END OF THE EARTH
Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who want to experience one of the world’s most pristine wilderness settings, this challenging two-week adventure packages the region’s essential highlights into one incredible journey: explore Torres del Paine, encounter the Perito Moreno Glacier and hike Glacier National Park. With years of local experience, we employ the region’s best guides to reveal the extraordinary, bringing you to our exclusive campsites which provide stunning views of Patagonia.
Glacier National Park and Torres del Paine, Perito Moreno Glacier, visit the 'end of the Earth' in Ushuaia, Patagonia and Buenos Aires
• full-day hike in El Chaltén and Glacier National Park
• perito Moreno Glacier guided tour
• torres del Paine National Park excursion including hikes with expert mountain guides
• internal flights
• all transport between destinations and to/from included activities
• 11 nights accommodation in hotels, plus two nights camping
• 12 breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners
• trip leader throughout, specialist mountain guides in Torres del Paine NP, local guides
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Day 1: Buenos Aires
As there are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting, check into the hotel and enjoy the city. With any extra time, opt to visit the districts of La Boca, Recoleta, and San Telmo or catch a tango show.
Day 2: Buenos Aires/El Chaltén
Fly to El Calafate and continue by bus to El Chaltén and Los Glaciares National Park. En route marvel at the towering Andean mountains. Enjoy some free time in the town or head out on some short hikes.
Fly south to the province of Santa Cruz and the town of El Calafate before transferring overland to El Chaltén. Warm up for the upcoming hike with optional short treks to nearby lookouts or explore around town.
Day 3: El Chaltén
Enjoy a full-day guided hike to Laguna de los Tres and if the weather cooperates, a clear view of the Fitz Roy peaks. En route, take in the gradual changes in terrain from tree covered trails to exposed alpine landscapes.
Day 4: El Chaltén/El Calafate
Enjoy a free morning before heading to the quaint little town of El Calafate.
Day 5: El Calafate
Travel to Perito Moreno Glacier for an included guided tour. Opt to take a boat ride on the lake and get different view of the stunning landscape and marvel at how large the glacier actually is up close.
Day 6: El Calafate/Puerto Natales
Continue the journey south along an unpaved road to the border of Chile. Spend a relaxing evening in scenic Puerto Natales before heading into spectacular Torres del Paine National Park.
Explore the town, eat a hearty meal for energy, and rest well for the hike ahead. Do any last minute shopping here and rent all equipment required.
Day 7: Puerto Natales/Torres del Paine
Start exploring Torres del Paine by trekking to the base of Las Torres to see the dramatic three towers and turquoise lagoon below.
Day 8: Torres del Paine
Cross lake Pehoe by ferry and trek to the French Valley, from the lookout point see the mountain range spread across the National Park. Take in the dramatic, contrasting greens and greys on the landscape.
Day 9: Torres del Paine/Puerto Natales
Enjoy the last day in Torres del Paine NP and hike to Grey Lake and the lookout point for Grey Glacier. Gaze off into the distance admiring the scale of this immense glacier. In the afternoon return to Puerto Natales.
Day 10: Puerto Natales/Ushuaia
Take a bus south to Punta Arenas and cross into Argentina by bus, arrive in Ushuaia, 'The End of the Earth'.
Day 11: 11Ushuaia
Enjoy a free day to explore Ushuaia. Opt to hike to Laguna Esmeralda, get face to face with Martial Glacier, or visit Tierra del Fuego National Park.
Day 12: Ushuaia
Enjoy another free day to explore the area. Opt to take a boat cruise on the Beagle Channel to see penguins at Isla Martillo or enjoy a hike in Tierra del Fuego National Park.
Day 13: Ushuaia/Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires.
Day 14: Buenos Aires
Depart at any time.
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