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From the jungle to the End of the World

12 DAYS - 11 NIGHTS

When visiting Argentina it is hard to decide wich attractions to visit when you have only days. We propose to you this itinerary from North to South in 12 days including the best scenarios: Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, El Calafate and its Perito Moreno Glacier… and the famous End of the World in Ushuaia. And you can go back home and say you have seen the main natural wonders in Argentina. 

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Day 1 – Arrival  Buenos Aires 

Welcome to Buenos Aires! We will pick you up at Buenos Aires Airport and then transfer to the hotel in the city center. The rest of the day is at leisure to visit the city by your own.

We recommend to make a stop at one of the most emblematic cafes here in Buenos Aires: Cafe Tortoni with its french-style, opened in 1858.

Accommodation in Buenos Aires – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: None
Optional Excursion Recommended: “The Argentine Experience”, Dinner Experience 

Day 2 – Sightseeing in Buenos Aires – Tango Show

Today you will be enjoy to enjoy a fantastic introduction to Buenos Aires:

In three fun-filled and exciting hours (including pick-up and drop-off times) our team of reliable and professional drivers and very passionate, attentive, informative, knowledgeable, and helpful tour guides with outstanding English skills will tour you in a small group of no more than 12 guests around Buenos Aires city, bringing it to life with their live commentary full of background information, facts and insights that you will not be able to find in any book or travel guide.

This tour offers the perfect balance between driving and light walking, which will allow you to get a great overview of the city’s most iconic areas and districts in just half of a day, and at the same time have the possibility to get off the vehicle, and walk around and have a deeper understanding of the key locations within Buenos Aires: Plaza de Mayo, La Boca neighborhood, and many other attractions.

We highly recommend doing this tour as it is a great introduction to some of the key highlights of Buenos Aires, perfect for giving you a chance to find your way around and decide where to spend more time later on. Then we go back to our hotel.

At night a transfer will pick you up to enjoy a dinner tango show in one of the most prestigious dance venues of Buenos Aires. Located in the heart of San Telmo, Buenos Aires old quarter, this show features over 30 artists on stage with a live orchestra that will leave you speechless.

Entering the building is like traveling back in time: it used to be an old tenement house, and the interior is very well preserved. Featuring both tango and folklore, this is one of the most complete shows Buenos Aires has to offer. Then we go back to our accommodation.

Accommodation in Buenos Aires – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 – Buenos Aires – Iguazú – Visit Brazilian Side of the fall

At the indicated time we transfer to Buenos Aires airport to take our flight to our next destination: Iguazu. Upon arrival at Iguazu Airport (IGR) we transfer to the hotel.

Then we will do the excursion through the Brazilian Falls, visiting a traditional footbridge with wonderful panoramic views. The extension of the walkways is 1,200 meters from where you get a spectacular panoramic view of the 275 falls that make up the Iguazu Falls, of which the most important on the Brazilian side are 4: Floriano, Deodoro, Benjamin Constant and Salto Unión or Garganta of the Devil. After the tour, you have access to the panoramic elevator that allows you to reach the bus that will leave us again at the access portal. Then we go back to our hotel in the Argentinian Side. 

Accommodation in Iguazú – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Optional Excursion Recommended: “Bird Park” 
Domestic Flight from Buenos Aires to Iguazu is not included. 

Day 4 – Visit Argentinian Side of the fall

Today we will visit the argentinian side of the falls, where we will enjoy of this amazing views from different angles and perspectives. Entering through the visitor center, several walks are carried out in the jungle to admire the giants of this green world, the jungle that gives us its aromas, its colors, its freshness, a unique contact with this increasingly scarce biome in the world. The walkways offer wonderful visits to the falls and the opportunity to be in contact with the fauna. From colorful insects like dragonflies, butterflies, and beetles; the curious coatis and monkeys; great variety of birds such as magpies, jotes and toucans; and there are days when we are surprised by the timid look of a roe deer, a capybara or even a puma watching the pass from the edge of the mountain. A ride on the narrow gauge train completes Las Delicias for adults and children, it is a service that links the 3 different circuits or walkways of the National Park; lower, upper and devil’s throat.

The always satisfied visitor is the goal, with joy to the fullest, accompanied by the best guides who know secrets, legends and anecdotes that will make the visit to this world heritage site and one of the 7 wonders of the world more complete. You can also combine the walks with optional water rides or a Jungle Safari. Then we go back to our accommodation. 

Accommodation in Iguazu – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Optional Excursion Recommended: “The Great Adventure” – Safari Boat Trip 

Day 5 – Iguazu – Buenos Aires

At the indicated time we transfer to Puerto Iguazú airport to take our flight back to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival a transfer will be waiting for us to take us to our hotel. 

The rest of the day is at leisure. 

Accommodation in Iguazu – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Domestic Flight from Iguazu to Buenos Aires is not included. 

Day 6 – Buenos Aires – El Calafate 

At the indicated time we transfer to Buenos Aires airport to take our flight to our next destination: El Calafate, the land of glaciers. Upon arrival we transfer to our accommodation. 

Accommodation in El Calafate – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Optional Excursion Recommended: “Nativo Experience – Lakes and Caverns with Lunch or Dinner”  Domestic Flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate is not included. 

