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With beautiful grasslands and intriguing desserts in the Argentinian part, and imposing glacial fjords and mesmerizing rainforest in the Chilean area, Patagonia is a natural wonder that hosts a multitude of attractions every passionate traveler should see.
Continue reading this article and find out the ten reasons why you must add Patagonia to your bucket list now that we can travel again to South America.
Patagonia Bucket List: Ice trekking on the 18,000-year-old Perito Moreno Glacier. One of the few Glaciers in the world that is still advancing, moving forward around 2 meters a day.
1- Patagonia Bucket List: Walk on the Perito Moreno Glacier, the Most Beautiful Glacier in the World
Located in the fascinating Los Glaciares National Park, one of the most important attractions in the Argentinian Patagonia, the Perito Moreno Glacier is a must-see for adventurous travelers who are not afraid of a memorable walk in the middle of nature.
Expect mesmerizing landscapes that will instantly amaze your eyes and fill your heart with their beauty.
Live the experience of walking on the ice of the most beautiful Glacier in the world. You can choose from two types of trekking on the glacier first is a mini-trek, which takes about an hour and a half and the trekking difficulty is moderate. This trekking is available from July 6th to May 31th.
The second is the complete experience, The Big Ice Trek to explore the Glacier. The guides will take you on a five-hour glacial excursion, and the trekking difficulty is high. This trekking is available from September 15th to April 30th. No matter which glacier hike you choose, this is a unique experience!
2. Patagonia Bucket List: Enjoy a gourmet lunch while admiring the views of Nahuel Huapi Lake in Bariloche
Situated in the lake region of northern Patagonia, Nahuel Huapi Lake is another breathtaking attraction of this region. And if you want to have an ultimate experience while visiting this area, make sure you don’t miss a Delicious Gourmet Picnics in this privileged scenario. Not only will you enjoy mouthwatering dishes but also adore the panoramic landscapes of the lake and the Andean mountains.
Patagonia Bucket List: Complete your gourmet picnic with a glass of the best Argentine Malbec wine.
3. Patagonia Bucket List: Enjoy a Kayak experience and see icebergs in El Calafate
If adventure is running through your veins, while in Patagonia enjoy an unforgettable Kayak experience in El Calafate, admire the scenery of Upsala Channel and Onelli Bay, and see the imposing icebergs.
Patagonia Bucket List: Kayak experience, exciting adventure to the Glaciers!
4. Patagonia Bucket List: Hike Laguna de Los Tres in El Chalten
Located in the south of Patagonia, El Chalten is Argentina’s most famous hiking destination. This is one more reason why you must add Patagonia to your bucket list in 2019. Here, you have the chance to hike Laguna de Los Tres and catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing landscapes of neverending glaciers, frozen lakes, and granite spires. There aren’t many things that can bring romance and adventure together than this hike.
5. Patagonia Bucket List: Walk among the penguins at El Pedral Estancia
If you want to befriend the Magellanic penguins that settle in Golfo Nuevo every September, El Pedral Estancia has your back. The trip begins in the charming Puerto Madryn and gives travelers the chance to enjoy a remarkable Atlantic Patagonia experience.
6. Patagonia Bucket List: Explore the end of the world in a 4×4
People who always dreamt of reaching the end of the world should do it in a 4×4. There is no better way to explore Ushuaia and its extreme terrains, especially for adventurous travelers who are looking for both natural beauty and an adrenaline boost.
Patagonia Bucket List: Exploring Ushuaia, the end of the world in 4×4
Check out this Instagram post about Clara'a trip to Ushuaia and you will understand why Tierra del Fuego is THE place you have to visit in Patagonia.
7. Patagonia Bucket List: Check out the Carretera Austral and relax in a Thermal Bath
Located on the famous Carretera Austral, the welcoming Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa is the perfect stop for visitors who want to relax for a while before continuing to explore Patagonia. With amazing outdoor thermal pools, great services, and interesting short tours, this place is heaven on earth for every type of traveler.
Relax in the Thermal Bath of Puyuhuapi Lodge and Spa in Carretera Austral
8. Patagonia Bucket List: Take an expedition cruise to explore the fjords and glaciers at the end of the world
With visits to the impressive Pia Glacier and Glacier Alley, the chance to admire the Ainsworth Bay wildlife, see the legendary Cape Horn, and much more, an expedition cruise to explore the end of the world is a must when visiting Patagonia.