Day 1: Arrival in Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires and meet your private transfer from the international airport to the hotel. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 2: Half Day City Tour
Buenos Aires is undoubtedly the Latin American city that best resembles the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the big European capitals. Beyond this Buenos Aires there is another, featuring the coloured houses of La Boca and the popular Tango of San Telmo. The combination makes Buenos Aires a unique, irresistible metropolis. This tour showcases the capital’s highlights: historical development, multicultural society, football, tango, architectural heritage and the Peron era. The tour visits San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero and Palermo stopping in Plaza de Mayo, El Caminito and La Recoleta. (B)
Day 3: Fly to Mendoza
Today you will fly from Buenos Aires to Mendoza. Argentina’s wine district is home to internationally renowned vineyards which produce vintages as iconic as Argentine football and tango. This afternoon is at your leisure to begin exploring this picturesque city. Overnight in Mendoza (B)
Day 4: Full Day High Country Excursion
This morning you will depart for the mountains on a picturesque route which follows the Mendoza River to the Aconcagua National Park, named after the highest mountain in the Americas. The first point of interest on the route is Potrerillos Dam which affords stunning panoramic views of the reflective lake and surrounding mountains. Continue along Uspallata Valley which in the early 1800s was the route used by the Army of the Andes during their march to liberate Chile from Spanish rule. Here you will see the late colonial bridge over Picheuta River before coming to Puente del Inca, a rock formation undermined by Las Vacas River to form a natural bridge. The mountain here is stained bright yellow by sulphur coming from the nearby hot springs. The final stop is at a viewpoint to see the snow-capped peak of Mt Aconcagua which towers over the verdant valleys below. Overnight in Mendoza. (B)
Day 5: Full Day Wine Country Excursion
Today you will take a guided tour of the main wine-producing regions of Lujan de Cuyo and/or Maipu. Along the way you will visit a prominent vineyard where you will have lunch and enjoy wine tasting. Overnight in Mendoza. (B, L)
Day 6: Half Day Cycling Excursion
This morning you will cycle by mountain bike to Chacras de Coria, a small village nestled within broad valleys of vineyards surrounded by distant mountains. There, you will visit the Chacras de Coria Museum and two local wineries. You will learn about the entire winemaking process and afterwards enjoy sampling the result! After returning to Mendoza, the remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight in Mendoza. (B)
Day 7: Fly to Buenos Aires. Tango Dinner Show
Today you fly back to Buenos Aires where you have the afternoon at your leisure.
What better way to finish your programme than with a Tango Dinner Show. Held in a romantic and intimate atmosphere, you will experience the sensual dance of Tango which reveals the spirit of Buenos Aires’ beginnings. The spectacle is accompanied by international cuisine, regional dishes, desserts and a wide selection of Argentine wines. Overnight in Buenos Aires. (B, D)
Day 8: Transfer to Airport.
Private transfer from the hotel to Buenos Aires international airport. (B)
Price per person based on Double Occupancy.
Depart on the date of your choice.