Oct. 2nd – 11th
10 Days – 9 Nights
Discover the magic of the Paris of South America, admire the world’s largest waterfalls up close and sail on a glacial lake surrounded by the Andes Mountains on this amazing singles vacation in Argentina. Throughout its flamboyant history, Buenos Aires has exuded a romantic allure that has proved difficult to resist. Experience the Porteños’ (the people of Buenos Aires) devotion to the passionate music of tango, the rich and varied cuisine and a wealth of art and culture. Travel to Iguazu to walk through the jungle, ride the river and feel the spray of the mighty Iguazu falls. Then it is off to wild and beautiful Bariloche in Patagonia, known for its Swiss alpine-style architecture and its chocolate.
Day 1: Arrive in Buenos Aires
Upon arrival in Buenos Aires you will be met at the airport and transferred to our centrally located hotel, the NH Buenos Aires City. Free time to relax before we start our trip around this wonderful city. Tonight meet your group leader and join the other singles for an optional dinner.
Day 2: Buenos Aires
Today we explore Buenos Aires on our full Day tour of the city. Soaked in culture, the city is a giant living, breathing museum showcasing a vibrant, and often volatile, blend of European and Latin American influences. Learn about Eva Perón, one of the city’s most famous inhabitants. Visit San Telmo, a traditional neighborhood where Tango performances can be seen in the bars and restaurants. A photo-stop is a must at La Boca, a very colorful neighborhood, which was the seat of immigrants – mainly Italians – and now home to local artists. Enjoy Palermo, an area that combines its architecture and history with entertainment and tangoamusement in its green spaces. Finally, La Recoleta, an exclusive and elegant neighborhood where the famous cemetery is found.
See the symbol of Buenos Aires: the obelisk. Visit multiple squares such as Plaza de Mayo, Plaza San Martín, and Plaza Congreso. Pass through avenues such as Corrientes, Mayo and 9 de Julio among others.
Tonight we Tango! Enjoy our Welcome Dinner with a 3 course dinner, selected Argentine wines and excellent beef, while enjoying an impressive musical show where the main character is the Tango.
Day 3: Buenos Aires – Market Day
Buenos Aires is known for its open-air markets (mercados) which combine shopping with entertainment. Today we will walk and shop the Feria de San Telmo, one of the most notable and popular markets that is nestled in one of the oldest neighborhoods. The San Telmo Fair is bustling with unique artisans and antiques, greatest qualities, besides the architecturally beautiful neighborhood which it calls home, are its exclusive goods and reliable nature. Never a Sunday will there be without tourists pouring into the cobblestone streets of San Telmo for one of a kind antiques, trinkets, art, tango and delicious food.
Remember to take your eyes off of the endless maze of booths and gaze upward, the architecture of San Telmo is spectacular and a relic all on its own. San Telmo boasts extremely beautiful buildings that stand as they were, when they were built over a hundred years ago. In fact, we will visit an 1830 old mansion with an ancient Zanjón (ravine) to take a fascinating underground trip into the origins of the city.
Day 4: Buenos Aires – Iguazu Falls
After breakfast we transfer to the domestic airport for our flight to Iguazu. At the border conjunctions of Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, Puerto Iguazú is the entry gate to the imposing falls. Upon arrival in Puerto Iguazu Airport (IGR) Argentina, we will be met at the airport and transferred to the Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru, located at the heart of the Iryapú Jungle. Enjoy the pool and have dinner at the hotel’s restaurant as tomorrow is a busy day
Day 5: Iguazu Falls – Argentine Falls Tour and The Great Adventure
The views are amazing on our full day tour of Iguazu Waterfalls on the Argentina side. The 200,000 year old falls span across the border of three countries and is known to pour over 400,000 gallons of water per second onto the rocks below! Today we explore three tiers of Iguazu to see the falls from different vantage points. The lower walk leads to the base of the falls where the intense crash of the falls releases a thick mist into the air. The upper path leads to incredible panoramic views of the falls.
