Multi-Day Tour | Private

Explore Southern Patagonia (11 days)

Abercrombie & Kent Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina To Santiago, Chile

Valid for Departures Now Through: 14 Dec 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires None

Meet & greet at the airport. Walking tour (includes Recoleta cemetery)

Day 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires Breakfast

Enjoy a Sightseeing with a short sail to see the Postcards of the city.

Day 3
Ushuaia, Argentina
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Arakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa Breakfast

Flight to Ushuaia. Enjoy a trek around the Hotel Nature Reserve.

Day 4
Ushuaia, Argentina
Arakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa Breakfast, Lunch

Full day trekking & canoeing in the National Park.

Day 5
Ushuaia, Argentina
El Calafate, Argentina
Eolo Patagonia´s Experience Breakfast, Dinner

Flight to El Calafate. Visit the Glaciarium Museum (Ice Bar included).

Day 6
El Calafate, Argentina
Eolo Patagonia´s Experience Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

View the Perito Moreno Glacier from the walkways.

Day 7
Puerto Natales, Chile
El Calafate, Argentina
The Singular Patagonia, Chile Breakfast, Dinner

Land transfer to Puerto Natales. Enjoy the hotel facilities.

Day 8
Puerto Natales, Chile
The Singular Patagonia, Chile Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional tours available by the hotel.

Day 9
Puerto Natales, Chile
The Singular Patagonia, Chile Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional tours available by the hotel.

Day 10
Santiago, Chile
Puerto Natales, Chile
The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago Breakfast

Land transfer to Punta Arenas. Flight to Santiago.

Day 11
Santiago, Chile
None Breakfast

Sightseeing tour around the city. Transfer to the International airport.

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Adventure
  • Food & Wine
  • Romance & Honeymoons
  • Sightseeing
  • Wildlife & Nature

Description

Visit the Highlights of Southern Patagonia shared by Argentina and Chile, with the Andes Mountains as its dividing line. The Argentine side features arid steppes, grasslands, deserts and glaciers, while the Chilean has glacial fjords and temperate rainforest.

About Us

A&K Argentina was founded in 2005, with the opening of our office in Buenos Aires. Our team comprises 15 full-time professionals and numerous semi-permanent staff throughout the country, on-hand 24 hours a day to ensure that our clients receive an unrivalled travel experience, which means that we are big enough to handle large operations, such as congresses, incentives and cruise operations, but we are also small enough to offer a specialized, tailor-made and personal service, without losing sight of the finer details.

