Peak of Fitz, Roy mountain, Patagonia, Argentina

Southern Patagonia Tour: Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Puerto Almanza, El Calafate & Puerto Bandera

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Countries Visited

Argentina

Places Visited

Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, El Calafate

Suggested Duration

9 Days

A land of contradictions awaits you on this Southern Patagonia tour. Argentina is a country of ice and fire, bottomless lakes and towering peaks, the end of the earth and the beginning of true life. From the coziness of your cabin-like hosteria (hotel) to the chill of the great outdoors, this 9-day Argentina vacation is the best way to experience the unique mix of Patagonia.

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Trip Highlights

  • Start with two days in breathtaking Buenos Aires, where culture can be found on every corner and style on every street, where the smells of perfectly grilled steak fill the air alongside the sounds of an guitarist strumming the rhythm to an Argentine Tango
  • Journey to the far south of the country to the charming city of Ushuaia and the natural grandeur of Tierra del Fuego and the Beagle Channel
  • Spend a day at the famous Estancia Haberton near the Beagle Strait and on to Isla Martillo to encounter the rookeries of charming Magellanic and Gentoo penguins
  • Visit the gorgeous grandeur of Los Glaciares National Park, including the phenomenal Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most important geological sites in all of Argentina
  • Take a cruise on Lago Argentino before arriving at Estania Cristina, where you can choose between two incredible experiences that will show you what life is like in pristine Patagonia

Detailed Description

Southern Patagonia is a place unlike any in the world, a breath away from Antarctica and a world away from civilization. The area is filled with natural wonders and fascinating wildlife that will take your breath away. This 9-day Southern Patagonia tour will take you deep into the heart of this wild and untrammeled country, from the jagged peaks of the Andes to the serene surface of Lago Argentino. From soaring seabirds to waddling penguins, and from the ice walls of a glacier to the Tierra del Fuego, the Land of Fire.

Begin with two days in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s captivating capital and the center of political and social life, where you’ll encounter all of the many highlights that this one-of-a-kind metropolis has to offer. Then enter Patagonia at Ushuaia, widely considered to be the southernmost city in the world and the perfect home base for exploring the end of South America. Visit the penguin rookeries at Isla Martillo to the albatrosses and cormorants that soar in the air above Lapataia Bay. Finish your trip at El Calafate, where a visit to the incredible Los Glaciares National Park is sure to leave you in awe at the powerful beauty of this incomparable countryside. With comfortable and luxurious accommodations awaiting you at every turn, you may be in the heart of the wilderness, but you’ll never be roughing it.

Every one of your sense will be stirred on this remarkable voyage: you’ll see the glint of the sun off the beryl blue of Perito Moreno glacier, you’ll hear the cries of gulls as they take flight over the Beagle Channel, you’ll smell the rich smoke of a Patagonian asado (grill), and you’ll feel a connection to nature unlike any you’ve ever known. By the end of your vacation, you’ll feel the irresistible pull of Patagonia begging you to return.

Starting Price

$2,920 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

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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