Fjords, Glaciers & Penguins by Land and Sea


Buenos Aires, El Calafate, Ushuaia, Patagonia Cruise, Beagle Channel, Cape Horn, Pia Glacier, Agostini Sound, Punta Arenas, Santiago

Find the charms of Buenos Aire’s slick areas and San Telmo’s underground paths.

Experience the gigantic Glaciar Sur Pioneros close to El Calafate.

Investigate the intriguing seascapes and fjords of Tierra del Fuego on a four-night Patagonia journey.

Test Chilean delights and delectable wine in Santiago.

Stay at a handpicked choice of premium facilities.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Family, Guided Tours
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the Fjords, Glaciers & Penguins by Land and Sea.

A travel experience like no other

This example schedule was made by specialists and is intended to motivate your next trip. It is fit to be modified to suit your inclinations, tastes, and financial plan so you can interface with nearby societies and experience bona fide travel on your own terms, and leaving at whatever point you pick.

  • DAY 1

BUENOS AIRES The Adventure Begins

  • Airport (International) with Meet & Greet – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


  • DAY 2

BUENOS AIRES Strolling the Magical Streets

  • Buenos Aires City Tour & Ancient Passages (5 hrs) – Private Tour
  • Tango Show & Dinner at El Querandi – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


  • DAY 3

BUENOS AIRES A Bit of Time on Your Own

  • Buenos Aires at Leisure
  • Argentine Experience Dinner & Wine Tastings – Shared Tour.


  • DAY 4


  • Airport (Domestic) – Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Air – Buenos Aires – El Calafate [Direct, 3.5 hrs ] – Separate Purchase
  • Airport – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


  • DAY 5

EL CALAFATE Lose Yourself in Nature

  • Glacier Sur Pioneros Tour (with Lunch, 9 hrs) – Shared.


  • DAY 6

EL CALAFATE TO USHUAIA The Journey Continues…

  • Airport – Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Air – El Calafate – Ushuaia [Direct, 1.5 hrs] – Separate Purchase
  • Airport – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


  • DAY 7

USHUAIA Venture into the Outdoors

  • Tierra del Fuego National Park Tour (5 hrs) – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


  • DAY 8


  • Pier Transfer (with Maritime Museum and Lunch, 3-4 hrs) – Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Embarkation
  • Port Charges – Australis
  • Dinner on Board (Included)
  • Beagle Channel.


  • DAY 9


  • Breakfast on Board (Included)
  • Cape Horn
  • Lunch on Board (Included)
  • Wulaia Bay
  • Dinner on Board (Included).


  • DAY 10


  • Breakfast on Board (Included)
  • Pía Glacier
  • Lunch on Board (Included)
  • Garibaldi Glacier
  • Dinner on Board (Included).


  • DAY 11

AGOSTINI SOUND TO PATAGONIA CRUISE See the Signature Sights in Style

  • Breakfast on Board (Included)
  • Agostini Sound
  • Lunch on Board (Included)
  • Condor Glacier
  • Dinner on Board (Included).


  • DAY 12


  • Breakfast on Board (Included)
  • Magdalena Island
  • Disembarkation
  • Chile Welcome Package
  • Airport-Pier or Vice Versa (Australis Cruise) – Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Air – Punta Arenas – Santiago [Direct, 3.5 hrs] – Separate Purchase
  • Airport with Meet & Greet – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


  • DAY 13

SANTIAGO City Streets and Tasty Treats

  • Flavors of Santiago (with Lunch & Tastings, 6 hrs) – Private Tour.


  • DAY 14

SANTIAGO Until Next Time…

  • 1/2 Day Santa Rita Vineyard (with Wine Tasting & Lunch, 5 hrs)
  • Airport – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • A completely redone agenda dependent on your inclinations and timetable
  • Every minute of every day in-objective help from our neighborhood office
  • All convenience stays, visits, and moves for planned exercises are covered, except if in any case recorded in the agenda
  • A private driver for visits and moves (in certain nations our nearby private aides likewise go about as your driver – your Destination Expert will examine with you if relevant)
  • Nearby private aides or shared visits that take you through your schedule features and encounters, your last agenda will affirm the sort of visit
  • Hello at the air terminal or at your convenience from one of our agents – your master will affirm your meet and welcome area with you
  • Breakfast every morning at your inn, in addition to any dinners showed in the schedule
  • One bag and one carry-on per individual for trip moves.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Your global airfare – kindly can let your master say whether you’d prefer to get an evaluation from our Air Team
  • Travel protection, which we offer and can be bought after you’ve booked your visit
  • Visas (except if noted)
  • Tips for administrations and encounters
  • Snacks, meals, and beverages (drunkard and non-heavy drinker), except if determined in the agenda
  • Abundance stuff charges, and where appropriate, things excluded from your passage
  • Individual charges like clothing, calls, SIM cards, or room administration
  • Early registration or late registration from inns (except if in any case determined)
  • Extra touring, exercises, and encounters outside of your agenda
  • Discretionary improvements like room or flight updates, or nearby camera or video charges
  • Identification charges, inoculation expenses, and nearby flight charges (when relevant).

