Buenos Aires to Santiago via Ushuaia Overview

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $2,520
      CAD $2,575
      AUD $2,625
      EUR €1,920
      GBP £1,570
      NZD $3,115
      ZAR R23,880
      CHF FR2,250
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      USD $780
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,280*
      CAD $3,398*
      AUD $3,465*
      EUR €2,475*
      GBP £2,073*
      NZD $4,014*
      ZAR R31,961*
      CHF FR2,922*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Tour through the pristine wilderness of South America's deep south

Venture deep into the frozen heart of Patagonia on an adventure through South America’s most spectacular scenery. Discover the pulsating energy of Buenos Aires before heading south to Patagonia; explore some of the planet’s most breathtaking landscapes and visit Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city. Walk through pristine wilderness, spot exotic animals and gaze in awe at the towering Perito Moreno Glacier. Travel to Bariloche for indulgence and relaxation and finish the tour in sizzling Santiago. Along the way, meet friendly locals and be enchanted by the charming south coast of South America.

  • Explore a myriad of fun and fascinating Buenos Aires attractions
  • Get up close and personal to wildlife in pristine Patagonia
  • Travel to Argentina's vast Pampas
  • Visit Ushuaia, the world's southernmost town
  • Spot the abundant marine life of Valdes Peninsula
  • Tour to Perito Moreno Glacier to see ice shelves breaking into the ocean
  • Indulge in the epicurean delights of beautiful Bariloche
  • Visit Santiago and be immersed in colour and culture

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Finish:

    Santiago, Chile
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (6 nts), Camping (with facilities) (19 nts), Hostel (5 nts), Hotel (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Los Glaciares National Park, Penguin Colony, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Torres del Paine National Park

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    981kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

  • Trip price from

    USD $2,520
    CAD $2,575
    AUD $2,625
    EUR €1,920
    GBP £1,570
    NZD $3,115
    ZAR R23,880
    CHF FR2,250
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    USD $780
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    USD $3,280*
    CAD $3,398*
    AUD $3,465*
    EUR €2,475*
    GBP £2,073*
    NZD $4,014*
    ZAR R31,961*
    CHF FR2,922*
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  • Per day from:

    USD $96
    CAD $99
    AUD $101
    EUR €72
    GBP £60
    NZD $118
    ZAR R940
    CHF FR85
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About Argentina , Chile

Buenos Aires to Santiago via Ushuaia Summary

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Days 1-2 Buenos Aires

Cosmopolitan, cultured and chic, Buenos Aires has European sensibilities with a fiery Latin heart. Discover colonial architecture, funky neighbourhoods, exceptional cuisine and a thriving nightlife.

Day 3 Bush Camp

Travel up the coast of Argentina, enjoying sea views and the small towns that are dotted along the way. Camp overnight.

Days 4-5 Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn is a popular beachfront city with Welsh roots and is close to the Valdez Peninsula, a protected wildlife sanctuary.

Day 6 Camarones

A nature lover's paradise with amazing penguin colonies and an abundance of animal species and marine life, sleepy Camarones is a lovely place to relax oceanside .

Day 7 Atlantic Bush Camp

See ocean vistas, quirky towns and an array of animals while travelling and camping along Argentina's Atlantic Coast.

Days 8-9 Perito Moreno Glacier/El Calafate

One of the few advancing glaciers in the world, Perito Moreno Glacier is a glorious, electric-blue mass of ice that occasionally breaks dramatically into Lago Argentino. Los Glaciares National Park is resplendent with its 47 glaciers, soaring mountains perfect for climbing, inviting grassy plains and lakes of the deepest blue.

Days 10-14 Torres del Paine National Park

Venture into Torres del Paine National Park. Spend the following few days visiting the lakes and glaciers that combine to make this Patagonia's premier wilderness frontier, or take them all in under your own steam on the famous W-walk.

Day 15 Magellan Straits

Unpredictable currents and winds, combined with the narrowness of the passage, has made the Straits of Magellan a beautiful yet precarious route for many ships over the centuries.

Days 16-18 Ushuaia

A picturesque town at the end of the world, Ushuaia is the launching pad for many Antarctica trips and is also excellent for hiking and mountain-based activities.

Day 19 Magellan Straits

Look out for condors, buzzard eagles, seals and sea lions, all of which thrive in harsh conditions on the Magellan Straits.

Days 20-22 El Chalten/Los Glaciares National Park

The small village of El Chalten, nestled between picturesque mountains within Glacier National Park, is mainly a campsite for visitors, albeit a spectacular one. Los Glaciares National Park is resplendent with its 47 glaciers, soaring mountains perfect for climbing, inviting grassy plains and lakes of the deepest blue.

Day 23 Bush Camp

Ferry back across the treacherous Magellan Straits. Be immersed in this amazing landscape while overlanding across the Patagonian Steppe.

Day 24 Rio Pinturas

Running through the sunburnt Pinturas River Canyon, Rio Pinturas runs through Patagonia and is home to the Cueva de las Manos, a cave filled with pictures of prehistoric hands and animals.

Day 25 Esquel

The Old Patagonia Express and the Esquel meteorite are the claims to fame for Esquel, a small town surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery.

Days 26-28 Bariloche

A city of immense natural beauty known for its great chocolate, Bariloche is fabulous for sports lovers and food connoisseurs in all its picturesque seasons.

Days 29-31 Pucon

With the spectacular Villarrica volcano bubbling away in the background, captivating Pucon is an adventure lover's paradise with outdoor activities galore in a gorgeous natural setting.

Day 32 Salto del Laja

With four beautiful waterfalls cascading from the river Laja, Salto del Laja is a celebrated summer holiday destination surrounded by forests and greenery.

Days 33-34 Santiago

Set within a circle of snow-capped mountains, Santiago is vibrant, artistic and gourmet - and the gateway to adventures in the snow, sea or desert.
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    • GDOE
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $2,520
      CAD $2,575
      AUD $2,625
      EUR €1,920
      GBP £1,570
      NZD $3,115
      ZAR R23,880
      CHF FR2,250
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $780
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,280*
      CAD $3,398*
      AUD $3,465*
      EUR €2,475*
      GBP £2,073*
      NZD $4,014*
      ZAR R31,961*
      CHF FR2,922*
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Overland
    • Basix
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.