Wonders of Argentina & Chile – Patagonia Glaciers

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Wonders of Argentina & Chile - Patagonia Galciers is a Fixed Departure Small Group Tour.

Day 1: Arrive Buenos Aires
Day 2: Buenos Aires city tour & Tango Show
Day 3: Buenos Aires
Day 4: Buenos Aires - Calafate
Day 5: Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 6: Calafate
Day 7: Calafate - Puerto Natales
Day 8: Puerto Natales: Torres del Paine National Park
Day 9: Puerto Natales - Punta Arenas - Santiago
Day 10: Santiago
Day 11: Depart Santiago

*Inquire about our extensions to Easter island or Atacama Desert (Chile)

** We recommend visiting Patagonia during the months of Jan-Mar or Oct-Dec.

***We advise you to also to take a look at our Fixed Departure Small Group: Chile & Argentina - Patagonia Lakes program (Buenos Aires – Bariloche – Puerto Varas – Santiago), offered year-round.

  • Saturday: Arrival to Buenos Aires

    Arrive into Buenos Aires today.

    The elegant Capital of Argentina, with over 3 million Porteños – as the residents are called, is one of the largest cities in the world. This great metropolis renowned for its sophistication stands out for being the most cosmopolitan and European city in South America, displayed through its mixed architecture and diverse culture.

    Upon arrival to Buenos Aires, you will be welcomed outside of Customs by an English-speaking assistant holding a sign with your name on it. This representative will direct you to your awaiting vehicle and driver, and accompany you to your hotel to assist with check-in.

    Balance of the day at leisure.

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

    First Class: Argenta Tower or Similar

  • Buenos Aires

    Today enjoy a Buenos Aires a 4 hours city tour with bilingual guide (Spanish & English). Highlights: Recoleta - Palermo - Plaza de Mayo - Puerto Madero - San Telmo - La Boca.

    This is the perfect tour to discover the charm of Argentina's capital, from the chic districts of Recoleta and Palermo, to historic Plaza de Mayo, and architectural icons such as the Colon opera house, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the palace of Congress. The program finishes in old town San Telmo, home of the city's aristocracy until the late 19th century; Caminito street, in La Boca, the colorful shelter for Italian immigrants by the Riachuelo, and the young thriving restaurant scene at the Puerto Madero waterfront.

    *Kindly note that the return after the lunch is not included.

    This evening enjoy a 2:30 hours duration dinner with beverage and Tango Show at Aljibe with round trip transfers.

    Famous for its amazing nightlife and for being the land of Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires countless gastronomic and artistic options. Tango portrays the 'Queen of the River Plate' ('Reina del Plata'). We will enjoy an unforgettable night, surrender to the magic of this city that never sleeps and to the charm of this overwhelming and sanguine music —main protagonist of the night— while enjoying the best of its varied gastronomic offer. This typical early 20th century house is an ideal stage for a unique show: 15 artists, one tango orchestras, a folk music group, dancers and singer.

    Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

    First Class: Argenta Tower or Similar

  • Buenos Aires

    Day at leisure.

    Revisit some of your favourite places in the city today, shop for leatherwear and designer clothes. Get acquainted with the "Paris of South America" and its distinct European flavour, free to treat yourself to an Argentine beef dinner at one of the city's many superb steak restaurants.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

    First Class: Argenta Tower or Similar

  • Buenos Aires - Calafate

    Today we will transfer you from hotel in downtown to domestic airport with guide for your flight to the town of El Calafate.

    Suggested flights:

    AR1846 AEP/FTE Departure 0800 – Arrival 1115 – not included

    AR1824 AEP/FTE Departure 1500 – Arrival 1815– not included

    Upon arrival to Calafate, transfer in from Calafate airport to hotel with English and Spanish speaking guide.

    Evening at leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Kapenke or Similar

    First Class: Alto Calafate or Similar

  • Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier

    The Perito Moreno Glacier rises majestically 80 km away from El Calafate. This is one of the largest and the only advancing glacier in the world, as well as the biggest attraction at Los Glaciares National Park, a 600,000-hectare protected area covered by an ice mantle.

    On todays full day tour we will start by penetrating the Patagonian Andean forest and make a first breathtaking stop at "Curva de los Suspiros" (Curve of Sighs), where we will enjoy a first view of this incredible natural wonder. When we approach the glacier, we will walk down the catwalks to approach the glacier and admire from different panoramic points this wonderful creation of Mother Nature. We will be able to contemplate very closely when varied-sized ice blocks loosen and fall into the water with a great thunder becoming beautiful ice floes in the deep waters of the Lago Argentino. This day will be an unforgettable experience, a once in a lifetime delight.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Kapenke or Similar

    First Class: Alto Calafate or Similar

  • Calafate

    Free day for exploring El Calafate at your own pace.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    You can enhance your experience by adding this optional tour (additional cost of USD $125 per person).

