15-Days Tour of Patagonia Highlights in Argentina and Chile

This is an awesome experience for those who love wilderness and are fisically active.

This experience starts and ends in Buenos Aires, you will visit the main Patagonian destinations in Argentina and Chile. a lot of walking is involved, specially in Chile where the W trekking will happen!

This experience is only available in the months of summer.

per adult from

$4,320

NZD

Duration

15 days

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  • What's included :
    • 14x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 14 nights
    • 2 Night Accoommodation at a 4* Hotel in Buenos Aires
    • 3 Night Accommodation at a 4* Hotel in El Chalten
    • 2 Night Accommodation at a 4* Hotel in El Calafate
    • 3 Night Camping at Torres del Paine National Park
    • 1 Night Accommodation at a 4* Hotel in Puerto Natales
    • 3 Night Accommodation in Ushuaia
    • English speaking Guide in all activities (Except Trekking in Paine)
    • Transfer In/Out every day
    • Entry/Admission - Plaza de Mayo
    • Entry/Admission - Canal Beagle
    What's excluded :
    • NO Flights are included in the program

  • Day 1: Arrival to EZE international Airport

    Pass By: Ezeiza, Ezeiza, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina
    On Arrival to the airport you will be picked up by an english speaking driver.
    We will take you to your hotel in Buenos Aires

    Stop At: Plaza de Mayo, Av. Hipolito Yrigoyen S/N, Buenos Aires Argentina
    Afternoon activity, Highlights of Buenos Aires tour (duration 3.5hours)
    Buenos Aires‘ neighborhoods each have a distinctive character from the historic barrios of San Telmo and La Boca, to the beautiful parks and plazas of Palermo and Recoleta, and the modern skyscrapers of Puerto Madero.
    This small-group tour is ideal for first-time visitors or those short on time, visiting all of the top attractions in just three hours.
    After pick-up from your Buenos Aires hotel, set out to explore the city aboard an air-conditioned vehicle. Jump out to see the grand Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada, where some of the most important events in Argentine history have played out.
    Explore the cobblestone lanes, tango venues, and street markets of San Telmo, one of the city‘s oldest districts, then continue to waterfront La Boca to admire the colorful houses of Caminito Street and the famous Bombonera stadium.
    Continue through the affluent docklands of Puerto Madero with its modern highrise buildings, then head north to walk around the leafy parks and lively plazas. Finally, make a stop in Recoleta, where the star attraction is the Recoleta Cemetery, home to Evita’s grave.
    Your Buenos Aires city sightseeing bus tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* Hotel in Buenos Aires

    Day 2: Buenos Aires - El Calafate

    Pass By: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
    After Breakfast at your hotel you will be transfered to AEP Domestic Airport to take your flight to El Calafate.

    Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    On arrival to FTE (El Calafate) you will be picked up at airport and transfered to Bus Station, to take your bus to El Chalten, this is a big bus and the ride can take around 4 hours, so we do recomend you to take a long a book so you can read during this trip.

    Pass By: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    On Arrival to El Chalten, you will be transfered to your hotel


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* Hotel in El Chalten (Hosteria Fitz Roy or Vertical Lodge or similar)

    Day 3: Full day Hike to Laguna de los Tres

    Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    Today, you’re set to hike the 12.5 km round-trip to Laguna de Los Tres: a clear lagoon at the foot of Mount Chalten. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and striking granite peaks, this hike has some short steep sections, but as one of the most frequented hikes, the terrain itself is not hugely difficult. You can expect to walk from 6¬ to 9 hours on clearly marked and well-maintained paths.
    Wind and rain may be the main challenges you face on these hikes.
    Once hike ends, you wil go to your hotel
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* Hotel in El Chalten (Hosteria Fitz Roy or Vertical Lodge or similar)

    Day 4: Full day Hike to Laguna Torres

    Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    Today we will take a moderate hike to Laguna Torre, leaving from near the hotel. This valley trek, taking around 7 hours, will take you past scenic viewpoints with panoramas of Cerro Solo, Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy. You’ll see floating icebergs broken off the front face of the spectacular Grande glacier, and upon arrival at Laguna Torre, witness the steep valleys frame Cerro Torre: the highest in its mountain chain. You may even be able to make out a daredevil on the side of the mountain scaling one of its faces.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* Hotel in El Chalten (Hosteria Fitz Roy or Vertical Lodge or similar)

    Day 5: Bus transfer from El Chalten to El Calafate

    Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    After Breakfast in your hotel you will be taken to the bus station to take your bus ride back to El Calafate.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    On arrival to El Calafate you will be transfered to your hotel.
    Rest of the day at leisure.
    We can reccomend a list of restaurantes for you to go today for a nice Lamb Steak perhaps!

