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Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

Astrotourism and Paleotourism in Patagonia

Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew. Trelew is not only known for having the largest penguin colony in South America but is also a unique destination for enthusiasts of astronomy, paleontology, and birdwatching.

In the beautiful region of Argentine Patagonia lies the city of Trelew, a tourist destination that combines fascination with the universe with the mystery of Earth’s history. If you’re passionate about astronomy, paleontology, or birds, this is the perfect place for you.

Astrotourism in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

Astrotourism in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew
Astrotourism in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

Trelew is renowned for being one of Argentina’s most important astronomical observation points. Thanks to its location in an area with very low light pollution, the nighttime skies in Trelew are truly spectacular. Here, you can observe stars, planets, and galaxies with impressive clarity and sharpness, making it a paradise for amateur and professional astronomers alike.

Moreover, Trelew is home to the Municipal Astronomical Observatory, where you can participate in guided tours and telescopic observations of various celestial bodies. There are also workshops and talks on astronomy that will allow you to deepen your knowledge and fully enjoy this ancient science.

Paleotourism in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

Paleotourism in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew
Paleotourism in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

But Trelew’s magic doesn’t end here. This city is also a significant paleontological center, as it is located in a region rich in dinosaur fossils and other prehistoric species. At the Egidio Feruglio Paleontology Museum, you can discover an impressive collection of dinosaur fossils and skeletons that will transport you to a time when these giants roamed the Earth.

Additionally, in the surroundings of Trelew, you can visit paleontological sites where you can participate in excavations and discover fossils millions of years old for yourself. Undoubtedly, a unique and unforgettable experience for paleontology enthusiasts.

In summary, Trelew is a tourist destination that combines the excitement of astronomical observation with the fascination of paleontology, offering an experience that will awaken your senses and curiosity. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the secrets of the universe and Earth’s history in Trelew!

Patagotitan Mayorum. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

Patagotitan Mayorum, Trelew, Patagonia
Patagotitan Mayorum, Trelew, Patagonia

The Patagotitan Mayorum is a species of sauropod dinosaur that lived approximately 100 million years ago in what is now Argentina. Known for being one of the largest dinosaurs to have ever existed, the Patagotitan Mayorum measured around 37 meters in length and weighed around 69 tons. It was discovered in the Candeleros Formation in the Neuquén province of Argentina in 2014, and its name refers to the Patagonia region where it was found.

This species of sauropod dinosaur is of great importance to paleontology as it helps to better understand the diversity and evolution of these fascinating animals that dominated the Earth for millions of years.

Birdwatching in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

Birdwatching in Patagonia. Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew Patagonia
Birdwatching in Patagonia. Patagonian Dinosaurs Birds and Stars in Trelew

Birdwatching in Trelew has become an increasingly popular activity among nature lovers and ornithologists. Located in the Chubut province in Argentine Patagonia, this coastal city is a privileged place for birdwatching due to the great diversity of species that inhabit its surroundings.

In Trelew and its surroundings, you can find a wide variety of native and migratory birds, such as flamingos, herons, cormorants, seagulls, condors, eagles, and many other species. Additionally, the proximity to important natural reserves such as Laguna de Trelew, El Domuyo Protected Natural Area, and Estancia San Guillermo provides birdwatchers with the opportunity to discover unique species in their natural habitat.

For those interested in birdwatching, Trelew organizes different tours and guided excursions by expert ornithologists who help identify and learn more about the different bird species that inhabit the region. Additionally, the city has several strategic points for birdwatching, such as the coast, wetlands, urban parks, and gardens, which offer excellent opportunities to enjoy this pastime.

In summary, birdwatching in Trelew is an ideal activity for nature lovers who want to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of wildlife in a unique and fascinating environment. An unmissable experience for those attracted to the fascinating world of birds!

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Patagonia from Buenos Aires: Southern Patagonia

Glaciar Perito Moreno, El Calafate from Buenos Aires

10 Tours in Patagonia for the winter and beyond: El Calafate, Perito Moreno, El Chaltén, Torres del Paine

Perito Moreno Tour

Day 1: Excursion ‘Perito Moreno Glacier’. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Perito Moreno glacier tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Perito Moreno glacier tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Leaving from El Calafate in the morning, you will register 80 km until you reach the Perito Moreno Glacier gangways with a guide, within the Los Glaciares National Park.
Starting the tour we will have views of the Argentino Lake with its Bahía Redonda Bay, located on the right of the route. In the first 40 km, the Patagonian steppe landscape predominates, and then, in the National Park area, it goes to an arboreal vegetation of the Notofagus family (Lengas, Notofagus, Coihues, Guindos and Ñires).

Before reaching the Park, a stop is made with the first panoramic views of the southern wall of the Glacier. At the access, the ticket is paid and 40 km will be registered up to the parking lot, where the route that leads to the gangways begin. The tour is on your own until the meeting time.

The Main Balcony is at 146m, from where you have an impressive view of the north and south walls of the Glacier.
For lunch the tourist has a restaurant and a Snack Bar.
The excursion to the Moreno Glacier with a guide allows you to optionally combine this excursion with a one hour of navigation along the northern edge of southern Moreno or a Nautical Safari. Departure at 9:00 a.m. with return at approximately 5:15 p.m.

To bring to the excursion, we advise to wear a coat and comfortable shoes.
Keep in mind that you can NOT carry out the mini-trekking with this excursion.
What to bring? Sunglasses, sun filter, comfortable and warm clothing, waterproof jacket, gloves and comfortable shoes.

  • Difficulty: None, suitable for all ages
  • Duration: 4 hours – Two departures AM & PM

  • Included:
  • Transfer from your hotel
  • Not included:
  • Entrance to the National Park
  • Optional:
    1 hour navigation

Price : USD45


Optional Nautical tour:

Perito Moreno navigation tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Perito Moreno navigation tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

The excursion consists of a navigation through Lake Rico or the Lago Argentino ‘s iceberg channel visiting the ice wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier .
This excursion lasts approximately 1 hour and offers the possibility of observing the walls of the Perito Moreno glacier and its continuous landslides on the waters of Lake Rico from a totally different perspective. You will be able to observe icebergs that have detached from the walls.

Departures are daily, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., (approximately) with trips departing hour, specifically depending on the time of year.
Once in front of the wall, the ship makes a stop for a few minutes to let you observe the landscape in more detail. Interesting for photographs and filming.
Boarding is done in the “Bajo las Sombras” or “Puerto Moreno” harbour, as appropriate.

The excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier can be complemented with a 1-hour navigation through the Brazo Rico or Lake Argentino ‘s Channel of the Icebergs, being able to observe the detachments of the ice wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier.

Frequency: Daily
Duration : 1 hour
Minors Differently-abled people, free of charge
Retirees, Pensioners and under age from 4 to 15 years inclusive, reduced rate for the minor on the date of the excursion). Children from 0 to 3 years old or differently-abled person (with certificate): free of charge

Included :

  • Navigation of the Brazo Rico
  • Hike to the glacier
  • Visit to the gangway sector
  • Transfers from the hotel
  • Lunch box

Not included:
Ticket to Los Glaciares National Park

Important note: In case there are minors on the excursion, after the purchase you must send an image of the document to prove the age, in the case of Retirees the card that proves it.

Price: USD97.50

Day 2: El Chaltén Full Day Excursion. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Tour to El Chalten. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Tour to El Chalten. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

El Chaltén with Mirador de los Cóndores and Chorrillo del Salto with lunch

Full day excursion in which you will visit El Chaltén starting from El Calafate. It includes stops and quiet walks at viewpoints, lunch in a restaurant and free time to explore the typical mountain town, always accompanied by a guide. You will visit the Viedma Glacier Viewpoint, the National Parks Interpretation Center, the Los Cóndores Viewpoint, the Chorrillo del Salto and the city center. It is an activity to get to know El Chaltén in a relaxed way without physical demands .

Included:

  • Transfer from El Calafate
  • English-Spanish Guide
  • Lunch

Not included:

Drinks

Price: USD73.24

Day 3: Todo Glaciares. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Spegazzini Glacier Navigation Tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Spegazzini Glacier Navigation Tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

From the Port of Punta Bandera, 47 km from El Calafate, we start sailing through the North branch of Lake Argentino. We cross the Boca del Diablo towards the Upsala Channel to navigate among the large icebergs that break off the front of the Upsala Glacier.
Then we enter the Spegazzini Channel and moments later we will have the first view of the Seco Glacier. We continue sailing to the front of the Spegazzini Glacier where we will also contemplate the southern Heim and Peineta glaciers.

We prepare to disembark at the Spegazzini Base and begin the visit to the area walking through the forest path. This 300-meter path has unparalleled views of the Bahía de Los Glaciares, along its route we can enjoy thematic stations and viewpoints. You will also be able to walk the mountain path entering the Patagonian Andean forest with unique views of the glaciers.

ALL GLACIERS


With pick up transfers 07.10 a.m
Set sail: 8.30 a.m.
Arrival at Canal Upsala: 10:15 a.m.
Tempano – Panoramic view 10:15-10:30 a.m.
Navigation to Spegazzini: 10:30-11:10 a.m.
Spegazzini Glacier Front: 11:10-11:30 a.m.
Landing at Base: 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Return navigation: 1:15 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Arrival port: 3:45 p.m.

Frequency: Daily // Does not operate on Dec 25th / Does not operate on Jan 01st

Pick up from 07.10 am
Boarding: 08.30 am
Departure: 09.00 am
Arrival at port: 04:00 pm approx
Arrival at hotels: 7:30 p.m. approx.

