Visit Patagonia and enjoy adventure holidays and trekking tours surrounded by jagged Andean mountains, glaciers and fjords.
Patagonia, the land at the end of the earth, straddles the tail of South America, covering vast and remote swathes of Chile and Argentina.
The landscapes are diverse and dramatic, and our guided group and private tours help you to visit the highlights.
Travel to the amazing collection of soaring spires and vast glaciers that make up Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park.
Journey over the border and discover Argentina’s Fitzroy National Park, also home to the calving icebergs of Perito Moreno glacier.
Awesome panoramas await, and we have a variety of trips to suit all holiday tastes and budgets.
Our tours offer everything from relaxed to hardcore treks to luxury spa hotels – or a mixture of them all.
Ushuaia is known as the end of the earth, and part of the Tierra del Fuego National Park and home to the Beagle Channel.
It features remote mountain treks and is the launch port for Antarctica and Patagonia cruises through fjords to Chile’s Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales.
The Lake District area offers verdant forests and dramatic volcanoes pocked by the crystal blue bodies of water that gives the area its name.
Read more in our Patagonia Travel Highlights Guide.
Patagonia Highlights is the perfect trip to see it all, and for the hardy, head to the South Patagonian Ice Field onto the windswept ice cap, where the Ice Age has not ended, where mountain peaks and ice dominate.
Paddlers will love our kayaking trips into the fjords, which cater for all ability levels.
Whether you are after a cultural experience, more leisurely trekking or a full on trekking challenge, contact us for more.
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Below you will find a few of the many attractions Patagonia has to offer for your holiday.
Chilean Patagonia is a pristine wilderness of fjords, glaciers, plains, mountains and forests.
Southern Patagonia’s main attraction is the Torres del Paine National park. The granite spires attract many visitors to what some have called the 8th Wonder of the World. The park is a trekkers paradise with two classic treks, the Paine W and the Paine Circuit.
Northern Patagonia, the Aysen region, is one of the least populated parts of the country and is blessed with spectacular countryside.
The main airport is Balmaceda near the city of Coyhaique and must see places include Lake General Carrera and the Marble Caves, The San Rafael Glacier, the Quelat Hanging Glacier as well as driving the Austral Road.
The Futaleufu River is a must for white water enthusiasts.
The region also offers great horseback opportunities as well as kayaking ones. Nature enthusiasts can admire the impressive scenery, imposing glaciers and fascinating wildlife and flora.
Argentine Patagonia, the southern half of Argentina, is a remote, wind swept land of plains, mountains, lakes and glaciers.
The main airport is at El Calafate which is the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park.
Nearby is the mighty Perito Moreno glacier where you have the opportunity to get up close to the ice on one of the many walkways or on a boat trip.
El Chalten, a 3 1/2 hour drive from Calafate, is the trail head for treks in to the base of Cerro Torre, Fitzroy or for the more intrepid, on to the South Patagonian ice-cap.
Ushuaia, on the Beagle channel, is the southern most city of Argentina. Ushuaia is fascinating for historical interest, is rich in wildlife and is departure port for many Antarctic cruises
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Thanks to your wonderful organising the Patagonian leg of our trip went extra smoothly and we had a most enjoyable visit there as well. All the accommodation was excellent and in most places we were upgraded to great rooms with great views. Perfect for photographers to check out the sunrises and sunsets.
C. Darby, Australia, 2014
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The week in Torres Del Paine was incredible – I think honestly one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been to. I would definitely recommend it as a “must-see”. Our hotel in Punta Arenas was nice – it was well placed in town for us to walk around and try some local restaurants and the breakfast buffet was ok.
J Poston, UK, 2015
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