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* Hotel in El Calafate (Design Suites or El Quijote or similar)

    Day 6: Full day Visit to Perito Moreno Glacier

    Pass By: Perito Moreno, Perito Moreno, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    Today, drive to the Perito Moreno Glacier (approximately 1.5 hours). This is one of the few balanced glaciers in the world and at 3 km (1.8 miles) wide and 30 km (19 miles) long, is a spectacular sight. There are multiple viewing platforms overlooking Lake Argentino, and they provide an ideal vantage point to watch and listen to the crack of the ice as it plunges into the waters below.
    There is also the option to embark on a Glacier cruise called Safari Nautico, it last around 1 hour novigation, or even add a mini-hike on part of the Moreno glacier. If you want to add any of these activities just let us know!
    Once finished soaking up the wonder of this natural formation, return to El Calafate for the night.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* Hotel in El Calafate (Design Suites or El Quijote or similar)

    Day 7: Travel day to Torres del Paine National park!

    Pass By: Torres del Paine, Torres del Paine, Magallanes Region
    Today you will have another long travel day from El Calafate to Torres del Paine National Park. Early in the morning, you will board your regular bus up to Cerro Castillo (Chilean border). After Customs formalities, you will have free time to take a lunch while waiting for the connecting bus to Torres del Paine National Park (approximately 1.5 hours) to start your self guided trekking

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 8: Torres del Paine National Park

    Stop At: Torres del Paine National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Magallanes Region
    Today, prepare yourself to continue this hiking adventure to the most popular trek in the park: Base Las Torres. It takes 8-10 hours for the round trip.
    The day will begin with a trek to Base Las Torres. On the road, you will enjoy the beauty of the surrounding lakes and the hanging glacier of Almirante Nieto Mount, at more than 2,600 m a. s. l. When you arrive at the refugio El Chileno, you can recover energy to go on with a 2 hours trek heading to one of the most spectacular places in the National Park: the Mirador Base Torres.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 9: Torres del Paine National park

    Stop At: Torres del Paine National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Magallanes Region
    For this day, we recommend a hikking to Los Cuernos (The Horns); this trek is long !
    The trek goes on surrounding the Paine Massif, walking by the base of the Almirante Nieto Mount. When you leave the camping, you will go over for 1,5 – 2 hour to get to the Atajo, track towards Los Cuernos. In the route, you will see the local flora, the Nordenskjöld Lake and the hanging glaciers. After 4 or 5 hours walk, you will reach your destination, Los Cuernos, where you can take the best photographs.
    But if you prefer, you have time to take a visit to Salto Grande – the park’s biggest waterfall.
    Important: the treks are classed as moderate to difficult, and venture along clearly marked trails. You’ll usually hike between 5–10 hours per day.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 10: Torres del Paine / Puerto Natales

    Stop At: Puerto Natales, Puerto Natales, Magallanes Region
    Today you will have a shared tour inside the park ending in Puerto Natales.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Natalino

    Day 11: Puerto Natales to Ushuaia

    Stop At: Ushuaia, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
    Pick up at your hotel in Puerto Natales, you will be transferred to bus station to board your bus towards Ushuaia in Argentina (departure at 06:40 am / duration : 14 hr)
    take along a good book to read this day as you will spend a long time on the bus!
    On arrival to Ushuaia bus terminal you will be picked up and transfer to your hotel
    Duration: 14 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Ushuaia Hosteria America * or similar

    Day 12: Navigation at Beagle Channel

    Stop At: Canal Beagle, Ushuaia Argentina
    Ushuaia is the gateway to Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, Argentina's only coastal park. This morning, embark on an included boat trip on the Beagle Channel. Observe the marine wildlife among the small islands and inlets along this waterway, named after Charles Darwin's expedition ship, the HMS Beagle.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Ushuaia Hosteria America * or similar

    Day 13: Ushuaia Day at leisure

    Pass By: Ushuaia, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
    day at leisure to explore on your own

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Ushuaia Hosteria America * or similar

    Day 14: Travel back to Buenos Aires

    Pass By: Ushuaia, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
    This morning after breakfast you will be transfer to Airport in Ushuaia to take your flight back to Buenos Aires.
    Flights are NOT included, we can certainly help you if you need us to.
    airport codes are USH - AEP
    On arrival to AEP you will be transfered to your hotel in Buenos Aires.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4* Hotel in Buenos Aires (Kenton Palace or similar)

    Day 15: Departure Day

    Pass By: Ezeiza, Ezeiza, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina
    Today is the last day of this amazing experience.
    we will make sure you do not miss your flight out from EZE International Airport. transfer with english speaking driver is included.
    End of services!

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pick up all travellers at all airports involved in the itineraryAirports
    • Ministro Pistarini International Airport, Buenos Aires Argentina
    • Jorge Newbery Airport, Buenos Aires Argentina
    • El Calafate Airport, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
    • Ushuaia Airport, V9401 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • you need to be in a very good fisical condition
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • In addition to the security measures taken by the company we encourage passengers to take note of the symptoms caused by COVID-19 and to always be conscious of sanitization and prevention (please ask for further assistance).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Signature Tours

Activity ID: V-11143P149

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