Overview & Highlights
An adventurous family holiday exploring wilderness Torres del Paine National Park and Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia; and the moon-like Atacama Desert. Visit the dynamic capital cities Santiago and Buenos Aires.
- Guided excursion to gaucho ranch, with show
- Guided adventure in 4WD vehicle, Los Glaciares National Park
- Guided excursion to Perito Moreno glacier and mini-trekking or boat trip on the lake
- Excursions and activities in Torres del Paine National Park
- Guided city tour in Santiago
- Guided explorations in the Atacama Desert
This adventurous family holiday takes you from Buenos Aires to Patagonia in the far south of South America. It’s a land of ice caps, glaciers jagged mountains and lakes at the tip of the Andes in Chile and Argentina. Explorations include a visit to the minty blue, cathedral-high Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina, and the wildlife-rich Torres del Paine National Park in Chile.
To the delight and awe of youngsters, the south is a true wilderness, where just a few rough roads cut through a frost-bitten landscape of glaciers, luminous lagoons, icy pinnacles and wind-strafed steppe. It is however readily accessible to all visitors, and our explorations are reassuringly comfortable for any older members of your party. You’ll also head north to the Atacama desert: the driest in the world. Here the scenery has a moon-like quality, with wind-carved rocks, fizzing geysers and pretty oases.
Arrive in Buenos Aires. Transfer to hotel in the chic Recoleta district.
At leisure in Buenos Aires. Optional football matches in season.
Guided excursion to a gaucho display at a nearby ranch.
Transfer to airport and fly to El Calafate.
Guided adventure on the Patagonian steppes by 4WD vehicle.
Guided visit to Perito Moreno glacier with mini-trekking or boat trip.
Scenic drive to Torres del Paine National Park.
Guided outdoor activities in Torres del Paine National Park.
Transfer to Punta Arenas airport, fly to Santiago.
Guided city tour of the capital.
Fly to Calama and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama.
Guided excursions in the Atacama Desert.
Fly from Calama to Santiago.
Transfer to airport for your international flight home.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Group tour was all memorable - for all the right reasons! A trip with JLA is a trip with the local experts. They respond quickly to challenges such as FCO advice not to visit an area and know the local people who can make the holiday really memorable. One other comment about Colombia - the people we encountered, of all ages, in the streets, shops, hotels etc were friendly, welcoming and the most polite I have met anywhere in the world!HR, Brentford
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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
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