Your journey begins in the capital city of Buenos Aires, where you will receive your first introduction to this special country’s intriguing history and culture.
From Buenos Aires, fly south to El Calafate and become immersed in the beauty of the mountainous region.
Here, channel your inner explorer as you trek on the Perito Moreno Glacier and take in its vast, icy expanse from the boat as you sail to and from shore.
You will hike to scenic viewpoints of the various lagoons, bays, lakes, and rivers that grace the landscape of this precious National Park.
Visit Harberton Ranch, see the Magellan penguins on Martillo Island, and hike through a beech forest on Gable Island before leaving Ushuaia to embark on your 5-day cruise to Punta Arenas, Chile.
From the comfort of your luxury ship, enjoy the incredible sights of Cape Horn and the glaciers and mountains that make up this historical coastal route.
Arrive in Chile and head for Torres del Paine National Park where you will stay for the last 4 nights of your trip. At your Patagonian eco lodge, an exciting variety of day tours and excursions are available to you so that you may create your ideal way to explore this beautiful, world-famous National Park.
Lost World Adventures itineraries can be tailor-made according to your plans and preferences: budget, hotel selections, travel dates, optional excursions, length of trip, etc.
Upon arrival in Buenos Aires you will be greeted in the Arrivals Hall by your guide who will give you your first introduction to the country and drive you to your centrally-located Buenos Aires Hotel (Hotel Palo Santo or similar). See Suggested Alternate Hotels for optional upgraded hotel options
Today you will fly to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel (Hosteria Los Canelos or similar).
Morning departure to Los Glaciares National Park. The excursion begins at the pier located at “Bajo de las Sombras” Bay, where you will embark to cross Brazo Rico, reaching the southwest shore after 20 minutes of navigation beneath the southern wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier.
After disembarking, you will reach the shelter, where the guides organize the mini-trekking groups. During the trek over the glacier, you will appreciate lots of ice formations such as: cracks, drains, little lagoons, etc. Crampons will be used on this moderate hike.
The ice surface where you will walk is irregular, but firm and safe. At the end of the hike, you will go back to the shelter walking through the exuberant Magellan forest.
Return across the lake to the pier from where you will transfer 6 km to the catwalks in front of the Perito Moreno glacier from where you will have different and amazing views of the glacier.
*Minitrekking maximum age - 64 years. No age limit for Perito Moreno Glacier Navigation.
Day at leisure or for guided excursions. Click here for a menu of optional excursions.
Morning transfer to Torres del Paine National Park.
Overnight at Patagonia Camp. Located on the shore of Lake Toro just outside Torres del Paine National Park, in a region of extraordinary beauty, Patagonia Camp is the first luxury camp in Chile.
Surrounded by spectacular landscapes, ancient forests, lakes and turquoise-colored rivers, Patagonia Camp is the ideal palce to experience the rugged and wild Patagonia region, for combining nature and adventure with compfort and luxury.
The complex is made up of 18 yurts, comfortable independent tent domes surrounded by trees, all of which have a view of Lake Toro and the Paine Massif. Each yurt has a private bathroom, private terrace and heating. There is one building that serves as a restaurant, bar and lounge. All are connected by elevated walkways.
All meals and daily guided excursions are included with package price.
Days to explore the park on guided excursions. Click here for the menu of excursions.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport in Punta Arenas. Fly to Santiago de Chile and connect with your international departure.
|Price from||$2,775.00 per person, based on double occupancy|
Based on double occupancy for 2 travelers, reduced prices for parties of 3 or more.
Our travel agency organized our 18 day trip in November 2015 to Chile and Argentina. My wife and I traveled usually with a driver and a guide often in a private vehicle. We crossed the border 4 times starting in Santiago and ending in Torres del Paine.
- Dale D, November 2015