Patagonia explorer holiday, 9 days

“A trip of exciting contrasts, busy Buenos Aires and breathtaking southern Patagonia, exploring by land and sea, on a nine day adventure.”

Highlights

Buenos Aires walking tour | 'Four Balconies of Buenos Aires' tour | fly to Ushuaia | Tierra del Fuego National Park | Beagle Channel | optional: End of the World train excursion | El Calafate | Los Los Glaciares National Park | Perito Moreno Glacier nautical safari | catamaran ride on Lago Argentino | estancia visit and 4x4 trip

Description of Patagonia explorer holiday, 9 days

This Patagonia explorer holiday combines Buenos Aires with two of the most captivating areas of southern Patagonia - Tierra del Fuego and Los Glaciares National Park. On your first day in Buenos Aires you will enjoy a walking tour of this lively and cosmopolitan city. On the following day you will dig a little deeper on our exclusive 'Four Balconies of Buenos Aires' tour that will take you to the 4 most iconic spots in the city. On Day 3 you will fly to Ushuaia in the southernmost part of Argentina. From here you will explore Tierra del Fuego National Park and navigate the Beagle Channel. Fly to El Calafate, gateway to Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park. On one day you will navigate by boat along the front wall of this breathtaking and magnificent Natural Wonder of the World. The next day you will take a catamaran ride on Lago Argentino, past icebergs and the massive Upsala Glacier to the famous Patagonian Estancia Cristina. From the estancia you will take a 4X4 vehicle trip up to the mountains for some of the most beautiful views anywhere. After your southern Patagonia adventure you will fly back to Buenos Aires for your final night. We can arrange a visit to the famous San Telmo Market where shopping and street food abound.

During this trip you will have some time to explore on your own. Please ask us about all our add-on options, we will be happy to help you plan your trip.

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This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Responsible tourism: Patagonia explorer holiday, 9 days

Environment

We believe tourism should be educational and sustainable, as well as entertaining. We designed this trip to contribute minimal impact to the local environment with positive benefits to the local communities.

All guides follow strict “green ethics”. Reusable water bottles are provided in an effort to encourage less waste and discourage the need for plastic throw-away bottles. All of our guides provide clear and committed instructions for interacting with nature and wildlife with efforts to preserve and leave undisturbed the beauty for generations to enjoy.

All activities and excursions on this itinerary are ecologically responsible and low-impact. Our ‘Four Balconies of Buenos Aires’ tour is featured as a walking tour. On our Perito Moreno minitrekking excursion, our clients leave only crampon marks and take only photographs. Guides always practice ‘Leave No Trace’ ethics and give clear and committed instructions for interacting with nature and wildlife with efforts to preserve and leave undisturbed the beauty for generations to enjoy.

Community

Sustainable tourism should improve the lives of local people. This ensures growth to the local economy and support to the community.

Hotels selected for this trip are locally-owned and operated and share our environmental approach and beneficially involve the local people. They practice ethical business standards and are committed to environmental preservation.

By visiting local markets our clients will be helping the economy of the town. All guides are from Argentina and mostly local citizens of each area, which means that our travelers will be learning first hand information while helping the local comunity. Tours in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia and El Calafate are integrated with the municipality, neighborhoods, associations or organizations in the local areas, helping support different activities that promote the region, such as shows, sponsorships, and meetings in addition to supporting new housing projects, community centers and schools. The Buenos Aires city tour is operated in cooperation with local restaurants, shops, galleries.

As members of the IGLTA (International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association), we promise to only work with partners and guides who are conscious and conscientious of the various backgrounds of our globally diverse travelers.

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