North Argentina 14 days | ARGNOR14PRIVATE

place+ SEE FULL ITINERARY AND VISITSClick to see the full itinerary day by dayhome HOTELS | Accommodation is either in hotel, hostal, shelter, home stay or camping depending on your program.directions_car DAILY TRANSPORTS | Different transport are organized for your trip: Transfer when you arrive and leave, private transport for your visit and programed activities, domestic flight(s) depending on your program. translate GUIDES |English Speaking Guides: private or group tours with different local English speaking guides (no tour leader)restaurant MEALS |For lunch (where included) it will either be a lunch box or a hot meal and for dinner (where included) you will be served a hot meal. Please refer to the program for more precision

place Day 1. Buenos Aires Arrival and city tourVisit Buenos Aires half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel San Antonio or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Transfert Airport - Hotel ~45mntranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantclear -- |Breakfast,lunch,dinner not included

Once arrived at Buenos Aires airport our team will pick you up and drive you to the hotel. After a short break we will visit the city. Buenos Aires is a 4 Million cosmopolitan city and the biggest of Argentina with a nice mix of European and South American culture and architecture. We will start the visit with the Avenida 9 de Julio, the largest avenue in the world. Will pass by the Teatro Colon and the Plaza de Mayo where we can observe La casa del Gobierno, el Cabildo and the Cathedral. At the end of the afternoon we visit la Boca area and the street « El Caminito » the artist and bohemian spot in town. Then we will go back to the hotel.

place Day 2. Buenos Aires - Salta city Tour Visit Salta half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Salta ------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- |Transfer Hotel – Airport - Hotel / Private transport for visits / Flight Buenos Aires – Salta ~2h10translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

After breakfast, we will be transferred to the airport to take the flight to Salta where we will be brought to the hotel. After lunch, we will discover Salta, in the Spanish colonial style, which is the largest city in northern Argentina with its 500,000 inhabitants. We will visit the city and its historical monuments: the "Plaza 9 de Julio" surrounded by magnificent colonial buildings such as the Cathedral Basilica of Salta, the Historic Town Hall, the High Mountain Museum and the former Government Palace. We will continue our visit by the Church of San Francisco, the Museum of "Cabildo", the Convent of San Bernardo where we can admire the wooden portal carved by the natives of the region. From the top of Coline San Bernardo, we will be able to observe the valley of Lerma and will continue our route towards the monument of the hero "gaucho" Martin Miguel de Güemes and the monument "20 de Febrero". The tour continues towards the area of San Lorenzo with impressive houses and exuberant vegetation. We will end with the visit of the craft market. The rest of the day will be free.

place Day 3. Salta - CafayateVisit Cafayate half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Salta ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visits ~6h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

Early in the morning, we leave to drive to the small village of Cachi. From Salta the road offers a nice landscape composed with forests, canyons « Quebradas », rivers and high mountains. The road goes through « La cuesta del Obispo » and up to 3348 m where we can appreciate a full view on the valley. Then we continue on la « Recta de Tin Tin », ancient road use by the Incas et goes to the national park « Los Cardones » where we can observe the Mountain Cachi 6380 m. Cachi village is located at the bottom of this mountain and we will visit and discover the church classified National Historic Monument. We will be also able to walk around Cachi or visit the Cachi historic museum. Later we will drive on the R.N 40 and visit Colte the handcraft road and the village of Seclantás, Molinos, San Carlos located in the « Quebrada de las Flechas » and its wonderful landscape. We will spend the night in Cafayate famous for its white wine Torrontes.

place Day 4. Cafayate – SaltaVisit Cafayate half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Salta ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visitstranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

Today we will discover the impressive and marvelous « Quebrada de las Conchas » where we will enjoy the sight of several geologic phenomenon. We will go back to the hotel in Salta at the end of the afternoon.

place Day 5. Salta Leisure dayFree day in Salta --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Salta ------- directions_walkdirections_bikecheck ---------- |Bike or walk according to your desiretranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

There are no activities planned for today and you have time to explore Salta on your own.

place Day 6. Salta - IguazuNo visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Iguazu ---------- directions_carflightcheck ------- |Transfer Hotel – Airport - Hotel / Flight Salta - Iguazu ~1h45translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

