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Travel in Argentina: how much do excursions in tourist destinations cost

2021-07-23T18:25:07.314Z

From Iguazú to Ushuaia, approximate prices for some of the most classic tours. Grisel Isaac 07/23/2021 1:17 PM Clarín.com Travels Updated 07/23/2021 2:29 PM When planning a trip , one thinks about air tickets, routes to follow, hotels and also a list of must-see attractions, whatever the destination. An important fact is, precisely, the cost of the excursions , those that already in advance are known to be in the program.  Mendoza between wine and the high mountain circ



Grisel Isaac

07/23/2021 1:17 PM

  • Clarín.com

  • Travels

Updated 07/23/2021 2:29 PM

When

planning a trip

, one thinks about air tickets, routes to follow, hotels and also a list of must-see attractions, whatever the destination.

An important fact is, precisely, the

cost of the excursions

, those that already in advance are known to be in the program. 

Mendoza between wine and the high mountain circuit

A bus along the Wine Route.

The first proposal for the product that is part of the identity of the province, wine: the

Vitivinícola Bus

leaves from the city of Mendoza and travels the

Wine Roads

including Luján de Cuyo, Maipú and Valle de Uco, with stops at wineries open to the tourism and hop on / hop off mode.

There are several options for

transfer tickets

-does not include visits, tastings or lunches in wineries-, according to schedules and circuit.

Half day, from $ 1,650 and full day, from $ 2,000.

On the other hand, the

High Mountain Circuit

allows you to discover incredible landscapes: Potrerillos Dam, Uspallata, Las Bóvedas, Picheuta, Polvaredas and Punta de Vacas, Los Penitentes, Puente del Inca, Horcones and already on the border with Chile, the town of Las Caves.

In the Luján de Cuyo department, landscapes and adventure in the Potrerillos Dam

If the weather allows it, you can go up to Christ the Redeemer.

It lasts all day and costs $ 3,250 (mendoza.tur.ar).

Talampaya on foot and 4x4 in La Rioja

The tour of the Talampaya National Park is done through excursions.

Entrance to the National Park, $ 230.

Talampaya National Park.

Photo National Parks

A hike through the Talampaya Canyon, $ 2,300;

for the Quebrada de Don Eduardo, $ 2,300;

night excursion $ 3,000.

Talampaya Canyon and Shimpa in 4x4 trucks, $ 2550 per person in family plan (www.turismovillaunion.gob.ar).

La Trochita in Esquel

On vacation, the

Old Patagonian Express

, better known as La Trochita, leaves from Esquel to Nahuel Pan on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Lasts 3 hours: $ 3,000;

under 12, $ 1,800.

La Trochita advances in the Patagonian steppe.

In addition, you can visit the Railway Museum at Esquel station (www.esquel.tur.ar).

Ushuaia: from the 4x4 to the train and the boat

Adventure in a

4x4 tour

along the RN 3 towards the

Escondido and Fagnano lakes

and crossing the mountain range through the Garibaldi Pass.

The possibility of doing optional activities such as snowmobiling or husky sledding is contemplated.

It lasts all day and costs $ 8,000 per person.

4x4 excursion to Lake Fagnano.

Photo Daniel Rodriguez

Two classics: the

End of the World Train

, from $ 3,800;

Sailing to Isla de los Lobos

, from $ 4,500 (turismoushuaia.com).

Victoria Island and Arrayanes Forest from Bariloche

After an hour's navigation from Puerto Pañuelo, you reach the Quetrihué peninsula, where the

Arrayanes Forest is located

.

Then, navigation to Puerto Anchorena (Victoria Island), to go through trails and observe the

cave paintings

and the spectacle of the volcanic sand beach.

It costs $ 4,840 (barilocheturismo.gob.ar).

The Iguazu Falls and the jungle

An excursion to the Falls costs $ 800 round trip with a tour guide and departure from the hotel.

Tourists walk the walkways of the Iguazú National Park.

Photo The Independent Iguazú

A City Tour (Hito Tres Fronteras, Aripuca, etc), $ 950.

And something

more adventurous

, like the Fly Park, with movitracks to a site where trekking, zip-lining and arborism are done, among other activities.

It costs $ 3,500 with transfers (iguazuturismo.gob.ar).

Viewpoint of the Condors in Merlo

An

aerial park

in the tourist town of San Luis, with zip lines and hanging bridges.

It costs $ 2,600 (villademerlo.tur.ar).

Whale watching in Puerto Madryn

The classic of the Chubut coast in winter.

The embarked departure to see whales from Puerto Pirámides costs $ 5,250 and $ 2,600 for those under 12 years of age (plus $ 650 for the entrance to Peninsula Valdés).

Whale watching.

Photo Maxi Jonas / Télam.

Another must-see valid all year round, snorkeling with sea lions, $ 8,900 (www.madryn.travel).

From El Calafate to the glacier

Trekking on the glacier.

In addition to the views of the Perito Moreno glacier from the walkways (roundtrip transfer, $ 9,000; entrance to Los Glaciares National Park, $ 530 and children under 16, $ 260), a very attractive excursion is the walk on the ice or minitrekking , from $ 14,400 (www.santacruzpatagonia.gob.ar)

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Source: clarin

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