Active: Argentina & Chile Multisport (SAHB)

Countries Visited: Argentina, Chile
Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Physical Demands Rating: 4 - You might encounter a few high-altitude hikes or other more strenuous activities. Pro tip: Put down that pastry, buster.
    Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
    Meals Included: 17 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 3 dinners
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Enjoy a wine tasting as you cycle through Mendoza's wineries, See one of the Seven Summits, Take a thrilling whitewater rafting ride, Marvel at Mount Fitz Roy and Perito Moreno Glacier, Trek the famous W circuit, Let loose in bustling Buenos Aires

    Looking for some restorative down time kicking back in the Southern Cones Then this 20-day active adventure is absolutely NOT FOR YOU! Imagine almost three weeks packed with every activity you can think of and then some! Trek through perfectly picturesque Patagonia, wake up early for whitewater rafting, hike through crisp mountain landscapes on Torres del Paines renowned W Trek, and bike, raft, and smile to your hearts (exhausted and happy) content. Get ready, cause here comes the adrenaline.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    20 Days
    Escorted - Yes
    Day 1Buenos AiresDay 1 Buenos Aires
    Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: Pre nights are recommended to fully enjoy this vibrant city and take part in the optional activities available. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2MendozaDay 2 Buenos Aires/Mendoza (1B)
    The impressive snow-capped Aconcagua looms in the background of this laid-back city, drawing adventure seekers and wine enthusiasts alike. Famed worldwide for the high quality wine produced in this region, Mendoza makes the perfect base to discover wine country. Enjoy the slow pace of this desert town with large parks, charming plazas, and lively evenings where locals mill about outside the many cafEs, bars and restaurants on offer on Avenida ArIstides. Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
    Day 3MendozaDay 3 Mendoza (1B)
    Spend the day cycling through vineyards and stop at wineries en route to sample the world-famous Malbec. In the evening, wander the streets of bustling Mendoza. Included Activities: Mendoza Cycling Wine Tour
    Day 4MendozaDay 4 Mendoza (1B, 1L)
    The highest peak outside of the Himalayas, Aconcagua, stands 6962m (22841ft) tall. Located roughly 3hrs from Mendoza, Aconcagua Provincial Park is the start point of the trek. Head toward the heart of the Andes, trek through unique landscapes and take in breathtaking views of Aconcagua en route to the camp. Included Activities: Aconcagua Hike Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 5MendozaDay 5 Mendoza
    Enjoy a free day to explore Mendoza before taking an overnight bus to Bariloche. Transport: Overnight bus (19.00 hour(s))
    Day 6San Carlos de BarilocheDay 6 San Carlos de Bariloche (1B)
    Towering snow-capped peaks surround Lake Nahuel Huapi, creating the perfect photo at every turn, its hard to deny that Bariloche is a photographers paradise. There is plenty to see and do no matter the season. Winter draws skiers and snowboarders from near and far to carve through the excellent snow cover. In summer, hikers and mountain bikers abound taking advantage of the many trails to explore in the area. If thats not enough, Bariloche is Argentinas chocolate capital offering chocolate of all kinds to delight the senses.
    Day 7San Carlos de BarilocheDay 7 San Carlos de Bariloche (1B, 1L)
    Depart early in the morning for rafting on Class II/III rapids. Enjoy the thrilling ride and navigate down the river to the Chilean border. En route stop for a traditional barbecue lunch before returning to Bariloche. Included Activities: Bariloche Rafting
    Day 8El ChaltenDay 8 San Carlos de Bariloche/El Chalten (1B)
    Fly to El Calafate and continue by bus to El Chalten and Glacier National Park. En route, marvel at the towering Andean mountains. Transport: Plane (1.75-2.00 hours) Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
    Day 9El ChaltenDay 9 El Chalten (1B)
