12 days/ 11 nights
Experience energetic city of Buenos Aires and learn how and why “it takes two to tango.” Capture the gaucho spirit of the pampas plains while exploring the 17th century town of San Antonio de Areco and staying at a charming colonial-style estancia. Travel north to magical Iguazu Falls and discover nature on a grand scale from a rainforest lodge retreat. Journey next to the spectacularly scenic northwest region and marvel at Pumamarca village, picture-postcard pretty and sitting under the celebrated Cerro de los Siete Colores hill, and picturesque Tilcara, the base for llama trekking. Conclude the journey in Salta’s wine country, staying amidst the estate vineyards at the elegant Grace Cafayate Hotel.
12 days/ 11 nights
8 days / 7 nights
Get to the heart of Buenos Aires strolling through historic colorful neighborhoods. Capture a duo of Argentinean experiences: wine tasting at La Cava del Querandi and enjoy Querandi’s tango show that follows a story line of dance styles thru various decades. Fly south---far south---to the southern tip of Argentina at Ushuaia, departure port for a truly adventurous and historic journey aboard Australis Cruise. Sail in the wake of Charles Darwin whose voyages in these subarctic waters produced dozens of scientific discoveries. On daily excursions, get up close and personal with glaciers, penguins and whales when exploring remote shores on foot or riding out in Zodiacs among ice floes.
10 days/ 9 nights
Enjoy Argentina combining the day and nightlife of urban Buenos Aires and two destinations in Patagonia. Explore the unspoiled nature and many great outdoors activities in Bariloche. Hike easy mountain trails for phenomenal views of waterfalls and mountain peaks. Indulge in al fresco lunches with sweeping lake views, savor fine dining and sip outstanding Argentinean wines. See the mighty condors in their natural habitat and enjoy spectacular views over the El Calafate. Travel by boat for a close-up look at Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers, and hear the creaking and groaning of the slow moving massive rivers of ice of the Perito Moreno.
9 days/ 8 nights
Begin your journey in Buenos Aires, one of the most captivating cities in South America, and while there, take a boat ride on the Tigre Delta for a taste of waterway living. Go north to admire the wondrous and watery panoramas of Iguazu Falls, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. Experience the wine culture of Mendoza, and in Lujan de Cuyo Valley discover the secrets of making the famous Malbec wine. Come alive by experiencing a scenic hike and picnic in glorious Andes Mountain heights.
Following in the footsteps of Pope Francis
Follow in the footsteps of the first South-American pope and visit some of the places that have shaped the faith and vision of the man who has just been elected to the highest position in the Catholic Church. Walk the streets of his home town, see the neighborhood in which he grew up, enter the churches where he prayed and preached, and visit the institutions where he studied. In Cordoba, visit the Jesuit Missions, historic testimonies to this important religious order that not only played an important role in shaping Argentina, but centuries later also would be the cornerstone of the pope’s faith.