Spegazzini Base

This iconic landing point has two registered trails for registered visitors to Bahía de los Glaciares. The Forest path registers 300 meters from the landing point to the Spegazzini shelter. On the walk we will be posting at different stations (Glaciology-History-Flora and Fauna) and we will have access to viewpoints.

The trail is accessible and does not represent much complexity that is carried out on firm ground. Once in the shelter, visitors will be able to enjoy the gastronomy, the store and an incredible panoramic view from its rooms and from the outside (Deck and Terrace).

From here, the seven-hundred-meter mountain path starts. This route is a medium-difficulty trek through a wooded path, with natural viewpoints, full of incredible views that ends at the landing point.

Spegazzini shelter

The Spegazzinni shelter has the main hall located in the direction of the lake front and its large window offers us an incomparable panoramic view of the Spegazzinni Glacier. It is a very bright and spacious room with 280 square meters of floor space.

Its maximum sales capacity is at 300 and during cocktails it is 400. The room can be shaped according to the configuration of the required plant. From here we have access to the Main Deck of 120 square meters. The Captains Club lounge has privileged views of the Spegazzinni Glacier and the Heim Glacier. Its warm decoration is presented as a friendly space to share and relax. This room is 80 square meters and connects to the 75 square meter terrace.

Visitors can choose to bring their own lunch box or buy in the shelter market, which has a varied offer available for those who want to enjoy without carrying food from El Calafate.

Hiking : Before starting the walk, find out about the different trails and their difficulty, take breaks to rest.Consider the times of each route and avoid leaving the trails or taking shortcuts. Remember that the guides are at your service to provide you with information and accompany you on your visit. Do not eat any type of wild fruit or plant. Do not break the branches of the trees. All garbage must be removed from the visiting area, keep the garbage until you return to the city.


Included:

  • Perito Moreno Glacier excursion with guide (without tiket)
  • Full day excursion El Chalten with guide, trekking Mirador de los Condores and lunch.
  • Excursion Todo Glaciares with transfers to the port
  • Transfer in/out

Not included:

  • Flight tickets
  • Accommodation
  • Tikets to the national park

Price: USD243.52

IMPORTANT NOTE: THE ORDER OF THE ITINERARY WILL BE ORGANIZED ACCORDING TO THE FREQUENCY OF THE EXCURSIONS

Additional Excursions:

Torres del Paine. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Tour to Torres del Paine. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Tour to Torres del Paine. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Torres del Paine National Park is located in the southernmost part of Chile serving as one of the 11 protected areas in the region of Patagonia, Magallanes and the Chilean part of Antarctica. Four of the protected areas are national parks with Torres del Paine encompassing an area of 700.43 square miles (1,814.1 km2) by itself.

The Paine mountain range is the heart of the park featuring the series of three spectacular granite peaks lined up in a row creating the picturesque Torres del Paine. The three summits are known individually as Torre d’Agostini, Torre Central, and Torre Monzino reaching heights of over 8,200 feet (2,500 m).

The surrounding valley landscape is amplified with lakes and glaciers. Gray, Pehoe, Nordenskjold and Sarmiento are the most prominent lakes with Gray, Pingo and Tyndall as the most important glaciers. The Paine River is the main river that runs through the national park.

  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Pick up 7 am
  • Very important information:
    – Cancellation with 95% refund – with 10 days notice prior to the excursion.
    -Notice less than 10 days, no refund.
    – Rescheduling is subject to operator availability
  • What to bring
    – Current ID or passport
    – Entrance to the National Park
    – Appropriate clothing for outdoor and trekking
  • Included:
    – Round trip transportation from your hotel in El Calafate
    – Bilingual guide
    – Lunch box
  • Not included:
    – Entrance to Torres del Paine National Park. Must be purchased in advance
  • Restrictions: Due to the long duration and distances to be covered on gravel roads, this excursion is not recommended for babies, pregnant women, people with risk diseases, neck or spine problems, heart conditions or reduced motor skills.

Price: USD175.77

Laguna de los Tres (Lagoon of the three). Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Tour to Laguna de los Tres. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Tour to Laguna de los Tres. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Laguna de los Tres is probably the most famous and popular viewpoint for Mount Fitz Roy. “Los Tres” refers to the three peaks that can be seen from the lagoon coast: Fitz Roy (3,405m), Poincenot (3,002m) and Saint-Exupéry (2,558m), but the view is magnificent 360 degrees around.

This is a very popular destination, for good reason, so don’t expect a lonely place if you’re there between November and February. The path is well traveled and relatively easy with some steeper sections towards the top. You will travel 20 kilometers in 8 hours, through self-guided circuits.

  • Duration: full day
  • The maximum age limit is 50 years. High difficulty activity. Approximately 8/9 hours of 20 km of mountain trekking with 800 meters of altimetry.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women or overweight people.
  • Included:
    Transfer from your hotel
    Trekking sticks
  • Not included:
    trekking clothing

Price: USD142.82

Laguna Capri (Capri lagoon). Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Capri Lagoon Tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Capri Lagoon Tour. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

The Capri lagoon is undoubtedly one of the main hiking destinations in the interior of the Los Glaciares National Park. Together with other trails such as the one that leads to Los Tres lagoon, “Vuelta al Fitz Roy”, Torre lagoon , Las Águilas, etc. have made this corner of Patagonia world famous for hiking and El Chaltén is known in Argentina as the national capital of trekking .

To the above, we must add that the spectacular nature and difficulty of the mountains in the sector–mainly highlighting the mount Fitz Roy and the Torre mountaine – also attract many mountaineers year after year who dream of the beautiful lines of granite and ice that lead to these Patagonian peaks.

The center of all mountain activity in this sector is El Chaltén, a small Argentine town founded in 1986 for reasons of sovereignty and which today has become a place that welcomes mountaineers, hikers and travelers from all over the world. From this town begins the walk to the Capri lagoon.

The Laguna Capri trail stands out for having beautiful views of the mountain Fitz Roy and its satellite needles. During the summer season, this trail is visited daily by numerous hikers, either as the main objective of the excursion, or as it is an obligatory step when heading towards the famous Los Tres lagoon.

Included:

  • Transfer from your hotel
  • Trekking sticks

Not included:

  • trekking clothing
  • Guide, since the trail is self-guided


Optional:

  • Vianda (Veggie or Ham and Cheese)

Price: USD143.91

Mount Torre. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Tour to Cerro Torre. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Tour to Cerro Torre. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Its impressive beauty, its capricious shape as a result of glacial carving and the incredible history of its conquests make Mount Torre compete with the Fitz Roy, its northeastern neighbor, in celebrity and world renown.

It is located on the eastern border of the Southern Ice Field, in an area subject to dispute between Chile and Argentina and whose resolution has been frozen by a 1998 agreement between the two states. The fastest access is through El Chaltén, a small Argentine town founded in 1986 for reasons of sovereignty and which today has become a place that welcomes mountaineers, hikers and travelers from all over the world.

At 3,102m, Cerro Torre is a granite needle crowned by an impressive top mushroom that is generated not so much by falling snow as by the freezing of humidity brought by the violent Pacific winds and trapped in the walls of this mountain.

The western face of the mountain is covered by an almost constant crust of ice, product of the condensation of humidity coming from the west. The north face is perhaps the most dangerous because of the constant fall of material. The south is the most technical and difficult, with overhanging sectors.

The complex level of difficulty present on all its flanks, added to the great climatic instability, means that this mountain is reserved to be attempted only by the most experienced and talented mountaineers.

Located just over the eastern edge of the Southern Ice Field, it is located between the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park of Chile and Los Glaciares National Park of Argentina, within the group of peaks in the El Chalten area. It has the second height of this entire group after the Fitz Roy. Together with the Mount Egger and Mount Standhardt, it forms its own mountain range to the southwest of the fitz roy which is particularly hit by bad weather from the Pacific, so it is covered most of the time. This ridge extends south into the glaciated ridge Adela .

  • Included:
    Transfer from your hotel
    Trekking sticks
  • Not included:
    trekking clothing
    Guide, since the trail is self-guided
  • Optional:
    Lunch Box (Veggie or Ham and Cheese)

Price: USD142.82

Huemul Glacier. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Tour to Huemul Glacier. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Tour to Huemul Glacier. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

A few meters from Lago del Desierto, the trail to the Huemul glacier is one of the most attractive to visit in El Chaltén. With a unique forest, it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places for trekking.

The name of the small huemul deer has baptized one of the most beautiful glaciers in the region. The road to reach it forces the walker to carry out a different trekking, whose prize is at the end of the road.

This path seems easy, since at the beginning the terrain is flat enough for the walker to progress quickly and steadily without difficulty, and manage to cover a large number of meters without expending so much energy. But in a matter of minutes the landscape changes completely and the path takes a different direction; it gets darker at times, gets more locked up at others, and starts to slope up as we go. I mean, we will start going up.

The forest, gray at times, dry green at others and brown towards the ground, acquires a different physiognomy from that of most of the luminous paths that can be traveled on El Chalten and its surroundings.

The most complete excursion to get to know El Chaltén and Lago del Desierto:

  • Visit to the historic Parador “La Leona”
  • Visit to the tourist village El Chalten
  • Visit to the “Lago del Desierto”
  • Trekking to the Huemul Glacier

Included:

  • Transfer from El Calafate
  • lunch box
  • Trekking sticks

Not included:

  • Huemul Reserve tikets

Itinerary:

From the lobby of your hotel in El Calafate, we begin at 07:00 a.m. the tour of the legendary Route 40, enjoying the view of the Patagonian fauna along its length, until arriving at the shelter Lake Argentino Viewpoint.

