Day 1 Buenos Aires
Arrival and transfer to hotel. In the evening live the passionate atmosphere of tango in a Tango Show Dinner.
Day 2 Buenos Aires
In the morning half day panoramic city tour visiting the main attractions of the city. This tour gives you the emotion of a multiple Buenos Aires. We will see the symbol of our city: the obelisk. We will visit different squares such as Plaza de Mayo, Plaza San Martín, Plaza Congreso. Avenues like Corrientes, Mayo, 9 de Julio, among others. Historical neighbourhoods: La Boca, San Telmo, Montserrat. Elegant neighbourhoods such as Palermo and Recoleta, and the most modern: Puerto Madero. Parks such as Lezama and Tres de Febrero. We will also visit financial and commercial areas and a Football Stadium.
Day 3 Buenos Aires
USHUAIA: Transfer to the airport to take flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.
Day 4 Ushuaia
Half day Tierra del Fuego National Park visit.
It is located 11 km away from the city. We will be able to appreciate lakes, lagoons and rivers within its limits, and their exit towards Beagle Channel, characteristic that makes the difference with the other national parks of our country.
Departing from the Maipu Avenue towards the southwest by the national route nro. 3, we will drive out of the city passing by the slope of the Susana Mount, witness of the work of the prisoners of the old prison, where now the Southern Fuegian Railway is located. Here we will stop for this optional tour.
Continuing through the valley to the deviation that take us to the Ensenada Bay, where we will be able to contemplate the Redonda and Estorbo Islands and on the other coast of the Channel of Beagle, the snow-white Mountains of the Sampaio Chain (Chile). Back again on the national route #3 with the fuegian forest and its flora close to the road we will go to the Roca Lake to do a long walk by the lake coast and by the Lapataia river, originated in the lake. From this point we can see the Cóndor Hill natural border with Chile.
We will go towards the other end of the Park, where finalizes the route nro. 3 at Lapataia Bay, on the way to the mentioned bay we will observe the Green Lagoon and the Black Lagoon, large growing peat bog. Finally we will pass by the beaver dams, whose footpath will lead to Lapataia Bay.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Beagle Channel sailing.
Day 5 Ushuaia – Calafate
Transfer to the airport to fly to El Calafate. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.
Day 6 Calafate
Traditional full day tour to Perito Moreno Glacier and Los Glaciares National Park.
We will depart from El Calafate, go round the southern bank of Lago Argentino, past Bahia Redonda, where a great variety of avifauna can be seen. We will go along the Patagonic steppe during the first 40 km, and then enter Los Glaciares National Park, which is plenty of trees that are typical of this region such as the ones belonging to the family of Nothofagus (ñires, lengas, cohiues) and others such as calkers, notros and cinnamon trees.Once in the glacier, we will go to the main vantage point to later go sightseeing until the time previously arranged with the guide. Different perspectives of the glacier will be enjoyed from the various viewing points.The Park is equipped with a service area including a restaurant and a snack bar for lunch time.Visitors will have the possibility of sailing for an hour near the glacier walls, being able to see the height of its front part.
Safari Nautico sailing to the front of the glacier (complement of the tradition full day)
Full day Minitrekking in Perito Moreno Glacier (replace the traditional Perito Moreno tour, for passengers that like sports and outdoor activities).
Day 7 Calafate – Pto Natales
Transfer to the bus terminal to take a SIC bus to Puerto Natales city (Chile). Arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight.
Day 8 Pto Natales
Full day Torres del Paine national park tour.
Departure from your hotel at 08:30 AM to visit the Milodón Cave Natural Monument located at 24 kilometers north from Puerto Natales, this Natural Monument consists of three caverns and rocky conglomerate called “Devil’s Chair”. Before arrived at the cave, the access road is through “Devil’s Chair”, a name that comes from the popular imagination as a rock structure with a certain aspect of a certain chair which accounts it was “seat” Milodón and the legend became “devil”.
After the visit we continue along the new access road to Torres del Paine National Park can be seen on the roadway Sofia Lagoon, Prat Mountain range, Porteño Lake, Mesa Hill, Del Toro Lake, Del Toro Mountain range and Ballena Mountain range. Here you can admire the beautiful landscape around us from the Grey Lake over point (Grey Glacier View, Paine Massif and Del Toro Lake).
A couple of miles later you can observe the Cuernos (Horns) Paine reaching the fork takes the road over the bridge to continue Serrano sector destination to Grey Lake. In this sector we can take a pleasant walk along the shore of the Grey Lake and if conditions can help us access to the viewpoint of the Grey Peninsula
Back at the parking area, we return to the route to go to a restaurant located in the sector to take a moment of rest and lunch option. (Lunch not included in the rate).
Upon completion of this refreshing break began the second leg of our trip to Torres del Paine National Park approaching to the Great Fall sector. Later visit the Nordenskjold Lake overview and continue enjoyed various view our undulating route that brings us slowly at Amarga Lagoon sector. Without visiting the Paine Fall endlessly beautiful place where you can see the milky water discharge coming from the glaciers across the Paine River. It flows to the Last Hope Fjord after an extension tour through the heart of the National Park.
After admiring this pleasant show return to Puerto Natales through the Sarmiento Lake overview. Arriving in the late afternoon and bringing an unforgettable experience.
Day 9 Pto Natales – Santiago De Chile
Transfer to the bus terminal to take a SIC bus to Punta Arenas airport, flight to Santiago. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight.
Day 10 Santiago De Chile
Half day Panoramic City Tour.
The tour starts with a visit of the civic center of the city, where there is “La Moneda” – a palace in a neoclassic style, which was once the residence of Chilean presidents until 1958 and now is home of the government. We continue through the streets in the center of Santiago in direction Plaza de Armas, surrounded by the Cathedral Metropolitana of the XVIII century, the National Historic museum and the “Correo Central” – main post office. Leaving the center we will continue passing the Forestal Park and in front of the museum Bellas Artes until Bellavista, bohemian district of Santiago. We will continue going up Cerro San Cristóbal, beautiful public park on which peak you will find a monumental sculpture of the Virgin Mary. From this place you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Later we will continue passing through the residential and commercial areas Providencia, Las Condes and Vitacura.
Day 11 Santiago De Chile
Full day Viña del Mar and Valparaiso cities.
We will start this excursion from your hotel to travel 110 km, across a diversity of landscapes and vegetation that will show you the agricultural valleys of Curacaví and Casablanca. Once we have arrived to Valparaíso we will enjoy the view of the clusters of houses right along the hills which harbor the main commercial port of Chile and also the current Legislative Capital of the country. Valparaíso has once again undertaken the progress route which in the last century made it one of the most important ports of the Pacific Ocean. This complete and scenic visit to Valparaíso includes a visit to La Sebastiana (except Mondays), former home of our Nobel Prize winning poet Pablo Neruda (price does not include the entrance). Continuing with our tour we will drive along the coastline road to Viña del Mar, capital of the Chilean tourism. The Ciudad Jardín (Garden City) called this way due to the impressive parks, walks and beautiful buildings; its famous Casino is an exhibit of the aristocratic and exclusive character imposed by its founder Don José Francisco Vergara. While traveling by the beaches of Viña del Mar (scenic view) we will stop for lunch for approximately 1 ½ hours (not included). We will stop at Reñaca its main beach, which has several prestigious restaurants and modern buildings with Mediterranean architecture that makes it one of the most exclusive places of the country. Mid-afternoon we will be returning by the coastline road to take the Agua Santa route towards Santiago. The tour finishes taking our guests back to their hotels.
Day 12 Santiago De Chile
Transfer to the airport to take the international flight.