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Journey to Cape Horn 2 (Buenos Aires/Santiago de Chile)

(17 Days)

Buenos Aires | El Calafate | Ushuaia | Punta Arenas | Torres del Paine | Santiago de Chile

Day Routing
01 Buenos Aires

Arrival in Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city combining European flair and Argentine charme in an elegant manner.

02 Buenos Aires

A half day tour shows the main attraction of this world metropolis in the city center as well in the quite different neighbourhoods San Telmo, Puerto Madero, Recoleta and Palermo. Optional dinner with tango show at La Ventana including either a wine tasting or tango dance class.

03 Buenos Aires - El Calafate

Flight to El Calafate. Located in the southern Andes at Santa Cruz province the city is starting point for several excursions to the Los Glaciares National park.

04 El Calafate

Full day excursion (SIB) on board the catamaran Upsala Explorer. Amongst majestic icebergs and unforgettable landscapes you will reach Estancia Cristina at Lago Argentino near the Upsala glacier with unique access to the spectacular glaciers and the continental ice.

05 El Calafate

Full day excursion to the Los Glaciares National park to visit the Perito Moreno glacier, part of the Patagonian continental icefield, whose constant falling chunks of ice can be admired all year-round.  

06 Calafate - Ushuaia

Flight to Ushuaia. Discover the southernmost city of the world and the jail museum, a symbol for the colonization of Ushuia at the beginning of the 20th century.

07-10 Stella Australis Cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

Optional excursion to visit the impressive Tierra del Fuego National park, who combines mountains, lakes, rivers, glaciers, forests, rocks and the ocean in a unique manner. Embarkation on the very comfortable expedition ship Stella Australis for a 5 day cruise around Cape Horn from Argentina to Chile. Full board, daily guided excursions by zodiacs to visit the glaciers and islands and for wildlife observation are included (visit Cape Horn depending on weather conditions).

11 Punta Arenas

Arrival at Punta Arenas and overnight in the city.

12 Punta Arenas - Torres del Paine Park

Transfer (SIB) to Hotel Las Torres, located on a private estancia inside the National park. Full board and daily excursions offered by the hotel are included.

13 Torres del Paine Park

Hotel Las Torres offers daily a large variety of excursions including hiking, horseback riding and boat navigations.

14 Torres del Paine - Santiago de Chile

Transfer back to Punta Arenas (SIB) and flight to Santiago de Chile.

15 Santiago de Chile

Half day excursion to explore the city, the Pre-Columbian Museum about the Chilean history and the famous Central Market, the main market for fresh fish and seafood. From one of the viewpoints at San Cristobal hill you will have the finest views of Santiago and the Andes Mountains.

16 Santiago de Chile

Day at leisure. Guests may visit Valparaiso and Viña del Mar in a full day excursion.

17 Santiago de Chile

Transfer to the airport for homebound flight.