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Argentina, Chile - Glaciers & Lakes of Patagonia

(13 Days)

Buenos Aires | Bariloche | Puerto Varas | Puerto Natales | El Calafate

Day Routing
01 Buenos Aires

Once arrived in Buenos Aires discover the city in an interactive way, following the history of Tango at a tour, focusing on the highlights of ancient times! Stop at a typical “conventillo” in La Boca district, listen to a bandoneon player at Café Tortoni and enjoy a short performance of modern Tango at Café La Biela in the Recoleta district. Tango lesson at the teacher´s studio, a private and cosy place to try the first steps of tango. Dinner at Casa Coupage, a closed door restaurant at Palermo area, run by sommeliers Inés Mendieta and Santiago Mymicopulo in their magnificent Belle Époque apartment.

02 Buenos Aires

Visit one of the oldest Argentinian colonial Estancias in the countryside, 1 1/2 hours drive from Buenos Aires. Barbecue lunch with folk music show, live music and dancers. Back in Buenos Aires stay in the elegante Park Hyatt Duhau Hotel.

03 Buenos Aires - Bariloche

Flight to Bariloche and transfer to Llao Llao Hotel & Resort. Enjoy the facilities of the hotel. Dinner at El Patacon restaurant. Smoked meat & Patagonian food are dishes not to miss.

04 Bariloche

Full day excursion: Navigation on Lake Nahuel Huapi with trekking tour and gastronomic experiences on the way. After 1 1/2 hours low intensive walk guests will reach the lake's coast where an exclusive five-step lunch will be prepared by the chef.

05 Bariloche

Morning and lunch at leisure. Excursion to the base of Cerro Lopez. Acent with 4x4 vehicles up to 1300m followed by a low intensive horse ride to the shelter, where guests will admire the scenery. While listening to a musical surprise guests discover a mythical Patagonian food: El Curanto. A show from Tata Payador will close a good Patagonian night.

06 Bariloche - Puerto Varas

Andean lake crossing experience from Bariloche via Puerto Frías and Peulla to Puerto Varas. Guests enjoy the fantastic landscape while navigating on the Nahuel Huapi Lake and Todos Los Santos Lake.

07 Puerto Varas - Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales

Flight from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas and transfer to Hotel The Singular in Puerto Bories for an all inclusive program including excursions. During a cycling tour around Puerto Natales, guests will visit a fishermen pier and the city.

08 Puerto Natales

Discover the Torres del Paine national park: Largo Sarmiento with its typical fauna, ñandúes and herds of guanacos, the Salto Grande waterfall and Lago Grey with a view of Glacier Grey and icebergs.

09 Puerto Natales

Sailing around the Patagonian fjords and visiting the glaciers Serrano & Balmaceda and Lago Azul.

10 Puerto Natales - El Calafate

Panoramic drive from Puerto Natales to El Calafate. Heading from El Calafate to Cerro Huyliche, taking a chair lift to the top of Huyliche Hill. Continue aboard 4wd vehicles to enjoy a ride for 1 1/2 hours with panoramic views to the local flora and fauna and to see condors. Dinner at restaurant Casimiro.

11 El Calafate

Mini trekking experience on the impressive Moreno glacier. Walking tour on the ice with its peaks and interior lakes of a unique blue color! Afterwards, walk through the exuberant Magellanic forest.

12 El Calafate

Sailing through the Argentino Lake among icebergs and mountains and visit Estancia Cristina, an interesting combination of nature, adventure, history, and pleasure.  Ascent in all-terrain vehicles to the Continental ice shelter to visit the oriental front of Upsala Glacier, Lake Guillermo, Southern Patagonian Ice and Andes. Return to the farm house of the Estancia for sailing back to El Calafate.

13 El Calafate - Buenos Aires

Individual return flight.