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Argentina Wildlife Vacation Into the Tropics

PRIVATE TOUR - 9 DAY SAMPLE ITINERARY

FROM £$4132+

Private Tour Highlights

  • Floating along with the gentle current of the San Francisco River, spotting local wildlife in their natural habitat.
  • Witnessing nocturnal creatures emerging at night and watching their movements from one of the observation towers at Yacutinga Lodge.
  • Glimpsing the Argentine gaucho culture in the Pampas with a folklore and gaucho show along with a traditional asado; a delicious barbecue meal.
  • Marveling at the intricate footwork of tango dancers at a prestigious show in Buenos Aires, performed by the most talented in the city.
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Tour Overview

Enjoy and Argentina Wildlife Vacation Into the Tropics. Witness native nocturnal wildlife emerge on a night-viewing tour at Yacutinga Lodge. During the day, watch for native wildlife as you float along the gentle current of the San Francisco River. The grandeur of Iguazu falls defy words as 553 cubic feet of water per second thunders down a 269 feet fall in a beautiful tropical location. We will spend two days near the falls at the Yacutinga Lodge and Wildlife Nature Reserve allowing the opportunity to see the regional flora and fauna.

Spend three days enjoying Buenos Aires, the cultural heart of Argentina, which showcases an incredible fusion of European influence and South American charisma. There, you can watch some of the city’s most talented tango dancers perform the intricate footwork of this famous dance. Don’t miss a glimpse into gaucho culture with a folklore and gaucho show paired with a traditional asado: a delicious barbecue meal.

This trip can be customized to fit your individual travel dates and any specific requests you may have. Your travel consultant will prepare a customized itinerary for you. We offer a choice of 3, 4, 5-star and deluxe hotels.

Inclusions
Prices include hotel accommodation including daily continental breakfast, lodge accommodation at Yacutinga including all meals, city tours in English including all entrance fees, all transfers between airports and hotels with assistance and baggage handling, and meals where specified. Local airport taxes that are payable in the country of destination are not included. Taxes and security fees that can be paid at time of ticketing are already included.
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Pricing Details
  3-Star 4-Star 5-Star Luxury
Double £$3819 £$4132 £$4789 £$5521
Single £$6457 £$7082 £$7863 £$9845

Prices shown above are per person. Hotel categories do not adhere strictly to international ratings; Yampu has evaluated the hotels according to destination and availability. Prices include local airfare (where applicable), hotel accommodation including daily breakfast; all transfers with baggage handling, all guided tours in English and all entrance fees.

Trip Type:

All our trips are operated on a private basis unless specified otherwise. This is only a sample itinerary; your Yampu Tour Consultant will personalize this trip for you according to your available dates, interests and type of hotels. This is your trip and we will work on making it perfect!

Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Flight to Buenos Aires

Take the overnight flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Take the overnight flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Day
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Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires, and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour of Buenos Aires, an impressive city that combines the atmosphere of an old European town with the features of a Latin American capital. In this tour, acquire a deep understanding of its characteristics, its history, its architecture, its culture and its best stories. Visit the center of the city, San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero and Palermo, with stops in Plaza de Mayo, Caminito and La Recoleta.
Note: check-in is normally after 2 pm. Early check-in may be granted subject to availability (not confirmed). Also, tour is done on group basis and may involve wait times picking up other passengers at different hotels. It is recommended that this tour be done privately in order to avoid this, at an additional cost, one can upgrade to private, please ask a travel consultant.
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Fiesta Gaucha

Full day excursion to an estancia for a typical barbeque lunch and a folklore/gaucho show. Here, learn about the customs of the Argentinean gauchos and their abilities on horseback that will leave the audience breathless. The meat will be cooked a lo gaucho outdoors on the barbeque. Lunch and drinks included. Afternoon, return to Buenos Aires. Duration: 6 hours. Operates every day except Tuesday.

Full day excursion to an estancia for a typical barbeque lunch and a folklore/gaucho show. Here, learn about the customs of the Argentinean gauchos and their abilities on horseback that will leave the audience breathless. The meat will be cooked a lo gaucho outdoors on the barbeque. Lunch and drinks included. Afternoon, return to Buenos Aires. Duration: 6 hours. Operates every day except Tuesday.

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4

Buenos Aires

Day of leisure in Buenos Aires to explore on one’s own.
At night, see an unforgettable tango show performed by the best dancers and singers while enjoying a delicious meal at Esquina Carlos Gardel. This world-famous tango show features the glamour of the 1930s in a romantic and intimate setting. This is the perfect way to leave Buenos Aires, the city of tango. Three-course dinner and Argentinean wine included.

Note: There are several venues in the city, each offering something unique. Yampu includes the El Querandi or Esquina Carlos Gardel in the 3 and 4 star option with shared transfers, and the Rojo Tango or Gala Tango for the 5 star and deluxe options with private transfers. Estimated pick up time from the hotel is between 7:30 and 8:30 pm; dinner is served between 8:30 pm and 10:15 and tango show starts around 10:15 pm until 11:30 pm. Please speak to one of our Travel Consultants for detailed information on each venue and discuss with a Yampu travel consultant if there is a specific preference.
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Buenos Aires – Puerto Iguazu

Morning, transfer to the airport to take the flight to Puerto Iguazu. Reception at Puerto Iguazu airport and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure or choose from optional tours below.

