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Patagonia & Andes between Santiago & Ushuaia
Explore the incredible landscapes on this journey from Santiago to Ushuaia. From the magnificent Los Glaciares National Park to the iconic W-trail, all whilst travelling in a purpose built Dragoman overland truck.
- Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
- Duration: 23 days/22 nights
- Starts in: Santiago
Guide Price £1540
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Cerro Castillo National Reserve
- El Calafate
- Torres del Paine National Park
Day 1 Santiago, Chile
Arrive in Santiago and explore this cosmopolitan and energetic capital before meeting your fellow travellers in the evening.
Days 2-4 Santiago to Pucon
Travel to the town of Pucon, set in the beautiful Lake District of Chile. Spend days three and four exploring the area on a range of optional tours, such as trekking on the nearby snow-capped volcano of Mount Villarica.
Day 5 Pucon to Bariloche, Argentina
Travel overland across the picturesque Andes into Argentina in your purpose built Dragoman truck, a great way to travel through the Patagonian countryside.
Day 6 Bariloche
Enjoy a day at leisure, perhaps take in the alpine surroundings on an optional horse riding and mountain biking excursion.
Days 7-8 Bariloche to Puyuhuapi, Chile
Cross back over the border and travel the famous Carretera Austral, one of the most stunning roads in South America. The following day, continue through the Chilean Fjords to Queluat National Park. If time allows take an optional walk to see the hanging Colgante Glacier.
Days 9-10 Puyuhuapi to Cerro Castillo National Reserve
Travel through the magnificent scenery of Cerro Castillo National Reserve. On day 10, journey through the wild plains of Patagonia before spending the night wilderness camping.
Days 11-13 Cerro Castillo National Reserve to El Chalten, Argentina
Journey overland to the truly magnificent Los Glaciers National Park. Take two full days to experience a range of optional activities from horse riding to glacier trekking.
Days 14-15 El Chalten to El Calafate
This morning, drive through the incredible scenery to El Calafate, spending the afternoon at leisure. On day 15, enjoy a full day guided visit to the stunning Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most spectacular sights in Patagonia.
Day 16 El Calafate to Torres del Paine NP, Chile
Travel to one of the most outstanding areas of beauty in Chile as you arrive at Torres del Paine National Park.
Days 17-20 Torres del Paine NP
Following a night spent in a stunning lakeside campsite, take a catamaran across Lake Pehoe and walk to Glacier Grey. The next few days is a real highlight as you trek part of the W-trail while camping en route. Enjoy some free time over the next couple of days to explore Torres del Paine National Park and perhaps partake in some optional excursions.
Day 21 Torres del Paine NP to Tierra del Fuego
Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin as you spend the day travelling south, crossing the infamous Magellan Straits of Tierra del Fuego by ferry, before a night wilderness camping.
Day 22 Tierra del Fuego to Ushuaia, Argentina
Travel to the world’s southernmost town, Ushuaia. Set in a wide bay and bordered by mountains, it makes for the perfect setting for a final night with your fellow travellers.
Day 23 Ushuaia
Say goodbye to South America as your tour comes to an end.
Optional Excursions:Payable locally through your Tour Leader
Horse riding and mountain biking in Bariloche
Trek the snow-capped volcano of Mount Villarica
Boat trip beneath the Perito Moreno Glacier
Departs:Selected departures Oct-Dec 2019, Jan-Apr & Oct-Dec 2020.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 12 nights hostel accommodation, 8 nights camping with facilities & 2 nights wilderness camping
- Experienced tour leader
- 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches & 10 dinners
- International flights
- A compulary kitty payment of USD1000 must be paid locally
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