Discover some of the most stunning landscapes in Argentina and Chile on this 10-day itinerary around Patagonia. Begin in Buenos Aires, then fly south to El Calafate to see the famous Perito Moreno Glacier. Enjoy a scenic drive to El Chaltén, Argentina's trekking capital, for unparalleled hiking through mountain scenery. Finish the trip in Torres del Paine, touring the national park's spectacular natural highlights before the trip comes to an end.
Patagonia Tours & Itineraries
Patagonia encompasses over a million square kilometers, and you’ll find every kind of wild topography here: mountains and waterfalls to native forests, glaciers, lakes, moraines, and valleys. To experience all of the above, visit Chile’s famous Torres del Paine National Park, home to unforgettable multi-day treks, like the W Circuit, which involves traveling from river valleys all the way up to the towering peaks of granite massifs. Then there are the highlights of Argentine Patagonia, be it the epic ski conditions in San Carlos de Bariloche, or the famous landmarks in Los Glaciares National Park, like Perito Moreno Glacier and Mt. Fitz Roy. You could even venture to the far south, to Tierra del Fuego, where you’ll find the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia.
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Hike in some of the most stunning landscapes in the Western Hemisphere, located at the extreme of the South American continent. This itinerary will be sure to challenge even experienced hikers, and offers stunning views of sharply-defined peaks, azure lakes, and vast ice fields.
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.
Covering destinations from Buenos Aires all the way to Southern Patagonia, this tour is a great way to discover both Argentina's natural splendor and unique culture while driving at your own pace. In just over two weeks, you will be able to experience some of the country's most iconic destinations through various excursions ranging from quiet retreats and scenic drives to wildlife watching and exhilarating hikes.
Explore Patagonia in style. This tour includes all the highlights of Chile's famous Torres del Paine National Park. You'll have a local experienced guide, comfortable accommodation (including a stay in the cozy domes of EcoCamp Patagonia), and some of the best views of Patagonia's natural highlights.
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.
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 13-day self-guided trip will take you to some of Chile’s most spectacular sights. You’ll visit lush biosphere reserves, thundering waterfalls, lava-lined canyons, and forest-covered islands. The region is also known for its lakes and volcanos, and the views along the drive are simply jaw-dropping. Designed for active travelers, this trip takes you along some amazing trails, with ample opportunities for wildlife watching.
Patagonia's vast unpopulated areas, impassable ice fields and history of exploration make it one of the most fascinating, legendary, and beautiful regions of Argentina. On this 16-day trip, you can discover all of the region's incredible landscapes at your own pace, making it an unforgettable experience for true pioneers.
This 15-day itinerary packs a lot of punch for those keen on experiencing as much Chilean nature as possible. Start off with some urban culture before flying south to frolic with thousands of penguins. Next, you’ll spend several days trekking in one of the most beautiful national parks in the world. Finish in northern Patagonia's Aysén region for glaciers and marble cave formations you won't soon forget.
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.
Begin your weeklong Patagonian journey in Chile's metropolitan capital city. Next, head south and walk with Magellanic penguins on Isla Magdalena. Top it off with a trip to Torres del Paine National Park. Here you'll be treated to breathtaking views of vast grasslands, glaciers, forests, and more. You'll even have the opportunity to hike to the base of the park's iconic towers.
Trek across Patagonia's glacial landscapes on this 10-day rugged 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 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.
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.
See the best of southern Patagonia on this on this two-week adventure! Begin with a day in Buenos Aires before flying south to El Calafate, the gateway to Perito Moreno Glacier and Los Glaciares National Park. Then cross the border to Chile for several days of hiking and boating in Torres del Paine National Park. Finally, you'll travel to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world and the capital of Tierra del Fuego, for ice trekking and an excursion to see penguins in the wild.
Explore southern Patagonia's wild landscapes on this 10-day adventure. The trip starts in El Calafate, Argentina, with a boat ride to the famed Perito Moreno Glacier. Then enjoy a scenic drive to the trekking hub of El Chaltén for an unforgettable hike to a lagoon in the mountains. Cross the border to Chile to spend several days in Torres del Paine National Park. You'll loop back to El Calafate for one last afternoon of outdoor activities before the trip ends.
You don't need two full weeks to experience Chilean Patagonia. In fact, you can enjoy the major highlights in one national park: Torres del Paine. Not only is this one of the most famous trekking destinations in the world, but it's overflowing with snow-capped peaks, thundering waterfalls, and turquoise lakes. This quick six-day itinerary includes the best sites and treks in the park, and you'll kick off the adventure by exploring Chile's capital of Santiago.
