This 14 day tour is the tour for people looking to get to know one of South America’s enigmatic outdoor paradise; Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. See the glaciers, the lakes, icebergs and snowcapped mountains that all add up to Patagonia’s undefined X-factor. This trip from Santiago to Buenos Aires via South America’s Southern Cone takes you there!!!
- 14 days / 13 nights
- 13 nights in hotels based on US standards
- Tours in Santiago, Torres del Paine, Puerto Varas, Bariloche, El Calafate, Ushuaia & Buenos Aires
- Daily departures
- Completely customizable
- Also available in Superior & Luxury
This is the ultimate trip for outdoor lovers. Visit some of America’s most famous national parks, such as the Torres del Paine, see the world’s southernmost city Ushuaia and awe at the sight of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Top this off with a visit to two metropolitan South American cities such as Santiago and Buenos Aires and you will know why this is a vacation to never forget!!!
DAY 1 - Santiago
On arrival in Santiago you will be picked up and taken to the city center and your hotel for the night. Your hotel will be located close to most tourist attractions, restaurants and entertainment.
DAY 2 - Santiago
Pick up from your hotel to explore both the historic and modern sights of Santiago de Chile. On this day trip you will visit all the major sites in the city center such as the La Moneda, the Government Palace and the main square of the city, which is surrounded by the Metropolitan Cathedral and other historical buildings. You will also discover Bellavista, the cultural and artistic neighborhood of Santiago at the foot of the Metropolitan Park’s San Cristóbal.
DAY 3 - Santiago - Puerto Natales
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Santiago and taken to the airport for your flight to Punta Arenas in the far south of the country. On arrival in Punta Arenas you will be picked up and visit a penguin colony before continuing to Puerto Natales and your hotel for the night.
DAY 4 - Torres del Paine National Park
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel for an amazing drive through the pampa steppes where you may see typical animals such as the ñandu and a variety of smaller birds. On route you will also stop to visit the Milodon Cave and several lagoons. On arrival you will be taken to your hotel located in the park itself.
DAY 5 - Torres del Paine
After breakfast, you will have the rest of the day at your disposal. Enjoy hiking near the Lodge, see the Cuernos Del Paine and enjoy the amazing landscape. In the late afternoon you will be transferred back to Puerto Natales and your hotel for the night.
DAY 6 - Puerto Natales - Puerto Varas
In the morning you will be transferred back to Punta Arenas and the airport for your flight to Puerto Montt. On arrival in Puerto Montt you will be picked up and taken to Puerto Varas, in the Chilean Lake district. Here you will spend the night in this beautiful region.
DAY 7 - Puerto Varas - Bariloche
Today you will be taken to Argentina via one of the most beautiful routes between these countries. Driving along the shores of Llanquihue visting the famous Petrohué Falls, enjoy the magnificent view of the Osorno, Puntiagudo and Tronador volcanoes. Crossing the border into Argentina and continue through a beautiful Andean rainforest up to the altitude of 884m above sea level. After checking with Argentinean customs, a combination of boat and bus rides will bring you to Bariloche, Argentina’s outdoor Mecca where you will spend the night.
DAY 8 - Bariloche
Today you will be picked up from your hotel and taken for a half day tour around the Bariloche area. Today you will see with your own eyes why they call Bariloche an outdoor paradise. Lakes, lagoons, snowcapped mountains, forests, Islands and peninsulas, you will see it all on this half day circuit in the Argentina Lake District.
DAY 9 - Bariloche - El Calafate
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for your flight to El Calafate. El Calafate, the main stopover to see the amazing Perito Moreno Glacier. On arrival you will be picked up and taken to your hotel in the quiet town of El Calafate for the night.
DAY 10 - Los Glacieres National Park
Today you will be taken to another of the big natural wonders one can find in South America, the Perito Moreno Glacier. The excursion begins with the route to "Puerto Bandera" the starting point of the circuits "lacustres". This impressive navigation to the heart of the Patagonia continental ice is an unforgettable sight that lasts all day long. On the end of the day you will be taken back to El Calafate for the night.
DAY 11 - El Calafate - Ushuaia
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken back to the airport for your flight to the most southern point on your trip (and in a lifetime for most people), the enigmatic city of Ushuaia. On arrival in Ushuaia you will be picked up and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to wander through this city on this magical location. Optional you can visit the Local Prison Museum, for a good impression of Ushuaia during its time as a penal colony.
DAY 12 - Tierra Del Fuego National Park
Today you will be picked up for a tour of one of the most pristine and isolated national parks in the world; The Tierra del Fuego National park. You will be taken on a route through the park giving you the time to appreciate the different aspects of the park and maybe even see some local wildlife. On the end of the day you will be returned to Ushuaia and your hotel.
DAY 13 - Ushuaia - Buenos Aires
Today you will be taken to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival in Buenos Aires you will be picked up and taken to your hotel in one of the main neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. In the evening you can optionally see a Tango Show in one of the great venues in this city.
DAY 14 - Buenos Aires
During the day you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for your international flight.
This package is also available in Superior and Luxury varieties with private tours and 4 or 5 star hotels. All our packages are completely customizable and can be combined to your preferences. Please note that flights have not been included at this stage unless stated above. For information about any type of South America vacation you may be looking for, please do not hesitate to contact your personal travel expert now!!!