All our Patagonia itineraries are tailor-made, designed specifically for you, with your aspirations and interests in mind. Here is an example of our Patagonia Ultimate Adventure – a bespoke active adventure that showcases the best of Southern Patagonia including Torres del Paine, El Calafate and Chalten, with a taste of Santiago and Buenos Aires.
Your first day will be spent settling into your hotel: Hotel Boutique Luciano K. The glamour and elegance of this hotel built in the 1920’s is showcased in its architecture and design, accompanied by the highest levels of comfort, service and technology.
Enjoy a city tour of Santiago visiting the most iconic areas of the city with a stop at the Central Market for lunch. After lunch you will hike up San Cristobal’s hill to get the best views of the city.
private wine tasting tour of Casa Blanca Valley. You will stop at two of the most renowned vineyards in Chile: Casa del Bosque and Bodega Re. You will spend the day getting a real taste of Chile through delicious wines and local food before arriving at the seaside city of Valparaiso in the afternoon.
An early flight will take you from Santiago de Chile to Punta Arenas in Southern Patagonia. From here you will be transferred to the iconic Torres del Paine National Park’s EcoCamp – a scenic 5 hour overland trip, stopping for lunch en route.
The next three days will be spent exploring the soarching peaks, icy valleys, glaciers, lakes and waterfalls of Torres del Paine National Park. With a plethora of hiking, climbing, nature drives and catamaran activities on offer you can be as active or relaxed as you like. Each day is planned in advance with your private guide.
Today you will drive across the Cerro Castillo/Cancha Carrera border into Argentina’s wind-swept steppes, and meet your guide for the next days. The journey takes you across vast barren landscapes, with views of the Fitzroy massif and the blue waters of Lake Viedma. Guanacos, rheas and Andean Condors are common sightings.
Enjoy lunch at La Leona, a traditional “Parador”, then continue on to your camp on the north shores of Laguna Condor, with its unique views of Mt. Fitzroy’s north face.
Visit the best fishing spots in Río de Las Vueltas – plenty of rainbow and brown trout!
After a 40km drive from EcoCamp to Bahia Túnel, you will board a boat. on the amazing Viedma Lake, navigating icebergs to reach the face of the glacier. Here, your guide will introduce you to your ice gear, and teach you how to ice climb. Your night will be spent in Destino Sur in El Chaltén – a lovely mountain town with a very special energy.
Perito Moreno Glacier, in Glacier National Park, is one of the most famous geological sights in the world and one of the few glaciers in the world that remains stable. The glacier calves into Lago Argentino and every so often it is possible to see the huge lumps of ice break off and float away as icebergs.
An early morning flight will get you into Argentina’s colourful capital in time for an afternoon exploring San Telmo and a dinner at one of the best Argentinean steak houses: Gran Parrilla del Plata.
Explore the hidden corners of Buenos Aires in the company of your guide. You will learn about history, politics, architecture and art. Enjoy lunch near the Natural Reserve in one of the best places for ‘bondiola’ sandwiches (pork), a favourite amongst tourists and locals who work in the nearby areas.
Free day to explore Buenos Aires at your leisure.
Depart Buenos Aires
There will be numerous opportunities to photograph and capture truly wonderful moments. From multimedia presentations to group workshops on the outer decks or in a Zodiac, our on board photographer will offer advice and instruction.
Climbing up onto glaciers gives you the chance to enjoy unique, unforgettable landscapes with streams, small lagoons, gullies, cravasses and plenty of ice formations with the most incredible hues. No previous experience necessary!