Patagonian Delights

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Independent tour

A great option if you’d prefer to explore yourself.

Tour Overview

Discover the highlights of the Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia. See the magical Perito Moreno glacier, and enjoy the comforts of the Stella Australis cruise ship  while observing the beauty of the unique landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Explore Torres del Paine National park and its wonders before ending your trip in cosmopolitan Santiago.  A tour designed for lovers of nature!!

Departures September – March.


Buenos Aires
El Calafate
Australis Cruise

Route Map

Patagonian Delights Route Map


Buenos Aires

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Buenos Aires

Half day orientation tour of the stylish capital, Buenos Aires. Visit the bohemian street market of La Boca, the tango barrio of San Telmo and the famous Recoleta cemetery, home to the resting place of Eva Peron.

Buenos Aires – El Calafate

Transfer to the airport for your flight to el Calafate. On arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel.

El Calafate

Bus journey along the Argentine Lake to the Los Glaciares National Park and discover one of the world’s natural wonders, Perito Moreno Glacier. Walk along the many walkways to observe the icebergs and impressive ice-walls, before getting up close on a fantastic boat ride through the glacial lake.

El Calafate – Ushuaia

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia.  On arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel.


Half day tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park and a unique rail journey onboard the End of the World Train.

Ushuaia – Australis Cruise

Sail through the Magellan straits and Beagle Channel observing fjords, bays, magnificent glaciers and islands between Ushuaia and Punta Arenas while enjoying the comforts of your ship, the Stella Australis.  Discover the splendours and beauty of Patagonia’s unique wildlife and landscapes.

Breakfast, Dinner
Australis Cruise

Sail to legendary Cape Horn and Wulaia Bay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Australis Cruise

Sail to Pia Glacier & Garibaldi Glacier.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 10
Australis Cruise

Sail to Agostini Sound & Aguila Glacier

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 11
Australis Cruise – Punta Arenas

Morning visit to Magdalena island and its immense colony of Magellanic penguins. On arrival at Punta Arenas, transfer to the bus terminal for your overland transfer to Puerto Natales.

DAY 12
Torres Del Paine

Be mesmerised by the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Patagonia with a full day tour to Torres del Paine National Park including Milodon Cave and Grey Lake.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 13
Puerto Natales – Punta Arenas – Santiago

Transfer to Punta Arenas airport for your next destination.


Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodation in selected class hotels with private facilities
  • Meals as indicated (11 breakfast, 3 lunches , 3 dinners)
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking local guides
  • B Cabin aboard the Stella/Ventus Australis. Other options available on request.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing and excursions
  • Meeting service and airport transfers
  • Internal flights ex Santiago * Based using LATAM SAA airpass which requires arrival into South America with LATAM. If using another carrier into South America, price will differ.
  • Itinerary may be reversed (contact us for details).

Tour Exclusions

  • Airport taxes and fuel surcharges (approx $734 pp)
  • Tips
  • Surcharges apply for Easter, New Years
  • Any items not mentioned as included

Tour Pricing

23 Sep 2023 & 02 Apr 2024
Twin / Double
Tourist Class Hotels
First Class Hotels
02 Oct 2023 - 25 Oct 2023
Twin / Double
Tourist Class Hotels
First Class Hotels
Contact us for international air fares
02 Nov 2023 - 23 Mar 2024
Tourist Class Hotels
First Class Hotels
Contact us for international air fares

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