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Argentina & Torres del Paine Custom Family Adventure

An exhilarating and amazing trip of a lifetime to Ushuaia, El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier, Torres del Paines in Chile, and Iguazu Falls.

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Baby Magellanic penguin
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Cynthia Gillett
Even though we were to depart this afternoon, Adventure Life recommended one more half day tour - this time leaving Iguazu National Park proper for a look at the city of Puerto Iguazu and a trip into …
Magellanic Penguin
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Cynthia Gillett
After awaking to see our first view of the falls from the balcony - breathtaking and the premier reason to stay at the Sheraton - we had a lavish breakfast buffet after which we received a private …
Penguin rookery Martillo Island in Beagle Channel
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Cynthia Gillett
Today we partook of the other included excursion which is a horseback ride across the pastures and down to the immense Lake Argentina shore for 1-2 hrs depending in your wishes. We loved it - great …
Whalebone Gateway
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Cynthia Gillett
A comfortable bus picked us up (already full of people who had to be picked up much earlier than us because their lodgings were closer into town) and off we went to Argentina's Glacier National Park …
TdF Natl Park Sign
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Cynthia Gillett
A much shorter bus ride back to El Calafate on this sunny morning, arriving to be greeted by a taxi driver who drove us through El Calafate and another 15 minutes to El Galpon ranch where we were …
Woodpecker in TdF park
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Cynthia Gillett
Today's trek allowed for departure walking right from EcoCamp, past some horses frolicing in another lodge's front lawn, through a field of "mother-in-law" bushes (prickly!), with a stop by …
Gnarled Tree in TdF Natl Park
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Cynthia Gillett
Today we took a bus ride through the park (guanacos, Andean condors, amazingly multicolored blue green mountain lakes), then a boat ride across Lake Pehoe to start our hike to French Valley. Because …
Flowers in Tierra del Fuego
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Cynthia Gillett
This morning we were again picked up (so happy to have the custom transfer services from Adventure Life), this time for the bus station and day's ride over the Chilean border to Torres del Paine …
Tree Fungi Up Close
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Cynthia Gillett
We were being picked up at noon to go to the airport for our flight to El Calafate and, wanting to squeeze in another activity, we had asked our inn proprietors to arrange for two of us to go …
Tree Fungi in Tierra del Fuego
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Cynthia Gillett
After the delicious and generous breakfast buffet (eggs, meat, waffles, wide assortment of baked goods, fruit, milke, juices, etc.) we had an earlier pickup by Canal Fun for a 3/4 hr ride (including …
Beagle Channel shore in Tierra del Fuego Natl Park
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Cynthia Gillett
Today we are picked up by the local tour company, Canal Fun, and join others who have signed up for the hike around Tierra del Fuego National Park followed by a delicious provided picnic lunch …
Beagle Channel view from Tierra de Leyendas hotel
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Cynthia Gillett
We arrive in the Buenos Aires International Airport after our overnight flight from Atlanta and - Hooray! - our Adventure Life local contact is waiting for us just outside customs to help us exchange …

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