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Patagonia and Cape D`Horn with Australis Cruise

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Andrea Novelli

Scenery Travel Service

Charming, seductive, appealing ... like Argentina!!!

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Patagonia and Cape D`Horn with Australis Cruise

This tour takes you on an amazing journey to the “uttermost end of the earth” on modern expedition cruise ships that ply the untamed wonderland at the bottom end of South America. The mythical Cape Horn, an almost vertical 425 meter high cliff discovered in 1616 has been for many years an important navigation route for sailboats sailing between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

BUENOS AIRES

Meet and greet at Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires. Transfer to selected hotel. Arrival, check-in and 2 night accommodation, including breakfast. Afternoon you will visit the most important sites of the city during a city tour (3 hours). This sightseeing will allow you to discover the magic of this cosmopolitan city, capital of Argentina. The magnificence of the Northern Quarters, Palermo and the beauty of its parks and buildings, Recoleta with its French style architecture, bars and cafes; the imposing Colon Theater, one of the five most important opera houses in the world; Plaza de Mayo (May Square) surrounded by the Government's House (The Pink House), The Old Cabildo (Town Hall) and the Patagonia Metropolitan Cathedral; San Telmo, residence of the aristocracy until the turn of the XIX century. The colors of La Boca, picturesque quarter of Italian immigrants; and the fashion area of Port Madero with its many bars & restaurants round off this excursion. PM at leisure to walk around the city. A visit to our emblematic “Café Tortoni” is a must!! Buenos Aires nightlife provides its own inhabitants and visitors with numerous entertainment possibilities. This evening you will attend an unforgettable tango show performed by the best dancers and singers, while enjoying a delicious meal. This is the perfect way to live Buenos Aires, the city of tango. Return to the hotel. Read more

BUENOS AIRES - 2 nights

BUENOS AIRES

Day at leisure in Buenos Aires. We suggest one of the following optional tours: Tigre and Delta Only 30 km from downtown Buenos Aires, the city of Tigre constitutes the access to know the Delta of the Paraná River, a group of islands and streams that open up like a fan and offer an attractive natural scenery ideal for recreation and rowing, skiing, sailing or fishing. This 4 hour tour includes sailing along the different canals of the Delta and goes through the northern residential area of Buenos Aires suburbs, where the President's Major House is located. Gaucho's Festival The typical landscape of the Argentina humid Pampa, one of the most fertile natural prairies in the world, famous for its meat and cereal production, may be appreciated by the tourist in this tour that includes a reception with "empanadas" (meat pies) and "asado" (roast meat) and good Argentinean wines, a show with folk songs and dances and an exhibition of the gaucho's abilities with riding, taming and the use of the lasso. Read more

BUENOS AIRES - 2 nights

USHUAIA

Morning transfer from the hotel to the Domestic Airport to board flight to Ushuaia, the southernmost city of the world. Arrival at Ushuaia Airport. Reception and transfer to selected hotel. Check-in and 1 night accommodation with breakfast.

USHUAIA - 1 night

TIERRA DEL FUEGO NAT. PARK

AM Half day tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park, the only one with maritime coast in the country. Within its 63,000 hectares, we'll find firebushes, beech trees, ñires, box-leafed barberries and flowers such as orchids, violets and other species. Bordering the mountains we'll follow a road were peat bogs and beaver dams can be appreciated. After crossing the Lapataia River, we'll have a magnificent view of Laguna Verde (Green Lagoon) and the upland geese and ibis that come here every summer. A walk along the path up to Laguna Negra (Black Lagoon) or the Beavers' Path will be suggested at that point. At Lapataia Bay (end of National Route Nr.3) we'll appreciate the testimony of the original inhabitants of the Island (the Yamanas) in an interesting archaeological place: the "concheros". On the way back to Ushuaia, we'll make a brief stop at Lake Roca , whose colour varies according to the weather. Afternoon transfer to pier to board the AUSTRALIS CRUISE, the Great Adventure starts today!! Welcome on board the ship and accommodation. The Captain and crew give a welcome cocktail reception on board. Immediately afterwards, the ship departs for “the uttermost part of the earth.” Our excursion will take us through the Beagle Channel and the Strait of Magellan to explore one of the most captivating wilderness regions in the world: Southern Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego. Read more

AUSTRALIS CRUISE - 3 nights

ON BOARD AUSTRALIS CRUISE –

We sail through the Beagle and Murray channels to reach Cape Horn National Park, where we will disembark (weather permitting). Cape Horn, is a sheer, 425-meter (1,394-foot) high rocky promontory, and in the past it was the only entrance to the Pacific Ocean. This place is known as the “End of the Earth”, and it’s the last territory before Antarctica. The park was declared a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in June 2005. In the afternoon, we go ashore in historic Wulaia Bay, once the site of one of the region’s largest Yamana aboriginal settlements. Charles Darwin landed here on January 23rd, 1833, during the voyage of the HMS Beagle. This area is also renowned for the mesmerizing beauty of its vegetation and geography. We will walk through a Magellanic forest of Lengas, Coihues, Canelos, ferns, and other native vegetation to reach a look-out point. Read more

AUSTRALIS CRUISE - 3 nights

ON BOARD AUSTRALIS CRUISE –

In the morning we sail through the desolate Brecknock and Ocasión channels, to reach Cockburn Channel in the afternoon. After lunch, we arrive at Chico Sound and disembark in Zodiac boats to explore Alakaluf Fjord, and to see its beautiful waterfalls and observe the Piloto and Nena glaciers from the sea. We will learn about the formation of glaciers and their influence in the abrupt geography of the region’s channels. Read more

