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  • Get ready for a heart-pumping rafting experience on the Mendoza River!
Day-by-Day Itinerary
Buenos Aires

DAY 1: January 1st (Tuesday) - YOU ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES

(staying for 1 night, with 1 tour included)

Flight arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina!

Welcome at the airport and transfer with private vehicle and guide to your hotel.

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Images of Buenos Aires: European Heritage and Latin American Passion (private tour)

Buenos Aires has been chosen for 3 consecutive years (2014, 2015 and 2016) as the #1 best destination to visit in South America by millions of Trip Advisor users in their “Traveler’s Choice” contest...and rightfully so. This cosmopolitan, vibrant, and sophisticated city, commonly called the “Paris of Latin America,” is the best place in the world to enjoy a first-class tango show and to eat some of the tastiest steak accompanied by the celebrated Argentine Malbec wine.

Our expert “porteño” (as locals are called) guide will take you on a cultural journey, where you’ll get to know the most iconic neighborhoods and highlights in the city. This tour is also a great opportunity to learn from your expert tour guide the needed information and tips to make the most of your free time in the city.

This is a private 4 hour tour.

DAY 2: January 2nd (Wednesday) - LAST DAY IN BUENOS AIRES

Transfer in private vehicle to Buenos Aires Airport.

Mendoza

DAY 2: January 2nd (Wednesday) - YOU ARRIVE IN MENDOZA

(staying for 3 nights, with 2 tours included)

Flight arrival in Mendoza. Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel with private vehicle and guide.

Depending on your arrival time, you can relax at your hotel, enjoy your own explorations, or ask your tour guide about suggested activities for your free time.

DAY 3: January 3rd (Thursday) - MENDOZA

Choose 1 among the following 5 private tour options:

Option 1: Wine Tour at Uco Valley: Tasting Argentina’s Best High-Altitude Wines (private tour)
It’s time to savor some of the best high altitude wines in the world, with a tour of 3 prestigious wineries in the picturesque Uco Valley, which presents the highest altitudes at which wines are produced in the province of Mendoza.

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Option 2: Exploring Scenic Mendoza: High-mountain Ride and The Stone Sentinel (private tour)
It’s time to hit the road as we take a scenic drive through Mendoza’s picturesque high mountain landscape, where we’ll wind our way across valleys, flat lowlands, rivers, and foothills. With so much panoramic beauty to behold, this road trip will definitely be a feast for your eyes…and cameras as well!

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Option 3: Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Experience at Familia Zuccardi Winery (private tour)
It’s time to put on your aprons and step into the role of an Argentine chef, with a delightful cooking class and wine tasting experience at “La Casa del Visitante” located at the prestigious Bodega Familia Zuccardi winery. So put your cooking skills to the test as you prepare traditional Argentine dishes, and of course…sample Argentine wine!

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Option 4: An Olive Oil Tasting and Cooking Class Experience at Pan y Oliva (Bread and Olive) Restaurant
Prepare to tempt your taste buds and test your cooking skills as you tour an olive oil production facility, taste the oils made fresh from the olives grown on the ground of the winery, and take a cooking class at the Pan y Oliva restaurant, located at the prestigious Bodega Familia Zuccardi winery.

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Option 5: Scenic Horseback Ride at Estancia La Alejandra (private tour)
Get ready to saddle up and head out into the heights of Mendoza on horseback at La Alejandra Ranch, from where you’ll enjoy gorgeous panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, and the fertile Uco Valley below.
This is a full day private tour and includes lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverage.

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These tours are done on private basis. Option 1, 2 and 5 are full day tours, while option 3 and 4 are long half day tours. Tour option 1 (the wine tour) also includes a gourmet lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverages and wine, and both cooking class tours include traditional lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverages and wine. The horseback riding tours includes traditional lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverage.

DAY 4: January 4th (Friday) - MENDOZA

Choose 1 among the following 5 tour options:

Option 1: Savoring Argentina’s First-class Wines in Mendoza’s Central Region (private tour)
Experience savoring the taste of first-class Argentine wines, as you visit some of the most prestigious wineries of Mendoza’s Central Region. Taste some of the most renowned Argentine Malbec wines, and learn what makes Mendoza a truly unique winemaking region in the world.
This is a full day private tour and includes a gourmet lunch with wine tasting at a Mendoza winery.
Add USD 88 to the quoted trip price per person if you choose tour option 1.

