Tour to Salta la Linda, Pumamarca and its colorful hill, The viaduct and train of the clouds, Cafayate and its wines, Cachi and its shops, A tango in Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls. This tour through the north of Argentina in small groups.
Day 1: Buenos Aires, Afternoon City Tour
Arrival at Buenos Aires airport at 07.35 am transfer to the hotel with early check-in and time to rest until lunch. After lunch guided city tour to Buenos Aires by private transportation by bus with guide in the language. Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Buenos Aires to Waldorf Hotel (private bus).
Day 2: flight Buenos Aires to Salta, afternoon city tour
In the morning after breakfast, we are flying to Salta. From there we drive in our private transportation to the Hotel, arrival and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon we will make a city tour, visiting the most important points of Salta la linda: the historic center, the Plaza 9 de Julio, the Basilica Cathedral and the Cabildo, the church of San Francisco and the convent of San Bernardo, the Cerro San Bernardo, the monument of Güemes, the old artisan market, the Baqueros river, the cultural center of America, the minor, the stream of Catellano and the Villa de San Lorenzo.
Meals included: Breakfast
Night Salta: Design Hotel Salta
Day 3: Salta - Cafayate, Calchaquies Valley
The excursion departs from the city of Salta heading south on RN68 and travels through Cerrillos, La Merced, El Carril, Alemania, Quebrada del Rio Las Conchas, making the corresponding stops at the different geological formations such as, La Garganta del Diablo, El Obelisco and El Anfiteatro among others and breathtaking scenery! In Cafayate we will have time for lunch and visit two wineries and the Calchaquíes Valley. Meals included: Breakfast Night Cafayate: Hotel Munay Cafayate (by sprinter)
Day 4: Cafayate - Quebrada de las Flechas - Cachi Campo Quijano
Today we will get to know a breathtaking landscape along route 40! We leave Calafate, passing through the Quebrada de las Flechas until we reach Cachi. Meals included: Breakfast. Night in Cachi: Hotel La Cabaña Las Lomitas (by sprinter).
Day 5: Campo Quijano - San Antonio de las Cobres
From Campo Quijano we start with the destination of San Antonio de las Cobres, where we will spend the night. Meals included: Breakfast. Overnight in San Antonio de las Cobres: Hotel de las Nubas (by sprinter)
Day 6: San Antonio de las Cobres - Viaducto la Polvorilla by train of the clouds - Salines grande - Purmamarca
Today we take a ride on the train of the clouds from the San Antonio train station to the Polvorilla viaduct. The ride takes one hour to reach the viaduct at an altitude of 4,200 m, where you can appreciate the most impressive engineering work of the last century. Then we return to San Antonio de los Cobres, where we arrive around 02.00 p.m. for lunch and then visit the salt mines. Finally, we continue to Purmamarca by car. Meals included: Breakfast. Night in Purmamarcas: Hotel Casa de Piedra (by train and sprinter).
Day 7: Purmamarca - Salta
From Purmamarca we cross the great salt lake and visit the Cerro de los siete colores, which is a spectacular ecological formation in Purmamarca. On the way we also pass by the "Posta de Hornillos", Tilacara and Huacalera. We will continue the journey to Uquia to visit the church of Uquia, where we can see paintings of the Cusco school, which is known as the Arcabuceros Angels. Then we visit Humahuaca, a beautiful town with narrow streets and representing the culture of the Coya people. The Quebrada de Humahuaca was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2003 for its historical and cultural background. Here we visit the Freedom Memorial and the Cathedral.
Lunch included: Breakfast. Night in La Quiaca: Design Hotel Salta (by sprinter).
