SPECIAL NOTICE: All travel is subject to global health guidelines. Scope Travel follows the CDC’s travel recommendations to stay safe during these strenuous times




May 19 – 31, 2023

13 Day Escorted
First Class Tour

Deposit deadline:
$600 per person by
January 30, 2023

plus: Cabo de Roca, Fado, Obidos, Nazare, Aveiro
**** Last 5 days at a beach hotel in Porto ****

Tour Land cost:         $2990 Land rate per person in double room
Single supplement:   $950
Gratuities:                  $150
Arriving:                     Lisbon
Departing:                  Porto


    • Cabo da Roca, wild and rugged headland extending into the most western point of Continental Europe

    • Lisbon, a pastel-colored city on seven hills ceramic tiles, Fado show

    • The medieval walled city of Obidos, also known as the Wedding Town

    • Nazare, Portugal’s most famous fishing village

    • Coimbra’s University and Library

    • Aveiro, canals and colorful boats, also known at the Portuguesa Venice

    • Porto, the town that gave the country its very name


    • Tasting of a typical cherry liquor in Obidos

    • Wine tasting in the Douro Valley

    • Porto boat ride and tasting of the local wine


    • Airport transfers

    • Centrally located first class hotels

    • Daily breakfast

    • Welcome reception in Lisbon

    • Lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley (coffee or tea included)

    • Farewell dinner in Porto

    • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

    • English-speaking Tour Director

    • Licensed Local Guides

    • Sightseeing tours, as per itinerary

    • Admission included where indicated in bold letters

    • Whisper technology enhanced touring

    • Luggage handling at the hotel

    • Hotel taxes and service charges


    • LISBON – Real Palacio / Lisbon Marriott or similar

    • FATIMA – Aurea / Estela De Fatima or similar

    • COMBRA – Vila Gale Coimbra or similar

    • PORTO – Eurostars Das Artes or similar

    • PORTO BEACH – Harbour Hotel or similar

Not included: Airfare (we can assist you in purchasing your airline ticket).

SPECIAL NOTICE: All travel is subject to global health guidelines. Scope Travel follows the CDC’s travel recommendations to stay safe during these strenuous times

May 19, 2023


Departure from USA

May 20, 2023


LISBON Arrival


You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure to begin exploring on your own. Later, gather with your tour director and your fellow travelers for a welcome reception. 

May 21, 2023




This morning we stroll through Baixa, Lisbon’s historic heart and commercial center. We then drive to Belem to view Belem Tower and the Discovery Monument. The Vasco de Gama tomb in the Jeronimos Monastery is next on our journey. After our tour, enjoy beautiful streets of Lisbon on your own or join option tour Dinner with Fado show. The evening is at leisure.

May 22, 2023




This morning we depart on a half-day private sightseeing tour to Sintra, Cascais, Estoril, and Cabo da Roca. Sintra boasts a historic Centre that is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage site. After our visit to the Sintra National Palace, we continue to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost cape in Continental Europe. Afterwards, we travel to Cascais, a picturesque fishing town with some quirky museums, beautiful gardens and a lively fish market. Then we’re off to Estoril, a former fishing town turned cosmopolitan destination for prosperous travelers. We return to Lisbon early in the afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure. 

May 23, 2023




After breakfast, we leave Lisbon and travel north. Our first destination is Obidos, a charming village of white houses on a hill, surrounded by fourteenth century’s walls.

Here we stop for a tasting of cherry liquor. After the tasting, we proceed to Nazare. Nazare is a popular tourist attraction and picturesque village located on the Atlantic coast. Our next stop is the Monastery of Batalha, a Dominican Convent. We finish the day in Fatima, a Catholic pilgrimage destination and home to sacred sites and religious artifacts.

May 24, 2023




In the morning, we travel to Tomar for a half-day sightseeing tour and visit the Luso-Hebrew Museum. We then proceed towards Buçaco to visit the famous Buçaco Forest and for an outside view of Buçaco Palace. In Coimbra, our half-day sightseeing tour includes a visit to the University and Library.

