Flanked by mountains and facing a shimmering, ice-blue lake, El Calafate is one of the most popular destinations in Patagonia. This small, welcoming city is the gateway to a spectacular section of Los Glaciares National Park. This guide will help you plan your trip and find the best El Calafate has to offer.
Best of El Calafate
Seeing the Perito Moreno Glacier up close is an unforgettable experience. Encompassing nearly 97 square miles (250 sq km), the blue-tinged glacier is constantly calving enormous icebergs, which you can often see on kayaking and boating excursions. You can also take a hike on an ice field atop the glacier. Other glaciers near El Calafate, like Upsala and Spegazzini, also make for a rewarding trip. For something different, you can visit a traditional Patagonian ranch for lunch and horseback riding, or go trekking in remote wilderness.
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Explore the highlights of Argentine Patagonia on this six-day adventure. Begin in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, and explore its vibrant city streets and delicious dining opportunities with a city tour and tango show. Then, head to El Calafate to visit Los Glaciares National Park to get an up-close look at the majestic Perito Moreno glacier. Next, you'll take a trip to Estancia Cristina to visit the local folkloric museum as well as the Continental Ice Field Refuge for incredible views of Upsala Glacier and Lake Guillermo.
You can pack a wealth of incredible Patagonian experiences into a mere eight days. After flying from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, you'll embark on a boat trip across a lake to visit the region's most famous glacier, Perito Moreno. Then you'll trek in one of the most beautiful national parks in the world—Chile's Torres del Paine—before finishing the trip on Lago Nahuel Huapi and the resort town of Bariloche.
You won't have to choose between Argentinian and Chilean Patagonia on this 13-day adventure — this wide-ranging itinerary takes you to the highlights of both! The trip kicks off in Buenos Aires, then continues with a short flight to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park and the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier. Then you'll travel to Chile's famous Torres del Paine National Park for a few days of hiking. You'll head back to El Calafate to make the connection further south to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Trek on a glacier, boat down the Beagle Channel, and dine on fresh seafood to wrap up the trip.
Explore the rugged beauty of the icy wilderness of Patagonia on this adventure-filled 9-day itinerary that loops down from Buenos Aires through El Calafate and El Chaltén. Start off by learning about the culture of Argentina with a tour and tango show in Buenos Aires. Then, travel south to see the famous Perito Moreno glacier up close, raft down the Rio de las Vueltas, and hike on top of the secluded Cagliero glacier.
Never mind two weeks—in just one week you can enjoy the Patagonian adventure of a lifetime. Starting in Buenos Aires, you'll fly south to the end of the continent and nature excursions in Tierra del Fuego National Park. Then you'll head north to El Calafate where you'll take boat trips around Lago Argentino and visit the most famous glacier in the region: Perito Moreno.
Experience the natural wonders of southern Argentina on this adventurous itinerary geared toward active travelers. Hike ancient glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park before heading to Ushuaia—the southernmost city in the world—for canoeing, channel cruising, and frolicking with penguins. You'll have many full days of hiking on this itinerary, but you'll still have time to experience the local culture, food, and wines.
In a week you'll not only be able to dance the night away in one of South America's most romantic capitals, but you'll tour awe-inspiring glaciers in Patagonia too. The capital in question is Buenos Aires, and beyond the city sights you'll also travel to a nearby river town on a day trip. You'll end the journey in El Calafate with a visit to Perito Moreno, one of the most popular destinations on the continent.
Perfect for outdoor adventure enthusiasts, this active itinerary will award you with views of ancient glaciers, turquoise lakes, and storied mountain peaks. Start with a free day in Buenos Aires before you fly to Patagonia to hike in Los Glaciares National Park, and then head to Ushuaia—the southernmost city in the world—for more trekking, canoeing, and channel cruising. End your trip with a special excursion to Isla Martillo where you'll see thousands of penguins up close.
Spanning the border between Argentina and Chile, Patagonia is a land of wildly beautiful landscapes and indigenous legends. You'll see the region's top highlights in both countries on this exciting 12-day tour. After a day of sightseeing in Buenos Aires, you'll fly south to El Calafate and see the magnificent Perito Moreno glacier on a day tour. Then you'll cross over to Chile and spend several days hiking and boating in Torres del Paine National Park. Back-track to Argentina to finish up the itinerary in gorgeous Tierra del Fuego, where you'll cruise down the Beagle Channel, go trekking on a glacier, and explore the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia.
Get away from it all on this 11-day adventure around Patagonia, one of the most beautiful regions in South America. This world-famous landscape of astounding glaciers, icy lakes, quiet forests, and rugged coastline stretches across the border of Argentina to Chile. You'll visit both sides, starting with a few days in El Calafate exploring Argentinian Patagonia. Then you'll cross over to Chilean Patagonia to discover the finest national park on the continent, Torres del Paine. Finish the journey in Tierra del Fuego — back on the Argentinian side — with a boating trip on the Beagle Channel, a hike to Ojo de Albino Glacier, and dining on king crab in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.
If you want to experience incredible nature excursions in both Chilean and Argentine Patagonia, then this itinerary is for you. It begins in Buenos Aires, from which you'll fly to El Calafate and Los Glaciers National Park to visit the awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier. You'll then cross into Chile and trek in Torres del Paine, one of the most famous hiking destinations in the world, before finishing the adventure back in Argentina and the lakeside city of Bariloche.
Get away from it all with 10 days in two of the most beautiful areas of Argentine Patagonia. After a couple days enjoying Buenos Aires, you'll fly to the end of the continent where you'll embark on outdoor excursions in Tierra del Fuego. Then you'll fly north to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field where massive glaciers like Upsala and Perito Moreno await.
