Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999, Los Glaciares National Park is a glacial wonder of ice, rock and water and one of the greatest attractions in Argentina. Discover the Perito Moreno glacier's grandeur for yourself with an up-close look at this huge mass of ice, on your cruise along the glacier's north wall. Expect to be awed by the enormity of the glacier and the beauty of the park's amazing landscapes.
Guests participating in this land program should schedule their flight into Buenos Aires.
DAY 1 - BUENOS AIRES
Arriving at Ezeiza International Airport you are met by the local Silversea representative and transferred to the hotel. Following check-in, the balance of the day is at leisure. Dinner is on your own this evening.
Overnight at the Alvear Palace - Buenos Aires
DAY 2 - BUENOS AIRES / EL CALAFATE
Following breakfast this morning, check out and transfer to the Buenos Aires Domestic airport for your flight to El Calafate. Upon arrival in El Calafate proceed to the hotel for check-in.
Your tour starts as you board the 4X4 from the front gate as you ascend Mount Frias, with views of the nearby Argentino Lake. After twenty minutes stop at the first viewing point of the Centinela river valley. Continue 1030 meters higher in elevation towards your next stop with incredible views of Torres del Paine, southern and northern channels of the Argentino Lake, and peaks of the Andes mountain chain (weather permitting.) The adventure continues as you descend the Frias Mount and end in Estancia Alice where a light lunch will be served.
Late afternoon, return back to the hotel where dinner will be provided.
Overnight at the Posada Los Alamos - El Calafate
DAY 3 - EL CALAFATE
This morning enjoy breakfast at the hotel before your visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier, 48 miles away from El Calafate. Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the largest glacier formations in the world and is the only glacier that is actually growing in size. Take your first breathtaking stop at "Curva de los Suspiros" (Curve of Sighs) where you will get your first view of the incredible natural wonder. When we approach the glacier, you will walk down the catwalks and admire the Glacier from different panoramic points.
Lunch will be served inside the National Park at a local restaurant. After lunch you will be transferred back to El Calafate and the hotel where dinner will be served later in the evening.
Overnight at the Posada Los Alamos - El Calafate
DAY 4 - EL CALAFATE/ USHUAIA
Rise this morning and after breakfast, check-out of the hotel. Transfer to the El Calafate airport for your domestic flight back to Ushuaia. The remainder of your day is at your leisure.
Dinner will be provided this evening at the hotel.
Overnight at the Los Cauquenes - Ushuaia
DAY 5 - USHUAIA
Enjoy an early breakfast this morning before being transferred to the pier where your Silversea are ready to welcome you aboard.
For rates and availability please contact Silversea Cruises
Days 2 & 3: Buenos Aires / El Calafate Flight duration is approximately 3.15 hours.
Day 4: ONE-WAY El Calafate / Ushuaia. Flight duration is approximately 1.20 hours.
Your luggage will remain with you throughout the duration of the program. Domestic flights in Argentina allow up to 33lbs/15kg of one checked luggage, plus up to 8kg of hand luggage per person. Any excess weight will incur a fee and be the responsibility of the guests to pay directly to the airline.
Please check with your travel professional for details about Argentinean visa. It is the responsibility of the guest to obtain appropriate visa documents before your cruise.
This tour requires a good amount of walking, some strenuous, and therefore is not recommended to guests in wheelchairs or guests with mobility issues.
Consult your physician for information regarding vaccinations or medications which may be appropriate for your state of health.
All Land Programs require a minimum number of participants in order to operate as described. If this minimum number is not obtained, Silversea reserves the right to offer the program at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel a specific departure.
This description is a general overview of the highlights of this program. The local Silversea representative will do everything possible to insure that all of the sites described here are visited, though the tour sequence and specific sites mentioned is subject to change. Closure of some sites due to local or national holiday observances, flight schedules or other factors may affect the program, and the local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if necessary.
Please note: Gratuities to guides/drivers, meals and alcoholic drinks other than those noted in itinerary, and other personal expenses are not included in the price of this tour.
All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable for any reason, within 90 days of sailing and are recommended to guests 18 years or age and older. This description is a general overview of this programme. Our local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if local situations, including holidays and weather, require. The programme described here is provided by independent contractors. Silversea acts solely as ticketing agent. Silversea shall have no obligation or liability of any kind to guests for the business practices, acts or omissions in connection with or arising out of arrangements with independent contractors, including but not limited to airline carriers, ground-tour operators, and hotels since they are neither agents for nor employees of Silversea Cruises. Silversea's liability does not extend beyond the vessel.