Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina

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Buenos Aires

The Lake District

Peninsula Valdes

El Chalten

El Calafate

Ushuaia

This is a trip trought the amazing Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina. Discover Buenos Aires, Argentina’s Capital known around the world because being the cradle of Tango. Get to know every corner of the city through an exclusive and personalized Buenos Aires city tour. Then explore the vastness of Patagonia Argentina probably one of the most beatiful regions over the world, from Bariloche and the Lakes District in Northern Patagonia to the Beagle Channel in Ushuaia passing through the impressive wildlife of Peninsula Valdés, El Calafate’s amazing glaciers and El Chalten and Fitz Roy best trekking trails.

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An adventure through the incredible landscapes of Argentine Patagonia from north to south discovering every corner of its best attractions. Enjoy Bariloche and the charming lake district, with its wonderful landscapes resulting from the mixture of huge forests, turquoise lakes and emblematic mountains. Another spectacular attraction of Patagonia is the amazing wildlife in Puerto Madryn and Peninsula Valdés, whales, penguins, sea lions, among many others species  of local fauna will accompany you in this part of your travel.

Then travel south to discover the Argentina’s best trekking trails in El Chalten immersed in a landscape of mountains and forest, and the incredible Glaciers tours in El Calafate. Continue traveling even southern until reach the End of The World in Ushuaia and navigate The Beagle Channel. So dare to discover this itinerary where nothing of Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina is left to be known.

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DAYS 1-2

Buenos Aires

Transfer

Private transfer from international airport to your hotel in Buenos Aires

Accommodation in Buenos Aires
Legado Mítico

Located in the center of the modern Palermo Soho neighborhood, Legado Mítico offers a warm and exclusive atmosphere inspired by history and culture, evoking mythical Argentine characters. .

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Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, a cosmopolitan city that expresses at every step the influence of the many migratory currents. Its commercial activity is very intense, reflected in numerous places of the main world brands, galleries and shopping centers and is also a remarkable cultural center, with numerous museums, exhibitions, art galleries, cinemas and theaters with national and international shows.

The city concentrated in its different neighborhoods, the most diverse attractions. The historical sector formed by  San Telmo and Monserrat, which contain the main historical monuments, in addition to a colonial architectural heritage. Also picturesque neighborhood of La Boca, with its famous Caminito street and its typical multicolored landscape. In contrast, neighborhoods such as Palermo and Recoleta stand out for their large green spaces and elegant buildings and for being located there the best restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops. Finally the recent neighborhood of Puerto Madero, with its old port warehouses converted into offices, homes, entertainment venues and elegant restaurants overlooking the river. And probably the most famous attraction of Buenos Aires is the Tango. This city has many milongas and tango shows where you can enjoy an excellent show or dare to take some lessons to learn this sensual dance. Strat your Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina itinerary.

Day 1: Arriving to Buenos Aires
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The first day in this Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina trip, you will arrive to Buenos Aires Airport where your private guide will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel at the Palermo neighborhood, with fashionable areas where you will find restaurants of all kinds, chic cocktail bars and original clothing stores, because of what it is known as one of the most glamorous neighborhoods in the city. Palermo has several parks, a rose garden, a planetarium, master samples of modern Latin American artists and the Evita Museum that shows the life of Eva Perón. 

Day 2: Take a look to Buenos Aires
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The street artists, the cafes, and the tango dancers, it’s a must see for everyone who visit Buenos Aires because each neighborhood in the city shows a different part of its culture, so it is time to explore them. Your private guide will take you to discover the most emblematic neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, starting in the city’s heart, a few meters from Plaza de Mayo, with panoramic views, you can appreciate historical places, cultural spaces and unique streets steeped in Argentine culture, Palermo, Recoleta, Retiro, San Nicolas (9th July Aveneu, Colon Theater, Obelisk), Montserrat (Plaza de Mayo), San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero, to help you get to know this fascinating metropolis. The tour is flexible so you can make stops, suggestions to the guide, and detours according to your interests.

