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Argentine Cuisine


Argentinian cuisine blends together Mediterranean, European, Italian, and Spanish influences with dishes like Italian pasta and pizzas, French pastries, french fries, and patties. The country is a large producer and exporter of many different foods, famously including beef and Asado, one of the most important culinary traditions in the country. The Argentine people have a love for food using unique style and preparation in their dishes and recipes. Homemade food is a way to show affection, and social gatherings are usually centered around a delicious home-cooked meal. Foodies visiting the beef country can expect to enjoy gourmet to rustic cuisine including hearty stews, spicy sausages, barbecued meats, cheeses, scrumptious desserts, and world-class wines.

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Argentinian Destinations Popular with Tourists

  • Lake District

    The picturesque Lake District stretches along the northwestern tip of Argentine Patagonia dotted with several charming lakeside villages and some of the most spectacular topography in the country.

  • Wine Region

    The sprawling vineyards of Mendoza are known as Argentina`s Napa Valley home to 70 percent of the countries vineyards where the famous Malbec Grapes are grown.

  • Argentine Northwest

    Northwest Argentina is like another world, nestled beneath the mighty Andes the region boasts some interesting topography.


  • Argentinian Patagonia

    The breathtaking Patagonia Region is shared by Argentina and Chile and runs from the coasts of the Pacific Ocean towards the Atlantic Ocean brimming with awe-inspiring glaciers and fjords

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  • Ushuaia

    The city at the end of the World, Ushuaia is a strategic location to explore the sprawling Tierra del Fuego National Park. Take a scenic ride on the Train to the End of the World to explore the magnificent landscapes that include snow-capped Mountains, glistening glaciers, unspoiled seas, and abundant wildlife.

  • Puerto Madryn

    The Valdes Peninsula in Puerto Madryn is a unique land formation and global conservation site, home of an abundance of marine life as well as countless unique and wonderful land mammals and birds. There is some captivating history to be explored here too, as you discover the vast open steppe, steep sandstone cliffs and salt flats at 137-ft. below sea level.

  • Iguazu Falls

    Iguazu is recognized by many as the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, the Iguazu Falls, which straddles the border between Brazil and Argentina. It is a spectacular natural wonder, and one of the most popular destinations in all of South America.

SUGGESTED ITINERARIES

  • Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires
    6 nights from $1,389*
  • South America's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities. This itinerary will take you from famous Rio de Janeiro for a visit to the newly declared Wonder of the World 'Christ the Redeemer' to Buenos Aires to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows.

    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Rio de Janeiro and out of Buenos Aires City
    • 3 nights in Rio de Janeiro
    • Flight from Rio to Buenos Aires City
    • 3 nights in Buenos Aires City


  • Buenos Aires and Salta by Air
    6 nights from $909*
  • Experience a legendary Land of Colors, Culture, Textures and Flavors Visit Buenos Aires to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows. Then fly to Salta; a land of gauchos, vineyards and open countryside, known for its traditions, history and the people's hospitality. Return to Buenos Aires, where more first hand Tango, Shopping, Sightseeing, Entertainment and Dining experiences await you!
    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Buenos Aires and out of Salta
    • 3 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires to Salta
    • 3 nights in Salta


  • Buenos Aires and Bariloche by Air
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  • Visit the capital and cultural heartbeat of Argentina and explore the Patagonia Lake District Region. Fly to Buenos Aires to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows. Continue to Bariloche a magical city that serves as the central hub for Argentina's breathtaking lake region with its tall peaks and crystal clear waters, dazzles with its extraordinary landscapes, where majestic lakes are followed by impressive mountains.

    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Buenos Aires and out of Bariloche
    • 3 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires to Bariloche
    • 3 nights in Bariloche


  • Buenos Aires and Iguazu Falls by Air
    6 nights from $3,760*
  • From the City to the Falls!. This itinerary will take you from the famous Buenos Aires to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows to Iguazu Falls and its breathtaking natural spectacle. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Buenos Aires and out of Iguazu Falls
    • Hotel for 4 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Iguazu Falls


