9 Day
Tour Type
City Tour
Escorted Tour
Group Size
Max People : 15

Argentinian Adventure 1: Buenos Aires & Patagonia – 9 Days


Argentinian Adventure

Experience the bustling cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires to begin your adventure, soaking up the atmosphere and culture of the ‘Paris‘ of Latin America! Afterwards, venturing deeper into the Patagonian wild landscapes of El Chalten and El Calafate to explore the unique natural phenomenons of this largely untouched national pampa.

Covering destinations from Buenos Aires all the way to Southern Patagonia, this tour is a great way to discover both Argentina’s natural splendor and unique culture. In just over a week, you will be able to experience some of the country’s most iconic destinations through various excursions ranging from quiet retreats and scenic drives to wildlife watching and exhilarating hikes.

DESTINATIONS: ARGENTINA – Buenos Aires, PATAGONIA – El Calafate & El Chaltén.

3 nights in Buenos Aires
3 nights in El Calafate/Patagonia
2 nights in El Chaltén/Patagonia

Breakfast x 8, Lunch x 7, Dinner x 2
Tour Conductor.
Local Bilingual Guides.
All Activities outlined in the itinerary & entrances.
All Hotels as outlined in the itinerary or similar.
Domestic flights – BA to El Calafate (one piece of 9kg carry-on luggage).
Location Transfers.


Joining Arrangements There will be a pre-trek briefing held usually the evening before departure, at your hotel, to go over the details of the trek and any specific requirements not already captured.
Food & Water Prior to setting off we recommend you steer clear of street food and only eat in good restaurants, to avoid any stomach complaints. Likewise with tap water, it is largely untreated, please only consume bottled water only or sterilised water if you have the right equipment.
Special Diets We’ll ensure that we cater for all of your dietary needs, at the point of booking we’ll collect this information from you. We can secure special menu requests also for your trek party.
Trekking Crew We are able to customise our treks to suit you, but usually our treks are guided by a professional bilingual guide, mountain cook, arriero (horseman) and mules to carry all equipment (passenger horses also available on request). They become a large part of your trekking expedition and it’s a great experience working together.
This is a really important part of your trip planning process, please find a link below which explains a little more about preparing for altitude. Altitude Preparation
Attached below are a couple of links which will explain how to prepare for your trip & trek in advance of your arrival. We recommend being prepared in advance to save time & stress whilst you’re in Peru. Trip Planning | Trek Planning
Covid-19 (Coronavirus) We are working with the latest protocols issued by the Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health) to ensure our operations are safe and compliant for the future. We also have access to on-call health services for your time with us.
Covid-19 (Useful Links) World Health Organisation | World Health Organisation – Peru | Covid-19 Data – Peru | Covid-19 Daily Statistics
Reservation Please contact us to reserve your trek and we will send you our deposit & payment options.
Customer Service Please feel free to contact us at any point before your trip for any queries or problems.



Arrival at Buenos Aires Airport, collection and then transfer to your hotel where you can relax after a long flight. However the lure of the city will beckon you. Take a quick nap and shower, and then you can venture out into the welcoming arms of Buenos Aires and explore. When evening falls and dinnertime arrives, dine with the locals, Buenos Aires is a culture that thrives after dark, and it's not uncommon for locals to have dinner well past nine in the evening, especially on weekends.
  • Accommodation: Buenos Aires (Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires Polo)
After breakfast, you'll be taken on a tour of Buenos Aires by your guide. During this tour, you’ll visit Retiro as well as Avenida 9 de Julio, South America’s widest avenue. Along this street, you'll see the Teatro Colon, the continent's most opulent opera house, and the iconic Obelisco monument along with visiting other important locations and monuments of Buenos Aires. In the evening, enjoy a famous Argentinian steak and a tango show, one of Argentina's most iconic cultural highlights.
  • Accommodation: Buenos Aires (Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires Polo)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Private full-day tour to Colonia del Sacramento from Buenos Aires, including round-trip transfers and express ferry tickets. Stroll the cobblestone streets of Colonia on a walking tour of the UNESCO-listed Historic Quarter and learn about the town’s rich colonial past. Admire the blend of Spanish, Portuguese and post-colonial architecture as you visit landmarks like Nacarello´s House, the Portuguese Museum, the Viceroy’s House and the Basilica of the Holy Sacrament.
  • Accommodation: Buenos Aires (Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires Polo)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
This morning you'll have a domestic flight out of Buenos Aires to El Calafate, Patagonia – 3hr 15min flight. Upon arrival at El Calafate, early to mid-afternoon, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. You have the rest of the day relaxing or exploring the quaint cafes and shops around town.
  • Accommodation: El Calafate (Alto Calafate Hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast.
Today, you're in for an exciting full-day excursion. Starting with a pick up from your hotel in El Calafate, followed by a one-hour transfer to Los Glaciares National Park. Entering the park, you'll catch your first glimpse of the majestic Perito Moreno. This expansive ice mass flows down from the Andes out over the turquoise waters of Lago Argentino, ending abruptly in a great wall that curves around the lake. Upon arrival, you'll be able to admire Perito Moreno from a number of different viewpoints via the network of wooden walkways carefully situated in front of the glacier. Even better, you'll also get up close and personal with its massive ice wall on a boat tour. After a day spent discovering the glacier and wandering the numerous trails, you'll head back to El Calafate to enjoy the evening as you please.
  • Accommodation: El Calafate ( Alto Calafate Hotel )
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Today, you'll take part in an exciting full-day cruise through Los Glaciares National Park, one of the most wonderful places in Southern Patagonia. Sailing aboard the Glaciers Gourmet will allow you to enjoy the highest standard of comfort and gourmet cuisine for a truly memorable experience.

The most renowned glaciers include Spegazzini, rising 442 feet (135m) above sea level, Upsala covering an entire valley with a length of 32 miles (53km), and Perito Moreno, a massive glacier that is constantly advancing and calving—one of nature’s most impressive sights. In the morning, you'll be picked up at your hotel in El Calafate to join the scenic cruise. Lunch will be served on board, and you'll return to El Calafate in the early evening.
  • Accommodation: El Calafate ( Alto Calafate Hotel )
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
You'll take a morning bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén. The scenic bus journey will take about 3 hrs. On arrival, collection & transfer to your accommodation in El Chaltén. Afternoon free to explore or trek to Laguna Torre from El Chaltén (c.6km), returning late afternoon and enjoy your hotel amenities.
  • Accommodation: Los Cerros, El Chaltén.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Trek to the jewel in the crown of Patagonia, El Chaltén - Mt Fitzroy. The route to Mt. Fitz Roy starts from the edge of El Chaltén then ascends above the Las Vueltas river valley. The trail levels out as it passes through the forest, along Laguna Capri, and then through glorious mountain-framed meadows. The final approach to Mount Fitz Roy is on a very steep, rock-strewn trail that guides you to a viewpoint overlooking the Laguna de los Tres. The Fitz Roy trek is around 21.4 km (13.3m) round trip and will take 8- 10 hrs. It’s rated moderate to hard and has an elevation gain of 864 m/2835 ft.
  • Accommodation: - Los Cerros, El Chaltén.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Leaving early to mid morning, you'll take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate, in time for your connecting flight to Buenos Aires. Early afternoon you'll take your flight back to Buenos Aires Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to the international airport for your return flight home.¡Buen viaje!
  • Meals: Breakfast.

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