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Occupying the southernmost reaches of South America, straddling both Chile and Argentina, Patagonia is a region of staggering beauty and environmental importance that has long captured the imagination of travellers, artists and explorers. Sparsely populated, mostly wilderness and shamelessly photogenic, this is truly a nature lover’s dream destination.

Get ready for imposing glaciers, vast ice-fields and the rugged snowcapped peaks of the Patagonian Andes; lush forests, majestic fjords and abundant wildlife—above all else, a visit to Patagonia is primarily for walking, trekking or sailing your way around the region’s spectacular collection of national parks and World Heritage Listed wilderness areas.

Hike among the raw, majestic beauty of Chile’s Torres Del Paine, possibly the world's most magnificent national park—an unrivalled landscape of jagged peaks and brilliant blue lakes; and marvel at the mountains, glaciers and stunning frozen landscapes of Los Glaciares National Park, home to the Patagonian ice cap and the colossal Perito Moreno Glacier.

Watch for southern right whales, orcas, elephant seals and sea lions on Argentina’s striking Península Valdés; experience the breathtaking mountain scenery of the Lakes District as you travel between Argentina and Chile; and soak up the fairytale beauty of Bariloche, an impossibly gorgeous lakeside city surrounded by mountains and alpine forests.

Enjoy culture, nightlife and otherworldly landscapes in Ushuaia, the world’s most southerly city; and discover the Balmaceda & Serrano Glaciers as you trace the footsteps of famous explorers and sail through the Ultima Esperanza Sound and past the Strait of Magellan.

Join us as we journey into this mind-blowing wilderness for a once-in-a-lifetime experience that should be on everyone’s bucket list!

 
 

Find your Patagonia trip

 

Our all inclusive approach

Our Patagonia adventures offer exceptional value for money featuring good quality, centrally located accommodation and private transfers. Additionally, we aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost such as most meals, entrance and permit fees, experienced guides, transfers and excursions.

Authentic experiences

Our range of active itineraries highlight the staggering beauty of Patagonia. From the imposing glaciers and vast ice fields to the rugged snowcapped peaks, our treks allow you to discover the unspoiled wilds of Patagonia under your own steam.

World firsts

We proudly pioneered the The Great Patagonia Traverse (2012), trekking through untouched national parks in Chile and Argentina. As a result, our knowledge and experience in the region is second to none.

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of every program that we offer in Patagonia. When you book one of our adventures you're supporting true sustainability in the protection of local communities, natural environments and wildlife.


 


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.

Lodges

Our lodges provide comfortable accommodation that is well maintained and with good facilities.

Camping

Enjoy camping in quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.

Eco camps

Wake up in the middle of the Patagonian wilderness in a cosy geodesic dome, featuring organic elements, wooden floors and ceiling windows that provide a panoramic view of the majestic Torres del Paine.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.


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Currency

Peso

US dollars are easily changed.

It is not recommended to exchange money with the street 'money changers'.

It is advisable to carry cards which can be used in Automatic Teller Machines. (Cirrus or one of the other international monetary networks attached to the card). Keep cash in lower denominations such as $10 and $20

Credit cards are not always accepted; it is advisable to check with your leader that the rate offered by the hotel is reasonable.

International Dialing Code

+56

Electricity
Type C plug

Electricity in Chile is 230 Volts, at 50 hertz. The most common pin type is C. (2 round prong).

Visas

Visas are not required for passport holders from the following countries visiting Chile however some nationalities are required to pay a “reciprocity fee” in USD cash on arrival if entering via Santiago International Airport, for short term tourism purposes.

Australia: fee of approx US$95

New Zealand: no fee applicable

Canada: fee of approx US$131

United States: fee of approx US$131

United Kingdom: no fee applicable

For all other nationalities and longer stays please contact the relevant embassy.

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