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Argentina Multisport

Combining two super-fun itineraries, this 15-day adventure was made for the modern-day explorer looking to roam this region at a variety of paces. Start your journey in gorgeous Buenos Aires before cycling through the country's celebrated wine region. Explore the charming city of Mendoza and take a six-hour trek among the views near mammoth Aconcagua, the largest mountain within the Americas. Hike through Glacier National Park and marvel at the sheer presence of Perito Moreno Glacier. Sign up and lace up for the Active adventure of your travelling years.

Latin America
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Demanding
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: SAMS/166532
  • Starts: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Finishes: Buenos Aires, Argentina
You will Visit
  • Buenos Aires

Itinerary

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Day 1: Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Buenos Aires/Mendoza

Board a flight bound for the wine region of Argentina and explore the laid-back city of Mendoza.
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 cafés, bars and restaurants on offer on Avenida Arístides.

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Day 3: Mendoza

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.

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Day 4: Mendoza

Head out early and drive into the mountains; trek to Aconcagua's first camp taking in views of the largest mountain in the Americas en route.
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.

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Day 5: Mendoza

Enjoy a free day to explore Mendoza before taking an overnight bus to Bariloche.

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Day 6: San Carlos de Bariloche

Arrive late afternoon to Bariloche, an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true in the Lake District of Argentina. Relax by Nahuel Huapi Lake or wander the streets and pop into artisanal chocolate shops
Towering snow-capped peaks surround Lake Nahuel Huapi, creating the perfect photo at every turn, it's hard to deny that Bariloche is a photographer's 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 that's not enough, Bariloche is Argentina's chocolate capital offering chocolate of all kinds to delight the senses.

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Day 7: San Carlos de Bariloche

Depart early in the morning for whitewater 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.

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Day 8: San Carlos de Bariloche/El Chaltén

Fly to El Calafate and continue by bus to El Chaltén and Glacier National Park. En route, marvel at the towering Andean mountains.

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Day 9: El Chaltén

Enjoy a full-day guided hike to Laguna de los Tres and if the weather cooperates, a clear view of the Fitz Roy peaks. En route, take in the gradual changes in terrain from tree covered trails to exposed alpine landscapes.
Laguna de los Tres is the most popular trek in El Chaltén 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.

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Day 10: El Chaltén

Explore one of El Chaltén's 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.

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Day 11: El Chaltén/El Calafate

Jump into a raft and enjoy the thrilling 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.

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Day 12: El Calafate

Travel to Perito Moreno Glacier for an included guided tour. Opt to take a boat ride on the lake to get a different view of the stunning landscape and marvel at how large the glacier is up close.
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 1,505km² (935 mi²), 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.


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Day 13: El Calafate

Enjoy free time and opt to cruise on beautiful Lake Argentino, take a leisurely hike to Laguna Nimez or explore the souvenir shops and restaurants in town.
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.

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Day 14: El Calafate/Buenos Aires

In the afternoon, fly back to the vibrant city of Buenos Aires.
Fly to the capital city of Argentina, Buenos Aires, the city of Tango! Enjoy a drink in one of the many sidewalk cafes and restaurants. You'll soon begin to understand the contemplative Argentine way of life.

Get together for one last meal—and a final bottle of wine. This will be your last chance to try Argentina's succulent bife and parrilladas, so dig in and enjoy!

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Day 15: Buenos Aires

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Hands-On: Mendoza Cycling Wine Tour, Mendoza
    • Full-day hike to Aconcagua first camp (Mendoza)
    • Full-day rafting and barbecue lunch (Bariloche)
    • Laguna de los Tres full-day guided hike (El Chaltén)
    • Class II/III rafting
    • Perito Moreno Glacier guided tour (El Calafate)
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (13 nts), overnight bus (1 nt)
    • 13 breakfasts, 2 lunches
    Transport
    • Public bus, van, plane
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Cycle through Mendoza's wineries and enjoy a tasting
  • Marvel at Aconcagua; one of the Seven Summits
  • Get your adrenaline pumping while rafting
  • Catch a glimpse of Mount Fitz Roy
  • View the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Savour the scenery in Patagonia
  • Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires