The Essential Of The Argentine Triangle (9 Days / 8 Nights )
Argentina is a massive South American nation with terrain encompassing Andes mountains, glacial lakes and Pampas grassland, the traditional grazing ground of its famed beef cattle. The country is famous for tango dance and music. Its big, cosmopolitan capital, Buenos Aires, is centered on the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace.
Duration: 8 Nights
Travel Dates: 31 Aug 2018 – 31 Mar 2019
Offer Ends: 31 Mar 2019
Departs from: Johannesburg
8 nights from only R34 576 per person sharing
Day 1 Buenos Aires
Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel for check in.
Afterwards we embark on a city tour visiting the most interesting places in Buenos Aires city: Mayo Square, the Government House, the Cabildo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Mayo Avenue, the Congress Palace, the Colon Theatre, La Boca neighborhood, Palermo, the Planetarium and La Recoleta. Return to the hotel.
Day 2 Buenos Aires
Day at leisure to enjoy an optional excursion to Tigre, the Gaucho Party or get to know more about Buenos Aires, enjoying cooking classes, tango lessons, museums, etc. At night transfer to El Querandi to attend a dinner and Show where you will enjoy the magnetism of tango.
Day 3 Buenos Aires / El Calafate
Transfer to the airport to board a scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check in.
Afternoon at leisure.
Day 4 El Calafate
Day at leisure.
Enjoy an optional navigation (at additional cost) to Estancia Cristina Discovery and ascend to the lookout point from where you can obtain a beautiful view of Upsala Glacier. (From April to September it might be replaced by all glaciers).
Day 5 El Calafate
Departure from the hotel towards Perito Moreno Glacier situated within Los Glaciares National Park. Because of its beauty it was declared a Mankind Heritage by UNESCO. During the excursion, it is possible to take an optional one hour boat trip through Brazo Rico and enjoy a different view of the glacier wall from the water level.
In the afternoon return to the hotel.
Day 6 El Calafate/ Buenos Aires
Transfer to the airport to board a scheduled flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Time at leisure.
Day 7 Buenos Aires/ Puerto Iguazu
Transfer to the local airport to board a flight to Puerto Iguazu. Arrival and reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check in. Time at leisure.
Day 8 Puerto Iguazu
In the morning we will visit the Argentinean side of the Iguazu Falls, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. We will visit the Devil’s Throat Balcony, upper and lower paths where you can do the Great
Adventure as an optional tour.
Day 9 Puerto Iguazu/ Buenos Aires
In the morning departure from the hotel to the Foz do Iguaçu National Park. We will walk along the main path which ends near Floriano Fall. Return to Puerto Iguazu to board the scheduled flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival at the local airport and
connection transfer to the International airport to board the International Flight.
8 nights of accommodation:
Buenos Aires (3), El Calafate (3),
Puerto Iguazú (2)
Buenos Aires: City and Tango Show, Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier, Puerto Iguazú: Argentinean and Brazilian falls
Meals: 8 breakfasts and 1 dinner
Tickets to Parks, Museums and Reserves
FLY-IN PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Return flights from Johannesburg to Buenos Aires including airline levy
Return airport to hotel transfers
3 Nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in Buenos Aires
3 Nights accommodation in a 3* hotel in El Calafate
2 Nights accommodation in a 3* hotel in El Calafate Puerto Iguazu
Meals: 8 breakfasts and 1 dinner
Buenos Aires: City and Tango Show
Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier
Puerto Iguazu: Argentinean and Brazilian falls
Necessary admission fees
Terms & Conditions
High season supplement apply
Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. Prices are per person sharing, unless otherwise specified. All prices are indicative and correct at time of loading onto the Thompsons website and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases, airfare increases, and availability. For standard terms and conditions refer to www.thompsons.co.za E&OE.
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