Argentina Family Trip: Buenos Aires, Salta & Iguazu 8 days

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Discover the Andean North of Argentina, its rich culture, its colorful landscapes and the kindness of its people including an exchange cultural experience with a community of native of Corralito, in Salta. This tour also includes an exceptional trip to one of the 7 wonders of the world: the Iguazu Waterfalls, before diving into the heart of the rainforest for an extraordinary experience in contact with nature. Prices are in US dollars per person on a quadruple basis (considering 2 adults and 2 minors).
ItineraryDay 1: Welcome to Argentina: Flight to Buenos Aires, transfer to the hotel and free dayStop At: Palo Santo HotelYou will arrive in the city of Buenos Aires and will be transferred to the hotel in the neighborhood of Palermo. Your local guide will welcome you and give you some recommendations to make the most of the neighborhood and the local cuisine with your family. Afternoon and free night.Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest visiting Bosques de Palermo - Floralis Generica - Japanese Garden - Botanical Garden - National Museum of Fine Arts - Museum of Decorative Art - Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) - Recoleta Cultural Center - Recoleta CemeteryDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.Day 2: City Tour (Historic center and Southern Neighborhoods). Optional night activity Stop At: San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal DistrictYou will discover the hidden treasures of the city, passing through mythical places such as the Plaza de Mayo and the Cabildo, and then you will arrive at the neighborhood of La Boca and its famous Caminito street. You will have the impression of reliving the past and discover the old houses built by immigrants.Optional activity at night: 1) Your guide will take you to a traditional "milonga" (a tango club where locals and visitors gather to dance tango) of Buenos Aires, where you can learn everything about the history and evolution of tango and you can learn your first steps. Duration: 3 hours2) Cooking lesson: You can share a cooking lesson with a local family. An authentic way to enjoy the most typical argentine food: empanadas, argentine barbacue and wine. Duration: 3 hours.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.Day 3: Flight to Salta, transfer to the hotel and free afternoonStop At: Martín Miguel de Güemes International AirportAfter breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to the city of Salta. Once there they will be transferred to the hotel. Free afternoon to explore the city.Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest a tour of the historic center, the Cabildo, the Cathedral and its baroque style, the Convent of San Bernardo and the Church of San Francisco, the San Bernardo Hill , the High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM). At night, we recommend visiting some of the famous rocks (traditional tavern) where you can taste some tasty empanadas, roast and a rich wine to the rhythm of northern folklore.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.Day 4: Exchange cultural experience with a Community of native in CorralitoStop At: SaltaYou will leave with your guide on a trip to the Valleys of Lerma and Calchaquíes and Quebrada de las Conchas, you will observe rock formations of surprising shapes sculpted by the wind and the water of the river. Once in the Calchaquíes Valleys, you will meet the community of native of Corralito. A host family will receive you and share rural activities. In the afternoon they will take a walk to discover the surroundings.Note: all activities are subject to confirmation according to travel dates and family accommodation hours.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: You will spend the night in the house of a local family from the community of natives of Corralito.Day 5: Exchange cultural experience with a Community of native of CorralitoStop At: Salta Province of SaltaA new day will await you in the rural community of Corralito. In addition to the ecotourism activities, you can collaborate in the preparation of regional food and agricultural work. You will have the opportunity to taste the traditional gastronomy and the local organic wine. Alternatively, you can simply relax with a glass of wine in the sun surrounded by nature.    Note: all activities are subject to confirmation according to travel dates and family accommodation hoursDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: You will spend the night in the house of a local family from the community of natives of Corralito.Day 6: Flight to Puerto Iguazu, transfer to the hotel and free dayStop At: Puerto Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Province of Misiones, LitoralTransfer to Salta airport to take a flight to Puerto Iguazú. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in the city.Recommendation: In the afternoon, we suggest visiting the animal shelter of Güra Oga, located 5 km from the city on the way to the National Park. This place is a veterinary clinic and rehabilitation center for injured wild animals. You can make a detour to the birdhouse of the hummingbirds: "The garden of the hummingbirds".You can also visit the Milestone of the 3 borders between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.Duration: 24 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.Day 7: Iguazu National Park: Iguazu Falls (Argentine side) and navigation below the fallsStop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park, Province of Misiones, LitoralToday you will discover the famous Iguazu Falls. This tour includes the three sections of the falls: the lowest falls are accessible through a 1.7 km promenade (prepare to climb many stairs); the upper falls with incredible panoramic views along a 1.2 km boardwalk; and La Garganta del Diablo accessible via a 1.1 km long promenade. You will have time to have lunch and then you will do the sailing of the Great Adventure: a boat ride underneath the falls.Return to the hotel in the afternoon.Note: navigation is allowed for guests over 12 years old.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.Day 8: Iguazu National Park: Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side) and Bird Park. Transfer to Puerto Iguazu AirportStop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of ParanaToday you will discover the Iguazu Falls on the Brazilian side. They will walk along a path parallel to the river for 1.2 km, before reaching a bridge that will bring them to the Garganta del Diablo, from where you will have stunning views. After visiting the waterfalls, you will visit the Bird Park, an incredible place to discover the local birds, flora and fauna of the jungle.Transfer to the airport of Puerto Iguazú, from where you will take your flight back to Buenos Aires.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 8x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 7 nights in a quadruple room (2 adults and 2 children).
  • Ground transportation on site (private service when mentioned).
  • Transfers to the airport (private service when mentioned).
  • Entrances to the National Parks.
  • Entry/Admission - San Telmo
  • Entry/Admission - Salta
  • Entry/Admission - Salta Province of Salta
  • Entry/Admission - Iguazu Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Iguazu Falls

What’s not included

  • Air transport (optional).
  • Excursions indicated as "optional".
  • Personal foods and extras not mentioned.

