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Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Explorer

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from USD 993/pp

Day 1 – Buenos Aires > Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side option A)

Take your included private guided transfer to AEP domestic airport for your flight to Iguazu Falls (purchased separately). If you arrive on a flight before 12.00 pm, you can join the half day Brazilian Falls tour this afternoon, otherwise you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight: El Pueblito Hotel or similar (Master room)

Note: Please advise our team if you require this transfer from the international airport or from a hotel in Buenos Aires.

Day 2 – Iguazu Falls (Argentinian side)

Enjoy breakfast and set off to visit the Argentinean side of the UNSECO-listed Iguazu Falls, located within the Iguazu National Park – one of the first protected areas in South America. Journey up to ‘Cataratas station’ on a 15-minute open-air train ride to admire the imposing 275 waterfalls and the extraordinary variety of ferns, orchids, birdlife and butterflies. Continue on to ‘Garganta station’ from which you will descend walking 1,200 metres to the Devil’s Throat balcony. This afternoon you’ll return to the hotel to spend the rest of the day at leisure or exploring the National Park further at your own pace. (B)

Overnight: El Pueblito Hotel or similar (Master room)

Day 3 – Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side option B) > Buenos Aires

If you depart on a flight after 5:00 pm, you can join the half day Brazilian Falls tour this morning, otherwise you can enjoy some time at leisure.

Today you will cross the Juan D. Peron and Tancredo Neves Bridge which connects the cities of Puerto Iguazu (Argentina) and Foz do Iguazu (Brazil). Enter the Foz do Iguaco National Park and admire the view of the San Martin Island and some of the most imposing falls on the other side of the boarder such as the Bozzeti, Two Sisters and the Three Muskeeters, before reaching the end of the path for astonishing views of the Devil’s Throat. This afternoon you will be transferred to Iguazu Falls airport (Argentinean side) for your late afternoon departure to Buenos Aires. On arrival, you will be transferred to your city hotel. (B)

Overnight: Pulitzer Hotel or similar (Standard room)

Day 4 – Buenos Aires

Discover Buenos Aires on a shared small-group city tour (3 hours). With its splendid and varied architecture, old colonial buildings, French palaces and state-of-the-art skyscrapers, vibrant nightlife and endless cultural options, Buenos Aires is one of the world’s most fascinating cities.

Today’s itinerary will take in the city’s most famous sites, giving you a great introduction to this vast city. Visit Plaza de Mayo, the city’s foundational site, the Presidential Palace called La Casa Rosada (Pink House), the Cabildo, the city’s primitive town hall, and the Neoclassical-styled Metropolitan Cathedral, the final home of Argentina’s founding father, José de San Martín.

At Palermo Chico, located in the suburb of Palermo, you will find impressive French palaces and parks designed by celebrated landscape architects, such as the Frenchman Charles Thays.

In Retiro and Recoleta, you will be forgiven for thinking you’re in Paris. After visiting the impressive Plaza San Martín, where Jorge Luis Borges used to take his walks, take a stroll down elegant Avenida Alvear, lined with exclusive boutiques of the world’s luxury brands and grand French-style palaces, which nowadays house a number of embassies. Then we’ll visit the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, one of the city’s oldest churches, completed in 1732.

Continue to Puerto Madero, the latest addition to the city’s barrios. In 1991, its huge warehouses and silos were remodeled and redesigned to finally integrate the river to the city, and to create a new corporate, residential, and gastronomic district filled with trendy new restaurants and bars. Afterwards, head over to San Telmo, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. It used to be the residential district favored by wealthier porteño until the late 19th century, when a yellow fever epidemic drove out the wealthier families. The area became rundown and marginalised until the 1970s, when the area attracted artists and artisans to set up studios and workshops. Today, thanks to its amazing architecture and trendy atmosphere, San Telmo is a bustling neighbourhood filled with antique and vintage clothing stores. Take a stroll along its cobbled streets to Plaza Dorrego, best known for its traditional antiques fair, held every Sunday. You are also very likely to see tango performances in the streets and plazas of San Telmo.

Leaving San Telmo behind, continue southwards to La Boca, one of the city’s most authentic and charming neighborhoods. It is a working-class district, heavily shaped by Italian immigrants who arrived in Argentina in large numbers during the last quarter of the 19th century. A walk along Caminito Street will give you a good sense of the character of Buenos – passion for soccer, vibrant street art, and tango on nearly every corner.

This evening, enjoy the El Querandi Tango dinner show. 35 artists in residence, two tango orchestras, a folklore band, dancers and singers, paired with a menu of traditional and international dishes, and Argentinean wines make for a fun introduction to Buenos Aires. (B,D)

Overnight: Pulitzer Hotel or similar (Standard room)

Day 5 – Buenos Aires

We have a number of optional tours and excursions you can select to add to your package for today, or simply enjoy the time to explore the city on your own. (B)

Suggested optional tours:

  • Tigre & Delta Tour with boat ride
  • Gaucho Full Day Tour at El Ombú de Areco Ranch
  • Palermo Foodie Scene Experience at night

Overnight: Pulitzer Hotel or similar (Standard room)

Day 6 – Buenos Aires

Bid farewell to Buenos Aires today. After breakfast, your driver will meet you at your hotel for your private transfer to Buenos Aires International Airport for onward flights. (B)

Tour Inclusions

  • 5 night’s accommodation with meals as per itinerary
  • Return airport transfers as per itinerary
  • Iguazu Falls touring (Full Day Argentinian Falls, Half Day Brazilian Falls)
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • Buenos Aires Cultural City Tour
  • Traditional Dinner & Tango Show

TOTAL PRICE per person (Twin Share) from USD 993

**Single traveller pricing available on request.

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