Patagonia Wonders

Featuring:
Chile: Santiago, Punta Arena, Puerto Natales
Argentina: El Calafate, Buenos Aires

Starting From $2,295.00 Land Only

Duration 10 Days

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Prepare for a journey into unforgettable discoveries. Discover the jaw-dropping beauty of the Patagonia and the incredible destinations surrounding it, Chile and Argentina. 

Experience the vibrant towns and lively culture that spreads throughout Chile. Travel to Argentina and visit Buenos Aires, “the Paris of Latin America”. Filled with mouth watering dishes, fun spirits and energetic vibes, Chile and Argentina are the destinations to experience both excitement and beauty. 

The journey doesn’t end as travelers get to take an adventure into South America’s natural art piece, the Patagonia. Gaze into its breathtaking landscapes filled with glaciers, lakes and mountains that harmonize to create an awe-inspiring masterpiece. Take a Patagonia Wonders tour today!

This Tour Package Includes: 

  • Land Only
  • 9 Nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights:

  • Balmaceda and Serrano Glacier
  • Los Glaciares National Park
  • Torres del Paine National Park
  • Grey Lake
  • Santiago Main Square
  • Santa Lucia Hill
  • Mildon Cave Natural Monument
  • Tango Dinner Show
  • Avenida 9 de Julio
  • and more

Package Excludes:

  • International and domestic airline tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Passport fees, visa fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities 
  • Personal Purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional tours (If applicable)

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

 

  • Day 1: Santiago, Chile
    Upon arrival in Santiago transfer directly to the hotel for leisure or rest.
  • Day 2: Santiago
    Santiago is a vibrant capital that perfectly combines tradition and modernity. Today’s city tour will visit the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the City Hall of Santiago, as well as the La Moneda Government Palace and the most traditional neighborhoods of the historical downtown. Later, visit Santa Lucía Hill, the hill is a splendid urban oasis in the middle of the capital.  Here you will learn more about Chilean history while enjoying panoramic views of the city. Later, we will go to the Lastarria Neighborhood, known for its great cultural, patrimonial and gastronomic offer. The final part of our city tour will lead us to the financial heart of Santiago, known for its modern buildings and imposing crystal towers. For wine enthusiasts, there is a wonderful optional opportunity today to visit Winery to learn about Chilean winemaking and to enjoy a tasting of this brand’s well-known wines. (B, L)
  • Day 3: Santiago ~ Punta Arenas ~ Puerto Natales
    This morning we transfer to the airport for our flight to Punta Arenas in Chile’s southernmost Patagonia region. On arrival, we will go for a city tour to get to know the main attractions of Punta Arenas.  We will also visit Cerro de la Cruz, a lookout point from where it is possible to see the Strait of Magellan and the island of Tierra del Fuego on the horizon. Later, we transfer to the city of Puerto Natales, the gateway to Torres del Paine National park, for overnight. (B,D)
  • Day 4: Puerto Natales
    Today, we will depart from the hotel and set out on a full-day excursion. The first stop is at the stunning Milodon Cave Natural Monument—an enormous crevice located on the slope of Benitez Hill and named after the Milodón.  Next we proceed to Torres del Paine National Park to take in many fabulous views of its mountains and lakes such as Sarmiento, Nordenskjold, and Pehoé.  A short trek will take us to “Salto Grande,” a great waterfall flowing from the rivers of the park.  We continue to Grey Lake for a short walk through a thousand-year-old forest to admire icebergs that have been dislodged from their parent glacier.  After a lovely day taking in some of the best that Mother Nature has to offer, we return to our hotel in Puerto Natales. (B, L, D)
  • Day 5: Puerto Natales ~ Puerto Toro ~ Puerto Natales
    Depart the hotel and transfer to a local pier for our boat trip to Balmaceda and Serrano Glacier. There are many exciting views to take in from aboard the boat as we cruise along Ultima Esperanza Fjord to Bernardo O´Higgins National Park. You will be able to see local cattle ranches, cormorants, sea lion colonies, beech forests and waterfalls. We will disembark at Puerto Toro, at the foot of the stoic Balmaceda Mountain, for a short trek along a lakeshore and through native forest to the Serrano Glacier.  Enjoy a hearty lunch at a rustic ranch. In the late afternoon, we will make the return trip to Puerto Natales. (B, L, D)
  • Day 6: Puerto Natales ~  El Calafate
    Today we take an overland journey from Puerto Natales across the Chilean-Argentine border to El Calafate, a town in the Argentine Patagonia.  The journey typically takes around 4 hours, however the time needed for customs and immigration procedures at the border can vary from day to day.  We will stop for lunch along the route. Upon arrival in El Calafate, we will go for a short orientation tour of El Calafate before arriving at the hotel for check-in. (B, L)
  • Day 7: El Calafate
    Today, we will visit Los Glaciares National Park.  This park has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The most famous glacier is Perito Moreno located at the southwestern end of Argentino Lake. This glacier is one of the world’s few remaining still moving glaciers. This spectacular natural wonder has become one of the most visited places in all of South America. From time to time, its 60-meter-high snout releases ice walls the size of buildings that fall into Rico Bend or el Canal de los Témpanos from where they continue floating along the channel to the main area of the lake. You will have a remarkable day exploring and taking photos of this astonishing place.  (B, L, D)
  • Day 8: El Calafate ~ Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Transfer to the airport for the flight to Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina. On arrival, we will transfer to our hotel for check in. This evening, here in the city of the birthplace of the tango, we will offer an optional opportunity to attend an elegant tango dinner show! (B)
  • Day 9: Buenos Aires
    Today, we will learn all about Buenos Aires, “The Paris of South America”. Our day will be spent touring the city to see all the popular sights including “Avenida 9 de Julio”, “Teatro Colón” and “Plaza de Mayo”, The Metropolitan Cathedral and “La Casa Rosada”.  We will also tour the streets of tango in the traditional San Telmo Neighborhood and pass through Lezama Park.  Then, we head to La Boca, the initial settling place of the Italian immigrants that arrived to the city.  Next, we’ll pay a visit to Puerto Madero, its huge warehouses and silos where remodeled and redesigned, to finally integrate the river to the city and to create a new corporate, residential, hotel and gastronomic district.  In Retiro and Recoleta, we will learn about the dreams of local aristocrats, when they sought to build a small-scale Paris in the heart of Buenos Aires. After visiting the impressive Plaza San Martín, we’ll stroll down Avenida Alvear, chosen by the world’s most distinguished brands to install their exclusive boutiques. We’ll visit the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, one of the city’s oldest churches dating back to colonial times. Finally, we’ll admire the celebrated Recoleta Cemetery, a true labyrinth of ornate mausoleums. Tonight, following the tour, enjoy an Italian-Argentine style dinner. (B, D)
  • Day 10: Buenos Aires ~ Home
    Today, this fantastic journey has come to an end. Transfer to the Buenos Aires Airport for your flight home. (B)

