Santiago to Ushuaia

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Duration: 23 days
Price: £885 GBP

 

 

 

Travel overland from Santiago to Ushuaia, taking in spectacular scenery and enjoying outdoor adventures along the way.

Beginning in Santiago, Chile’s buzzing capital, this trip journeys through the volcanic landscape surrounding Pucon, along the Chilean Fjord Coast, stopping in the wilds of the Torres del Paine National Park and finally ending in the world’s southernmost city, Ushuaia. Discover the isolation, beauty and majesty of Patagonia on this action-packed adventure through one of the most incredible places on earth.

Days 1-2 Santiago
Discover the cosmopolitan streets of Santiago, Chile’s vibrant capital.

Day 3 Salto del Laja
Travel down the spine of the Andes, through the heart of Chilean wine country.

Days 4-5 Pucon
Opt to climb the nearby volcano of Villarrica or relax in the thermal springs around Pucon.

Day 6 Puerto Montt/ Overnight Ferry
Pitch a tent close to the port city of Puerto Montt, in the midst of the Chilean Lake District.

Day 7 Carretera Austral
Travel along the scenic delights of the Carretera Austral highway. Hugged by rugged mountains, Chaiten is a humble fishing village punctuated by the smouldering Corcovado and Michinmahuida volcanoes.

Days 8-10 Chilean Fjord Coast

Visit Patagonia and camp in the wilds, amid the intense beauty and isolation of one of the world’s final frontiers.

Days 11-13 Los Glaciares National Park/ El Chalten

Arrive in Los Glaciares National Park. Trek over glaciers, admire stunning views of mountain ranges or take a boat trip on Viedma Lake.

Days 14-15 Perito Moreno Glacier/ El Calafate
Listen to the moan of the advancing glacial ice and watch as huge chunks break off Perito Moreno Glacier and collapse into the channel below.

Days 16-20 Torres del Paine National Park
Spend four days exploring the rugged Torres del Paine National Park, punctuated by granite cliffs piercing barren plains and home to guanacos and flightless rhea birds.

Day 21 Strait of Magellan
Travel to the end of the world and enter the wilds of Tierra del Fuego.

Days 22-23 Ushuaia
End this epic South American adventure at the world’s southernmost town, Ushuaia, set between the Beagle Channel and looming glacial peaks.

For more information please follow the link below to Intrepid Travel.


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