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Option 2: Pure Adrenaline: Mendoza River Rafting Adventure
Get ready for a heart-pumping rafting experience on the Mendoza River! With all of that melt-water flowing down from the Andes, you’ll have plenty of thrills to fuel your adventurous spirit.
This is a long half-day group tour and includes lunch (beverages not included).

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Option 3: Trekking Adventure at Cerro Cabras with Rapelling
Immerse yourself in the rugged wilderness of Mendoza as you make an exciting trek through the canyon-filled landscapes to the summit of Cerro Cabras and then embrace your adventurous side as you rappel down a rock wall next to a waterfall
This is a full-day group tour and includes a lunch box with bottled water.

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Option 4: Biking and Wine Tasting at Familia Zuccardi Winery (private tour)
Get ready for a unique view of the Mendoza vineyards as we hop on our bikes and pedal our way through the picturesque landscape of Familia Zuccardi winery. Surrounded by the backdrop of the snow-capped mountains, we’ll not only experience seeing the vineyards but we’ll also be indulging in three different types of wines as well. You’ll also enjoy a selection of assorted cheeses and cold cuts with wine.
This is a half day private tour.

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Option 5: Biking and Wine Tasting in Mendoza’s Wineries
It’s time to hop on our bikes as we pedal our way through the roads of Mendoza that connect the 3 wineries we’ll visit and taste some of the region’s wines on our bike riding and wine tasting tour experience.
This is a full day group tour and includes lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverage and wine (in a winery or local restaurant)

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DAY 5: January 5th (Saturday) - LAST DAY IN MENDOZA

Private transfer to Mendoza airport to take your flight.

Bariloche

DAY 5: January 5th (Saturday) - YOU ARRIVE IN BARILOCHE

(staying for 3 nights, with 2 tours included)

Flight arrival in Bariloche. Transfer with private vehicle to your hotel.

Depending on your arrival time, you can relax at your hotel, enjoy your own explorations, or ask your tour guide about suggested activities for your free time.

DAY 6: January 6th (Sunday) - BARILOCHE

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Panoramic Hiking Experience (private tour)

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind panoramic hiking experience, where you’ll be enchanted by some of the most breathtaking panoramic views of Patagonia, including one of the ten most beautiful views in the world as rated by National Geographic!

Our expert hiking guide will help you hone your hiking skills as you explore the surrounding areas of Mount Llao Llao. You’ll also take a chairlift ride up Campanario Hill, where you’ll enjoy awe-inspiring panoramic views of deep-blue lakes and snowcapped mountains.

Get your camera ready…this will surely be one of the best opportunities to take some of the nicest landscape photos in a lifetime!

This is a half day private tour.

DAY 7: January 7th (Monday) - BARILOCHE

Choose 1 among the following 4 tour options:

Option 1: Navigating the Nahuel Huapi Lake to Victoria Island and the Myrtle Forest (in VIP cabin) with private guide
Prepare to navigate the beautifully blue waters of the Nahuel Huapi Lake, the largest in Argentina’s Lake District, with the comfort and exclusive experience of having seats in the boat’s VIP cabin. The tour includes a visit to the largest island in the Nahuel Huapi lake: Victoria Island, and a visit to a unique forest of myrtle trees in the Arrayanes National Park.
This is a full day tour and you’ll enjoy having your own private expert guide to help you make the most out of your tour experience (transfers to and from the port are done on group basis)
Add USD 97 to the quoted trip price per person if you choose tour option 1.

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Option 2: Exploring Patagonian Wilderness on Horseback
Exploring Patagonian Wilderness on Horseback
It’s time to swing into the saddle of our horse and ride into the wilderness while admiring the beautiful Patagonian landscapes.
Our expert guide will lead us through lush green forests and by pristine blue lakes while we’re surrounded by the snow-capped Andes mountain range.
This is a full day group tour and includes lunch with non-alcoholic beverages and wine.

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Option 3: Manso River Rafting Adventure to the Chilean Border
Manso River Rafting Adventure to the Chilean Border
Get ready for an exciting, adrenaline-pumping rafting adventure in the heart of the Andes with this trip to the Chilean border on the scenic Manso River.
This is a full day group tour and includes lunch with non-alcoholic beverages and wine.

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Option 4: Walking on the Edge: an Exhilarating Trekking Experience on Mount Catedral (private tour)
Embark on an exhilarating full-day adrenaline-packed trek across Mount Catedral, through forests and rugged mountain terrain, all the while enjoying some of the most amazing scenic views of the Patagonian Andes mountain range and its lakes.
This is a full day private tour and includes lunch-box with bottled water.

