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Colca Canyon

Created by a vast geological fault, the Colca Canyon is thought to be the deepest canyon in the world measuring ...

El Calafate Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTH AMERICA 40

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Day 1: El Chalten

Arriving into El Calafate our trusty team await your arrival and will assist with a transfer to the bus station for your included public bus journey to El Chalten. Arrival and we will transfer you to your hotel.

Day 2: El Chalten

Enjoy a free day to explore the park the trails are very well marked so need actual need for a guide. If you do want the services of a certified guide the cost is approximately 150 USD in total.

Day 3: El Chalten - El Calafate

Enjoy a free day to explore the park the trails are very well marked so need actual need for a guide. Evening return by public bus to El Calafate, arrival transfer to your hotel.

Day 4: El Calafate

Measuring 30km in length, the monstrous Perito Moreno glacier is a jagged mass of crevasses and towering columns of ice. It’s also unusual in the sense that it is actually growing in size and constantly moving forward. Today enjoy a full day excursion beginning at Brazo Rico where you will be able to spot floating icebergs and continuing with a nautical safari on Rico Lake for spectacular views of the ice walls.

Day 5: El Calafate

(Not recommended to visit Puerto Natales on a day trip owing to cost and distance making it not worth while, also to explore Torres Del Paine it is used as a base so you will stay there) Today we have included a visit with guide to Nibepo Aike Estancia in glacier national park.

Day 6: El Calafate - Torres del Paine

Today you head to Puerto Notales on the public bus - Arrival and transfer to your hotel.

Day 7: Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine National Park. Home to the incredible Paine Massif, a small range of mountains with unusual, twisted peaks, the national park is a striking expanse of flat brown pampa and glacial lakes. Enjoy the full day hiking with your expert guide taking in the spectacular scenery before returning to your hotel in Puerto Notales.

Day 8: Torres del Paine

Today you will catch the public bus to Punta Arenas and this bus passes the airport so you can simply get off at that stop.