALDES REGION

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Peninsula Valdes’ Unique Marine Fauna Heaven

The scenic Peninsula Valdes, where arid landscapes contrast with the blue crystalline sea, is home to an important breeding population of the endangered southern Right Whale (whale season takes place from May to early December), southern sea lions, orcas (also known as “killer whales”), Magellanic penguins (penguin season is from mid-September to mid April), as well as the largest continental colony of southern elephant seals in the entire world. National Geographic listed the Peninsula Valdes as one of the 10 best places in the world for whale-watching.

The inner part of the peninsula boasts rheas, guanacos (American Llama), hairy armadillos, ostriches and maras (very similar to hares). A high diversity and range of birds live in the peninsula as well; at least 181 species.

This is a full-day group tour.

DAY 4: January 4th (Friday) - LAST DAY IN PENINSULA VALDES REGION

Transfer in group vehicle to Trelew airport.

Ushuaia

DAY 4: January 4th (Friday) - YOU ARRIVE IN USHUAIA

(staying for 2 nights, with 1 tour included)

Flight arrival in Ushuaia. Transfer in private vehicle 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 5: January 5th (Saturday) - USHUAIA

Choose 1 among the following 6 tour options:

Option 1: A Trekking and Canoeing Adventure at the Ends of the Earth
Our expert guide will help you discover the hidden wonders of the Tierra del Fuego National Park, including its enchanting lakes, forests, lush vegetation, and wildlife while you are trekking and canoeing surrounded by the peaceful serenity of nature at the southernmost city in the world.

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Option 2: Trekking to Turquoise Lagoon and the Carbajal Mount Summit
Get ready for a hiking adventure that takes you through the beauty of century-old beech forests, across imposing rock formations, and the turquoise waters of Lago Turquesa, before conquering the summit of Carbajal Mount.

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Option 3: A Trekking Adventure to the Vinciguerra Glacier
Get ready to lace up your hiking boots and challenge your adventurous side as you take on the many unique landscapes of Ushuaia and trek up to one of the largest glaciers at the Ends of the Earth: the Vinciguerra Glacier!

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Option 4: Conquering the Summit of Cerro Pelado
Get ready for a trekking adventure that will take you 2,624 feet (800 meters) above Ushuaia to the summit of Cerro Pelado for some awe-inspiring, 360 degree views of Ushuaia, the Beagle Channel and the surrounding mountains and valleys.

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Option 5: Hiking to the Emerald Lagoon & Learning about the Unique Patagonian Beavers
Get ready to learn about and witness an amazing story about the Patagonian beavers and to hike through the beautiful Patagonian forest and Tierra Mayor valley to reach the Emerald Lagoon, which radiates shades of emerald green with the sunlight.

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Option 6: 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 off-road experience where natural beauty and amazing driving skills will nourish your spirit of adventure while enjoying the best 4x4 tour done at the Ends of the Earth!

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These tours are done on group basis. The “Hiking to the Emerald Lagoon & Learning about the Unique Patagonian Beavers” is a long half day tour and includes dinner with non-alcoholic beverages and wine. The other tour options are full day tours and include lunch with non-alcoholic beverages and wine, except for the lunch for the "Trekking to Turquoise Lagoon and the Carbajal Mount Summit", "Trekking Adventure to the Vinciguerra Glacier" and "Conquering the Summit of Cerro Pelado" tours, which is a lunch box with bottled water.

DAY 6: January 6th (Sunday) - LAST DAY IN USHUAIA

Transfer in private vehicle to Ushuaia airport.

El Calafate

DAY 6: January 6th (Sunday) - YOU ARRIVE IN EL CALAFATE

(staying for 2 nights, with 1 tour included)

Flight arrival in El Calafate. Transfer in group vehicle 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 7: January 7th (Monday) - EL CALAFATE

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An Experience of Conquering the Mighty Perito Moreno Glacier!

Discover your inner adventurer as you explore and conquer one of the world’s most awe-inspiring and unique glaciers: The Perito Moreno. This splendid 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 that of being the third largest fresh water reserve on the planet.

Now, picture yourself strapping on your ice spikes, as you begin trekking along this ice giant on a full-day discovery journey along one of the few glaciers in the world, which is actually growing and advancing.

