Travel along the gringo trail from Bolivia to Argentina

Through Bolivia and Argentina, this all-encompassing adventure travels along the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, winds along the colour-splashed Andes of northern Argentina, camps at a traditional estancia in the heart of the pampas and ends in the sophisticated streets of Buenos Aires. Discover a wealth of fascinating locations, awe-inspiring scenery and friendly locals on this epic Overland Adventure from La Paz to Buenos Aires.

La Paz, Bolivia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 18
Group size
Min 4 Max 22
Carbon offset
606kg pp per trip


  • Meander through the crooked streets of soaring La Paz
  • Journey into the belly of the earth in the tin mining city of Potosi
  • Marvel at the surreal landscapes of Salar de Uyuni
  • Explore the colonial streets of Salta
  • Sip local wines in Cafayate's verdant mountain vineyards
  • Pitch a tent at an Argentine estancia
  • Feast on a traditional asado barbecue
  • Meander through the colonial heart of Argentina in scenic Cordoba
  • Discover the sophisticated streets of Buenos Aires


This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2012 to 23 November 2016. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

Kamisaki! Welcome to Bolivia.
Border information: if you are joining in La Paz, you will most likely enter Bolivia at La Paz El Alto International Airport.
Welcome to La Paz, Bolivia’s seat of government and the highest administrative capital in the world! There will be an important group meeting at 6:00pm at the joining hotel - please look out at the hotel reception for a
note from your leader with more details about this important meeting.
On the following day we will have a free day to explore the city or take part in optional activities.
In La Paz we will stay in a good hotel in the historical centre.
Hotel for the night: Estrella Andina
Estrella Andina
Avenida Illampu 716
Zona El Rosario
La Paz
Tel - +591 2245 6421
Activity - Approximate Cost
Take the spectacular downhill mountain-bike trip down the infamous 'World's Most Dangerous Road', a 3,500m
descent from the high mountain plateau near La Paz to the steaming jungles of Corioco via the dramatic road cut
into the cliff - USD 110
Explore the vibrant city of La Paz and discover its interesting markets, shops, and colonial buildings - Free
Take a guided tour to explore the amazing pre-Inca ruins of Tiwanaku, once the centre of one of the most
important cultures in South America - BOB 180
Take a trip out to the mountain resort of Chacaltaya and the other-worldly landscape of the Moon Valley near La
Paz - BOB 120
Take a guided tour of the main sights and viewpoints around La Paz - BOB 60
Discover Bolivia's history, art, and culture in some of La Paz's many museums such as the San Francisco Museum and the Museum of Ethnography - BOB 20
About La Paz:
Bolivia's largest city, La Paz lies huddled in a canyon basin, hiding from the harsh conditions of the surrounding altiplano. It is a fascinating city; the old town and more expensive neightbourhoods at the bottom of the canyon in the centre, surrounded by sprawling shantytowns which extend up the slopes of the bowl, merging into "El Alto" back on the plains, a suburb of La Paz that has grown to be a city in it's own right.
The city skyline is dominated by the snow-capped peaks of Mount Illimani, a staggeringly beautiful back-drop that leaves many visitors stunned when then catch their first glimpse of the city as they descend into the canyon. The old town is full of markets and winding cobbled streets full of people selling
anything and everything you could ever think of. Different areas of the city have established markets selling things you'd expect like food and flower, and also things you've probably never seen before - check out the dried llama foetuses on sale in the witches market (Bolivian's believe that burying one of these in the foundations of your home will ensure prosperity and good fortune)
There are plenty of other activities to do in La Paz, from playing a round at the highest golf course in the Americas, skiing at an absurdly high height, or trekking and gravity assisted bike rides through the Yungas. You can also arrange excursuibs ti Mount Chacaltaya and Moon Valley where you can take in the superlative mountain views. Another option is to visit the Tihuanacu Ruins which are a short journey away close to the Peruvian border. The city is also full of impressive churches and museums, including one dedicated to the
history of the Coca plant.
Please be aware that you may not be able to do all these activities during the time you will have in La Paz at the start or finish of your trip with Dragoman, so you may want to consider allowing some extra time here.
This morning we will head to the small community of Livichuco for an overnight stay in this small Andean village - an amazing opportunity to experience an area of Bolivia that few tourists ever will.
In Livichuco we will stay in very basic shared accommodation.
