Arrival / Iguazú: visit of the Brazilian Falls / PUERTO IGUAZÚ • Arrival and reception at the Iguazú airport (Puerto Iguazú in case of connection from Ezeiza / Foz do Iguazú for flights via Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro). • Visit to the Iguazu National Park (Brazil) *** assistance at the border crossing ***. The Park occupies an area of 175,000 hectares. There you will be surprised with the care, beauty and enormity of it, which is home to countless species of animals and plants. Since 80% of the falls are on the Argentine side, the Brazilian Park has a single walkway of approximately 1,000 meters, from where you can enjoy the different panoramic views. • Free lunch. • Return to Puerto Iguazú, check-in and installation at the hotel. • Free dinner. • Night at the hotel in Puerto Iguazu (Argentina).
Iguazú: visit to Argentine Falls / Optional: Great Adventure / PUERTO IGUAZÚ • Breakfast at the hotel. • Departure to Iguazu National Park (Argentina) to visit its main points of interest: Devil's Throat Circuit: indescribable for its beauty, it offers an impressive mix of noise and landscapes. Difficulty: without stairs. Superior Circuit: access to the magnificent panoramic views of the falls and the delta of the Iguazú river formed by a group of leafy islands. Difficulty: without stairs. Lower Circuit: a set of strategically designed walkways that allow the most diverse views of the Falls and an intimate encounter with the waterfalls and charming corners of the jungle. High Difficulty: with stairs. Optional Activity: Great Adventure: This 5 km vehicular route ends at the jungle base Puerto Macuco. After descending 100 meters the boats are boarded with which they will go up 6 km the canyon of the Lower Iguazú River towards the waterfall area. At the end, it disembarks at the dock located in front of San Martín Island from where it can rejoin the gangway system through the Lower Circuit. Additional information: Duration of the excursion: 01.20hs | Operational: all year | Requirement level: 150 meters of stairs and 2 km of fast water | Minimum age: 12 years old | Recommendations: provide additional clothing Limitations: restricted ride for children under 12 years, pregnant women, people with osteoporosis, spinal problems or similar, with a cardiac history or neurological disorders, with chronic lung diseases and everyone with physical, cognitive and / or disabilities sensory that cannot respond to an eventual emergency in the fast waters of the lower Iguazú river. • Free Lunch. • In the afternoon, return to Puerto Iguazu and free time to explore the city. • Free dinner. • Night at the hotel in Puerto Iguazu (Argentina).
Iguazú: Flight to Buenos Aires / Night in Buenos Aires • Breakfast at the hotel. • Transfer to the Puerto Iguazu airport. • Flight to Buenos Aires. • Arrival and transfer to the hotel in the city center. • Free lunch. • Free dinner. Optional Activity: Dinner & Tango Show at “El Querandi” (Transfers in / out in shared service). • Night at the hotel in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires: City tour free day / BUENOS AIRES • Breakfast at the hotel. • Visit of the southern and northern areas of the city: Tour of the historical area of Buenos Aires visiting the neighborhoods of San Telmo, cradle of the 19th century Buenos Aires aristocracy, La Boca, settlement point of the first immigrants and Plaza de Mayo (historical center of the city), to finally get to know the modern neighborhood of Puerto Madero. • Continuation through the elegant Recoleta neighborhood and its cemetery and Palermo, the heart of the Buenos Aires avant-garde. • Free lunch. • Free dinner. • Night at the hotel in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires: flight to Ushuaia / Optional: Beagle Navigation / USHUAIA • Breakfast at the hotel. • Transfer to Jorge Newbery Domestic Airport to take the flight to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. • Reception and transfer to the hotel. • Free lunch. Optional Activity: Navigation to the Isla de Lobos & Pájaros on the Beagle Channel: We begin the navigation leaving from the Tourist Pier, in the direction of the Beagle Channel, enjoying as we move away, the panoramic view of the Ushuaia coast. We sail to the southwest, approaching the Isla de los Lobos, where, from the boat, we will be able to enjoy the sight of examples of sea lions, observing their permanent habitat, in a wonderful setting. Continuing the navigation, we will go to the island of Los Pájaros, habitat of Magellanic cormorants and Imperial cormorants and a privileged sector to see specimens of marine birds. We continue towards the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, in the archipelago of the same name, where the ship Monte Cervantes was wrecked in 1930. • Free dinner. • Night at the hotel in Ushuaia.
Ushuaia: Excursion Tierra del Fuego National Park / USHUAIA • Breakfast at the hotel. • Departure to Tierra del Fuego National Park, the southernmost in the country. Leaving the city of Ushuaia, heading southwest, we will travel the national route No. 3, towards the Tierra del Fuego National Park (located 12 km from Ushuaia), an area reserved for the protection of the Sub-Antarctic Forest, native flora and fauna. Along the path surrounded by forests of Lengas and peat bogs, we will reach Lake Acigami (ex Roca), a lake of glacial origin, whose surface is 5.50 square kilometers, framed by mountains and forests, where it is possible to see specimens of native birds . The last section of the excursion takes us to Bahía Lapataia, after crossing the cormorant archipelago, peat bogs and a visit to a beaver dam. In Bahía Lapataia, in addition to the marine coast, rich in mollusks and mussels, we will find vestiges of the ancient aboriginal people who inhabited the region. • Return to Ushuaia and free lunch. • In the afternoon, free time to visit the city and its museums. • Free dinner. • Night at the hotel in Ushuaia.
