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Pure Patagonia

17 Day Tour of Patagonia |  3 Departures  |  Max Group Size: 16  |  Price £4,599 per person

Patagonia is one of our favourite places in Latin America, and the minute you arrive you'll understand why. Picture perfect lakes, snow capped volcanoes, vast expanses of wilderness, gigantic glaciers and iconic mountains. Should we say more?

Our Pure Patagonia escorted small group tour is the perfect way to explore nature at its unleashed best, in complete peace of mind. As the name suggests, this tour is all about Patagonia because we want you to really discover the riches of this outstanding destination in depth, and we assure you, you'll be taking home the most beautiful and treasured of memories. .

Shared between Argentina and Chile, Patagonia is a region of astounding scenery, and you will experience all that it has to offer by criss-crossing between the two countries by land, experiencing the many varied wonders that make up the Patagonian landscape, as well as some of its most charming villages. From the beauty of the lake district in the north to the spectacular scenery of the south's national parks, Patagonia is a land of true diversity with a power that leaves lasting impressions on its visitors.  

Patagonia is a place like no other, which will amaze you with its variety of panoramas, and entrance you with the friendliness of its people.

Quick Itinerary

Day 1 – Depart UK
Day 2 – Buenos Aires
Day 3 - Buenos Aires 
Day 4 – Buenos Aires to Bariloche 
Day 5 – Bariloche Make Your Day Individual
Day 6 – Bariloche to Puerto Varas
Day 7 – Puerto Varas - Make Your Day Individual
Day 8 – Puerto Varas to Puerto Natales
Day 9 – Torres del Paine
Day 10 – Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers
Day 11 – Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Day 12 – Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 13 –  El Calafate to El Chalten
Day 14 –  Mount Fitz Roy
Day 15 –  El Chalten to Buenos Aires 
Day 16 –  Depart Buenos Aires
Day 17 –  Arrive UK

Inclusions

  • Make Your Day Individual on days 5 and 7
  • International and domestic flights in economy class
  • 3* and 4* charming accommodation
  • Tour Leader throughout plus expert local guides
  • All entrance fees and excursions as stated
  • Meals as stated
  • All transport
  • A Water-to-Go reusable filter bottle per person
  • An exclusive Latin Routes backpack per booking


Group Tour

This holiday is a group tour, and you will be travelling with a guide and up to 16 like-minded passengers. All our departures are guaranteed.

Ready to book your group tour? Simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch or, call our Travel Specialists on 0203 859 9225.

Itinerary

17 Day Tour of Patagonia |  3 Departures  |  Max Group Size: 16  |  Price £4,599 per person

Day 1 – Depart UK

Take an overnight flight to Buenos Aires.


Day 2 – Buenos Aires

Land in the city of tango, fantastic wine and friendly people. Buenos Aires is a spectacular city with a rich history and proud Porteños. It will totally captivate you!

Hotel Carles or similar 


Day 3 - Buenos Aires 

Buenos Aires is one of the most elegant cities in Latin America. Its exquisite architecture and European influences are showcased in its palaces, grand avenues and beautiful parks. Enjoy a city tour to discover the inner beauty of this captivating capital.

Hotel Carles or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 4 – Buenos Aires to Bariloche

Take a flight to the famous Lake District in Northern Patagonia. This region is dominated by deep blue lakes surrounded by the beautiful Andean mountains. It is truly postcard-like in every way!

Hotel Cacique Inacayal or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 – Bariloche Make Your Day Individual

On this day, you'll have the opportunity to choose one of these three activities, to experience this incredible place in just the way you want.

Gastronomy Experience - Bariloche Beer Experience Tour

Bariloche is famous for the lakes, the chocolate, and more recently, the production of craft beer. You will tour the most recognised factories whilst also enjoying the chance to taste the different, truly Patagonian, flavours.

Active Experience - Kayak Tour

The deep blue calm waters of the lakes around Bariloche are so inviting that a kayak excursion is one of the best ways to get in close contact with nature.

Natural World  Experience - Victoria Island and Arrayanes Forest

Arrive by boat at the beautiful Victoria Island and take a walk through the green conifer nursery. You will continue by boat to Quetrihue Peninsula to find the cinnamon-coloured Arrayanes Forest. This area inspired Walt Disney’s classic animated film Bambi.