Explore the highlights of Argentine Patagonia on this 10-day adventure. First, you'll enjoy the culture and cuisine of Buenos Aires then head south to El Calafate, in Patagonia. From here, you'll travel to Los Glaciares National Park to get an up-close look at the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier before visiting a working Patagonian ranch with stunning views of the Upsala Glacier and Lake Guillermo.
Experience the natural wonders of Patagonia on this thrilling 15-day adventure. The itinerary takes you to both Argentina and Chile, starting with a few days in Buenos Aires to sightsee and learn about tango culture. Then you'll fly south to El Calafate to see some of the region's most awe-inspiring glaciers. Cross the border to Chile to hike in one of South America's top national parks, Torres del Paine. Finally, continue to Tierra del Fuego for a cruise down the Beagle Channel, observe penguins in the wild, and visit the windswept national park at the end of the world.
In just iover a week you can experience two major highlights of Argentina: Patagonia and Iguazú Falls. After enjoying a night in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to El Calafate and enjoy a luxury boat tour to the iconic Perito Moreno Glacier. Then you'll fly north to Iguazú to hike around both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of these massive waterfalls.
Even with just eight days, you can experience many of the highlights of Argentina's stunning Patagonia region. The adventure begins with a city tour of Buenos Aires followed by a trip to the far south and Tierra del Fuego for hikes and boat rides on the Beagle Channel. You'll then fly to El Calafate, home to incredible glaciers like Perito Moreno and Upsala, which you'll get to see up close.
A trip to the romantic metropolis of Buenos Aires is an exciting prospect. However, throw in a visit to some of the most amazing natural landmarks in Patagonia, and you have the makings of an epic vacation. Over nine days you'll tour B.A., embark on day trips to the country, and fly to El Calafate to pay a visit to Perito Moreno, the most incredible glacier in the region.
Located in the far reaches of South America, Patagonia is famous for its breathtaking natural scenery. Take your time exploring both the Argentinian and Chilean sides on this 16-day adventure around the region. First you'll get oriented in Buenos Aires, attending a tango show and day-tripping to the river delta of Tigre. Then continue to the renowned wine-growing region of Mendoza to sip and swirl Malbec on a winery tour. The trip takes you to Patagonia next, where you'll spend the bulk of the trip trekking on glaciers, hiking the legendary W circuit in Torres del Paine National Park, and horseback riding or kayaking outside El Calafate.
Venture into the wild over 11 days of pure Patagonian adventure. It begins with fun in one of the most incredible cities in the world, Buenos Aires, and from there you'll fly to the far south for nature excursions in Tierra del Fuego. After heading back north you'll take boat tours to massive glaciers and even make a trip to a Patagonian ranch that dates back over a century.
Get ready to experience the best of Patagonia on an 11-day journey to southern Argentina. You will get the best of both worlds, from the ancient glaciers of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field to the exotic marine wildlife on the Atlantic coast. This includes swimming with sea lions and visiting a colony of thousands of Magellanic penguins.
This diverse 9-day tour combines top destinations in Argentina for a trip that won't disappoint. Start by experiencing the cosmopolitan bustle of Buenos Aires before you fly south to El Calafate for a number of spectacular glaciers, which you'll see by land and boat. Then, fly north to the Brazilian border (and warmer weather) to explore Iguazú Falls—the largest waterfall system in the world.
Imagine a Patagonian adventure where you walk with penguins, swim with sea lions, and hike across the surface of a glacier. You'll do all this and more on a nine-day trip to Argentine Patagonia. It begins in Buenos Aires, and from there you'll visit the exotic marine mammals of the southern Atlantic coast before heading to El Calafate and embarking on an ice hike you'll never forget.
Boat past glaciers, tour vineyards with views of the Andes, and hike in South America's best national park on this 14-day adventure through Argentina and Chile. You'll start with a couple of days in Buenos Aires before you take off to discover two incredibly beautiful regions of Argentina — the famed wine country of Mendoza and El Calafate, the gateway to the spectacular Los Glaciares National Park. Then cross the border to Chile to discover the ruggedly beautiful Torres del Paine National Park, where you'll embark on one of the most rewarding mountain treks in the world, the W circuit.
Escape to one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Patagonia! This 14-day journey begins in Buenos Aires, then quickly moves along to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park. After marveling at the Perito Moreno glacier, you'll take the scenic route to El Chaltén for a full day of self-guided hiking. Cross the border to Chile to access the windswept Torres Del Paine National Park. You'll spend four days hiking the famous W trek before circling back to Argentina, where you'll spend the end of the trip exploring the mythical Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.
On this nine-day adventure, you'll discover two uniquely beautiful locales in Argentina. The first is Buenos Aires, and not only will you tour its historic streets but you'll also make day trips to river towns and country ranches. Then you're off to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field where you'll travel to the most incredible glacier on the continent, Perito Moreno, and marvel at its beauty.
Experience the sophistication of Buenos Aires, the mesmerizing force of the Iguazu Falls and the spectacular glaciers of El Calafate in a single trip. This 12-day itinerary travels to Argentina's historic capital and then across Patagonia, seamlessly blending urban bustle, outdoor adventure, and small-town charm.
This amazing 12-day trip gives you a chance to see so much of what Argentina has to offer: from the cultural richness of Buenos Aires to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country, with stops in El Calafate, El Chaltén, and Ushuaia. Sway to the dramatic tempos of tango, sail through the Beagle Channel, gaze out on the icy vastness of the Southern Patagonia Ice Field and hike around the spectacular Mt. Fitz Roy on this spectacular itinerary.
This diverse 12-day tour combines top destinations in Argentina for a trip that won't disappoint. Start by experiencing the cosmopolitan bustle of Buenos Aires before you fly south to El Calafate to visit spectacular glaciers on foot and by boat. Then, fly north to the Brazilian border (and warmer weather) to explore Iguazú Falls, one of the largest waterfalls in the world.