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.
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.
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.
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 Mount Fitz Roy. Finish in Bariloche—a Swiss-rooted hub in the Lake District offering a plethora of trails and chocolate shops.
This exciting 12-day itinerary takes you to the key highlights of Argentinian and Chilean Patagonia. After a day in Chile's capital city, fly south to Puerto Natales. From there, you'll day-trip to a ranch for horseback riding and venture into Torres del Paine, one of the most famous national parks in the world. Spend three days exploring the park, sleeping in a private yurt at a luxury camp. Then cross the border to see the best glaciers in Argentina and enjoy unforgettable excursions by boat and 4WD vehicle.
This adventurous 14-day trip highlights Patagonia's best hiking trails! Explore some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, starting on the Argentine side, with a quick visit to Buenos Aires followed by several days in Los Glaciares National Park. Trek on a glacier and enjoy the trails around El Chaltén, the country's trekking capital, before crossing the border to Chile and Torres del Paine National Park. Discover the region's dramatic landscapes on day hikes, resting each night at lodgings in the park.
This itinerary covers a lot of ground in less than a week yet sticks to a relaxed pace. After a day exploring Santiago, fly south to Torres del Paine—one of the most famous national parks in the world. Here, you'll stay two nights at a luxury eco-camp for a range of outdoor activities that capitalize on the views. As an added bonus, you'll visit a working Patagonian ranch for the ultimate taste of local culture.
If you want to experience the heart of Argentine Patagonia, come to Los Glaciares National Park. This one-week itinerary begins with your arrival in Buenos Aires, where you'll have the day to explore the city. Then you're off to El Calafate to hike across the iconic Perito Moreno Glacier before checking out the town of El Chaltén and enjoying hiking excursions around the famous Mount Fitz Roy.
There's no other way to state it plainly: this three-week journey to the end of the world is the trip of a lifetime. Massive glaciers, towering snow-capped mountains, and gorgeous national parks are just a few of the highlights you'll enjoy during your adventures in Patagonia and Antarctica.
Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego—the names alone spark intrigue and adventure. This 17-day itinerary takes you to some of the most jaw-dropping locations in both areas as you trek into the backcountry along the spine of Chile and Argentina. Hikes in this region are challenging but rewarding and will test your body and lungs. In between treks you'll see massive glaciers, exotic wildlife, and unique cities located on the edge of the world.
On this active 6-day itinerary, you will discover one of the lesser-visited gems of South America: Chile's Lake District, where central Chile meets Patagonia. Begin in the cosmopolitan capital city of Santiago, and take in the city's vibrant art and culinary scene. Next, head to Pucón to enjoy kayaking, trekking through native Alajuela forest, hiking up to glaciers, relaxing in hot springs, and much, much more.
On this active and comprehensive 12-day itinerary, you will discover one of the lesser-visited gems of South America: Chile's Lake District, where central Chile meets Patagonia. Begin your journey in the cosmopolitan city of Santiago. Next, head to the southern city of Puerto Montt, where you'll visit the mythical island of Chiloé. The remainder of your trip has it all: penguin colonies, kayaking fjords, trekking through native Alajuela forest, hiking up to glaciers, and much, much more.
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.
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 most famous sites and beautiful nature excursions in both Argentina's Lake District and southern Patagonia. Begin in El Calafate, where you'll visit the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier before venturing into Chile and embarking on a trekking excursion into Torres del Paine National Park, one of the most famous hiking destinations in the country. Finally, travel to Argentina's Lake District to explore the serene and stunning landscapes.
Experience the natural highlights of Chile's Lake District and Chilean Patagonia on this exciting nine-day journey. Begin with sightseeing in the capital of Santiago, then travel south to Puerto Varas to see pristine lakes, waterfalls, volcanoes, and more. Visit the mythical island of Chilóe and walk through a penguin colony before venturing into Torres del Paine National Park for hiking, ice trekking, and horseback riding.
Experience the best treks in Patagonia on this 15-day adventure, including two UNESCO-listed national parks. Start off in Argentina's Los Glaciares with 13 major glaciers and the iconic Mt. Fitz Roy. Across the border, you'll take the "W Trek" in Chile's Torres del Paine for snow-capped peaks, thundering waterfalls, and turquoise lakes. Kick off the whole trip in Buenos Aires for some big-city culture.
