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18 Day Exclusive Argentinean & Chilean Patagonia Special

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Year round | 17 nights

18 Day Exclusive Argentinean & Chilean Patagonia Special

Aboard: MV Stella Australis

An itinerary encompassing the best of Patagonia, from the wild Valdes Peninsula in Argentina to a spectacular cruise in the Chilean fjords landing at the legendary Cape Horn. Starting in vibrant Buenos Aires and taking in the cosmopolitan capital city of Santiago and the World Heritage area of Valparaiso, this is the top-and-tailed total Patagonian experience.

Highlights

  • Vibrant Buenos Aires
  • Wildlife –rich Valdes Peninsula
  • Torres del Paine National Park
  • Fjords and glaciers cruise to Cape Horn
  • Cosmopolitan Santiago
  • World Heritage Valparaiso

What's Included

  • All Argentine & Chilean domestic flights & tax
  • Transfers between airports and hotels
  • Expedition cruise aboard MV Stella Australis inc. All meals & open bar policy
  • Hotel accommodation including breakfast
  • Other meals as shown in itinerary
  • Services of private, English-speaking guides as indicated
  • Tours and excursions as indicated in itinerary 

Our popularitinerary Suggestions

All our itinerary holidays are fully customisable

Buenos Aires
1Day

Buenos Aires

Arrive in the vibrant city of Buenos Aires and transfer to LOI Suites Recoleta, Buenos Aries for two nights on B&B basis.  Enjoy an afternoon private guided walking tour of the Recoleta area, including a visit to the tomb of the iconic Eva Peron.

La Boca area
2Day

La Boca area

Half day guided city tour to see the best of the sights. Optional afternoon visit to the colourful La Boca area. This evening, try out one of the superb meat restaurants, where succulent cuts are cooked on open grills.

Puerto Madryn
3Day

Puerto Madryn

Transfer to domestic airport and fly to Trelew, gateway to Patagonia and the Valdes Peninsula. Drive to Puerto Madryn for three nights B&B at Territorio Hotel.

Valdes Peninsula
4Day

Valdes Peninsula

Full day wildlife tour to Valdes Peninsula. Drive into the World Heritage national park and visit San Jose Fort Museum Then see elephant seals in the creek at Caleta Valdes. Look out for storks, guanaco, armadillos, hares, foxes, rhea and eagles.  Opportunity to take a boat trip out to the bay of Puerto Piramides where southern right whales come to feed from July/August to December.  Penguins nest between September and March and orca are around during the same period; they are particularly active in April. Birds, dolphins, sea lions and elephant seals can be seen all year round.

Punta Tombo
5Day

Punta Tombo

Full day tour south to Punta Tombo to visit the largest colony of Magellenic penguins on the continent. Here, you can walk amongst the birds, which have no fear of humans. Look out for orca and seals close to the shore.

El Calafate
6Day

El Calafate

Transfer to Trelew and fly to El Calafate. Met and driven to Torres del Paine National Park. Four nights at Tierra Patagonia Hotel on full board basis, including non-premium drinks. Depending on time, take a two hour scenic and wildlife walk from the hotel before dinner. One full day or two half day excursions included, with others optional.

Segunda Barranca
7Day

Segunda Barranca

Drive out in the morning for a 2.5-3 hour scenic walk to see ancient cave paintings and look out for guanacos, foxes and condors. Afternoon, take a horse ride to Segunda Barranca where sheep shearing may be in progress. Alternative half day options are available.

Campamento Chileano
8Day

Campamento Chileano

A strenuous full day walk of 18km with immense scenic rewards. Climb for about 90 minutes to Campamento Chileano and then for about the same time up through forest and across loose moraine to a classic lookout towards the Torres del Paine. Lunch, then careful, four-hour return. Evening relaxation in luxury and comfort.

Torres del Paine National Park
9Day

Torres del Paine National Park

A full day scenic trip into the park including an optional (extra charge) boat excursion on Lake Grey and sail towards Grey Glacier. See ice floes and feathery nothofagus woods and maybe the endangered huemul deer. A great trip to see lots of the park in one day.

Patagonia & Cape Horn Expedition MV Stella Australis
10 Day

Patagonia & Cape Horn Expedition MV Stella Australis

After breakfast an early road transfer to Punta Arenas. Check-in  & embarkation on MV Stella Australis for your five night Patagonia & Cape Horn expedition. Full expedition programme including Zodiac landings lead by expert guides guarantee close encounters to wildlife, glaciers and scenery. Informal topical lectures, full board basis including open bar on board ship.

Tierra del Fuego
11Day

Tierra del Fuego

Cross the Magellen Strait to Porvenir on Tierra del Fuego. Visit the interesting museum and then travel to see theonly king penguin colony on South America. On over the border into Argentina to the Atlantic coastal town of Rio Grande for overnight stay.

Ushuaia
12Day

Ushuaia

We arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina this morning and disembark for a land tour south for a gaucho experience and Patagonian ‘asado’ BBQ at Estancia Las Hijas. Then through Magellenic Forest and backdrop of lakes and snow-capped mountains to the port of Ushuaia. Look out for birds and flocks of guanco on the way. Board Stella Australis and set sail with a farewell to Ushuaia.

Cape Horn & Wulaia Bay
13Day

Cape Horn & Wulaia Bay

Sailing across Nassau Bay to the southernmost island in the archipelago and Cape Horn. Disembark and visit the end of the earth. Sail back into the beautiful Wulaia Bay, site of Darwin’s and Fitzroy’s endeavours. Land and walk in the forested landscape and enjoy amazing views.

