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- Wildlife Watching
- Bird Watching
- Meet the Locals
- Boat | Sailing Boat
- Public bus
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
20-Day Patagonian Adventure through Argentina and Chile
- Trek through the spectacular landscape of Torres del Paine National Park.
- Hike across some of the most extraordinary terrain in the world.
- Take small group tours with excellent bilingual guides.
- Walk across the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier.
Discover the most famous natural wonders Argentina has to offer on this 20-day trip. Lose yourself in the streets of Buenos Aires while enjoying the porteño culture to the rhythm of tango music, then head south to marvel at the wild immensity of Nahuel Huapi Lake, in Bariloche.
Come face to face with the Perito Moreno Glacier, the southern star, as you listen to the ruptures of ice breaking. Explore Patagonia by navigating the mythical Beagle Channel, which captivated Charles Darwin, and take a boat trip to see the "Lighthouse at the End of the World," in Tierra del Fuego.
- Transfers to and from the airport at each destination.
- 2x nights accommodation in Buenos Aires, 3x nights in Bariloche, 3x nights in Calafate, 2x nights in El Chalten, 3x nights in Ushuaia & 2x nights in Puerto Natales.
- 4x nights W trek program, all meals included.
- Breakfast at hotels.
- Tours as described in the itinerary.
- National Park Entrance Fees.
- Bilingual guides (Spanish – English).
- Transfer from Puerto Natales bus station to the Hotel.
- Transfer from your Puerto Natales hotel to the Bus Station.
- Porter for W trek.
- Porter for W trek- he can carry up to 15kg (from US$ 235/per day).
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Argentina!
Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be transferred to your hotel before exploring this wonderful and enchanting city at your own pace.
Take a walk around the different neighborhoods to really get a feel for the city. At night, try a typical Argentine dish in one of the many delicious restaurants that the city has to offer, or stroll through the leafy and picturesque neighborhood of Palermo, one of the liveliest parts of Buenos Aires.
In the evening enjoy an unforgettable night with a real Tango Show.
Explore Buenos Aires
Start your day with a tour of the city. You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the Plaza de Mayo (main square), and then up to the Obelisco and Av. Corrientes.
The walking tour part of the day begins here. Dive into the Porte and enjoy talking about topics such as football, politics, religion, influences, mate, music, food and much more.
The tour will end in Avenida Corrientes, from where you will be able to visit a typical pizzería and try the famous pizza at the counter.
Travel to Amazing Bariloche
At the proper time, you will have a regular transfer to El Calafate airport for your flight to Bariloche, where upon arrival a private transfer will take you to your hotel.
You will have the rest of the day to enjoy the hotel amenities and the majestic views of Nahuel Huapi Lake.
Explore Scenic Bariloche
Get picked up at your hotel and embark on an excursion along the most classic circuit of San Carlos de Bariloche.
While visiting the most important viewpoints of the area, like Campanario Hill and LlaoLlao Hotel, the guide will explain how this little mountain village has changed into one of the most attractive touristic cities in Patagonia. You will appreciate the beauty of lakes Moreno and Nahuel Huapi and the Lopez and Capilla mountains.
Later, you will take a nature-oriented walk through the impressive native forest in Llao-llao Nature Park that ends with a visit to a local microbrewery where you'll have lunch with beer tasting.
Go to Stunning Centinela Island
Set out by boat today from Puerto Pañuelo on the Llao Llao peninsula. After one hour of sailing, you’ll arrive at Centinela Island, resting place of Perito Francisco Pascasio Moreno, father of National Parks in Argentina.
This is followed by a visit to Cascada de los Cántaros. Later on, walk through the lush vegetation of the Valdivian rainforest, arriving at Lago Cántaros, the mouth of the waterfall, where you can witness the overwhelming sight of a 1,500-year-old larch tree.
A short 5-minute sail later, you will finally arrive at Puerto Blest, a place that has amazed tourists from all over the world. This extended tour departs by bus from Puerto Blest to Puerto Alegre. After another 20 minutes, you arrive at Puerto Frías (Frías Port,) next to the Chilean border, for a short stop before taking the tour back to Pañuelo Port.
Catch Your Flight to Ushuaia
At the proper time you will have a private transfer to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia. Arrive at Ushuaia, also known as “ The End of the World", where you will be transferred to your hotel.
You will have the afternoon at leisure.
Spend Time in Tierra Del Fuego National Park
With its close proximity to the city and easy accessibility, Tierra del Fuego National Park is one of the most frequently visited places in Ushuaia.
It is said that this park can be visited any way you desire, but its secrets may not be revealed to those who do not venture fully into the landscape or do not pay enough attention to the wonders hidden inside. Discover the true nature of the secret within the Tierra del Fuego National Park.
With your specialized guides it is possible to get to know this recovered paradise in detail. Seek out the places where the mountains reach the sea, and the fresh water of rivers and lakes mixes with the salty ocean. On this tour, you have the opportunity to walk through forests, and canoe down rivers and across lagoons to reach the famous Lapataia Bay.
Take a Hike on Isla Gable
This active full-day tour includes up to 20 participants on an adventurous discovery of one of the roughest and most beautiful places in the Beagle Channel.
At Harberton Ranch you can visit the Marine Mammal Museum "Acatushún". On board a motorboat, you will head towards Martillo Island. From the boat, you'll have the chance to see penguins in their breeding lair. Continue your motorboat excursion to the main attraction of the day: the enormous Gable Island, where lunch with good Patagonian wine, soft drinks, and mineral water awaits.
After coffee, go for a hike to get to know more about this gorgeous island. Take the boat to Puerto Harberton, and after, hop on the bus that will leave you back at our hotel.
