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Argentina

Absolutely Patagonia

12 Days / 11 Nights

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P/P Double Occupancy

In this tour you’ll discover the best of the Patagonia:Buenos Aires-Pto Madryn-Peninsula Valdez-Ushuaia & Calafate Explore the The Valdés Peninsula, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Southern right whales, sea lions and elephants seals, Magellanic penguins, dolphins and killer whales are some of the different species of fauna and seabirds that live in this outstanding natural environment. Discover Ushuaia, known as the “Southernmost City of the World”, and visit the Tierra del Fuego National Park. And finally visit the “National Capital of Glaciers”, El Calafate, and don't miss the Perito Moreno glacier.

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Day 01 Arrival at Buenos Aires

Upon arrival to EZE international airport, you will be met by an English speaking guide who will transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Tryp Buenos Aires 4* (Standard room - Breakfast included)

Day 02 Buenos Aires City Tour & Dinner Tango show (B, D)

Breakfast Morning City Tour (3 hours) Discover the beauty and wonders of Buenos Aires; view the National Congress, the Metropolitan Cathedral next to the Government House in may square area. Admire the Colon Theater, one of the most important opera houses in Latin America. Visit San Telmo, traditional neighborhood where Tango performances can be seen in many bars and restaurants. Stop at La Boca colorful neighborhood, which was, seat of immigrants - manly Italians - and now home of some artists. Enjoy Palermo, an area that combines its architecture and history with entertainment and amusement in its green spaces. Finally, La Recoleta, an exclusive and elegant neighborhood where the famous cemetery is found. Although it may seem unusual, fashionable restaurants, bars, cafes, discos and a cinema complex also surround the area. - Tango Dinner Show at EL QUERANDI.In the historic neighborhood, this old house, Living Memory of the City. International cuisine a la carta. Ceremony in Tango. An intimate date with Buenos Aires.

Day 03 Buenos Aires / Trelew / Puerto Madryn (B)

You'll be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight to Trelew (not included). Upon arrival,shared transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Peninsula Hotel 4* Standard room - Breakfast included

Day 04 Peninsula Valdes Tour with Whale watching at Puerto Piramides (B)

Full day excursion to Peninsula Valdes Thousands of tourists reach this point of the country from all round the world, eager to approach the giant cetaceans and obtaining the photograph of their jump or of their huge raised flukes. The contagious enthusiasm was transmitted to all the attendants. We were supplied waterproof coats and life jackets. The day was warm, the temperature pleasant, but the wind blowing from the East would announce that we would not fulfill our expectations. Anyway, we advanced into the deep and salty sea waters. The right whales may be spotted from June to December, when they reach the Nuevo Gulf in order to mate or bear their calves. We set off on the comfortable craft and did not take too long to see the first whale that approached us curiously. - Return to your hotel in Puerto Madryn at around 6:30 pm

Day 05 Punta Tombo Penguin Reserve (B)

Shared Punta Tombo Penguin Reserve (Reserve fee not included) ** Before middle of September, the reserve is closed, so the tour would include: Inferior Chubut River Valley with Trelew, Gaiman and Rawson port) ** Full day excursion to Punta Tombo penguin rookery and the inferior valley of Chubut. Punta Tombo is a paradise for other sea birds that have chosen this site to nest. Kelp gulls and dolphin gulls, skuas, two species of cormorants –the king cormorant and the rock shag-, steamerducks, snowy sheathbills, and several species of terns and giant petrels are the birds we could find nesting in the area. The unusual concentration of bird fauna and the easy access for observation set up a show that is known worldwide. Therefore, we invite you to see this place just like we did. Enjoy. - Return to the hotel in Puerto Madryn at around 6:30 pm.

Day 06 Puerto Madryn / Trelew / Ushuaia (B)

You'll be transferred to the local airport for your flight to Ushuaia (not included). Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to the hotel. The world's southernmost city is surrounded by mountains and overlooks the stunning Beagle Channel.Ushuaia is chosen for the practice of hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, sport fishing and the most spectacular voyages along the Beagle Channel and Lapataia Bay in Tierra del Fuego National Park. The prison at end of the world is another tourist attraction. In the winter, visitors may enjoy skiing and rides on sleds pulled by dogs at Mount Castor. Its modern chairlifts and its school have turned it into one of the best ski centres in the country. 3 night Fueguino Ushuaial 4* (Standard room - Breakfast included)