    4x4 Off-road Mount Frías with lunch (minimum 02 passengers). Duration: 5:30 hs approx. Shared service with English or Spanish speaking guide. Highlights: Mount Frías - Argentino Lake - Torres del Paine.

    We start the 4x4 trip from the farm gate ascending the Mount Frias, for trails with views of the main body of the Argentino Lake. After twenty minutes we stop in the first viewing point at 450 meters watching at the Centinela river valley. We continue rising to the second viewing point at 1030 meters with incredible views of Torres del Paine, Southern and Northern channels of the Argentino Lake, the highest picks of the Andes mountain chain and the Fitz Roy mount, if the weather allow us. We continue the 4x4 adventure descending the Frias Mount trought the lengas forest for the east slope of the mount, finishing in Estancia Alice.

    Return back to El Calafate.

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Kapenke or Similar

    First Class: Alto Calafate or Similar

  • Calafate - Puerto Natales

    One Way transfer out from hotel to Calafate bus station with guide.

    Regular bus tickets from El Calafate (Argentina) to Puerto Natales (Chile)

    Upon your arrival you will be meet and transferred to the selected hotel in Puerto Natales.

    Balance of the day at leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Hotel Vendaval or Similar

    First Class: Costa Australis or Similar

  • Puerto Natales: Torres del Paine National Park

    Departure from your hotel to start a full day excursion to the Torres del Paine National Park visiting Silla del Diablo, Milodon Cave, Laguna Sofia, Cordillera Prat, Lake Porteño, Lake and Sierra del Toro, Sierra Ballena, Cuernos del Paine, Lake Gray, Paine River, Salto Grande, Nordenskjold Lake Viewpoint, Sarmiento Lake, Amarga Lagoon, Paine Waterfall.

    You will return to your hotel in Puerto Natales.

    For this day we have contemplated a lunch during the excursion.

    Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Hotel Vendaval or Similar

    First Class: Costa Australis or Similar

  • Puerto Natales - Punta Arenas - Santiago

    Today we will transfer out from hotel to the bus station
    Regular bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas to arrive at the airport for your flight to Santiago.

    Suggested flights:

    LA292 PUQ/SCL Departure 1542 – Arrival 1912 – not included

    LA2 PUQ/SCL Departure 1622 – Arrival 1927 – not included

    LA284 PUQ/SCL Departure 2005 – Arrival 2346 – not included

    Upon arrival to Santiago, meeting at the airport and transfer to your Hotel in Santiago.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Novapark or Similar

    First Class: Novotel Providencia or Similar

  • Santiago

    Santiago is a cosmopolitan city that blends tradition with modernity. On todays half day tour we will show you the origins of our city and landmarks such as Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the Municipality of Santiago. The tour will continue to the Government Palace and we will have the chance to walk through some of the most traditional streets and neighborhoods. Later we will go towards the east, where we’ll see modern buildings and how they have transformed the city. We will end the sightseeing tour with panoramic views from Santa Lucia Hill.

    Once all activities are completed we will return back to the hotel.

    Balance of day at leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Novapark or Similar

    First Class: Novotel Providencia or Similar

  • Depart Santiago

    At the scheduled time, you will be transferred back to the airport for your onward international flight.

    End of the Small Group Tour.

    Meals included: Breakfast

 

HOTELS BY CATEGORY TOURIST FIRST CLASS
Buenos Aires Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

Standard room

Argenta Tower Studio or Similar

Standard room

El Calafate Kapenke or Similar

Standard room

Alto Calafate or Similar

Standard room

Santiago Novapark or Similar

Standard room

Novotel Providencia or Similar

Standard room

Puerto Natales Vendaval or Similar

Standard room

Costa Australis or Similar

Standard room

  • Package cost based on Hotel category Tourist from USD $1580 per person / Single supplement USD $530
  • Package cost based on Hotel category First Class from USD $1820 per person / Single Supplement USD $835
  • Hotel accommodation quoted in Standard rooms
  • Occasionally due to circumstances out of our control, hotels quoted may not be available at the time of booking. In these circumstances when hotels are unavailable, will provide the best possible alternative.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation as listed in the itinerary
  • Shared transfers and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary unless specified otherwise
  • Entrance fees
  • Local English speaking guides in each locality
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Package cost based on Hotel category Tourist from USD $1580 per person / Single supplement USD $530
  • Package cost based on Hotel category First Class from USD $1820 per person / Single Supplement USD $835

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • International and domestic flights and airport taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Transfers on days before or after official start / end days
  • Tours listed as optional
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature

GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES FROM JANUARY UNTIL DECEMBER 2020

Month Arrival Departure
Saturday Friday
January 11-Jan 17-Jan
February 1-Feb 7-Feb
March 14-Mar 20-Mar
October 3-Oct 9-Oct
November 14-Nov 20-Nov
December 12-Dec 18-Dec

 

NOTES

  • Minimum 02 passengers need it to operate.
  • Maximum group size is 20.
  • This is not a fully escorted tour.
  • Local English guides are used in each different location.
  • We can purchase all flights on your behalf.
 
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