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Eco Wildlife Tour ~ 9 Days

Highlights

  • Eco Wildlife Tour Including: Wetlands and Jungle
  • Buenos Aires (3 nights), Puerto Iguazu (2 nights), Esteros del Ibera (3 nights)
  • 9 days / 8 nights
  • Tour Code: ERADT18

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Day 1 – Buenos Aires | Meals: – Breakfast. Private transfer from International airport to downtown hotel. Accommodation for 2 nights at selected hotel in Buenos Aires, breakfast and local taxes are included.

City tour of Buenos Aires

With this tour you will understand why it’s known as the beautiful city of Buenos Aires as the “Paris of South America”. The tour begins with a tour of 9 de Julio Avenue, one of the widest avenues in the world, where you can find the symbol of the city: the Obelisk. You will stop at Plaza de Mayo, where you will visit the Casa Rosada, name by which it is popularly known the presidential palace, and the magnificent Metropolitan Cathedral, with its incredible neoclassical facade, mausoleum of national hero, General San Martin. You will also visit squares as San Martin, Alvear and Plaza del Congreso. Important avenues like Corrientes, Av. De Mayo, among others. Important areas of the city like La Boca, San Telmo, Palermo, Recoleta and the most modern: Puerto Madero.

Day 2 – Buenos Aires | Meals: Breakfast / Lunch.

Day Ranch and Fiesta Gaucha in Santa Susana Ranch. Escape the city and journey back to simpler times with this Gaucho Party tour. Let us pick you up and transport you to an ‘estancia’ or ranch for a fun filled day. Once we arrive at the estancia, Santa Susana, we’ll have some time to get to better acquainted with one another while indulging on handmade empanadas. After which, we will have some free time to take in the sights, explore the area, go horseback riding etc. The grounds are literally at your disposal. You won’t have to worry about going hungry on this tour. After our free time we will be invited to partake in an ‘asado’, which is a traditional Argentinean barbeque that includes – both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and dessert with coffee or tea. The fun doesn’t stop there; after lunch we will be treated to both a folkloric and a tango show. The cultural experience doesn’t end there. The real show will start when the gauchos come out to show you their skills. They will demonstrate ring-races, horse mildness among many others. This part of the day is also interactive, so you better have your boots on and ready to go. Once we have said goodbye we will hop back on our comfortable and air-conditioned bus for a relaxing trip back to Buenos Aires.

Itinerary

11:00am – Reception with handmade empanadas and wine at the ranch’s pulperia (traditional argentine bar).

11:30am – Free activities. Walk around the beautiful garden, visit the local museum and church, go horseback riding or try the typical carriages.

1:00pm – Lunch Time. Traditional argentine barbecue with salads. Your choice of drinks includes soft drinks, beer, and red or white wine. For dessert taste traditional pastries accompanied with coffee or tea. Enjoy a lively folklore show with traditional singing and dancing as well as tango.

3:00pm – The gauchos will show you their skills such as ring-races, horse mildness, and troops retail-trade including the participation of the public.

4:30pm – Return to Buenos Aires (arrival around 6pm).

Day 3 – Buenos Aires / Puerto Iguazu | Meals: Breakfast Private transfer to the airport. Arrival, shared transfer to your hotel. Accommodation for 2 nights at selected hotel in Puerto Iguazu, breakfast and local taxes are included. In the afternoon you will visit the Brazilian Falls and their traditional 1,200 meters long walkways where you can get a spectacular view of the 275 waterfalls that make up Iguazu Falls, of which in the Brazilian side are four: Floriano, Deodoro, Benjamin Constant and Union or Devil’s Throat. After the tour you will have access to the panoramic elevator that will reach you to the bus that will take you back to the hotel.

Day 4 – Iguazu | Meals: Breakfast. Argentine Falls tour: One of the 7 wonders of the world. Begins early in the morning with the pick up in your hotel to take you to the National Park. The pick-up time will depend on the area where you are staying, approximately between 7:20 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. The traditional circuits will be visited: Lower, Upper and Devil’s Throat. The tour includes the Ecological Jungle Train.

*Lower Circuit: At a length of 1,700 meters, runways venture into the lush jungle to take direct contact with the breaking of the Dos Hermanas, Chico and Ramirez. Walking down a runway you can be at the foot of a huge seawall water which is the fall of Salto Bosetti and you will enjoy the steep falls in the Saltos Alvar Nuñez, Elenita and Lanusse.

-Duration: This ride is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

-Level Of difficulty: Medium. Access with no stairs to the Bosetti jump and lookout balcony

*Cannon Falls: Upper circuit: a walk of 1,300 meters (round trip). Elevated runways will take you on the fall line of several major jumps, reaching the edge thereof. It provides an overview of the complex from a greater height.

-Duration: This ride is approximately 1 hour.

-Level Of difficulty: Easy. Access without stairs.

*Devil’s Throat: Accessed through the Rainforest Ecological Train, descending into Devil’s Throat Station. From there, after 1,000 meters walk along the runways, you will reach the grandiose ‘Devil’s Throat’, where Iguazu is expressed with all his strength.

Great Adventure tour

* 4X4 in the Jungle: 8 kilometers-ride in ATV through the Yacaratiá Path to Puerto Macuco.
* Boat Ride: – rapids and waterfalls: The embarkation will be in semi-rigid boats, which will navigate 6 km of the lower Iguazu river and 2 Km of rapids. Join the Devil’s Throat Canyon to approach the jumps and then land on San Martin Island.

**Please note that this adventure tour is not suitable for children under 12 years old and for pregnant women.

Day 5 – Iguazu / Esteros del Ibera | Meals: Breakfast / Dinner. Shared transfer to the airport. Arrival to Posadas city. Private transfer to the Lodge (approximately 7 hours of trip). Accommodation for 2 nights at Ibera Lodge with full board included.

Day 6/7 – Esteros del Ibera | Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Ibera Lodge is a Boutique Spa Hotel located in the heart of the Ibera Natural Reserve. Its unique architectural design follows the lines of the Corrientes countryside way of construction. In this way, by utilizing the natural resources found in the area, the resulting space is one entirely built with native materials. It is specialized in bird watching and sightings of wild animals, conduct photographic safaris including day and night outings, horseback riding through swamps, and perform visits to local artisans. (Catch & Release Fly Fishing program are available upon request) The program includes: full board, 2 tours / activities per day.

Day 8 – Esteros del Ibera / Buenos Aires | Meals: Breakfast. Private transfer to the airport of Corrientes city (approximately 3.5 hours). Arrival to Buenos Aires. Transfer to the hotel (no guide) Accommodation for 1 night at selected hotel in Buenos Aires, breakfast and local taxes are included.

Day 9 – Buenos Aires | Meals: Breakfast. Private transfer to the international airport (no guide).

2018 Rates

Eco Wildlife Tour1 Pax2-3 Pax
Sept - Dec 2018SingleSingleDoubleTriple
Hotel 4*$5568$4450$3588$3555
Hotel 5*$5910$4792$3759$3696

Included

  • 5 nights of accommodation in the hotels, breakfast and local taxes are included and 3 nights with full board included (beverages are not included).
  • Transfers in shared or private service without guides.
  • Excursions in regular service with Spanish/English Guides.

Not Included

  • International flights
  • Domestic flights
  • Admission fees to National Parks / City tax
  • Tips
  • Late Check Out and/or Early Check In

Price per person in US $ Dollars.    Minimum 2 passengers
All rates and hotel availability subject to change
High season surcharges may apply
Note:  Rates not valid at Christmas, New Year , Easter, Carnival or long weekends

 


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