If you want to experience the heart of Argentine Patagonia, come to Los Glaciers National Park. It's not only home to dozens of glaciers but the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy, too. This eight-day itinerary begins with your arrival in Buenos Aires before jetting off to Los Glaciers for trekking around Fitz Roy and even a hike across the surface of the region's most famous glacier: Perito Moreno.
Over 12 unforgettable days, you'll travel as deep into Argentine Patagonia is it's possible to go. First, you'll enjoy a couple nights in Buenos Aires and then venture to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. From there you'll fly a short way north to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field where you'll visit the most impressive glaciers in the region, including Perito Moreno and Upsala.
Many people are aware of Patagonia's unspoiled wilderness and vast steppe deserts, but it's also a haven for exotic wildlife and marine mammals. You'll see these creatures firsthand when you visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Península Valdés for a whale-watching tour and visit to a Magellanic penguin colony. To cap the adventure, you'll even hike across the surface of a massive glacier.
Patagonia is famous for its many glaciers. On this 11-day adventure, you'll not only get to see them up close but you'll actually be able to walk across them on a glacier hike. Beyond that, you'll hike up to glacial lakes around the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy plus enjoy some city fun in Argentina's sleepless capital of Buenos Aires.
Perfect for travelers looking to experience more of Patagonia and see Argentina's natural wonders, this thirteen-day itinerary includes a visit to the famed Perito Moreno glacier and stops in Ushuaia—the southernmost city in the world—to see penguins and trek in Tierra del Fuego National Park. You'll hike through the rugged mountain scenery around Mount Fitz Roy, learn to dance the tango and experience the crashing immensity of Iguazú Falls, all in one trip.
This amazing 11-day trip combines some of the most spectacular scenery that Argentine Patagonia has to offer. After exploring Buenos Aires with a tour and tango lesson, you'll head to El Calafate—jumping off point for Los Glaciares National Park—where you'll get up close to several glaciers. Finish the adventure in Bariloche, surrounded by lakes, forests, and mountains, with ample hiking trails and local history.
This adventure-packed 8-day itinerary takes you to the heart of Argentine Patagonia: Los Glaciares National Park. Take a day to experience the vibrant metropolis of Buenos Aires, then fly south to El Calafate and the famous Perito Moreno glacier. Then, take in the breath-taking scenery around nearby El Chaltén with several hiking excursions around the vertiginous Mt. Fitz Roy.
This epic 10-day adventure in Argentine Patagonia starts with a trip to the "end of the world" at Tierra del Fuego, where you'll explore wilderness parks and share cultural exchanges with local farmers and fishermen. Then head north to El Calafate, home of awe-inspiring glaciers like Perito Moreno, before ending the trip at El Chaltén to conquer the hiking trails around iconic Mount Fitz Roy.
This exciting 13-day itinerary highlights some of Argentina's most impressive natural wonders. Kicking off in Buenos Aires, you'll venture to Patagonia where you’ll get close to massive glaciers and partake in a range of outdoor activities in the southernmost city in the world. Finish in the far north—at the Brazilian border—to explore hundreds of waterfalls in both countries for a real taste of adventure.
Why tour one natural wonder in Argentina when you can visit two? It all begins in Buenos Aires, and from there you'll fly to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field for tours of the famous Perito Moreno Glacier. Then you'll fly to the far north to the border with Brazil where you'll find the most incredible waterfalls in the Americas, Iguazú.
While many itineraries through the vast country of Argentina focus on highlights of the north or south, this exciting 14-day adventure takes you to both! You'll start with sightseeing in the capital city of Buenos Aires, then catch a flight to Puerto Iguazú for a full day of hiking around the magnificent Iguazú Falls. Transfer to the famous wine region of Mendoza next, where you'll tour wineries and take a cooking class. Spend a few days exploring the indigenous history and otherworldly landscapes around Salta and Jujuy before heading south to Patagonia for glacier treks and unforgettable mountain hikes around El Calafate and El Chaltén.
Come discover the cultural, culinary and natural wonders of Argentina over 15 action-packed days. After touching down in Buenos Aires and enjoying a live tango show, you'll fly south to El Calafate and not only visit the massive Perito Moreno Glacier, but hike across it on a glacier trek. Then you'll conquer the most famous hiking routes around El Chalten before venturing further south to Tierra del Fuego for a cruise up the legendary Beagle Channel and visits to penguin colonies.
This 16-day itinerary is perfect for active travelers looking to experience the natural wonders of Patagonia. After three days in Buenos Aires, you'll transfer to El Calafate to hike glaciers before heading to El Chaltén for more extensive guided treks in the mountains. For the final leg, you'll transfer to Ushuaia for more hiking, canoeing, and a cruise to an island filled with penguins.
Visit the world's oldest glaciers on a 13-day Patagonian adventure that includes the alpine town of Bariloche plus Los Glaciers National Park. In the latter, you'll enjoy boat tours from the town of El Calafate to the most incredible glacier in the region, Perito Moreno. Then, in Argentina's beautiful Lake District, you'll experience the charms of Bariloche while embarking on nature hikes and boat trips around Lake Nahuel Huapi.
Perfect for hikers and excursionists, this 15-day itinerary highlights Argentine Patagonia. After touring Buenos Aires, you'll head south to El Calafate, home to Los Glaciers National Park and its star attraction Perito Moreno. Next, you'll travel to El Chaltén for day hikes around the granite peaks of Mount Fitz Roy before finishing the adventure with more hiking, plus kayak trips around the Lake District town of Bariloche.
