11 days

Argentina Patagonia Round Trip

Experience the heart of Argentina on the round trip Patagonia

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What awaits you

Come with us on a unique adventure through Argentina's landscape and discover Patagonia on an exciting round trip. As the eighth largest country, Argentina has a lot to offer and Patagonia in particular makes the heart of the adventure traveler beat faster. Countless hiking opportunities, a diversity of blooming nature, snow-capped glaciers, Magellanic penguins on the coasts, crystal clear mountain lakes, local estancias and much more is waiting to be discovered by you on our Patagonia group tour.
Travel duration
11 days
Price p. person
from 2399?
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Roundtrip Argentina: Travel Details

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You have the option to book your flights separately or simply add them to your trip in the booking process. If you book your flight separately, please plan your arrival so that you arrive around afternoon to start our Patagonia adventure together in the evening.

After landing in El Calafate (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina) after your long journey, you can relax and our transfer will take you to your first hotel. When you arrive in the morning, you will have time to have a look around El Calafate, the starting point to Los Glaciares National Park, freshen up or enjoy a short nap. In the evening you will meet your adventure partners. During a first dinner together you can get to know each other a bit, exchange your expectations for the coming days or look forward together to the experiences you will gain.

Catering: dinner

Transportation: Airport transfer (approx. 20km/30 min.)

Accommodation: Edenia Hoteles

Already on the first full day we will go to the Los Glaciares National Park, where we will marvel at the famous Perito Moreno Glacier. During a boat trip at the foot of the glacier we will have the opportunity to get very close to it, where the unimaginable size of this glacier becomes really clear. If we are lucky, we can watch the glacier calving and witness a piece of ice as big as a skyscraper falling with a thunderous roar onto the calm water, creating a tidal wave and falling back to its original state. If this is not enough for you, you have an optional chance to go trekking on the glacier.

Catering: Breakfast

Transportation: private transfer (approx. 80km/1,5 hrs.)

Accommodation: Edenia Hoteles

Today our round trip takes us to the vastness of Patagonia! On the local estancia we will follow in the footsteps of the Argentine cowboys, after being welcomed with traditional mate, chocolate, tea and small tasty bites. Accompanied by explanations about the history, the place but also the typical activities on an estancia, we will enjoy guided hikes to Lago Argentino, sheep herds as well as insights into wool production. On horseback we will discover the unique landscape of Patagonia and see the beautiful scenery of Lago Argentino, the Andes, the Centinela and the wonderful flora and fauna of the Patagonian steppe. This experience is rounded off with a traditional asado dinner in the evening.

Catering: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Transportation: private transfer (approx. 21km/25 min.)

Accommodation: Edenia Hoteles

After an invigorating breakfast, we will head to the north of Los Glaciares National Park, stopping in El Chalten. Before we start our trekking tour for the next two days, you will have the opportunity to explore the nearby hiking trails, go for a bike ride through the terrain, visit a spar or just put your feet up and let the idyll of the surrounding nature work its magic on you.

Catering: Breakfast

Transportation: private transfer (approx. 215km/3,5 hrs.)

Accommodation: Hotel Kalenshen

On the way to Laguna de los Tres we cross several vegetation levels and start in a dense coniferous forest characterized by lengas, so-called false and southern beech trees, which grow randomly in every direction. Right at the beginning we can admire several glaciers: Marconi, Eléctrico, Cagliero and in the distance, the Vespignani glacier.

As soon as the forest clears, the peaks of Saint Exupéry, Poincenot, Fitz Roy, Mermoz and Guillaumet already rise up to the sky in all their glory. Within an hour we climb the last meters to Laguna de los Tres and are rewarded with the unmistakable view of the majestic Fitz Roy.

After a short rest we start the descent and pass crystal clear streams, impressive landscapes, make two more short stops at Laguna Sucia and Laguna Capri. After this eventful day you can review the day in town with a homemade beer or a piece of cake, what do you think?

Catering: Breakfast

Transportation: private transfer (approx. 20km/45 min.), hike: (approx. 17km/5 hrs.)

Accommodation: Hotel Kalenshen

Today another day in Los Glaciares National Park and Patagonia's beautiful nature awaits us. Our hike today starts from our hotel and is less demanding compared to yesterday, but just as impressive. Today we will enjoy the view of Mt. Torre, Mt. Solo, the Aldea mountain range as well as several glaciers. During the hike, several glacier landscapes are waiting to be discovered by us, but also the Ñire and Lehenga forests form great viewpoints.

