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South America Getaway with Amazon & the Chilean Fjords

Launch Date : 07/10/18 8:00pm

Meals : Breakfast daily, 7 lunches,5 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner and Tango show in Buenos Aires

  • STARTS

    SANTIAGO

  • DAYS

    13

  • ENDS

    BUENOS AIRES

South America Getaway with Amazon & the Chilean Fjords

Vacation Overview City Highlights Price Details USD Related Tours
Notes : 13 days from Santiago to Buenos Aires

Vacation Overview

Explore the thrilling and unspoiled vastness of the Patagonia region on this journey to the end of the world. Starting in the lively capital city of Santiago, jump right into the fun of this tour by heading to Santa Rita Winery, where you’ll learn about the wine-making process and taste, blend, and bottle your own wine to take home with you! On your tour of Santiago you’ll be surprised at how a city of so many people can be so well kept and vibrant—a city packed with local parks, artwork at every turn, and European-style squares. On to Puerto Natales for a night before staying inside scenic Torres Del Paine National Park for two nights. Jagged peaks, glistening green waters, glaciers, and powerful falls set the stage. You’re sure to glimpse some of the wildlife here, like guanacos, foxes, birds, and if you’re lucky, the elusive puma. Cruise on Lago Grey to see famous glaciers and floating icebergs; visit the famous sites of Chile’s largest natural reserve; and even trek through a rugged and unspoiled rainforest to see cascading waterfalls on these two days of unspeakable scenic beauty.

A highlight of this tour is undoubtedly your visit to El Calafate, home to Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the largest in the world and still advancing! You’ll have the chance to walk on catwalks overlooking the glacier and, with luck, you’ll witness glacier pieces calving into the waters below. You also experience the massive Upsala Glacier by boat—a different experience that allows you to marvel at the color and sheer masses of these glaciers. Follow this with a visit to an estancia (ranch) on the shores of Lago Argentino for lunch and your choice of activities, such as a 4-wheel drive tour or trekking. From El Calafate, descend to Ushuaia, the end of the world! Cruise Beagle Channel, watching for albatross, sea lions, and skuas while you marvel at the sheer idea of standing at this point on the globe. You also visit Martillo Island for a chance to see Magellan penguins. In Tierra del Fuego, an expert Naturalist will lead you around the delicate ecosystems of this southernmost national park. Head north to Buenos Aires, where you will conclude your Patagonian journey with exciting new adventures like a wine tasting with a local sommelier in a Cava setting and a visit to famous Recoleta Cemetery. And no visit to Buenos Aires would be complete without a lesson in the sizzling, sensuous Tango!

City Highlights

SANTIAGO
[LF] Visit Santa Rita Winery with a wine-making experience; Santiago sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit La Vega Central Market and a local pub

PUERTO NATALES
Visit Milódon Cave

TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK
Stay inside the national park; Torres del Paine National Park sightseeing, view Lago Grey; see Los Cuernos, Salto Grande, Laguna Azul, Cascada Paine, and Laguna Inges; Organic cocktail demonstration

EL CALAFATE
Cruise Lago Argentino, see Upsala Glacier, and visit Estancia Cristina; visit Los Glaciares National Park and Perito Moreno Glacier

USHUAIA
[LF] Cruise the Beagle Channel to Martillo Island; visit Tierra del Fuego National Park

BUENOS AIRES
[LF] Private wine tasting with sommelier and dinner at a local restaurant; city sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and Recoleta Cemetery; [LF] Tango lesson, dinner, and Tango show

Price Details US

Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments, starting at $1,714 (based on Miami, departure in January, 2019); or (2) intra-vacation air segments only. Required intra-vacation air segments: Santiago/Punta Arenas; El Calafate/Ushuaia; Ushuaia/Buenos Aires. Air prices were effective on July 11, 2018 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.

Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
$1,450

Triple room reduction per person:
$80

Extra Nights per person in Santiago:
in single room $220; in twin room $122; in triple rooms $120

Extra Nights per person in Buenos Aires:
in single room $191; in twin room $101; in triple room $77

2020 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in July 2019.

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