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New Signature Series

Signature Patagonia 2017


10 Days from $9,295 was $9,795

Private Journey

Offer

Save $500 per person on Nov 17 and Dec 1. Plus, save $500 per person on all dates when four or more guests are booked. Offers are combinable for a total savings up to $1,000 per person.

Experience a diverse journey featuring some of the world's most spectacular natural views, along with the modern charms of culture-rich Buenos Aires.

A&K Advantages

Travel to the ends of the earth on a diverse itinerary that ranges from cosmopolitan Buenos Aires to an untouched wilderness of mountains, forests and glaciers

Stay in Ushuaia, Argentina, the southernmost city in the world; sail through the Beagle Channel, a beautiful passageway separating islands of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago; and stand amid a colony of Magellanic penguins

Experience rural life at its most authentic on a visit to a working Patagonian ranch

Choose your way to explore wild Patagonia, including horseback riding, trekking or kayaking; and enjoy a visit to Torres del Paine National Park

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina
DAY 2
Buenos Aires/Ushuaia | Echoes of Evita
DAY 3
Ushuaia | Strolling Through a Penguin Rookery
DAY 4
El Calafate | Patagonian Ranch Visit
DAY 5
El Calafate | Magnificent Views of Glaciers
DAYS 6–8
Puerto Natales, Chile | Exploring Torres del Paine
DAY 9
Santiago | Time at Leisure
DAY 10
Depart Santiago

Custom Dates | Name the date, and subject to availability, we'll confirm it at the same price as the published departures that month.

DAY 1
Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina

Arrive in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, by overnight flight and transfer to your hotel; early check-in is guaranteed on arrival. Elegant and cosmopolitan, with a European flair, Buenos Aires retains some uniquely Argentine attributes, including tango bars and overflowing kiosks. Explore the city on your own this afternoon and evening.

Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires
DAY 2
Buenos Aires/Ushuaia | Echoes of Evita

This morning, join your guide to see the most important landmarks in Buenos Aires: the Casa Rosada, Cabildo, Metropolitan Cathedral, Plaza de Mayo and La Recoleta Cemetery, last resting place of Eve Perón, Argentina’s beloved and controversial former First Lady, who left behind a legacy of social justice. This afternoon, fly approximately four hours south to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.

Arakur Ushuaia
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 3
Ushuaia | Strolling Through a Penguin Rookery

Drive to Estancia Harberton, the oldest estancia (farm) in Tierra del Fuego and an Argentine National Historical Monument. Sail to Isla Martillo to walk among a teeming rookery of Magellanic penguins before continuing to Gable Island for lunch. Afterward, sail back to Harberton and return to your hotel for an evening at leisure.

Arakur Ushuaia
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4
El Calafate | Patagonian Ranch Visit

Enjoy a guided trek through Reserva Natural Cerro Alarkén along one of the area’s fascinating hiking trails. This afternoon, fly to El Calafate to experience Patagonian rural life.

Xelena Hotel
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 5
El Calafate | Magnificent Views of Glaciers

Today, visit the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the few remaining advancing glaciers in the world. Hike at your own pace and ability along the seven “balconies” (walkways) located at different heights and distances from the glacier, each with magnificent views of the glacier’s northern and southern faces. After lunch within the park, enjoy a private visit to an authentic ranch and experience over 100 years of history along its sheep corrals, its main buildings and its landscapes. Watch sheep shearing and herding, and hike or horseback ride along the banks of Lago Argentino; you may see flamingos wading in its glacier-blue waters. Later, enjoy a dinner of lamb grilled on a traditional Patagonian cross-stake.

Xelena Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAYS 6–8
Puerto Natales, Chile | Exploring Torres del Paine

Journey overland to Puerto Natales and spend three full days exploring Puerto Natales or Torres del Paine National Park in the heart of Patagonia. These areas boast a stunning array of mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests. Along with thousands of sheep, Patagonia is home to local animal species such as guanaco, nandu, condor and flamingo. Explore by vehicle; on horseback with trails providing access to places unreachable by car; by boat along the fjords or rivers; and on foot, with treks ranging from easy walks to much more extensive explorations.

The Singular Patagonia
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9
Santiago | Time at Leisure

Transfer to Punta Arenas and fly to Santiago, lively capital of Chile. Check in to your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure.

The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 10
Depart Santiago

This morning, embark on a tour of city highlights in Chile’s capitol, including the Palacio de La Moneda Presidential Palace and the Plaza de Armas. Ride a funicular up San Cristobal Hill to view the stunning statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Relax this afternoon with special late access of your room before transferring to the airport to depart.

Meals: Breakfast

Custom Dates | Name the date, and subject to availability, we'll confirm it at the same price as the published departures that month.


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

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Journey Details

Internal Airfare: Economy class from $950

(Buenos Aires/Ushuaia/El Calafate; Punta Arenas/Santiago)

This journey contains some active elements.

No minimum age.

Solo traveller prices are available upon request


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

This offer can be combined with Signature Series promotion when 4 or more guests are booked on the same journey. Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.

Guests must travel on the same journey to receive the discount. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

Custom Dates | Name the date, and subject to availability, we'll confirm it at the same price as the published departures that month.


Destination Information

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