This vast triangle at the southernmost frontier of the Americas is unparalleled across the planet; a mystical world that enriched the imaginings of a young Charles Darwin and helped Bruce Chatwin enliven modern travel writing.
Spend your first few days in San Carlos de Bariloche, an idyllic city tucked away in the wild Andean Cordillera, nestled on the banks of glistening Lake Nahuel Huapi. Enjoy the European-inspired alpine architecture, the famous locally brewed beer, and the pristine beauty of the surrounding landscapes.
Just a short journey from Bariloche is the quaint town of El Calafate, the gateway to the country’s crowning attraction: Perito Moreno glacier, set in the exceptionally beautiful Los Glaciares National Park.
On the final stop of your tour, head across the Strait of Magellan into Tierra del Fuego and “El Fin del Mundo.” This remote archipelago – the “end of the world” – offers a wealth of outdoor activities and landscapes you won’t find anywhere else.
In addition, you can take a tour of Beagle Channel and the outlying Martillo Island – home to a large colony of Magellanic penguins – as well as the serene Lake Escondido. Your days here can be as active or as relaxing as you want.