9 Day
Tour Type
City Tour
Escorted Tour
Group Size
Max People : 15
Argentina, Brasil

Argentinian Adventure 3: Buenos Aires, Patagonia & Iguazu Falls – 9 Days


Argentinian Adventure

Experience the bustling cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires to begin your adventure, soaking up the atmosphere and culture of the ‘Paris‘ of Latin America! Afterwards, venturing deeper into the Patagonian wild landscapes of El Calafate to explore the unique natural phenomenons of this largely untouched national pampa. Then heading onto the incredible waterfalls of Iguazú, where you’ll explore the falls on both the Argetinan and Brazil sides. Explore the walkways and deep lagoons that have been sculpted by this force of nature!

Covering destinations from Buenos Aires all the way to Southern Patagonia, this tour is a great way to discover both Argentina’s natural splendor and unique culture. In just over a week, you will be able to experience some of the country’s most iconic destinations through various excursions ranging from quiet retreats and scenic drives to wildlife watching and exhilarating hikes.


2 nights in Buenos Aires
3 nights in El Calafate/Patagonia
3 nights in Iguazú

Breakfast x 8, Lunch x 7, Dinner x 2
Tour Conductor.
Local Bilingual Guides.
All Activities outlined in the itinerary & entrances.
All Hotels as outlined in the itinerary.
Domestic flights – BA to El Calafate to Iguazú (one piece of 9kg carry-on luggage).
Location Transfers.


Joining Arrangements There will be a pre-trek briefing held usually the evening before departure, at your hotel, to go over the details of the trek and any specific requirements not already captured.
Food & Water Prior to setting off we recommend you steer clear of street food and only eat in good restaurants, to avoid any stomach complaints. Likewise with tap water, it is largely untreated, please only consume bottled water only or sterilised water if you have the right equipment.
Special Diets We’ll ensure that we cater for all of your dietary needs, at the point of booking we’ll collect this information from you. We can secure special menu requests also for your trek party.
Trekking Crew We are able to customise our treks to suit you, but usually our treks are guided by a professional bilingual guide, mountain cook, arriero (horseman) and mules to carry all equipment (passenger horses also available on request). They become a large part of your trekking expedition and it’s a great experience working together.
This is a really important part of your trip planning process, please find a link below which explains a little more about preparing for altitude. Altitude Preparation
Attached below are a couple of links which will explain how to prepare for your trip & trek in advance of your arrival. We recommend being prepared in advance to save time & stress whilst you’re in Peru. Trip Planning | Trek Planning
Covid-19 (Coronavirus) We are working with the latest protocols issued by the Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health) to ensure our operations are safe and compliant for the future. We also have access to on-call health services for your time with us.
Covid-19 (Useful Links) World Health Organisation | World Health Organisation – Peru | Covid-19 Data – Peru | Covid-19 Daily Statistics
Reservation Please contact us to reserve your trek and we will send you our deposit & payment options.
Customer Service Please feel free to contact us at any point before your trip for any queries or problems.



