Welcome Argentina and Chile across the lakes
15 Days/12 Nights
Itinerario de viaje por la región de los lagos, con un paisaje similar al alpino por sus picos montañosos, nieves eternas y frondosos bosques. Navegará en catamarán desde el lado argentino al chileno por una serie de lagos encadenados.
1º day: EUROPA – BUENOS AIRES. Flight with final destination Buenos Aires city. Night on board
2º day: BUENOS AIRES. Arrival at Ezeiza International Airport, reception and transfer to Buenos Aires city. Overnight at selected hotel (brakfast and local vat included). In the afternoon city tour visiting “Plaza de Mayo” – May Square – Government House and the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Congress, the neighborhood of San Telmo, La Boca, Palermo lakes and La Recoleta..smart and busy.
3º day: BUENOS AIRES. Day at leisure for optional activities (San Telmo Flea Market, only sundays. Visit to Ranch, full day Montevideo, Tigre..
4º day: BUENOS AIRES-BARILOCHE. In time to reconfirm transfer to local airport to board flight to BARILOCHE. Arrival and accommodation at selected hotel.
5º day: BARILOCHE. This half-day circular route begins in the city and heads out to Lake Nahuel Huapi and Playa Bonita.
From Playa Bonita you’ll be able to see Huemul Island. When you reach the foot of Cerro Campanario there’s a chairlift that takes people to the summit (1,050 meters). If you choose to take this optional ride to the top you’ll marvel at some of the most spectacular views of the region.
The circuit continues on the San Pedro peninsula to the Llao Llao area. Admire St. Edward’s Chapel, an architectural jewel, and head to Puero Scarf on Lake Nahuel Huapi, where sailing excursions on the lake depart. To the south are stunning views of the Llao Llao Hotel, framed by the Chapel Hill and Cerro Lopez.
When you arrive at Panorama Point you’ll admire the lovely views of the Llao Llao peninsula and surrounding lakes. Next you’ll cross the bridge over Lake Moreno that connects the lake with the Llao Llao peninsula and follow the route around Laguna El Treboll, before returing to the city of Bariloche. Accommodation.
6º day BARILOCHE-PEULLA-PTO MONTT. 08.30 hrs. Departure from Bariloche hotels and locations provided. Then by bus to Puerto Pañuelo, where we embark on the catamaran “Victoria Andina” or “Victoria Del Lago” to navigate the Nahuel Huapi Lake for an hour to Puerto Blest: during a journey of 15 miles, you will be able to observe the magnificence of the Andean landscape, the green of the rainforests that surround us, birds that become one of us and learn more about the fascinating history of this place.
11.10 hrs. Arrival to Puerto Blest. Here modern busses will be waiting for us to travel for 1.8 miles along the Frías River up to Puerto Alegre. Then we will continue on the “Ciudad de la Fé” ship, to navigate de Felix Frías Lake with its quiet and unspoilt waters of deep turquoise color heading to Puerto Frías. On this tour, we will have beautiful views of the Tronador Mountain 11.453 ft of height. After a short navigation of 20 minutes approximately, you will arrive to Puerto Frías, a small location inserted in the middle of an exuberant vegetation. After performing the departure formalities at the Argentinian Customs Office located in Puerto Frias, we continue by bus to Peulla. We will appreciate the lush vegetation of the Cordillera de Los Andes, as we watched the Cerro Tronador with its nine glaciers on its peak.
14.00 hrs. We will enter the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park where Peulla is located. After performing the entry formalities for Chile in Peulla, transfer to Hotel Peulla and Hotel Natura Patagonia. Time for lunch. (Lunch not included).
16.00 hrs. We will set sail for Petrohué, navigating the Todos los Santos Lake. If the weather permits new views of Osorno and Puntiagudo Volcano and Tronador mount will surprise you.
17.30 hrs. Continuation toward Puerto Varas. On route we will visit the Petrohué waterfalls (Does not include entry),
whimsical shapes of volcanic rock, bathed by green waterfalls make the perfect picture. Next, bordering the Llanquihue Lake, breathtaking views of the Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes dominate the landscape.19.00 hrs. Arrival to Puerto Varas and transfer to the hotels selected in Puerto Montt.
7º day: PUERTO MONTT. Day free for optional activities. Chiloe Island for example. Accommodation.
8º day: PUERTO MONTT-PUNTA ARENAS Transfer to local airport. Flight to Punta Arenas. Arrival and transfer to Puerto Natales. Visit of the Torres del Paine National Park.
9º day: PUERTO NATALES-CALAFATE In time to reconfirm transfer to the border and final destination Calafate in the argentine side. Accommodation with breakfast and local vat included.
10º day: CALAFATE arly morning breakfast and pick up in the hotel for a full day experience exploring glacier streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations on this one of a kind South American experience. Also will be able to enjoy a 1-hour boat ride learning about the different flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region as well as a particular phenomenon that happens in the Perito Moreno Glacier
Perito Moreno Glacier is an impressive natural wonder and due to its extension and height, it has become world famous for its easy access, continuous advance and the loud loosening of huge icebergs. The Parque Nacional Los Glaciares (Glaciers National Park) area is home to other important glaciers such as Upsalla, Onelli and Spegazzini. Once inside Los Glaciares National Park, you’ll follow the route around Lago Argentino where 50 miles (80km) from El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier lies imposing with its 200 foot (60 meter) high ice walls. Follow the paths that lead you to face the glacier and get different impressive views, all while continuous detachments and constant ice breaking noises echoes in your surrounds!Then, sail between floating ice and marvel at ice walls and unforgettable sights. Time at leisure and return to the hotel in Calafate..
11º day: CALAFATE. Free day for optional experiences: “Todo Glaciares” or “Estancia Cristina”. Accommodation at hotel.
12º day: CALAFATE/BUENOS AIRES. In time to reconfirm transfer to local airport, to board flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and accommodation at hotel.
13º day: BUENOS AIRES Day free. Accommodation.
14º day: BUENOS AIRES – EUROPE. In time to reconfirm transfer to international airport to board flight coming back home. Night on board..
15º day: EUROPE. Arrival to Europe. End of our services. Mail to us
-12 nights with breakfast and local vat included.
-All the tours and transfers detailed.
-English or Bilingual speaking guide.
-Entrance fee to National Parks.
Program does not include:
Tips to porterages
-Meals and extras.
-Flights (domestic or international)