Patagonia with Kraig Adams Adventure

El Calafate - El Chaltén - Puerto Natales

2022: Oct 15 - Oct 22


Experience the best of Patagonia on the adventure of a lifetime! Treat your eyes to beautifully blue lagoons, mountain glaciers, and incredible views from Argentina all the way to Chile.

  • 8 days

  • 10 - 20 spots

  • Double occupancy in 3-star hotels (single rooms available)

  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners included

  • TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers from Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) , between 8 AM and 5 PM

  • TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers to Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) on the last day

Activities Included

  • Cerro Torre OR Mirador de los Cóndores y Águilas
  • Laguna de Los Tres Hike
  • Base Las Torres Trek
  • Highlights of Torres del Paine National Park Tour (by bus)
  • Los Glaciares National Park Tour (including Nautical Safari boat tour)

Other Inclusions

  • Double Occupancy in 3-star Hotels
  • Local Guide throughout Trip
  • All City Transfers
  • Arrival Airport Transfer (until 5pm on first day)
  • Departure Airport Transfer (morning of last day)
  • 7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 2 Dinners

Optional Activities

  • Perito Moreno Glacier Ice Trek

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfers Outside of Designated Times

Your Host

Kraig Adams

Kraig Adams is a video creator, hiker and minimalist living in New York City.

Itinerary

Day 1

Saturday, Oct 15, 2022

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Day 1

Welcome to Patagonia! TrovaTrip will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel in El Calafate where your adventure begins.

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Airport Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers from Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) , between 8 AM and 5 PM

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dinner

Included welcome dinner at local restaurant

accommodation

Hotel Cauquenes de Nimez

Overnight in El Calafate

Day 2

Sunday, Oct 16, 2022

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Day 2

It's your first day of the trip and you're off to El Chaltén! Today will be packed with spectacular panoramic views of the town paired with breathtaking mountains so don't forget to pack your camera.

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breakfast

Included breakfast at hotel

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Cerro Torre OR Mirador de los Cóndores y Águilas

Today you'll hike Cerro Torre or Mirador de Los Cóndores y Águilas (based on guide recommendation and weather). Distance: 4 miles / Duration: 2-4 hours/ Difficulty: Easy

accommodation

Hosteria Fitz Roy

Overnight in El Chalten

Day 3

Monday, Oct 17, 2022

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Day 3

Time for more trekking! Wake up and enjoy a hearty breakfast before meeting your trekking guide for a full day of hiking in El Chaltén.

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breakfast

Included breakfast at hotel

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lunch

Included boxed lunch

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Laguna de Los Tres Hike

You’ll cross the Del Salto Stream and its icy blue water surrounded by orange rocks that serve as a beautiful foreground of Mount Fitz Roy. The trail finishes at the ridge of the rocky De Los Tres Glacier - an enormous formation in the shape of an arch that holds the beautiful blue water with the best view of the lagoon and De Los Tres glacier. This is the closest and most extraordinary view of the granite wall of Mount Fitz Roy and the surrounding peaks. Distance: 16 miles / Duration: 8-9 hours / Difficulty: Moderate-difficult / Elevation Gain: 2,300 feet *All hikes are subject to change due to weather*

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Hosteria Fitz Roy

Overnight in El Chalten

Day 4

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022

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Day 4

Eat an early breakfast at the hotel before you're off to our next destination, Puerto Natales. You'll depart El Chaltén in the morning and cross the border to Chile before arriving at Puerto Natales in the late afternoon. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the port town.

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breakfast

Included breakfast at hotel

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Hotel Francis Drake

Overnight in Puerto Natales

Day 5

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022

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Day 5

You're off to the park! Today, you'll embark on a full day of trekking in the incredible national park on the unforgettable Base Las Torres trail!

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breakfast

Included breakfast at hotel

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lunch

Included boxed lunch

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Base Las Torres Trek

Arriving from the dense forests along the Rio Ascencio, you’ll ascend toward the base of Torres del Paine. Admire the dramatic views of glaciated mountains as you climb. Get a good grip, the trail becomes rocky as it winds around granite boulders toward a glacial tarn. A spectacular view of the Torres del Paine and the glacial tarn below awaits you at the top. Hang onto a buddy, the trail is a bit steep on the way down. Distance: 11 miles / Duration: 6-8 hours / Difficulty: Moderate / Elevation Gain: 3,000 feet

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Hotel Francis Drake

Overnight in Puerto Natales

Day 6

Thursday, Oct 20, 2022

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Day 6

Say goodbye to Chile with one last visit to Torres del Paine National Park before returning to El Calafate.

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breakfast

Included breakfast at hotel

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Highlights of Torres del Paine National Park Tour (by bus)

Our list of activities includes the Sofia Lagoon, the Prat mountain range, the Porteño Lake, the Mesa Hill, the Toro Lake, the Sierra del Toro, and the Sierra Ballena. Admire the beautiful landscapes that surround you and observe the horns of Paine from the road! Hike along the shores of Lake Grey, and if the conditions allow it, enjoy an incredible view of the Grey Peninsula. Break for lunch before heading towards the Salto Grande sector. You'll visit the viewpoint of Lake Nordenskjold, experience Laguna Amarga, discover the Paine waterfall, and see firsthand the milky glacier waters flowing through the Paine River to the Ultima Esperanza. Return to El Calafate after a long and glorious day in the park.

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lunch

Included boxed lunch

accommodation

Hotel Cauquenes de Nimez

Overnight in El Calafate

Day 7

Friday, Oct 21, 2022

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Day 7

Wake up and enjoy your last full day exploring Patagonia with friends! Experience an unforgettable adventure in the ice world of Patagonia by exploring the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site, Perito Moreno Glacier.

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breakfast

Included breakfast at hotel

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Los Glaciares National Park Tour (including Nautical Safari boat tour)

The adventure begins with a boat ride along the towering façade of the glacier - listen and watch as the ice pops, crackles, and falls into the water. Then, you’ll disembark and your guide will lead you through the walkways to get a solid look at this awesome ice field from various viewpoints.

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dinner

Included farewell dinner at local restaurant

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Perito Moreno Glacier Ice Trek (Optional)

On this excursion you will get to explore the glacier by boat and then ascend the ice yourself! The adventure begins with a boat ride along the towering facade of the glacier, followed by disembarking on the opposite shore. From there, you will walk along the lateral side until ascending over the ice. This moderate circuit on the ice will introduce you to the fascinating glacial landscape. Take in the most incredible shades of blue as you pass streams, small lagoons, crevasses and sculptural ice formations. Truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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Hotel Cauquenes de Nimez

Overnight in El Calafate

Day 8

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022

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Day 8

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. Until next time, my friend!

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breakfast

Included breakfast at hotel

transfer

Airport Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers to Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) on the last day

Cancellation Policy

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60 days pre-trip Non-refundable Non-refundable

*If you cancel when your spot is confirmed and outside of 60 days until departure, you can receive a trip credit for your down payment minus the $100 cancellation fee.

For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions.

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