Continuing, we arrive at the Historic shelter “Rio La Leona”, where we will enjoy, the mysticisms that surrounds it for 20 minutes.

Confectionery and Bathrooms.

Continuing the tour, we will find fabulous panoramic views of the Lake and the Viedma Glacier.

The landscape surprises us until 10 am, when we enter the National Capital of trekking, and the magical views of the Andes, framing the tourist village.

Free time for photographs and amazement.

We then continue along route 41, which will take us to the final destination, surrounded by the Andean Forest.
Magallanico and the incomprehensible Rio de las Vueltas.

Panoramic views of Chorrillo del Salto, Salto del Anillo and the majestic Cascada Argentina, which we approach after a few adventurous steps.

Finally we will arrive at the great Lago del Desierto, where we will start the trekking towards the Huemul Glacier.

This walk has a medium difficulty, with a duration of just over an hour (round trip).

Entering the Lengas forest, we gradually begin an ascent up to the great view of the hanging glacier, without leaving aside, the impressive panoramic views of the De las Vueltas river valley and the Mount Fitz Roy, place where we relax for lunch.

Upon descending, we visit a part of the Lago del Desierto trail and we will make contact with absolute pristineness.

Return to El Calafate at 7:30 p.m. approx.

Price: USD157.46

Mount Frías. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

Tour to Cerro Frías, El Calafate. Patagonia from Buenos Aires
Tour to Cerro Frías, El Calafate. Patagonia from Buenos Aires.

The Mount Frías is located near the city of El Calafate, on the way to the Perito Moreno Glacier and it is not part of the Andes Mountains, you will appreciate spectacular panoramic views of the Torres del Paine, Cerro Fitz Roy, Cordón de los Cristales, Brazo Rico, Brazo Norte and main body of Lake Argentino, Boca del Diablo, Magallanes Peninsula and Avellaneda Peninsula.

This Mountain is an opportunity to watch native flora and fauna and 360 degrees of unforgettable images.

Choose your favorite activity to do in Cerro Frías:

Frias Hill 4x4 El Calafate. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

4X4 TRAVELS

The panoramic view from the top of Cerro Frías allows you to see the main peaks of the Andes Mountains and the limits of Los Glaciares and Torres del Paine National Park.
Panoramic views of the main body of Lake Argentino, the Boca del Diablo and the Avellaneda Peninsula.

During the tour it is possible to spot wild animals such as guanacos, foxes, condors and hares.

Morning shift: 10:00 a.m.

Afternoon shift: 1:00 p.m.

Price: USD71.41

Adventure tourism: Zip line in Cerro Frías, El Calafate. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

ZIP LINE IN CERRO FRÍAS

With its 2500 meters long, the Cerro Frías zip line is the longest in South America.

The zip line activity consists of moving along different cable tracks with a system of pulleys.

The zip lines are located on the southern slope of Cerro Frías and zigzag across a canyon.

Limitations:

Activity that can be done by people from 6 years of age, in good physical condition.
Maximum Weight: 110 KG.

EXCLUSIVE:

For pregnant women, people who suffer from diseases with a risk of functional or organic deterioration while walking, people with motor disabilities and heart problems. This tour is not recommended for people with balance problems, asthma, disabilities, spine, neck or shoulder problems.

Price: USD71.41

Horseback riding in Cerro Frías el Calafate. Patagonia from Buenos Aires

HORSE RIDING IN CERRO FRÍAS

Cerro Frías offers a mountain horseback ride that reveals the beauty and pleacefulness of the surroundings, with views of the Centinela Valley and the Rico Arm of Lake Argentino. As you ascend, the height reveals images of the main body of Lake Argentino, El Calafate and Torres del Paine.

Throughout the circuit it is possible to come across wild and farm animals that enliven the route.

Anyone without previous experience can take this excursion as it is a very quiet activity in which you advance at a pace.

Requirements: Do not carry backpacks
Bring a coat and smooth-soled shoes The program is subject to modifications depending on weather conditions.

Price: USD71.41

Duration: 5hs

Included:

  • Transfers from your Hotel
  • Lunch


Not included:

  • Drinks

Restrictions:

  • Consult restrictions for each of the activities

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Adventure tourism in Iguazú Falls: 5 alternative tours

Great Adventure Iguazú

Adventure tourism in Iguazú. Extension excursions

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Moconá Falls

Adventure tourism in Iguazú
Monoconá Falls Tour. Alternative tours in Iguazú falls

The Moconá Falls They are located along the Uruguay River, the curious thing is that the geological fault that causes the waterfall is parallel to the coast, as if it were a gap along the river. The Moconá Falls are 3 km long, and an average height of 10 meters.

Los Saltos is located within the Mocona Provincial Park and the Yabotí Biosphere Reserve . In the Park there is an Interpretation Center that receives visitors, ecological trails, public toilets, park ranger houses and a campsite.

From Puerto Iguazú, 335 kilometers will be traveled to the town of El Soberbio, from where the transfers will be combined. The Moconá destination can be found as a Day tour from Iguazú, but it is recommended to spend at least 1 night to enjoy this wonderful attraction.

  • Includes Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Includes transfers to and from accommodation
  • Price: USD47

Tour to San Ignacio Ruins and Wanda Mines

CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY. This full day excursion from Iguazú covering a journey of singular beauty through typical towns of the Province.

Ruins of San Ignacio

Adventure tourism in Iguazú
Tour to San Ignacio Ruins. Alternative tours in Iguazú falls

San Ignacio is a beautiful place that houses the Jesuit mission ruins , one of the most typical excursions to do from Puerto Iguazu . Also known as the Jesuit ruins of San Ignacio Mini , are the best preserved from the 16th and 17th centuries.

The Ruins of San Ignacio They constitute one of the greatest exponents in the Jesuit world, noted for their missions in the Argentine Coastal Region. Due to this, the excursion has a great historical and cultural content.

It is one of the most traditional and important places to visit in the province of Misiones, not only because of its history but also because of the beauty of walking past the missionary routes and appreciating its landscapes.

Saint Ignatius Night : In San Ignacio Miní memories, like spirits, take shape reliving their history, in the same place of the events. And they surround visitors, leading them towards a unique experience: that of living history in the first person.

Virtual actors, multimedia effects and a dazzling display of art and technology make San Ignacio Miní, Image and Sound a new way of experiencing history.

  • Includes Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Includes transfers to and from accommodation
  • Regular Departures: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
  • PRICE: USD37

wanda mines

Adventure tourism in Iguazú
Wanda Mines Tour. Alternative tours in Iguazú falls

The excursion starts with the first hours of the day in a journey that will take us first to visit one of the first mines to be discovered and exploited in the town of Wanda, and then it will pass through the pioneering national route 12, observing the side of the same plantation of tea, yerba mate and other typical products, going through picturesque towns and cities of this beautiful Argentine province, until reaching the historic city of San Ignacio.

40 kilometers from the city of Iguazú, we will explore the mineral wealth of the region. The subsoil of the province of Misiones is the Brasilia massif, a basalt geological formation, dotted with geodes of the most diverse semi-precious stones of different quality and color intensity.

Agates, topazes, amethysts, quartz, crystals will make us change our energies in a synergy of learning, good humor and excellence of the site guides that will take them between tunnels and spaces under the open skies, in the world of Miners.

  • Includes Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Includes transfers to and from accommodation
  • Includes permanent coordination
  • Does not include lunches or tickets
  • Regular Departures: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
  • Pick up: 7:00 a.m.
  • Return: 6:30 p.m.
  • PRICE: USD16

Great Adventure and Argentine Falls

Adventure tourism in Iguazú
Great Adventure Tour in Iguazú. Adventure tours in Iguazú falls

Walk inside the Iguazu National Park: Duration 2:15hs.

JUNGLE: 8 km journey in an all-terrain vehicle along the Yacaratiá Trail, to Puerto Macuco.

RAPID: Boarding in semi-rigid rubber boats navigating 6 km along the Lower Iguazú River with 2 km of rapids. WATERFALLS: Entrance to the Garganta del Diablo Canyon with an approach to the waterfalls and landing on San Martín Island, heart of the Iguazú Falls.

  • Tour duration: approximately 1 hour. 15 minutes
  • Departures every hour.
  • Does not include lunch and transfers to the Falls area.
  • Children under 12 years old cannot do this activity.
  • Tour Details: Departures: Every hour and a half from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. from our Operations Center and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting from the Lower Circuit. For more details check schedules.
  • Duration: One hour and 20 minutes. Ride restricted for children under 12 years of age, pregnant women, people with osteoporosis, spinal problems or similar, with a history of heart or neurological disorders, with chronic lung diseases and any person with physical, cognitive and/or sensory disabilities who cannot respond to a eventual emergency in the fast waters of the lower Iguazú river.
  • PRICE: USD78

Jungle Fly Iguazu

Adventure tourism in Iguazú
Jungle Fly Iguazú Tour. Adventure tours in Iguazú falls
  • Departure from hotels in the morning and in the afternoon, approximately 08:30 a.m. and 03:00 p.m.
  • In Movitrack type trucks transfer to the vicinity of the property (approx 5 km)
  • Arrival at the property. Interpretive trekking of the Paranaense autochthonous flora (2 km approx).
  • Difficulty level: 2/3
  • Arrival at the middle jump (12 meters high) where there will be a zip line over the jump for an approximate distance of 200 meters to the other side of the ravine.
  • Always assisted by specialized instructors.
  • On the way down towards the Paraná ravine, activities related to arborism will be carried out (I attach some photos of what is being implemented in this regard).
  • Arrival at the final jump, where on a platform built especially for rest.
  • Approximate duration of the program: 04 hours.
  • PRICE: USD31

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“Tierra del Fuego The End of the World”

Ushuaia from Buenos Aires

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The Big Island of Tierra del Fuego is located in the extreme south of America, a continent from which it is separated by the Strait of Magellan. It has two well differentiated sectors, the northern two thirds are formed by plateaus and gently undulating plains. The south is occupied by the southern end of the Andes mountain range, which here has an East-West orientation. Only 30% of the island is covered by forests. There is the Guaitecas cypress, the southernmost conifer in the world.

