Patagonia 10-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 8 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Patagonia.

The region of Patagonia is over a million square kilometers, but you can see quite a bit of it in even just 10 days. Embark on a highlights tour and visit El Calafate and the massive Perito Moreno Glacier followed by trips to El Chaltén and other locales in Los Glaciares National Park. Or you could plan a ski holiday on the powdery slopes near San Carlos de Bariloche, in Argentina’s Lake District. For the wonders of Chilean Patagonia, visit famous Torres del Paine National Park and embark on a multi-day trek around glacial lakes and towering granite peaks.

For more great itineraries, check out 10 Days in Patagonia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas.

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Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calafate
Map of Patagonia Highlights - 10 Days
Patagonia Highlights - 10 Days

Head south to a trekker's paradise and explore some of the best landscapes in Argentina and Chile. Flexible and suitable for all experience levels, this itinerary will take you across two national parks and one of the most famous mountain ranges in all of South America.

Catch a sunrise at Lake Pehoe on your multi-day trek
Map of Wonders of Chilean Patagonia - 10 Days
Wonders of Chilean Patagonia - 10 Days

This 10-day tour combines Chile's most picturesque attractions with a nice mix of relaxation and physical exertion. After starting in the cosmopolitan capital, you'll head to a lakeside village (adorned with a snowcapped volcano) before continuing south to Patagonia. Then it's time for the "W Trek" in Torres del Paine, one of the most scenic national parks in the world. Here you'll hike past turquoise lakes, emerald forests, roaring rivers, and a massive glacier to get to the best view in the house: Paine Massif.

Sunset over the Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park
Map of Active Patagonia: Torres del Paine & Los Glaciares National Parks - 10 Days
Active Patagonia: Torres del Paine & Los Glaciares National Parks - 10 Days

Trek your way across Patagonia's glacial landscapes on this rugged 10-day journey through the UNESCO-listed Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks. Starting in the Chilean town of Puerto Natales, you'll follow the famous "W" circuit trail through Torres del Paine's soaring mountains before hopping over the border to Argentina. Spend a day in El Calafate to experience the towering ice walls of Perito Moreno, then base yourself in the village of El Chaltén to discover the vast glaciers and turquoise lakes of Los Glaciares.

Best of Southern Patagonia
Map of Best of Southern Patagonia - 10 Days
Best of Southern Patagonia - 10 Days

With 10 days you can explore and enjoy some of the most incredible sites and national parks in the Southern Cone, that great expanse of Patagonia that covers both Argentina and Chile. This adventure is tailor-made for outdoor enthusiasts, as it involves visits to glaciers, mountain trekking, and hiking some of the most famous peaks in the region, such as Mt. Fitz Roy.

Get your fill of Mt. Fitz Roy while staying in El Chaltén
Map of Hiking in Argentine Patagonia - 10 Days
Hiking in Argentine Patagonia - 10 Days

Argentina, particularly the Patagonia region, offers some of the continent’s best hiking opportunities and this 10-day trip hits the top three spots. Starting in Buenos Aires, you'll head to El Calafate for ice trekking on an advancing glacier. Next is El Chaltén, Argentina's ground zero for iconic peaks like Mt. Fitz Roy. Finish in Bariloche—a Swiss-rooted hub in the Lake District offering a plethora of trails and chocolate shops.

Argentina's Mt. Fitz Roy looming in the distance
Map of Patagonia Multi-Sport Adventure - 10 Days
Patagonia Multi-Sport Adventure - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary combines outdoor activities in Argentina and Chile's deep south. After a day in Buenos Aires, head to Los Glaciares National Park for some ice trekking on a major glacier. Next is an overnight hiking trip to Chile's Torres del Paine National Park. You'll finish in Argentina's El Chaltén—home of Mt. Fitz Roy and craft-beer bars—and complete a rock climbing course (there's no better place to learn!)

Elephant Seals Sleeping
Wildlife and Culture in Argentina - 10 Days

Combining city tours and tango performances in Buenos Aires with treks through Tierra del Fuego National Park at the "End of the World", this trip is an excellent blend of nature and culture. The focus is on wildlife sightings, with whale-watching excursions near Peninsula Vales and visits to the largest sea lion and elephant seal colonies in the region. You'll cruise along the famous Beagle Channel and canoe rivers to reach Lapataia Bay, plus visit regional museums and walk with penguins on Martillo Island.

Map of Buenos Aires & Patagonia Ski Adventure - 10 Days
Buenos Aires & Patagonia Ski Adventure - 10 Days

This epic winter holiday covers some of the most beautiful destinations in the country. Arrive in Buenos Aires before jetting off to the southern lakeside retreat of San Carlos de Bariloche to enjoy the best ski conditions in the nation. Next, head to Argentine Patagonia, where you'll sail the same waters as Charles Darwin and walk with Magellanic penguins. Finally, fly back to Buenos Aires to catch a tango show before heading back home.

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