Day 8: Salta - Buenos Aires
We will land at Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini International Airport and transfer to the Hotel in Buenos Aires City. Afterwards we will have a City Tour through the most emblematic places of the city of Buenos Aires. Visiting the Congress of the Nation, Plaza de Mayo next to the Casa Rosada, which is the Government House and the Cathedral and the Cabildo, all gathered around the Plaza. We will see the Colon Theater, recently reopened after the restoration works carried out by the Government of the City. Neighborhoods with history such as San Telmo, during the nights there are houses for tango or milongas, or La Boca, where the first immigrants settled, mostly of Spanish and Italian origin, where we will stop at Caminito. Other neighborhoods to visit are the residential neighborhood of Palermo with its forests and beautiful parks, Puerto Madero, the last and most modern of all, where the abandoned docks were rebuilt, creating the most exclusive neighborhood of today. La Recoleta is another point of our excursion, with its Cemetery surrounded by fine cafes and restaurants, next to the Pilar Church.
Day 9: Buenos Aires - Departure to Iguazú
We will transfer from the hotel to Jorge Newbery Airport in Buenos Aires to take the flight to Iguazu. We will be met at the Iguazu Airport to take us to the Hotel.
Day 10: Iguazu Falls: Argentina & Navigation on the Iguazu River (Great Adventure)
Iguazu Falls: Argentina. We will visit the Iguazu National Park, created in 1934 with the purpose of protecting the Iguazu Falls and the biodiversity that surrounds them, within the 67,610ha within which it extends. The Park was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984, and the Falls were included among the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. In addition to the incredible 275 waterfalls of up to 80 meters high, 80% of which are on the Argentine side, we can observe, tour and be in direct contact with the subtropical rainforest that surrounds them. The flora is developed in different strata, being some specimens the curupay, The flora is developed in different strata, some examples being the curupay, the cupay, the seibo, whose flower is the National Flower of the country, and trees such as the palmito and the palo rosa. The fauna is composed of more than 400 species of birds, the most striking being the swift, which crosses the waterfalls to create their nests in the rock behind the falls; thousands of multicolored butterflies and endangered animals such as the jaguar, the tapir and the great anteater. Walking through the different trails with footbridges that the Park offers, you can get a different view of the incredible landscapes it houses. The Lower Circuit, with more contact with nature, the Upper, giving us excellent panoramic views of all the falls and the islands of the delta, and the impressive viewpoint of Garganta del Diablo, from which we will feel the fury of the water falling in numerous jumps in the form of horseshoe, more than 80mts high.
Day 11:Iguazu Falls: Brazil
We begin a journey through the Brazilian roads until we reach the Iguazu National Park, which has a protected area of subtropical rainforest of 175,000 hectares. Due to the conservationist work that is developed in the area, we can marvel at the different species of birds, butterflies, flowers and all kinds of animal and forest life. Once we enter the park, internal buses take us to the point where the 1200 meters long walkways begin, a route that will allow us to get the best views of the falls that make up the waterfalls, undoubtedly the best panoramic view of the Parque Nacional do Iguaçú. At the end of these walkways is a viewpoint of each of the Devil's Throat which can be accessed by stairs or by a panoramic elevator, from where we can take some wonderful pictures of this imposing jump. An extremely beautiful tour awaits us through a unique 1 km walkway to see from another point, the Iguazu Falls on the Brazilian side. During this tour, besides being able to learn a little more about the fauna and flora, we can have a unique postcard of the falls, since the area is clearer in terms of waterfalls, since most of them are on the Argentine side, forming a wall of water 2700 meters wide. Therefore, the Devil's Throat, on this side will look in all its splendor to leave us amazed. In addition, this place is the habitat of rare species of flora and fauna, some of them in danger of extinction, such as the giant otter, the anteater, the jaguar, the common deer, the yellow caiman. We can also find native flowers such as orchids, bromeliads and countless butterflies. After finishing this tour we will take the transfer to the exit of the park.
Day 12:Iguazu Buenos Aires
Free day and in the evening barbecue and tango schow.
Day 13: Buenos Aires Return international flight or request for extensions
Transfer to our international flight.
EN ROUTE SERVICES / SERVICES INCLUDED
FLIGHTS/TRANSPORTATION Within the country.
-Meals according to itinerary
-Hotels with breakfast
-Entrance to all archaeological centers, parks, sanctuaries, protected areas and monasteries, churches and museums mentioned in the itinerary.
-Transfers airport - hotel - airport