Argentina, Vineyards and Perito Moreno Glacier

Argentina

DAY 1 – BUENOS AIRES

Arrival at the international airport of Buenos Aires. You will be welcomed by an English-speaking tour guide and be transferred to your hotel in a private car.
After checking-in in your hotel, you will go to visit the city of Buenos Aires for half a day. An English speaking guide will be with you during the whole visit.
You will go on the Avenue 9 de Julio, the largest of the World, dominated by the obelisk, symbol of Buenos Aires.
You will go by in front of the Teatro Colon, one of the jewels of the Argentina architecture. You will then arrive on the famous central square “Plaza de Mayo”, home to structures as the “Casa del Gobierno”, el Cabildo and the Cathedral. Finally you will end up your day by the picturesque district of the Boca and more precisely the « El Caminito » alley, meeting place of artists, tango dansers and singers.

You will return to your hotel after this wonderful visit.

 

DAY 2 – MENDOZA

Departure from your Hotel to Buenos Aires national airport AEP.
Inland flight from Buenos Aires to Mendoza.

You will be welcomed by an English-speaking guide, and will visit the city of Mendoza, its main streets, sites, and shops. You will also visit San Martin Park.
Free lunch in the city center.
You will then go to your Hotel ****.

 

DAY 3 – LUJAN DE CUYO VINEYARDS MENDOZA

This place is the heart of what we call the first production place of Mendoza within 26000 hectare of planted vines irrigated by the Rio Mendozawith an altitude from 650 meters to 1050.
Accompanied by a guide, you will begin the visit by Lagarde bodega. Then you will go to Belasco de Baquedano for a visit and wine-tasting session. This bodega owes 70 hectare of Malbec from 1910. This cellar also contains the only aromas room of Latin America where you can discover over 40 different aromas that can be found in the wine.
Four-course meal with Malbec wines from the cellar for lunch.
After lunch you will enjoy a visit of Catena Zapata cellar, with a Maya pyramid form, built in 2001 only with materials from Andes Mountains.
You will go back to your hotel****.

 

DAY 4 – DEL UCO VALLEY MENDOZA

After your breakfast, you will take the road on the way to de Uco Valley, « Tupungato ». You will discover this fertile valley between vines and snowy mountains. From this exceptional contrast arise exceptional wines!
You will start your tour with Salentein, a modern cellar built at the end of the XIXth century by a famous architect, Yanzon y Bormida. You will also discover a museum of Argentina contemporary art and Deutsch art, followed by a wine-tasting session.
You will keep on visiting the region with the Atasmique Bodega and its orchards, fish farming trout, its lakes and 9-hole golf course through a guided visit of the property before going to lunch in the restaurant Rincon Atasmique for a 4-course meal, follow by the visit of the cellar.
You will have some rest at your hotel****.

 

DAY 5 – EL CALAFATE

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight.
Mendoza – Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires – Calafate.
You will be welcomed at the airport El Calafate and transferred into a private car, with a guide.

You will spend your night in a nice hotel***, premium room with a great view on the lake.

 

DAY 6 – PERITO MORENO GLACIER

Early in themorning, after your breakfast you will leave the hotel to go to the Perito Moreno Glacier, situated at 80 kilometers away from El Calafate. This all-day tour will allow you to enjoy the whole natural and exceptional environment. Many gateways and bridges offer a panoramic sight on the Glacier dominating lengas grove around.
You will take the road back to El Calafate at the end of the day.
From the port at Refugio Argentino, you will embark for a one-hour navigation to appreciate the South part of the Glacier that can reach 70 meters high. You will also enter in the National Parc Glaciares.

You will sleep in your hotel*** with the view on the lake.

 

DAY 7 – GLACIERS NATIONAL PARC

You will be transferred from your hotel to Punta Bandera, and embark at 9:00 AM in “La soledad” private port.
The tour begins on the North-West and goes through Punta Avellana and Boca del Diablo, the narrowest passage of the lake. After 2 hours you will see more and more icebergs signaling the presence of Upsala glacier closer and closer.
The boat will stop facing the ice barrier, and will after a while change the direction to the South on the Spegazzini canal leading to the Glacier.
A gourmet lunch will be served in front of thix wonderful scenery.
In the middle of the afternoon you will reach Puesto de las Vacas and go ashore to enjoy an interesting tour with a team of guides.

After this beautiful moment, you will go back on board, and arrive to El Calafate at the end of the day and join your hotel***back to rest for the night.

 

DAY 8 – EL CALAFATE

Departure from your hotel and transfer to the airport of El Calafate in a private car.

Ce matin, départ vers 8h30 pour l’Estancia Nibepo Aike où vous passerez la matinée. Cette dernière fut fondée par un pionnier Yougoslave du nom de Don Santiago Peso qui prit possession de ces terres au début du XXème siècle. Enclavée dans le Parc National de los Glaciares, elle vit de l’exploitation bovine et en second lieu de l’exploitation ovine.
La visite de l’estancia sera l’occasion de connaître l’histoire de ce domaine, de découvrir la vie quotidienne en estancia, de participer à la traditionnelle démonstration de la tonte du mouton et de déguster un asado argentin.

Flight from Buenos Aires to Calafate.

Transfer to your hotel*** with a private car.

 

DAY 9 – BUENOS AIRES VISIT

For your last day in Argentina, you will have time in Buenos Aires for a visit back to the city. The tour will begin with a visit in the Recoleta suburbs with many colonial houses, usually home for historical people. You will make a stop at the luxurious shopping gallery named Pacifico, with a French architecture from 1889.
Then you will visit the Recoleta cimetary where many personalities, writers, politicians rest. The most famous one is the one of Evita Peron, legendary woman of the President Peron. You will keep on visiting through Palermo and the Park “Tres de febrero”, representing the most important green lung of the city.

You will go back to your hotel after the visit.

Buenos Aires flight at the EZE international airport.

 

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Minimum: 10 participants


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