Category: Epic Adventures

Aysen Epic Adventures

The Marble Caves of Aysen

What lifts a place from the picturesque to the beautiful? And what is it about that place that makes a traveller want to grab a hashtag and start posting their pictures on Instagram? In recent years, travellers to Chile both on the road and online have been hearing a lot about the Marble Caves in […]

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Los Glaciares Planning & Tips

Why you should stay in an estancia in Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park

Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park has no shortage of brilliant places to stay, from luxury lodges to comfortably cool glamping opportunities. You can stay in a hotel in the centre of El Chaltén town and walk straight out of your door to join a mountain trail, or you can get close to nature by camping […]

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Planning & Tips Torres del Paine

Nine questions that will help you plan your W Trek hike in Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine National Park in Chile is one of Patagonia’s great banner destinations, and its breathtaking granite towers offer up one of the region’s most iconic views. There are many ways to experience the park, its mountains and glaciers, but the classic way is to hike the multi-day W Trek,  At Swoop Patagonia, many […]

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Epic Adventures Los Glaciares Torres del Paine

How to travel to Torres del Paine from El Calafate

Two of Patagonia’s greatest national parks lie a short distance from each other, separated by an international border. Torres del Paine National Park, with its sheer granite towers and iconic W Trek, sits up close to the Chilean border. On the other side in Argentina, you’ll find Los Glaciares National Park, home to Perito Moreno […]

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Epic Adventures Los Glaciares

Horseriding with gauchos in Los Glaciares

When it comes to experiencing the great outdoors, for some people it’s a case of two legs good but four legs better. I love to ride even more than I love to hike – and Patagonia is a brilliant place for horseback riding.  To get the most out of my time in the saddle on […]

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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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