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Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS 1. CONTRACTING PARTIES These Terms and Conditions are legally binding between the traveller(s) and Abercrombie & Kent Chile S.A. Sucursal Argentina, herein after referred to as A&K. 2. ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS PLEASE NOTE: Acceptance of a quotation from A&K constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions which take effect immediately. 3. ACCOMMODATION: All accommodation, room type(s) and specification are as shown in the itinerary. 4. MEALS: Meals are as shown in the itinerary. 5. TRANSFERS: Transfers are provided on arrival and departure from airport to hotel and return only where specified in the itinerary. 6. ITINERARY: Accommodation and arranged sightseeing are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond A&K’s control. Every effort will be made to operate tours as planned, but alterations may occur after the final itinerary has been issued. A&K also reserves the right to withdraw a tour or any part of it, to make such alterations to the itinerary or the tour inclusions as it deems necessary or desirable, and to pass on to tour members any expenditures or losses caused by delays or events beyond its control. In case of any appreciable variation in the tour price due to these circumstances, A&K reserves the right to make adjustments to the tour costs as necessary. 7. SPECIAL REQUESTS: Specific requests should be advised at time of booking. Please note that every effort will be made to secure special requests, however; they cannot be guaranteed. 8. TRANSPORTATION: Transportation will be as specified in the itinerary. 9. BAGGAGE: A&K provides handling of baggage only as specified in the quotation. Weight restrictions for baggage on some routes on internal/domestic flights may apply; details of which will be provided with pre-tour documentation. Baggage and personal effects are at the owner’s risk throughout the tour and A&K assumes no liability for lost or damaged baggage. Baggage insurance is strongly advised. Please check with your international carrier for other baggage restrictions applicable to your international flight. 10. TAXES AND GRATUITIES: Hotel taxes as imposed by city and state governments are included. Airport taxes are included where specified in the itinerary. Gratuities for guides, drivers, porters, camp staff, ship crew and Tour Managers are not included and are at the discretion of the traveller. 11. PRICES & ARRANGEMENTS: The tour price includes planning, handling and operational charges and is quoted based on the current rates of exchange and tariffs. Entrance fees as part of scheduled sightseeing tours are also included in this price. This price is subject to revision in line with significant changes in foreign currency, tariff rates, taxes etc. 12. EXCLUSIONS: The cost of obtaining passports, visas, excess baggage charges, items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, fax charges and excess baggage charges unless expressly included in writing, are not included in the tour price. 13. PHOTOGRAPHY: A&K reserves the right to take photographs during the operation of any program or part thereof and to use them for promotional purposes. By booking a program with A&K, travellers agree to allow their images to be used in such photographs. Travellers who prefer that their images not be used are asked to identify themselves to A&K prior to final payment and they will be exempted from this photography waiver clause. 14. REGISTRATION: A non-refundable deposit of 10% is required at the time of booking. The remainder of the tour cost is payable 60 days prior to departure. If the reservation is made within 60 days of departure, the entire tour price must be paid at the time of confirmation. The deposit percentage may vary depending on the requirements of particular suppliers. A&K will advise before registration if the required deposit amount is greater than 10%. Please note: a copy of any additional special terms and conditions applicable to specific suppliers will be annexed to these terms, if applicable. 15. PAYMENT METHOD: Payments may be made by the following methods: • Credit card • Bank transfer A&K cannot guarantee that all payment methods will be accepted and A&K will therefore advise of the most suitable payment method at the time of deposit. 15.1 For payment by credit card A&K reserve the right to charge a levy of up to 3%. 15.2 Please use the following account details for bank transfers: For payments under USD 14,599.- Account Name: Abercrombie & Kent Chile S.A. Account Number: 8905505 Bank: Wachovia Bank, NA. Bank Address: New York - USA Swift Code: PNBPUS3NNYC FEB ABA: 026005092 Beneficiary Bank: Banco Itaú Chile Bank Address: Santiago – Chile Account Number: 2000192006871 Swift Code: ITAUCLRM For payments over USD 15,000 Account Name: Abercrombie & Kent Chile S.A. Account Number: 05-000-25197-00 Bank: Banco de Chile New York Branch Bank Address: New York - USA Swift Code: BCHIUS33 ABA: 026005652 ACC: 000505 Beneficiary Bank: Banco de Chile Bank Address: Ahumada 251, Santiago – Chile Swift Code: BCHICLRM 15.3 For payment by bank transfer please confirm with A&K by fax or email the date on which payment has been made. 15.4 Travellers are liable for all bank and related transaction charges. 16. CANCELLATION: All cancellations must be received in writing. 16.1 Cancellations received between the date of booking and 60 days prior to departure will result in the loss of the deposit. 16.1.1 Cancellations received 60 - 45 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 25% of the tour price. 16.1.2 Cancellations received 45 - 28 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 50%of the tour price. 16.1.3 Cancellations received 28 - 14 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 75% of the tour price. 16.1.4 Cancellations received 14 days or less prior to departure will be subject to a forfeiture of the entire tour price. 16.2 Cancellation of airline tickets will be subject to the refund policy of each individual airline and may be greater than the percentages above particularly when low cost/net based fares are used. 16.3 The purchase of special event tickets is subject to the refund policy of each individual event. Please refer to the specific event policy for details. 16.5 A&K reserve the right to charge for financial penalties, fees and losses incurred as a result of cancellation. 17. CLAIMS AND REFUNDS: Refunds are not made for any missed services, except for verifiable extenuating circumstances. Please see our LIMITS ON ABERCROMBIE & KENT’S RESPONSIBILITY clause below. For verifiable claims to be considered, they must be received in writing within 30 days of the termination of the program. Any adjustment considered will be based on the actual price of the services involved and not on a per diem basis. Adjustments will not be made for unused sightseeing trips or meals. A&K will not accept any liability for any claims that are not received within 30 days of the termination of your program. All claims for days missed while travelling should be made in writing within 30 days of the program. 