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Buenos Aires and the Falls of Iguaçu

 

 

ITINERARY

 

Day 1

Flight to Buenos Aires

 

 

Day 2

Arrival in Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires, home of the tango and a cosmopolitan city which blends European sophistication with South American flair.

Guided sightseeing of Buenos Aires
Discover the city where Tango was born! With an expert local guide, you’ll walk down Avenida de Mayo and Plaza de Mayo, to see Casa Rosada (the government house), the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Cabildo (the first city hall built during Spanish rule). Also pass the Colon Theater, one of the world’s best known opera houses. Afterwards, you’ll pass the city zoo, the botanical garden, the Argentine horse track, and National Polo Fields. In the Recoleta area, one of the city’s most glamorous spots, stop at the Municipal Cultural Center and the grave of Eva Perón (Evita).

Overnight in Buenos Aires

 

 

Day 3

Excursion to Santa Susana
Travel to an estancia to experience a real Fiesta Gaucha. You’ll be treated to an authentic Argentine cuisine and traditional Argentine music. Enjoy a barbecue lunch and then marvel at the horsemanship display put on by the gauchos. (lunch included)

Overnight in Buenos Aires

 

 

Day 4

Flight to Iguaçu Falls
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Foz do Iguaçu, your base for exploring Iguaçu National Park, home to one of the world’s most magnificent waterfalls. With 275 falls cascading over a precipice nearly 2 miles wide and 262 feet high, the Iguaçu Falls are a far cry from Niagara. It’s absolutely breathtaking and nearly impossible to capture on film or in words—come see for yourself.

Excursion to the Argentine Falls
Travel to the Argentina side of Iguaçu Falls by way of the Tancredo Neves Bridge. After passing through customs, you’ll enter the Argentina National Park. Visit the Upper Argentine Falls, including San Martin Falls. On your return trip, stop at the Three Borders, which offers panoramic views of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.

Overnight in Iguaçu Falls region

 

 

Day 5

Excursion to the Brazil Falls
Depart for the Brazilian side of the spectacular Iguaçu Falls. Before you get out and experience its awesome power, you’ll stop at the park museum to learn about the local flora and fauna of the tropical forest. The park is home to over 2,000 plant varieties and nearly 400 bird species, including the toucans, parakeets, and hummingbirds.

Flight to Buenos Aires
After a day at the falls, return to Buenos Aires.

Overnight in Buenos Aires

 

 

Day 6

Excursion to Colonia del Sacramento
Board a ferry across the famed Rio de la Plata for a full-day excursion to Colonia del Sacramento. Originally founded as a Portuguese outpost on the strategic waterway, Spain wrested control of the fortress in 1777. Today a part of Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Delight in its colonial architecture, cobblestone streets and tiled houses. See the church of Matriz del Santísimo, the oldest in Uruguay, the Plaza Mayor, the house of the Viceroy, as well as the ruins of a Franciscan convent. (lunch included)

Overnight in Buenos Aires

 

 

Day 7

Free time in Buenos Aires
The morning is yours to spend as you please. Return to your favorite sights of Buenos Aires or continue exploring and make some discoveries of your own.

Flight home
Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight

You will arrive home on Day 8

 

 

Overnight Stays

Buenos Aires ~ 2 nights
Iguaçu Falls Region ~ 1 night
Buenos Aires ~ 2 nights

Comprehensive sightseeing tour led by an expert local guide of the following

Buenos Aires
Colonia del Sacramento

           

Entrance included to the following sites

Iguaçu Falls
Fiesta Guacha

Optional Excursions

Tango Evening

 

Itinerary is subject to change

 

 

CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION

Mrs. Jean Meyer

410-644-3300 x 236