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Craving an active nature escape into wild Patagonia, but missed more a few gym session in the last decade? No problem, we've got you. Combine the natural highlights of Argentina with a couch potato approach to travel. Start off with some gentle hiking along the 'Circuito Chico', nestled in Argentina's stunning Bariloche lake district. Then, sail among the icebergs of Los Glaciares National Park on...

Craving an active nature escape into wild Patagonia, but missed more a few gym session in the last decade? No problem, we've got you. Combine the natural highlights of Argentina with a couch potato approach to travel. Start off with some gentle hiking along the 'Circuito Chico', nestled in Argentina's stunning Bariloche lake district. Then, sail among the icebergs of Los Glaciares National Park onboard a comfortable modern catamaran. When you're dangerously close to breaking a sweat, you'll be rewarded with plenty of downtime and opportunities to dive into the culture and cuisine of Buenos Aires. No frills, all thrills. 

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Trip highlights
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • City
    City
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities
  • Lake
    Lake

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Day 1: Welcome to Argentina!

Arrival at Ezeiza international airport in Buenos Aires...

• You will be met by our representative and escorted to your hotel about an hour drive outside of the city

• Our representative will provide you with a detailed itinerary, covering all of the included services

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
night in Aspen Towers (Buenos Aires)

Day 2: Depart to Bariloche

• After breakfast, transfer to the airport

• Hop on a flight to Bariloche

• Upon arrival transfer to the hotel

• Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the city on your own

Accommodation
Costas del Nahuel (Bariloche)

Day 3: Hiking 'Circuito Chico'

• Set off on one of the most traditional hiking circuits in the area, the 'Circuito Chico'

• Enjoy and savor the beauty of the surrounding landscape

• Stop at various natural viewpoints, as Bahia Lopez and Punto Panoramico

• Ride the Cerro Campanario chairlift to enjoy the most beautiful view of the area

• In front of Puerto Pañuelo, the Llao Llao Hotel and San Eduardo Chapel, are unique attractions for visitors

• In addition to the views, a wide range of handmade products are on offer including: textiles, wood, candles, ceramics, cosmetics

Visited:
Bariloche
Accommodation
Costas del Nahuel (Bariloche)

Day 4: Victoria Island & Arrayanes Forest

• Embark on a cruise from Puerto Pañuelo to Puerto Anchorena (30min)

• Choose from a variety of free or guided hikes on marked trails

• Immerse yourself in beautiful scenery and rich history

• Continue sailing to Quetrihué Peninsula and the Los Arrayanes National Park

• Walk along a deck path and savor the views of a visually striking forest

Shared transfers Hotel/Puerto Pañuelo/Hotel - Port tax and ticket fee to the national park included

Visited:
Bariloche
Accommodation
Costas del Nahuel (Bariloche)

Day 5: Fly to El Calafate

Transfer to Bariloche airport

• Board a flight to El Calafate

• Upon arrival, transfer to the your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure

Accommodation
night in Bahia Redonda Hotel (El ​Calafate)

Day 6: Perito Moreno glacier cruise

• Set off on a guided visit to Los Glaciares National Park

• Catch a first glimpse of the Perito Moreno Glacier at “Curva de los Suspiros”

• Later, head to Bajo Las Sombras Pier for a cruise to the Glacier’s southern wall

• Walk along catwalks and observe the glacier from a variety of different balconies

• Return to El Calafate

National park entrance fee included

Visited:
El Calafate
Accommodation
night in Bahia Redonda Hotel (El ​Calafate)

Day 7: Spegazzini Glacier by catamaran

• Return to Los Glaciares National Park for a second day of exploration!

Sail among the icebergs on a modern catamaran

• Marvel at the 100 meter high Spegazzini Glacier!

Return to El Calafate by a land transport

National park entrance fee included

Visited:
El Calafate
Accommodation
night in Bahia Redonda Hotel (El ​Calafate)

Day 8: Flight to Ushuaia

Transfer to the airport

• Board a flight to Ushuaia

• Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our representative and transfer to the Hotel

Accommodation
Patagonia Jarke (Ushuaia)

Day 9: Tierra del Fuego National Park

• Today, visit the Tierra del Fuego National Park, the most frequently visited place in Ushuaia

• Discover the wonders hidden inside while trekking and canoeing

• Explore the famous Lapataia Bay

National park entrance fee and box lunch included

Visited:
Ushuaia
Accommodation
Patagonia Jarke (Ushuaia)

Day 10: Martillo Island and Harberton Ranch

Sail onboard our yacht “Les Eclaireurs” along Ushuaia bay to Beagle Channel through Paso Chico

Observe vibrant wildlife on Bird & Seal Islands including: skuas, steamer ducks, seagulls, sea lions and Fur seals

• Continue navigating to Les Eclaireurs lighthouse, gateway to Ushuaia bay

Visit the Monte Cervantes shipwreck, doomed in 1930

Dock at Harberton Ranch where we will split in two groups. Group 1 will visit Acatushún Museum of marine fauna. Group 2 will visit Martillo Island by boat and go for a walk among penguins!

• Return to Ushuaia by bus

Transfer to the pier not included, lunch not included

Visited:
Ushuaia
Accommodation
Patagonia Jarke (Ushuaia)

Day 11: Return to Buenos Aires

• At the appropriate time you will transfer to the airport

Fly back to Buenos Aires

• Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, you will be greeted by our representative and transfer to your hotel

Accommodation
night in Aspen Towers (Buenos Aires)

Day 12: Buenos Aires city tour

Visit the most important spots in Buenos Aires in the company of an expert guide

• First stop, the “May Square”, the site of the most important historical events

• Check out May Avenue and wander around the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires: San Telmo

Live and feel the traditional Tango in the neighborhood of La Boca

• Walk along “Caminito Street” and enjoy watching performers and browsing souvenir shops

• See the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium

 Contemplate the modernization of the city while in “Madero Port

• Pass through the Retiro, sophisticated Palermo and Recoleta

Lunch not included

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
night in Aspen Towers (Buenos Aires)

Day 13: Departure

• At the appropriate time, transfer to the international airport

•  Thank you for joining us in Argentina. We hope to see you again in the future!

Safe travels! 

Visited:
Buenos Aires

Buenos AiresBarilocheEl CalafateUshuaia

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

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  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to you customized trip
  • Airport transfer
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  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • In-trip flights
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