Estimated Drive Time - 5 hours (please note that all drive times given here are approximate estimates only and are given with the best intentions - however please be aware that the drive times are heavily dependent on traffic, road conditions, weather, police roadblocks, and many other factors - flexibility is
essential on any overland trip!).
Activity - Approximate Cost
Stay as guests of the local Andean community of Livichuco, and get an insight into the life of rural Bolivians in an area largely untouched by other tourists - Included in Kitty
About Livichuco:
The village of Livichuco lies in a remote location where visitors can stay with a community of people of Aymara origin who delight in sharing their Qaqachaqa culture.
There are several short treks around the community that are possible, with ancient Inca paths and you are also able to share some songs and dancing discovering the typical instruments of communities in this quiet and charming place.
The community will cook for us and food is typically original, made with local organic products and recipes passed down from generations. Staying here is a great way of giving back to the local community.
Today we will leave Livichuco and head to the colonial mining town of Potosi, the highest town in the world, and once famous for the area's abundance of silver!
Estimated Drive Time - 3 hours.
The following day will be free to explore Potosi, possible visiting the infamous silver mines of Cerro Rico near to the town.
In Potosi we will stay in a friendly local hotel.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Visit the the Casa de la Moneda museum in Potosi, to learn all about its colonial past and the silver that once flowed from the area -BOB 60
Explore the claustrophobic tunnels of the Cerro Rico silver mines, an infamous mine orignally built by the Spanish
- BOB 110
About Potosi:
Potosi is a colonial mining town, founded in the sixteenth century after the Spanish discovered huge silver deposits in the nearby Cerro Rico mountain. Situated at over 4000m altitude, high up on the Bolivian altiplano the city can claim to be one of the highest in the world.
Whilst in Potosi you can arrange to visit a mine that is still being worked, which offers a challenging and yet fascinating insight into how mining has shaped the history and culture of this town. Entering a dark maze of tunnels you will descend to four levels below, down to the work face where miners use hammers, chisels and dynamite more reminiscent of the 1800's than the 21st century to dig out the remaining metal. Most of the silver here is long gone - it's tin the miners are looking for now.
If you do choose to head down into the mines it's become a custom to take the miners gifts of dynamite, fuses and cocoa leaves in exchange for their stories of how their working conditions have not changed in centuries. Life is harsh for all who work here but the mines have now all been organised into co-operatives
and so at least today the men have a say in their own future. You should note that visiting these primitive mines is not for everybody as it is pretty tiring, you will be in enclosed spaces and it can be dangerous.
Back in the city of Potosi itself, the winding streets are worth a wander. The town has a bit of an air of fading grandeur, many of it's beautiful colonial buildings and plazas having seen better days, but it's a fascinating place to explore nevertheless. You can also visit the "Casa de la Moneda", the old mint, which is a great place to learn more about Potosi's history and the story of the mines.
Today we will drive south to Uyuni, the gateway to the incredible salt flats of the Salar de Uyuni.
In Uyuni we will stay in a friendly hotel, famous for serving the highest pizzas in the world!
Estimated Drive Time - 4 hours.
About Uyuni:
Arriving in Uyuni feels a bit like you've reached the end of the road, which in many ways is true. This remote small town sits on the edge of the high altiplano, a wilderness that extends for hundreds of kilometres towards the border with Argentina and Chile. So it's hardly surprising that the town can have a bit of a wild-west feel about it.
Affectionately nicknamed 'La Huja Predilecta de Bolivia', which means "Bolivia's favourite daughter", Uyuni is perhaps best known for its proximity to the Bolivian salt flats known locally as the "Salar de Uyuni". Also in the area and definitely worth a visit is the Cementario de Trenes, a graveyard for the carcasses of old steam engines that have been left here to rust, an unwordly and eerie sight set in the bright altiplano sunshine, set against the background of the distant Salar.
Today we will venture out onto the salt flats of the Salar de Uyuni, spending a full day exploring this phenomenal location by jeep and on foot. En route we will explore the nearby train graveyard and the cactus-filled 'Fish Island', and take all the time we need to get plenty of perspective-bending photographs!