May 25, 2023




We continue to Aveiro and Costa Nova for an orientation tour and then travel through the Douro Valley, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Traditionally, the wines from this region were transported down-river in flat-bottomed boats called “rabelos”. The wine was stored in barrels in cellars of the Vila Nova de Gaia, just across the river from Porto. After our lunch with wine tasting in the Douro Valley, we continue to Porto.

May 26, 2023




During our half-day sightseeing tour of Porto, we visit the Palacio de Bolsa (the stock exchange palace) and end our tour in one of the famous wine cellars for a tasting. We then continue with a boat excursion, one of the most spectacular experiences in the city. Our afternoon is free, at leisure. In the evening gather with your fellow travelers and your tour director for our farewell dinner.

May 27, 2023




     Breakfast, followed by our transfer to the beachfront hotel for 4 days of sun and

    Located on the beachfront in Matosinhos, Harbour Inn Design Townhouse features a terrace . The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a bath or shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. At the hotel all rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Continental breakfast is included. Fresh fish grill is nearby. Fantastic beach and ice cream shoppe.
Porto is 0.6 miles from our hotel, while Póvoa de Varzim is 19.3 miles away. The airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 6.2 miles from Harbour Inn Design Townhouse.

May 28, 2023




May 29, 2023




May 30, 2023




   Farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

May 31, 2023




   Morning transfer to airport for flight home.



George Enescu International

Music Festival

Bucharest – Brasov – Sibiu plus Budapest

SEPTEMBER 09-22, 2023

14 Day All Inclusive
First Class Tour

Tour Host
from USA:
Marijka Helbig

Tour limit 24 persons
First come-first serve basis!

 The George Enescu International Music Festival pays tribute to Romania’s most famous composer, George Enescu. The Festival was organized in 1958, 3 years after the composer’s death. Since 2002 the festival is held every two years in Bucharest. Some of the world’s most famous 20th c. orchestras, singers, violinists, pianists and conductors have graced its stages.

Concert Schedule (subject to change)

Sep 11 CLUJ-NAPOCA HUNGARIAN OPERA Debussy Pelleas st Melisande, L Foster.Con


Sep 13 BAYRISCHES STAATSORCHESTER Wagner, Schuman, Mahler; V. Jurowski Con

Sep 17 SIBIU Performance TBA

Sep 20 BUDAPEST Performance TBA


plus: Snagov, Sinaia, Prejmer, Viscri, Sighisoara, Esztergom, Visegrad, Szentendre

Tour cost:                   $3490 Land rate per person in double room
                                    Deposit deadline $600 by March 1, 2023
Single supplement:   $650
Gratuities:                  $160
Arriving:                     Bucharest
Departing:                  Budapest

FLIGHTS: We will assist you in obtaining your international flights from any USA or Canadian gateway city.   Land rates do not include international flights from USA.

  • Hotels:  Bucharest – Hotel Capitol****’, Brasov: Hotel Spa Aro Palace***** Sibiu – Hotel Continentsl Forum **** Budapest – Erszebet Hotel****.

  • Sightseeing tours at all destinations
  • Tours to area towns of Lugoj and Arad
  • Half Board daily + lunches on transfer days
  • Dinner with a farmer’s family in Sibiel
  • Winetasting in the area of Minis
  • Concert tickets in CATEGORY A to opera, symphony or ballet
  • English speaking, music oriented guide throughout itinerary
  • Transportation in modern AC bus from Bucharest Airport to Budapest Airport

TOUR DOCUMENTS:   USA and Canadian citizens DO NOT require visas for Romania or Hungary. 

COVID – Vaccination and masks are not required since June, 2022. 

SPECIAL NOTICE: All travel is subject to global health guidelines. Scope Travel follows the CDC’s travel recommendations to stay safe during these strenuous times

9 Sep


USA / Romania

Please be at your gateway city of departure from USA or Canada
Check your baggage to Bucharest.

10 Sep



    Arrival in Bucharest where you will meet your Tour Guide at the airport. Group transfer to hotel.
Welcome dinner and accommodations in Bucharest.

