Trip reference number: 258
Trip Operator: Oasis Overland
Perfect for outdoor adventure lovers, this South American tour brings you the very best of what Patagonia has to offer. As part of your fun packed trip take a hike to the top of a volcano at Pucon, trek glaciers and climb ice in El Chalten, white water raft the Futaleufu rapids and witness the striking sights of the Perito Moreno Glacier close up. And there’s more - why not challenge yourself to the famous ‘W’ Trek in Torres del Paine and explore the world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.
Start to wind down your journey with a tour of Valdes Peninsula where you can see the southern Atlantic wildlife in their own habitat, then relax with a well-earned steak and glass of red in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires. Days 1 to 6 If you are travelling on the trip that travels through Patagonia from July to September please be aware it will get very cold at times with temperatures well below zero, and you can expect snowfall. Please be prepared for cold conditions, with thermal clothing and the correct sleeping bag. On our July to September trips in Patagonia, this section of the trip is subject to change en route. Please see detailed itinerary for further details.
Pucon - Chile’s Lake District, our base for the next few days, from where it is possible to organise white water rafting, skiing, horse riding and hikes.
Villarrica Volcano - there is the option to climb this€tive volcano.
Andes mountain range
Bariloche - popular holiday destination for Argentinians and a top ski resort with great hiking trails and nightlife.
Days 7 to 21 Patagonia – endless grasslands leading to stupendous mountains and glaciers
Los Glaciares National Park - the largest glacier in the world and an option to take a guided glacier hike on one!
Perito Moreno Glacier - take a boat ride up close to this almost 200ft high glacier.
Torres del Paine National Park - another area of outstanding beauty where huge granite cliffs dominate the landscape.
Option to complete the W-Trek - adviseable to be booked in advance
Day 22 Tierra del Fuego - an island on the southern tip of the continent - spectacular scenery and seagoing boat trips.
Ushuaia - most southerly town on earth you are ever likely to travel to.
Days 23 to 30 Patagonia - vast, sparsely populated treeless plateau.
Atlantic Marine sanctuaries - spot penguins, sea lions, sea elephants, birds & whales (season dependent).
Puerto Madryn - this Welsh settlement is the gateway to Valdes Peninsula, where Penguins, Sea Lions, Birds & Whales can be seen - Orcas have been known to beach themselves here to catch Sea Lions (season dependent).
Day 31 We follow the coast to Buenos Aires. 31 Days - South America - Overland Adventures Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website
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