Buenos Aires,The Queen of the Tango
Buenos Aires is the doorway to the cosmopolitan South America and home to the Tango. Modern, dynamic and traditional, the city exhibits the mixed essence of the Argentineans. A bohemian and energetic environment is also well kept within some memorable corners, in many typical neighborhoods and in the most sophisticated restaurants and bars spread all over the city. Buenos Aires is an amazing destination waiting to be discovered.
Bariloche, Lakes and Legends
The city, located on the shores of The Nahuel Huapi Lake and among mountains and forests, is always showing a changing landscape that adapts to each season along the year. In the surroundings, the Andes mountain range exhibits its greatness while at the same time, ancient and silent forests extend along the crystal clear lakes. Skiing, trekking, sailing or just relaxing, are all possible in Bariloche.
El Calafate, Paradise Below Zero
Great in beauty and small in size, this is the city of the Glaciers par excellence and invites those tourists fond of adventures, quietness, culture and nature. El Calafate is surrounded by mountains, granite peaks and snow fields that spread as glaciers into picturesque lakes offering visitors unique sceneries.
Ushuaia, Trip to the End of the World
To the south, Tierra del Fuego -the Land of Fire, in English-, and the capital of that Province, Ushuaia are an open gate to the immense and mysterious solitude of the Antarctica. Ushuaia, a destination that once was a wild and remote place, today attracts thousands of people from all over the world who seek to be dazzled by breathtaking landscapes. This touristic city in essence, does not distinguish seasons. Adventure, excitement, history and legends come together in this island along the year.
Puerto Madryn, Ecological Sanctuary
Situated on the wild southeast coast of Patagonia, Nature reigns supreme. The Valdez Peninsula is home to thousands of penguins and sea lions, while dolphins and whales can sometimes be seen offshore. A deep water port, a commercial center, and a tourism destination, Puerto Madryn is a popular resort destination for beaches, sports and wildlife excursions.
Mendoza, Land of Sun and Good Wine
Cuyo – “the land of the desert”, in the natives’ language – the region where Mendoza is located, is the land of the high peaks, the snowy volcanoes and the endless adventures going from the Andes and the Pre-Andean Mountains to the savannah-like lands. In the valleys and among the vineyards, farms and cellars, one can follow the Road of the Wine and taste the internationally recognized elixir. Mendoza, the land of the sunshine and good wine is a province to be visited all the year around.
Cordoba, Colonial Charm
Cultural and touristic; historic and modern; industrial and traditional; Cordoba is one of the most important economic centers in the country. A benign weather and a mountainous scenery, valleys, high plateaus and deep ravines, monuments dating back to the Spanish colonial time, towns, historical remains and rock paintings, all of them are combined in such a way that creates a very special and unique environment.
Iguazu, The Beat of the Nature
This beautiful scenery made up of exuberant vegetation, surrounds great rivers, a red-colored land and the untouched jungle covered by prominent trees and full of extraordinary flora and fauna. The great Iguazu Falls – Great Waters, in Guarani Language- are a unique and imposing wonder that exceed the senses and lie beyond our understanding and conforms one of the highlights in the country.
Salta, Colours of the Land and the Live Culture
The time seems to have stopped in this land crossed by canyons, ravines and mountains, sometimes colorful, others, painted in just one color, but in general, covered with cactus. There is a contrast of weathers, from the arid and deserted hills to the humid and full of forests valleys but in general, exhibiting Pre-Columbine vestiges, ruins of forts and small towns with a mixture of natives’ and Spanish constructions resisting the passing of time..
Metropolitan Touring is one of South America’s most known and respected travel companies, providing unrivalled service to our guests for nearly 60 years. Along with our operations in Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Chile and Colombia, we also own and operate the finest ships for Galapagos Island cruises - the M/V Santa Cruz, Yacht Isabella II and Yacht La Pinta - as well as the Finch Bay Eco Hotel. Come explore with us!
We take immense pride in our Galapagos cruise explorations, during which our guests experience the ever-changing ecological paradise of the islands. Our Galapagos cruises provide opportunities to walk, swim, snorkel, photograph and observe the archipelago’s amazing wildlife in the company of expert naturalist guides. Our Galapagos cruises are characterized by the highest standards of comfort, cuisine and service on board, combining these elements to provide solo-travelers, families and small groups with an unforgettable exploration of ‘the enchanted isles.’
So, pack your bags and come explore with us for a Galapagos cruise of a lifetime!