Patagonia is Latin America´s mecca of outdoor and trekking fans and features some of the world´s most famous hiking trails. Breathtaking landscapes, dramatic mountain scenery, incredible snow-covered peaks, stunning glaciers, blue lakes and amazing views – there’s nothing quite like going on a hiking adventure in Patagonia.
The below adventures include the popular favorites of the region plus some of Patagonia´s lesser known trekking gems.
Torres del Paine W-Trek
Hike in Torres del Paine National Park
This is Torres del Paine´s most popular trek and without doubt one of Latin America´s most amazing hiking routes!
Hike to the Tower Base, on the Cuernos Trail, into French Valley and to Grey Glaciar and be amazed by the immense scenery of dramatic granite peaks, forests shaped by the strong Patagonian winds, turquoise blue lakes and glaciar lakes with floating icebergs in endless shapes of blue.
Mount Fitz Roy Hike
Trekking in Los Glaciares National Park
Hike in the surroundings of Mount Fitz Roy in Los Glaciares National Park.
A scenery of dramatic mountains, snow-capped peaks, glacial landscapes and blue lakes waits for you to be explored. Highlights include the trek to Laguna Los Tres, a turquoise blue lake framed by the Fitz Roy Mountains and the trail that leads you to Laguna Torre, a beautiful mountain lake with the majestic Mount Torre in the back.
Southernmost Trekking of the World
Dientes de Navarino Circuit
The Dientes de Navarino Trek leads travelers off the beaten path along the world´s southernmost trekking route. Hikers encounter stunning views while trekking along the jagged and teeth-like looking peaks of the Dientes de Navarino Massif, over vast snowfields, through beautiful beech forests and mountain valleys.
This hike is the right choice for skilled and passionate trekkers with excellent physical condition as the route is often referred to as South America´s most challenging hiking tour.
Cerro Castillo National Park
Hiking Patagonia Off the Beaten Path
Cerro Castillo National Park is situated in Chile´s Aysen Region. The Park forms part of a new network recently created by the Tompkins Conservation, the so-called “Route of Parks”, a spectacular 17.000 miles route that connects 17 Patagonian National Parks.
The hikes lead you to one of Patagonia´s lesser know areas along amazing mountain scenery and jagged peaks.
Torres del Paine W-Trek - Winter Version
Explore Patagonia in Chilean Winter
Torres del Paine has become an increasing popular destination with a growing visitor load. During the winter months the park still appears like back then, when this area was still an off the beaten track destinations.
The winter version (remember if you come from the northern hemisphere Chilean winter is during your summer!) of the world famous Torres del Paine W-Trek permits you to discover the park with only a couple of fellow hikers. Admire Patagonia´s amazing landscapes from a perspective few have seen before!
Perito Moreno Glaciar Hike
Full Day Ice Hike on Perito Moreno Glaciar
Visit the stunning Perito Moreno Glaciar and join an exciting ice trekking excursion. This full day tour perfectly combines with our longer trekking tours in Torres del Paine or Los Glaciares National Park.
Admire spectacular views of the glacier and its surroundings as well as impressive ice formations while walking with your crampons over the ice.
Is your dream trekking tour in Patagonia missing from this list?
There are several further alternatives we can offer you – get in touch with our Travel Specialists to find the best trekking adventure for you!