Argentina Custom Group Travel Package – Lakes Region (8 Nights)
Argentina Custom Group Travel Package – Lakes Region (8N)
Travel to the Lakes Region of Argentina and experience its wonders with this 9 Day / 8 Night Travel Vacation Package and tour that includes accommodations, Buenos Aires City Tour, visit to Nahuel Huapi National Park and Valle Encantadoin Bariloche, Los Glaciares National Park Navigation Tour, transportation and much more Contact our Argentina Travel Agents for your Custom Argentina Group Vacation Package. We focus on Groups of 8 or more Travelers.
Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan city and it is characterized by the great contrasts among the different neighborhoods within it. It has an intense cultural life that is reflected in the numerous artistic shows that are offered there, ideal for the tourist that looks to explore a city from its roots and more primitive customs.
Located in the western area of the Province of Río Negro, Bariloche is in the heart of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Lying on the southern shore of the lake after which the park is named, it is the perfect combination between the speed of the city and the tranquility of nature.
Los Glaciares National Park spans a distance of some 600,000 hectares with 47 glaciers such as the Marconi, the Viedma, the Moyano, the Upsala, the Agassiz, the Bolado, the Onelli, the Peineta, the Spegazzini, the Mayo, the Ameghino, the Moreno and the Frías, all of them draining into the Atlantic .
Lake Region Vacation Package (8N) includes
Hotels in Argentina:
- 2 nights accommodation at Alvear Palace Hotel in Buenos Aires,
- 3 nights at Llao Llao Hotel and Resort Golf-Spa in Bariloche and
- 3 nights at Calafate Parque Hotel in El Calafate, with daily breakfast.
Tours in Buenos Aires – Argentina:
- Half Day City Tour visiting the Plaza de Mayo, the Government House, the Cathedral, Columbus Square, the famous Colon Theatre Opera House and other hot spots.
- A spectacular Tango Show with dinner
Tours in Bariloche – Argentina:
- Small Circuit Tour with Cerro Campanario visiting Isla Huemul, Bahía Serena, San Pedro Peninsula and Llao Llao Peninsula and Nahuel Huapi National Park.
- Big Circuit Tour including visit to Valle Encantado, Cuyín, Manzano and Minero rivers, Villa Traful and Villa La Angostura.
- Puerto Blest Tour and Lago Frias Navigation: This trip begins at Pto. Pañuelo on the Llao Llao peninsula. The boat navigates along the long and narrow Blest Arm, which takes you to Laguna and Cascada Los Cántaros.
Tours in El Calafate – Argentina:
- Full Day Moreno Glacier Tour: Moreno Glacier is the most important of the 13 glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park.
- Full Day Upsala Onelli Navigation: Embark at Punta Bandera to navigate through the northern branch of Lake Argentino to get to Glacier Upsala and Onelli Bay.
- Transportation: Transfers from/to airport and tours in air-conditioned vehicles with local English speaking expert guide according itinerary.
- Adventure: This is an easy paced trip perfect for anyone.
- Group Size: Any group size.
- Staff: Local professional bilingual guides will help you during the tours and transfers.
This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past.
Contact us for a Custom Package created just for you.
Day 1 – Buenos Aires
Arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer from International Airport to the Alvear Palace Hotel. A three and a half hour sightseeing tour visiting: Plaza de Mayo, Government House, Cathedral, Columbus Square, La Boca district, San Martín Square, Santa Fé Avenue, Recoleta Cemetery, Grand Bourg Square, Palermo Chico district, Polo grounds, Horse Race Track, Palermo Park, Rose Garden, Libertador Avenue, Congress Hall, 9 de Julio Avenue, and the famous Colon Theatre Opera House. Overnight at Alvear Palace Hotel.
