Chilean Patagonia is long and thin, with the spectacular Torres del Paine Mountains at the bottom, the lake district in the middle and the arid desert at the top. Next door Argentina is home to great glaciers, trendy ski resorts and fantastic whale watching.
Family Adventure Travel in Patagonia
- Stay on a hacienda (ranch), and learn to flyfish in some of the richest rivers on earth.
- Trek the Andes, especially the famous Torres Del Paine at the foot of the world.
- Hike along the great blue glaciers of the Far South.
- Kayak the Straits of Magellan, and see penguins and dolphins.
- Go whale watching at the Valdez Peninsula, home to some of the greatest numbers of whales anywhere.
- Go horseback riding through the never ending vastness of the countryside.
Patagonia Sample Itinerary
Cycling is another way to experience the park and today you’ll bike to some of the most extraordinary lake and mountain vistas. Tonight enjoy a traditional gaucho barbecue.
Kayaking to a glacier. Kayaking is a wonderful way to appreciate the glaciers. You’ll be able to choose between a full day or shorter kayak excursions.
For serious hikers, today you will hike to the iconic Base of the Towers. This full-day hike is not easy, but for anyone who loves to hike, it is one of the best day hikes you will ever do, as you make your way up to the glacial lake at the bottom of the famous Torres del Paine.
Easier hikes are available today as well.
Days 8 & 9
Two additional days to explore the beautiful region of Argentine Patagonia.
Depart Patagonia today for Buenos Aires. The city is Europe in South America, with French-inspired buildings and boulevards. Spend 2 nights here.
Tonight enjoy a traditional Tango show. It really is fun for all.
A full day exploring some of the highlights of BA. Tonight, enjoy a steak dinner at one of the finest steak restaurants in Argentina. It’s truly unforgettable! For non-meat eaters, we will make alternate plans, as BA has many incredible restaurants catering to all tastes and preferences.
Depart for the airport and check-in for your flight back home.
Patagonia Trip Tips & FAQ's
What is the food like in Patagonia?
Patagonia is a big meat-eating region. Lamb is especially popular but so is beef. Fish is popular too. For those who don’t eat meat, alternatives are always available.
Patagonia Travel: Where to Stay
Accommodation ranges from small guesthouses to luxury lodges. Accommodations are very comfortable and are very family-friendly.