Tierra del Fuego The end of the world

Lapataia Bay, Ushuaia. "Tierra del Fuego The End of the World"
Lapataia Bay, Ushuaia. “Tierra del Fuego The End of the World”

Excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park

Tierra del Fuego National Park is located 12 km from Ushuaia and our tour begins when the guide picks up each passenger at their accommodation.

The first stop of the tour is at the End of the World Train station, there you can choose to take the train, an optional activity, and those who choose not to take the train can tour the station with the guide and then continue inside the park. On board the train, a journey of approximately 1 hour, you will hear the history of the prisoners in Ushuaia and other interesting secrets of the city. If you took the tour, don’t worry, the guide will give you all the information you missed.

Already inside the park and surrounded by forests and the sea coast of the Beagle Channel, in Ensenada Zaratiegui, we will find the southernmost Post Office in the World, so we recommend you bring your passport to stamp it. The office is open from the end of October to the end of April.

Another of the sites that we will visit is Lake Acigami / Roca, a dazzling lake of glacial origin, located on the border between Argentina and Chile, and it is important to say that at all times we will have the opportunity to observe native fauna such as black-necked swans, cauquenes, cormorants, striped rays, foxes and the flora of the Fuegian forest.

The last place to visit is Lapataia Bay, where National Route No. 3 ends, and the final stretch of the longest land connection in America, which allows us to go by car from Ushuaia to Alaska. Pan American!

Together with our guide, we will discover all the secrets of the Park, while we enjoy the emotion of being at the End of the World.”

  • PRICE: From USD40
  • DURATION: 5 hours
  • PEOPLE: Unlimited
  • MINIMUM AGE: Unlimited
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy

Included

  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish-English).

Not included

  • Entrance to the National Park AR$2100 General and AR$260 Argentinians.

Departures

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • 07:30 – 08:00 a.m.

City Tour Bajo Cero + Mini trekking Martial Glacier

Martial Glacier, Ushuaia. Tierra del Fuego The End of the World
Martial Glacier, Ushuaia. Tierra del Fuego The End of the World

The Bajo Cero City Tour is the most complete tour to get to know the city of Ushuaia and its surroundings. In this walk you will get the best tips, where to eat, where to buy and what to do.

We will begin the excursion visiting the La Misión neighborhood, to appreciate in this incredible corner of Ushuaia the entire extension of the city at the foot of the Andes Mountains. Next, we will go to take photos of ourselves in the most emblematic posters of Ushuaia.

We will know where the prison of Ushuaia is located and we will continue our journey to the Le Martial Natural Reserve, where the famous Martial Glacier is located. We will be in this reserve for about an hour and a half. Here we will take a moderate hike with the local guide at a walking pace, which will last approximately one hour. It is very important to be in good physical condition, and this hike is not recommended for people with knee problems.

Passengers who do not wish to walk have the Cabaña Casita de Té, a picturesque cabin that preserves the Fuegian architectural style. You can choose to have a coffee or tea or just get to know the surroundings.

Other options that can be done is a Canopy tour, which must be booked in advance to secure places and has an extra cost (operative as of December). At the end of the tour, we will take each passenger to their hotel.

  • PRICE: Starting at $35
  • DURATION: 3 hours
  • PEOPLE: Unlimited
  • MINIMUM AGE: Unlimited
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy

Departures

  • Availability: All year.
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Yacht navigation through the Beagle Channel

Beagle Channel, Ushuaia. "Tierra del Fuego The End of the World"
Beagle Channel, Ushuaia. “Tierra del Fuego The End of the World”

We depart from the local port towards Isla Alicia, where we will observe a colony of sea lions of a hair. Then we head towards the Isla de los Pájaros, where colonies of royal and imperial cormorants live next to their nests, being able to see their chicks from spring to autumn.

Once again we head east to another small island where, depending on the time of year, there are two-haired sea lions.

Very close is the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, an authentic symbol of the city of Ushuaia, built in 1919. From there we spotted the island of rock cormorants.

On the way back, we disembark on Bridges Island to walk along a flora and birdlife interpretation trail, telling you the history of the Yámanas aborigines. On this island are the largest Yámana anthropogenic shell middens in the region.

Being the largest island, we touch the highest panoramic point from where we observe the magnificence of the Beagle Channel with the City of Ushuaia in the distance.

Together with our guide, we will discover all the secrets of the Park, while we enjoy the emotion of being at the End of the World.

  • PRICE: From USD58
  • DURATION: 4 hours
  • PEOPLE: Unlimited
  • MINIMUM AGE: Unlimited
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy

Included

  • Local guide
  • coffee with liquor
  • Different varieties of tea or hot chocolate with sweet cookies

Not included

  • Transportation from the hotel to the port
  • Port tax of ARS40 per person

Departures

  • Available all year.
  • AM and PM departures

Walking with penguins

Penguin Tour, Ushuaia. "Tierra del Fuego The End of the World"
Penguin Tour, Ushuaia. “Tierra del Fuego The End of the World”

Places of interest: Estancia Harberton and Isla Martillo Colony of Magellanic and Papua penguins.

Live an unforgettable experience among penguins! This summer you can be part of this exclusive tour, walking the island of the penguins. The walk lasts one hour.

The guide will tell you all about the life of these incredible creatures. In addition, you will visit Estancia Harberton, the oldest in Tierra del Fuego. There we will visit the Museum of Birds and Marine Mammals «»Acatushún»».

  • PRICE: From USD120
  • DURATION: 7 hours
  • PEOPLE: Unlimited
  • MINIMUM AGE: Unlimited
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy

Included

  • Walk in penguin colony 1 hour with guide
  • Round trip bus transfer from the port of Ushuaia

Not included

  • Entrance to Estancia Harberton ARS $ 2500
  • Lunch
  • Transfer to the tourist pier

Departures

  • In summer
  • (from October to May)

Full Day Lake Escondido and Fagnano + Beavers

Lake Fagnano, "Tierra del Fuego The End of the World"
Lake Fagnano, “Tierra del Fuego The End of the World”

Discover the beauty of these enchanting lakes surrounded by forest, in deep valleys created by glaciers in the Andes Mountains.

The first stop will be at the Valle Carbajal viewpoint, where we will interpret the natural landscape and take excellent photographs.
We will continue through the valley until we reach the area of winter centers, we will visit some of them.

Along National Route No. 3, we will cross the Cordillera de los Andes fueguinos, at a height of 430 meters above sea level, we will observe Lake Escondido from the viewpoint of Paso Garibaldi.

The next place to visit will be Lake Fagnano or Kami (in the native language), one of the largest lakes in Argentina.

Next to this lake is the historic ranch La Carmen, there we will enjoy a coffee and take a moderate walk through the place.
On the way back, we will stop for lunch at one of the winter resorts. You can opt for the typical Fueguino lamb or Trout a la canoe. Lunch value is not included.»

  • PRICE: From USD58
  • DURATION: 6 hours
  • PEOPLE: Unlimited
  • MINIMUM AGE: Unlimited
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy

Included

  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish – English).
  • Entrance to the Estancia

Not included


Lunch. free lamb ARS $2,500 paying at the restaurant.

Departures

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
9:00 a.m.

Monday Wednesday and Friday.
3:00 p.m.

Off road 4×4

Ushuaia Forests. "Tierra del Fuego The End of the World"
Ushuaia Forests. “Tierra del Fuego The End of the World”

So that everyone wants to know and enjoy the wonderful views of the forest and the rivers that border two lakes, we created an authentic 4×4 journey, suitable for all types of travelers. People with reduced mobility or who prefer to rest their legs will be able to explore, photograph or simply let themselves be carried away by the unique nature of the Escondido and Fagnano lakes (Cami in its original name).

When we broke ground and launched this tour – in 1998 – no one else was doing anything like «»Lagos Off-Road»» which, even today, continues to characterize our emphasis on quality and professionalism to present each place in a fun way. Long the only one of its kind in Tierra del Fuego, our tour made it known to tourists and locals alike! places like the Laguna Bombilla. Now, «»Lagos Off Road»» is one of the main excursions in Tierra del Fuego and since then our proposal improves every year: since 2009, this tour receives constant praise on Tripadvisor as “the best excursion off the road in Ushuaia” of part of passengers from all over the world: from Texas, Paris, Buenos Aires, Lago Puelo and also from locals in Tierra del Fuego!

The company of our guides, the (already famous) meal in our refuge on Lake Fagnano and the Argentinian Malbec shared in a friendly atmosphere are memorable. Almost as much as the adventure of knowing the oldest parts of the ancient forest and the most unusual, beautiful and secret views of the enormous Fagnano Lake.