18. LIMITS ON ABERCROMBIE & KENT’S RESPONSIBILITY: Abercrombie & Kent Chile S.A. Sucursal Argentina, its employees, shareholders, officers, directors, successors, agents and assigns (collectively A&K), does not own or operate any entity which is to or does provide goods or services for your trip with the exception of a limited number of vehicles. It purchases transportation (by aircraft, coach, train, vessel or otherwise), hotel and other lodging accommodations, restaurant, ground handling and other services from various independent suppliers (including from time to time other affiliated Abercrombie & Kent companies). All such persons and entities are independent contractors. As a result, A&K is not liable for any negligent or willful act of any such person or entity or of any third person. In addition and without limitation, A&K is not responsible for any injury, financial or physical loss, death, inconvenience, delay or damage to personal property in connection to the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from but not limited to acts of God or force majeure, illness, disease, acts of war, civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, overbooking or downgrading of services, food poisoning, mechanical or other failure of aircraft or other means of transportation or for failure of any transport mechanism to arrive or depart on time. There are many inherent risks in adventure travel of the type involved here, which can lead to illness, injury or even death. These risks are increased by the fact that these trips take place in remote locations, far from medical facilities. Passenger assumes all such risks associated with participating in this trip. 18.1 In the event of a cancellation or material alteration to the trip as a result of the circumstances as described in this clause A&K may in their sole and absolute discretion: a) offer the traveller(s) alternative travel arrangements or products of comparable standard as may be appropriate in the circumstances; or b) if alternative travel arrangements or products are not offered by A&K, A&K will make a prompt proportional refund of monies paid by the traveller. 18.2 A&K may charge a reasonable fee to cover the administration costs associated with providing alternative travel arrangements or products. 18.3 If a material alteration becomes necessary within 90 days of the departure date for any reason other than the circumstances described in this clause, A&K will endeavor to offer comparable products or a full refund of all monies paid by the traveller(s). 19. HEALTH PRECAUTIONS: Please ensure that you consult your personal physician about anti malaria precautions and other inoculations and vaccinations before travel. Where applicable, please ensure that whilst travelling you carry a valid Yellow Fever certificate. 20. TRAVEL ADVISORIES/WARNINGS: It is the responsibility of travellers to become informed about the most current travel advisories and warnings by referring to their respective government agencies. In the event of an active State Department or government agency Travel Warning against travel to specific destination location(s) of the trip, should the traveller still choose to travel, notwithstanding any travel advisory or warning, the traveller assumes all risk of personal injury, death or property damage that may arise out of the events like those advised or warned against. 21. TRAVELLERS’ REPRESENTATIONS: Traveller(s) represent(s) that neither he nor anyone traveling with him has any physical condition or disability that could create a hazard to himself or other members of the tour. A&K reserves the right to remove from the trip, at the sole expense of the traveller, anyone whose condition is such that he or she could create a hazard to himself or others, or otherwise impact the enjoyment of other passengers on the trip. 22. AIR TRANSPORTATION: Airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event occurring while passengers are not on board their aircraft. International air carriers are also subject to international air conventions limiting their liability. These limitations of liability are explained on the e-ticket or on the reverse of the airline ticket and when issued, this constitutes the sole contract between the respective air carrier(s) and their passengers. 23. PASSPORT & VISAS Please note that passport holders are responsible for obtaining the required documentation applicable for entry. Please note also that passports must be valid for six (6) months before departure and should also have sufficient blank pages for visas and immigrations stamps. A&K cannot be held responsible should you be denied entry to a country due to non-compliance with these requirements. 24. TRAVEL INSURANCE: A&K strongly recommend all clients take out comprehensive travel insurance prior to date of travel. This insurance should cover cancellation and curtailment, all medical expenses including evacuation/repatriation, personal baggage, personal liability, death and permanent disability and travel document insurance. A&K cannot be held responsible for any costs arising from such loss or injury. 25. ARBITRATION AGREEMENT: Any claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, to the Limits on A&K’s Responsibility clause, to the brochure, to any information relating in any way to the trip, to the trip itself or to any products or services related to the trip, shall be settled in the first instance by binding arbitration in the applicable legal forum as detailed in clause 26 of these Terms and Conditions. In lieu of a personal appearance at arbitration the arbitration may be conducted by telephonic means. Arbitration is the exclusive forum in the first instance for dispute resolution and except as otherwise provided by statute, each party shall bear its own costs and expenses and an equal share of the arbitrator and administrative fees. 26. APPLICABLE LAW AND FORUM: This agreement shall be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with, and shall be governed by the laws of ARGENTINA. It is agreed between A&K and the travellers that all lawsuits against A&K arising under, in connection with, or incidental to the tour shall be filed, if at all, in the courts of CHILE to the exclusion of the courts of or in any other country or jurisdiction. ANNEX 14. REGITRATION. PRODUCTS WITH SPECIAL TERMS & CONDITIONS POLICIES 1. Australis Cruise 2. Cavas Wine Lodge 3. Los Notros 4. Los C erros 5. El Colibrí 6. House of Jasmines 7. Tipiliuke 8. Colomé 9. Eolo Lodge 10. Río Hermoso Lodge 11. Hostería Isla Victoria Special payement policies may apply for Festive Seasons in these and other properties.

