HIGHLIGHTS

A snapshot of the places and cities to be visited and the highlights that each has to offer

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Detailed day by day information on activities, experiences in each place or city

OPTIONAL TOURS

Our suggestions of optional tours that can be added to this tour

TOUR RATES

The tour rates are gross and are valid through December 15, 2019. The rate tables include gross pricing for single, double and triple accommodations as well as by private or shared services when applicable.

GTEU- 356 – ARGENTINA
Active Patagonia Ushuaia & El Calafate

Seven Days / Six Nights Daily

HIGHLIGHTS:

Hotel accommodations at selected Hotels:
6 nights El Calafate (3 nights)
Ushuaia (3 nights)
Tours:
Ushuaia: Trekking to Esmeralda Lagoon – Tierra del Fuego National Park with trekking and canoes – Gable with canoes
El Calafate: Minitrekking – Sur Glacier Adventure – Gable with canoes
Meals: 6 breakfasts – 4 lunches (box lunch) – 1 dinner Needed tickets to National Parks
Season: From mid-October to March

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Arrival in Ushuaia

Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we transfer to the starting point of the trekking to Esmeralda lagoon. Meals: Dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 2: Ushuaia

Our day begins with a 3-hour trekking along the coast trail to reach Tierra del Fuego National Park. After 8 km we arrive at Lake Acigami, where we have lunch. After a briefing, we prepare to climb the inflatable canoes for a boat ride of Lapataia and Ovando Rivers. Return to the city. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 3: Ushuaia

We depart towards the east of the island. At midday we arrive at Larsiphashaj River, where we begin preparations to row in inflatable canoes along the river and then through the Beagle Channel to Harberton Estancia. Afterwards. we take a boat in the direction of Martillo Island, where we have the chance to see penguins in their breeding place. The boat trip continues to Gable Island, where we have lunch and enjoy a walk. Return to Harberton port and Ushuaia. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 4: Ushuaia / El Calafate

Time at leisure until the scheduled time to transfer to the airport for flight to El Calafate. Arrival in El calafate and transfer to hotel. Meals; Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 5: El Calafate

We leave to Los Glaciares National Park. From Bahia Bajo las Sombras, we cruise Rico Branch until we reach the shelter, starting point of a short walk and climb to the ice. On our way back to the shelter, we have lunch and then head for the walkways to admire the Glaciers from another perspective. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 6: El Calafate

Today we explore an area where a few people have access. We embark to sail Sur Branch, until we reach the starting point of our one-hour walk to Lake Frías. After crossing the lake in zodiac, we begin the last part of the trekking by a riverbed, until we get to Anfiteatro de los Glaciares. Here, we have lunch while we admire Grande, Cubo and Dickson Glaciers. We return back to El Calafate and hotel. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 7: Depart El Calafate. B

Morning at leisure and transfer to the airport to for your flight to your next destination. Meals; Breakfast

GROSS RATES PER PERSON:

SHARED TOUR DEPARTGURES: FROM: $1,664.00

PRIVATE TOURS DEPARTURES: FROM: $2,893.00

NOTE: Based on Standard Room, double occupancy at Hotel Fueguino and Hotel Kosten Aike. For rates applicable for single, double and triple and for other participating hotels please check TOUR RATES

TOUR RATES INCLUDE:

Hotel accommodations at selected Hotels:
6 nights El Calafate (3 nights) – Ushuaia (3 nights)
Tours: On private and shared basis with English speaking guides
Ushuaia: Trekking to Esmeralda Lagoon – Tierra del Fuego National Park with trekking and canoes – Gable with canoes
El Calafate: Minitrekking – Sur Glacier Adventure – Gable with canoes
Meals: 6 breakfasts – 4 lunches (box lunch) – 1 dinner Needed tickets to National Parks

GTEU- 356 – ARGENTINA
Active Patagonia Ushuaia & El Calafate

Seven Days / Six Nights

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Ushuaia

Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we move to the starting point of the trekking to Esmeralda lagoon: an ideal activity for those who enjoy walking and open air. Return to the hotel. Meals: Dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 2: Ushuaia

Our day begins with a 3-hour trekking along the coast trail to reach Tierra del Fuego National Park. After 8 km we arrive at Lake Acigami, where we have lunch (box lunch). We receive a technical talk and we prepare to climb the inflatable canoes to make a one hour float by the waters of Lapataia and Ovando River ending in Bahia Lapataia. Return to the city and hotel. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 3: Ushuaia

We depart towards National Route Nº 3 and then we take Route J, which takes us to the east of the island. At midday we arrive at Larsiphashaj River, where we begin preparations to row in inflatable canoes along the river and then through the Beagle Channel to Harberton Estancia until we reach the hull of the estancia. We take a boat in the direction of Martillo Island, where we have the chance to see from the boat penguins in their breeding place. The boat trip continues to Gable Island, where we have lunch and enjoy a walk. Return to Harberton port and to Ushuaia. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 4: Ushuaia / El Calafate

