From October to February, the high travel season coincides with summer. The vastness of the Patagonia region has variations in climate. During summer, the weather is dry, sunny, cool, and windy with an average temperature of 65-70 degrees Farenheit (18-20 degrees Celsius) and a high of 85 degrees Farenheit (30 degrees Celsius).
We will stay in boutique hotel rooms for the duration of the trip. Solo travelers are paired with someone of the same gender.
*Private room options are available upon request and subject to hotel availability (for an extra charge).
High. This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days.
Of course! This trip is your trip, and you don’t have to participate in anything you don’t want to. Just be aware that opting out of included activities will not change the price of your trip.
The hikes are of medium difficulty, and you are more than welcome to go at your own pace.
The lighter the better! If you only have a rolling suitcase that will work, but if you can get your hands on a more mobile bag, like a large backpack, that would be better. We take all forms of transportation, and loading your suitcase on and off all the ferries can be challenging. You'll also want a daypack for your personal gear, food, and drinks for the day.
Your one-way domestic flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate will be booked with Aerolineas Argentinas.
Your airfare includes one carry-on bag of maximum 17 pounds and one checked baggage of maximum 30 pounds. Measurements: the sum of the 3 dimensions should not exceed 62 inches (158 cm). We recommend keeping luggage to 30 pounds (15 kilograms) or under due to luggage restrictions. In case you may wish to bring more baggage, you may pay the additional fee at the airline counter.
You can check out the full packing list here.
But here are some essentials:
Waterproof hiking boots for treks and closed-toed shoes for everyday wear.
Sun protection - hat, sunscreen, sunglasses.
Day Pack – For essential items you may like to bring daily (money, camera, water bottle, toilet paper, snacks, alcohol gel, etc).
Hiking clothing - It's best to bring clothes that can be layered so you can adjust layers according to the weather which is ever-changing in Patagonia. Please ensure this includes a waterproof jacket and pants.
Thermal underwear - Thermal wear is highly recommended, being light, warm and will keep you warm at night.
Depending on your spending habits, bring cash with you for additional expenses such as snacks, souvenirs, optional activities. We suggest about ~$400 USD.
-Spanish is the official language of Argentina.
-English is spoken in many tourist areas and hotels.
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