We leave the hotel and be transferred to the airport of Salta to flight to National Park of Foz de Iguazu. Once arrived our team will pick you up to drive to the hotel where the rest of the days is free.

place Day 7. Puerto Iguazu – San IgnacioVisit San Ignacio full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Iguazu ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicle for the visittranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

We will leave early to visit the Jesuit ruins of San Ignacio. We will head south towards Teyú-Cuaré Provincial Park where are the famous ruins that tell the story of the missionaries between the 17th and 18th century. Those of 1632, partially rebuilt, were classified Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO in 1983. In the late afternoon, we will return to Iguazú where the rest of the day will be free.

place Day 8. Iguazu Argentinian sideVisit waterfall Argentinian side full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Puerto Iguazu ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport Hotel – Iguazu Falls - Hoteltranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

After breakfast we will visit the National Park of Foz de Iguazu. This park was created in 1934 and measure 55.000 hectares. There are 275 falls from 30 to 80 meters high. An ecologic train and 3 stations have been built in purpose to preserve the environment of each tour. The lower tour (1700m) has 8 belvederes on a terrace which allow a direct contact with the vegetation and the waterfalls. The higher tour (1200m) which cross from the top part of the waterfalls Dos Hermanas, Chico, Ramírez, Bossetti, Adán y Eva, Bernabé Méndez, and finish in Mbigua and got 6 belvederes where we can appreciate the rainbow formed by the San Martin, Escondido, Dos Mosqueteros, Rivadavia and Tres Mosqueteros waterfalls. We continue toward Puerto Canoas 3 kilometers away from the Iguazu river bank where the third terrace start, from there we the best view on the most impressive waterfalls: La garganta del diablo. In the center of the waterfall there is the island of San Martin where we can walk, 650 meters and 172 steps to access the different panoramas views. We will be able to appreciate the different panoramas like this one use in the movie Mission (1986) take precisely from this spot. We will walk also on the green path (600m), and observe the animal and plants. After this nice and impressive visit, we will go back to the hotel where the rest of the days is free.

place Day 9. Iguazu Brasilian sideVisit waterfall Brasilian side full day --- homecheck --- | Hotel in Puerto Iguazu ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport Hotel – Iguazu Falls - Hoteltranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

After breakfast we will visit the Iguazu Waterfall Brazilian side. We will discover through the bridge and miradors the Floriano et Teodora da Fonseca waterfalls and finish our visit with the San Martin waterfalls with a complete view on the waterfalls and on San Martin Island. The rest of the day is free.

place Day 10. Iguazu Leisure dayFree day in Iguazu --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Iguazu ---------- directions_walkcheck ---------- |No transport todaytranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

There are no activities planned for today and you have time to explore Puerto Iguazu on your own.

place Day 11. Iguazu – Buenos AiresNo visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel San Antonio or similar ------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- |Transfer Hotel – Airport - Hotel / Flight Iguazu - Buenos Aires ~1h40translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

In the morning we will leave the hotel and be transferred to the airport of Iguazu and flight to Buenos Aires. Once arrived at Buenos Aires airport our team will pick you up and drive you to the hotel.

place Day 12 and 13. Buenos Aires – S.A de Areco - Buenos AiresDiscover the Guacho life style --- homecheck --- | Hotel San Antonio or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Privat transport for the visitstranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast and lunch included, dinner not included

After breakfast we will leave to discover the Guacho life style in the village of San Antonio de Areco. We will visit the Estancias, the Guiraldes museum and the Goldfevrerie Draghi, we will be able to appreciate the traditional Gaucho equestrian goldsmith. We will spend one night in San Antonio de Areco and return to Buenos Aires on day 13 in the late afternoon.

place Day 14. Buenos Aires DepartureNo Visit today --- homecheck --- | Departure---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Transfer Hotel-Airporttranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included at the hotel depending on your time of departure. If you must leave the hotel before breakfast is served at the hotel (normally at 07h00) breakfast is not included

According to your time of departure* you are transferred from the hotel to the airport. For international flights, it is recommended to arrive at the airport 3 hours before scheduled departure. End of our services.

Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

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