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Family Adventure in Patagonia

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  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 4
  • age requirement 1+ years old
  • max group size 4
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-27779
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Ends Ushuaia, Argentina
HIGHLIGHTS
  • See Perito Moreno Glacier during a boat ride
  • Travel to Ushuaia & discover its highlights including Tierra del Fuego lighthouse
  • Navigate the famous Beagle Channel. Walk with penguins on Bird Island
  • Explore the bohemian Buenos Aires during a sightseeing tour. Ride bike around the city
Hike, bike and ride a boat together as you discover Argentina with your family and see some of its most famous natural landmarks during this ten-day, private, guided tour. Start your journey from Buenos Aires, the melting pot of South America that sways to the beat of tango.

Discover the bohemian spirit of its streets and breathe in the delicious aroma of its cafés. Explore the city along with your local tour guide who specialises in family trips! Then leave the big city behind and fly to El Calafate, the famous gateway to the glaciers in southern Patagonia. Sail across the Mayo Channel and visit the famous Perito Moreno Glacier.

Last on the list is Ushuaia, the only Argentine city behind the great Andes Mountain Ring. Spend eight hours in the lush wilderness of Tierra del Fuego National Park, where you will hike through the Costera Path and canoe down the Lapataia River, and meet the little lords of the southernmost lands: the Magellanic penguin. You will love the sight of these creatures and so will your kids!
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Welcome to Buenos Aires & explore the neighborhood
  • Day 2: History of Buenos Aires & city tour on bike
  • Day 3: Argentina’s rural culture: Estancia El Ombú de Areco
  • Day 4: From Buenos Aires to Patagonia (El Calafate)
  • Day 5: El Calafate: Mayo Channel & Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Day 6: Leisure day in Calafate
  • Day 7: From El Calafate to Ushuaia
  • Day 8: Hiking and paddling in Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • Day 9: Ushuaia: Beagle Channel boat trip, penguins & sea lions
  • Day 10: Hasta Pronto Ushuaia (departure day)
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Meals: 9 breakfast, 4 lunch (lunch is included on days 2, 3, 8, & 9)
  • 3 nights' accommodation at a hotel in Buenos Aires. 3 nights in an El Calafate hotel and a 3-night stay at a hotel in Ushuaia
  • Pickup and drop-off transfers. Land transport as per the itinerary
  • Entrance to Estancia Harberton
  • Entrance to museums mentioned on the itinerary
  • Experienced, bilingual tour guides (English and Spanish languages)
  • Argentina Challenge Adventure kit
  • Please note that the tour price applies only for a family of four: 2 adults and 2 children between 8 and 14 years of age. Please send us an inquiry for any alternative arrangement
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Both international & domestic flight tickets.
  • Argentina visa charges
  • National park entrance fees
  • Travel insurance for your family
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
  • Expenses that are personal in nature, like phone calls and laundry
  • Tips
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Kyle
  • On Mar 15 2022
5 - Excellent
Excellent service and a fantastic experience.
They customized tours to meet our needs, and their guide, was quite knowledgeable about what we were looking for. Excellent service and a fantastic experience.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Other Practical InformationPassport, Visa and Vaccinations It is the responsibility of the traveler to be in possession of a valid passport and visa permits. Inoculations and preventive medicines as may be required for the duration of the tour. Information about these matters or related items is given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of the tour operator. Please note that the tour price applies only for a family of four: 2 adults and 2 children between 8 and 14 years of age. Please send us an inquiry for any alternative arrangement COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Group tours will be reduced to smaller sizes to protect against COVID-19.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the best month to visit Argentina?

    Argentina is the world’s eighth-largest country, with a wide variety of landscapes. So, depending on the kind of trip you have in mind, you can visit the country throughout the year. Overall, the best time to visit Argentina is between December and February—the beaches are warm and welcoming. If you want to explore the spectacular wilderness of Patagonia, the ideal time is between December and March, though it can get crowded. March to May is perfect to cover Buenos Aires and the Lake District. Mid-June through to October in Argentina is great for winter-sports enthusiasts. The best ski conditions are from mid-July till early September. However, do note that July is the winter vacation month and sees local crowds in many ski resorts. More information here.

  • Is Argentina expensive to visit?

    Though Argentina is not among the cheapest countries to visit, if you’re bringing in a higher-value currency, it will not seem very expensive. If budget is a constraint, it is possible to squeeze in a trip for as little as USD 40 a day (we’re talking hostel accommodation, public transport, etc). But for a more comfortable trip, be prepared to shell out upwards of USD 100. Typically, coastal towns like Del Plata and popular tourist destinations like Patagonia are more expensive. Pro tip: think US dollars and not Argentine pesos because the value of the local currency may not be what you’ve researched online.

  • How many days do you need in Argentina?

    We recommend a minimum of two weeks in Argentina, but for a truly comprehensive experience that takes in the entire length of the country, you’ll need 21 to 25 days. Though a three-week tour to Argentina would include internal flights, you will not only visit the best destinations but also discover some hidden gems. If you have limited time to spare, focus on a few places. So, in 7 days you can soak in the culture and urban rhythms of capital Buenos Aires and visit a few more highly rated destinations like Salta, Iguazu Falls, or Patagonia. For more details on how many days to spend in Argentina, see here.

  • Do they speak English in Argentina?

    English is not spoken widely in Argentina. You might meet younger people in big cities who speak English, and it is generally understood in the tourist industry, but beyond that don’t expect to find too many English speakers. Argentina’s official language is Spanish and most of the country’s 45 million people speak it. Anyone visiting from Spain or other Spanish-speaking countries like Mexico will not find it too hard to navigate the language barrier, though dialects and pronunciations are different. Italian comes second, with around 1.5 million speakers. Other languages with a significant number of speakers include Arabic, German and Yiddish. 

  • What is considered rude in Argentina?

    Though Argentinians are not considered to be very punctual, not respecting a schedule in a business meeting may be interpreted as being rude. Do not discuss politics and do not, under any circumstances, talk casually about the Falklands War (Argentines call it Guerra de las Malvinas, incidentally). If a type of herbal tea called ‘mate’, which is quite popular in Argentina, is offered to you in a small vessel, it is impolite to say ‘no’. (If you don’t enjoy it, it's okay to refuse the next round.) Argentines stand close to each other while speaking. Don’t back off—it may be considered discourteous. 

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