Experience Patagonia, the unspoiled wilderness at lands’ end, at two breathtaking national parks, along with the zest of a stay in Buenos Aires, on this exhilarating 14-day small group journey.  Embarking on a day cruise through the storied Strait of Magellan, see Magdalena Island’s immense Magellanic penguin colony.  At a ranch, get a close-up view of Patagonian Chile, meeting cowboys, watching the amazing sheepdogs, and enjoying a traditional asado lunch.  Explore Torres del Paine National Park’s unparalleled landscape on two full-day excursions.  More jaw-dropping scenery is in store in Argentine Patagonia.  Embark on a day cruise through Los Glaciares National Park, and take an excursion to spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier.  In El Calafate’s Glaciarium, learn about the Patagonian Icefield.  Spend two final nights in sophisticated Buenos Aires, savoring its vibrant culture and interesting neighborhoods.  Discover revered and remote Easter Island and its enigmatic moai statues with a 4-day/4-night pre-tour option. 

  • Trip Itinerary

    Day 1. Depart for Punta Arenas, Chile
    Day 2. Arrive Punta Arenas
    Day 3. Punta Arenas/Magdalena Island
    Day 4. Punta Arenas
    Day 5. Punta Arenas/Torres del Paine
    Day 6. Torres del Paine National Park
    Day 7. Torres del Paine National Park
    Day 8. Torres del Paine/El Calafate, Argentina
    Day 9. Los Glaciares National Park/Perito Moreno
    Day 10. El Calafate
    Day 11. El Calafate/Buenos Aires
    Day 12. Buenos Aires
    Day 13. Buenos Aires/Depart for home

  • Trip Highlights

    • Day cruise to observe Magellanic penquins on Magdalena Island
    • Three nights in Torres del Paine National Park.
    • Visit to working estancia (ranch) for traditional barbecue lunch and sheep-shearing demonstration.
    • Day cruise in Los Glaciares National Park, with excursion to spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier.
    • Enjoy a traditional Patagonian asado (barbecue).
    • At Toro Bay, take a guided walk through the Andean Patagonian forest.
    • In Buenos Aires, visit one of the city’s tango houses for dinner and show.