Patagonia in 11 days in international group, fixed departure dates 2016
A tour 11 days in international group with english speaking tourleader
Here you visit the South of Argentina
Departure dates from 2 persons
06/03/2016 + 18/03/2016 + 03/04/2016
08/05/2016 +05/06/2016 +03/07/2016
07/08/2016 +04/09/2016 + 18/09/2016
02/10/2016 + 16/10/2016 +06/11/2016 +20/11/2016
You can choose this tour in 2 opcions
Day 1 – Buenos Aires
Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit to the most elegant South American city. You will sightsee the Plaza de Mayo main square and its surrounging buildings, 9 de Julio avenue, the old quarter of San Telmo which used to be the most well-off district in the city, now becomingagain one of the trendiest areas, and the Italian district of La Boca with its colorful “Caminito”, an alley skirtedby the typical colored tin facades of the old “conventillos”, basic houses where, back in the beginning of the XXcentury, many families would live together in just a few rooms.
On the way to Palermo, one of Buenos Airestraditional areas, you will go by the most important places such as the Zoo, the Botanical gardens, Palermo’spark, the Polo field, the Planetarium and the oldest residential neighbourhood known as Palermo Viejo, tofinally end in the sophisticated district of Recoleta, where you will visit Evita’s grave. Return to the hotel.Accommodation.
Day 2 – Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Day at leisure for optional tours. You may take a full day Gaucho Party tour, to get in touch with the Pampas and its gauchos and taste some delicious Argentine beef, or a half day tour to Tigre & Parana River delta including a boat ride among the delta islands.
At night you will enjoy a dinner show where you will enjoy the sensual magnetism of tango, performed by the best tango dancers and singers. Return to the hotel.
Day 3 – Buenos Aires / Puerto Madryn
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Trelew. Arrival and reception at the airport;visit to Punta Tombo fauna reserve, the largest Magellan penguin colony in the continent. Walk along the interpretative paths drawn among the nests of more than 500,000 Magellan penguins that gather in this colony every year.
A tour around the reserve will let you appreciate, within less than a meter distance, the interesting habits of these sea birds that will curiously approach you. At the end of the excursion, transfer to hotel in Puerto Madryn. Accommodation.
Day 4 – Puerto Madryn
Breakfast. Full day tour to Península Valdés passing by the Ameghino Isthmus located between Nuevo and San José gulfs. You will visit Puerto Pirámide and the sea lion rookery.
What you cannot miss is the whale watching boat excursion (optional – operates from July to early December). Afterwards you will continue to Punta Delgada to have lunch (optional) and see the large elephant seal settlement on the beach. Then you will continue to Caleta Valdés to watch the sea lions rookery. Return to hotel. Accommodation.
Day 5 – Puerto Madryn / Ushuaia
Breakfast. Day at leisure for optional tours. You may take advantage of this day to take the adventurous 4WD Cerro Avanzado with trekking tour, a drive by 4WD vehicle in the Patagonian steepe and the natural environment. In due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 6 – Ushuaia
Breakfast. In the morning, we will visit the Tierra del Fuego National Park, located 12 km (7.5 miles) away from the city. This park constitutes a natural reserve of typical species of the Andean-Patagonian forest spread over an area of 63.000 hectares (155.500 acres). The most outstanding feature of the park is Lapataia bay, the southernmost tip of the continent, with a wonderful view of the Beagle channel. In the afternoon, boat expedition in the Beagle Channel.
You will embark the catamaran that will take you to the Birds and Sea Lions Islands, through the waters of Beagle Channel, from where you will get an excellent panoramic view of the city framed by the Andean mountains. From the boat you will see the Birds Island, where a great variety of sea birds can be appreciated, mainly: cormorants, albatrosses, ducks and sea gulls. Soon after the catamaran will reach the Sea Lions Island, will finally get to Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, from where you will start the way back to the city. Arrival at the pier. Return to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 7 – Ushuaia / El Calafate
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon, you could seize the chance to take the 4WD Cerro Calafate tour, to know the surroundings of El Calafate and have great views of the Lake Argentino. Return to the hotel.Accommodation.
Day 8 – El Calafate
Breakfast. Day at leisure for optional tours. Your options are: taking the boat ride to the Glaciers along Lake Argentino, a full day tour to El Chaltén, or a full day tour to Torres del Paine National Park. Return to the hotel.Accommodation.
Day 9 — El Calafate
Breakfast. Visit to the Perito Moreno glacier, one of the largest active glaciers of the world, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its breathtaking beauty and its unusual behavior. Return to the hotel.Accommodation.
Day 10 – El Calafate / Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 11 – Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Transfer to Ezeiza International airport.
From El Calafate you may choose optional tours to El Chaltén (Mt. Fitz Roy) as from the 10th day and then complete your stay in Buenos Aires, and/or pre-post tours in Iguazú Falls.
Air tickets and airport taxes are not included, but we also can arrange
BUE / REL AR 1864 05.35
REL / USH AR 1880 9.40
USH / FTE AR 1893 13.35
FTE / BUE AR 1693 16.26
(In case of future flight rescheduling which makes necessary to change flights, please contact us to
inform flights for the departure date chosen).
*Buffet breakfast at hotel
*Accommodation at hotels mentioned or similar.
*Early check in / Late check out not included
*Admissions to National Parks and reservesWaterproof cloack in Calafate.
Departures are granted with a minimum of 2 passengers.
Regular (SIB) services with bilingual guide.
Fixed departure dates.
Prices valid for minimum 2 passengers travelling together.