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By: Viviana7


Reviewed on: 21 Jan 2014

In our recent trip to Patagonia we were delighted with A&K assistance. In our first stop in Bariloche Ms. Bejarano, the guide who transported us back and forth from the airport was helpful and informed. In Calafate besides airport assistance, Christian Soto was our guide for a day tour to the glaciers. He should be commended as an exceptional guide, offering fascinating information about the site and Calafate history more broadly.
Travel Advisor:  Beth Jenkins

Wonderful City

By: sly1


Reviewed on: 30 Dec 2014

Buenos Aires portion was set up through A&K and went very well. Guide was very good. Transfers went as planned.
Travel Advisor:  Karina Fong

Great start of our vacation

By: Bob R


Reviewed on: 02 Mar 2015

We had an excellent orientation and tour of Buenos Aires. I felt that we covered everything that we should have. Good length of tour,
Travel Advisor:  Jennifer Royster

Great Tour

By: JayR


Reviewed on: 08 Feb 2015

The half-day tour in Buenos Aires was very enjoyable and informative. The local McGuire and driver were excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Jennifer Royster

Professional in Every way!

By: Maryanne


Reviewed on: 21 Feb 2016

We used A & K while in Buenos Aires for 4 full days of customized tours and transfer services from ship to hotel , then hotel to airport. Our guide, Matias, was with us all 4 days - we could not have asked for more professionalism, enthusiasm, and careful attention. His use of the English language was excellent, and his knowledge of the area, its history, culture, traditions and such were top shelf. During the 4 days we had 3 different drivers - and each was also very professional, and extremely proficient at weaving our way, safely and seamlessly, to each destination. It perhaps sums it up to say that we had such a positive experience with A & K in Buenos Aires, that we chose to extend our time with Matias on the final day by five additional hours, to take us on yet another driving tour of the city prior - to taking us to the airport for a late evening departure. We would definitely choose A & K again, with great confidence, anywhere - world-wide.
Travel Advisor:  Jonathan Phillips

routine

By: Gastro17


Reviewed on: 24 Jan 2017

Had a half day tour that, due to good traffic, lasted 3 hours. Reasonably enthusiastic guide. Main point of interest was cemetery. Stop at port was perfunctory to give guides break. 45 minutes in 1 block market was too much allotted time.
Travel Advisor:  John Chaffin

well, uh ....

