Essential Patagonia

From El Calafate to Punta Arenas (or vice versa) OR From Punta Arenas to El Calafate
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Patagonia
  • Walking
  • Custom
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Tour Description

If you are looking for an experience that is both spectacular and unforgettable, you need to add Patagonia's Perito Moreno Glacier and the majestic Torres Del Paine National Park to your itinerary.  These are without a doubt the two biggest highlights of Southern Patagonia, places of unimaginable natural beauty.

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Visit incredible Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the highlights of Southern Patagonia

Discover Torres Del Paine National Park known for its iconic site of 3 granite towers

Pick one of the offered daily activities at Torres Del Paine National Park, including horse-riding, hiking and trekking

Tour Itinerary

Customisable ? This tour can be customised to suit your tastes and timing. Enquire here for more information.
Day 1
El Calafate

Upon arrival into El Calafate you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
The town is near the edge of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and one of the gateways to World Heritage listed Parque Nacional Los Glaciers.
Overnight in El Calafate

Day 2
Perito Moreno Glacier

Enjoy a full day visit to incredible Perito Moreno Glacier where your senses will be assaulted as you witness the spectacle of ice crashing from the glacier-face into the waters below. This incredible experience.
Includes National Park entrance fees and additional 1 hour navigation to the south wall.
Overnight in El Calafate

Day 3
El Calafate Torres Del Paine

Travel by road to Hotel Las Torres, located inside Torres Del Paine National Park. This transfer takes approximately 6 hours on good roads and offers a great introduction to the wide open expanses of the Patagonian pampas.
Torres del Paine National Park is Chile’s premier trekking destination and boasts panoramic scenery, incredible wildlife and diverse ecosystems. Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978
Overnight at Hotel Las Torres

Day 4-5
Torres Del Paine

There are no set itineraries for your stay at Hotel Las Torres. Each day you can choose from a selection of five to ten different activities selected according to the weather and your interests. These include hiking, horse riding, kayaking, van or motorboat excursions. In groups that are no larger than ten guests accompanied by a bilingual guide, explorations allow an in-depth contact with the wonders of Torres del Paine national park, year round.
Overnight at Hotel Las Torres.

Day 6
Torres Del Paine Depart

Today you will be collected from your hotel and will be transferred to Punta Arenas (or El Calafate) in time for your flight, taking with you incredibly special memories of your Essential Patagonia tour.
*Extend your stay. There is so much to be seen & enjoyed in Patagonia.

Day 1
Punta Arenas Torres Del Paine National Park

Transfer from Punta Arenas (Hotel or Airport) to Hotel Las Torres, located inside Torres Del Paine National Park. This transfer takes approximately 5 hours on good roads and offers a great introduction to the wide open expanses of the Patagonian pampas.
Torres del Paine National Park is Chile’s premier trekking destination and boasts panoramic scenery, incredible wildlife and diverse ecosystems. Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978
Overnight at Hotel Las Torres

Day 2-3
Torres Del Paine

There are no set itineraries for your stay at Hotel Las Torres. Each day you can choose from a selection of five to ten different activities selected according to the weather and your interests. These include hiking, horse riding, kayaking, van or motorboat excursions. In groups that are no larger than ten guests accompanied by a bilingual guide, explorations allow an in-depth contact with the wonders of Torres del Paine national park, year round.
Overnight at Hotel Las Torres

Day 4
Torres Del Paine El Calafate

Travel by road from Torres Del Paine to El Calafate in Argentina (approx. 6 hours). The town is near the edge of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and one of the gateways to World Heritage listed Parque Nacional Los Glaciers.
Overnight in El Calafate

Day 5
Perito Moreno Glacier

Enjoy a full day visit to incredible Perito Moreno Glacier where your senses will be assaulted as you witness the spectacle of ice crashing from the glacier-face into the waters below. This incredible experience.
Includes National Park entrance fees and additional 1 hour navigation to the south wall.
Overnight in El Calafate

Day 6
El Calafate Depart

Depart El Calafate with wonderful memories.
*Extend your stay & explore Patagonia some more, this is your walkers paradise

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • Included Copy 20 2 nights in standard accommodation in El Calafate
  • Included Copy 20 3 nights at Hotel Las Torres in a Garden View Room
  • Included Copy 20 Hotel upgrades available
Food
  • Included Copy 20 Breakfast daily, and other meals as outlined in the included sightseeing tours
  • Included Copy 20 All meals while at Hotel Las Torres
  • Included Copy 20 Open bar (not included Premium wines and spirits) during your stay at Hotel Las Torres
  • Included Copy 7 Does not included Premium wines, premium liquors & premium beer at Hotel Las Torres
  • Included Copy 7 International flights are NOT included. However can be added. Please ask for more details.
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Sightseeing on a shared basis as outlined in the tour itinerary with English speaking guides
  • Included Copy 20 All transfers on either a shared or private basis
  • Included Copy 20 Entry fees to Torres del Paine National Park
  • Included Copy 20 WI-FI (only in common areas) while at Hotel Las Torres
  • Included Copy 20 A selection of excursions inside the National Park. (on a shared basis) - Please ask for details
  • Included Copy 20 A 20% discount in our spa while at Hotel Las Torres
  • Included Copy 7 Hotel Las Torres- Tips: will only be charged if you sign the respective line (“accept tips”) on each
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Duration

6 days

Price from

$2,195 USD

Per person, twin share

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