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Pampa Tour

14 Night Itinerary from £3,767

Private Individual Tour


Discover cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, the impressive Iguazu waterfalls, the icy waters of Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia's glaciers at close range

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Tour Route

Travel Highlights

  • Our comprehensive tour through the varied landscapes of Argentina
  • Explore the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires and experience its famous tango
  • Visit the magnificent Iguazu Falls, deep in subtropical jungle
  • Marvel at the pristine landscapes of the Argentine Lake District
  • Enjoy both panoramic and up close views of the immense Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Travel to the world's southernmost city at Ushuaia
  • Enjoy excursions and boat rides around mythical Tierra del Fuego

This itinerary can be modified and adapted to your preference with a specialst advisor, who can provide a guaranteed price, based on hotels, transport, excursions and flights.

Tour Itinerary


Buenos Aires - 3 Nights

Day 1 - Fly to Buenos Aires

Days 2-4 Buenos Aires


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Day 1

Fly to Buenos Aires

Departure from the UK on an overnight flight to Buenos Aires.

Day 2

Buenos Aires

On arrival transfer to your hotel staying for 3 nights. In the afternoon we have an included tour of Buenos Aires, visiting the artistic and brightly decorated houses of La Boca, the historic ‘Casa Rosada’ Presidential Palace and admiring the architecture, wide avenue, cafes and parks. As an optional addition, enjoy one of the famous tango shows with dinner, great music and superb dancers. 


Day 3

Exploring Buenos Aires

Explore Buenos Aires independently, or choose from our wide selection of optional tours and excursions: learn to dance the tango;  explore the traditional bars & cafes of San Telmo; enjoy a show at the Colon Theatre; take an Evita & Peronism tour; discover art in Buenos Aires; enjoy an Argentine Dinner experience; discover Buenos Aires' Jewish heritage; go 'off the beaten track' in Hidden Buenos Aires; explore the Underground tunnels of Buenos Aires; re-live the life and times of Diego Maradona.

Day 4

Optional excursions in Buenos Aires

Other optional excursions are available today, including a visit to the famous Estancias of the Pampa and a glimpse of rural life. Or perhaps take a day trip to the Delta del Tigre or across the Rio Plata to nearby Uruguay.

Regal Pacific

Buenos Aires - First Hotel

Located in Puerto Madero the hotel is within walking distance to many of the city's attractions. The hotel offers comfortable guest rooms with luxurious bedding, bathroom linens and exclusive amenities, most advanced technologies & classy contemporary furnishings.

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De las Americas

Buenos Aires - Tourist Hotel

An elegant hotel with spacious rooms and situated in the heart of the Barrio Norte, an elegant residential and commercial district, within comfortable walking distance of the exclusive shops of the Santa Fe and 9 de Julio avenues. All 162 rooms have private facilities, TV and telephone, mini-bar, and air-conditioning. There is 24 hour room service, a restaurant, two bars and a weekend tango show.

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Alvear Palace Hotel

Buenos Aires - Deluxe Hotel

In 1932 a classic was born in Buenos AIres, the Alvear Palace Hotel, a genuine palace right in the heart of the city. Constructed of materials imported from France, the hotel became one of the most characteristic buildings in town, strictly keeping the Louis XVI style.

Situated in the elegant quarter of Recoleta, close to the Park, lined with excellent restaurants and street cafes. Rooms are spacious and service and decor are first class

Recently the hotel has been completely refurbished, sticking to the original glory.


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1692 Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls - 2 Nights

Days 5-6 - Iguazu Falls 


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Day 5

Iguazu Falls

Take a morning flight to the extra-ordinary Iguazú Falls, set in beautiful tropical rainforest located on the border of Brazil and Argentina. In the afternoon, our guide will escort you along the well managed walkways through the rainforest to observe the breath-taking sight of immense volumes of water cascading over the horseshoe-shaped natural fault in the Iguazu River. There is much to explore, with over two hundred and fifty separate waterfalls including the famous Devil's Throat Waterfall with its spectacular 80m drop. Here, rainbows regularly form to add the finishing touch to an amazing show.

Day 6

Iguazu Falls

The name Iguazu aptly comes from the Tipi and Guarani language meaning 'big water'. This morning  further explore the Iguazi Falls, perhaps taking an optional excursion to observe the falls from the Brazilian side. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for your domestic flight back to Buenos Aires.

Aguape Lodge

Iguazu Falls - First Lodge

The Iberá Marshes are one of the largest protected areas in the world, the second largest moist soil area in South America and a natural sanctuary with 350 bird species, where the best birdwatching and wild life experiences take place in Argentina.

Aguapé Lodge is located in the Iberá Marshes by the Iberá lagoon, it is a privileged place to enjoy an overwhelming view of nature. The Lodge is surrounded by a large and wide park just by the coast of the lagoon from where you will closely see some animals that lives inside the vegetation, as the capibaras and caimans, and a large variety of birds that live by its coasts, which are densely inhabited, protected and incredibly amazing. While sailing you will enjoy excellent bird-watching and all the animals in their natural habitat: capybaras, caimans, otters, marsh deer and others. This lodge is an upscale facility comprised of four houses with a lakeside location. It has more amenities than any other place in town, including a wide variety of excursions. Service is multilingual and excellent.

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Panoramic Iguazu

Iguazu Falls - Deluxe Hotel

The hotel is located on a hill, very close to the Three Frontiers Landmark, in the city of Puerto Iguazú. Its name derives from the incredible panoramic view of the meeting of the Iguazú and Paraná rivers, dividing the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and the Iguazú Riviera, it is the ideal setting to relax and enjoy this magical heaven. Panoramic Hotel Iguazú features 80 standard rooms, 10 Junior Suites and the Panoramic Suite. All rooms are fit with: - Cable flat screen tv's - Telephone for local and international calls - 110 / 220 volts electricity - Minibar - Safe box - Bath with hidromassage - Climate control - Hair dryer - Wi-fi internet. Accommodation includes room and breakfast.

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La Cantera

Iguazu Falls - Tourist Lodge

Located in the forest outside of the town of Puerto Iguazu, and 15 minutes from the falls, La Cantera Jungle Lodge has rooms distrubited in a series of bungalows connected by raised walkways. The rooms are spacious  and well appointed, with a balcony looking out into the forest as well as private facilities and air conditioning. The hotel has a restaurant and a swimming pool with a terrace area for relaxing.

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2654 Bariloche

Bariloche - 3 Nights

Day 7 - Lake District

Day 8 - Explore the Lake District

Day 9 - Guided walk

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Day 7

Lake District 

Today we take a domestic flight to Bariloche, an alpine resort in the stunning Andes. Here you are surrounded by dense forests, snow-capped peaks and vast freshwater lakes. The resort is famous for its outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, walking, canoeing, mountaineering, golf, horse riding, cycling, fishing, shooting and much more. Bariloche is also a perfect alpine retreat for those simply seeking to relax in florious scenery and fresh alpine air. Transfer to your chosen hotel for a 3-night stay.   

Day 8

Explore the Lake District 

After a hearty breakfast, depending on the season, take to a lake or the hills on your chosen activity. Or book an optional excursion to explore the area including stunning Lake Nahuel Huapi, with its 7 sections  carved by glaciers. The town of Bariloche is well worth exploring with many cafes, chocolate shops and boutiques and delightful Swiss-style alpine architecture. The resort has a very European feel. 

Day 9

Guided walk including lunch

Your final day in the Patagonian Alps is spent with our expert guide walking in the forest and visiting the most spectacular lookout points, with a picnic lunch served on the shore of the lake.

Las Lengas

Bariloche & Lake District - Tourist Lodge

Located in the village of San Martin de los Andes, at the foot of the mountain you will find Hosteria Las Lengas, in a lush corner of a quiet road, three blocks from downtown and five from Lake Lacar. A cozy lodge with excellent services customised to your requirements. Las Lengas is a place where you will experience an enjoyable stay. The lodge has a lounge, bar, restaurant and swimming pool. Accommodation includes room and breakfast.

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El Faro

Bariloche & Lake District - First Hotel

El Faro Patagonia is an outstanding Hotel, an exclusive House, and a SPA with natural spring and thaw water built by the Nahuel Huapi Lake in Argentina's Patagonia. With an excellent view of the Nahuel Huapi lake, La Casa de El Faro (El Faro - House) is a synthesis of intimacy, independence, and privacy. Large windows, wide decks and a private patio invite to admire the beauty of the landscape. The hotel offers 3 Suites and 12 Rooms designed with spaciousness in mind and decorated in a vanguard manner keeping up with the latest international tendencies. All bedrooms and suites overlook Nahuel Huapi lake and the Andes. Accommodation includes room and breakfast.

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Bariloche & Lake District - First Hotel

Located in the heart of Bariloche city, 200 metres away from the Francisco Moreno Museum of Patagonia and the Bariloche Atomic Centre. The lake is a 7 minute walk from the hotel.

All rooms are supplied with: private bathroom, telephone, automatic wake up call service, central heating, colour cable TV and minibar. The hotel has the Del Lago Restaurant, lounge and cosy cafe/bar.

The hotel is one of the older hotels in Bariloche, built in the 1930's.


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1694 Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier - 3 Nights

Day 10 - El Calafate

Day 11 - Perito Moreno Glacier

Day 12 - Boat trip to Upsala and Spegazzini Glaciers

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Day 10

Flight to El Calafate

Take a domestic flight south to El Calafate, for a three night stay in a hotel by Lago Argentino.