Morning, transfer to the airport to take the flight to Puerto Iguazu. Reception at Puerto Iguazu airport and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure or choose from optional tours below.

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6

Iguazu Falls

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Morning guided tour to the Argentinean side of the waterfalls. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to visitor center inside Iguazu National Park. To get from the visitor center to the beginning of upper path, lower path and Devil’s Throat, board a little train that runs from the visitor center to the paths and between each one of them. One may also walk from the visitor center to upper and lower paths, but one cannot walk to Devil’s Throat because it is located more than 4 kilometers from the visitor center.
Great Adventure: This tour combines a jungle trip with a boat trip to the falls. Trip starts in the jungle of the National Park in 4 by 4 trucks without roof for best visibility of the trees and to take good photos. Then, take a zodiac boat to the lower Iguazu River upstream to discover the falls little by little with a panoramic view of the Iguazu Falls. Be prepared to get wet under the falls! Afternoon return to the hotel.
Note: Not permitted, are: children under 12 years of age, pregnant women, people with spinal or cardiac conditions, or anyone who would be physically unable to respond in case of a nautical emergency. Please ask your travel consultant about this. ...read less

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Yacutinga Wildlife Nature Reserve

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Optional morning tour to the Brazilian side of the falls (visa is required for American and Canadian citizens).
Afternoon transfer to Puerto Iguazu. Go through the Argentine Provincial Urugua-I State Park toward the extreme northeast corner of the country and switch to a 4 x 4 truck and continue for 3 kilometers toward the shore of the Iguazu River. If the weather allows, navigate in motorboats through these waters for about 45 minutes up to Yacutinga Port. Upon arrival, be transferred by jeep through the Yacutinga Wildlife Nature Reserve to the lodge. Check-in and briefing about the lodge, the system of the lodge and the activities. Welcome dinner included.
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Day
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Yacutinga Lodge

After an early breakfast and short hike to the San Francisco River, float through quiet waters, ideal for a photo safari. This floating tour is very secure; the water of the river is gentle and it goes with the current. There is a chance to observe wild fauna through this gallery forest from a very close distance, since fauna is more active in the early morning. Return to the lodge for lunch.
Afternoon escorted wildlife excursions to the various interpretation trails. In the early evening, visit of one of the observation towers for night games with scopes, binoculars and strong spotlights. Return to the lodge for dinner. Lunch and dinner included.
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Yacutinga Lodge – Puerto Iguazu – Buenos Aires – Home

Breakfast and free time at the visitor center, explore one of the self-guided trails or relax in the pool. Transfer back to Puerto Iguazu; upon arrival, transfer to the airport to take the flight back to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to the international airport for connecting flight back home.

Breakfast and free time at the visitor center, explore one of the self-guided trails or relax in the pool. Transfer back to Puerto Iguazu; upon arrival, transfer to the airport to take the flight back to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to the international airport for connecting flight back home.

Yacutinga Lodge, General Manuel Belgrano, Misiones Province, Argentina

Iguazu Falls, Misiones Province, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Places You'll See

  • Buenos Aires

    One of South America’s most stunning cities, Buenos Aires will charm and delight anyone who walks its dazzling streets. Enjoy watching a tango show or visiting the many shopping centers such as Alto Palermo, or Paseo Alcorta. Buenos Aires is also home to several music festivals such as Quilmes Rock, Creamfields BA, and the Buenos Aires Jazz Festival.

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    Puerto Iguazu

    Just a short distance away from the Iguazu Falls, the beautiful city of Puerto Iguazu is full of wonderful sites and attractions. View the Museum of Images of the Jungle, a beautiful collection of woodcarvings. Look around at Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay all at the same time, at the Three Frontiers Landmark where the three countries meet.

Hotel Options

Yacutinga-Lodge

Featured Accommodation

Yacutinga Lodge

The Yacutinga Lodge, surrounded by dense forest, offers a magical environment with its shadows and reflexes. The rooms are ample, simple and homely. Immaculately clean, with a wooden heater, ventilator, private facilities, and 24 hour hot water. Yacutinga does not offer luxury but equilibrium and the possibility of a different experience. The rooms are dispersed throughout the forest and surround the main building from a certain distance. Each lodging module has four rooms, all with an exclusive view to the forest. Yacutinga Lodges’ aim is to provide guests with a relaxed atmosphere in harmony with the surrounding environment, thus achieving an intimate contact with Misiones nature.

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) ,

3 Star Properties

Buenos Aires : Savoy Hotel, BA

Buenos Aires : Rendez-Vous Hotel

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Jasy Hotel

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Hotel Saint George

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Hotel Jardin de Iguazu

4 Star Properties

Buenos Aires : Loi Suites, BA

Buenos Aires : Hotel Madero

Buenos Aires : Design CE

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Loi Suites Iguazu

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Amerian el Portal

5 Star Properties

Buenos Aires : Hub Porteno

Buenos Aires : Legado Mitico, BA

Buenos Aires : Sofitel Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires : MIO Buenos Aires

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Panoramic Grand Hotel

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Iguazu Jungle Lodge

Luxury Properties

Buenos Aires : Algodon Mansion

Buenos Aires : Duhau Park Hyatt

Buenos Aires : Alvear Palace

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Iguazu Grande

Puerto Iguazu (Argentina Side) : Sheraton Iguazu Resort & Spa

Testimonials

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Traveled March, 2011

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Traveled March, 2014

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