Argentina and Chile Patagonia tour in 15 days
This trip through Argentina and Chile will allow you to focus all your energy on the highlights of Argentina and Chilean Patagonia. Starting from Buenos Aires, gateway to Argentina and cradle of the Tango, continuing to Ushuaia, the city of the end of the world on the shores of the Beagle Channel, Calafate, home to Perito Moreno glacier, crossing into Chile by road to visit the Torres del Paine National Park, with its towering peaks and continuing to Bariloche, the city of the water mirrors of Argentina.Read more
This trip through Argentina and Chile will allow you to focus all your energy on the highlights of Argentina and Chilean Patagonia. Starting from Buenos Aires, gateway to Argentina and cradle of the Tango, continuing to Ushuaia, the city of the end of the world on the shores of the Beagle Channel, Calafate, home to Perito Moreno glacier, crossing into Chile by road to visit the Torres del Paine National Park, with its towering peaks and continuing to Bariloche, the city of the water mirrors of Argentina.
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This excursion transmits the emotion of a multiple Buenos Aires. We will get to know the symbol of our city: the Obelisk. We will go through squares like Mayo, San Martín and Alvear. Avenues: Corrientes, De Mayo, 9 de Julio, among others. Neighborhoods with history like La Boca and San Telmo, sumptuous like Palermo and Recoleta, modern like Puerto Madero. The parks Lezama and Tres de Febrero, and commercial and financial areas and the Football Stadium.
Transfer to the airport. Flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Transfer to the airport. Flight to El Calafate. Arrival and transfer to your accommodation.
Transfer from the hotel to Calafate bus station. Regular bus to Puerto Natales in Chile. Arrival at Puerto Natales bus station and transfer to your accommodation
The excursion begins with a visit to the Cueva del Milodón, a remarkable cavern 200 meters long, 30 meters high and 80 meters wide located 25 km from Puerto Natales. A half-hour walk will take us into the cave, known for the discovery of fresh skin and bones from a prehistoric species of giant sloth, the mylodon. Remains of other extinct animals have also been found there, such as the dwarf horse, the bear, the panther and the saber-toothed tiger.
In Cerro Castillo where we make a stop at a cafeteria and then continue towards Torres del Paine crossing numerous ranches and a landscape that goes from steppe to deciduous forest. Along the way it is possible to spot local fauna including the rhea, or South American ostrich, and the guanaco, a wild camelid. Torres del Paine is known worldwide for the massifs that give it its name, giant granite shaped by the force of glacial ice. After entering the park we discover a series of lagoons of intense colors, mountains covered with ice and abundant local fauna. Then we will stop for a 15-minute walk to the Salto Grande on the Paine River. After lunch we continue to Lake Grey, where we will take a walk to the beach from which you can see the glacier of the same name in the distance. Subsequently, the return to Puerto Natales is undertaken by the same route, or by the road that borders the Toro, Porteño and Sofía lakes.
Transfer to Punta Arenas on a Regular Bus. Arrival at Punta Arena’s airport. Flight to Puerto Montt. Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas.
Lake Crossing. In this experience we will make the Andean Crossing, which connects the cities of Puerto Varas in Chile and Bariloche in Argentina and in which we will enjoy views of the beautiful Todos los Santos, Frías and Nahuel Huapi Lakes, among other beautiful landscapes. Andean Crossing is an international tourist adventure in which you will sail through the Andes Mountains through three beautiful lakes, Lake Todos los Santos, Lake Frías and Lake Nahuel Huapi, which are connected by four land stretches that join the cities of Puerto Varas in Chile and Bariloche in Argentina. The route is an unforgettable experience full of magic and history where you will be able to contemplate landscapes of virgin nature where for thousands of years the glaciers left an unforgettable geographical mark. What began as a commercial route, today is one of the most demanded tourist routes in Chilean-Argentine Patagonia: 180 kilometers of route enjoyed annually by more than 30,000 travelers
A unique walk through our city, forests, lakes and mountains, bordering Lake Nahuel Huapi along Avenida Bustillo. The beauty of the landscape is present throughout the route. Various points along the way and some natural viewpoints, such as Bahía López and Punto Panorámico, are ideal for contemplating this marvel. After Playa Bonita you arrive at the foot of Cerro Campanario. There we will be able to ascend to the summit: 1050 mts. A cross commemorates the first mass celebrated by Monsignor De Andrea on February 2, 1930. The beautiful confectionery at the top allows one to appreciate one of the most beautiful and fascinating views of the region: the Nahuel Huapi and Perito Moreno lakes, the El Clover, San Pedro Peninsula and Llao Llao, Victoria Island, the Otto, López, Goye hills, Cathedral, Chapel and the wonderful mountainous environment of the city of San Carlos de Bariloche. In winter, the chairlift remains enabled until 6:00 p.m. Approximately and in summer until 7:30 p.m. due to the light. The chairlift manufactured by the Doppelmayer company has state-of-the-art technology, greater safety, variable speed, making the ascent in 7 minutes at a speed of 1.30 meters per second. It consists of 8 towers, 46 chairs (with a capacity of up to 60), is 640 meters long and has a capacity for 450 people/hour. The height of the upper station is 1050 meters and the lower station is 770 meters. At the top of the hill, it has a panoramic cafeteria with capacity for 80 people with 2 terraces and a height of 20 meters. The Cerro Campanario chairlift, located in the "center of the landscape", elevates it "to the right height of astonishment" to enjoy the most beautiful view of the area. In addition to the landscape, there is a wide range of products from regional artisan production: fabrics, wood, candles, ceramics, cosmetic products, among others, are unavoidable part of this walk, which you should not miss
Transfer to the airport. Flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to your accommodation.