Step up for this unique Argentina and Chile tour as Patagonia is a hiker’s dream! Experience the spectacular jagged peaks, cleaving glaciers and turquoise lakes that give this region its fame.

Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2Buenos AiresTango, Obelisk, Recoleta Cemetery and Grave of Evita, Asado Barbecues, San TelmoCasa Sur Bellini, Legado Mitico Buenos Aires
2 - 5El ChalténMt. Fitz Roy, Cerro Torres, Viedma Glacier, Hiking, Trekking, KayakingHosteria Senderos, Hosteria El Puma
5 - 7El CalafatePerito Moreno Glacier, UNESCO World Heritage Site Los Glaciares National Park, Horseback RidingLos Ponchos Apart, Los Sauces
7 - 10Torres del PaineSalto Grande Waterfall, Grey Glacier, Lake GreyPatagonia Camp
10 - 11Santiago de ChileCerro San Cristobal, La Moneda, Plaza De La Constitucion, Cerro Santa LuciaLe Reve, Lastarria Boutique Hotel

Ideal For

  • Adventure
  • Landscape
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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 5,230 /person
  • Option 2 $ 6,375 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 10 nights.
  • Economy flights for all sectors : Buenos Aires – El Calafate, Punta Arenas – Santiago de Chile
  • All activities as listed :
    • Buenos Aires: City Tour of Buenos Aires
    • El Chaltén: Independent Hiking and Trekking in El Chaltén
    • El Calafate: Big Ice Trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier
    • Torres del Paine: Included Activties at Tierra Patagonia
    • Torres del Paine: Included Activties at Patagonia Camp
    • Santiago de Chile: City Tour of Santiago
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, accompanied by our tour guide
  • If your itinerary includes self-drive travel, then all such travel is included in a high quality rental car with full insurance, for an unlimited number of kilometers
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

This listed price is based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary due to the time of year you travel, the size of your group, and accommodation availability.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

International Arrival

Transfer to Hotel

Buenos Aires

1 Day

The capital of Argentina is unique in the way of combining Latin American lifestyle along with that of European architecture and culture.

Included Activities

City Tour of Buenos Aires
Latin America’s cultural metropolis is yours to discover on this half day privately guided tour. Experience the European flair that has given the city its fame. Visit important historical monuments of the city and tour its eclectic neighborhoods; from antique San Telmo and colorful working class La Boca to fancy and chic Recoleta. You set the pace and your guide will be happy to tailor the tour to your preferences. (Duration 3.5 hours: please indicate to your Travel Consultant what time you prefer to reserve the tour. Private Activity)

Hotel Options

Casa Sur Bellini – Opt 1
RoomExecutive
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Legado Mitico Buenos Aires – Opt 2
RoomClassic Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 2 - 5

Transfer to Airport

Flight  from Buenos Aires to El Calafate

Private transfer from El Calafate to El Chaltén (220 km, 2.5 hrs)

El Chaltén

3 Days

In the language of local Tehuelche people, El Chaltén means ‘the smoking mountain’ and refers to Mt.

Included Activities

Independent Hiking and Trekking in El Chaltén
El Chaltén is a hikers paradise! With very well-marked trails leaving right from the small center of town, you can enjoy various day-hikes independently leaving right from your hotel. The hotel will have trail maps and experienced staff to give recommendations and organize for lunch boxes for the longer hikes. Favorite hikes include Cerro Torre (medium level trek) and Laguna de los Tres (difficult level trek) which leads up to the stunning lagoons at the base of Mount Fitz Roy. (Independent activity, no guide)

Hotel Options

Hosteria Senderos – Opt 1
RoomClassic Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategorySimple
Hosteria El Puma – Opt 2
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategorySimple
Day 5 - 7

Day bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate (215 km, 3 hrs)

Transfer to Hotel

El Calafate

2 Days

From being a simple village where time seemed to stand still, El Calafate has grown into a modern city, frequented just as much by the Argentineans themselves as by foreign tourists.

Included Activities

Big Ice Trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier
Admire the world-famous glacier on this unforgettable full-day excursion deep into the ice world of Patagonia. Take a short navigation along the glacier’s towering facade and then trek one hour along the glacier before you begin your adventure on the glacier. Attach crampons and ascend the glacier entering the ice for a fourhour trek across the surface. During the trek, you will experience the magical landscape of the glacier, exploring the huge moulins, crevasses, caves and lagoons. Marvel at the myraid shades of blue during this truly once in a lifetime experience. (07:00 to 18:00. Group Activity. Maximum 20 people. You must be between 18 and 50 years old to do this activity. Lunch box included)

Hotel Options

Los Ponchos Apart – Opt 1
RoomApart Galeria
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Los Sauces – Opt 2
RoomCorner Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryDeluxe
Day 7 - 10

Private transfer from El Calafate to Argentina/Chile border (200 km, 3 hrs)

Drive from Argentina/Chile border to Torres del Paine  (200km, 3hrs)

Torres del Paine

3 Days

The ‘crown jewel’ of Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park boasts untouched nature, serene blue lakes, majestic mountain landscapes and rich flora and fauna.

Included Activities

Included Activties at Tierra Patagonia
Explore the natural beauty of Patagonia during your stay at Tierra Patagonia. Choose from half-day and full-day activities that allow you to experience pure splendor of Torres del Paine. Select from hikes and treks at various levels, horseback rides, and scenic van tours. With a wide variety of activities, there is something for everyone ensuring that everyone is able to enjoy their stay at Torres del Paine. For more detailed information on all the activities offered by Tierra Patagonia please visit their website: http://www.tierrapatagonia.com/excursions/tierra-patagonia-excursions.htm.

Included Activties at Patagonia Camp
Patagonia Camp tours offer a firsthand experience of the awe-inspiring nature, intense weather, and magnificent flora and fauna of Patagonia. Their experienced guides will find the best way to provide unforgettable day trips, according to the needs of each guest, and adjusting to the unexpected weather, a characteristic of Patagonia. Their many excursions, of varying length and difficulty, will lead you to discover Patagonia’s main attractions and landscapes: ancient forests, lakes of different and intense colors, rivers, mountains and glaciers, either within the Torres Del Paine National Park or on exclusive excursions to private reserves near the camp. For more detailed information on all the activities offered by Patagonia Camp please visit their website: http://patagoniacamp.com/excursions/?lang=en.

Hotel Options

Patagonia Camp – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsFull Board plus Activities
StyleCamp
CategoryUpmarket
Day 10 - 11

Private Transfer from Torres del Paine to Punta Arenas (400 km, 5 hrs)

Flight from  Punta Arenas to Santiago

Transfer from Santiago de Chile airport to hotel. (26 km, 30 mins)

Santiago de Chile

1 Day

Santiago de Chile is the capital city of Chile.

Included Activities

City Tour of Santiago
On this half day tour explore the colonial heritage and modern flair of Chile’s capital city.  View the historic center of the city with its San Francisco church, the oldest building in the entire country and the Lastarria neighborhood, known for its vibrant European charm.  Visit Plaza de la Constitución (Constitution Square) and learn about La Moneda Palace, the president’s office, located on the square.  (Duration about 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity).

Hotel Options

Le Reve – Opt 1
RoomStandard Balcony
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Lastarria Boutique Hotel – Opt 2
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range

International Departure

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Argentina & Chile: Hiking in Patagonia

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