Glaciers & Wilderness - Argentinean Patagonia

8 Days
El Calafate to El Calafate
From (EUR)
6,545
Dates & Pricing

2022 El Calafate > El Calafate

Spectacularly located at the foothills of Mount Fitz Roy in Argentinean Patagonia, El Chaltén has been used as a base by explorers of the mountains and landscapes that have turned this area into a favourite destination among nature lovers. View countless wildlife, such as condors and huemules, the Andean fox, and even the elusive puma. Surround yourself with native forests, follow the trails and amazing natural lagoons, watch the glaciers in wonder and experience the Southern Patagonian Ice field, the world’s third largest freshwater reserve after Antarctica and Greenland. Amidst the Argentinean Patagonia, this natural rock, mountain, and ice amphitheater offers countless territories to be explored.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OSPA
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
El Calafate
Return City:
El Calafate

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - El Calafate, Argentina

    Welcome to El Calafate, the gateway to the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentinean Patagonia. Meet your Tour Director and enjoy a relaxing three night stay.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - El Calafate

    Established in 1937 as a national park, the World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park is sure to be a highlight. Cruise close to the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier, then walk along the boardwalk for views across the top of the impressive 250 square kilometre glacier before enjoying a hike directly on the ice. Join your Tour Director for a delicious welcome dinner this evening.

    Sundowners

    Toast your day in this natural wonderland framed by the spectacular backdrop of Perito Moreno Glacier.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - El Calafate

    Discover the traditional way of life on an estancia (ranch) in the Argentine countryside, surrounded by glaciers, snow peaks and lakes of great natural beauty.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - El Calafate > El Chaltén

    Drive deep into Argentina’s Patagonia and reach your luxurious retreat, located amidst a private natural reserve with views to the Electric Valley and the Marconi Glacier, the perfect base for a four night Special Stay. Settle into your tastefully appointed room, with sweeping views and enjoy a range of included excursions each day, complimentary beverages and delicious meals featuring Patagonian specialities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - El Chaltén

    Your exciting adventure into one of the most spectacular national parks in the world begins. The explorations at El Chaltén are as varied as the surroundings. The area’s geography offers towering mountains and different landscapes open for exploration through treks, ice hikes, and even rock climbing, depending on your preferences.

    Freechoice

    Over the next three days, there are several small group activities for you to choose from and enjoy at your own pace.

    Each evening, relax in the lounge and take in the magnificent views. Join your Tour Director on your final evening for a farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - El Chaltén

    Continue to explore one of the most spectacular national parks in the world. There are several small group activities for you to choose from and enjoy at your own pace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - El Chaltén

    Continue to explore one of the most spectacular national parks in the world. There are several small group activities for you to choose from and enjoy at your own pace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - El Chaltén > El Calafate

    Savour the last views of the reserve before travelling to El Calafate airport for your onward journey.  

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your luxury escorted journey includes
  • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Sundowners event
  • Memorable Scenic Special Stay
  • Fully escorted land journey led by an expert handpicked Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
  • Porterage throughout, plus return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability