CHILE AND ARGENTINA

 21 days trekking in Patagonia…

For the walkers of trails and mountains. A trip for 21 days, we will discover the most emblematic places in Argentine and Chilean Patagonia. Walks through El Chalten admiring the famous Fitz Roy mountain, Torres del Paine National Park and its famous Towers, ending in Tierra del Fuego in the mythical city of Ushuaia.

Attractions of the Program:

Buenos Aires city, Argentina.

Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calafate, Argentina.

Big Circuit Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.

Gray Glacier, Chile.

El Chalten trekking, Monte Fitz Roy, Argentina.

El Chalten trekking, Cerro Torre, Argentina.

Beagle Channel Navigation, Ushuaia, Argentina.

 

November 2019, January 2020, February 2020 and March 2020

Day 2 / Buenos Aires and surroundings

Visit the city of Buenos Aires and its famous neighborhoods

Día 3/ Buenos Aires – El Calafate

Bus to the airport flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, navigation and visit Perito Moreno glacier.

Día 4/ El Calafate – Cerro Castillo – Torres del Paine National Park

Bus from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo border Chile and transfer to Torres del Paine national park Chile.Night at the Central shelter.

Día 5/ Norte Shelter- Camping Serón

First day of walking, through the native forest of Patagonia, this day is dedicated to a smooth trek before starting the big circuit, 5 hours of walking.Night camping Seron.

Día 6/ Camping Seron – Dickson Shelter

This day we trekking 20 kilometers to the right side of the Paine river, nice wiew with the Patagonian Andes and the South Ice Field, 350 km long, 8 hours of trekking.Night Dickson refuge.

Día 7/ Dickson Shelter - Camping los Perros

Day of trekking through the forests of Patagonia, 6 hours of walking we begin to climb up to 550 meters of altitude, we passing in front of the Perros glacier and its beautiful lake.Night camping Perros.

Día 8/ Camping los Perros - Grey Shelter

This day will be one of the most impressive day of trekking, we will leave the Magellanic forests, to discover the high mountain landscapes, we got 1.200 meters of altitude, where we have the best view of the Grey glacier 27 km long and the Southern Ice Fields,the 3rd world reserve of fresh water, 16,800 square km approx. We continue the trek descending until the Grey refuge, 10 hours of trekking 22 km approx.Night at the Grey Shelter.

Día 9/ Grey Shelter - Paine Grande Lodge

Day dedicated in the morning to approach the Grey glacier and kayaking among its tempanos facing the north arm of the Gray glacier 2 hours of kayaking in the afternoon we’re going to the Paine Grande Shelter 11 km 3,5 hours trekking.Night at the Paine Grande shelter.

Día 10/ Paine Grande – French Valley – Cuernos Shelter

Long day of trekking 22 kilometers, we walk in northeasterly direction towards the Italian camp, skirting Pehoé lake and facing the majestic and imposing Paine grande with 3,050 meters, advancing towards the French valley, 2.30 hours walking to the Italian camp and then begin to climb the side of the  French river, we have a beautiful view of the French glacier, 5 hours of walking to reach the British lookout, 360 degrees view of all the granite mountains, Castillo mountain, Cota 2000, Cathedral, Shark Fin, Fortress. We return by the same trail to the Italian camp where we continue the trail to the Cuernos shelter.Night at the shelter.

Día 11/ Cuernos Shelter – El Chileno Shelter

Day of trek towards the Ascencio Valley, we walk bordering the turquoise Nordenskjol lake, surrounding Almirante Nieto mountain 2,668 meters, passing next to the lagoon Inge begin to rise until 500 meters. Reaching the El Chileno shelter, located in the middle of the Ascencio Valley, estimated time 5 hours trekking, 14 kms. Night at the shelter.

Día 12/ El Chileno Shelter – Look out Base Las Torres

Day of march to the most famous place of the park, the 3 granite peaks called Torres del Paine,w e left the El Chileno shelter, entering the Magellanic forest and gradually climbing the unevenness until reaching 875 meters, at the feet of the 3 famous granite peaks of 2,850, 2,800 and 2,600 meters, impressive view with the foot of the mountain glacier and the turquoise lagoon, we return by the same road to the camping the towers, where we will take our bus to go to the other side of the park where we will sleep in comfortable cabins in the Serrano village with a beautiful view of the massif.

Día 13/ Torres del Paine – El Calfate – El Chaltén

Journey to the famous and imposing Fitz Roy, the highest mountain in southern Patagonia, we left early towards the border of Chile and return to Argentina arriving at El Calafate at noon and continuing the route to the small town of El Chaltén, during the journey we will observe fauna such as ñandus, guanacos, cords and foxes, we will skirt Lake Argentino and Lake Viedma to arrive in the afternoon at the famous town of El Chaltén, capital of the world climbing.

Día 14/ El Chaltén – Pliegue Tumbado

Day dedicated to the march to the viewpoint of the fold of Tumbado, we enter the Patagonian forest, continuing for a more desertic rise reaching the unevenness of 900 meters, where we find the viewpoint from where you can see the 2 most famous massifs of Patagonia Argentina, Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy mount, we return by the same road 8 hours of walking.Night at the hotel.

Día 15/ El Chaltén – Cerro Torre

Day dedicated to trekt to the Cerro Torre, we left early from El Chaltén to go up to the Torres lagoon and the Torre viewpoint where we will have a very good view of the imposing Cerro Torre, certainly the most famous and difficult granite needle in the world, we return to El Chaltén, 6 hours of walking.Night at the hotel.

Día 16/ El Chaltén – Poincenot Camp – Los Tres Lagoon

Most important journey of the trip through Argentina, we left from El Chaltén to the look out de los Tres, passing by the Capri lagoon, during the march we will appreciate all the time the famous Fitz Roy massif, we will arrive at the Poincenot camp where we will begin to climb the moraine during 1 time to then reach the foot of the Los Tres lagoon, admiring the 3 suspended glaciers and the imposing Fitz Roy, return to El Chaltén.Night at the hotel.

Día 17/ El Chaltén – El Calafate

Private bus to El Calafate in the morning, arriving at the international airport of El Calafate, where we will take the flight to the southernmost city in the world Ushuaia.Night at the hotel.

Día 18/ Ushuaia – Beagle Channel

Boat trip in the morning to the Eclaireurs lighthouse, sighting of cormorants, sea lions, return to Ushuaia, 3 hours of sailing, free afternoon.Night at the hotel.

Día 19/ Ushuaia – Lapataia Park

Transfert to La Pataia Park, 5 hours walk along the Beagle Channel, we will be able to appreciate the Navarino Island and the Darwin mountain range with its imposing mountains,  return to Uhsuaia.Night at the hotel.

Día 20/ Ushuaia – Buenos Aires City

Morning flight to Buenos Aires, arrival at the airport, reception and international flight.