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Explore the colorful Caminito in La Boca Neighborhood

The charming beauty of Estancia Peuma Hue

Enjoy your family trip to the End of the World

Stand before the immense Perito Moreno Glacier

FROM 3535 USD 13 Days / 12 Nights
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Explore Buenos Aires, Estancia Peuma Hue in Bariloche, El Calafate & Ushuaia

 

BUENOS AIRES & PATAGONIA Family Experience

Tour El Calafate, Ushuaia, Bariloche & Buenos Aires - 13 days

Discover the best of Argentina with this 13-day itinerary perfectly suited for intrepid family travelers! We created this tour only for true travel lovers. The journey begins with sightseeing in Buenos Aires before continuing to the stunning Lake District of Bariloche, down to Ushuaia (the southernmost city on earth a.k.a. “The End of the World”). A cooking class in the home of an Argentine family, an “Argentina Adventure Kit”, sleeping at an authentic estancia (ranch), visiting a penguin colony… and this is only the beggining.

Day 1 - Argentina Challenge Adventure Kit / Palermo lakes district Walking Tour

 

Welcome to Argentina! At your arrival, you’ll receive our Argentina Challenge Adventure Kit. “Great guys! But, what’s that?” It’s the perfect tool to get that immersive and transformative travel experience you’re aiming for. The various kits have been designed with challenge cards to generate engagement between your children, the places they visit, the people they meet, and you! Trust us, this isn’t your typical family vacation. Our goal is to unite the entire family in a fun and informative way while spending quality time together and having lots of fun along the way. To further incentivize the program, simply share photos with us showing them completing each of the challenges, and we will deliver a special gift to your hotel (or mailed to your home) along with our official Argentina Adventurer Badge!

 

Upon arrival in Buenos Aires you will be met at the airport and have a transfer in private to your hotel. No matter how early you arrive in the morning, your room will be ready for you upon arrival: early check in guaranteed. Time to settle down, relax and get prepared for enjoying a relaxing afternoon visiting the famous Palermo district. No matter how much research you have done, you will always learn something unexpected when taking a walking tour through one of the cities unique barrios— and we’re not just talking about the official information, but also from the unscripted moments of chitchat with your tour guide. For example, how many dogs can a dog walker walk? Which is the strangest or most colorful graffiti you can spot? How many trees can you count on just one block? Let’s go family of urban explorers…  

 

Why you will love it: it’s a personalized tour so you will be able to explore the city at your own pace, focusing on the personal interests of each member of the family. Take your time to help your kids take that picture they want or stop to buy an ice cream (Argentine ice cream is the best of the best….with all our respect for italians!).

 

Why your kids will love it: “Why there are graffitis everywhere? And why people move their hands like crazy when they talk?” Your kids will be glad to have a new person (besides mom and dad) to calm their curious minds. Our local guide will be more than please to answer their questions in a didactic and friendly way.

 

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Day 2 - Hunting the spirit of Buenos Aires Tour & Tastes Like Home

 

Today you’ll embark in on a historic tour through the city’s ornate architecture with a private car at your disposal. Spot the most important balconies of the city and learn why is the Presidential Palace pink, or  the houses in La Boca so colorful. If you’re a football enthusiastic family you’ll learn which is Argentina’s favorite fútbol (soccer) team. Why soccer is a passion for Argentinians? Well, only an Argentinian can answer to that question. Continue your full cultural immersion learning about our rich history as you speak with locals (known as Porteños) and learn fun facts about our storied past. A delicious lunch will be included. Don’t forget to try our national dish: the milanesa napolitana (you’ll have to google it because it’s so amazing we just can not explain it…).

 

In the afternoon, feel like an Argentinean for one night and experience a shared meal with a local family in their own home. Discover an authentic way to enjoy the most typical Argentine food: learn how to cook mini empanadas, eat asado, alfajores and, of course, try our delicious wine. Be part of the family, know their history, our culture and exchange traditions and stories in this enchanting one and only experience.

 

Why you will love it: having a car to wander the city will make it easier and safer to visit the main attractions. You won’t have to hassle about the logistics. At night you’ll be hosted by locals for a dinner and you may get to know other travelers who may have kids too. It will be a convivial and cultural immersive evening.

 

Why your kids will love it: they will see new and amazing places, monuments and get to see people dancing tango in the streets! Plus, they will learn how to cook mini empanadas, another favorite Argentinian delicatessen.

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Day 3 - From Buenos Aires to Bariloche: hiking, lakes & mountains

 

Today you will flight to San Carlos de Bariloche, nestled in the heart of Argentina’s famed Lake District— your Patagonian trip is about to start! This expansive area is beloved by locals and travelers alike for its dramatic landscapes and exhilarating outdoor activities. Families love this special place because of its sparkling lakeside beaches, wondrous forests and majestic mountains.

