Best of Patagonia

Trek across Perito Moreno glacier, explore the magnificent Torres del Paine National Park, and marvel at the majesty of the most extraordinary mountain clusters on earth .

Detailed Itinerary:



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Day 1: Arrival in Buenos Aires

Arrival in Buenos Aires, Guided Buenos Aires Tour, Best of Patagonia Expedition Begins
  • Arrival in Buenos Aires to begin your Patagonia Expedition.
  • Lunch and afternoon Buenos Aires Tour featuring visits to the cities most famous historical sites.
  • Evening dinner and wine tasting at La Cava de El Querandi Wine Club (Note: Tango dancing at a local milonga available upon request).
Overnight: Legado Mitico

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Day 2: Arrival in Patagonia, Route 40 to El Chalten

Domestic Flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, Private Transfer to El Chalten via Estancia La Leona
  • Morning transfer to the airport in Buenos Aires for your flight to Patagonia (Note: Domestic airfare is not included for Patagonia Expeditions).
  • Pickup from airport in El Calafate and private transfer to El Chalten via Argentina’s famous Route 40 (Ruta Cuarenta).
  • Stop on the way at the famous La Leona fort where Butch Cassidy once resided during his exile in Argentina.
  • If weather permits, enjoy a fascinating view of Mount Fitz Roy from Route 40.
  • Check-in at park headquarters and evening dinner at La Tapera in El Chaltén.
Overnight: Don Los Cerros

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Day 3: Hikes in Los Glaciares National Park

Enjoy a Fitz Roy Trek in Los Glaciares National Park with a Local Expert
  • Meet your expert guide in the morning for a guided Fitz Roy trek to Laguna de los Tres, renowned as one of Patagonia’s best day hikes and undoubtedly one of the highlights of your Patagonia Expedition.
  • After a full day exploring backcountry trails in Los Glaciares National Park, return to El Chaltén in the early evening.
  • Dinner on your own in El Chalten.
Overnight: Don Los Cerros

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Day 4: Hikes in Los Glaciares National Park

Trek Patagonia’s Most Beautiful Trails with a Local Expert, Savor Breathtaking Views of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre
  • Meet with your private guide in the morning for a full-day of backcountry Patagonia hikes in El Chalten. With the expertise of your local guide, you will discover lesser-know trails and enjoy incredible views of Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre.
  • Spend your last evening in El Chalten relaxing and eating dinner at the restaurant of your choice.
Overnight: Don Los Cerros

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Day 5: Route 40 to El Calafate

Transfer to El Calafate, Enjoy a Private Tour of Patagonia’s Glaciarium Ice Museum
  • Your Patagonia Expedition continues with a morning shuttle transfer from El Chaltén to El Calafate.
  • In the afternoon, learn about Patagonian glaciers during a private tour of Patagonia’s Glaciarium Ice Museum.
  • Dinner on your own in El Calafate.
Overnight: Eolo

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Day 6: Perito Moreno Glacier Trek

Transfer to Los Glaciares National Park, Perito Moreno Glacier Trek with a Local Guide, Visit to Iceberg Channel, Return to El Calafate
  • Perito Moreno Ice Trekking Excursion with an expert guide (Note: You must be under 65 years of age for the Perito Merino Glacier Trek).
  • After the ice trekking excursion, embark on a Perito Moreno boat cruise on Lago Argentino and witness massive chunks of ice break free from South America’s largest glacier.
  • Return to your hotel in El Calafate in the afternoon.
  • Spend your evening exploring El Calafate and dining at the restaurant of your choice.
Overnight: Eolo

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Day 7: Transfer to Torres del Paine National Park

Proceed to Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia

  • Transfer from El Calafate to Torres del Paine National Park.
  • Picnic lunch near the Chilean border at Cancha Carrera border pass.
  • Mid-afternoon arrival at Patagonia Camp in Torres del Paine National Park.
Overnight: Patagonia Camp

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Day 8: Hikes in Torres del Paine National Park

Patagonia Hiking Excursions in Torres del Paine National Park
  • Select from a wide variety of Patagonia hiking and trekking excursions in Torres del Paine National Park. The eco lodge also offers Patagonia horseback riding excursions and nature tours as well.
  • In the evening, return to your yurt for a relaxing evening away from it all.
Overnight: Patagonia Camp

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Day 9: Hikes in Torres del Paine National Park

Patagonia Hiking Excursions in Torres del Paine National Park
  • Choose the Patagonia hiking or trekking excursion of your choice.
  • Spend your final evening overlooking Lake Toro and admiring magnificent views of the Cuernos de Paine and Torres del Paine National Park.
Overnight: Patagonia Camp

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Day 10: Best of Patagonia Expedition Ends

Transfer to the Airport, Best of Patagonia Expedition Formally Ends
  • Morning transfer to the airport in Punta Arenas, Chile, or El Calafate, Argentina, to catch your connecting flight.
  • Note: Optional visit to Magellanic penguin colony near Puerto Natales on the way.