After your tour, you can spend the rest of the day exploring on your own and trying one of the excellent restaurants in the city or enjoy a lively Tango Show in a typical Café of Buenos Aires.

Transfer

Private Transfer to Buenos Aires Domestic Airport

Flight

From Buenos Aires to Bariloche

DAYS 3 - 5

Bariloche & The Lake District

Transfer

Private transfer to your hotel in the Bariloche

Accommodation in The Lake District
Alma del Lgo

The Alma Del Lago Suite offers modern accommodation with panoramic views of Lake Nahuel Huapi. It has an excellent restaurant and wine bar and extensive spa facilities.

UP GRADE : Llao Llao
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On the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Bariloche is the gateway to one of the most beautiful regions of Argentina, The Lakes District, where you can find  lakes, rivers, snowy peaks and lush vegetation. As a result of its location, is the the ideal base for exploring picturesque landscapes, hiking trails and taste some of the best chocolate in South America, because of that, that is considered one of the most important tourist centers in Argentina. The buildings are distinguished because of its architectural features, stone and wood constructions, with slate roof, similar to the style of traditional alpine villas. In the city center there are varied shops and commercial galleries, confectionery and restaurants and can buy regional chocolates and jams of fine fruits grown in the area. Let’s explore more of this Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina trip!

Day 3: Arriving to Bariloche and Circuito Chico
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Once at Bariloche your private guide will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your first class hotel, which offers magnificent views because of its location  right on the shore of the lake. During the afternoon we invite you to discover the charms of this place with your private local guide by getting to know the Circuito Chico in which you will border the Nahuel Huapi Lake and visiting the Llao Llao peninsula viewpoint, the Swiss Colony and Cerro Campanario. You can combine the main attractions of the area with less visited places and trekking trails. The tour is total flexible so you can make stops, suggestions to the guide, and detours according to your interests. In the enevening you can relax, discover the city center and enjoy a delicious local chocolate.

Day 4: Victoria Island and Arrayanes Forest
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The fourth day of the Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina, in Bariloche is ideal to navigate and know Isla Victoria and its incredible Arrayanes Forest. 25 km from Bariloche is Puerto Pañuelo, from where depart the boats that sail the crystalline waters of Nahuel Huapi Lake to the ancient Victoria Island and the famous Arrayanes Forest, probably one of the best tours in the area. During navigation you will  be able to admire the intense color of the water, the vegetation that is reflected in the lake, and as a backdrop and the mountains of eternal snows, immersed in a breathtaking landscape. The beauty of every corner of the island, and its stunning natural environment, make this trip an experience to enjoy fully.

Day 5: Bariloche Adventure Day

For the tird day we propose an active day in which you can choose between two options, kayaking in Lago Mascardi, or Mountain Bike in Cerro Catedral, so you decide which is the best option for you . If you don’t want to spend an active day, of course, you can also choose a quieter activity.

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Kayaking in Lago Mascardi: This is a intense full day kayak excursion topped along the Tronador Arm of Lake Mascardi, located in the heart of Nahuel Huapi National Park. With turquoise water, always green Patagonian forest and incredible views of the Tronador and Bonete Hills, the landscape acquires a unique drama. You’ll stop in a remote beach so you can have lunch and relax before paddling back. In all excursions the basic notions of kayaking will be explained.

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Cerro Catedral Bike Park: You can reach magnificent places by bike, and challenge the mountain in the fast descents. Therefore departures are guided by expert cyclists, knowledgeable about the terrain. The best place to practice this sport is the Bike Park of Cerro Catedral. Just as during the winter the mountain is the meeting point for all skiers, in contrast in summer the Bike Park opens its doors to adventure and excitement, so you can enjoy a wide variety of circuits with difficulty levels appropriate to each stage of learning. Starting from the hotel you will be transfer to the base of Catedral Ski Resort to start the bike ride. Along the way you will enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the Lake Gutierrez and the Lake Moreno as well as the surrounding mountains.  Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina.

