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Puerto Natales to Rio de Janeiro
20 days
From $24,995
Tour code: ISAAP20

Experience the unspoilt wilderness of Patagonia’s Torres del Paine National Park and the Perito Moreno Glacier. Board your expedition ship and cruise to Antarctica for the experience of a lifetime. Complete your journey with a luxury stay in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, within stunning Iguaçu National Park.

What's included?

  • All flights within South America
  • Freedom of Choice inclusions in Buenos Aires
  • 9 nights luxury stays
  • 10 nights APT charter Le Soléal
  • Services of an APT Tour Director and Expedition Team
  • Luxury dining - a total of 45 meals
  • All beverages on board cruise
  • Transfers, tipping, porterage and port charges

Accommodation

The Singular Patagonia

Room types available

  • Twin - 2 Adults, 2 Beds
  • Single - 1 Adult, 1 Bed
  • Double - 2 Adults, 1 Beds

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Puerto Natales
Arrive in Puerto Natales an historic pioneering town and transfer to your hotel, where you will explore the Chilean side of Patagonia over the next few days. Once a cold storage plant, this unique property with lake views showcases a museum of the past within the hotel.

Stay: Three Nights, Puerto Natales, The Singular Patagonia

Meals: dinner

Day 2
Torres del Paine National Park
The snow-capped peaks, azure lakes and roaring rivers of Torres del Paine National Park will leave you speechless. Get to know the region through your immersive Signature Experience.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 3
Patagonia
Spend another day exploring Patagonia and its surrounds with your private guide. Perhaps navigate through the mountain-fringed fjords, try fly fishing or watch Andean condors prey upon the guanacos (large llamas) in the mountains.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 4
Puerto Natales, El Calafate
This morning leave Chile behind as you cross the border into Argentina arriving at El Calafate. Resting on the shores of Lake Argentino, El Calafate is known as the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, El Calafate, Xelena Hotel

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 5
Perito Moreno Glacier
Enjoy your Signature Experience today, before embarking on a boat cruise upon the glacial lagoon.

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 6
Ushuaia
Fly to Ushuaia the world’s most southerly city. In preparation for our Antarctica cruise. Perhaps wander around the town and enjoy its panoramic views.

Stay: Ushuaia, Los Cauquenes Resort & Spa

Meals: breakfast

Day 7
Ushuaia, Embark Ship
Board your luxury expedition ship, Le Soléal, to begin your 10-night Antarctic Peninsula cruise. Be greeted by your Expedition Leader and a team of expert naturalist guides. Settle in before enjoying the Captain’s Welcome Dinner. Afterwards, head to the deck to take in the stunning scenery of the Beagle Channel.

Stay: 10 Nights, Le Soléal

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 8
Drake Passage
Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn about the adventures ahead during informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica, delivered by your expert Expedition Team.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 10
Antarctic Peninsula
On arrival in Antarctica, your itinerary becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sights and the most favourable ice and weather conditions. Each day on your cruise you’ll enjoy Zodiac rides. Visit penguin rookeries, seal colonies and keep an eye out for orca, humpback and minke whales that frequent these waters. Head to Deception Island, an active volcano and once home to a whaling station. You may also get the opportunity to stop at the Port Lockroy scientific base. From here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 15
Drake Passage
Return across the Drake Passage. Enjoy time on board and wildlife spotting.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 17
Disembark Ship, Ushuaia, Buenos Aires
Disembark your ship in Ushuaia for your Signature Experience. Afterwards, travel to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, transfer to the Park Hyatt.

Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

Meals: breakfast

Day 18
Buenos Aires
Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses, drive along one of the widest avenues in the world – Avenida 9 de Julio, pass the parks, gardens and tree-lined streets of Palermo and visit La Recoleta Cemetery, where Eva Peron ‘Evita’ is buried.

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 19
Buenos Aires
This morning, embark on your chosen activity.

Meals: breakfast

Day 20
Depart Buenos Aires
After breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Meals: breakfast

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