All those who want to live a more intimate excursion can hire their own guide and their own van to enjoy a “tailor-made trip”. There, small children can also join without age restrictions and the whole family can build their own path»

At the end of the off road tour, lunch will be enjoyed in a refuge on the shores of Lake Fagnano.

  • PRICE: From USD115
  • DURATION: 7/8 hours
  • PEOPLE: Unlimited
  • MINIMUM AGE: 3 years
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy

Included

  • Transportation
  • Guide and lunch with drinks
  • Full lunch consisting of picada, roast beef, chorizo, salad, dessert and drinks (wine, water, soft drinks), coffee, tea and mate cocido. Vegetarian and celiac menus with prior notice.

Departure

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Availability all year
  • (Consult)

White landscape

Snowmobile in Ushuaia. "Tierra del Fuego The End of the World"
Snowmobile in Ushuaia. “Tierra del Fuego The End of the World”

We start with the pick up from the hotel, from where we will have a half hour transfer to Llanos del Castor, our winter resort. The excursion consists of 3 outdoor activities, always guided by trained personnel.
First, we will do a light snowshoe trek on a frozen peat swamp. Snowshoes are very useful when there is a lot of snow, since they allow you not to sink into it.

Then you will go on a snowmobile ride on a circuit inside the beautiful snow-covered forest. If you have never ridden a snowmobile before, it will not be a hindrance. The guide will give instructions on how to do it and if you can’t, we’ll take you. Two people will go on each motorcycle and in the middle of the circuit there will be a change of driver so that both can handle it.

Finally, we will take a sled ride through the snowy forests to appreciate the Patagonian Fuegian winter in a unique way!

Finally, we will invite you to our cozy restaurant so that you can enjoy a hot lunch.
Return to the hotel after having lived an unforgettable experience!

RECOMMENDATIONS : It is necessary to have suitable clothing for winter activities; pants and snow jacket, hat, gloves, warm and waterproof shoes. If you do not have them, it is possible to rent in the city center.

  • PRICE: From USD115
  • DURATION: 5 hours
  • PEOPLE: Unlimited
  • MINIMUM AGE: Unlimited
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy

Included

  • Sleigh ride with dogs
  • Snowshoeing
  • snowmobile ride
  • Regional food with drink Lunch (Chicken disk or Trout with Risotto + dessert), Drinks (beer, wine or soda).

Not included

  • Snow clothing.

Departures

  • Winter activity.
  • Daily departures.
  • Departure 9 a.m. / Return 2 p.m.

Southern King Crab Adventure

A day in a fishing village

Southern king crab Adventure, "Tierra del Fuego The end of the world"
Southern king crab Adventure, “Tierra del Fuego the end of the world”

Experience an unforgettable day in a picturesque coastal town. You will feel part of a village while navigating, you will catch your own crab on the shores of the Beagle Channel, you will learn cooking secrets and you will enjoy the Patagonian style!

We first head to Ushuaia National Highway 3, then follow a gravel road through dense native forest. We will arrive at Laguna Victoria where we will make a stop to have a coffee. Ready to continue, we will take you to Puerto Almansa, the southernmost fishing port in Argentina.

From there we will follow another gravel road for about 15 kilometers until we reach the beginning of the path that leads to the Cascada del Duende. After this amazing walk, we return to a charming little fishing village where local families welcome us and invite us to come on board before heading to a suitable location to begin our Crab catching experience.

We make a stop, set our traps and wait to catch the biggest crabs! When we return to the coast, in their small restaurant, the owners will prepare a Patagonian-style king crab cooked in seawater. In addition, they will teach us to enjoy it better.

We will also find some surprises for the Beagle, which may vary depending on the time of year.

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Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia

Bariloche in northern Patagonia

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Snow and nature in Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia

Located in the Argentine province of Río Negro, San Carlos de Bariloche simply “Bariloche” is a city of 146,000 inhabitants, surrounded by ancient forests, snow-capped mountains and crystal clear lakes.

The city of Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia is located within the Nahuel Huapi National Park, next to the Andes Mountains. In 2012 it was declared the Argentine Capital of Adventure Tourism and in 2015 the Argentine Capital of Chocolate.

Enjoy Bariloche all year round, where nature rewards each visitor with exceptional landscapes. From snowy peaks and coppery lengas to entire valleys covered in spring flowers and crystal clear waters.

There are many activities for you to enjoy in Bariloche: trekking and tours, sailing, winter sports for all tastes, world-class gastronomy, adventure tourism, romantic getaways, family activities, quiet getaways, and a diverse culture.

Tours & services of Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia

The prices for Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia do not include transfers, tourist companion in the transfer, private guide, guide in languages other than Spanish, eventual catamaran and national park tickets, lunch on board, food or drinks. Prices may be modified due to force majeure without prior notice in the case of Argentine pesos, but they will not entail a greater variation in the case of dollars. Request your personalized budget.

TRANSFER FROM/TO BARILOCHE AIRPORT

Up to a radius of 3km from the airport $10 per passenger. Night pick-up (11pm-6am) $15 per passenger.

SMALL CIRCUIT ROUTE (CIRCUITO CHICO)

Circuito Chico. Bariloche in northern Patagonia
Circuito Chico. Bariloche in northern Patagonia

Traditional route of 65 kilometers to appreciate the best views of Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia.

The most traditional tour of Bariloche. On this tour of the southern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapí, various tourist spots and natural viewpoints can be seen, such as Bahía López and Punto Panoramico. At kilometer 17 of Avenida Bustillo is Cerro Campanario from where you can see a magnificent view. Continuing with the tour we find the more than recognized Hotel Llao Llao, the Puerto Pañuelo and the San Eduardo chapel. In addition to the landscape, there is a wide range of regional products.

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: Half Day
  • OPTIONALS: Cerro Campanario chairlift
  • DEPARTURES: 1st 08:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 2nd 14:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Price: USD15 per person

TRONADOR W/LOS ALERCES WATERFALL

Cerro Tronador. Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Cerro Tronador. Bariloche in northern Patagonia

Leaving Bariloche, we head south on Route 40 (which goes to El Bolsón), after passing by Lake Gutierrez and Lake Mascardi, we turn right onto the road to Tronador. It leads to the Manso Medio River, where it forks. There, instead of crossing the bridge over the river, we continue along the path passing through Los Moscos and Hess lakes. Then we cross the bridge over the Roca River and arrive at a parking lot, from here the tour continues on foot and after a short walk we arrive at the Los Alerces Waterfall Viewpoint. It is a beautiful 20-meter-high jump made by the Manso River on its way shortly after leaving Lake Hess. This river of cold and crystalline waters has the peculiarity of flowing into the Pacific Ocean, in Chile. The waterfall can be seen from a wide viewpoint, surrounded by a dense forest of tall coihues and humid walls full of ferns and mosses. In this sector, the forest has the peculiarity of having some specimens of larches, hence the name of the waterfall. Then we continue the tour to Pampa Linda, a must stop for lunch. At the end of lunch we continue the journey to the end of the road and arrive at the foot of the highest mountain in the National Park, Cerro Tronador, so called because of the sound produced by the breaking and detachment of the glaciers lodged in its summits. From this point you can see the Río Manso Glacier, commonly called “Ventisquero Negro”, thus reaching the end of the route. From here we start the return to Bariloche.

  • Spring summer season
  • DURATION: All day
  • NOT INCLUDED: Entrance to the Nahuel Huapi National Park.
  • DEPARTURES: Monday / Wednesday / Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Price: USD30 per person

MOUNT TRONADOR

Cerro Tronador. Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Cerro Tronador. Bariloche in northern Patagonia

The visit to Cerro Tronador offers a wide diversity of landscapes, in the middle of nature the experience is unique

Located 90 km from the city center is the imposing Tronador, with 3478 meters high. On this walk you can see lakes, forests, mountains and waterfalls. After bordering the Gutierrez and Mascardi Lakes, you cross the Manso River bridge and the vegetation becomes more and more luxuriant. A few kilometers away, the Mascardi Lake viewpoint is an obligatory stop. Following the route is Pampa Linda, a traditional place with a gastronomic offer. A little further on is the famous Ventisquero Negro glacier. At the end of the road, you arrive at the base of the Cerro, where you can enjoy nature and go for walks.

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: All day
  • NOT INCLUDED: Entrance to the Nahuel Huapi National Park.
  • DEPARTURES: 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Price: USD35 per person.

MOUNT CATEDRAL

Cerro Catedral. Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Cerro Catedral. Bariloche in northern Patagonia

Excursion to important winter center located in the vicinity of Bariloche, incredible landscapes and offer of activities

Just 19 km from the city is this corner center, the most important in South America. Its name is due to the similarity of its peaks with the towers of a Gothic cathedral. With options for all modalities, in this winter center you can practice skiing, snowboarding, freestyle skiing, among others.

It is also a good option for those who want to visit it at other times of the year, both spring and summer, since it remains open all year round and offers various activities, such as trekking, mountain biking, etc.

  • SEASON: All year
  • DURATION: 1/2 day
  • DOES NOT INCLUDE: Means of elevation (chair lifts)
  • DEPARTURES: Ski (Winter season) 8:30am to 5:30pm – Tour 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Price: USD15 per person

VISIT TO THE CERRO OTTO CABLE CAR

Cerro Otto. Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Cerro Otto. Bariloche in northern Patagonia

Located just 5 km from the city center is the lower station of the complex, from where the panoramic gondolas (cable cars) leave for the top of the hill, located 1,405 meters above sea level, and access to the top station. Its Rotating Confectionery, allows you to enjoy a fascinating landscape savoring the delicacies of regional cuisine. As a complement, you can visit the amazing Art Gallery, where exact replicas of Michelangelo’s works are exhibited: David, Pietà and Moses, made by the Pietro Bazzanti Gallery in Florence, Italy.

