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Pioneers of Patagonia

A trip idea by Say Hueque
Trip cost ex. international flights
from £1,920 per person
Duration
7 days

Described by the New York Times as “your own private Galapagos,” the little village of Bahia Bustamante allows you the opportunity to explore working ranches, see a wide variety of bird species and marine wildlife and enjoy unforgettable sunsets. Combined with the southern right whales of Peninsula Valdes, swimming with sea lions and numerous opportunities to walk between penguins, this tour offers the chance to understand how pioneers arrived in this remote land looking for a better and peaceful place and also gives you the opportunity to see the unique wildlife that is found in this corner of the world.

A trip idea created by Say Hueque

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Day 1
Trelew, Puerto Madryn
  • Transfer from Trelew airport to Puerto Madryn
  • At leisure in Puerto Madryn
Day 2
Puerto Madryn
  • Peninsula Valdes tour
Day 3
Puerto Madryn
  • Snorkel with sea lions in Puerto Madryn
Day 4
Puerto Madryn, Bahía Bustamante
  • Transfer from Puerto Madryn to Bahía Bustamante
  • At leisure in Bahia Bustamante
Day 5
Bahía Bustamante
  • Visit a local ranch in Bahía Bustamante
Day 6
Bahía Bustamante
  • Sailing & horseback riding in Bahía Bustamante
Day 7
Bahía Bustamante, Comodoro Rivadavia
  • Internal flight from Comodoro Rivadavia to Buenos Aires
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The climate ranges from subtropical to subpolar. The north has hot, humid summers and dry, mild winters; the central regions are hot and sometimes stormy in summer, cool in winter; the south has warm summers and cold winters with some snowfall at higher elevations. The central coastline and the Río de la Plata estuary, which includes Buenos Aires, are best avoided from May until August, when the rains are heavy. If you’re in the wine-growing Cuyo region or the western Pampas, pack layers for variable temperatures. A hot, dry wind - The Zonda - occasionally roars down from Andean heights, blowing for several hours, and can be followed by temperature drops.

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