Luxury combination of Buenos Aitres and a leyendary expedition to discover the magic of the southern Patagonia glaciers.
Los Glaciares National Park offers a magnificent combination of forest, lakes, mountains, ice and steppes with more than 200 glaciers. The most renowned amongst them are Spegazzini with its face rising 135 meters above water level, Upsala covering an entire valley with an approximate extension of 765 Km2 and a length of 52km, and Perito Moreno constantly flowing forward and carving, offering breath- taking spectacles.
The Spirit of Glaciers is a multi-day expedition that enters nature to unfold the true essence of the Patagonian realm. Sailing on board the elegant and exclusive M/V Santa Cruz, specially designed for this activity, offers a perfect combination of high end comfort and cuisine creating a truly memorable experience.
- International & Domestic flights
- Daily breakfast, all transfers, tours with bilingual guides, and local taxes
- 2 night accommodation in double room at Recoleta Grand Hotel in Buenos Aires
- 1 half-day Classic City tour in Buenos Aires
- 2 nights accommodation in double Cabin at Santa Cruz Cruise in El Calafate with full board
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Meals and drinks other than those mentioned
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Entrance fees to National Parks
- Optional tours and experiences
- Any items not mentioned
FROM US$ 2,489.00* PER PERSON
*Price per person in US$, based on std. room in 5-star accommodations, subject to availability and may change without notice. Airfare included. Please read terms and conditions. Insurance is highly recommended. This is an exclusive promotion through Borello Travel & Tours.
Departure Dates: Feb 1,8,19, 26/ Mar 1,12, 26/ Abril 5, 9 , 2017
Day 01: Buenos Aires
Upon arrival at the airport, private transfer to Recoleta Grand Hotel.
Day 02: Buenos Aires
Half day classic city tour (Semi-private tour)
Enjoy a three-hour sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city that reflects the rich heritage of the numerous immigrants that shaped Argentina’s capital. The tour starts at the historic Plaza de Mayo square, flanked by the Government House, better as the "Pink House”; the Cabildo (the old City Hall) and the Cathedral. Further south, visit the picturesque port neighborhood of La Boca with its colorful street Caminito, a pedestrian street filled with art stalls and performing artists; its unique architecture---painted in a rainbow of colors, and traditions that the influence of the European immigrants, especially Genovese sailors, who settled along these shores at the end of the 19th century. The tour continues towards San Telmo, one of the oldest and most charming neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, which has preserved most of its architectural heritage and boasts lovely cobblestone streets lined with colonial townhouses, cafes and antique shops. Next on the tour is the upscale waterfront district of Puerto Madero and Palermo neighborhood with its elegant residences set among large grassy parks. The tour concludes in Recoleta, Buenos Aires’ most sophisticated and high-end neighborhood.
Day 03: Buenos Aires – El Calafate
At appropriate time transfer to Buenos Aires airport for your flight.
Upon arrival to El Calafate airport, transfer to Puerto Privado La Soledad, Bahía Tranquila (Paraje Punta
Bandera) at 5:30 pm. Check in will be on board, the crew is introduced and an informative talk is given as well as a welcome drink. Youe will navigate to Bahia Alemana/Puesto de Las Vacas, dinner and overnight.
Day 04: El Calafate (Glaciers National Park)
After breakfast the passengers will disembark to a hike. Once on board we will start to navigate
towards Canal Spegazzini, where you will have lunch facing the Spegazzini Glacier, then heading
towards Upsala Glacier where you will also view icebergs. Finally your new target is Bahía Toro at Seno
Mayo to spend your second night.
Day 05: El Calafate (Glaciers National Park)
At 9:00 a.m. the cruise will depart heading south. You will land again, to Visit Mayo and Black Glaciers. Later continue to navigate towards Perito Moreno Glacier, through Canal de los Témpanos. Expedition ends at Puerto Privado La Soledad, Bahía Tranquila, Paraje Punta Banderas. At 4:00 pm you will be landing and transferring the passengers back to El Calafate airport.
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Tour descriptions and approximate times are for informational purposes only. Some places described may be substituted and/or approximate times may be subject to change, due to unexpected circumstances or weather conditions.