An expedition for adventurers. Its purpose is to discover the “other Patagonia”: the inhospitable, rough, magical and enigmatic Patagonia. The charm and splendour of road 40 become real, as one understands that solitude and distance are the very same essence of the trip.
Its purpose of the tour is to discover the “other Patagonia”. This program allows us to travel the legendary Route 40 Patagonia Argentina, with its long rubble roads crossing the patagonia steppe. We will visit the Cueva de las Manos (Cave of the Hands), with 10.000 year old paintings of human hands and animals, in the beatiful canyon of the Pinturas River. We will travel the canyon of the Oro River with their view of the Cerro San Lorenzo, the highest in the Patagonia.
Afterwards we will visit Argentina’s most virginal park: Perito Moreno. Finally, we will visit El Chaltén, one of the youngest towns and Argentina’s trekking capital. We will be dazzled by one of the world’s marvels: the Perito Moreno Glacier, declared World’s Heritage.
We will discover the inhospitable, rough, magical and enigmatic Patagonia. Only those who see the blue lakes and green woods discover the charm and splendour of road 40, as one understands, step by step, that solitude and distance are the very same essence of the trip.
The group meet at 2 pm at the Restaurant of the Comodoro Rivadavia Airport. Our journey begins from the town of Comodoro Rivadavia. Southern 70 Km from there we visit the town of Caleta Olivia skirting the San Matías Gulf on the Atlantic Ocean coast.
We will cross the Patagonia to the West to move away from the sea and to get the views of the Cordillera de los Andes range, in the town of Los Antiguos, located on the southern shore of the Buenos Aires Lake, and to 2 Km from the border with Chile. (400 km/250miles).
Breakfast. We'll go to Punta Bandera to make for Argentino Lake. First we'll go to the northern part of the lake where we'll see the icebergs floating adrift and then to the Upsala Glacier. Then we'll go back to Onelli Bay where we'll go ashore.
Through a forested path we'll reach one of the most beautiful panoramic points of the tour: the confluence of the Glaciers Onelli, Agassiz and Bolado. On our way back to the hotel we will be able to see the Boca del Diablo.