Project Patagonia - Tour A2

Price:          £2,275 / $2,950 per person (Single Supplement £1,145 / $1,600)

Duration:    11 Days from 8th December 2020

Highlights:  Santiago, Puerto Varas, Andean Lakes Crossing, Bariloche,                                   Neuquen, Eclipse (Fortin Nogueira), Buenos Aires

Includes:     See below Day 11 of itinerary for full details of all inclusions

Day 9 and 10 - Fly to Buenos Aires located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata for a two night stay.

Buenos Aires Argentina Today fly to Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina located at the northeastern edge of the flat plain known as the Pampas. Buenos Aires combines faded European grandeur with Latin passion - it is vibrant and alive! Spend two nights here with optional excursions available, including an evening dinner and tango show.

Day 8 - At leisure in Neuquen

Neuquen At leisure in the oil and natural gas rich town of Neuquen. There are some wonderful museums to explore here, including the famous The Ernesto Bachmann Paleontological Museum and some nice walks along the Neuquen river.

Day 7 - Eclipse Day

Limay River Valley outside Neuquen Argentina Today we journey to our eclipse site at Fortin Nogueira (near Piedra del Aguila) in Argentina. After the eclipse we continue along the Limay River Valley to the town of Neuquen where we spend the next two nights.

Day 6 - At leisure in Bariloche with optional excursions available

Bariloche Argentina The lakeside town of Bariloche has a distinctly German flavour, with architecture reminiscent of the Alps and many examples of a long-established German culture. Excursions on the lake are a highlight here.

Day 5 - Travel through the Patagonian Lakes area today and cross the Andes into Argentina for a stay in beautiful Bariloche

Patagonian Lakes Chile and Argentina Today you will have the choice to make the crossing either by land or by taking the full day 'Lakes Crossing' route with boat trips across three lakes joined by precipitous mountain roads. Both routes travel through magnificent scenery, although the land crossing is much quicker. Our next two nights are in Bariloche.

Day 3 and 4 - Fly south to Puerto Montt and travel onwards to Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas Fly south for the next two nights in the small town of Puerto Varas in the heart of the beautiful scenery of Patagonia. Optional excursions will be available in beautiful Puerto Varas.

Day 2 - Enjoy vibrant Santiago with optional excursions available

Valparaiso Chile Enjoy the sights and sounds of this vibrant city or perhaps take a trip up the coast to Vina del Mar and the pretty beach town of Valparaiso

Day 1 (8th December 2020) - Santiago, Chile's capital city, surrounded by the Andes Mountain range

Santiago Chile Arrive in Santiago and transfer to your hotel for a two night stay


Tour Price £2,275 / $2,950 per person

  • The price is for the tour from arrival on Day 1 to your departure on Day 11
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation is provided in hotels throughout the tour and all transfers, transportation and local excursions as outlined in the itinerary are included. Other meals are not included.
  • Accommodation is provided in twin or double bed hotel rooms with a private bathroom. We are usually able to arrange shared accommodation with a person of the same gender - this is known as 'twin share' accommodation.
  • A limited number of rooms for sole occupancy are available at a single room supplement of £1,330 / $1,730
  • Flight packages from London and the US will be offered by our flight partner about 11 months in advance of the tour departure (when all fares and schedules are available) or you can arrange your own International flights if you prefer.
  • Current return air fares from London are between about £800 and £1,000 and from the US about $800 to $1,200
  • Airport transfers and assistance are included on tour arrival and departure days if you take advantage of the International flight package offered by our flight partner. If you choose to arrange your own International flights then the meet point is the hotel on Day 1 and the tour ends at the hotel on the final day.
  • You will find further details about what to expect on the Project Patagonia FAQ page here


You can extend your visit to South America (either pre tour or post tour) and include some of the other highlights of this amazing and colourful continent. The Project Patagonia Extensions can be added to most of the tours, but some will require additional hotel accommodation. Below are details of the extensions that slot easily onto this particular tour. The link to the Extension details is here:- Pre Tour

Post Tour Please email our office on with any alternative bespoke arrangements required.

Day 11 (18th December 2020) - Join your return flight or perhaps extend your stay (see below for pre and post tour extensions that fit onto this tour)

Plane on runway Today is the last day of the tour. Join your return flight unless you have chosen to extend your stay.

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