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  • Price Starting From

    USD 8750
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  • Duration

    10 Days

  • Expedition Vehicle

    Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon
  • Expedition Capacity:

    12 Pax

  • Terrain

    Tarmac & Dirt

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Expedition Overview

Sometimes it’s good to feel lost. Not that it’s easy to go astray road tripping through the most far flung stretched of Patagonia; but here with nothing more than your Jeep Wrangler 4X4 and the colossal landscape it’s easy to get lost in the moment. Road to Patagonia offers innumerable landscapes coupled with our overland expedition format that makes it one hell of an experience. Get ready to board your expedition ready vehicle and venture into the wilds of Patagonia.

Expedition Details

Country: Argentina & Chile
Drive : 2500 km
Weather : Max 12°C and Min 3°C
Ideal for : Anyone above the age of 4. (All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Minimum age of drivers is 21 years.

Expedition Itinerary

Accommodation: Diego de Almagro or similar

Punta Arenas is near the tip of Chile’s southernmost Patagonia region. With port and sheep-breeding history, this city will captivate you with its clean air and sophisticated European architecture. Stretch your legs walking around the Main Square and take in its traditions. The Statue of the Indian is waiting for you to kiss or touch its feet, which people say means you’ll be back.

Accommodation: Grand Hotel or similar

The expedition begins today by driving to the port and we ferry ourselves out, literally, crossing the famous Magellan Strait; which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. We reach Porvenir in Tierra del Fuego and then an overland drive will take us for a meet and greet with the Penguins. Crossing the border, we end our day in Rio Grande, Argentina.

Accommodation: Los Cauquenes Hotel or similar 

Whatever route we take for this drive, surrounding landscapes will not fail to mesmerize. The 210 km. drive will take us from scenic snow-capped mountains and picturesque lakes to dry, flat, brown lands. Moving through the scores of glacier-capped mountains and grey lakes that greet with each swooping turn, it’s humbling to see nature at its best.

Accommodation: Patagonia Hotel or similar

We leave behind ‘world’s southernmost city’ and head north for a long day of driving. Crossing borders, ferries, driving, we’ve got it all in a day’s work. Rio Gallegos is named after Blasco Gallegos, one of Ferdinand Magellan’s pilots, who is credited with discovering the river Gallegos.

Accommodation: Estancia Nibepo Aike

As we leave this coastal town of Rio Gallegos, the roads around always have a surprise in store, be it the guanacos, red or the grey fox. Our 418 km journey via El Calafate with its breathtaking views and fresh air will take us closer to experiencing the local lifestyle, at Estancia Nibepo Aike.

Accommodation: Estancia Nibepo Aike

We spend the entire day in the ranch, either riding horses or waling around and exploring the beautiful landscapes surrounding the property. Set in the charming Patagonian country side, surrounded by beautiful mountains and nature that will make you forget the noise and disorder of the city. Sit back, relax, connect with the rhythms of the cosmos as you enjoy a glass of wine.

Accommodation: Estancia Nibepo Aike or similar

We explore the massive Glacier Perito Moreno today. This glacier is considered by many to be the 8th natural wonder of the world. It is one of only three glaciers in the world that grows rather than retreat. Its ever shifting icy landscape is popular for hiking and sightseeing. Late afternoon we drive to Nibepo Aike Ranch.

Accommodation: Estancia Cerro Guido or similar

Estancias or ranches are an integral part of Argentina life. Being located in such a beautiful natural setting makes estancias excellent places for all types of outdoor activities. You can choose to enjoy the ranch and surroundings over a horseback, a trek for an authentic farmstead experience or just sit back and enjoy nature. One can indulge in some 4X4 driving as well. Post lunch we leave for Cerro Guido

Accommodation: Estancia Cerro Guido or similar

A full day at Torres del Paine! Navigate around Grey lake to get up close with the Grey Glacier. Besides its spectacular beauty it is also known for 25 species of mammals that make their home in the park, including the guanaco, puma, Patagonian grey fox, and the endangered and skittish Huemul deer. You might just be in luck! Today we also will celebrate a farewell dinner together cherishing all the great memories we had during the entire expedition.

Accommodation: NA

We do a 110 km drive back to civilization – Peurto Natales. Officially the expedition ends today. You are advised to book your flights out of Punta Arenas after 6 PM today if you wish to fly on the same day or you can extend your stay back in Puerto Natales for few more days.

Expedition Vehicle

Vehicle: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

What to Expect

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What our Clients say

If you or your family want an unparalleled driving expedition through remote corners of our planet - there is no other place than Nomadic Road

– Arpit, Patagonia Expedition 2018.

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Dates and Prices

Year Dates Double Occupancy Private Room
2020 18th to 27th October 2020 USD 8750 USD 10250 BOOK NOW
2021 21st to 30th March 2021 USD 9250 USD 10500 BOOK NOW
2021 24th Oct to 02nd Nov 2021 USD 9250 USD 10500 BOOK NOW

All expedition prices are per person based on double occupancy or single occupancy unless otherwise noted, are subject to change without notice. Family travelling with kids are requested to contact us for special kids’ prices. Solo travelers and families bigger than 2 people are requested to contact us for the quote. Optional activities are at an additional cost. All prices are quoted in U.S. dollars.

What's Included

  • Exclusive Expedition Vehicle for each team of 2 people
  • Expedition Vehicle Fuel in Chile
  • Nomadic Road Expedition Leader throughout the trip
  • Local cultural expert throughout the trip
  • Support vehicle with essential tools
  • Accommodation for all nights on twin share basis, as per itinerary
  • All meals except on select few days. Check Exclusions for more details.
  • Entrance fees to Torres del Paine & Los Glaciares National Parks (including Perito Moreno Glacier)
  • Ferry cross over the Megallan – Vehicles and Passengers
  • Grey Glacier Navigation
  • Horseback riding at Cerro Guido
  • Perito Moreno Board Walks
  • King Park Entrance fee to see the Penguins
  • Unlimited minutes for Satellite phone use with our staff + 10 Free minutes for personal use
  • Airport transfers during arrival and departure
  • Comprehensive vehicle insurance with third party liability insurance
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Visa
  • Fuel in Argentina
  • Lunch on Day 1, 3, 4 and 5
  • Dinner on 2, 3 and 4.
  • Additional alcoholic beverages and drinks
  • Excursions/activities not mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Comprehensive Personal Insurance(s)
  • Personal medication
  • Extras like room service, optional excursions and items of personal nature like laundry, tips, phone calls etc.

Why join us?

If you’re satisfied with booking your trip online and hoping for the best, you don’t need us. Unusual travel experiences and motoring across far ends of our planet are not simple to plan, let alone find. And that is what makes Nomadic Road distinct. We know our destinations thoroughly, collaborate with exceptional in-country colleagues, and have many years of experience orchestrating eye-opening journeys. With us, you’ll see a destination in a different light – through the Nomadic Road lens – and discover things you won’t find out about any other way.

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