The five dramatic Patagonian provinces stretch from the ice fields and granite peaks of the Andes mountains to the rugged Atlantic coast, where southern right whales gather to breed. A nature lovers dream, its also home to the sizable Peninsula Valdes southern elephant seal colony and the worlds largest Magellanic penguin colony, located in the Punta Tombo reserve. At its tip, Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia, the globes southernmost city, are popular jumping-off points for Antarctic cruises. Day 1
Departure from the airport with destination: Ushuaia.
Reception and transfer to the assigned Hotel.
Rest of the day free to visit the commercial area and the coastal driveway of the most suthern city in the world.
Breakfast and tour to the Escondido lake in the Tierra del Fuego National Park, visiting Pipo river, Ensenada Bay, Roca lake, Black Lagoon and Lapataia Bay.
Return to the hotel.
In the afternoon there is an optional sailing tour along the Beagle Channel up to the Eclaireux lighthouse, Island of the Wolves and Island of the Birds.
Breakfast and optional tour to the Escondido Lake and Fagano lake , going through the Olivia river, Velo de la Novia waterfall ,Tierra Mayor Valley, de las Cotorras valley, Hambre Ranch.
From the Garibaldi Path we will have a spectacular view of the two lakes . We continue to the Fagano lake and the sawmill.
Return to the hotel. Free aftenoon.
We suggest visiting the del Presidio Museum, where the old jail, âCÃ rcel de Reincidentes â used to be and the Museum of the End of the World
USHUAIA - EL CALAFATE
Breakfast and transfer to El Calafate. Lodging. Rest of the day free to visit this picturesque spot.
Breakfast and whole day tour to the National Park Los Glaciares.
We will enter the National Park along the border of the Lago Argentino through the Brazo Rico ,Curva de los Suspiros and the Canal de los TÃ¨mpanos up to the view point of the Perito Moreno Glacier
Free time to go to the footbridge and admire the world famous glacier , the only one which is not in retreat In the afernoon we return to the hotel.
LAGO ARGENTINO Breakfast
Rest of day Free. We suggest visit to "Cuevas del Gualichu" (Gualichu cavern).
EL CALAFATE- TRELEW Breakfast and transfer to Trelew .
Reception and transfer to Puerto Madryn city (60 km.) Short sightseeing tour of the city and lodging in the chosen Hotel
Free afternoon to enjoy this coastal city
Breakfast and whole day tour to visit the Valdes Peninsula, to the reservoir in Punta Norte to see the sea elephants , we will also visit the seals habitat in Punta PirÃ mides at the harbour we will sail to watch the whales
View of the Island of the Birds.
Back to the hotel
Breakfast and optional tour to the penguins habitat at the Pinguinera de Punta Tombo and the Inferior Valley of the Chubut river, visiting Trelew, Rawson and Gaiman where you can enjoy the famous teas with Welsh cakes
PUERTO MADRYN-TRELEW-BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast and transfer to the Trelew airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires