Travel 2 Touring 18/19

SOUTH AMERICA

Buenos Aires

3

ARGENTINA

LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

CHILE

1

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

1

El Calafate

2

SMALL GROUP TOUR

2

LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED

Ushuaia

1

PRICES FROM £2179pp

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Tango lesson and show in Buenos Aires • City tour of Buenos Aires famous neighbourhoods including colourful La Boca and up-market Recoleta • See the “End of The Earth” on a tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park and see Magellan penguins in the Beagle Channel • Witness the carving of glacial ice at the Perito Moreno Glacier LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1

8 day Best of Argentina Buenos Aires • Ushuaia • Tierra del Fuego National Park • Calafate• Perito Moreno Glacier

Day 1: Arrive Buenos Aires On arrival into Buenos Aires you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. In the evening you will be taken to La Ventana tango house in the San Telmo neighbourhood, the heart of the tango scene in Buenos Aires. Opt for a tango lesson with specialist teachers or an Argentinean wine tasting session. Afterwards enjoy a three course dinner with wine and a tango show. (D) Standard: Loi Suites Esmeralda; Superior: Grand Brizo (2 nights) Day 2: Buenos Aires Sightseeing Embark on a half-day city tour and see the major sites including Avenida de Mayo and Plaza De Mayo, the colourful neighbourhood of La Boca, a stop for coffee at the historic Café Tortoni and the glamorous Recoleta area – home to the Recoleta cemetery and grave of Eva Perón (Evita). The afternoon and evening are free; perhaps join an optional tour that gives an introduction to the best of Argentinean cuisine and culture and includes a cookery and wine pairing class (paid locally). (B) Day 3: Buenos Aires – Ushuaia Transfer to the airport and fly to Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city. The rest of the day is at leisure. Dependent on arrival time we recommend a walk around the harbour area and a visit to the End of the World Museum. (B) Standard: Patagonia Jarke; Cilene del Faro (2 nights)

Day 4: Tierra del Fuego National Park This morning, slow the pace down on a half-day tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park, stop for a short walk and take in the magnificent landscapes. Return to Ushuaia for lunch at leisure before embarking on an afternoon excursion to the rustic Estancia Harberton on the shores of the Beagle Channel. Take a short boat trip to Martillo Island for the chance to see Magellan penguins (late Oct-mid Apr) and numerous bird life including albatross and cormorants. (B) Day 5: Ushuaia – Calafate Transfer to the airport and fly to Calafate, gateway to the Los Glaciares National Park. (B) Sierra Nevada; Kosten Aike (2 nights) Day 6: Perito Moreno Glacier Enjoy a full-day excursion to Los Glaciares National Park and the mighty Perito Moreno Glacier – at 5km wide and 70m high it is one of the few glaciers still growing. See and hear the remarkable spectacle of ice carving from the glacier’s terminal face and crashes into the Lago Argentino below from the viewing platforms. (B) Day 7: Calafate – Buenos Aires Transfer to the airport and fly back to Buenos Aires for your final night of your tour. (B) Day 8: Depart Buenos Aires Your tour concludes today with a transfer to the airport. (B)

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

TOUR DETAILS

£2179 per person

PRICES FROM:

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts and 1 dinner • Services of local English-speaking guides • Internal flights, shared touring, transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary DEPARTURES 2019: Jan 11; Feb 1, 22; Mar 8; Oct 11, 25; Nov 8, 29

TOUR STYLE: Small Group

GROUP SIZE: 16 max

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 3 – 5 stars

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

Optional Pre/Post Stay Ask about extending your stay in Buenos Aires, or adding an Iguassu Falls extension.

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