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Lesbian and Gay Travel to Argentina

Patagonia Gay Tour in Chile & Argentina

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CAD $ USD $3999.00

$750 deposit required.
Remaining balance collected 60 days prior to departure.


15 days

Jan 03, 2015

Experience gay-welcoming Buenos Aires • Witness nature in action at the Perito Moreno Glacier • Trek the Patagonian wilderness • See penguins in Ushuaia the world's southernmost city • Camp among the dramatic peaks of Chilean Patagonia • Explore the lakes and waterfalls of Torres del Paine National Park •
 

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Become an adventurer in the spectacular wilds of Patagonia - one of the most remote wildernesses in the world. From the gay bars and heaving streets of Buenos Aires, head to the striking mountain scenery, vast open plains, dramatic icefields and advancing glaciers of Patagonia. Trek to the spectacular Laguna Torre and the iconic Torres del Paine, hike glaciers and visit the quirky towns at the end of the world.


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• Group leader from beginning to end of tour
• 14 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 2 Dinners
• Orientation walk in Buenos Aires led by your group leader
• Flight from Buenos Aires to Calafate
• Perito Moreno Glacier
• Day hikes in Glacier National Park
• 3 nights camping
• 2 days hiking excursion to Torres del Paine National Park (all camping gear included except sleeping bag)
• Beagle Channel Cruise
• Flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires
• Travel insurance package covering medical, trip interruption & baggage loss. Click here for more info

*for a more detailed itinerary, view our trip notes
 

• International Airfare
• Arrival/Departure Transfer
• Meals and activities not outlined in itinerary
 

3/4 star B&B & Hotels (11 nts), camping (3 nts)

We have carefully chosen these gay-welcoming properties with you in mind. They have the right balance of comfort while still being locally owned.


 

Sleeping - This trip includes three nights of camping. Our campsite acts as our base while we hike in Torres del Paine National Park. We are required to set up and dismantle our tents from the campsite, but have guides to assist if necessary.

Food - All meals are provided during the camping portion of this trip. Dinners are simple (pastas, rice, chicken) and are served in a common dinning area. Lunches consist of sandwiches, fruit and sometimes a chocolate bar. There is also a small variety of snacks available at the campsite's general store.

Luggage - All luggage, except for a day pack, is left at the campsite during the day. One guide is dedicated to staying behind to look after the site while we hike.
 

Be prepared for some serious physical activity. This trip features treks of up to 8 hours with breaks. The more fit you are, the more you will enjoy your holiday.
 

Expect to rough it every now and again, whether it's a very simple B&B or shared bathroom facilities while camping.
 

Maximum of 16 travellers per group. Departure is guaranteed, subject to 6 people travelling.
 

Allow USD $750 for meals not included.
 

Feast on mountains of meat at one of the city's famous asado restaurants or take a walk around the Recoleta cemetery, stopping by Evita's flower-adorned grave.
 

Fly south to the shores of Lago Argentino and El Calafate, gateway to Glacier National Park.
 

Admire Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the world's few advancing glaciers. Watch as huge shards of ice creak and collapse into the freezing water below.
 

Hike to Laguna Torre to see the summit of Cerro Torres rising majestically out of a mist-clad valley.
 

Trek through the dramatic granite pillars, sparkling lakes, gushing waterfalls and herds of wild guanacos in dramatic Chilean Patagonia. Experience the beautiful Torres del Paine, then relax at our campsite and enjoy fantastic meals cooked by our crew.
 

Visit the world's southernmost city and cruise along the Beagle Channel to watch the marine wildlife playing along the shoreline of the many small islands and inlets.
 

Back in the capital, relax over a glass of vino, wander the city's elegant boulevards or visit the Casa Rosada, the pink presidential palace where Evita once appeared on the balcony in front of adoring fans.
 

Departure Date Spaces available  
Jan 03, 2015 bookings closed

Itinerary

Day 1 Buenos Aires
Day 2 El Calafate
Days 3-5 Perito Moreno Glacier/El Chalten/Glacier National Park
Day 6 El Calafate
Days 7-10 Torres del Paine National Park/Puerto Natales
Days 11-13 Ushuaia
Days 14-15 Buenos Aires

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gay traveler to Argentina Joe
San Francisco, USA
"Great combination of experiencing a beautiful city and treking in diverse landscapes--glaciers, granite peaks and tierra del feugo."
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