Epic Argentina & Chile: 25-Day Adventure with Your Travel Crew

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Buenos Aires, Calafate, Chaltén, Torres del Paine, Santiago, Mendoza
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Meet the heart of Argentina’s diverse landscapes and vibrant cultures. From the bustling streets of Buenos Aires to the awe-inspiring natural wonders of Patagonia and the breathtaking vineyards of Mendoza, this adventure promises an unreal exploration of Argentina’s rich heritage and natural beauty. Delve into the passion of tango, discover the spirit of gaucho culture, and marvel at the majestic glaciers and towering peaks of the Andes. With expert guides leading the way, this unforgettable odyssey offers a timeless celebration of adventure, discovery, and camaraderie.


  • Buenos Aires' tango rhythm and football fervor.
  • Patagonia's pristine landscapes and hidden glaciers.
  • The majestic Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park.
  • Mendoza's wine and culinary delights in Uco Valley.
  • Santiago's historic landmarks.


  • Transfers and excursions as described in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation with breakfast in the hotels described or similar in double rooms.
  • Assistance during the trip in our whatsapp at destination.
  • Entrance fees to National Parks or reserves.
  • Meals (except when excursions include it).
  • International or domestic flights.
  • Meals (except when excursions include it).
  • Museum Tickets (except when excursions include it).


<span>Day 1</span>Buenos Aires, Argentina

Upon arrival at the airport, our Argentina Pura guide will meet you and take you to your hotel. Free day. Overnight in Buenos Aires: Kenton Palace, Legado Mítico Hotel, Loi Suites Recoleta, Alvear Palace(or similar).

<span>Day 2</span>Buenos Aires: Bike Tour to the South

Going to the South, we will show you the history of the beginnings of Buenos Aires as a city. Its historic homes, cobblestone streets, and local inhabitants will immerse you in the authentic essence of the original neighborhoods. Immerse yourself in our foremost passions: tango and football. Explore the lush green expanse of the Ecological Reserve along the South Coast. Our journey will lead us through the neighborhoods of San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero, and Monserrat. Throughout the tour, we'll make seven strategic stops, each showcasing the most captivating aspects and providing insight into the history and themes of each location. Duration: 3.00 hours Includes: Bicycle, helmet, bilingual tour guide (Spanish/English). Overnight in Buenos Aires: Kenton Palace, Legado Mítico Hotel, Loi Suites Recoleta, Alvear Palace (or similar). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch on the go.

<span>Day 3</span>Buenos Aires: Football “The Argentine passion”

A football match tour in Argentina is an exciting experience that immerses you in the passion and culture of Argentine soccer, known worldwide for its intensity and devotion. Special note: Football match attendance (depends on official calendar) or free day. Overnight in Buenos Aires: Legado Mítico Hotel, Loi Suites Recoleta, Alvear Palace (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

<span>Day 4</span>Buenos Aires - El Calafate - El Chaltén

According to your itinerary, our guide will take you to the airport so you can continue with your trip. Upon arrival in El Calafate, you will be driven to El Chaltén and along the way (shared service) we will visit La Leona and take a 3-hour hike to explore fossils and dinosaurs in a wind-protected area with pleasant conditions. Ideal for adventure and nature enthusiasts. Upon arrival in El Chaltén, we will drop you off at your selected hotel. Overnight in El Chalten: Poincenot, Senderos Hosteria, Destino Sur hotel (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast.

<span>Day 5</span>El Chaltén: Laguna de Los Tres - Camping program

We depart from El Chaltén by car and drive 17km to our starting point. From there, we embark on a scenic hike through the lush lenga forest, following the White River (Río Blanco) towards Poincenot campsite. Along the route, we take breaks to explore the unique flora and fauna of the Patagonian Andean forest and visit the stunning Piedras Blancas viewpoint. At this spot, we can admire the Piedras Blancas glacier and its associated glacial features, including the erratic boulders and lateral moraines left behind as the glacier receded in recent decades. As we continue, we are treated to various breathtaking vistas of the Fitz Roy mountain range until we reach our ultimate destination for the day - the enchanting Laguna de Los Tres. This extraordinary location offers the finest view of Cerro Fitz Roy, making it one of the most awe-inspiring sights in all of Patagonia. Distance: 11km +650/-400m Duration: 6/7 hours Level of physical exertion: moderate Overnight in Poincenot campground - organized camping Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