Ushuaia: Flight to Calafate / EL CALAFATE • Breakfast at the hotel. • Transfer to the Ushuaia airport to continue the route to El Calafate. • Arrival and move to the hotel. • Free meals. • Night at the hotel in El Calafate.
El Calafate: Free / Optional Day: Exc All glaciers / EL CALAFATE • Breakfast at the hotel. • Free day to visit the city or take an optional activity. Optional Activity: Navigation through the Argentine Lake "All glaciers" and a 300m walk (duration: 07 hours): Information: from the Port of Punta Bandera, 47 km from El Calafate, we start the navigation on the northern branch of the Argentine River. We cross the Boca del Diablo to the Upsala Canal, to navigate among the large icebergs that come off the front of the same name glacier. Then we enter the Spegazzini Canal and moments later we will have the first view of the Dry Glacier. We continue sailing to the front of the Spegazzini Glacier where we will also see the Heim Sur and Peineta Glaciers. We prepare to disembark at the Spegazzini Base and begin the visit to the area by walking through the Forest path to the Spegazzini Refuge. This 300-meter trail is accessible and as we walk along it, we stop at stations and viewpoints overlooking the entire Bay of Glaciers. In the refuge you can have lunch, visit the shop or contemplate the landscape. For those who like to walk, you can take the Mountain Trail. This tour is a medium difficulty trekking through a wooded path, natural viewpoints, full of incredible views that ends at the landing point. Spegazzini Base Details: This landing point has two trails designed for visitors to explore the Bay of Los Glaciares. The forest path runs three hundred meters from the landing point to the Spegazizni Refuge. On the walk we will post at different stations (Glaciology - History - Fauna and Flora) and we will have access to viewpoints. The trail is accessible and does not represent complexity since it is done on firm ground. From here the seven hundred meter mountain trail starts. Recommendation: bring a lunch box, comfortable and warm clothing, a waterproof or windbreaker jacket, lace-up sports shoes or trekking boots. Sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, sun hat or warm hat in case of cold. Please note: navigation is subject to weather conditions. As for the Upsala glacier, its access is limited depending on the amount of ice present in the channel. • Free lunch. • Free dinner. • Night at the hotel in El Calafate.
El Calafate: Visit of the Perito Moreno Glacier / EL CALAFATE • Breakfast at the hotel. • Departure to Los Glaciares National Park for a visit to the footbridges of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Departure on route No. 11, bordering the Argentino Lake. From El Calafate to the Perito Moreno Glacier there is a distance of 80 km, on a fully paved road. In the first 40 km the Patagonian steppe is traveled, passing after the entrance of the National Park to observe the characteristic tree vegetation of the area. Arrival at "the curve of sighs" called this way because it is the first point from where we have a panoramic view of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Tour of the system of balconies and walkways enjoying the incredible views of the Glacier and the proximity to it. • Free lunch. • Free dinner. • Night at the hotel in El Calafate.
El Calafate: Bus to Puerto Natales / PUERTO NATALES • Breakfast at the hotel. • Transfer to the bus terminal to take the regular bus to Puerto Natales. • Transfer from the bus terminal to the hotel in Puerto Natales. • Free meals. • Night at the hotel in Puerto Natales.
Puerto Natales: Visit of Torres del Paine National Park / PUERTO NATALES • Breakfast at the hotel. • Departure for a full day excursion to Torres del Paine Park. The imposing Milodon Cave is visited first. The trip continues through steppe areas and Patagonian thickets, full of abundant fauna and sheep, until reaching the Torres del Paine National Park, declared a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978, in which there is a varied indigenous fauna especially from large herds of guanacos. On the tour you will visit the Salto Grande del Río Paine, appreciating the majestic and imposing mountain massif of Torres del Paine. Continuing along the path, we visit Lake Pehoé until we reach Lake Gray and from here we have a view of the Glacier of the same name. • Menu lunch at a hostel. Return to Puerto Natales. ● Free dinner. ● Night at the hotel in Puerto Natales.
Puerto Natales / Punta Arenas (flight) / SANTIAGO ● Breakfast at the hotel. ● Transfer from the hotel to the Puerto Natales bus station. ● Regular bus to Punta Arenas airport. (3 hrs approx.) • Flight to Santiago • Transfer from Santiago airport to the hotel. • Free meals. • Night in Santiago.