Transfer

Private transfer to Bariloche Airport

Flight

Flight from Bariloche to Trelew

DAYS 6 - 8

Puerto Madryn & Peninsula Valés

Transfer

Private transfer from Trelew Airport to your hotel in Puerto Madryn

Accommodation in Puerto Madryn
Dazzler Madryn

Located on the promenade of the city of Puerto Madryn, one of the most important tourist destinations in the country. The hotel has magnificent views of the gulf.

MORE OPTIONS : Peninsula Hotel
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Located in the Province of Chubut, around the Golfos Nuevo and San Jose and 50km from Peninsula Valdes, Puerto Madryn is one of the most thriving cities in Patagonia and a main destination in our Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina itinerary. With a beautiful Main Avenue, is also a port and industrial city. This area has the ​greatest wildlife interest in Patagonia because is home to a variety of species of birds and marine mammals in a protected environment, like, elephants and sea lions, penguins, killer whales, tonines, and the right whales that are the main attraction for tourists visiting the area. The city is also the National Diving Capital because of its transparent waters of extraordinary color that allow you to discover the varied marine fauna. So let’s enjoy three days in this amazing natural environment.

Day 6: Arriving to Puerto Madryn and Penguins in Punta Tombo
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Continue your  Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina trip arriving to Trelew, your private guide will be waiting for you at the airpot to take you to Punta Tombo, the largest Magellanic Penguins Colony in the world. And after the visit the guide will take you to your hotel in Puerto Madryn so you can enjoy the rest of the day exploring the city by your own.

Day 7: Peninsula Valdés Navigation
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Discover this UNESCO World Heritage site. To get there you will take an incredible way with sea on both sides. The first stop will be at Caleta Valdes to visit a colony of sea elephants., then you will continue along the path while suddenly falling over a crescent of rock cliffs overlooking a blue bay and the small town of Puerto Pirámides from where the navigations depart. Most noteworthy the Right Whales visit the area from June to December, the Dolphins, orcas, sea lions, and other wildlife may also be viewed during your excursion. Animals visit the area at different times of the year. So let us know when you want to travel and we will tell you what you expect to see.

Day 8: Let's enjoy an Adventure with Sea Lions

For the tird day we propose an active day in which you can choose between two options, Kayaking or Snorkeling with Sea Lions, so you decide which is the best option for you . Of course, if you don’t want to spend an active day, you can also choose a quieter activity.

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Snorkeling with Sea Lions: The place where the activity is done is the Punta Loma. The navigation to the snorkeling area takes approximately 25 minutes. Groups generally do not exceed 6 people out. Just arrived, we are ready for water which is cool, but with suits almost do not feel the cold. The boat is approximately 20 meters from the animals and sea lions are curious and restless animals, they always approach groups, so gradually they go approaching and generating interaction with us. They les much attention people and like to play. The game is harmless and peaceful. The activity in the water takes about 45 minutes and the presence of sea lions is almost constant. Sometimes the sea lions accompany you to climb the boat. It is a fun and cute experience that generate interaction with animals in their natural habitat.

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Kayaking with Sea Lions: This kayak expedition with sea lions, seeking to mix the adventure and excitement of sailing in a sea kayak, along with a deep interpretation of the natural environment in which this activity takes place. Together with our specialized guides, paddling in a kayak, in waters of the New Gulf, making different stops for the observation and interpretation of the fauna, flora and geography of the place. When we arrive to Punta Loma we will see the sea lions. The sea lions are curious and restless animals, they always approach groups. Gradually they go approaching and generating interaction with us. They les much attention people and like to play. The game is harmless and peaceful. It is an expedition of very low physical requirement, which makes this one of the most chosen, by those who do not have previous experience.

Transfer

Private transfer to Trelew Airport

Flight

Flight from Trelew to El Calafate

DAYS 9-11

El Chalten

Transfer

Private Transfer from El Calafate Airport to El Chalten

Accommodation in El Chalten
Chalten Suites

Chalten Suites offers a personalized service in very comfortable facilities, designed exclusively for those who like peace, tranquility, comfort, good food and the unsurpassed view of the Andean mountains.

