Exploring Patagonia

A luxury tailor-made adventure combining Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Chile and Argentina's Lake Districts

12 nights from £6,250 per person sharing, including accommodation, guides, flights and transfers
Best time to go: January to April and September to December

Starting in Buenos Aires, discover the vast and varied region of Argentina and Chile, cruise Patagonia from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas visiting the dazzling fjords and glaciers, before exploring magnificent Torres del Paine National Park. Tour Chile’s beautiful Lake District, crossing back into Argentina by catamaran, before finishing in Argentina's Lake District at Bariloche’s spectacular Llao Llao peninsula.

Days 1 & 2: Buenos Aires

On arrival in Buenos Aires after your overnight flight, you'll be met at the airport and driven to your luxury hotel: Four Seasons Buenos Aires (images below) set in the heart of the action in the exclusive La Recoleta district and your base for 2 nights. You'll have time for a swim or a restorative spa treatment before your private afternoon tour, visiting the Plaza de Mayo and the Metropolitan Cathedral. The next day you can explore at your own pace before dinner and a tango show at Esquina Carlos Gardel. 

Day 3: Ushuaia

Catch an early flight to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world and capital of Tierra del Fuego. After a brief sightseeing tour you board the Stella Australis for your maritime adventure aboard this luxurious expedition vessel.

Days 4 to 6: Cruising fjords, glaciers and channels of Patagonia

Daily excursions on your expedition through Patagonia vary depending on weather and conditions, but you're guaranteed to enjoy some truly spectacular scenery. You'll voyage to Cape Horn National Park, Walaia Bay, where you'll disembark and visit one of the most important indigenous sites of the region. At Garibaldi Fjord, you'll see the glacier and the snowfields of the Darwin Range. You can visit the remote beaches by zodiac, or trek inland.

Days 7: Punta Arenas

Magdalena Island is the final on your voyage, home to Magellan penguin, cormorant and other birds peacefully coexisting with sea lion. You'll have lunch at a restaurant before a scenic drive to Puerto Natales and your hotel for the next 3 nights: The Singular Patagonia, an ultra-cool design hotel set on the shores of Last Hope fjord.

Days 8 & 9: The Singular Patagonia

The Singular Patagonia is renowned not only for its location but also for the quality of its guides. Choose from a wide range of expeditions, including horse riding, trekking, kayaking, mountain biking and trips to the hotel's private reserves. Sail to Punta Jamon for views of the fjords, hike through Estancia la Cumbre at Sierra Baguales Ranch or do a full day trek in the Torres del Paine National Park.

Day 10: Punta Arenas to Puerto Montt

A short flight from Punta Arenas delivers you to Puerto Montt, the gateway to Chile's beautiful Lake District. You'll have a brief tour before settling into your hotel in Puerto Varas, just north of Puerto Montt. Hotel Cumbres is in a picturesque spot between the foot of Osorno volcano and the shores of Lake Llanquihue.

Day 11: Catamaran from Chile to Argentina

Your Patagonia tour continues through the Lake District, travelling in style by car and boat, crossing from Chile into Argentina. You'll enjoy the mountainous scenery and Patagonian cuisine on the way, boarding a catamaran for a cruise of Nahuel Huapi Lake. Afterwards you'll disembark and head to the Llao Llao Hotel in Bariloche, known as Little Switzerland. Llao Llao Hotel is your base for 2 nights at its magnificent lakeside setting, with a backdrop of mountains and ancient forests.

Days 12: Bariloche

Your final full day includes a sightseeing tour of Bariloche and the alpine landscapes of the Llao Llao Peninsula. You’ll also take a trip on the Cerro Campanario chairlift, which offers panoramic views of the valley below. But there's also time to treat yourself to a spa treatment or simply put your feet up and relax by the pool and enjoy the magnificent scenery.

Day 13: Patagonia to Santiago

After breakfast we’ll take you to Bariloche for the short flight to Buenos Aires, connecting with your flight home to London.

Time to Start Planning?

Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or complete the quick and easy form below. Our Latin America specialists look forward to arranging the perfect Patagonia adventure for you. Think of us as your private travel concierge, with expert knowledge, on-the-ground teams, ATOL protection and 24/7 support whilst you're away.

 

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