Trek past glaciers, mountains and waterfalls in wild South America
Travel from the heaving streets of Buenos Aires to the remote wilderness of Argentina and Chile on this 15-day trekking tour. Hike to the clear waters of Laguna de Los Tres and see a glacial lake surrounded by jagged peaks when you explore Laguna Torre. Spend a few days deep in the wilds of Torres del Paine National Park, hiking past glaciers and watching rhea birds and pink flamingos preen in front of a backdrop of stunning mountains. Finish up with a cruise through the Beagle Channel and a night in Buenos Aires, the perfect end to an active adventure through the wilderness of South America.
Witness Argentina’s Perito Moreno Glacier and listen to the thundering ice cracking on this 30-km-long ice beast – one of the few glaciers left that isn’t shrinking.
Spend three days camped among the peaks of Chilean Patagonia, a true back-to-nature and a great opportunity for a true digital detox.
Trek past the most beautiful waterfalls and glaciers of Torres del Paine National Park with your guide, and spot wildlife like guanacos and rhea birds along the way.
Spot sea lions paying along rocky shores, waddling penguins and plenty of flying seabirds during a day cruise through the Beagle Channel, the gateway to the Antarctic.
Begin and end your trip with time in elegant Buenos Aires, the perfect place to reconnect with the urban world after a remote adventure in the wild.
In order to make the most of our time in Patagonia, this trip includes three particularly long travel days (Days 4, 6 and 11). Please read the itinerary carefully for travel time estimates. The reward for your patience comes in the form of jaw-dropping glacial scenery.
Your suitability to the weather in Patagonia is an important factor to consider before you travel. Be prepared for all elements – rain, wind and extreme cold.
The fitter you are, the more you'll get out of this trip. There are multiple treks involved, and they can be quite challenging.
The three-day camping adventure in Torre del Paine National Park is one of our favourite parts of this trip, but remember that facilities will be more basic on this part of the tour than others.
PASSPORT DETAILS REQUIRED: Full passport details are required at the time of booking in order to purchase entrance fees to certain sites. Additionally, on certain trips it's needed to book bus, train or flight tickets. Delays to provide this information may result in booking fees or changes to your itinerary.
PERITO MORENO GLACIER MINI TREK: Please note the maximum age limit for the optional Perito Moreno Glacier Trek is 65 years old.
LATE BOOKINGS: Bookings within 45 days from departure may incur in late booking airline fees. If applicable, this will be informed at the time of booking.
START TIME: This trip starts with a welcome meeting at 3 pm on Day 1.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: A single supplement is available on this trip.
LONG TRAVEL DAYS: In order to make the most of our time in Patagonia, this trip includes three particularly long travel days (Days 4, 6 and 11). Please refer to the itinerary section for detailed travel times.
CLIMATE and CLOTHING: The weather in Patagonia is variable and unpredictable. While this trip only runs during the warmer months of the year, temperatures can fluctuate from 0 to 30°C (32 to 86°F) within a tour or even over the course of a day! Please make sure you have packed clothing that can be layered to accommodate these temperatures and that your sleeping bag is an all seasons bag that will keep you warm on freezing nights.
DOMESTIC FLIGHTS: This trip includes a domestic flight. Argentina is particularly strict on excess baggage and usually enforces a maximum allowance of 15 kilograms for checked luggage.
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