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Patagonic Spirit

Day 01:

Buenos Aires.Arrival, reception and transfer with local guide to the hotel. At the time scheduled with the guide, half day City tour visiting Buenos Aires City: ¨Plaza de Mayo¨ where the Government House (Pink House) is located, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo. Then you will arrive at La Boca neighbourhood to walk around Caminito Street and see how the first immigrants who arrived in Buenos Aires used to live. Overnight.

Day 02:

Buenos Aires.Breakfast. 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.Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Half day tour at 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.Breakfast. 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. Breakfast. 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. Breakfast. 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. Breakfast. Transfer to the limit between Chile and Argentina to take the bus to El Calafate. Arrival and at 19:30 boarding at Puerto Bahía Tranquila. The crew is introduced and an informative talk is given. At 20:30 we start navigating through Bahía Alemana. Activities on board. Dinner and night stay in Bahía Alemana. Night on board.

Day 08:

El Calafate. At 9 a.m. the cruise departs heading north to Punta Avellaneda across the "Brazo Norte" of "Lago Argentino". The first icebergs to appear indicate the closeness to Upsala Glacier, one of the largest in the national park, with a width of almost 4 km. Later, the cruise will navigate towards the Spegazzini Glacier, a large ice river that descends through a rocky slope falling over the lake, emphasizing its high walls. Lunch is served while enjoying this beautiful view. Afterwards, the boat will navigate to Puesto Las Vacas, and once there, we anchor and passengers can disembark to walk around and take pictures of this beautiful place. At dusk, the cruise will navigate across Seno Mayo and just before it gets dark we will get to Bahía Toro, where the cruise will anchor to spend the night. Dinner will be served surrounded by this wonderful scenery. At dawn, and after a delicious breakfast, we disembark for a short hike to appreciate the flora and fauna of this beautiful place. After that, we will navigate through Canal de los Témpanos to reach the spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier, where awe-inspiring chunks of ice of all shapes and sizes crumble, causing amazement and delight. Lunch will be served surrounded by this marvelous landscape. Return to Puerto Bahía Tranquila at 15:00, disembark and transfer to El Calafate airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Day 09:

El Calafate.After a delicious breakfast, passengers cruise across the ¨Canal de Los Témpanos¨ up to Bahía Alemana where lunch is served. The craft continues its navigation until it reaches Perito Moreno Glacier, where awe-inspiring chunks of ice of all shapes and sizes crumble, causing amazement and delight. The exclusiveness of being there at the right moment, with no other audience than the passengers of ¨Leal Cruise¨, is the greatest reward. Return to Puerto Bandera, disembark at 5 pm and transfer to El Calafate airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight. (Route is subject to modification following Captain´s decision for the safety of the passengers).

Day 10:

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

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