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14 DAYS SIGNATURE ARGENTINA

Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Salta, Purmamarca, El Calafate & Bariloche

History & Culture

Highlights

  • Taste the best Argentinean beef and authentic Tango show
  • Spend a day with Gaochos and try horseback or horse cart riding
  • Stay in a room facing the Iguazu Falls to experience the world’s widest waterfall from both Argentina and Brazil
  • Trek on the glacier and hear the thundering sound of ice calving

Argentina is home to a vast diversity and natural wonderland. Streetside tango, wafting grills, gaochos on horseback and football are just some of the cultural treasures in this cocktail of wanderlust.

This trip starts at Buenos Aires, the country’s vibrant capital city commonly referred to as Paris of the South! Fly to Iguazu Falls and into country’s northwest corner including Salta, Purmamarca and Jujuy for the impressive formations and artist’s palette of mineral colours.

Head south to the world’s largest advancing glaciers – Perito Moreno Glacier. End the trip in the lake-district of Bariloche with snow-capped volcanoes, lush pine forest and turquoise lakes.

From

HKD 44,980 Per Person

14 Days 13 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Buenos Aires

Arrival in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Nil

Arriving into Buenos Aires, you will be met and transferred to your hotel to rest after a long flight. The Argentinian capital is also dubbed as the “Paris of the South” for its charming neighbourhoods.

Day 02 Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Breakfast included

Start with half-day Buenos Aires tour visiting the historic Plaza de Mayo, Government House, Cabildo, Cathedral and Plaza de la Republica. Stroll along the colonial houses and cobbled streets of San Telmo, the colourful La Boca port area, sophisticated Puerto Madero and Palermo districts, as well as the Recoleta cemetery and church housing the well-known Eva Peron. Afternoon is free at leisure with optional tours:

Option A: Colon Theatre (4hr, on private basis with English-speaking guide)

Experience one of the world’s top 5 opera houses. Visit the various halls in this theatre and see the tailor, wigmaker and scenography rooms backstage.

Option B: Underground Buenos Aires (4h, on shared basis with private English-speaking guide)

Glimpse into the city’s architectural past on El Zanjón de Granados underground museum, a series of old tunnels going back to 1730.

Option C: Evita’s Life (3h, on private basis with English-speaking guide)

Visit the General Labor Union Building, Evita´s Museum and Taller of Marcelo Toledo, the renowned Argentine goldsmith who made replicas of the jewels worn by Evita, the country’s spiritual leader.

This evening, enjoy an Argentinean Beef dinner with Tango Show (private transfer, without guide)

Day 03 Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Breakfast & Lunch included

Enjoy a full day excursion to an estancia or working ranch for a glimpse into the Argentine countryside life in style. Appreciate the Argentine gaucho skills in horseback riding, taste the typical empanadas (meat pastries) and Argentine barbecue. Conclude with a folklore show with live music and dances.

Day 04 Buenos Aires/ Iguazu Falls

Buenos Aires/ Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Breakfast included

Transfer for your flight to Iguazu Falls.

Tour the Brazilian side of the falls for sweeping views! Start on the lower part on the trail descending into the canyon for panoramic views of more than 240 falls. Ride the glass elevator up the cliff face for a sweeping view from the upper deck.

OPTIONAL: Enjoy an unforgettable 10- minute helicopter scenic flight over the falls! 

Day 05 Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Breakfast included

Take a full day tour of the Argentinean side of the falls, well known for the close-up views of the falls. Board a gas-propelled train to the Upper Circuit and the Lower Circuit. You will arrive at the Devil’s Throat where the falls is at its most impressive. Enjoy the exhilarating “Gran Aventura” that combines off-road ride in the jungle and a navigation to the middle of the Iguazu Canyon!

Day 06 Iguazu Falls / Salta

Iguazu Falls / Salta
Salta
Breakfast included

Transfer for your flight to Salta.

With its prime location in Valle de Lerma and the charming contrast between its colonial buildings and modern urban architecture, Salta retains the comfortable pace of a small town. See the 18th century Church and San Francisco Convent, declared a minor Basilica by the Vatican. Visit the Cabildo and the Historical Museum of the North.

Day 07 Salta / Purmamarca

Salta / Purmamarca
Purmamarca
Breakfast included

Depart via San Antonio de los Cobres, a small desert mining town with tracks from the Train to The Clouds. Explore the unique landscapes of Quebrada del Toro, full of cacti, coloured mountains and occasional villages. Continue to Salinas Grandes via Cuesta de Lipán with colourful landscapes of ancient villages and the Andes mountain. At the highest point (4,140m), we spend some time in the salt plains framed by high mountains before continuing to Pumamarca.

Day 08 Purmamarca / Jujuy / Purmamarca / Salta

Purmamarca / Jujuy / Purmamarca / Salta
Salta
Breakfast included

Start the day at Quebrada de Humahuaca’s picturesque landscapes. Journey through the narrow mountain valley and pass by towns of great importance during the pre-Spaniards and colonial time.

