When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration.

Your flight must arrive by or before: 11:59 p.m. on Day 1
Your flight must depart no earlier than: 12:00 a.m. on Day 20

 

Itinerary

Day 1Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.

 

Pre nights are recommended to fully enjoy this vibrant city and take part in the optional activities available.

 
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
1h

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

Optional Activities - Day 1

Buenos Aires Bike Tour
Buenos Aires
450-600ARS per person

Experience this vibrant city cruising around on a bicycle with a local Argentine. Bike, helmet, knowledgeable tour guide, they've got it all taken care of, just come along for the ride and take in the many historical sights on offer. Choose to explore the South and discover Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and the working class neighbourhoods where Tango was born. Or, explore the North and discover grand, leafy, parks, the famed Recoleta cemetery, European architecture and some of Buenos Aires' wealthier neighbourhoods. 

 
Buenos Aires Guided City Tour
Buenos Aires

Enjoy a guided tour exploring beautiful, vibrant Buenos Aires. Be introduced to historic sites and districts, including Plaza de Mayo where Eva Peron's famed balcony presides over the square. See La Boca and San Telmo's colourful street life, painted houses, and the famed Recoleta Cemetery.

 
Teatro Colón Tour
Buenos Aires
250ARS per person

Explore this stunning opera house on a guided tour and find out why it is voted one of the best acoustic venues in the world. 

 
La Boca Neighbourhood Visit
Buenos Aires
20-100ARS per person

Visit La Boca to soak in the vibrancy of the barrio’s brightly coloured buildings and El Caminito (a cobblestone street lined with artist studios that’s often used as an impromptu setting for tango performances). Or, if lucky, catch a match at fabled La Bombonera, the home stadium of the Boca Juniors’ fútbol club (the crowd's excitement is electric!).

Accommodation

 
Hotel Dazzler San Telmo (or similar)
Hotel

Day 2Buenos Aires/Mendoza

Board a flight bound for the wine region of Argentina and explore the laid-back city of Mendoza. 

The impressive snow-capped Aconcagua looms in the background of this laid-back city, drawing adventure seekers and wine enthusiasts alike. Famed worldwide for the high quality wine produced in this region, Mendoza makes the perfect base to discover wine country. Enjoy the slow pace of this desert town with large parks, charming plazas, and lively evenings where locals mill about outside the many cafés, bars and restaurants on offer on Avenida Arístides.

 
Plane
Buenos Aires – Mendoza2h

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.

 
Free Time
Mendoza

Wander the leafy streets and peek into shops, stop at a local café or explore one of the nearby parks.

Optional Activities - Day 2

Cooking Class
Mendoza

Visit a popular winery and enjoy a cooking class followed by gourmet lunch. Learn how to prepare empanadas and ¨carnes asadas¨ (grilled meat) and other dishes made from fresh meat and produce grown right in Mendoza. Good food, great wine. Who needs anything more?

 
Whitewater Rafting Mendoza
Mendoza

Whitewater raft down the Mendoza River, one of the best places for rafting in Argentina. While most of the year the river is calm, in the summer the melting snow from the Andes streams into the river, creating Class IV and V rapids. 

Accommodation

 
Hotel Mendoza (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 3Mendoza

Spend the day cycling through vineyards and stop at wineries en route to sample the world-famous Malbec. In the evening, wander the streets of bustling Mendoza.

 

 
Hands-On: Mendoza Cycling Wine Tour
 

Explore Mendoza wine country by bike, visit two different vineyards and wineries. Enjoy half a day of tastings, history, and wine culture, make sure to try the famous Malbec. Delight your tastebuds as you learn more about the region and the people who call Argentina home.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Mendoza (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 4Mendoza

Head out early and drive into the mountains; trek to Aconcagua base camp taking in views of the largest mountain in the Americas en route. 

The highest peak outside of the Himalayas, Aconcagua, stands 6962m (22841ft) tall. Located roughly 3hrs from Mendoza, Aconcagua Provincial Park is the start point of the trek to base camp. Head toward the heart of the Andes, trek through unique landscapes and take in breathtaking views of Aconcagua en route to base camp. 

 
Private Vehicle
Mendoza – Aconcagua Provincial Park3h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Aconcagua Base Camp Hike
Aconcagua Provincial Park5h-6h

Arrive in Aconcagua Provincial Park and start the trek toward the immense mountain towering above. The first half of the trek winds uphill through a deep valley, reaching 3400m (11,200 ft), stop along the way to take in the spectacular views of the neighbouring Andes. During the trekking season, base camp will be filled with mountaineers preparing to climb Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas. 

