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Ushuaia. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 59 57.4 54.3 49.6 43.3 40.3 40.1 43 47.8 52 55.2 56.1
Average Low 42.3 41.4 38.3 35.8 32.2 29.7 29.5 30 32.9 36.1 39 40.8
Average Rainfall 1.209 1.307 1.882 1.957 2.146 2.154 1.819 2.39 1.555 1.362 1.394 1.614
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Argentine Peso
$1.00 USD = $9.13 ARS
Visa requirement
No
Patagonia. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 78.8 77 73.4 66.2 60.8 55.4 55.4 57.2 60.8 68 73.4 77
Average Low 57.2 57.2 53.6 48.2 42.8 39.2 37.4 39.2 41 48.2 51.8 55.4
Average Rainfall 0.87 0.85 1.15 2.11 5.28 5.54 5.07 4.55 2.28 1.53 0.98 1.26
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Argentine Peso
$1.00 USD = $9.13 ARS
Visa requirement
No
Punta Arenas. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 59.4 57.9 54.1 49.3 43.9 40.5 40.1 41.4 45.3 51.4 54.0 57.2
Average Low 44.4 43.0 40.6 37.8 34.3 32.2 31.5 32.0 34.0 37.4 39.6 42.3
Average Rainfall 1.417 1.260 1.732 1.811 1.890 1.496 1.496 1.378 1.260 1.024 1.260 1.378
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Buenos Aires. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86.7 84.2 80.2 74.1 66.7 61.9 60.8 63.9 67.3 73.6 79 83.3
Average Low 68.4 67.1 64.4 56.5 50.9 46.9 45.9 47.7 51.1 56.3 60.8 64.8
Average Rainfall 6.594 6.732 6.783 4.362 2.846 2.157 2.756 2.823 2.953 4.898 4.492 4.031
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Argentine Peso
$1.00 USD = $9.13 ARS
Visa requirement
No
Santiago. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 84.9 84 80.4 73 64.8 58.6 57.7 61.2 65.1 71.6 77.5 82.6
Average Low 53.2 52 48.9 44.4 40.8 37.9 36.5 38.1 41.4 45 48.2 51.6
Average Rainfall 0.012 0.051 0.15 0.508 1.74 2.748 2.728 1.5 0.886 0.433 0.276 0.067
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
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Patagonia Cruise

12 Days/11 Nights - from $4,995 per person including airfare from Miami
Take an 11-night trip to the Patagonia region of South America. Start in Buenos Aires, where you visit the Plaza de Mayo and the Plaza del Congreso. From there, fly to Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city, where you board the MV Stella Australis on your voyage to Cape Horn. Sail through Beagle and Murray channels to disembark in Cape Horn National Park and see the scenic beauty near Antarctica. Disembark in historic Wululaia Bay. Also, visit Gunther Pluschow Glacier and Magdalena Island before disembarking at Punta Arenas and flying to Santiago for a tour on your way back to the US. Starting from $4995, including air, with seasonal departures.

Day 1 - Miami/Buenos Aires
Depart via Avianca Airlines flight to Buenos Aires in the evening.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to hotel. (Kenton Palace/Sofitel)

Day 3 - Buenos Aires
Morning city tour includes the Obelisco; the famous squares Plaza de Mayo, San Martin, Alvear and Plaza del Congreso; avenues Corrientes, Mayo, and 9 de Julio; and historic neighborhoods. Afternoon free. (B)

Day 4 - Buenos Aires
After breakfast, a day at leisure. This evening, dinner and tango show in a traditional "tangueria." (B/D)

Day 5 - Buenos Aires/Ushuaia
After breakfast, fly to Ushuaia the world's southernmost city. Arrive and transfer to hotel. (Los Acebos/Arakur) (B)

Day 6 – Ushuala/Patagonia Cruise
Check in today for your cruise to discover Patagonia's natural beauty. Early this evening, board your Australis cruise ship and depart for one of the most remote corners of the planet. During the night, traverse the Beagle Channel, cross from Argentina into Chilean territorial waters, and turn into the Murray Channel. (Cabin A/Cabin AA) (B/D)

Day 7 - Cape Horn/Wulaia Bay
Around the break of dawn, cross Nassau Bay and enter Cape Horn National Park. Go ashore on the windswept island that harbors Cape Horn. Sail bak across Nassau Bay and anchor at historic Wulaia Bay. Hike the mountain and stroll through a Magellanic forest to a look-out point. (B/L/D)

