- Capital: Buenos Aires
- Government: Federal presidential republic
- Currency: Argentine peso (ARS)
- Area: 2,766,890 km2
- Population: 39,921,833 (July 2006 est.)
- Language: Spanish
- Religion: Roman Catholic 92%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 4%
- Electricity: 220V/50Hz (European plug)
- Calling Code: +54
- Time Zone: UTC -3
Points of Interest
- Buenos Aires
- Nahuel Huapi Lake
- Campanario Hill
- Puerto Montt
- Puerto Frias
- Torres Del Paine National Park
- Perito Moreno Glacier
- Upsala Glacier
- Spegazzini and Onelli Glaciers
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Patagonia, Andes, Torres del Paine
The Andes Mountains setting of this extended 12 day package is packed with virtually endless activities and breathtaking sites. This vacation package includes visits to Punta Arenas, Calafate, National Park Torres Del Paine, and National Park Los Glaciares.
$2250.00* - Economy Accommodations
After your welcoming at the International Airport of Ezeiza, the trip to the selected hotel will take place. The rest of the day can be enjoyed at leisure.
During this day, enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires, displaying its different districts, communities, and architectural styles. After a free afternoon for shopping around the city, take in a tango show during dinner at a popular tango house.
Return to hotel after dinner.
Transfer to the local airport for your flight to Bariloche City. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure.
In the morning we visit the city and its surrounding attractions. Afterwards, embark on a beautiful tour of Nahuel Huapi Lake and its surrounding landscapes. At the final leg of this tour, you will find yourself at the base of The Campanario Hill, where we then enjoy a cable chair lift that ascends to the peak (1050 metres). The peak of Campanario Hill is an ideal site to take a beautiful panoramic view of the city, its lakes and mountains.
After touring, enjoy and relax with an afternoon at leisure.
In this route, experience the spectacular vistas while crossing the Andean Cordillera from Bariloche to the Chilean city of Puerto Montt Port. Then leave from Bariloche, Puerto Pañuelo aboard El Cóndor Catamaran to sail along the Blest Branch of the Nahuel Huapí Lake. Have lunch (optional) in the cosy restaurant of the Blest Lodging House while enjoying the calming surroundings of the lake.
After lunch, board a bus heading to Puerto Alegre, skirting the Frias river. Then board the Dalca Motorship to sail the lake en route for Puerto Frias. During this leg of the tour, catch your first glimpse of Tronador Hill. Upon arrival in Puerto Frias and passing through Argentinean Customs, continue (by bus) while appreciating the exuberant vegetation and the snowy peaks of the Andes Mountain Range. After 18.12 miles through the Mountain Pass of Vicente Pérez Rosales, we cross over the border into Peulla to pass through Chilean Customs. After entry into Chile, arrive in Petrohué, where we disembark and continue by bus to last stop, Petrohué falls.
Finally, after skirting Llanquihue Lake, arrive in Puerto Montt for overnight accommodations.
Transfer to the local airport of Puerto Montt for your flight to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival, transfer to Puerto Natales. Afternoon at leisure.
Today, enjoy a day tour to The National Park Torres Del Paine. National Park Torres Del Paine is renowned for its particular relief, rough geography, its lakes, flora and fauna, which make it into an ideal location for ecotourism and adventure sports. The amazing landscapes of this area were created by earth movements that took place approximately 12 million years ago, which gave rise to amazing peaks like El Monte Paine Grande, Los Cuernos Del Paine, and Torres Del Paine.
Overnight accomodations in Puerto Natales.
Transfer to the local bus station for your trip to El Calafate. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Calafate.
Enjoy a day tour to the National Park Los Glaciares, visiting the Perito Moreno Glacier. This natural monument of extraordinary beauty has been declared by UNESCO as Humantiy Patrimony.
Enjoy a day at leisure, or embard on a highly recommended sailing tour along the Argentine Lake for a visit to the glacier field that includes The Upsala Glacier (the largest in terms of size and surface), and The Spegazzini and Onelli Glaciers.
Transfer to the local airport for returning flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for overnight accommodations.
Transfer to the International Airport for your return flight home. This marks the end of our services.
Additional Package Information
- Accommodations for 11 nights with breakfast
- Transfers and tours with English guide
- Assistance from Summit Travel, as needed
Package Does Not Include
- National Park Entrance fees ($75 pp)
- Low season is Jan. 1 - Sept. 30; call for high season rates.
- The operator reserves the right to change itineraries.
- Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
- Pricing may fluctuate due to events beyond our control. Pricing adjustments, if any, will be built into your quote at time of booking.
- To prevent any loss due to cancellation, travel insurance is recommended.