11 Sep



Your day begins with a visit to the Palace of the Parliament, the largest building in Europe, currently hosting the Romanian Parliament. Also known as the People's House, this massive building is 12 stories tall and has 8 underground levels, with the last one being an anti-atomic bunker. Next, we will visit the centre of Bucharest. Walk and view Victoriei Boulevard and Magheru Street along Revolution Square, the former Royal Palace. Lipscani Street, today a commercial area, was once a place where German merchants sold their products. The ruins of the former royal court remind us of Vlad Țepeș, the Wallachian ruler who inspired the fictional character Dracula.
Dinner and accommodations in Bucharest.
 Concert: Radio Hall CLUJ-NAPOCA HUNGARIAN OPERA Debussy Pelleas st Melisande, Lawrence Foster.Conductor

12 Sep


Bucharest and surroundings

Today, we explore the wonderful cultural sites around Bucharest. The Mogosoaia Palace is located in a park on the shore of the Mogosoaia Lake. Constantin Brancoveanu, prince of Wallachia, had this castle built in 1702 in an architectural style that combines Venetian and Oriental elements, which later became known as the Brancoveanu style. It was initially a place of residence and today it is one of the most magnificent secular buildings in Wallachia. In Snagov, we travel to a small church where Vlad Tepes is allegedly buried. We drive back to Bucharest.

Dinner and accomadations in Bucharest.

Concert: Grand Palace Hall GEORG ENESCU PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA + CHOIR Hannu Lintu Conductor, Iosif Ion Prunner Conductor of choir

13 Sep



Today we visit the Primaverii Palace, the former residence of dictator, Nicolae Ceausescu. Afterwards we visit the open air ethnographical museum.

Dinner and accommodations in Bucharest.

Concert: Grand Palace Hall: BAYRISCHES STAATSORCHESTER Wagner, Schuman, Mahler; Vladimir Jurowski Conductor, Yefim Bronfman piano, Louise Aldorf, Soprano

14 Sep


Bucharest - Brasov

In the morning, we drive by the oil fields of Ploiești to Sinaia. Here, we visit the monastery with the same name and admire its valuable frescoes. Then, we visit the Peleș Palace, the summer residence of the Romanian royal family, a modern palace built at the end at the 19th century and the main attraction in Sinaia. Its lavishly furnished rooms display among others a fresco by Gustav Klimt. Drive further to Brasov, where we explore the city with an afternoon tour.

Dinner and accommodations in Brasov.

15 Sep


Brasov and Surroundings

Drive to Bran Castle, also known as the Dracula Castle. The Bran Castle Museum is located on the former border between Transylvania and Walachia. It was built in 1377 to safeguard the trading route between Transylvania and Walachia. Since then, the castle has been enlarged and restored a few times. It is known as the homestead of Vlad Țepeș (Vlad the Impaler) and the most visited attraction site in Romania. The writer Bram Stoker created the fame of the Dracula myth in our country at the beginning of the 20th century.

In the afternoon, we visit the best preserved fortified church of Transylvania in Prejmer. 

Dinner in restaurant and accommodations in Brașov.

16 Sep


Brasov - Viscri - Sighisoara - Sibiu

Morning drive to Viscri. Viscri is only one of the Saxon villages of Transylvania. It is a special place due to its great fortified church which is part of UNESCO World Heritage. People say that Viscri hides the most picturesque fortified church of the Saxons in Transylvania. Traditional lunch at a local family with local food. 

Further drive to Sighișoara. Here, we take a tour to admire the most beautiful medieval townscape in Romania. We’ll see the Clock Tower, the Church on the Hill, the Citadel, the former defensive towers and walls of the town and also the birthplace of the Wallachian leader, Vlad Dracul, who later became known as Count Dracula in Gothic literature and film. Wine/ liquor tasting in Sighisoara. Drive to Sibiu.

Dinner and accommodation in Sibiu

17 Sep


Sibiu and Surroundings

Today we explore the villages surrounding Sibiu, situated at the foot of the Cibin mountains. Our trip takes us to Cisnadioara. In this typical Saxon village, we will visit the oldest romanic styled church in Transylvania, dating back from the 12 th century. Situated on top of a hill, it offers us a beautiful panoramic view. Afterwards we visit Cristian, a community populated in the past by the Landler, settlers of Austrian origin. We will take a walk through the center and compare the differences between the two villages. Dinner in Sibiel, on a farm. The meal will consist of traditional Romanian dishes.

