- duration 16 days
- tour type Private
- minimum participants 2
- age requirement 12+ years old
- guiding method Fully guided
- Maximum altitude 800 meters
- Trek difficulty Moderate
- Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
- Watch whales and walk among penguins and sea lions in Peninsula Valdes
- Reach Glacier Perito Moreno and see other great glaciers of Patagonia
- Visit the end of the world at Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city
- Explore Fitz Roy Mount, Cerro Torre and Torres del Paine National Park
This 16-day tour is the perfect combination of adventure, sightseeing, wildlife and nature in the Argentinian and Chilean Patagonia. Discover the stunning beauty of the Patagonian landscape as you navigate through icebergs, visit glaciers such as the great Perito Moreno and hike along the Fitz Roy and Torre trails.
See the impressive Southern Right Whale (September, October & November), walk among penguins and sea lions as you spot numerous birds and animals along the way. Take in the beauty of Torres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego national parks and reach the end of the world at the world’s southern-most city.
Get to know the magic of the South of Argentina and Chile, alongside its food, its culture, and its people.
Day 1: Arrival in Buenos Aires
Day 2: Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn
Day 3: Peninsula Valdés: Penguins & Whale Watching
Day 4: Fly to Ushuaia
Day 5: Tierra del Fuego National Park & Beagle Channel
Day 6: Lakes Fagnano & Escondido - offroad excursion
Day 7: Fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate; transfer to El Chalten
Day 8: El Chalten
Day 9: El Chalten
Day 10: From El Chaltén to El Calafate
Day 11: Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 12: Free day for optional activities
Day 13: Torres del Paine National Park
Day 14: El Calafate to Buenos Aires; Tango Show Dinner
Day 15: Buenos Aires city tour
Day 16: Departure
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- Excursions as shown in the itinerary
- Entrance fees as shown in the itinerary
- 15 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
- Optionals and entry fees specified as not included
- Travel insurance
- Services not mentioned as "included"
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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.