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Patagonia Eco Camp

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A stay at the Cascada EcoCamp, unique in Patagonia, is comfortable, environmentally friendly, and a truly amazing experience. Cascada EcoCamp offers a perfect compromise between hotel accommodation and camping, with large dome-shaped tents, with wooden floors, allowing plenty of space for sleeping comfortably. A separate tent contains the kitchen/living/dining areas, while a separate building houses the communal bathrooms and composting toilets. The Patagonia Safari offers 4-night full-board stays based on a weekly excursion itinerary. The program starts and finishes in Punta Arenas or El Calafate.

 

Day 1 

From Punta Arenas embark on a panoramic ride to Torres del Paine National Park. Enjoy the impressive Cueva de Milodón – a gigantic cave that once sheltered a prehistoric sloth – before arriving at Cascada EcoCamp this afternoon

Overnight: Cascada Ecocamp (B/L/D)

 

Day 2

Option 1 – Drive & Walk Western Lakes, Glacier Grey Boat Ride
Option 2 – Western Lakes Drive & Cerro Ferrier Hike
Option 3 – Lazo Weber Hike
Activity: Nature Walk and Boat Trip
Schedule: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Distance: 1.6 km / 1 mi
Difficulty: Very Easy
Walking Time: 2 Hours
Altitude Point: 200 m / 660 ft
Activity: Hiking
Schedule: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Distance: 12 km / 7.5 mi
Difficulty: Hard
Walking Time: 4 Hours
Altitude Point: 650 m / 2,106 ft
Activity: Hiking
Schedule: 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
Distance: 12 km / 7.5 mi
Difficulty: Hard
Walking Time: 6 Hours
Altitude Point: 700 m / 2,300 ft
We drive up to Grey Lake and enjoy a tasty lunch by the lake, before embarking on a boat ride across the icy waters to the towering blue walls of Glacier Grey. *Please be aware that the Grey Glacier boat trip is subject to availability and weather conditions After breakfast, we begin the drive to Lake Grey where you should pause and raise your eyes to the huge peaks of the east. This wind-swept rock monster is Cerro Ferrier which, standing at 1599m/5246 ft, makes a rewarding (but intense) hike. This morning we enter the National Park via Laguna Verde and begin our hike. The Lazo Weber Trail is packed with native flora and wildlife, and takes us to a lookout point with a rewarding 360-degree view of the Paine Mountain range.

 

Overnight: Cascada Ecocamp (B/L/D)

 

Day 3

 

Option 1 – Estancia Day & Horse Riding
Option 2 – Towers Base Trek
Option 3 – Hiking to Laguna Inge and Cuernos Pass
Activity: Traditional Culture Tour
Schedule: 8:00 am – 5:00
Distance: 6 km / 3.7 mi
Difficulty: Very Easy
Walking Time: Horse Riding: 2 Hours
Altitude Point: 153 m / 501 ft
Activity: Demanding Hiking
Schedule: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Distance: 22 km/ 14 mi
Difficulty: Hard
Walking Time: 9 Hours
Altitude Point: 878 m / 2.880 ft
Activity: Moderate Hike
Schedule: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Distance: 18 km / 11 mi
Difficulty: Intermediate
Walking Time: 6 Hours
Altitude Point: 460 m / 1.509 ft
We make our way towards Estancia Dos Elianas. Our journey begins with horse riding followed by a delectable lunch. Next, we embark on a tour of the Estancia, immersing ourselves in the rich traditions of Patagonia. We set off towards Hostería Las Torres and join the path to Ascencio Valley on the Tower’s eastern face. After an uphill slog, the Towers eventually come into full view, rising majestically before us, with the glacial lake visible below. This morning, we set off towards Laguna Inge. This excursion allows us to fully immerse ourselves in the captivating beauty of the park’s central lakes, while also admiring the magnificent horns that adorn the Paine massif.

 

Overnight: Cascada Ecocamp (B/L/D)

 

Day 4

 

Option 1 – Fauna Trail & Laguna Azul
Option 2 – Towers Base Trek
Option 3 – Pehoe Lake Boat Ride & French Valley Hike
Activity: Nature Walk
Schedule: 10:00 am – 5:00
Distance: 10 km / 6 mi
Difficulty: Easy
Walking Time: 5 hours
Altitude Point: 200 m / 660 ft
Activity: Demanding Hiking
Schedule: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Distance: 22 km/ 14 mi
Difficulty: Hard
Walking Time: 9 Hours
Altitude Point: 878 m / 2.880 ft
Activity: Demanding Hiking
Schedule: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Distance: 21 km / 13 mi
Difficulty: Intermediate
Walking Time: 7 Hours
Altitude Point: 500 m / 1.640 ft
We make our way towards Estancia Dos Elianas. Our journey begins with horse riding followed by a delectable lunch. Next, we embark on a tour of the Estancia, immersing ourselves in the rich traditions of Patagonia. We set off towards Hostería Las Torres and join the path to Ascencio Valley on the Tower’s eastern face. After an uphill slog, the Towers eventually come into full view, rising majestically before us, with the glacial lake visible below. This morning, we set off towards Laguna Inge. This excursion allows us to fully immerse ourselves in the captivating beauty of the park’s central lakes, while also admiring the magnificent horns that adorn the Paine massif.

 

Overnight: Cascada Ecocamp (B/L/D)

 

Day 5

After breakfast sit back and enjoy a relaxing drive back to Punta Arenas airport or continue your journey through Patagonia by driving across the border to El Calafate Argentina.

 

Package Inclusions

  • Return transfers and ground transport as indicated in the itinerary
  • 4 nights accommodation in a 2 person Eco-dome with shared facilities
  • National Park fees
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • English speaking trekking experts

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a sample itinerary only. You can choose from a wide range of included activities upon arrival such as guided treks, nature walks, bike rides and wildlife excursions. Please note that all excursions are subject to availability and weather conditions.

From USD 2,545 per person twin share

*Single traveller pricing available on request.

**Public Holiday Surcharges apply

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