Explore the spectacular landscapes of Patagonia from both the Chilean and Argentinian sides, discovering Torres del Paine National Park and the Perito Moreno Glacier with naturalist guides.

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Peaks and Glaciers of Patagonia: A Tailor-Made Journey

Discover the Natural Treasures of Chile and Argentina

11 days from $5,700

Explore the spectacular landscapes of Patagonia from both the Chilean and Argentinian sides, discovering Torres del Paine National Park and the Perito Moreno Glacier with naturalist guides.

Request a Tailor-Made Itinerary

or call 855-215-8690
Accommodations

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Hotel Orly

Santiago, Chile

Set within a French-style mansion, the Orly is an intimate boutique hotel with an ideal location in the heart of Providencia, just steps from the neighborhood’s cafes and restaurants. Inside there are plenty of inviting spaces in which guests can relax, such as a comfortable lounge, a courtyard garden, and a restaurant with sidewalk seating that serves coffee, drinks, and light fare. Rooms are tasteful and comfortable, while half a block from the hotel there are a number of self-contained apartments of varying sizes for those looking for more flexibility and independence during their stay in Chile's vibrant capital.

Number of nights: 1

Reserva Las Torres

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Stretched out at the foot of Torres del Paine National Park's eponymous granite towers and fronted by fluttering international flags, Las Torres was built to combine the authentic feel of a sheep-shearing, cattle-herding, horse-riding estancia with a warm and comfortable hotel.

The hotel offers a range of guided excursions, a wellness center and spa, a sustainable bar, and a restaurant that sources many ingredients from the onsite kitchen garden. Rooms are simple and comfortable, with views of the mountains or the pampas.

Number of nights: 3

Esplendor by Wyndham El Calafate

El Calafate, Argentina

This stylish hotel is situated in the center of El Calafate and offers views over Lake Argentino and the town. The décor is understated and contemporary with Patagonian accents, and rooms offer comfort and modern amenities. The property includes a spa with a sauna, an indoor pool, and a restaurant and bar.

Number of nights: 3

Hotel Pulitzer

Buenos Aires, Argentina

With 12 floors and over 100 rooms and suites, the Pulitzer is quite a large offering for Buenos Aires, but its décor and friendly service give it the air of a boutique hotel. Rooms are contemporary and comfortable offering plenty of natural light and a host of modern amenities. Amenities include a rooftop pool and gym, and a rooftop terrace bar, and a restaurant helmed by an acclaimed chef. The hotel also offers bikes for guests to rent.

Number of nights: 2

Tailor-Made Benefits

Smithsonian Archivist Circle membership. Benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Friends of the Smithsonian Honor Roll displayed electronically on the National Mall in the Membership Reception Center
  • Invitation to a special welcome tour for new members at a Smithsonian venue
  • A Smithsonian Institution annual engagement calendar with full color images of exceptional art and artifacts
  • A complimentary Smithsonian museum guidebook
  • Subscription to the award-winning magazine Smithsonian
  • 20% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, 10% discount at selected dining facilities, at SmithsonianStore.com, and Folkways Recordings
  • Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium
  • Admission to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • Weekday access to the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center

If you are already a member of the Archivist Circle or above, you will receive The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin.

Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.