13 Day Journey to the End of the World, Patagonia

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Explore the thrilling and unspoiled vastness of the Patagonia region on this journey to the end of the world.

Starting in the lively capital city of Santiago, jump right into the fun of this tour by heading to Santa Rita Winery, where you’ll learn about the wine-making process and taste, blend, and bottle your own wine to take home with you!

On your tour of Santiago you’ll be surprised at how a city of so many people can be so well kept and vibrant a city packed with local parks, artwork at every turn, and European-style squares. On to Puerto Natales, your home base for exploring massive and scenic Torres del Paine National Park. Jagged peaks, glistening green waters, glaciers, and powerful falls set the stage. You’re sure to glimpse some of the wildlife here, like guanacos, foxes, birds, and if you’re lucky, the elusive puma.

Cruise on Seno Ultima Esperanza to visit famous glaciers, only accessible by boat; visit Chile’s largest natural reserve; and even trek through a cold and unspoiled rainforest on this day of unspeakable scenic beauty.

A highlight of this tour is undoubtedly your visit to El Calafate, home to Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the largest in the world and still advancing! You’ll have the chance to walk on catwalks overlooking the glacier and, with luck, you’ll witness glacier pieces calving into the waters below.

The following day, you can experience the massive Upsala Glacier by boat—a different experience that allows you to marvel at the color and sheer masses of these glaciers. Follow this with a visit to an estancia (ranch) on the shores of Lago Argentino for lunch and your choice of activities, such as a 4-wheel drive tour, horseback riding, or trekking.

From El Calafate, descend to Ushuaia, the end of the world! Cruise Beagle Channel, watching for albatross, sea lions, and skuas while you marvel at the sheer idea of standing at this point on the globe. In Tierra del Fuego, an expert Naturalist will lead you around the delicate ecosystems of this southernmost national park. Head north to Buenos Aires, where you will conclude your Patagonian journey with exciting new adventures like a wine tasting with a local sommelier in a Cava setting and a visit to famous Recoleta Cemetery. And no visit to Buenos Aires would be complete without a lesson in the sizzling, sensuous Tango!

DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

  • SANTIAGO

Globus Local Favorite Visit Santa Rita Winery with a wine-making experience; Santiago sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit La Vega Central Market and a local pub

  • PUNTA ARENAS

Visit the first fortified settlement on the Straits of Magellan at Fort Bulnes

  • PUERTO NATALES

Visit Torres del Paine National Park and Milódon Cave; Chilean fjords cruise

  • EL CALAFATE

Cruise Lago Argentino, see Upsala Glacier, and visit Estancia Cristina; visit Los Glaciares National Park and Perito Moreno GlacierUSHUAIAGlobus Local Favorite Cruise the Beagle Channel to Martillo Island; visit Tierra del Fuego National Park

  • BUENOS AIRES

Globus Local Favorite Private wine tasting with sommelier and dinner at a local restaurant; city sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and Recoleta Cemetery; Globus Local Favorite Tango lesson, dinner, and Tango show, Headsets throughout the tour

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Participation in this tour requires guest's name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.

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Reviewed by Gianna Diaz. Mack   September 02, 2016
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What an Amazing Trip, Superb Scenery, Fabulous Places, Very Interesting Itinerary. We Had an Exceptional Tour Guide. An Unforgettable Trip I Loved It.
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Reviewed by Ramata   August 18, 2016
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Amazing experience in Patagonia!
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Reviewed by Spoers   December 03, 2016
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We will definitely be back to Patagonia! Thank you very much we really had a great time.
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Reviewed by Katherine Gudymenko   September 11, 2016
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One of the most incredible experiences of my life so far. Absolutely loved it, out guide was awesome, accommodation and food were great, it was perfectly paced and it gave us a real look into a stunning part of the world. Thank you
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