National Geographic Journeys

Discover Patagonia

  • Duration 14 Days
  • Group Size Small Group
  • From $5,779 AUD
Call 1300 363 742

Trip Overview

Fall in love with Patagonia amid its massive peaks, welcoming people, and incredible foods. Take in the colours of Buenos Aires and get some new moves during a local tango lesson. Then head into nature to explore Torres del Paine National Park and the humbling Perito Moreno Glacier. Reaching the end of the world at Ushuaia is just the tip of the iceberg of this incredible adventure.

Trip Highlights

Take part in a tango lesson taught by dancers at a venue popular with locals, enjoy a lecture on the Perito Moreno Glacier from an expert, walk with penguins on Martillo Island, navigate the Beagle Channel on a catamaran, explore Ushuaia (the earth's southernmost city)

Itinerary - 14 Days

Day 1 Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Buenos Aires/San Carlos de Bariloche (1B)

Catch a flight to northern Patagonia. Enjoy the highlights of the scenic San Carlos de Bariloche on a circuito chico tour.

Day 3 San Carlos de Bariloche (1B)

Free time to explore this stunning region. Opt to take a bike tour, hike, or explore the town.

Day 4 San Carlos de Bariloche/Puerto Varas (1B)

Travel by bus and ferry to Puerto Varas, which is located in the stunning Chilean Lake District. Enjoy the sights from the “Cruce de los Lagos”, considered one of the most scenic ferry cruises in the world.

Day 5 Puerto Varas (1B)

Enjoy free time to explore on your own. Opt to take an excursion to Chiloé Island.

Day 6 Puerto Varas/Torres del Paine National Park (1B, 1D)

Catch a flight to Punta Arenas then transfer to stunning Torres del Paine National Park.

Day 7 Torres del Paine National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a day of exploring Torres del Paine National Park with an expert guide. Travel by van and embark on short walks to reach amazing lookouts. Marvel at pristine turquoise lakes, glaciers, and waterfalls at one of the most scenic parks in Patagonia.

Day 8 Torres del Paine National Park/El Calafate (1B)

Enjoy a scenic drive to El Calafate.

Day 9 El Calafate (1B)

This morning, enjoy a lecture by a local glacier expert. After, take an excursion into Glacier National Park to view the stunning Perito Moreno Glacier. There’s an option to get closer with a boat ride up to the front of the glacier.

Day 10 El Calafate/Ushuaia (1B)

Fly to the port city of Ushuaia at the end of the earth.

Day 11 Ushuaia (1B)

Navigate the Beagle Channel on a catamaran and admire the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, Seal Island, and Bird Island. Later, get up close and personal with the penguins on Martillo Island as you explore the rookery with a naturalist guide.

Day 12 Ushuaia/Buenos Aires (1B, 1D)

Fly back to Buenos Aires and take some time to explore on your own. Spend the evening as a local Porteño, enjoying a night out with typical dinner in a local café then onto a popular dance venue where we enjoy a lesson from local dancers. Once we've practiced our new steps, its time for Milonga, a neighbourhood tradition where students and teachers of the venue show up to practice their moves. Sit back and enjoy or if you're brave, join in.

Day 13 Buenos Aires (1B)

Enjoy a city tour of the “Paris of the Americas”, visiting key sights and neighbourhoods including Plaza de Mayo where Eva Perón's famed balcony presides over the square, La Boca, and the renowned Recoleta Cemetery.

Day 14 Buenos Aires (1B)

Depart at any time.

Discover Patagonia

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