Day 2 – Bariloche
Breakfast and transfer from Hotel to domestic airport to take a flight to Bariloche. Arrival in Bariloche and transfer to Kenton Hotel Small Circuit Tour with Cerro Campanario: This circuit is a traditional option that takes only half a day. All along the way, you will be accompanied by it as well as by the Andean peaks. At kilometers 8 Playa Bonita. The island you’ll see is called Isla Huemul. Than Bahía Serena, a protected beach area. You can make a stop at the chairlift of Cerro Campanario, which will let you have a magnificent view. As you continue you will reach the entrance to the San Pedro Peninsula and Llao Llao peninsula. Here your attention will be drawn to the St. Eduard’s Chapel, Puerto Pañuelo and the link grounds of the Llao Llao Hotel strategically located between lakes Moreno and Nahuel Huapi. At this point the landscape is a conjunction of colors and shapes that give the Nahuel Huapi National Park its well-deserved fame. Back on the road, you reach a beach area called Villa Tacul and Lago Escondido. Finally the jointure of lakes Nahuel Huapi with Perito Moreno. The road goes across the Angostura River with beaches at both sides. Further on is Mount Lopez . Then come the orchards of the Swiss settlers, the panoramic point and Laguna El Trebol. Overnight at Llao Llao Hotel and Resort Golf-Spa.
Day 3 – Bariloche
Breakfast at the hotel and start the Big Circuit Tour: Departing from Bariloche and going along Limay River , we reach Anfiteatro, a natural formation that is similar to a Roman amphitheatre. Later we reach Valle Encantado, where we will be able to see strange rocky shapes. Further ahead and going along Cuyín, Manzano and Minero rivers and through cohiues woods, we have access to Traful ‘mirador’ view point. This is a cliff of more than 70 m . above the lake from where the views are really amazing. Afterwards, Villa Traful ( Traful Village ). Resuming with the journey we reach Arrayán port and El Portezuelo and then we go back taking Camino de los Siete Lagos ( Seven Lakes Way ) until we reach the beautiful Villa La Angostura. Return to Llao Llao Hotel and Resort Golf-Spa.
Day 4 – Bariloche
Puerto Blest Tour and Lago Frias Navigation: This trip begins at Pto. Pañuelo on the Llao Llao peninsula. The boat navigates along the long and narrow Blest Arm. From the start and all along the way the landscape is spectacular: thick forest, imposing mountain peaks, transparent glacial waters. After sailing for an hour, the boat reaches Pto. Cántaros at Bahía Blest. You are now within the Valdivian Jungle due to the fact that it is one of the places, which receives heavier rainfalls: 3000 mm per year. Enormous trees like the coihue and alerce inhabit this jungle; a bushy grove crowded with creepers and liana and, thanks to the dampness, a proliferation of herbs, ferns, moss and fungi. Don’t miss the timber-lined path, which takes you to Laguna and Cascada Los Cántaros. This last one is the starting point towards the international pass Perez Rosales. At Puerto Blest there is an area designed to help you interpret how the local species grow. You will probably hear the roar of Río Frías. This river begins at Lago Frias and carries its milky waters into the Nahuel Huapi Lake creating and emerald green hue in all the surrounding area. Lake Frias can be navigated for 40 minutes to arrive in Puerto Frias where the road towards the international pass begins. Overnight at Llao Llao Hotel and Resort Golf-Spa.
Day 5 – Bariloche
Breakfast and transfer from Hotel to Bariloche Airport to taka a flight to El Calafate. Arrival in El Calafate and transfer to the Sierra Nevada Hotel. Overnight at Calafate Parque Hotel.
Day 6 – El Calafate
Breakfast and Full Day Moreno Glacier Tour: Moreno Glacier is the most important of the 13 glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park and a worldly known attraction for the incredible breaking of the ice. Along your way you will pass by Cerro de los Elefantes and then arrive at the access gate to the National Park. Then you will see Brazo Rico of Lake Argentino on your left and the first forests of lengas, cypresses, guindos, calafates and alerces, and if you are lucky, you may also see some grey fox, guanaco, armadillo, red fox or puma. After Curva de los Suspiros (photograph) where you will see the glacier for the first time, and contemplate astonished this 70 m . ice wall of a thousand blue tones. You can reach the glacier walking while following the signs on the trails and viewpoints, and you will feel in your skin the unique sensation of the glacier. Nature here offers a unique experience of infinite peace, unpolluted air, and the silence of immensity only interrupted by the movement of the glacier when its immense blocks of ice fall in Canal de los Témpanos in an astounding clamor. Overnight at Calafate Parque Hotel.
