Itinerary

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View later Patagonia Wilderness.

Day 1 Buenos Aires

Launch into buzzing Buenos Aires on an orientation walk. At night, perhaps feast on a famous Argentine steak or sit back at a streetside cafe or bar with a glass of Mendoza Malbec.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 2-3 El Calafate/Perito Moreno Glacier

Fly south to El Calafate, the gateway to the Argentinean Glacier National Park on the shores of Lago Argentino. Admire one of the world's few advancing glaciers, and one the most beautiful of Argentina's attractions.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 4-6 El Chalten/Glacier National Park/El Calafate

Hike in Glacier National Park and see magnificent peaks like Cerro Fitz Roy or the majestic spire of the 3,128 m Cerro Torres rising out of the misty valley.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Days 7-9 Torres del Paine National Park

Trek through Chile's dramatic granite pillars, sparkling lakes, stunning glaciers, gushing waterfalls and herds of wild guanacos in Chilean Patagonia.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 3

Day 10 Punta Arenas

Continue south to Punta Arenas, Chile's closest city to the end of the world. Be sure to sample some seafood dishes - said to be the finest in Chile.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 11-13 Ushuaia

Cross the border into Argentina and visit the world's southernmost city, Ushuaia. Cruise along the Beagle Channel to watch the marine wildlife playing along the shores of the small islands.
ACCOM: Bed and breakfast - 3

Days 14-15 Buenos Aires

Relax over a glass of vino back in Buenos Aires or wander through the elegant Argentinean boulevards.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1