A 2 week adventure in Argentina and the astonishing Patagonia. Soak in the energy of Buenos Aires, explore the Lake District, and marvel at Perito Moreno Glacier during your stay in El Calafate.
Day 1:Arrival in Buenos Aires
-Morning arrival in Buenos Aires and private transfer to your hotel.
-explore the city in the afternoon with a private guided city tour. Visit the most famous districts of Buenos Aires, discovering the history and modern life of this world renowned city.
Day 2: Estancia La Candelaria
-Full day group tour of fiesta gaucha la candelaria with lunch included.
Highlight: unique experience to Estancia La Candelaria, that cherishes a part of the Argentinean history and tradition. You will horse ride and also ride traditional sulkies, admiring the immensity of the Pampas, visit the castle, and surprise yourself with the traditional dance and gaucho skills show in a creole skills exhibition.
Day 3: Day of Leisure and Tango Show
-Spend the day exploring Buenos Aires. Consider a biking adventure around the city.
-Enjoy an unforgettable tango show performed by the best dancers and singers, while enjoying a delicious meal and a glass of wine.
Day 4: Day trip to Uruguay
-Spend the day in Colonia, Uruguay. Transfer to dock and board the fast ferry, sailing the Rio de la Plata and arriving in Colonia around 1 hour after departure.
Day 5: Travel to Calafate
-Private transfer from hotel to airport to take a domestic flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate. There will be reception at the airport and private transfer to your hotel.
-Visit to the Glaciarium museum, the first interpretation center about the glaciers and it's environment located on the banks of Argentina Lake, close to Calafate.
Day 6: Perito Moreno Glacier
-Full day group tour to visit Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, a must for any trip to Argentina.
Highlight: Your exclusive glacier excursion will allow you to devote all the time you want to explore this incredible place. You will leave El Calafate and after an 80km drive will arrive at the eastern side of Magallanes Peninsula, where there are excellent vantage points. You will then walk along the tracks, with many photo opportunities along the way, where you will clearly see huge ice blocks detach from the glacier and fall into the water, causing a tremendous sound and amazing waves. A truly magnificent sight.
Day 7: Estancia Cristina Classic
-Sail to the western front of the Upsala Glacier, then cruise along Cristina Channel to Estancia Christina. Disembark at the historic estancia, and learn the history of the sheep and cattle ranch on a visit to the museum and old shearing shed. After lunch, you will do a two-hour trek to the Los Perros waterfall, through beautiful forest offering amazing views of Caterina River and the estancia below.
Day 8: Day of Leisure
Day 9: Travel to Bariloche
-Private transfer from hotel to airport to take a domestic flight from El Calafate to Bariloche. There will be a reception at airport and private transfer to your hotel.
Day 10: Blest
-Full day sailing tour
Highlight: Departure to Puerto Panuelo to embark on a group tour and sail up to Puerto Cantaros at Lake Nahuel Huapi's west extreme. Upon arrival, you will hike up to Cantaros Lake walking through a beautiful Valdivian forest, seeing the different Cantaros Cascade waterfalls. You will then embark again to cross Blest arm and descend at Puerto Blest, where we will have time for lunch (not included) and visit the National Park Interpretation Center.
Day 11: Day of Leisure
Day 12: Explore Bariloche and Circuito Chico
-Enjoy your private half day tour of Circuito Chico, including some of the most beautiful views of the region from some of the best vantage points. Explore the Llao Llao area and surrounding lakes.
Day 13: Travel to Buenos Aires
-Private transfer from hotel to airport for your domestic flight from Bariloche to Buenos Aires. There will be a reception at the airport and private transfer to your hotel.
Day 14: Depart for Home