Argentina Explorer

6 days from $2,880 per person*
  • Experience both the Argentine and Brazilian sides of the thunderous Iguazu Falls with private guide.
  • Sample locally produced Malbec wines on a wine tasting experience.
  • Discover the ancient passages of Buenos Aires with private guide.
  • Sip on cocktails as you enjoy a dazzling display of tango.
  • Premium accommodations as suggested by regional specialist.
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Explore Argentina, from its lively capital, Buenos Aires, to the natural splendor of its legendary, thunderous Iguazu Falls.

Get a dose of genuine Argentina right at the get go, with an authentic dinner and tango show in Buenos Aires. From there, meet your private English-speaking guide, and embark on a city tour of signature sites Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo, and even make your way through a section of Buenos Aires' network of ancient underground passages. Argentina produces an extensive list of world class Malbecs, and a private excursion will bring you to one of Buenos Aires' known wine cellars where you’ll refine your palate during a Malbec tasting with a wine expert. Leave Buenos Aires and head toward the iconic Iguazu Falls, straddling the Argentine-Brazil border. Cross over to Brazil with your private guide and explore the Brazilian Falls, then return for an entirely different perspective as you discover the thunderous falls from the Argentine side. A boat ride on the Iguazu River will bring you up near the falls for an even closer, more impressive look, before you bid farewell to this remarkable country.

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NOTE: Brazilian Visa is mandatory: A valid passport is required for all American or Canadian citizens, including children, intending to visit Brazil. It is recommended that your passport be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your expected departure from the country. There have been cases where citizens were refused entry for not having the six-month validity. In addition, all Americans & Canadians are required to have a valid Brazilian Visa prior to their arrival in Brazil, and the visa must be used within 90 days of issuance. Otherwise, they will be refused entry into the country. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (International) with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Tango Show at Rojo Tango (with Dinner) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 2 Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires
    • Tour - Private - City Tour & Ancient Passages (5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 3 Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires
    • Tour - Private - Wine Tasting at La Cava de El Querandi - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 4 Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls
    Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (Domestic) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Air - Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls [Direct, 2 hrs] - Separate Purchase
    • NOTE: Iguazu Falls Eco-Tax - Not Included
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(Argentine Side)
    • NOTE: Mandatory Brazilian Visa - Not Included
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Brazilian Falls - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 5 Iguazu Falls
    Iguazu Falls
    • Tour - Private - Argentine Falls (Cataratas Argentinas) (5.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Shared - Great Adventure Boat Ride (1hr) - Boat/Guide
  • Day 6 Iguazu Falls to Buenos Aires
    Iguazu Falls to Buenos Aires
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(Argentine Side)
    • Air - Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires [Direct, 2 hrs ] - Separate Purchase
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (Domestic to International or vice versa) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Buenos Aires

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking guide waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Get ready for a night of Tango like no other at Rojo Tango! You will be picked up at your hotel in a private vehicle by a professional driver and a bilingual tour guide. The show starts at 8.30pm at the Cabaret of the Faena Hotel + Universe. "Rojo Tango” is an invitation to live and feel the tango intensely. It is a sophisticated show that lets you experience the pleasure of the tango up to its most minimum details, its harmonic melodies, its rhythm and the feelings and colors coming to live in the dance. Witness a professional performance, offered to a small audience. Dancers wear unique costumes, including updated innovations in fabrics, embroideries and colors. The hairdos are of particular importance and match every detail of the costumes and dance. The special lighting enhances the dance's different nuances. A special dinner and drinks are included. You will be returned to your hotel after the show.

Accommodation: Madero Hotel - Puerto Madero

The Hotel Madero invites you to experience a new concept in contemporary comfort. Ideally situated in the strategic area of Puerto Madero, the most modern neighborhood of Buenos Aires and just five minutes from the city center. The guest rooms are large and one can relax and unwind, with great views. Personalized service makes the hotel feel as warm and welcoming as your own home. Contemporary paintings and sculptures, most of them from local artists, create an interesting ambience in the hotel’s public spaces. The Puerto Madero area itself is a wistful and scenic spot and a great location from which to explore the fabulous city of Buenos Aires.

Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Buenos Aires Obelisk
Buenos Aires Obelisk
Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Madero Hotel
Madero Hotel

Day 2: Buenos Aires

Meet your professional driver and private guide at your hotel for a half-day tour of Buenos Aires that features rare and ancient passages. The recently discovered tunnels of Buenos Aires are one of the city’s best kept secrets. Your tour will start at the Plaza de Mayo, the city’s founding site and birthplace of Buenos Aires’ urban development. Next is trendy San Telmo, a former enclave for the local aristocracy. Here, you’ll visit one of the recently unearthed subterranean tunnels that is part of a huge labyrinthine network that hides under the streets of San Telmo. A long corridor with vaulted ceilings and display cabinets exhibiting many items recovered during the excavation, you will also learn some of the many myths have been created around the tunnels: stories of secret encounters, disappearances, political conspiracies, even murder.

Other areas that are included in your tour include La Boca, a neighborhood strongly influenced by working class Italian immigrants. Characterized by make-shift houses built from scrap materials found in local shipyards and Puerto Madero. Buenos Aires’ latest and most sophisticated neighborhood, La Recoleta, is where you will enjoy a brief break to explore the gorgeous Plaza San Martín, the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, and the celebrated Recoleta Cemetery. Some of the most important characters of Argentina’s political and cultural life are buried here, including Eva Peron. The last stop on the tour is at the area known as Palermo Woods, an area adorned with beautiful rose gardens, forest formations and lakes. After having gained a deeper insight in this culturally rich city, you will be returned to your hotel.

Accommodation: Madero Hotel - Puerto Madero
Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ancient Passages
Ancient Passages

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Established in the historical district of Buenos Aires back in 1867, La Cava is an exclusive wine club located at the El Querandi Restaurant. Meet your private driver for a transfer to La Cava, its wine cellar housed in a carefully restored antique mansion. The wine list features exclusive labels, traditional products from small vineyards, signature wines, and other rare wines not normally found on the market. A selection of three Malbec wines from three different regions have been selected for your tasting enjoyment today, and you’ll experience these in the presence of a sommelier. A return transfer to your hotel will round out the activity.

Accommodation: Madero Hotel - Puerto Madero
Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting

Day 4: Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls

A private airport transfer with a professional driver and English-speaking guide is included between your Buenos Aires hotels and domestic airport (or vice versa)

Relax on your direct flight from Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls. The flight is approximately one hour and 45 minutes. Please note: Flight rates and availability are subject to change until booking and are a separate purchase.

As of July 1st, 2017, all guests visiting Iguazu Falls are required to pay an eco-tax designed to help fund the preservation of the surrounding region. This tax cannot be prepaid, and is instead collected at your Iguazu Falls hotel upon check-in. This tax applies to all travelers and costs $20 ARS (Argentine Pesos) per person, per night for a maximum of two nights.

Enjoy a private transfer between the airport and Iguazu with a professional driver and English-speaking guide.

A valid passport is required for all American or Canadian citizens, including children, intending to visit Brazil. It is recommended that your passport be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your expected departure from the country. There have been cases where citizens were refused entry for not having the six-month validity. In addition, all Americans & Canadians are required to have a valid Brazilian Visa prior to their arrival in Brazil, and the visa must be used within 90 days of issuance. Otherwise, they will be refused entry into the country.

Enjoy a half day private guided tour to explore the Brazilian side of Iguazú Falls. You will be picked up at your hotel for a drive to the Brazilian National Park side of the ‘Falls’, crossing the Brazilian boarder. You will have the opportunity to look at some authentic Brazilian hand-made crafts before starting the short drive through subtropical, lush jungle with spectacular palm trees and lianas until you reach the proper start of the Iguazu Falls Walk. At the beginning of the path, take some time to marvel at the panoramic view of the enormous Iguazú Falls emerging in front of you in all their spectacular magnificence. Your personal guide will take you to the 1,200 meters long footbridge to experience this natural wonder from a different perspective. You will discover that these falls across the river - although they belong to Argentina - can only be seen from the Brazilian side. Take a panoramic elevator to get an even more impressive sight of this amazing scenery. At the end of the tour you will be brought back to your hotel.