Active Adventure in Argentina: Bueno Aires, El Calafate, El Chalten, Ushuaia, & Puerto Iguazu - 13 Days
Perfect for seasoned hikers and outdoorsy types, this 13-day itinerary will take you through some of the most exciting natural sites in Patagonia. After a day of strolling through the romantic streets of Buenos Aires, get close to glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park, take a self-guided hike up Mt. Fitz Roy, go canoeing in Tierra del Fuego National Park, and trek around Iguazú Falls.
Anyone with a passion for the great outdoors owes it to themselves to experience Patagonia at least once. This 13-day adventure offers the highlights of this region, starting in the far south with nature hikes in Tierra del Fuego followed by a trip to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field to tour massive glaciers. Along the way, you'll visit a penguin colony, travel the Beagle Channel, and see the sights in Buenos Aires.
In less than a week you can enjoy two of the highlights of Argentine Patagonia plus have a bit of fun in Buenos Aires, too. After a night in the capital, you'll fly south to El Calafate and not just see the Perito Moreno Glacier but you'll hike across its surface. To cap the trip you'll hike around the famous Mt. Fitz Roy and up to glacial lakes for incredible views.
Take a break from the daily grind and escape to a place where there isn't an office in sight: Patagonia. You'll visit the highlights of this unspoiled wilderness in Argentina, including the glaciers around El Calafate and the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy, where you'll embark on nature hikes. Beyond that, you'll get to have some city fun in Buenos Aires plus travel up the Río de la Plata to a beautiful river town.
This thrilling 15-day itinerary takes you to the highlights of Patagonia for outdoor adventures in both Argentina and Chile. You'll start on the Argentinian side, getting up close to the Perito Moreno glacier in El Calafate before taking a scenic drive to El Chaltén for hiking and climbing. Then you'll cross over to Chile for four days of trekking on the famous W circuit of Torres del Paine National Park. Finally, you'll head back to Argentina to explore Tierra del Fuego National Park, cruise down the Beagle Channel, spot penguins in the wild, and dine on freshly caught seafood in Ushuaia.
Discover the highlights of Argentine Patagonia on this exciting 10-day trip that features hiking on a glacier, boating through an ice field, kayaking on a pristine lake, and so much more! You'll start with a quick stay in Buenos Aires, watching tango dancers perform in the street and experiencing traditional café culture. Then catch a flight south to El Calafate, the jumping-off point for exploring Los Glaciares National Park. You'll trek on the surface of Perito Moreno glacier — an unforgettable experience — before enjoying the scenic drive to El Chaltén, a hot spot for hikers, rock climbers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Finish with a few days in Argentina's Lake District, tasting artisanal chocolates in charming Bariloche and kayaking through the crystalline waters of Lago Nahuel Huapi.
Take a deep breath of fresh air and soak up the incredible scenery on this exciting 10-day excursion around Argentinian Patagonia. The itinerary is packed full of outdoor adventures, including trekking on a massive glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, hiking around dramatic mountains in El Chaltén, and cruising down the Beagle Channel on a boat ride in Tierra del Fuego. Rounding out the trip are a number of cultural activities, from a walking tour of Buenos Aires and cocktails at Argentina's first ice bar in El Calafate to learning about indigenous cultures at the Museo del Fin del Mundo (End of the World Museum) in Ushuaia.
Travel from Buenos Aires to Iguazú Falls with this itinerary filled with Argentina's natural wonders. Start in the cosmopolitan capital with dinner and dancing before traveling south to Patagonia. You'll explore glaciers, hike with views of Mt. Fitz Roy, and finish in the far north—at the Brazilian border—to explore hundreds of waterfalls for a real taste of adventure.
The highlights of Argentina are unrivaled anywhere in the world. On this two-week tour, you'll experience the sophistication of Buenos Aires, the mesmerizing force of Iguazú Falls, the glaciers of El Calafate, and more. It's the perfect balance between metropolitan fun and Patagonian adventure that's ideal for any type of traveler.
This amazing two-week trip combines some of the most spectacular scenery that Argentine Patagonia has to offer. After enjoying a city tour and riverboat cruise in Buenos Aires, you'll head to El Calafate, the jumping-off point for Los Glaciares National Park, where you'll get up close to several glaciers. Finish the adventure in Bariloche where you can explore the region's lakes, forests, and mountains.
Begin this two-week Argentine adventure in Buenos Aires for city tours and tango shows. Next, fly to the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, where you'll visit a penguin colony travel up the famed Beagle Channel. After excursions in Tierra del Fuego, finish the adventure in El Calafate to see the iconic Perito Moreno Glacier and the breathtaking scenery of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.
This 11-day trip combines urban culture, outdoor excursions, and vineyard relaxation for a real Argentinian adventure. After exploring Buenos Aires, fly to Mendoza (world-famous for Malbecs) for wine tastings, before heading to El Calafate—the jumping-off point for Los Glaciares National Park—and trek along a massive glacier that is actually advancing.
This amazing 11-day trip will give you a chance to see some of the most spectacular scenery that Argentine Patagonia has to offer. After exploring Buenos Aires, you'll head to Ushuaia—famed for being "the Southernmost City in the World," where you'll get the chance to see penguins up close and go canoeing in Tierra del Fuego. Then head to El Calafate, the jumping-off point for Los Glaciares National Park to see the Perito Moreno glacier. Finish off your adventure with a day of hiking in El Chaltén at the foot of the spectacular Mt. Fitz Roy.
Eschew the uneventful resorts for an 11-day adventure in Patagonia that will be the vacation you never forget. It begins in Argentina with city tours and a day trip to a river town. Then you'll fly to Patagonia and not only tour the most impressive glacier in the region—Perito Moreno—but go on hikes around the most famous mountain in the area: Fitz Roy.
Perfect for adventure travelers and outdoor lovers, this 11-day tour through Argentine Patagonia is designed for you. After 24 hours in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to Los Glaciers National Park where you'll visit Perito Moreno Glacier and traverse the glacier on a guided hike. After, you'll travel to Tierra del Fuego to enjoy nature hikes, a canoeing trip and a boat tour up the Beagle Channel.
Patagonia's massive glaciers, unspoiled forests, icy lakes, and rushing rivers make it one of the most attractive destinations in the world for outdoor adventurers. On this 17-day itinerary, you'll discover the region's incredible landscapes on an array of guided tours and independent excursions. Get up close to glaciers, trek and sleep in a tent in Torres del Paine National Park, boat along the Beagle Channel, and see penguins swim and play on an island in Tierra del Fuego. All of this and more awaits travelers on this once-in-a-lifetime journey!
Get ready for the trip of a lifetime in Argentina. It begins in Buenos Aires, where you'll not only enjoy the city but make day trips to nearby river towns and cowboy ranches, too. Then you're off to Patagonia to visit the mammoth Perito Moreno Glacier before flying north to tour the equally impressive natural wonder that is Iguazú Falls
Patagonia—located in Argentina and Chile—is, without a doubt, one of the world's most beautiful and undiscovered regions, and this 15-day itinerary includes adventures in both countries. Kicking off with some food, wine, and culture in Buenos Aires and Mendoza, you'll fly south to Argentine Patagonia for glacier trekking in Los Glaciares National Park. Continue across the border in Torres del Paine for a multi-day hike through Grey Glacier, French Valley, and the imposing towers of Las Torres.
On this 15-day excursion into Argentina's Patagonia region, you'll see ancient glaciers, vast lakes, and mountains. The adventure kicks off with hikes and boat rides in two highlights of the region—the Perito Moreno Glacier and El Chalten and its adjacent Mt. Fitz Roy. You'll continue south to Tierra del Fuego for a cruise along the Beagle Channel followed by a jaunt to the far north to see the massive cascades at Iguazú Falls.
Experience the highlights of Patagonia in just a little over a week on this action-packed trip. After a day of sightseeing in Buenos Aires, the real adventure begins with a trek across the surface of a glacier near El Calafate. Explore the dramatic scenery of the south with hikes around El Chaltén and the iconic Mount Fitz Roy. You'll then travel to the Lake District, basing yourself in the picturesque alpine town of Bariloche, renowned for its artisanal chocolate shops. Finish the trip at a more relaxed pace with a kayak trip and a nature hike.
This exciting 12-day itinerary combines the best culture and scenery in Argentina and Brazil for a real South American adventure. After a taste of Buenos Aires with a tour and tango performance, you'll fly south to Patagonia to experience massive glaciers. Then, fly to the Brazilian border to hike around hundreds of waterfalls before finishing in Rio de Janeiro for its iconic views and nearby tropical islands.
This 12-day tour of Argentina includes some of the country's most spectacular scenery for an unforgettable adventure. After exploring Buenos Aires, you'll fly to Mendoza for Malbec vineyards and high-altitude Andean peaks. Then, head to Patagonia's Los Glaciares National Park for access to the Perito Moreno Glacier before finishing in Ushuaia—the southernmost city in the world.
This amazing 13-day trip includes some of the most spectacular scenery that Argentine Patagonia has to offer. After exploring Buenos Aires, you'll head to Ushuaia, famed for being "the city at the end of the world." Then you'll head to El Calafate—the jumping-off point for Los Glaciares National Park—where you'll get up close to Perito Moreno. End the adventure in El Chaltén, the Patagonia hiking capital.
This 13-day Patagonian trek is designed for adventurers and includes the best outdoor viewpoints in two countries. Explore the peaks, valleys, and glaciers of Torres del Paine, and then cross the border from Chile into Argentina to discover more of the stunning panoramas through hikes, boat tours, and more in El Calafate and El Chaltén. You’ll also have time in two capital cities—embark on a sightseeing tour in Santiago and wind down the trip on your own in Buenos Aires.
Perfect for adventurers hoping to explore Patagonia, one of the last unspoiled regions of the world. You'll discover its splendor over 12 days, beginning in El Calafate with tours of the El Perito Glacier and hikes around the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy. You'll travel further south and visit penguin colonies in Tierra del Fuego and cruise the famous Beagle Channel before heading north to visit an altogether different—yet no less impressive—natural wonder: Iguazú Falls.
Over 12 days you'll embark on excursions in two equally beautiful regions of Patagonia: Los Glaciares National Park and the Lake District. After living it up in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to El Calafate and cruise the waters of Lake Argentino, visiting massive glaciers. Then you'll fly to Bariloche, in the Lake District, where you'll enjoy more lake activities plus go hiking in Nahuel Huapi National Park.
Over 12 days you will experience a greatest-hits tour of Argentine Patagonia. First, travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Península Valdés where you'll go whale watching and visit a penguin colony. After an excursion to Tierra del Fuego and a trip down the famous Beagle Channel, you'll return north, this time to the awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier.
Perfect for active travelers, this 12-day itinerary highlights both Argentine Patagonia and Argentina's Lake District. You'll begin in El Calafate, the heart of Patagonia, to explore the region's impressive landscapes, including the towering Perito Moreno glacier. Then, you'll travel to El Chaltén to enjoy day hikes and stunning vistas featuring the iconic Mount Fitz Roy. Top it all off in the beautiful Lake District with a visit to Bariloche, where you'll be treated to tasty hot chocolate as well as hiking and kayaking adventures.
There's a primal beauty to South America's Patagonia region that you'll discover over 18 adventure-filled days. You'll visit all the highlights including the massive glaciers of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field plus the mountains around El Chaltén. Even better, you'll head to Torres del Paine to embark on the famous W circuit trek before venturing to the far south of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego for even more nature excursions.