This 13-day tour of Argentina's far south covers the classics. Starting in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to Patagonia for a range of outdoor activities and wildlife. On the itinerary are two national parks: Tierra del Fuego (rivers and ancient settlements) and Los Glaciares (glaciers and iconic mountains). There's also whale watching and a visit to South America´s largest Magellanic Penguin colony for the ultimate photo ops.
This two-week itinerary in Chilean Patagonia is perfect for outdoor adventurers! After sightseeing in Santiago, fly to Punta Arenas, where you'll base yourself for a few days as you explore a penguin colony and Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. Continue to Puerto Natales, the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park. You'll spend the rest of the trip hiking and camping through remote sections of the park on the Paine Massif Circuit ("O"), a more challenging option than its famous sister trek (known as the "W").
Few other places in the world can compete with Patagonia's wild, jagged mountains and enormous panoramas. With this 13-day adventure, you'll get the best of the region—in both countries—starting with Chilean Patagonia. Here, you'll partake in the famed W Trek, a multiday hike that covers the furthest reaches of Torres del Paine. Then, bus over to Argentine Patagonia for ancient glaciers and the iconic Mount Fitz Roy. Kick off the adventure in Chile's capital for a dose of big-city culture.
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.
See the highlights of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field on this 10-day New Year adventure that combines rugged outdoor excursions with opulent 4 and 5-star hotels. Things kick off with fun and tango on the streets of Buenos Aires, after which you'll fly to El Calafate and see one of the world's star glaciers: Spegazzini. Enjoy visits to more glaciers before continuing into Chile for hiking, horseback riding, and rock climbing in what is arguably Patagonia's most famous national park: Torres del Paine.
Experience the best of Chilean Patagonia on this epic 12-day adventure. Take some time to sightsee in the capital city of Santiago at the start of the trip, then travel to the port city of Puerto Natales. You'll ride horses at a remote Patagonian ranch and boat on a pristine fjord before entering Torres del Paine National Park. Spend the next five days exploring the park's spectacular scenery on day hikes and boat tours, then wrap up the itinerary with a day of kayaking and bird-watching on the Eberhard Fjord.
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!)
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.
This six-day itinerary coves Buenos Aires and Ushuaia, which has the distinction of being the southernmost city of the world. Unspoiled nature and rugged landscapes abound in this region of Patagonia. In just under a week, you'll be able to experience the natural highlights in and around Ushuaia on trekking excursions, canoe trips, boat rides on the Beagle Channel and even a visit to a nearby penguin colony.
This weeklong itinerary highlights Torres del Paine National Park for a once-in-a-lifetime hiking trip in Patagonia. After a day to explore Chile's capital, fly south to experience the park's nearly 450,000 acres of glaciers, ice fields, forests, lakes, and rugged mountains that will get your heart racing. Your jumping on/off point will be Puerto Natales—a port city attracting trekkers from all over the world.
Northern Patagonia is full of beautiful scenery, and there's no better way to experience it than trekking. This 9-day itinerary is based around hiking, and also incorporates a number of other outdoor activities, such as kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, rock climbing, and canyoneering. It's said that a change is as good as a rest, and this action-packed trip is sure to invigorate you long after you return home.
Few places in the world are more coveted as a trekking destination than Torres del Paine National Park. Located in Chilean Patagonia, this protected mountain wilderness is open to anyone looking for outdoor adventure. Accomplish the highlights on this 12-day trip, including waterfalls, glaciers, and enormous peaks. You'll also visit Última Esperanza Sound for fjord tours, kayaking, and a cave with 11,000 years of history.
This weeklong trip packs in a lot of adventure—trekking, kayaking, rafting, and canyoneering—plus sleeping in some beautiful and unique locations. With ample time devoted to training, travelers of all levels of experience will get the most out of this itinerary. From canyons and rapids to hiking in the forest and spending the night in a tree house, experience the best of northern Patagonia.
Breathtaking glaciers, waterfalls, and mountain ranges are what Patagonia is all about. But the icing on the cake? Getting right into the thick of this nature by rafting, kayaking, and hiking your way through it. This 9-day itinerary is non-stop action, yet also caters to all levels and is perfect for groups of friends or adventurous families. Just bring your daredevil spirit and prepare to be amazed.
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.
Chile and Argentina's far south is a trekker’s dream. This is where Patagonia's craggy mountains, massive glaciers, and rushing waterfalls create countless opportunities for exploration on foot. After a day in Buenos Aires, head to Los Glaciares National Park for some ice trekking on Perito Moreno, a glacier that is actually advancing. You'll then head to Torres del Paine—the crown jewel of national parks in Patagonia—for a multi-day hike through Grey Glacier, French Valley, and the imposing towers of Las Torres.
