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Northern Explorer

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Northern Explorer

Showcasing Argentina’s diverse landscapes, this captivating tour includes vibrant cities, the thundering Iguazú Falls, beautiful vineyards and the spectacular desert scenery of the northwest.      

  • Style: Private Tour
  • Duration: 13 days/12 nights
  • Starts in: Buenos Aires
Guide Price £2288
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Buenos Aires
  • Iguazú Falls
  • Salta
  • Argentina’s vineyards

Day 1  Buenos Aires      
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.      

Day 2  Buenos Aires      
Discover the cobbled alleys and colonial architecture of San Telmo, the colourful streets of La Boca and historic Recoleta. This evening savour a traditional Argentine dinner and iconic tango show.      

Day 3  Buenos Aires      
Today is free for you to explore more of this vibrant city.  

Day 4  Buenos Aires to Iguazú Falls   
Fly to Iguazú Falls and on arrival cross the border into Brazil. Enjoy amazing panoramic views of these world famous falls on a private half day tour.        

Day 5  Iguazú Falls      
Explore the trails through the jungle on the Argentine side of the falls, which includes the walkway to the top of the largest fall, known as the ‘Devil’s Throat’.      

Day 6  Iguazú Falls to Salta      
Fly to Salta in Argentina’s north west, a region of outstanding scenery with a fascinating history. This afternoon enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful city.

Day 7  Salta to Purmamarca      
The winding high altitude roads provide spectacular views of the desert landscape as you explore the vast salt flats of Salinas Grandes and the village of San Antonio de los Cobres. Arrive into the pretty village of Purmamarca, which sits in the shadow of the dramatic striped Hill of Seven Colours.      
Day 8  Purmamarca to Salta      
Today enjoy a tour of Quebrada de Humahuaca, a stunning canyon of bizarre rock formations crafted by the harsh desert. Visit the picturesque towns of Humahuaca and Tilara before returning to Salta this evening.

Day 9  Salta to Cachi      
Drive west past amazing rock formations and along winding roads to the archaeological ruins and wine lands of the Calchaquí Valley. Visit Parque Nacional Los Cardones (the National Cactus Park) and the historic town of Cachi.

Day 10  Cachi to Cafayate    
Drive south through the valley to Cafayate, the heart of the high altitude wine country. Visit the pretty colonial town of Molinos en route.  

Day 11  Cafayate    
Today visit two excellent wineries and sample some of the local wines.

Day 12  Cafayate to Buenos Aires
Drive to Salta and fly to Buenos Aires.      

Day 13  Buenos Aires      
Transfer to the airport.  

Additional Options:
This scenic tour provides a fantastic introduction to Northern Argentina. If you have more time why not explore this striking egion in more depth? Take a flight to Cordoba and visit Estancia Los Potreros for an authentic ranch stay. Set in the rolling hills of the Sierra Chicas, activities such as horse riding and polo are available, alongside more unique activities such as trying your hand at lassoing. This family run estancia is the ideal place to experience life as a gaucho, the Argentine cowboy.      

Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.

Guide Price £2288
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Private transfers and a combination of shared and private sightseeing excursions
  • Flights as detailed
  • 12 nights hotel accommodation
  • 12 breakfasts & 1 dinner
Not Included
  • International flights
  • Upgrade to enjoy private sightseeing excursions throughout from £1,275pp.
Please Note:
Price based on Standard accommodation and group sightseeing on selected days.
Ask your consultant for details of upgraded accommodation and private touring options.
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Northern Explorer

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