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Travel to Mendoza, Salta and Iguazu 17 days

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Day 1: Welcome to Argentina: Arrival to Buenos Aires and transfer to the hotel

Stop At: Palo Santo Hotel, Bonpland 2275, C1425FWC CABA, Argentina
You will arrive to the city of Buenos Aires and you will be transferred to your hotel in the neighborhood of Palermo.

Free evening to explore the city.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Palo Santo Hotel, a 4 stars hotel of Palermo, Buenos Aires.

Day 2: Buenos Aires City tour: Southern Neighborhoods and Recoleta

Stop At: Cemiterio de Recoleta, Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116 Argentina
You will visit the city with your guide specialized in Art and Architecture, you will discover the tenements and the colorful streets of Caminito in the neighborhood of La Boca, the historic center of the city (Plaza de Mayo, the Cabildo, emblematic buildings and impressive domes) to finish in the bohemian neighborhood of San Telmo. After lunch, you will visit an art gallery inside an old "conventillo" (typical old house built by immigrants). The tour ends in the neighborhood of Recoleta and its famous cemetery.

Rest of the day free to discover the capital to your liking.

Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest visiting: Recoleta Cultural Center - Museum of Fine Arts - Generic Floralis - Japanese Garden - Botanical Garden - National Museum of Fine Arts - Museum of Decorative Art - Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA). At night, we recommend you to attend a local milonga (traditional room where locals gather to dance tango) where you can learn your first steps of this traditional dance.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Palo Santo Hotel, a 4 stars hotel of Palermo, Buenos Aires.

Day 3: Welcome to Mendoza: Chacras de Coria

Stop At: Mendoza Mendoza, Julio Leónidas Aguirre 90, Mendoza, Argentina
You will be transferred to the airport for your first destination: Mendoza. You will be transferred to your hotel in ​​Chacras de Coria, where you will stay in a splendid rural inn, ideally located to discover the famous wine estates of the surroundings.

Afternoon free to discover the place or enjoy the pool.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Posada Borravino, a rural inn in Chacras de Coria, Mendoza.

Day 4: Exclusive wine tour with a french sommelier and winemakers

Stop At: Finca La Anita, Cobos 13750, 5509, Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina
Today you will have an exclusive tour by a renowned French sommelier to meet your winemaking friends and visit three important wineries, learn their stories, taste old vintages and enjoy a gourmet lunch by a chef and the best wines.

Return to the hotel at the end of the day.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A gourmet lunch by a chef and the best wines.
Accommodation included: Posada Borravino, a rural inn in Chacras de Coria, Mendoza.

Day 5: Tour of the wine route (Luján de Cuyo y Maipú). Visiting wineries and gourmet lunch at El Enemigo

Stop At: Casa El Enemigo, Videla Aranda 7008 Mendoza, Maipu 5586 Argentina
Today you will walk with your guide through the 2 wine regions near Mendoza, known for their fresh wines and their perfumed olive oil: Luján de Cuyo and Maipú. You will visit 2 wineries of artisan producers with high quality wines; Carmelo Patti Winery, Carinae Winery and Enemy Winery. You will have a lunch in the magnificent house of Alejandro Vigil, the famous "El Enemigo", accompanied by excellent wines.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A gourmet lunch with excellent wines at El Enemigo Winery, at Alejandro Vigil's house.
Accommodation included: Posada Borravino, a rural inn in Chacras de Coria, Mendoza.

Day 6: Flight to Salta, transfer to the hotel and free day

Stop At: Pedro Pardo 92, Salta, Argentina
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Mendoza airport in the direction of Salta. Once you arrive you will be transferred to your hotel.

Afternoon free to discover the city, nicknamed "the Linda".

Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest a tour of the historic center: the Cabildo, the Cathedral and its baroque style, the Convent of San Bernardo and the Church of San Francisco (with its appearance of the colonial past of the city), the San Bernardo Hill and the High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM).

At night, we recommend visiting some of the famous rocks (traditional tavern) where you can taste some tasty empanadas, roast and a rich wine to the rhythm of northern folklore.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Balcón de la Plaza

Day 7: On the route from Salta to Cachi

Stop At: Calle Cacique J Calchaqui, Cachi A4417ASA Argentina
You will leave early on Route 33 towards Cachi. You will pass through the spectacular Valle de Lerma, the Quebrada de Escoipe, and you will discover many views of the Encantado Valley. On the way, you will have the opportunity to tour the Los Cardones National Park and admire the impressive cactus. Finally you will reach Cachi, a small town with a quiet and pleasant environment to walk: the square, the church and the restaurants around.

Private transportation with English speaking driver-guide
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Balcón de la Plaza

Day 8: On the route from Cachi to Cafayate (Calchaquíes Valleys)

Stop At: Patios de Cafayate, RN40 & RN68, A4427 Salta, Argentina
You will cross Route 40 from Cachi to Cafayate and you will take a path that crosses landscapes with colorful mountains, hills, meadows and isolated villages. The dusty trail will take you to some villages, such as Molinos, one of the most beautiful, which owes its name to the mills built on the river. You will continue the route to Angastaco with its pepper fields and its small center and finally you will arrive to Cafayate.