Chile's Lake and Volcano District offer some of the best downhill and backcountry skiing in Chile. The powdery conditions, challenging terrain, and awesome views provide a unique adventure, especially for visitors from the Northern Hemisphere looking to ski in June to September. This exciting journey is topped off with spas, thermal baths, and luxury resort accommodations.
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 two-part trip will take you to Chile's Lake District and on a maritime expedition of the Patagonian fjords. Along the way, there'll be rafting on wild rivers and an abundance of wildlife to encounter — including sea elephants and penguins, humpback whales and albatrosses, cormorants and skuas. Over 13 days, get up-close to ancient glaciers and snowy mountains, visit pretty towns and islands and see the best of Chile.
A week in Patagonia is the perfect time to explore two top destinations: Los Glaciares National Park and Tierra del Fuego. You'll explore the former, home to the world-famous Perito Moreno Glacier while staying in the quaint lakefront town of El Calafate. Then fly south to Ushuaia to discover the dramatic landscapes, fascinating history, and wildlife of Tierra del Fuego.
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.
This weeklong adventure highlights an important trail on the very tip of South America. Part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve called Cabo de Hornos, Chile’s Navarino Island is the home to human settlements of Yagan people—one of the last native groups on the continent. After getting a taste of urban Santiago, fly south for a four-day guided trek while experiencing a range of Sub-Antarctic ecological wonders.
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 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.
Explore the best of Chile's urban and natural landscapes on this nine-day adventure. Begin in the capital city of Santiago. Explore modern Chilean culture while visiting the markets, skyscrapers, and parks. Next, head to Valparaíso, the bohemian port town that features bright graffiti and classic architecture. Enjoy a visit to the Maipo Valley to take in its stunning mountain landscapes while sipping Chilean wine. Then, venture south to Patagonia for a visit to Torres del Paine National Park—one of the most famous and beautiful protected areas in the world.
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?
You'll be amazed at just how many adrenaline-inducing activities you can fit into a 6-day itinerary in Northern Patagonia. Float down serene rivers and hurtle over rapids; jump from cliffs and zip-line over the water; stay in comfortable camps and soak in riverside hot tubs. This area of Patagonia is an adventure wonderland, and you won't want to waste a minute.
Have you ever dreamed of trekking through one of the most famous and beautiful protected areas in the world? If so, then this quick seven-day itinerary is for you. In just a week, you can jet off to Chilean Patagonia and partake in the famed "W" circuit trek—a multiday hike that covers the furthest reaches of the awe-inspiring Torres del Paine National Park. Be sure to get in shape beforehand because this is the very definition of an active adventure.
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 the wonders of southern Argentine Patagonia on this whirlwind itinerary. Begin your journey in the vibrant city of Buenos Aires, then fly down to Ushuaia—the southernmost city in the world—to see penguins in the wild, sail on the Beagle Channel, and hike in Tierra del Fuego National Park. Top it all off with a visit to El Calafate, where you'll see the iconic Perito Moreno Glacier, visit a traditional ranch, and take in the breathtaking scenery of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.
This extensive 12-day itinerary covers the major highlights of central and southern Chile: the Lake District and Torres del Paine National Park. The Lake District is justifiably famous for its charming villages, Prussian-blue lakes, and snowcapped volcanoes. Torres del Paine, on the other hand, is the crown jewel of national parks in Patagonia, and here, you'll embark on a multiday hike known as the W Trek. Throw in a visit to a Patagonian penguin colony and a jaunt to the mystical and beautiful island of Chiloé, and you have the perfect recipe for the trip of a lifetime.
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.
Experience the wildlife of Argentina on this 6-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, going a whale watching excursion, and snorkeling with sea lions.
On this brisk excursion, you get to experience all the rugged beauty and unforgettable landscapes of Chilean Patagonia. You won't just see them from afar, either—you'll venture into the national parks and tour Patagonia's lakes by boat. The adventure starts with a visit to the town of Punta Arenas and then to Magdalena Island, which is home to a colony of over 150,000 penguins. Then you'll embark on a trek into the famed Torres del Paine National Park, a Patagonian Mecca for hikers. Finally, you'll tour lakes and rivers before finishing with a boat trip to Glacier Grey.
This in-depth itinerary allows you to go deeper into Torres del Paine National Park than most have an opportunity to. Over six days you'll get an up-close view of the local wildlife on guided tours, visit a working Patagonian estancia (ranch), and even explore the Strait of Magellan on a hair-raising zodiac excursion. It's a naturalist's dream and an adventure you won't soon forget.
