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Argentina & Chile

Sample Itinerary

DEPART USA

EN ROUTE
Depart USA on your overnight flight.

ARRIVE BUENOS AIRES

PARK HYATT
Buenos Aires, birthplace of the tango, is a city of contrasts with a variety of heritages. Drive through Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by the Cabildo, Government House, and Casa Rosada. See the regal Colon Opera House, a mélange of Greek, French, and Italian architecture. At La Recoleta Cemetery see the touching memorial to Argentina’s beloved Evita Peron. (B)

BUENOS AIRES

PARK HYATT
Travel by motorboat to La Becasina Lodge on one of the islands of the Paraná River Delta. Lunch in the privacy of this beautiful natural environment. Activities include trekking, kayaking, fishing and water-sports. Optional helicopter tour with spectacular views of the city. (B,L)

BUENOS AIRES

PARK HYATT
The morning is on your own. In the afternoon meet Natalia Fossati, our tango expert, for your very own private tango lesson. This evening attend the best tango show in town, “La Esquina de Gardel.” Night owls can participate in a “Noche de Milonga” (local tango dance clubs) to the wee hours! (B)

BUENOS AIRES / CALAFATE

LOS NOTROS
Fly to Calafate, capital of the Patagonian Glacier District. As the Andes range approaches the Magellan Strait, Patagonia becomes a spectacle of towering mountains, foaming rivers and growing glaciers. Your resort, Los Notros, overlooks world renowned Perito Moreno Glacier, growing, cracking and tumbling 200 feet into the waters below. (B,L,D)

CALAFATE

LOS NOTROS
Mini-trekking over Perito Moreno Glacier with ice crampons and guide. Lunch is in a refuge across from the glacier. Relax afterwards as you watch and hear the thunder of falling ice. (B,L,D)

CALAFATE / USHUAIA

MARE AUSTRALIS CRUISE
Fly to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, to embark your expedition cruise ship. Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego´s capital, is situated on the banks of the Beagle Channel. The city offers unique scenery in Argentina – the combination of mountains, sea, glaciers, and forest. (B,D)

CAPE HORN

MARE AUSTRALIS CRUISE
Navigate the Beagle & Murray Channels to Cape Horn National Park. This is where the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans meet. Visit Horn Island and Wulaia Bay, one of the most important indigenous sites of the region. Cruise across Beagle Channel and disembark at Pia Glacier in the Darwin Range. (B,L,D)

PUNTA ARENAS

HOTEL NOGUEIRA
Visit Magdalena Island, a natural reserve of Magellan penguins, cormorants, and other birds, with a “rookery” of more than 60,000 couples of penguins. Disembark in Punta Arenas. Afternoon free to explore the city. (B)

TORRES DEL PAINE

EXPLORA
Drive into the Patagonian Andes to world-renowned Torres del Paine National Park. It is a blend of rivers, lakes, lagoons, waterfalls, glaciers and incredible massifs (the “Horns”) reaching more than 10,000 ft. The deluxe Explora Hotel, built on the shores of Lake Pehoe, is immersed in the privileged environment of one of the world’s most pristine National Parks. (B,L,D)

TORRES DEL PAINE

EXPLORA
Treasure three full days at Explora, choosing from more than 15 different expeditions including nature walks, glacier explorations, lake tours, country barbecues and horseback rides. There is a complete spa available. (B,L,D)

TORRES DEL PAINE / SANTIAGO

RITZ CARLTON HOTEL
Depart Explora for Punta Arenas with a mid-day flight to Santiago. (B)

SANTIAGO / DEPART

EN ROUTE
Explore La Moneda Palace, Cathedral and the museum. Visit Bella Vista and ascend the San Cristóbal Hill. Evening departure flight. (B)

ARRIVE USA

EN ROUTE
Morning arrival in the USA. Welcome home!

Chile’s wine region, the Colchagua Valley, is one of the most picturesque areas of Chile. Visit Viu Manent Winery; taste the lovely wines of Viña Santa Rita; tour the amazing Colchagua Museum; dine at Viña Bisquertt; private tour of Laura Hartwig Winery; relax under the shade of the ancient trees at a private home for a typical Chilean barbecue; take a horseback ride.

COST OF ADVENTURE PER PERSON

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