Day 11

Perito Moreno Glacier

Today we spend with your local guide exploring the massive Perito Moreno Glacier, the size of over 35000 football pitches. Named after the explorer Francisco Moreno, the glacier is unusual as it it one of only a few in the world that are advancing (not retreating). We visit various sections of the glacier where the silence is disturbed only by the creaking and groaning of ice which splinters, forming icebergs as we watch. The most dramatic section of all is where the glacier ice ruptures into Lake Argentino. 


Day 12

Boat trip to Upsala and Spegazzini

After breakfast, we take an invigorating boat trip on Lago Artentino to observe the Upsala and Spegazzini Glaciers. There are superb photo opportunities today as you get close to these natural wonders as their ice decends into the lake. Both these glaciers are retreating, which many scientists give as evidence for global warming. It really is a wonderful day's exploration today.

Posada Los Alamos

Perito Moreno Glacier - First Hotel

The Posada los Alamos Hotel is situated within 20,000 square metres of parks and gardens, by the shores of Lago Argentino and near downtown Calafate. All 144 rooms are comfortably furnished in a country style and all feature private bathroom facilities as well as mini-bar, safe and cable TV. The hotel has live entertainment, TV and reading rooms; a breakfast room and international restaurant. The hotel also features an indoor swimming pool and spa.

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Perito Moreno Glacier - Tourist Hotel

In the heart of the Argentinean Patagonia stands the Esplendor del Calafate Hotel. Located in the center of the charming village of Calafate, the hotel has a marvelous view of the pristine Argentino Lake and the imposing Calafate Hill. Artfully constructed from natural materials such as slate stone and Quebracho wood, the hotel blends beautifully with its spectacular natural surroundings. Each room features a queen-size bed and other amenities include cable TV, telephone, mini bar, and in-room safe. The private bathroom is stocked with toiletries and a hairdryer. Accommodation includes room and buffet breakfast.

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Perito Moreno Glacier - Deluxe Lodge

Thirty minutes away from El Calafate, Eolo is a unique place, that embodies the spirit of Patagonia & its staff have lived in Patagonia, thus knowing the area, its customs and its history will enhance your experience at Eolo. Your four day program includes: Full board, transfers non-alcoholic drinks & activities:  trek-king, mountain bikes, bird watching, telescope for stargazing, indoor swimming pool, sauna, library, TV room and Internet.

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1696 Ushuaia & Tierra Del Fuego

Tierra del Fuego - 3 Nights

Day 13 - Tierra Del Fuego

Day 14 - Beagle Channel boat trip

Day 15 - Buenos Aires

Day 16 - Flight home 

Day 17 - Arrive in UK

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Day 13

Lapataia National Park

Transfer to the airport and fly to Ushuaia from where we travel to Tierra Del Fuego for a two night stay. Enjoy an afternoon included excursion to observe the windswept trees of Lapataia National Park, part of the Tierra Del Fuego National Park. We explore stunning coastal scenery spot rare wildlife, including Chilean dolphins, sea otters, blackish cinclodes and Pacific steamer ducks.


Day 14

Beagle Channel boat trip

Tierra Del Fuego is Spanish for 'Land of Fire' named by the great explorers who discovered this remote part of the world when they observed fires on the shoreline as they sailed by. Today we travel in the wake of these adventurers on a boat trip into the icy Beagle Channel observing stunning glaciers, penguins, seal, sea-lions and stopping remote islands to gain insights into the unique flora and fauna of the world's most southerly point. 


Day 15

Buenos Aires

Fly back to Buenos Aires for our last night in Argentina. Perhaps enjoy an evening tango show or a traditional Argentine steak dinner.  

Day 16

Flight home

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.

Los Naranjos

Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego - Tourist Hotel

Located in central Ushuaia, Los Naranjos offers comfortable rooms with panoramic views of the surrounding Andean mountain range, the city or the Beagle Channel. All rooms have private facilities, free WiFi, and safe deposit box. The restaurant serves traditional Andean food as well as international dishes.

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Arakur Resort

Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego - Deluxe Resort

Situated on a natural balcony 800 metres above Ushuaia, Arakur Resort offers contemporary luxury rooms surrounded by panoramic views of the mountains, the bay and Ceroo Alarken nature reserve. There is a spa with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, and the restaurant serves excellent international cuisine.

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Price Guidelines

Season Low Season High Season
Travel Dates Mar-10 Jun, 17 Aug-12 Dec 22 Jun-16 Aug, 13 Dec-Feb
Room Arrangement Tourist First Tourist First
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £3,767 £4,315 £4,155 £4,703
Multiple Travellers - Own Room £4,331 £5,115 £4,719 £5,503
Single Traveller - Own Room £5,242 £6,464 £5,630 £6,852

Prices are a guideline and per person. Please request a quote for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve & Easter.

What's Included

  • 17 Days / 14 Nights
  • International flights (2 overnight)
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation 
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport  throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides


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