Wales Tour to Argentina 

June 2018

Visiting Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Mendoza, Iguazu Falls and day trip across the River Plate to Uruguay, plus gauchos and tangos!

Tour Price: £5,399.00

 

Tour price includes:

  • Economy Class air fares (international and within Argentina)

  • Accommodation on a sharing twin-bedded or double room basis

  • Breakfast daily

  • Additional meals where specified in the tour itinerary

  • Coach transportation throughout

  • Sightseeing excursions as specified.

  • Dinner and Tango show

  • Match tickets for both Wales v Argentina Tests

  • Tour kit (polo shirt, jacket and bag)

  • Strachan Sports representative travelling with the tour

  • Local agents tour co-ordinator

NB: Cost excludes entrance to National Park at Iguazu Falls. Must be paid locally in cash: US$25.00

 

Single Room Supplement: £1,795.00

Premium Economy Supplement: £500.00

Business Class Supplement: £2,550.00

Tour Itinerary 

Sunday 3rd June

Monday 4th June

Tuesday 5th June

Wednesday 6th June

Thursday 7th June

Friday 8th June

Saturday 9th June

Sunday 10th June

Monday 11th June

Tuesday 12th June

Wednesday 13th June

Thursday 14th June

Friday 15th June

Saturday 16th June

Sunday 17th June

Monday 18th June

Tuesday 19th June

Wednesday 20th June

Thursday 21st June

Friday 22nd June

Fly London Heathrow to Buenos Aires on British Airways direct flight BA245 departs at 22:25.

 

Arrive Buenos Aires 08:15 and transfer to the Panamericano Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights stay.

 

City sightseeing tour including Puerto Madero, the Pink Palace (where Eva & Juan Peron made their speeches), Palermo and La Recoleta (where Eva Peron is buried).

 

Day trip to an Estancia on the Pampas which will include horse and carriage riding, fantastic gaucho horsemanship, music & dancing whilst enjoying a traditional barbecue lunch (included) with sides of beef cooking over an open fire and plenty of Quilmes beer and Malbec wine!  A great day out!

 

Fly to Mendoza. Flight AR1542 depart 10:40. Arrive 12:35.

Stay 3 nights at the Diplomatic Hotel (or similar)

 

Wine Tour with lunch

 

Day trip to San Juan. Pre-match barbecue at local rugby club

Wales v Argentina 1st Test

Return to Mendoza

 

Fly back to Buenos Aires. Flight AR1537 depart 10:20

Arrive 11:55. Coach transfer to Panamericano Hotel (or similar) for stay of 2 nights. Rest of day at leisure.

 

Day trip to Uruguay, by hydrofoil.  Cross the River Plate to La Colonia, a former Portuguese settlement, founded in 1860. The historic quarter - Barrio Historico – is, now, a UNESCO heritage site.  Built in Portuguese style - stone houses and cobblestone streets - an interesting place to explore.  Coach transfers from hotel to Hydrofoil Terminal and return.

 

Fly to Trelew, Patagonia Flight AR1866 depart 17.15 Arrive 19.15. Transfer to Peninsula Valdes Hotel (or similar) in Puerto Madryn for 2 nights. 

 

Morning - coach tour to Valdes Peninsular for whale watching boat trip (warm clothing necessary). 

Afternoon - coach trip to Gaiman to meet with the Welsh speaking community. Evening Patagonian barbecue dinner.

 

Morning at leisure. Afternoon visit to Welsh chapels and/or tea houses.  Fly back to Buenos Aires. Flight AR1867 Depart 20:05

Arrive 21:55. Transfer to Panamericano Hotel (or similar).

Stay 1 night

Coach to Santa Fe with stop for lunch. Stay 2 nights at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel (or similar) in Parana.

 

Morning at leisure. Transfer to local rugby club for pre-match meal. Then transfer to stadium for:

Wales v Argentina 2nd Test

Return to hotel after match.

 

Return coach trip to Buenos Aires with lunch stop. Transfer to

to Panamericano Hotel (or similar). Stay 1 night.

 

Fly to Puerto Iguazu. Flight AR1734 depart 15:00 arrive 16:50. Coach transfer to the Amerian Portal de Iguazu Hotel (or similar) for 2 nights stay.

 

Excursion to Iguazu Falls including an inflatable boat trip around the falls. Also opportunities for 4x4 drive through jungle terrain or a helicopter flight

 

Fly back to Buenos Aires. Flight AR1721 depart 12:05

Arrive 14:00, Transfer to the Panamericano Hotel (or similar)  for one night. 

Farewell dinner and Tango Show.

 

Transfer to Pistarini Airport for British Airways direct flight back to London. Flight BA244 departs at 13:35

 

Arrive London Heathrow at 06:50am

Transfer back to South Wales.