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DAY 8: January 8th (Tuesday) - LAST DAY IN BARILOCHE

Transfer with private vehicle to Bariloche Airport.

El Calafate

DAY 8: January 8th (Tuesday) - YOU ARRIVE IN EL CALAFATE

(staying for 3 nights, with 2 tours included)

Flight arrival in El Calafate. Transfer in private vehicle to your hotel.

Depending on your arrival time, you can relax at your hotel, enjoy your own explorations, or ask your tour guide about suggested activities for your free time.

DAY 9: January 9th (Wednesday) - EL CALAFATE

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Conquering the Mighty Perito Moreno Glacier

Prepare to discover your inner adventurer as you explore and conquer one of the world’s most unique and awe-inspiring glaciers: The Perito Moreno Glacier. This grandiose glacier showcases its mighty glory in the Patagonian Glaciers National Park, which has been declared Mankind’s Natural Heritage site by UNESCO. The park’s vast size not only gives it the distinction of being the largest ice mantle in the world after Antarctica, but it’s also the third largest fresh water reserve on the planet as well.

Now imagine yourself equipped with your ice spikes, trekking along this ice giant on a full-day discovery journey along one of the few glaciers in the world that is actually growing and advancing.

Your full day of adventure also includes a close-up navigation of the Perito Moreno Glacier and a visit to the seven panoramic balconies facing the front of the glacier where you’ll have amazing picture taking opportunities. After an adventure-packed day, you’ll be able to rest with the satisfaction of having successfully conquered the mighty Perito Moreno!

This is a full day group tour and has an age restriction (click on tour name above for details).

DAY 10: January 10th (Thursday) - EL CALAFATE

Choose 1 among the following 3 tour options:

Option 1: Icy Blue Giants: Navigation among Patagonian Glaciers (in boat’s VIP section)
We’ll embark on a discovery journey to admire the second largest glacier in South America: the Upsala Glacier, as well as other Patagonian ice giants that are only accessible by boat. The glaciers’ magnitude is imposing, and their color is remarkable too: raging from white to dark blue. We’ll get comfortable in our seats in the exclusive VIP cabin on the upper floor of our ship, where we’ll experience better panoramic views with superior comfort and service.
This is a full day group tour and includes lunch with non-alcoholic beverages, beer and wine.

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Option 2: Discovery of the Upsala Glacier and Experiencing a Patagonian Estancia
We’ll embark on a journey of discovery to admire the second largest glacier in South America: the Upsala Glacier, a Patagonian ice giant that is only accessible by boat. Our navigation will also take us to Estancia Cristina, a ranch founded by an Englishman and his wife in 1914 that tells the fascinating story of pioneers in the Patagonian region. Here we’ll have the chance to take part in a variety of activities, including a ride in our all-terrain vehicles to a panoramic balcony from where we’ll see the oriental front of the Upsala Glacier.
This is a full day group tour and includes lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverage.
Add USD 61 to the quoted trip price per person if you choose tour option 2.

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Option 3: Discovery of the Upsala Glacier and an Adventure Trek by the Valley of the Sea Fossil Remains in a Patagonian Estancia
We’ll embark on a journey of discovery to admire the second largest glacier in South America: the Upsala Glacier, a Patagonian ice giant that is only accessible by boat. Our navigation will also take us to Estancia Cristina, a ranch founded by an Englishman and his wife in 1914 that tells the fascinating story of pioneers in the Patagonian region. Here we’ll have the chance to take part in a variety of activities, including a ride in our all-terrain vehicles to a panoramic balcony from where we’ll see the oriental front of the Upsala Glacier, to finally trek down the "Cañadon de los Fosiles", a valley with sea fossils remains.
This is a full day group tour and includes a lunchbox with 1 beverage
Add USD 143 to the quoted trip price per person if you choose tour option 3.

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DAY 11: January 11th (Friday) - LAST DAY IN EL CALAFATE

Transfer in private vehicle to El Calafate airport.

Buenos Aires

DAY 11: January 11th (Friday) - YOU ARRIVE IN BUENOS AIRES

(staying for 2 nights, with 1 tour included)

Arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel in private vehicle.

DAY 12: January 12th (Saturday) - BUENOS AIRES

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Passion and Beauty: an Authentic and Exclusive World-class Tango Experience

We invite you to experience a night of passion, charm, and sensuality as you enjoy a world-class exclusive Tango experience at Gala Tango.