Activity - Approximate Cost
Take a full day tour out in jeeps to the dazzling Salar de Uyuni Salt Flats - the spectacular, perfectly-flat salt plains that are one of South America's most incredible sights - Included in Kitty
About Salar De Uyuni :
The Bolivian Salt Flats are a truly unforgettable sight, this is a landscape quite unlike anything you're likely to ever have seen before. The Salar de Uyuni is a dry lake of over 12,000 sq kms made of blinding white interlocking salt crystals. It is Bolivia's largest salt pan and when there's a little water on the flats, it
reflects the bright blue sky of the altiplano perfectly, acting like a mirror and making the horizon disappear. The effect is positively eerie. When dry, the Salar becomes a blinding white expanse that stretches for miles and miles, as far as the eye can see.
On the edge of the flats, local workers carve blocks of salt by hand for processing in nearby antiquated factories, covered head to toe in old rags to keep their bodies protected from the harsh conditions. Then when you head out onto the Salar proper, you'll experience this unique "nothingness" of this unusual landscape. Miles and miles of bright white salt. Bizarrely there is a hotel situated out on the flats, where everything is made completely of salt from the walls to the furniture
Today we will head off across the wilds of the Bolivian altiplano, a surreal and desolate desert landscape that stretches all the way to the Chilean border. We will visit the spectacular coloured lakes of Laguna Colorado and Laguna Verde en route.
In the Bolivian Altiplano we will stay in a basic mountain refuge.
Estimated Drive Time - 8 hours.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Take the epic journey across the southern Bolivian altiplano - an incredible high-altitude, off-road adventure through a surreal desert landscape, taking in bizarre rock formations, hot springs, and the phenomenal coloured lakes of Laguna Colorada and Laguna Verde - Included in Kitty
About Bolivian Altiplano:
The high Bolivian altiplano stretches hundreds of kilometres from the small town of Uyuni out across to the borders with Argentina and Chile. This is real wilderness, there are no roads up here, just a few tracks to follow and you're more likely to see a flamingo or llama than another human being. The only way to cross the altiplano is by travelling in a specialist expedition vehicle like one of our trucks, or local jeeps. The crossing is an adventurous one, with no roads
to speak of it's rough travelling and the trip from Uyuni to the border normally takes a couple of days - but it's without a doubt one of the most unforgettable journeys you'll ever make, because the landscape here is out of this world.
Wild and remote, the high altiplano is barren semi desert, but impressive nonetheless. The open plains are dotted by streams and lakes, many of which appear vividly coloured, due to the mineral deposits in the water. In the background the lakes are flanked by the impressive volcanic peaks of the high Bolivian Andes, awe-inspiringly beautiful and undoubtedly some of the most spectacular mountain scenery you'll have ever seen. You'll also pass a few remote villages, Quechua farmers who try their best to eke out a living up here from the rough pasture, grazing a few llamas and alpacas.
The altitude here is considerable and it n be very cold and windy. When travelling here you should be prepared for the cold temperatures and it is worth making sure you have a really good quality sleeping bag.
Border information: Exit Bolivia at Uyuni, enter Chile at San Pedro de Atacama.
Today we set off early from our altiplano refuge, cross the remainder of the Bolivian Altiplano, and then descend all the way into the Atacama desert.
Estimated Drive Time - 8 hours.
On the following day we will have a free day to explore the incredible highlights of the Atacama desert surrounding San Pedro. In the evening we will take an included trip out to the extraordinary Moon Valley, where we will hopefully see an incredible sunset. At night we will also have the chance to go stargazing, in one of the world's premier regions for astronomy (please note that this is only possible when there is not a full moon).
In San Pedro de Atacama we will stay in a centrally located hostel.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Explore the dramatic, other-worldly landscape of the Moon Valley, and take in an incredible sunset from one of its high viewpoints - Included in Kitty
Observe the night skies through the powerful telescopes of the observatory in the Atacama Desert near San Pedro, and learn all about the heavens on a fascinating talk from one of the astronomers - CLP 20000
Experience the incredible El Tatio geysers at sunrise in the mountains high above the Atacama Desert - CLP 20000
Hire a bike to explore the incredible deserts surrounding San Pedro de Atacama at your own pace - CLP 5000
Discover the incredible deserts of San Pedro on horseback - CLP 13500
Visit the incredible salt plains of the Salar de Atacama, and take a swim in the salty pools of Laguna Cejar - CLP 2000
Take a tour of the stunning Lagunas Altiplanicas, backdropped by the incredible deserts and volcanic
scenery of the region - CLP 30000
Relax in the blissful natural volcanic hot springs of Puritama, in the hills above San Pedro - CLP 15000
Discover some of the interesting ancient ruins near San Pedro, and the artifacts found in the area, on an
archaeological tour - CLP 15000
Head out for an exciting sand-boarding excursion in the sand dunes of the Atacama Desert - USD 24
About San Pedro De Atacama:
San Pedro is a small oasis town in the Atacama desert. It's a quirky little place, low-lying adobe buildings line the narrow streets, leading to a sleepy tree-lined plaza that's home to a pretty white-washed church and a fascinating small museum, home to some interesting mummies and various other Indian artifacts.