 
Private Vehicle
Aconcagua Provincial Park – Mendoza3h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Mendoza (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5Mendoza

Enjoy a free day to explore Mendoza before taking an overnight bus to Bariloche.

 

 
Free Time
Mendoza

Get a handle on Argentine cooking, try out a few more wines or hang out at a local café. 

 
Overnight bus
Mendoza – San Carlos de Bariloche16h

Curl up and catch a snooze en route to the next stop.

Optional Activities - Day 5

Whitewater Rafting Mendoza
Mendoza

Whitewater raft down the Mendoza River, one of the best places for rafting in Argentina. While most of the year the river is calm, in the summer the melting snow from the Andes streams into the river, creating Class IV and V rapids. 

 
Cooking Class
Mendoza

Visit a popular winery and enjoy a cooking class followed by gourmet lunch. Learn how to prepare empanadas and ¨carnes asadas¨ (grilled meat) and other dishes made from fresh meat and produce grown right in Mendoza. Good food, great wine. Who needs anything more?

Day 6San Carlos de Bariloche

Take the day to explore Bariloche, an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true in the Lake District of Argentina. Go for a hike along the Bella Vista trail, relax by Nahuel Huapi Lake or wander the streets and pop into artisanal chocolate shops.

Towering snow-capped peaks surround Lake Nahuel Huapi, creating the perfect photo at every turn, it's hard to deny that Bariloche is a photographer's paradise. There is plenty to see and do no matter the season. Winter draws skiers and snowboarders from near and far to carve through the excellent snow cover. In summer, hikers and mountain bikers abound taking advantage of the many trails to explore in the area. If that's not enough, Bariloche is Argentina's chocolate capital offering chocolate of all kinds to delight the senses. 

 
Free Time
San Carlos de Bariloche

Get out and explore this stunning national park!

Optional Activities - Day 6Accommodation

 
Soft Hotel (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 7San Carlos de Bariloche

Depart early in the morning for whitewater rafting on Class III/IV rapids. Enjoy the thrilling ride and navigate down the river to the Chilean border. En route stop for a traditional barbecue lunch before returning to Bariloche.

 

 
Bariloche Whitewater Rafting
San Carlos de Bariloche

Grab a paddle, strap on your helmet, and head down the Class III/IV rapids of the mighty Monso River towards the Chilean border. Take a rest from paddling and take in the beautiful scenery around the emerald waters before rewarding your hard work with an “Asado Patagónico” (Patagonian barbecue). 

Accommodation

 
Soft Hotel (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch

Day 8San Carlos de Bariloche/El Chaltén

Fly to El Calafate and continue by bus to El Chaltén and Glacier National Park. En route, marvel at the towering Andean mountains. 

 

 
Plane
San Carlos de Bariloche – El Calafate1h45m-2h

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.

 
Private Van with Wi-fi
El Calafate – El Chaltén4h

Stretch out, unwind, and check your messages aboard our private, wi-fi-equipped ride.

Accommodation

 
Hosteria El Paraiso (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 9El Chaltén

Enjoy a full-day guided hike to Laguna de los Tres and if the weather cooperates, a clear view of the Fitz Roy peaks. En route, take in the gradual changes in terrain from tree covered trails to exposed alpine landscapes. 

Laguna de los Tres is the most popular trek in El Chaltén and for good reason. On a clear day, the view of Cerro Fitz Roy and the sparking teal lake below are spectacular. The gradual start to the trek provides time to appreciate the stunning landscape and ease into the challenging trekking ahead. Although the 400m (1,312 ft) incline to reach the lake is taxing, the reward is well worth the effort. 

 
Glacier National Park Guided Hike
El Chaltén8h-9hFull Day

Enjoy a full day of hiking in Glacier National Park. See granite pinnacles spiraling upward from the third largest ice field on earth. Hike to Laguna de los Tres to fully appreciate majestic Cerro Fitz Roy/Chaltén (3,441m/11,290 ft) – it's probably the most famous and popular viewpoint of the mountain. 

Accommodation

 
Hosteria El Paraiso (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 10El Chaltén

Explore one of El Chaltén's many trekking routes. Opt to explore the Laguna Torre trail to spot the dramatic Cerro Torre, hike to Laguna Capri or head up to the Condor Mirador to enjoy great views of the town. 