By: Sheila Wells


Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2017

There was a blip picking us up at the Santiago airport, but the AK office immediately got in touch and gave a refund. The rest of the services at various ports were quite good, but I do question the prices . Also, at two, maybe three, places the AK guide have us questionaires to be filled out in front of the guide and handed in then. A bit tacky? Also, in one port, famous for empanands, we were taken to a service station that served empanadas akin to those little paper-bagged pastries at 7-11's. Thank goodness we have more opportunities for this treat.
Travel Advisor:  Jonathan Phillips

Buenos Aires and Iguacu Falls

By: Jaime


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2017

Buenos Aires: wonderful A&K guide who provided knowledgeable insights and information on the city. Friendly, engaging and patient, couldn't have asked for a better guide. If there was one area of improvement, her knowledge of restaurants was limited. Iguacu Falls: ditto here. Was superb as a guide. Given these experience, I may ask for more A&K guides when available.
Travel Advisor:  Timothy Krenzien

Fantastic Tour Operator in Argentina

By: Andrew


Reviewed on: 22 Jan 2018

Abercrombie & Kent were so amazing from start to finish. We got off the plane in a city that we had never been to and were met by Selena of A&K who was waiting for us along with a private driver. We were dropped off at the hotel and along the way we were given helpful tips about Buenos Aires and Argentina. Selena was very knowledgeable about the city and it showed during out tours. After 3 days in Buenos Aires Selena dropped us off at the terminal and we then took a flight to Mendoza where we were met by Noellia. Noellia, like Selena, was so nice and personable and knew the Mendoza region very well. It also didn't hurt that Noellia is a sommelier when she took us on 3 days of wine tours. Noellia also kept notes about what the wineries would tell us and she would elaborate on some of the intricacies of wine making. Overall, A&K was awesome and we could not be happier to have them be out guides.
Travel Advisor:  Blaire Kochar

Argentina

By: Gma


Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2018

This is my first A and K trip and I was quite pleased with the attention to detail, the quality of the guides and all the services provided. It was a wonderful experience from start to finish.
Travel Advisor:  Ewa Duranovic

Iguzu not to miss!

By: Holiday Maker


Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2018

Had excellent guides in both Iguazu and BA. The trip to Iguazu was indeed special & action packed the 1 day we were there. The A&K lady that helped us maneuver the airport in BA was fantastic! Never would have made our connections without her help. The lady who escorted us to dinner was wonderful too. As our guest she joined us for dinner & helped pick out the perfect meal
Travel Advisor:  Martha Gaughen

IGUAZU FALLS AND RIO

By: Jim & Lavon


Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2018

We had concerns about safety but as soon as we met our tour guide Eddie and driver Jonathan at the airport, we knew we were in good hands. Eddie made sure we got to see both sides of the falls and on our last day, after it had rained...said, we must go back to the falls this AM....for the rainbow. Pictures and views of a lifetime. The same when we landed in Rio and met Marcelo our guide and Leandro, our driver. We only had 1 night and we wanted to see Christ the Redeemer at sunset, the city lights and then Sugar Loaf the next day on our way to the airport. He made it all happen..caught the right train, was readily available to take pictures..our bucket list was a 10++. Both Guides were knowledge about what we were seeing and brought it to life. Both were excellent as were the drivers - we came knowing no one but made friends in just 3 days that we will never see again...only in our memory and pictures. Thank you A&K! Airport VIP service was awesome!
Travel Advisor:  Marsha Dolbow

Abercrombie

By: Gloria


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2018

We were so impressed by each of the guides we had on the trip. We had private tours in each of the cities we visited. Each of the guides was incredibly well educated and knowledgeable of each of the sites we visited. They were also a very good resource for restaurants.
Travel Advisor:  Lena Brown