Day 1: Arrival to El Calafate
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you can relax for the remainder of the day. El Calafate is a picturesque village close to Lago Argentino, one of Patagonias largest and most stunning lakes. It's also the entrance to the amazing land of the glaciers.
Day 2: The Perito Moreno Glacier*
Full day excursion to the Los Glaciares National Park to visit the amazing Perito Moreno glacier with an English-speaking guide.
The Perito Moreno Glacier is the most famous part of the national park and it's also listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1981.
Just 30 km from the entrance to the National Park is the gateway to the glacier, a great place to contemplate its beauty. The Bridge Path is a walk of about 400 metres up to the lowest lookout, nearest to the glacier.
*We recomend to take the navigation on the Lake Argentino (optional). The catamaran navigates the Rico Arm, which lets you appreciate the icebergs from the Perito Moreno Glacier ice walls. The boat paces at a reasonable distance from the glacier allowing to appreciate the fallings of ice blocks from the ice wall. It takes one hour and gives the possibility to see a completely different view of unbelievable formations and colours of the Glacier.
Day 3: Patagonia at your fingertips*
Around El Calafate
Today you will have a free day to explore the beautiful landscapes in and around the Patagonian Glacier National Park. There are many options to choose from, including hiking across the glaciers, cruising through the national park on Lake Argentino or visiting a Patagonia estancia to learn about life in this far-flung corner of the world. At the estancias you'll be able to explore the grounds, learn about their history and go horseback riding or hiking through the stunning countryside.
*Optional: "Ice Rivers" Navigation between the glaciers or "Estancia Cristina" Classic Full Day Tour
Day 4: Flight to Ushuaia
El Calafate to Ushuaia
After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your domestic flight to Ushuaia. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you can relax for the remainder of the day or visit the small city of Uhsuaia, known as the southernmost city in the world and the capital city of the Province of Tierra del Fuego.
Day 5: Ushuaia National Park and "Train of the End of the World"
The National park is located 11 km away from the city. You will be able to appreciate lakes, lagoons and rivers within its limits, and their exit towards Beagle Channel.
Departing from your hotel towards the southwest by the national route nro. 3, you will be drive out of the city passing by the slope of the Susana Mount, witness of the work of the priosners of the old prison, where now the Southern Fuegian Railway is located. Here you will get on board of the train and it enters to the National Park.
Continuing through the valley to the deviation that takes you to the Ensenada Bay, where you will be able to contemplate the Redonda and Estorbo Islands and on the other coast of the Beagle Channel, the snow-white Mountains of the Sampaio Chain (Chile). Back again on the national route #3 with the fuegian forest and its flora close to the road we will go to the Roca Lake to do a long walk by the lake coast and by the Lapataia river, originated in the lake. From this point we can see the Cóndor Hill natural border with Chile.
We will go towards the other end of the Park, where finalizes the route nro. 3 at Lapataia Bay, on the way to the mentioned bay we will observe the Green Lagoon and the Black Lagoon, large growing peat bog. Finally we will pass by the beaver dams, whose footpath will lead to Lapataia Bay.
Day 6: Free day in Ushuaia*
Free day.-Opcional Tour
Free day for optional activities.
*We suggest that you take the excursion to the Fagnano and Escondido Lakes.
Day 7: Back home
In the morning you'll be met at your hotel and transferred to the airport in Ushuaia for your return flight to your next destination or home.
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NOTE: This itinerary can be updated due to reasons out of the responsibility of the operator