  • Machu Picchu - Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires
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  • Magic Cultures and Natural Wonders! Visit Lima for a chance to taste its colonial and cosmopolitan sites and its unique and world renowned peruvian cuisine. Next, fly to Cuzco airport and immediately continue to the Sacred Valley, a magical land where Indian Markets and Incan Constructions mix with Corn Fields, the Andes Mountains, Picturesque Towns, Salt Mines and a Legendary river. Proceed to MachuPicchu, the new Wonder of the World. Spend a couple of nights in Cuzco City to discover more Incan and Colonial sites and enjoy lots of shopping and endless nightlife. Next, fly to Buenos Aires to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows. Continue to Iguazu Falls and its breathtaking natural spectacle declared Natural Wonder of the World. Finish this journey with a night in Buenos Aires before heading back home

    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Lima and out of Buenos Aires
    • 1 night in Lima City
    • Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Lima
    • Flight Lima to Cuzco
    • Private transfer Cuzco Airport to Hotel in Sacred Valley
    • 2 nights in Sacred Valley of The incas
    • Round Trip Train to Machu Picchu + Guided tour, Lunch and all transfers
    • 1 night in Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes town
    • 2 nights in Cuzco City
    • Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Cuzco City
    • Flight Cuzco City to Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls Argentina
    • Private transfer Airport to Hotel in Iguazu Falls
    • 2 nights in Iguazu Falls
    • Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Iguazu Falls
    • Flight Iguazu Falls to Buenos Aires
    • 1 night in Buenos Aires


  • Santiago - Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls by Air
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  • Combine Santiago (a truly cosmopolitan city able to preserve its traditions, located close to vineyards, wineries, ski resorts and beach towns), Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows) and Iguazu Falls (and its breathtaking natural spectacle, declared a World Heritage Site. This 275 waterfalls comprising the site were shaped by 120 million years of geological history!) with flights between cities. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Santiago and out of Buenos Aires
    • 3 nights in Santiago
    • Flight Santiago - Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls
    • 2 nights in Iguazu Falls
    • Flight Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires
    • 1 night in Buenos Aires


  • Christmas Markets - Santiago and Buenos Aires
    6 nights from $1,399*
  • Visit Santiago de Chile (a truly cosmopolitan city able to preserve its traditions, located close to vineyards, wineries, ski resorts and beach towns) and Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows) with flights between cities. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Santiago de Chile and out of Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Santiago de Chile
    • Flight Santiago de Chile - Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Buenos Aires


  • Santiago - Mendoza - Buenos Aires - Salta
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  • Experience South America's Best Wines! Your first stop is one of the top modern cities in South America, and Chile's main gateway: Santiago de Chile don't miss the opportunity to taste some of Chile's best wines and tour the vineyards that are now enveloped by the city. Next, imagine wine tasting in the heart of Argentina's winemaking industry, located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, Mendoza will enchant you with its vineyards, wineries, mineral waters springs and breathtaking Andes, Canyons and Valleys views. Then, fly to Buenos Aires, the argentine capitol, where first hand Tango, Shopping, Sightseeing, Entertainment and Dining experiences await you. Continue to Salta; a land of gauchos, vineyards and open countryside, known for its traditions, history, people's hospitality and excellent wine! Return to Buenos Aires to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows!

    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Santiago and out of Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Santiago
    • Flight Santiago to Mendoza
    • 3 nights in Mendoza
    • Flight Mendoza to Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires to Salta
    • 2 nights in Salta
    • Flight Salta to Buenos Aires
    • 1 night in Buenos Aires


  • Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires - Montevideo
    10 nights from $1,909*
  • South America highlights by the Atlantic Ocean! Visit Rio de Janeiro, home of white sand urban beaches, the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer, the Sugarloaf mountain, Samba and Carnival, then go to Iguassu Falls with its spectacular natural wonder shared by Brazil and Argentina, then, visit Buenos Aires, the 'Paris of America' with its tango bars, cafes, clubs, restaurants, museums and great shopping. And last but not least, Montevideo, Uruguay's ccapital and cultural cityThis is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Rio de Janeiro and out of Montevideo
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Rio de Janeiro
    • Flight Rio de Janeiro - Foz do Iguassu
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Foz do Iguassu
    • Transfer from Foz do Iguassu (Brazilian side) to Puerto Iguazu (Argentinian side)
    • Flight Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Hydrofoil Buenos Aires - Montevideo
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Montevideo


