Experience South America's last great frontier, from Patagonia's majestic fjords to dramatic Torres del Paine—renowned for its mountain peaks, glaciers, and thunderous waterfalls—during this journey of Argentina and Chile by land and sea.

Starting at: $8,582 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Smithsonian travelers in Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile. Credit: Alex Maureira  Hiking in Patagonia. Credit: Stephanie Wise  Lake Pehoe at Torres del Paine National Park  Patagonian Fox  Guanaco in Torres del Paine National Park  Torres del Paine National Park with guanaco  Beagle Channel  Cormorants along the Beagle Channel  Cormorants and seals along the Beagle Channel  Magellanic penguins  Osorno Volcano with Petrohue Falls, Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, Chile  Travelers admire surreal ice formations. Credit: Peter Kibbee  Icebergs  Blazing fall colors of the Andes.  Credit: Diaz Luciano  Recoleta Cemetery

Patagonian Explorer

Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea Featuring a four-night cruise aboard Stella Australis

16 days from $8,582 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Experience South America's last great frontier, from Patagonia's majestic fjords to dramatic Torres del Paine—renowned for its mountain peaks, glaciers, and thunderous waterfalls—during this journey of Argentina and Chile by land and sea.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

Patagonia was life-changing; unlike any other place on earth. 

- Jane V.

The Patagonian Explorer was all that we had envisioned and more! Amazing natural beauty, extremely well educated, enlightening lectures. We will travel with Smithsonian Journeys again. 

- Lynn and Tim P.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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Emperador Hotel - Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Emperador Hotel Buenos Aires is located on the Avenida del Libertador in the heart of Buenos Aires, close to art galleries and museums, shopping, dining, and historic areas. The contemporary 265-room hotel has a terrace restaurant and bar, fitness center, spa with sauna and massage treatments, solarium, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, laundry and dry cleaning services, and indoor pool. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, safe deposit box, mini-bar, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

Hotel Rio Serrano

Torres del Paine, Chile

Located at the entrance of Torres del Paine National Park with panoramic views of the Paine mountain range, this wood-and-stone lodging offers such amenities as restaurant and bar, gift shop, library, Internet access, three golf greens, free golf clubs and fishing gear rentals, and laundry and dry cleaning services. The 95 rustic-style guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, fan, mini-bar, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

Radisson Hotel Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas, Chile

Completed in 2009, the 98-room Radisson Hotel Puerto Varas is close to the center of Puerto Varas, with panoramic views of Llanquihue and the Andes Mountains. This modern hotel showcases the mixed cultural heritage of the region, blending native and German elements. Hotel amenities include a restaurant and bar; complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access; laundry and dry cleaning services; and fitness center with gym, indoor swimming pool, sauna, and spa with massage treatments. Each air-conditioned guest room has private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-fridge, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

Pullman Santiago Vitacura (formerly Hotel Atton Vitacura)

Santiago, Chile

Opened in 2012, this bright, modern 295-room hotel is located in one of Santiago’s most stylish neighborhoods. The hotel features a restaurant and bar, unheated outdoor swimming pool, gym facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, and gift shop. Each air-conditioned guest room offers a private bath with hairdryer, in-room safe, TV, phone, and minibar.

Number of nights: 2