Perched on a hilltop in a place so naturally splendid it was voted the eighth wonder of the world, dwarfed by the sheer size and majesty of Torres del Paine National Park’s eponymous granite spires in the background, the mushroom-headed domes of EcoCamp Patagonia huddle close to the ground against the cold. Wind ripples at the ivy-green tarp covers, dappled by sunlight and passing clouds. Staff in cozy sweaters and fleeces bustle around, delivering fresh sheets, blankets, and fluffed pillows.
Patagonia is big, but your sense of adventure is bigger.
Combine the best of Chilean & Argentinean Patagonia
with a 10% OFF in the Argentine Programs.
Combine the best of the north of Chile & Argentina
with a 10% OFF in the Argentine Programs.
THE DIENTES CIRCUIT
THE SOUTHERNMOST TREK IN THE WORLD
Visit the spellbinding lost world of Navarino Island - an explorer's paradise of lush forests, rivers and lakes, and the mighty peaks of the Dientes Massif.
Cascada Expediciones: Top adventure trips right now
Patagonia is big - but your sense of adventure is bigger. Enjoy a 10% off in our Argentine programs when booking it together with some of our best EcoCamp programs! Mix and match to experience the best of Chilean and Argentine Patagonia by creating your ultimate expedition! Tell me more...US$2,033
Discover Chile's extremes on this multi-destination 13 day trip taking you through the country's highlights. From the world's driest desert to the volcanic peaks, the wild Patagonian steppe and the country's vineyards, this trip has everything for an adventurous scenic Chilean adventure! Take me from the Atacama desert to Patagonia's glaciers!US$3,845
Patagonia is big - but your sense of adventure is bigger. Enjoy a 10% off in our Argentine programs when booking it together with our Wildlife Safari program! Mix and match to experience the best of Chilean and Argentine Patagonia by creating your ultimate expedition!US$2,589
We are a local 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 wildlife photography tours, easy hiking tours, trekking, horseback riding, biking, kayaking, skiing, wildlife safari, Patagonia fly fishing, wine tours and multisport tours. In the last 24 years over 28,000 people visiting Chile have enjoyed Cascada-operated tours!
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Latest Cascada Travel News
Chileans love a good party, and at no time is this more evident than when they celebrate Independence Day!
Falling on the 18 and 19 of September, Chile’s “Fiestas Patrias” is a national celebratory affair, a multi-day extravaganza of grand parades, traditional food and drinks, music, dance, and partying!
Twenty five. A quarter of a century old, age of the silver anniversary, a nice square number. A lot can happen in twenty five years.
The fifth annual Patagonian International Marathon is just around the corner! Come mid-September, the roads of Ultima Esperanza Province will thunder with the pounding of runners’ shoes as competitors from all over the world race through some of the most staggeringly beautiful scenery on Earth!
Back before Chile was the go-to place for adventure and thrills, in the heart of the Andes Mountains close to the city of Santiago de Chile, two kayakers were paddling down the roaring streams of the Maipo River. Their names - Yerko Ivelic and Javier Lopez; two friends so passionate with the outdoors they decided to devote their lives to it.
Patagonia is a vast region which, even in this age of man, still retains an essence of untamed wilderness, transcending the whims of mankind and its international borders. Despite some frosty historical relations (and more than a slight soccer rivalry), South American neighbors Chile and Argentina each lay claim to parts of this spectacular landscape, and each country takes great pride in proclaiming the majesty of its Patagonian icons.
As I was a child, my parents always described Chile to me as a long and thin country, with heaps of giant mountains. That’s about all I knew about the land. I had no idea Chile had so many contrasts that made it so unique compared to the other countries in South America.
At EcoCamp, we always listen to our guests and take their comments into account. TripAdvisor is a powerful tool to constantly improve the quality of our services and to ensure our guests are happy with their experience. And in 2016, for the sixth year running, EcoCamp has been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence!
At Cascada Expediciones and EcoCamp Patagonia we believe in giving back to our local environment which is why we have pledged to give a sum of money to the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund. The fund supports sustainable projects around the national park - and we are teaming up with Charity Buzz to create a charity auction of our Wildlife Safari to raise money for this awesome project!
"Where's that coming from? That rhythmic pounding, that galloping sound. Starting off from far away, it's getting closer...as if about to pass right in front of us!”
Thankfully, it's not a guy hiding behind a tree clapping coconut shells together! Far better, that galloping signals the arrival of a herd of baguales, or wild Patagonian horses, who roam the steppe after escaping the gauchos’ domesticity.