Patagonia 5-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 5 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Patagonia.

Five days might not be long enough to see every locale in Patagonia, but you can experience one or two of its highlights. For example, if nature and wildlife are your primary interests, head to Argentina and the coastal city of Puerto Madryn to view marine life such as Magellanic penguins, sea lions, and the southern right whale. To experience the highlights of Los Glaciares National Park, take a quick trip to El Calafate and go on an unforgettable ice hike over the massive Perito Moreno Glacier. You could even head to Chile and embark on a nature trek of the famous Torres del Paine National Park.

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Torres del Paine National Park. Chile
Map of Torres del Paine Express Trip - 5 Days
Torres del Paine Express Trip - 5 Days

On this quick trip, you'll get to explore one of the most impressive landscapes on earth, Torres del Paine National Park. You'll enjoy an in-depth exploration of the park's natural beauty, including a hike to the base of the iconic towers and an up-close look at the majestic Grey Glacier during a boat tour.

Chile's Lake Carrera in the Patagonia region
Map of Marble Caves & Carretera Austral - 5 Days
Marble Caves & Carretera Austral - 5 Days

Chile is chock-full of distinct natural wonders. Case in point, the otherworldly marble caves of the unspoiled Aysén region, in Chilean Patagonia. On this five-day jaunt, you'll visit these geological formations, along with massive glaciers and marine life in Laguna San Rafael National Park. Round out the adventure with a night in Santiago for a dose of cosmopolitan cuisine and culture.

Rafting at the Petrohue River
Map of Chilean Lake District Adventure - 5 Days
Chilean Lake District Adventure - 5 Days

The doorstep to Chilean Patagonia lies in the country's southern Lake District. Here you'll find towering volcanoes as well as some of the largest and most beautiful freshwater lakes in the nation . You'll also find Chiloé, an island just south of the Lake District city of Puerto Montt known as a land of myths and legends, with unique architecture and incredible gastronomy. It's a place truly worth exploring.

Perito Moreno Glacier
Map of Los Glaciares National Park Quick Trip - 5 Days
Los Glaciares National Park Quick Trip - 5 Days

Explore the highlights of Argentine Patagonia on this five-day adventure. Begin in Buenos Aires before heading south to El Calafate. Then travel to Los Glaciares National Park to get an up-close look at the famed Perito Moreno Glacier. Next, take a trip to Estancia Cristina to visit the local folkloric museum as well as the Continental Ice Field Refuge, where you'll be treated to incredible views of Upsala Glacier and Lake Guillermo.

Magellanic Penguins in Punta Tombo
Map of Puerto Madryn Adventure - 5 days
Puerto Madryn Adventure - 5 days

Experience the wildlife of Argentina on this 5-day adventure. Begin your adventure in the cosmopolitan capital city of Buenos Aires. Next, head south to Puerto Madryn, a seaside community in Patagonia famous for its diverse ecosystem featuring many unique birds and marine mammals. Here, you'll take in the stunning scenery and wildlife while visiting a penguin colony and going a whale watching excursion.

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