The blue ice formations of ancient glaciers in Patagonia will fill your eyes with the endless possibilities of the earth’s natural wonder. Your handmade Patagonia tour in Argentina and Chile by land and cruise lets you witness the breathtaking beauty of snowcapped Andean mountaintops sweeping into the Beagle Channel at the edge of the South American continent. The icy cliff of Perito Moreno glacier descends into the depths of Lago Argentino. Quaint chocolate shops provide decadent flavors and...
Buenos Aires – Brilliant Buenos Aires
The city of Buenos Aires has an alluring energy that immediately embraces you upon arrival. The 47 neighborhoods known as barrios each has a distinctive character setting themselves apart from one another. The promise of a passionate tango and colorful artistry moves through the cityscape. Your private transfer meets you at Ministro Pistarini International Airport and escorts you to a lavish hotel in the beautiful neighborhood of Recoleta. Casa Rosada, a grand colonial building framing the Plaza de Mayo was erected in the 19th century and houses the President of Argentina. The pale pink color stands out against the crowds of people moving through the square and along the splendid building facades and domes lining Avenida de Mayo. The Italianate portico creates a radiant border to the square. You settle into your comfortable accommodation, allowing yourself to be swept up in the energetic lifestyle of the city.
Buenos Aires – Desirable Buenos Aires
El Calafate – The Presence of Patagonia
El Calafate – Enriching El Calafate
Ushuaia – Reaching the End of the Continent
Ushuaia – The Light of Tierra del Fuego
Fjord Cruise – Crossing Borders
Fjord Cruise – Patagonian Passageways
Santiago – A Penguin’s Life for You
Santiago – Soulful Capital of Chile
Santiago – Returning from the Edge of the World
- Explore the stunning cliff of Perito Moreno Glacier through a series of walkways and cruise on Lake Argentino
- Enjoy an up-close and personal view of one of the largest Magellanic Penguin colonies in Patagonia on Magdalena Island
- Discover the passionate allure of tango in the city of the dance’s birth, Buenos Aires
- Have an unparalleled view of the Aguila Glacier on an excursion into the De Agostini Sound
- Relish a luxurious cruise around the Patagonian waterways to witness the secluded shores of the celebrated region at the end of the world
- Revel in the jovial marketplaces of Santiago filled with lush produce, stunning seafood, and the daily culture of Santiaguinos (people of Santiago)
Life is about the journey and the destination in our luxury Patagonia vacations. Your 11-day Patagonia tour in Argentina and Chile by land and cruise of the famous region takes you from the enticing beat of the tango in Argentina to the shadows of the Andes Mountains in Chile’s vibrant capital of Santiago. The marvels of glaciers, penguins, ancient forests, and splendid blossoming wildflowers combine for a vacation that you will never forget. You arrive in Buenos Aires where your private transfer is waiting to greet you at Ministro Pistarini International Airport. You settle into your luxurious accommodation located in the affluent neighborhood of Recoleta.
The next day is at your leisure to indulge in the wonders of Buenos Aires, from exploring the alluring neighborhoods of the city that brim with distinctive culture to traveling to a nearby Estancia, an Argentinian ranch, outside of the city for an introduction into the sensational historical life of Gauchos (Argentinian cowboys). In the evening, you take in a fantastic tango show, where locals display the passion, grace, and history of the dance. Your private transfer escorts you to the airport for your flight to the Patagonian city of El Calafate. The alpine town is the gateway to Glaciers National Park.
You make your way into the national park to tour the network of walkways overlooking Perito Moreno Glacier. Step onto a boat and traverse the waterway known as the “Iceberg Channel.” you embark on a flight to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. The following day, your guide introduces you to the exquisite landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park before boarding your cruise ship ready to traverse the waterways between Argentina and Chile. You will explore the landscape around Cape Horn and Wulaia Bay, following partly on the trail of Charles Darwin’s exploration on the HMS Beagle.
Visit the shores of De Agostini Sound for an unparalleled view of Aguila Glacier. You spend the morning with the penguins on Magdalena Island before arriving in Punta Arenas where you fly north to the capital city, Santiago. Your guide meets you at the hotel in the morning, for a fabulous tour of the lifestyle of Santiaguinos. Visit the famous local markets and explore the energetic neighborhoods for an introduction into the true culture of the city. On your final day, your private transfer meets you at your hotel, ready to escort you to Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport for your flight home.
$2,745 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.
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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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