34 | Providing Specialist Horse Racing Holidays With a Commitment to Excellence ARGENTINA & URUGUAY 21 JANUARY - 04 FEBRUARY 2011 We are pleased to propose an enthralling tour to South America, combining Argentina with Uruguay. Two captivating countries where horses and racing are part of daily life. Delight in fine gastronomy, excellent wines and exquisite scenery. Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital, is often known as the " Paris of South America". Wide boulevards and avenues lined with exclusive shops, theatres and restaurants in ornate French- style architecture, make it a delightful city in which to walk. The Plaza de Mayo is considered the heart of the city, dominated by the Casa Rosada, the President's official residence, and it was from the balcony of this elegant pink edifice that Eva Peron gave her speeches to the people of Argentina. ? ? ? ? Hotel Caesar Park, Buenos Aires The hotel is located in La Recoleta, one of the most exclusive and elegant areas of the city, surrounded by excellent entertainment, Parisian- style cafés, restaurants and international stores. It is only a few minutes from the most important tourist and historical sites of the country's history. The Caesar Park Hotel has spacious guest rooms that are elegantly furnished and well equipped with marble bathrooms, luxurious furniture, Internet access, digital safes and TV. Hotel facilities include the Agraz Bar & Restaurant that offers contemporary Argentinean food; The Lounge offers the perfect atmosphere in which to enjoy continental breakfast, a light meal, afternoon tea or pre- dinner drinks and the Cheers Bar has an Anglo- Saxon atmosphere. The hotel also has a fitness centre and swimming pool. Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, is a very cosmopolitan city - the result of successive European migrations. With 1.5 million inhabitants, the city lies along a beautiful beachfront. Landmarks include the Cerro ( hill) after which the city is named, the mausoleum of Jose Gervasio Artigas - the Uruguayan national hero, the Cabildo - formerly the seat of the national legislature, and the ornate cathedral. ? ? ? ? ? Hotel Sheraton, Montevideo The Sheraton Montevideo Hotel, located in the fashionable residential area of Punta Carretas and overlooking the serene Río de la Plata, is an elegant and welcoming hotel. It is linked to the Punta Carretas Shopping Centre, and is only 200 metres from the Golf Club and the promenade. The 207 guest rooms are spacious and thoughtfully equipped and many have breathtaking views over the city and the bay. The hotel has the renowned Las Carretas Restaurant and the Lobby Bar. The hotel has the Neptune Pool & Fitness Centre, with its fully equipped gym, sauna, massage parlour, and beauty care services together with an indoor swimming pool. Tour Highlights: . Explore the many sights of Buenos Aires & Montevideo. . Racing at San Isidro & Palermo racecourses. . Stud Farm visits.
Call us on 01244 355 580 or visit www. horseracingabroad. com | 35 TOUR ARG 14 Nights From £ 4,380.00 per person Friday 21 January Depart: London Heathrow, Flight BA 247 21.25 hrs Arrive: Saturday 22 January Buenos Aires 09.45 hrs On arrival transfer to the 5 Star Hotel Caesar Park for 5 nights' accommodation with breakfast included. City tour of Buenos Aires in the afternoon. Evening is at leisure. Sunday 23 January Mid- afternoon departure for racing at San Isidro racecourse with dinner included. Return to the hotel approx 22.30 hours. Monday 24 January Day at leisure or option excursions. Tuesday 25 January Full day visit to the Haras Carampangue with barbecue lunch at Estancia El Rosario de Areco ( beverages included). Evening is at leisure. Wednesday 26 January Mid- afternoon departure for racing at Palermo racecourse with dinner included. Return to the hotel approx 22.30 hours. Thursday 27 January Transfer to Buenos Aires domestic airport for LAN Chile Airlines flight to Bariloche. On arrival transfer to the 5 Star Llao Llao Hotel & Resort for a 3 night stay in a Mountain View room, including breakfast. Friday 28 January Half day visit to San Carlos de Bariloche Equine Club Saturday 29 January Full day tour to Puerto Blest & Los Cantaros cascade including a simple lunch at Hosteria Puerto Blest ( beverages not included). The tour extension to Frias Lagoon can be purchased on the day. Sunday 30 January Transfer to Bariloche airport for flight to Buenos Aires with LAN Chile Airlines to connect with onward flight to Montevideo with Pluna Airlines. On arrival transfer to 5 Star Hotel Sheraton, Montevideo for a 3 night stay, including breakfast. Monday 31 January Full day tour of Montevideo to include lunch. Tuesday 01 February Visit to Stud La Bendicion Wednesday 02 February Transfer to Montevideo airport for flight to Buenos Aires with Pluna Airlines. On arrival transfer to the 5 Star Hotel Caesar Park for 1 night's accommodation with breakfast included. Evening Dinner and Tango show. Thursday 03 February Morning transfer to Buenos Aires airport for return flight to London Depart: Buenos Aires, Flight BA 246 13.15 hrs Friday 04 February Arrive: London Heathrow 07.15 hrs Optional tours can be arranged locally on leisure days. Single room supplement for the tour: £ 1,230.00 Transatlantic Flight Upgrade Supplements with British Airways: ( to be paid at time of booking) World Traveller Plus: £ 400.00 Business Class: £ 2,850.00 Our Price Includes: . Return International flights with British Airways Boeing 747 . Domestic flights Buenos Aires- Bariloche- Buenos Aires & Buenos Aires- Montevideo- Buenos Aires ( reserved by our agent in Buenos Aires) . Transfers throughout by luxury coach . 12 nights hotel accommodation, based on twin/ double occupancy, inclusive of buffet breakfast . Excursions and lunches/ dinners as per itinerary . Racecourse admissions with meals in Buenos Aires . Assistance of our representative throughout . Airport passenger duty & taxes ITINERARY ? ? ? ? ? Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Bariloche A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Llao Llao is located within the Nahuel Huapi National Park, in the heart of Argentine Patagonia, on a hill between Lake Naheul Huapi and Lake Moreno. The Hotel has a 15- hectare park, including a 18- hole golf course, marina, beach, solarium, heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Spa, sauna and fitness centre. A number of bars and restaurants are found within the hotel complex serving a variety of meals from Patagonian lamb to the most delicate International Cuisine. The classical Llao Llao Tea and the evening Happy Hour are all enjoyed in a warm and relaxing atmosphere.