Overland - El Chalten to Ushuaia
South America
Countries Visted: Chile
13 days / Trip Code: PATA100
$2055.00 (double / per person)

Trip Overview:
>El Chalten
>Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
>Viedma Glacier
>El Calafate
>Torres Del Paine National Park

This Adventure Includes:
>Transport in our custom built all-terrain expedition vehicles
>Approximately 12 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 9 Dinners
>Service of an experienced western tour leader as well as local guides
>Experienced Driver/Mechanic
>Services of camp assistant while camping
>All National Park Entrance fees

This Adventure Does Not Include:
>International airfare and taxes
>Domestic airfare and taxes if required
>Meals if otherwise not noted
>Additional hotel charges, tips and alcoholic beverages
>Local Payment of $750.00

Service Level:
The Standard Level (Our Standard Level service features 2- 3 star accomodations and comfortable transportation throughout the itinerary. Some meals may be provided. The standard level provides private guides and transfers.)

Physical Demand Rating:
3 (Somewhat Demanding)

Departure Info:

Recommended Add-ons:
Ushuaia City Stay - 1 night $135.00
Explore the most southerly city in the world! Enjoy breath-taking views of the beagle channel and surrounding mountains as you stroll through this scenic town. Includes 1 night accomodation including breakfast, an airport transfer and half day Ushuaia City tour.
Santiago City Stay - 1 night $152.00
Explore the cosmopolitan capital of Chile with this great pre or post tour package! Includes 1 night accomadation, a Half Day City tour and arrival or departure airport transfer.
Santiago & Beyond - 2 nights $290.00
Why not extend your tour to include a visit to the famous Vina Del Mar and Valparaiso! Includes 2 nights accomodation, an airport transfer, Santiago city tour as well as a full day tour of Vina Del Mar & Valparaiso

Additional Trip Notes:
>Viedma Glacier Ice Trekking – El Chalten
>Trekking - El Chalten
>Moreno Glacier day trip including Nautical Safari – El Calafate
>Guided Day Hikes– Torres Del Paine National Park
>Seno Otway Penguin Colony – Punta Arenas
>Crossing of Straights of Magellan
>Beagle Channel Boat trip – Ushuaia
>Day trip to Tierra Del Fuego National Park - Ushuaia

Adventure Type:
Classic Adventure

Budget: $2501 ~ $5000

Days: 13

Day 1-4:
El Chalten
After arriving into El Calafate airport you will be met at the airport and transferred to El Chalten, located in the stunning Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. This ice field is the worlds 3rd largest reserve of fresh water. Enjoy lodgings in our hotel nestled quietly under the imposing peaks of Mount Fitzroy, named after the captain of the Beagle, who navigated Darwin’s Expedition of the area in 1834. We take a boat trip across the lake to the Viedma Glacier, the largest in Argentina, where we will have the opportunity to explore ice caves and take a walk atop this mighty ice sheet. After some time at leisure to explore the El Chalten region and its many walking tracks we take a short drive around Lake Argentina to the town of El Calafate, our base to visit the impressive Perito Moreno glacier, one of the earths most dynamic and accessible ice fields. Visiting the glacier we can witness from a series of walkways huge chucks of ice breaking free from the face of the glacier and crashing with a mighty roar into the water below. A boat trip along the face of the glacier gives us the opportunity to admire its impressive height that reaches at points to 80 meters from the water level and stretches 5 kilometres from edge to edge.

Day 5-8:
Torres Del Paine National Park
Crossing into Chile we arrive at Torres Del Paine National Park. Camping on the edge of the picturesque Lake Pehoe under the constant watch of the towering granite peaks and circling condors this will be our base to explore what is to many South Americas finest national park. Enjoy day hikes through emerald forests, to magnificent glaciers, along alpine rivers and lakes, with picturesque mountain vistas while in this area of unparalleled beauty.

Day 9-13:
Having spent four nights inside Torres Del Paine National Park we drive south to Punta Arenas stopping on the way to visit Seno Otway penguin colony, home to approximately 3000 breeding pairs of Maganellic Penguins. Continuing across the Straights of Magellan we will arrive into the most southerly city in the world, Ushuaia, and our final destination. Enjoy a trip to Tierra Del Fuego National Park, a cruise on the Beagle Channel ending the tour with a meal at one of Ushuaia’s great port side seafood restaurants.

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Pre-Trip Travel Information:
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60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund

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Deposit Note:
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