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Argentina & Chile 
Luxury Adventure & Spa 

Suggested: 15 Days, 14 Nights

Patagonia Argentina & Chile

Australis Expedition Cruise

 

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Experiences
Overview

Take an Expedition cruise to the fjords of Tierra del Fuego 

Explore Ushuaia, the “End of the World” city

 Delight yourself in Buenos Aires & Santiago de Chile's Rich Culture & Food

Restores your mind, body, and soul with an Adventure-Spa Experience at  Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia.

 

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Prices from

Prices per person from

Boutique 4*   U$D 6,999.-

5* U$D 7,982.-

Luxury U$D 12,000

 
     YOUR ITINERARY
 

All our itineraries are 100% customized four you

Buenos Aires the Paris of southamerica Highlights

DAY
01

Welcome to Buenos Aires! 

Arrive in Buenos Aires and be greeted at the airport by our Experience manager and transferred to your hotel.

 

Known as the Paris of South America, the city of Buenos Aires is a pulsating, passionate, cosmopolitan city. The combination of rich architectural and cultural heritage, modern creative energy, electric nightlife, unique traditions, a vibrant arts scene, extensive parks, and warm, friendly hosts makes it one of the world's most exciting capitals.

In the afternoon, enjoy a personalized visit to the City of Buenos Aires to discover the most pictures and traditional neighborhoods, the traces of immigration, the history of tango and folklore, the cattle culture, the football passion, and more.

 

Classic places you should not miss include the traditional Plaza de Mayo and its surroundings that witnessed the founding of Buenos Aires; the neighborhoods of San Telmo and La Boca, with its famous Caminito street. Tour continues along Recoleta and Retiro. 

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Buenos Aires, Food, Art &  Tango Experience

DAY
02


Today you will immerse yourself in Buenos Aires culture. 

You will visit the city’s greatest art museums  galleries and several architectural highlights,

In the evening, visit the studios and galleries of contemporary artists and the San Telmo Market. 

And to complete the evening, visit a Milonga Porteña and learn your first steps of tango with Argentinean local dancers.

Buenos Aires – COUNTRYSIDE EXPERIENCE

DAY
03

Today we will discover Buenos Aires Province in an authentic way; you will be able to experience the countryside at an exclusive "estancia" or farm and walk the town of San Antonio de Areco.

While at " Areco", as the locals call it, you will enjoy a close-up view of our pampas and the village and its historical heart.  

Once at the estancia you can ride on the horses or go for a ride in a sulky whilst enjoying a glass of Malbec wine and the traditional empanadas. At lunchtime, you will enjoy a typical country-style barbeque prepared using only the finest quality meats. Dessert is accompanied by a demonstration of gaucho skills and folklore.

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Image by Diogo Hungria

Buenos Aires – Ushuaia, the “End of the World” city

DAY
04


This day is spent in transit as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia. Private transfers to and from the airports are organised. The remainder of the day in Ushuaia is kept free for you to soak in the beautiful views and enjoy gourmet delights at your hotel, which overlooks the Beagle Chanel.

DAY
05

Explore the “End of the World” in 4X4WD

Today’s highlight is a unique adventure, journeying across the Andes in a 4×4 vehicle and enjoying the thrill of some amazing crossings. We will visit the beautiful Fagnano and Escondido Lakes, getting amidst the pristine lakes and muddy lands – a close encounter possible only in 4X4WD vehicles.

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Tierra del Fuego National Park & embark Australis Expedition Cruise

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06

In the morning, visit Tierra del Fuego National Park. We arrive early in Ensenada Bay in the Tierra del Fuego National Park. After a short walk along the beach and woods, we continue our journey towards Lapataia – the point where all routes of America come to their end.

Late today you will embark in the adventure of your lifetime, the exclusive Australis Expedition Cruise.

Your local guide will assist with your cruise check-in and luggage delivery. Staying close to the port, head out on your own to visit the two local museums. The Presidium holds interesting stories about Ushuaia while the Fin del Mundo preserves the historical roots of Tierra del Fuego. Remember to check back in time for the cruise (by 5.30pm).

As the ship departs one of the most remote corners of the planet, you will be welcomed with a toast and an introduction to you captain and crew. Tonight you cross the Beagle Channel, entering the Chilean territorial waters. The lights of Ushuaia disappear as the ship turns into the narrow Murray Channel between Navarino and Hoste islands.

Read from the Blog: our Guide to Australis Cruise Patagonia.

Cruise Chilean fjords between Cape Horn & Wulaia Bay

DAY
07

You’ll cruise into the remote archipelago that is home to the Cape Horn National Park. Weather and sea conditions permitting, we explore this windswept island that houses the legendary Cape Horn (Cabo de Hornos), a sheer 425-meter high rocky promontory overlooking the turbulent waters of the Drake Passage. The National Park is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and features a permanent lighthouse. the tiny Stella Maris Chapel and modern Cape Horn Monument (currently awaiting repair after being damaged by fierce winds).

Sailing back across Nassau Bay, we anchor at fabled Wulaia Bay, one of the few places in the archipelago where human history is just as compelling as the natural environment as it was the site of one of the region’s largest Yámana aboriginal settlements. After visiting the museum, you’ll have a choice of three hikes (of increasing degrees of difficulty) that ascend the heavily wooded mountain behind the bay. On all of these you stroll through an enchanted Magellanic forest of lengas, coigües, canelos and ferns to reach panoramic viewpoints overlooking the bay.