  • Cuzco - Lima - Buenos Aires - Salta by Air
    10 nights from $3,268*
  • Magical mountainous cities of Peru and Argentina! Combine Cuzco, Lima, Salta and Buenos Aires with flights between cities. Cuzco(a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and possessor of a style on its own, where you will have the chance to discover more Incan and Colonial sites and enjoy lots of shopping and endless nightlife), Lima(for a chance to taste its colonial and cosmopolitan sites and its unique and world renowned peruvian cuisine), Salta(a land of gauchos, vineyards and open countryside, known for its traditions, history, people's hospitality and excellent wine!), Buenos Aires(to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cuzco and out of Salta
    • 3 nights in Cuzco
    • Flight Cuzco - Lima
    • 2 nights in Lima
    • Flight Lima - Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires - Salta
    • 2 nights in Salta
    • Flight Salta - Buenos Aires
    • 1 night in Buenos Aires


  • Salta - Buenos Aires - El Calafate - Ushuaia by Air
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  • From North to South!. Combine Salta (a land of gauchos, vineyards and open countryside, known for its traditions, history, people's hospitality and excellent wine!), Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows), Calafate (known for the imposing and legendary Perito Moreno Glacier) and Ushuaia (located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.”), with flights between cities. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Salta and out of Ushuaia
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Salta
    • Flight from Salta to Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate
    • Hotel for 2 nights in El Calafate
    • Flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Ushuaia


  • Rio de Janeiro - Sao Paulo - Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires
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  • The Best of Brazil and Argentina Fly to Rio de Janeiro<for a visit to the newly declared Wonder of the World 'Christ the Redeemer. Continue to Sao Paulo often referred to as Brazil's 'cultural capital', it is South America's largest metropolis and a bustling commercial center, experience the best of this city's wonderful cultural and historical treasures. Then fly to Iguassu Falls and its breathtaking natural spectacle declared Natural Wonder of the World. End your trip in the fascinating  Buenos Airesto stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Rio de Janeiro and out of Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Rio de Janeiro
    • Flight Rio de Janeiro - Sao Paulo
    • 2 nights in Sao Paulo
    • Flight Sao Paulo - Foz do Iguassu
    • 2 nights in Foz do Iguassu
    • Transfer Foz do Iguassu (Brazilian side)- Puerto Iguazu (Argentinian side)
    • Flight Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires


  • Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires - Lima - Cuzco
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  • Beach, Falls, Tango and Machu Picchu! Combine Rio de Janeiro(for a visit to the newly declared Wonder of the World 'Christ the Redeemer' and its famous beaches), Iguassu Falls(and its breathtaking natural spectacle declared Natural Wonder of the World. These 275 waterfalls comprising the site were shaped by 120 million years of geological history!), Buenos Aires(to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows), Lima(for a chance to taste its colonial and cosmopolitan sites and its unique and world renowned peruvian cuisine) and Cuzco(a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and possessor of a style on its own, where you will have the chance to discover more Incan and Colonial sites and enjoy lots of shopping and endless nightlife) with flights between cities.This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Rio de Janeiro and out of Cuzco
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Rio de Janeiro
    • Flight Rio de Janeiro - Foz do Iguassu
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Foz do Iguassu
    • Transfer Foz do Iguassu - Puerto Iguazu (Argentinian side)
    • Flight Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires - Lima
    • Hotel for 1 night in Lima
    • Flight Lima - Cuzco
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Cuzco


  • Santiago - Puerto Natales - MV Ventus or Stella Australis - El Calafate - Buenos Aires
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  • Visit Santiago (a truly cosmopolitan city able to preserve its traditions, located close to vineyards, wineries, ski resorts and beach towns), Puerto Natales (from where you will immerse in a fabulous cruise, the Skorpios III, from this cruise you will navigate the Kaweskar Explorers Route during three nights and discover amazing landscapes, glaciers, mountains and multicolored icebergs), then catch Crucero MV Ventus Australis or Stella Australis (You will sail through the Straits of Magellan and the Beagle Channel and through the land of fire called Tierra del Fuego. You will encounter magnificent views of glaciers, awesome Patagonian scenery, penguins, whales and other nature's inhabitants of this incredible part of the World), to back, first stop by Ushuaia (located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.”), Calafate (known for the imposing and legendary Perito Moreno Glacier) and Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Santiago and out of Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Santiago
    • Flight Santiago - Punta Arenas
    • Transfer Punta Arenas Airport - Puerto Natales
    • 3 nights in Puerto Natales
    • 4 nights M/V Ventus Australis or Stella Australis
    • 1 nights in Ushuaia
    • Flight Ushuaia - El Calafate
    • 2 nights in El Calafate
    • Flight El Calafate - Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires


  • Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires - Bariloche - El Calafate by Air
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  • Falls, Tango and Glaciers! Combine Iguazu Falls (and its breathtaking natural spectacle, declared a World Heritage Site. This 275 waterfalls comprising the site were shaped by 120 million years of geological history!), Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows), Bariloche (a magical city that serves as the central hub for Argentina`s breathtaking lake region with tall peaks and crystal clear waters, dazzles with its extraordinary landscapes, where majestic lakes are followed by impressive mountains) and El Calafate (known for the imposing and legendary Perito Moreno Glacier) by Air.

    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Iguazu Falls and out of Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Iguazu Falls
    • Flight Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Flight Buenos Aires - Bariloche
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Bariloche
    • Flight Bariloche - El Calafate
    • Hotel for 2 nights in El Calafate
    • Flight El Calafate - Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 1 night in Buenos Aires


  • Santiago - Easter Island - Patagonia Cruise - Buenos Aires
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    Included:
    • Flight into Santiago and out of Buenos Aires
    • Airport and pier transfers
    • 2 nights in Santiago de Chile
    • Flight Santiago to Easter Island
    • 3 nights in Easter Island
    • Flight Easter Island to Santiago
    • 1 night in Santiago de Chile
    • Flight Santiago to Punta Arenas
    • 1 night in Punta Arenas
    • 4 nights aboard MV Ventus or Stella Australis Cruise
    • All meals on the cruise
    • Daily land excursions as scheduled by the cruise ship
    • Activity programs on board
    • Whisky and hot chocolate during the excursions
    • English-speaking Cruise guides
    • Flight Ushuaia to Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires
    • Breakfast daily (most hotels)


  • Santiago - Torres del Paine - El Calafate - El Chalten - Buenos Aires
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  • Best of Patagonia! Combine Santiago (a truly cosmopolitan city able to preserve its traditions, located close to vineyards, wineries, ski resorts and beach towns)Torres del Paine (known for its soaring mountains, bright blue icebergs that cleave from glaciers and golden pampas (grasslands) that shelter rare wildlife such as llama-like guanacos), Calafate (known for the imposing and legendary Perito Moreno Glacier)El Chalten (a gateway to trails surrounding the peaks of Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy to the northwest) and Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Santiago and out of Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Santiago
    • Flight Santiago - Punta Arenas
    • Hotel for 1 night in Punta Arenas
    • Transfer Punta Arenas - Torres del Paine
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Torres del Paine - All Inclusive
    • Transfer Torres del Paine - El Calafate
    • Hotel for 2 nights in El Calafate
    • Transfer El Calafate - El Chalten
    • Hotel for 1 night in El Chalten
    • Transfer El Chalten - El Calafate Airport
    • Flight El Calafate - Buenos Aires
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Buenos Aires


  • Santiago - Atacama - Puerto Varas - Bariloche - El Calafate - Ushuaia - Buenos Aires
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  • Visit Santiago (a truly cosmopolitan city able to preserve its traditions, located close to vineyards, wineries, ski resorts and beach towns), Atacama Desert (experience extraordinary natural wonders in the driest non-polar desert in the world!), Puerto Varas (A traditional German-style architecture characterizes the town, reflecting its colonial past). Then, start a sail through the Argentinean and Chilean lakes across the Andes. By navigating the green emerald 'Lake Todos Los Santos' with the volcanoes at the background. Bariloche (a magical city that serves as the central hub for Argentina`s breathtaking lake region with tall peaks and crystal clear waters, dazzles with its extraordinary landscapes, where majestic lakes are followed by impressive mountains), Calafate (known for the imposing and legendary Perito Moreno Glacier), Ushuaia (located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.”) and Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Santiago and out of Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Santiago
    • Flight from Santiago to Atacama Desert
    • 2 nights in Atacama Desert
    • Flight from Atacama Desert to Puerto Varas
    • 2 nights in Puerto Varas
    • Lake Crossing Puerto Varas to Bariloche
    • 1 night in Peulla
    • 2 nights in Bariloche
    • Flight from Bariloche to El Calafate
    • 2 nights in El Calafate/Lago Argentino
    • Flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia
    • 2 nights in Ushuaia
    • Flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights in Buenos Aires


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