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  • Location:Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Duration:6 days (approx.)

6-Day Buenos Aires and El Calafate Tour

Explore Argentina’s vibrant capital and the wild landscapes of Patagonia on this action-packed 6-day tour from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, including transfers and 4- or 5-star accommodation. Start your adventure in Buenos Aires, where you’ll visit Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and La Boca on a guided sightseeing tour, then enjoy a thrilling tango dinner show. Next, fly to El Calafate (flight not included) and trek through the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park, home to natural wonders like the Perito Moreno Glacier, Lake Argentino and Mt Fitz Roy.


  • See the best of Argentina on a 6-day tour of Buenos Aires and El Calafate
  • Make the most of your time with both guided tours and free time to sightsee on your own
  • Take a guided city tour in Buenos Aires to see La Boca, San Telmo, Plaza de Mayo, Plaza San Martín and more
  • Watch a sizzling Argentine tango show
  • Head to Patagonia to explore El Calafate and visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park
  • See Perito Moreno Glacier, one of only a few growing glaciers in Patagonia
  • Learn about the nature and wildlife of Patagonia from your expert guide
  • Five nights of accommodation, breakfasts, one dinner, and local transportation included

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What You Can Expect

6-Day Buenos Aires and El Calafate Tour

La Boca neighborhood

This 6-day Argentina tour begins in Buenos Aires, where a guided city tour will introduce you to the top sights. Admire historic city squares like Plaza de Mayo and Plaza San Martín; see attractions like the Obelisk, Buenos Aires’ famous monument located on 9 de Julio Avenida; and explore the popular neighborhoods of La Boca, San Telmo, Palermo and Recoleta. You’ll also experience one of Argentina’s most famous cultural treasures – the tango! The rest of your time in Buenos Aires is free to discover the city and enjoy meals at local restaurants on your own.

You’ll then venture south to El Calafate for a look at a different kind of Argentine beauty – the natural kind. Discover why Patagonia is one of South America’s most stunning regions on a guided tour to Los Glaciares National Park, one of the largest national parks in Argentina and home to various lakes, numerous glaciers, the rugged Mt Fitz Roy and excellent hiking and trekking trails. Admire the famous, and huge, Perito Moreno Glacier from several walkways in the park, and learn about the region from your expert guide as you travel through the park by bus and on foot.

Breakfast is included at your accommodation each morning; dinner can be enjoyed during your free time in the evenings (your guide will be happy to recommend local places). Where and when you have lunch will vary based on the day – either at the airport, during free time or while exploring Patagonia.

Please see the Itinerary below for details on each day of the tour.


Day 1:
Upon your arrival at Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires, you’ll be transported by a professional driver to your hotel. After check-in, the rest of the day is yours to relax and explore the city on your own.

Overnight: Your choice of hotel in Buenos Aires

Day 2: (B, D)
After breakfast, head out for a guided 3-hour city tour. Visit popular Buenos Aires attractions like the Obelisk monument, Plaza de Mayo, Plaza San Martín and Plaza Congreso. As your guide gives you historical and cultural information about the city, explore the city’s best-known neighborhoods: La Boca, known for its colorful buildings; San Telmo, where a walk down its cobblestone streets will make you feel like you’ve gone back in time; Palermo, one of Buenos Aires’ largest neighborhoods; and Recoleta, home to impressive architecture. Then head over to Lezama and Tres de Febrero, two of Buenos Aires’ many beautiful parks.

After your tour, you’ll be taken back to the hotel and have free time to go out to lunch and relax before enjoying a night of authentic Argentine cuisine and tango! You’ll be driven to Café de los Angelitos, where a delicious 3-course Argentine meal awaits you. After dinner, sit back and be dazzled as some of Argentina’s best tango dancers perform. After the show, you’ll be transported back to your hotel.

Overnight: Your choice of hotel in Buenos Aires

Day 3: (B)
You’ll be driven to the airport after breakfast for your flight to El Calafate. Upon arrival at El Calafate airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. After you check in, the rest of the day is yours to relax and get to know the town. (NOTE: flight to El Calafate is not included)

Overnight: Your choice of hotel in El Calafate
Day 4: (B)
After breakfast, head out on a full-day guided excursion to Los Glacaiers National Park. Learn about the natural features and wildlife of the park from your knowledgeable guide as you walk along hiking trails to see Perito Moreno Glacier. Standing more than 262 feet (80 meters) tall, Perito Moreno is a spectacular natural beauty. You’ll also have time to explore other parts of the park to admire impressive natural features like craggy Mt Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, Lake Argentino, Lake Viedma, Upsala Glacier and Spegazzini Glacier.

When you return to your hotel, the evening is yours to do as you wish.

Overnight: Your choice of hotel in El Calafate

Day 5: (B)
After breakfast, you’ll be transported to the airport for your return flight to Buenos Aires, where you’ll be driven back to your Buenos Aires hotel upon arrival. The rest of the day is yours to explore more of Buenos Aires and see those last few sights you didn’t get the chance to see earlier in the tour. Or shop for souvenirs to take home! (NOTE: flight from El Calfate to Buenos Aires is not included)

Overnight: Your choice of hotel in Buenos Aires

Day 6: (B)
After breakfast, you’ll be transported to Ezeiza International Airport for your departing flight.

Note: You have the option not to be taken to the airport if you choose to extend your trip in Argentina
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