HIGHLIGHTS

A snapshot of the places and cities to be visited and the highlights that each has to offer

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Detailed day by day information on activities, experiences in each place or city

OPTIONAL TOURS

Our suggestions of optional tours that can be added to this tour

GTEU-342 – ARGENTINA
Buenos Aires & El Calafate Culture,
Tango and Nature

Seven Days / Six Nights Daily

Buenos Aires:

Three nights at selected hotels: Hotel Eurobuilding or Hotel NH Tango (Four Stars) Hotel Recoleta Grand or Hotel Alvear Art (Five Stars)

Tours: City Tour, & Tigre &Tango dinner show Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel

El Calafate:

Three nights at selected hotels: Hotel Alto Calafate (Four Stars) Hotel Imago or Hotel Xelena (Five Stars)

Tour: Perito Moreno Glacier Tour Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel

GTEU-342 – ARGENTINA
Buenos Aires & El Calafate Culture,
Tango and Nature

Seven Days / Six Nights Daily

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival Buenos Aires

Arrival and meeting at Ezeiza International Airport. Reception and transfer to the hotel. At due time, we start the city tour, visiting the most interesting places in Buenos Aires city: Casa Rosada, the Town Hall (Cabildo) and the Cathedral of Buenos Aires, passing through 9 de Julio Avenue, where the opera house (Colón Theatre) and the Obelisk are located. The tour continues to San Telmo, one of the oldest neighborhoods of the city. It is a well-preserved area, characterized by colonial buildings and cobblestone streets. Going further south, we visit the colourful neighbourhood of La Boca, famous for the picturesque “Caminito’ street. Finally, we drive to the northernmost and most elegant areas of the city: Palermo and Recoleta, internationally known by its cemetery. Return to the hotel. Overnight accommodations at selected hotel Hotel Eurobuilding or Hotel NH Tango (Four Stars) Hotel Recoleta Grand or Hotel Alvear Art (Five Stars)

DAY 2: Buenos Aires

Tigre Tour Visit the coastal area of the city through residential areas such as San Isidro. Upon arriving at Tigre, we embark for a 1-hour boat ride through the river delta while observing the particular lifestyle of the Tigre islands. Return to the city. In the evening enjoy Dinner Tango Show at La Ventana Tango is the music of Buenos Aires par excellence. Enjoy a dinner and a later tango show where the dancers tell their story and development as the years go by. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotel Hotel Eurobuilding or Hotel NH Tango (Four Stars) Hotel Recoleta Grand or Hotel Alvear Art (Five Stars)

DAY 3: Buenos Aires

Day at leisure to continue exploring the city on your own or select a tour from he optional section. Meals: Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotel Hotel Eurobuilding or Hotel NH Tango (Four Stars) Hotel Recoleta Grand or Hotel Alvear Art (Five Stars)

DAY 4: Buenos Aires / El Calafate

Transfer from hotel to airport for flight to El Calafate. Upon arrival there transfer to hotel. Meals: Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotel Hotel Alto Calafate (Four Stars) Hotel Imago or Hotel Xelena (Five Stars)

DAY 5: El Calafate

Departure from the hotel towards the Perito Moreno Glacier. within Los Glaciares National Park. declared Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. This glacier is an impressive ice river with a surface of 257 square kilometers (99 square miles). and the height of the front wall oscillates between 50 and 60 meters above the lake level. This frozen river descends from the continental ice field and in its slow advance. causes detachments and outbursts that make of the glacier a wonder in constant movement. During the tour a walk along the walkways located in front of the glacier allows us to admire this impressive natural wonder from different viewpoints. Moreover, you can optionally take a one-hour boat trip which allows you to enjoy a different view of the front of the glacier from the water level. to realize the height of its peaks. Time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon return to the hotel. Meals: Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotel Hotel Alto Calafate (Four Stars) Hotel Imago or Hotel Xelena (Five Stars)

DAY 6: El Calafate

Day at leisure to enjoy el Calafate on your own on join us in of our optional tours. Meals: Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotel Hotel Alto Calafate (Four Stars) Hotel Imago or Hotel Xelena (Five Stars)

DAY 7: Depart el Calafate

At due time. transfer from hotel to the airport for your flight back to Buenos Aires and your next destination. Meals: Breakfast

SUGGESTIONS FOR DAY 4 IN BUENOS AIRES

Tigre

Visit the coastal area of the city through residential areas such as San Isidro. Upon arriving at Tigre, we embark for a 1-hour boat ride through the river delta while observing the particular lifestyle of the Tigre islands. Return to the city. Operates: daily — Duration: 4 hours

Mataderos Fair

Just half an hour from downtown Buenos Aires, the city’s physiognomy changes with the Mataderos Fair. In front of the old Hacienda Market (where cattle arrived to be controlled and sold), there are more than 700 stalls where it is possible to find from fine pieces of silverware to mates, ponchos, blankets and leather objects. An authentic folkloric fair in the middle of the city. Operates: Sundays during the daytime — Duration: 5/6 hours Season: March to December — Meals: lunch

Tunnels of Buenos Aires

Get to know the colonial Buenos Aires through its old buildings like the Zanjón de Granados (that tells us 4 centuries of history), Manzana de las Luces (The Block of Enlightenment), that contains a section of a tunnel built in the Jesuit period; the Church of San Ignacio de Loyola, the oldest in the city, and the Museum of the Casa Rosada, with vestiges of the Fort of Buenos Aires and Taylor Customs. Operates: Wed/Thu/Fri/Sun — Duration: 5 hours Meals: Snack in a Remarkable Bar

Urban Art

In recent years, the city has been intervened by artists who express their art in different neighbourhoods, turning Buenos Aires into one of the world capitals of Street Art. As we walk through the roads, we admire these giant murals and in some cases, the story behind them. This tour is ideal for those who seek to discover the city through its graffiti and murals. To complete the experience we recommend taking an “aereosol” class and creating your own designs on the walls of the city. Operates: Private daily. Duration 3 to 4 hours

Museums Tour

Visit by choice two of the most representative museums, dedicated to different aspects and times of Argentine art and culture. Walking tour that includes a snack while we recover strength for the next museum. You can choose between: MALBA (Museum of Latin American Art), Fine Arts Museum, that exhibit paintings of renowned artists such as El Greco, Goya, Van Gogh, Manet. Another option is the National Museum of Decorative Art located in the Errázuriz Palace, a beautiful residence of French style Operates: daily – – Duration: 3/4 hours MALBA closes on Tuesdays / Rest of the museums close on Mondays

INTERESTED IN PLANNING A TRIP?

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Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843

Send us a Message

ENQUIRE NOW

We will be happy to answer your questions or comments.

G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843