This customizable 14-day family tour of Patagonia takes you deep into the heart of the pampas and mountains at the remote edge of South America. This tour also provides you with comfort and accessibility. Travel from Chile to Argentina with knowledgeable guides and exhilarating excursions that reveal treasured glacial walls, secluded penguin colonies, and pristine fjords. Venture from the Strait of Magellan to the Beagle Channel and from Torres del Paine National Park to Los Glaciares National...
Santiago – Day at Your Leisure
The city of Santiago is nestled into the foothills of the Andes Mountains. Your flight will land at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport, where your private transfer will greet you at customs. After settling in to the comforts of your family-friendly hotel, you will have the remainder of the day at your leisure to explore the city at your preferred pace. The Plaza de Armas embodies the history of the contemporary city with foundations that date back to the 16th century. This is a great place to begin your city explorations.
Torres del Paine – Fly to Patagonia
Torres del Paine – The Stunning Landscape
Torres del Paine – Discover Dramatic Wilderness
Punta Arenas – Board a Scenic Cruise
Tucker Islets – Ainsworth Bay and the Tucker Islets
Glacier Alley – Navigate the Beagle Channel
Wulaia Bay – Cape Horn and Wulaia Bay
El Calafate – Transfer to El Calafate
El Calafate – Los Glaciares National Park
El Calafate – Wander the Dynamic Landscape
Buenos Aires – Buenos Aires at Your Leisure
Buenos Aires – Full-Day Family Tour
Buenos Aires – Depart for Home
- Delight in the remarkable image of the towers of Torres del Paine after a stunning hike to the Mirador Las Torres
- Visit with a colony of Magellanic penguins when cruising the famous Strait of Magellan
- Enjoy a thrilling walk along the icy surface of the Perito Moreno Glacier during a private tour of ice tunnels, valleys, and knolls
- Sail around the most southern point of South American at Cape Horn, where you can view the Albatross sculpture
- Wander along the enchanting pampas of Chilean Patagonia during a horseback riding tour near the borders of Torres del Paine National Park
- Experience the excitement of a ziplining excursion when sailing through the sky at the base of Cerro Frias
- Bask in the fun ambiance of Buenos Aires during a private tour that will uncover the hidden ancient city of the El Zanjon de Granados archeological site
- Witness the marvelous colors and untamed wilderness of Pia Glacier and the selection of expansive ice sheets along Glacier Alley
Your 14-day family Patagonia tour will follow the routes of early explorers. You will venture into the untamed wilderness of the isolated landscape that spreads across Chile and Argentina. Your remarkable vacation will become a family adventure of the region, and your guides will highlight the special characteristics of the land, sea, flora, and fauna. The activities will take you on the icy surface of a glacier and alongside the cascading water of a powerful waterfall. Each day will bring to light the majestic nature of untouched Patagonia.
Your family adventure of Patagonia will begin with your arrival in Santiago. Your private transfer will meet your family at the airport and lead you into the city. You can relax at your hotel or explore the cosmopolitan city at your pace before flying to Punta Arenas. Here, you can partake in thrilling excursions and choose your own adventure. You can horseback ride to a historic cave, kayak on the Senoret Channel, trek the challenging trail to Mirador Las Torres, or search for condors over Sierra Dorotea.
Your private transfer will return you to Punta Arenas, where you will board a ship for a four-night cruise from Chile to Ushuaia in Argentina. As you sail the Strait of Magellan and Beagle Channel, you can view the subpolar forest and ice wall of Marinelli Glacier. You will visit a penguin colony and enjoy the marvelous panoramas of Pia Glacier and the collection of vast icy surfaces of Glacier Alley. When traveling around Cape Horn, you can climb to the edge of the famous point for a tremendous view of the water, land, and albatross sculpture before walking trails that are connected to the early settlement of the Yaghan community.
You will disembark the ship in Ushuaia and fly to El Calafate for three nights. Your family will have a fantastic discovery of the landscape with your choice of excursions, from horseback riding to zipline tours. Inside Los Glaciares National Park, you will step onto the surface of Perito Moreno Glacier for a glacier walk in search of flamingos. You can also venture to the base of Mt. Fitz Roy for a trek to a stunning lookout point. A flight will then take your family to Buenos Aires for two nights. Here, you can enjoy the unique ambiance of the city by exploring the distinctive neighborhoods, indulging in the café culture, wandering the parks, and delving into the magnificent history at the El Zanjon de Granados archeological complex.
$4,545 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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