Reasons to go on a group tour

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  • Relax and have all arrangements sorted for you: With a fixed itinerary delivered by an expert tour guide you needn't worry about the minute details of your trip. Each day you will receive a briefing and your tour leader will always be on hand in case you are unsure about anything
  • Cover the highlights in a time and cost effective way: All ground arrangements such as accommodation, excursions, meals and transportation are included so there are few additional costs. The itineraries are specifically crafted to maximise the time that you have on tried and tested routes
  • Share your travel experiences with other people: You'll quickly get to know everyone in your group and will likely form many close friendships with your fellow travel buddies. Group sizes vary from 4-20 people and by the end of the trip you will have shared some very special moments together. Solo travellers, couples and groups of friends can all enjoy group tours
  • Balance between organised activities and free time: Although the majoirty of the trip is pre-arranged there are times on group tours where there's flexibility for you to pick and choose how you spend your time. You may opt for a relaxing afternoon at the hotel instead of joining a guided hike for example. Downtime is important - you are are on holiday after all!

Fitz Roy and Paine Explorer

Swoop's featured group tour has been handcrafted by our Patagonian Specialists based on our years of experience. It is a trekking focused tour that takes in the best of the hiking in Torres del Paine and Los Glacaires - two of Patagonia's most iconic National Parks. We have included unique extras like an extended boat trip around Perito Moreno and the surrounding waterways, a Zodiac boat ride along the Rio Serrano into Torres del Paine and a big farewell asado (Patagonian BBQ) at a traditional estancia to finish. In a maximum group of 12 people, you will be accompanied by an expert tour leader throughout.

Fitz Roy and Paine

Active

These tours include longer hikes and spend slightly longer in each location to make the most of the different activities on offer. Accommodation is conveniently located but purely functional - the emphasis on these group tours is how you spend your day, not where you sleep.

Active Trips

Comfort

Staying in upgraded mid-range accommodation throughout, these tours involve lighter activities and are suitable for most fitness levels. They cover a lot in the time allocated so are perfect for those planning shorter holidays.

Comfort Trips

Overland

Using a custom-built expedition vehicle as a base, these overland tours cover vast distances with regular stops along the way. With panoramic viewing windows and plenty of onboard services including a kitchenette, library and toilet you will be travelling in comfort. You will be accompanied by a specially trained driver/mechanic and an expert tour guide.

Overland Trips

Off the Beaten Track

Explore the remote and beautiful regions of Chile and Argentina with all of the challenging logistics taken care of. Escape the crowds of the popular areas and immerse yourself in the wilder areas of Patagonia. 

Off the Beaten Track Trips

Patagonia & Beyond

Extend your tour to discover more of Chile and Argentina beyond Patagonia. Other popular areas to visit include the Atacama Desert, Iguazu Falls and wine region of Mendoza.

Patagonia & Beyond Trips

What Our Customers Think

Things to consider

  • How active am I?
  • What level of comfort do I want?
  • Which parts of Patagonia do I really want to see?
  • How do I want to spend the majority of my time? Sightseeing, hiking, relaxing?
  • What sort of age group do I want to share my tour with?
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Chloe says

4 Types of Adventure

We'll provide our expert advice during the early stages of your trip planning, to help you decide where to go and what to do. Once we've worked together to create your perfect itinerary, we'll help you in one of the following ways:

  1. A guided, multi-day activity

    A multi-day activity trip, such as a hiking, kayaking or horse-riding trip, can be arranged to fit in with the rest of your plans. Guided trips are typically for small groups of no more than 8 people, but private trips and self-guided trips can be arranged too. We can help solo travellers and couples find like-minded groups to join. Find out more.

  2. A hotel or ship-based trip

    We can help you choose the perfect hotel, lodge or eco camp from which to explore the national parks by day and enjoy fine food and wine by night. Expeditionary cruises are also a great way to immerse yourself in Patagonia’s scenery and wildlife from a comfortable base. Find out more.

  3. A group tour

    Group Tours are fixed-itinerary trips of around 15 people. With set departure dates and prices making them easy to plan around, they can be either a simple and sociable way for solo travellers or anyone on a budget to fit the highlights of Patagonia into a short time frame, or a great core to a larger adventure. We can help you find the right group tour for you. Find out more.

  4. 
A 2-3 week holiday

    We can help you choose several multi-day activity trips, such as hiking, kayaking or horse-riding trips, and integrate them into your own itinerary. Or, we can plan and arrange an entire bespoke itinerary for you, including flights, buses and accommodation - doing the hard work so you don’t have to. Find out more.

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Whatever your budget, group size, length of stay, preferred activity or appetite for adventure, we can help.

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