Reservation Code: AR 033
Daily: According to Current Flight Schedule
The ideal circuit to have a closer encounter with the Patagonic fauna and some relics of past ages, visiting places that offer the additional charm of being somewhat off the road of the conventional touristic trails.
Day 01 / Buenos Aires – Bariloche
Reception at Bariloche local airport. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
In the afternoon, Small Circuit excursion. While bordering the Nahuel Huapi Lake we will visit Bariloche’s highlights: Playa Bonita, Campanario Hill, Llao Llao Peninsula, where we will visit St. Eduard’s Chapel, the Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, etc.
Day 02 / Bariloche
Breakfast. Full day excursion to Mt. Tronador.
We cross the Pampa de Huenuleo, passing by Lake Gutierrez, arriving at Lake Mascardi where we embark to navigate along the beautiful Lake of the Seven Colors (Mascardi), which will take us to the heart of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Here we start a terrestrial trip along the Vuriloches Valley, ascending to the Ventisquero Negro and the base of Mt. Tronador where you may take an ascending walk to the Mount. On the way back we make a stop in the area of Pampa Linda, to walk through the woods until we reach the Saltillo de las Nalcas, a waterfall that allows us to go behind it. The return trip may be done either by water or by land. Return to the hotel.
Day 03 / Bariloche – El Calafate
Breakfast. Transfer to Bariloche airport to board the flight to El Calafate. Reception.Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 04 / El Calafate
Breakfast. Departure from the hotel towards Puerto Bandera, 50 km from town, to board the catamaran to enjoy a full day lake excursion to Upsala Glacier and Onelli Bay, cruising through hundreds of icebergs that have broken off the glaciers. Upsala is the largest continental glacier in the Southern Hemisphere. The height of its walls varies between 60 to 80 meters and it has an area of 595 km2. Return to El Calafate.
(This excursion is available from October to April on regular basis and from July to September according to weather conditions and with a limited number of passengers).
Day 05 / El Calafate
Breakfast. Overland trip to Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the world’s largest active continental glaciers, declared Universal Mankind´s Heritage Site by UNESCO, because of its breathtaking beauty and its unusual behaviour.
Day 06 / El Calafate
Breakfast. Transfer to El Calafate airport or departure for optional tours: Torres del Paine, Fitz Roy or Helsingfors.