Arrival at Buenos Aires Airport, collection and then transfer to your hotel where you can relax after a long flight. However the lure of the city will beckon you. Take a quick nap and shower, and then you can venture out into the welcoming arms of Buenos Aires and explore. When evening falls and dinnertime arrives, dine with the locals, Buenos Aires is a culture that thrives after dark, and it's not uncommon for locals to have dinner well past nine in the evening, especially on weekends.
  • Accommodation: Buenos Aires (Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires Polo)
After breakfast, you'll be taken on a tour of Buenos Aires by your guide. During this tour, you’ll visit Retiro as well as Avenida 9 de Julio, South America’s widest avenue. Along this street, you'll see the Teatro Colon, the continent's most opulent opera house, and the iconic Obelisco monument along with visiting other important locations and monuments of Buenos Aires. In the evening, enjoy a famous Argentinian steak and a tango show, one of Argentina's most iconic cultural highlights.
  • Accommodation: Buenos Aires (Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires Polo)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
This morning you’ll have a domestic flight out of Buenos Aires to El Calafate, Patagonia. Upon arrival at El Calafate, early to mid-afternoon, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. You have the rest of the day relaxing or exploring the quaint cafes and shops around town.
  • Accommodation: El Calafate (Alto Calafate Hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast
Today, you're in for an exciting full-day excursion. Starting with a pick up from your hotel in El Calafate, followed by a one-hour transfer to Los Glaciares National Park. Entering the park, you'll catch your first glimpse of the majestic Perito Moreno. This expansive ice mass flows down from the Andes out over the turquoise waters of Lago Argentino, ending abruptly in a great wall that curves around the lake. Upon arrival, you'll be able to admire Perito Moreno from a number of different viewpoints via the network of wooden walkways carefully situated in front of the glacier. Even better, you'll also get up close and personal with its massive ice wall on a boat tour.  After a day spent discovering the glacier and wandering the numerous trails, you'll head back to El Calafate to enjoy the evening as you please.
  • Accommodation: El Calafate (Alto Calafate Hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Today, you’ll take part in an exciting full-day cruise through Los Glaciares National Park, one of the most wonderful places in Southern Patagonia. Sailing aboard the Glaciers Gourmet will allow you to enjoy the highest standard of comfort and gourmet cuisine for a truly memorable experience. The most renowned glaciers include Spegazzini, rising 442 feet (135m) above sea level, Upsala covering an entire valley with a length of 32 miles (53km), and Perito Moreno, a massive glacier that is constantly advancing and calving—one of nature’s most impressive sights. In the morning, you’ll be picked up at your hotel in El Calafate to join the scenic cruise. Lunch will be served on board, and you’ll return to El Calafate in the early evening.
  • Accommodation: El Calafate (Alto Calafate Hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Collection from your hotel and transfer you to the airport in El Calafate. A domestic flight will take you from El Calafate to Iguazú Falls, the largest waterfall system in the world. Upon arrival to the city of Puerto Iguazú, early to mid afternoon, you'll have the rest of the day free to relax, visit the Three Borders Landmark in the tri-border area between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, and enjoy a panoramic view of Iguazu Falls from the walking paths surrounding the cascades.
  • Accommodation: Iguazu (Loi Suites Iguazu Hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast
After breakfast, you’ll be collected and transferred to the entrance of Iguazú National Park, on the Argentine side of the falls. This is where you will begin the day's adventure. It's a full-day excursion that involves traversing three circuit routes around the falls, each offering exceptional vantage points from which to view this magnificent natural wonder.  Three circuit routes include:
  • The upper circuit (1 hour), which features 2,624 feet (800 m) of catwalks. These walkways are elevated from the jungle surface so as not to disrupt the natural pathways used by the indigenous fauna. 
  • The lower circuit (2 hours), which consists of 5,250 feet (1,600 m). These are also elevated and offer views from directly below and around Iguazú falls.  
  • Devil's Gorge (2 hours), enjoys an intimidating reputation that will precede your arrival to the park. This is the star of the show and the biggest of the 275 falls that makeup Iguazú. 
At the end of the tour, the driver will pick you up and transfer you back to the hotel.
  • Accommodation: Iguazu (Loi Suites Iguazu Hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Collection for your hotel and transfer to the Visitors Center, you'll board a double-decker bus that embarks on a 30-minute ride into the park. First stop is a balcony that offers panoramic views of the Argentine side of the falls. You'll then hike 3,116 feet (950 m) along the Iguazú River until you reach the falls on the Brazilian side. The walkway passes over the river to the Salto Floriano (Floriano Falls). Spend the remainder of the day enjoying the various views and having lunch on a terrace before returning to your hotel.
  • Accommodation: Iguazu (Loi Suites Iguazu Hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Leaving early to mid morning, you'll take private transport to Iguazú, in time for your connecting flight to Buenos Aires. Early afternoon you'll take your flight back to Buenos Aires Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to the international airport for your return flight home.¡Buen viaje!
  • Meals: Breakfast.

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