This is one of the most exclusive Tango shows in Buenos Aires and has been enjoyed by great artists from around the world, including Madonna, Sting and Andrea Bocelli. The show also includes a brief but exciting display of some unique features of Argentine folklore.

Tango is a fundamental part of Argentine culture, even Pope Francis said that Tango “lives deep inside me, I often danced it in Argentina as a young man.”

At Gala Tango you will enjoy seeing world-class singers, musicians, and dancers (two winners of the 2013 Tango World Championship were dancers of Gala Tango!) and for those interested in learning a few Tango moves, there’s even a Tango teacher before the show with whom you can try some basic steps for yourself!

This tour includes group transfers and dinner with non-alcoholic beverages & wine.

DAY 13: January 13th (Sunday) - BUENOS AIRES

Transfer from your hotel to Ezeiza International Airport in private vehicle.

We look forward to welcoming you again in Argentina!

IMPORTANT: The order of the activities in each destination can change depending on weather conditions or other circumstances.
Lodging for 12 nights Included
Comfort Category Lodging
COMFORT CATEGORY LODGING INCLUDED
Deluxe Category Lodging
DELUXE CATEGORY LODGING INCLUDED**
Unique & Exclusive Category Lodging
UNIQUE & EXCLUSIVE CATEGORY LODGING INCLUDED*

* For this itinerary the Unique & Exclusive accommodation is only available in Buenos Aires, Bariloche and Mendoza. For El Calafate the hotel included is the one mentioned in the deluxe category.

** In El Calafate, our Deluxe Category pricing does not include Deluxe category lodging, since none comply with our Deluxe standards. We are including for El Calafate in our Deluxe Category what we call a "Comfort Plus" category lodging, which is somewhat nicer and thus more expensive than our Comfort category.

Meals Included

12 BREAKFASTS
UP TO 3 LUNCHES*

*Depending on the
tour options selected

1 DINNER

Meal included in Buenos Aires:

  • Dinner with non-alcoholic beverages & wine the "Passion and Beauty: an Authentic and Exclusive World-class Tango Experience " tour

Meals included in Mendoza:

  • 1 gourmet lunch with wine tasting at Mendoza winery if "Wine Tour at Uco Valley: Tasting Argentina’s Best High-Altitude Wines" private tour option is chosen (beverages and wine included), and a traditional lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverages & wine if the "Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Experience" tour or the "An Olive Oil Tasting and Cooking Class Experience at Pan y Oliva (Bread and Olive) Restaurant" tour are chosen. 1 traditional lunch (1 non-alcoholic beverage included) if the horseback riding tour is chosen.
  • 1 gourmet lunch with wine tasting at Mendoza winery if the "Savoring Argentina’s First-class Wines in Mendoza’s Central Region" private wine tour option is chosen (beverages and wine included). 1 traditional lunch (no beverages included) if the rafting tour options is chosen. A lunch box with bottled water if the "Trekking Adventure at Cerro Cabras with Rapelling" tour is chosen. Lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverage & wine tasting (in a winery or local restaurant) if "Biking and Wine Tasting in Mendoza’s Wineries" tour is chosen.

Meal included in Bariloche:

  • Lunch with non-alcoholic beverages & wine in any of these tour options: "Exploring Patagonian Wilderness on Horseback" and "Manso River Rafting Adventure to the Chilean Border"; and lunchbox with bottled water in the "Walking on the Edge: an Exhilarating Trekking Experience on Mount Catedral" tour.

Meal included in El Calafate:

  • Lunch with non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages at VIP boat cabin if this tour option is chosen: "Icy Blue Giants: Navigation among Patagonian Glaciers" or lunch with 1 non-alcoholic beverage per person if this tour is chosen: "Discovery of the Upsala Glacier and Experiencing a Patagonian Estancia" or lunch box with 1 bottled water if this tour option is chosen: "Discovery of the Upsala Glacier and an Adventure Trek by the Valley of the Sea Fossil Remains in a Patagonian Estancia"

10 Airport Transfers Included

You will travel to and from airports in the privacy and comfort of your own vehicle,
so there will be no stops for other travelers and no waiting time.

Private airport transfers included in the following destinations:

  • In Buenos Aires: 4 private transfers
  • In Mendoza: 2 private transfers
  • In Bariloche: 2 private transfers
  • In El Calafate: 2 private transfers
Domestic Flights Duration & Route

We can take care of booking all the needed domestic flights for your trip.

