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.
Every day was a pleasure. Scenery wonderful. Machu Picchu was jaw dropping.IT, Sutton Coldfield
Tailor made holiday
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.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.
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Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.
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Jamie backpacked across Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil before joining us; he has a degree in politics and is also a keen sportsman..
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After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant
A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.
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Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.