This exciting itinerary highlights some of Argentina's most impressive natural wonders. After kicking things off in Buenos Aires, you'll venture to Patagonia to explore massive glaciers, hike near the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy, and partake in a range of outdoor activities in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Finish in the far north, at the Brazilian border, where you'll explore the largest network of waterfalls in the Americas, Iguazú Falls.
Designed for outdoor enthusiasts, this active itinerary will take you to the highlights of Argentine Patagonia. After a walking tour and a tango show in Buenos Aires, you'll head to El Calafate where you'll traverse the towering Perito Moreno glacier with a guide. Next, you'll travel further south in Patagonia to El Chaltén for long hikes near the iconic Mount Fitz Roy. Then, you'll visit the charming city of Bariloche for a kayak tour on Lake Macardi.
This adventurous 13-day itinerary combines Argentina's most spectacular scenery in the far north and south. After getting to know Buenos Aires with a local guide, you’ll head to the Brazilian border to hike around hundreds of waterfalls. Then, fly to Patagonia where you'll get up close to glaciers and partake in a range of outdoor activities. Finish back in the capital for a tango dance and hands-on culinary experience.
For travelers who want an immersive experience in Argentina, this 17-day itinerary allows you to experience vibrant urban culture along with some of the country's top natural sites. Start your trip with tango and art in Buenos Aires before heading to see glaciers in Patagonia. Then, you'll transfer to the Lake District where you'll embark on hiking excursions and lake tours before ending your trip in the far north with an unforgettable desert road trip where you'll see painted mountains, indigenous ruins, and colonial towns.
This active, outdoorsy itinerary gives you the chance to hike and bike your way through Patagonia's most stunning landscapes. Start your adventure with a walking tour of Buenos Aires and learn more about the "Paris of South America." Then, fly down to Bariloche for some mountain biking in Nahuel Huapi National Park. Finally, head to El Calafate and trek on top of the famous Perito Moreno glacier.
This 15-day adventure delivers unforgettable experiences in Buenos Aires and Patagonia, Argentina's most beautiful region. After a few days living it up in B.A., you'll fly to Puerto Madryn and embark on wildlife-spotting tours. Then you'll travel further south, to Tierra del Fuego, for nature excursions. Finally, head back north to visit some of the most enormous glaciers in the world.
This 13-day adventure in Patagonia is perfect for wildlife enthusiasts and outdoor excursionists. From Buenos Aires, you'll travel south to the Atlantic coast, which is home to exotic marine life including sea lions, penguins, and right whales. Then venture to Tierra del Fuego and, like Darwin himself, sail the Beagle Channel before heading back north to the most impressive glacier in the region, Perito Moreno.
Journey around Patagonia on this exciting 9-day adventure around the region's famous glaciers, lakes, and mountains! Spend a day sightseeing in Buenos Aires before exploring the Perito Moreno glacier near El Calafate. After this unique ice trekking excursion, you'll move on to the hiking trails around El Chaltén and see the iconic Mount Fitz Roy up close. Finally, you'll travel onward to the Lake District, where you'll enjoy several days exploring Lake Nahuel Huapi and its surroundings on kayak trips and hikes.
Perfect for travelers and active hikers who love the outdoors, this trip puts nature center stage. Start off in the charming city of Buenos Aires before heading to El Calafate, the heart of Patagonia, to explore the region's impressive landscapes, including the towering Perito Moreno glacier. Then, you'll travel to El Chaltén to enjoy hikes around Mount Fitz Roy before ending with a visit to Bariloche in the beautiful Lake District, where you'll have plenty more hiking opportunities and a kayaking adventure.
Experience the vast marvels of Argentina on this adventure that will take you from vibrant Buenos Aires to majestic Patagonia and the desert plains. In Patagonia, you'll visit some of the largest glaciers in the region. You'll hike through the majestic beauty of the Lake District and then you'll travel to the far north and the colonial city of Salta. From there, you'll set off for a desert road trip, where you'll visit colonial towns and world-famous wine-producing regions.
Buckle up for 18 days of unforgettable excursions from the far south of Argentina to the far north. The adventure begins in Patagonia with whale watching, a glacier hike, and even a trip to Tierra del Fuego for nature hikes and a visit to an island home to vast penguin colonies. Then you'll fly to the north and Iguazú to marvel at the awe-inspiring waterfalls that are the largest in the Americas.
This adventurous two-week trip combines the best destinations Argentina has to offer with a range of outdoor activities and wildlife. On the itinerary are two cities (Buenos Aires and Ushuaia), a UNESCO-listed peninsula, and two national parks known for glaciers and hiking trails. There's also whale watching, snorkeling with sea lions, and a visit to South America's largest Magellanic Penguin colony for the ultimate photo ops.
This exciting two-week trip includes the best natural attractions in Argentina's north and south. The first half takes place in Patagonia where you'll experience spectacular glaciers and lakes near El Calafate and Bariloche, respectively. The latter half takes place in the colonial city of Salta—your starting point for a self-guided road trip through rugged gorges, giant salt flats, and colorful deserts in the country's far north.
Deluxe Active Patagonia: Buenos Aires, Tiera del Fuego, El Calafate, El Chalten & the Andes Trail - 14 Days
Gear up for an epic trip in Patagonia! Spend some time in Buenos Aires, then travel south to Tiera del Fuego; you'll discover the best of Patagonia as you trek across a glacier, march with penguins, hike incredible mountains, spot wildlife, and enjoy the best of Argentina's National Parks, cuisine, and culture.
Leave the tour bus crowds behind and enjoy an adventure through Patagonia. On this journey, you'll do it all, from swimming with sea lions in Puerto Madryn to following in the footsteps of Charles Darwin as you travel down the Beagle Channel. After exploring Tierra del Fuego, you'll return to the north and El Calafate, where you'll get up close with Perito Moreno, a glacier with a surface area of nearly 100 square miles.
