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10th Apr to 15th Apr, 2024Splurge a Little Road Trip
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Things to do in Patagonia in April

Day 1 - Thursday 11th, Apr
morning -

Arrive in Patagonia and check into the luxury hotel Eolo Patagonia Spirit, located at Route Prov. 11, Km 23, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel and take in the stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.

afternoon -

Head to the Glaciarium - Museo del Hielo Patagónico, a unique museum dedicated to the glaciers of Patagonia. Explore the exhibits and learn about the region's natural wonders.

evening -

Dine at La Tablita, known for its authentic Argentinean cuisine including grilled meats and traditional empanadas. Located at Gdor. Gregores 1097, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina.

Day 2 - Friday 12th, Apr
morning -

Take a scenic drive to the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the most famous attractions in Patagonia. Marvel at the massive glacier and take a boat tour to get up close to the ice walls.

afternoon -

Indulge in a luxurious lunch at Casimiro Biguá, a restaurant with panoramic views of Lake Argentino and delicious Patagonian cuisine. Located at the end of De Los Fresnos street, 9405 El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina.

evening -

Relax at the hotel spa at Eolo Patagonia Spirit and enjoy a romantic dinner at the hotel's fine dining restaurant, featuring a menu of locally-inspired dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Day 3 - Saturday 13th, Apr
morning -

Drive to El Chaltén, a charming mountain village known as the trekking capital of Argentina. Explore the hiking trails and breathtaking natural scenery of Los Glaciares National Park.

afternoon -

Enjoy a gourmet picnic with stunning views of Mount Fitz Roy, prepared by the hotel's culinary team at Eolo Patagonia Spirit.

evening -

Dine at La Estepa Resto, a cozy restaurant offering a fusion of Patagonian and international cuisine. Located at Av. Los Pioneros 2902, El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina.

Day 4 - Sunday 14th, Apr
morning -

Embark on a scenic drive to Lago Roca, located within Los Glaciares National Park. Enjoy a peaceful morning by the lake and take in the serene natural beauty.

afternoon -

Participate in a private sailing excursion on Lake Argentino, taking in the breathtaking landscapes and enjoying a gourmet lunch prepared on board.

evening -

Savor a romantic dinner at La Zaina Restaurant, known for its elegant atmosphere and exquisite Patagonian cuisine. Located at Av. Libertador 2680, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina.

Day 5 - Monday 15th, Apr
morning -

Visit Estancia Cristina, a historic Patagonian ranch situated in a remote and stunning location. Take a guided tour of the ranch and learn about the region's history and culture.

afternoon -

Indulge in a traditional Patagonian asado (barbecue) lunch at Estancia Cristina, featuring locally sourced meats and a variety of Argentine specialties.

evening -

Return to El Calafate and spend the evening at leisure. For a special evening, consider a private stargazing experience at the hotel with an expert guide, enjoying the clear night skies of Patagonia.

Day 6 - Tuesday 16th, Apr
morning -

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel and take in the final views of the stunning landscapes before departing for the airport.

afternoon -

Depart from Patagonia with unforgettable memories of the region's natural beauty, luxury experiences, and delicious cuisine.

evening -

Weather in Patagonia in Invalid date
Avg Temp6°C to 14°C
Chance of Rain30%
Chance of Snow10%

Patagonia in April is generally cool and dry, with occasional rain and snow. The weather can be unpredictable, so it's important to be prepared for all types of conditions. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Patagonia

Clothing & Apparel

Moisture-wicking base layers -

To keep you warm and dry.

Mid-layer fleece or wool sweater -

For warmth and insulation.

Waterproof and breathable rain jacket -

To protect you from the elements.

Hiking pants or convertible pants -

For comfort and durability.

Warm hat -

To keep your head and ears warm.

Gloves -

To protect your hands from the cold.

Comfortable hiking boots -

With good ankle support and traction.


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Hat -

To protect your head from the sun and cold.

Scarf -

To keep your neck warm.

Camera -

To capture your memories.

Binoculars -

To observe wildlife.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

To enter Argentina.

Travel insurance -

To protect yourself in case of emergencies.

First aid kit -

For minor injuries and illnesses.

Water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Snacks -

To keep your energy levels up.

Toiletries -

To keep yourself clean.

Good to Have

Trekking poles -

To assist with hiking on uneven terrain.

Map and compass -

For navigation.

Headlamp -

For exploring caves or hiking at night.

Whistle -

For signaling for help.

Insect repellent -

To keep away mosquitoes.

Sunscreen -

To protect your skin from the sun.


Smartphone -

For communication and navigation.

Camera -

To capture your memories.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and cards are widely accepted in Argentina, including credit cards, debit cards, and prepaid cards.


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