Pleasant though the town is, the real attraction here is the surrounding landscape. This part of the Atacama has become well-known as a tourist destination because of the spectacular scenery. Perhaps most well known is the unusual desert landscape of "Moon Valley", just a short distance outside San Pedro, where other-worldly rock formations, unsual layer-cake landscapes and huge dunes combine to create some incredible views. The sunsets here can be amazing, the changing light turning the stone and sand a kaleidescope of different colours, so the end of the day is definitely the best time of day to visit.
There are also a whole host of other activities on offer here, from star-gazing to horse-riding and mountain-biking in the surrounding countryside. The town itself is also a pleasant place just to kick-back and relax, with some good bars and restaurants thanks to the developing tourist-trade.
Border information: Exit Chile at Paso Jama, enter Argentina at Paso Jama.
Today we will have a long drive day to cross the mighty Andes, cross the border into Argentina, and reach the beautiful village of Purmamarca next to the aptly-named 'Hill of Seven Colours'
In Purmamarca we will camp in a local campsite.
Estimated Drive Time - 9 hours.
Today we will drive to the beautiful colonial city of Salta, where we will have time to freely explore on arrival
In Salta we will stay in a local hotel or guesthouse.
Estimated Drive Time - 3-4 hours.
About Salta:
Salta is an attractive town in the north west of Argentina. Nicknamed "Salta la Linda" (or "Salta the fair") the city is well known as a handsome town in a beautiful area. Home to some fantastic colonial architecture, the old town centres around the main plaza which is lined with cafes and restaurants, a great place to while away a couple of hours people-watching over a traditional morning snack of a cafe con medialunas (coffee and small croissant like pastries). It is an elegant and relaxed city, with a nice relaxed atmosphere, a
perfect place to wander the streets and explore. To get a better view of the city and surrounding area you can take a cablecar from Parque San Martín up to the Cerro San Bernardo view point, and the many churches and the cathedral are also worth a visit. Salta is also home to some fantastic museums, making it
a good place to learn a bit more about Argentinian history and culture.
Today we will have a free day to explore the town of Salta, visit its many
museums, or explore the beautiful surrounding hills on foot or by mountain
bike. We will also have the chance to take the cable car to the viewpoint on
San Bernardo Hill overlooking the town, or take the famous 'Train to the Clouds'
through some of the incredible mountian scenery nearby.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Explore the incredible colonial city of Salta, and learn all about its culture and heritage with a visit to some of its fascinating museums - ARS 40
Take the cable car up to the top of San Bernardo Hill, and take in the breathtaking views out over the city of Salta below - ARS 110
Explore the beautiful mountains and forests near Salta on a mountain biking trip - ARS 690
Today we will have a short morning drive to a campsite in Cabra Corral, a small village south of Salta where we have the opportunity to go rafting or zip-lining!
Tonight we will continue our drive a short distance to wild camp in the stunning mountains nearby, or camp at the rafting base in Cabra Corral if preferred.
Estimated Drive Time - 2 hours.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Head out for an incredible white-water rafting adventure on the beautiful Juramento river near Salta - ARS 400
Fly through the stunning valleys above the Juramento river on an exciting 9-cable zip-lining course - ARS 300
Today we will drive through the spectacular rock formations of the Quebrada de las Conchas, and reach the serene town of Cafayate. This small unassuming town is the centre of one of Argentina's principal wine producing regions, famous for the quality of its Torrentes and Tannat wines! We will have the opportunity to go to a few of the vineyards nearby to see how the wine is made, and of course to try them!
In Cafayate we stay at a campsite with good facilities.