<span>Day 6</span>El Chaltén: Laguna Torre trek - Camping program (Full Day)

This morning we bid farewell to Cerro Fitz Roy and proceeded towards a picturesque valley adorned with gentle hills and the Mother and Daughter lagoons, known as Lagunas Madre e Hija. Along the way, there will be ample opportunities to pause for photographs, and with some luck, we might even catch a glimpse of the occasional group of Cauquenes that frequent the area. Our path winds through forests of Lenga and Ñires, traversing a substantial moraine before reaching our destination: Laguna Torre, where we'll pause for a scenic lunch amidst breathtaking views of the Torres mountain range and the expansive Glacier Grande. Weather permitting, we'll embark on a hike towards the Maestri viewpoint for an up-close look at Glacier Grande. This viewpoint bears the name of the controversial Italian climber, Cesare Maestri, who devised his ascent strategies for one of the world's most challenging mountains from this very spot. When we're ready, we'll descend to our overnight accommodations at Torre's campsite and settle in for the night. If the sunset promises to be beautiful, we may return to the lake to witness its splendor. Distance: 8 km -400m Duration: 7/8 hours Level of physical exertion: low Overnight in Cerro Torre campground - organized camping Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

<span>Day 7</span>El Chaltén: Río Fitz Roy Zipline - Paso de Agachonas - Pliegue del Tumbado

Our final day of hiking begins early and promises an exhilarating adventure. To start our day, we'll experience an adrenaline rush as we zipline across the lively Río Fitz Roy, guaranteed to jolt anyone still battling sleepiness. After a safe crossing, our path leads us over another moraine and into a forest, where you'll notice the trees diminishing in size as we ascend. The strenuous ascent to Paso de las Agachonas is truly rewarding, offering a breathtaking panorama of Cerro Torre and Glacier Grande. Here, the formidable Patagonian wind will likely make its presence known, providing a taste of its renowned strength and chill. While we brave the elements, we'll have the opportunity to behold the entirety of the Fitz Roy and Torres mountain ranges, catch a glimpse of the Windy Pass (Paso del Viento), and, if weather permits, admire some of the snow-covered peaks of the South Patagonian Icefield. This viewpoint is one of the park's less frequented spots, ensuring unique photo opportunities to commemorate your adventures with us. From this vantage point, we'll descend once more, making our way back to El Chaltén via Loma del Pliegue. Distance: 13 km, +850/-950m Duration: 9 hours Level of physical exertion: moderate Services included: Bilingual trekking guide (English/Spanish) Transport to the trailhead and hiking permissions Camping equipment (tent, sleeping bag, sleeping mat) Food during the trek (1 breakfast, 2 boxed lunches, 1 dinner) VHF communication Special note: Camping equipment will be prepared at the campsites, and participants will carry their personal belongings along with a packed lunch. The campsites are equipped with dry toilets but lack electricity and shower facilities. Access to drinking water will be readily available for the majority of the hike. Overnight in El Chaltén: Poincenot, Senderos Hostería, Destino Sur hotel (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

<span>Day 8</span>El Chaltén

Free day in El Chaltén town and farewell dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in El Chaltén: Poincenot, Senderos Hostería, Destino Sur hotel (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast.

<span>Day 9</span>El Chaltén - El Calafate: Kayak Río La Leona

Our extraordinary journey from El Chaltén to El Calafate includes an exciting kayaking experience on the La Leona River. After a 1.5-hour transfer, we provide safety instructions and equip you with all necessary gear. Paired in double kayaks, guided by experts, we paddle about 8 kilometers, stopping for lunch near Cerro Fortaleza before hiking to a viewpoint with fossilized bones and petrified trees. We resume kayaking, exploring unique geological formations and Patagonian steppe, and then return to El Calafate by vehicle. Total Kayak Distance: 14 km Total Trekking Distance: 5km Start Time: 7:30a.m. Return Time: 3p.m. Difficulty: moderate. Overnight in El Calafate: Xelena Hotel, Los Ponchos or EOLO (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast.

