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 14

 

Itinerary

Day 1Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.

As there are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting, check into the hotel and enjoy the city. Opt to visit the districts of La Boca, Recoleta, and San Telmo or catch a tango show.

Booking pre or post trip accommodation is highly recommended to fully experience this vibrant city.

 
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)

 

Day 2Buenos Aires/El Chaltén

Fly to El Calafate and continue by bus to El Chaltén within Glacier National Park, marvel at the Andean mountains en route. Enjoy some free time in town or head out on a short hike.

Fly south to the province of Santa Cruz and the town of El Calafate before transferring overland to El Chaltén. Often referred to as the trekking capital of Argentina, El Chaltén is the gateway to Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torres, two of the most beautiful peaks in Patagonia. 

Enjoy free time to warm up for the upcoming trek, opt to take a short hike to a nearby lookout or explore around town.

 
Plane
Buenos Aires – El Calafate3h30m

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

The luggage restrictions for all Aerolineas Argentinas flights are 15kg for checked baggage and 5kg for carry-ons. No organic food is allowed as Patagonia is a protected area. Bags will be checked upon arrival in El Calafate.

 
Private Vehicle
El Calafate – El Chaltén3h-3h30m

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

 
Free Time
El ChalténAfternoon

Head out into the national park and start exploring beautiful Patagonia. 

Optional Activities - Day 2

Laguna Nimez
El Calafate
100ARS per person

Visit Laguna Nimez Reserve, a bird sanctuary protecting prime avian habitat. Spot flamingos, upland geese, silvery grebe, red-gartered coots and many other species found in the area. 

 
Cruise on Argentino Lake
Lago Argentino
200ARS per person

Come aboard for a scenic boat cruise on lovely Argentino Lake. Enjoy beautiful scenery and the natural beauty of icebergs and glaciers as you cruise along.

 
Upsala Glacier and Onelli Bay Excursion
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

Enjoy amazing vistas on excursions to the Upsala and Onelli glaciers located in Los Glaciares National Park. Be amazed by the glaciers' beauty and magnificence - Upsala is one of South America’s largest glaciers. 

 
Viedma Glacier Boat Trip
Lago Viedma
1050ARS per person

Enjoy a boat trip on Lake Viedma with a close-up view of Viedma Glacier -- it's a relaxing way to take in the gorgeous scenery.

 
Viedma Glacier Hike
Ventisquero Viedma
2475ARS per person

Enjoy a boat ride out to the glacier then head out on foot to explore the majestic beauty of the Viedma Glacier, a valley glacier in Glacier National Park. Have an unforgettable, up-close experience of this amazing natural wonder.

Accommodation

 
Hosteria El Paraiso (or similar)

Day 3El 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 4El 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 4


Cerro Torre Valley Hike
El Chaltén6h-7h

Hike through the Cerro Torre Valley (Los Glaciares National Park; grade: easy to moderate) to Torre Lake and Glacier for a close view, weather permitting, of the awesome spires that make up Cerro Torre (3,102m/10,178 ft) and its neighbours. A treacherous cap of ice known to climbers as “the mushroom” tops this slender needle of granite. Stop by the lake for some relaxation upon your return. 

 
Laguna Torre Hike
El Chaltén5h-6h

Enjoy easy hiking on this trek to Laguna Torre. Traverse glacial valleys, passing through serene beech forest, to arrive at awe-inspiring views of Cerro Torre’s peaks of granite and ice. 

Accommodation

 
Hosteria El Paraiso (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 5El 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 6El 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 6

Laguna Nimez
El Calafate
100ARS per person

Visit Laguna Nimez Reserve, a bird sanctuary protecting prime avian habitat. Spot flamingos, upland geese, silvery grebe, red-gartered coots and many other species found in the area. 

 
Upsala Glacier and Onelli Bay Excursion
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

Enjoy amazing vistas on excursions to the Upsala and Onelli glaciers located in Los Glaciares National Park. Be amazed by the glaciers' beauty and magnificence - Upsala is one of South America’s largest glaciers. 

 
Cruise on Argentino Lake
Lago Argentino
200ARS per person

Come aboard for a scenic boat cruise on lovely Argentino Lake. Enjoy beautiful scenery and the natural beauty of icebergs and glaciers as you cruise along.

 
Viedma Glacier Boat Trip
Lago Viedma
1050ARS per person

Enjoy a boat trip on Lake Viedma with a close-up view of Viedma Glacier -- it's a relaxing way to take in the gorgeous scenery.

 
Viedma Glacier Hike
Ventisquero Viedma
2475ARS per person

Enjoy a boat ride out to the glacier then head out on foot to explore the majestic beauty of the Viedma Glacier, a valley glacier in Glacier National Park. Have an unforgettable, up-close experience of this amazing natural wonder. 

Accommodation

 
Hosteria Posta Sur (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 7El 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 7

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 8El 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 9Puerto 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 10Laguna 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 11Cuernos 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 12Paine 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 13Puerto 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 13

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 14Buenos 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 14

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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