TRAVEL IN THE SOUTH OF THE WORLD

Chile and Argentina…mountains and glaciers…21 days

The Chilean and Argentine Patagonia today are very recognized in the world for their beauty and their great extension of virgin territory. A trip for 3 weeks, visiting the most beautiful places in southern Chile and Argentina. From Buenos Aires, to the most extreme city in the world, Ushuaia. Places of unmatched beauty and diversity. Tierra del Fuego, Torres del Paine National Park, El Calafate city, El Chalten town.

Attractions of the Program:

Buenos Aires city, Argentina.

Ushuaia city, Argentina.

Lapataia National Park, Ushuaia, Argentina.

Trekking Cerro del Medio, Ushuaia, Argentina.

Punta Arenas city, Chile.

Isla Magdalena penguins, Strait of Magellan, Chile.

Puerto Natales city, Chile.

Double W Circuit Trekking, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.

Gray Glacier Navigation, Chile.

Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calafate, Argentina.

Trekking circuit El Chalten, Monte Fitz Roy, Argentina.

 

November 2019, January 2020, February 2020 and March 2020

Day 2/ Arrival in Buenos Aires

After noon, city tour with local speaking guide.

Day 3/ Buenos Aires - Ushuaia

Departure to the city of Ushuaia, afternoon boat trip on the Beagle Channel and Les Eclaireurs lighthouse.Night at the hotel.

Day 4/ Ushuaia - Lapataia Park

Bus in the morning to Lapataia park.Discovery of native and primary forest, beautiful views of the peaks of the Darwin Range.Return Ushuaia.Walk about 5 hours.Night at the hotel.

Day 5/ Trekking Cerro del Medio Ushuaia

Trekking of the Cerro del Medio Beautiful look out from Ushuaia, we walking among the Patagonian forests, the view from there is spectacular from the city of Ushuaia, the Beagle Channel and the mountainous islands of Navarino Island.Night at the hotel.

Day 6/ Ushuaia - Punta Arenas

Transfert by private vehicle, during4 hours we cross the Tierra del Fuego island to reach the Chilean border, we continue the road to the natural reserve of royal penguins, we will visit the colony and then continue to Punta Arenas.The capital of the Chilean Patagonia.Night at the hotel

Day 7/ Punta Arenas - The Magdalena Island

In the morning visit to the city center, afternoon sailing in the middle of the Strait of Magellan to Magdalena Island a nature reserve of 120,000 Magellan penguins, we return to Punta Arenas accommodation in the hotel.

Day 8/ Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales

We cross the Patagonian forest and the steppe of Magallanes 250 km to Puerto Natales on the shores of the Bay of the Ultima Esperanza in Chile in the afternoon excursion to the Dorothea mountain in front of the channel of  last hope, incredible view of Puerto Natales and the Andes mountains.Night at the hotel.

Day 9/ Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine National Park

We take the route early to the Torres del Paine National Park Patrimony of the Unesco. Installation in the Central shelter (Central refuge), after noon, walking to the lagoon Inge 2.30 round trip, night in the shelter, nice view of the famous granite towers.

Day 10/ Walk to Mirador de Las Torres

One of the most impressive excursions of Torres del Paine National Park, 4.30 hours to get the look out Base Towers from there, we will contemplate the impressive South Tower (2,850 m), Central Tower (2,800 m.), North Tower (2,600 m.) And Condor’s Nest. Night at the El Chileno shelter (7 hours,14 Km).

Day 11/ El Chileno Shelter - Los Cuernos Shelter

During the trekking we will have beautiful views of Lake Nordenskjöld, and the hanging glaciers of Monte Almirante Nieto, 4 to 5 hours of trekking, we arrive at Los Cuernos shelter. (4 to 5 hours,11 km). Night at the Los Cuernos shelter.

Day 12/ Los Cuernos Shelter - French Valley - French Domes

The French valley offers breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks like Paine Grande, Cathedral, Blade, Sword, Shark fin. Return to the “Italian camp” and then we continuing to the French Domes.Night at the French domes. (10-12 hrs.20 km).

Day 13/ French Dome - Pehoé Lake - Grey Lake

We walk to the first section of Campamento Italiano and then continue to the sector of Pehoé lake, we will take a boat and we will cross Pehoé lake, then we will continue in private transport to Lake Grey, after noon we will make the navigation on front of the Grey glacier.Night in the Tyndall hotel.

Day 14/ Serrano Village - El Calafate

Transfert by private vehicle to the city of El Calafate 6 hours by road, accommodation at the hotel.

Day 15/ El Calafate - Perito Moreno Glacier - El Chaltén

Excursion and navigation to the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the wonders of the planet. Return to El Calafate and in the afternoon, transfert by private vehicle to El Chaltén.Night at the hotel.

Day 16/El Chaltén - Laguna Torre

We start to walk from El Chaltén and we’re going to the Torre lagoon, the view of the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre is incredible, we return to El Chaltén, 6 hours trekking round trip. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 17/ Pliegue Tumbado - El Chaltén

Full day excursion to trek to the viewpoint of Pliegue del Tumbado, exceptional view of Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy. We return by the same road to El Chalten 7 to 8 hours of trekking. Accommodation in hotel.

Day 18/ Chaltén - Camp Poincenot - laguna de los Tres

We will go up to Laguna de los Tres to the Fitz Roy mountains, exceptional look out of the famous Fitz Roy and its 3 hanging glaciers, return to El Chaltén. 8 hours trekking.Night at the hotel.

Day 19/ El Chaltén - El Calafate - Buenos Aires

Return by private transport to El Calafate at the airport we will take flight to Buenos Aires.Night at the hotel.

Day 20/ Buenos Aires

Visit of Buenos Aires wiht local guide speaking tour.

Day 21/ Buenos Aires - your destination

Transfert to the international airport and flight to destination.