Secluded beauty and rejuvenating luxury reward you during your custom-tailored Patagonia hiking tour. Majestic glaciers resemble torrents frozen in mid-movement and are framed by the encircling hilltops. Reflective lakes mirror the staggering snowcapped peaks looming on the horizon. Fossils speckle the remnants of ancient petrified forests, which offer diverse outlooks of the landscape. Guanacos graze on the high altitude plains and condors circle the sky. You will experience the splendors of...
Punta Arenas – Door to Patagonia
Punta Arenas sits on the shores of the Magellan Strait. The water shimmers cobalt blue alongside the colorful buildings of the city. Mountains tower over the edges of the water along Otway Sound, located more than 40 miles to the north. Penguins waddle along the shoreline and dive into the sea to cool off. They burrow their nests into the undulating beaches that border the channel. In Punta Arenas, you take a series of steps leading from Plaza Muñoz Gamero to Mirador Cerro la Cruz, a lookout that provides an unparalleled panorama of the city and the water. Wide avenues glide you through historic buildings. You can see the towering mountains of Tierra del Fuego in the distance, looming over the tranquil waters of the Magellan Strait.
Puerto Natales – Glimpse of Nature’s Past
Torres del Paine – More than Grey Waters
Torres del Paine – Beneath the Horns
Torres del Paine – Between a Lake and a Hard Place
Torres del Paine – Sacred View
El Calafate – Crossing Over
El Calafate – Marvels of the Glacier
El Chalten – Finding Your Way in the Trees
El Chalten – Village Edges and Glacial Lakes
El Chalten – Finding the White Glacier
El Calafate - Witnessing Falls
Buenos Aires – Urban Trekking
Buenos Aires – Happy Trails
- Hike the famous “W” trail inside sensational Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
- Witness the stunning edges of Perito Moreno Glacier inside Glaciers National Park, Argentina
- Trek the outstanding Torres Trail that takes you to the base of the staggering peaks of Torres del Paine massif
- Venture alongside the emerald shores of Lake Nordenskjold
- See the hanging glaciers looming over the lush French Valley
- Journey to the Piedras Blancas Glacier to see the ice field embellishing the foothills
- Relish the unique lunar landscape of the ancient site of La Leona Petrified Forest
- Explore the shores, ice cliffs, and icebergs of Grey Glacier on a magnificent cruise of Grey Lake
- Spend time on an urban trek discovering the endless vitality of Buenos Aires’s enchanting neighborhoods
Torres del Paine National Park in Chile and Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina both majestically preserve the grandeur of Patagonia. Your 14-day Patagonia hiking tour shows you the unadulterated beauty of the landscape along the trails. Time slows down, and you become absorbed in the breathtaking scenery. You can hear calving icebergs and active woodpeckers. Horses band together and trot across the hills. Wildflowers blossom near waterfalls. Ineffable glaciers glint under the sunlight. Experience true brilliance in your comprehensive tours to Patagonia, trekking along the shores of glacial lakes and the paths winding through the mountains, showcasing the exalted region.
You arrive in the city of Punta Arenas, located near the southern edge of Chile. Your private transfer escorts you to a luxurious hotel with a view of the waters of the Magellan Strait. The next morning, your guide meets you at the hotel and leads you to the stunning Milodon Cave to witness the prehistoric history found inside the magnificent cavern. You continue to Torres del Paine National Park and settle into your comfortable hotel overlooking the banks of Grey Lake. The next day takes you on a cruise traversing the waters of Grey Lake.
Witness the icebergs in the lake and enjoy the dramatic view of Paine Massif. Traverse along the magnificent French Valley, a natural basin enveloped by the peaks of Los Cuernos. You can view the hanging glaciers of Cerro Paine and hear the waterfalls located near the trail. You travel along Paso Los Cuernos Trail to the shores of Lake Nordenskjold before arriving at the base of the Torres Mountains. The following day, embark on an all day hike to view the sheer granite walls of Torres del Paine.
Travel across the border on with your private transfer to find the charming town of El Calafate. You venture into Glaciers National Park to see the marvelous icy expanse of Perito Moreno Glacier. Explore La Leona Petrified Forest to traverse the maze of ancient tree trunks and fossils before settling into your lavish accommodation in the village of El Chalten. The next few days are yours to relish in the various trails and activities inside Glaciers National Park.
Traverse the trails to discover Piedras Blancas Glacier, or trek along the ice field of Viedma Glacier. Relish an easy hike to El Chorrillo Falls or take in an unparalleled view of Cerro Fitz Roy. You travel to El Calafate, where you board your flight to Buenos Aires. The afternoon is yours to explore the vibrant culture of the neighborhoods. On your final day in Argentina, your private transfer meets you at the hotel after breakfast and escorts you to the airport for your flight home.
$4,545 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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