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- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
Main travel focus
Best of Argentina and Uruguay
- See the mighty Iguazu Falls
- Visit the exclusive Jose Ignacio beach in Uruguay
- Have a Polo Day and learn all about this high class sport
- Discover Buenos Aires, Montevideo and magical Colonia del Sacramento
If you have been dreaming of a South American adventure, this 15-day trip will introduce you to some of the most iconic places in Argentina and Uruguay.
From capital city tours of Buenos Aires and Montevideo to explorations of magnificent national forests featuring the most extraordinary waterfalls in the world -- the Iguazu Falls -- this trip will have your spirit soaring!
Delve into the local culture at each destination, getting an up-close view of a traditional tango show in Buenos Aires and have the opportunity to indulge in exquisite South American steaks and wines in Montevideo.
Later on, you can unwind in Jose Ignacio, a sophisticated resort town with the atmosphere of a traditional fishing village. So many enriching experiences await on this 15-day tour of Argentina and Uruguay.
- 14 nights accommodation with breakfast
- Bilingual guides for all tours
- Assistance 24/7
- Entrance fees to Iguazu National Park (Argentina - Brazil)
- Transfers as mentioned
- Tango dinner/show in Buenos Aires
- Polo Day in Buenos Aires
- Iguazu Falls regular tours (maximum group size is 18 people)
- International flights
- Domestic Flights
- Regional flights or ferry ticket from Buenos Aires to Colonia
- Upgrade to private tour in Iguazu Falls (from US$ 90 per person)
- Great Adventure in Iguazu Argentina side (from US$ 50 per person)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Beautiful Buenos Aires!
Upon your arrival at the international airport in Buenos Aires enjoy a private transfer to your hotel. Your first day in Argentina will be entirely yours to spend at your leisure.
Begin by getting acquainted with your new South American surroundings by strolling through the streets of this legendary capital city.
San Telmo is an iconic district in the heart of the city reminiscent of authentic Argentinian culture.
Tonight you will witness a tango show at the elegant La Ventana. Enjoy the music of a traditional Argentinian orchestra and watch the seductive dance as you enjoy a meal of local and international dishes, along with excellent Argentinian wines.
Enjoy a Half-Day Tour of Buenos Aires
Today you will really explore the city of Buenos Aires on a walking and driving city tour.
Your expert guide will take you through vibrant neighborhoods to witness colorful buildings characterized by gorgeous architectural details. Learn about the people of Buenos Aires, their customs and traditions, as you take in the capital's famous sights.
This tour will guide you to hotspots like La Boca, Caminito, San Telmo, Plaza de Mayo, and up to the Obelisco before coming to an end on Avenida Corrientes.
Here, you will have the chance to visit one of the city's most famous pizzerias.
Explore the City At Your Own Pace
You can spend today doing exactly what you want to do. Was there something in particular that caught your fancy during yesterday's city tour?
After a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, go back and spend some more time exploring the streets of San Telmo or La Boca, or soak up the stately atmosphere of the city's grand main square Plaza de Mayo.
Buenos Aires is home to several exceptional art galleries and museums, including the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and the Latin American Modern Arts Museum, better known as MALBA.
Why not spend today surrounded by Latin American art?
Visit a Nearby Polo Club
Learn all about Argentina's national sport today with a full day on the Polo grounds!
You will be picked up at 10:00am from the city center and driven to the countryside, where you'll find Puesto Viejo Estancia and Polo Club.
Here, you'll learn everything you've ever wanted to know about the game of polo. Take a lesson with a professional English-speaking instructor, and watch an actual match (Tuesdsay, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday).
You'll also be treated to welcome drinks and snacks, a lunch of traditional asado and a glass of wine, afternoon tea, and non-alcoholic drinks all day.
You'll be back in the city at 08:00pm so you can enjoy dinner at your leisure.
Journey to Puerto Iguazu
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before saying goodbye to Buenos Aires.
Today you will take a private transfer to the domestic airport to catch a flight to Puerto Iguazu.
After one hour and forty-five minutes in the air you will arrive in Puerto Iguazu. A driver will greet you upon your arrival and take you to your hotel.
Spend the rest of the day soaking up the magnificent jungle atmosphere. Lounge by the hotel swimming pool, or relax in the privacy of your room.
In the evening you will have the opportunity to visit the Three Borders Landmark, where you can see the point where three countries -- Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay -- meet.
See the Magnificent Waterfalls of Iguazu
Today's itinerary includes an excursion to one of the most extraordinary natural sights in the world -- the Iguazu Falls.
