18 days / 17 nights From USD2250/pers* (min 2 persons)
When should you travel ?
★★★★★ Mid september – Mid december
★★★★☆ Mid december – March (Summer, but there are no more southern whales)
|1||Arrival in Buenos Aires||Buenos Aires|
|2||Buenos Aires guided tour & Tango show||Buenos Aires|
|3||Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn ✈||Puerto Madryn|
|4||Valdés Peninsula & Whales watching||Puerto Madryn|
|5||Punta Tombo &Magellanic Penguins||Puerto Madryn|
|6||Trelew - Ushuaia ✈||Ushuaia|
|7||Tierra del Fuego NP & Beagle Channel||Ushuaia|
|8||Laguna Esmeralda + Flight to El Calafate ✈||El Calafate|
|9||Perito Moreno glacier & the Aboriginal culture||El Calafate|
|10||Boat trip on the Argentine Lake||El Calafate|
|11||Experience an authentic Patagonian Farm||El Chalten|
|12||Free hike in El Chalten||El Calafate|
|13||El Calafate - Bariloche ✈||Bariloche|
|14||Route of the seven lakes||Bariloche|
|16||Circuito Chico & Milonga||Buenos Aires|
|17||Discovering the Tigre Delta ||Buenos Aires|
|18||Fly home ✈|
*The price varies with the customization of the itinerary
Your driver will be waiting for you to drive you to your hotel, where you will be welcomed by a member of our team.
Your English-speaking guide will collect you by car for a 6-hour city tour. You will visit by car the neighborhood of La Boca with its famous Caminito street, Puerto Madero district and Recoleta and it’s fascinating cemetery. After lunch, you will continue by foot to visit the historical center and the popular neighborhood of San Telmo.
At night, you will discover the magic of tango, enjoying a tango dinner-show with live orchestra and talented dancers.
You will fly in the morning to Puerto Madryn where you will enjoy a free afternoon to visit the seaside town.
Explore the Valdés Peninsula, discovering the numerous animals that inhabit this isthmus. You will have the opportunity to sightsee some sea lions, guanacos, patagonian hare, foxes, nandous and many other animals. You will also go whale watching and admire the curious southern right whales coming really close to the boat.
Accompanied by your local guide who will help you to understand the rich diversity of the flora and fauna of the area, you will stroll through South America’s largest colony of Magellanic penguins. On your way back, you will get off-the-beaten-path to observe other animals in their natural environment.
Free morning in Puerto Madryn. We highly recommend you join an excursion to snorkel with sea lions early in the morning, this is an opportunity not to be missed (in extra) !
You will then fly to Ushuaia.
In a small accompanied group, you will reach the Tierra del Fuego National Park by the “end of the world” train, a route full of history. Once in the National Park, you will discover the Acigami and Roca Lakes and Lapataia bay.
In the afternoon, you will navigate in a small boat up to the Eclaireurs lighthouse. On the way, you will see a sea lion colony and several cormoran species before disembarking at Bridges Island where a guided walk will be offered with an opportunity to learn more about the aboriginals of the area.
You will hike at your own pace through an exuberant sub-Antarctic forest, feeling the peat under your feet until you get to the beautiful Esmeralda Lagoon. 9km-hike, medium difficulty.
In the afternoon, you will fly to El Calafate.
You will discover the Perito Moreno glacier from the circuit of footbridges in Los Glaciares National Park. From there, you will feel it moving and listen to the ice landslide.
(You can also upgrade to a mini-trekking on the glacier – a unique experience !)
During the evening, you will cross the Patagonian steppe in a 4×4 to some caves, where you will discover paintings that have been left by the first aboriginal populations thousands of years ago. At the end of this magical evening you will be treated with a succulent dinner with a peaceful view over the Argentine lake.
You will sail for the day on Lake Argentino to see some icebergs and some of the world’s most spectacular glaciers up close. Here you can marvel at the northern face of Perito Moreno, the Spegazzini glacier and the Upsala glacier in the distance, as well as many others. You will also disembark on a former breeding island where you will enjoy wonderful panoramic views.
You will spend half a day in the footsteps of the gaucho (Argentine cowboys) discovering a Patagonian farm with charming landscapes. You will be welcomed by the lovely owners who will tell you the story of the first native populations of the area. Then you will horse ride for 2 hours before enjoying a delicious barbecue lunch.
You will then head by bus to El Chalten.
You will fly in the morning to Bariloche.
At night, you will enjoy a gourmet dinner at your place, with the company of your welcoming hosts.
Take the legendary Road 40 in a minivan to Villa La Angostura where you will make the first stop. Then continue to the Route of the seven lakes, enjoying many viewpoints over each lake until you reach San Martin de los Andes. Return back to Bariloche after lunch.
Head in a small group to the Cerro Tronador, a dormant volcano to the sides of which you will find the beautiful black glacier : Ventisquero Negro. From there you will enjoy a magnificent view over the Andes mountains.
At night, you will enjoy once again your hosts’ culinary skills during a gourmet dinner.
Head in the morning to a panoramic tour over the most beautiful viewpoints of the area. You will enjoy, amongst others, a wonderful view over the Moreno Lake and the Llao Llao peninsula from punto panoramico. Not to forget an incredible 360° view from the top of the Cerro Campanario that you will reach in chairlift.
You will fly back to Buenos Aires in the afternoon and spend the night venturing into the underground milonga world. Your dancer/guide will reveal to you all the rules and secrets of the milonga and you will discover the differences between a traditional milonga and an informal one.
One hour away from Buenos Aires by train, you will find the Tigre Delta, which is the size of Belgium. In the company of your English-speaking guide, you will leave by zodiac for an off the beaten path tour to discover how local people live on the islands. You will discover remote areas, narrow streams with very diverse vegetation, as well as new islands with native plants. You will have the opportunity to have lunch at a local restaurant on an island.
Enquire within to update the itinerary, change some regular tours to private tours, get an accommodation upgrade.