Private transportation with English speaking driver-guide
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Balcón de la Plaza

Day 9: Welcome to Cafayate: free day and night

Stop At: Patios de Cafayate, RN40 & RN68, A4427 Salta, Argentina
You will have a free day to enjoy the town. We suggest visiting some of the wineries and vineyards of Cafayate, where you can learn about the different processes and varieties of grapes used, as well as touring the vineyards and tasting wines.

Private transportation with English speaking driver-guide
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Balcón de la Plaza

Day 10: Touring Quebrada de las Conchas

Pass By: Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, Ruta Nacional 68, Cafayate Argentina
Today you will leave in the direction of Salta, taking a completely different route, with stops to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Quebrada Río de Las Conchas, and appreciate the beauty of these spectacular rock formations carved by erosion and winds such as the Garganta del Devil, The Amphitheater, The Toad, The Friar, The Obelisk and The Castles.

Free night in Salta.

Private transportation with English speaking driver-guide

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Balcón de la Plaza

Day 11: Jujuy: Excursion to San Antonio de los Cobres, Salinas Grandes and Purmamarca

Stop At: Salinas Grandes, 4600 Argentina
In the morning, you will make a trip to San Antonio de los Cobres. After lunch, you will discover the Salinas Grandes, an impressive salt desert at an altitude of over 1400 m. Finally you will go down to the small town of Purmamarca, where you will spend the night.

Private transportation with English speaking driver-guide
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Comarca, a 4 stars hotel of Purmamarca.

Day 12: Excursion to Tilcara, Pucará (archaeological site) and Humahuaca

Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Rio Grande Purmamarca Village, Humahuaca Argentina
You will wake up in the Hill of the Seven Colors and after breakfast you will make an excursion along the Quebrada de Humahuaca, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and its small towns. You will discover the curiosities and the colorful markets of the towns of Tilcara, Pucará (archaeological site) and Humahuaca.

At the end of the afternoon you will return to Purmamarca.

Private transportation with English speaking driver-guide
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Comarca, a 4 stars hotel of Purmamarca.

Day 13: Welcome to Puerto Iguazú: Free day

Stop At: Puerto Iguazu Argentina
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to Puerto Iguazú. Upon arrival, you will register at your lodge hotel located in the heart of the rainforest.

Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest visiting the animal shelter of Güra Oga, 5 km from the city on the way to the National Park. It is a veterinary clinic and rehabilitation center for injured wild animals. You can make a detour through the hummingbird aviary: "The garden of the hummingbirds". You can also go to the "Hito de las 3 fronteras" viewpoint between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Located 1 km west of Puerto Iguazu there is a craft fair ... you can enjoy the pool or relax in the hammocks to enjoy the view of the jungle.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Aldea de la Selva Lodge, an eco lodge in Puerto Iguazu.

Day 14: Iguazú National Park: Iguazu Waterfalls (Brazilian side) and Bird Park

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85855-750 Brazil
With your passport in hand you will take the road to the impressive Iguazu Falls, from the Brazilian side, where you can enjoy the views from the catwalks. Then you will visit the Bird Park, a natural park organized around 5 large aviaries, where you can see the flora and fauna of the jungle.

Return to Puerto Iguazú to spend the night.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Aldea de la Selva Lodge, an eco lodge in Puerto Iguazu.

Day 15: Iguazu National Park: Iguazú Falls (Argentine side)

Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park 3370 Argentina
Today you will discover the Iguazu Falls, this time on the Argentine side. After touring the numerous catwalks and the breathtaking views of the waterfalls and waterfalls, you can get even closer and sailing below the falls.

Return to Puerto Iguazú to spend the night.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Aldea de la Selva Lodge, an eco lodge in Puerto Iguazu.

Day 16: Flight to Buenos Aires, transfer to the hotel and free night

Stop At: Palo Santo Hotel, Bonpland 2275, C1425FWC CABA, Argentina
Transfer to the Iguazú airport and return to Buenos Aires.

You will have the afternoon and night free, it is time to find the last memories and enjoy once again empanadas and a delicious argentine barbecue.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Palo Santo Hotel, a 4 stars hotel in Palermo, Buenos Aires.

Day 17: End of the trip. Transfer to the airport

Stop At: Palo Santo Hotel, Bonpland 2275, C1425FWC CABA, Argentina
Transfer to the international airport according to your flight schedule.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ezeiza International Airport, AU Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri Km 33,5, B1802 Ezeiza, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Duration
17 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 17x Breakfast
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 16 nights
  • 16 nights in a standard double room (unless otherwise indicated).
  • Breakfasts in all accommodations.
  • Meals when "included" are mentioned.
  • Ground transportation in place (in private service when mentioned).
  • Transfers to the airport (in private service when mentioned).
  • Guided tours and mentioned excursions, with guide in English / Spanish when not specified.
  • Tickets to National Parks.
  • Entry/Admission - Cemiterio de Recoleta
  • Entry/Admission - Mendoza Mendoza
  • Entry/Admission - Finca La Anita
  • Entry/Admission - Casa El Enemigo
  • Entry/Admission - Salinas Grandes
  • Entry/Admission - Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Entry/Admission - Iguazu Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Palo Santo Hotel
Exclusions
  • Air transport (optional).
  • Excursions indicated as "optional".
  • Personal meals and extras not mentioned.
  • Entry/Admission - Patios de Cafayate
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
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