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The leading tour operator in active travel is offering a free 3-day/2-night “pre-tour” of Buenos Aires to guests booking a Spring 2013 Argentina walking tour

** Spectacular savings from $1,798 – $2,058 per traveler **

Waterbury, VT (October 25, 2012) – Country Walkers is giving guests an opportunity to explore Buenos Aires for free when they book either the February 16-23, 2013 or March 9-16, 2013, departure of the Argentina: Mendoza & Patagonia Guided Walking tour. The special offer celebrates the recent launch of the “Buenos Aires Select”-a pre- or post-tour immersion experience in the enchanting South American city-and savings of up to $1,798 – $2,058 per traveler.

The “Buenos Aires Select” includes:

Accommodations for two nights in luxury hotel (private bath)
Meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners (with local wine or beer)
4-hour walking tour of Buenos Aires with an expert bilingual guide
Tango Show (with dinner and local wine or beer) at El Viejo Almacén
Full-day estancia excursion with walking or horseback riding options (inclusive of Argentine asado barbecue)
Transportation from the meeting point to the departure point including airport transfers
The unbeatable and cumulative experience of the Country Walkers staff


Any meals not mentioned above
Incidental expenses
Guide gratuities
Airfare from Buenos Aires to Mendoza ($345 – price subject to change)

The three-day/two-night “Buenos Aires Select” is the perfect complement to Country Walkers’ guided exploration of Argentina. Travelers can wander the cosmopolitan city in the company of an expert bilingual guide and explore the colorful homes of the fashionable La Boca neighborhood and the cobblestone streets of San Telmo, also known as the “Cradle of Tango”. The trip also takes guests on a full day excursion to an authentic estancia, or ranch, in nearby San Antonio de Areco. There, guests are invited to lunch on delicious grilled meats and explore the area on foot or horseback. Hotel accommodations are in the heart of Recoleta, Buenos Aires’ most elegant neighborhood, and dinner and drinks are enjoyed at the exclusive tango hotspot, El Viejo Almacén.

Country Walkers’ Argentina: Mendoza & Patagonia guided walking tour takes guests to indulge in the beauty of Mendoza-located at the foothills of the Andes and home to the country’s renowned wine routes and gastronomic venues-and the spectacular scenery of the Lakes region where the Patagonian Steppe, Bariloche and Victoria Island offer a striking backdrop for active adventures. Travelers walk along aqueducts carved hundreds of years ago by the indigenous Huarpes people; catamaran and wander the isolated beaches of Victoria Island; lunch atop a high granite cliff before views of the extinct, glacier-topped volcano, Mount Tronador; and kayak on Nahuel Haupi Lake. The trip encompasses culture and adventure in one with expert guides, authentic accommodations and locally inspired dining throughout.

The trip needs to be booked by December 15, 2012. . For more information or to make reservation, please visit or call 800-464-9255.