TREKKING AND OVERLANDING JOURNEY IN PATAGONIA NATIONAL PARK
This 7 days trekking and journey provides the fully experience of Patagonia National Park.
It combines the 5 days Trekking through the wildest area of this new eco/adventure destination in the Chilean side.
And then, an 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.
TREKKING THE BACKCOUNTRY OF PATAGONIA NATIONAL PARK
The trekking across the Patagonian backcountry, allows us to get to remote and outfitted basecamps with huts built exclusively by hand. We will face superb landscapes which are the heart of this new destination in the southern cone of South America.
We start visiting “Valle Lunar”. Unique rock formations where it possible to observe native paintings inside the National Park .
The next day we drive through the steppe. In order to begin our trekking in the decidious forest and turquoise waters lakes, to get to the camp site.
The third day, we ascend to the glacier in front of the Hut Glaciar Camp, staying out there.
The following day, we look for the trails of smugglers of the past, descending through the forest to arrive to Hut Renoval Camp.
Finally we, use rope systems to cross rivers and walk around a trail full of history and evergreen nature, to get back to town.
OVERLANDING PATAGONIA PARK
The last two days, we will drive back in time to the original Patagonia:
Walking around the rock formations in Monte Zeballos, besides the Meseta Buenos Aires on the Argentinian side.
Visiting the house of the British/ Argentinenan pioneer of the region and the Information Centre of the Park.
Observing how the grasslands and wetlands of the Patagonian steppe have regenerated, and now are open spaces for guanaco herds and lakes with flamingos and several birds.
Driving besides the huge whitewaters of the most voluminous Chilean River.
On the last day, we return to Chile Chico along the Carretera Austral, we will skirt the General Carrera Lake, along one of the most beautiful scenic roads in Patagonia.
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 Lodges.
Saturday: Travel from Coyhaique to Chile Chico, Hike Valle Lunar Circuit
Sunday: Trek to Hut Glaciar
Monday:Hike to Baguales Glacier
Tuesday:Trek to Hut Renoval
Wednesday:Trek to Lake
Thursday: Bi-National Park Journey – Baker River
Friday: Drive to Chile Chico – Departure
November to April