Torres del Paine Patagonia Destinations
Southern Patagonia is home to these key destination cities: Ushuaia in the far southern tip, El Calafate and El Chalten, all in Argentina. Then, in Chile, there is Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales and, although not a city, the Torres del Paine National Park.
Here below is some information on each city.
Here, below is a gateway into information about the key Patagonia destinations close to Torres del Paine National Park. Some places such as Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales, in Chile, are entry points for Torres del Paine. However, El Calafate is also an option from where you can enter to Torres del Paine as well as get over to El Chalten.
In the far south of Argentina, as well as Patagonia, is the austral city of Ushuaia. This city is a main embarkation point for expedition trips to the Antarctic.
Morever, we can arrange transfers, accommodation and itineraries throughout the Patagonia region, just ask.
Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine is quite simply one of the most amazing geographical wonders of the world. The Park is set in the heart of an area of incredible outstanding natural beauty, Patagonia.
Puerto Natales, in Chile, is the closest village to Torres del Paine, which is only a one-hour drive entering from the west, or a two-hour drive if entering from the east.
Punta Arenas, in Chile, is accessible by a 4hr flight from Santiago, often with a short stop-over in Puerto Montt. It is the Southern-most city of the American continent.
El Chalten, in Argentina, is a very small touristic village located beyond the northern end of Lake Viedma. It is within the Los Glaciares National Park, 200km north from El Calafate.
Ushuaia, in Argentina, is located on the southern shores of the Tierra del Fuego Island. The first time the name Ushuaia appeared in writing was when, in 1869, the English missionary Waite Hockin Stirling documented his experiences of living with the Yamana people.
El Calafate, in Argentina, is the gateway to the large Perito Moreno Glacier and trekking at El Chalten. The city is also a stop-off on the way to Torres del Paine in Chile and Ushuaia in southern Argentina.