Best of Pagonia by Route 40 & Carretera Austral

Tour Number

Activity Level

170389


Categories

Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kid boosters provided if necessary.

Friendly: No.
The vehicle is perfect for people with disabilities, as it has plenty of space but unfortunately not all lodges along the way are well prepared.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), English (advanced)

From Bariloche to El Calafate (or the other way round), part by Argentina's Route 40 part by Chile's Carretera Austral


Tour combining two of the best scenic routes in the world. Both are in Patagonia, on each side of the Andes: Ruta 40 in Argentina and Carretera Austral in Chile. Starting on the Argentina's Lake District we cross the border in Los Antiguos to take Carretera Austral to Puerto Tranquilo and the Marble Chapels. Then we follow the Baker River down to Caleta Tortel and going back in Argentina we follow Route 40 to the Cave of Hands, Lago Posadas, El Chaltén and El Calafate.

Itinerary

Day 1. Bariloche - Los Alerces National Park
Day 2. Los Alerces National Park - Los Antiguos
Day 3. Los Antiguos - Puerto Tranquilo
Day 4. Puerto Tranquilo - Cochrane
Day 5. Cochrane - Caleta Tortel
Day 6. Caleta Tortel - Valle Chacabuco
Day 7. Valle Chacabuco - Lago Posadas
Day 8. Lago Posadas - Cueva de las Manos
Day 9. Cueva de las Manos - Perito Moreno National Park
Day 10. Perito Moreno National Park
Day 11. Perito Moreno National Park - El Chatén
Day 12. Trekking in El Chaltén
Day 13. El Chaltén - Perito Moreno Glacier - El Calafate
Day 14. El Calafate

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel or at the airport in Bariloche.

End location: I will leave you at your hotel in El Calafate.

Duration: 14 days

Transportation

SUV Toyota Hilux SW4 3.0, 2009 model, 4WD, 7 seats, air-conditioned. Safe, comfortable and clean. Excellent music provided on board :)

What’s Included

Transportation in a modern and comfortable 4x4 vehicle, Toyota Hilux SW4
Private and personalized guide service during the entire tour.
Accommodation & breakfast for 14 nights on double rooms in high-quality hotels and inns, including top locations such as Hostería Futalaufquen, Entre Hielos Lodge in Caleta Tortel and Valle Chacabuco Lodge. List of hotels available at the time of booking.
Soft drinks & snacks.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 USD - Estimated cost of lunch, dinner and admission fees during the tour. Take into account that most of the times you will have to pay in Argentinian Pesos (ARS), so plan to change accordingly before starting the tour.

What’s Extra

Meals (lunch and dinner), additional drinks.
Entrance fees to the National Parks.
Activities (boat trips, trekking guides, horse riding, fishing etc.)
Any other expense not specifically mentioned.

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