The "time flies" theory doesn't work here. Imagine ferrying through a majestic fjord on Lake Argentino toward Upsala Glacier. Time has slowed, but you can't take in the scenery fast enough. The Andes look like petrified ocean waves against the blue sky. Framing everything perfectly. Time freezes in Patagonia when you're having so much fun.
1-3 Hike below Cerro Fitz Roy's jagged granite spires to gorgeous Laguna Capri Mirador Cerro Torre reveals mammoth views over the Torre and Fitz Roy peaks Marvel at the sight of ancient forests and otherworldly surroundings Witness glaciers spilling dramatically down ice-carved valleys and massive blue icebergs floating atop glacial melt—a scene that's sure to take your breath away Malbec, pinot noir, torrontés and more—discover delectable Argentine vintages at a wine tasting In El Calafate, try homemade ice cream flavored with calafate, a local berry.
4-6 Unforgettable boat rides among icebergs and fjords—get ready for a close encounter with famous Upsala Glacier Watch for soaring condors along Cristina Bay before ascending through lenga forests to a stunning panorama of lakes, mountains and ice fields Try on gaucho life with a guided horseback ride across the pampas A rocky trail leads to Fossil Canyon, featuring startlingly colored stones and ammonite fossils believed to be millions of years old Enjoy a tour of an estancia and learn about its history from the family's private museum collection Sip yerba maté, the local beverage, like Patagonian cowboys.
7-8 Experience magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier from the unique perspective of viewing balconies—prepare to be awestruck! Luxuriate at the remote, stylish and upscale Eolo hotel, enjoying the view of the sweeping landscape or relaxing in the indoor pool and sauna Enjoy a last walk on the Patagonian steppe, with Cerro Frías as the backdrop.