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Argentina Tours & Holidays

Argentina: Buenos Aires - Iguazu - Mendoza - Buenos Aires

From €2649pp
Depart From
Fly from Cork or Dublin
Departure Date
01 Mar 2019 - 11 Mar 2019
Other dates also available
Duration
11 Days
Destination
Argentina, South America
Price
From €2649pp
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Fly to Buenos Aires and immerse yourself in the atmosphere, great food and sights of this cosmopolitan city. You'll get a good introduction to the city on your tour and with your hotel located in the Recoleta district you will be surrounded by shops and cafes!

From Buenos Aires fly to the mountain wine region of Mendoza where you can enjoy the many vineyards from your location outside of the city. Fly to Iguazu to marvel at the stunning Iguazu Falls before returning to Buenos Aires for two nights before taking your flight home.

Included Highlights:

  • City Tour of Buenos Aires
  • Full Day High Mountain Tour (Puente del Inca) - Mendoza
  • Sightseeing Tour of the Argentinean and Brazilian Sides of Iguassu Falls
  • Tigre Delta from Buenos Aires
As this is a bespoke itinerary you can make changes to it and add to it. Below are some examples of what you can do:
  • See the Glaciers in Calafate
  • Visit Bariloche, the Lake District in Argentina
  • Fly to Ushuaia, the Southernmost City in South America
  • Combine Argentina with a stay in Rio de Janeiro or a beach stay along the Brazilian coast
  • Combine the trip with Uruguay and spend time in the resort area of Punta del Este and the Capital Montevideo
For more information please call us on 021 427 7094, email us at info@shandontravel.ie, request a call back using the red button or submit an enquiry through the form below.

Day 1

Arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer to the 4* Loi Suites Recoleta Hotel for 3 nights B&B

Day 2

Shared Half Day City Tour of Buenos Aires

During this tour you will drive close to Colon Theatre, one of the world's best known opera houses and the cultural pride of the "porteños" (as the inhabitants of Buenos Aires are called). Visit the famous Avenida de Mayo that runs into the Plaza De Mayo, surrounded by the Casa Rosada (Government House), the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo (first City Hall, built during Spanish rule).

At the othe end of Avenida de Mayo you find the Congress building. We will include a stop an inside visit of the Metropolitan Cathedral, this imposing Neo-classical building is Argentina´s main catholic building.

We continue to San Telmo, an historical neighborhoo and the eldest district of Buenos Aires. Our next stop is La Boca, a most colorful area with the famous street Caminito. Driving along 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue of the world, you see the Colon Theatre, a famous Opera House that stages the most important artists and musicians from all over the world.

Continue to Palermo with its beautiful parks, the City Zoo, Botanical Garden, Argentine Horse Track and National Polo Fields. Palermo is well-known for its  artificial lakes. At the end of the tour you will visit Recoleta area, one of the city’s most glamorous spots.

At the cemetery of Recoleta you will find the grave of Eva Duarte, known in the whole world as Eva Perón (Evita). The cemetery is considered to be one of the most impressive monuments of Argentina.

Day 3

Day at leisure to enjoy the city or book an excursion

Day 4

Transfer to the airport for flight to Mendoza and on arrival transfer to Lares de Chacras Hotel for 3 nights B&B

Day 5

Full Day High Mountain Tour (Puente del Inca) (approx. 12 hours)
Travelling west up to Chile’s border, a route of 200 km (124 mi) goes along Potrerillos dam and Mendoza river. Enjoy beautiful landscapes of foothills until arrival to Uspallata village. Get surprised in this valley by the colours and different shapes of Cordon del Plata, part of the Andes Mountain Range. You then pass by Picheuta Bridge, Polvaredas, Punta de Vacas and the ski centre Los Penitentes. Stop at Puente del Inca, nature formation that mixes yellow and red colours in its ruins and hot springs, which rises up to approximately 2.700 m (8.858 ft) high.

Get to Las Cuevas, a small village which borders with Chile. With excellent weather conditions and only in summer it would be possible to get to the Cristo Redentor
monument, otherwise a small trekking at Los Horcones Lagoon is a possibility, with great
view of the Aconcagua’s Mount.

