Argentina & Chilean Patagonia Tour 18 Days – 17 Nights

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Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Puerto Montt, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine, El Calafate &Ushuaia

The prices are valid from 2010 to June 30 2011

Price per person

2010 – 2011 Rates

Mnimum 2 people
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Tour Perito Moreno’s majestic glacier, hike Patagonia and cruise the scenic lakes of Argentina and Chile. Discover Torres del Paine, Los Glaciares and Tierra del Fuego National Parks on this 18 day Patagonia adventure throughout Argentina and Chile.
From bustling Buenos Aires to the peaceful lake-side town of Bariloche, enjoy the serene forests and mountains of Patagonia as you cruise Lake Nauhel Huapi from Bariloche,Argentina to Puerto Varas, Chile. Then tour Torres del Paine, Perito Moreno, Upsala and Onelli Glaciers en route to Ushuaia.

Day 1 – Buenos Aires
Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred by private service to your hotel leaving you the remained of the day to explore the city and possibly get your first glimpse of the Obelisco, Casa Rosada, or the tree-lined streets of Recoleta. Overnight.

Day 2 – Buenos Aires
Our City Tour will provide you a great overview of the city and its diverse attractions.
Over the course of three hours you will have the chance to visit Retiro, Avenida 9 de Julio, Downtown, Puerto Madero, San Telmo, Recoleta and La Boca.
In the evening you will be treated to one of Buenos Aires’ most emblematic cultural highlight’s; a Dinner and Tango Show offering a spectacular demonstration of the local dancing accompanied by delicious Argentine cuisine and all the malbec you’d like.
Overnight.

Day 3 – Buenos Aires / Bariloche
At appropriate time, you will be picked up at your hotel and escorted to the domestic airport for your flight to Bariloche. Upon arrival you will be transferred to you hotel and have the afternoon to explore the town Swiss plaza or try some of the locally made chocolates Overnight.

Day 4 – Lakes, Mountains and Forest Adventure – Nahuel Huapi National Park
You will be picked up at your hotel in the morning and head west to Cerro Campanario (chair lift included) where you will have a view of all seven of the regions; voted of the top 10 views in the world by National Geographic Magazine. From here you continue up to the Llao Llao Municipal Forest where we start an interpretive hike of about 2 hrs to reach the secluded Lago Escondido. From here we continue in our vehicle to Bahia Lopez where we go for a 40 minute walk to reach the lookout over a section of Lake Nahuel Huapi known as the Brazo Tristeza. To end the day we stop in a historic Swiss colony where you will have a chance to sample some of the regions artisanal beers. You will be dropped off at your hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight.

Day 5 – Bariloche
Day at leisure to enjoy any of the available Optional Tours such as a boat trip on Lake Nahuel Huapi, horseback riding, kayaking, mountain biking, or hiking. Overnight.

Day 6 – Lake Crossing to Chile
After your breakfast, you will be taken to Puerto Panuelo to start the Lake Crossing to Chile which will leave you at your hotel in Puerto Varas. Overnight.

Day 7 – Puerto Varas
Breakfast. Day at leisure to enjoy any of the available Optional Tours. Overnight.

Day 8 – Puerto Varas / Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales
Breakfast. At appropriate time, you will be transferred to Puerto Montt airport to take your flight to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Puerto Natales.
Accommodation.Overnight.

Day 9 – Torres del Paine Tour
After an early breakfast, you will leave on a full day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park with its granite peaks emerging dramatically out of the Patagonian plains.
Today you will have the chance to explore some of the most picturesque spots of the world renowned park including Salto Grande, Laguna Amarga, Lago Pehoe, the Cuernos del Paine and of course, the famous Torres del Paine. Keep an eye out for wild guanacos as they roam the windy plains. In the evening you’ll be dropped off at your hotel to stay the night inside the park. Overnight.

Day 10 – Torres del Paine
Day at leisure to discover more of the park or further explore areas visited on the previous day’s tour. We recommend the full day hike to the base of the Torres to take in some breathtaking views, or a picturesque cruise on the Lago Grey to catch a glimpse of Grey Glacier. Overnight.

Day 11 – Torres del Paine / El Calafate
Breakfast. At appropriate time, you will board your bus to El Calafate (afternoon transfer from Laguna Amarga). Upon arrival you will be taken to the hotel and have the rest of the day to relax or explore the areas around the town or possible make the 1km hike out to Laguna Nimez for a beautiful Patagonian sunset. Overnight.

Day 12 – Perito Moreno Glacier – El Calafate
After an early breakfast, you will leave on a full day excursion to Los Glaciers National Park a Unesco World Heritage site since 1981 and home to one of the most awe inspiring sites in Argentina, Perito Moreno Glacier. During the tour you will have the chance to enjoy stunning views of the glacier from various spots around National Park, as well as a boat tour that will take you close enough to fully take in just how massive it is. For even more adventure, you may choose the Big Ice or Mini-Trekking programs, both allow you to hike on the glacier! And yes, ice-shoes/crampons are included!
In the early evening you will be returned to you hotel. Overnight.

Day 13 – El Calafate
Day at leisure to enjoy any of the optional tours around El Calafate. We suggest a visit to Estancia Cristina, a bike ride out to the lake, or a boat cruise to explore some of the more remote glaciers in the region.Overnight.

Day 14 – El Calafate / Ushuaia
At appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Ushuaia.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel leaving you the rest of the day to explore the city, try some of delicious fresh seafood, or learn of the region’s history at the Prisoners Museums.Overnight.

Day 15 – Tierra del Fuego National Park – Trekking & Canoeing in the National Park
After breakfast, you will leave on a full day excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park that allows you to get off the tourist path and see a side of the park that most visitors miss. The excursion includes guided trekking beside the Beagle Channel and canoeing along Lapataia River until Lapataia Bay (Box lunch is included).
If you prefer a less adventurous option for this day, just let us know and we will change this activity for another one that suits you better (maybe, the Train of the End of the World or a soft trekking).

Day 16 – Beagle Channel Navigation / Buenos Aires
After making your way to the pier you will take a boat cruise along the famous Beagle Channel. You will gain panoramas of Ushuaia Bay and see the diverse marine wildlife, such as cormorants and fur seals, on De los Lobos and De los Pajaros Islands. On one of the Bridges Isles, you can explore the island for concheros, or giant shells, and enjoy the views of Chile and Argentina. You will also see the Les Eclaireurs lighthouse. During the cruise, you can enjoy snacks and favorite Argentine drink, mate.
At appropriate time in the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, you will be taken to the hotel.Overnight.

Day 17 – Buenos Aires
Day at leisure to explore the cobbled tree lined streets of Palarmo Soho in search of one of a kind Porteo fashion, to sit in caf and enjoy perfectly aged glass of malbec, or perhaps to sip yerba out of your newly purchased mate gourd while people watching in one of the parks that makes up the Palermo Bosques. Overnight.

Day 18 – Buenos Aires
Breakfast. At appropriate time, you will be taken to the international airport to take your
flight back home.

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