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Itinerary at a Glance
- Day 1 – Arrival in Ushuaia – Transfer from the airport to your hotel
- Day 2 – Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park
- Day 3 – Beagle Chanel Cruise (all year) & Penguin Rookery Tour (only in summer)
- Day 4 – Travel from Ushuaia to El Calafate
- Day 5 – Visit Perito Moreno Glacier
- Day 6 – Free day in El Calafate
- Day 7 – Travel from El Calafate to Puerto Natales visiting Torres del Paine National Park main viewpoints
- Day 8 – Free day in Puerto Natales (Gateway to Torres del Paine)
- Day 9 – Travel from Puerto Natales to El Calafate (5 hours aprox)
- Day 10 – Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Bariloche
- Day 11 – Small Circuit Half Day Tour
- Day 12 – San Martin de los Andes and the Seven Lakes Day Trip from Bariloche
- Day 13 – Transfer from your hotel to Bariloche airport
Best time to go: October to March
- Accomodation: 12 Nights
- Meals: 12 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
- Tours and Transportation: All excursions are privately operated or in small exclusive groups and include local and professional bilingual guides.
- Personalized Concierge Service: By our local experience manager before and during the trip.
- Assistance during your trip: 24/7 emergency phone and Whatsapp for urgent assistance from our staff.
Day 1 – Welcome to Ushuaia!
Upon your arrival you will be transferred from Ushuaia airport to your hotel in a private service. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure or explore the city at your own peace.
Recommended activity on your free time: visit The End of the World Museum.
What’s Included: Airport transfer, accommodation in Ushuaia.
Day 2 – Explore Tierra del Fuego National Park
After breakfast be ready to enjoy a full day adventure in Tierra del Fuego National Park including a moderate hike along the coast and a canoe trip in Lapataia Bay. The almost 8 km (medium-difficulty) hike allows you to explore in detail and in a pleasant way, a natural paradise recovered where the mountains can be reached from the shore of the sea, and the fresh water of rivers and lakes coexists with the marine coast. After lunch in an Eco Dome at the park, enjoy a canoe ride. You will be able to see the flora and fauna of inaccessible places, like the native Yámanas did several centuries ago.
Hiking Trail: 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate, no experience required
Canoeing: 1 ½ hours
Difficulty: Moderate, no experience required
If this tour seems like too much of an adventure, let us know and we can tailor made this itinerary including a less active tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park, with an option to take the End of the World Train.
What’s Included: Full Day Tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park, lunch, accommodation in Ushuaia.
Day 3 – Beagle Chanel Cruise
During today’s boat ride you will enjoy a unique panoramic view of the city of Ushuaia and the mountains as you sail away. Getting closer to Isla de los Lobos, you will see the sea lion colony and continuing to Isla de los Pajaros, you will see diverse marine birds cush as cormorans.
Weather and sea conditions permitting, we shall land in one of the islands’ bridges, where you can see the remains of giant shells and enjoy views of Chile and Argentina. Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse will be the last highlight of the tour before returning to the port. Upon your arrival you can make your own way to the hotel or stay at the city center.
Duration: 3-4 hours.
Port Tax not included: USD 4
Make your dream of walking amonst penguins come true! From October to April is possible to add (at an aditional cost) the visit to the Magallanic Penguin Colony in Isla Martillo.
What’s Included: Transfer from your hotel to the tourit pier, half day Beagle Chanel Cruise, accommodation in Ushuaia.
Day 4 – Travel from Ushuaia to El Calafate
Take a private transfer from your hotel in Ushuaia to the airport for your flight to El Calafate.
Upon your arrival, you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day as you wish.
What’s Included: Breakfast, airport transfers, accommodation in El Calafate.
Day 5 – Perito Moreno Glacier Tour at Los Glaciares National Park
After breakfast be ready to enjoy an easy hike in the mountain with a boat ride through the southern arm of Lake Argentino visiting the Cerro Mayo and Cerro Negro glaciers. In the tour you will disembark at Toro Bay where you will take a walk through the forest while you enjoy panoramic views of a wonderful landscape that will leave you amazed. The only way to access this area is by boat because these glaciers are located within Seno Mayo of Lake Argentino. You will also visit the runways of the Perito Moreno Glacier.
Dreaming about walking on a glacier or enjoying a kayak to see it from the sea level? Make it true by replacing this tour at an aditional cost.
What’s Included: Breakfast, Los Glaciares National Park Tour, accommodation in El Calafate.
Day 6 – Day at leisure in El Calafate
Enjoy the day at your own peace or add a tour to a Patagonic Estancia (for an extra cost).
What’s Included: Breakfast, accommodation in El Calafate.