You will spend the entire day here, exploring the remarkable landscape of Iguazu National Park.
Well marked hiking trails and wooden walkways form an awe-inspiring route for visitors to take in the enchanting views of the waterfalls that cascade over verdant cliffs.
In the afternoon, you can partake in the optional "Great Adventure Tour" (additional fee), where you will sail up the river to see the falls up close and maybe even pass beneath them.
Later, a train will bring you to the iconic "Devil's Throat" -- the most impressive of Iguazu's 200 waterfalls.
Venture to Iguazu Falls' on the Brazilian Side
The waterfall adventure continues this morning after breakfast as you venture to the Brazilian side of Iguazu National Park. From here you can take in panoramic views of the powerful cascades you visited yesterday, deepening your overall impression of this extraordinary natural wonder.
After the half-day tour, enjoy the rest of your afternoon relaxing within the serene environment of your hotel.
Say Hello to Uruguay
Today's adventure will take you to Uruguay, but to get there, you must first fly back to Buenos Aires.
Upon your arrival you will be driven to the commercial pier, where you will board a ferry for a one-hour ride across the Rio de La Plata to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay.
When you reach the historic city of Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO World Heritage site, a private transfer will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.
Tour Charming Colonia del Sacramento
With its romantic port and picturesque old town, Colonia del Sacramento is one of South America's most enchanting seaside cities.
Situated on the banks of Rio de la Plata, the city features a mix of well-preserved 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century styles of architecture, which helped it earn the distinction of becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After breakfast today, a private guide will lead you on an informative exploration this delightful destination -- Uruguay's oldest city.
Explore Magnificent Montevideo
After a bus ride down the dazzling coast of Uruguay, you will reach Montevideo, Uruguay's capital city.
After settling into your hotel you can head out for a tour of the city with a private guide.
Known for its collection of grand Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles, Montevideo features an array of important buildings and city squares, such as the Plaza Matriz and Constitution Square, where you'll find the Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral.
At Plaza Independencia, you can visit the Artigas Mausoleum, a monument to Uruguayan hero Jose Gervasio Artigas.
The tour continues to the Legislative Palace, the Prado neighborhood, and Punta Gorda.
Spend the evening at your leisure.
Discover the City's Food Markets and More
The entire day is yours to spend at your leisure exploring the vibrant streets of Montevideo.
If shopping is on your agenda, this is the perfect time to pick up some gifts. The city features several distinctive boutiques that specialize in leather or woolen goods, while the historic Mercado del Puerto, situated on Montevideo's port features several handicraft vendors among the meat and produce stalls.
This is an excellent spot to enjoy a traditional Uruguayan meal of grilled meat, known as asado, which is cooked on a grill called a parilla. Local wines make the perfect accompaniment.
Journey to a Seaside Paradise
Today after breakfast you will journey eastward to an exceptional stretch of Uruguay's coastline.
An approximately 2-hour bus ride will bring you to Punta del Este. From there you will go to José Ignacio by private transfer, which is a posh resort town that retains the character of a traditional fishing village.
Here you will find one of Uruguay's most exclusive beaches. Powerful ocean swells that are great for surfing wash across wide stretches of virgin coastline.
A paradise of natural seaside settings, José Ignacio offers a peaceful ambience where you can spend your last few days relaxing in true beach vacation style.
Explore Jose Ignacio
From yoga to horseback riding, José Ignacio offers wide array of inviting pastimes.
Create your own perfect day in Uruguay today doing exactly what you wish.
A great way to begin is with a climb up to the top of the lighthouse, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the quaint town and the majestic coastal surroundings.
There are plenty of sophisticated spots to enjoy an excellent meal in José Ignacio, usually in a beautiful natural setting.
Ask the hotel for a recommendation.
Soak Up the Splendor of Coastal Uruguay
Make the most of your final full day in Uruguay by reveling in this magnificent seaside atmosphere.
A rare place, where sophistication and natural beauty combine, José Ignacio offers the opportunity for replenishment.
Relax upon the golden sand beaches and listen to the sound of Atlantic Ocean waves come rolling in.
This is serenity at its finest!
Bid Farewell to Uruguay!
Enjoy one final breakfast at your hotel today. The time to say good-bye to wonderful Uruguay has come.
You have embarked upon a most extraordinary South American adventure, and we hope your memories will last for a lifetime!
You can take a transfer from your hotel to Montevideo International Airport in time for your flight.
We wish you pleasant travels!