DURATION
14 DAYS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
EASY

Honeymoon In Argentina

Honeymoon trips are not just any other trip, for they celebrate the beginning of a new stage in life: the formalization of a life together. And, like every unique and memorable experience, this deserves a top destination. Argentina and the options of this program will surely cater for that.

Cosmopolitan and magical Buenos Aires, a unique city in Latin America, is the starting point of this trip. Each of the other destinations is planned to enhance the romanticism: Ushuaia, the “end of the world’s” city – in the southernmost tip of the American continent – is followed by the breathtaking Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate, in Patagonia. The wine and the gourmet cuisine in Mendoza are part of the paradise at the foothills of the Andes, which herald the marvelous and lush Iguazu Falls, in the heart of the subtropical rainforest.

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Day 1

Buenos Aires

Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be transfered to your hotel before exploring this wonderful and enchanting city at your own pace. Take a walk around the different neighbourhoods to really get a feel for the city. At night, try a typical Argentine dish in one of the many delicious restaurants that the city has to offer, or stroll through the leafy and picturesque neighbourhood of Palermo, one of the liveliest parts of Buenos Aires.

Day 2

City Tour, Dinner and Tango Show

Breakfast. Our fascinating city tour will provide an overview of the city and its attractions, giving you a better understanding of Argentina’s history and culture. During this three hour tour, you will visit Retiro, the Avenida 9 de Julio, South America’s widest avenue (El Teatro Colon and Obelisco), the historic and architecturally imposing Center (Congress, Plaza de Mayo, Avenida de Mayo, Casa Rosada), the modern docklands of Puerto Madero and the oldest neighbourhood of the city, San Telmo, with stops in upmarket Recoleta (Cemetery and Plaza Francia) and the city’s oldest port and birthplace, La Boca (Caminito).

At night you will enjoy a delicious meal with free-flowing wine and be entertained with a tango show where you will experience the heartbeat of Argentina first hand, before being transferred to your hotel to relax for the rest of the night.

Day 3

Buenos Aires – Ushuaia

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia, also known as “The End of the World”, where upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.

In the afternoon make your way to the tourist wharf where you will board a boat to sail through the Beagle Channel, one of the region’s most important waterways and a highlight of the trip. The strait was named after the HMS Beagle, which passed through on an expedition in the 1820’s, and this marine tour offers panoramic views of the city of Ushuaia from the bay itself. You will also catch glimpses of the diverse marine fauna, such as cormorants and sea lions on the islands of Lobo and De los Pajaros. If the winds permits, land on one of the islands’ bridges, where you can see the remains of giant shells and enjoy views of Chile and Argentina. Next you can explore Les Eclaireurs, known as the “Lighthouse at the End of the World”.

Day 4

Tierra del Fuego National Park Experience

Along the eleven kilometers that separate the entrance of the Park and the city of Ushuaia, we will make a stop near the Centro Hípico (Riding Club), where we will enjoy som excellent panoramic views of the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia`s Peninsula and Bridges`, Willie’s and Les Eclauriers’ Islands. After crossing River Pipo’s bridge, next to Ushuaia’s Golf Club, we will arrive at the End of the World Station. Those passengers that would like to board the End of the World train will be able to take that optional tour. The rest of the group will await them at the end of the train trip. We continue our drive for 2 more kilometers and enter the National Park, an area reserved to protect the Subantartic Forest and its native flora and fauna. From this spot we will be able to take a glimpse of both Redonda and Estorbo Islands.Through a path surrounded by Lenga forests and peats, we will reach Lake Roca, a glaciar lake, with a surface of 5,50 square kilometers, and framed by mountains and forests, where we can likely be able to see different native birds. The last part of the excursion leads us to Lapataia Bay. Along the way we will cross Cormorants Islands, get to see other peats and also visit a beaver dam. Once in Lapataia Bay, besides the marine coast, rich in mollusks and mussels, we will find traces of the ancient native settlers that used to live in the region. We will have some time enjoy the feeling of being at the end of the world.bFrom this spot, the end of National Route number 3, we will begin our journey back to the city of Ushuaia.

Day 5

Ushuaia – El Calafate, Patagonia

Arrive at Calafate after a short flight from Ushuaia. This lakeside town is the capital of the glaciers and the gateway to the world famous Perito Moreno Glacier. Upon arrival you will be taken to the hotel and have the rest of the day to relax or explore the city. In the evening, you could also walk to the Laguna Nimez Reserve to look at the huge variety of birds in the sanctuary and enjoy the beautiful Patagonian sunset over Lago Argentino.

Day 6

El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier

After breakfast you will start the full day excursion to Perito Moreno. In Glacier National Park, you will take the route along Lake Argentino where, 80km from El Calafate, the Perito Moreno is revealed by its 70m high walls of ice. Numerous walkways leading to the front of the glacier (there are approximately 5 km gateways) offer both a visual and audio experience, with each different view soundtracked by the constant ruptures and echoes of the iceberg. The tour also includes a short boat trip past the glacier. You will return to the hotel in the evening.

Day 7

El Calafate, Patagonia

Free day. Today you can do a Kayak tour trough the Glaciers, or do a horse back riding in an Estancia.

Day 8

El Calafate – Mendoza

Breakfast. Today you will cross the country and make your way to the stunning Mendoza.
Upon arrival you will be transfer to the Hotel.

Day 9

Full day to the wineries with Gourmet lunch

Today you will experience Argentine wine and learn all about it, including how it is produced, which grapes are grown and how the industry has been developed. But not just that, you will also have the chance to taste it and decide which one is your favorite!
At the appropriate time you will be picked up from your hotel (private service) and driven to the vineyards area, the region of Luján de Cuyo, which is well-known as the cradle of Malbec with its centuries-old vineyards at the base of the imposing Andes Mountains. In the course of 6 hours you will visit two different wineries accompanied by a specialized guide.
The proposed wineries change according to the season, as not all wineries are open to the public all year around.
Close to lunch-time we will stop at one of the best restaurants in one of the chosen wineries, with an excellent menu that includes five courses, perfectly combining excellent food and extraordinary wines with the scenic view of the Andes Mountains.

Day 10

Mendoza

Day at leisure to do some tour to different wineries or just relax in the Hotel.

Day 11

Mendoza – Buenos Aires – Iguazú

Today you will cross the country and make your way to the stunning Iguazu Falls at opposite end of Argentina, stopping briefly in Buenos Aires. Upon arrival in Puerto Iguazu, you will be transferred to hotel where you will have the rest of the day free to soak up the exotic jungle climate and laze by the pool. In the evening, you may want to visit the Three Borders Landmark, located in the tri-border area between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.

Day 12

Puerto Iguazu, Excursion to Argentinian Falls

After breakfast, start the full day excursion with a trip to the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls. Explore the National Park by wandering its paths to take in the incredible views of over 200 majestic waterfalls. Lunch is at noon, after which you will have the option of taking the Great Adventure tour, where you sail up the river, examine the falls up close, and even pass underneath them! Be warned, you will definitely get wet so bring a change of clothes if you plan to do this unforgettable tour. In the afternoon, catch the train to the largest of the park’s attractions, the unparalleled Devil’s Throat. In the afternoon you will be transferred to your hotel to reminisce about the wonder of the falls.

Day 13

Puerto Iguazú, Excursion to Brazilian Falls – Buenos Aires

After breakfast, a half day excursion takes you to the Brazilian side of the Iguazú Falls, where you will be treated to panoramic views of the falls visited the previous day, giving you an overall sense of the vast collection of falls. In the afternoon, you will be transferred in a regular service to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Transfer to hotel

Day 14

Buenos Aires

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your departure.

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