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8 Spectacular Places in Patagonia You’ll Never Believe Exist

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Superlatives don’t do Patagonia justice: if you want to understand quite how spectacular this region is, you’ve no choice but to visit yourself. Now a firm bucket-list favorite, Patagonia is a part of South America characterized by mysterious stretches of wilderness and barely-discovered glaciers. This land of grasslands, mountains and ice is home to a […]

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Picking the Prime Season: Discover the Best Time to Visit Patagonia

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Patagonia has a reputation for harboring extreme, variable weather systems – fittingly matching the dramatic and evocative scenery of the region. It’s difficult to give a definitive answer to the question, when is the best time to visit Patagonia, particularly given the vastness of the area and its range of climates. However, certain conditions can be […]

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How to Get to Torres del Paine National Park

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Torres del Paine National Park is the undisputed king of a trip to Patagonia, with its trails drawing over 160,000 visitors per year. If you’re planning your visit to the region, here’s a short guide explaining how to get to Torres del Paine National Park.

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How to Plan a Two-Week Patagonia Itinerary

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This vast region extends from silent fjords and pristine natural parks in the south, to shimmering lakes and windswept steppe in the north. While the attraction of Patagonia is its sense of being an inhospitable, barely-explored wilderness, this part of South America is surprisingly accessible, even with a short two-week window of time. Here are […]

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Torres del Paine Hiking: An Essential Guide To Planning Your Trek

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For serious trekkers, Torres del Paine hiking is Patagonia’s pièce de résistance. With guided and self-guided tours to choose from, it helps to have an overview of the routes and other essential information before you make your pick. Don’t lace up your hiking boots and hit those trails just yet; instead, read our tips on […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Torres del Paine Weather

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Torres del Paine weather is unpredictable to say the least. With climatic conditions capable of passing through four distinct seasons in one day, hiking in this national park is an introduction to Patagonia’s notoriously capricious climate. But don’t be put off; the gem in Patagonia’s crown merits a visit and we’ve put together this guide to everything […]

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Top Patagonia Tours for Hikers

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Hiking in Patagonia is a combination of exceptional landscapes and surprisingly accessible trails – many of which can be walked by those with little trekking experience. As a result, Patagonia is recognised as a true walker’s paradise: glacial-blue lakes beneath rocky, snow-capped peaks and exceptional panoramic views on each and every trail. If you’re looking to […]

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6 Indispensable Tips for an Extraordinary Patagonian Adventure

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Patagonia is the adventure playground of South America, and tourists flock here for its blend of extraordinary flora and fauna and superlatively tall mountains that are just begging to be hiked.

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Alberto de Agostini National Park and the End of the Andes

Alberto de Agostini National Park
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A little-known protected area in the very south of Chile, the Alberto de Agostini National Park is the third largest in the whole country, covering an area of 5,637-sq. miles (14,600-sq. km). It takes its name from the Italian priest of the Salesians of Don Bosco order, Father Alberto María de Agostini, who drew up […]

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4 Reasons Why Patagonia Should Be On Your Bucket List

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Thanks to a Portuguese sailor’s description of the native Tehuelche people as “Patagones” or people with “big feet”, Patagonia has since been known as the land of the giants. Quite fittingly, this remote southern region symbolizes everything on a superlative scale and is famous as the land of mountains of giant proportions and landscapes so […]

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