This Patagonia trekking in Argentina Holiday is our 9 day "Patagonia Highlights" tour. A wonderful introduction to the splendours of Patagonia and Argentina
This Patagonia trekking in Argentina Holiday is our 9 day “Patagonia Highlights” tour. A wonderful introduction to the splendours of Patagonia and Argentina.
El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier, El Chaltén, Rio Blanco, Laguna de los Tres, Piedras Blancas, Cerro Torre Valley, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine.
Experience the stunning Patagonian scenery and great hiking of this amazing part of the World, offering more than 200km of trails for the traveller from all over the world.Spend a few days hiking in Glacier National Park where granite pinnacles spiral upward into the sky from the third largest ice field on earth and visit dramatic Perito Moreno Glacier in the southwest part of Argentino Lake.
An area of exceptional natural beauty, the park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1981.
Trip Code: APH
Patagonia Highlight (Patagonia trekking in Argentina Holiday)
Duration: 9 Days / 8 nights
Destination: El Calafate – El Chalten - Torres del Paine – Punta Arenas
Patagonia Tour Operator: All Territories Adventure Travel
Service Level: Standard
Physical Rating: 3 - Hiking during 6/7hs approx in the first day
Group Size: Min 4 pax - Max 14 pax
Age requirement: All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Age limit 60 years old (have to present medical form)
High tourist season: October, November, December, January, February, March, April
We suggest to book 90 days in advance
Accommodation: Simple Hotels/Hostels (6 Nights), Camping (2 Nights).
Meals: 8 breakfast, 3 lunch, 2 dinner, 3 snacks.
Transport: Local buses, private van, on your own foots.
All camping equipment with an experience cooker.
Bilingual local guides for Moreno Glacier Tour and while camping in Torres del Paine.
Tour leader throughout
Day 1 El Calafate
Arrive at El Calafate at any time, no planned activitiy, so check in at hotel and explore this small town.
Day 2-4 Moreno Glaciar / El Chalten / El Calafate
Early in the morning, for enjoy a full day excursion into Glaciers National Park, including a visit to the continental ice shelf and Moreno Glacier, optional boat trip.
Drive to El Chalten. Our hikes will include Rio Blanco, Laguna de los Tres, Piedras Blancas and the Cerro Torre Valley hikes. Our treks range from easy to moderate, with optional ice-hiking and more difficult treks. A late afternoon bus returns us to El Calafate on day 4.
Day 5-8 Puerto Natales / Torres del Paine National Park
Our journey takes us south again along the unpaved road to the border of Chile. We spend a relaxing evening in scenic Puerto Natales before our trip to the spectacular Paine National Park, where we spend the next two nights camping among the dramatic granite pillars that dominate the landscape. From our campsite we will take day hikes to observe some of the striking scenery of this protected area, home to a variety of animal and plant life. Arriving back in Puerto Natales in the afternoon of day 8.
Day 9 - Punta Arenas
Local bus to Punta Arenas, Chile's southernmost city, facing the Estrecho de Magallanes. You will have time to explore this lively city until your departure.
Highlights of the Trip
Tour Perito Moreno Glacier
El Chalten and its amassing scenery
Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre view point
Hike to the view point of Torres del Paine,
The views of the huge massif and the pristine and turquoise lakes.
TRAVEL ALTERNATIVES IN PATAGONIA
• Hiking & Kayaking in Torres del Paine
• Patagonia Express
• Torres del Paine Express
• El Calafate Express
• El Chalten Stunning
• Paddling Blue