    The Adventure Begins

    For your additional solace, you will have an English-talking guide hanging tight for you outside of Customs with a sign with your name on it. Your agent will help you to coordinate a gathering up with your private driver and go with you to your convenience.


    Walking the Magical Streets

    Meet your expert driver and private guide at your lodging for a visit through Buenos Aires that highlights uncommon and antiquated entries. The as of late found passages of Buenos Aires are one of the city’s tricks of the trade. Your visit will begin at the Plaza de Mayo, the city’s establishing site and the origination of Buenos Aires’ metropolitan turn of events. Next is popular San Telmo, a previous area for the nearby privileged. Here, you’ll visit one of them as of late uncovered underground passages that are important for a colossal overly complex organization that stows away under the roads of San Telmo. A long passageway with vaulted roofs and show cupboards displaying numerous things recuperated during the uncovering, you will likewise gain proficiency with a portion of the numerous legends that have been made around the passages: accounts of mystery experiences, vanishings, political schemes, even homicide.

    Different territories that are remembered for your visit incorporate La Boca, an area emphatically impacted by common Italian migrants. Described by make-shift houses worked from scrap materials found in neighborhood shipyards and Puerto Madero. Buenos Aires’ most recent and most refined area, La Recoleta, is the place where you will appreciate a concise break to investigate the flawless Plaza San Martín, the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, and the observed Recoleta Cemetery. Probably the main characters of Argentina’s political and social life are covered here, including Eva Peron. The keep going stop on the visit is at the space known as Palermo Woods, a region embellished with excellent rose nurseries, backwoods developments, and lakes. Subsequent to having acquired a more profound knowledge into this socially rich city, you will be gotten back to your inn.

    Around evening time, you will appreciate a Tango Show and supper at El Querandi. You will be gotten up lodging in a private vehicle by an expert driver and a bilingual local escort.

    Since 1867, this huge house has been set up in the notable focus of the City. It was established as a bar in 1920, reestablished in 1992, and is presently viewed as a ”Living Evidence of the Civic Memory”. Its ability for 200 individuals, situated at singular tables, joined with its wreathed segments, boiserie, and profoundly formed wood, makes a heartfelt and personal environment. There are thirteen specialists included, including four performers (bandoneón, piano, violin, and twofold bass), six tango artists, and three artists. This electric show begins at 10 pm and keeps going for 1 hour and 15 minutes. The A la carte menu offers in excess of twenty principal dishes, ”Finca Flichman” wines, refreshments and mineral water, Dessert, espresso, and the last toast with champagne. Get back to your lodging will be with a private vehicle and driver.


    A Bit of Time all alone

    During your day at recreation consider taking a riverboat to Tigre which lies on the Paraná Delta, English-style paddling clubs, incalculable marinas, humble abodes, and rich manors from the ”Beauty Époque, for example, the Tigre Club, are to be seen, just as little benefits and upscale cabins, eateries, tea-houses, and basic outing locales. On the off chance that the outside is your obsession, head out to a close-by ”Estancia” where you can appreciate a BBQ lunch or maybe a customary old stories show. Or then again go through the day in Uruguay visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Colonia del Sacramento. You can even lease a bicycle and appreciate the destinations and hints of BA at your recreation, from the zoo to the rose nursery, it’s yours to find. In the event that you are keen on craftsmanship, tango, cooking, or investigating the bistro culture of Buenos Aires, think about a themed private visit. Simply ask your Destination Expert for additional subtleties in sorting out the most appropriate alternatives for you.

    The Argentine Experience is intended to give you a prologue to the best Argentine cooking and culture. This isn’t a cooking class, however a great encounter where you will meet and eat with individuals from everywhere in the world. You will be gotten up lodging and moved to The Dinner Experience, situated in Palermo, Buenos Aires. The worldwide group of aides is available to ruin and make you through each stride of this culinary excursion.