Purmamarca village (UNESCO) is a great base to admire Cerro de los Siete Colours (Seven Colours Mountain) before continuing to Tilcara’s archaeological museum and Pucará ruins.

Visit the church of Uqia, holding paintings of the Harquebusier Angels, an important trace of the Roman Catholic artistic tradition called Cuszo School. Arrive in the colonial town of Humahuaca before making your way back to Salta via beautiful mountain scenery.

Day 09 Salta / Buenos Aires / El Calafate

Salta / Buenos Aires / El Calafate
El Calafate
Breakfast included

Transfer to the airport for your flight to El Calafate via Buenos Aires.

Upon arrival, we will transfer to your hotel to relax.

Day 10 El Calafate

El Calafate
El Calafate
Breakfast included

Enjoy a full day Perito Moreno Glacier tour, set amidst an Andean-Patagonian Forest.  Take easy walks on the footbridges in front of its western wall to admire this natural wonder from different viewpoints. End with a visit to the Glacier Museum, an impressive modern interpretation glaciological centre.   

OPTIONAL: Glacier Mini Trekking (Aug-May, suitable for 10-65 years)

In the morning, take a 20 minutes ferry across the Rico Arm with breath-taking view of the glacier’s front walls and Icebergs Channel. After 2 hours glacier hiking (on shared basis), enjoy your packed lunch somewhere on the ice.

After lunch, begin your descent to board your boat. Continue on the footbridges in front of the glacier for another perspective. Return to El Calafate. 

Day 11 El Calafate / Bariloche / Villa la Angostura

El Calafate / Bariloche / Villa la Angostura
Villa la Angostura
Breakfast included

After morning at leisure, we transfer to the airport for your flight to Bariloche via Buenos Aires or Cordoba.

We travel 1.5 hour northwards to the picturesque foothill village of Villa La Angostura, in the northwest margin of Nahuel Huapi Lake.

Day 12 Villa La Angostura / Bariloche

Villa La Angostura / Bariloche
Bariloche
Breakfast included

Start the scenic drive along the Seven Lakes road where you will see Correntoso Lake and Espejo Lake. Continue southwards skirting the Limay River and visit a charming mountain village with quintessential wooded constructions, tiled roof with two slopes and huge gardens. Arrive in Bariloche and check in to your hotel.

Day 13 Bariloche

Bariloche
Bariloche
Breakfast included

Take a scenic drive via Nahuel Huapi Lake and Bonita Beach into the foot of Mount Campanario. Ride a chairlift up to the peak (1,050m) for sweeping views of the city and its surrounds. Continue to the San Pedro Peninsula area and arrive at the Llao Llao Peninsula. Have some afternoon free time to explore your surrounding area.

Day 14 Bariloche / Departure from Buenos Aires

Bariloche / Departure from Buenos Aires
Nil
Breakfast included

Enjoy free morning.  Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Buenos Aires to connect your departure flight back home.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax HK$ 49,980
Minimum 4 Pax HK$ 44,980
Single Supplement HK$ 13,250

Mio Buenos Aires The Melia IguazuHouse of Jasmines Salta • Manantial del Silencio Purmamarca • Design Suites El Calafate • Las Balsas Villa La Angostura • Design Suites Bariloche

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Mio (Deluxe Room)

In the heart of Recoleta district, this boutique hotel has daring designs fused with luxury and high-tech functionality and an intimate atmosphere. (Opened: 2011; Rooms: 30)

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls

The Melia Iguazu (Deluxe Fall View Room)

This is the only hotel inside Iguazú National Park on Argentina side, being the unique hotel in the world which offers to their guests an exclusive view of the Devil's Throat main fall, from its front rooms, restaurants and public areas. (Refurbished: 2018; Rooms: 176)

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Salta

Salta

House of Jasmines (Standard Room)

A member of Relais and Chateaux, this 120 year-old estancia building is a charming and intimate boutique accommodation with luxurious rooms and a superb little spa, just off the Andean Mountains and outside the colonial city of Salta. (Rooms: 14)

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Purmamarca

Purmamarca

Manantial del Silencio (Standard Room)

At the foot of Hill of Seven Colors, this hotel conveys the atmosphere of an old hacienda with colonial-style splendor and elegant simplicity while absorbing the Andean culture. It features a large garden with swimming pool, spa and wellness center. (Opened: 2004; Rooms: 21)

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El Calafate

El Calafate

Design Suites (Junior Suite)

Just 3 km from downtown Calafate, each room is equipped with chic furnishings, large windows allowing plenty of light. Some suites feature spa baths and scenic views of the lake. (Refurbished: 2006 ; Rooms: 60)

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Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura

Las Balsas (Standard Room)

A member of Relais & Chateaux, it is located in one of the most beautiful spots in the far-flung Argentinian Patagonia, within the Nahuel Huapi National Park and the Arrayanes National Park. It offers a cozy and romantic ambience, spectacular cuisine, superb views of lakes and mountains! (Refurbished: 1991; Rooms: 15)

