Dinosaurs of Argentina: paleontology and wildlife

Date: 
12 October 2021 to 22 October 2021
Price: 
From £4,840 per person
Trip destination: 
Argentina

 

Join Professor Paul Barrett, the Natural History Museum’s senior dinosaur specialist, and explore Argentina, sharing in his enthusiasm for dinosaurs and evolutionary processes and witnessing some of the world's oldest and most important discoveries. Your journey will start in the cosmopolitan capital, Buenos Aires where you will visit the Natural History and the Natural Science Museums. Continue on to discover the extraordinary landscapes of Ischigualasto Provincial Park where the oldest and most important dinosaur fossils have been recovered. Complete your journey at the Valdes Peninsula, with an opportunity to witness its spectacular coastal wildlife.

Highlights

  • Explore Buenos Aires and its elegant avenues, parks and exemplary museums
  • Visit the fascinating Natural History Museum at La Plata, renowned worldwide for its collection of Cenozoic fossils and Pleistocene megafauna
  • Visit a local vineyard in San Juan; and the Ischigualasto Provincial Park, where the world's oldest and most important dinosaur fossils have been discovered
  • In San Juan and Trelew visit museums that boast unique fossil collections
  • Watch seals, sea lions, Magellanic penguin colonies and southern right whales in the Valdes Peninsula
  • Learn from Professor Paul Barrett, the Natural History Museum’s senior dinosaur specialist and share his enthusiasm for dinosaurs and the influences of climate on evolution
  • A more detailed itinerary can be found here

Trip scholar
Professor Paul Barrett (Camb), Merit Researcher, Natural History Museum
Professor Barrett is the Natural History Museum’s senior dinosaur specialist and a world leading expert on the evolution and biology of dinosaurs and other extinct reptiles

Further information & bookings
 Last Frontiers

 +44 (0)1296 653000
 alumni@lastfrontiers.com

Flexible booking policy- deposits fully refundable up until minimum numbers are reached for this trip

 

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