Overnight stay in Sibiu.

Concert/Ballet. TBA

18 Sep


Sibiu - Budapest

Morning drive along the Mures river, towards Budapest. Lunch on the way.

Dinner and accommodations in Budapest.

19 Sep


Panoramic walk in the city center, with an expert guide who will share the stories, legends, and secrets of Budapest and Hungary’s classical music heritage. We’ll start the sightseeing at Váci street, a popular shopping area. The tour continues on the other side of the Danube. We’ll cross the legendary Chain Bridge and arrive at the Castle Garden where astounding architecture and rich history await visitors to this spectacular city.

The bus tour includes the Heroes’ Square, Andrássy Avenue, the State Opera House, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Parliament, Fishermen’s Bastion, Matthias Church, Castle of Buda and the Citadel. Lunch in the city.


Evening Cruise, including dinner

Cruising along the „main street” of Budapest, you will enjoy the magnificent buildings on the Pest and Buda side. During this hour-long boat ride, you will get to know the bridges of the city while admiring the illuminated capital. Dinner on the boat.

Accommodation in Budapest.

20 Sep


BUDAPEST Danube Bend

This tour is an excursion into Hungary's history combined with breathtaking views of the Danube valley. Our guests will visit Esztergom, the center of the Hungarian Catholic Church and Visegrád, the former royal residence. Esztergom's main attraction is the Basilica, the largest church of Hungary, and the Treasury of the church, the richest collection of ecclesiastical art in Hungary. Free time in the afternoon.

Dinner and accommodations in Budapest.

Concert/Ballet. TBA

21 Sep



Free morning.

In the afternoon, we drive to the picturesque, small town of Szentendre. A short walking tour and the opportunity to visit one of the museums. We recommend the museum of ceramic artist, Margit Kovács and the diamond, jewelry manufactory. Dinner with gypsy music and wine in Szentendre. Drive back to Budapest.

22 Sep


Budapest / USA

Transfer to Airport.



February 10-23, 2023
Deposit deadline: September 1, 2022

14 Day All

Superior First
Class Tour

Tour Host
from USA
Marijka Helbig

Santiago, Puerto Natales, Puento Arenas,
Al Calafate and Buenos Aires.

    Experience the beauty of mountain landscapes, crystal blue lakes and massive glaciers on this amazing tour. We start in Santiago, Chile, then continue to Punta Arenas and Punta Natalee, enjoying the scenery and experiencing their culture. We visit the Magdalena Islands to view the Magallanes Penguins, and then embark on a full day boat excursion along the picturesque Ultima Esperanza Sound. We continue on a short hike into the Andean forest to see the grand Serrano Glacier. At Torres del Paine National Park – a defining feature of Patagonia – we venture out to admire the snowcapped mountains, tranquil lakes and incredible wild life. Enjoy the town of El Calafate, a boat voyage to Glaciers National Park and a Perito Moreno Glacier excursion on Lage Argentina. End this wonderful journey in Buenos Aires.

Tour cost:                   $4499 Land rate per person double room
                                    Deposit deadline $600 September 1, 2022
Single supplement:   $1200
Gratuities:                  $250
Arriving:                     Santiago
Departing:                  Buenos Aires


    • 12 nights stay in the following Superior hotels:

      • 02 nights at the Hotel Hyatt Centric Santiago 5*

      • 01 night at the Hotel Cabo de Hornos Punta Arenas 5*

      • 03 nights at the Hotel Costaustralis Puerto Natales 5*

      • 03 nights at the Hotel Xelena Hotel & Suites El Calafate 5*

      • 03 nights at the Hotel Intercontinental Buenos Aires 5*

    • Services of private vehicle with English-speaking guide.

    • Accommodations: Standard rooms. Check in time (3 pm).Check out time (12 noon).

    • American buffet breakfast, served daily at the hotel’s restaurant.

    • Meals & Tips where indicated: Lunch|Dinner daily and Box Lunch where indicated

    • Porterage at the Airport and the Hotel in Santiago.

