Project Patagonia - Tour B2

Price:          £4,595 / $5,995 per person (Single Supplement - £3,000 / $4,200)

Duration:    14 Days from 10th December 2020

Highlights:  Buenos Aires, Neuquen, Lake Villarrica, Eclipse (Fortin Nogueira),                         Bariloche, Andean Lakes Crossing, Puerto Varas, Punta Arenas, 4                         day Chile ice fields cruise,Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine

Includes:     See below Day 14 of itinerary for full details of all inclusions

Day 13 - Today join your return flight to Santiago for your final night


Santiago Chile Today join your return flight to Santiago for your final night of the tour in Chile's cosmopolitan capital city.




Day 6 - At leisure in the lakeside town of Bariloche with its distinct German flavour


Patagonia Lake area around Bariloche At leisure in Bariloche with its architecture reminiscent of the Alps and many examples of its long established German culture. Excursions on the lake are a highlight here.




Day 5 - Eclipse Day


Bariloche Argentina Today we journey to our eclipse site at Fortin Nogueira (near Piedra del Aguila) in Argentina. After the eclipse we travel south following the line of the Andes to Bariloche where we stay for the next two nights.




Day 4 - At leisure in Neuquen


Limay River 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 3 - Fly west to Neuquen at the confluence of the Limay and Neuquén rivers.


Neuquen Argentina Fly west for the next two nights in the town of Neuquen, a fast-growing and modern city with an attractive central district and a rich cultural life




Day 1 (10th December 2020) - Buenos Aires, Argentina's vibrant capital city and home of the Tango.


Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel for a two night stay




WHATS INCLUDED IN MY TOUR?


Tour Price £4,595 / $5,995 per person

  • The price is for the tour from arrival on Day 1 to your departure on Day 14
  • 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 (apart from on the cruise).
  • 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 £3,000 / $4,200 (this includes a single cabin on the Skorpios cruise)
  • Skorpios Cabin Upgrades - the tour price is based on a standard two berth cabin with private facilities on the lowest deck. Upgrades to superior cabins or suites are available at an additional cost of £125 to £650 per person. Deck plan and upgrade prices can be seen by clicking on this link
  • 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




EXTENSIONS FOR THIS TOUR


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

*1 additional night required in Buenos Aires on 9th December 2020 in order to add the above pre tour extension Please email our office on info@astro-trails.com with any alternative bespoke arrangements required.




Day 14 (23rd 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.




Day 2 - Enjoy the sights of Buenos Aires with optional excursions available


Tango Show Argentina Enjoy the sights and sounds of this vibrant city with local excursions available, including an evening dinner and tango show.




Day 7 - Travel through the Patagonian Lakes area today and cross the Andes into Chile


Patagonian Lakes 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. Overnight stay in beautiful Puerto Varas




Day 12 - Visit Torres del Paine with its distinctive three granite peaks of the Paine Massif


Torres del Paine Patagonia Disembark from the ship and join a day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park. At the end of the day return to Puerto Natales for an overnight stay




Day 8 - Fly to Punta Arenas the southernmost city in Chile


Punta Arenas Chile Punta Arenas is the capital of the region and is located on the Strait of Magellan, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is often used as a base for excursions to the surrounding wilderness and Antarctica. Overnight in the city.




Day 9 to 12 - All inclusive Skorpios III Cruise departing from Puerto Natales


Skorpios III Cruise Patagonia On this cruise sail through the Angostura Kirke, Morla, Vicuna, Union, Collingwood and Sarmiento channels. On day 10 visit Amalia Glacier and El Brujo Glacier. Continue to the Calvo Fjord and visit Fernando, Capitan Constantino and Alipio Glaciers amongst others, towards Montanas Fjord. On day 11 visit Alsina Glacier and sail through Montanas Fjord before visiting Bernal Glacier and Herman and Zamudio Glaciers and White Angostura. The full itinerary can be seen here





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