Argentina Organised Trips

Argentinean Falls, Iguazú

Experience the mighty Iguazú falls from the Argentinian side on a half day tour. Board a small train for a short tour of Iguazú National Park where you can glimpse vibrant wildlife and tropical plants and flowers. Disembark and make your way along the pathways to the top of the falls. The tour’s highlight is the platform which is suspended over the edge of the largest of the falls, the Devils Throat.

Duration:

Half day

Other information:

Departs daily from Sheraton Iguazú Resort & Spa or Panoramic Hotel
Group and private tours available

Brazilian Falls, Iguazú

Step over the border into Brazil to gain a whole new perspective of the world famous  Iguazú Falls. You will cross Tancredo Neves bridge that connects the cities of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina) and Foz do Iguaçú (Brazil), before exploring the Brazilian portion of the National Park. The majority of the falls are located on the Argentinean side of the border allowing for panoramic views of the roaring waters from the paths that reach out over the Igauzú River. On the Lower Balcony view the mighty Devil's Throat, containing some of the tallest of the 275 falls, from a distance of just 200 metres. The walk ends at the Floriano Fall where you can reach the Visitors Centre by stairs or lift.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: Approx. 7:20am or 1:15pm
End time: Approx. 1pm or 6:30pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport, guide. Excludes: National Park Entrance fee, food and drink.

Max. group size: 40
What to take:

Comfortable shoes, hat, bottled water, high SPF sun protection

Other information:

Departs daily
Voucher required
English speaking guide.

Buenos Aires tour

On this introductory half day tour visit Plazo de Mayo square and discover Avenida de Mayo's art nouveau and art deco architecture. You'll head south to La Boca, with its colourful tin houses and lively atmosphere. Move on to the elegant Recoleta district with its French architecture before viewing Palermo's parks, monuments and mansions. During the tour you'll learn about the history and politics that changed lives in Argentina.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: Approx. 9am or 2pm
End time: Approx. 1pm or 6pm
Included/Excluded:

Included: Transport, English speaking guide. Excluded: Food and drink, tips.

Transport details:

Air conditioned vehicle

Other information:

Departs twice daily.
English-speaking guide.
Group and private tours available.

Cafayate Full Day tour from Salta

Depart from Salta in the early morning and travel through tobacco crops, high-altitude vineyards renowned for their production of sweet Torrontés Wine, and local towns en route to Cafayate. Witness the other-worldly landscapes of the Quebrada del Río Las Conchas, an incredible multi-coloured canyon that's been eroded by the river waters, wind and rain. Once in Cafayate, you'll visit the main square which is lined by the cathedral and Bravo Archaeological Museum.

Duration:

Full day

Estancia El Ombu de Areco

Spend the day at El Ombú de Areco – a historical ranch and the birthplace of the gaucho traditions. You’ll see how this working ranch is run and enjoy a sizzling barbecue with incredible meat and local wines. Witness a folk music show and a demonstration by local gauchos and see the ranch on horseback or by horse-drawn carriage.

Duration:

Full day

Start time: Approx. 9:30am
End time: Approx. 6pm
Included/Excluded:

Included: Transfers, lunch. Excluded: Any other food and drink, tips.

Max. group size: 40
Health & Fitness:

Those who choose to partake in the horse riding must be in good physical health.

What to take:

Comfortable walking shoes, trousers (if horse riding), light cotton clothing.

Other information:

Departs daily on request.
Voucher required.
English speaking guide.

Humahuaca Gorge

This full-day tour takes you from Salta through the narrow mountain valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca. An ancient trade route and breathtaking natural wonder, this UNESCO-listed valley is home to the famous Seven Colours Hill and the town of Purmamarca. Stop in the town of Tilcara, which is the site of the remains of a pre-Hispanic hilltop fortress and visit its market before continuing on and crossing the Tropic of Capricorn and visiting historic villages and the town of Humahuaca itself. En route back to Salta, there'll be a short stop in the  city of San Salvador de Jujuy.

Duration:

Full day

Lakes crossing

Featuring one of the world's most scenic border crossings, the trip between the Argentinian and Chilean Lake Districts is an incredible journey by road and boat. You'll depart from either Puerto Varas or Bariloche and sail across three lakes that are connected by four overland legs. Enjoy the beauty of the Andean landscapes and witness highlights such as Lake Nahuel Huapi, Cerro Tronador, the Osorno and Puntiagudo volcanoes and Lake Llanquihue.

