Day 1: Buenos Aires
Upon arrival at Buenos Aires´International Airport you will be met and transferred to the Alvear Palace Hotel, located in the heart of the city, in the elegant La Recoleta neighborhood, surrounded by the best shops, art galleries, parks, gardens, restaurants and museums. This deluxe European-style hotel offers personal butler service, flowers and fruits every day, Hermés toiletries and the finest buffet breakfast in Buenos Aires. Afternoon city tour with bilingual guide.
Day 2: Buenos Aires
Breakfast . Day at leisure to stroll the districts of Recoleta, Palermo, La Boca, Florida street and Puerto Madero. Enjoy dinner followed by a fabulous tango show at Esquina Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires´most exclusive tango club.
Day 3: Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Free day. You may go shopping with the Alvear Personal Shopper exclusive service. A specialist who will escort you, with a car at your disposal, and advise you during your visit to the best shops and boutiques in Buenos Aires, with special benefits. As other options, you may sign up for additional tours, a visit to an Estancia (private ranch) in the Pampas to savor a traditional barbecue and watch the gauchos in their daily chores; take a boat ride on the Paraná River intricate delta, visit silver workshops, artists´studios or learn to tango.
Day 4: Buenos Aires - Bariloche
Breakfast. Flight to Bariloche. Check into the Llao Llao Hotel and Resort, Golf-Spa, located in the northwest corner of the Argentine Patagonia, within the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Its mountain style blends in beautifully with the breathtaking landscape of snow-covered Andes, crystal blue lakes and pristine forests. Buffet breakfast, in/out transfers and daily happy hour at the Lobby Bar (complimentary beverages for one hour are included).
Day 5: Bariloche
Breakfast. Day to sign up for some of the lake and ground tours the city offers; or enjoy the variety of recreational activities available at the hotel such as golf, tennis, paddle, bike rides, walks, health club, indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools. You may go to Downtown Bariloche and visit the Civic Center - a national historic monument - and the chocolate, marmalade and pottery shop and factories in the area. On the “Circuito Chico” or “Circuito Grande” tours, you can see the city from different scenic view points and appreciate its captivating nature.
Day 6: Bariloche - El Calafate
Breakfast. Flight to El Calafate. You will be met at El Calafate Airport and transferred to Hostería Los Notros. You will check into Los Notros, a lovely inn with a fantastic panorama of vast snowfields stretched out across the mountains. Your stay includes all meals (American buffet breakfast, box lunch, tea, happy hour and dinner, including non- alcoholic beverages) and daily guided excursions with expert bilingual guides. The journey continues to Perito Moreno Glacier’s catwalks, seven balconies in different heights, connected by staggered paths where you can get a beautiful panorama of the Glacier.
Day 7: Perito Moreno Glacier
Breakfast. Puerto Bajo las Sombras for a minitrekking excursion on the Perito Moreno Glacier. Navigate among icebergs sighting the towering ice walls of the glacier, walk through the woods and hike up onto the glacier led by expert guides. Box lunch at the Refugio, in front of the Glacier (no additional equipment nor previous experience are needed).
Day 8: El Calafate - Ushuaia
Breakfast. Fly down to Ushuaia and transfer to Las Hayas Hotel. The hotel offers a breathtaking sunrise and sunset over the Beagle Channel. Accommodation in Junior suite with either forest or bay view. Buffet breakfast. Cross a suspended glass bridge with a wooden ceiling connecting the Hotel with the Health Club, featuring a complete gym, sauna, Jacuzzi and massage cabin.
Day 9: Ushuaia
Breakfast. Depart with a naturalist guide for an excursion to the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Upon arrival in the park, set off on a hike to a scenic overlook to view Lake Roca, Laguna Verde and Negra. You’ll marvel at the impressive scenery of snow-capped peaks, rivers, waterfalls and dense woods of native trees. Hiking through these beech forests look our for wildlife, including the Magellan woodpecker, the largest in South America and the Andean Condor. Option for kayaking in the Beagle Channel.
Dia 10: Ushuaia - Buenos Aires - USA:
Breakfast. Fly to Buenos Aires. Connect to international flight.