Highlights Of Patagonia

Santiago · Torres del Paine · Calafate · Glaciers National Park

A seven-day private tour of Patagonia that takes you to all the region's must-see spots. You'll start in the Chilean capital, Santiago, before heading to the superlative Torres del Paine National Park. From here you'll cross the border into Argentina and head to El Calafate, situated on the shores of Lago Argentino and on the edge of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Take a tour to Los Glaciares National Park to see the world famous Perito Moreno Glacier before bidding this beautiful destination farewell.

This itinerary is fully customisable: days, hotels and activities can be adjusted on request. A Chimu Adventures advisor will be happy to help – get in touch for more information now.

Days

7

From only

$2,400 pp

  • Private tour
  • Flexible departure dates
  • Expert guided excursions
  • Customisable itinerary – change days and activities as required
  • Hassle-free logistics and transfers
  • Quality assured hotels
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Itinerary

What you'll do and see

Arrival to Santiago

Day 1

Arrival to Santiago

Santiago, Chile’s capital and largest city, lies in a valley surrounded by the snow-capped mountains of the Andes and the Chilean Coastal Range. Founded in 1541, Santiago has been Chile’s capital since colonial times. It is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city and although it features many colonial buildings, it has grown into a modern metropolis and the cultural centre of the country.

You'll be met at arrivals by a Chimu representative and taken to your hotel to relax, unwind and start exploring the city.

Santiago – Torres del Paine

Day 2

Santiago – Torres del Paine

You'll be collected at your hotel and whisked to the airport for the short flight to Torres del Paine and the private transfer to Hotel Las Torres in the national park. It's a five hour drive into the park but the journey and stunning scenery is all part of the adventure!

Includes: breakfast
Torres del Paine National Park

Day 3 - 4

Torres del Paine National Park

There are no set itineraries for your stay at Hotel Las Torres. Each day you'll choose from a wide range of guided activities and excursions, which include easy-going walks, longer hikes, horseback riding, photo safaris, and motorboat excursions. You'll explore the park in intimate groups of no more than ten guests, always accompanied by a bilingual guide. 

Relax, disconnect and unwind in this remote and staggeringly beautiful landscape!

Includes: breakfast, lunch, dinner
El Calafate

Day 5

El Calafate

After one last breakfast in Torres del Paine you'll be collected for your private transfer across the border into Argentina. El Calafate flanks the southern shore of Lago Argentino in the southwest part of Argentina’s Santa Cruz Province. The town is near the edge of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and is the gateway to World Heritage Listed Parque Nacional Los Glaciers.

Spend the rest of the day relaxing in your hotel and exploring this picturesque, frontier town with its excellent range of restaurants, cafes and chocolate shops.

Includes: breakfast
Perito Moreno Cruise

Day 6

Perito Moreno Cruise

After breakfast in your hotel you'll be collected by your guide for an epic trip into the world-famous Glaciers National Park. Boarding a small yacht you'll cruise the crystal clear surface of Lago Argentino, navigating past enormous icebergs and a dazzling array of turquoise hues. Approaching Perito Moreno Glacier, you might get lucky and witness house-sized blocks calving from the vast wall of ice.

Returning to the pier you'll take a short hike along the trails and footbridges that lead to the glacier, giving you the opportunity to talk on the surface itself. Along the way your guide will explain the fascinating natural history of the region.

There is the option of doing a longer hike further onto the glacier – speak to a Chimu Adventures advisor for more information.

Includes: breakfast

Day 7

Departure

After a final breakfast in Patagonia you'll be collected by a Chimu representative for a private transfer to the airport and your onward connection.

More time? Want to extend or customise this trip? Get in touch with a Chimu Adventures advisor who will be happy to advise.

Includes: breakfast

What people are saying

R
Roger Desmarchelier
14/03/2018

I am now back after a fantastic trip in South America and the Antarctic. Thanks to Chimu, my whole trip was faultless, even allowing for two minor transfer delays. Overall, transport was good, airlines were generally efficient and the hotels that Chimu recommended at the high end, were very good.

Highlights Of Patagonia

What's included & what's not included

Included Accommodation

Six nights in carefully selected, quality-assured hotels.

Included Guide

Expert guided excursions with bi-lingual guide.

Included Meals

All hotel breakfasts and all meals while at Torres del Paine. Your guides will be happy to offer local restaurant recommendations in each destination.

Included Transport

All ground transfers and airport connections with a private driver and comfortable car or minivan.

Included Flights

Domestic flights are included in the price.

Days

7

From only

$2,400 pp

  • Private tour
  • Flexible departure dates
  • Expert guided excursions
  • Customisable itinerary – change days and activities as required
  • Hassle-free logistics and transfers
  • Quality assured hotels
This tour is operated by