Hiking in Patagonia is, for many people, the culmination of many years of dreaming and planning. So if you’ve worked long and hard to make your Patagonia hiking dream a reality you don’t want to risk being scuppered by unexpected kit failure. Whilst you can plan to be prepared to a certain extent using our guides to what to wear for your Patagonia hike and the 10 essentials to bring on your Patagonia hike, sometimes issues do arise without warning. That’s why whenever we set out hiking in Patagonia, we always pack the duct tape. You don’t even have to bring a whole roll; just wrap a length of tape round a hiking pole and you’ll always have some with you when you need it. If you’re wondering why, here are 15 reasons to get you started!
We are a Chilean owned adventure tour operator offering eco-friendly tours and custom trips in Patagonia, Chile, Chilean Atacama desert, Easter Island, Argentina and Bolivia. We run the award-winning EcoCamp Patagonia in Torres del Paine National Park. Activities we offer include easy hiking tours, trekking, horseback riding, biking, kayaking, skiing, wildlife safari, Patagonia fly fishing and wine tours. In the last 21 years over 22,000 people visiting Chile have enjoyed Cascada-operated tours!
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How hard is buying presents for dads? Whether it’s for an upcoming birthday, Christmas or to celebrate Father’s Day, when choosing a present for dads the choice is often limited or uninspiring (or both!). That’s why sharing a unique experience with your Dad is an increasingly popular way to mark an important moment. If you’re looking for an extra special adventure, take a look at our choice of 6 Patagonia Tours to Take with Dad!
Patagonia, the curling tail of raw nature at the bottom of the South American continent, is pure bucket list material. There’s something about the remoteness, the scale and the mystery of this place that make it perfect for a once in a lifetime trip. But with an area so big and so varied, it’s not enough to scrawl “Patagonia” at the top of your list and leave it at that. There are enough adventure experiences and incredible sights to make a whole bucket list just for your Patagonia tour. If you’re after some inspiration, take a look at our Patagonia Travel Bucket List:
Now that EcoCamp's 2012/13 season is over we're looking back at some of our best photos of the season! We brought you our Top 10 Patagonia group photos EcoCamp 2012/13 highlighting the best photos from our group contest which ran throughout the season. What did you think, any photos missing we should have featured? This week we bring you the Top 10 Patagonia Romantic Moments EcoCamp 2012/13! Patagonia itself is a mystical place with a certain romantic allure and these couples show us how to do romance in the wilderness!
Following the success of first ever Patagonia International Marathon, the event is back for its 2nd run in Torres del Paine National Park! With the slogan Running for and in Patagonia, the marathon is organized by NIGSA (Nomadas International Group SA), the Patagonian destination management team behind the Patagonian Expedition Race.