Day 7 – Perito Moreno Glacier with Safari Náutico Boat Trip 

We dedicate this day to one of the World’s Natural Wonder: the Moreno glacier. This ice field- type glacier flows down from the Patagonian Icefield, a big sheet of ice that with its 22.000 square kilometers is the third largest glacier area in the world, after Antarctica (14 M sq km) and Greenland (1 M sq km). Because unusual favorable local conditions, this glacier is the only one in the world that shows a closure and rupture process. The road leads to the very front of the glacier, which will be only meters away from your eyes. The roar of the chunks of ice falling inside the glacier or from the glacier into the lake, the frequent collapse of the front seracs into the turquoise water, makes out of this day a very special and unique experience.

Then we wil go up to “Bajo de las Sombras” from where, you will board the catamaran boat to navigate the Lago Rico where your will be able to appreciate the amazing ice wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier and its icebergs. Then we go back to our accommodation in El Calafate.

Accommodation in El Calafate – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch 
Optional Supplemenet Recommended: “Minitrekking” Ice Trek on Perito Moreno Glacier

Day 8 – El Calafate

After breakfast the rest of the day is at leisure to visit the city on our own or to do any of the optional tours that this city has to offer. We recommend to visit the picturesque village of El Chalten, located only 200 kilometers from El Calafate at the foot of Mount Fitz Roy. 

Accommodation in El Calafate – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Optional Supplemenet Recommended: “Full Day to El Chalten”

Day 9 – El Calafate – Ushuaia – Beagle Channel Boat Trip 

At the indicated time we transfer to El Calafate airport to take our flight to our final destination: Ushuaia, the famous city located in the southern part of Patagonia. Upon arrival we transfer to our accomodation. 

In the afternoon we walk to the turistic pier from where we will start navegating throught the Beagle Channel. We will start toward Alicia Island, where we will find a colony of South American sea lions. Then we sail to Bird Island to watch king shags and imperial shags living close to their nests, and from spring through fall we can even find their breeds. Again, we head east towards another small island that, depending on the season, we can view South American fur seals. Very close to this island is Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, an authentic symbol of Ushuaia, built in 1919. From there we have a view of the island where rock shags live.

On our way back to Ushuaia, we disembark at Bridges Island to walk along a path for the interpretation of wildlife, while listening to the history of the native inhabitants, the Yamanas. On this island, we can find the largest Yamana’s “concheros” (shelly deposits) of the region. As this is the largest island, we reach the highest panoramic point from which we can enjoy amazing views of the Beagle Channel with the town of Ushuaia in the distance. During the trip, we offer coffee with liquor, different types of tea, a delicious hot chocolate with biscuits and cookies and, of course, the typical Argentine beverage, the mate. Then we go back on our own to our accommodation. 

Accommodation in Ushuaia – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Domestic Flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia is not included. 

Day 10 – Tierra del Fuego National Park 

In the morning around 08:30 we will pick you up at the hotel, from where we will go to the Tierra del Fuego National Park, which is located 12 km from the center of the city of Ushuaia. Once we enter the park we continue with to Ensenada, a bay that combines the Andes, the sub-Antarctic forest and sea in the same place defining an ecosystem unique from Argentina. In this area of the park, native people used to live and their archaeological remains. There is also the last post office in America, where it is sometimes open and we can send postcards to anywhere in the world. (Ensenada bay is closed in winter). 

We will continue to other panoramic points to make small tours to appreciate the flora and fauna that surprises us with its beauty: Acigami Glacier Lake (Roca) shared with Chile, Lapataia Bay, where the sign indicating that we have reached the end of the Pan American route. 

Then we go back to our accommodation in Ushuaia. 

Accommodation in Ushuaia – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Optional Supplement Recommened: Ticket to End of the World Train  

Day 11 – Ushuaia – Buenos Aires

At the indicated time we transfer to Ushuaia´s airport to take our flight back to Buenos Aires where we will spend our last night. 

Accommodation in Buenos Aires – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
Domestic Flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires is not included. 

Day 12 – Departure Buenos Aires

At the indicated time we transfer to Buenos Aires airport. End of the services.  

Included Meals: Breakfast

INCLUDED SERVICES

– Private transfers from / to Buenos Aires Airport (EZE/AEP) 
– 4 Night`s Accommodation in Buenos Aires – Double / Single Base
– Sightseeing in Buenos Aires – Shared Service – 3 Hours with English Speaking Guide 
– Dinner Tango Show with transfers from / to the hotel
– Private transfers from / to Puerto Iguazu Airport (IGR) 
– 2 Night`s Accommodation in Puerto Iguazú – Double / Single Base
– Visit Argentinian Side of the Falls – Private Service with English Speaking Guide 
– Visit Brazilian Side of the Falls – Private Service with English Speaking Guide 
– Private transfers from / to El Calafate Airport (FTE)
– 3 Night`s Accommodation in El Calafate – Double / Single Base
– Full Day Tour Perito Moreno Glacier with Safari Nautico Boat Trip with English Speaking Guide 
– Private transfers from / to Ushuaia Airport (USH)
– 2 Night`s Accommodation in Ushuaia – Double / Single Base
– Beagle Channel Boat Trip
– Full Day Tour Tierra del Fuego National Park with English Speaking Guide 
– 12 Breakfasts, 1 Box Lunch, 1 Dinner 

NON INCLUDED SERVICES

– Entrances to National Parks
– Tips
– Flights
– Meals non Included in the itinerary 
– Optional Excursions 

AIR FARES 

For this trip you will need the following domestic flights

In case you need any help you book your flights, let us know at hello@wepeople.com.ar 

Buenos Aires – Puerto Iguazú

Puerto Iguazú – Buenos Aires 

Buenos Aires – El Calafate 

El Calafate – Ushuaia 

Ushuaia – Buenos Aires

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