Duration:

Full day

Included/Excluded:

Included: Boat and coach travel. Not included: Lunch, snacks and drinks.

Other information:

Departing daily, year-round from Bariloche, Argentina or Puerto Varas, Chile (subject to weather conditions and number of guests)

Mendoza Wine Experience

Discover the history of wine production in Mendoza on this tour of a couple of the region’s world-famous wineries. Head west from the city to the Luján de Cuyo district and join a guided tour of a prestigious winery, followed by some wine tasting. Later continue to another vineyard which features a gourmet restaurant where you will be served perfectly paired food and wine.

Perito Moreno glacier

Witness the living ice of the world-famous Perito Moreno glacier. From El Calafate, head west into Los Glaciers National Park, and pass through typically Patagonian landscapes and along the shore of Lake Argentino before coming face to face with the 3-mile wide and 18-mile long glacier. Your first view of this sea of ice will be from 'Sighs Curve' before you continue on to the walkways that are just 300 metres away from the glacier's terminus. Spend time watching and listening to the ice, and possibly see massive chunks of ice calve of the face and become icebergs in the lake.

Duration:

Full day

Tango show & dinner

Enjoy an evening of dance and dining at one of Buenos Aires' immersive tango shows. This unforgettable evening showcases the sultry beauty and intricate moves of one of the world's favourite dances and is accommpanied by a delicious meal full of traditional Argentinian dishes.

Start time: 8pm
End time: Midnight
Included/Excluded:

Included: Transfers, dinner, tango show. Excluded: Tips, any other food and drink.

Max. group size: 40
What to take:

Smart casual dress.

Other information:

Daily.
Group or private options available.

Tierra del Fuego National Park

Explore acres of Andean Patagonian forest, lakes and beaver dams on this half day tour in the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Located at the 'end of the world' this fascinating landscape will leave you awe inspired. Visit view points offering panoramic views of the Beagle Channel, glimpse bird species such as the buff-necked ibis and take a walking tour to the Black Lagoon or the Beavers Path where you can view the dams that these curious creatures create. Discover evidence of age-old settlements at Lapataia Bay and on the return journey to Ushuaia stop at Roca Lake which changes shade due to colour.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: Approx. 8am
End time: Approx. 1pm
Included/Excluded:

Included: Transfers, English speaking guide.

Max. group size: 40
Health & Fitness:

Some walking is involved in this experience.

What to take:

Warm, windproof and waterproof clothing. Comfortable walking shoes.

Other information:

Departs daily.
Voucher required.
English speaking guide.

Uruguay Day Trip

From Buenos Aires catch a ferry and cross the Rio La Plata to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. Recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city is the oldest in the country and has a fascinating colonial history. During this full day tour, you'll visit the picturesque streets of Santa Rita and the famous Calle de los Suspiros – 'Street of Sighs'. The city has cobblestone streets, natural beauty and monuments including the cathedral and lighthouse.

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 9am
End time: 7pm
Included/Excluded:

Included: Transfer from hotel, return ferry ticket, English speaking guide, city tour, lunch. Excluded: Any further food and drinks

Max. group size: 40
Transport details:

Air conditioned vehicle from hotel to dock

Ferry journey to and from Colonia del Sacremento

What to take:

Comfortable walking shoes.

Other information:

Departures daily on request.
Voucher required.
Bilingual guides on request.

Wine Tour From Mendoza

From desert to oasis, learn about Medoza's fascinating landscape and why it is now the most important of Argentina's wine producing regions. Irrigation channels, first dug by the region's native population have been adapted by today's wine producers who have flocked here from all over the world. View a variety of grapes growing in sprawling vineyards in the shadow of the Andes mountain range. Visit two wineries where you will hear an explanation of how wine is produced locally by an expert and have the chance to taste the fruits of their harvest.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: am or pm
Included/Excluded:

Included: Wine tasting, transfers, visit to two vineyards. Excluded: Any other food and drink, tips.

Max. group size: 40
Other information:

Departs daily.
Voucher required.
Pick up from hotels.