There is also the possibility of visiting the De Agostini campsite, which has been used as a base for some of the world's most famous mountaineers.

In the evening we return to El Calafate, which will be our base for tomorrow.

Catering: Breakfast

Transportation: Hike: (approx. 20km/6 hrs.), private transfer (approx. 215km/3.5 hrs.)

Accommodation: Edenia Hoteles

Before breakfast it is time to pack our bags: Pack your bags, because after the first meal of the day our transfer is waiting for us. From the airport in El Calafate we will go to Ushuaia in the Tierra del Fuego region, probably the southernmost point of Latin America and also known as "The End of the World".

After settling in comfortably at the hotel, we will depart for Ushuaia's pier and will explore the Beagle Channel. As we sail out, we can enjoy the panoramic view of Ushuaia's coastline and the most important buildings such as the Maritime Museum, the Fin el Mundo Museum, and the Olivia and Cinco Hermanos mountains.

A variety of creatures await us on the island of Los Lobos, where sea lions in particular are very present. In contrast, on Los Pajaros we find mainly Magellanic and Imperial cormorants. Before returning, the route of our tour leads to Les Eclaireurs lighthouse, which owes its name to the surrounding archipelago of the same name.

Catering: Breakfast

Transportation: Airport transfer (approx. 20km/30 min), flight (564km/1,5 hrs), airport transfer (8km/15 min), boat trip(approx. 4,5 hrs)

Accommodation: Hotel Cap Polonio

Today we have the opportunity to survey the beauty of Tierra del Fuego (Tierra del Fuego) National Park, while this day has some activities in store. The trekking starts via the coastal path and takes us 7km through abandoned settlements and a dreamlike and diverse flora and fauna, influenced by the Beagle Channel. We will rest at Lago Roca before continuing on our way in canoes. We will go to Lapataia Bay in the Beagle Channel, where the Panamericana and Route Nacional No. 3 meet - a unique natural spectacle.

Catering: Breakfast, Lunch

Transportation: private transfer (8km/15 min.), hiking (approx. 7km/3 hrs.), canoe trip: (7km/ 1 hr.)

Accommodation: Hotel Cap Polonio

Also today we spend part of the day in the immediate vicinity of the water - only today we keep our feet dry. With the Land Rover we drive through the imposing Andes, where Mount Olivia and Mount Cinco Hermanos reveal themselves in their full splendor. On our way we cross the impressive Cabajal Valley, where the oldest traces of the ice age can be found.

Paso Garibaldi offers a phenomenal view of the surrounding area, where Lake Escondidi and Lake Khami already appear. A short walk is enough to get some fresh air and be able to fully immerse ourselves in the beauty of the ancient trees of the dense forest.

Catering: Breakfast, Lunch

Transportation: Land Rover Defender (320km/3.5 hrs.)

Accommodation: Hotel Cap Polonio

We start our last full day in Patagonia with breakfast before heading to Andorra Valley. On the hike we can admire the flora and fauna and the great variety of birds, plants and creatures of the national park one last time. Our destination today, the Témpanos Lagoon offers a beautiful view over the Vinciguerra Glacier, which is the ideal setting for a delicious snack with a hot drink. In the evening we will have our last dinner together, where we can reminisce about the last ten days.

Catering: Breakfast, Snacks, Dinner

Transportation: private transfer (5km/10 min.), hike (approx. 12km/4 hrs.)

Accommodation: Hotel Cap Polonio

The last time we open our eyes in Patagonia, before we, after a last breakfast, make our way to the airport. Now we have to say goodbye to our new friends and this beautiful region. Remember the great moments you had here and look forward to your next adventure, because it's coming for sure.

Catering: Breakfast

Transportation: Airport transfer (approx. 7km/15 min.)

If you book your flights separately, you can flexibly plan your return flight on the day of departure.

We'd love to have you back for the next adventure!

