Argentina - Escorted Tour

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Argentina - Escorted Tour
Itinerary Overview:
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 9
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
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Depart UK on overnight flight to Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Mendoza
Mendoza
Mendoza
El Calafate
El Calafate
El Calafate
Ushuaia
Ushuaia
Departure
Registered Address: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN, England – Company Registration No. 7756117
UK Tel: +44 (0)20 32393235 / Email: info@equatours.co.uk or info@equatours.eu
Website: www.equatours.co.uk / www.equatours.eu
Equatours is the trading name of Equatours Limited, holder of Travel Trust Association Membership Number U9604 and ATOL license number T7432.
Full terms and conditions may be viewed on our website.
Equatours
Home of Tailor-Made Travel below the Equator
Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 24/01/2015
Depart UK on overnight flight to Buenos Aires
Day 2 25/01/2015
Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, our guide will be waiting to transfer us to our hotel.
After a day at leisure in the city, we will make our way to ‘La Ventana’ for a dinner and Tango
show.
Tango portrays the ‘Queen of the River Plate’ (‘Reina Del Plata’). We will enjoy an
unforgettable night, surrender to the magic of this city that never sleeps and enjoy the best
of its varied gastronomic offerings.
Overnight: Americas Towers Hotel – Standard Room (or similar)
Day 3 26/01/2015
After breakfast in the hotel, our driver will collect us for our full-day Gaucho Party at Santa
Susana.
Home to the gaucho, the humid Pampa is one of the most fertile natural prairies in the
world. Only a few kilometres from the City of Buenos Aires, Santa Susana Ranch will be our
hosts for the day, and in between the folk songs, dances, equestrian activities and gaucho
shows, we will be treated to fine Argentinian wines, freshly cooked empanadas, and a
delicious Asado of fresh Argentinian meats.
Overnight: Americas Towers Hotel – Standard Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Beverages at Santa Susana
Day 4 27/01/2015
Today we will have a few hours to enjoy the cosmopolitan hub of Buenos Aires before
making our way to the Wine capital of Argentina – Mendoza.
After checking in to our hotel, we will enjoy our first wine tasting before having an evening
at leisure.
Overnight: Huentala Hotel – Classic Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Wine Tasting
Day 5 28/01/2015
After breakfast today, we will head off on our Full Day Wine Cellars Tour of the Maipu
and Lujan de Cuyo Regions.
We will visit different types of wineries (boutique, author, family, artisan, industrial),
walk among the vineyards, and learn about the many elaboration methods.
We will taste the best Argentinian wines during the day, and enjoy a delicious lunch with
the majestic Cordón del Plata hills as our backdrop.
Overnight: Huentala Hotel – Classic Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Wine Tasting, Lunch
Registered Address: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN, England – Company Registration No. 7756117
UK Tel: +44 (0)20 32393235 / Email: info@equatours.co.uk or info@equatours.eu
Website: www.equatours.co.uk / www.equatours.eu
Equatours is the trading name of Equatours Limited, holder of Travel Trust Association Membership Number U9604 and ATOL license number T7432.
Full terms and conditions may be viewed on our website.
Equatours
Home of Tailor-Made Travel below the Equator
Day 7 29/01/2015
After a leisurely breakfast in the hotel, we will pack our bathing suits, make our way to the
famous Termas Cacheuta, and enjoy the natural thermal pools in the middle of the
Andes Mountain range.
On our way back to the hotel, we will stop off at one or two wineries for a spot of wine and
olive tasting.
Overnight: Huentala Hotel – Classic Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Wine Tasting, Lunch
Day 8 30/01/2015
Today, we will continue on our Argentine adventure flying down to El Calafate (via Buenos
Aires). Upon arrival, our driver will be waiting to transfer to us to our hotel.
We will spend the rest of the day at leisure, enjoying this pretty town.
Overnight: Kosten Aike – Standard Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast
Day 9 31/01/2015
After an early breakfast, we will head off on our Full-Day tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier.
The Perito Moreno Glacier sits just 80 km away from El Calafate, and is one of the largest
and the only advancing glacier in the world.
We will start by penetrating the Patagonic Andean forest and make a first breathtaking stop
at “Curva de los Suspiros” (Curve of Sighs), where we will enjoy a first view of this incredible
natural wonder. We will then approach the glacier and walk down the wooden catwalks to
the different panoramic points of this wonderful creation of Mother Nature.
After a picnic lunch, we will set sail out of the Bajo de las Sombras Bay port, and make our
way to the southern wall of the glacier for a “close-up” of this natural wonder.
