Amazing steppe plains of Patagonia with grass in the background of icy Andes, Argentina

12-Day Argentina Tour: Culture, Wine, and the Southern Patagonian Scenery

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Argentina

Places Visited

Puerto Iguazú, Mendoza, El Calafate, Buenos Aires

Suggested Duration

13 Days

Absorb Argentina’s captivating culture, indulge in the sensational wines of the Mendoza region, and soak up the icy scenery of Southern Patagonia during this 12-day introduction to Buenos Aires, Puerto Iguazú, Mendoza, and El Calafate. Your travels will take you to the snowy southern alps beneath the Andes, the rolling jade vineyards cascading Argentina’s countryside, and the country’s spirited capital city for complete immersion in South America.

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Trip Highlights

  • Join a local family for an authentic Argentinian dinner where the conversations will be bubbly and you will learn about the country’s unique culinary culture as you fold empanadas and indulge in wines
  • Wander the capital city of Buenos Aires with a guide to visit iconic heritage sites such as the immaculate colorful Paseo El Rosedal gardens to the visionary, sculptural petals of the Floralis Genérica, Recoleta, Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada, and more
  • Head for the Iguazú Falls in Argentina’s lush national park of Puerto Iguazú to bask in breathtaking views of one of the world’s most magnificent waterfalls, seeing the geological highlight from unique angles on decks, a train, and a jet boat
  • Make way for the wine vineyards of Mendoza, Argentina’s epicenter of winemaking, and tour the sensational valleys where productive grapes are grown, harvested, and pressed to create the country’s signature blends and vintages
  • Cruise the countryside surrounding Mendoza to absorb the idyllic landscapes that will backdrop a celebrity chef-guided culinary class complete with wines produced from the vines growing outside of the Argentinian kitchen
  • Visit the spectacular Laguna Nimez reserve and spend an afternoon strolling along the trails, weaving through the pastures beneath Southern Patagonia’s powdered peaks to view wildlife unique to this frosty region
  • Experience one of the greatest glacial adventures beneath the towering snowy peaks of the Andes mountains as you tour the Perito Moreno Glacier to explore the sparkling glacial lagoons and witness enormous slabs of ice falling from colossal icy cliffs
  • Partake in a quiet and stunning horse riding adventure through Los Glaciares National Park, witnessing the wildlife dwelling beneath the green canopy and capturing images of the stark contrast between the jade countryside and looming white mountains

Starting Price

$3,245 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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