Pto Madryn & Peninsula de Valdes
4 Days / 3 Nights
$375P/P Double Occupancy
Puerto Madryn is today the entrance to the Valdes Peninsula, one of the greatest wild fauna reservoirs in South America. Discover in this amazing wildlife trip the Valdes Peninsula, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is the main tourist attraction of the Patagonian coast due to its biological and geographic wealth.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.
Day 01 Arrival to Puerto Madryn
Trelew Airport Arrival Meeting point with guide. Transfer from Airport to Hotel in Puerto Madryn 3 Nights at selected hotel in Puerto Madryn with breakfast Puerto Madryn Boutique 5* Note:From April to August the Punta Tombo excursion is not available(there are no penguins) At Valdes Peninsula the possibility of observing sea lions and elephant seals at the coast is all year long. Between June and December, tourists can enjoy, on board of a ship, the incredible show displayed by the southern right whales that arrive to mate. Towards the south and one hour away is Punta Tombo, the main continental colony of Magellanic penguins of the world. They arrive there between September and April during the mating season.
Day 02 Valdes Peninsula Full day Excursion (B)
Breakfast Full day excursion to Peninsula Valdes (all year) Departure from Hotel in the morning for an excursion to Valdes Peninsula. Entrance to it by Itsmo Ameghino and stop in the Interpretation centre. Excursion goes on to Piramides Port, where navigation in small boats can be made to see Whale specimens between June and December, or elephant seals or even Dolphins during the rest of the year (optional.) Later, we will leave for Caleta Valdes where we will have lunch (optional) and we will see sea elephants. After lunch, we will go to the southern portion of the Peninsula, known as Punta Delgada to see the elephant seals. On our way back, we will go past the Salinas and we will have the chance to observe the terrestrial fauna, and in case we fail to sail in the morning for bad weather, we will go past Piramides Port for sighting. Arrival late in the afternoon in Puerto Madryn Return to your hotel in Puerto Madryn at around 6:30 pm.
Day 03 Full day Excursion to Punta Tombo (B)
Breakfast - Full day excursion to Punta Tombo penguin rookery and the inferior valley of Chubut.(only from September to April) 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. (this tour can be change when out of season)
Day 04 Departure from Puerto Madryn (B)
You will be transferred to Trelew airport for your flight to your next destination.