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Patagonic Spirit - 10 Days

Day 01:

Buenos Aires. Arrival to the international airport of Ezeiza and transfer to the hotel. Half day city tour visiting Buenos Aires city: “Plaza de Mayo” where the Government Hose (Pink House) is located, the Cathedral, the City Hall, San Telmo, where the city was born 425 years ago; Puerto Madero, the neighborhood recovered from the 19 century and which became the most exclusive and upper class residential areas today; La Boca, where Tango was born, colorful area from where the poor immigrants, most from Italy, build the Nation; Recoleta, the high class residential area, plenty of very good and elegant hotels and restaurants and finally Palermo, with wonderful parks and avenues. Optional by night: Dinner and Tango Show. Overnight.

Day 02:

Buenos Aires.Day at leisure. Day at leisure. Optional tour: Delta del Tigre, sailing in a modern boat along the different arms of this delta, to discover Paraná River and thousands of islands all around. Overnight.

Day 03:

Buenos Aires – Ushuaia.Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and visit to Tierra del Fuego National Park at Lapataia Bay. Optional tour: ¨ End of the world train”. In the afternoon, transfer to the port to sail on the Canal de Beagle (Channel Beagle). Sailing to the middle of the Channel, arriving to the Les Eclaireirs lighthouse at the archipelago that has the same name. in one of these islands, it is possible to observe pieces of the ship Monte Cervantes, which was Shipwrecked in 1930. Then, the ship will go towards the Seal’s Island and the Bird’s Islands and later, sailing though Paso Chico the way back to Ushuaia and enjoying the beautiful landscape of the city. Overnight.

Day 04:

Ushuaia.Full day tour to Fagnano and Escondido´s Lake in the excursion Lagos of Road in vehicles 4 x 4 across the Andes range. Lunch included. Overnight.

Day 05:

Ushuaia – Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Punta Arenas. Arrival and transfer to the bus station to take the bus to Puerto Natales. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 06:

Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine. Full day tour visiting Torres del Paine National Park. The park is located 112 Km north of Puerto Natales and 312 Km north of Punta Arenas. Bernardo O’ Higgins National Park is its neighbour to the west, while Los Glaciares National Park is located to the north in Argentine territory. This National Park covers 181.000 hectares on the Seno de Ultima Esperanza (Last Hope Inlet). There are many hiking paths that cross widely differing types of terrain, such as pampas and thick Magellanic forest, and run along lakes with huge glaciers and icebergs. The park is surrounded by huge, craggy mountains, including the famous Cuernos del Paine (Paine Horn). Overnight inside the National Park.

Day 07:

Torres del Paine – El Calafate. Transfer to the limit between Chile and Argentina to take the bus to El Calafate.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 08:

El Calafate.Transfer from the hotels in El Calafate to Paraje Punta Bandera.Boarding time at 9:00 a.m. at the company’s own dock “La Soledad” (Bahía Tranquila, Paraje Punta Bandera).The navigation starts towards the northwest, crossing Punta Avellaneda and Boca del Diablo, the narrowest passage in the lake with almost 800 meters.After two hours of navigation, the series of ice floes, of the most varied colors and shapes, anticipates the proximity of Upsala glacier. We will stop in front of the barrier of ice floes which, at present, is blocking the entrance to Canal Upsala. If the weather conditions are good, we will observe the Upsala glacier at the distance. We continue navigating Lago Argentino towards the South, taking the Canal Spegazzini in order to reach the glacier that bears the same name. The navigation allows us to get closer to the glacier, which has front walls between 80 and 135 meters (262 – 443 feet) above lake level . Lunch is served amidst this stunning landscape.Towards the afternoon, the Crucero Leal will arrive at Puesto de Las Vacas (an extremely quiet bay in the Canal Spegazzini), where its engines will be stopped to let passengers share an amusing walk coordinated by our team of guides.In this stop it is possible to see stunning panoramic views. Once onboard, we will return through Brazo Norte and get back to the boarding dock La Soledad at 6:00 p.m. Transfer back to Calafate and Overnight in the hotel.

Day 09:

El Calafate - Buenos Aires.Breakfast,day at leisure. In the afternoon transfer to the airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.Overnight.

Day 10:

Buenos Aires.Transfer to the airport to take the flight back.

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