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Pure Patagonia: Southern Argentina’s Wonders


Adventure to the Bottom of the Globe

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Pure Patagonia: Southern Argentina’s Wonders


Luxury Group Travel | 10 Days
  • Immerse yourself in Argentina’s charms, from scintillating Buenos Aires to epic wilderness adventures
  • Hike the breathtaking Fitz Roy Range and behold its iconic agujas (spires)
  • Listen to the thunderous crack and splash of Perito Moreno’s calving ice cliffs
  • Discover Estancia Cristina: entrancingly beautiful, incredibly wild, and graciously welcoming
  • Revel in the expertise of a seasoned guide and the camaraderie of fellow adventurers
  • Add on Chilean Patagonia with optional extension to Torres del Paine National Park

From the vibrant streets of Buenos Aires, where the rhythm of tango and the sizzle of fire-roasted asado fills the air, journey south to the untamed wilderness of Argentine Patagonia. Here, serrated peaks and turquoise lakes—jewel-toned at sunrise and sunset—punctuate the terrain and you’re never far from a beckoning trailhead.

Accompanied throughout your adventure by an expert guide, pierce the essence of this captivating corner of the globe. Vast and varied, and blessed with some of the most stunning scenery on the planet, Patagonia’s spell is sure to take hold.

Trip Overview


We were impressed with the uniformly excellent local guides, the flow of the itinerary, and the consistently excellent logistics.

– FRANKLIN C.

This trip exceeded every expectation. Patagonia has long been on my mind, but I could not have anticipated the level at which being there would affect us. I had started out thinking we were taking the trip of a lifetime; now I think it is just the first of its kind.

– SUSAN S.
Day
1 – 2

 Arrive in Buenos Aires and spend the afternoon exploring the city   Delve into Argentine history and vibrancy with an underground museum visit and tango show

Day
3 – 5

Fly to El Calafate and drive to the mountain village of El Chaltén, home of Mount Fitz Roy   Explore this magnificent mountain range on foot with various hiking options

Day
6 – 7

Explore Los Glaciares National Park, UNESCO's  “best place in South America to see glaciers in action”  Behold Perito Moreno Glacier calve into an icy lake   Immerse yourself in farm life on a working estancia

Day
8 – 9

Boat across turquoise Lago Argentino to reach Estancia Cristina, an isolated wilderness ranch perfect for wandering, fishing, horse riding, and gazing at massive peaks

Day
10

Ferry across Lake Argentino back to El Calafate  Fly to Buenos Aires and depart

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Meet Your Trip Leader

Merlin Lipshitz

Living most of his life in El Chaltén, Argentina, Merlin has been a mountaineer since age 15. He has done countless expeditions on the Patagonian Ice Cap and climbed the Bolivian Andes, Yosemite's El Capitan, Mont Blanc, and more.

Meet Your Trip Leader

Sonia Damerau

Raised in Buenos Aires, Sonia’s keen interest in nature and her passion for the outdoors led her to a career as a trip leader. Since 2001, she’s guided travelers in beloved Patagonia and throughout South America, Africa, Europe, and New Zealand. She lives in the mountains of Argentina where she revels in the gaucho (cowboy) lifestyle.

Sonia Damerau

CHILE EXTENSIONS

Interested in adding time in Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, moai-dappled Easter Island, Uruguay (with colonial masterpieces and gaucho culture), the wildlife-thronged Peninsula Valdez, the Argentine Lakes District, or beyond? We're happy to make the arrangements.

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Dates & Prices


Dates

01/10/25 – 01/19/25  

02/16/25 – 02/25/25  

Pricing

Group Trip: From $12,650 per person

 

based on double occupancy

Inclusions

  • All accommodations
  • Most meals
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Services of a GeoEx trip leader, local guides, drivers, and other staff
  • Some gratuities
  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • Bottled or filtered water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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