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Pure Argentina

(21 Days)

Buenos Aires | Mendoza | Córdoba | La Matilde | Iguazú | Yacutinga Lodge | Buenos Aires

Day Routing
01 Buenos Aires

Arrival at the international airport and transfer to the hotel. Afterwards biking tour through the south area of the city (SIC on shared basis) to enjoy the dock area Puerto Madero, the colorful neighborhood La Boca and the old part of town San Telmo. Optional: Welcome to Buenos Aires! Enjoy a porteño Home Hosted Dinner! 

02 Buenos Aires

Biking tour to the north area of Buenos Aires (SIC on shared basis). On this tour the guests will discover the sights outside the city center, such as the beautiful parks of Palermo and the world famous Recoleta’s Cementery. Optional: Dinner & Tango show at El Viejo Almacen (SIC on shared basis).

03 Buenos Aires

Full day excursion to San Antonio de Areco, a historic village in the heart of the Argentine pampas and known as the "cradle of traditions". This excursion offers an insight into the history, the local social life and the customs of the more than 280-year-old city.

04 Buenos Aires

Tour to the Tigre and Delta of the Paraná River including a 1h-boat-excursion on shared basis with international travelers. Optional: Authentic Tango Experience (SIC on shared basis) to learn the dance and enjoy the real Tango together with the locals at typical Milongas. 

05 Buenos Aires - Mendoza

In the morning visit to the Colón Theaters (SIC on shared basis), one of the world's most popular opera houses, as well as the Palaces of Buenos Aires. In the evening transfer in public night bus to Mendoza including dinner (without guide).

06 Mendoza

Arrival at Mendoza bus station & transfer to the hotel. Later on Mendoza City bike tour with picnic in the park to visit the most important sights like Plaza Independencia, San Martín General Park and the Cerro de la Gloria.

07 Mendoza

Visit to sustainable and organic wineries to learn about the different wine elaboration processes and the secrets of each establishment, while tasting great wines. At the end of the tour, we´ll enjoy a great gourmet lunch.

08 Mendoza - Córdoba

In the morning drive to Asunción to visit the Huarpe community and learn about the native culture of the region. On the way short stop to visit the “Altos Limpios” and take a short walk through the dunes of the Lavalle desert. Upon return transfer to the bus station to take the public night bus to Córdoba without local guide.

09 Córdoba

Arrival at Córdoba city bus station and transfer to the hotel. Cordoba biking tour to discover the city from the former border, through the neighborhood "Nueva Cordoba", to the center Manzana Jesutica to go for a stroll.

10 Córdoba

Full day excursion Estancias of the Jesuits to get to know Córdoba and its surroundings from the historical side. Highlights of this tour are, among others, the Estancia Santa Catalina and the Jesuit Museum in Colonia Caroya. Lunch included.

11 Córdoba - La Matilde

In the morning transfer to Posada La Matilde. On the way stop for Trekking at Quebrada del Condorito National Park. Upon arrival presentation of the Posada and its surrounding. Dinner (drinks not included) and overnight at the Posada.

12 + 13 La Matilde

Beside a visit to the different sectors of this Bio-dynamic posada, during the next days guests may attend different activities the Posada offers with additional costs, like wine tasting of organic wines, Yoga lessons or a healthy culinary tour. Dinner (drinks not included) and overnight at the Posada.

14 La Matilde - Córdoba - Iguazú

Transfer to the airport and flight to Puerto Iguazú. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.

15 Iguazú

Visit to the Indian village of Tekoa Yriapú of the Mbyá Guarani. Opportunity for a closer contact with the Guarani culture, and a real dive into the Guarani world dimension. After the visit, departure to visit the Argentinean side of the falls. Hike to a gas-propelled train to get to the Devil’s Throat the most prominent and one of the highest falls. Afterwards walk along the Iguazú canyon to appreciate the flora and fauna. Optional: Great Adventure Tour on the Iguazú River combining the whole essence of the Iguassu National Park in one ride: the jungle and the waterfalls (SIC on shared basis).

16 Iguazú

Day at leisure. Optional: Visit the Brazilian Side of the Falls or attend The Argentine Experience Iguazu dinner, the first speak easy restaurant in Iguazu (SIC on shared basis).

17 Iguazú - Yacutinga Lodge

Drive to Yacutinga Lodge (SIC on shared basis), located in the heart of the Argentine Rainforest, is an ideal site for those who want to enjoy nature. Upon arrival introduction to the features of the rainforest. Dinner (drinks not included) and overnight at the Lodge.

18 + 19 Yacutinga Lodge

During the next days you may attend different activities organized by the lodge, like eco-tours guided at the rainforest (escorted by an English speaking environmental guide), walk through the rainforest, kayaking along the Río Iguazú or San Francisco stream or night walks. Full board (drinks not included) and overnight at the Lodge.

20 Yacutinga Lodge - Iguazú - Buenos Aires

After breakfast, departure back to Iguazu and flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.

21 Buenos Aires

End of the tour. Transfer to the airport.