    Browse connoisseur fillings and make your own empanada learning the customary repulgue method. Appreciate what many are professing to be the absolute best steak in Argentina, cooked to arrange and went with smooth pound potatoes and broiler simmered vegetables, two particular Malbec wines are browsed shop wineries in Mendoza. Find out about and appreciate limitless wine all through the supper. For dessert, make your own alfajores, lastly, find out about the set of experiences and decorum of mate, Argentina’s public leisure activity, and appreciate setting it up without any preparation. Vegan, pescetarian, and celiac choices are accessible upon demand. Toward the finish of the evening, you will be moved back to your inn.


    A Change of Scenery

    A private airport transfer with an expert driver and English-talking guide is incorporated between your Buenos Aires lodgings and homegrown air terminal (or the other way around)

    Fly from Buenos Aires homegrown air terminal to El Calafate. The flight length is around three hours and 15 minutes. Please note that flights are liable to change dependent on accessibility and are a different buy.

    Appreciate a private airport transfer with an expert driver and English-talking guide.

  5. Day 5 EL CALAFATE

    Lose Yourself in Nature

    This is the old Estancias course that generally connects Patagonian culture, its native people groups, steppe, and pioneers. It’s an incredible alternative for voyagers looking for a more elite encounter of the space or exploits an alternate vantage point on a portion of the important milestones of the National Park Los Glaciares, which runs from the steppe to the Perito Moreno Glacier. Your get from the inn is around 9 am and the visit follows the course of Patagonian farms past Lake Roca until you arrive at the passageway to the National Park. Before long, you show up at probably the best spot to experience the gaucho way of life: the Estancia Nibepo Aike. It’s extraordinary for horseback riding, and during this visit, you can appreciate a sheep shearing show and notice some astounding gaucho abilities. Taste a tasty conventional lunch with plates of mixed greens, Patagonian sheep, fine wines, and crêpe de dulce de leche. After lunch, you load up the ’Hautal’ a little elastic boat, with a most extreme limit of 14 individuals and outfitted with a lodge and warming system.  It leaves from ”Pioneers’ Quay” on a circuit that offers you some great vistas on Adriana and Moreno Hill and the Magellan Peninsula until you land at De las Monedas Beach. Here you can go for a brief and magnificent walk that permits you to see the value in the sheer greatness of Perito Moreno Glacier as seen from Glaciar Sur. Proceed on the boat along the southern front of Perito Moreno Glacier until you reach ”Bajo las Sombras” Port, where a vehicle anticipates to take you to the conventional review catwalks.  You have two hours to appreciate this investigation with the evening daylight giving especially interesting glacial mass perspectives. The visit gets done with a drive back to town and you will have finished a circuit that interfaces farms, the Roca Lake, part of Argentino Lake, and Perito Moreno Glacier with the nature, history, and culture of the space. Just 14 individuals out of the 2,000 guests that enter the National Park every day will actually want to enjoy this enchantment experience, making this an uncommon visit.


    The Journey Continues…

    Appreciate a private airport transfer with an expert driver and English-talking guide.

    The homegrown trip between El Calafate and Ushuaia. Flights are dependent upon accessibility. The flight length is roughly 1 hour and 25 minutes. An air terminal duty of $25-$40 pp is excluded from the ticket and should be paid at the air terminal upon flight. Separate buy.

    A private airport transfer with an expert driver and English-talking guide is incorporated (between Ushuaia inn and the air terminal or the other way around).

  7. Day 7 USHUAIA

    Adventure into the Outdoors

    Participate in a half-day private visit with your own vehicle, driver, and manual for investigating the Tierra del Fuego National Park, arranged seven miles (11 kilometers) from Ushuaia. The recreation center was set up in 1960 with the goal of securing the southernmost segment of the sub-Antarctic woodland and is comprised of 63,000 hectares. In contrast to numerous different parks, it joins the sea, backwoods, and mountains. The natural wealth of Tierra del Fuego Island with its delightful landscape is essentially dazzling. You can discover creatures, for example, red foxes, cauquenes, ducks, Patagonian woodpeckers, and in excess of 90 types of birds that are essential for the Fuegian fauna, just as beavers and bunnies, which were acquainted with the island by colonizers. The timberland is framed by lengas, guidos, ñires, and valleys of peat and lichens. Ensenada Bay, Lake Roca, and Lapataia Bay (the finish of the Pan-American Highway that interfaces Alaska and Tierra del Fuego) offer tone to this novel spot where we can in any case discover tokens of the familial occupants: the yámanas. Toward the finish of the visit, you will be taken back to your inn.


    All Aboard!

