Day One - Buenos Aires
Arrival, Reception and transfer to the hotel In the afternoon, take a panoramic tour around the city, starting in historic Plaza de Mayo. Learn about the country, as you take in the architectural masterpieces such as the Casa Rosada (Pink House), the cathedral and the Cabildo (Town Hall). Continue to the neighborhood of La Boca, passing iconic city landmarks including the Obelisk and the renowned Colon Theatre. In La Boca, you will walk along the famous Caminito alley with its colorful “conventillos” and appreciate handicrafts from local artisans. Continue north towards the posh neighborhoods of Palermo and Recoleta before returning to your hotel. In the evening, attend a dinner show and take a tango lesson.
Includes: Guided city tour, transfers to and from Dinner Show without guide.
Day Two - Buenos Aires
Spend the day at leisure, experiencing the city through its history, art and gastronomy. You can also add an optional tour to Tigre and Delta or a traditional day tour at an estancia.
Day Three - Buenos Aires - Mendoza
Take a flight to Mendoza. Transfer to your hotel before taking a tour of the city, which includes the historic center, Independencia Square, Civic Centre, General San Martín Park and Cerro de la Gloria Monument.
Day Four - Mendoza
Mendoza is renowned for its wineries, but also has a thriving olive oil industry. Spend your day exploring both. The first stop on your tour is the Don Manuel Villafañe Winery, focused on the production of grapes, harvested in small and exclusive vineyards. Continue to an olive oil factory where you will enjoy a tasting of olive oil varieties and other delicious snacks.
The next stop on your tour is the Luigi Bosca Winery, which has remained in the hands of the founding family for four generations, and is known for its fine wines. Your final stop is at the historic Altavista Winery, which has been producing wine for more than a century. Here, you’ll experience the perfect marriage of ancient and modern manufacturing techniques. Enjoy lunch in the winery gardens before returning to the city.
Day Five - Mendoza
Visit the Uco Valley’s high-altitude wineries, Salentein, Domaine Busquet and Andeluna wineries. Salentein focuses on classic varietal plantations, preservation of old vines and reinsertion of European artisan techniques along with the use of advanced technology, which results in a variety of internationally accepted top-shelf wines. At the winery, you’ll discover an interesting array of Argentinian art in the Killka Space. Continue to Domaine Bousquet, a winery known for its production of of fine wines for four generations. End your tour amid the imposing landscapes of Andeluna at base of the Tupungato Volcano, where you’ll learn about the region’s unique attributes. Wine tasting is included at all three wineries. Also included is lunch at a winery with wine pairings.
Day Six - Mendoza – Puerto Iguazu
Fly to Iguazu via Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day Seven - Puerto Iguazú
Start early, heading to Iguazu National Park to visit Iguazu Falls, a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Your tour will take you on three rounds wotjom the Park: Garganta del Diablo , the Upper Trail and the Lower Trail. Stop for lunch (not included), and the optional Great Adventure, a trip along the river aboard a zodiac, combined with a walk through the jungle. Return to your hotel at around 5:30 pm.
Day Eight - Puerto Iguazú
Continue your tour of the falls with a visit to Foz do Iguaçu for a view of the falls from the Brazilian side. Remember to carry your original passport, as you will be crossing the border into Brazil. Walk along the only catwalk that leads to Garganta del Diablo for spectacular views of nearly all the waterfalls. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Buenos Aires