This exciting itinerary includes the best natural attractions in Argentina's north and south. After taking in the sights in Buenos Aires, you'll head to Patagonia, where you'll experience spectacular glaciers in El Calafate and lakes in Bariloche. Then, from the colonial city of Salta, you'll begin a road trip through rugged gorges, giant salt flats, and colorful deserts in the country's far north.
In just 10 days you can travel to both ends of Argentina and experience the highlights of each region. In the south you'll experience the unspoiled region of Patagonia including its glaciers and the far-south national parks of Tierra del Fuego. You'll then go from snow to sunshine as you travel to the tropical north and marvel at the biggest waterfalls in the America at Iguazú.
This unforgettable 19-day adventure mixes extreme outdoor activities in Argentina with nature tours and wildlife excursions. The journey begins with your arrival in Patagonia, where you'll embark on a hike across the surface of a glacier plus have the opportunity to go whale watching and visit islands home to thousands of Magellanic penguins. You'll cap the journey with a visit to one more natural wonder in the form of the thundering Iguazú Falls.
This exciting 15-day itinerary highlights Argentina's top attractions combining urban culture, outdoor activities, and vineyard relaxation. After exploring Buenos Aires with a local guide, you'll fly to Patagonia for glacier trekking and unique excursions in the southernmost city in the world. Finish in high-altitude Mendoza—world-famous for Malbecs—to partake in wine tastings and kayaking in the surrounding Andes.
Independent-minded travelers will love this extensive itinerary that includes Argentina's capital, an unforgettable adventure in Patagonia, and a road trip and through the northern deserts. Start with cultural experiences in Buenos Aires before seeing glaciers and lakes in Patagonia. Then, end your trip with a self-drive tour of the far north and visit the painted mountains and indigenous ruins around Purmamarca and Salta.
Come to Argentina and over 15 days explore its ruggedly beautiful Patagonia region and northern Iguazú Falls. In Patagonia, you'll embark on whale-watching and penguin-spotting excursions plus hike over the surface of a massive glacier. Then, after spending some time in the Lake District, you'll fly to the Brazilian border and experience the majesty of the world's second-largest waterfalls.
From the subtropical waterfalls of Igauzú to the subpolar forests of Patagonia, experience all that Argentina has to offer on this 15-day itinerary. Begin with evenings of tango and folk music in Buenos Aires before flying to Iguazu Falls National Park to see the largest waterfall system in the world. Taste wines and olive oils from artisan producers in Mendoza, then fly south to El Calafate to see the natural wonders of Los Glaciares National Park.
Experience Argentina's geographical extremes and admire the beauty of nature on this far-reaching 15-day itinerary. Explore the barrios of Buenos Aires and both sides of Iguazú Falls before heading south to Patagonia. Look for wildlife as you travel across lakes, seas, and glacial ice in Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, El Calafate, and El Chaltén before returning home with memories that photos could never do justice to.
Experience Argentina's highlights on this 20-day itinerary. The adventure begins in Buenos Aires, from which you'll head south to the untamed wilds of Patagonia. You'll visit remote ranches and walk on glaciers, spot southern right whales and Magellanic penguins, travel the same waterways as Charles Darwin, and cap the journey with a visit to one of the largest waterfall systems in the world, Iguazú Falls.
In this nature-focused adventure, you get the best of both Chilean and Argentine Patagonia. First, travel to far south to Punta Arenas for a visit to an island inhabited by penguins. Next, spend a day exploring Torres del Paine - one of the world's most beautiful national parks. Top your Patagonian experience off with a glacier walk over the most impressive mass of ice in the region, Perito Moreno. Then, journey north for a visit to Iguazú Falls, the largest network of waterfalls in the world. These falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil, so you'll get to experience the majesty of the falls from both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides. Finally, it's off to Buenos Aires where you'll enjoy some city time in the "Paris of South America" before your journey home.
This 15-day tour in Argentine Patagonia hits the highlights between Puerto Madryn in the north to Ushuaia in the south for a range of outdoor activities and wildlife. On the itinerary are two national parks: Tierra del Fuego (rivers and ancient settlements) and Los Glaciares (glaciers and iconic hikes). There's also whale watching, snorkeling with sea lions, and a visit to South America's largest Magellanic Penguin colony.
Experience Argentina's top highlights during this all-encompassing 16-day itinerary. Begin your adventure in the capital city of Buenos Aires, then head south to the untamed wilds of Patagonia. At the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, you will visit remote ranches and walk on glaciers. On wildlife excursions, you'll spot southern right whales, orcas, and Magellanic penguins while traveling the same waterways as Charles Darwin. Then it's off to the largest waterfall system in the world—Iguazú Falls—before returning to Buenos Aires and ending your journey with an epic tango show.
Independent travelers can experience the beauty of two of Argentina's most beautiful and distinct regions on this adventure that will take you from grand glaciers to painted deserts. Start your trip with tango, art, and culture in Buenos Aires, then head to Patagonia for hiking and boat tours before relaxing in the Lake District. For the final portion of your trip, you'll pick up a rental car for a self-guided trip through the Salta deserts.
See the highlights of Argentina with this complete 11-day itinerary that will give you a chance to explore the country's natural wonders at a relaxed pace. From tango in Buenos Aires to hiking in the Los Glaciares National Park to gazing down the Devil's Throat at Iguazú Falls, you'll experience the most quintessential attractions the country has to offer.
This adventurous 11-day tour combines the highlights of Patagonia with breathtaking wildlife-spotting excursions. You'll see exotic marine mammals at Puerto Madryn, including right whales and sea lions. In Tierra del Fuego, you'll travel up the Beagle Channel to a working ranch before finishing the trip in El Calafate where you'll take a boat tour to Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in the region.region.
