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The Jewels Of Patagonia Adult Program

Adult Program

Your destinations: Ushuaia, El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier, Estancia Cristina, El Chalten, Buenos Aires.

Navigate between Chilean and Argentinean islands, viewing sea lions, penguins and the Andean mountains. Immerse yourself in local culture whilst tasting a traditional Argentinean Asado. Discover the best of Patagonia and create a lifetime of memories!

Includes

  • Ground Arrangements
Price: $5,900 per person*
Single Supplement: $1,200 per person*

*Please Note: Supplements may apply

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12th March to 23rd March 2017

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EXPERIENTIAL TRAVEL

Take the chance to taste Argentina's best wines during a wine tasting at the first Sommelier's school of Latin America Go trekking, horseback riding, or exploring by 4-wheel drive vehicle at the Estancia Cristina Ranch Take an entertaining and exciting tango lesson with a private instructor

CULTURAL IMMERSION

Enjoy a traditional Parrilla and get familiar with local culture Experience the breathtaking scenery as you embark on a trekking excursion with a local

PTPI HIGHLIGHTS

Spend some time with Adrian Pallarol´s shop, the artisan who made the Pope´s Grail and learn the art of plate craftsmanship
  • Day 1

    Arrive in Ushuaia
    Arrive in Ushuaia and check in to your hotel before meeting your fellow travelers, before enjoying some fresh crab at the end of the world.
  • Day 2

    Ushuaia
    After breakfast you will take the famous End of the World Train to Tierra de Fuego National Park, built by prisoners over 100 years ago. In the afternoon, board a catamaran and cruise along The Beagle Channel, a natural connection between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Navigate between Chilean and Argentinean islands, viewing sea lions, penguins, and the Andean mountains, guided by the lighthouse of the end of the world.
  • Day 3

    Ushuaia
    Today, a day full of adrenaline is waiting for you as expert four-wheel drivers take you for a real off road ride. This is far from the conventional excursion. You will cross rivers, skid along the muddy tracks and pass by the shore of the Fagano Lake with unique views. In the evening finish the day with a traditional Asado, overlooking the Beagle Channel with one of the most beautiful sunsets from the southernmost city in the world.
  • Day 4

    Ushuaia and El Calafate
    During the morning, take a stroll through the city’s main streets and visit the museum of the military prison, before heading to the airport for your afternoon flight north to El Calafate. Upon arrival into this charming village, located on the shore of Lake Argentino, you will have time to settle into your hotel and relax at your leisure.
  • Day 5

    Perito Moreno Glacier
    One of the highlights of every trip to Argentina is the visit of the Perito Moreno Glacier, still permanently advancing (one of the few in the world) along its 3-mile front. Stroll along the boardwalk in front of the glacier and observe columns of ice over 20 stories high peeling off the face and crash into Lago Argentino, creating massive icebergs. This evening enjoy a typical Patagonian meal of Braised Lamb.
  • Day 6

    Estancia Cristina
    Today, you start with a cruise on Lago Argentino, the biggest lake in Argentina, passing by icebergs and with spectacular views on several glaciers of the Glacier’s National Park. Disembark at the historic ranch Estancia Cristina, located on the shores of the lake. Whether you prefer a quiet day of touring and history or more adventurous activities, like trekking, horseback riding, or exploring by 4-wheel drive vehicle—the choice is yours during your ranch visit.
  • Day 7

    El Calafate and El Chalten
    After breakfast, a driver will pick you up and take you on a scenic road trip trip to a small mountain village called El Chalten. The drive takes you first along Lake Argentino, before arriving at the Patagonian steppe and finally the Andean mountains. El Chalten took second place in Lonely Planet’s ranking of “Best cities in the world to know”. After some lunch and checking in. Then get prepared for a walk. With a local, enjoy a trekking excursion in the town’s surroundings.
  • Day 8

    El Chalten
    Today, another day full of impressive views is waiting for you: Discover the Viedma Lake, one of the most beautiful lakes in Patagonia, formed by melting glacial ice. Navigate the glacier water and approach the glacier walls. You will appreciate its colors, cracks, formations, and sounds, something that is difficult to perceive from a distance.
  • Day 9

    El Chalten- El Calafate- Buenos Aires
    It is time to say goodbye to Patagonia, but the thrill of the journey is not over yet. After breakfast you will drive back to El Calafate and take a flight to Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital of Argentina. Get a first impression by strolling around the hotel’s neighbourhood called Recoleta, a traditional residential area, and have dinner at one of the many great restaurants in the area.
  • Day 10

    Buenos Aires Explore the most famous districts of Buenos Aires, discovering the history of “Plaza de Mayo” and San Telmo, the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires full of cobble-stoned streets and antique shops. Stroll along Puerto Madero’s waterfront and docks before finally arriving at Recoleta cemetery, the final resting place of Eva “Evita” Peron.
    Visit of the Boca Juniors Stadium, home to one of the biggest soccer clubs in the world.
    OR:
    Spend some time with Adrian Pallarol´s shop, the artisan who made the Pope´s Grail and learn the art of Plate Craftsmanship.
  • Day 11

    Buenos Aires
    During the morning, you have time to explore Buenos Aires on your own, do some shopping or just relax. In the afternoon, we will arrange a tango lesson with a private instructor. For sure this will not only be an extremely entertaining moment, but also incredibly interesting. Learn about the background of this sensual dance. Close the day after your tango experience with a dinner as it must be to finalize a trip to Argentina: an “asado” at the renowned “Parrilla” Don Julio (steakhouse) that will delight your taste buds with the best meat that you have ever tried.
  • Day 12

    Departure
    After breakfast you will have time free until pick-up for your transfer to the airport.

Why This Itinerary?

  • Experiential Travel

  • Cultural Immersion

  • Spend time with local PTPI Chapter Members

Interested in the Program

Navigate between Chilean and Argentinean islands, viewing sea lions, penguins and the Andean mountains. Immerse yourself in local culture whilst tasting a traditional Argentinean Asado. Discover the best of Patagonia and create a lifetime of memories!