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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)
After breakfast, a private city tour of perhaps the most cosmopolitan metropolis in South America. Most of the population is of European descent and the city is reminiscent of Paris. It is situated on the Rio de la Plata, and as its name suggests, it is the city of good winds. The tour will include a visit to the Plaza de Mayo, the hub of the city centre and where many public buildings such as the Catedral Metropolitana can be found. At the east end, you will find the Casa Rosada presidential palace with the famous balcony from which Juan and Evita Peron greeted the masses. A visit will also be made to the Teatro Colon, found at the intersection of Cirrito and Tucuman the world-class opera house that opened in 1908 with a presentation of Aida. It seats 2500 spectators and offers standing room for another 1000. You shall also visit La Boca, Buenos Aires' most colourful neighbourhood.
A final visit to Recoleta, a very fashionable area where you can visit the fine arts museum, called Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and the city's gardens of Plaza Alvear and Plaza Francia. The latter hosts the largest crafts fair in the city every Sunday.
After breakfast, a full day Fiesta Gaucha Excursion, visiting a typical "estancia" in the pampas, Santa Susana. This is a visit to a typical "estancia" or Ranch, in the one of the most fertile and natural prairies of the world, the Argentine. It is most famous for its meat and cereal production. Return to your hotel.Day 4. Buenos Aires - Colonia - Buenos Aires (B)
Today a full day visit to Colonia in Uruguay. You will take the crossing over the Rio del Plata with your guide and enjoy a visit to this charming, UNESCO heritage site. Return to Buenos Aires.Day 5. Buenos Aires - Iguazu (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Iguazu. Transfer to your hotel.
A half day excursion of the Argentinean side of Iguazu allows for a close appreciation. Set in a subtropical rain forest reserve of over 180,000 hectares, Iguazu is home to jaguar, puma, caiman and over 400 species of bird. The most voluminous falls in the world and more than three times the width of the Niagara Falls, the falls lie on the three borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Overnight accommodation.
After breakfast, cross the border to visit the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage Iguazu falls on the Paraguayan side of the falls including a visit to the Itaipu Dam, one of the largest hydroelectric plants in the world. Transfer to your hotel in Iguassu Paraguay.Day 7. Iguassu - Asuncion (B)
After breakfast, private transfer to the capital city of Paraguay, Asuncion, transfer to your hotel. Free afternoon.Day 8. Asuncion (B)
After breakfast, city tour of Asunción, a city with a picturesque combination of modern and colonial architecture, including the downtown and residential areas such as La casa de la Independencia, the Cathedral, Government Palace , Railway Station (visiting the oldest steam locomotive in America), The National Pantheon of Heroes, where lie the remains of the greatest heroes of Paraguayan history, Avenida Mariscal Lopez, also known as the Avenue of the Embassies.Day 9. Asuncion - Encarnacion (B)
After breakfast, private transfer to the City of Encarnacion, visiting en route Ita, where all year round local artisans exhibit raw ceramic works; Yaguaron, with superb expression of the Spanish-Guarani Baroque art where Gold plated carvings with native and religious motifs enhance this XVII century temple. Arrival to Encarnacion and transfer to your hotel.Day 10. Encarnacion (B)
After breakfast, visit to both upper and lower Encarnacion, followed by a visit to the Jesuits Fathers Indian Reductions of Trinidad (17th. Century). Perhaps the biggest attraction of Encarnacion are the Jesuit ruins of Trinidad and Jesus, which are the best preserved in the country.
Designed by the Italian Juan Bautista Primoli, the ruins were barely finished by the time of the Jesuit expulsion from the country in 1767.Rarely does one find a UNESCO World Heritage Site with so few visitors, but that's only part of the attraction of these impressive Jesuit Missions. A walk around the atmospheric red-brick hilltop ruins allows you to absorb a sense of what once made these 17th and 18th century colonies so powerful that the Spanish crown had them abolished.
After breakfast, return to the capital city for your last night in Paraguay.Day 12. Asuncion (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.
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