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Boutique Tour Argentina at its best - the North

(17 Days)

Buenos Aires | Salta | Tolar Grande | El Peñón | Cafayate | Puerto Iguazú | Yacutinga

Day Routing
01 Buenos Aires

Arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel. City tour including a snack at the iconic Café Tortoni. Welcome dinner at an excellent steak restaurant.

02 Buenos Aires

Tigre Delta excursion including wooden boat navigation and lunch. Optional dinner & Tango show at night.

03 Buenos Aires

Excursion to visit an Estancia including typical “asado” (BBQ) served with fine Argentine wines, mate tasting, horse riding, horse drawn carriage. The gauchos will round up your Pampa experience with a special show.

04 Buenos Aires - Salta

Flight to Salta and transfer to your hotel. City tour with visit to the High Mountain Museum (MAAM).

05 Salta - Tolar Grande

Transfer to the small village Tolar Grande for overnight. En route, cross the “Quebrada del Toro” gorge, the town San Antonio de los Cobres and the “desert labyrinth”.

06 Tolar Grande - El Peñón

Pass through the Arizora salt lake to the Antofalla oasis. Continue through the Vega Colorada plain and the “Quebrada de Calalaste” gorge until you reach Antofagasta de la Sierra and arrive in El Peñón. Overnight at a Hostería.

07 El Peñón

Excursion to Campo de Piedra Pomez, a striking landscape formed by volcanic rocks. From October to April the Grand Lagoon will be visited, home to Puna flamingos.

08 El Peñón - Cafayate

Transfer to Cafayate, a beautiful town amidst vineyards. Stop in Santa Maria for lunch. Overnight at a Hotel.

09 Cafayate - Salta

Panoramic transfer through the “Quebrada de las Conchas” gorge back to Salta for overnight.

10 Salta - Humahuaca - Salta

Full day excursion to the Humahuaca Gorge including the Cerro de Siete Colores (Seven Colours Hill) and Tilcara with its Pucará (indigenous fortress). Continue north and visit Humahuaca town to appreciate the handicraft market. On the way back to Salta you visit the city of Jujuy.

11 Salta - Puerto Iguazú

Flight to Puerto Iguazu and transfer to your hotel.

12 Puerto Iguazú

Visit to Iguazu National Park (Argentina), including the Devil’s Throat with the highest continuous fall. Wonderful sights include rainbows straddling clouds of spray, screeching green parrots flying across the waters and colourful butterflies hovering over lush greenery.

13 Puerto Iguazú - Yacutinga

Transfer by bus & boat to Yacutinga Lodge. Welcome dinner and overnight at Yacutinga Lodge.

14 Yacutinga

Hike to San Francisco River for floating which is ideal for wildlife observation and a photo safari. Wild life excursions to the various interpretation trails and evening visit of one of the observation towers.

15 Yacutinga - Puerto Iguazú

Free morning for self-guided walks and relaxing. Return to Puerto Iguazú at noon.

16 Puerto Iguazú - Buenos Aires

Visit to the Brazilian side of the falls with views of the full scale of the cascades. Flight back to Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel.

17 Buenos Aires

End of the roundtrip and homebound flight.