Visit the Perito Moreno Glacier, an enthralling river of ice.
Take on the W trek, an incredible foot journey through the Torres del Paine region.
Keep watch for sightings of intriguing Argentinian wildlife.
A phenomenal journey through both Chile and Argentina, exploring the sensational trails of Patagonia, winding through forests and plains to access incredible viewpoints of the Patagonian region. Stay in mountain refuges, mountain campsites and a Patagonian lodge, on a fully guided trekking exploration of this fascinating land.
Undertake one of the finest hiking loops in the world.
Be spellbound by the imposing Perito Moreno Glacier.
Hike mountain peaks to uncover some of the best views in the area.
Fly to El Calafate, to meet with guide and the group. Take lunch in El Calafate before taking a bus transfer to El Chalten and the hotel.
Hike along forest trails, following a route which steadily climbs to Laguna Torre to find incredible views of Cerro Torre peak. Weather permitting, it is possible to continue to the Maestri viewpoint for supreme views of the Grande Glacier. Return to Thorwood Campsite to overnight.
After breakfast, embark on foot to the peak of Loma de las Pizarras, a superb viewpoint to bask in views of Mount Fitzroy. The route back passes the Madre and Hija lagoons before arriving at Poincenot Camp.
A steep climb to Lagunas de los Tres, before following the trail to Laguna Sucia. Enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding glaciers before continuing to Laguna Piedras Blancas. Conclude the day at Laguna Condor Mountain Refuge.
Leaving the refuge, climb to the summit of Loma del Diablo at 1450m. Enjoy views of the northern side of Fitz Roy, the last trekking expedition in Los Glaciares National Park, before making the descent to take a transfer to El Chalten.
Take a bus transfer, passing Lago Viedma and Lago Argentina back to El Calafate. Afternoon free to explore the town of El Calafate, with potential to enjoy the trail to Laguna Nimez, a superb birdwatching location.
Take a private tour of the Perito Moreno Glacier, with an opportunity to take a boat tour on the lake offering an incredible perspective on the vast river of ice.
Start the journey toward in the direction of Torres del Paine National Park, crossing the border into Chile. Continue the bus journey to Puerto Natales and the hotel to overnight.
Take a private transfer to Torres del Paine. En route, stop to climb the peak of Cerro Dorotea, a short hike to access fantastic views of the Seño Ultima Esperanza. Continue the drive to the accommodation on the border of the National Park.
Starting the famous W Trek, the first objective is Rifugio Chileno. climbing into the Ascencio valley. Passing the refuge, continue along the route, tackling a challenging climb to Mirador las Torres, a superb viewpoint exemplifying the drama of Torres del Paine. After a while to absorb the landscapes, return to the refuge for the night.
A more relaxed day following gentle trails along the edge of Lake Nordenskjold to the Cuernos Refuge.
A huge day, covering 25K on foot. Initially heading to the Italian Camp to ease the legs into the day of hiking. From here the trail climbs more steeply, in the shadow of Paine Grande. Stop at the Mirador del Frances to enjoy the views, before tackling a challenging ascent to Mirador Britanico at the head of the valley. Retrace the route as far as the Italian Camp before following an easy trail to reach Paine Grande Refuge.
Final day on the W Trek follows the banks of Lago Grey, an incredible lake with huge icebergs floating on the surface. Arrive at Refuge Grey, before taking a boat trip to experience the icebergs at close quarters. Private transfer late in the day to Puerto Natales.
Transfer to El Calafate, returning to Argentina. Free time in the afternoon to explore the town.
Transfer to the airport to begin the journey home.
This trip takes responsibility seriously and ‘goes the extra mile’ to ensure that your presence in this country is entirely positive.
All guides and partners are hand picked to ensure that every aspect of your trip operates to the highest standard and reflect the strong values, ethics and joy of travel.
This commitment to Responsible Travel is mutually beneficial without compromising the countries and communities touched or the depth and uniqueness of your adventure.
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All crew are paid proper wages and are treated with respect and dignity. This trip with IMEC, IPPG and KPAP, all not-for-profit organisations that focus on improving the working conditions of porters.
Travellers are given the opportunity to mitigate some of the environmental impacts of flying by supporting community and conservation initiatives.
This trip is a proud supporter of the Leave No Trace and Travellers Against Plastic campaigns, which help educate travellers on the impact of travel and provide practical guidance for enjoying the outdoors responsibly.
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