Northern Argentina: Iguazu and Salta 13 days

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours, Ezeiza International Airport to Returns to original departure point

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This Northern Argentina Program will allow you to drive through the Argentine routes and discover spectacular places with your family sharing moments knowing the culture of communities of natives that will make your tribe enjoy an unforgettable vacation in Buenos Aires, Salta, Jujuy and Iguazu Falls (argentine and brazilian side).Prices are per person in US dollars (contemplating 2 adults and 2 minors) in a quadruple room.
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival al Buenos Aires, transfer to the apartment and free dayStop At: Palermo Hollywood HouseYou will arrive at the city of Buenos Aires and will be transferred to an apartment in the neighborhood of Palermo. Your local correspondent will welcome you and some recommendations to make the most of the neighborhood and 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 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: You will spend the night in an apartment in Palermo.Day 2: Buenos Aires City Tour: Historic centre and Southern Neighborhoods (La Boca)Stop At: San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal DistrictA specialist in History and Architecture of the city will accompany you to 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. They will have the impression of reliving the past and discover the old houses built by immigrants. Free evening to explore the city.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: You will spend the night in an apartment in Palermo.Day 3: Flight to Salta, transfer to the hotel and free day/nightStop At: Salta, CapitalTransfer to the airport to take a plane to Salta. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can rent a car.Afternoon and free night 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 (with its appearance of the colonial past of the city), San Bernardo Hill  and the High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM).  At night, we recommend you visit some of the famous peñas (traditional tavern) where you can taste some tasty empanadas, roast and a rich wine to the rhythm of northern folklore.Duration: 24 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected. Day 4: Jujuy: Quebrada de Humahuaca and PurmamarcaStop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern ArgentinaDrive through the legendary route 9 to the province of Jujuy. You will have the opportunity to know the beginning of the Quebrada de Humahuaca and you will arrive at Purmamarca, house of the famous Hill of the 7 colors, where you will spend the night.Recommendation: In the afternoon, you can take the route towards the Salinas Grandes, a salt desert located at more than 1,400 meters above sea level.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected. Day 5: Discovering the Quebrada de Humahuaca: Tilcara and Humahuaca ValleysStop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern ArgentinaYou will drive to the town of Tilcara and go for a walk through the Quebrada de Humahuaca. Along the walk, with the company of llamas, who will carry the picnic on their back. You will go up to Punta Corral where you will appreciate a magnificent view of the valleys of Humahuaca. Here you can enjoy the picnic to recover your strength and then walk to the town of Tilcara.Duration: The tour lasts 5 hours.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected.Day 6: Welcome to Hornaditas: Rural Community (Lamas Family)Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern ArgentinaYou will take the road to the small town of Hornaditas, where your hosts will receive you with a traditional meal. You will meet your host family and share daily and rural activities with them: the preparation of typical foods, goat cheese, natural medicinal creams. You will spend the night at the hosts' house.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: You will spend the night at the hosts' house in the community of Hornaditas.Day 7: Exchange cultural experience at a rural community (Lamas Family)Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern ArgentinaYou will share a new day of immersion with their hosts, have breakfast together and participate in the preparation of the meal. All the family will put their hands in the dough to prepare some delicious empanadas. Then, you will go for a walk through the Humahuaca Valley to discover the old cemetery or visit the famous Inca cave.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: You will spend the night at the hosts' house in the community of Hornaditas.Day 8: Flight to Puerto Iguazú, transfer to the hotel and free dayStop At: Puerto Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Province of Misiones, LitoralAfter breakfast, you will go to Salta airport and you will leave your rental car. Then you will leave for the Northeast of Argentina and will go to Puerto Iguazú.Free afternoon.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". At 1km to the west there is a craft market or you can visit the point of view of the 3 borders between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.Duration: 24 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected. Day 9: Iguazu National Park: Touring and navigation the Iguazu Falls (Argentine side)Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park, Province of Misiones, LitoralYou will discover the famous Iguazu Falls on the Argentine side. After walking along the numerous footbridges and appreciating the different views, you will sailing at the foot of the falls.Return to Puerto Iguazú to spend the night.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected. Day 10: Touring the Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side) and Bird ParkStop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of ParanaToday you will go to the Iguazú National Park, to discover the impressive views of the waterfalls of Brazil. After the visit, the hiker will take you to the Bird Park to explore the trails of the 5 large aviaries, the flora and fauna of the jungle.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected. Day 11: Ecoturism experience in Andresitos (day and night tour in the jungle)Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of ParanaYou will wake up with your family in the middle of the jungle and enjoy this wonderful place where you can walk and canoe with your naturalist guide who will share the secrets of the forest, the best trails and birds of all colors.At night, the more adventurous can go out for a night walk with a guide to observe owls and other nocturnal animals.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: An eco turism lodge in the middle of the jungle in Andresitos.Day 12: Flight to Buenos Aires, transfer to the hotel and day freeStop At: Palermo Hollywood HouseAfter breakfast, you will leave for the airport of Puerto Iguazú to take your flight back to Buenos Aires. You will be transferred to your hotel in the city.Day and night free.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A 3 (*) standar hotel selected.Day 13: End of the trip. Transfer to the airportStop At: Ezeiza International AirportLast hours in Buenos Aires. Transfer to the international airport according to the schedule of your flight.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 11x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 12 nights
  • 12 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 - Palermo Hollywood House
  • Entry/Admission - San Telmo
  • Entry/Admission - Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Entry/Admission - Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Entry/Admission - Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Entry/Admission - Iguazu Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Iguazu Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Iguazu Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Ezeiza International Airport