<span>Day 10</span>El Calafate: Los Glaciares National Park and Big Ice Trek (Full Day)

Depart from El Calafate to Bajo la Sombra port, followed by a brief boat ride to the west coast of Brazo Rico. With mountain guides, trek along a moraine trail to a viewpoint, then don crampons to access the glacier. During a 4-hour glacier walk, marvel at blue lagoons, deep crevasses, sinkholes, and captivating caves, immersing yourself in the glacier's heart. Essentials to bring: sunglasses, sunscreen, warm attire, a sun hat, waterproof jacket, gloves, trekking boots, a 40-liter backpack, water bottle, and snacks. Special note: minitrekking from 10 to 65 years old and Big Ice from 18 to 50 years old. Included: Transportation to and from the port to El Calafate. Not included: Park entrance fee, snacks, clothing, or personal gear. Overnight in El Calafate: Xelena Hotel, Los Ponchos or EOLO (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

<span>Day 11</span>El Calafate: Glaciar Sur Aventura Trekking

We will depart from Calafate to Glaciar Sur pier on Estancia Nibepo Aike's shores, sailing deep into the Andes at the South Arm of Lake Argentino's terminus. Upon disembarkation, we embark on a hike toward Lake Frias, accessible solely by foot. The trail leads through a beech forest to a natural lookout overseeing Lake Frias, once entirely enshrouded by Frias Glacier in the distant past. After descending to the lake's shore, we board the Fitzcarraldo boat, sailing 5 km on stunning crystal emerald waters. On the opposite shore, we embark on another 4.5 km hike along the Frias river valley. As we near the final moraine, the glaciers loom closer. This pristine National Park area features a changing valley culminating in an amphitheater formed by Grande, Cubo, and Dickson Glaciers, which feed into Frias Superior lagoon and Lake Dickson. Originally, they were all part of the expansive Frias Glacier. It's a unique and exclusive landscape. There's free time to savor the scenery and have lunch before our return journey to El Calafate. Special note: from 12 years and on. Check physical conditions for passengers over 65 years old) Overnight in El Calafate: Xelena Hotel, Los Ponchos or EOLO (or similar). Meals included: Brakfast, Lunch.

<span>Day 12</span>El Calafate - Torres del Paine: 5 day / 4 night W Circuit (Mountain shelter)

On this day, you'll begin your journey by boarding a bus at your El Calafate hotel heading towards Torres del Paine. In this trekking, you'll be able to explore the 5 day/4 night W Circuit and all the attractions of the park that give the W Circuit its name: Base Torres Viewpoint, Los Cuernos, French Valley, Paine Grande, and Grey Glacier. The trip to Torres del Paine National Park lasts roughly 3.5 hours, including a short stop in Cerro Castillo, a border town along the way to the park. Once you arrive at the park, you'll enter through the Laguna Amarga Entrance and purchase your park entrance ticket. Following that, there will be a transfer to transport you to the Las Torres sector and the Refuge. Overnight in Torre Central Refuge. Meals included: Breakfast.

<span>Day 13</span>Torres del Paine: Base Torres Viewpoint Trek (7 - 8 hours, 13 Km)

Recommended starting time: 9:00a.m. The first stage involves a 1.5-hour ascent with breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and the hanging glacier of Monte Almirante Nieto (2,670 meters above sea level) until you reach the Refugio El Chileno area, where you can rest and leave your luggage. Subsequently, for approximately 1 hour through an ancient Lenga forest, you'll reach the "Morrena" base, which you'll ascend for about 45 minutes, arriving at one of the most impressive areas in Torres del Paine National Park: the "Mirador Base Torres." From here, you'll have stunning views of the imposing peaks of Torre Sur (2,850 meters above sea level), Torre Central (2,800 meters above sea level), Torre Norte (2,600 meters above sea level), Nido de Cóndor, and the Torres Glacier. Special note: If El Chileno is fully booked, the alternative is to return to Torre Central, adding an extra 2 hours of trekking. Difficulty level: High Overnight in Refugio El Chileno.

