Peninsula Valdes in Patagonia is a great place to see varied sea life, marine birds and Southern Right whales up close.

Puerto Madryn is the main village providing a base and access to the Peninsula Valdes; a flat barren land where the main interest is the wildlife along the coast. Patagonia embraces a sparsely populated area with some harsh, hostile climate and poor soil but the fertility of its coast is a remarkable sight.

The rugged coastline of Península Valdés is home to a remarkable variety of wildlife. Each year, Southern Right whales come between June and December to breed, particularly in October and November, joining elephant seals, sea lions and Magellanic penguins. There are large numbers of seabirds such as petrels, albatrosses, cormorants and skuas, while inland armadillos, rheas, foxes, guanacos, burrowing owls and the Patagonian cavy are all relatively common. Killer whales are also among the visitors, and can occasionally be seen powering through the shallows to snatch an unsuspecting sea lion pup from the shore. All this incredible wildlife can be admired during boat trips or walking excursions.

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  1. Days 1-3 - Buenos Aires

  2. Day 4- Travel to Puerto Madryn

    Day 5 - Península Valdés

    Day 6 - Wildlife abounds

  3. Day 7 - Ushuaia

    Day 8 - Lapataia Bay

  4. Day 9 - El Calafate

    Days 10-11 Perito Moreno Glacier

  5. Day 12-14 - Torres del Paine National Park

  6. Day 15-16 - Santiago de Chile

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  8. Day 15 - Puerto Montt

    Day 16 - Adean Lake Crossing

    Day 17 - Bariloche

  9. Day 18 - Fly to Buenos Aires

    Day 19 - Buenos Aires City Tour

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