In the morning, your transfer will take you to the domestic airport for your flight to Trelew.
Today you will arrive in one of the best places in the world for whale watching. After touching down at Trelew airport, most travelers go to Puerto Madryn and visit Peninsula Valdes from there. You will set out on a 2-hour journey straight for the Peninsula Valdes Protected Natural Area.
From here you will visit the Lobería de Punta Pirámides, where you can see the reproductive colony of sea lions next to the panoramic views from the spectacular viewpoint. Leaving here we head to Punta Cantor to observe the external coast of the peninsula and the incredible geographical accident that is Caleta Valdes. You will cross the different paths to better observe the colony of sea elephants and interpret the geological formations of the coast. Then you will be dropped off at your lodge in the Peninsula.
You’ll be staying at Rincon Chico, a comfortable, family-run estancia hotel on the coast, surrounded by the beauty and wildlife of the region. Film crews from National Geographic have stayed here as this area is one of the richest marine areas on earth! It harbors populations of southern right whales, elephant seals, sea lions, orcas, penguins, and numerous species of birds and marine life. You’ll receive a warm welcome and (if you arrive early), after settling in you can walk along the coastal trails of the estancia. There are just over 9 miles of private beaches that stretch out along the coast, where you’ll be able to see all kinds of marine wildlife and birds. In the evening you can enjoy dinner at the estancia (included) and on a clear evening, finish up by taking a gaze at the endless stars of the night sky.
Note: For this day to be operational, we suggest arriving before 9 am at Trelew airport.
Meals (B, D)