Estimated Drive Time - 4 hours.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Explore the vineyards of Cafayate and discover the area's delicious wines and bodgeas on a wine-tasting excursion - ARS 50
Visit the impressive rock formations of 'El Amphiteatro' and 'La Garganta del Diablo' en route through the
primaeval landscape of the Quebrada de las Conchas - Included in Kitty
About Cafayate:
Cafayate is a small town in north-west Argentina and an important winegrowing area. The surrounding vineyards produce some of the best quality wine in South America, and you should look out for the Torrontes in particular, a distinctive white wine that is typically Argentinian and similar in style to a Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio. Cafayate itself is small with a sleepy laid-back feel, although it can become busy during Argentinian holiday periods. Many of the local bodegas offer tastings and tours of their wine cellars and this is easily
organised while you are here. Also worth seeking out is the local ice-cream parlour, which together with the more usual flavours, also offers red and white wine ice-cream! If wine is not your thing, the area is also popular for walking and mountain-biking, as the gently undulating terrain makes for pleasant hiking
and cycling.
Today we will drive south over some more spectacular mountains and arrive in the lush flat pampas that Argentina is famous for. We will visit the ancient ruins of the indigenous city of Quilmes en route.
Tonight we will aim to wild camp en route or stay in a basic campsite in the town of Recreo.
Estimated Drive Time - 8 hours.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Explore the atmospheric ruins of the indigenous city of Quilmes in north west Argentina - Included in Kitty
About Quilmes Ruins:
The ruins of Quilmes are located in Tucaman province in north-west Argentina. The people of Quilmes were an indigenous tribe who inhabited this area as far back as 1000AD, resisting Inca invasions in the 15th and 16th centuries and even holding out against the Spanish for over one hundred years, before finally succombing to a siege led by the colonial powers in 1667. After the siege Spanish took the area over, deporting the few surviving indigenous people to a "reservation" close to Buenos Aires. The 2000 remaining Quilmes Indians were
forced to make this 1500 km journey on foot, which meant that many died along the way, never reaching their final destination. At it's height, the city we see the ruins of here would have housed nearly 5000 people, today there are only a handful of Quilmes descendents left in Tucaman. It is interesting to wander among the ruins here today and imagine the city that would once have been.
Today we drive to a unique Anglo-Argentine Estancia, where we will stay for 3 nights.
Estimated Drive Time - 4 hours.
During our time at the Estancia, we will head out horseback riding, taste the excellent wines produced by their vineyards, be entertained by a local musician, learn some of the skills of the gauchos, and enjoy a traditional asado (Argentine BBQ). This isa magical experience in a beautiful and atmospheric location, and many people's highlight of the trip!
Please note that some of these activities are subject to weather conditions. Please also note that there is a strict weight limit of 15 stone (210lbs) or 95kg to partake in the horse riding - if you should weigh more than
this, then unfortunately you will not be able to participate in the horseback riding.
In the Estancia we will camp with facilities in the grounds near the main house.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Spend 3 special days at a unique Anglo-Argentine
Estancia, to experience the gaucho way of living and see the beautiful countryside by horseback - Included in Kitty
About Rio Ceballos:
To the east of the Andes in the centre of Argentina is the country's second major city, Cordoba. Nearby are the beautiful hills of the Sierra de Cordoba where we will spend three nights at a unique Anglo-Argentinian estancia. The estancia has been in the same family for four generations, and is a working
cattle ranch, farming the prized Argentinian Aberdeen Angus cattle. Here we will sample the traditional hospitality of the Anglo-Argentinian ranching community, with great food straight from the farm. An asado or Argentinian BBQ will be enjoyed on one of our nights here, as well as an evening of
traditional music, a chance to try lassoing and fantastic wine tasting featuring some of the local produce. Daily horse riding excursions will also be arranged to ride through the hills on the fabulous horses and even completely inexperienced riders will feel like gauchos in a short time. Please note that these activities are subject to weather conditions.
Please also note that there is a strict weight limit for all riders of 15 stone / 95 kg to ensure the horses' well-being. If you are heavier than this weight you will unfortunately be unable to ride.
Today we will have a full day drive to the wonderful city of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.
In Buenos Aires we will stay in a centrally-located hotel.
Estimated Drive Time - 12 hours.
About Buenos Aires:
At the mouth of the River Plate lies Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina. It's a buzzing, energetic city that often feels more European than Latin American, so much so that it's often referred to as "the Paris of the South". Not surprising when you consider how much the city has beeninfluenced by immigration, with it's large Italian and Spanish communities.
