Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who want to experience one of the worlds most pristine wilderness settings, this challenging 2-week adventure packages the regions 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. Prepare to be awed.
Duration: 15 Days
Activities: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Wildlife, Trekking
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: 4 - Demanding
Trip Rating: 80.0%
Trip ID: 126432
End City: Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Duration: 15 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Wildlife, Trekking||Physical rating: 4 - Demanding|
|Accommodation standard: Budget%||Traveller Tour Rating: 80.0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 126432|
|Starts: Buenos Aires, Argentina||Finishes: Buenos Aires, Argentina|
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.
Booking pre- or post-trip accommodation is highly recommended to fully experience this vibrant city.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
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.
Plane (3.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (3.00-3.50 hours)
Enjoy an included full-day guided hike through the scenic terrain of lakes, tree covered trails and of course snow cover mountains. If lucky get a glimpse of Fitz Roy.
Glacier National Park Guided Hike
Enjoy a free morning before heading to the quaint little town of El Calafate.
Local bus (3.00-3.50 hours, 152km)
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.
Perito Moreno Glacier Tour
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.
You can store belongings that you will not be require for the hike and a sleeping bag will provided. Any necessary hiking gear like poles, rain gear, etc can be rented in town.
Border Crossing (Argentina - Chile)
Local bus (5.00-6.00 hours, 362km)
Transfer to the park and start the hike through Torres del Paine. From the campsite, hike out to get closer to nature and stunning peaks.
Torres del Paine Trek Day 1
Cross the pampa Patagonica first on asphalt roads to Cerro Castillo, stopping for a quick break. Continue by dirt road with some photo stops — views here are beautiful! Start checking for wildlife — lots of guanacos and (likely) condors, geese, and other birds as well. Enter the national park and continue for another 30 mins to the start point of the trek.
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Cross the lake by ferry and trek into the French Valley for more spectacular scenery.
Torres del Paine Trek Day 2
Ferry (0.50-0.75 hours)
Finish the trek through Torres del Paine and return to Puerto Natales in the afternoon.
Torres del Paine Trek Day 3
Ferry (0.50-0.75 hours)
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours)
Take a bus south to Punta Arenas and enjoy an orientation walk of the city and take some free time in the evening to explore this charming city.
Local bus (3.00 hour(s), 240km)
Return to Argentina and head to the province of Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world located on the shores of the Beagle Channel.
Border Crossing (Chile)
Drive to the Magellan Strait before hopping a ferry for 20-30 mins and then reboarding the bus on arrival to Tierra del Fuego. Stock up on snacks and settle in - it's a long journey. Cross the border then continue on to Ushuaia.
Local van (12.00 hour(s), 831km)
Taxicab (0.25 hour(s))
Cruise along the Beagle Channel to observe marine wildlife among small islands and inlets before using your free time to explore all Ushuaia has to offer. Pass by Isla Martillo and see the penguin colonies that inhabit the island. A fun mountain and port town, you can also experience the comings and goings of ships to and from Antarctica.
Breeding season for the penguins is from November to March.
Beagle Channel Cruise
Enjoy a free day to explore the area.
Fly to Buenos Aires. Opt for a tango show and dinner.
Plane (4.00 hour(s), 2974km)
Depart at any time.
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Scenery was breathtaking, and was fantastic to see such vast amounts of wildlife. Imagine it helped that we had such amazing weather. Really well run from start to finish.Overall Rating
Lived up to all my expectations, made seeing that part of the world much easier than doing it all by myself. Met great people, good food, and saw the marvels of the south.Overall Rating
I loved the tour! The experience was made extra fantastic by the great group of like-minded travelers, the awesome food, and the relatively worry-free logistics of transportation, activities, and dinners. I recommend this trip to anyone interested in strenuous outdoor activities. The friends we made along the way are sure to be life-long friends!Overall Rating
AMAZING! The tour was incredible, fitted so much into a short space of time and was all organised and timed so well.Overall Rating
We did three tours with G Adventures while travelling in South America and this was by far the best. Credit must be given to Christian for this who made it adventurous, enjoyable and entertaining throughout.Overall Rating
Patagonia is an incredible place to visit. G Adventures thought of all the details in making this trip worry-free.Overall Rating
This tour was amazing - The group we had was such a diverse, but at the same time fantastic mix of people that was made even better by J, the tour leader who did an absolutely AMAZING job throughout the trip. The sites and sounds of Patagonia are something which this tour encompassed fully and I would genuinely not change a thing.Overall Rating
Out of my five tours I was most looking forward to this one, and it didn't disappoint. Patagonia is incredible and a definite revisit.Overall Rating
The best tour I ever had. It was really fun, very nice people in the tour, excellent tour leader. Very nice evenings. It was hard to say goodbye at the end of the tour.Overall Rating
Beautiful scenery, nice tour leaderOverall Rating
Trip Name: End of the Earth
Duration: 15 Days
From Price: 3849
Trip Code: 126432
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