    Today you will be gotten from your lodging by an expert driver and private guide, at that point make the excursion to Ushuaia. Here, you will visit the Australis voyage terminal to enroll for your forthcoming journey and drop off your gear. A while later, you will visit the Maritime Museum with your guide and, following this visit, you will be conveyed to Casimiro Restaurant. Found simply ventures from the Australis voyage terminal, here you will be left to make the most of your pre-fixe lunch, after which you will make the short stroll to board your Patagonia journey.

    Today you’ll registration for your voyage at 409 San Martín Avenue in midtown Ushuaia somewhere in the range of 10:00 and 17:00, with boarding starting at 6 PM. After an inviting toast and a prologue to the skipper and group, the M/N Ventus will head out for quite possibly the most distant corners of planet Earth.

    Port charges are remembered for your schedule evaluation.

    During the evening, the skipper will navigate the Beagle Channel and cross from Argentina into Chilean regional waters. The lights of Ushuaia vanish as the boat transforms into the restricted Murray Channel among Navarino and Hoste islands.


    Sail the Seas

    Around the break of sunrise, the M/N Ventus will cross Nassau Bay and enter the far-off archipelago that includes Cape Horn National Park. Climate and ocean conditions allowing, head shorewards on the desolate island that harbors unbelievable Cape Horn (Cabo de Hornos). Found in 1616 by a Dutch sea campaign – and named after the town of Hoorn in West Friesland – Cape Horn is a sheer 1,394 foot high (425 meters) rough projection neglecting the tempestuous waters of the Drake Passage. For a long time, it was the lone route course between the Pacific and Atlantic, and was frequently alluded to as the ”Finish of the Earth.” The recreation center was announced a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2005. The Chilean naval force keeps a lasting beacon on the island, staffed by a light manager and his family, just as the minuscule Stella Maris Chapel and present-day Cape Horn Monument.

    Cruising back across Nassau Bay, the anchor is set at legendary Wulaia Bay, one of only a handful few spots in the archipelago where mankind’s set of experiences is similarly pretty much as convincing as the regular habitat. Initially, the site of one of the area’s biggest Yámana native settlements, the straight was portrayed by Charles Darwin and outlined by Captain FitzRoy during the 1830s during their journeys on HMS Beagle. This territory is additionally famous for its entrancing magnificence and sensational topography. After a visit to the Australis-supported gallery in the old radio broadcast – which centers around the Yámana public and European evangelists around there – travelers have a decision of three climbs (of expanding levels of trouble) that rise the intensely lush mountain behind the straight. On every one of these, you will walk around charming Magellanic timberland of lengas, coigües, sticks, and plants to arrive at all-encompassing perspectives neglecting the inlet.


    Secret Gems

    Overnight, the boat will voyage around the western finish of Tierra del Fuego through the exceptionally limited Gabrial Channel, Magdalena Channel, and Cockburn Channel. Subsequent to adjusting the far-off Brecknock Peninsula, the M/N Ventus tacks toward the east and enters the Beagle Channel once more. Before sun-up, this boat will enter the Pia Fjord, at which time you’ll load up a Zodiacs for a shore journey to Pia Glacier. In the wake of landing, take a short climb to track down an all-encompassing perspective on the staggering glacial mass, which stretches out starting from the mountaintops to the ocean, or take an interest on a more extended and more troublesome stroll up a horizontal moraine of the old Pia Glacier. Nobody knows for certain how the lumbering mass of snow and ice got its female moniker, yet one hypothesis says it was named for Princess Maria Pia of Savoy (1847-1911), a little girl of the Italian lord.

    Exploring further west along the Beagle Channel, the boat will enter a long fjord and make a stop close to Garibaldi Glacier for another shore trip. Garibaldi is one of just three ice sheets in Patagonia acquiring mass as opposed to remaining something very similar or contracting. This time you’ll climb through virgin Magellanic woodland to a frosty cascade, a transcending mass of plants and greenery, and tremendous perspectives peering down on the glacial mass and fjord. The walk is requesting – steep, irrelevant path, unpleasant balance – and not for everybody. For the individuals who decide to remain ready, the skipper will point the bow towards the lovely sky blue Garibaldi Glacier so everybody can appreciate the all-encompassing perspective from the upper decks.


    See the Signature Sights in Style

    Promptly in the first part of the day, the boat will cruise through the Cockburn Channel and enter Agostini Sound.  From there it is feasible to see the glacial masses that slip from the center of the Darwin Mountain Range – some of them arriving at the water. Here you’ll land and set out on a simple stroll around a tidal pond, which was shaped by the liquefying of the Águila Glacier. Not long after arriving at the shore, you’ll arrive at a spot directly before the icy mass that bears the cost of terrific perspectives.

