PATAGONIA TO USHUAIA -
refers to a specific region of South America straddling both Chile and Argentina. Patagonia which means
'land of the big feet' was
discovered in 1520 by Ferdinand Magellan. Legends claims that Magellan
and his crew saw a tribe of nine foot tall giants with big feet and so
he names the tribe the Patagons or big feet.
Patagonia Ushuaia 11 Days Itinerary
1: Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, reception and transfer to the Hotel * three star.
2: Buenos Aires
After breakfast, a half day city tour. Option of a dinner and Tango Show
at La Esquina Carlos Gardel, the foremost tango house
in Buenos Aires.
Full day Fiesta Gaucha Excursion, visiting a typical
"estancia" in the pampas. This
is a visit to a typical "estancia" or Ranch, in the one of the
most fertile and natural prairies of the world, the Argentine. It is
most famous for its meat and cereal production. Return
to your hotel.
4: Buenos Aires -Ushuaia
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Ushuaia.
Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world, on the shores of the
Beagle Channel and surrounded by the Martial Mounts. It
is the capital of the Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and Southern Atlantic Islands
Province, and allows you to enjoy sea, mountains and forests at the same
Day 5: Tierra del Fuego
Excursion to the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Located in south-western
Tierra del Fuego province, over the borderline with Chile, this National Park is the southernmost example of
the Andean - Patagonian forest. It is a subantartic
forest covering the region up to 600m above sea level
and has a surface of 63.000 hectares
6: Tierra del Fuego National Park
After breakfast, excursion to the north of Ushuaia for a visit to Lago
Escondido and Lago Fagnano.
7: Ushuaia - El
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to El Calafate,
site of the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most dramatic
natural sites left on earth. It
is situated not too far from the Chilean
border in the south west of Argentina on the shore of Lago Argentino, where the lake is very narrow.
Full day excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier, the largest
advancing glacier in the world. Walk along footpaths and balconies
to reach this incredible phenomenon.
Boat trip to visit the Upsala, Onelli and Spegazzini Glaciers one
10: El Calafate - Buenos Aires
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the return flight to Buenos Aires and accommodation at the
breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
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