 

 
Free Time
El Chaltén

Explore the region by foot and hike one of the many trails around El Chaltén.

Optional Activities - Day 10Accommodation

 
Hosteria El Paraiso (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 11El Chaltén/El Calafate

Jump into a raft and enjoy the thrilling ride through Glacier National Park. Watch the mountains fade into the distance and paddle down Class III rapids. Afterwards, head to the quaint little town of El Calafate, and opt for a hearty dinner to refuel. 

 

 
El Chaltén Whitewater Rafting
El Chaltén4h

Get ready to navigate Patagonia by raft and battle the Class III rapids. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and watch the landscape change from mountains peaks to vast canyons, but don't forget to paddle! 

 
Private Vehicle
El Chaltén – El Calafate3h-3h30m152km

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 12El Calafate

Enjoy free time and opt to cruise on beautiful Lake Argentino, take a leisurely hike to Laguna Nimez or explore the souvenir shops and restaurants in town. 

Home to the immense Perito Moreno Glacier, the quaint alpine town of El Calafate is the perfect base for exploring the nearby glaciers. Los Glaciares National Park, the most renowned in Argentina, was created in 1973 to preserve this vast glacial area encompassing the Upsala Glacier and the incredible Onelli Bay.

The main strip of this tiny town is lined with small wooden shops, browse for souvenirs, chocolates, or stop in one of the restaurants for a rest. 

 
Free Time
El CalafateFull Day

Enjoy free time to explore town and the surrounding area.

Optional Activities - Day 12Accommodation

 
Hosteria Posta Sur (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 13El Calafate

Travel to Perito Moreno Glacier for an included guided tour. Opt to take a boat ride on the lake to get a different view of the stunning landscape and marvel at how large the glacier is up close.

Argentino Lake, discovered in 1873, is the southernmost of the four water sheets produced by the Pleistocene Glaciation. With its fjords and fingers it covers 1,505km² (935 mi²), and is considered one of the most breathtaking lakes in the world.

The Perito Moreno Glacier is an imposing river of ice, 2.7km (1.7 mi) wide by 55m (180 ft) high, which descends from the continental ice field to the Canal de los Tempanos.

 

 
Perito Moreno Glacier Tour
Perito Moreno Glacier

Get out there and explore the natural wonder that is the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the world’s few “advancing” glaciers. Head to the southern end of Los Glaciares National Park, where Moreno's 60m (197 ft) wall of ice sporadically chokes off the narrow “Canal de los Tempanos” (Iceberg Channel) creating a natural ice dam, which eventually explodes in a dynamic display of force.

Optional Activities - Day 13

Perito Moreno Glacier Boat Tour
Perito Moreno Glacier
25USD per person

Embark in the floating dock in the south arm of Argentino Lake, and navigate along the Iceberg Channel towards the front wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier where most of the ice calving takes place. This boat trip, which lasts approximately one hour, is one of the most popular excursions and is not to be missed.

Accommodation

 
Hosteria Posta Sur (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 14El Calafate/Puerto Natales

Continue on to Puerto Natales, the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park. Explore the town, eat a hearty meal, and rest well for the 4-day hike ahead. 

Once a small fishing village, Puerto Natales is now a hub of adventure enthusiasts itching to explore unforgettable Torres del Paine NP. 

Get any last-minute shopping done and rent all equipment needed for the hike. Extra gear not needed for the Paine hike can be stored at the hotel. 

 
Private Vehicle
El Calafate – Puerto Natales

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Free Time
Puerto Natales

Explore the coastal town of Puerto Natales at leisure, take in the views or wander through the streets.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Capitan Eberhard (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 15Puerto Natales/Torres del Paine National Park

Embark on a 4-day excursion within Torres del Paine NP, hiking the famous W Trek. Start the 62km (38.5 mi) route by trekking to the base of Las Torres to see the dramatic three towers and turquoise lagoon below.

 

 
W Trek (Day 1)
Las Torres Refuge – Laguna Amarga Refuge9h-10hFull Day16km

Hike through dense forest and mountain paths before making the ascent to the base of Las Torres. Trek for 4-5 hours there and another 4-5 hours back – it’s oh-so-worth it! Then, take a 30-min transfer to Refugio Laguna Amarga (along with the duffels) and camp nearby.

