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Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn - Ushuaia - El Calafate - Buenos Aires (11 days / 10 nts)  From $N/A

Ushuaia

Day 1: Arrive in Buenos Aires (city tour)
Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer Buenos Aires - The Obeliscoto the hotel. Afterwards, city tour visiting the most interesting places in Buenos Aires city: Plaza de Mayo, the Government House, the Cabildo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Mayo Avenue, the Congress Palace, the Colón Theatre, La Boca neighborhood, Palermo, the Planetarium and La Recoleta with its cemetery where you will visit Evita’s grave. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Buenos Aires. 

Day 2: Buenos Aires (day at leisure)
Day at leisure to enjoy an excursion to Tigre, the Gaucho Party or know more about Buenos Aires. Overnight in Buenos Aires.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Buenos Aires - Trelew (Punta Tombo) - Puerto Madryn
Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Trelew. Arrival to Trelew and departure towards Punta Tombo Fauna Reserve, the largest Magellan penguin colony in the continent. A tour around the reserve will allow you to appreciate, within less than a meter of distance, the funny way of walking of these sea birds that curious will approach you. The visit continues towards Gaiman, a town that keeps untouched its cultural and historical tradition of the Welsh settlemenPatagonia - Penguins, Peninsula Valdest in the Patagonia. Continue towards Puerto Madryn. Overnight in Puerto Madryn.

From Mid-April to Mid-September the visit to Punta Tombo Penguin Rookery will be replaced by a tour to Valle de Chubut, visiting Trelew, Gaiman and other welsh villages.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Puerto Madryn (Peninsula Valdes)
Full day tour in Península Valdés, declared Mankind’s Heritage due to its geography, flora and fauna, features that turn it into a paradise of nature. We suggest In Puerto Pirámides, to embark for whale watching, available from July to early December (optional-not included). Return to Puerto Madryn. Overnight in Puerto Madryn.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Trelew - Ushuaia
Transfer from the hotel to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Ushuaia. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Ushuaia.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego National Park / Beagle Channel)
In the morning, excursion to TierrTierra del Fuego - Eclaireurs lighthouse, Beagle Channela del Fuego National park located 12 km (7.5 miles) away from the city. We will enjoy an excursion with multiple panoramic sights of the Beagle Channel, surrounded by mountains and forests of lengas, sour cherries, notros and flowers. Time for lunch. It is possible to take an optional to the Train of the End of the world.

In the afternoon, transfer to the pier to embark the catamaran that will take you to the Birds and Sea Lions Islands, through the waters of Beagle Channel, from where you will get an excellent panoramic view of the city framed by the Andean mountains. Arrival at the pier and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Ushuaia.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Ushuaia - El Calafate
At due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to El Calafate. Arrival and reception at the airport; transfer to the hotel. Overnight in El Calafate.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 8: El Calafate (free day)
Day at leisure for optional activEl Calafate - Closeup of an Icebergities, we suggest an optional navigation to Estancia Cristina Discovery and ascend to the lookout from where you can obtain a beautiful view of Upsala Glacier. From April to September it could be replaced by All glaciers. Overnight in El Calafate.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 9: El Calafate (Perito Moreno Glacier)
Departure from the hotel towards Perito Moreno Glacier situated within Los Glaciares National park. Because of its beauty it was declared a Mankind Heritage by UNESCO. During the excursion, it is possible to take an optional boat trip through Brazo Rico and enjoy a different view of the glacier wall from the water level. Return to the hotel. Overnight in El Calafate.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 10: El Calafate - Buenos Aires
At due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and reception at the aiport. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Buenos Aires.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Day 11: Fly out from Buenos Aires
Transfer from the hotel to Ezeiza International airport.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Included: Accommodation at hotels mentioned or similar - Breakfast. Admissions to National Parks and reserves during the excursions. Services in shared basis with bilingual local guide (English-Spanish)

Not included: International and domestic Air tickets not included, Airport tax not included, Early check in / Late check out, meals and services not mentioned, gratuities, personal expenses
 
Notes:
- Price per person in USDollars
- Similar category of  hotels may be  used depending on departure date and occupancy
- This program may be altered depending on the airline schedule
- Suggested local Flighs: Air tickets and airport taxes are not included.
BUE/REL AR2864 7:20 – 09:20

April / September 2013:
REL/ BUE AR1865 8:15 – 10:10
BUE/ USH AR2886 11:35 – 15:10

October 2013 / March 2014:
REL- USH AR1878 8:30 – 10:45
USH-FTE AR1899 11:00 – 12:25
FTE-BUE AR1871 19:25 – 22:20
Flight could be modified or rescheduled by the airline