 

During this day, you will drive the most famous 25-kilometer stretch around Bariloche to visit the awe-inspiring panoramic viewpoints along the way. Some family-friendly highlights include the walking through the towering trees of Llao-Llao Nature Park, the breathtaking vistas of Moreno and Nahuel Huapi Lakes, and the impressive properties overlooking the Lopez and Capilla mountains.

 

At night you’ll lodge at  Estancia Peuma Hue. The Estancia and boutique hotel provides a gorgeous setting to explore this slice of heaven on earth. It is easily accessible, but still maintains a peacefulness and majestic nature found in few other locations. Explore the impressive mountain scenery on horseback, or hiking on one of the numerous mountain trails that rise high above the estancia into the mountain, creeks, waterfalls, majestic forests and meet a variety of fauna.

 

Why you will love it: you will be able to share easy hikes with your kids and still unearth haunting landscapes. Families are welcomed at Peuma Hue and children thrive in the safety of playing with the dogs, kittens and feeding the horses. At the estancia you’ll feel like home.

 

Why your kids will love it:  Bariloche is also famous for  their melt-in-your-mouth chocolate! Understandably, Bariloche is a favorite for anyone with a sweet tooth and a sense for adventure, both young and old. Kids will especially appreciate taking a ride on Campanario Hill’s thrilling chairlift which offers sweeping views. At the estancia they will be building houses from logs and branches, playing at the beach, participating in rides, hikes, kayaking or boat rides or playing at the Wendy House. They will never want to leave!

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Day 4 - Nahuel Huapi navigation along Brazo Tristeza

 

Today you will discover the most remote branch of Lake Nahuel Huapi called Brazo Tristeza. Set sail and navigate to this impressive glacier fjord, which will stun you by its sheer size. It will be unlike anything your family has ever seen before. Be sure to look out for other magical sights along the way, such as the majestic mountains bordering Brazo Tristeza and the power of rushing waterfalls. After reaching the end of the lake, we will embark on an unforgettable hike through an enchanting forest among the coihues and alerces trees. The trail will lead you to a cluster of more sparkling cascades on the Frey River, which is always a family favorite. On the way back, enjoy a delicious lunch onboard the Kaiken boat and contemplate the impressive beauty of this incredible region.

 

Why you will love it: this will be a relaxing day, full of beautiful landscapes to discover and low difficulty activities. Bariloche isn’t called the lake district in vain…the views will blow up your mind. Your tour guides are local and professional people with many years of experience but, most important of all, really passionate about Bariloche, its history and nature.  

 

Why your kids will love it: the navigation will make them feel like little explorers. Here’s a challenge for them: tell them to ask their tour guide about the story of Nahuelito,  a prehistoric monster that lives in Nahuel Huapi Lake.

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Day 5 - Free day! Discover Bariloche in a different way

 

Bariloche is a famous yet quite unexplored destination in Argentina. The traditional excursions usually shows a small part of the historic and natural heritage of this incredible region. We are specialists in adventure tourism and we work with locals who are the bests to transmite the true spirit of the city. Today, we recommend that you explore Bariloche in a different way, taking a tour to The Buitrera to see the caves of the condors, a ride to see the volcanic stones in the Enchanted Valley or renting  bicycles to explore the area. Bike tours are a great activity for families: they encourage teamwork and plus… they are super fun!

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Day 6 - Travel from Bariloche to Ushuaia

 

Today we’ll drive you to the airport to take your flight to Ushuaia, the famous “end of the world” most popular destination. Ushuaia is a small town, really easy to get around on foot. The Yamanas, its first inhabitants, called it Ushuaia which means “protected bay” in their language. The city was officially incorporated into the Republic of Argentina in 1884, and it soon became a penal colony, in order to establish a permanent Argentine settlement. Take the afternoon to explore the town or one of its curious museums. Visit the Thematic Gallery of the “Historia Fueguina” to see the more than 120 character life size figures that will tell you all about the history of Ushuaia or unearth the story of the most scary and dangerous criminals  at the Prison Museum. And please, don’t forget the local gastronomy! Ushuaia is the best place to eat seafood. Be sure to try the Blake hake and the King Crab.

 

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Day 7 - Hiking and Paddling at Tierra del Fuego National Park

 

Welcome to one of the most visited places in Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego National Park. It’s close and accessible from the city and its landscapes are enough to wow even the most well-seasoned travelers of any age! Our guides will help the whole family discover the most breathtaking secrets of this national gem. Here, the mountains are lapped by currents from the sea shore, and freshwater rivers and lakes blend into the sea coast. On this tour, we’ll navigate through the forest’s towering trees and stroll past the park’s numerous lakes and rivers, all within the confines of the national park and each more stunning than the last. You are sure to fall in love with this treasured destination.

