7-days Visiting El Calafate, Chalten And Their Surrounding Exclusive Estancias!

7-Days visiting El Calafate, Chalten and their surrounding exclusive estancias!

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: El Calafate - Full-day at a local Ranch House

Pass By: Estancia Nibepo Aike, Santa Cruz, Argentina
At the appropriate time, you will have a private transfer from the airport to Nibepo Aike Estancia. Today, we recommend taking an early morning flight, to make the most of your stay at the ranch! This Patagonian estancia is located inside Los Glaciares National Park and has 10 rooms to accommodate up to 22 guests, so exclusiveness and warmth are guaranteed at this place. Upon arrival, you will be able to choose from the activities offered by Nibepo Aike Hostería such as hiking, horseback riding, biking, taking a guided visit to the hull facilities, a shearing demonstration and farm work, among others (note: the activities offered may vary depending on climatic conditions and the farm schedule). Furthermore, visitors will be able to enjoy the homemade cuisine: vegetables from the garden, and the famous lamb grilled on a traditional Patagonian cross stake.

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Nibepo Aike

Day 2: Full-Day Perito Moreno Glacier Tour

Stop At: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Avenida Del Libertador 1302, El Calafate Z9405AHY Argentina
After breakfast, you will go on a full-day tour to Perito Moreno Glacier (private service), located inside Los Glaciares National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1981 and home to one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in Argentina. For about an hour, your bilingual guide will provide you with all the information you might want to know about this natural wonder.
Duration: 6 hours

Pass By: Pasarelas Perito Moreno, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405 Argentina
Upon arrival, you will have the chance to enjoy stunning views of the glacier from the nearby walking trails and viewing platforms. Moreover, you will also enjoy an included Perito Moreno Glacier boat cruise that will take you close enough to fully appreciate the 80m high ice walls! You will return to your hotel in the early evening.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: box-lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Nibepo Aike

Day 3: From Nibepo Aike to Hosteria Helsingfors

Stop At: Hosteria Helsingfors, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
After breakfast, you will have a private transfer to Hosteria Helsingfors, a lodge tucked on the edge of Lake Viedma in Los Glaciares National Park. This lodge, offers a variety of outdoor activities to further explore this rural and remote corner of wild Patagonia. After about a 4-hour drive, you will arrive at your lodge, where you will be able to have lunch. The rest of the day will be free to enjoy as you wish. Today, you may choose from the activities offered by Hostería Helsingfors (already included in this tour package). Here, the main activities to explore Patagonia include a variety of hiking/walking and horseback riding tours.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hosteria Helsingfors

Day 4: Free Day at Hosteria Helsingfors

Stop At: Hosteria Helsingfors, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
A free day to go on one of the included tours offered by the Hosteria. Taking into account the weather conditions, your guide will suggest the best option for you! May be the Trekking or Horseback riding tour to Blue Lagoon. On this tour you will start by walking through a grass trail that goes into the valley of Alfredo River and up Huemul Hill. After about 40min you will reach a panoramic lookout point where you will be able to admire Cerro Fitz Roy coming out from Viedma Lake. As you continue walking, the valley becomes increasingly narrower, surrounded by Cordon Huemul and peaks that reach 2700mts. As the trail enters into the forest it is common to see guanacos and condors curiously observing visitors. At the end of the valley you will come across a beautiful waterfall. As the journey continues, you will reach a blue lagoon in a deep bright blue, that contrasts with the darkness of the mountains and the whiteness of a hanging glacier. (Difficulty: moderate-Overall distance:16 km).
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: box-lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hosteria Helsingfors

Day 5: From Helsingfors to El Chalten

Pass By: Hosteria Helsingfors, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
After breakfast, you will have a private transfer to El Chalten. After a 4-hour scenic drive you will reach your destination.

Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
After check-in at your hotel, you will have the rest of the day free to get familiar with this small Patagonian town or go for a short hike from your hotel. We recommend taking either a short hike to Chorillo del Salto (a small cascade located just 3km away from the town) or to the Eagles’ lookout point, which features a 2km trail from town.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a superior category hotel (exact hotel name will be advised upon booking)

Day 6: Free day in El Chalten for Self Guided hike

Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
After breakfast, head out to one of the many nearby trails for an optional self-guided hike. You can get all the necessary hiking information at your hotel or at the Tourist Information Center located right next to the bus station. There are full-day hiking options to Cerro Torre and Mt Fitz Roy, located on the border of Argentina and Chile, as well as shorter, 2- to 3-hour hiking trails near the mountain. Don't forget to pack lunch if you decide to take one of the full-day hikes! Also, if you don’t feel like hiking, you can take an optional boat tour down Lago del desierto (Desert Lake) to discover more of El Chalten natural beauty.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a superior category hotel (exact hotel name will be advised upon booking)

Day 7: Departing El Chalten

Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Enjoy an early breakfast and spend your last few hours in El Chalten at your leisure.
Duration: 7 hours

Pass By: El Calafate Airport, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
At the appropriate time, you will have a private transfer to El Calafate airport.
NOTES: Our itinerary is pretty flexible so if you need to add any extra nights or extra tours just make sure to let us know in advance using the special requirements box while booking and we will quote it for you.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

$2,896.39 Per Person