Travel to Patagonia

Southern Argentina and Chile share an immense, sparsely populated, and mostly flat expanse divided by the Andes Mountains, commonly known as Patagonia. Here, some of the most dramatic granite spires on earth are constantly being transformed by the movement of immense glaciers. These peaks tower over the surrounding plains, creating the most impressive mountain vistas and lakes in South America.

Southern Patagonia is glacier territory. Here you’ll find the most famous Patagonian mountains, Cerro Torre, Fitz Roy and the Paine Towers and Horns, which all jut out from the edges of the ice. Glaciers Park outside of El Calafate boasts 13 distinct, massive glaciers including Perito Moreno. Discover a refined, luxury Patagonia experience with Southwind Adventures.
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HIKING THE PATAGONIAN ANDES
Southern Argentina and Chile share an immense expanse known as Patagonia. Sculpted by massive glaciers, these Andes were transformed into the peaks and spires that are among the most arresting mountain destinations on earth. In addition to epic scenery and the gaucho culture, the region hosts plentiful wildlife.
Length: 13 Days/12 Nights
Season: October – March
Land Cost: from $6,345
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NEW! DELUXE PATAGONIA
This rich itinerary is designed for walkers and nature enthusiasts who would like to experience the Argentine side of the Patagonian Andes in style and comfort, with active days and relaxing nights at chic lodges and hotels. Highlights include Mt. Fitz Roy and Perito Moreno Glacier.
Length: 10 Days/9 Nights
Season: October – March
Land Cost: from $6,325
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PAINE PARK LODGE ADVENTURE
Torres del Paine Park is one of the world’s most stunning mountain destinations. This wonderful, soul-inspiring wilderness offers what many feel is South America’s best hiking experience. Towering above it all are the awe-inspiring spires whose near-vertical walls are world-renowned. Paine should be on every hiker’s list.
Length: 10 Days/9 Nights
Season: November – March
Land Cost: from $4,715
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LAKE DISTRICT ODYSSEY
Chile and Argentina’s Lake District is one of the most arrestingly beautiful destinations in the world! Dazzling turquoise lakes are showcased in some of South America’s top national parks. On this first-class vacation, active days are complimented by comfortable nights at some of the area’s finest hotels and lodges.
Length: 11 Days/10 Nights
Season: October – April
Land Cost: from $5,895
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LLAO LLAO RESORT & SPA
Visible cypress timber blends with regional green stones to make the Llao Llao Resort & Spa one of the most striking properties in South America. The resort’s combination of amenities, recreation and 5-star service has earned it the distinction as one of The Leading Hotels of the World.
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ESTANCIA CRISTINA
Reachable only by a two-hour panoramic boat ride across Lake Argentino, Estancia Cristina enjoys a privileged location, with unique access to and views of Upsala Glacier. Its small size (five lodges with a total of 20 guest rooms) maintains the authenticity of the historical ranch, while giving an aura of exclusivity and privacy.
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EOLO LODGE
EOLO is a premier lodge in Patagonia, and the only one with Relais & Chateaux distinction. The lodge is located within an estancia of 10,000 acres between El Calafate, Argentina, and the Perito Moreno Glacier. With only 17 room, it offers the most exclusive accommodation of the area.
HOSTERIA LAS BALSAS
Tucked into a bay on the shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Hostería Las Balsas is one of only two Relais & Chateaux properties in Argentina, known for their dedication to French style living in country lodgings. The intimate property has only 15 rooms, each individually decorated and with beautiful views of the lake.
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AWASI PATAGONIA
Awasi Patagonia is situated inside a private reserve offering imposing views of the Torres del Paine peaks and Lake Sarmiento. Inspired by old Patagonian shelters and ranching outposts, the 12 villas on offer (one of these a two bedroom villa for families) are distributed in such a way as to ensure the utmost privacy while each being situated to maximize the incredible views around them.
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EXPLORA PATAGONIA
Explora Patagonia is located at the center of the Torres del Paine National Park, the heart of Patagonia, declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. On a privilege location at the shores of Lake Pehoe, the lodge offers breathtaking views of the Paine ridge and the granite towers. Its construction is based around essential luxuries, allowing the traveler to inhabit the remote location in its pristine essence without distractions.
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TIERRA PATAGONIA
Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa emerges from a prairie where the South American pampa reaches Lake Sarmiento. The building is immersed in the landscape and blends with the natural setting. The award-winning architecture complements the flow of the geology in this privileged location and showcases the magnificent views of the Torres del Paine National Park.
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PUERTO NATALES: THE SINGULAR
Patagonia’s most unique luxury lodge is a piece of renovated history, a post-Victorian cold-storage plant transformed into an original boutique-style hotel. The 54 Singular Rooms all face the Last Hope Sound with wall-to-wall panoramic windows.
EASTER ISLAND
Length: 5 Days/4 Nights from Santiago
Season: October – April
One of the most isolated islands in the world, with enormous stone figures erected hundreds of years ago, Easter Island is a land shrouded in enigma in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Spend 3 full days to explore this fascinating island.
ATACAMA DESERT
Length: 4 Days/3 Nights
Season: Year-round
The driest desert on the planet, the starkly desolate, but unique, Atacama Desert in northern Chile, with its canyons, salt lakes, geysers, hot springs, and volcanic peaks, make it ideal for active nature lovers.
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THE LAKE DISTRICT
Length: 4 Days/3 Nights
Season: Mid-October – Mid-April
A lovely region of rolling hills, glacier-clad volcanoes and sparkling lakes, the Lake District is a natural gem of Chile. Travel through spectacular landscapes, including a hike on Osorno Volcano.
IGUAZU FALLS
Length: 3 days/2 nights from Buenos Aires
Season: Year-round
Iguazú Falls, one of the world’s most famed waterfalls, is located in a dense tropical forest along the Brazilian border in northern Argentina. At 230 feet in height and a-mile-and-a-half-wide, the falls are higher and wider than Niagara!
MENDOZA WINE REGION
Length: 4 Days/3 Nights from Buenos Aires
Season: October – April
Refine your connoisseur palette in Mendoza, South America’s premiere wine region famous for its varieties of Malbec. During this 4-day cultural and gourmet experience, you’ll visit several top wineries.
SALTA AND CAYAFATE
Length: 4 Days/3 Nights from Buenos Aires
Season: April – November
The colonial city of Salta, called Salta la Linda or “Salta the beautiful”, is home to Argentina’s best-preserved colonial architecture. This is the place to enjoy nature, learn about the local Spanish and Gaucho culture, and taste delicious wines and traditional dishes.
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TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Length: 3 Days/2 Nights from Buenos Aires
Season: October – March
The Land of Fire in Southern Argentina is a lovely, tranquil place of snow-capped mountains, forests and lakes located at the ends of the earth. Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park and cruise along the shores of the Beagle Channel.
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AUSTRALIS CRUISES
Length: 4-5 Days from Punta Arenas and Ushuaia
Season: October – March
Discover the marvels of Patagonia by land and by sea aboard the 210-passenger Stella Australis and the new sister vessel, the M/V Ventus Australis. Round-trip and one-way routes are available. Australis was selected as #1 Small Ocean cruises in Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016.