Accommodation

 
Refugio Laguna Amarga (or similar)
Mountain Refuge

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 16Laguna Amarga Refuge/Cuernos Refuge

Wake up surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and continue hiking along the W Trek, crossing Paine River and passing through grassy fields. Stop at Lake Nordenskjöld and snap a photo of the mountains reflecting in the lake before reaching the refuge. 

 

 
W Trek (Day 2)
Laguna Amarga Refuge – Cuernos Refuge5h-6hFull Day11km

Take in some amazing scenery on this stretch – light blue lakes contrast beautifully against the deep green forest. Test your endurance on a couple of uphill sections, but mainly enjoy a straightforward hiking day. Head to the spectacular campsite for the night near Cuernos Refuge. 

Accommodation

 
Albergue Los Cuernos (or similar)
Mountain Refuge

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 17Cuernos Refuge/Paine Grande Refuge

Hike to the French Valley lookout and take in the awe-inspiring views of the mountain range spreading across the national park. Marvel at the dramatic, contrasting greens and greys of the landscape. 

 

 
W Trek (Day 3)
Cuernos Refuge – Paine Grande Refuge8h-9hFull Day24km

Enjoy breakfast in Cuernos. Hike first to the Italian camp, then set out to the French Valley Mirador. Here, soak in views that are absolutely amazing! Get a great view of the fresh glacier, where it’s possible to see avalanches.

Accommodation

 
Lodge Paine Grande (or similar)
Mountain Refuge

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 18Paine Grande Refuge/Puerto Natales

Enjoy the final day of the W Trek that leads to Grey Lake and the lookout point for Grey Glacier. Admire the scale of this immense glacier and continue trekking to Lake Pehoé. Finish by taking a picturesque ferry ride across the lake and enjoy the sense of accomplishment. 

 

 
W Trek (Day 4)
Paine Grande Refuge – Grey Lake3h-4hMorning11km

Hike to Grey Lake viewpoint before ending the hike. Enjoy amazing views across the lake. Glacier Grey makes a stunning background. 

 
Boat
Lake Pehoé45m

Climb aboard and get your float on.

 
Private Vehicle
Lake Pehoé – Puerto Natales1h30m

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Capitan Eberhard (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch

Day 19Puerto Natales/Buenos Aires

Fly to Buenos Aires. Opt for a tango show and a final night out with the group. 

 

 
Flight
Puerto Natales – Buenos Aires

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.

Optional Activities - Day 19

Tango Dinner Show
Buenos Aires
80USD per person

Discover the passion of tango. Watch the pros step and slide around the dance floor while you dine on a traditional Argentine dinner. Get lost in the music, savour the sensuality, and see why this traditional dance continues to ignite the senses of locals and visitors alike.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Dazzler San Telmo (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 20Buenos Aires

Depart at any time.

 

 
Departure Day
 

Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

Optional Activities - Day 20

Buenos Aires Bike Tour
Buenos Aires
450-600ARS per person

Experience this vibrant city cruising around on a bicycle with a local Argentine. Bike, helmet, knowledgeable tour guide, they've got it all taken care of, just come along for the ride and take in the many historical sights on offer. Choose to explore the South and discover Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and the working class neighbourhoods where Tango was born. Or, explore the North and discover grand, leafy, parks, the famed Recoleta cemetery, European architecture and some of Buenos Aires' wealthier neighbourhoods. 

 
Buenos Aires Guided City Tour
Buenos Aires

Enjoy a guided tour exploring beautiful, vibrant Buenos Aires. Be introduced to historic sites and districts, including Plaza de Mayo where Eva Peron's famed balcony presides over the square. See La Boca and San Telmo's colourful street life, painted houses, and the famed Recoleta Cemetery.

 
La Boca Neighbourhood Visit
Buenos Aires
20-100ARS per person

Visit La Boca to soak in the vibrancy of the barrio’s brightly coloured buildings and El Caminito (a cobblestone street lined with artist studios that’s often used as an impromptu setting for tango performances). Or, if lucky, catch a match at fabled La Bombonera, the home stadium of the Boca Juniors’ fútbol club (the crowd's excitement is electric!).

 
Teatro Colón Tour
Buenos Aires
250ARS per person

Explore this stunning opera house on a guided tour and find out why it is voted one of the best acoustic venues in the world. 

Meals included:

 Breakfast

 

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