Day 7 – Travel from El Calafate to Puerto Natales visiting Torres del Paine National Park main viewpoints
Early in the morning you will be picked up at your hotel in El Calafate. You will end the day in Chile after a full day driving the magnificent scenic lookouts in Torres del Paine. The name of this National Park means “Blue Towers” in the native Tehuelche language. Prepare your camera! On the drive across the Patagonian steppe you might be able to see guanacos. After 3 hours you will reach “Cancha Carrera” where you will go through customs to enter Chile. Note that it is not allowed to take any fresh food, plants, seeds, etc from Argentina to Chile. Make sure you don’t carry of the not allowed items to avoid getting a fine. You will keep on traveling to enjoy a day full of walks and the best views of this unique landscape.
Main viewpoints visited during the tour: Sarmiento de Gamboa Lake, Saltos del Rio Paine, Almirante Nieto Hill / Cuernos del Paine, Laguna Amarga, Salto Grande, Pehoe & Nordenskjold Lake .
Lunch will take place during the tour in one of the stops surrounded by nature. Mountain shelters might be used depending on weather conditions.
Difficulty of the hikes: Low
After the excursion we will take you to your hotel in Puerto Natales to overnight.
Not Included: Entrance Fee to Torres del Paine National Park
What’s Included: Breakfast, Torres del Paine Full Day Tour, lunch box, accommodation in Puerto Natales.
Day 8 – Free day in Puerto Natales (Gateway to Torres del Paine)
Enjoy the day in Puerto Nataled or add an extra excursion to Torres del Paine National Park.
What’s Included: Breakfast, accommodation in Puerto Natales.
Day 9 – Travel from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
At the appropiate time you will be transferred to Puerto Natales bus terminal to board a public bus to El Calafate. Upon your arrival a transfer will be waiting for you at El Calafaet bus terminal to take you to your hotel.
Time of travel: around 5 hours, depending the time spent at the border.
What’s Included: Breakfast, bus terminal transfers, accommodation in El Calafate.
Day 10 – Travel from El Calafate to Bariloche
It’s time to travel to the Lakes Region!
You will be transferred to El Calafate airport to board your flight to Bariloche. Upon your arrival a transfer will take you to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day as you wish.
What’s Included: Breakfast, airport transfers, accommodation in Bariloche.
Day 11 – Small Circuit Half Day Tour
The Small Circuit is the presentation of Bariloche. It is a walk to enjoy and savor. The beauty of the landscape is present throughout the tour. Various points of the road and some natural viewpoints, such as Bahía López and Panoramic Point, are ideal to contemplate this wonder. The chairlift of Cerro Campanario, located in the “center of the landscape” (Km 17), elevates it “to the right height of amazement” to enjoy the most beautiful view of the area. In front of Puerto Pañuelo, the Llao Llao Hotel and the San Eduardo Chapel are unique attractions for the visitor.
What’s Included: Breakfast, Small Circuit half day tour, accomodation in Bariloche.
Day 12 – San Martin de los Andes and the Seven Lakes
The route of this beautiful circuit includes a whole range of landscapes to enjoy in this privileged region. The journey to San Martín is a road surrounded by forest that crosses rivers and streams and their shores invite you to appreciate wonderful landscapes. Leaving Villa La Angostura, the first two lakes to appear after Nahuel Huapi Lake give an opening to the Route: the Correntoso – ideal for salmonids fishing – and the Espejo. Continuing north, Espejo Chico Lake. At this point the road enters the valleys of Lakes Villarino and Falkner. These lakes, separated by a narrow isthmus, are two of the most beautiful of this route. On km 149, the wide valley of Lago Hermoso opens to the eyes of the traveler. Then the road continues to Lake Machónico. Continuing towards San Martin de los Andes, you climb slowly along the Culebra stream that goes past a narrow gorge.
What’s Included: Breakfast, San Martin de los Andes full day tour, accomodation in Bariloche.
Day 13 – Transfer from your hotel to Bariloche airport
Transfer to Bariloche airport in time for your flight to your next destination.
What’s Included: Breakfast, airport transfer.
This trip is customizable according to your preferences.
The starting price is per person based on travel for a minimum of two travelers staying in standard accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates. Single supplement available on request.
- 3 Nights of accommodation in Ushuaia
- 4 Nights of accommodation in El Calafate
- 2 Nights of accommodation in Puerto Natales
- 3 Nights of accommodation in Bariloche
- Airport Transfers
- our to Tierra del Fuego National Park
- Beagle Chanel Cruise
- Perito Moreno Glacier Tour
- Torres del Paine National Park Tour
- Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
- Small Circuit Half Day Tour
- San Martin de los Andes and the Seven Lakes Road Full Day Tour
- International and Domestic Flights
- Travel Insurance
- Optional activities suggested on the itinerary
- Meals unless specified
- Entry tickets to National Parks
- Local Taxes
- Early check in or Late check out
Know Before You Go
- It is the passengers’ responsibility to determine if a Visa is needed and to obtain it