Argentina’s Explore the Glaciers and MountainsWhat a wonderful opportunity to explore the “deep south” of Argentina! This trip takes you to some of the most spectacular hiking in Argentina and Chile. Starting in El Chalten which is located in the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares you will have the opportunity to hike, or ice trek around the lakes, and over the glaciers, to explore the ice caves. There are several options for hikes, allowing each guest to select according to their fitness level.

You will visit Torres del Paine National Park, where you will have the opportunity of a variety of day hikes through emerald forests to magnificent glaciers, along alpine rivers and lakes, with a background of unparalleled beauty.

Leaving Torres Del Paine National Park you will drive south to Punta Arenas, stopping on the way to visit the Seno Otway penguin colony, where 3000 breeding pairs of Maganellic penguins make their homes. You will cross the Straights of Magellan to arrive at the world’s most southerly city, Ushuala, and your final destination. Here you will visit the Tiera Del Fuego National Park, and cruise the Beagle channel, plus enjoy some of the best sea food restaurants. The groups are no larger than 16 people, and travel overland is in a comfortable all-terrain vehicle, with a bathroom. This allows for great flexibility while moving from place to place.

This trip includes 12 nights’ accommodations, eight of which are spent in comfortable tourist class hotels and guesthouses. Three nights are spent camping in large tents, with real beds. One night can be spent at a hiking refuge in Torres del Paine National Park, though you have the option of staying elsewhere if you prefer. Meals are provided when there are no other good options, and will include 12 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 9 dinners. You will be on your own for the other meals, with the group, or break away to explore on your own. North to south trips start in El Chalten, and end in Ushuaia, the south to north trips start in Ushuaia and end in El Chalten.

2015 Dates: (12 nights) North to South – TBA
Reverse itinerary: South to North – TBA

Rate: $2,575.00 USD per person, double occupancy, plus $750.00 USD cash for local use.
Single Supplement: $875.00 USD (If you are willing to share, and they are not able to find you a roommate, you will travel without the additional supplement cost)

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