UP GRADE : Don Los Cerros
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This magic mountain town is located in the southern Andes, within the Los Glaciares National Park (Santa Cruz Province), in a valley where the rivers De las Vueltas and Fitz Roy meet, as a result, Chlten is enclosed between rivers and mountains. Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre are a challenge for climbers around the world, consequently, mountains are the predominant figures in the landscape of El Chalten, which offers many trekking options among lengas and ñires forests, beautiful lakes, rivers and hanging glaciers that you can explore with your local guide. Get to know the trekking destination of our Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina itinerary. 

Day 9: Arriving to El Chalten
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Take your flight to El Calafate Airport where the local driver will be waiting for you to take you to El Chalten. While in the way you will enjoy the Patagonian Steppe landscape with its lakes, rivers and native fauna like the guanacos. A few kilometers before reaching the town you will begin to see the impressive mountain peaks that enclose this charming place. Once you arrive you can enjoy the rest of the day walking around the downtown.

Day 10: Fitz Roy Trekking Day
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Arrive to the base of Mount Fitz Roy, walking into the lengas and ñires forest, crossing streams and rivers, watching hanging glaciers immersed in a surprising landscape. First of all, you will go by car accompanied by the local guide to the starting point of the trail at El Pilar Hotel, and from this point you will start an 8-hour hike into the forest, during which you will watch the Piedras Blancas Hanging Glacier, a great variety of typical flora and fauna, and you will cross streams and rivers, always accompanied by the impressive view of Monte Fitz Roy wich will be getting closer and closer until we reach the its base in Laguna de Los Tres.

The last hour of the hike is very intense and with a steep slope, so you will be able to decide with your guide which part of the path to cross. Finally, you will descend from Laguna de los Tres and return to El Chalten by foot along the Laguna Capri Trail.

Day 11: Explore More of El Chalten
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Spend another day hikking and discover this amazing area, probably you would like to take one more of the many trekking trails. You can take a self-guided path by your own, hiking trails are well-marked and easy to follow, or if you prefer, arrange another day with your local guide. Of course, if you don’t want to spend an active day, you can also choose to spend the day at town or relaxing at hotel.

Transfer

Private Transfer from El Chalten to El Calafate

DAYS 12-14

El Calafate

Accommodation in El Calafate
Alto Calafate

The Alto Calafate Hotel is located on the side of a hill that will allow you to enjoy the wonderful views of Lake Argentino, Calafate Hill and the lush Patagonian landscapes. 

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Located on the shore of Lake Argentino, in the middle of the Patagonian Steppe, El Calafate is one of the most important tourist centers in Argentina, because this picturesque tourist village is the gateway to the Southern Section of Los Glaciares National Park and its most famous attraction, the Perito Moreno Glacier. In addition to the Continental Ice and its various glaciers, you can enjoy other activities such as trekking, 4×4, horseback riding, kayaking, rating, fishing, sailing among others. Also, from the city you can visit a wide variety of Patagonian Estancias, where it is possible to stay or spend a country day and appreciate the typical rural activities of the area, taste a roast of lamb and enjoy the peace and vastness of Patagonia.

Day 12: Arrive to El Calafate

Take the transfer from El Chalten to El Calafate while you enjoy the spectacular Patagonian landscape. Once in the city you can enjoy it by your own and visit one of the typical restaurants to taste local food.

Day 13: Discover the Perito Moreno Glacier
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Go to visit one of the World’s Natural Wonder, the Perito Moreno Glacier which flows down from the Southern Patagonian Icefield, a big sheet of ice, is the third largest glacier area over the world. The road leads to the very front of the glacier, which will be only meters away from your eyes and you also will take a catamaran to navigate in front of its 70 meters high ice walls. The private guide will accompany you during your visit to the national park and the tour is flexible so you can make stops, suggestions to the guide, and detours according to your interests. Once back in Calafate you will came back to the hotel to enjoy a typical Patagonian dinner.

