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Tour to El Calafate and Ushuaia

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Enjoy the main attacction in El Calafate, The Perito Moreno Glacier and go to visit the magical mountain village of El Chalten. Then travel south to Ushuaia to know the Tierra del Fuego National Park and navigate the Beagle Channel in this fantastic 7 days trip!
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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive to El Calafate

Stop At: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Comandante Armando Tola International Airport of El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina
When you arrive at El Calafate airport we will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel in the city center (private service)
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Once in the city you will chek in at the hotel and will have the rest of the day free to enjoy the city and the surrounding areas like Laguna Nimez, a local bird reserve which protects navite fauna.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Perito Moreno Glacier Full Day Tour

Stop At: Los Glaciares National Park, Los Glaciares National Park, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
The tour starts from your hotel in El Calafate. We will pick you up and we will begin a journey of 50 km until the entrance of Los Glaciares National Park, crossing the Patagonian Steppe and
enjoying the incredible landscape of the Centinela River Valley, Lake Argentino and the Andes Mountain range. Upon arrival at the National Park entrance, payment is made for the entrance and we will continue the journey for 30 km more, through the Andean-Patagonian Forest. Halfway we will stop at El Mirador de los Suspiros, the first view of the Perito Moreno Glacier and, as the final point of the route, we will arrive at the balconies in front of the Perito Moreno Glacier. There the guide will explain the trails options and we will have several hours to enjoy the visit to this
majestic Natural Monument. In this excursion we will have enough time to calmly walk each section of the trails. A schedule and meeting point will be determined to return to El Calafate. Los Glaciares National Park has a restaurant and a snack bar, where you can have lunch enjoying a beautiful view of the glacier. Another option for lunch is to take a lunch box with your food to have lunch on some of the outdoor balconies.
National Park Fee not included (around USD 17 per person)

Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Full Day Tour to El Chalten

Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
El Chaltén is located 220 km north from El Calafate. It is considered the National Capital of Trekking, because from the town leave numerous trekking trails with varying degrees of difficulty and duration, immersed in incredible landscapes.
The tour begins with the pick up from the hotels in El Calafate starting at 07:00 am. Then we will start a 220 km route to El Chaltén. During the tour we will make two stops. The first stop will
be in the mythical Parador La Leona, icon of the famous Route N° 40, where we will make a break to visit the museum or, if you wish, enjoy a nice coffee with a variety of cakes. The second stop will be at the Viedma Glacier Viewpoint, from where we will have a panoramic view of the Glacier and Lake Viedma, and the emblematic Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre.
After this stop, after having travelled for three hours from El Calafate, we will arrive at the beautiful tourist village of El Chaltén. Upon arrival, the guide will indicate the trails options and you will be given a lunch box and a map. Each person will choose the path that best suits their conditions and interests. You will have six hours to walk the trails. A schedule and meeting point will be agreed upon to return. We will arrive back at El Calafate approximately at 08:30 pm.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch Box
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Travel to Ushuaia- Transfer to the Airport

Stop At: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Comandante Armando Tola International Airport of El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina
We will pick you up at your hotel to take you to the airport (private service).
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ushuaia, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
Malvinas Argentinas Internacional Airport (USH)
When you arrive at Ushuaia airport we will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel in the city center (private service)
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Tierra del Fuego National Park

Stop At: Tierra del Fuego National Park, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
This excursion invites you to enjoy the nature, the silence, the sounds of the birds fluttering, the water, the trees, the stories told and many more sensations during the 4 hours that the tour lasts. The adventure begins from the hotel heading towards the entrance of the National Park Tierra del Fuego by the National Route N ° 3 in mini-bus. We enter the park delighting with its landscapes composed of forests of lenga and guindos. We will walk along a path of interpretation accompanied by our magnificent guides, great connoisseurs of the place and the stories told. From there we head to Lake Roca - Errazuriz to appreciate the beauty of its waters, the surrounding forest formed by specimens that exceed 300 years and limits with Chile. In the vicinity is the Alakush Visitor Center, where we will visit the interpretation room about fauna, flora and zoology of the place; and the exhibition on the human occupation of the Park (among them the Yamanas, the First Pioneers and the sawmills). Before continuing our adventure, we take some time to relax, have a chocolate or hot coffee and some sweet enjoying wonderful views. After the break, we are ready to continue connecting trails until we reach the end of National Route No. 3 in Lapataia Bay. Then we will stop in Ensenada Zaratiegui where we will find the most Southern Postal Office. After about 4 hours we will finish our adventure with the feeling of having been part of the history and nature of our island.

Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Navigation in the Beagle Channel to the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse

Stop At: Canal Beagle, Ushuaia 9410 Argentina
We leave the local port in a comfortable catamaran, crossing the bay of Ushuaia and enjoying the mountainous environment. In the course of the navigation, we will visit colonies of Southamerican Furs Seals, Rock Cormorants and Imperial Cormorants. We approach the lighthouse Les Eclaireurs, icon of our city and we return to the city bordering the coast of the Beagle Channel.
Not included port fee around USD 1 per person.

Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Transfer to the airport

Stop At: Ushuaia, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
Malvinas Argentinas Internacional Airport (USH)
We will pick you up at your hotel to take you to the airport (private service).
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
The Pick up from the hotels in El Calafate and Ushuaia is included for all the services, except for the navigation in the Beagle Channel in which your have to present by yourself at the Ushuaia Port.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 1x Lunch
Exclusions
  • National Park Entrance Fee To Perito Moreno Glacier (USD 17 per Person)
  • National Park Entrance Fee in Ushuaia (USD 10 per Person)
  • Port Fee in Ushuaia (USD 1 per person)
  • Entry/Admission - Canal Beagle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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