You might be wondering about the following topics…
What’s the best time to travel to Patagonia?
The best time of the year is from mid southern hemisphere spring to early fall, from October until April. However, people are starting to visit during the winter since the area is becoming receptive to tourists year round.
What is the best way to get there?
International flights arrive in Santiago, Chile or Buenos Aires, Argentina. From there, domestic flight in Chile from Santiago to Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales. Or domestic flight in Argentina from Buenos Aires to El Calafate. Once in Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, or El Calafate you can move around by bus, or we can arrange a private transfer.
What gear to bring to Patagonia?
Patagonia is known for it’s rapidly changing weather conditions. Therefore, it is recommended to be prepared with layers to protect you against the elements, such as base layers to wick off moisture away from the body, mid layers to trap the heat and outer layers that keep you dry from the rain and that stop the wind. Good merino wool blend socks are essential to keep your feet happy while trekking and of course good trekking shoes with ankle protection that are water proof, have good rubber and are broken in. When you book a trip with us, we will send you a detailed packing list with all the items appropriate for the program.
What are the temperatures in Patagonia?
(Sept – Dec)
|2º – 18º||36º – 64º|
(Dec – Mar)
|5º – 22º||41º – 72º|
(Mar – Jun)
|0º – 10º||32º – 50º|
(Jun – Sept)
|-2º – 6º||28º – 43º|
If you have any more questions while planning your trip to Patagonia, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will help you the best way we can.