Day 14: Let's Navigate
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​Enjoy MarPatag Gourmmet Glaciers excursion, the most exclusive full day navigation in the Los Glaciares National Park, offering saling through the waters of Argentino Lake on the ship Maria Turquesa, visiting Upsala and Spegazzini Glacier, navigating between huge ice floes, in it exclusive Cruise.

Transfer

Private transfer to El Calafate Airport

Flight

Flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia

DAYS 15-18

Ushuaia

Transfer

Private transfer from Ushuaia Airport to your hotel

Accommodation in Ushuaia
Los Cauquenes

The only high-end Resort & Spa located in Ushuaia on the Beagle Channel beach, behind the snow-capped peaks of the imposing Andes Mountains and only 4 km from the city of Ushuaia.

UP GRADE : Arakur
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Ushuaia is southernmost city in the world, and the last destination in our Buenos Aires and Patagonia Argentina itinerary. It is located on the banks of the Beagle Channel, over a bay of unique beauty which form the closest deep water natural port to Antarctica, reason for what Ushuaia is known as the gateway to the Ice Continent. The combination of mountains, glaciers, sea, forests and snow offers a unique landscape that makes Ushuaia one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina, offering multiple activities in both summer and winter. Winter is ideal for skiing and other snow sportsand and in contrast, in summer, tourist can enjoy attractions such as the Tierra del Fuego National Park, trekking trails, lakes, glaciers, wildlife, navigations and more. Let’s take a look to this stunning landscape.

Day 15: Arriving to Ushuaia
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Take your flight to Ushuaia Airport where the local guide will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel while you take some time to see to the city during the way. So once you arrive you can enjoy the rest of the day by your own, visiting the downtown or relaxing at the hotel.

Day 16: Trekking and Canoeing at Tierra del Fuego National Park
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Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park in an unconventional way, and combine two activities inside an amazing natural environment. It includes a trekking through the coastal path, ideal for watching wildlife, and a canoeing tour down the Lapataia River up to the Lapataia Bay, the endpoint of the National Route Nº 3. While the journey you will probably see aquatic birds and sometimes, even sea mammals. Once the trekking starts, you walk through archaeological sites, the famous shellfish fossils piles-souvenirs from the old inhabitants of the region, the Yamanas. These were sea nomads who are almost entirely gone today. After 3-4 hours trekking you will reach Lake Roca, where you will stop to enjoy a country style lunch and then, start the canoe/ duckies trip down the Lapataia River.

Day 17: Estancia Harberton, Beagle Channel and Penguins
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Combine the visit to the historic Estancia Harberton with the navigation through the Beagle Channel to the see a penguins colony. This Ranch, considered of high historical value, was founded in 1886 by the Anglican missionary Thomas Bridges and his wife Mary Ann Varder. It is the oldest “estancia” of Tierra del Fuego, and keeps its original construction of wood and corrugated sheet, it quay and terraces of native stone. There you can visit the museum “ACATUSHUN” of birds and marine mammals. From the estancia you will cross the Beagle Channel in zoodiac to the Martillo island or Yecapasela. During the navigation we can see typical seabirds such as petrels, skuas, cormorants, seagulls and albatrosses. Once in Martillo Island you will make a short walk to the colony of penguins where you share with these birds in their natural habitat.

Transfer

Private transfer to Ushuaia Airport

Flight

Flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires

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Add an extra night in El Chalten to discover one more of its incredible trekking trails. You can also extend the itinerary by adding one more night in El Calafate to spend one night in a typical Patagonian Estancia (Ranch), enjoy demonstrations of equestrian activities, go hiking with your guide, take a horseback ride and taste an exquisite lamb barbecue.

Add some days in Torres del Paine in Chile, considered one of the most beautiful places on the world and one of the best trekking areas.

Include some time to relax! After a few days traveling you probably would enjoy some free time to relax or receive a massage that will you feel renew and energized for the rest of your trip. Most of the hotels have SPA services or wellness center.

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