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Route 40: Overland

Itinerary

Day 1: Buenos Aires

Arrival and transfer from airport to hotel 4*. In the afternoon city tour.

Day 2: Buenos Aires/ Trelew-Puerto Madryn (Patagonia)

Breakfast. Transfer to airport and departure to Patagonia. Arrival at Trelew and transfer to hotel in Puerto Madryn. Night at hotel.

Day 3: Peninsula Valdes

Breakfast. Full day excursion to Peninsula Valdes (marine wolves and elephants) from June to early December is the period for whales watching. The whales, known as Ballena Franca Austral come to reproduce to their coasts. Visit to Punta Piramides and Caleta Valdes or Punta Delgada (depending on weather conditions). Night at hotel.

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Day 4: Punta Tombo – Penguins – Comodoro Rivadavia

Breakfast. Millions of penguins wait at Punta Tombo, 125 km south from Trelew. After visiting the Reserve, continue our way by Route 3 to Comodoro Rivadavia, the biggest city in Patagonia. Night at hotel. Dinner included (Tot 610 kms).

Day 5: Bosque Petrificado – Perito Moreno – Los Antiguos

Departure from Comodoro Rivadavia to visit the pretified Wood Ormachea (box lunch included). Continue through the famous Route 40 until the villaje of Perito Moreno. Lodge at Los Antiguos, little village in the border with Chile. Dinner and overnight (Tot 520 km).

Day 6: Cueva de las Manos – Lago Posadas

From Los Antiguos we will drive through Bajo Caracoles (always Route 40) and Pinturas river in orden to see the amazing Painted caves. Hand paintings are perfectly conserved as they were painted by the ancients Patagonian citizens. Lunch together with the rangers of National park. Continue to Posadas Lake. Overnight (Tot 360 kms)

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Day 7: Lago Posadas – El Calafate

Departure from Posadas Lake to Argentino Lake the longest way of the tour, because it crosses vertically Patagonia. Box lunch. Arrival to Calafate and night at hotel (tot 640 kms).

Day 8: Lago Argentino

Breakfast. Departure for full day navigation through Argentino Lake, we will see Upsala (The biggest glacier of National Park Los Glaciares), Onelli and Agassi, if the conditions of the Lake allows it – icebergs. Return to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 9: Lago Argentino – Perito Moreno

Breakfast. Today we will visit Perito Moreno Glacier (80 mts high and 27 kms). Beautiful belvederes from the balconies that are in front of it.

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Day 10: Calafate – Puerto Natales (Chile)

After breakfast, transfer to Bus terminal. Bus towards Chilean border (Cancha carrera, 360 kms from Calafate). Migrations and continue to Puerto Natales (37 kms from the border). Arrival late at noon. Night at hotel.

Day 11: Torres del Paine (Patagonia Chilena)

Breakfast. Excursion to Torres del Paine National Park (154 kms from Puerto Natales). It starts with the visit to Milodon Caves, where remains fossils of a prehistoric mammal. Box lunch during excursion. Arrival to National Park, Glaciers, paths, free animals, Andes mountains make Torres del Paine an unforgettable spot on earth.

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Day 12: Glaciar Balmaceda y Serrano

Breakfast. Sailing to see Ultima Esperanza fjord. It’s located in Bernardo O’Higgins. This National Park can be reached only by sea. Balmaceda mountain (2035 mts) and Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers could be appreciated. Return to Puerto Natales. Night at hotel

Day 13: Puerto Natales/Calafate/Buenos Aires

Breakfast. Transfer by bus to Calafate (Argentina), 360 kms and then flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Night at hotel.

Day 14: Buenos Aires (departure)

Transfer to international airport.

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Package includes

  • Breakfast in Hotel
  • Categories of Hotels: Touristic 3* or cottages.
  • Park fees in excursions.
  • Transfers in private in Buenos Aires and SIB in Patagonia.
  • SIB excursion with speaking guide.
  • Meals as indicated in program.
  • Private vehicle with English speaking driver from Trelew to Calafate.

Package excludes

  • Flights
  • Whales watching navigation.( From July to early December) aprox USD $ 90
  • Early and late chek-out.

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Prices per person in U$ Dollar

Minimum: 6 pax (Period: 2013/2014)

Tour P.P. SGL Supplement
Route 40 $ 4.250* $ 1.180*

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Notes

  • Taxes included.
  • Assistance of TOUR OPERATOR.
  • Prices may change without previous notice due to fluctuation of the services rates.
  • These rates are not valid for New Years and Carnival Period.

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