    Laguna de los Tres is the most popular trek in El Chalten and for good reason. On a clear day, the view of Cerro Fitz Roy and the sparking teal lake below are spectacular. The gradual start to the trek provides time to appreciate the stunning landscape and ease into the challenging trekking ahead. Although the 400m (1,312 ft) incline to reach the lake is taxing, the reward is well worth the effort. Included Activities: Glacier National Park Guided Hike
    Day 10El ChaltenDay 10 El Chalten (1B)
    Explore one of El Chaltens many trekking routes. Opt to explore the Laguna Torre trail to spot the dramatic Cerro Torre, hike to Laguna Capri or head up to the Condor Mirador to enjoy great views of the town.
    Day 11El CalafateDay 11 El Chalten/El Calafate (1B)
    Jump into a raft and enjoy the ride through Glacier National Park. Watch the mountains fade into the distance and paddle down Class III rapids. Afterwards, head to the quaint little town of El Calafate, and opt for a hearty dinner to refuel. Included Activities: El Chalten Rafting Transport: Local bus (3.00-3.50 hours, 152km)
    Day 12El CalafateDay 12 El Calafate (1B)
    Argentino Lake, discovered in 1873, is the southernmost of the four water sheets produced by the Pleistocene Glaciation. With its fjords and fingers it covers 1,505kmý (935 miý), and is considered one of the most breathtaking lakes in the world. The Perito Moreno Glacier is an imposing river of ice, 2.7km (1.7 mi) wide by 55m (180 ft) high, which descends from the continental ice field to the Canal de los Tempanos. Included Activities: Perito Moreno Glacier Tour
    Day 13El CalafateDay 13 El Calafate (1B)
    Home to the immense Perito Moreno Glacier, the quaint alpine town of El Calafate is the perfect base for exploring the nearby glaciers. Los Glaciares National Park, the most renowned in Argentina, was created in 1973 to preserve this vast glacial area encompassing the Upsala Glacier and the incredible Onelli Bay. The main strip of this tiny town is lined with small wooden shops, browse for souvenirs, chocolates, or stop in one of the restaurants for a rest.
    Day 14Puerto NatalesDay 14 El Calafate/Puerto Natales (1B)
    Once a small fishing village, Puerto Natales is now a hub of adventure enthusiasts itching to explore unforgettable Torres del Paine NP. Get any last-minute shopping done and rent all equipment needed for the hike. Extra gear not needed for the Paine hike can be stored at the hotel. Transport: Local bus
    Day 15Laguna Amarga CampDay 15 Puerto Natales/Laguna Amarga Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Embark on a 4-day excursion within Torres del Paine NP, hiking the famous W Trek. Start the 62km (38.5 mi) route by trekking to the base of Las Torres to see the dramatic three towers and turquoise lagoon below. Included Activities: W Trek (Day 1)
    Day 16Cuernos CampDay 16 Laguna Amarga Camp/Cuernos Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Wake up surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and continue hiking along the W Trek, crossing Paine River and passing through grassy fields. Stop at Lake Nordenskjold and snap a photo of the mountains reflecting in the lake before reaching the camp. Included Activities: W Trek (Day 2)
    Day 17Paine Grande CampDay 17 Cuernos Camp/Paine Grande Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Hike to the French Valley lookout and take in the awe-inspiring views of the mountain range spreading across the national park. Marvel at the dramatic, contrasting greens and greys of the landscape. Included Activities: W Trek (Day 3)
    Day 18Puerto NatalesDay 18 Paine Grande Camp/Puerto Natales (1B, 1L)
    Enjoy the final day of the W Trek that leads to Grey Lake and the lookout point for Grey Glacier. Admire the scale of this immense glacier and continue trekking to Lake PehoE. Finish by taking a picturesque ferry ride across the lake and enjoy the sense of accomplishment. Included Activities: W Trek (Day 4) Transport: Boat (0.75 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
    Day 19Buenos AiresDay 19 Puerto Natales/Buenos Aires
    In the afternoon, fly to Buenos Aires. Enjoy a final night out with the group. Transport: Local bus (6.00 hour(s)) Flight
    Day 20Buenos AiresDay 20 Buenos Aires (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

    Local Flights: N/A

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