Discover by yourself the magnific sites of Patagonia and you will find the essence of these lands.

You will find a different style to know the best of Patagonia!

  • Code: AT25
  • Duration: 12  Days  11  Nights 
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ITINERARY:

Day 01: TRELEW / PENINSULA VALDES

Arrival at Trelew Airport and pick up your rental car to go to Puerto Madryn city. Free time and lodging.

Night in Puerto Madryn.

Day 02: PENINSULA VALDES

Early, after breakfast you will leave by yourself to North to visit the Area Natural Protegida Península Valdés (Protected Natural Area of Penìnsula de Valdès), among its main points to discover, you firstly find the interpretation centre, in Ameghino isthmus, located at the entrance of the reserve. From there, you will be able to see both gulfs at the same time; and from this vantage point you will have a first notion of the geographical features of the peninsula, its accidents in the Bird Island and coastal.    

Following the trip, 100 km away from Puerto Madryn, you will find the touristic village of Puerto Piràmides. From this natural port optionally, you can do the “whale watching” in boats specially prepared. Continuing the trip, you can visit Caleta Valdès, where is the elephants and sea lions colony located at the eastern end of the peninsula. Placing us at this point, in front of the sea, you can experience feelings of grandeur and beauty representing the open ocean and its surroundings. Return to Puerto Madryn and lodging.

Night in Puerto Madryn.

Day 03: PUERTO MADRYN / EL PEDRAL

Breakfast and departure by yourself to explore El Pedral stay, located in the area of Punta Ninfas, 80 km from Puerto Madryn, which boasts a unique landscape. It is the landform that divides the new Gulf from the rest of the Argentine sea. During your visit, you could go hiking the ancient canyons of fossils.

You will also see magellanic penguins and elephant seals, given characteristics of stay and access to animals, you will see them very close and exclusivity, as groups are smalls.

In the quiet of the middle of the steppe you will have a unique landscape of Patagonia.

Return to Puerto Madryn. Lodging.

Night in Puerto Madryn.

Day 04: PUERTO MADRYN  / COMODORO RIVADAVIA

Breakfast and departure to the South from Trelew, by national route 3 until arriving in Comodoro Rivadavia. Lodging. Since here you can visit the touristic town of Rada Tilly or their port.

Night in Comodoro Rivadavia.

Day 05: COMODORO RIVADAVIA / LOS ANTIGUOS

After breakfast, you will leave for the West to reach the town of Los Antiguos town, its on the banks of Lago Buenos Aires. Lodging.

Night in Los Antiguos.

Day 06: LOS ANTIGUOS / CUEVA DE MANOS

After breakfast, you can visit the “Cueva de Manos” and you can enjoy this authentic archaeological ruins. In the afternoon, you will return to Los Antiguos. Lodging.

Night in Los Antiguos.

Day 07: LOS ANTIGUOS / EL CHALTEN

After breakfast, you will start the journey on the famous national route 40 until arriving in El Chaltén town.

Night in El Chaltèn.

Day 08: EL CHALTÈN / KAYAK IN RÌO LAS VUELTAS

Breakfast and departure to meeting point to departure to Laguna Cóndor. Here begins your experience with kayaks, after a technical presentation and with your equipment, you begin the trip by 13 miles. Your experience in the river is about 3 hours.

In the afternoon, you will return to El Chaltèn town.

Night in El Chaltèn.

Day 09: EL CHALTÈN

Breakfast and free day to do some self-guided trekking such us; Laguna de los Tres,  Lago Torre,  Laguna Capri.

Night in El Chaltèn.

Day 10: EL CHALTÈN / EL CALAFATE / DROP OFF RENTAL CAR

After breakfast, we will leave to El Calafate, where we can visit on your own the famous Los Glaciares National Park and admire its most famous glacier, Perito Moreno. Back in the afternoon to El Calafate and drop off your rental car.

Night in El Calafate.

Day 11: EL CALAFATE / ESTANCIA CRISTINA DISCOVERY

Breakfast and departure to Puerto Banderas, where we will begin the excursion “Estancia Cristina Discovery tour”. Located on the Northwest coast of Lago Argentino, in the end of the Brazo Cristina, Estancia Cristina keeps a unique place in Los Glaciares National Park. The Upsala glacier located a few kilometers from the ranch, it is one of the largest in national park. The navigation is in the Lago Argentino among icebergs and mountains and then we will visit Estancia Cristina, it is transformed into a perfect combination of nature, adventure, history and pleasure. We will sail the North arm and Channel Upsala (main front of Upsala Glacier), and  will continue in 4x4 truck vehicle to the Mirador Upsala (round trip). We will do the historic visit to the museum and we can also walk around the ranch. In the afternoon, we will embark to make the return to El Calafate.

Night in El Calafate.

Day 12: EL CALAFATE / BUENOS AIRES

Breakfast and transfer to El Calafate Airport to take the flight to return to Buenos Aires.

 

2019 Days
Noviembre
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** Prices per pax in double base

Minimum: 2 pax

Not included ticket to watching whales

SERVICES INCLUDED:

  • Rental car per 9 days with ilimited km Pick up: Trelew – Drop off: El Calafate
  • 03 night with breakfast in hotel 4* in Puerto Madryn
  • Visit to El Pedral Ranch Stay with hiking between penguin colonies and lunch
  • 01 night with breakfast in hotel 3* in Comodoro Rivadavia
  • 02 night with breakfast in Los Antiguos town
  • 03 nights in El Chaltèn in ranch with breakfast, dinner and lunch box
  • Kayak experience in Rìo de las Vueltas
  • 02 nights with breakfast in hotel 3* in El Calafate
  • Nautical excursion to Estancia Cristina Discovery

MEALS: 01 LUNCH, 2 LUNCH BOX, 03 DINNERS

 

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:

  • Flights
  • Entrance Fee to National Parks
  • Excursions not detailed
  • Tips & personal expenses
  • Meals and drinks not specified
  • Personal and medical insurances

 

RENTAL VEHICLE:

Category L  (Chevrolet Tracker 4x2 or similar) or Category J (Toyota Hilux 4x4)

Including all mileage, CDW insurance with a deductible (see below, rental conditions), local taxes, GPS

Terms of hire Hertz or Alamo Argentina (the detailed terms and conditions available locally when hiring)