Your full day of adventure will include a close-up navigation of the Perito Moreno Glacier and a visit to the seven panoramic balconies facing the front of the glacier where you’ll have amazing picture-taking opportunities. After an adventure-packed day, you’ll be able to rest with the satisfaction of having successfully conquered the mighty Perito Moreno!

This is a full-day group tour and has an age restriction (click on tour name above for details).

DAY 8: January 8th (Tuesday) - LAST DAY IN EL CALAFATE

Transfer in group vehicle to El Calafate airport.

Iguazu Falls

DAY 8: January 8th (Tuesday) - YOU ARRIVE IN IGUAZU

(staying for 2 nights, with 2 tours included)

Flight arrival in Iguazu.

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 9: January 9th (Wednesday) - IGUAZU

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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.

DAY 10: January 10th (Thursday) - LAST DAY IN IGUAZU

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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.

Transfer in group vehicle to Iguazu airport.

Buenos Aires

DAY 10: January 10th (Thursday) - YOU ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES

(staying for 1 night, with 1 tour included)

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

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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 11: January 11th (Friday) - BUENOS AIRES

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

We look forward to welcoming you again in Argentina!

IMPORTANT: The order of the activities in each destination can change depending on weather conditions or other circumstances.
Lodging for 10 nights Included
Comfort Category Lodging
COMFORT CATEGORY LODGING INCLUDED
Deluxe Category Lodging
DELUXE CATEGORY LODGING INCLUDED**
Unique & Exclusive Category Lodging
UNIQUE & EXCLUSIVE CATEGORY LODGING INCLUDED*

* For this itinerary the Unique & Exclusive accommodation is only available in Buenos Aires and Iguazu. For Peninsula Valdes, El Calafate and Ushuaia the hotels included are the ones mentioned in the deluxe category.

** In El Calafate, our Deluxe Category pricing does not include Deluxe category lodging, since none comply with our Deluxe standards. We are including for El Calafate in our Deluxe Category pricing what we call a "Comfort Plus" category lodging, which is somewhat nicer and thus more expensive than our Comfort category.

*** Puerto Madryn is the city located next to Peninsula Valdes, where most hotels are located. It has a very convenient location midway between the Peninsula Valdes area and the Punta Tombo region (where from September to April you can visit the world's largest colony of Magellanic penguins)

Meals Included

10 BREAKFASTS
1 LUNCH
1 DINNER

Meal included in Buenos Aires:

  • Dinner with non-alcoholic beverages & wine in the "Passion and Beauty: an Authentic World-class Tango Experience" tour

Meal included in Ushuaia:

  • Lunch with non-alcoholic beverages & wine in any of these tour options: "A Trekking and Canoeing Adventure at the Ends of the Earth", "Trekking to Turquoise Lagoon and the Carbajal Mount Summit", "A Trekking Adventure to the Vinciguerra Glacier", "Conquering the Summit of Cerro Pelado" and "Along the Shore, across the Forest and into the Mud: a 4x4 Off-Road Adventure at the Ends of the Earth!", and dinnner with non-alcoholic beverages & wine in this tour option: "Hiking to the Emerald Lagoon & Learning about the Unique Patagonian Beavers"

12 Airport Transfers Included

Private airport transfers included in the following destinations:

  • In Buenos Aires: 4 private transfers
  • In Ushuaia: 2 private transfers

Group airport transfers included in the following destinations:

  • In Peninsula Valdes Region: 2 group transfers
  • In El Calafate: 2 group transfers
  • In Iguazu Falls: 2 group transfers
Domestic Flights Duration & Route

We can take care of booking all the needed domestic flights for your trip.

FLIGHTS DURATION & ROUTE FOR THIS TRIP

Flight Route Total Flight Duration
Buenos Aires to Trelew2 hours
Trelew to Ushuaia2 hours and 10 minutes
Ushuaia to El Calafate1 hour and 20 minutes
El Calafate to Buenos Aires2 hours and 55 minutes
Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu1 hour and 45 minutes
Puerto Iguazu to Buenos Aires1 hour and 50 minutes
Argentina Map

Argentina is a very large country, the 8th largest in the world, in fact! As such, traveling by land is too time-consuming. For example, a bus ride from Buenos Aires to Iguazu takes about 18 hours (as opposed to 1 hour and 50 minutes by plane), and the bus ride from Buenos Aires to El Calafate takes about 40 hours (as opposed to 3 hours and 15 minutes by plane).