Free buses depart from the city center with different round-trip frequencies, to and from the lower station.

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: Half Day
  • WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • DEPARTURES: Consult

Price: USD20 per person

VICTORIA ISLAND AND ARRAYANES FOREST (BOSQUE DE ARRAYANES)

Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Bosque de Arrayanes (Myrtle Forest). Bariloche in northern Patagonia

The visit to Victoria Island and the Arrayanes Forest is one of the most traditional excursions in Bariloche. A beautiful navigation followed by walks and the best views.

It is one of the most important excursions in the Nahuel Huapi National Park. The departure is from Puerto Pañuelo, located 25 kilometers from the city center. After navigating 40 minutes and going through the colorful waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi, you will arrive at Puerto Anchorena. Once on Victoria Island, the tour begins, a walk where you can see various specimens of the island’s flora and diversity of birds. It is also possible to visit the cave paintings, evidence of the presence of aborigines. Half an hour of navigation takes us to the Quetrihue Peninsula, where the famous Arrayanes Forest is located. This is the ideal place for these trees to grow, since they need a lot of water.

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: Half Day or Full Day
  • ADDITIONAL: Entrance to National Parks and Boarding Fee.
  • DEPARTURES: 1st 09:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. / 2nd 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Price per person: USD135. Includes ferry ticket, transfer to port, navigation guide, boarding fee, Park ticket, lunchbox.

PRIVATE TOUR OF ARRAYANES FOREST AND VICTORIA ISLAND

Available schedules: Departure at 9:00am or 12:30pm

CATAMARAN TICKET $50 per person.

PRIVATE TRANSFER with GUIDE FD$150 (up to 2 people).

GUIDE’S NAVIGATION TKT $50

BOARDING FEE $2 per person.

NATIONAL PARK TKT $12 per person.

LUNCH BOX $12.50 per person.

Details

Traveling the 25 km by bus along Avda Bustillo to Puerto Pañuelo, place from where the boat leaves and sails to Isla Victoria, visiting the central part, a guided walk through the old nursery, where different tree species such as sequoias can be appreciated. Free time for lunch. We embark again to continue until we reach the peninsula of Quetrihué, visiting the Bosque de Arrayanes National Park. 45 minute walk. Boarding and return to Puerto Pañuelo.

VICTORIA ISLAND AND ARRAYANES FOREST – CAU CAU CATAMARAN

Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Catamaran Cau Cau. Bariloche in northern Patagonia

We navigate the crystal clear waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi in the modern and comfortable Cau Cau catamaran, offering a program in full contact with nature, and where those who visit us, enjoy not only the mythical Victoria Island with different proposals adapted according to accessibility, but also also of the visit to the amazing Arrayanes Forest; its colors and the diversity of textures are the main actors in this wonderful setting that we invite you to share and experience.

ARRAYANES EXPERIENCE (VIP Lounge)

 Exclusive trip in Arrayanes Room  Maximum capacity of 40 people  360º panoramic and privileged view  Air-conditioned environment (hot/cold)  Direct access to the Sun Deck

Catering service in each navigation section:  Hot infusions (Tea or Coffee)  Dry Masses – Croissants – Mini Artisanal Alfajores  Drinks (Mineral Water – Soft Drinks – Glass of Wine – Beer)  Crumb Sandwiches  Empanadas

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: Half Day or Full Day
  • ADDITIONAL: Entrance to National Parks and Boarding Fee.
  • DEPARTURES: 1st 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / 2nd 12:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Price: USD52 per person

BIG CIRCUIT (VILLA TRAFUL AND VILLA LA ANGOSTURA)

Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Circuito Grande. Bariloche in northern Patagonia

Discovery full of surprises and magical passages that you will not be able to forget for the rest of your life!

We start on National Route 237, we cross the Limay River, the limit between Rio Negro and Neuquén and after 90 kilometers of visual entertainment we arrive at Villa la Angostura, where we activate all the senses to discover firsthand, every point of this wonderful place. We continue north along the route of the seven lakes, letting ourselves be carried away by the current of discovery, we arrive at Lake Correntoso. We follow the path that leads us to Villa Traful, where we stop our minds, get in touch with the land to visit the shore of the lake with volcanic sands and observe majestic landscapes. In the afternoon the return is magical, we pass through the Enchanted Valley and the amphitheater with its majestic rock formations.

  • Spring summer season
  • DURATION: All day
  • WHAT TO BRING: Camera
  • DEPARTURES: 08:30 a.m. to 05:30 p.m. Monday Wednesday Friday.

Price: USD35 per person

SAN MARTÍN DE LOS ANDES BY ROAD OF THE SEVEN LAKES

Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
San Martín de los Andes. Tours from Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia

This circuit allows you to delve into the beauty of Patagonian nature, bordering various water mirrors, to culminate the visit in a city of great tourist importance.

Important excursion that connects Bariloche with San Martín de los Andes. As its name indicates, during the journey you can see numerous lakes. Traveling 20 km along National Route 237, you reach the intersection of Route 231 towards Villa La Angostura, the first stop on this beautiful walk. After crossing the well-known Andean city, you take the Seven Lakes road. The shores of the lakes Espejo, Correntoso, Escondido, Villarino, Falkner and Machonico are bordered, to arrive at San Martin de los Andes on the shores of Lake Lacar. Lunch and after spending a few hours in the city, we return to Bariloche.

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: All day
  • WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable clothes, Camera
  • DEPARTURES: 08:00 a.m. to 07:30 p.m.

Price: USD40 per person

BLEST PORT AND LOS CANTAROS WATERFALL

Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
Port Blest. Tours from Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia

This excursion is one of the most beautiful in Bariloche. It includes navigation, walks and incomparable landscapes.

Leaving Puerto Pañuelo, you navigate through the Brazo Blest, a few minutes after you start sailing you can see two important hills, Capilla and Millaqueo. It also passes through the Centinela islet, where the remains of the Perito Moreno rest. This navigation lasts around an hour to disembark in this beautiful port, immersed in the exuberant vegetation of the Valdivian jungle. Here you visit the bay and the Frías River with its green waters. After navigating 5 minutes, you reach the Cascada de los Cantaros, you get off the catamaran to start the walk along a stepped path through the jungle, until you reach Lake Cantaros and a 1500-year-old larch tree.

OPTIONAL: Frías Lake Navigation

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: Full Day
  • ADDITIONAL: National Parks and Boarding Fee
  • DEPARTURES: 1st: 08:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 2nd: 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Price: USD45 per person

EL BOLSON AND PUELO LAKE

Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia
El Bolsón. Tours from Bariloche in Northern Argentine Patagonia

After going through a zigzag path, you arrive at El Bolsón, a magical town with its traditional fair and handicrafts.

Towards the south of Bariloche, 130 kilometers are traveled, bordering the Gutierrez, Mascardi and Guillelmo lakes and crossing the Pampa de Toro and the Cañadón de la Mosca; to finally arrive at this magical town. El Bolsón has an ideal microclimate for planting hops and fine fruits. It is complemented by the production of homemade sweets, a variety of craft beers, trout farms and the famous craft fair. Only 16 km away is the town of Lago Puelo, where you can visit the National Park and the lake with its colorful turquoise waters.

  • SEASON: All Year
  • DURATION: All day
  • WHAT TO BRING: Camera
  • DEPARTURES: Thursday / Saturday 08:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.

Price: USD35 per person

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Buenos Aires Airport Transfer to Hotel with English Guide

Buenos Aires airport transfer to hotel

Here is some information for your Buenos Aires Airport transfer to hotel. We provide an exclusive and preferential service, delivering a personalized service. According to the local legislation, city taxi cabs only allow up to 4 (four) passengers per car. There is no such a thing as a regular taxi for 5 passengers, only private ones up to 7 passengers, 8 passengers or more need a minivan. Click on the product below in order to book your transfer, you can hire everything from a normal car to a bus for your travel group.

Private and safe Buenos Aires Airport Transfer to Hotel with Tour Guide in English for your security

Buenos Aires Airport Transfer to Hotel with Private Guide in your language for your security. Up to 6 travelers with luggage.
Buenos Aires Airport transfer to hotel

This personalized pick-up service at Buenos Aires airport begins from the moment that you get in touch. The day of departure I will follow-up your flight status until you land in order to be aware of an eventually early or late landing. We can be in contact by text messages or whatsapp for your convenience while you are doing your way out and paperwork at the Migration authority. I will be waiting for you at the exit door holding a sign with your name. We will head for the parking lot where our transportation will be waiting for us. In normal days when no demonstrations take place it takes no longer than 45 minutes to downtown Buenos Aires.

We recommend making the request for your Buenos Aires airport transfer to hotel at least three to four hours before the flight departure because the trip from the hotel to the Ezeiza airport takes 45 to 60 minutes. If you take off from Aeroparque, 2-3 hours should be enough.

The areas around Microcentro, Retiro, Monserrat, Puerto Madero, San Nicolás and a part of San Telmo and Recoleta are believed to be the core of Buenos Aires. It costs a little more to go to Palermo.

You must specify the expected flight arrival time for transfers starting at the airport. At both cruise ports and train stations, you will need to provide your estimated time of arrival.

When scheduling transfers from the hotel, please let us know what time you would like to be picked up. This means that you must specify the time you want us to pick you up instead of the scheduled flight departure time.

