Family Adventure in Argentina


Argentina, with its vast open expanses, incredible adventure opportunities, agreeable climate, and very friendly locals makes it the perfect place for a family holiday to suit all ages. This itinerary is all about perfect experiences and places to stay that welcome families and offer incredible experiences to keep all your tribe amazed and inspired by a luxury family holiday of a lifetime. You’ll start off in Buenos Aires, one of the hippest cities on the planet, where our team of expert guides will let you in on the best-hidden gems. Experience, some of the natures most incredible sights, that of whale and marine viewing in and around the Peninsula Valdes.

Head south to Bariloche, one of Argentina’s most beautiful regions hidden in the middle of the Patagonian mountains. Explore this stunning wilderness with expert guides in tow as you bring the geography of Argentina to life. 


   14 days

  Tour Includes

  • Economy class international and domestic flights 
  • Accommodation & breakfast throughout
  • Meals as detailed
  • Transfers and transportation
  • English-speaking guides 
  • Airline departure taxes


From $5,790.06 per person based on based on a family of four*

Best time to go

The best time to go for this itinerary is between December to February.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a private city tour to explore its beautiful architecture and bustling streets
  • Spend a night at a historic estancia in the Pampas region for a taste of life as a gaucho rancher
  • Get up close to the towering face of the Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Visit the Lake District, an area of snow-capped peaks, forested slopes, crystalline lakes and rivers
  • See penguins, sea lions and whales amongst other wildlife on the coast of Peninsula Valdes

Day 1: Departure

Maximise your time by flying overnight to Buenos Aires on a direct overnight British Airways flight from London.

Day 2: Buenos Aires

When you arrive in Buenos Aires, you will be met by an English speaking guide who will help you transfer to your hotel and check-in. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore the city or just relax and enjoy the comfort of the luxury hotel.

Accommodation: Intersur Recoleta Buenos Aires Hotel

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Today after breakfast you will head for a private tour of the vibrant city of Buenos Aires with your English speaking guide which typically lasts about four hours. The tour includes attractions such as the 9 de Julio Avenue, the Obelisk and Corrientes Street. The first stop will be in the Plaza de Mayo to visit the Cathedral and the Cabildo (Old City Hall). After that, the trip will continue towards the most traditional neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, San Telmo, which is characterized by its old colonial houses and the cobblestoned streets.

Later, the tour will go to the La Boca Neighborhood located in the south of the city. Take a look at the colourful zinc houses that make up this area of Buenos Aires and that used to be the refuge and home for the first immigrants and popular artists. After walking through this area, you will continue to Puerto Madero – the old port of the city that was turned into one of the most exclusive gastronomic and residential areas in Buenos Aires. The tour will go to Palermo: one of the most stunning places in the city and where it is possible to find the popular woods of Palermo with more or less 741 acres of gardens and artificial ponds surrounded by elegant buildings. Finally, the last point in the tour is Recoleta, which is one of the most select neighbourhoods and where, among other attractions, the Recoleta Cemetery can be found. Also, there are bars, cafes and fancy restaurants that are worth a visit. 

In the evening you will head out for an evening of tango! A private transfer will take you to the Café de Los Angelitos, which has been around for over a hundred years and has been the haunt for many big names from politics and the art world. The mystical coffee house, inaugurated in 1890 with the name of Bar Rivadavia by the Italian Bautisto Fazio, and became a meeting point for “compadritos” (swaggerers) and “malandras” (scoundrels) towards the end of the 19th Century. With rudimentary premises and a dirt floor, the place was a scenario for the verbal duels of gaucho minstrels Gabino Ezeiza, Higuito Cazon and Jose Betinotti. Remodelled again following an ambitious architecture project, it exhibits every night different artists that perform a live show.

Accommodation: Intersur Recoleta Buenos Aires Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 4: Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn

After breakfast, your transfer service will take you to the Aeroparque Airport to Trelew and from there to Puerto Madryn. When you arrive an English speaking guide will help you transfer to your hotel and check-in. The rest of the day will be at leisure to relax and explore the area around.