    • Porterage at the Hotels in Punta Arenas & Puerto Natales.

    • Mineral Water bottle per person daily.

    • Cable Car in San Cristobal Hill in Santiago.

    • Internal Air from Santiago to Punta Arenas and from El Calafate to Buenos Aires

    • Entrance to Punta Arenas Museum, Milodon Cave & Torres del Paine National Park.

    • Navigation of Lago Grey SIB (subject to change due to weather conditions).

    • Entrances to the Nautical Safari, native park, boat cruise, and National Parks.

    • Tango Show in Buenos Aires

    • Rate is based on minimum of 20 paying passengers

DOCUMENTS:   USA and Canadian citizens DO NOT require visas for Chile or Argentina 

COVID – Vaccination required.   Masks are NOT mandatory in airport and on airplanes.

SPECIAL NOTICE: All travel is subject to global health guidelines. Scope Travel follows the CDC’s travel recommendations to stay safe during these strenuous times

Feb 10


Depart USA – CANADA for Santiago – Chile

Feb 11



Arrival in Santiago Airport Arturo Merino Benítez – Flight TBD (to be determined)
After the immigration procedures, reception from our staff and transfer to your selected hotel.
(Early check-in not included).
Private Transfer from Santiago Airport to Hotel Hyatt Centric Las Condes (Standard Room) Check-in. Remainder of the day free. In the evening, Welcome Dinner in the Hotel.

   Panoramic View of Santiago

Feb 12


Santiago – Viña del Mar – Valparaíso – Santiago

After breakfast, half-day tour in Santiago. Proceed through the main avenue of the city, Alameda del Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins, passing by the San Francisco Church, the oldest monument of the country built in 1568 housing a convent. Visit the Santa Lucía Hill, where the Spanish Conquistador Pedro de Valdivia founded the city on February 12th, 1541. After a quick visit to its top, descend to visit the Lastarria Neighborhood, located right below the hill. This recently renovated neighborhood houses cafes, exquisite restaurants and a couple of museums worth visiting (if time permits). From here, you will be taken to the La Moneda Palace, today the neoclassical style government palace, but originally constructed to house the Mint of the Spanish Crown during the 18th century. A few blocks away, walk along Paseo Ahumada until reaching Plaza de Armas (The Main Square). When Pedro de Valdivia founded Santiago in 1541, he laid out this square as the heart of the newly formed city. This bustling spot houses the oldest buildings of the capital: the Cathedral Church of Santiago, rebuilt in 1748 on the very site where four previous churches were destroyed by fires and earthquakes, the Central Post Office, and the National Historical Museum, the former “Real Audiencia” or Spanish Royal Court.

We then cross the Mapocho River and travel towards the Bellavista neighborhoods, a lively place, center of the night and artistic life, where pubs, cultural centers and international gastronomy can be found. Lunch at Local Restaurant. Return to your hotel in Santiago. In the evening depart from your hotel to discover a very different city. Drive around the streets full of lights and magic. Experience the architectural appeal of the capital. Dinner in local restaurant. Return to Hotel Hyatt Centric.

   Santiago San Cristobal Mountain

   Santiago Palace la Moneda

Feb 13


Santiago Punta Arenas – Flight TBA

After breakfast, Check-out, Reception at the hotel and private transfer to Santiago Airport. Board your next flight (not included). Arrival in Punta Arenas Airport, reception, and private transfer to the hotel in Punta Arenas. On the way (Half- Day Tour), our first stop will be the Main Square (Plaza Muñoz Gamero), lined with cedars and surrounded by beautiful buildings such as the cathedral, the government building, the beautiful Sara Braun Palace, among others. In its center, find a bronze statue on a high pedestal, a Memorial to Hernando de Magallanes. It is popularly said that the person who kisses the foot of the native will return to the city. Next, we continue to the De la Cruz Hill, from where a magnificent panoramic view of the colorful roof tops, the Strait of Magellan and, in the background, the large Tierra del Fuego Island can be seen. Our local guide will give us further information about this southernmost city of the Americas. Lunch served in local restaurant. Afterwards, we continue our visit at the Salesian Museum “Maggiorino Borgatello” founded by the Salesian Congregation in 1893, one of the oldest of its kind in Chile. This museum displays a complete collection of Patagonian aboriginal works, flora, fauna, history, and economy. Upon completing our tour, we head to our hotel, Hotel Cabo de Hornos (Standard Room). Check-in. Dinner served in the Hotel.