FLIGHTS DURATION & ROUTE FOR THIS TRIP

Flight Route Total Flight Duration
Buenos Aires to Mendoza1 hour and 50 minutes
Mendoza to Buenos Aires1 hour and 30 minutes
Buenos Aires to Bariloche2 hours and 20 minutes
Bariloche to El Calafate1 hour and 45 minutes
El Calafate to Buenos Aires2 hours and 55 minutes
Argentina Map

Argentina is a very large country, the 8th largest in the world, in fact! As such, traveling by land is too time-consuming. For example, a bus ride from Buenos Aires to Iguazu takes about 18 hours (as opposed to 1 hour and 50 minutes by plane), and the bus ride from Buenos Aires to El Calafate takes about 40 hours (as opposed to 3 hours and 15 minutes by plane).

For a worry-free travel experience, we strongly advise letting us take care of your domestic flights. It’s common for local airlines to make several flight changes before (and sometimes during) a trip. Taking care of domestic flights will allow us to closely monitor any flight changes, adapting your trip itinerary as needed.

Our flight issuing service includes: flights booking, daily tracking of flight status and changes, reconfirmation with the airline of each flight before each departure, booking of your flight seats, web check-in (not available for all flights) and assistance with your flights arrangements if there is any flight delay, change or cancellation before or during your trip.

Prices per Person in US Dollars
(price does not include flights)
PRICE PER PERSON FOR ALL GROUND SERVICES

(Prices do not include flights. Click on prices below to change currency)

Comfort Category
Lodging
Deluxe Category
Lodging

(except in El Calafate*)
Unique & Exclusive
Category Lodging
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Double occupancy room:
$ 3,645$ 4,118$ 5,742
Triple occupancy room:
$ 3,519$ 3,853$ 5,506
Discounts available for groups of 4 or more travelers. To get a quote for more
than 4 travelers or for a single traveler, click here and fill out the form

The prices above do not include international or domestic airfare.

Our trip prices are final, you won’t have to pay anything extra
no matter what payment method you use.

PRICE FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

The total price for the 5 domestic flights needed for this trip starts at $340 per person, subject to availability at the time of booking. This is a promotional rate, please note that regular airfare can be up to 4 times higher. This means that the sooner you book your trip, the greater our chances of booking this, or similar, airfare.

Prices for domestic flights depend exclusively on their availability at the time of booking, usually with much lower rates available for flights booked well in advance.

Our flight issuing services will help you enjoy a worry-free trip. They include: checking for all possible flight options to suggest the best flight itinerary and rate for your trip, flight bookings and issuing, daily tracking of flight status and changes, reconfirmation with the airline of each flight before each departure, booking of your flight seats (not available for some promotional airfares, in those cases, you can select your seats only when doing the check-in for your flight), web check-in (not available for all flights) and assistance with your flight arrangements if there is any delay, change or cancellation before or during your trip.

Letting us take care of your domestic flight arrangements will let you enjoy a worry-free travel experience, as it is very common for local airlines to make flight changes before (and sometimes during) a trip.

NOTE: All services are subject to availability and subject to price modifications until
the trip booking is requested, confirmed and paid in full.

Our Renowned Travel Booklet

In your travel booklet you’ll find lots of useful information and tips personalized for your specific trip itinerary such as:

Contact information for our local assistance team, who will go above and beyond in providing you with prompt, precise and meaningful assistance during your trip.

Day-by-day itinerary with detailed tour descriptions, pick-up times, etc.

Our favorite restaurant suggestions for each visited destination.

Full information about your booked hotels: addresses & phones, check-in / check-out times, distance to downtown and to airport, Wi-Fi availability, etc.

Detailed weather information for your travel dates and destinations, such as average rainfall and minimum and maximum temperatures you can expect.

Our clothing suggestions for each destination and specific suggestions for some tours.

All the information you’ll need for your flights: airline and flight number, flight times, luggage weight limits, cost for extra weight, available mileage programs, etc.

Taking your mobile phone to Argentina, how to dial from and to every destination, etc.

Helpful tips and other useful information to make the most out of your vacation: Argentina time zones, pointers on currency exchange, tipping, advice on museums & art galleries of note, shopping tips, voltage information, etc.

All the necessary travel vouchers for your trip.

The Travel Booklet is designed and sent to you after full trip payment has been made. We will send you a printed version via FedEx, as well as a digital version via e-mail. Many guests download their digital version to their mobile phone (iPhone, Android, etc.) or tablet, which they bring on their trip.