Day 7 – El Calafate
Breakfast and Full Day Upsalla Onelli Navigation: To get to these glaciers we will embark at Punta Bandera to navigate through the northern branch of lake Argentino to get to Glacier Upsala and Onelli Bay , where the catamaran stops for three hours. Upsala Glacier forms an ice spit of some 60 km . long and 10 km . wide and constitutes the biggest glacier in the area. Its surface is approximately 595 km², about three times as big as Buenos Aires . Navigation goes on until Onelli Bay , where passengers disembark and go for a short walk through the forest until Onelli Bay , where glaciers Onelli, Bolados, Agassiz and Heim meet. During the hike you will enjoy these beautiful landscapes with a variety of shapes and colors in the immense icebergs detached from Upsala Glacier. The navigation continues to Spegazzini Glacier, amazing for its high walls reaching 110 mt. On the way back condors might be seen. Return to Calafate Parque Hotel.
Day 8 – Buenos Aires
Breakfast and transfer to El Calafate Airport. Arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer to NH Florida Hotel. Dinner and Tango Show at Esquina Carlos Gardel: The Tango is part of the typical music of Buenos Aires . This tour will be to enjoy a special “porteña” music night at one of the excellent tango places, where typical songs and dances are performed. Overnight at Alvear Palace Hotel.
Day 9 – Buenos Aires
Breakfast and transfer to the International Airport.
Located in the heart of La Recoleta , surrounded by excellent restaurants, shops, and antique stores, and only five minutes from the financial district, the Alvear Palace Hotel offers traditional hospitality combined with the most up-to-date facilities. Built in 1932 and totally renovated, the Alvear Palace Hotel is one of the most elegant hotels in Buenos Aires . Decorated in Louis XVI and Empire styles, each guest accommodation features personal butler service, fresh fruit basket and flowers, Hermès de Paris toiletries, intelligent touch-screen telephones, cellular telephones, computer and fax upon request, and cable television. Nonsmoking rooms are available. Computer rental available. Specially designed, every room and suite combines European elegance with the most advanced technology. The Hotel features: Banquet and meeting rooms for 10 to 1,500 people Multi-lingual staff Fully equipped business center, and theater desk. Finest shops in walking distance: Escada, Cartier Hermes of Paris, Fendi, Polo Ralph Lauren, Ermenegildo Zegna. Alvear Luxury Shopping: Staying at the Alvear guests have special discounts/benefits at important shops and boutiques. 4 blocks from “Patio Bullrich Shopping”, 5 minutes from “Galerias Pacifico Shopping Mall”. Best value shopping: Leather clothing, handbags and shoes, wool, semi-precious stones, silver objects and antiques. Personal shopper available at a charge. Advance booking requested. Recreation and Health: Alvear health club with indoor swimming pool, sauna, exercise equipment, individual gym classes, and massages. Dinning: LOrangerie, for generous buffet meals and tea service. Lobby Bar with live piano music. La Bourgogne , Relais Gourmand for unique French dining. The Alvear Palace Hotel is a member of The leading Hotels of the World ®
Llao Llao Hotel and Resort Golf-Spa – Argentina
The Hotel – built in 1940 by Architect Alejandro Bustillo – rises right on top of a hill between Lake Nahuel Huapi and Lake Moreno within the stunning frame of Mt. López , Mt. Capilla and the majestic Mt. Tronador . This magnificent building was completely refurbished in 1993. The hotel has 147 double rooms, 11 suites and 1 cabin. All rooms and suites are equipped with telephone, cable TV, safety box, minibar, Valet and laundry services. A true ecological paradise located in the Lake District , it is unique in its style. Pure air, crystal clear waters, deep and transparent lakes make a silent and impressive background to this privileged place. The Llao Llao Hotel and Resort Golf-Spa is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World ®
Calafate Parque Hotel – El Calafate – Argentina
Calafate Parque Hotel offers personalized services for its guests. This Hotel is prepared to receive their clients with restaurant, bar, Internet, Jacuzzi, sauna, laundry service and room service. Its comfortable rooms are well equipped with mini bar, safe box, Cable TV and private bathroom.