AUSTRALIS CRUISE - 3 nights

ON BOARD AUSTRALIS CRUISE–MA

Early in the morning, we go ashore on Magdalena Island (weather permitting). Located in the Strait of Magellan, it was an essential source of supplies for navigators and explorers in the past. The island is inhabited by an immense colony of Magellanic Penguins which can be sighted during our walk to a lighthouse, which guides ships on their way through the strait. In September and April this excursion is replaced by a Zodiac boat ride at Isla Marta to observe sea lions. After our visit, we sail to Punta Arenas, disembarking at 11:30AM. Meet & greet at Punta Arenas Pier and transfer to Puerto Natales. Arrival at Puerto Natales and 2 night accommodation at selected hotel, including breakfast. Evening at leisure Read more

PUERTO NATALES - 2 nights

TORRES DEL PAINE

Visiting the Patagonia without going to Torres del Paine National Park is almost a sin. This tour departs at 8 AM from your lodging place in Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine National Park. The first stop will be the millenary Milodon Cave, a huge natural ground accident with an incalculable anthropological value, which is believed to have been inhabited by the primitive Patagonian man, and the Milodon, an extinct herbivorous animal. Once 30 minutes have elapsed and 36 km have been traveled, the second stop will be made: Cerro Castillo, where passengers will be able to enjoy cafeteria services. A perfect preamble to later arrive to Torres del Paine National Park through the Amarga Lagoon area, a stunning scenery where you can enjoy watching red foxes and condors which usually are part of the beautiful panoramic views of the Paine mountain range. What comes next is even more impressive. Following the route, you can see the Nordenskjold and Pehoé lakes, together with groups of guanacos and lesser rheas or ñandúes. The journey continues with a 10 minute hike, where it is possible to discover the astonishing Salto Grande (Large waterfall) to continue through the front of the imposing horns towards the Grey lake area. A stop will be made at the Grey inn to have lunch. During the afternoon, the tour continues towards the glacier area, where an approximate one-and-a-half-hour stop will be made, as well as a beautiful hike among forests of lengas and breathtaking ice floes of the Grey glacier. Return to the hotel by late afternoon. Evening at leisure. Read more

PUERTO NATALES - 2 nights

EL CALAFATE

Early transfer from Puerto Natales Bus Station to El Calafate, on a 5 hours trip through the magnificent Patagonian Steppe. Arrival at El Calafate, check-in at selected hotel and 2 night accommodation with breakfast.

EL CALAFATE - 2 nights

PERITO MORENO GLACIER

Morning visit to Perito Moreno Glacier, located within the Glaciers National Park, 80 kms from El Calafate. The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the main natural beauties of Argentina. Due to its wonder it has been declared by UNESCO a World Natural Heritage in 1981. Arriving at the Glaciers' balconies, visitors will spend about 4 hours walking along pathways and admiring it from different viewpoints. Framed by a beautiful landscape of mountains, lakes and forests, the Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the most spectacular scenes of nature. It owes its fame to its continuous movement, which produces a cyclical phenomenon of advance and backward motion with amazing ice toppling. Return to the hotel by late afternoon. Read more

EL CALAFATE - 2 nights

BUENOS AIRES

Transfer to El Calafate Airport to board flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to selected hotel for 1 night accommodation. Evening at leisure to enjoy the Buenos Aires' nightlife which is considered one of the most actives in the world!!

BUENOS AIRES - 1 night

BUENOS AIRES / HOME

After breakfast, transfer to the airport in Buenos Aires to board flight back home.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location BUENOS AIRES
Hotel AMERIAN
Day 3
Location USHUAIA
Day 4
Location CRUISE
Day 7
Location PUERTO NATALAES
Day 9
Location EL CALAFATE
Day 11
Location BUENOS AIRES
Hotel AMERIAN
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location BUENOS AIRES
Hotel SAVOY
Day 3
Location USHUAIA
Day 4
Location CRUISE
Day 7
Location PUERTO NATALAES
Day 9
Location EL CALAFATE
Day 11
Location BUENOS AIRES
Hotel SAVOY
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location BUENOS AIRES
Hotel ALVEAR ART
Day 3
Location USHUAIA
Day 4
Location CRUISE
Day 7
Location PUERTO NATALES
Hotel THE SINGULAR
Day 9
Location EL CALAFATE
Hotel XELENA
Day 11
Location BUENOS AIRES
Hotel ALVEAR ART

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • Tierra del Fuego National Park entrance fee: USD 23.-
  • Los Glaciares National Park entrance fee: USD 32.-
  • Port tax, migration fee and National Parks conservation fee, please consider USD 50.- net per person.

More information

  • - Minimum 02 pax, supplement for single passenger travelling alone: USD 100.-.
  • Prices are net, per person and are expressed in US dollars.
  • Except Christmas & New Year
  • Optional Tours
  • - Buenos Aires:
  • H. D. Tigre and Delta: USD 46.-
  • F. D. Gaucho´s Festival: USD 129.-

REVIEWS

4 Reviews

Albert & Marylin Fenner, United States

Extremely impressed with the tour planned in Argentina. The drivers and guides were on time and very helpful. Highly Recommendad!

Tanya Christon, United States

Andrea is very thorough, and strives to accommodate your every need. She can tailor your experience to whatever you desire for the most fabulous trip. I wanted a very non-touristy experience, and Andrea was so very helpful in ensuring I had the best accommodations, the perfect tours, and friendliest of people for all of my interactions; from the pick up at the airport, to the private tour, to the hotel, to the delivery back to the airport - everything was beautifully arranged, and worked out perfectly! Read more

Alina Bardashevich, Russian Federation

I would recommend Scenery to my friends. They were very helping, friendly and quick responding.

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