   Panoramic Punta Arenas View

Feb 14


Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales – 250 KM

After breakfast, Check-out, Reception at the hotel and departure from hotel, and we drive to Puerto Natales. On the way, enjoy lunch served in Local Restaurant. After lunch, arrival and check-in at Puerto Natales Costa Australis hotel. (Sea View Room) In the evening, dinner in the hotel’s restaurant.

Feb 15


Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine – Lago Grey – Puerto Natales

After breakfast, reception at the Hotel and depart to the Milodón Cave. The Natural Monument Milodón Cave is formed by three caves and a rock conglomerate called “Silla del Diablo” or Devil’s Chair. The largest of these caves contains the replica of an extinguished animal called Milodón. This was a giant herbivore that probably disappeared during the Pleistocene period. Then, we visit Torres del Paine National Park and its main attractions: Amarga Lagoon, the Horns of Paine, Salto Grande and Grey Lake. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we sail from Hotel Lago Grey to view a glacier of the same name, a natural wonder of imposing dimensions that forms part of the southern extreme of the Continental Southern Ice Field (Campo de Hielo Sur).

Half day Excursion to Navigation Grey Lake (SIB). On this journey, lasting three hours, we will board the “Grey III” vessel which allows us to enjoy the unique landscape with floating icebergs, towering mountains and lush vegetation. Among the numerous floating icebergs, the boat will sail right in front of the Grey Glacier, which is divided by a central island, a place where we are allowed to descend and from where it is possible to appreciate the size of the glacier. After our long day, we will enjoy our stay at the hotel in Puerto Natales. In the evening, dinner in the hotel’s restaurant. Accommodation at Hotel Costa Australis – (City View Room)

Feb 16


Puerto Natales – Serrano – Balmaceda – Puerto Natales

After breakfast, halfday excursion Navigation Serrano & Balmaceda (SIB), tour Torres Del Paine National Park, Reception at the Hotel and departure (around 08:00 am) from our hotel to the pier. Once all passengers are onboard, we set sail through Puerto Bories and the Last Hope Fjord (Fiordo de Última Esperanza) and appreciate the beautiful mountains, falls, farms (estancias) and Patagonian birdlife. The trip continues along the Balmaceda Glacier. We will be able to enjoy the impressive vegetation and the contrast between clean skies and floating icebergs. Next, we visit Estancia Perales for a delicious Lunch in local restaurant, “Asado al Palo” (typical Magellan barbecue). Then we set sail to Puerto Natales where we will disembark around 17:00 hrs. Return to hotel. Dinner in the hotel’s restaurant.

   Navigation Serrano & Balmaceda (Lake Grey) Milodón Cave

Feb 17


Puerto Natales – El Calafate – 270 KM

After breakfast, Check-Out, reception in the hotel and private transfer to your hotel in El Calafate, Argentina. Enroute (includes Box Lunch), customs procedures at the border and drive to El Calafate hotel. Meet and greet in hotel by our Argentinian local operator partner. Check-In at Hotel Xelena Hotel & Suites (Standard Room). Dinner served in the hotel’s restaurant.

Feb 18


El Calafate – Perito Moreno – El Calafate

After breakfast, half- day excursion to Perito Moreno. Starting off from El Calafate, about 80 km separate Perito Moreno Glacier, the last 26 km journey within the National Park Glaciers. The trip has pleasant surprises. Already in the outskirts of El Calafate, you can see the Argentine Lake with its round Bay, populated with a variety of birds. Standing out are the swan of black neck, flamenco, duck steam, gallareta, cauquén. For the first 40 km travel across the patagonic steppe. After the entrance to the National Park, observe the arboreal vegetation formed by ñires, sour cherries, lengas and flowers of diverse colors. The outstanding one is “notro” with its intense red color that belongs to the Patagonic Andean Forest. In front of the Glacier, everything is majestic. You can go around the footbridges to catch different views of the Glacier. Lunch in Local Restaurant.