Day 07 Ushuaia/ Tierra el Fuego & Beagle Channel (B)

Morning Half day Tierra del Fuego National Park (National Park Fee not included) It represents the southernmost protected area, being the only National Park that has coastlines, covering a stretch of 6 km. Wide over the Beagle Channel and an area of 63,000 hectares. It is reached by the national highway No. 3 to S.O. Ushuaia, knowing in the way Rio Pipo, Monte Susana, Ensenada Bay, sighting Redonda Island, Lake Roca Casita del Bosque, Laguna Verde and Negra, beaver dam, Lapataia Bay, marking the end of the route to 3,242 km. Federal Capital. End of the World train ride (Optional - not included) Afternoon Beagle Channel Boat tour (End of the World lighthouse, Sea wolves Island) We started sailing out over the harbor of our city, toward the Beagle Channel, enjoy as we move away from the panoramic view of the coast of Ushuaia, perceiving the most important buildings, Maritime Museum (old prison), Museo del Fin the World, the industrial area and Mounts Olivia and Cinco Hermanos. We sailed to the southwest, approaching the island of Los Lobos, where, from the boat, we can enjoy the view of sea lion specimens, observing their permanent habitat in a wonderful setting. During the afternoon, we head towards the island of The Birds, Cormorants Habitat Imperial and Magellan cormorants to spot copies privileged sector of sea birds We continue to the Lighthouse Eclaireurs in the archipelago of the same name, where the ship sank Monte Cervantes in 1930. The return will be through Paso Chico, perceiving the Tunnel and Fique stays, we returned to Ushuaia, with a stunning view of the framework that gives the city and Mount Martial Glacier.

Day 08 Ushuaia / Calafate (B)

You'll be transferred to Ushuaia airport for your flight to El Calafate (not included). Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to the hotel. Overnight at Mirador del Lago Hotel 4* (Superior room - Breakfast included)

Day 09 Perito Moreno Glacier (B)

Located 80 km away from El Calafate, this is one of the most important tourist attractions in the whole region. In this unforgettable tour you will see wildlife and unique vegetation as well as many enormous glaciers, most notably the Perito Moreno rising 60 meters out of the water. Watch the separation of ice blocks from a short distance and listen to the howling sound that accompanies this splendor. You will have some time to explore the magnificent sights on your own. The snowed mountain peaks, the deep blue colors, the turquoise lakes will leave you impressed! Optional boat tours are available to see the glacier from another impressive side. Overnight at Mirador del Lago Hotel 4*

Day 10 Calafate Full day Glaciers Navigation (B)

Full day All Glaciers boat tour (National Park Fee not included The schedule of shipment in the port of Punta Bandera Private (47 kilometers from the city of El Calafate), will be at 08:30 am and the game will be at 09:00 am, after the passengers are informed the safety and seaworthiness. Once on board sail across the North Arm of Lake Argentino to reach the Channel Upsala, where we will find a spectacular Barrier Icebergs. From there we will have a panoramic view of the Upsala Glacier. Then navigate Spegazzini Channel, where we observe the Seco Glacier to reach the front of Spegazzini Glacier, the highest in the National Park. Then navigate the Canal of the Icebergs up to the wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier rupture and this last point of our visit. Return to Private Puerto Punta Bandera will be at approximately 04:00 pm, by boat. * The tour can be modified depending on weather conditions and safety and the decision of the captain of the boat Overnight at Mirador del Lago Hotel 4* (Superior room - Breakfast included)

Day 11 Calafate/Buenos Aires (B)

You'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires (not included). Overnight at Pulitzer Hotel 4* (Standard room - Breakfast included)

Day 12 Departure (B)

Transfer out to airport

Prices Include
  • Overnights as mentioned in the program
  • Meals indicated in the program
  • all transfers as per description in air-conditioned coach or van with English speaking local guide
  • Tours as mentioned
  • Mentioned activities with bilingual guide services (English)
Prices Do Not Include
  • Air fare (domestic or international)
  • Airport taxes
  • Drinks and meals unless mentioned in the program
  • Optional excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for local guides and driver
  • Insurance
  • Park entrance fees
Notes
  • Rates are per person - double occupancy
  • -All transport services are insured by transport provider according to Argentine law
  • -All rates are per person in double occupancy in USD and are subject to change depending to specific dates
  • -Rates include taxes (hotels & meals 21% VAT, transportation 10,5% VAT)