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Pía Glacier - Garibaldi Glacier

DAY
08

 

Sailing through narrow channels overnight and rounding the remote Brecknock Peninsula, our Patagonian glacier tour re-enters the Beagle Channel. Today morning you will board zodiacs for a shore excursion to the Pia Glacier. A short hike takes us to panoramic views of this spectacular glacier, which extends from the mountaintops down to the sea.

Pia Glacier exploration completed, we sail along the channel to enter another long fjord and drop anchor near Garibaldi Glacier for another shore excursion. Garibaldi is one of only three glaciers in Patagonia gaining mass rather than staying the same or slowly shrinking. This time we a tough hike through virgin Magellan forest takes us to a glacial waterfall, a towering wall of ferns and moss, and spectacular viewpoints looking down on the glacier and fjord. The walk is not for everyone and those who stay back can enjoy beautiful blue skies and striking views from the upper deck.


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Agostini Sound - Águila Glacier

DAY
09

Our journey continues along the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego into a watery wonderland protected within the confines of Alberto de Agostini National Park to the scenic De Agostini Sound.

Named after a priest, De Agostini Sound is flanked by numerous glaciers and sheer saw-toothed peaks reminiscent of Torres del Paine. Our shore excursion this morning is Águila (“Eagle”) Glacier, which hovers above a placid glacial lagoon surrounded by primeval forest – your experience of a sub-Antarctic Patagonian rainforest where the power of nature as it moulds the spectacular landscape is clearly visible.

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Magdalena Island – Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales in Chile

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10

The island was an essential source of supplies for seafarers and is inhabited by an immense colony of Magellan penguins. Weather permitting, today we head ashore for a hike on a path through thousands of penguins to a small vintage museum.

The island is a haven for many bird species. In April and September, when the penguins dwell elsewhere, the offshore excursion includes a zodiac ride to Marta Island to observe South American sea lions.

A short cruise from here is Punta Arenas, our port to disembark. A local guide will help you with transfers to your accommodation – Tierra Patagonia Hotel inside Torres del Paine National Park. The perfect place to enjoy this natural wonder with its iconic peaks, mirror-glass lagoons and mighty glaciers.

Be greeted with a welcome cocktail to start this adventure spa Experience!

Torres del Paine adventure spa experience

DAY
11

What is an adventure spa experience? The perfect balance between active adventures and some well-earned rest and relaxation. An experience to restore your mind, body, and soul, 

Select from a menu of the best expedition to explore Torres del Paine National park with an expert Guide. You can choose your daily guided tours which are based on different interests and skill levels so that you can enjoy this natural wonder your way.

In the afternoon relax at the spa with one of their relaxing treatments. 

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Exploring Torres del Paine

DAY
12

 

Today again you can pick from the selection of daily expeditions with bilingual guides from Tierra Patagonia excursions menu.

You can go sailing on Lake Grey to see the glacier and icebergs up close, or horse-riding on a Patagonian Estancia with the local Chilean cowboys. If you like hiking, then you’ll be able to choose from hiking trips which explore every corner of  Torres del Paine national park. Whether you prefer to explore on foot, horseback, bike, or boat, our all-encompassing portfolio of tours and activities delves into every corner of the park.

Take the afternoon to relax in one of the hotels saunas or the indoor heated pool at  the Uma Spa.

Puerto Natales – Santiago de chile

DAY
13

Departing after breakfast, we will fly from Punta Arenas to Santiago de chile.

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SAntiago de chile
CASA BLANCA VALLEY

DAY
14


A fantastic Road Trip through Chile'sWine Country, across the majestic Andes Mountains.  Today we make our way to the lush, vine-covered hills of the Casablanca Valley, 75 km away from Santiago. At Matetic vineyards, you can learn about winemaking, bottling and storage. The visit to this beautiful vineyard includes tasting of two premium wines from the Corralillo line and lunch.

From here we visit Isla Negra to see the museum house of Pablo Neruda before returning to our boutique hotel in Santiago during the afternoon

santiago de chile – Farewell

DAY
15

Before leaving Patagonia, enjoy a delightful morning at the lodge, before your afternoon flight to your next destination. It is time to say Goodbye to Patagonia... for now!  

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WanderLust

a strong desire to wander or travel and explore the world.

It may have taken 2 years to have our adventure (because of COVID) but we did it.  The women at Across South America did a fantastic job!!  We had many modifications because of COVID but we pulled off our Patagonia adventure.  My highlight was Tierra del Fuego on our small boat cruise.  We enjoyed the Chilean and Argentinean sides of Patagonia for a few weeks.  The lodging Across South America set up for us was first class.  Many cool one of a kind locations.  The guides they set us up with were well-informed and fun to be with.  We added a few days in Chiloe in southern Chile.  Great island area.  Buenos Aires and Santiago were dynamic cities.  While in Buenos Aires we made it to Iguazu Falls, another life-changing experience.  We followed the fall with Ibera Wetlands National Park.  Our month-long adventure was top-notch.  The staff at Across South America were supporting us on a daily basis.  When we had a COVID regulation roadblock, they found a solution.  You cannot go wrong with Across South America. True custom travel

 

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