Buenos Aires & Patagonia. 10nts fr £2,395

Return flights from London to Buenos Aires, internal direct flights to Patagonia, 10 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires and Patagonia and transfers included.

Regional daily departures available with alternative scheduled airlines.

Price valid for September 2018 departures.

Argentina tailor made holidays 2017 & 2018.

 

PRICE INCLUDES:Buenos Aires Tango Argentia tailor made holidays

FLIGHTS.

  • Return flights London – Buenos Aires via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Air France.
  • Return flights Buenos Aires – Calafate, Aerolineas Argentinas.
  • Regional departures from Manchester, Birmingham, New Castle, Leeds, Edinburgh, Glasgow available at a supplement.

ACCOMMODATION.Cerro Torre Fitz Roy Trek Argentina tailor made holidays

TRANSFERSLaguna Sucia Patagonia Argentina tailor made holidays

  • Private return transfers Buenos Aires airport – hotel.
  • Shared transfer Calafate airport – Chalten hotel.
  • Shared transfer Chalten hotel – Calafate hotel.
  • Private transfer Calafate hotel – Cafafate airport.

 

OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED

  • ATOL Certificate issued at time of booking for your financial protection.
  • Perito Moreno trekking, entrance to National Park.

10 NIGHTS BUENOS AIRES & PATAGONIA: ITINERARY DESCRIPTION.

Day 1. London – Buenos Aires.Air France

Depart from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh or New Castle to Buenos Aires via Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Direct flights from London to Buenos Aires with British Airways are available at a supplement.

4 nights accommodation in a double room on B&B basis at ARC Recoleta Boutique Hotel & Spa, Buenos Aires.

Days 2, 3, 4. Magnifico Buenos Aires.

Spend three full days at leisure and discover this wonderful city.

You can book optional excursions or music venues with us if you wish.

Day 5. Buenos Aires – Calafate – Chalten.Chalten Argentina tailor made holidays

Private morning transfer to Buenos Aires airport for a short internal flight to Calafate with Aerolineas Argentinas.

11.35am. On arrival in Calafate, shared transfer to your lodge in Chalten ( 220kms ).

In the afternoon, we suggest you do the trail to Mirador Cerro Torre ( approx. 3 hours in total ).

You can walk directly from your lodge, always following the course of the river Fitz Roy. After approx. 20 minutes, you will then see the Fitz Roy River Canyon and contemplate beautiful waterfalls like Margarita Waterfall. From this point, you will begin to have spectacular views of Torre Hill. Then, you arrive at the first Mirador (view point) which is ideal to make the first rest stop and contemplate Cerro Torre, its glaciers and the Cord of the Adelas. If you return to Chaltén from this viewpoint, it would be a total trekking of 3 hours.

2 nights accomodation in a double room on B&B basis at Hosteria El Puma, Chalten, Patagonia.

Day 6. Chalten, free day at leisure.

Enjoy an extra day at this beautiful location with so much to offer!

Day 7. Chalten – Calafate.Cerro Torre Fitz Roy Trek Argentina tailor made holidays

Morning shared transfer back to Calafate.

Afternoon free at leisure.

3 nights double room on B&B basis at Hotel Alto Calafate, Calafate / Patagonia.

Day 8. Calafate, Patagonia. Monte Fitz Roy Trek (26km, 8h, difficulty: medium)

The Monte Fitz Roy Trek in El Chalten is the most beautiful hiking trail in southern Patagonia apart from Torres del Paine. Trek the national park Los Glaciares on your own.

The starting point can be found approx. 400 meters from your lodge and it is hard to miss (big signs). From there the only way is up and you will find lots of people also doing the trekking.
After 1h you will reach the viewpoint Mirador Fitz Roy on your left. Continue after a little break and follow the signs to the Camp “Poincenot”.

After a flat section you’ll arrive at the camp which you have to cross – then you cross some small rivers and get to the final and steepest part (use the chance to fill your water bottle at the river). Follow the steep trail over huge rocks up to the lagoon. Enjoy the view and use the chance to go to the small hill left hand side of the “Laguna de los Tres” to see another one: the “Laguna Sucia”.

Once you return back to your lodge, you can take a rest, shower, drinks and your private transfer will take you back to Calafate at your convenient time. It will take just above 2 hours to get to your next lodge.

Day 9. Perito Moreno hike over the Glacier.PErito Moreno Glacier Argentina tailor made holidays

Full day Glacier Hike from 7am finishing approx. 5pm.

Private transfer to Bajo de las Sombras Port.

The excursion starts at the “Bajo de las Sombras” port approximately 6 km. before the Glacier Viewpoint, where it embarks to cross the Rico Lake, arriving at the southwest coast after approximately 20 minutes of navigation in front of the south wall of the P. Moreno Glacier.

After the disembarkation, the guides organize the groups that are each composed of up to 20 people. Then you start a walk along the lakeshore about 20 minutes to the glacier. When they reach the edge of the ice, the guides place the crampons on the participants, who are instructed on how they should move on the ice. The route over the glacier takes about 1:30 hours, during which time you will be able to appreciate a variety of ice formations such as: cracks, seracs, sinks, small lagoons, etc. After that, we will go in a private vehicle to the Front wall of the Moreno Glacier to appreciate another view of the glacier. About 5pm arrival at your lodge.

Day 10. Calafate – Buenos Aires.

Morning free at leisure.

Afternoon private transfer to Calafate airport for your return flight to Buenos Aires with Aerolineas Argentinas.

On arrival in Buenos Aires, private transfer to your chosen hotel.

1 night accommodation in a double room on B&B basis at ARC Recoleta Boutique Hotel & Spa, Buenos Aires.

Day 11. Buenos Aires – London.

Private transfer from your hotel to Buenos Aires airport for your return flight back home.

End of itinerary.

 

10 NIGHTS BEST OF BUENOS AIRES & PATAGONIA ROUTE MAP.



Additional information.

Prices are from, subject to availability and based on 2 people travelling together.

The beauty of tailor-made is that we can add or reduce the final number of nights, select a different room type or hotel, or even add another stop over to make your dream holiday come true.

Anything is possible – just ask us.

 


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