“Exploring Patagonia”

This item appears on page 65 of the May 2009 issue.

13-day/11-night tour of ARGENTINA and CHILE includes 3-day cruise aboard MV Via Australis or MV Mare Australis. Departs Oct. 18 and Nov. 11, 2009. Highlights: In Buenos Aires, cook empanadas; tour Recoleta Cemetery/from Ushuaia sail to Beagle and Magdalena channels, looking for dolphins and condors/take a Zodiac near Piloto and Nena glaciers/Magdalena Island penguin colony/Torres del Paine National Park/Santiago, CHILE, winery tour. From $8,990 includes tour, cruise and internal air. Single supp., from $2,500. National Geographic Expeditions (Washington, DC; 888/966-8687, www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com).