Day 8 - Pia Glacier/Garibaldi Glacier
This morning, enter Ia Fjord and board the Zodiacs for a shore excursion to Pia Glacier. Disembark and take a short hike for a panoramic view of the glacier. Further along the channel, drop anchor near Garibaldi Glacier. Hike through agellanic forest to a glacial waterfall and viewpoints. Or, if you wish, stay onbaord and enjoy the panoramic view from the upper decks. (B/L/D)

Day 9 - Aguila Glacier/Condor Glacier
Early morning, enter Agostini Sound. Disembark and walk around a lagoon formed by the melting of the Aguila Glacier. Afternoon, approach the Condor Glacier via Zodiac. (B/L/D)

Day 10 - Magdalena Island/Punta Arenas
Early morning, disembark at Magdalena Island, home of an immense colony of Magellanic penguins, and walk to the lighthouse. After a short cruise south, disembark at Punta Arenas and transfer to your hotel. (Finis Terrae/Cabo de Hornos) (B)

Day 11 - Punta Arenas/Santiago
Fly to Santiago. Arrive and transfer to hotel. (Torremayor/Sheraton) (B)

Day 12 - Santiago
Morning city tour includes Club Hipico, a beautiful horse-racing track; the Main Square (Plaza de Armas); and San Cristobal Hill, for a panoramic view. Afternoon free. (B)

Day 13 - Santiago/Miami
Transfer to airport for your Avianca Airlines flight to Miami. (B)

Note: Australis Cruises reserves the right to alter, change or omit parts of its itineraries, without advance notice, where necessary or advisable for welfare and security of passengers and for preservation of environment. For the same reasons, voyage departure and arrival times are subject to change without advance notice.

Departure DatesLand & Air *
Miami
Land Only *Single Supplement
September 25
$4995 FC
$5695 D
$3975 FC
$4680 D
$1850 FC
$2535 D
October 3, 11, 15, 19, 23
$5575 FC
$6365 D
$4555 FC
$5345 D
$2180 FC
$2775 D
October 27, 31
November 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28
December 2
$6180 FC
$6975 D
$5160 FC
$5955 D
$2510 FC
$3150 D
December 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30
$6460 FC
$7260 D
$5125 FC
$5925 D
$2460 FC
$3080 D
2019
January 3, 7
$6460 FC
$7260 D
$5125 FC
$5925 D
$2460 FC
$3080 D
January 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31
February 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28
March 4, 8
$6145 FC
$6945 D
$5125 FC
$5925 D
$2460 FC
$3080 D
March 12, 16, 20, 24
$5565 FC
$6340 D
$4545 FC
$5320 D
$2170 FC
$2775 D
March 28
$5080 FC
$5810 D
$4060 FC
$4785 D
$1980 FC
$2510 D
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.
  • Land & Air prices are per person double occupancy via Avianca Airlines from Miami for weekday travel. For weekend travel and from the US (Fri, Sat & Sun), add $50 each way.
  • Land Only prices include internal airfares.
  • Rates are not valid for Easter, Christmas, New Year, or some other holidays.

Tour Features

  • Round trip airfare via Avianca Airlines coach class from Miami
  • Inter-Latin America airfare, coach class, as per itinerary
  • Round trip seat-in-coach airport transfers
  • Overland transfers with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Buenos Aires
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Ushuaia and Punta Arenas
  • 4 nights stay aboard your Australis Cruise ship (Cabin A [FC] or Cabin AA [D])
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Santiago
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: half-day city tour of Buenos Aires, tango show and dinner; 4-night cruise including Cape Horn, Wulaia Bay, Pia Glacier, Garibaldi Glacier, Aguila Glacier, Condor Glacier, and Magdalena Island; half-day city tour of Santiago
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance 
  • Any item not mentioned above 

Remarks

  • First Class (FC): Kenton Palace (Buenos Aires), Los Acebos (Ushuaia), Cabin A (Patagonia Cruise), Finis Terrae (Punta Arenas), Torremayor (Santiago)
  • Deluxe (D): Sofitel (Buenos Aires), Arakur (Ushuaia), Cabin AA (Patagonia Cruise), Cabo de Hornos (Punta Arenas), Sheraton (Santiago)
  • If above hotels or Avianca Airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all other destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available
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