Overnight: Kosten Aike – Standard Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch
Day 10 01/02/2015
Today, we have an early start, and will depart the hotel at 5:30am on our way to the
magnificent Torres Del Paine National Park.
After crossing the Chilean border, we will access the park by Laguna Amarga and continue to
Sarmiento Lake where we will make a short stop to enjoy the landscape. From here, we will
continue our route to Nordenskjöld Lake with its magnificent views of the ‘Cuernos del
Paine’, and then on to Salto Grande.
On our way back, we will stop at different viewpoints to admire the immensity of the Andes
Mountain range.
Overnight: Kosten Aike – Standard Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch
Registered Address: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN, England – Company Registration No. 7756117
UK Tel: +44 (0)20 32393235 / Email: info@equatours.co.uk or info@equatours.eu
Website: www.equatours.co.uk / www.equatours.eu
Equatours is the trading name of Equatours Limited, holder of Travel Trust Association Membership Number U9604 and ATOL license number T7432.
Full terms and conditions may be viewed on our website.
Equatours
Home of Tailor-Made Travel below the Equator
Day 11 02/02/2015
After a leisurely breakfast, we will spend a few remaining hours enjoying El Calafate before
catching our onward flight to Ushuaia, where our driver will be waiting to transfer us to our
hotel.
Overnight: Fueguino Patagonico Hotel – Standard Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast
Day 12 03/02/2015
Today we will ‘Sail to the end of the world’ on our Beagle Channel Tour
During this 2 ½-hour boat ride, we will sail along the channel to enjoy the magnificent
landscapes that perfectly combine mountains, woodlands, and the sea. We will observe
various wildlife along the way including a small colony of Cormorants and the resident
sea mammals of Isla de los Lobos (Sea Lion Island).
The afternoon is yours to do as you please; you can either relax in Ushuaia, or take an
optional half-day excursion to the Tierra del Fuego National Park.
Overnight: Fueguino Patagonico Hotel – Standard Room (or similar)
Meal Plan: Breakfast
Day 13 04/02/2015
After an early breakfast, we will transfer to the airport for our onward flight to Buenos Aires
and connecting flight back home.
Day 14 05/02/2015
Arrive UK ***End of Services***
Registered Address: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN, England – Company Registration No. 7756117
UK Tel: +44 (0)20 32393235 / Email: info@equatours.co.uk or info@equatours.eu
Website: www.equatours.co.uk / www.equatours.eu
Equatours is the trading name of Equatours Limited, holder of Travel Trust Association Membership Number U9604 and ATOL license number T7432.
Full terms and conditions may be viewed on our website.
Equatours
Home of Tailor-Made Travel below the Equator
Prices & Information
This magnificent escorted tour throughout Argentina is for a maximum of ten guests, and will be personally escorted
by Wendy & Ingo. Maximum group size must be achieved for this tour to take place as scheduled.
Included in this tour:
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Return flights from UK to Buenos Aires in Economy (upgrades available on request)
One-way flight from Buenos Aires to Mendoza
One-way flight from Mendoza to El Calafate
One-way flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia
One-way flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires
10 night’s accommodation in quality hotels on a bed & breakfast basis
All transfers as specified in the itinerary above
All excursions and activities listed as included in the itinerary above
Some meals / wine tastings as detailed in the itinerary above
Entrance fees to National Parks and Nature Reserves
All ATOL / TTA financial Protection Fees
Personal Equatours Guides: Wendy & Ingo
Not Included in this Tour:
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Visa / Passport Fees
Airport Departure Fees (currently $10 El Calafate / $8 Ushuaia per person)
Travel / Health Insurance
Excess Baggage / Overweight / Oversized Baggage Fees
Any meals/beverages not listed as included above
Optional excursions and activities other than those listed as included above
Gratuities / Porter fees / Tips
Personal items such as, but not limited to: laundry, spa & salon services, purchases, medical services,
internet & telephone connections, beverages, and any other items not listed as ‘included’ in your booking
confirmation.
Total Price per person (based on 2 adults sharing a double/twin room)
£ 3095.00
Please note: All prices are live and are subject to change until booked and confirmed by us
Please view our full Booking Terms and Conditions on our website: http://www.equatours.co.uk/bookingrules/4577758455
Registered Address: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN, England – Company Registration No. 7756117
UK Tel: +44 (0)20 32393235 / Email: info@equatours.co.uk or info@equatours.eu
Website: www.equatours.co.uk / www.equatours.eu
Equatours is the trading name of Equatours Limited, holder of Travel Trust Association Membership Number U9604 and ATOL license number T7432.
Full terms and conditions may be viewed on our website.