Spot penguins in the wild, boat to a remote glacier, and hike through spectacular mountain scenery on this action-packed 11-day itinerary around Patagonia. After a day in Buenos Aires, fly to Ushuaia and explore Tierra del Fuego National Park. Then continue to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park. Finally, cross the border to Chile to discover the natural wonders of Torres del Paine and Bernardo O'Higgins National Parks.
Patagonia 11-Day Tours & Itineraries
Patagonia takes up the entire southern cone of South America, so to see much of it requires a good amount of time. In 11 days you could experience major highlights including Argentina’s awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier and Mt. Fitz Roy, located in Los Glaciares National Park. Perhaps enjoy a Chilean excursion from the Prussian-blue lakes and snow-capped volcanoes of the Lake District to the glaciers and granite massifs of Torres del Paine National Park. Or combine a trip to Argentina and Chile that includes walking with Magellanic penguins and traveling to the wilderness in Tierra del Fuego National Park, located at the “end of the world.”
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This 11-day trip achieves the Paine Massif Circuit—commonly called the "O"—in Chile's Torres del Paine National Park. More adventurous than its sister trek, the "W" (which follows a portion of this trek), the "O" is suited for those seeking a lesser-visited and more challenging route. You'll also get two nights in Puerto Natales and an arrival day in Chile's capital with just enough time to check out the sites.
This active 11-day itinerary combines Patagonia's most stunning landscapes with thrilling excursions to create a perfect tour for the adventurous at heart. Start in Chile, where you'll spot dolphins on the Magellan Strait, hike to the famous granite towers of Torres del Paine National Park, and kayak past icebergs on the beautiful Lago Grey. Hop over to Argentina to see the dramatic Perito Moreno glacier by boat, hike to the magnificent Mount Fitz Roy, and go ice trekking in Los Glaciares National Park.
Explore two of Argentina's most beautiful regions—Patagonia and the Lake District—on this active 11-day trip. You'll start the journey in Buenos Aires before flying to El Calafate. See the region's glaciers, then make the scenic drive to El Chaltén for several days of hiking in the park. Finish the adventure in the Swiss-style lakeside destination of Bariloche, the perfect base for experiencing Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.
There are few places in the entire world more desirable as a trekking destination than Torres del Paine National Park. Located in Chilean Patagonia, this vast portion of unspoiled mountain wilderness is protected, safe from development and welcoming to anyone looking for outdoor adventure. This itinerary covers all the highlights of the park, including visits to its mountain peaks, lakes, glaciers, and even a kayak outing on a nearby fjord. What could be better?
This 11-day adventure combines sightseeing in central Chile with a multi-day trek in Patagonia's most scenic national park. Kicking off in Santiago, you'll head to a German-style village known for its volcano views and breweries before continuing south to Torres del Paine for the W Trek. 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.
Discover world-famous landscapes and off-the-beaten-path destinations on this thrilling 11-day tour of Chilean Patagonia. You'll begin wildlife spotting on the Strait of Magellan, then spend several days trekking, boating, and ice hiking in Torres del Paine National Park. Finish with three days of outdoor exploration at Estancia La Peninsula, a working sheep ranch on the remote Peninsula Antonio Varas.
Embark on the most exciting hikes in Argentine Patagonia—and enjoy the comfort of sleeping in hotels at night—on this 11-day itinerary. Base yourself in El Chaltén, El Calafate, and Ushuaia, exploring the spectacular surrounding landscapes on guided day hikes. Also featured on this thrilling trip are snowshoeing, boating, and trekking on glaciers!
Experience the best of Argentine Patagonia on this exciting 11-day trip. Stroll through the streets of Buenos Aires before transferring to El Chaltén, where you'll spend several days hiking, mountain biking, rafting, and ice trekking through the region's spectacular landscapes. For the last leg of your journey, move on to El Calafate for a kayaking excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier and a tour of Los Glaciares National Park.