Patagonia, Buenos Aires and Santiago Tour
“The best way to visit Patagonia!!!”
Tour duration: 11 nights
Prices from: US$2113 per person
Tour code: 120GTSD
Patagonia is a region located at the southern end of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile.There you can find deserts, steppes and grasslands east of this southern portion of the Andes. Patagonia has two coasts; a western one towards the Pacific Ocean and an eastern one towards the Atlantic Ocean. The Colorado and Barrancas rivers, which run from the Andes to the Atlantic, are commonly considered the northern limit of Argentine Patagonia. Tierra del Fuego is sometimes included as part of Patagonia. For the local people, Patagonia is considerate “The end of the World”.
Data Base: Wikipedia
- AIRPORT PICK UP
On arrival at Buenos Aires, you will be assisted and transferred to your hotel. Free Night. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
- BUENOS AIRES CITY TOUR
Your tour starts at Avenida 9 de Julio, passing by Teatro Colon (the most important Teatro Lirico of Argentina), and Obelisco. Then, we’ll go to the Ave. De Mayo until the building of the National Congress in the Plaza de Mayo, the Cathedral, the Government House and the Cabildo (Buenos Aires civic centre). Continuing the journey, to the South’s area and the traditional San Telmo Don tango. Afterwards, we will visit the colorful La Boca and Caminito Street Museum. travelling to the northern suburbs, we will visit the Puerto Madero, Retiro and the exclusive residential area of Palermo. Finishing your journey, our guide will show the elegant cafés and restaurants in the Recoleta’s neighborhood. Overnight in Buenos Aires. Free Night.
- FREE DAY
After breakfast, you will have a Free day for shopping and Explore Buenos Aires
- PERITO MORENO
After Breakfast, you will be transfer to the Airport.
- PERITO MORENO GLACIER TOUR
Known for the Beautiul Glaziers you will visit the most important Glazier in Argentina.The glacier is the world’s third largest reserve of fresh water. It was named for the pioneer Francisco Moreno that explored that area. This has become one of the greatest natural wonders of South America. Its 60 m. height of ice walls as buildings that fall into the waters of Brazo Rico or Iceberg Canal. The tour will start sailing through the canal into the main body of the lake. Crossing the glacier, going forward, we will approach the Magallanes Peninsula, on the opposite bank of the lake and point of walkways and viewpoints sector. It separates the lake into two the south and north side. Then, you will able to see The Brazo Rico with its reservoir rising above about 35 meters. There, the water slowly pierces its way through the front of the glacier until the pressure does collapse. The waters rush in gigantic waves, and then start the whole process again. Return to Hotel. Overnight in El Calafate. Free night.
- EL CALAFATE
After Breakfast, you will be transferred to the Airport.
- BALMACEDA GLACIER TOUR
After breakfast, you will depart to visit the Serrano and Balmaceda glaciers sailing along the coast to go into the heart surrounded by hills and forests where if weather conditions permit, you can see the sea lions frolicking in the rocks and hundreds of cormorants venting their outstretched wings. After 3 hours of sailing you reach the hill Balmaceda (2,035 m), with its summit covered with ice falling into colossal glaciers to the sea. The ship approaches the glacier Balmaceda and Serrano stops at the glacier, where we disembark for a walk through the forest to the edge of the lagoon filled with icebergs and a wonderful view over the hills and Última Esperanza. The trip back to the dock is done along the opposite bank. Stop for lunch. Return to Hotel. Overnight in Puerto Natales. Free Night.
- TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK TOUR
After breakfast you will visit The Torres del Paine National Park. It was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978 located between the Andes and the Patagonian steppe. This area includes the colossal granite towers and horns and rock that gave it worldwide fame, with heights of up to 3050 meters above sea level. The park preserves fragile ecosystems inhabited by about 25 species of mammals including pumas, foxes, rheas (South American ostrich), condors and flamingos and guanacos concentrated between Samiento, Nordenskjold lakes and the Bitter and Blue lagoons stand out. There you will see the famous Pehoe Lake and Glacier Grey that is 4 km wide and over 30 meters high. Stop for Lunch. Return to your Hotel. Overnight in Porto Natales. Free Night.
- PUNTA ARENAS
After Breakfast, you will be transfer to Terminal Buses.
After Breakfast, you will be transfer to Airport.
- SANTIAGO CITY TOUR
After breakfast, you will do a half day Santiago city tour. The journey will start at the historic-colonial downtown area, and passing by: Main Square, Cathedral, Government Palace, Santa Lucia hill. Afterwards, you will be able to enjoy the bohemian, artistic, culinary Lastarria and Bellavista neighborhoods. Continuing, you will be in route towards the eastern sector of the capital, its main financial City Centre, surrounded by major hotels, design boutiques, restaurants and chic open air cafes. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Santiago. Free Night.
- GOING BACK HOME
After Breakfast, you will be transfer to Airport.
• All land and domestic air transport
• Accommodation as specified
• Meals as mentioned in the program
• Perito Moreno Glacier with entrance to the Park included
• Serrano and Balmaceda Glacier Entree
• Drinks and food not mentioned in the program
• Phone calls, laundry service, personal insurance
• Visas, extras and Tips