There is a huge amount to do see and do here and a good place to start is with a city tour, which will help you get your bearings and see all the main sights. You can take in a lot on foot, as the wide streets are very pedestrian friendly and the underground metro system is cheap and easy to navigate. The neighbourhoods of San Telmo, Recoleta and Palermo are certainly all worth exploring, San Telmo for it's olde worlde charm, antique shops and Sunday street market, Palermo for it's unique quirky shops and restaurants and Recoleta is the "Mayfair" of Buenos Aires and home to the La Recoleta cemetry,Eva "Evita" Peron's final resting place. The waterfront area known as La Boca is also worth a look, this slightly down-at-heel neighbourhood is Buenos Aires' most colourful barrio, the ramshackle buildings painted in a rainbow of different bright colours.
In the evenings, you are also spoilt for choice. Buenos Aires has a vibrant nightlife, with a huge number of bars and night clubs to choose from. Restaurants here vary from cheap and cheerful to world class and it's a great
place to get stuck into some of Argentina's finest steak and red wine. Of course this is also the home of Tango, and there are many evening Tango shows you can buy tickets for, or if you want a more "real" Tango experience you can check the local papers for details of where tango "milongas" are being held.
This is where the locals go to tango, with dances held in school halls, meeting rooms and even warehouses. You might also like to visit the Teatro Colon, one of the world's greatest opera houses - even if you don't go to watch a show, it's usually possible to take a guided tour of the building during the day.
Everywhere you go you'll be surrounded by some fantastic architecture. The Plaza de Mayo is perhaps the most historically interesting - as this is the ste of the Cabillo (original town hall), Casa Rosada (the Presidential Palace) and the cathedral where the body of General San Martin lies. Finally, if you get the
chance, try and get hold of tickets for an Argentinean football match while you're here, even if you're not usually a sports fan, the electric atmosphere of a local match is definitely something you'll never forget - tickets are usually available from local tourist agencies - and if you've still got time to spare, why
not take the hydrofoil across the water to Uruguay for a day.
Today is a free day to explore the incredible city of Buenos Aires, soak up the atmosphere of its streets, and discover its amazing culture, art, and music.
Activity - Approximate Cost
Discover the beautiful Teatro Colon on a tour around the theatre, or see one of its free afternoon performances (when available) - ARS 150
Try some of Argentina's most delicious wines on a toplevel wine tasting afternoon in Buenos Aires - USD 52
Learn all about the cuisine of Argentina on a food tour of Buenos Aires, visiting several incredible local top-class eateries that you won't find in the guidebooks! - USD 85
See a different side to Buenos Aires on a tour of its incredible street art with some of the local artists - USD 20
Explore the beautiful area of Palermo Viejo, see the incredible modern sculpture of Floralis Generica, and head out to the area's bars and restaurants at night - Free
Explore the cosmopolitan Argentina capital of Buenos Aires, and take a free tour of the city's highlights - Free
Try your hand at the art of tango dancing with a private lesson in Buenos Aires - USD 25
Head out to an exciting football game at La Bombanero, Diego Maradona's former home ground (when matches are scheduled) - ARS 300
Take the ferry over the river to Uruguay, and explore the serene colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento for
the afternoon before returning USD 45
Visit the strangely beautiful cemetery of Recoleta, the final resting place of many ex-presidents and Argentine
icons, most famously including the tomb of Eva Peron - Free
Head out to an tango show in Buenos Aires' oldest cafe, the Gran Cafe Tortoni - seeing a slice of iconic Argentine culture in an ideal and intimate setting - ARS 240
Discover the beautiful back streets, antique shops, and thrift markets of the bohemian district of San Telmo - Free
Take the passenger ferry over to the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo for a night (if time allows) - USD 140
Explore the fascinating streets of La Boca, home of the La Bombonera football stadium and the colouful artists'
street of Caminito - Free
Border information: if you are finishing in Buenos Aires, you will most likely exit Argentina at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport (also known as Ezeiza Airport).
Today is the end day for passengers finishing their trip in Buenos Aires. Please note there is no accommodation included on the trip tonight - please contact the Dragoman Sales Team if you would like to arrange some extra nights of accommodation here after your trip.
Hotel for the night: Hotel Splendid
Hotel Splendid
Avenida Rivadavia 950
Buenos Aires
Tel - +54 11 4345 2800
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Camping (with facilities) (6 nights), Homestay (1 night), Hostel (3 nights), Hotel (10 nights)
Included activities
  • Jeep tour of Uyuni Salt Flats
  • Valle de la Luna Excursion
  • Vineyard Tour
  • Quilmes Ruins


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