Argentina for foodies Buenos Aires & Mendoze, Argentina

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Travel: 01 May 18 - 14 Jul 18

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Travel: 01 May 18 - 14 Jul 18
7 nights from £1549pp
Argentina for foodies Buenos Aires & Mendoze

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Overview


Day 1 – Buenos Aires
Arrive into Buenos Aires Airport – Meet with your INFOBA DMC Argentina guide. Private Transfer with guide to Hotel Over night at Kenton Palace Hotel in a Classic Room with breakfast included. Welcome Dinner & Tango Show at El Querandi with regular transfers included 3 course meal, beverages and wine included

Day 2 – Buenos Aires
After breakfast you will be picked up by your guide in a private vehicle for a 6 hour Buenos Aires sightseeing experience with a traditional 3 course lunch included Discover the beauty and wonders of Buenos Aires; view the National Congress, The Metropolitan Cathedral next to the Government House in May square area. Admire the Colon Theater, one of the most important opera houses in Latin America, This journey continues southwards, walking along old-stoned streets, ornamented with a hundred-year-old streetlamps and houses. The next step is San Telmo neighborhood, closely associated with “Tango”. Following the same direction we arrive to La Boca neighborhood. There we find Boca Juniors Football Stadium, which is the maximum example of Argentina’s Passion: Football. In the area of Retiro / San Martín Square, you will connect with Libertador Avenue and enter the north of Buenos Aires City where you will arrive to the sophisticated Recoleta, one of the most exclusive neighborhoods, where, among other attractions you can find the famous Cemetery and elegant cafés and restaurants. This is the end of the journey and the beginning of your romance with Buenos Aires. After your day out return back to the Kenton Palace Hotel for an evening at Leisure.

Day 3 – Buenos Aires
After breakfast you will go and visit the local market with chef Ezequiel Gallardo where he will buy fresh produce to make his recipes. You will take part in “empanadas” recipes demonstration, after this you will have lunch at Treinta Sillas, one of the most famous closed door restaurants in Buenos Aires, and try a wine pairing menu specially created for you. Free afternoon at leisure and In the evening you will go on a Cocktail “speakeasy bars” adventure in Underground Buenos Aires in the company of one of the most important sommeliers in the Porteño night where you will discover the hide bars of Buenos Aires where the best cocktails are served only if you know the password. We will visit 3 of them and you will enjoy a cocktail in each (meals not included) return back to the Kenton Palace Hotel

Day 4 – Buenos Aires – Mendoza
After Breakfast you will be picked up and transferred to the Domestic Airport where you will take a flight to Mendoza, once you arrive at Mendoza Airport Arrival you will met by a guide and transferred to Lares de Chacras Hotel. Afternoon and evening at leisure.

Day 5 – Mendoza
After breakfast your guide will pick you up and you will experience a great day in Mendoza. We select one of the highest quality and unique wineries at Lujan de Cuyo, Tempus where the winemakers receive their guests as if they were old friends, and introduce them to The Biondolillo family who run this outstanding bodega in the fifth generation. We will guide you in the challenge of blending our five red varietals to make your tailor-made blend. Enjoy playing winemaking for a day with the owners of the winery and get to learn about your own palate. Then it is time for a delightful lunch paired with Tempus Alba’s wine on what is without question the terrace with the best view in all of Mendoza! You will return to your hotel for an evening at leisure
Meals: B, L

Day 6 - Mendoza
Free day for leisure in Mendoza or why not choose to do this optional activity(extra cost) – Premium Uco Valley Wine Experience - Author wines tastings and the opportunity to enjoy excellent food and rest in boutique hotels at the Cordón del Plata foothills are the passwords of this new viticulture and viniculture pole located 90 km away from Mendoza’s capital Uco Valley, where there are 300 sunny days a year and the cold nights invite to curl up in front of the fire, is the birthplace of much of the Argentine wine which conquers followers throughout the world.
Our first visit will be to Bodega La Azul. Tiny is the impression you have as you drive up to this winery. It is hard not to look around wondering where the rest of the cellar is. A single stark building, not much larger than other winery´s garages is all that is required to make some of the finest wines in Argentina. Hosted by one of the winemarkers, we´ll taste their Cabernet and Malbec wines, which have grabbed much attention for their distinct personality and excellent value. Journey a little farther south to the village of San José and drop in on Bodega Salentein. Respectful of the land´s vibrantly textured past, Salentein is equally inspired by the land´s remarkably promising future. It is this delicate balance of old and new- of blending the tradition of long-celebrated European winemaking methods with the bold ingenuity of the New World- that defines the Salentein style. We continue south along the rolling countryside to get to Bodega Andeluna. Andeluna would look quite at home in a remote part of Texas as a hunting lodge. This is not accidental, Andeluna has deep roots in Texas. The winery was founded in 2003 by Ward Lay (son of the founder of Frito Lays - the parent of Walker crisps). Situated at the foot of the Andes just outside of the town of Tupungato in the Uco Valley, Andeluna has magnificent views of the mountains. The huge windows of the dining room are designed to take advantage of the effect, allowing us to enjoy the view as much as the food. All recipes are fully made of natural products, which are grown in this exceptional place. On a clear day you really can see forever. The view is clear along mountains. Expansive only begins to describe each view which is surpassed only by the next mountain country vista! Overnight at Lares de Chacras

Day 7 – Mendoza – Buenos Aires
After breakfast transfer from your hotel to Mendoza´s airport in order to take a flight to Buenos Aires, once arriving back into Buenos Aires Airport you will be met by a representative and transferred back to Kenton Palace Hotel, evening at leisure

Day 8 – Buenos Aires
After breakfast you will be transferred by private transfer back to Buenos Aires International airport for your flight home, or why not extend your trip to Iguazu Falls.



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