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Amazing Argentina is an independent travel company based in Buenos Aires which specializes in tours throughout Argentina including Patagonia, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile.
With local operational offices, over 9 years of experience in the travel industry and a commitment to customer service, Amazing Argentina is your key to a fantastic vacation in this wonderful country.
We offers tours from private luxury travel around Argentina to small group wildlife tours, food and wine excursions for the connoisseur and polo and horse riding holidays in Patagonia. From skiing trips to cruises to Antarctica, our list of world class tours and expertise in building tailor-made trips are second to none.
We will plan and arrange your tour as per your exact requirements by both telephone and Email (or you can visit us at our offices in downtown Buenos Aires).
We accept all major credit cards and to safeguard your travel arrangements, we provide complimentary travel insurance on all tours over 10 days in length (subject to status). This incredible value-for money exclusive benefit is unique among Latin American tour operators and guarantees your trip.
As a committed Eco-tour specialist, we are also a socially responsible travel company and members of STI (sustainable travel international) a non profit organisation dedicated to promoting sustainable travel.
Let us at Amazing Argentina inspire you and take you on a unforgettable vacation to the land of the gaucho.
Arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel.Day 2: Buenos Aires (B & D)
After breakfast, a morning city tour of perhaps the most cosmopolitan metropolis in South America. The tour will include a visit to the Plaza de Mayo and the Casa Rosada presidential palace with the famous balcony from which Juan and Evita Peron greeted the masses. Enjoy a dinner and tango show in the evening.Day 3: Buenos Aires - Kayaking on the Parana (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Tigre, an Argentinean town just north of the city of Buenos Aires. It's a gateway to the rivers and wetlands of the vast Paraná Delta. The town's old fruit harbor, the Puerto de Frutos, is now a busy craft market. From here you will take a motor boat to the kayaking base on the Delta. From there we set on the kayaks going farther into the Delta. We paddle for around two hours and come back to our base. The kayaking includes single or Tandem kayaks, paddles and buoyancy aids. Upon returning we have some time to relax on the pier. You return to Tigre at 6.30 PM. Transfer back to your hotel.Day 4: Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn (B)
After breakfast, a flight to Trelew. Arrival to Trelew and transfer to your hotel in Peninsula Valdes, the 3 star Bahia Nueva.Day 5: Valdes Peninsula (B)
Today a full day excursion to the Valdes Peninsula, a site of global significance for the conservation of marine mammals. It is home to an important breeding population of the endangered Southern Right Whale (from June to December)as well as important breeding populations of southern elephant seals, southern sea lions and Magellanic Penguins. The Orcas or killer whales (from September to April) in this area have developed a unique hunting strategy to adapt to local coastal conditions and come very close to beaching themselves whilst hunting for seals. Return to your hotel.Day 6: Puerto Madryn - Punta Tombo penguin colony (September to March) (B)
A full day excursion to Punta Tombo. Here we shall visit a huge Magellanic Penguin colony. We will see them in their nests and also feeding their offspring. Later, we will visit the Chubut river and the Gaiman and Dolayon towns, both of which are Welsh settlements. Accommodation in Puerto Madryn.Day 7: Trelew - El Calafate (B)
Transfer to the airport for the flight to El Calafate. Arrival and transfer to your hotel, the 3 star Koiaiken. El Calafate is the site of the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most dramatic glacier sites left on earth.Day 8: Trekking Perito Moreno Glacier (B & L)
The excursion begins in the embarking pier located in "Bajo de las Sombras" port, about 6 km before the glacier Balconies- where you embark for a 10 minutes navigation across the Rico Arm, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno glacier's front walls.
After checking the gear, we get ready, pick up the crampons and walk following the lateral moraine, for an hour and a half, until we reach the access to the glacier. After fitting harnesses and crampons on our footwear we start the ice trekking. There is a breath-taking view of the immense plateau of ice. During the walk you will be introduced to a number of features within the ice., huge moulins, crevasses, caves, and above all the special feeling of exploring the middle of the ice. Expert bilingual mountain guides will always lead you, looking after your safety and teaching you the "ways of the ice". You will hike for about 3 hours and a half, and spend some time having lunch somewhere on the ice. Back on the moraine we start our descent back to the port, to take the boat and navigate for 20 minutes, very close to the southern wall.
This is a unique excursion in Perito Moreno, in this highly protected area and with a team of expert guides. The Perito Moreno Kayak Experience is a full day adventure. The trip beings by taking a kayak before going for a ride in front of the spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier, at water level, with no engine but silence only broken by the ice calving. It is not necessary to have experience on the activity and the technical equipment is included. After an hour drive to the park we welcome to our lovely dome where our expert guides will explain the techniques of the activity and security measures with a warm up before starting our expedition on the kayaks, surrounded by outstanding landscape and mountains. We paddle in Lago Argentino and across the north side of the glacier, for up to two hours approximately (depending on weather conditions and physical conditions of the group) with the exceptional view of the Perito Moreno Glacier and the Parque Nacional de Los Glaciares. After the kayaking experience, we all return to our dome, where your packed lunch (meat or vegetarian Sandwich + petit four + fruit + beverage) will be provided along with hot drinks and snacks. You will have plenty of time to explore the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site of Perito Moreno Glacier after your excursion and walk the dedicated footbridge for an astonishing view of the site. We reunite at the dome at 17:30 before to head back to town. It will take approximately one and a half hours to drive back to your hotel in El Calafate.Day 10: El Calafate - Buenos Aires (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the return flight to Buenos Aires and connecting flight home.
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