Hotel Cacique Inacayal or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 6 – Bariloche to Puerto Varas

Today’s adventure will see you travel by both land and boat, to the Chilean Lake District. You will cross three lakes and drive through stunning landscapes, finally reaching the beautiful town of Puerto Varas.

Hotel Cabañas del Lago or similar – Meals: Breakfast & Lunch


Day 7 – Puerto Varas - Make Your Day Individual

On this day, you'll have the opportunity to choose one of these three activities, to experience this incredible place in just the way you want.

Unique Experience - Chiloe

Chiloe Island is a world of its own, and totally unique. Although Chilean, it is very different from any other part of the country. During this tour you will visit the island and its capital, and learn about its history – including how it is famous for hundreds of different types of potatoes!

Cultural Experience - City Tour of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas

This tour is the perfect way to learn about the culture of the area; how it has developed, and how the locals live today. You will visit monuments and markets, and travel to stunning viewpoints for some impressive photo opportunities. This tour is a great choice for those also wanting a bit of free time during the day, to spend as you wish.

Natural World Experience - Osorno Volcano and Petrohue Falls

On this tour you will discover some of the natural beauty of the region. Admire the stunning Petrohue Falls with the perfect form of Osorno Volcano sitting just behind. Take a boat across the emerald waters of Lake Todos los Santos, and then head onwards by road to the volcano itself.

Hotel Cabañas del Lago or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 – Puerto Varas to Puerto Natales

Fly to Puerto Natales in Southern Patagonia. This sleepy and charming town is the gateway to the famous Torres del Paine National Park, one of the most beautiful in the whole Latin American continent. 

Hotel Martin Gusinde or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 9 – Torres del Paine

Today will be one of the highlights of your Patagonia Group Tour. Torres del Paine receives visitors from around the world, captivating its audience with its incredible scenic beauty. You will start the day early, ensuring plenty of time to fully enjoy walking and exploring the ancient forests, beautiful lakes, waterfalls and mountains, before returning to Puerto Natales in the evening.

Hotel Martin Gusinde or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 10 – Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers

Travel by road through forests rich with flora and fauna, before boarding boats that will take you to the iconic Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers, where you will enjoy a gentle hike to experience them to their fullest.

Hotel Martin Gusinde or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 11 – Puerto Natales to El Calafate

You will travel by road to El Calafate, the main city in the glacier region of the country and the gateway to the most famous glacier of all!

Hotel Calafate Parque or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 12 – Perito Moreno Glacier

Enjoy a full day’s excursion to Perito Moreno, one of the largest glaciers in South America. You will admire its grandeur from different panoramic points, and if you are lucky, you might witness the awe-inspiring thunderous collapse of some of the ice falling into the water below!

Hotel Calafate Parque or similar – Meals: Breakfast


Day 13 –  El Calafate to El Chalten

Take a bus ride to neighbouring El Chalten. This Patagonian village enjoys amazing scenery and is dubbed the Torres del Paine of Argentina. 

Hotel Lunajuim or similar –  Meals: Breakfast


Day 14 –  Mount Fitz Roy

Today is a free day, to spend as you wish. The famous Mount Fitz Roy presents opportunities for truly beautiful hiking, with trails starting from town. There are plenty of walking routes from El Chalten, and your Tour Leader will be able to suggest those best suited to you.

Hotel Lunajuim or similar –  Meals: Breakfast


Day 15 –  El Chalten to Buenos Aires

Today you will travel by road to El Calafate airport. Here you will catch a flight back to Buenos Aires, where you will spend your last night.

Hotel Carles or similar –  Meals: Breakfast


Day 16 –  Depart Buenos Aires

Your Pure Patagonia tour has come to an end and today you will take the overnight flight back to the UK. If you don't want the adventure to end, read through our suggested extensions or speak to our consultants for inspiration! 

Meals: Breakfast


Day 17 –  Arrive UK

Land back in the UK. 


Ready to book your group tour? Simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch or, call our Travel Specialists on 0203 859 9225.

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