SPEND CHRISTMAS IN ARGENTINA WITH ZICASSO’S 10-DAY ITINERARY THROUGH BUENOS AIRES, IGUAZU AND MENDOZA WITH OPTIONAL CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER
Book this 10-day trip by October 15, 2013 and get $200 off per person plus a complimentary dinner with tango show in Buenos Aires
San Francisco, CA, August 28, 2013 – This year, spend the holidays discovering the flavors, culture and beauty of Argentina on Zicasso’s 10-day itinerary through Buenos Aires, Iguazu and Mendoza. From December 19 to December 28, discover Argentina on private tours of Iguazu Falls, the Mendoza wine region and the city of Buenos Aires. Prices for this package start at $2,895 per person double and include 4-star hotels with breakfast, several private tours, wine tasting, and airport transfers.* Book before October 15, 2013 and Zicasso will take $200 off per person and add a free dinner with tango show and a one hour class in Buenos Aires.**
Upon arrival in Buenos Aires on December 19, guests will be transferred to their 4-star hotel and have the day to explore Argentina’s bustling capital. The next day, hop on a flight to Iguazu and enjoy a half day visit to one of the local, indigenous communities, the Guarani Mborore or Iriapu people. After a night in one of Iguazu’s 4-star hotels, the third day of this itinerary features a full-day private excursion to the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls and National Park for spectacular views of more than 200 waterfalls. Guests will finish this day by boarding a train to the greatest falls in the park: the Devil’s Throat.
After a travel day, this itinerary continues on to Mendoza with a half-day private wine tour through Lujan de Cuyo, a region known as the Cradle of Malbec. This tour will follow Mendoza’s Wine Road with stops at some of the region’s most prestigious wineries and an optional lunch prepared by a renowned chef who designed the menu to be paired with Mendoza’s variety of wines. The sixth day returns to Lujan de Cuyo for a full-day, semi-private wine tour with visits to two wineries in the morning, Catena Zapata and De Cero, where guests will be treated to a 5-course lunch with wine pairings. The tour will continue in the afternoon with a visit to the last winery, Achaval Ferrer, a boutique winery producing only premium wines.
On Christmas Day, return to Buenos Aires and enjoy the day at leisure to take in the city’s Christmas atmosphere. On the trip’s eighth day, guests will go on a morning half-day tour to get an overview of the city and the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo, 9th of July Avenue, the Colon Opera House and more. Then, spend the last afternoon on an art tour of Buenos Aires with stops at the National Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires and a final stop at one of the city’s main contemporary galleries.*** The remaining time in Buenos Aires can be spent at leisure before returning home on the tenth day.
Optional activities that can be added to this itinerary include:
Getting up close with the Iguazu Falls on a Great Adventure Navigation Tour, which is certain to leave all on board soaked;
Enjoying a lunch at one of Lujan de Cuyo’s most prestigious wineries prepared by a renowned chef who designed the menu to be paired with Mendoza’s variety of wines.
Ringing in the holidays with a Christmas Eve dinner at a Mendoza restaurant (menus and prices are not yet available);
Experiencing the melodic sounds and smooth movements of the Argentine tango with dinner and a tango show plus a 1-hour class in Buenos Aires;
For a detailed itinerary, please visit: http://www.zicasso.com/luxury-vacation-argentina-tours/argentina-christmas-vacation-2013-custom-tour
*Prices for this itinerary start at $2,895 and include 9 nights’ accommodation at 4-star boutique hotels (1 night in Buenos Aires; 2 nights in Iguazu; 3 nights in Mendoza; 3 nights in Buenos Aires), breakfast daily, half-day private city tour of Buenos Aires, full-day private Iguazu Falls excursion, half-day private wine tour in Mendoza, full-day semi-private Lujan de Cuyo tour with lunch in Mendoza, bilingual guides and half day private art, architecture or Jewish history tour in Buenos Aires. Domestic and international flights are not included, but can be added on at the time of purchase. This trip is customizable, including change of dates, but price will be adjusted accordingly.
**Guests who book by October 15, 2013 receive $200 off per person plus a free dinner with tango show in Buenos Aires, including transfers from hotel, drinks and a 1-hour class.
***Museum tickets are not included in the art tour. This tour can be exchanged for either an architecture or Jewish history tour.
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