Santiago: Optional: visit Viña del Mar & Valparaíso / SANTIAGO • Breakfast at the hotel. • Day off. Optional Activity: Guided visit of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar (full day excursion). In the morning, departure to Valparaíso, which is located 120km north of Santiago (one hour and forty-five minutes by an excellent highway, route 68). Located 120 km north of Santiago (400kms from Mendoza, Argentina), Valparaíso was declared a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO, which was named in 1536 by the Spanish conquistador Juan de Saavedra in tribute to his hometown. The activity of the port began during the 16th and 17th centuries as an extension of the port of Callao (present-day Peru). With Independence, Valparaíso is more open to world trade as a strategic enclave in the Atlantic / Pacific inter-oceanic exchanges that pass through Cape Horn. The city preserves from this time a splendid architectural heritage. As a result of this economic and financial dynamism, until the first third of the 20th century the city was a pioneer in all the urban progress of the country: public lighting, trams, gas, telephone and telegraph connections. Observing the sea and going up the first buttresses of the Andes, the city lives today between the glory of a past and the actuality of a port to the increasing activity under the effect of the strong economic dynamism of the country and its proximity to the capital. Since (1988) it is the seat of the Chilean Parliament and center of an important university activity. We will continue with a quick review of Viña del Mar. This city is the residential part of the V region and is the preferred spa for the inhabitants of Santiago during the summer season, which is from (December to March), it has a large hotel infrastructure with a great gaming casino. Visit of the heritage hills of Valparaíso, the House Museum of the poet Pablo Neruda and the mythical elevators of this port. • Free meals. • Night at the hotel in Santiago.
Santiago: city tour / SANTIAGO ● Breakfast at the hotel ● Half-day city tour in the city of Santiago. We start with the Santa Lucía hill, where the city of Santiago de Chile was founded. The tour will also include the Plaza de la Constitución, in order to cross the La Moneda Palace (government palace) to reach the Plaza del Libertador Bernardo O ’Higgins, on the main avenue of the capital, Alameda. On the same avenue you will discover the Errazuriz palace, Ariztía, Irarrázaval, the city's architectural heritage. In the Plaza de Armas (Km. 0 of Santiago) you will discover the Cathedral of Santiago. Then they will visit the central market. Later they will head east, along the Balmaceda Park, you will see the old train station, today a cultural center, built by G. Eiffel, the Mapocho Station, then the Forest Park. Finally you will go up on the San Cristóbal hill to discover a panoramic view of the city there. ● Free meals. ● Night at your hotel in Santiago.
Santiago (flight) / Calama / San Pedro de Atacama: Moon Valley / SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA • Breakfast at the hotel. • Transfer from the hotel to Santiago airport • Flight to Calama • Transfer from Calama airport to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama • Free meals • In the afternoon, half-day excursion with driver and guide to the Moon Valley Departure to the valley of the moon, located approximately 8 km. de San Pedro de Atacama, declared a nature sanctuary, is part of the flamencos national reserve, located within the salt mountain range. Place with beautiful shapes and colors where we can walk and observe a geological show with sculptural shapes, similar to the lunar surface. Visit to the statues of salt "Las Tres Marías", the Salt Caverns. We will go up to the great dune at sunset to admire in all its splendor this beautiful panorama. • Return to San Pedro • Night in San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro de Atacama: Miscanti and Miñique Altiplanic Lagoons / SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA • Breakfast at the hotel. • Full day excursion to the town of Toconao, the Atacama salt flat and the some high plateaus of Miscanti and Miñiques. We take the road to Toconao, it goes straight through the plain with a view of the imposing Licancábur volcano, on the route we will be able to observe native tree species in the area such as the tamarugo and the chañar, at Km 38 arrival in the town of Toconao, brief Visit to the main square and church, its houses built in volcanic stone (Liparita) stand out. Panoramic view of the beautiful contrast that occurs between the greenery of the Jerez Valley and the desert. Then, we visit the Salar de Atacama and visit the Chaxa Lagoon where we can witness flamingos and other types of birds. • Lunch included We ascend through the Andes mountain range to reach the intense blue and white banks of Miscanti and Meñiques Lagoons, located in the Los Flamencos National Reserve, surrounded by imposing hills and volcanoes, creating a unique landscape in this region. • Return to San Pedro. • Free dinner • Night in San Pedro de Atacama.
San Pedro de Atacama: Tatio Geysers / SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA • 05:00 AM: Departure to the Tatio Geysers, located at a distance of 97 km from San Pedro and at an altitude of 4,300 meters. We arrived at approximately 06:45, the temperature at this time is below zero. • Small walk led by the geothermal field, observation of the impressive columns of steam (Geysers), fumaroles, hundreds of pools of boiling water and high peaks, it is a spectacular view of nature at dawn. Then we moved to the sector of thermal pools with water with approx. 40 cº where passengers can take a restful bath. • Breakfast served in the middle of the geyser vapors. • We pass through a small Andean town called Machuca. Here we can eat llama empanadas! • Transfer to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. • Free meals. • Night at the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.
San Pedro de Atacama / Calama (flight) / Santiago / International Flight • Breakfast at the hotel • Transfer from the hotel to the Calama airport • Flight to Santiago • International flight. END OF OUR SERVICES