 

Why you will love it: this is a very special place for most travelers. Standing up at Lapataia Bay, starring the icy Beagle Channel you get to feel the greatness of all good endings…play with your kids in the wild and amazed them telling they’re far away from home…more than ever, at 10.000 miles of Alaska! If Paddling seems a bit too adventurous for your family, you can switch for a ride in the Tren del Fin del Mundo (the End of the World Train), a kids favorite.

 

Why your kids will love it: they will enjoy a full day exploring the park, in sheer contact with nature. Jumping rabbits everywhere and full rainbows are natural inhabitants of this place. They will learn about flora, ecology and geology in an exciting and engaging way, all while unearthing some of the most photogenic sites in Argentina.

 

 

 

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Day 8 - Penguin Colony at Isla Martillo and Beagle Channel Navigation

 

Set sail and spend the day navigating the famous Beagle Channel! During the day, stops will be made to some truly intrepid islands. The first will be Isla de los Pájaros (Bird Island) where even the youngest explorers will have the chance to see colonies of Imperial Cormorants, one of the rarest species to find according to birdwatchers.Can you tell the difference between a Cormorant and a Penguin? Challenge your kids to develop their observations skills and learn more about local fauna. After, you will  venture to Isla de los Lobos (Lobos Island), where South American sea lions will be witnessed lounging lazily on the rocky shores. Arriving at the Les Eclaireurs archipelago, the famous lighthouse will come into view. Don’t miss this iconic photo opportunity! The journey will continue on until you reach the Harberton Ranch passing by the Chilean town of Puerto Williams on Navarino Island. At the ranch, you’ll hop aboard another boat and travel to Isla Martillo where you will enjoy an hour-long guided stroll among Magellanic and gentoo penguins (always a favorite for youngsters). Once back at the Estancia, there will be time for lunch and for visiting the Acatushún Museum.

 

Why you will love it: the boat getting away from teh shore you will discover a different view of Ushuaia: the pincers of land that protect its bay, the snow-capped mountain that guard its back. Have fun with your kids spotting wild animal from the deck! The visit to the Magellanic Penguin is a unique experience to get closer than ever to this curious and super cute animals.  

 

Why your kids will love it: WALKING AMONG PENGUINS! That’s all we have to say about this… But before that, challenge them to see how many different kind of birds they can spot and identify at Isla de los pájaros! Then, tell them to take the best picture of a yawing sea lion.

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Day 9 - From Ushuaia fly to El Calafate

 

Today you will fly to El Calafate home of Southern Patagonia’s crown jewel: the Perito Moreno glacier. The Perito Moreno glacier is one of the only glaciers in the world that’s still advancing.  Though it’s not the only glacier in the area is the one that made the city of El Calafate worldwide famous. For many years now, El Calafate has been considered capital of the glaciers. Located at the shore of Lago Argentino (the largest southernmost Patagonian lake) it’s also home of the Spegazzini glacier, which forms the natural border between Argentina and Chile, and the Upsala glacier, named “Glaciar del Gigante” (Giant’s glacier) upon its discovery and the biggest glacier that sits at the mouth of Lake Argentino. So is El Calafate all about the glaciers? Well, yes and no…glaciers are main attractions that you can visit via hiking or a boat ride. But you have lot more to discover about Argentine rural culture. From Calafate you can also visit a typical Patagonian finca (ranch) and learn all about the gaucho culture  and enjoy a great asado (barbecue). You’ll soon realize that Calafate is much more than the gateway to the Perito Moreno glacier.  

 

 

 

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A nice way to spend the first afternoon: watching sunset at Laguna Nimez (not fare away from town) or visit the Glaciarium Museum to learn about how the ice formed, the history of first explorers, glaciations and the origins or the Universe and Earth.  

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Day 10 - Full Day Los Glaciares National Park & Perito Moreno Glacier Tour

 

In the morning, you will depart to Glaciers National Park to take the Perito Moreno Glacier tour. Get prepared to play with the giants! Glaciers National Park has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1981 and home to 200 approximately glaciers . Your bilingual guide will share incredible facts about this massive ice field that are sure to impress the entire family. For example: did you know Perito Moreno Glacier is the world’s biggest after Antarctica and Greenland? You will travel 40 km (about 25 miles) from El Calafate to the park, enjoying the views of the Patagonian steppe. Once inside the park you will take the walkways to explore the different viewpoints, and you’ll feel really close to the Perito Moreno Glacier. If you’re lucky, you may get to see a piece of ice break off and fall from the glacier wall to sink forever into the lake. During about one hour, a bilingual guide will provide you with all the information you might want to know…and things you might have never thought about. After this visit you will take a boat ride that will take you close enough to fully appreciate the 80 meter (262 feet) high ice walls of Perito Moreno!  You’ll never feel closer to this gigantic and impressive natural masterpiece.  

