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The Best Time of Year to Visit Patagonia! (p.s. It's not when you think)

July 18, 2017 - 14:10 -- Zoe Baillargeon
Not necessarily anyway. After all, everyone is different. You may be looking for an adventure sports vacation, a nature-spotting penguin boat trip or a specialist Patagonia photography tour, so what works for one person may not be ideal for the next. And don’t forget, Patagonia is not a small place, covering 1,043,076 square kilometres of southern Chile and Argentina, so it stands to reason that conditions can vary dramatically across the vast expanse of grassy plains, toothy mountains, mammoth glaciers and fathomless forests. It is, however, still possible to discover the best time to visit Patagonia for you and your trip using our easy guide below!

The Dientes Trek: A guide to the best trek you've never heard of

November 8, 2016 - 16:06 -- Zoe Baillargeon

It's time to venture off the edge of the map to discover the epic mountains and views of the Dientes Trek.

South America is a mecca for some of the most cultural, scenic, and adventurous treks on the planet, such as the W Trek in Torres del Paine and the Inca Trail. But there’s one trek you’ve probably never heard of, and you should definitely add it to your travel list.

Prepare to sink your teeth into the Dientes Trek.

The Benefits of Visiting Torres del Paine in Low-Season

October 25, 2016 - 10:46 -- Zoe Baillargeon

A trip to Torres del Paine is in the works. But which season is the best time to visit?

You’ve done your research. You’ve seen the pictures. You know that summer is  usually the prime time to visit Torres del Paine National Park. The comfortable temperatures, verdant greenery, and (mostly) clear skies of Patagonia in December through February have made the southern summer the most popular season in which to see Chile’s star national park in all its glory. However...

Cascada's 25 Favorite Adventure Destinations In and Around Chile

October 20, 2016 - 12:25 -- Zoe Baillargeon

So, you want to come to Chile! Awesome! But with so many geographically and culturally diverse places to visit in such a long country, how do you pick the best spots so you get the most out of your trip? From all of us here at Cascada Expediciones - all seasoned adventurers who’ve traveled and lived all over this amazing country - here are our top 25 recommendations for adventurous destinations in and around Chile.


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