9-Day Best of Argentina Tour: Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Iguazu Falls
Experience tango, drink the famous malbec wines and see one of the world's natural wonders on this 9-day tour. Start in Buenos Aires, one of the most fascinating South American capitals and then travel to the mystic Andes mountain range via Mendoza to try great wines and food. End the tour visiting the natural wonder of Iguazu Falls. This tour is perfect for nature and culture enthusiasts who would love to enjoy the delights of Argentina.
Day 1: Arrival in Argentina
You will be met at the airport or port in Buenos Aires and transferred to Rooney's Boutique Hotel to spend the day at your leisure.
Day 2: Buenos Aires (B) (D)
After breakfast, you will enjoy a city tour in which you'll discover Buenos Aires' spirit, mystique and charm by visiting Plaza de Mayo, Puerto Madero, La Boca, San Telmo, Palermo and Recoleta Cemetery. In the evening, you will enjoy a delicious dinner and Tango show at “El Querandí” dedicated to the icon, Carlos Gardel. Afterwards, you'll head back to your hotel.
Day 3: Mendoza (B)
After breakfast, transfer to take flight to Mendoza. In Mendoza, you'll be transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a city tour of Mendoza including landmarks like the Government House, San Martin Park, Independence Square and Cerro de la Gloria. You will have the evening to spend at your leisure.
Day 4: Mendoza (B) (L)
After breakfast, you will enjoy a full-day Maipu wine tour. You will visit SinFin, Trapiche and Familia Zuccardi wineries and taste wonderful wines. Enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch paired with Santa Julia wines and then head back to your hotel.
Day 5: Aconcagua Mountain (B)
After breakfast, you will have a tour to the heart of the Andes. You will visit Villavicencio Gorge, Puente del Inca which is a rock formation that resembles a bridge over Las Cuevas river and the foot of the Aconcagua mountain, the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere (6,962 mts). Afterwards, transfer to hotel.
Day 6: Mendoza to Iguazu (B)
After breakfast, head to the airport to take a flight to Iguazu Falls. Once there, transfer to Grand Crucero Iguazu Hotel and spend the day at your leisure exploring Puerto Iguazu.
Day 7: Iguazu Falls (B)
After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls and get up close with views of this incredible section of the Iguazu River. Your guide will show you the hidden gems of this unique National Park. See the mist over the Devil's Throat where endless rainbows are formed. Expect to get wet and feel exhilarated with the spray and close contact of the power of the falls.The ecological train and boat ride is included. You'll return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 8: Iguazu Falls – Brazilian side (B)
At midday, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken across the Argentine Brazilian border to enter the Iguazu National Park on the Brazil side. Here, you will enjoy a great panoramic view of the Falls during a walking tour through the passages that connect the different observation points. Then, you'll take a flight to Buenos Aires and once there, be taken to Rooney's Boutique hotel to spend the evening at your leisure.
Day 9: Buenos Aires (B)
You'll be transferred to the airport to catch your flight.