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Epic Adventures Los Glaciares

Trekking deep into the wilderness of Los Glaciares

There are few moments I’m happier than when I’m hiking far off the beaten track, communing with Mother Nature and testing myself against the elements. Patagonia offers plenty of scope for just that, not least among the wilds of Los Glaciares National Park. One of the most extreme hikes it’s possible to do there is […]

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Aysen Epic Adventures

Where in the world? Test yourself with our Aysen quiz

There are certain buzzwords that come up time and again when people start talking about Aysen in Chile: wilderness, untouched, epic and raw.  These are all great ways of describing the landscapes you can encounter in this little-visited part of Patagonia, but one thing they don’t capture is just how diverse this region is. Aysen […]

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Lake District Planning & Tips

Where to stay in the Argentine Lake District: Bariloche or San Martín?

One question we often get asked at Swoop Patagonia by travellers heading to the Argentine Lake District is where to stay? There are two main options available: in the regional capital of Bariloche on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi, or its smaller counterpart to the north, San Martin de los Andes (usually shortened to […]

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Epic Adventures Los Glaciares

Hiking the Huemul Circuit in Los Glaciares

Los Glaciares National Park is packed with beautiful day hiking trails. From the mountain town of El Chaltén, you can set out on any number of brilliant hikes from the door of your hotel to enjoy the spectacular Fitz Roy Massif, while returning to sleep in a cosy bed at night. But there are plenty […]

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Epic Adventures

Choosing Your Luxury Oasis in the Atacama Desert

In the remote northern reaches of Chile – far from the granite peaks and glaciers of Patagonia – exists a landscape that can only be described as otherworldly. Here in the Atacama, often hailed as the driest desert on Earth, you’ll encounter towering volcanoes, sprawling salt flats, iridescent lagoons, and one of starriest skies in […]

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Stories & Inspiration

The Swoop Conservation Fund in Patagonia

At Swoop, we are firm believers in the power of travelling for good. Since the company was founded in 2010, we have tried to ensure our actions as a company are fully aligned with that belief. Swoop has always been an advocate for our destination at the ends of the Earth and it’s critical that […]

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