Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chalten & Ushuaia 12 DaysPlease, note! This tour offer has expired. For similar tour offers currently available search here.
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking National Parks
Season: October - April
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1750 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 6015 US Dollar (USD)
Day 01: Buenos Aires
Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred by private service to your hotel, leaving you the remainder of the day to explore the historic neighborhoods and enjoy the cafe culture of Buenos Aires.
Day 02: Buenos Aires City Tour & Tango Show
Breakfast. 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.
Day 03: Buenos Aires / El Calafate
Breakfast. At appropriate time you will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight to El Calafate. Private service. 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.
Day 04: El Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier
After an early breakfast, you will leave on a full day excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier, in 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 is a site to behold. During the tour you will have the chance to enjoy stunning views of the glacier from the nearby walking trail and viewing platforms, as well as from an included Perito Moreno Glacier boat cruise that will take you close enough to fully appreciate the 80m high ice walls! In the early evening, you will return to you hotel in Calafate. For even more adventure, you may want to consider either taking the Big Ice or Mini-Trekking excursion ( at an extra cost ). Both allow you to hike on the glacier!! Ask Say Hueque´s travel advisor for more information.
Day 05: El Calafate
Breakfast. 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.
Day 06: El Calafate / El Chalten
Breakfast. Arriving at the bus station you will depart for El Chalten in the morning. Upon arrival you will make you way to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the region. (In El Calafate a taxi will cost roughly U$ 4.- to get to the bus station. In El Chalten most of the hotels are within a few blocks of the bus station, but if you prefer to take a taxi or remise, you can take it once in the bus terminal and they will cost you aprox U$ 5.-)
Day 07: El Chalten
Breakfast. Day at leisure to enjoy one of many self guided treks. The trails are all well-marked and maintained. We recommend that you do the full-day hikes to Mount Fitz Roy (where the view of Laguna de los Tres is unforgettable) or Mount Torre. We will provide you with all the trekking information you may require.
Day 08: El Chalten / El Calafate
Breakfast. Day at leisure to enjoy any of the self guided treks in the area. In the afternoon you will board your bus back to El Chalten. Upon arrival you will make you way from the bus station to your hotel. (In El Calafate a taxi will cost roughly $4 to get from the bus station to your hotel.)
Day 09: El Calafate / Ushuaia
Breakfast. 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.
Day 10: Ushuaia: Trekking & Canoeing in the National Park, Patagonia
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 11: Beagle Channel Cruise / Buenos Aires
Breakfast. 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. Private service..
Day 12: Buenos Aires
Breakfast. At appropriate time you will have a private transfer to the international airport for your flight back home. Have a great trip!
Airfare is not included in the tour price.