Argentina and Chile: Journey to the end of the world
Day 1-3 Buenos Aires
Experience the passion of the tango in the place where it was born. Emotion runs high in the Argentinian capital, a city which wears its heart on its sleeve. Vibrant La Boca has been transformed from a working class barrio to a popular tourist haunt. Make sure you find time to visit La Recoleta cemetery where Evita’s remains are interred. .
Transfers to Ushuaia 35h00m3h35m
Day 4-6 Ushuaia
Journey to the world’s most southerly city, the gateway to Antarctica. On the shores of the Beagle Channel, situated against the majestic backdrop of the Martial Mountains, you will find beauty and excitement in this bustling Argentinian sea port located at the end of the world.
Transfers to Punta Arenas 8h20m14h50m
Day 7-8 Punta Arenas
Travel almost as far south as you can to Chile’s most southerly city located on the Strait of Magellan. Punta Arenas is the jumping off point not only for travellers going to Antarctica but also those heading a few hours north of its airport to the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park. Before you leave, tour the Austral Brewery, visit the Braun-Menéndez Museum, Museo del Recuerdo and the Nao Victoria Museum.
Transfers to Torres del Paine 3h22m
Day 9-11 Torres del Paine
Be inspired by nature at one of South America’s most dramatic natural landscapes. The towering granite pinnacles known as the Torres del Paine lend their name to the area and are a must-see for every visitor. Glaciar Grey and its calving icebergs can be found nearby, but for many it is the sight of herds of wild guanaco grazing in the park’s meadows that will form their enduring memory.
Transfers to El Calafate 2h30m