Trip Summary

Days 1 - 2 Overnight in Santiago

Spend a night in the Chilean capital, Santiago with an afternoon taking a city tour in which you will see all the key landmarks such as the main square market and parks. 

Fly into Santiago

Stay at the Singular Santiago

Soak up the sights of this bohemian capital city

Santiago Express

The perfect solution for a brief stop in Chile’s stunning capital city. Whether en route to Patagonia or returning home—our stop-off program will ensure you get a taster for the city and a night’s rest at a hotel perfectly suited to your needs and requirements.

Days 2 - 7 Road trip down the Carreterra Austral

The Aysen region boasts the magical marble caves which will captivate you, you'll visit San Rafael Glacier which takes a full day adventuring by boat travelling through the fjords and temperate rainforest and you can choose a vehicle-based excursion, a day hike in Patagonia National Park or raft along the azul waters of the Baker river. Each evening you come back to your cosy lodge overlooking General Carerra Lake for a hot shower and some home-cooked food. 

Driving down the Carreterra Austral

Day Hiking in Cerro Castillo

Explore the marble Caves by Kayak

Highlights of Aysen Roadtrip

This is undiscovered Patagonia at its best. Embark on an active adventure through this wild region—taking in the Carretera Austral, Cerro Castillo, the Marble Caves, General Carrera Lake, and the Northern Ice Field. Experience day hiking, kayaking and views of the highest order. Welcome to Aysen...

Extend your trip

Best of Aysen Roadtrip

Delve deep into Patagonia's most-undiscovered region following the Route of the Parks. You'll roam three national parks on foot, immerse yourself in the dazzling marble caves of Puerto Tranquillo, raft down the Baker River, and discover the secrets of Gaucho life in rural Chile. Even after 10 days of exploration, we expect you'll already be plotting your return to Aysen.

Days 7 - 11 Discover Torres del Paine National Park

Marvel at Torres del Paine's world famous granite peaks and glaciers with a choice of very active to gentle excursions to marvel at these extraordinary landscapes. Your hotel is close to the action based on a former estancia and with the best location for hiking to the park's famous towers viewpoint. 

Day 1 Arrive at your hotel in the centre of the National Park

Day 2 Choose to hike, take gentle vehicle based excursions or horseride.

Day 3 Gentle Excursions

Highlights of Torres del Paine

Stay in the heart of the magnificent Torres del Paine National Park and enjoy the wide variety of included excursions from one of the most iconic hotels in the region. This flexible program is perfect for travellers wanting to experience numerous guided outdoor activities in the national park, or for those who simply want to enjoy some time at their own pace.

Upgrade to a Luxury Yurt Camp

Experience Paine's Nature and Wildlife

Stay in a secluded, all-inclusive luxury yurt camp where you'll wake each morning in a forest overlooking Patagonia's stunning Toro Lake. Journey through breath-taking scenery to complete world-famous hikes and other activities in Torres del Paine while being looked after from start to finish by expert guides – it doesn't get much better than this.

Days 11 - 15 Cruise the Chilean fjords past glaciers to Cape Horn

This is an Expedition Cruise that visits incredibly remote bays, Fjords and glaciers and if the weather is right you will disembark at Cape Horn. You can't reach these areas if you're not on a boat and so you feel like an Explorer miles away from civilisation. Every day you will leave the ship and take a zodiac to visit glaciers or hike through the forests returning afterwards to a warm cozy cabin on your luxury cruise ship. In the evenings you will enjoy lectures from your very knowledgeable guides on the history of the region, glaciology and enjoy some delicious food. We've been onboard and we will talk you through the different cabins and make sure you get the perfect one. 

Day 2 Meet Magallenic penguins at Tucker Islets

Day 3 Cruise through glacier alley and take a zodiac excursion to Pia Glacier

Day 4 Disembark at Cape Horn

Wildlife, Glaciers & Cape Horn Cruise

Voyage south from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia on a small-ship expedition cruise and experience the incredible wildlife, fascinating history and breathtaking scenery of Tierra del Fuego. Sail the famous Strait of Magellan and Glacier Alley in the Beagle Channel. On five excursions you'll see immense glaciers up close, visit historic Wulaia Bay and set foot on the fabled Cape Horn.

Days 15 - 16 Overnight in Buenos Aires

Celebrate the final night of your trip by witnessing some tango, eating a steak and enjoying the wine in Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America. 

Fly up to Buenos Aires

Finish your trip in true Argentine sytle

Go to a tango show

Buenos Aires Express

Tailored to suit our travellers—en route to Patagonia—who only have one night in the captivating capital city of Buenos Aires. This program offers you the chance to take in the must-see sights with your private guide by day and choose between an Argentine dining experience and tango show at night. This taster trip may leave you wanting to book another visit...

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Highlights of Chilean Patagonia

15 nights from $8,916pp based on 2 person group

What is included

This inspirational tour includes the transfers, meals and excursions that are included in the trips listed. Please note this does not include flights.

If you like the look of this tour then the next step is to speak to one of our Patagonia experts who will tailor and refine it to you wishes and needs. Please enquire for a detailed itinerary with the full details of all transfers, meals, activities, accommodation etc that are included.

Whatever your budget, group size, length of stay, we can help.

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Harriet says

There is so much more to Patagonia than Torres del Paine. We put this two-week itinerary together to provide an end-to-end Patagonia tour that includes some of the less well known areas of Patagonia too. We love the culture and landscapes of undiscovered Aysen and exploring the remote and wild fjords of Chilean Patagonia following in Darwin's path and learning about the history of the region.

Harriet Pike Head of Swoop Patagonia

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