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Explore Patagonia

Date:  October 31 - November 9, 2018

Please contact Betty Graham if you would like to be put on a wait list for this trip. or 469-644-6374

Price:  Basic Trip including air $4,390.00
**Price change due to increase in air cost**

Trip Leader:  
Betty Graham

Deposit: $200

Trip Highlights:  1 Night in Santiago
                            2 Nights in Torres De Paine National Park
                            2 Nights in El Calafate
                            2 Nights in Buenos Aires

Trip Includes:    Accommodations at superior hotels for 7 nights
                          16 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, and 5 Dinners
                            Comprehensive sightseeing as per itinerary below
                            Airport Transfers
                            Ground transportation to and from all included activities
                            Tour director throughout
                            Experienced, English-speaking tour guides
                            1 large checked luggage (44 lbs or less) and one small carry on
                            Porterage at hotels and airports

Upon a morning arrival, you will begin your city tour of Santiago. You will see all the highlights: The Alameda, Cousino Palace, Central Market and a visit to the San Cristobal Hill. The next morning you will fly to Punta Arenas, the city at the end of the world and is the main harbor of the Straights of Magellan. This trip includes Torres Del Paine National Park, El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glaciers and so much more!  It one adventure after another.

Payment Schedule:
Deposit: $200 due upon registration
First Payment Due: May 15 - $1500
Second Payment Due: July 1 -$1500
Third & final Payment Due: August 1 Balance of Trip

**If you are going to Easter Island and/or Mendoza you might want to make bigger payments
so you final payment isn't huge!

Pre-Trip to Easter Island: Departs TX on Oct. 27, arrive Oct 28, Fly from Easter Island to Santiago Nov 1 and begin the main tour.

Price: $2,565 (including air) Price based on a minimum of 10 travelers
**Price subject to change depending on air cost**

                            Price based on a minimum of 10 travelers 
                            Santiago City Tour Highlights:
                            The Alameda, Cousino Palace, Central Market San Cristobal Hill
                             Drive the South Coast see Ahus Vaihu
                             Rano Raraku & Ahu Tongariki
                             Beach of Anakena
Upon arriving in Santiago we will embark on a guided city tour of Santiago.  Highlights: The Alameda, Cousino Palace, Central Market, and a visit to San Cristobal Hill.  The second day we will travel the south coast and see Ahu Vaihu in the bay of Hanga Te'e and Akahanga, Then proceed to Tano Raraku and continue on to Ahu Tongariki and the adventure goes on and on. . .

Post-Trip to Mendoza: Nov. 8 - Nov. 10, 2018

Price: $1210 (including air) Price based on aminimum of 15 travelers
**Price subject to change depending on air cost**

                             The land of sunshine and good wine
                             Guided Tour of Mendoza
                             Visit Pedro del Castillo Square
                             Ruins of San Francisco

After a short flight from Buenos Aires we will be in the land of sunshine and good wine!   Colonized by the Spanish four centuries ago, Mendoza is a green city within a desert.

Payment Schedule same as the basic trip, payments are based on the total amount of your trips.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018
Patagonia South America
Club Trips 2018

Additional Info:
Betty L Graham
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made after deposit paid and prior to the first scheduled payment due date will result in a $50 administrative cancellation fee.

Any cancellation made after the first scheduled payment due date will result in the loss of all moneys paid UNLESS: 1) a wait list exists, and a “gender specific” replacement can accommodate the cancellation; 2) a wait list does not exist, and the canceling party can provide an appropriate “gender specific” replacement; or 3) the trip leader receives and signs up a “gender specific” participant to replace the canceled participant after having received his/her notice to cancel. If a replacement is obtained, an administrative cancellation fee of $100 AND the cost of an “airline ticket name change” (if one required) will be deducted from any refund to the canceled participant. When a wait list is in effect, substitutions of one’s own reservation is prohibited.

Note: The afore stated policy remains in effect when a cancellation is made as a result of a medical or family death situation which prohibits the attendance of the trip participant. Trip participants are encouraged to subscribe to a Trip Cancellation Insurance to ensure reimbursement for such situations. Reimbursement for such cancellation is between the Insurance Company and the insured and not the DSC. Work related cancellations are not generally accommodated by Trip Cancellation Insurance.
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Explore Patagonia, Includes Air
Explore Patagonia - Land Only + 2 Internal Flights
Explore Patagonia - Single Supplement Additional Cost
Pre - Trip Easter Island
Post - Trip To Mendoza
Wait List
Pre - Trip Easter Island - Single Supplement Additional Cost
Post - Trip To Mendoza - Single Supplement Additional Cost
Patagonia Trip Insurance
Additional Airfare For Business Class
Additional Cost Of Air For Basic Trip
Optional Tour- Short Horseback Ride
Optional Tour - Cerro Paine Horseback Ride
Optional Tours - Salto Grande Hike
Optional Tours- Ice Trekking
Optional Tours - Perito Moreno Boat Navigation
Optional Tours- Italian Dinner
Optional Tours - Tango Lessons- 10-19 people
Optional Tours - Tango Lessons - 20-35 people
Optional Tours - Wine Tasting - 10-19 People
Optional Tours - Wine Tasting - 20-35 People
Optional Tours - Bike Tour Around Ecological Reserve
Optional Tours - Half Day Tigre With Cruise- 5-9 people
Optional Tours - Half Day Tigre With Cruise - 10-19 People
Optional Tour- Half Day Tigre With Cruise - 20+
Optional Tour- Argentine Cooking Lesson
Optional Tours - Quebrada Del Salto Hike
Air Cancellation Penalty- Patagonia Trip
Tigre Delta Tour-Additional Optional Tour
TSC Trip Leader Fee After Comps
Italian Granite Designs