Buenos Aires Transfer Out with Short Tour

Book your Buenos Aires Airport transfer to hotel with a short city tour! Avoid waiting for dead hours at the airport for your international or connecting flight. Maybe you missed seeing something in the city and this is the opportunity to take advantage of that dead time and visit some outstanding point in the city. The vehicle carries the luggage and the driver is responsible for guarding it.

Fee: U$D350 (up to 3 ppl) plus expenses for tolls and parking. 4 to 7 ppl U$D450 plus expenses for tolls and parking. 8 or more request a quote.

So that you feel even safer and can communicate, I can rent a local number for your mobile phone: https://argtour.com/sim-card-for-mobile/

How to get from EZE airport to Buenos Aires?

You can travel by taxi, shuttle or public transport, or by car, shuttle, private bus booked in advance.

How much is a private car from EZE airport to Buenos Aires?

Depends on the number of people, starting at $ 25 for two.

How to get from the port to downtown Buenos Aires?

We do not recommend calling a taxi from the port as it can be very expensive compared to the service.

How long from EZE airport to city center?

The fastest journey from Ezeiza Airport to downtown Buenos Aires takes you to your destination in 1h. Note that the journey may take longer depending on traffic conditions and protests.

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Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula

Whales and penguins safari from Buenos Aires

Season 2023 ongoing now until early November. Book Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula at ArG Tour!

The Valdés Peninsula is a coastal landform on the Argentine Sea, in the province of Chubut, Argentina. It is currently one of the nine World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO in Argentina. Valdés Peninsula receives the largest breeding population of southern right whales, with more than 2,000 cataloged whales. The region contains six nature reserves, and is considered one of the main and most important whale watching destinations on the planet, particularly around Puerto Pirámides and the city of Puerto Madryn. In addition, orcas, dolphins, penguins, elephant seals and a great variety of birds, among others, are sighted.

The panorama seems barren at first sight since it is flat and with predominantly bushy and thorny vegetation. However, the peninsula attracts huge numbers of animal species, and is a collection of ecosystems that amaze tourists and scientific researchers.

Adapted to the steppe environment are maras (“Patagonian hares”), some guanacos, gray foxes, Patagonian culpeos, Patagonian rheas (or “Patagonian ostrich”), skunks, and armadillos such as the Zaedyus pichiy. On the other hand, the jaguars and condors that came to roam these Patagonian coasts were exterminated at the end of the 19th century, while the Patagonian pumas only rarely incursion into the peninsula from the populations of the western steppes, without maintaining permanent populations in the area. protected. Continue reading about Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula below.

The Southern Right Whale

Eubalaena australis. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula
Eubalaena australis. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula

Calluses can be seen, which are raised areas of skin more than approximately 18 cm thick, with a horny consistency, located in different parts of the head. The distribution, dimension and shape of the calluses vary from one whale to another but do not change with growth. Functioning like fingerprints, they identify each animal throughout life.

The Magellanic Penguin

Spheniscus magellanicus. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula
Spheniscus magellanicus. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula

Also known as the Patagonian penguin, it is a species of bird in the penguin family (Spheniscidae), which nests on the Malvinas Islands and on the coasts and islands of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile. They nest in colonies in certain places on the coast, selecting for this purpose soft soils where they can dig their nests, although they can also nest under bushes or other protection. About a million specimens nest each year in Punta Tombo.

The Mara

Dolichotis patagonum. Whale Watching and Penguins Tourfrom Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula
Dolichotis patagonum. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula

Also know as Patagonian Mara , patagonian hare , Y creole hare , although it does not belong to the order of true hares. The pups are raised in a common burrow, in which up to 15 mothers can leave their litter. They develop rapidly and can begin to graze within 24 hours of birth.

The Guanaco

lama guanicoe. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula
lama guanicoe. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula

It is a species of artiodactyl mammal of the Camelidae family typical of South America. It is a wild animal, as opposed to the llama (Lama glama) which is domestic. It is covered by thick double fur that protects it. The great damage caused by the overgrazing of herds of sheep and cattle in Patagonia has led to some ranches keeping guanacos adapted for meat production.

Seafood: The Southern King Crab

Lithodes santolla. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula
Lithodes santolla. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour from Buenos Aires in Valdés Peninsula

The Patagonian spider crab is a crustacean that inhabits the seabed of the cold waters of southern South America. The capture of this animal constitutes a lucrative resource for the towns of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. This led to several incidents when Argentine schooners were fishing near Gable Island (today under Argentine sovereignty). This event, along with several others, led to the Beagle conflict in the 1970s.

Wildlife Calendar

The ideal time to visit the peninsula is from mid-September to early November, when most of the wildlife is found: whales, penguins, elephant seals and killer whales.

Wildlife Calendar for the Valdés Peninsula. Valdés Peninsula Whales Penguins and Nature
Wildlife Calendar for the Valdés Peninsula. Whale Watching and Penguins Tour in Península Valdés from Buenos Aires

Listed below are the excursions available. Contact us to organize a bespoken trip.

  • Visit to the Peninsula with the option of embarking for whale watching.
  • Visit to the penguin colony in Punta Tombo.
  • Visit to the colony of elephant seals in Amakáik Bay.
  • Whale watching at short distance from El Doradillo beach without embarking.
  • Excursion to the lower valley of the Chubut River, visiting the towns founded by the Welsh: Dolavon, Gaiman, to have tea with a traditional Welsh cake. These towns were visited by Princess Lady Di. You will also visit the Paleontological Museum of Trelew, where the largest dinosaur in the world was found.

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Iguazu Falls from Buenos Aires

Iguazú Falls Tour from Buenos Aires

Iguazu Falls Tour from Buenos Aires

Iguazu Falls from Buenos Aires are located at a distance of 1,300 km (800 miles) from Buenos Aires, in the province of Misiones. They are almost 3 km wide and consist of 270 waterfalls of up to 80 meters high. They were chosen as one of the seven natural wonders of the world in November 2011. The Argentine side represents 80% of the falls. The starting point to visit the Argentinean side is Puerto Iguazú, but also excursions to Foz do Iguaçu depart from Puerto Iguazú.

Day Tour to Iguazú

Round trip in the day either to the Argentine falls full day tour or to the Brazilian falls half day tour, with the possibility of adding an additional excursion such as the bird park, the Itaipu dam, the Wanda mines, the Biocentro, or the hummingbird garden, etc. Direct flight back to Buenos Aires, Córdoba or Salta. The cheapest ticket includes hand luggage. Approximate cost: U$D700-750 for two people, U$D400-450 for one person.

Iguazu Falls from Buenos Aires. Classic 4 days 3 nights

Day 1

Departure to the Iguazu falls from the domestic airport, located near the beaches of the River of Plata. Hotel transfer. We are going to stay in a wonderful eco lodge in the rainforest.

Iguazu Falls from Buenos Aires
Iguazu Falls from Buenos Aires

Day 2

The morning will be dedicated to the waterfalls on the Brazilian side. After lunch we will visit the Bird Park with incredible tropical birds. Optional excursion: Itaipu. Meals: Breakfast

Park of Birds, Foz do Iguaçu

Day 3

This whole day is devoted to hiking along the orderly system of trails and observation sites erected on the Argentinean side. A highlight is the short train ride to the Devil’s throat. With a little luck, in addition to innumerable birds of colors, coatis and capuchin monkeys are also observed. Meals: Breakfast

Hummingbirds Garden, Puerto Iguazú

Day 4

Day off. Optional Excursions (ask for fees): 1) Wanda mines, 2) Jesuit ruins of San Ignacio Miní, 3) Garden of Hummingbirds, 4) Aripuca, 5) Biocentro. Transfer to the airport of Puerto Iguazú for the return to Buenos Aires (included).

Excursion costs

Iguazu Falls from Buenos Aires excursion is tailor-made, according to the days and excursions you prefer. Here are some examples of the most common packages:

PRIVATE SERVICE WITH GUIDE IN ENGLISH

3 days 2 nights. Round trip flights. Round trip airport transfer. Jungle Lodge Hotel with breakfast included. Excursion on the Argentine and Brazilian sides with Parque das Aves and all ticket fees included. U$D1,250 for two passengers.

GROUP SERVICE WITH SPANISH OR ENGLISH GUIDE

2 days 1 night. Argentine side and Brazilian side excursion, Parque das aves. U$D310 per person approx. (Airfare included) + Hotel U$D160 approx. double room = U$D780 for two travellers.

3 days 2 nights. Excursion Argentine side and Brazilian side, Park of Birds U$D310 for two ppl (Airfare included) + Hotel U$D320 double room = U$D940 for two ppl.

4 days 3 nights. Excursion Argentine side and Brazilian side, Park of Birds U$D310 per passenger (airfare included) + U$D480 double room = U$D1100 for two travellers.

5 days 4 nights. Excursion Argentine side and Brazilian side, Park of Birds, Mines of Wanda and jesuit ruins of San Ignacio Miní U$D400 per passenger (airfare included) + U$D640 double room = 1440 for two travellers.

Fee for the service U$D100

Typically, bookings are taken in advance. Local transfers are accepted in euros (Transfer Wise, Western Union), or local deposits and cards through Wise in US dollars, Australian dollars, Canadian dollars, British pounds among other currencies, and also in stable cryptocurrencies.

