National Route 3 Natural Patagonia

Highlights

Puerto Madryn - Puerto Pirámides - Comodoro Rivadavia - Puerto Deseado

REF :

EU-TBK0922

Dates

Prices*

Single Supp

*Price per person based on twin/double share

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: TRELEW - PUERTO MADRYN.

Upon arrival into Trelew transfer to the hotel at Puerto Madryn. Time at leisure.


DAY 2: PUERTO MADRYN - PUERTO PIRÁMIDES (B, L).

Full day in the Valdés Peninsula.Visit Puerto Pirámides where, from July to November, it is possible to do optional whale watching. Continue to Punta Cantor and Caleta Valdés then return to Puerto Pirámides.


DAY 3: PUERTO PIRÁMIDES - PUERTO MADRYN (B, L).

Today head for Punta Norte and reach Estancia San Lorenzo, arriving at the only penguin colony in the Peninsula. Following a visit to Punta Norte, return to Puerto Madryn.


DAY 4: PUERTO MADRYN - COMODORO RIVADAVIA (B, L, D).

Morning departure to National Route 3 towards Camarones Bay. Visit Cape Dos Bahías penguin colony, and an amphitheatre where an enormous colony of South American sea lions and Fur seals shelter. After lunch continue to Comodoro Rivadavia.


DAY 5: COMODORO RIVADAVIA - PUERTO DESEADO (B, L, D).

Depart via National Route 3 to Fitz Roy and Olivia Cove to reach the Petrified Forest of Jaramillo. Home to the largest fossil trees in the world. After lunch continue towards Estancia La Madrugada via Duraznillo Canyon, where one of the world’s most important reserves of sea lions and sea elephants is located.


DAY 6: PUERTO DESEADO (B, D).

Enjoy a boat trip to Penguin Island today to meet the Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome), also known as Silly Jumper Bird because of the special manner of moving: jumping. This location is the only Penguin Colony where the Rockhopper and the Magellanic Penguins live together.


DAY 7: PUERTO DESEADO - COMODORO RIVADAVIA (B).

Morning at leisure to enjoy the city. Afternoon return to Comodoro Rivadavia.


DAY 8: COMODORO RIVADAVIA (B).

Time at leisure before your airport transfer your flight or extend your trip.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodation - 7 nights in minimum 3-star hotels.

Meals - As specified in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).

Luggage - One normal suitcase and one handbag per person included for hotel porterage.

Transfers - all airport transfers from arrival on Day 1 to final day (assuming specific group flights booked).

Tours (with local bilingual English-speaking guides) - Chubut: Southern and Northern Valdés Peninsula. Santa Cruz: Comodoro Rivadavia, Jaramillo Petrified Forest, Del Deseado Estuary, Darwin viewpoint from Puerto Deseado.


WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

International flights and airport taxes to join the tour.

Tips for local guides / drivers.

Early Check-in / Late Check-out.

Travel Insurance.


NOTES

  • Visit to Duraznillo Canyon is subject to authorization.

  • The day 6 boat trip is subject to weather conditions.

  • Extra night recommended in Puerto Deseado to sail to Del Deseado Estuary or visit the Darwin Camp.

  • Tour prices are based on shared group services. From day 5 to 8 services are private.

  • Passport copies required 30 days prior to arrival for all passengers.

Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival - Trelew - Puerto Madryn

DAY 2: Puerto Madryn - Puerto Pirámides

DAY 3: Puerto Pirámides - Puerto Madryn

DAY 4: Puerto Madryn - Comodoro Rivadavia

DAY 5: Comodoro Rivadavia - Puerto Deseado

DAY 6: Puerto Deseado

DAY 7: Puerto Deseado - Comodoro Rivadavia

DAY 8: Depart Comodoro Rivadavia (or extend your trip)

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