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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls to the cliffs of the Iguazu River
  • Marvel at the 275 falls on the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls National Park
  • Delve into the old world meets cosmopolitan ambiance of Buenos Aires
  • Experience a traditional Argentine dinner and evening of Tango at a renowned tangueria
  • Catch awe-inspiring views from the summit of Patagonia’s Mt. Campanario 1,050 meters above sea level
  • Take in the alpine architecture of Bariloche and taste the sweets in this “Argentina’s chocolate capital”
  • Sail amid breathtaking mountain ranges from Argentina to Chile on a lake crossing adventure
  • Try a pisco sour in trendy Santiago, have an exquisite meal at a top-flight restaurant, or enjoy the blissful background of the majestic Andes from one of the city's rooftop bars


Itinerary

Day 1 - IGUAZU FALLS

Arrive in Iguazu International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Puerto Iguazú upon arrival. Depart to the Brazilian city of Foz de Iguazu. Embark on a private excursion towards the Brazilian side of the Falls to Iguazu National Park to tour the park and head up to the boardwalks located at the edge of the cliffs of the Iguazu River. Enjoy the vista of San Martín Island, Devil’s Throat from the observation deck, and the waterfalls of Bossetti, San Martín, and Three Musketeers.

Day 2 - IGUAZU FALLS

Today we explore the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls on a full-day excursion. Board the train at Central Station that runs inside the subtropical rainforest for 2.5 miles. At Falls Station are 2 trails: The Upper Circuit, crossing over the top of the canyon and the Lower Circuit, a 1-mile trail, provides waterfall views from 8 catwalk lookouts for different perspectives. Then we catch the train to the Devil’s Throat Station, from which a 1.2 mile walk to a suspended platform lookout delivers Iguazu’s biggest thrill: the tallest and largest waterfall called Devil’s Throat, a 14-fall combo crashing in a 269-foot sheer drop! (B)

Day 3 - IGUAZU FALLS I BUENOS AIRES

Depart for your flight to Buenos Aires and check-in to your hotel upon arrival. This afternoon embark on a city tour of Buenos Aires. See The Pyramid de Mayo, the Presidential palace, the Cabinet, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. View the symbol of the city, “The Obelisque.” Discover the various neighborhoods from San Telmo with its signature tango parlors; to European-inspired La Boca, trendy Puerto Madero, and La Recoleta Cemetery which surprises visitors with its rich architecture and the important social & political figures that are buried there, among whom is Eva Peron. (B)

Day 4 - BUENOS AIRES

Take your time to explore Buenos Aires at your own pace today. After the day at leisure, tonight we depart from hotel toward the south zone of the city where the majority of traditional tanguerias are located. This corner of Buenos Aires showcases the spirit of the past for its inhabitants and those who visit. We will enjoy an excellent dinner and traditional tango show at “El Querandi,” a colonial house that was converted into a traditional tango bar in 1920. (B,D)

Day 5 - BUENOS AIRES I BARILOCHE

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Bariloche and to your hotel upon arrival. Depart to Mt. Campanario and take the lift up to the summit, 1,050 meters above sea level. Enjoy views of Nahuel Huapi and Perito Moreno, Trébol Lake, the San Pedro y Llao Llao peninsulas, Isla Victoria, Mounts Otto, López, Goye y Catedral and the city of Bariloche. Head to Llao Llao Peninsula, then to Punto Panorámico, and cross over Lake Moreno. Return to hotel. (B)

Day 6 - BARILOCHE

Today is yours at leisure to explore and enjoy Bariloche at your own pace. Located in Patagonia, Bariloche is known for its picturesque alpine architecture with a Patagonian twist that features the use of local hardwoods and unique stone construction. It is also Argentina's chocolate capital that additionally is blessed with a sophisticated food scene that beckons to be explored. Take your time being captivated at every turn. (B)

Day 7 - BARILOCHE I PUERTO VARAS

Transfer to Puerto Pañuelo and sailing toward the heart of the mountain range to Puerto Blest. Later travel by bus to Puerto Alegre. Cruise to Puerto Frias with its impressive views of the high peaks of Mt. Tronador. Pass Chilean immigration then continue by bus to arrive at Peulla, the first Chilean town. Later, sail All Saints Lake to Petrohue (optional) and continue overland visiting Saltos Falls to arrive in Puerto Varas, where the Lake Crossing services end. (B)

Day 8 - PUERTO VARAS

After breakfast today, travel to Frutillar Alto, the high part of Puerto Varas, and visit the German Colonial Museum where you will discover the history of the people who settled this area. Continue to Puerto Octay a village settled in 1852 that features many historic homes built in German style and is located on the northern edge of Lake Llanquihue. Enjoy free time for a short walk or to take pictures. (B)

Day 9 - PUERTO VARAS I SANTIAGO

This morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Santiago and to the hotel upon arrival. On your city tour today, explore the civic district’s main streets, seeing the Cerro Santa Lucia, the Palacio de la Moneda and the Plaza de Armas, around which are the Cathedral, the national historical Museum and the Central post. Continue to forest park and the Museum of fine arts, and on to the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista. Then, return to the hotel. (B)

Day 10 - SANTIAGO

Today is yours at leisure to explore and enjoy Santiago at your own pace. Try a pisco sour have an exquisite meal at a top-flight restaurant, explore expansive museums, stroll the pedestrian malls of "El Centro," sit for a spell at an outdoor cafe, or enjoy the blissful background of the majestic Andes from one of the city's rooftop bars. Santiago's ever-growing trendiness awaits you! (B)

Day 11 - SANTIAGO TO USA

After breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport for your flight home with the fondest memories to share of your in-depth adventure in Argentina and Chile. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 10 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast & 1 dinner
  • All transfers and services are via shared services with English speaking guide
  • Visit the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls
  • Visit the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls
  • Buenos Aires City tour
  • Dinner and Tango Show at El Querandi
  • Half Day Small Circuit tour with Mount Campanario and lift ticket
  • Andean Lake Crossing from Bariloche to Puerto Varas
  • Frutillar Tour and Puerto Octavio with Museum
  • Half day Santiago city tour
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Hotels

Bariloche

NH Bariloche Edelweiss| hotels in Bariloche Argentina

NH Bariloche Edelweiss

2 Nights / Style
The 4-star Edelweiss offers spacious and bright rooms facing the Nahuel Huapi Lake and snow-covered mountains. Located i...

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Notes

    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Extra nights and triple occupancy available upon request. Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods. Reciprocity fee is required for US citizens to enter Argentina. Visa to Brazil is required for US citizens.
    Please call for special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.
    Local Departure taxes, local airport taxes, beverages, personal expenses and other items not mentioned above are not included.

Departures & Rates

DAILY ARRIVALS
VALID THRU APRIL 2019


2018

Date Double Single
January 03 $1899 $2759
January 31 $1899 $2759
February 21 $1899 $2759
March 07 $1899 $2759
March 14 $1899 $2759
April 18 $1899 $2759
May 16 $1899 $2759
June 13 $1899 $2759
July 18 $1899 $2759
August 16 $1899 $2759
September 12 $1899 $2759
September 26 $1899 $2759
October 10 $1899 $2759
October 24 $1899 $2759
November 14 $1899 $2759
November 28 $1899 $2759
December 12 $1899 $2759

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