    In the early evening, approach the Condor Glacier through Zodiac and – with karma – see a portion of the bountiful Andean Condors around there.


    From Sea to Sky

    After a short-term voyage through Magdalena Channel and back into the Strait of Magellan, the anchor will be set off Magdalena Island, which lies somewhere between Tierra del Fuego and the Chilean territory. Delegated by a particular beacon, the island used to be a fundamental cause of provisions for pilots and wayfarers and is occupied by a huge settlement of Magellanic penguins. At the break of sunrise, assuming the rainclouds blow over, go aground and climb a way that leads through a great many penguins to a little historical center held up inside the vintage 1902 beacon. Numerous other bird species are likewise found on the island. In September and April – when the penguins abide somewhere else – this trip is supplanted by a ride onboard Zodiacs to Marta Island to notice South American ocean lions. If it’s not too much trouble, note: Camera augmentation shafts are precluded on Magdalena Island

    After a short voyage south along the waterway, disembarkation at Punta Arenas is planned for around 11:30 AM.

    Welcome to Chile!

    Appreciate a private wharf move with an expert English-talking aide and driver.

    Appreciate a non-stop departure from Punta Arenas to Santiago (excluded). Flights are dependent upon accessibility and are bought independently. Complete travel time is around three and a half hours. Non-stop flights are dependent upon accessibility at the hour of booking. This flight may work with a stop in Puerto Montt.

    To guarantee your solace, an English-talking aide will be hanging tight for you outside of Customs holding a sign with your name on it. This agent will guide you to your anticipating vehicle and driver, and go with you to your lodging to help with registration.

  13. Day 13 SANTIAGO

    City Streets and Tasty Treats

    Today you will encounter a gastronomic visit like not many others as you taste your way through Santiago on this useful, grand, or more all, delightful city visit. As this excursion incorporates many tastings, a light breakfast is suggested toward the beginning of the day. In the wake of being gotten by your guide and driver, you will advance toward La Vega Central Food Market to take in the sights and hints of this clamoring commercial center which offers probably the best and freshest produce that the rich grounds of Chile have to bring to the table. Your next stop is the Mercado Central, a noteworthy and rambling square in the core of downtown Santiago that offers a bewildering exhibit of items from the Pacific, first opened in 1872. In the wake of visiting Mercado, you will make a speedy stop to appreciate a customary Chilean empanada at a neighborhood top choice.

    Following your time in the square, carry on to downtown Santiago and Cerro Santa Lucia, a notable milestone tracing all the way back to the 1540s, and furthermore walk around the Plaza de Armas, a typical gathering place for local people and sightseers the same. Here you will likewise discover the Santiago Central Post Office, the National History Museum, and Santiago City Hall. Conveying ahead, you will visit the official royal residence of La Moneda, initially, a frontier mint opened in 1805, which currently fills in as the workplaces for select Chilean authorities.

    At this point, you will have procured a new hunger and to fulfill this you will go to the Providencia area. Here, you will stop for lunch at a customary Chilean café which will include a Pisco Sour, Vaina mixed drink, or soda, a tasty menu of alternatives to suit each taste and inclination, and a glass of fine Chilean wine.

    After lunch, visit the best-in-class locale of Barrio Italia. Recently refashioned, this popular area is home to various store shops, old-fashioned stores, craftsmanship displays, and, a couple of squares down, mouth-watering sweets! Your last tasting on this visit through Santiago is at a customary Dulcería that offers a scope of Chilean cakes. Subsequent to appreciating a sweet treat to cover off your visit through this excellent city, you will be gotten back to your lodging.

  14. Day 14 SANTIAGO

    Until Next Time…

    Takeoff from Santiago towards Maipo Valley. Show up in Santa Rita Winery, to find out about its set of experiences. The basement of this winery has been pronounced a National Monument. The Patronal House hangs out in a recreation center of 40 hectares, where hundred-year-old trees enthrall the consideration of its guests. The winery’s café was additionally announced a National Monument and is classified ”Doña Paula” out of appreciation for Paula Jaraquemada, a lady that in the Independence period offered shelter to O’Higgins and 120 of his warriors. From this notable scene comes the name of quite possibly the most prestigious wines of Santa Rita. The visit closes with the tasting of two wines Medalla Real.

    At last, you can visit the winery’s historical center called ”Museo Andino” where you can discover an assortment of 1.800 bits of Precolumbian craftsmanship gathered by a fruitful Chilean money manager for a period of 40 years. Get back to your inn at 14:00.

    You will be secretly moved between your inn and Santiago Airport by an expert driver and an English-talking guide.