 

Why all of you will love it: today, everyone will share the sheer wonderment and joy of childhood as you discover the surprises of Los Glaciares National Park. Get excited to see floating icebergs, take tons of family photos and see who can spot the funniest shapes depicted by the ice reflections.

 

 

Say Hueque Tips

 

For an even more adventurous day, you may want to consider taking either the “Big Ice” (age restriction: 18-50 yo) or “Mini-Trekking” excursion (age restriction: 10-65 yo), available at an extra cost. Both allow you to hike on the glacier and are intrepid excursions for thrill-seeking families! Ask Say Hueque’s travel advisor for more information but be sure to let us know in advance because it is highly requested and spaces are limited.

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Day 11 - Your free day at El Calafate

 

This is the perfect day to explore Glaciers National Park in a  different way. We recommend that you take a full day tour to Estancia Cristina (located inside the park and only accessible by boat) to learn about Patagonian rural culture, gauchos and, most important of all…eat asado. Some of the activities included  at the ranch: a boat ride at Lake Argentino to spot glaciers (like the Upsala Glacier), a hike through the forest, a visit to a cascade.

 

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Day 12 -Goodbye Patagonia! From El Calafate back to Buenos Aires

 

Today you will flight from El Calafate back to Buenos Aires. This will be the last night of your trip so be sure to eat all the empanadas and dulce de leche your belly can handle. You also can: explore the cobblestone, tree-lined streets of Palermo Soho in search of one-of-a-kind Buenos Aires fashion store and discover the graffiti circuito, or stop by one of our historic cafés (named cafés notables, located all over the city) and have a cortado, the most popular Argentine coffee choice for you and a delicious chocolatada (hot coco) for your kids.

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Day 13 - Buenos Aires: last day in the city / Flight back home

How you would like to spend your last day of vacation? Here is an idea: if you’re leaving on a Saturday or Sunday, you may have the chance to visit one of the city markets, only open on weekends. The most famous is the time-honroed San Telmo market but there’s Recoleta craftmarket too, nearby the iconic cementery.

 

Once all last minute shops will be done, you will be driven to the airport to take your flight back home full of family memories that will endure well beyond your return.

   

¡Buen viaje!

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Included

3 night accomodation in a hotel (Buenos Aires), 3 night accommodation in a ranch: Estancia Peuma Hue (Bariloche), 3 night accomodation in a hotel (El Calafate) & 3 night accommodation in a hotel (Ushuaia)

Daily breakfast

Transfers & transportation  mentioned in the itinerary

Meals according to itinerary: lunch, dinner with beverages included (day 2), lunch (day 3), coffee & croissant, box lunch (day 4), lunch (day 7)

Entrance to Estancia Harberton (day 8)

Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)

Argentina Challenge Adventure Kit

Not Included

International or domestic flights

National Park Entrance fees

Travel / Medical Insurance – To get a free quote please follow this link: World Nomads

Accommodation & Prices

BUENOS AIRES & PATAGONIA Family Experience


COMFORT

USD 3535

SUPERIOR

USD 3660

*Prices in US Dollars.
*Valid until April 2019 (Not valid in Christmas, New Year and Carnival).

*Prices are per person, based on 4 people in cuadruple occupancy. Triple rates are available on request. Flights are not included in the price, but can be arranged on request.


Flights needed for this itinerary

Buenos Aires - Bariloche - Ushuaia - El Calafate - Buenos Aires

Flights in South America cost approximately $100 to $250 USD per segment (destination).
We offer special rates on flights for this tailor-made itinerary.

Included

3 night accomodation in a hotel (Buenos Aires), 3 night accommodation in a ranch: Estancia Peuma Hue (Bariloche), 3 night accomodation in a hotel (El Calafate) & 3 night accommodation in a hotel (Ushuaia)

Daily breakfast

Transfers & transportation  mentioned in the itinerary

Meals according to itinerary: lunch, dinner with beverages included (day 2), lunch (day 3), coffee & croissant, box lunch (day 4), lunch (day 7)

Entrance to Estancia Harberton (day 8)

Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)

Argentina Challenge Adventure Kit

Not Included

International or domestic flights

National Park Entrance fees

Travel / Medical Insurance – To get a free quote please follow this link: World Nomads

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