     

    *If  minimum 10 passengers are not met, small operational changes will be made with meals and services. You can inquire about it with our Travel Consultants pre or post booking.
  • Plaza el Bosque Nueva Las Condes – Santiago, Chile *
    Manquehue 656, Las Condes, 7570180 Santiago, Chile

    Located in Santiago, Hotel Plaza El Bosque Nueva Las Condes is in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of Clinica Alemana and Alto Las Condes. This 4-star hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from KidZania Santiago and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Parque Arauco Mall.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website: https://www.plazaelbosque.com

  • Hotel Martin Gusinde – Puerto Natales, Chile *
    Carlos Bories 278, 6160000 Puerto Natales, Chile

    Strategically located in Puerto Natales city, the main entrance to Torres Del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, this Hoteloffers 28 totally newly renovated rooms with cable TV, free Wi-Fi internet, safety box and telephone with national and international access. The Hotel is just a few steps away of the town Main Square, restaurants, stores and the principal attractions of this picturesque Patagonian town.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am
    Website:   http://www.martingusinde.com/en/

  • Hotel Kosten Aike – El Calafate, Argentina *
    Gdor. Moyano 1243, 9405 El Calafate, Argentina

    Located in the center of charming El Calafate, Hotel Kosten Aike takes its name from the words kosten (wind) and aike (place), a nod to the frequent fresh winds of Patagonia. But its name is not the hotel's only tribute to indigenous Tehuelche culture: it is filled with the work of Argentine artists who have incorporated ancestral Tehuelche designs into every element of the property, including bedspreads, curtains, covers, ironwork and paintings, all of which exhibit the Tehuelches' exacting geometry and visual symbology. Rooms have extra-long beds, a small table and chairs, work desk, cable TV, mini bar, safe deposit box and Wi-Fi. An upper-level gym and spa under the eaves offers views of Lago Argentino as you walk on the treadmill or soak in the Jacuzzi. A sauna and massage services are also available. A buffet breakfast is served in the Ariskaiken restaurant, while the cozy Aura bar offers coffee and cocktails. The lobby lounge, warmed with heavy timbers, hardwood floors and a stone fireplace, offers comfortable seating plus tables and chairs for socializing.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   10:00am
    Website:    https://www.kostenaike.com.ar/en-us

  • Hotel Pestana – Buenos Aires, Argentina *
    Carlos Pellegrini 877, C1009ABQ Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Come spend a few days in Buenos Aires, the eclectic and lively capital of Argentina. Here you can address business by day and rock the tango in the evening, set the most important meetings and the most informal dinners, go out with colleagues or find love around the corner. The Pestana Buenos Aires is the best hotel in the best area of ​​the city and, whether you're here on business or pleasure, your stay will be an unforgettable event in your life. Whether you have business to attend to in Argentina, or whether you are going to go on an epic adventure of discovery of the pampas and ancient glaciers, the Pestana Buenos Aires is the best way to begin your stay. 

    Situated in the center of the most important and busiest avenue of the city, the 9 de Julio provides a perfect starting point to work or to get to know the city. The administrative and business center stays here, just like the offices of the most important companies in the country. And the lively social life is equally close, led by the unforgettable Tango Porteño on the other side of the avenue.         

    At the Pestana Buenos Aires, it is even more developed, as this premium 4-star hotel has, in its services, its major asset. The friendliness and helpfulness of all employees, in addition to the excellent location, which allows you to access the important points of the city in minutes, give you everything you need for a completely personalized and tailored stay.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:    https://www.pestana.com/

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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy.  “Land Only” rates do not include international air tickets from USA or within South America. Charming Travel Destinations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee rate. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another or similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment.  We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip.

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*If  minimum 10 passengers are not met, small operational changes will be made with meals and services. You can inquire about it with our Travel Consultants pre or post booking.

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