Ah! one of our favorite destination… Explorer Florence Dixie described this land as “uninviting and feared territory”; yet her attitude during her expedition was “active, hardy and resilient”. In the end, she was able to write in her journal: “...the sight well repaid us for our trouble”. The land of the Patagones, is adequately known as the ‘End of the World’. We do not say this for its geographical location, but its “spirit”. Its vast, windswept expanse of barely touched wilderness and silent landscape truly reflects the horizon of earth. Remote and pure; this place is where you can evoke all the romance of adventure. Within this beautiful environment, an inspiring journey awaits.
Talking about romance, let’s detour a little bit and talk about honeymoon to Patagonia. Intimate lodges surrounded by dense forests, built with a fireplace, an outdoor hot tub (you have to try this out), with spectacular views to the snowcapped mountains. In this remote and almost inhospitable land, you will find one of the most exquisite and avant-garde cuisine of South America. I mean, where else will you find a fusion between African and Patagonian gastronomy? Moreover, reduce such “goodies” to a packable and portable size, and you have luxurious picnics at the shore of emerald green lakes. Romance is definitely nice, but without an adventurous spirit, you haven’t fully experienced this place. You have long trekking programs on which you actually camp in the wild, climb soaring granite towers, or kayak near massive and thundering glaciers. These glaciers, by the way, can be crossed and hiked. In occasions, there are ice tunnels that are definitely fun to go through. How about Patagonian Safaris? Spot wildlife while camping among towering forests. We can also blend adventure with culture and heritage. Understand what it takes to be a real ‘gaucho’. Explore on horseback, make a campsite and have a Patagonian grill (a definite MUST). If these are not enough, you can always visit the quirky towns and have a couple of fine glasses of local wines. As a matter of fact, there are some wineries you can visit. If it isn’t still not enough for you, remember, we also have a selection of glacier cruises and antarctic expeditions we can complement with. These cruises can get to the deepest parts of the region; allowing you to witness what very few has been able to, not to even say about the antarctic. Nevertheless, it is a realm of majesty and overwhelming beauty.
As you already have noticed, you won’t lack answers when asking what to do in Patagonia. But perhaps what Dixie saw or rather, experienced, was inspiration; simple yet transcendental moment of love towards the world. What more appropriate land than here to manifest such experience? This is not your ordinary tour; this are the best tours to Patagonia (both Chilean and Argentine). Let us set forth, explore the land of the giants, sense, and discover your own horizon at the End of the World. Welcome to your unique tour to Patagonia.
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