Perito Moreno Glaciers

The Nautical Safari is an expedition cruise by the “Brazo Rico” of the Argentine Lake that allows us to appreciate the ice floes of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Arriving close to the south end of the channel of ice floes, the boat is situated at a reasonable distance to the wall of the glacier, travelling across in all its extensions and allowing us to view the loosenings that take place. We board at the dock located in the Bay “Under the Shade”, approximately 7 km from the outline of the Glacier. This offers us an impressive view of the walls of the Perito Moreno Glacier and its knockings on the Lago Rico´s waters. We end the tour at your hotel. Dinner served in the hotel’s restaurant. Accommodation at Hotel Xelena Hotel & Suites – (Standard Room)

Feb 19


El Calafate – Glacieres (Glaciers) – El Calafate

After breakfast, depart from Punta Bandera port – 47 km away from El Calafate to All Glaciers. We sail through Argentinian lake North Arm. We cross Boca del Diablo to the Upsala channel, sailing among the large icebergs that emerge from Upsala Glacier front. Then we enter the Spegazzini Channel from where we will get the first view of Seco Glacier. We continue sailing to the front of the Spegazzini Glacier where we will also see the Heim Sur and Peineta glaciers. We disembark at SPEGAZZINI BASE; the visit begins with a walk through the “Forest Trail” until reaching the Spegazzini Refuge. This 300-meter path is very accessible; through the different angles we will get beautiful views of the entire Glacier Bay. There we have lunch (Box Lunch), visit the shop or enjoy the landscape. For those who like to walk, you can do the “Mountain Trail”, a 700-meter long, medium-difficulty route through a wooded path, with natural panoramas. This path ends at the landing point. Return to Hotel. Dinner in the hotel’s restaurant.

   Perito Moreno Glacier
   Spegazzini Glacier View Point

Feb 20


El Calafate – Buenos Aires – Flight TBA

After breakfast, Check-out, Reception at the hotel and depart to El Calafate Airport (FTE). Board your flight to Bueno Aires (not included). Arrival in Buenos Aires, domestic Airport (AEP), reception, and private transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Accommodation at Hotel Intercontinental Buenos Aires (Standard Room). Dinner in the Hotel.

Feb 21


Buenos Aires

After breakfast, our half-day tour of Buenos Aires portrays the many faces of the city: we will visit the town symbol – the Obelisk, squares such as Plaza de Mayo, Plaza San Martin and Plaza Alvear; Avenida De Mayo, Corrientes and 9 de Julio among other avenues; La Boca and San Telmo, historic neighborhoods, the magnificent Palermo and Recoleta areas and modern neighborhoods like Puerto Madero. Lunch in Local Restaurant. Afterwards continue to Lezama Park and Tres de Febrero (Palermo) and the commercial and financial areas of the city. Return to Hotel to prepare for an amazing Tango Show in the evening. Enjoy an unforgettable experience at one of the famous Tango shows (Dinner Included) that Buenos Aires offers every night, with classic orchestras that revive the original style with melancholic rhythms reminiscent of the 1940’s. Typical food, served with the best wines, excellent service and warm atmosphere enhance the show.

   Panoramic Buenos Aires Downtown 9 Jul Avenue (Colón Theater)

The show features many professional artists: first rate musicians, dancers and singers join to offer you an unforgettable show. Witness more than a hundred years of history of Buenos Aires. Return to hotel.

   Steel Flower Recoleta
   Caminito (La Boca)

Feb 22


Buenos Aires

   Breakfast at Hotel. Free day for leisure and exploring. Dinner in the Hotel.

   Puerto Madero
   Panoramic City View – Buenos Aires
   Tango Show

Feb 23


Buenos Aires Flight TBA.

Buenos Aires Flight TBA. After breakfast, Check-out, Reception at the hotel and transfer to Buenos Aires Airport for your flights to USA – CANADA.

   Thank you for traveling with Scope Travel.

SPECIAL NOTICE: All travel is subject to global health guidelines. Scope Travel follows the CDC’s travel recommendations to stay safe during these strenuous times