Patagonia
EXPLORE EARTH'S

ROUTE
DAY HIKING TRIP
Day 1: Overnight flight from U.S. to Santiago.

Day 2: Morning flight to Balmaceda airport. Charter flight to Lago General Carrera. Transfer to Terra Luna Lodge.

Day 3: Day hike in Veranada region.

Day 4: Drive to Punto Baja for day hike to Lago Meliquina. Float plane back to lodge.

Day 5: Drive tour through Exploradores Valley. Boat excursion to Capilla de Marmol (Marble Caves).

Day 6: Float plane to Lago Leones.  Boat to San Valentin trail.  Hike up to Puerto Camello.  Float plane back to lodge.

Day 7: Hike to Rio Maqui Falls.  Boat excursion to Carabinero Island.

Aerial tour (optional) over Campo de Hielo Norte (Northern Ice Field).

Day 8: Float plane to Lago Colonia.  Hike to Colonia glacier.  Float plane back to lodge.

Day 9: Charter flight to Balmaceda airport. Fly to Santiago for overnight flight to U.S.

Day 10: Arrive in U.S.

  ROUTE
MULTI-DAY CAMPING & HIKING TRIP
Day 1: Overnight flight from U.S. to Santiago.

Day 2: Morning flight to Balmaceda airport. Charter flight to Lago General Carrera. Transfer to Terra Luna Lodge.

Day 3: Day hike in Veranada region.

Day 4: Float plane to Lago Leones. Hike to Lago Cachorro. Overnight in camp at Lago Cachorro.

Day 5: Boat crossing on Lago Leones.  Hike to Lago Fiero. Overnight in camp at Lago Cachorro.

Day 6: Boat crossing to peninsula on Lago Leones.  Boat tour to glacier.  Overnight in camp on Lago Leones.

Day 7: Boat crossing to San Valentin trail.  Hike up to Puerto Camello. Overnight in camp on Lago Leones.  

Day 8: Float plane back to Lago General Carrera. Hike to Rio Maqui Falls and boat excursion to Carabinero Island. Transfer to Terra Luna Lodge.

Aerial tour (optional) over Campo de Hielo Norte (Northern Ice Field).

Day 9: Charter flight to Balmaceda airport. Fly to Santiago for overnight flight to U.S.

Day 10: Arrive in U.S.


MAP & WEATHER


Weather

CHILE - MARCH & APRIL
The Patagonia summer offers warm, sunny days and cool nights - not unlike the climate of British Columbia. Patagonia days are long, the sun rises at about 6:00 a.m. and sets near 10:00 p.m. Typically temperatures are in the 70s and 80 ° F during the day, dropping to about 50 degrees at night. Higher elevations will be experience a slightly cooler climate, and frosts have been know to occur at night, even during the summer. November and December trips take place in the Patagonia Spring and April trips are in the Autumn. During these seasons daytime temperatures are usually in the 70s, and drop to the 40s and 50s at night. Central Chile has a Mediterranean type of climate. Summers are virtually rainless and quite warm, while the winter months from April to September are mild and moderately wet with changeable weather.

     

Trip Details
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Trip Highlights
Route, Map & Weather
Trip Dates & Cost DATES
February - April 2006

SCHEDULE

Friday to Sunday

Trip extensions, alternate departures and custom trips can be arranged based on availability.

DAY HIKE TRIP
COST
$2,090

(6 to 12 people)

$2,220

(4 to 5 people)

$2,790
(2 to 3 people)

CAMP & HIKE TRIP
COST
$1,510

(6 to 12 people)

$1,670
(4 to 5 people)

$2,310
(2 to 3 people)
Includes lodgings, meals, guides, private transport, excursions, charter flights and float planes. Excludes international airfare to Balmaceda, Chile and aerial tour over Northern Icefield.


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