Day 1: Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires and you will be transferred from the airport to the hotel in Buenos Aires.
Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 2: Buenos Aires City tour and Tango show with dinner
After breakfast at the hotel proceed for a city tour.
Visit the most important sights of Buenos Aires which will take 3.5 hrs .
Discover the history behind the May Square.Walk around May Avenue and see the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires-The San Telmo. The cobble stoned streets and it antique shops in the area will take you back in time. Feel the Tango beat in La Boca, walk along Caminito Street and see the Boca juniors Soccer Stadium.
Later we visit the Modero Port and see its exclusive docks full of excellent restaurants and large offices. Pass through the Retrio neighborhood and move on to see Palermo before finally arriving at Recoleta the final resting place of Eva Peron” Evita “
Famous for its amazing nightlife and for being the land of Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires offers countless gastronomic and artistic options. Tango portrays the ‘Queen of the River Plate’ (‘Reina del Plata’). We will enjoy an unforgettable night, surrender to the magic of this city that never sleeps and to the charm of this overwhelming and sanguine music —main protagonist of the night— while enjoying the best of its varied gastronomic offer.
Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 3: Buenos Aires
Today we will enjoy a full day tour of the Santa Susana Ranch.
One a few kilometers away from Buenos Aires , in a natural environment with beautiful landscapes, we will be honored with their typical national Asado, empanadas and excellent wines. Folk Songs and dances, equestrian activities and unbeatable shows of traditional gaucho skills such as ring races, horse games etc can be experiences .
Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 4: Buenos Aires – El Calafate
Transfer out from hotel in downtown to domestic airport with guide
Suggested flight AR1820 AEP/FTE Departure 1600 – Arrival 1915
Transfer in from Calafate airport to hotel with English and Spanish speaking guide
Overnight in El Calafate.
Day 5: Full Day Perito Moreno Tour
The Perito Moreno Glacier rises majestically 80 km away from El Calafate. This is one of the largest and the only advancing glacier in the world, as well as the biggest attraction at Los Glaciares National Park, a 600,000-hectare protected area covered by an ice mantle.
We will start by penetrating the Patagonic Andean forest and make a first breathtaking stop at “Curva de los Suspiros” (Curve of Sighs), where we will enjoy a first view of this incredible natural wonder. When we approach the glacier, we will walk down the catwalks to approach the Glacier and admire from different panoramic points this wonderful creation of Mother Nature. We will be able to contemplate very closely when varied-sized ice blocks loosen and fall into the water with a great thunder becoming beautiful ice floes in the deep waters of the Lago Argentino. This day will be an unforgettable experience, a once in a lifetime delight.
Overnight at El Calafate.
Day 6: El Calafate
Breakfast and day at leisure
Overnight at the El Calafate.
Day 7: El Calafate – Puerto Natales ( Chile )
One Way transfer out from hotel to Calafate airport with guide.
Upon your arrival you will be meet and transferred to the selected hotel in Puerto Natales
Overnight at Puerto Natales
Day 8: Torres del Paine National Park
Early in the morning depart from the hotel to visit the Torres del Paine National Park, which covers an area of 242.242 hectares. The road is surrounded with dozens of lagoons covered with grasses and aquatic birds, contrasting with small hills where flocks of Guanacos pasture. Afterwards, the Nordenskjold Lake baths the mountainside of the Paine range with its emerald green colouring. The lake gives life to the impetuous Salto Grande, forming the quiet Pehoe Lake spilling its waters from the Nordenskjold Lake. Stop at Salto Grande and walk to admire the waterfall and Los Cuernos observation point, where you can see de Corns of the Paine, French valley and Big Paine mount. Later the journey continues skirting the Paine River until the Grey Lake by a surrounded road of vegetation and sharp hillsides. Stopping near of Pingo River for a one hour of walking through a delimited track, which crosses this river. Afterwards the sandy ground delimits the borders of the lake where millenary iceberg stuck on the edges can be seen. At the far end of the lake the outstanding Grey glacier that conforms a surrounded unbeatable landscape of hills, forests and part of the Paine Mountains. Return to hotel.
Overnight at Puerto Natales.
Day 9: Puerto Natales – Punta Areanas- Santiago
Check out from hotel and be transferred to Punt Arenas to arrive at the airport
Suggested flight LA284 PUQ/SCL Departure 1938 – Arrival 2258 – not included
Meeting at the airport and transfer to your Hotel in Santiago.
Overnight at Santiago.
Day 10: Santiago City Tour and Santa Lucia Hill
Santiago is a cosmopolitan city that blends the oldness with modernity. We will show you the origins of the city and landmarks such as Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the Municipality of Santiago. The tour will continue by the Government Palace and we will have the chance to walk through some of the most traditional streets and neighborhoods. Later we will go towards the east, where we’ll see modern buildings and how they have transformed the city.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Half day Concha y Toro winery
Overnight in Santiago
Day 11: Santiago
Today you will proceed for the Vina Del Mar + Valparaiso without lunch .
Departing from downtown Santiago you head toward the coast, located just 120 kms /75 miles from Santiago , crossing the fertile Curacavi and Casablanca Valleys with their beautiful vineyards, fruit tree farms and forest reserves. Enroute you will visit the city of Vina Del Mar – Chile’s Main seaside town and Valparaiso , aport city founded in the 16th century and declared as “ World Heritage Site by UNESCO “
The tour also includes a scenic tour through National Congress, Parque O’Higgins, Parque Italia, Plaza de la Victoria, Plaza Sotomayor and “Muelle Prat Wharf located at the port itself in Valparaiso. Then visit the Museum of the famous Chilean poet, writer and Nobel Prize Literature winner (1971) Pablo Neruda La Sebastiana House-Museum. La Sebastiana was a fantasy place by Pablo Neruda wanted to run to and away from the hectic and busy pace of Santiago.
You will visit the elevators – cable cars that take you to the peaks around Valparaiso with amazing look outs – miradores – offering views of the city. Cerro Alegre-Cerro Conception, Sotomayor Square, Naval Heroes Monument, and Paseo 21 de Mayo at Cerro Playa Ancha are just a few sites you will see.
Vina del Mar, also known as “the Garden City”, has 300,000 inhabitants and is the country’s main beach resort. Located next to the Port of Valparaiso, it has a good selection of restaurants, a casino, cafes, discos and good shops.
Overnight in Santiago.
Day 12: Santiago
Check out and you will be transferred to Airport in Santiago to take your international flight.