Your Guide

Katia is one of our great guides, but it is possible that another equally great guide will accompany you on your trip. In your TripLegend WhatsApp group, you will find out who your guide will be before the trip starts and you can even contact him/her in advance:
Hello, I'm Katia, born and raised in the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia - Tierra del Fuego. I graduated from the University of Tierra del Fuego and I enjoy being a guide in my home country. I am very proud of my work, because this area teaches and challenges me every day. Besides being a guide, I am passionate about mountaineering and enjoy pursuing outdoor activities such as trekking, climbing and biking on my days off. I look forward to welcoming you to Patagonia and sharing with you the myths, origins and stories of this unique region.
See you soon!

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Important information

How are you doing with travel in times of Corona?

If the trip cannot take place due to Covid, you can rebook for another date or trip free of charge or get your money back. Feel free to check our page Covid safe travelwhere we have collected some FAQ around the topic.

Do you offer trip cancellation insurance?

Should you not be able to fly for health reasons, there is a Travel cancellation insurancee.g. from HanseMerkur, which (also) covers a covid infection before the start of the trip.

Can I arrive earlier or leave later?

You can individually plan a few days in advance or add a few days to all our trips, as it suits you best. Of course, we are also happy to give you tips for accommodation!

With whom do I share a double room?

By default, you will share a double room with a person of the same sex, but you are also welcome to book a single room.

What does your collaboration with local partners look like in concrete terms?

For us, supporting locals means working only with local guides, staying in local, family-run hotels, and eating at local restaurants. We often have a social/environmental cause that we incorporate into our trips (from volunteering at a wildlife rescue center in Namibia to the support of Buddhist monks in Nepal in their daily work or visiting a school in a Soviet ghost town in Kyrgyzstan and bringing soccer balls, books, pens, etc.).

General information

Please note that the itinerary, activities and hotels may be subject to change. These changes may occur without notice due to availability, inclement weather, seasonal changes, or other circumstances beyond our control. We will always do our best to ensure that this has little or no impact on your experience.

Your travel highlights

  • Welcome dinner on the first day
  • Boat trip on Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Estancia stay incl. guided tour, horseback riding & traditional asado dinner
  • Guided hikes to Laguna des los Tres & Laguna Torre
  • Boat trip in the Beagle Channel incl. harbor tax
  • 4×4 Off-Road Tour to Lake Escondido & Lake Khami
  • Canoe tour in Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • Guided trekking tour to Vinciguerra glacier
  • Entrance tickets to Los Glaciares & Tierra del Fuego National Park

Catering

  • 10x breakfast
  • 3x lunch/lunch boxes
  • 3x dinner
  • 1x snacks
Accommodation
(These or comparable accommodations)
  • 4x nights in Hotel Edenia
  • 4 x overnight stay at Hotel Cap Polonio
  • 2 x overnight stay in Hotel Kalenshen
Transport
  • Transportation during the trip
  • Airport transfer on the day of arrival and departure

If the airport transfer is needed on another day, we can arrange it for you for an extra fee.

Other included services
  • English speaking guide
  • Detailed vaccination and packing list (PDF)
  • 110% CO2 offset for flight and travel
  • 1 tree planted per person
  • 24/7 Whatsapp support through TripLegend before and during the trip
Before the trip
Upgrades
  • Supplement single room per person (900?)
Info: By default, you share a double room with a person of the same sex traveling with you.
On site
  • Meals not mentioned (plan for approx. 200?) and lunch boxes on day 2, 5 & 6 (per lunch box approx. 25?)
  • Tips (Recommended: 20? per guide & 10? per driver per destination)
  • Personal expenses
  • Airport transfer on another date (El Chalafate 55?, Ushuaia 60?)

Optional activities

  • Perito Moreno Glacier Trekking (approx. 250?)
  • Extra night El Calafate
    • Single room: 100? p.p.
    • Double room: 50? p.p.
  • Extra night El Chalten
    • Single room: 120? p.p.
    • Double room: 60? p.p.
  • Extra night Ushuaia
    • Single room: 180? p.p.
    • Double room: 90 p.p.
  • Early Check-In El Calafate
    • Single room: 50? p.p.
    • Double room: 25? p.p.

Optional programs

  • 3 days/2 nights Buenos Aires program (price on request)
You have the option to book your round trip both with and without included flight. If necessary, you can easily add your flights for the Argentina round trip in the booking process. All our selected flights are operated by renowned airlines.

Please note that the itinerary, activities and hotels may be subject to change. These changes may occur without notice due to availability, inclement weather, seasonal changes, or other circumstances beyond our control. We will always do our best to ensure that this has little or no impact on your experience.

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