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Rewilding Argentina: Patagonia to Iberá

From open steppe and coastal cliffs to lush wetlands and savannah, this exclusive trip celebrates the success story of Argentina's rewilded landscapes.

Penguins, elephant seals and whales on the coast; pumas and guanacos in the Andean foothills; marsh deer, monkeys and soon-to-be-reintroduced macaws and jaguars in the wetlands of Iberá. This spectacular guided journey shares Argentina's diversity through one of the most ambitious conservation projects in the world.

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Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrive in Argentina, settle in to Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires and the charming Palermo neighbourhood. Head out to explore on foot, enjoy eating out with the help of our local information and advice.
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Day 2 - Private guided exploration of Buenos Aires

Spend this morning in the company of your own private guide who can take you on and off the beaten track. Rather than follow a specific route, this is a tour set by you.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina valdes peninsula a group of magellanic penguins leaving the atlantic ocean at peninsula valdes argentina

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Day 3 - To the wildlife of the Valdes Peninsula

Fly south to Patagonia's great wildlife hotspot, the Valdes Peninsula. Meet your guide, settle in your hotel in Puerto Madryn and start exploring the local wildlife.
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Day 4 - Guided whale watching, and more

Spend all day with your naturalist guide as you meet the wildlife of this UNESCO world heritage area, from Southern Right Whales to penguins, elephant seals, rheas, Orca, sea lions...and more.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina valdes peninsula seal and south american sea lion at the coast from peninsula valdes

5 of 19

Day 5 - Travel south to the Blue Patagonia reserve

Travel south with your guide following the Atlantic's wild coastal to Argentina's first coastal national park and the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Blue Patagonia.
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Day 6 - Full day guided coastal wildlife safari

Full day dedicated to the coastal wildlife of the Blue Patagonia project, part of the conservation program of Argentina's Rewilding Foundation.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina patagonia coast bustamante rhea c Bahia Bustamante Lodge

7 of 19

Day 7 - Petrified forests and ranches of the steppe

Leave the coast behind and travel under the vast skies of the Patagonian steppe. Stop to visit a petrified forest of giant monkey puzzle trees and stay at a working estancia.
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Day 8 - Reach the foothills of the Andes

Experience life on a Patagonian ranch before driving to the foothills of the Andes to get introduced to the Patagonia National Park and the history of its conservation projects.
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Day 9 - Private guided in the Patagonia National Park

Spend today in the Patagonia Park, your guide´s home area. Learn about the local conservation efforts carried out by the ‘Rewilding Argentina’ project as you walk.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina Ruta 40 Cueva de las Manos 28 Cave 29 C Sally Dodge

10 of 19

Day 10 - Visit the incredible Cave of Hands

Visit the impressive archaeological site of the 'Cueva de las Manos' with near 1,000 silhouettes of hands painted around 10,000 years ago and enter guanaco and puma ground.
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11 of 19

Day 11 - Guided exploration of puma territory

Head out for a walk this morning in the Cañadon pinturas area, searching for guanacos and evidence of puma, or the pumas themselves if you are lucky.
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Day 12 - Travel north by bus to the lakes

Say goodbye to your guide today as he leaves you at the bus that takes you north across the vast steppe to Esquel, the entrance to the Lake region of Patagonia.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina Ruta 40 Alerces Esquel Lago Menendez from the glacier C Jeremy Wood

13 of 19

Day 13 - Private guided day in the Alerce National Park

Full day guided to discover green Patagonia in Los Alerces National Park, a place of rich lush forests of ancient trees, glistening lakes and glaciers, a true contrast with the steppe.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera rewilding wetlands Yacar C3 A9 Negro c Florian Von Der Fecht

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Day 14 - From lakes to the Iberá wetlands

Fly north this morning via Buenos Aires to the town of Corrientes to travel by land to the heartland of the Iberá wetlands, home to one of the most important rewilding projects worldwide.
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Day 15 - Experience Iberá, learn about rewilding

For the next three full days you will learn about the ambitious conservation projects that include the reintroduction of jaguars, macaws, giant anteaters and tapir.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera posada uguay wetlands kayak rewilding c matias rebak

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Day 16 - Explore Iberá by land and water

Explore by land and water, daylight and night time to capture the rich wildlife of the wetlands. The excursions in Iberá are in shared small group guided by the Rewilding Argentina local guides.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera wetlands lizzard overo rewilding c Rewilding

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Day 17 - Guided day in Iberá

Another day to enjoy the wildlife and learning about conservation efforts and connections with traditional farming. Your visit to this area supports the funding of the conservation projects.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera wetlands capybara Carpincho sunset rewilding c Rafael Abuin

18 of 19

Day 18 - Say goodbye to Iberá, staying in Buenos Aires

Transfer out of Iberá today to fly south to Buenos Aires for a farewell night in Argentina's capital - a great excuse for a fine meal.
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Day 19 - Time to leave Argentina

Transfer to the international airport of Ezeiza at a time to suit your travel home. Please note that international flights are not included in this holiday.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina buenos aires plaza de mayo chris bladon

1 of 19

Day 1 - Arrive in Argentina, settle in to Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires and the charming Palermo neighbourhood. Head out to explore on foot, enjoy eating out with the help of our local information and advice.
Images itinerary images original upi63ycklih702jg6692nu752rf4kdn3 argentina buenos aires guitar player20181217 32224 1tpof7v

