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Patagonia A Tour to the Ends of the Earth

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ARGENTINA AND CHILE Patagonia: A Tour to the Ends of The Earth ACTIVE 14 nights from £4399^ Including optional travel insurance or from £4328^ without insurance§ Using Buenos Aires as your launch pad, explore the gateway to Tierra del Fuego, Calafate, and the majestic panoramas of Torres Del Paine and the Perito Moreno glacier... The head wall of Perito Moreno ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Buenos Aires. Fly overnight to Buenos Aires. Day 2: Buenos Aires. Arrive in Buenos Aires for a two-night stay. Flourishing on the shores of the world's widest river, Rio de la Plata, the city is an intoxicating cocktail of colonial grandeur and Latin effervescence. Transfer to your centrally-located hotel, not far from the Museum of Fine Arts and a short walk from Recoleta Cemetery, it is the perfect place from which to explore the city. D Day 3: Buenos Aires. A guided tour threads you into the warp and weft of the streets of Buenos Aires, including Plaza de Mayo, the barrio of San Telmo, La Boca and Calle Caminito and the cemetery of Recoleta, arguably the world's most ostentatious! Perhaps join an optional excursion to a Tango show this evening. B, L Day 4: Ushuaia. Fly to Ushuaia for a two-night stay amid a deciduous forest with staggering views of the Beagle Channel and Andes mountains. B Day 5: Ushuaia. Embark on a half-day cruise of the Beagle Channel, named after Charles Darwin's ship that carried him on a five-year voyage around the tip of Southern America. Look out for the abundant wildlife and the `Lighthouse at the End of the World', the most photographed landmark of the archipelago. In the afternoon, join an included tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park, where around 70,000 hectares of Patagonian forests are preserved. B Day 6: El Calafate. Fly to El Calafate, an oasis of civility in the wilderness of Patagonia. You stay for two nights in the charming village of El Calafate, close to Argentina's third largest lake, the wildlife-rich Laguna Nimez Reserve, Anfiteatro Del Bosque and the Argentinian Museum of Toys. B, D Day 7: El Calafate. Join a full-day excursion to the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, travelling through the Patagonia steppe and Andean forests before disembarking at the start of Perito Moreno glacier's raised walkways. This network of walkways gives you incredible access to this majestic ice flow. Later, travel to Bajo de las Sombras bay and enjoy a cruise on Lake Rico. B, L Day 8: Torres del Paine. Transfer to Cerro Castillo where you change vehicle and continue to Torres del Paine for an all-inclusive three-night stay. The hotel is on the doorstep of the Torres del Paine National Park and provides incredible views. B, L, D Days 9-10: Torres del Paine. Torres del Paine, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve has 1810 square kilometres of glacial lakes, thundering rivers, arid steppes and granite heights to explore. During your stay you can choose from a variety of included half and full-day excursions in the park, including trekking, horse riding and boat trips. B, L, D Day 11: Puerto Natales. Transfer to Puerto Natales for a two-night stay. Your hotel is set on the shores of the Fjord of Last Hope and boasts panoramic views of the Patagonian Andes. B Day 12: Puerto Natales. Embark on a full-day cruise to Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers inside Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. Cruise the Śltima Esperanza fjord, an area of outstanding natural beauty that few have visited, and spot seals, birdlife and perhaps even whales. The weather in Patagonia is unpredictable so this and other excursions are weather dependent. B, L Day 13: Buenos Aires. Transfer to the airport and fly back to Buenos Aires for an overnight stay. B Days 14-15: Buenos Aires-UK. Travel to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK, arriving the following day. B Please note: on certain dates the tour will be 15 nights, with an extra day in Buenos Aires. Chile Argentina Buenos Aires nights in hotel El Calafate Torres del Paine Puerto Natales Ushuaia Beagle Channel 164 To book, please visit your Travel Agent