Take part in a gaucho cultural exchange, participating in rural tasks on a working Patagonian sheep farm and gaining first-hand insights into the traditional ways of life on a working estancia.
Visit Glaciarium Ice Museum, an extraordinary glacial interpretation center that introduces you to the wonders of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.
Discover the spirit of the glaciers on a full-day “Gourmet Glaciers” Luxury Cruise across Lago Argentino featuring visits to the remote Upsala and Spegazzini Glaciers.
Travelers will complete a trip planning questionnaire that will allow Global CommUnity to fully customize their trip according to their family interests.
Stay at an historic Argentine boutique hotel in the heart of the Palermo Soho District and enjoy an evening dinner and wine at Esquina Carlos Gardel, one of the finest tango shows Buenos Aires. After breakfast, head to Estancia Puesto Viejo, a strategically located private polo club and estate located to the west of the airport in the pampas Morning of horseback riding with resident gauchos, with optional private polo lessons Traditional Argentine feast on the back verandah for lunch.
Iguazu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a free day to explore the multi-colored waterfall on the Argentine side of Iguazú Falls, located on the Iguazú river.
On this extension you will visit some of the most exclusive wineries in the region. On your free day in Mendoza, recommend biking through the vineyards, horseback riding in the Uco Valley, take a day-trip to Puente de Inca, a natural stone bridge with hot springs, or the Cerra Arenales Trek
On this extension experience Argentina’s Lake District – the northwestern wedge of Argentine Patagonia – is a land of picture-perfect glacial lakes surrounded by luxuriant forests, jagged peaks and extinct volcanoes.
Torres del Paine National Park is a national park encompassing mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers in southern Chilean Patagonia. The Cordillera del Paine is the centerpiece of the park. It lies in a transition area between the Magellanic subpolar forests and the Patagonian Steppes. The park is located 112 km (70 mi) north of Puerto Natales and 312 km (194 mi) north of Punta Arenas. The park borders Bernardo O’Higgins National Park to the west and the Los Glaciares National Park to the north in Argentine territory. Paine means “blue” in the native Tehuelche (Aonikenk) language. Torres del Paine National Park is part of the Sistema Nacional de Áreas Silvestres Protegidas del Estado de Chile (National System of Protected Forested Areas of Chile). In 2003, it measured approximately 242,242 hectares. It is one of the largest and most visited parks in Chile. The park averages around 150,000 visitors a year, of which 60% are foreign tourists, who come from all over the world. The park is one of the 11 protected areas of the Magallanes Region and Chilean Antarctica (together with four national parks, three national reserves, and three national monuments). Together, the protected forested areas comprise about 51% of the land of the region (6,728,744 hectares).By coming to Torres del Paine National Park and traveling with sustainable practices, taking pictures and leaving footprints, you will add to protection of this beautiful part of our world. Please let us or your in-county host know if you would like to make a financial contribution to maintaining this wild land for all to enjoy.