March 14-27, 2020
Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who want to experience one of the world’s most pristine wilderness settings, this challenging two-week adventure packages the region’s essential highlights into one incredible journey. Explore Torres del Paine, the Perito Moreno Glacier, and Glacier National Park. We employ the region's best guides to reveal the extraordinary, bringing you to campsites that provide stunning views of Patagonia.
Prepare to be awed.
11 nights in culturally immersive hotels (double occupancy)
2 nights camping under the stars in Torres del Paine National Park
Full Day El Chaltén and Glacier National Park hike
Perito Moreno Glacier guided tour
Torres del Paine National Park excursion including hikes with expert mountain guides
Camping gear is provided during the Torres del Paine hike
Internal flights (but not international flights to/from Buenos Aires)
All transportation between destinations and to/from included activities
12 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Transportation by public bus, van, plane, boat, hiking
Host, Group leader and Local guides for all included activities
Day 1: Buenos Aires
Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities until our evening welcome meeting, so check into the hotel and enjoy the city. With any extra time, opt to visit the districts of La Boca, Recoleta, and San Telmo or catch a tango show.
Day 2: Buenos Aires/El Chaltén
Fly south to the province of Santa Cruz and the town of to El Calafate, then continue by bus to El Chaltén and Glacier National Park. En route marvel at the towering Andean mountains. Enjoy some free time in the town or head out on some short hikes.
Day 3: El Chaltén
Enjoy an included full-day guided hike through the scenic terrain of lakes, tree covered trails and of course snow covered mountains. If you're lucky, you may get a glimpse of the iconic Fitz Roy.
Day 4: El Chaltén/El Calafate
Spend your free morning in El Chalten however you choose. Opt to go for a hike and take in spectacular views or just kick back, relax and gear up for the adventures yet to come. In the afternoon, we'll catch a bus for a 3-hour ride to El Calafate.
Day 5: El Calafate
Travel to Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the world's few "advancing" glaciers, for an included guided tour. After the glacier tour, you can opt to take a boat ride on the lake and get different view of the stunning landscape and marvel at how large the glacier actually is up close.
Day 6: El Calafate/Puerto Natales
Travel by bus into Puerto Natales to prepare for the upcoming days of included hikes with expert mountain guides. Earn a new stamp in your passport as your cross the border into Chile. Explore the town, eat a hearty meal for energy, and rest well for the hike ahead. Do any last minute shopping here and rent all equipment required.
Day 7: Puerto Natales/Torres del Paine
Start exploring Torres del Paine by trekking to the base of Las Torres to see the dramatic three towers and turquoise lagoon below.
Day 8: Torres del Paine
Cross Lake Pehoe by ferry and trek to the French Valley, from the lookout point see the mountain range spread across the National Park. Take in the dramatic, contrasting greens and greys on the landscape.
Day 9: Torres del Paine/Puerto Natales
Enjoy the last day in Torres del Paine NP and hike to Grey Lake and the lookout point for Grey Glacier. Gaze off into the distance admiring the scale of this immense glacier. In the afternoon return to Puerto Natales.
Day 10: Puerto Natales/Ushuaia
Take a bus south to Punta Arenas and cross into Argentina by bus, arrive in Ushuaia, 'The End of the Earth'.
Day 11: Ushuaia
Enjoy a free day to explore Ushuaia. Opt to visit the Naval Museum, hike to Laguna Esmeralda, get face to face with Martial Glacier, or visit Tierra del Fuego National Park.
Day 12: Ushuaia
Enjoy another free day to explore the area. Opt to take a boat cruise on the Beagle Channel to see penguins at Isla Martillo or enjoy a hike in Tierra del Fuego National Park.
Day 13: Ushuaia/Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires. Opt for a bike tour or a tango show and dinner.
Day 14: Buenos Aires
Depart at any time.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
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