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Patagonia Hiking Adventure

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5.0 Based on 6 Reviews
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-38058
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Ends El Calafate, Argentina
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit Magdalena Island penguin colony or Cueva del Milodón
  • Multiday ‘W’ trek in Torres del Paine National Park
  • Kayak and boat cruise on Grey Lake
  • Hike to the base of Monte Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre
  • Visit Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Hike Los Glaciares National Park
  • Bike Laguna del Desierto
  • Hike Lomo del Pliegue Tumbado
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The "Patagonia Hiking Adventure" trip starts in Punta Arenas and ends in El Calafate. The "Patagonia Hiking Adventure" trip is a hiking trip that takes 14 days taking you through Punta Arenas, Laguna Del Desierto, De Los Tres Lagoon, Loma Del Pliegue Tumbado and 6 other destinations in Chile and Argentina. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport and others.

Southern Patagonia, for hikers in particular, is always near the top of the bucket list.Immense craggy mountain ranges erupt straight up from colossal boulder fields, vast rivers of ice calve into deep blue lakes, and its intricate coastline is strewn with uncharted fiords and inlets. It’s the type of scenery that leaves an indelible impression in your memory – one that photos will never quite manage to replicate.You’ll enjoy incredible views as you hike in the Fitz Roy area of Argentina, trek in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park, bike near Laguna del Desierto and sea kayak amongst icebergs on Grey Lake. If you have a passion for the outdoors, then the ‘Condor’ is the trip for you!
  • Day 1: Arrive in Patagonia
  • Day 2: Cruise and hike Magdalena Island penguin colony, or explore Cueva del Milodón
  • Days 3 to 7: Option A: W-Trek Hiking
  • Days 3 to 7: Option B: W-Trek Experience (US$499)
  • Day 8: Travel to El Calafate
  • Day 9: Visit Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Day 10: Hike Mirador Laguna Torre
  • Day 11: Hike to Laguna de los Tres
  • Day 12: Bike Laguna del Desierto and hike Los Huemules Reserve
  • Day 13: Hike Lomo del Pliegue Tumbado
  • Day 14: Depart for home
  • Charming hotels in the towns and cities. Refugios (backcountry lodges) on the W-Trek hiking or a comfortable lodge on the W-Trek Experience
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner for the entire trip.
  • All transportation is included. Airport pickup (Up to 2 days before tour)
  • You'll have an experienced Active Adventures guide with you for the entire duration, as well as specialist local guides in select locations.
Included activities
  • When most people think of Southern Patagonia they think of hiking. It is a world class hiking destination, no doubt. But did you also know there's some fantastic kayak and bike options? This itinerary includes all three activities, plus a scenic cruise.
  • Any international flights to Punta Arenas and from El Calafate are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Patagonia Hiking Adventure tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
5 - Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
  • Jon
  • On Dec 20 2021
5 - Excellent
The Chilean Condor trip for the Torres del Paine W-trek and Puerto Varas region was amazing. The views were great, the individual activities were exciting, and the guides were the best.
  • Cheryl
  • On Apr 29 2021
5 - Excellent
We have traveled and hiked all over the world. Originally we were disappointed we couldn't go on the trip to Patagonia in Argentina and Chile. We were asked if we would do the Condor instead since COVID kept us from crossing... Read more
  • Donald
  • On Apr 06 2021
5 - Excellent
We were a little anxious about getting through all of the requirements that Chile had for getting into the country and were worried that we may not make it through the "mini-quarantine" in order to start the trip on time. ... Read more
  • Chris
  • On Apr 01 2021
5 - Excellent
Visiting southern Patagonia had always been a lifelong dream. Alvaro and Cristian helped me get so much more out of the W-trek than I could ever get from following a guidebook. Their warmth - and humor - put me at ease right... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Patagonia Hiking Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 04 September 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 04 September 2022, a deposit of 500 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Patagonia Hiking Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Patagonia Hiking Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Thorough hygiene practices and general health & safety measures has been implemented on this trip to protect against COVID-19.
  • This tour requires all traveler over 12 to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Travelers under 12 will need to show a negative test result done within 72 hours before departure day.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the best month to visit Argentina?

    Argentina is the world’s eighth-largest country, with a wide variety of landscapes. So, depending on the kind of trip you have in mind, you can visit the country throughout the year. Overall, the best time to visit Argentina is between December and February—the beaches are warm and welcoming. If you want to explore the spectacular wilderness of Patagonia, the ideal time is between December and March, though it can get crowded. March to May is perfect to cover Buenos Aires and the Lake District. Mid-June through to October in Argentina is great for winter-sports enthusiasts. The best ski conditions are from mid-July till early September. However, do note that July is the winter vacation month and sees local crowds in many ski resorts. More information here.

  • Is Argentina expensive to visit?

    Though Argentina is not among the cheapest countries to visit, if you’re bringing in a higher-value currency, it will not seem very expensive. If budget is a constraint, it is possible to squeeze in a trip for as little as USD 40 a day (we’re talking hostel accommodation, public transport, etc). But for a more comfortable trip, be prepared to shell out upwards of USD 100. Typically, coastal towns like Del Plata and popular tourist destinations like Patagonia are more expensive. Pro tip: think US dollars and not Argentine pesos because the value of the local currency may not be what you’ve researched online.

  • How many days do you need in Argentina?

    We recommend a minimum of two weeks in Argentina, but for a truly comprehensive experience that takes in the entire length of the country, you’ll need 21 to 25 days. Though a three-week tour to Argentina would include internal flights, you will not only visit the best destinations but also discover some hidden gems. If you have limited time to spare, focus on a few places. So, in 7 days you can soak in the culture and urban rhythms of capital Buenos Aires and visit a few more highly rated destinations like Salta, Iguazu Falls, or Patagonia. For more details on how many days to spend in Argentina, see here.

  • Do they speak English in Argentina?

    English is not spoken widely in Argentina. You might meet younger people in big cities who speak English, and it is generally understood in the tourist industry, but beyond that don’t expect to find too many English speakers. Argentina’s official language is Spanish and most of the country’s 45 million people speak it. Anyone visiting from Spain or other Spanish-speaking countries like Mexico will not find it too hard to navigate the language barrier, though dialects and pronunciations are different. Italian comes second, with around 1.5 million speakers. Other languages with a significant number of speakers include Arabic, German and Yiddish. 

  • What is considered rude in Argentina?

    Though Argentinians are not considered to be very punctual, not respecting a schedule in a business meeting may be interpreted as being rude. Do not discuss politics and do not, under any circumstances, talk casually about the Falklands War (Argentines call it Guerra de las Malvinas, incidentally). If a type of herbal tea called ‘mate’, which is quite popular in Argentina, is offered to you in a small vessel, it is impolite to say ‘no’. (If you don’t enjoy it, it's okay to refuse the next round.) Argentines stand close to each other while speaking. Don’t back off—it may be considered discourteous. 

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