Arrive in the Argentinian Patagonia and experience the wildest landscapes of South America. Journey to Los Glaciares and encounter the impressive and monumental glacier, Perito Moreno. Delight in an expedition with good quality accommodation and appreciate some of the most natural environments on planet earth.
Patagonia 8-Day Tours & Itineraries
A week and a day gives you enough time to explore the highlights of both Chilean and Argentine Patagonia. Take to the mountains on the famous W Circuit Trek in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park, which features hikes around turquoise rivers and up to the tops of granite peaks. Or stay in Argentina, visit Los Glaciares National Park, and hike around the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy before visiting the mammoth Perito Moreno Glacier, near El Calafate. For something wildly different, head to the mythical island of Chiloé, located in Chile’s Lake District, and visit a colony of both Humboldt and Magellanic penguins.
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Deep south of Chile and Argentina, this 8-day itinerary explores some of the most magnificent scenery in the world. First, head to Chilean Patagonia's Torres del Paine for snow-capped peaks and thundering waterfalls. Next, bus to Argentine Patagonia for a glacier hike and other activities while based in El Calafate—a traveler hub with a range of services. Kick off the whole trip in Santiago for a taste of big-city culture.
This active trip highlights two UNESCO-listed parks in South America with some of the most magnificent scenery in the world. Start off in Argentine Patagonia for several days in Los Glaciares National Park—home to a whopping 13 major glaciers and the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy. Next is Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia for snow-capped peaks, thundering waterfalls, and turquoise lakes. Kick off the adventure in Buenos Aires for a taste of big-city culture.
Discover the natural wonders of Argentine Patagonia on this exciting eight-day itinerary. Begin in the capital city of Buenos Aires, where you'll enjoy a full day of sightseeing and a night out on the town. Then travel south to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park. Visit the region's famous glacier, Perito Moreno, then take a scenic drive to the town of El Chaltén for hiking excursions around the spectacular Mount Fitz Roy.
Experience the splendor of Torres del Paine National Park—plus the colorful capital city of Santiago and a working Patagonian ranch—on this outdoorsy eight-day itinerary. Start with a day of sightseeing in Santiago, then travel to the quaint port town of Puerto Natales. Get an early start to enter the national park and spend four days hiking the famed "W" Trek. Then wrap up the adventure with a day trip to a traditional sheep ranch on the remote Antonio Veras Peninsula, only accessible by boat.
This 5-day trip follows in the footsteps of Charles Darwin who documented the flora and fauna along Chile's southern coast. Traveling by sea and land you'll observe the extraordinary wildlife and birds of Chiloé Island, the second largest island in Chile after Tierra del Fuego. Visits to quaint fishing villages where you'll enjoy a traditional "curanto" meal and experience local culture round off this unique experience.
This active trip around Patagonia features adventures in two of South America's top national parks. Start off in Argentine Patagonia with several days in Los Glaciares National Park, home to dozens of glaciers and the iconic Mount Fitz Roy. Continue to Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia to see snow-capped peaks, thundering waterfalls, turquoise lakes, and some of the most magnificent scenery in the world.
This eight-day tour is perfect for any keen photographer, giving you the opportunity to see a variety of natural wonders and wildlife throughout Patagonia. Start in Punta Arenas, which you'll use as a base for visiting the Strait of Magellan and Isla Magdalena as you spot penguins, albatrosses, and a variety of other birdlife. Move on to Torres del Paine National Park to search for pumas with a specialized guide, then finish your adventure with some scenic hiking in Bernardo O'Higgins National Park.
Tango in Buenos Aires, penguins on the Patagonian coast, glacial lakes in Tierra del Fuego—these are just a few of the highlights of this thrilling eight-day itinerary through Argentina. Begin with cultural sightseeing in the capital city, then fly to Puerto Madryn for whale watching. Continue to breathtaking Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, for trekking and canoeing in Tierra del Fuego National Park.