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Argentina: Flight to Buenos Aires, transfer to the hotel and free day Stop At: Palo Santo Hotel You will arrive in the city of Buenos Aires and will be transferred to the hotel in the neighborhood of Palermo. Your local guide will welcome you and give you some recommendations to make the most of the neighborhood and the local cuisine with your family. Afternoon and free night. Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest visiting Bosques de Palermo - Floralis Generica - Japanese Garden - Botanical Garden - National Museum of Fine Arts - Museum of Decorative Art - Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) - Recoleta Cultural Center - Recoleta Cemetery Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.
Day 2: City Tour (Historic center and Southern Neighborhoods). Optional night activity Stop At: San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District You will discover the hidden treasures of the city, passing through mythical places such as the Plaza de Mayo and the Cabildo, and then you will arrive at the neighborhood of La Boca and its famous Caminito street. You will have the impression of reliving the past and discover the old houses built by immigrants. Optional activity at night: 1) Your guide will take you to a traditional "milonga" (a tango club where locals and visitors gather to dance tango) of Buenos Aires, where you can learn everything about the history and evolution of tango and you can learn your first steps. Duration: 3 hours 2) Cooking lesson: You can share a cooking lesson with a local family. An authentic way to enjoy the most typical argentine food: empanadas, argentine barbacue and wine. Duration: 3 hours. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.
Day 3: Flight to Salta, transfer to the hotel and free afternoon Stop At: Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to the city of Salta. Once there they will be transferred to the hotel. Free afternoon to explore the city. Recommendation: In the afternoon we suggest a tour of the historic center, the Cabildo, the Cathedral and its baroque style, the Convent of San Bernardo and the Church of San Francisco, the San Bernardo Hill , the High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM). At night, we recommend visiting some of the famous rocks (traditional tavern) where you can taste some tasty empanadas, roast and a rich wine to the rhythm of northern folklore. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.
Day 4: Exchange cultural experience with a Community of native in Corralito Stop At: Salta You will leave with your guide on a trip to the Valleys of Lerma and Calchaquíes and Quebrada de las Conchas, you will observe rock formations of surprising shapes sculpted by the wind and the water of the river. Once in the Calchaquíes Valleys, you will meet the community of native of Corralito. A host family will receive you and share rural activities. In the afternoon they will take a walk to discover the surroundings. Note: all activities are subject to confirmation according to travel dates and family accommodation hours. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner Accommodation included: You will spend the night in the house of a local family from the community of natives of Corralito.
Day 5: Exchange cultural experience with a Community of native of Corralito Stop At: Salta Province of Salta A new day will await you in the rural community of Corralito. In addition to the ecotourism activities, you can collaborate in the preparation of regional food and agricultural work. You will have the opportunity to taste the traditional gastronomy and the local organic wine. Alternatively, you can simply relax with a glass of wine in the sun surrounded by nature.     Note: all activities are subject to confirmation according to travel dates and family accommodation hours Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: You will spend the night in the house of a local family from the community of natives of Corralito.
Day 6: Flight to Puerto Iguazu, transfer to the hotel and free day Stop At: Puerto Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Province of Misiones, Litoral Transfer to Salta airport to take a flight to Puerto Iguazú. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in the city. Recommendation: In the afternoon, we suggest visiting the animal shelter of Güra Oga, located 5 km from the city on the way to the National Park. This place is a veterinary clinic and rehabilitation center for injured wild animals. You can make a detour to the birdhouse of the hummingbirds: "The garden of the hummingbirds". You can also visit the Milestone of the 3 borders between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Duration: 24 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.
Day 7: Iguazu National Park: Iguazu Falls (Argentine side) and navigation below the falls Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park, Province of Misiones, Litoral Today you will discover the famous Iguazu Falls. This tour includes the three sections of the falls: the lowest falls are accessible through a 1.7 km promenade (prepare to climb many stairs); the upper falls with incredible panoramic views along a 1.2 km boardwalk; and La Garganta del Diablo accessible via a 1.1 km long promenade. You will have time to have lunch and then you will do the sailing of the Great Adventure: a boat ride underneath the falls. Return to the hotel in the afternoon. Note: navigation is allowed for guests over 12 years old. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) standar selected hotel.
Day 8: Iguazu National Park: Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side) and Bird Park. Transfer to Puerto Iguazu Airport Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana Today you will discover the Iguazu Falls on the Brazilian side. They will walk along a path parallel to the river for 1.2 km, before reaching a bridge that will bring them to the Garganta del Diablo, from where you will have stunning views. After visiting the waterfalls, you will visit the Bird Park, an incredible place to discover the local birds, flora and fauna of the jungle. Transfer to the airport of Puerto Iguazú, from where you will take your flight back to Buenos Aires. Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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