From the Andes to the Falls / Package
• Needed transfers
• Accommodation: 7 nights Mendoza (3) - Buenos Aires (2) - Puerto Iguazú (2)
• Tours: Mendoza: Wines and Olive - Uco Valley Experience Buenos Aires: City tour - Tango dinner show Puerto Iguazú: Argentinian falls - Brazilian Falls
• Meals: 7 breakfasts - 2 lunches - 1 dinner - mentioned tastings
• Needed tickets to wineries and Parks
Arrival, reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we visit the city exploring the Old City historical centre, Independencia Square, Civic Centre, General San Martín Park and Cerro de la Gloria Monument.
Mendoza has excellent wineries but also an important olive oil industry and this tour offers the perfect combination of both. We start by visiting an olive oil factory where we get to know their facilities, enjoy an oil tasting and understand the importance of olive in this province. Our next stop is Tempus Alba Winery to enjoy a wine tasting and learn the history of immigrants and their influence in the wine industry. Then we visit Luigi Bosca Winery to finally have lunch at Clos de Chacras Winery, a winery with a family tradition which produces high-end wines and offers a unique wine tourism and gastronomic experience.
Today we visit the Uco Valley, with its wineries located at up to 1.500 MASL (4.920 ft.), which provides wines of unique attributes. During the tour, we visit Salentein, Domaine Busquet and Andeluna wineries. Salentein is a winery focused on quality, classic varietal plantations, preservation of old vines and reintroduction of European artisan techniques along with the use of advanced technology, which results in a variety of international well-accepted top wines. In this winery, we also visit the Killka Space, an interesting space of Argentinian art. We continue to Domaine Bousquet, a winery that has kept its tradition of fine wines for four generations. Finally, Andeluna, located at the base of the Tupungato Volcano, is the ideal place to learn the special features of this region. Wine tasting is included at each visited winery, as well as lunch at one of them, paired with their own wines.
Mendoza / Buenos Aires.
In the morning, transfer to board the flight to Buenos Aires. Reception and transfer to the hotel. At due time, we join a panoramic tour around the city. We start in Plaza de Mayo (historic square), witness to the most important events of the country since 1810. There, we are able to learn about the current situation of the country, while we appreciate the surrounding buildings, such as the Casa Rosada (Pink House), the cathedral and the Cabildo (ancient Town Hall). We pass through icons of the city such as the Obelisk and the Colon Theatre, one of the five best opera theaters in the world before arriving to La Boca. Once at La Boca, we visit its colorful streets; pass by the conventillos and visit its well-known Caminito alley, where we can appreciate some handicrafts produced by local artists. We leave the southern part of the city to head north towards Palermo and Recoleta, where we make a final stop to appreciate the contrast of what we have just seen with this aristocratic district, famous for hosting its cemetery where relevant personalities are buried. Return to the hotel. In the evening, we attend a dinner show to enjoy the magnetism of tango.
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Buenos Aires / Puerto Iguazú.
Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel.
In the morning, we depart towards Iguazu National Park to visit Iguazu Falls, declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. The falls consist of 275 waterfalls, of 70 meters high (230 ft.). We visit the three circuits of the Park: Garganta del Diablo, the Upper Trail and the Lower Trail. We have time to have lunch (not included) and to take optionally The Great Adventure, a trip through the river on board a zodiac combined with a walk through the jungle. In the afternoon, return to the hotel.
In the morning, we reach Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) and visit the falls on the Brazilian side. As we walk along the only catwalk that leads to Garganta del Diablo. We can appreciate almost all the waterfalls. At due time, transfer to the airport.