<span>Day 14</span>Torres del Paine: Trek from Refugio El Chileno to Refugio Los Cuernos (4 - 5 hours, 11 Km)

This moderately challenging trek around the Paine Massif, with a recommended starting time of 9:00 a.m., encompasses the base of Cerro Almirante Nieto. Beginning at Refugio El Chileno, a 30-minute walk leads to the "Atajo" trail, directing you to Refugio Los Cuernos. En route, you'll relish vistas of Lake Nordenskjöld, hanging glaciers, and the local "Ciruelillo" or "Notro" flora, which bursts into red blooms from December onwards. After 4 to 5 hours of hiking, you'll reach the welcoming Los Cuernos area, a cozy stop on the circuit. Special note: If you stayed at Refugio Torre Central the previous night, the trail is well-marked and of similar duration to reach Los Cuernos. Difficulty level: Moderate. Overnight in Refugio Los Cuernos.

<span>Day 15</span>Trek to Valle del Francés / Pehoé (10 - 12 hours, 25.3 Km)

With a recommended starting time of 8:00 a.m., this challenging trek begins gently for the first 2 hours, offering views of Lake Nordenskjöld as you head towards the "Campamento Italiano" area. Here, it's advisable to contact CONAF personnel to store your backpacks before embarking on the ascent with a smaller pack containing essentials. The ascent commences through Valle del Río Francés and leads to the Mirador del Glaciar Francés in 1.5 hours. From there, the trail continues to "Campamento Británico" and onward to the "Mirador Británico," providing a breathtaking panorama of the entire National Park. From this vantage point, you can behold prominent mountains like Paine Grande, Catedral, Hoja, Máscara, Espada, Aleta de Tiburón, and Cuerno Norte. The return journey retraces the same path to "Campamento Italiano" and then to the Pehoé Lake area, where Refugio Paine Grande is situated. Difficulty level: High. Overnight in Refugio Paine Grande. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

<span>Day 16</span>Trek to Glaciar Grey (8 - 9 hours, 22 Km)

Starting at 9:00 a.m., this trek is a round trip to the Glaciar Grey viewpoint. After 1.5 hours, you'll reach the initial viewpoint with a distant view of the glacier. Subsequently, you'll follow a trail along the western shore of Lago Grey, arriving at the Main Viewpoint in 1.5 to 2 hours, granting stunning vistas of Glaciar Grey, Cordón Olguín, and icebergs. The return journey retraces the same path to the Pehoé area. Difficulty level: Moderate Return to Pehoé Lake and take a 30-minute boat ride to cross the lake, arriving at the Pudeto area. From there, you'll board a bus that will take you back to Puerto Natales Rodoviario bus terminal. (2:30hrs duration). Upon arrival, a private transfer will take you to your selected hotel Overnight in Puerto Natales: Costa Australis, Noi Indigo Patagonia, Remota (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast.

<span>Day 17</span>Puerto Natales - Punta Arenas

Transfer from your selected hotel in Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas. Overnight in Punta Arenas: Hostal Ventisqueros, Hotel Cabo de Hornos (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast.

<span>Day 18</span>Punta Arenas: Magdalena & Marta Islands

Breakfast to-go. Early in the morning, at around 06:30 a.m., the journey begins as you head to Punta Arenas pier. From there, you'll embark on a voyage through the Strait of Magellan, visiting Magdalena and Marta Islands. Magdalena Island hosts an annual population of over 120,000 penguins, while Marta Island is home to more than 1,500 sea lions. The adventure includes a check-in at our office and a 45-minute speedboat ride from Laredo Bay to Magdalena Island. Here, you'll spend an hour with a guide exploring the natural habitat of Magellanic Penguins, one of South America's largest penguin colonies. Weather permitting, the journey may continue to Marta Island, offering opportunities to observe sea lions, imperial cormorants, Antarctic Terns, and numerous Dolphin Gulls. Lucky participants may also catch glimpses of Southern Dolphins, Piebald Dolphins, and Sei Whales. The tour concludes with a return to the pier in Punta Arenas, followed by independent transfer to your selected hotel. Warm clothing preferably waterproof and comfortable shoes. Season: From October 1 to March 31. Weather: Navigation subject to weather conditions Overnight in Punta Arenas: Hostal Ventisqueros, Hotel Cabo de Hornos (or similar). Meals included: Coffee service on board.

