5 days in Argentina (Ushuaia & Calafate)
This 5-day tour of Patagonia Argentina begins in Ushuaia and continues in El Calafate. It will take you to travel the route of old estancias at the end of the world, you will discover the customs and traditions of the gaucho, you will walk along the trails of the Tierra del Fuego National Park and its incredible millenary forests. In El Calafate you will enjoy a typical country day in a estancia, where you will enjoy a typical Argentine barbecue to end the day sailing at the foot of the famous Perito Moreno Glacier. An experience impossible to forget.ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Ushuaia- Excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park Stop At:
Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, Avenida Gral San Martin 1395, Ushuaia V9410BGA Argentina
Arrival to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon you will part of a half day small-group guided excursion to the breathtaking Tierra del Fuego National Park, with its dramatic scenery, waterfalls, forests, mountains and glaciers including parts of the Fagnano and Roca lakes. The Senda Costera (Coastal Path), connecting Ensenada Bay to Lapataia Bay on Lago Roca, is a popular hiking trail within the park.
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Standard (***) hotel selected in Ushuaia.Day 2: Ushuaia - San Pablo Cape & Estancia RolitoStop At:
Cabo San Pablo Ruta Complementaria A, Ushuaia V9420 Argentina
In the morning a transfer will pick you up from your hotel and take you to a new adventure to discover some of the unique pearls buried in this land. You will appreciate Lake Escondido, the little town of Tolhuin and by midday we come to the Provincial Route “A”, where we take a gravel road heading toward the Atlantic Ocean and the San Pablo Cape. At this point, we hike up to an isolated mountain with an abandoned lighthouse at the end. There, you will appreciate the Desdemona, an abandoned ship for almost 40 years ago. Later, we continue to the Estancia Rolito; a lovely ranch that keeps the spirit of a family business based on sheep farming tradition. You can also take some time to walk around part of the gorgeous 500-hectare ancient lenga forest, taking thick green pathways, visit the shearing shed, where there are already some wool bales from the first shearing. Transfer back to your hotel after having enjoyed a unique experience.
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Standard (***) hotel selected in Ushuaia.Day 3: Flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate, transfer to the hotel and free dayStop At:
El Calafate, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for a flight to El Calafate. Transfer to the hotel in town. Free day to explore the city.
Duration: 1 day
Accommodation included: Standard (***) hotel selected.Day 4: El Calafate – Visit to a local Estancia & Navigation to the Perito Moreno Glacier Stop At:
Perito Moreno National Park, Perito Moreno Argentina
You'll have an early start today for drive across the old estancias road on a small-group excursion. The guide will explain you about the rural life of the Patagonian farms and the indigenous influence. Then, you will arrive to the Estancia and enjoy a typical barbecue with the best wines of the country (included)
After lunch, we´ll navigate the South and Rico arms of Lake Argentino and disembark at Las Monedas beach for a walk in the wood (low level of difficulty). After sailing again you will reach the Perito Moreno Glacier. It is an enormous ice mass covering a 250 square km area and is one of the most wonderful glaciers in the world.
It is easy to approach the front of the glacier by walking along the footbridges (free time, around 2 hours)
Return to El Calafate during the evening by minibus.
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Standard (***) hotel selected.Day 5: End of the trip. Transfer to the airportStop At:
El Calafate Airport, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
After your breakfast you will be transferred to the airport.
Duration: 3 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 5 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Ushuaia Airport, V9401 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.