Prepare for outdoor adventures as you embark on circuit treks and hikes around some of Patagonia's most scenic and rugged areas. After touring Chile's capital Santiago, you'll test yourself on the famous five-day W Trek in Torres del Paine National Park. Then head north into Argentina to tour the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier before embarking on some of the most challenging self-guided hikes around El Chaltén.
Argentine Patagonia's landscapes take center stage on this exciting nine-day itinerary. You'll begin the adventure in El Chaltén, basing yourself in the village as you explore the surrounding mountains and glaciers on day hikes. Then travel to El Calafate for a boat tour around Perito Moreno Glacier. Finish the journey in Ushuaia, where you'll visit Tierra del Fuego National Park and spot penguins in the wild.
Explore one of South America's finest national parks on this 10-day trekking expedition! Throughout this thrilling itinerary, you'll hike through the dramatic landscapes of Torres del Paine, taking in magnificent views of glaciers, lakes, and snowcapped mountains from the trail. Spend the evenings at campsites and rustic lodgings along the journey, waking up in an unforgettable outdoor setting every morning.
Revel in a voyage jam-packed with glacier exploration as you spend 10 days in Patagonia. Base yourself in the Chilean town of Puntas Arenas, where you'll discover the Magellan Strait by Zodiac and mingle with penguins on Isla Magdalena. Observe glaciers and wildlife at Torres del Paine, then spend four full days of exploration in Los Glaciares National Park, where you'll encounter ancient glaciers at every turn as you make your way into Argentina.
Tailormade for active, outdoorsy families, this 10-day tour showcases the best of Argentine Patagonia. Start with a taste of Buenos Aires, where you'll see a live tango show and play gaúchos for a day on a working ranch. Then it's off to the remote wilds of Ushuaia and Tierra del Fuego National Park for a ride on the "End of the World" steam engine and a walk with penguins on Isla Martillo. End in El Calafate, with an exciting trek across vast glacier ice and a catamaran cruise among floating icebergs.
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.
Spend a week making family memories on this outdoor-oriented family tour of Chilean Patagonia. Start in Santiago, getting to know the capital on a child-friendly tour before flying south to the Lake District, where little ones can paddle in Lago Llanquihue and meet the adorable penguins of Isla Chiloé. Continue south to Punta Arenas and the Strait of Magellan, and let the kids explore a life-size replica of the HMS Beagle and spot frolicking dolphins on an adventurous boat tour.
Venture into Chilean Patagonia's most dazzling landscapes on this two-week, outdoor-oriented itinerary. After a day of sightseeing in Santiago, fly to scenic Puerto Varas, a jumping-off point for visiting the remote Pumalín National Park, the Osorno volcano, and Alerce Andino National Park. Spend several days on outdoor excursions before transferring to Puerto Natales, your base for exploring Torres del Paine National Park and boating to a traditional sheep ranch.
Discover two of Patagonia's top highlights—Torres del Paine, often considered South America's finest national park, and Perito Moreno, one of the most famous glaciers in the world—on this thrilling nine-day trip. You'll spend the first week on the Chilean side, tackling the W Trek in Torres del Paine and embarking on an ice-hiking excursion. Then, cross the border to Argentina for a boat ride and tour in Los Glaciares National Park.
Grab your hiking boots and trekking poles because you're off to two of the best regions in Chile for outdoor adventures. This active 13-day excursion begins in the stunning Lake District, where you'll hike up snowcapped volcanoes and through national parks. Then fly deep into southern Patagonia, where you'll embark on one of the world's most famous treks: the five-day W Circuit in Torres del Paine National Park.
Discover highlights of Chilean and Argentine Patagonia on this exciting 10-day itinerary. Begin the trip in Santiago, where you'll sightsee the capital and take a day trip into wine country. Then fly to Puerto Natales for a quick adventure in Torres del Paine National Park. See the famous Perito Moreno Glacier outside El Calafate, Argentina, then continue to Ushuaia, where you'll board a four-night cruise to Punta Arenas past Patagonia's glaciers and fjords.
Explore Patagonia's outdoor wonderland in two national parks—Torres del Paine in Chile and Los Glaciares in Argentina—on this active 12-day trip. You'll begin on the Chilean side, hiking the W Trek and sleeping in shelters along the trail. Then, cross the border to El Calafate and El Chaltén to hike through mountainous landscapes, kayak on remote glacial lakes, and boat to the famous Perito Moreno Glacier.
This eight-day tour is perfect for any keen photographer, allowing you to see 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 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.
