SOUTH AMERICA
The Essentials of Patagonia - 10 Nights

Tour Cities : Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn - Ushuaia - El Calafate
           
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From R 16 705.32 pps

Total : R 16 705.32


Valid. 01-Feb to 31-Oct-2019
 

Overview

Argentina offers maximum diversity in nature, adventure and culture where you find glaciers, mountains, jungle, sea coast and deserts all in one country. Discover the pearls of Patagonia with this fantastic program.

Itinerary

Day 1

INTERNATIONAL ARRIVAL– BUENOS AIRES

Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we make a panoramic tour of the city. We start in Plaza de Mayo, witness to the most important events of the country since 1810.   Here, we are able to learn about the current situation of the country, while we appreciate the  surrounding buildings. We continue to the neighborhood of La Boca to walk along the famous Caminito alley and its colourful “conventillos”. We leave the southern area of the city to head north towards the neighbourhoods of Palermo and Recoleta, where we make a final stop to appreciate the contrast of what we have just see with this clearly well-off district, famous for hosting the Recoleta cemetery where relevant personalities are buried. In the evening, we attend a dinner show to enjoy the magnetism of tango.

Dinner included.

Day 2

BUENOS AIRES

Day at leisure to enjoy an optional tour.

Breakfast included.

Day 3

BUENOS AIRES / PUERTO MADRYN

Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Trelew. Arrival and departure to Punta Tombo  Reserve, the most important Magellanic penguin colony in the continent.

Breakfast included.

Day 4

PUERTO MADRYN

Visit to the Valdés Peninsula, declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. During the tour, we  visit Puerto Pirámides, from where we can do Southern Right Whale watching July thru November. In Punta Delgada, we admire the elephant seal colony and take lunch (optional). And finally in Valdés  Cove, we discover its amazing topography.

Breakfast included.

Day 5

PUERTO MADRYN / USHUAIA

At due time, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, we sail the Beagle Channel to admire the Birds and Sea lions islands, Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and the Bay of Ushuaia from the water.

Breakfast included

Day 6

USHUAIA

Departure from the city to the Tierra del Fuego National Park to visit Ensenada Bay and Lapataia Bay, the culminating point of National Route 3 and Lake Acigami (Ex Lake Roca), featured by the weatherchanging color of the water. In the afternoon, we suggest that you get to know Estancia  Harberton and cross to Martillo Island to make a walk among penguins (please, consult us the season).

Breakfast included.

Day 7

USHUAIA / EL CALAFATE

In due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and transfer to the selected hotel.

Breakfast included.

Day 8

EL CALAFATE

Departure from the hotel towards the Perito Moreno Glacier, located in Los Glaciares National Park. Perito Moreno Glacier is an impressive river of ice with an area of 257 square kilometers, and a height of the front walls that reaches between 50 to 60 meters (165 to 200 ft.) above the level of the lake. During the tour, a walk along the paths located in front of the glacier, allow us to admire this impressive natural wonder from different viewpoints. Thanks to its breathtaking beauty it was declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. This tour can be enhanced by a 1-hour boat trip, which allows us to enjoy a different view of the front wall of the glacier from the water level. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, return to the hotel.

Breakfast included.

Day 9

EL CALAFATE

Day at leisure to take optional tours. We suggest a boat trip through the Lake Argentino, to discover some other of the glaciers of the National Park.

Breakfast included.

Day 10

EL CALAFATE / BUENOS AIRES

Time at leisure to explore the town of El Calafate, until the transfer picks us up to take us to the airport. Meet and greet at Buenos Aires’ airport and transfer to the hotel.

Breakfast included.

Day 11

BUENOS AIRES

In due time, transfer to the airport.

Inclusion

  • All transfers.
  • 10 Nights accommodation - 3N Buenos Aires / 2N Puerto Madryn / 2N Ushuaia / 3N El Calafate
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Other meals as per itinerary.
  • All sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • Admission to all the parks and reserves as per itinerary.

Exclusions

  • Air tickets and taxes.
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary.

Terms and Conditions

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From R 16 705.32 pps

Total : R

16 705.32


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