What’s not included

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

Itinerary

Day 10: Touring the Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side) and Bird Park Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana Today you will go to the Iguazú National Park, to discover the impressive views of the waterfalls of Brazil. After the visit, the hiker will take you to the Bird Park to explore the trails of the 5 large aviaries, the flora and fauna of the jungle. Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected.
Day 11: Ecoturism experience in Andresitos (day and night tour in the jungle) Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana You will wake up with your family in the middle of the jungle and enjoy this wonderful place where you can walk and canoe with your naturalist guide who will share the secrets of the forest, the best trails and birds of all colors. At night, the more adventurous can go out for a night walk with a guide to observe owls and other nocturnal animals. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: An eco turism lodge in the middle of the jungle in Andresitos.
Day 12: Flight to Buenos Aires, transfer to the hotel and day free Stop At: Palermo Hollywood House After breakfast, you will leave for the airport of Puerto Iguazú to take your flight back to Buenos Aires. You will be transferred to your hotel in the city. Day and night free. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) standar hotel selected.
Day 13: End of the trip. Transfer to the airport Stop At: Ezeiza International Airport Last hours in Buenos Aires. Transfer to the international airport according to the schedule of your flight. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
Day 1: Arrival al Buenos Aires, transfer to the apartment and free day Stop At: Palermo Hollywood House You will arrive at the city of Buenos Aires and will be transferred to an apartment in the neighborhood of Palermo. Your local correspondent will welcome you and some recommendations to make the most of the neighborhood and 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 No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: You will spend the night in an apartment in Palermo.
Day 2: Buenos Aires City Tour: Historic centre and Southern Neighborhoods (La Boca) Stop At: San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District A specialist in History and Architecture of the city will accompany you to 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. They will have the impression of reliving the past and discover the old houses built by immigrants. Free evening to explore the city. Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: You will spend the night in an apartment in Palermo.
Day 3: Flight to Salta, transfer to the hotel and free day/night Stop At: Salta, Capital Transfer to the airport to take a plane to Salta. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can rent a car. Afternoon and free night 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 (with its appearance of the colonial past of the city), San Bernardo Hill  and the High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM).  At night, we recommend you visit some of the famous peñas (traditional tavern) where you can taste some tasty empanadas, roast and a rich wine to the rhythm of northern folklore. Duration: 24 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected.
Day 4: Jujuy: Quebrada de Humahuaca and Purmamarca Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina Drive through the legendary route 9 to the province of Jujuy. You will have the opportunity to know the beginning of the Quebrada de Humahuaca and you will arrive at Purmamarca, house of the famous Hill of the 7 colors, where you will spend the night. Recommendation: In the afternoon, you can take the route towards the Salinas Grandes, a salt desert located at more than 1,400 meters above sea level. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected.
Day 5: Discovering the Quebrada de Humahuaca: Tilcara and Humahuaca Valleys Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina You will drive to the town of Tilcara and go for a walk through the Quebrada de Humahuaca. Along the walk, with the company of llamas, who will carry the picnic on their back. You will go up to Punta Corral where you will appreciate a magnificent view of the valleys of Humahuaca. Here you can enjoy the picnic to recover your strength and then walk to the town of Tilcara. Duration: The tour lasts 5 hours. Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected.
Day 6: Welcome to Hornaditas: Rural Community (Lamas Family) Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina You will take the road to the small town of Hornaditas, where your hosts will receive you with a traditional meal. You will meet your host family and share daily and rural activities with them: the preparation of typical foods, goat cheese, natural medicinal creams. You will spend the night at the hosts' house. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner Accommodation included: You will spend the night at the hosts' house in the community of Hornaditas.
Day 7: Exchange cultural experience at a rural community (Lamas Family) Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina You will share a new day of immersion with their hosts, have breakfast together and participate in the preparation of the meal. All the family will put their hands in the dough to prepare some delicious empanadas. Then, you will go for a walk through the Humahuaca Valley to discover the old cemetery or visit the famous Inca cave. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: You will spend the night at the hosts' house in the community of Hornaditas.
Day 8: Flight to Puerto Iguazú, transfer to the hotel and free day Stop At: Puerto Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Province of Misiones, Litoral After breakfast, you will go to Salta airport and you will leave your rental car. Then you will leave for the Northeast of Argentina and will go to Puerto Iguazú. Free afternoon. 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". At 1km to the west there is a craft market or you can visit the point of view of the 3 borders between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Duration: 24 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected.
Day 9: Iguazu National Park: Touring and navigation the Iguazu Falls (Argentine side) Stop At: Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park, Province of Misiones, Litoral You will discover the famous Iguazu Falls on the Argentine side. After walking along the numerous footbridges and appreciating the different views, you will sailing at the foot of the falls. Return to Puerto Iguazú to spend the night. Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: A 3 (*) hotel standar selected.
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