Boat past glaciers, kayak on a windswept lake, trek in one of South America's finest national parks—all of these outdoor adventures await you on this action-packed 12-day journey around Patagonia. Explore the region's epic landscapes with active excursions on both sides of the border, beginning with Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, then crossing over to Argentina to discover Los Glaciares National Park.
Travel to South America for nine days of outdoor adventures in the best place for it: Patagonia. Specifically, you'll explore Chilean Patagonia, starting with a bit of fun in the capital of Santiago before jetting off to Punta Arenas to visit a penguin colony and go horseback riding. The apex of this journey includes memorable hikes at Torres del Paine, followed by glacier tours in Bernardo O'Higgins National Park.
This escape to Patagonia packs a lot of adventure into a mere seven days. There's no time to waste because, after a city tour of Santiago and a trip to the coast, you'll fly to Torres del Paine, one of the most famous national parks in the world. Enjoy a few days of outdoor hikes and horseback rides at a historic 4-star wilderness lodge before heading back north for a mini wine tour to help ring in the new year.
Spend a week exploring the rugged beauty of Patagonia on this active and adventurous family trip. Start in Argentina to witness the Perito Moreno Glacier by walkway and boat, then discover the workings of a Patagonian ranch as the little ones embrace their inner gaúcho with a sheepshearing session and horseback rides. Continue south into Chile to reach Puerto Natales, the perfect base for family hikes in Torres del Paine National Park and kid-friendly excursions to hidden caves and ancient rock paintings.
Immerse your family in the wonders of Patagonia on this adventurous itinerary that spans two weeks and two countries. Start in the Chilean town of Punta Arenas with penguin and dolphin-spotting excursions, then it's on to Puerto Natales for calving glaciers, horseback rides at a working estancia, and a trek through Torres del Paine National Park. Hop over to Argentina to see the icy walls of Perito Moreno Glacier, and end in Ushuaia with hiking and wildlife-spotting in Tierra del Fuego National Park.
This fun-filled exploration of Chilean Patagonia kicks off with Santiago's historic sites and a day trip to the Pacific coast. Fly south to meet the penguins of Isla Magdalena, walk the trails of Magallanes National Reserve, and see waterfalls and glaciers in Torres del Paine, then head up to the Lake District to kayak on Lago Llanquihue and visit the stilt homes of Isla Chiloé. With adaptable excursions that can suit all ages, this trip is perfect for families looking for a taste of outdoor adventure at a relaxed pace.
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!
Combine urban fun with adventurous outdoor excursions on this 10-day tour of Santiago and Chilean Patagonia. Start in Santiago to explore city parks, ride soaring cable cars, and visit a working alpaca farm. Then it's off to Puerto Natales—gateway to Torres del Paine National Park—to trek through mountainous scenery, watch icebergs drift across glacial lakes, and see the ancient caves of Cerro Benítez. End back in Santiago for visits to kid-friendly play cafés and the Metropolitan Zoo.
Enjoy an exciting range of outdoor adventures, from hiking and mountain biking to kayaking and ice trekking, on this 13-day itinerary. The trip leads you through the stunning natural landscapes of southern Patagonia, beginning in Torres del Paine National Park on the Chilean side. Then cross the border to Argentina, where you'll walk on glaciers and cycle through the mountains of Los Glaciares 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.
Lovers of the great outdoors will appreciate this inspiring 12-day journey through Patagonia's spectacular nature. Begin in lakeside Puerto Varas, then kayak through Reloncaví Fjord and savor a traditional lunch with a local family. Move on to Punta Arenas to explore the Strait of Magellan, visiting an island of Magellanic penguins. Finally, head to Puerto Natales to check out the famous Torres del Paine National Park and enjoy several more days of kayaking among glaciers and icebergs.
Snow-capped volcanoes, pristine mountain lakes, and quiet hiking trails await you on this active weeklong adventure around northern Chilean Patagonia. After a day of sightseeing in Santiago, spend the rest of the trip exploring the great outdoors in Puerto Varas. You'll trek through spectacular landscapes, kayak on a fjord, spot rare birds, enjoy a traditional lunch on a family farm, and much more!
You'll see rare wildlife and spectacular landscapes on any trip to Patagonia. But this 15-day itinerary takes you beyond the standard highlights to spot whales up close, ride horses at a traditional ranch, and boat to the icy walls of a glacier while enjoying gourmet food and drinks. Highlights along the journey, which starts in Chilean Patagonia and ends in Tierra del Fuego, include hikes in various national parks, visits to penguin colonies, ice trekking on a glacier, off-roading in a 4WD vehicle, and more!