<span>Day 19</span>Punta Arenas - Santiago de Chile: Santiago City Tour with San Cristóbal Hill and Markets

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be driven to Punta Arenas airport to take your flight to Santiago de Chile. Upon arrival, our local guide will take you to explore this fantastic city. This tour offers a hotel pickup and takes you to Santiago's vibrant "Vega Central" market, filled with a diverse range of fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and spices from central Chile. The journey continues through the "little Vega," where you'll discover various meats, local eateries called "cocinerias," and spice shops. A visit to the historic "Central Market" is the highlight, known for its fresh Pacific Ocean seafood. Engaging with local shopkeepers, you'll learn about Chilean cuisine and enjoy a tasting of "Pisco Sour" and "Machas a la parmesana." The tour explores Santiago's historic sites, including "Plaza de Armas," the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Royal High Court palace, and more. A visit to Constitution Square, "La Moneda" palace (government seat), and Santa Lucia Hill is included. The day concludes with a trip to San Cristobal Hill, where you can ascend by cableway, bus, or funicular to enjoy stunning panoramic city views. The tour ends with a return transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Santiago de Chile: Cumbres Lastarria, Hotel Magnolia, The Singular (or similar). Meals included: Brakfast, Lunch.

<span>Day 20</span>Santiago de Chile

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to keep exploring on your own. We suggest visiting Viña del mar and Valparaíso neighborhoods. Overnight in Santiago de Chile: Cumbres Lastarria, Hotel Magnolia, The Singular (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast.

<span>Day 21</span>Santiago de Chile - Mendoza, Argentina

This day, upon arrival in Mendoza airport your local guide will take you to a welcome tasting in a boutique winery. Overnight in Mendoza: Lares de Chacras, Finca Adalgisa, Entre Cielos (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast, welcome tasting.

<span>Day 22</span>Mendoza: Aconcagua Provincial Park Trekking program (2 days)

Experience 2 days of high-altitude trekking in Aconcagua Park, including Plaza Francia and the South Wall viewpoint. This adventure combines adrenaline, nature, and close proximity to high-altitude mountaineering. A driver will pick you up early from your hotel, and with an expert High Mountain guide, you'll head to Aconcagua Provincial Park. After equipment checks and safety precautions, the trekking begins. On the first day, you'll reach Confluencia, where you'll spend the night. This 4-hour hike takes you from 2,800 to 3,400 meters above sea level. Upon arrival, enjoy snacks, dinner in large dining tents, and rest in comfortable tents designed for mountain conditions. Overnight in Confluencia camp Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

<span>Day 23</span>Mendoza: Aconcagua Provincial Park

The following day, after an early breakfast, you'll trek to Plaza Francia along the Horcones Inferior glacier, reaching 4,100 meters in 5 hours. At the base camp, marvel at the famous South Wall of Aconcagua, one of the world's toughest and most perilous climbing routes. After a box lunch, return to Confluencia for a welcoming refreshment before descending from the park. Return to the city with unforgettable memories of your journey to the heart of the Americas' highest mountain, where you may spot condors soaring overhead, leaving you in awe of their beauty and the sacred Andean experience. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Mendoza: Lares de Chacras, Finca Adalgisa, Entre Cielos (or similar). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

<span>Day 24</span>Mendoza: Uco Valley & Cooking class (Full Day)

Today we will visit the Valle de Uco region, where we will explore Argentina’s famous wine road; stopping for visits to some of the most important wineries in the region. Accompanied by expert guides we will learn about the production facilities, the different styles of wine- making, the gastronomy and we will also enjoy an unforgettable cooking experience, where you will learn about Argentine cuisine and how to prepare a tasty empanada to culmine the experience with a delicious lunch in a local vineyard. At the end of the day you will be driven back to your hotel. Overnight in Mendoza: Lares de Chacras, Finca Adalgisa, Entre Cielos (or similar). Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

<span>Day 25</span>Mendoza - Buenos Aires

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be transferred to Mendoza airport to take your flight to Buenos Aires International airport to take your flight back home. Adiós Argentina! Meals included: Breakfast.


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