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Bariloche

Bariloche

Design Suites (Suite Lake View)

Chic rooms with Earth, Wood, Stone and Leather textures. This boutique property offers a warm space that blends nicely with the environment. (Opened: 2004; Rooms: 78)

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Category 2

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax HK$ 69,980
Minimum 4 Pax HK$ 61,980
Single Supplement HK$ 17,280

Park Hyatt or Feana & Universe Buenos Aires Das Cataratas Iguazu Falls • House of Jasmines Salta • Manantial del Silencio Purmamarca • Eolo El Calafate • Las Balsas Villa La Angostura • Estancia Peuma Hue Bariloche

Buenos Aires (either one)

Buenos Aires (either one)

Park Hyatt (Park Room) or Feana & Universe (Premium Room)

Park Hyatt: Perfectly located on Avenida Alvear, in the heart of the French heritage district of Recoleta, Palacio Duhau, this 5-star luxury hotel is a short stroll from MALBA (The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires) and Puerto Madero. (Opened: 2006; Rooms: 188)

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Buenos Aires (either one)

Buenos Aires (either one)

Park Hyatt (Park Room) or Feana Hotel (Premium Room)

Feana & Universe: Spectacular, contemporary and stylish, the Faena Hotel Buenos Aires is extraordinary. The utilitarian façade of the seven-story brick building, a turn-of-the-20th-century grain warehouse, belies the imaginative interiors created by Philippe Starck. (Opened: 2004; Rooms: 88, Member of the Leading Hotels of the World)

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls

Das Cataratas (Superior Room)

This is the only hotel inside Iguazu National Park on the Brazillian side and best choice to see the falls. This colonial style residence is just a 2-minute stroll from the falls and set among rainforest. (First opened: 1958; Refurbished: 2009; Rooms: 193)

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Salta

Salta

House of Jasmines (Standard Room)

A member of Relais and Chateaux, this 120 year-old estancia building is a charming and intimate boutique accommodation with luxurious rooms and a superb little spa, just off the Andean Mountains and outside the colonial city of Salta. (Rooms: 14)

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Purmamarca

Purmamarca

Manantial del Silencio (Standard Room)

At the foot of Hill of Seven Colors, this hotel conveys the atmosphere of an old hacienda with colonial-style splendor and elegant simplicity while absorbing the Andean culture. It features a large garden with swimming pool, spa and wellness center. (Opened: 2004; Rooms: 21)

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El Calafate

El Calafate

Eolo (Superior Room, full board)

On the way to Perito Moreno Glacier, this 3,000-hectare Relais & Chateaux property is strategically located in La Anita valley. Inspired by the ever-present Patagonian winds, it is a new take on the old-style ranch. Built around a protected courtyard, it is upscale yet casual and comfortable. Expansive cream-colored rooms have huge windows and a mixture of new and antique furnishings. (Opened: 1999; Refurbished: 2016; Rooms: 12)

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Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura

Las Balsas (Standard Room)

A member of Relais & Chateaux, it is located in one of the most beautiful spots in the far-flung Argentinian Patagonia, within the Nahuel Huapi National Park and the Arrayanes National Park. It offers a cozy and romantic ambience, spectacular cuisine, superb views of lakes and mountains! (Refurbished: 1991; Rooms: 15)

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Bariloche

Bariloche

Estancia Peuma Hue (Standard Room, full board)

An enchanting eco-lodge nestled within the grounds of the first and largest national park in Argentina, Nahuel Huapi National Park. This homely and intimate lakeside country house is steeped in an unspoilt natural area stretching 500 acres. (Opened: 1950; Rooms: 14)

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Upgrade Hotel

Bariloche

Bariloche

Upgrade to Llao Llao (Superior Bustillo Room) from Category 2

A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World”, Llao Llao is one of the finest hotels in Latin America. It stands on a grassy crest of the Llao Llao Peninsula framed by rugged peaks. Rooms are inspired in the warmth of the scenery, creating cozy and luminous spaces. (Opened: 2014; Rooms: 229)

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Twin share Additional
HK$ 680
Single room Additional
HK$ 1360
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OPTIONAL EXCLUSIONS

Colon Theatre Tour

Colon Theatre Tour

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax HK$ 780
Minimum 4 Pax HK$ 600
Underground Buenos Aires Tour

Underground Buenos Aires Tour

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax HK$ 550
Minimum 4 Pax HK$ 410
Evita’s Life

Evita’s Life

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax HK$ 1,530
Minimum 4 Pax HK$ 1,360

COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an air-conditioned minivan
  • Local English-speaking expert guide in each city
  • All entrance fees in sights stated
  • Meals as indicated
  • Domestic flights (Buenos Aires/Iguazu Falls/Salta/El Calafate/Bariloche/Buenos Aires) in Economy Class as stated

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Other lunches & dinners
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

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