2 of 19

Day 2 - Private guided exploration of Buenos Aires

Spend this morning in the company of your own private guide who can take you on and off the beaten track. Rather than follow a specific route, this is a tour set by you.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina valdes peninsula a group of magellanic penguins leaving the atlantic ocean at peninsula valdes argentina

3 of 19

Day 3 - To the wildlife of the Valdes Peninsula

Fly south to Patagonia's great wildlife hotspot, the Valdes Peninsula. Meet your guide, settle in your hotel in Puerto Madryn and start exploring the local wildlife.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina valdes peninsula right whale jumping at peninsula valdez argentina

4 of 19

Day 4 - Guided whale watching, and more

Spend all day with your naturalist guide as you meet the wildlife of this UNESCO world heritage area, from Southern Right Whales to penguins, elephant seals, rheas, Orca, sea lions...and more.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina valdes peninsula seal and south american sea lion at the coast from peninsula valdes

5 of 19

Day 5 - Travel south to the Blue Patagonia reserve

Travel south with your guide following the Atlantic's wild coastal to Argentina's first coastal national park and the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Blue Patagonia.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina patagonia coast bustamante zodiac wildlife c Bahia Bustamante Lodge

6 of 19

Day 6 - Full day guided coastal wildlife safari

Full day dedicated to the coastal wildlife of the Blue Patagonia project, part of the conservation program of Argentina's Rewilding Foundation.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina patagonia coast bustamante rhea c Bahia Bustamante Lodge

7 of 19

Day 7 - Petrified forests and ranches of the steppe

Leave the coast behind and travel under the vast skies of the Patagonian steppe. Stop to visit a petrified forest of giant monkey puzzle trees and stay at a working estancia.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero chile patagonia carretera austral young guanaco parque patagonia c pura aventura thomas power

8 of 19

Day 8 - Reach the foothills of the Andes

Experience life on a Patagonian ranch before driving to the foothills of the Andes to get introduced to the Patagonia National Park and the history of its conservation projects.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina patagonia ruta 40 parque patagonia guide guido vittone c matias rebak

9 of 19

Day 9 - Private guided in the Patagonia National Park

Spend today in the Patagonia Park, your guide´s home area. Learn about the local conservation efforts carried out by the ‘Rewilding Argentina’ project as you walk.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina Ruta 40 Cueva de las Manos 28 Cave 29 C Sally Dodge

10 of 19

Day 10 - Visit the incredible Cave of Hands

Visit the impressive archaeological site of the 'Cueva de las Manos' with near 1,000 silhouettes of hands painted around 10,000 years ago and enter guanaco and puma ground.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina patagonia parque puma c hernan povedano rewilding argentina

11 of 19

Day 11 - Guided exploration of puma territory

Head out for a walk this morning in the Cañadon pinturas area, searching for guanacos and evidence of puma, or the pumas themselves if you are lucky.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina patagonia ruta 40 chubut flamingoes c jeremy wood

12 of 19

Day 12 - Travel north by bus to the lakes

Say goodbye to your guide today as he leaves you at the bus that takes you north across the vast steppe to Esquel, the entrance to the Lake region of Patagonia.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina Ruta 40 Alerces Esquel Lago Menendez from the glacier C Jeremy Wood

13 of 19

Day 13 - Private guided day in the Alerce National Park

Full day guided to discover green Patagonia in Los Alerces National Park, a place of rich lush forests of ancient trees, glistening lakes and glaciers, a true contrast with the steppe.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera rewilding wetlands Yacar C3 A9 Negro c Florian Von Der Fecht

14 of 19

Day 14 - From lakes to the Iberá wetlands

Fly north this morning via Buenos Aires to the town of Corrientes to travel by land to the heartland of the Iberá wetlands, home to one of the most important rewilding projects worldwide.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera yaguaret C3 A9 rewilding vertical c Florian Von Der Fecht

15 of 19

Day 15 - Experience Iberá, learn about rewilding

For the next three full days you will learn about the ambitious conservation projects that include the reintroduction of jaguars, macaws, giant anteaters and tapir.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera posada uguay wetlands kayak rewilding c matias rebak

16 of 19

Day 16 - Explore Iberá by land and water

Explore by land and water, daylight and night time to capture the rich wildlife of the wetlands. The excursions in Iberá are in shared small group guided by the Rewilding Argentina local guides.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera wetlands lizzard overo rewilding c Rewilding

17 of 19

Day 17 - Guided day in Iberá

Another day to enjoy the wildlife and learning about conservation efforts and connections with traditional farming. Your visit to this area supports the funding of the conservation projects.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera wetlands capybara Carpincho sunset rewilding c Rafael Abuin

18 of 19

Day 18 - Say goodbye to Iberá, staying in Buenos Aires

Transfer out of Iberá today to fly south to Buenos Aires for a farewell night in Argentina's capital - a great excuse for a fine meal.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero argentina ibera macaws c tompkins conservation

19 of 19

Day 19 - Time to leave Argentina

Transfer to the international airport of Ezeiza at a time to suit your travel home. Please note that international flights are not included in this holiday.

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