Day 6

Day at leisure to relax or book an excursion to the local vineyards

Day 7

Transfer to the airport for flight to Iguazu and on arrival transfer to the St George hotel for 2 nights B&B

Day 8

Sightseeing Tour of the Argentinean and Brazilian Sides of Iguassu Falls

Tour both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of Iguassu Falls in this full-day tour. Each country has a separate National Park (Iguaçu National Park in Brazil and Iguazú National Park in Argentina) that boasts hiking trails, attractions, and viewpoints of falls like Devil's Throat, Bossetti and San Martin.

  • Full-day tour to the Argentinian side and Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls
  • Tour the Lower Circuit and Upper Circui
  • See Devil's Throat, the region's largest waterfal
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off included

Day 9

Transfer to the airport for flight to Buenos Aires and arrival transfer to the Loi Suites Recoleta Hotel for 2 nights B&B

Day 10

Tigre Delta from Buenos Aires

An easy day trip from Buenos Aires, the Tigre Delta is a unique suburb built around the swampy land and meandering waterways that empty from the Rio Paraná into the Rio de la Plata. Former Argentine president Domingo Sarmiento encouraged settlement in the area during the mid-1800s and lived there himself for nearly three decades. Discover what lies outside of Buenos Aires and see another way of local life Take a boat ride on the delta to see its waterfront sights, including homes on stilts

Day 11

Transfer to the airport for flight home or choose to extend your stay.

Loi Suites Recoleta, Buenos Aires

The luxurious hotel Loi Suites Recoleta is conveniently situated in the most elegant area of the city, La Recoleta. It features a tropical winter garden with an indoor pool and a restaurant. Museums, art galleries, shopping facilities, historical architecture and beautiful parks are in the surroundings. The National Library of Argentina and the Exposition Centre can be reached within a short stroll; famous attractions such as the Cervantes Theatre or the Colón Theatre are within walking distance.

Lares de Chacras, Mendoza Region

The hotel is located in the heart of Chacras de Coria, 2 blocks away from the main square. There are numerous restaurants, bars and nightlife options in the vicinity. This rural mansion reflects its artistry by combining Andean stone with typical desert wood. The air-conditioned country house was renovated in 2008 and has a total of 10 rooms. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception service. Facilities at the hotel include a hotel safe, games room, TV lounge and children's playground. There is also a café, bar and restaurant on-site. Bicycles may also be hired from the hotel. The rooms have warm and rustic decor, and individually regulated air conditioning and heating. The hotel has a swimming pool, hot tub and a solarium. Guests can also relax on sun loungers under parasols. Guests can participate in a number of activities which can be arranged at, and started from, the mansion. These include horse riding, trekking, rafting, as well as visits to wineries and museums.

Saint George Hotel, Iguazu

This hotel boasts a great position in the city centre of Puerto Iguazú, within easy reach from a wide offer of entertainment and dining options. Moreover, the property is a mere 17 kilometres from the stunning and breath-taking Iguazú Falls and only 3 kilometres from the famous Tancredo Neves Bridge. All the bright and spacious guest rooms are fully equipped with all the necessary amenities and a tasteful decoration for a convenient stay. Some of them boast a private balcony and everyone can keep updated thanks to the wireless Internet connection. Guests will take advantage of the two fantastic swimming pools and the Jacuzzi available to relax after a whole day of sightseeing.

 

Price is based on 2 adults sharing and includes:

  • Return international flights and taxes
  • All domestic flights and taxes
  • 3 & 4* accommodation including breakfast
  • All return airport to hotel transfers
  • Excursions as outlined on the itinerary

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance
  • Additional pre-bookable excursions
  • Accommodation Upgrades
  • If you would like to extend your holiday or add on another destination or region 
Subject to availability.Terms and conditions apply. Flight taxes subject to change at all times.

For more information please call us on 021 427 7094, email us at info@shandontravel.ie, request a call back using the red button or submit an enquiry through the form below.

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