Patagonia needs no special introductions, as this region in the southern tip of Chile has inspired tourists for decades with its jaw-dropping scenery of glaciers and turquoise lakes. The far south of Chile offers magnificent trekking opportunities where a variety of wildlife (guanacos, nandues, condors, pink flamingos and magellanic penguins) abound, but don't forget about Chile's other diverse regions including its dry desert in the north (Atacamba) and lush Central Valley. Chile's diverse natural landscape will be sure to impress any wanderlust and adventurer looking to explore this part of South America.
With stunning volcanic landscapes and massive glaciers, Torres del Paine National Park offers numerous trails for you to explore the natural splendour of the area. Whether it is remote camping, visiting a penguin colony, or glacier treks you're interested in doing, we can help you build an unforgettable Patagonia itinerary.
OJOS DEL SALADO
The highest volcano in the world and the highest peak in Chile, Ojos del Salado (6,893m) is a fairly straightforward trek to the summit for those with a moderate level of fitness. The normal starting point is the city Copiapó and there are three refugios along the route. This volcano summit can also be accessed from the Argentinian side.
Chile boasts a number of day hikes that offer jaw-dropping scenery. Let us help you to build an itinerary during your travels that allows you to experience some popular day hikes. Some options for day hikes include Mirador de Los Cóndores, Volcán Villarrica, Volcán Lascar, Lagunas Altas, Laguna de los Tres, and Cerro Guanaco.
The W trek in Torres del Paine National Park should be on everyone's bucket list of hikes! For those with a little more time, join us on the O Circuit! Other popular multi-day treks include the Cochamó Valley Trail, Dientes Circuit, Cerro Castillo, Jeinimeni-Avilés Traverse, Nahuel Huapi Traverse, and Huemul Circuit.
Customized Mountaineering Trips
Mountaineering options in Chile abound. Looking to put together a unique itinerary to give you a memorable mountaineering experience in South America? Here are a few options to consider: Marmolejo is the world’s most southerly (6,108m) peak and Tupangato is a rarely climbed (6,570m) peak. Other options include Cerro el Plomo and Volcán Calbuco.