Aguila Glacier
14Day

Aguila Glacier

Re-enter the Beagle Channel into the Alberto de Agostini National Park. Sail into the spectacular Glacier Alley, flanked by sheer, saw-toothed mountains. Land near Aguila Glacier and spend time exploring, with condors soaring above and lots of other birdlife to spot amongst the amazing scenery.

Flight to Santiago
15Day

Flight to Santiago

Awake in the Magellan Strait and anchor off Magdelena Island. Walk through a massive Magellenic penguin colony to the museum housed within a historic 1902 lighthouse. Many bird species are found on the island and spotted from your walk. Disembark and transfer to airport for flight to Santiago. Transfer to Singular Hotel for a three night stay bed & breakfast.

Isla Negra
16Day

Isla Negra

Full day excursion to Isla Negra on the Pacific coast, then to the World Heritage site of Valparaiso, where brightly coloured buildings overlook the famous port. Onwards to the garden city of Vina del Mar and return to Santiago through the vineyard valley of Casablanca. Lots of options for dinner tonight.

Yerba Loca
17Day

Yerba Loca

A half hour drive from the city leads to Yerba Loca, from which you can take a day’s guided walk (pack lunch included) along a well-marked trail to a spectacular glacier, enjoying amazing views of the central Andes and viewing local fauna and flora.

Santiago
18Day

Santiago

After breakfast a transfer to Santiago airport for your onward independent or return travel.

A view from Above

All Aboard

MV Stella Australis
Mid range vessel

MV Stella Australis

A modern, purpose built small cruise ship built in 2010 to sail the fjords and coastline of Patagonia. 100 cabins, all with windows, can accommodate a maximum of 210 passengers. Public areas include lounge with bar, dining room, lounge/lecture room, exercise room and a large open terrace.

Accommodation Options

Tierra Patagonia Lodge

Emerging from the hillside in one of the world's most dramatic and awe-inspiring landscapes this uniquely designed lodge provides a cosy and welcoming atmosphere against a backdrop showcasing the best of what Chilean Patagonia has to offer.

Upon first witnessing this dynamic lodge it is easy to see why it has won awards for its innovative architecture. Each area of the lodge has been specifically designed to emphasise the magnificent views of the Torres del Paine National Park and wood clad walls create a cosy feeling of warmth and tranquillity as guests relax and soak up the unique surroundings.

This eco-friendly hotel provides all the luxuries and adventure opportunities needed for an unforgettable trip to the Torres del Paine region.

LOI Suites Recoleta Hotel, Buenos Aires

Located in the heart of the exclusive Recoleta district, a charming neighbourhood filled with magnificent mansions and historic buildings, this stylish and elegant hotel provides a peaceful suburb stay yet offers easy access to the bustling Buenos Aires city centre.

Overlooking the waters of Rio de la Plata and situated a short distance from shops, restaurants and cultural attractions the hotel is a perfect base from which to explore the exciting Argentinean capital.

Lavish guest rooms, a large indoor swimming pool and a fantastic restaurant with stylish cocktail bar ensure that guests will have all they need and more as they return from a day of exploring this fascinating area.

Hotel Territorio, Puerto Madryn

This lovely hotel in Punta Cuevas in the wildlife rich Puerto Madryn area offers modern accommodation, fantastic service and tremendous views of the mysterious Patagonian Sea.

Located just over 1 mile from Puerto Madryn's city centre this excellent coastal hotel provides a tranquil stop for travellers exploring this wonderful area. Featuring modern design, comfortable furnishings and a bright airy space that makes the most of the sea views you will find everything you need here including well-equipped bedrooms, comfortable lounges and an indulgent spa.

As you traverse along the coast looking for penguins, orcas and seals you can return to the comfort of your beautifully decorated and spacious bedroom for a great night's sleep in preparation for your next day of adventure.

The Singular Santiago

This immaculate 5 star hotel is located in the heart of the Lastarria neighbourhood, Santiago's most bohemian, historic and culturally exciting district. Within walking distance of Santa Lucia Hill, Parque Forestal and Lastarria's boutique shops, museums and stylish bars and restaurants, the hotel is perfectly situated to enjoy this bustling city.

From the striking facade to the stylish lobby and sumptuous bedrooms this elegant hotel has been designed to fully epitomise the beauty of the area. Combining the artistic heritage of the neighbourhood with modern touches this is a truly luxurious setting in which to relax after a long day of exploring.

Sip on a refreshing cocktail in the stylish roof top bar and swimming pool, indulge in some relaxation in the spa or treat yourself to delicious cuisine in the hotel's superlative restaurant.

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Take advantage of our vast experience, passion and expertise to help you hand craft the perfect Argentina, Chile adventure for you.

Sheena Ogley Travel Specialist

Having amassed a host of extraordinary adventures in destinations all over the world, Sheena’s experience, skills and enthusiasm for helping clients plan their ideal itinerary will help make your holiday unforgettable, action packed and life-changing.

Michael Gardiner Senior Travel Expert

Mike lives and breathes adventure travel and has a wealth of experience in some of the most exciting and inspirational destinations in the world. His expertise and first-hand experience afford him the skills to help build holidays to remember.

Simon Rowland Senior Travel Expert

Simon’s deep passion for and first-hand knowledge of a vast range of destinations all over the world gives him the ideal skills to help you create a truly unforgettable wildlife inspired adventure to the most exciting places on the planet.

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