After our walk, we take a short ride on a train to the footbridge over Devil’s Throat, the largest of about 275 waterfalls making up Iguazu Falls. and the border between Brazil and Argentina. The feeling of the magnitude and strength of the water falling is overwhelming and marvel as the water rushes down into the river below and creates clouds of mist and endless rainbows.
Get your cameras ready because a memorable experience awaits, as we take the Iguazu Great Adventure. We start by entering the jungle by specialty truck and during our three mile ride our guide introduces us to the local nature. Then we board our boat to sail the Lower Iguazu River heading towards the waterfall and enjoying plentiful rapids on the way. Upon reaching the Tres Mosqueteros Fall, view both the Argentine and Brazilian Falls crowned by the view Devil’s Throat. Then the most exciting point comes when facing the incomparable San Martín waterfall, the second in size and the biggest any boat may face.
Day 6: Iguazu – Bariloche
After breakfast we transfer to the airport for our flights to Bariloche, the hub of the Lakes District, a beautiful area of glacial lakes, ancient forests and extinct snow-capped volcanoes. Upon arrival we transfer to the Hotel NH Bariloche Edelweiss right in the heart of San Carlos de Bariloche.
Late afternoon we begin our Small Circuit Circuito Chico) and Campanario Hill tour. Driving along the edge of the southern banks of Nahuel Huapi Lake we come to the base of Mount Campanario, which has stunning scenery from the summit. Enjoy a 7 minute chair lift to the top where there are the most incredible panoramic views.
Following the Circuito Chico, and passing other beautiful sites such as Villa Tacul and Lake Escondido, the union of Lakes Nahuel Huapi and Perito Moreno is reached. Admire the calm mirror-like waters of the lakes before heading back to the city.
Day 7: Bariloche – Sailing
This morning we have a half day sailing tour on Nahuel Huapí Lake to Victoria Island and Los Arrayanes National Park. Leaving Puerto Pañuelo, located in the stunning Llao Llao peninsula we sail for 30 minutes across the blue waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi, in a modern, comfortable catamaran. We arrive at Puerto Anchorena on Victoria Island, where we’ll find lush vegetation with incredible views. Follow the trail on this thousand-year-old island and we’ll reach Playa del Toro. See paintings made by ancient natives surrounded by a magnificent volcanic-sand beach.
Back onboard we sail to Peninsula Quetrihue and the world famous Bosque de Arrayanes (myrtle wood). The Myrtle (called “quetrihue” in the mapuche language) is a bush with an exquisite saffron color and white flowers. In this place, the only one in the world, the bush takes a tree form and creates a magical and rare forest.
Once back at hotel the rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish.
Day 8: Bariloche – Buenos Aires
Late morning we transfer to the airport for our flight back to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival we drive back to the Hotel NH Buenos Aires City and check-in. Free night to relax or take a walk to the waterfront and enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants.
Day 9: Buenos Aires – Gauchos Day
The Pampas (lowlands) are waiting for us to spend a full day at one of the many gaucho ranches. Escape the bustling streets of the city and discover the traditional way of life in the Argentine countryside. Meet the friendly gauchos, talented wranglers and horsemen similar to cowboys of the American West. Climb astride a horse from the ranch stables for a ride through the surrounding farmland.
At midday we will have a delicious traditional Creole lunch from the grill and enjoy a folkloric demonstration with singing and dancing. Our day also includes gaucho ring racing, carriage rides on the farmland and a snack with homemade cakes. During the afternoon you can take a guided tour of the house and a typical grocery store of the last century. You can purchase homemade farm products before we head back to Buenos Aires.
Day 10: Depart for Home
Our tour ends after breakfast. You will be transferred to the Buenos Aires airport according to your flight schedules. Say goodbye to all your new friends and another singles vacation.
Double Occupancy: $2795.00
Single Supplement: $850.00
Balance Due: August 2nd
9 Nights Accommodations
Breakfast Daily – 1 Lunch – 2 Dinners
3 Domestic Flights
Dedicated Tour Leader (English-Speaking)
Guided Tours, Activities and Admissions per Itinerary
Airport/Hotel Transfers on Tour Dates
All Taxes and Surcharges