Remote and Rugged Chilean Patagonia Adventure
For those looking for adventure in some of the more remote and pristine parts of Chile, this itinerary is calling you. Begin your Chile tour in Santiago, where you will have the opportunity to visit the city's quirky coastline of Valparaiso with your private guide. Then it’s on to the adventure! Fly into Northern Patagonia for a few days of exploration. You’ll drive to Puerto Tranquilo and boat through the famed Marble Cathedrals. Then it's onto Patagonia National Park. Spend your morning rafting the wild River Baker, and afternoons boating and hiking through Tamango National Reserve. Your final stop will be Torres del Paine; fill your days with hikes and horseback riding surrounded by dramatic peaks and glacial lakes.
DAYS 1 & 2
Arrive in Santiago, Hotel Magnolia
DAYS 3 & 4
Fly to Coyhaique, transfer to Mallin Colorado Ecolodge
DAYS 5, 6 & 7
Transfer by road to Patagonia Park, Explora Lodge Patagonia National Park
DAYS 8, 9, 10 & 11
Fly to Punta Arenas, transfer to Torres del Paine, Explora Patagonia
Return to Puerto Natales, fly to Santiago to connect with your flight home.
Chile Tour: Patagonia Explorer trip highlights
- Start your Chile tour in the dynamic city of Santiago, where culture, culinary delights, and artistry await. Dive into the charming alleys and poetic history that thrive in Valparaiso with a full-day tour, soaking up the charms of the Southern Hemisphere.
- Fly south to the Aysen Region, where you will board a boat to explore the otherworldly marble cathedrals, followed by an afternoon on horseback. The following day, cross the Exploradores River and navigate by boat to the Laguna San Rafael, the entry to the “River of Icebergs.” See the calving glaciers up close before a beach picnic provides a break to soak in the panoramic views.
- Next, transfer to Patagonia Park, the gateway to Patagonia. Spend your days traversing rapids, hiking through the national reserve, and taking scenic boat rides as you explore this untouched piece of Patagonia.
- Your last stop is Torres del Paine, Chile’s most famous National Park encompassing mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers. This is an adventurer's paradise! When you arrive at Explora Patagonia, you will create a bespoke excursion plan which might include hiking tours, wilderness bike rides, horseback adventures, and kayaking expeditions; there is something for every type of active traveler!
Starting at $9,350 per person sharing in 2024.
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