Fall in love with Patagonia amid its massive peaks, welcoming people, and incredible foods. Take in the colors of Buenos Aires and get some new moves during a local tango lesson. Then head into nature to explore Torres del Paine National Park and the humbling Perito Moreno Glacier. Reaching the end of the world at Ushuaia is just the tip of the iceberg of this incredible adventure.
Explore the spectacular lakes,
peaks, and waterfalls of Torres del
Paine National Park.
Hear from an expert on the Perito
Moreno Glacier, and then witness
calving in this advancing ice mass.
Discover the enormous penguin
colonies on Martillo Island.
Itinerary - 14 Days
Day 1 — Buenos Aires
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.
Days 2 & 3 — Bariloche
Catch a flight to
northern Patagonia. Enjoy the highlights of scenic
San Carlos de Bariloche on a Circuito Chico
tour, with stops at local artisanal producers specializing
in chocolate, beer, and jams. The next day, enjoy free time to explore this incredible region by foot or bike. (2B)
Days 4 & 5 — Puerto Varas
Travel by bus and
ferry to Puerto Varas in the stunning Chilean Lake
District. Enjoy the sights from the Cruce de Lagos,
considered one of the most scenic ferry cruises
in the world. The next day, opt to take a daytime
excursion to picturesque Chiloé Island. (2B)
Days 6 & 7 — Torres del Paine National Park
Catch a flight to Punta Arenas and
then transfer to Torres del Paine National Park. The next day, take a full-day
trip into the park alongside a guide. Marvel at
pristine lakes, glaciers, and waterfalls in this vast
and stunning region. (2B, 1L, 2D)
Days 8 & 9 — El Calafate
Enjoy the gorgeous drive to El Calafate. The following day, attend a talk by a local expert on the Perito Moreno Glacier. Then travel into Los Glaciares National Park to view this massive glacier, and opt to take a boat ride to its base. (2B)
Days 10 & 11 — Ushuaia
Fly to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. The next day, introduce yourself see the penguins on Martillo Island with a naturalist guide. Then return to Ushuaia by navigating the Beagle Channel on a catamaran, passing islands inhabited by birds, penguins, and seals, as well as the lighthouse at the “end of the world.” (2B)
Days 12 & 13 — Buenos Aires
Return to Buenos Aires and enjoy some free time to explore the “Paris of South America.” In the
evening, head out to San Telmo—the oldest
barrio in the city—for dinner in a café, followed by a tango lesson from local dancers at a studio. Then
it’s time for a milonga, a neighborhood tradition
where students and teachers of the studio show
up to practice their moves. Sit back and enjoy
or join in the fun. The next day, enjoy a tour of
the city’s highlights, including the Plaza de Mayo
(home to Eva Perón’s famous balcony), La Boca,
and La Recoleta Cemetery. (2B, 1D)
Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.
Travelers should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time. Daily activities may include city walking tours, visits to sites, game drives, or easy hikes, with options for more physical activities such as hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and biking.
Click here for a description of all activity levels.
Contact Us: 1-800-281-2354
Call to speak with a specialist about this trip.
All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.
My Own Room
During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.
My Own Room Option: From $1,699
Arrival transfer, internal
flights, transport between destinations and to/
from included activities, and activities as listed in
the itinerary. The optional boat excursions from
Chiloé Island, Puerto Blest, and Perito Moreno
Glacier are at an additional cost.
Meals Included 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch,
3 dinners. Allow an additional $545–710 for meals
Transportation Bus/van, plane, boat, hiking
You can do whatever you wish during your free time on tour, but if you're in need of suggestions, we've got them. Details about any optional experiences for this trip will be available during the booking process. Please note, these are at an additional cost.