For a worry-free travel experience, we strongly advise letting us take care of your domestic flights. It’s common for local airlines to make several flight changes before (and sometimes during) a trip. Taking care of domestic flights will allow us to closely monitor any flight changes, adapting your trip itinerary as needed.

Our flight issuing service includes: flights booking, daily tracking of flight status and changes, reconfirmation with the airline of each flight before each departure, booking of your flight seats, web check-in (not available for all flights) and assistance with your flights arrangements if there is any flight delay, change or cancellation before or during your trip.

Prices per Person in US Dollars
(price does not include flights)
PRICE PER PERSON FOR ALL GROUND SERVICES

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Comfort Category
Lodging
Deluxe Category
Lodging

(except in El Calafate*)
Unique & Exclusive
Category Lodging
**
Double occupancy room:
$ 2,384$ 2,758$ 3,425
Triple occupancy room:
$ 2,185$ 2,391$ 3,032
Discounts available for groups of 4 or more travelers. To get a quote for
4 or more travelers or for a single traveler, click here and fill out the form

The prices above do not include international or domestic airfare.

Our trip prices are final, you won’t have to pay anything extra
no matter what payment method you use.

* In El Calafate, our Deluxe Category pricing does not include Deluxe category lodging, since none comply with our Deluxe standards. We are including for El Calafate in our Deluxe Category pricing what we call a "Comfort Plus" category lodging, which is somewhat nicer and thus more expensive than our Comfort category.

** For this itinerary the Unique & Exclusive accommodation is only available in Buenos Aires and Iguazu. For Peninsula Valdes, El Calafate and Ushuaia the hotels included are the ones mentioned in the deluxe category.

PRICE FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

The total price for the 6 domestic flights needed for this trip starts at $388 per person, subject to availability at the time of booking. This is a promotional rate, please note that regular airfares can be significantly higher. This means that the sooner you book your trip, the greater our chances of booking this, or similar, airfare.

Prices for domestic flights depend exclusively on their availability at the time of booking, usually with much lower rates available for flights booked well in advance.

For your comfort and peace of mind, we’ll take care of booking your domestic flights for you. Our services include: checking for all possible flight options to suggest the best flight itinerary and rate for your trip, flight bookings and issuing, daily tracking of flight status and changes, reconfirmation with the airline of each flight before each departure, booking of your flight seats (not available for some promotional airfares, in those cases, you can select your seats only when doing the check-in for your flight), web check-in (not available for all flights) and assistance with your flight arrangements if there is any delay, change or cancellation before or during your trip.

Letting us take care of your domestic flight arrangements will let you enjoy a worry-free travel experience, as it is very common for local airlines to make flight changes before (and sometimes during) a trip.

NOTE: All services are subject to availability and subject to price modifications until
the trip booking is requested, confirmed and paid in full.

Our Renowned Travel Booklet

In your travel booklet you’ll find lots of useful information and tips personalized for your specific trip itinerary such as:

Contact information for our local assistance team, who will go above and beyond in providing you with prompt, precise and meaningful assistance during your trip.

Day-by-day itinerary with detailed tour descriptions, pick-up times, etc.

Our favorite restaurant suggestions for each visited destination.

Full information about your booked hotels: addresses & phones, check-in / check-out times, distance to downtown and to airport, Wi-Fi availability, etc.

Detailed weather information for your travel dates and destinations, such as average rainfall and minimum and maximum temperatures you can expect.

Our clothing suggestions for each destination and specific suggestions for some tours.

All the information you’ll need for your flights: airline and flight number, flight times, luggage weight limits, cost for extra weight, available mileage programs, etc.

Taking your mobile phone to Argentina, how to dial from and to every destination, etc.

Helpful tips and other useful information to make the most out of your vacation: time zones, pointers on currency exchange, tipping, advice on museums & art galleries of note, shopping tips, voltage information, etc.

All the necessary travel vouchers for your trip.

The Travel Booklet is designed and sent to you after full trip payment has been made. We will send you a printed version via FedEx, as well as a digital version via e-mail. Many guests download their digital version to their mobile phone (iPhone, Android, etc.) or tablet, which they bring on their trip.

Also Included in the Trip Price

All taxes for the ground services are included (e.g., hotel taxes, tolls), except for Iguazu where there is a hotel tax of $50 Argentine pesos (approximately USD 1.5) per person and per night (charged for a maximum of 2 nights) that can only be paid directly at your Iguazu hotel when you check-in (this amount may vary subject to the municipal policy).

To provide a worry-free trip experience we include all the necessary entrance tickets to national parks, as well as all other tour-related fees, which are sometimes not included or even mentioned by other travel agencies.

Peninsula Valdes Region

  • Entrance ticket to Punta Tombo Reserve for the "An Up-Close & Personal Experience Walking among the Cute Magellanic Penguins" tour
  • Entrance to Peninsula Valdes Reserve for the "Peninsula Valdes: a Unique Marine Fauna Heaven" tour

Ushuaia

  • Entrance ticket to Tierra del Fuego National Park for this tour option: "A Trekking and Canoeing Adventure at the Ends of the Earth"

El Calafate

  • Entrance ticket to the Glaciers National Park for the "An Experience of Conquering the Mighty Perito Moreno Glacier!" tour

Iguazu Falls

  • Entrance ticket to Iguazu National Park for the "Witness the Unique Power & Might of the Iguazu Falls from the Argentine Side (private tour)" tour
  • Entrance ticket to Iguaçu National Park for the "Behold the Breathtaking Panoramic Views of Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian Side (private tour)" tour

Not Included in the Trip Price

International airfare to and from Argentina is not included.

Domestic flights for this trip are quoted separately from ground services. Prices for domestic flights depend exclusively on flight availability at the time of booking, with much lower rates available for flights booked well in advance. This means that the sooner you book your trip, the lower the airfare will likely be.

As an estimate, the total price for the 6 domestic flights needed for this trip starts at $388 per person (subject to availability). This is a promotional rate, regular airfares can be significantly higher. This means that the sooner you book your trip, the greater our chances of booking this or a similar rate.

Tips to hotel staff, tour guides, etc.

Visa issuing expenses to visit the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls. Travelers who have passports from the following countries do not require a visa to visit the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls: Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong (with English passport), Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, the Vatican and Venezuela.

For citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan: you need a visa to enter Brazil (for your visit to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls). We will take care of your entire Brazilian Visa application process at no additional cost, including any application costs or fees associated with the process.
Talk about worry-free service; no other travel agency offers services this comprehensive!

(If you don't have US, Canada, Australia or Japan nationality, you'll have to apply for a regular printed visa via a Brazilian consulate. We'll prepare and send you all the instructions and documentation you'll need to succesfully apply for your Brazilian visa.)

Anything not expressly mentioned in this itinerary proposal.

Our Trip Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your travel arrangements for any reason, you may be entitled to a partial refund. Most international plane tickets and most Latin American domestic plane tickets are non-refundable. Some airlines will offer credits for future tickets, with penalties.

For all payments which have already made at the time we receive written notice that you must cancel your trip, the following fees will be charged:

  • » When only the first payment (approximately 20% to 30% of the total payment depending on the trip) has been made: up to 80% cancellation fee over the first payment will apply, as most domestic flight tickets are non-refundable after being paid for and issued.
  • » When the total payment has been made and with more than 45 days to the trip start date: up to 40% cancellation fee over the total payment will apply.
  • » 36 to 45 days before the start date of the trip and after the total payment has been made: up to 60% cancellation fee over total payment is applicable.
  • » 20 to 35 days before the start date of the trip and after the total payment has been made: up to 90 % cancellation fee over total payment is applicable.
  • » Fewer than 20 days before departure, or after departure: there will be no right to refunds. However, we will try to get as much of a refund as is possible for you, according to the cancellation policies of the service suppliers.

We’ll always try our best to get as much of a refund as possible, depending on the trip cancellation date, and the conditions of the service suppliers.

Important note: certain hotels, boats, lodges and airlines may have deposit terms and cancellation policies which vary from our own. We may need to collect an additional deposit from you to hold some reservations. The cancellation penalties on payments will be determined by these individual organizations and will override our policy.

Refunds will only be issued to you once we have received the funds back from the supplier(s). Generally, flight tickets cannot be refunded if they are partially used. We are not responsible for a supplier’s failure to pay a refund.

If the reason for your cancellation is covered under the terms of your travel insurance policy, you may be able to claim these cancellation charges through your insurance company.

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