Services included

  • Round-trip plane tickets
  • Transfer in
  • Eco Lodge hotel with breakfast
  • Excursion to Argentine side and Brazilian side, Bird park
  • Transfer out

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Photo Safari in Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires

Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires

Excursion to the Esteros del Iberá from Buenos Aires or Iguazú

Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires. Located in the center of Corrientes, Esteros del Iberá is the most important wetland and water reserve in Argentina; it is also one of the paradises for nature lovers and photographers.

Its name comes from “Y vera” which means bright waters, attributed by the Guarani who lived in the region. Be it its name in a real or literal sense, the brilliant waters of Iberá captivate any traveler with its beauty, tranquility and genuine wealth.

To discover it, one of the closest accesses to the city of Corrientes is the Portal San Nicolás.

Alligator. Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires
Alligator. Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires

Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires in 2 days

 
San Miguel is a Guaraní town located 165 km from the city of Corrientes. Declared a National Historic Town due to its origins, it is the gateway to the Portal San Nicolas of Iberá Wetlands, which with 110.00 hectares is the largest of all the portals in the Park. The entrance is an adventure through extensive sandbanks that are traveled only by truck (Transfer) until we reach the National Park where we will travel 34 km of the best fauna sighting in the country, such as capybaras, alligators, swamp deer and hundreds of birds.
 
Excursiones Esteros del Iberá from Corrientes
Trip to Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires
 
💸 How much does it cost?
Iberá Wetlands from Buenos Aires costs
 
🙋🏻‍♂️ USD117 /night
👩🏻‍🤝‍👨🏽 USD98 per person/night
👨‍👨‍👧 USD82 per person/night
👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 USD65 per person/night
 
Includes
 
1️⃣ Visit to the Iberá National Park
 
  • Transfer to the National Park
  • A homemade lunch or snack
  • National Park guide
  • Fauna sighting and photographic safari.
  • A kayak or canoe ride.
 
2️⃣ Breakfast or picnic
An unforgettable visit to a country tea house run by its owner. All homemade, all fresh, an experience like no other.
 
3️⃣ Horse Riding
San Miguel has wonderful surroundings, because the town is located in the limits of the Iberá reserve, touring it on horseback invites you to mingle with the landscape and become the protagonist.
 
4️⃣ Accommodation
Air conditioner, Satellite TV, Parking, Pool, Restaurant, Library.
 
Not included
Not included but you can book them, ask for a quote:
  • Flight rate to Corrientes (From USD96-250 roundtrip) +  Bus from Corrientes around USD20 roundtrip. The plane trip lasts 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Bus rate to Corrientes from USD115 roundtrip + Transfer from San Miguel terminal 7km away from the hotel by car USD15 roundtrip (3 people). The bus trip lasts 13 hours 45 minutes, the seat turns into a bed.
 
How to book: 🤝
  • Through a deposit of 30%.
  • If you pay at USD, it is made through Wise or Western Union with a local transfer or deposit in the US or with a debit/credit card.
  • If you pay in EUR it is in our local Wise bank account or Western Union. In both cases we will provide you with the account data.
  • If you pay in ARS, it must be by local transfer/deposit in Argentina, PagoFácil, RapiPago.

Iberá + Oberá Extension Trip

Granja La Lechuza Ecolodge

We introduce “Granja La Lechuza Ecolodge”, a sustainable tourism project outside the town of Oberá, run by a small Argentine-Swedish family that includes an ecolodge, an organic farm and a protected natural area totaling 21.6 hectares. In our ecolodge there are 12 hectares of Paraná rainforest which includes 2 streams and 2 waterfalls, which gives our visitors a unique nature experience.

You might be interested in exploring our farm, it would be an ideal destination to include in your program and have a deeper experience of Misiones and rainforest agriculture. In addition, Oberá was founded by Scandinavian immigrants in 1910 and offers the opportunity to combine the visit with historical aspects.

In our ecolodge we have room for 22 people and have a small restaurant that offers food from the farm to the table. Our rainforest area has a 2 km path that leads to streams and waterfalls, providing a nature contact experience in an intimate environment with sustainable design. Our guided tours are distinguished by their ecological and socio-historical content.

We look forward to hosting you and your family. As an Argentine-Swedish-Swiss family, we speak several languages fluently, which eases communication with a wide range of visitors.

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Cruise through Patagonia fjords

Australis cruise to Patagonia fjords

Besides Australis’ cruise through Patagonia fjords you can also send your inquiry to us for a cruise ship to Svalbard in the Arctic.

Adventure at the end of the world to the fjords of Patagonia. Cape Horn

Cruise through Patagonia fjords. Explore the wonders of the southernmost canals of Patagonia, traveling through the most interesting places in Tierra del Fuego, the Strait of Magellan, the Beagle Channel and Cape Horn. Since 1990 we have sailed, through Patagonia, with passengers from all continents, to discover one of the most fascinating wilderness areas on the planet. Live with us a unique and unforgettable experience!

Cruise through Patagonia fjords and glaciers
Cruise through Patagonia fjords and glaciers

Cruise through Patagonia fjords. Patagonia from Ice to Flowers

The Holocene is the last and current geological period. It corresponds to the end of the last glaciation approximately 12,000 years ago, producing a gradual removal of the ice that caused the rise in sea level, but at the same time, the appearance of the rocky mantle on the surface of the Patagonia, formerly occupied by large ice masses, beginning the process of colonization of lichens and mosses, the ancestors of the southern flora …

Cruise through Patagonia fjords
Cruise ship through Patagonia fjords

Glaciers in Patagonia

During the winter there is an accumulation of snow and it begins to compress. Its hexagonal crystals begin to deform due to compaction, releasing the air and giving the crystals a more granulated shape. In this way we reach the second stage of snow that is the snow or snow. As new layers of snow accumulate, the same weight compacts it, and over time, it becomes glacial ice.

Cruise through Patagonia fjords
Cruise ship through Patagonian fjords

Strait of Magellan

At the end of the 15th century, the Portuguese discovered and monopolized the Cape of Good Hope, thus opening the first sea route to Asia and Oceania, a source of wealth for European commerce. Portuguese Hernando de Magallanes failed to convince the king of his country in financing an expedition to look for a step towards the East, crossing America.

Cruise through Patagonia fjords
Day trip to penguin colony from cruise ship through Patagonia fjords

The Magellanic Penguin

The first mention of this friendly animal was recorded in 1520 by the rapporteur of the trip of Hernando de Magallanes, Antonio Pigafetta: he describes it as a wild goose! It is presumed that the penguin was in the remote past a flying land bird, related to petrels, who then approached the sea more and more to find food.

Cruise through Patagonia fjords
Passenger cabin at the cruise ship through Patagonia fjords

Darwin in Patagonia

There is no doubt that chance can sometimes play a central role in the development of the events that mark the history of mankind. This was the case in the opportunity that Charles Darwin had to travel in the Beagle, without a doubt the most important experience of his life and crucial element for the development of his ideas on the evolution and origin of the species.

Cruise through Patagonia fjords
Refectory at the cruise ship through Patagonian fjords

Discovering Tierra del Fuego

Located in the extreme south of America, from approximately the 52nd south parallel. Its limits are the Strait of Magellan, in the north, the Beagle Channel in the south, the Atlantic Ocean in the east and the Pacific Ocean in the west. This gigantic island is shared by Chile and Argentina, who are responsible for the western and eastern parts, respectively.

Australis cruise Patagonia fjords route
Australis cruise Patagonia fjords route

Cape Horn

There are few places in the world in whose presence man feels so vulnerable and also surrounded by a mystical aura of spirituality. Cape Horn is one of them. Its position between 2 oceans, at 55 ° 56 ’South and 67 ° 19’ West, and the intensity of the surrounding atmospheric phenomena make its passage a unique and unparalleled experience.

Available excursions by Cruise through Patagonia fjords

“Glaciers at the end of the world”
Punta Arenas round trip
January – March 2022
5 nights

“Fjords of Tierra del Fuego”
punta arenas – ushuaia
September 2022 – April 2023
4 nights

“Explorers of Patagonia”
Ushuaia – Punta Arenas
September 2022 – April 2023
4 nights

4 nights from USD1590 (Promotional price for cabin B only on September 25 and 29, 2022, and April 5 and 9, 2023)

Request the brochure with more up-to-date information and departure dates.

Cruise through Patagonia fjords. Big discount in December 2022!

US $750 discount per passenger

US $1,500 discount per cabin

“Cruise through Patagonia fjords” discount based on double occupancy per cabin on 4-night routes.

CONDITIONS
Promotion valid for new bookings made between December 1 and 30, 2022. Discount valid for travel on selected sailings in 2023: (Punta Arenas – Ushuaia Route: January 7 and 27; February 4 and 28; February 4, 8 and March 16 / Ushuaia – Punta Arenas Route: January 27; February 4, 16 and 24; March 28; April 1). The booking must be paid in full up to 15 days after it is made or at the end of the promotion (December 30, 2022), whichever occurs first. Subject to availability. Only applicable for category A, AA and AAA cabins (excludes category B and Superior cabins). Australis rates are per person based on double occupancy. Consult for discounts applicable to passengers based on single occupancy, children, infants or additional beds. Discount valid only for One Way routes (4 nights). Ask for rates and availability for round trip routes (8 nights). Port taxes not included: US$95 (4 nights) and US$110 (8 nights). Tips (voluntary) not included: An amount of US$ 25 per person/night is recommended. Excursions subject to weather conditions. Promotion not combinable with other promotions or benefits. Valid for all countries. Our Fare Conditions operate as stipulated on our website www.australis.com. The Company reserves the right to modify and/or supplement its Rate Conditions without prior notice.

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