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10 Days:Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, El Calafate

Tour overview
After touring the highlights of Buenos Aires including the Eva Peron burial site, you'll journey to an immense working estancia on the Argentine pampas and then on to the awe-inspiring glaciers, pristine lakes and vast, wind-swept vistas of South America's most southern realms.

Day 1 - Arrive - Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires this afternoon. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires - City Tour
Your guided sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires includes a stop at the Plaza de Mayo, where you will find the pink-colored Casa Rosada. See the balcony where Eva Peron and her husband addressed the crowds below. Next, see the Cabildo (town hall) and Metropolitan Cathedral before heading to the districts of San Telmo and La Boca. You will also visit the cemetery of Recoleta, which is the burial site of Eva Peron. Continue along Avenida 9 de Julio, the widest avenue in the world. Finally, stop at Palermo before returning to your hotel. This evening, enjoy dinner at one of Buenos Aires' excellent restaurants. Experience Argentina's sensual music, dance and culture during a full tango show. (BD)

Day 3 - Buenos Aires - Estancia - Buenos Aires
Venture out of the city today on a full-day visit to a historic, working estancia in the Argentine pampas—the Great Plains that sweep through hundreds of miles of the country's heartland. Savor an asado barbecue lunch cooked over an open fire, and witness traditional gaucho riding skills, music and the romantic rural way of Argentine life. (BL)

Day 4 - Depart Buenos Aires - Ushuaia
Following breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Ushuaia. Upon arrival, met and transferred to your hotel. (B)

Day 5 - Ushuaia - Tierra del Fuego National Park
After breakfast, embark on your excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park. This incredible park, offers a beautiful environment. We visit Bahía Lapataia (End of 3 National Route), Lago Roca, etc. Later, we return to Ushuaia to take a Beagle Channel Navigation. During this navigation we visit the Isla de los Lobos (Sea Wolves Island), the Isla de los Pájaros (Birds Island), and the Faro Les Eclareirs (Les Eclareirs Lighthouse). You will enjoy a beautiful view of Ushuaia City from the Beagle. (B)

Day 6 - Ushuaia - Lake Fagnano Excursion
Enjoy morning excursion to the north of Ushuaia to visit Lago Escondido (Escondido Lake) and also Lago Fagnano (Fagnano Lake) in the middle of the island of Tierra del Fuego. (B)

Day 7 - Ushuaia - El Calafate
After breakfast, you are transferred to Ushuaia Airport to take your flight to El Calafate. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 8 - El Calafate - Full day Perito Moreno Glacier
Enjoy your full day excursion to visit the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier. You can enjoy the incredible experience of this colossus of ice, with enormous blocks of ice falling into the Argentino Lake, with a thunderous crash. Optional activity: minitrekking over the Perito Moreno Glacier. (B)

Day 9 - El Calafate - Upsala and Onelly
Embark on your excursion to visit a few incredible glaciers, Upsala, Onelli (Visit to Onelli is subject to weather conditions) and Spegazzini Glaciers. This is a wonderful navigation along the waters of Argentino Lake. You can enjoy icebergs floating around in the lake. (B)

Day 10 - El Calafate - Buenos Aires
After breakfast, transfer to El Calafate Airport to take flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, connect to your International flight home. (B)

Untitled Spreadsheet
  2018
 
  Departs Returns Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  Jan 9 Jan 18 CAD 4,088 CAD 3,988 CAD 5,906 CAD 5,805
  Feb 13 Feb 22 CAD 4,088 CAD 3,988 CAD 5,906 CAD 5,805
  Mar 12 Mar 21 CAD 3,963 CAD 3,868 CAD 5,663 CAD 5,565
  Apr 9 Apr 18 CAD 3,698 CAD 3,603 CAD 5,135 CAD 5,038
  May 14 May 23 CAD 3,698 CAD 3,603 CAD 5,135 CAD 5,038
  Jun 11 Jun 20 CAD 3,698 CAD 3,603 CAD 5,135 CAD 5,038  
  Jul 16 Jul 25 CAD 3,873 CAD 3,750 CAD 5,380 CAD 5,258  
  Aug 13 Aug 22 CAD 3,873 CAD 3,750 CAD 5,380 CAD 5,258  
  Sep 10 Sep 19 CAD 3,873 CAD 3,750 CAD 5,380 CAD 5,258  
  Oct 8 Oct 17 CAD 4,094 CAD 3,973 CAD 5,789 CAD 5,668  
  Nov 12 Nov 21 CAD 4,094 CAD 3,973 CAD 5,789 CAD 5,668  
  Dec 3 Dec 12 CAD 4,094 CAD 3,973 CAD 5,789 CAD 5,668  
  Dec 17 Dec 26 CAD 4,463 CAD 4,338 CAD 6,519 CAD 6,395  
 
  Private departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  Jan 6 - Feb 28   CAD 5,588 CAD 5,493 CAD 7,406 CAD 7,310
  Mar 1 - 31   CAD 5,463 CAD 5,365 CAD 7,160 CAD 7,063
  Apr 1 - Jun 30   CAD 5,195 CAD 5,100 CAD 6,629 CAD 6,535
  Jul 1 - Sep 30   CAD 5,456 CAD 5,330 CAD 6,964 CAD 6,838
  Oct 1 - Dec 21   CAD 5,705 CAD 5,583 CAD 7,400 CAD 7,278
  Nov 1 - Dec 15   CAD 6,071 CAD 5,950 CAD 8,128 CAD 8,008
 
  Internal airfare applies. Please contact us for current applicable pricing.
 
  Single travelling alone price is available upon request
 
  Value Add:
  Complimentary use of wet spa circuit (wet and dry sauna, and Scottish shower)
  for one day during the stay at Imago Hotel & Spa in El Calafate.
 
  Hotels
 
  Destination Property Room type Meals
  Buenos Aires Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel Classic B
  Ushuaia Los Cauquenes Superior B
  El Calafate Xelana Suite & Hotel Standard B
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
SITA Exclusive:
As a guest of SITA, you will receive complimentary use of the wet spa circuit (wet and dry sauna, and Scottish shower) for one day during your stay at Imago Hotel & Spa in El Calafate.
 
Inclusions:
  • Twin room accommodation inclusive of tax and service charge as applicable
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Transfers inclusive of baggage handling and portage
  • Sightseeing Tours as listed with a Licensed English speaking guide.
  • Transfer per itinerary
  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Full day fiesta gaucha tours
  • Full day Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Half day tour of Lake Fagnano and Escondido
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