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Trip Diaries

Our client and staff trips to the heart of Patagonia, through the unforgettable Atacama desert or around awesome Argentina. Let the experience speak for itself!

Desert in the Sky: A Visit to the Atacama Desert with Cascada's Key Account Manager

tatio geyser field atacama desert

Would you like to go to Mars? Bounce around on the moon? Walk through a rainbow? Float through the stars? Be somewhere truly out of this world? You can do all that in the Atacama Desert.

Step into the otherworldly majesty of this high altitude desert with Cascada’s Expediciones’ key account manager for Latin America and Europe while she embarks on a trip through the highlights of the Atacama Desert, and see and experience this incredible part of Chile through her eyes.

Anna's Argentina: A trip to Argentine Patagonia with our trekking and adventure specialist


Hear what our own staff have to say about our programs in Argentina - for a limited time now 10% off!

At Cascada Expediciones, our goal is to give you the best quality travel programs possible, showcasing the marvels of Chile and South America through experiential and life-changing trips. We believe in our trips so much, in fact, that we have members of our own team go on them as well to experience all the fun and adventure for themselves! Then, they can share their experiences with you to help you pick your dream vacation.

A sneak "peak" at the opening of EcoCamp's 2016/2017 season!


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.

Pre-Season Sale: Best Value 2015/16 EcoCamp Patagonia Adventures Are Available Right Now

What's your reason for visiting Patagonia? Maybe your honeymoon is coming up or you're planing a multi-gen bucket list trip for your family ? Perhaps you quit your job and need a refresh? Or simply feel like treating your best friend, mother, children, or other loved one? There are a hundred and one excuses to join us at the south of the world, and now your excuses can turn into dreams - at a discount! Come energize your body and soul in Torres del Paine - and keep your wallet happy too with our Pre-Season Sale. Our own Maike tells us more...

Visiting Conguillio National Park's Araucaria Forests

Lake Conguillio Chile

Today, guest blogger Christopher leaves the caffeine-charged frenzy of Santiago's busy streets and heads south, where he's treated to a walker's dream in Coguillo National Park. Clear, crisp weather and a feast for the eyes awaited him: from cobalt blue waters, to snowy volcanic peaks, Araucarias and a surprise sighting of one of Chile's most charming feathered friends. Lace up your boots and come along for the hike...

A Laborious Hike in El Enladrillado

Hiking in  El Enladrillado Chile

This guest story is by Christopher, who is traipsing throughout our dear long land with a backpack and boots always at the ready. As a keen hiker, his wanderlust takes him to Chilean nooks which are unknown to many travelers. In this article, he shares with us his explorations of El Enladrillado in the national reserve Altos de Lircay - as well as a few weather surprises he experienced along the way. Let's find out what happened to him...

A Day in Parque Natural Aguas de Ramón

We all know the breath-taking hikes and treks you can undertake in Patagonia and Atacama, but what if you've only got one day in Santiago to get your nature-fix? Look no further than Parque Natural Aguas de Ramón! With stunning views of the city and surrounding mountains, waterfalls and wildlife to spot, it's a great way to see some of the Andes.