Time at leisure until Time of transfer to airport for flight to El Calafate. he scheduled time of the transfer. Arrival at El Calafate and transfer to hotel. Meals; Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 5: El Calafate

We leave towards Los Glaciares National Park, declared Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. From Bahia Bajo las Sombras, we cruise Rico Branch until we reach the shelter, starting point of a short walk in which we use crampons to climb to the ice for almost two hours. On our way back to the shelter, we have lunch (box lunch) and then head for the walkways where we spend an hour to admire it from another perspective. The glacier is an impressive river of ice with an area of 257 square kilometers, and a height of the front walls goes between 50 to 60 meters above the level of the lake. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 6: El Calafate

Today we explore an area where a few people have access. The road leads us to Lake Roca, where we embark to sail Sur Branch, until we reach the starting point of our one-hour walk to Lake Frías. After crossing the lake in zodiac, we begin the last part of the trekking by a riverbed, until we get Anfiteatro de los Glaciares. Here, we have lunch (box lunch) while we admire Grande, Cubo and Dickson Glaciers. We return back to El Calafate via the same route. Meals; Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotels

DAY 7: El Calafate. B

Morning at leisure and transfer to the airport on time for your fight to your next destination. Meals; Breakfast NOTES: Day 1: Esmeralda Lagoon does not operate on Sundays. Day 2: National Park with trekking and canoes operates Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Minitrekking: Limitations: this excursion, due to the degree of effort and difficulty it presents, is only suitable for people between 10 and 65 years old and good health

GROSS RATES PER PERSON:

SHARED TOUR DEPARTGURES: FROM: $1,664.00

PRIVATE TOURS DEPARTURES: FROM: $2,893.00

NOTE: Based on Standard Room, double occupancy at Hotel Fueguino and Hotel Kosten Aike. For rates applicable for single, double and triple and for other participating hotels please check TOUR RATES

TOUR RATES INCLUDE:

Hotel accommodations at selected Hotels:
6 nights El Calafate (3 nights) – Ushuaia (3 nights)
Tours: On private and shared basis with English speaking guides
Ushuaia: Trekking to Esmeralda Lagoon – Tierra del Fuego National Park with trekking and canoes – Gable with canoes
El Calafate: Minitrekking – Sur Glacier Adventure – Gable with canoes
Meals: 6 breakfasts – 4 lunches (box lunch) – 1 dinner Needed tickets to National Parks

TOUR RATES

The tour rates are gross and are valid through December 15, 2019. The rate tables include gross pricing for single, double and triple accommodations as well as by private or shared services when applicable. We have selected these hotels for the tour based on the quality of service and comfort offered

ALL RATES ARE GROSS AND PER PERSON
Rates valid from November 2018 to December 15, 2019
CITY HOTEL CATEGORY ROOM NIGHTS
USHUAIA Fuegino 4 Stars Standard 3
EL CALAFATE Kosten Aike 4 Stars Standard 3
PRIVATE SERVICES SHARED SERVICES
GROSS RATES 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX 1 PAX 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX
SEASON DATES STA SGL DBL SGL DBL TPL STA SGL DBL TPL
01/12/18-28/02/19 $5,002 $3,511 $2,987 $3,129 $2,605 $2,547 $2,397 $2,281 $1,757 $1,699
01/03/19-31/03/19 $4,814 $3,323 $2,893 $2,942 $2,512 $2,467 $2,210 $2,094 $1,664 $1,619
15/10/19-31/10/19 $5,055 $3,490 $3,038 $3,089 $2,637 $2,590 $2,320 $2,199 $1,747 $1,700
01/11/19-31/12/19 $5,252 $3,686 $3,136 $3,285 $2,735 $2,675 $2,517 $2,395 $1,845 $1,784
CITY HOTEL CATEGORY ROOM NIGHTS
USHUAIA Las Hayas 5 Stars Standard 3
EL CALAFATE Imago 5 Stars Standard 3
PRIVATE SERVICES SHARED SERVICES
GROSS RATES 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX 1 PAX 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX
SEASON DATES STA SGL DBL SGL DBL TPL STA SGL DBL TPL
01/12/18-23/12/18 $4,828 $3,337 $2,965 $2,955 $2,583 $2,583 $2,223 $2,107 $1,735 $1,735
24/12/18-31/03/19 $5,229 $3,738 $3,101 $3,356 $2,719 $2,719 $2,624 $2,508 $1,871 $1,871
15/10/19-31/10/19 $5,069 $3,504 $3,113 $3,103 $2,712 $2,712 $2,334 $2,213 $1,822 $1,822
01/11/19-31/12/19 $5,490 $3,925 $3,256 $3,524 $2,855 $2,855 $2,756 $2,634 $1,965 $1,965

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13494 NW 7th Street
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9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
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(305 436 0843

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G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843