Buenos Aires To Santiago Via Ushuaia
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Venture deep into the frozen heart of Patagonia on this South American adventure through some of the planet's most spectacular scenery. Discover the pulsating energy of Buenos Aires before heading south to Patagonia; explore some of the world's most breathtaking glacial scenery and visit Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city. Walk through pristine wilderness, spot exotic animals and gaze in awe at the towering Perito Moreno Glacier. Travel to Bariloche for indulgence and relaxation and finish the tour in sizzling Santiago. Along the way, meet friendly locals and be enchanted by the charm of the far south coast of South America.
- Explore a myriad of fun and fascinating Buenos Aires attractions.
- Get up close and personal to wildlife in pristine Patagonia.
- Travel to Argentina's vast Pampas.
- Visit Ushuaia.
- the world's southernmost town .
- Spot the abundant marine life of Valdes Peninsula.
- Tour to Perito Moreno Glacier to see ice shelves breaking into the ocean.
- Indulge in the epicurean delights of beautiful Bariloche.
- Visit Santiago and be immersed in colour and culture.
Days 1-2 Buenos Aires
Cosmopolitan, cultured and chic, Buenos Aires has European sensibilities with a fiery Latin heart. Discover colonial architecture, funky neighbourhoods, exceptional cuisine and a thriving nightlife.
Day 3 Bush Camp
Travel up the coast of Argentina, enjoying sea views and the small towns that are dotted along the way. Camp overnight.
Days 4-5 Puerto Madryn
Puerto Madryn is a popular beachfront city with Welsh roots and is close to the Valdez Peninsula, a protected wildlife sanctuary.
Day 6 Camarones
A nature lover's paradise with amazing penguin colonies and an abundance of animal species and marine life, sleepy Camarones is a lovely place to relax oceanside .
Day 7 Atlantic Bush Camp
See ocean vistas, quirky towns and an array of animals while travelling and camping along Argentina's Atlantic Coast.
Days 8-10 El Chalten/Los Glaciares National Park
The small village of El Chalten, nestled between picturesque mountains within Glacier National Park, is mainly a campsite for visitors, albeit a spectacular one. Los Glaciares National Park is resplendent with its 47 glaciers, soaring mountains perfect for climbing, inviting grassy plains and lakes of the deepest blue.
Days 11-12 Perito Moreno Glacier/El Calafate
One of the few advancing glaciers in the world, Perito Moreno Glacier is a glorious, electric-blue mass of ice that occasionally breaks dramatically into Lago Argentino. Los Glaciares National Park is resplendent with its 47 glaciers, soaring mountains perfect for climbing, inviting grassy plains and lakes of the deepest blue.
Days 13-17 Torres del Paine National Park
Located in the wilds of Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park is one of the world's most beautiful landscapes with glaciers, lakes and dramatic mountain peaks.
Day 18 Magellan Straits
Unpredictable currents and winds, combined with the narrowness of the passage, has made the Straits of Magellan a beautiful yet precarious route for many ships over the centuries.
Days 19-20 Ushuaia
A picturesque town at the end of the world, Ushuaia is the launching pad for many Antarctica trips and is also excellent for hiking and mountain-based activities.
Days 21-23 Magellan Straits/Bush Camp
Around 570 km long, the Straits of Magellan became part of Chile in 1843 and was once the main ship route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
Day 24 Rio Pinturas
Running through the sunburnt Pinturas River Canyon, Rio Pinturas runs through Patagonia and is home to the Cueva de las Manos, a cave filled with pictures of prehistoric hands and animals.
Day 25 Esquel
The Old Patagonia Express and the Esquel meteorite are the claims to fame for Esquel, a small town surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery.
Days 26-28 Bariloche
A city of immense natural beauty known for its great chocolate, Bariloche is fabulous for sports lovers and food connoisseurs in all its picturesque seasons.
Days 29-31 Pucon
With the spectacular Villarrica volcano bubbling away in the background, captivating Pucon is an adventure lover's paradise with outdoor activities galore in a gorgeous natural setting.
Day 32 Salto del Laja
With four beautiful waterfalls cascading from the river Laja, Salto del Laja is a celebrated summer holiday destination surrounded by forests and greenery.
Days 33-34 Santiago
Set within a circle of snow-capped mountains, Santiago is vibrant, artistic and gourmet - and the gateway to adventures in the snow, sea or desert.
Maximum of 22 travellers per group
Bush camp (no facilities), Camping (with facilities), Hostel, Hotel
Ferry, Overland vehicle
Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.