This 13-day itinerary focuses on Buenos Aires and Patagonia, two highlight regions of Argentina that couldn't be more different, though each offers plenty of fun and adventure. Start by wandering Buenos Aires' wide boulevards and enjoy sultry tango music before jetting off to Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city. This kicks off many days of excursions in Patagonia that include hiking through national parks, boat tours to majestic glaciers, and much more.
Perfect for even the littlest of explorers, this weeklong trip to Chilean Patagonia introduces you to the region's highlights with a relaxed pace and plenty of fun, accessible excursions. After a kid-friendly tour of Santiago, it's off to Punta Arenas, where youngsters will love spotting adorable Magellanic penguins and playful dolphins by boat, roaming the decks of historic ships in a nautical museum, and letting their imaginations run wild in the grounds of a scenic 19th-century fort.
Walk through a penguin colony, boat past glaciers, and hike through spectacular mountain scenery on this 13-day tour of Patagonia. With a mix of outdoor adventures and wildlife viewing, the itinerary leads you through the highlights of southern Chile and Argentina, including Torres del Paine National Park, Los Glaciares National Park, and Tierra del Fuego—home to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.
This 10-day itinerary is the perfect introduction to Chilean Patagonia for the whole family, with relaxed outdoor excursions to suit even the youngest of travelers. Explore the city parks of Santiago, then fly south to Puerto Natales for glacier excursions and a family hike through Torres del Paine National Park. End in Punta Arenas, where the kids will love searching out friendly Peale's dolphins by Zodiac, visiting historic Fort Bulnes, and playing explorer on the Nao Victoria Museum's replica ships.
This kid-friendly tour is perfect for outdoorsy families looking for adventure, Argentine-style. Kick off with some cultural fun in bright and buzzing Buenos Aires, then nip over the border to Uruguay's quaint Colonia del Sacramento before flying south to El Chaltén to enjoy three days of extraordinary Patagonian hiking. Head to El Calafate next to explore lakes, glaciers, and ancient cave art before trying cowboy life on for size in San Antonio de Areco.
Start the New Year off in style on a two-week tour of Latin America's southern cone. Begin with culture in romantic Buenos Aires and continue south to the Lake District for nature hikes around Swiss-inspired Bariloche. You're off to Los Glaciares National Park to marvel at glaciers before crossing over to Chile and the majesty of Torres del Paine National Park. Hopping between chic boutique hotels and luxury lodges, you'll spend your evenings in comfort in between each day's active excursions.
Discover some of Argentina's top highlights on this 15-day journey to Buenos Aires and Patagonia! Unlike many itineraries, which only offer a single day in the capital, this trip features three full days in the city. See a tango show, go on a cycling tour, and immerse yourself in Argentine culture before flying south to Tierra del Fuego. Explore Ushuaia and its breathtaking surroundings before continuing to El Calafate and El Chaltén to see glaciers, visit a historic ranch, and hike through dramatic scenery.
Cross a bucket-list trekking destination off your list with this adventure in Chilean Patagonia. Over 15 days, you'll explore the most beautiful parts of this southern region, starting with camping and hiking in Cerro Castillo National Park. Then fly to Punta Arenas, where you'll embark on the famous W Trek around the legendary Torres del Paine National Park.
Experience 10 days of adrenaline-filled fun as you explore northern Chilean Patagonia with your active tweens and teens. Start in the capital of Santiago with a flavorful food tour, then it's off to Puerto Río Tranquilo for a kayaking expedition through the Marble Caves and a trek across the blue ice of Exploradores Glacier. Head to the Lake District next to relax on the shores of Lago Llanquihue, raft the Class III rapids of the Río Petrohué and hike the snowcapped (and still-active) Osorno volcano.
Explore hiking trails by day—and relax in hotels at night—on this 13-day adventure through southern Chilean and Argentine Patagonia. The itinerary begins with an exciting trek to Mount Tarn, a historic route once traveled by Charles Darwin. Then spend several days hiking in Torres del Paine National Park before crossing the border to Argentina, where you'll base yourself in EL Calafate and El Chaltén, enjoying day hikes to glaciers and dramatic mountain scenery in Los Glaciares National Park.
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.
Dive into the Lake District of northern Argentine Patagonia on this compact family adventure. After a kid-friendly walk through colorful Buenos Aires, it's time to fly south to charming Bariloche, where you'll settle into a land of sparkling lakes and alpine-style towns. Ride a chairlift to the summit of Cerro Campanario, follow boardwalks through the ancient Los Arrayanes forest, and kayak along the shores of Lago Gutierrez. End the trip back in the capital, where you'll learn to make a Patagonian meal, family-style!
