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EcoCamp-Patagonia

The eighth natural wonder of the world and home to some of South America's best treks. 

History

Peek into Patagonia’s historical past, starting from the region’s indigenous inhabitants to the modern tourism we know today.

Patagonia’s remarkable landscapes sometimes overshadow its rich and powerful history. But don’t be fooled! The region is full of telling stories about the indigenous tribes, Chilean cowboys and Lady Florence Dixie, a British aristocrat and the very first tourist in Torres del Paine National Park.

Patagonia indigenous inhabitants

Weather

Get ready for Patagonia’s quick-changing temperatures and extreme weather!

Here in Torres del Paine, you can easily experience all four seasons in one day. We tell our travelers to prepare for anything. Weather can range from snow to wind to rain to sunshine at any point of the year. Learn how the region’s complex weather system works and why it is so extreme. 

Torres del Paine

Geography & Geology

Fjords, rivers, mountains and more -- Patagonia truly has some of the best landscapes on the planet.

Experience the wonder of Torres del Paine, by exploring its magnificent landscapes and geologic formations. Through our active activities in the park, we encourage our travelers to immerse themselves in these outdoor settings and experience the park at its purest state.

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Flora

A diverse range of native flora is abundant in Torres del Paine.

Through our programs, we showcase Patagonia’s unique plants and animals, while respecting them in their natural environment. Plantlife consists of beautiful species, like the lenga tree or calafate berry.

Flora Torres del Paine

Fauna

Home to a diverse array of wildlife, such as 26 species of mammals and over 100 species of birds.

In the park, it’s possible to spot all sorts of critters, including the elusive puma hiding in the grass or the mighty condor soaring up above. 

Puma Portrait Torres del Paine

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The Patagonia Way

Insider's guide: When to visit Patagonia

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