Accommodation: Dazzler Tower Puerto Madryn Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 5: Puerto Madryn

Today you start early in the morning for an excursion to Peninsula Valdes Protected Natural Area with your English speaking guide. After a one hour drive, you will arrive at Puerto Piramides, where you can go on a regular boat trip (optional) to see whales from June to December and sea lions and cormorants from January to March. The village of Puerto Piramides has 450 permanent residents and as well as guaranteeing outstanding gastronomy Puerto Piramides is the base for whale watching boat trips to see Southern Right whales (Eubalaena Australis). From June through December the whales arrive in the Gulf Nuevo to mate, give birth and raise their calves. It is an unforgettable experience to watch them from the boat in their natural habitat. Our specially trained guides on board will give you an insight of the facts and behaviour of these giants of the sea. In the off-whale-season, the best option for a closer look at the local marine wildlife are the boat tours that take you out to observe sea lions, cormorants, and occasionally dolphins.

After lunch, you will have the opportunity to go down the beach and walk close to the sea elephants. Continue to Punta Cantor along the eastern coastline of the peninsula and get to Caleta Valdés (Valdés Inlet). Here you can observe the geological formations and then you will visit the Ameghino Isthmus, with its interesting interpretation centre. On the way, you will have good chances of coming across varying wildlife like guanacos, rheas, foxes, maras (Patagonian hare), armadillos, skunks, etc. Finally, return to the city of Puerto Madryn at sunset. 

Accommodation: Dazzler Tower Puerto Madryn Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 6: Puerto Madryn

In the morning depart towards Punta Tombo, the amazing Magellanic penguin rookery. After a 90-minute trip on the Patagonian routes, we arrive at the reserve. Visit the penguin rookery, and see these fascinating animals. After lunch, you will return to the hotel for an evening at leisure.

Accommodation: Dazzler Tower Puerto Madryn Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 7: Puerto Madryn - El Calafate

After breakfast, you will head to the airport on your way to El Calafate via Trelew. Once you arrive at El Calafate, an English speaking guide will provide a private transfer to the hotel and help you check-in. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax. 

Accommodation: Alto Calafate Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 8: El Calafate

Today, you will leave in the morning to visit the renowned Perito Moreno glacier, unique on the planet in its constant forward movement. Along the way, you will discover many Andean pre-cordillera sites that are worth stopping for a quick sightseeing opportunity and by the Argentino Lake you will access the National Park “Los Glaciares”. Along Brazo Rico River you will start to spot the floating icebergs until you finally are able to see this natural wonder considered a World Heritage by the United Nations. You can take many of the available trails to explore the glacier with your private guide till lunch. After lunch, you will head back to the hotel, where you can relax for the evening.

Accommodation: Alto Calafate Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 9: El Calafate - Bariloche

After breakfast, you will head to the airport on your way to Bariloche, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a day at leisure.

Accommodation: Edelweiss Bariloche Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 10: Bariloche

Today, you will discover the picturesque town of Bariloche and its surroundings by doing the "Circuito Chico" tour with your private English speaking guide. You will travel along Nahuel Huapi Lake all the way up to Bonita Beach, where the Huemul Island can be seen. Later, you will arrive at the foothill of Cerro Campanario (3,500 ft. above sea level) where a chair lift can take visitors up to the top and appreciate the beautiful landscape surrounding Bariloche. The highlights are the Nahuel Huapi and Perito Moreno Lakes, the Trebol Lagoon, the San Pedro, Llao Llao peninsulas, Victoria Island, the Otto, Lopez, Catedral and Goye mountains. Continuing the trip, you will pass by the San Pedro Peninsula and will get to the Llao Llao peninsula where it is possible to see the renowned hotel and the local San Bernardo church. You will pass by the hotel golf courses, the bridge over the Angostura River that joins the Moreno and Nahuel Huapi lakes. The next stop will be at a natural lookout point. Then, after going around El Trebol lagoon, you will start heading back to the city.

Accommodation: Edelweiss Bariloche Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 11 - Bariloche

Today is a day at leisure, relax and enjoy the amenities at the hotel, or explore the area around.

Accommodation: Edelweiss Bariloche Hotel [Breakfast]

Day 12: Bariloche - Pampas

After breakfast, you will head to the airport on your way to Pampas to experience a stay at one of the famed Estancias of Argentina. 

Accommodation: El Ombú de Areco Estancia [Full Board]

Day 13: Pampas

You will have a range of activities that you can do at the Estancia, which you can pick and choose as per your family interest. 

Accommodation: El Ombú de Areco Estancia [Full Board]

Day 14: Pampas - Buenos Aires

After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport early morning for your flight to Buenos Aires. From there you will connect to your British Airways flight back to London Heathrow arriving next day morning.


Tour Includes

Visas, Other meals were not mentioned in the programme, Drinks, Overweight luggage, Personal expenses, Travel insurance, Tips & gratuities


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* This is a guide price, based on travel in low season

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