This fun-filled family tour starts in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, where you'll explore the colorful neighborhoods of this vibrant metropolis. Then, it's off to Patagonia's Valdés Peninsula for breaching right whales and a visit with friendly penguins at the Punta Tombo reserve. Hike the hills of Playa El Doradillo and see more whales just offshore, then return to Buenos Aires in time to explore the greenery of Parque Tres de Febrero and the city's several kid-friendly museums.
This two-week South American family adventure is perfect for kids of all ages, introducing you to captivating culture and wildlife as you explore renowned natural wonders at a relaxed pace. Start in Chile to sample street food in Santiago, sail to penguin-filled islands in Punta Arenas, and take gentle hikes to the lakes and lookouts of Torres del Paine National Park. Hop over to Argentina to cruise past Perito Moreno Glacier, spend a day playing gaúchos at a Patagonian ranch, and end in Buenos Aires.
Challenge yourself with 15 days of outdoor excursions amid some of the most dramatic and breathtaking landscapes in Argentine Patagonia. After a couple of days of enjoying the city sights in Buenos Aires, the adventure kicks into high gear with hiking, cycling, and rafting in Los Glaciares National Park. The trip culminates with the famous Huemul Circuit trek, plus kayaking to the legendary Perito Moreno Glacier.
Families seeking the best of Patagonian nature need look no further—this far-reaching but gently-paced trip spans two countries and five national parks. Spend two weeks exploring the sparkling waters of the Lake District, greeting penguins and sea lions in Puerto Natales, and sailing within touching distance of the vast Spegazzini Glacier. Family-friendly hikes allow even the littlest explorers to discover lesser-visited national parks like Alerce Andino alongside the famous Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares.
Crafted with active teens and tweens in mind, this two-week tour of Chilean Patagonia is packed full of high-adrenaline thrills and outdoor adventures. Journey through an ever-shifting landscape of mountains, lakes, and volcanoes, keeping the kids busy with whitewater rafting, glacier trekking, cave kayaking, and plenty of hiking. In between active excursions, you'll visit an island penguin colony, stand on the deck of Darwin's HMS Beagle, and bundle up for an evening out at a family-friendly ice bar.
This six-day adventure starts in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, and takes you through some of the most remote and gorgeous scenery of Argentine Patagonia. Sail the Beagle Channel to visit penguin, sea lion, and seabird colonies, and hike along the tranquil ocean bays of Tierra del Fuego National Park. Sample traditional maté on the shore of an alpine lake, cross the legendary Paso Garibaldi in the Andes, and end the trip with a tango performance in Buenos Aires.
You don't need tons of time to tackle one of Patagonia's most famous trekking experiences—with this whirlwind itinerary, you'll complete a scenic four-day portion of Torres del Paine's W Trek at a relaxed pace. After a good night's sleep in Puerto Natales, head into the park and hit the trail. By day you'll skirt ancient forests, glacier lakes, and lofty peaks, while evenings are based in cozy "refugio" camps. The adventure ends with a cruise across Lago Grey and a horseback ride around Laguna Sofia.
Experience some of the most iconic landscapes in Chilean Patagonia with this six-day getaway for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Land in Punta Arenas to spot dolphins and penguins in the Magellan Strait, then it's off to Puerto Natales for excursions into Torres del Paine. Discover lakes and waterfalls with a private guide, embark on a full-day hike to the park's famed granite towers, and marvel at the glaciers of Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, a remote outpost only accessible by boat.
Six days may not seem like a lot, but it's the perfect amount of time to spend exploring the trails of Los Glaciares National Park in Argentine Patagonia. This whirlwind itinerary takes you on a series of guided hikes to colossal glaciers, iconic mountains, and icy lakes. Trekking isn't the only thing to do here, as you'll also have the opportunity to raft down the Río de las Vueltas and browse interactive exhibits at the Glaciarium, an entire museum dedicated to glaciers.
You'll fit lots of adventurous excursions into this six-day trip to Chile's spectacular Lake District. After a whirlwind tour of Santiago, fly to the charming lakeside town of Puerto Varas to immerse yourself in the remote beauty of northern Patagonia. Highlights include a guided trek to the Osorno volcano, kayaking on Patagonia's northernmost fjord, and exploring the ancient forests of Alerce Andino National Park—home to the tallest trees in South America.