Also Included in the Trip Price

All taxes for the ground services are included (e.g., hotel taxes, tolls), except for Bariloche where there is a hotel tax of $30 to $60 Argentine pesos (from USD 1.2 to USD 2.3) per person and per night (charged for a maximum of 3 nights) that can only be paid directly at your Bariloche hotel when you check-in (this amount charged may vary subject to decision of the provincial government).

To provide a worry-free trip experience we include all the necessary entrance tickets to national parks, as well as all other tour-related fees, which are sometimes not included or even mentioned by other travel agencies.

Bariloche

  • Tickets for chairlift at Cerro Campanario for the "Panoramic Hiking Experience" tour
  • Entrance ticket to the Nahuel Huapi National Park for the "Navigating the Nahuel Huapi Lake to Victoria Island and the Myrtle Forest (in VIP cabin) with private guide"

El Calafate

  • Entrance ticket to the Glaciers National Park for the "Conquering the Mighty Perito Moreno Glacier" tour
  • Entrance ticket to Glaciers National Park for any of these tour options: "Icy Blue Giants: Navigation among Patagonian Glaciers tour" or the "Discovery of the Upsala Glacier and Experiencing a Patagonian Estancia" or the "Discovery of the Upsala Glacier and an Adventure Trek

Not Included in the Trip Price

International airfare to and from Argentina is not included.

Domestic flights for this trip are quoted separately from ground services. Prices for domestic flights depend exclusively on flight availability at the time of booking, with much lower rates available for flights booked well in advance. This means that the sooner you book your trip, the lower the airfare will likely be.

As an estimate, the total price for the 5 domestic flights needed for this trip starts at $340 per person (subject to availability). This is a promotional rate, regular airfares can be up to 4 times higher. This means that the sooner you book your trip, the greater our chances of booking this or a similar rate.

Tips to hotel staff, tour guides, etc.

Anything not expressly mentioned in this itinerary proposal.

How Our Booking Process Works

Once you’re ready to proceed with your trip booking, please access your trip booking form here and fill in the information we need to begin the process. We request a non-refundable down payment (generally USD 250) to process your trip booking, which we will credit towards your total trip payment.

The booking process generally takes from 2 to 3 business days. Once all services are booked, we will send you an invoice with the trip booking confirmation and payment instructions. If your trip start date is in fewer than 60 days, we’ll request a full trip payment. If not, we’ll request a first payment of 20% to 30% of the total trip cost, with final payment due 60 days before your trip start date.

Important: We take our guests’ credit card payments via PayPal, that’ running a promotion called "PayPal credit", where you’ll have up to 6 months to complete the payment of your trip (without any interest or extra fees). You can choose to apply during the payment process and your application will be subject to their approval. This is a great way to finance your trip payment, without any extra cost.
For more details please visit: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/paypal-credit

Our Trip Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your travel arrangements for any reason, you may be entitled to a partial refund. Most international plane tickets and most Latin American domestic plane tickets are non-refundable. Some airlines will offer credits for future tickets, with penalties.

For all payments which have already made at the time we receive written notice that you must cancel your trip, the following fees will be charged:

  • » When only the first payment (approximately 20% to 30% of the total payment depending on the trip) has been made: up to 80% cancellation fee over the first payment will apply, as most domestic flight tickets are non-refundable after being paid for and issued.
  • » When the total payment has been made and with more than 45 days to the trip start date: up to 40% cancellation fee over the total payment will apply.
  • » 36 to 45 days before the start date of the trip and after the total payment has been made: up to 60% cancellation fee over total payment is applicable.
  • » 20 to 35 days before the start date of the trip and after the total payment has been made: up to 90 % cancellation fee over total payment is applicable.
  • » Fewer than 20 days before departure, or after departure: there will be no right to refunds. However, we will try to get as much of a refund as is possible for you, according to the cancellation policies of the service suppliers.

We’ll always try our best to get as much of a refund as possible, depending on the trip cancellation date, and the conditions of the service suppliers.

Important note: certain hotels, boats, lodges and airlines may have deposit terms and cancellation policies which vary from our own. We may need to collect an additional deposit from you to hold some reservations. The cancellation penalties on payments will be determined by these individual organizations and will override our policy.

Refunds will only be issued to you once we have received the funds back from the supplier(s). Generally, flight tickets cannot be refunded if they are partially used. We are not responsible for a supplier’s failure to pay a refund.

If the reason for your cancellation is covered under the terms of your travel insurance policy, you may be able to claim these cancellation charges through your insurance company.

To read our complete Terms & Conditions please click HERE