NOTE: A Brazilian Visa is required for all travelers wishing to enjoy the Brazilian side of the falls tour - this visa is the traveler's responsibility.

Accommodation: Melia Iguazú (formerly Sheraton Iguazú)

The only hotel located inside Iguazú National Park that offers spectacular views of the falls, Sheraton Iguazú Resort & Spa combines a beautiful landscape with friendly service, comfortable style, and great quality. The hotel is within walking distance of some of nature's finest creations, the spectacular Iguazú Falls with its Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Gorge) that you can only get close to from the Argentine side. The hotel offers a wide array of activities as well as incomparable views. Enjoy a private balcony and the exclusive Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed in your guest room or suite. Its impressive Seda Pool & Spa invites guests to relax and nurture in a fully energetic atmosphere.

Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sheraton Iguazú Hotel
Sheraton Iguazú Hotel

Day 5: Iguazu Falls

Experience the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls from Misiones, the area which borders Brazil. After being picked up by your English-speaking guide and private vehicle, you will be transferred to Iguassu Park to take a train to the walkways. Marvel at the Iguassu Falls as you make your way along the path system. Stop by "Devil's Throat" and get up close to the falls. At the end of the tour you will return to your hotel.

This tour offers an exciting adventure within Iguazú National Park and in Lower Iguazú River. It is divided into two parts: firstly, the sailing on the semi-rigid boats to reach the bottom of San Martin, Bosetty, Tres Mosqueteros and Cañon de Garganta del Diablo falls and down the river rapids up to Puerto Macuco (two miles from the Waterfalls); secondly, a five mile ride in a special truck along the rainforest, observing the local flora and fauna with the aid of specialized guides. Feel and experience the Waterfalls in this tour! You can start this tour by boat and then walk, or the other way around.

Accommodation: Melia Iguazú (formerly Sheraton Iguazú)
Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Iguazu Falls "Devil`s Throat"
Iguazu Falls "Devil`s Throat"
Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Gran Aventura Safari
Gran Aventura Safari

Day 6: Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires

Enjoy a private transfer between the airport and Iguazu with a professional driver and English-speaking guide.

Fly from Iguazu Falls to Buenos Aires domestic airport. The flight duration is approximately two hours. Note, flights are subject to change based on availability and are a separate purchase.

Enjoy a private transfer between Buenos Aires International and Domestic airports (or vice versa) with a professional driver and English-speaking guide.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Madero Hotel - Puerto Madero: Buenos Aires

The Hotel Madero invites you to experience a new concept in contemporary comfort. Ideally situated in the strategic area of Puerto Madero, the most modern neighborhood of Buenos Aires and just five minutes from the city center. The guest rooms are large and one can relax and unwind, with great views. Personalized service makes the hotel feel as warm and welcoming as your own home. Contemporary paintings and sculptures, most of them from local artists, create an interesting ambience in the hotel’s public spaces. The Puerto Madero area itself is a wistful and scenic spot and a great location from which to explore the fabulous city of Buenos Aires.

Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Madero Hotel
Madero Hotel

Melia Iguazú (formerly Sheraton Iguazú): Iguazu Falls

The only hotel located inside Iguazú National Park that offers spectacular views of the falls, Sheraton Iguazú Resort & Spa combines a beautiful landscape with friendly service, comfortable style, and great quality. The hotel is within walking distance of some of nature's finest creations, the spectacular Iguazú Falls with its Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Gorge) that you can only get close to from the Argentine side. The hotel offers a wide array of activities as well as incomparable views. Enjoy a private balcony and the exclusive Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed in your guest room or suite. Its impressive Seda Pool & Spa invites guests to relax and nurture in a fully energetic atmosphere.

Argentina Explorer Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sheraton Iguazú Hotel
Sheraton Iguazú Hotel

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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