This 7 days program provides the fully experience of Patagonia National Park. It combines the 5 days Hut to Hut Trekking through the wildest area of this new eco-adventure destination in the Chilean side. And a spectacular border crossing journey, to have a complete view of this bi-national flora & fauna restoration project. One of the largest of its kind in the world.
We start walking an old path for native people, and traversing an old smuggling trail, full of Gaucho sites. Starting from the steppe, crossing the decidious forest and turquoise waters lakes, in order to get to the alpine and ascend to the glacier. Descending through the Evergreen Forest.
Then we head to the south to Monte Zeballos, besides the Meseta Buenos Aires on the Argentinian side. We reach Entrada Baker Pass, which the pioneers used to colonize this Chilean territory. We will drive and walk along the park, passing through the house of the British pioneer of the region, guanaco herds and lakes with flamingos and crested ducks, and the most voluminous Chilean River. These once overgrazed sheep-cattle ranch and potential source of water for a huge hydropower project, are now protects an abundance of Patagonian steppe grasslands and rebounding wildlife.
During this trip, you will trek to remotes camps supported with huts, hike the Lunar Valley short trail that highlights surreal and old geological formations. Ferry the big lake, Visit ancient cave art and the spectacular Park Information Centre. Staying at Baker River Lodge.
Day 1 (Sat): Travel from Coyhaique to Chile Chico, Hike Valle Lunar Circuit
Day 2 (Sun): Trek to Hut Glaciar
Day 3 (Mon):Hike to Baguales Glacier
Day 4 (Tue):Trek to Hut Renoval
Day 4 (Wed):Trek to Lake
Day 5(Thu): Bi-National Park Journey – Baker River
Day 6 (Fri): Drive to Chile Chico – Departure
November to April