If you love adventure, nature, and active excursions, this 16-day itinerary is one for the bucket list. Journey to Argentina’s spectacular far south, where the remote destinations and gorgeous landscapes of Patagonia are waiting to be discovered. Trek the Perito Moreno Glacier, hike to azure lakes and rugged peaks in El Chaltén, and bike through winding river valleys. From Ushuaia, you’ll sail the Beagle Channel, canoe through the sub-antarctic forests of Tierra del Fuego, and hop over to Chile for a breathtaking cruise through icy fjords.
On this 11-day adventure, you'll visit two ends of Argentina that are as different as they are beautiful. After experiencing Buenos Aires you'll fly south to the "end of the world," Tierra del Fuego. Then you'll go north and tour the glaciers around El Calafate before the journey takes a tropical turn with a visit to Iguazú, where you'll tour its thundering waterfalls.
Trek, kayak, and canoe your way through Patagonia's most spectacular scenery on this active 16-day adventure. Starting in Buenos Aires, you'll explore the capital by bike before heading south to the breathtaking Alpine landscapes of the Lakes District. Hop over to El Calafate to trek across ice fields and glaciers, then continue to the hiker's paradise of El Chaltén to discover a land of rugged peaks and pristine mountain lakes. After finding the "end of the world" on Tierra del Fuego's southern coast, return to Buenos Aires for a farewell evening of tango and local cuisine.
This two-week adventure combines the best destinations in Argentina with a range of outdoor activities and wildlife-spotting excursions. Visit two incredible but very different cities—Buenos Aires and Ushuaia—plus two Patagonian national parks famous for glaciers and hiking trails. You'll also enjoy whale watching, snorkeling with sea lions, and a visit to South America's largest Magellanic penguin colony.
This 17-day trip through Patagonian Argentina provides a scenic, action-packed adventure. Begin in Buenos Aires for some sightseeing, before flying to Bariloche to do some trekking, rafting, and boating in the Lake District. Then, head to El Calafate to tour—and walk on—the incredible glaciers, and visit a local estancia. Next is El Chaltén, home of Mount Fitz Roy, where you can do some epic trekking to stunning lakes, followed by a visit to Ushuaia for more boating and trekking, along with an off-roading adventure and a trip to visit native penguins. The grand finale is dinner and tango back in the capital city.
Argentina is an ecologically diverse natural playground that boasts some of the most incredible natural wonders in the world. You'll experience a few of them on a 17-day adventure that begins in Patagonia with an ice hike of the Perito Moreno Glacier. You'll then get up close and personal with marine life like whales and penguins before jetting to northern Argentina where you'll experience the majesty that is Iguazú Falls.
In the southern cone of South America lies Patagonia, an unspoiled region home to some of the best hiking and most beautiful national parks in the world. On this 12-day adventure, you'll see these highlights, starting with Los Glaciers National Park and Mt. Fitz Roy, in Argentina. Then you'll cross into Chile for tours of its premier Patagonian national park, Torres del Paine.
This twelve-day Patagonian adventure combines a wide range of fun outdoor activities like snorkeling with sea lions, canoeing in Tierra del Fuego National Park, and trekking on top of a glacier in Los Glaciares National Park. Start your trip off with a day in Argentina's capital, then head south to Puerto Madryn and its diverse marine eco-system. After that, it's time for a stop in Ushuaia, the "Southernmost City in the World," before a visit to Los Glaciares National Park for hiking through stunning, glacier-filled scenery.
This thirteen-day adventure is perfect for nature-lovers who want to experience more of Patagonia's amazing landscapes and diverse eco-systems. Start with an eco-friendly tour of Buenos Aires on a bamboo bicycle, then head to the Atlantic coast to see whales, sea lions, and more in Peninsula Valdés. Then, go say hello to Magellanic penguins in Ushuaia, and spend a day trekking through Tierra del Fuego National Park. Finally, head to El Calafate for the chance to walk on top of Perito Moreno glacier, and spend a final day in "hiker's paradise" before flying home.
Turn the ordinary two-week vacation into something extraordinary on this Argentine adventure. You'll enjoy excursions in two of this nation's most beautiful regions, starting with Patagonia and a hike over the surface of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Afterward, you'll head to the far north and tour both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the biggest waterfalls in the Americas, Iguazú.
When people think of Patagonia they think of ancient glaciers, alpine forests, snow-capped granite peaks, and vast expanses of unspoiled nature. You'll experience all of it over nine days in both Argentina and Chile that will take you from Buenos Aires to Chile's premier national park, Torres del Paine. Along the way, you'll enjoy some of the most memorable nature hikes and excursions the world has to offer.
This 10-day adventure in Argentina allows you to enjoy city life in Buenos Aires while also visiting one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Patagonia. In Buenos Aires, you'll discover the city on a walking tour before jetting to Patagonia and hiking near the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy. Besides visiting awe-inspiring glaciers, you'll also go hiking in Torres del Paine, the crown jewel of national parks in Chilean Patagonia.
In just 11 days you can experience the most famous highlights of Patagonia. Beginning in Argentina, you'll fly to the region around Los Glaciers National Park and visit legendary landmarks like Perito Moreno Glacier and Mt. Fitz Roy. Then you'll hope the border into Chile where you'll hit the hiking trails and conquer one of the most beautiful national parks in the world, Torres del Paine.
This four-day getaway to Iguazú Falls takes you into the heart of one of Argentina’s most prized destinations. Then, you'll experience another side of the falls from Brazil, with expansive, panoramic views. Your short, yet incredible adventure ends with a free day to enjoy Buenos Aires.