Travel to El Calafate
At the proper time, you will have a regular transfer to the airport for your flight to El Calafate. Upon arrival, a regular transfer will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.
This lakeside town is the capital of the glaciers and the gateway to the world famous Perito Moreno Glacier.
In the evening, you can walk to the Laguna Nimez Reserve to look at the huge variety of birds in the sanctuary and enjoy the beautiful Patagonian sunset over Lago Argentino.
Walk Close to Perito Moreno Glacier
Today's excursion begins in the pier located at Bajo de las Sombras port, about 6 km from the glacier balconies, from which you will embark on a 20-minute journey across the Rico Arm, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno Glacier’s front wall.
The circuit that follows introduces you to the fascinating landscape of the glaciers: streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations of the most incredible shades of blue. The trekking is moderate. The ice surface over which you walk is irregular but firm and safe.
You will hear explanations of the flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region and also about the particular phenomenon that happens in the Perito Moreno Glacier and eventually produces its rupture. After the walk, a stroll through the forest brings you back to the shelter.
Spend Time in El Chalten
At the proper time you will be transferred from your hotel in El Calafate to your hotel in El Chalten (semi-private service). Upon arrival in El Chalten at noon, stop by the ranger's office to collect information about the various walks and hikes available in the area.
There are a number of short day hikes that can be done; get a different perspective on the town from the Los Condores and Las Aguilas viewpoints (40 mins), or check out the Chorillo del Salto waterfall (2 hrs).
Spend the night at the hotel or discover the town, known for its laid-back atmosphere.
Enjoy Lovely Views of the Laguna de los Tres
Today, enjoy a trek with spectacular views of El Chalten. This natural viewpoint is the closest site to the imposing walls of El Chalten.
During the first hour of the hike, the slope is somewhat steep, until you enter the valley of the Del Salto stream near El Chalten. The path continues up to the Del Salto stream to the drainage area of the Madre y Hija lagoons. About 4 hours after leaving from El Chaltén, you will arrive first at Poincenot Base Camp (one of the busiest National Park camping sites) and after crossing the Blanco River, to the Río Blanco base camp (only for climbers).
From here the path continues with a steep slope of approximately 400 meters to the Tres lagoon, which will require more than an hour of effort. The road ends at the ancient moraine ridge.
Marvel at Cerro Torre
If you still have some energy left and you want to do another self-guided trek. Depart early for one of the classic walks of El Chaltén that will lead you to the Adela cordon and the incredible Cerro Torre.
The DeAgostini base camp is located there. Just approaching the viewpoint, two hours from El Chaltén, allows the traveler to witness one of the most capricious mountain landscapes in the world, and one of the mythical mountains of Patagonia: Cerro Torre.
The road finally crosses the DeAgostini base camp where it is possible to spend the night, and 15 minutes later it ends at the Torre lagoon. From El Chaltén two path heads lead to the Torre lagoon; both trails merge 5 minutes from their starting point.
Transfer to Puerto Natales
At the proper time, you have a transfer to El Calafate bus station. You will board a bus to Puerto Natales.
Upon arrival, you will go on your own to your hotel.
Travel to the Torres Del Paine National Park
Depart from Puerto Natales at 14:30 pm to go to the Torres del Paine National Park. The trip lasts about two and a half hours (112 km).
You will arrive during the afternoon to then go to dinner and sleep in the Sector Central.
Trek to the Mirador Base Las Torres
You will get an early start today as you head to one of the park's most emblematic places, the Mirador Base Torres. During the first part of the hike, you will walk through the pampas and cross the Ascencio River, then go up about 3 km until you reach the Paso de los Vientos, which offers incredible views of the valley and lakes.
Continue on until you reach the Chilean Refuge, then go into a forest of lengas and reach La Morrena, where the hardest part of the trekking begins.
You will walk along a rocky path until you reach the spectacular Mirador Base Torres. Later, you will begin to descend towards the Central Sector to have dinner and spend the night.
Marvel at the Sight of Hanging Glaciers
Today you will hike about 13.5 km along Lake Nordenskjöld, Cerro Almirante Nieto, and the impressive Cuernos del Paine.
During the journey, you will have beautiful views of the glaciers, lakes, and surrounding landscape where you can appreciate the abundant flora and fauna of the area. Tonight you will dine and spend the night in the French Sector.
Traverse the French River Valley
This day begins with a visit to one of the most iconic sights of the circuit, The French Valley. You will start early with a gentle walk until you reach the Italian Camp.
From there you will start the ascent (about two kilometers) through the forested French River Valley. Continue on until you reach the viewpoint French, from where you can experience one of the circuit's most breathtaking panoramas: the view towards the valley, flanked by the hills Paine Grande, Cathedral, Leaf, Mask, Sword, Shark Fin, and Northern Horn. After this awe-inspiring encounter, you will begin the descent towards the Sector.
Be Amazed at Glacier Gray
Today you will reach the third milestone of the circuit, a place that offers an unforgettable view of the park, the wonderful Gray Glacier. The road begins along the Paine Grande Hill, the highest point of the Massif (3050 m), with incredible views towards its hanging glaciers.
Walking between Ñirres, Coigües, and Notros, you will reach the first Mirador del Lago Gray, which is filled with iceburgs. Continue yoru hike with the imposing views of Gray Glacier until reaching the Gray Refuge.
Later, return to Paine Grande Sector where you will take the catamaran to Pudeto. From there, a bus will take you back to Natales.
Your extraordinary trekking adventure through Argentina comes to a close today. We hope you have had an unforgettable trip.
At the designated time you will check out from your hotel.
Safe travels, and visit again soon!