Scott & Donna Carlson (Centreville, Virginia, United States)
"They’re really great at planning and execution of a first-class experience. They were so helpful in tailoring our vacation to ensure we had the vacation of our dreams."
"Just outstanding support during the planning and execution of the vacation made all the difference. During the vacation they provided both phone and email support for any questions or request for information."
"What an awesome experience and great service everywhere we visited."
Scott & Donna visited: Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, El Calafate, Bariloche and Mendoza.
"My wife and I just returned from a 2-week Argentina vacation. We used Argentina Exploration Journeys. They’re really great at planning and execution of a first-class experience. They were so helpful in tailoring our vacation to ensure we had the vacation of our dreams.
The deluxe hotels were way beyond our expectations and really made the vacation memorable. Ask questions and do your research on each place you want to visit and they can help you develop the vacation of your dreams.
Just outstanding support during the planning and execution of the vacation made all the difference. During the vacation they provided both phone and email support for any questions or request for information. Talk about worry-free when visiting a foreign country for the first time: it was delivered. What an awesome experience and great service everywhere we visited.
Highest recommendation for services and just a great part of the world to explore and experience. Thanks again for making this such a memorable trip."
Prepare for a thrilling and scenic 4x4 off-road experience, where natural beauty and amazing driving skills will nourish your spirit for adventure, while enjoying the best 4x4 tour done at the Ends of the Earth!
On this one-of-a-kind 4x4 tour, we’ll discover the hidden secrets of the Southern Andes, one of the world’s largest mountain ranges. We’ll take in awe-inspiring scenic views of "Lago Escondido" (Hidden Lake), and then literally immerse our vehicle into the shores Fagnano Lake. As we drive through the splashing waters on the lake’s shore, we’ll marvel at the views and experience an absolutely memorable adventure. This off-road experience through deep forests and across rivers, while defying muddy tracks along the shore of the lake, will end with one of the most savory and customary meals in Argentine cuisine: an Argentine asado (meat barbeque), which we’ll accompany with Patagonian wines.
This is a full-day group tour and includes lunch with non-alcoholic beverages & wine.
Ready your trekking boots and be prepared for a memorable experience in one of Patagonia’s most scenic and awe-inspiring locations. This full-day trip will see you trekking through lush forests and azure-tinted lagoons. And, for the grand finale: a sweeping view of massive Mount Fitz Roy and Laguna de los Tres (Lagoon of Three). This famous lagoon takes its name from the three peaks that can be seen from the shore: Fitz Roy, Poincenot, and Saint-Exupéry. This last granite giant was, in turn, named after famous French writer Antoine de Saint Saint-Exupéry, best remembered for his classic ’The Little Prince’.
We’ll also trek to one of the favorite spots of many photographers: Laguna Capri, where you’ll have the opportunity to capture amazing images of crystal blue waters with the dramatic backdrop of the Andes mountain range.
After an exciting day of trekking and exploring, we’ll make our way back to town, with our camera fully-loaded with awe-inspiring pictures and our newly-formed memories of the unique natural beauty we have witnessed.
This is a full-day private tour and includes lunch-box and bottled water.
Discover your inner adventurer as you explore and conquer one of the world’s most awe-inspiring and unique glaciers: The Perito Moreno. This splendid ice giant showcases its mighty glory in the Patagonian Glaciers National Park, which has been declared Mankind’s Natural Heritage site by UNESCO. The park’s vast size not only gives it the distinction of being the largest ice mantle in the world after Antarctica, but also that of being the third largest fresh water reserve on the planet.
Now, picture yourself strapping on your ice spikes, as you begin trekking along this ice giant on a full-day discovery journey along one of the few glaciers in the world, which is actually growing and advancing.
Your full day of adventure will include a close-up navigation of the Perito Moreno Glacier and a visit to the seven panoramic balconies facing the front of the glacier where you’ll have amazing picture-taking opportunities. After an adventure-packed day, you’ll be able to rest with the satisfaction of having successfully conquered the mighty Perito Moreno!
This is a full-day group tour and has an age restriction (click on tour name above for details).
Get ready to be ‘wowed’ by the picturesque setting of the mountain town of Bariloche. The inspiring panoramic sights of this charming southern region await you, as you head out on an introductory tour of its gorgeous scenery. Experience breathtaking views of the area’s largest lake, Nahuel Huapi, set against the backdrop of the majestic, snow-capped Andes Mountains. You’ll also enjoy one of the world’s 10 most beautiful panoramic views, as rated by National Geographic. With so many awesome panoramic viewpoints, you’ll have plenty of great opportunities to capture the perfect nature photos while marveling at the beautiful sights all around you.
It’s time to swing onto the saddle of our horse and ride into the wilderness while we take in the beautiful Patagonian landscape and wilderness. Our expert guide will lead us through lush green forests and lakes of blue, while we’re surrounded by the snow-capped Andes mountain range.
Your Patagonian horseback ride will take you out on a 30-minute drive along legendary Route 40. Argentina’s longest road, it traverses 3,107 miles (5,000 kilometers) from the country’s northernmost city to its southernmost tip.
We’ll do one horseback riding in the morning, and another one during the afternoon (usually riding for 1 hour and a half to 2 hours in each outing).
This is a full-day group tour and includes lunch with non-alcoholic beverages & wine.
Over the past 20 years, there has been a revolution in the Argentine wine industry, driven partly by the success of one grape that, in many countries, is used only for mixing – the rich, velvety Malbec. Dense and dark, with full-body richness that few other grapes can mimic, the Argentine Malbec varietal has become all the rage in the United States, and is increasing in popularity among other countries as well. 94% of restaurants in the top ten wine markets in the US feature Malbec on their wine lists, according to a 2010 survey on Wine Spectator magazine.
Experience a savoring experience, as you take in the taste of first-class Argentine wines, and visit some of the most prestigious wineries in Mendoza. Located at the foothills of the Andes mountain range, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, the vineyards in Mendoza are planted at some of the highest altitudes in the world; with the average site located anywhere between 2000 and 3600 feet (600 to 1100 meters) above sea level This allows winemakers to plant at exactly the right altitude for each grape variety to ripen perfectly. Argentina is the fifth wine producer in the world, and with over a thousand active wineries accounting for more than 70% of Argentina’s wine production, Mendoza is considered the heart of the Argentine winemaking industry.
Guided by a local oenologist (wine expert), you’ll enjoy touring the facilities of three wineries, while getting a close-up look at the process of wine-making, and of course tasting their wines.
This is a full-day private tour and includes gourmet lunch with wine tasting at a Mendoza winery.
You are cordially invited to an evening of live music filled with passion, sensuality and dancing, at one of the best Tango venues in Buenos Aires: La Ventana. Located at the heart of the historic San Telmo neighborhood, you’ll enjoy a world-class Tango show in a restored tenement building (or, ‘conventillo’). This enchanting show also boasts unique features of Argentine folklore.
As you step through the doors, you’ll feel as though you have traveled back in time, with the interior of the building preserved in its original style. The show at La Ventana is a journey through the history of Tango, in which you’ll experience different and authentic styles of this mesmerizing dance, each with its own particular set of music, dancing style, and costumes.
Tango is a universe onto itself as it creates a multi-layered marriage of music, dance, singing and poetry.
Private transfers to and from the La Ventana are included, as well as dinner with non-alcoholic beverages & wine.