- Main hub, vibrant, lively, colourful Capital City
- European Influence
- Obelisk, Boca Stadium, Tango Show/lessons
- School and Club opposition available
The Argentina hockey Festival is an annual event that caters for International schools and clubs during Easter. Based in Buenos Aires there are approx 20 teams that contest the festival consisting of U18 boys and U18 and U16 girls categories. Teams that enter are a mixture of both local and international talent, with entries regularly received from the UK, Australia, Canada, USA, and South Africa. Groups are able to easily extend their stay in Argentina before or after the festival to experience other aspects of the country if they wish.
A hockey tour to Argentina offers good quality opposition and an experience in a sports passionate country which can also be combined with Chile and Uruguay as a multi-country South American tour. Argentina famous for Tango, Gauchos and Steak is full of diverse landscapes including Pampas plains, glaciers, rainforests and mountainous regions for awe-inspiring scenery and excursions.
An Impressive destination which is full of contrasts from cosmopolitan City life in the capital Buenos Aires to the natural wonder of Iguazu Falls on the border of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
Groups will have the opportunity to visit a number of Towns and Cities within Argentina depending on the length of tour and budget requirements. Key Cities including Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Rosario and Iguazu can be included in any tour itinerary whilst also integrating a choice of traditional cultural activities to provide an unforgettable Latin touring experience.
A mixture of accommodation options are possible throughout a tour to Argentina including High Performance centres and 3-5* hotels. Hosting is also a possibility with local schools and families and often one of the highlights of any tour. Some example accommodation is highlighted below:
Hotel Two (Buenos Aires)
Grand Crucero (Iguazu)
There are an abundance of activities and excursions on offer in Argentina to enhance your overall tour experience, below you will find a selection of ‘must sees’.
A Buenos Aires City tour wil give you the opportunity to visit the National Congress, the Metropolitan Cathedral, San Telmo (a traditional neighbourhood where Tango performances can be seen), stop in La Boca, the colourful neighbourhood home to street buskers & local artists. One of the highlights will be a visit to the ´Bombonera´. Discover the history, culture and magic of ‘La Bombenera’, Buenos Aires' famous football stadium and home to Boca Juniors football team. You will take a behind the scenes tour and visit the changing rooms and go pitch side followed by a visit to the Boca Museum.
The spectacular Iguazu Falls are situated on the border of Argentina and Brazil and are a real highlight of any visit South America. The waterfalls consist of 275 separate falls and are the largest in the world by volume, and are higher than Niagara Falls. You will witness this natural wonder and World UNESCO heritage site from both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the falls along walkways and observation platforms. A 4x4 rainforest tour and power boat ride up close to the falls is also provided for groups.
Visit a local ranch home to the Argentine ‘gauchos’ (cowboys) which will host a cultural performance featuring traditional dance, folklore, song and horsemanship skills followed by a BBQ buffet lunch.
We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific tour duration, group requirements and budget. Please find below an example itinerary:
|1||Depart UK||In Flight|
|2||Buenos Aires||Hotel Two|
|3||Buenos Aires||Hotel Two||group games||Opening ceremony|
|4||Buenos Aires||Hotel Two||group games||City Tour & Boca Stadium|
|5||Buenos Aires||Hotel Two||Finals||Tango Show & Meal|
|6||Rosario||Plaza Real Suites||Estancia|
|8||Buenos Aires||Billeting||Tango lesson|
|9||Buenos Aires||Billeting||2||Tigre Cruise|
|10||Iguazu||Grand Crucero||Brazilian Falls|
|11||Iguazu||Grand Crucero||4x4 tour & Boat ride|
|12||Buenos Aires||Hotel Two||End of tour meal|