Embark on an epic, 14-day adventure in southern Argentina and Chile to experience all the wonders of Patagonia. Spend two days in Bariloche, often called the Switzerland of South America, where you can opt for hiking, mountain biking or white-water rafting. Board a catamaran from Bariloche and sail across the waters of Nahuel Huapi Lake, Lake Frías, and Todos los Santos Lake, experiencing one of the most breathtaking border crossings in the world. In Chile, visit magical Chiloé Island, with its colorful houses built on stilts, then spend a full day exploring Torres del Paine National Park with an expert guide. Travel by van across the rugged, windswept landscape and set out on short walks to discover some of the park’s most majestic features.
Drive back across the border to El Calafate, your base for exploring Los Glaciares National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage site makes up part of South America’s largest ice field; and is home to the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier. Witness this continually advancing mass calve great chunks of ice into the lake; and opt to take a boat ride along the glacier’s front wall, where most of the calving takes place. Then fly to Ushuaia, the southernmost city on Earth, where you will spend two nights. Navigate the legendary Beagle Channel, looking out for seabirds and sea lions, and travel to Martillo Island to get up close with Gentoo and Magellan penguins. Round off your trip with a two-day stay in the captivating city of Buenos Aires.
This small-group tour includes accommodations, 17 meals, activities, transportation, and expert guides. Regular departures are available from October 15,2023 through March 31, 2024, with prices starting at $7299 per person.
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