Argentina

Your Argentina expedition includes a cooking workshop that allows you to experience the unique flavors and aromas of Argentine cuisine. Then hike near a large colony of penguins and see albatross, armadillos and Southern right whales in Patagonia. Take a spectacularly scenic hike in Glaciers National Park and enjoy bicycling, whitewater rafting or horseback riding in Bariloche’s picturesque Lake District. You’ll then be captivated by Iguazú Falls before returning to Buenos Aires for your trip home.

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Language

Spanish

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Time Zone

GMT -3

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Currency

Argentine Peso (ARS)

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Average Temp

63° F

Argentina Expedition

Journey to Patagonia & Iguazu

Los Glaciares National Park

Inspire Your Expedition with Our Sample Itinerary

Day 1 – BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Arrive in Buenos Aires

Private transfer to hotel

Private city tour:

  • Parks & plazas

Accommodations: Nuss Hotel

Day 2 – BUENOS AIRES

Choice of one morning activity:

  • Private Argentine cooking class with lunch OR
  • Art tour – Latin American Art Museum (MALBA) & the National Fine Arts Museum OR
  • Parks & Squares Bicycle Tour

Choice of one afternoon activity:

  • Private tango lesson OR
  • Wine-tasting with private transfers OR
  • Tour of Jewish Buenos Aires

Dinner and Tango show

Accommodations: Nuss Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 – BUENOS AIRES / PUERTO MADRYN (NORTHERN PATAGONIA)

Private transfer to airport for flight to Trelew

Private transfer to Puerto Madryn with stops:

  • Punta Tombo – penguins & bird-viewing
  • Gaiman – Welsh village – traditional tea

Accommodations: Hotel Territorio
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 – PUERTO MADRYN – VALDES PENINSULA

Private transfer to Valdes Peninsula wildlife reserve:

  • Isla de los Pajaros – albatross, petrels, penguins, etc.
  • Punta Norte – sea lions, elephant seals
  • Salinas Grande – rheas, armadillos, guanaco, cavy
  • Wildlife cruise – Southern right whiles, orcas

Accommodations: Hotel Territorio
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 – PUERTO MADRYN / CALAFATE (SOUTHERN PATAGONIA)

Private transfer to Trelew for flight to Calafate

Private transfer to hotel

Accommodations: Hotel Kosten Aike
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 – CALAFATE – GLACIERS NATIONAL PARK

Boat ride to Perito Moreno Glacier:

  • Guided hike
  • Panoramic views

Accommodations: Hotel Kosten Aike
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 – CALAFATE – ESTANCIA CRISTINA

Catamaran on Lago Argentino to Estancia Cristina:

  • Views of Upsala Glacier
  • 4×4 vehicle to Feruglio Cordon
  • Hike to viewpoint of Upsala Glacier, Lake Guillermo, Southern Patagonian Continental Ice Field
  • Tour of the ranch
  • Cosumbrist Museum – shearing shed

Lunch at the Estancia

Accommodations: Hotel Kosten Aike
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 – CALAFATE / BARILOCHE (LAKE DISTRICT)

Private transfer to airport for flight to Bariloche

Private transfer to hotel

Accommodations: Design Suites Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 – BARILOCHE – NAHUEL HUAPI NATIONAL PARK

Whitewater rafting on Rio Manso (low intensity)

(alternate activity may be substituted

Accommodations: Design Suites Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 – BARILOCHE – NAHUEL HUAPI NATIONAL PARK

Horseback riding along Lake Gutiérrez

(alternate activity may be substituted)

Accommodations: Design Suites Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11 – BARILOCHE – NAHUEL HUAPI NATIONAL PARK

Scenic drive to Tronador Volcano region:

  • Gutierrez & Mascardi “7-colored” Lakes
  • Ventisquero Negro “Black Glacier”

Accommodations: Design Suites Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 – BARILOCHE / IGUAZÚ FALLS

Transfer to airport for flight to Iguazú Falls via Buenos Aires

Private tour of Brazilian side of the falls (Foz de Iguaçu):

  • Visitors Center
  • Iguaçu National Park – view of Devil’s Throat

Accommodations: Loi Suites Iguazú
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13 – IGUAZÚ FALLS

Full day visit to Argentine side of Iguazú Falls (Puerto Iguazú):

  • Upper Path
  • Lower Path 
  • Devil’s Throat

Accommodations: Loi Suites Iguazú
Meals: Breakfast

Day 14 – IGUAZÚ FALLS / BUENOS AIRES / HOMEWARD BOUND

Private transfer to airport for your flight to Buenos Aires

Connect with your flight home

Meals: Breakfast

Starting at $8,350 per person
(two travelers, double occupancy, airfare not included)

Itineraries are customized to travelers’ interests and preferences.
Final prices will vary based on dates of travel and number of travelers.

Everything was perfect! I’ve traveled before with NEI and plan to again. We really appreciate the ability to customize our trips and the variety of soft adventures. Next to marrying my husband, traveling with NEI was the best thing I’ve ever done in my life!

Linda M.
Los Angeles , CA

When to go:

Best times are from October to April

What to eat:

Asado (grilled meats), Chimichurri (green salsa), Provoleta (grilled cheese)

What to pack:

Long & short-sleeved shirts & t-shirts; trousers, jeans, shorts; jacket, sweater & rain jacket; layering & waterproof clothing; shawl or scarf; swimwear; comfortable walking & hiking shoes; sunscreen, sunglasses, hat; insect repellent; camera equipment; universal adapter

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