Month-by-month Top Trip Tips

Our month-by-month top trip tips have been compiled based on recommendations from all of the Cascada team. Our sales team, travel specialists for Chile, Patagonia and Argentina, have analysed which trips they enjoy most in which months and we’ve cross-checked their preferences with weather statistics to come up with our official trip calendar! (Beware though, plan as you might, weather in Patagonia is always subject to rapid changes from bright sunshine to rain and ferocious winds!).

Meet our Experience Designers Team

Want to craft your own Adventure Tour? We’re here to help you!  Our Experience Designers team customizes itineraries according to your needs! Just let us know which trips you want… we’ll make it happen!  If you need advice with any aspect of your tour or the booking process, please contact us either by phone or E-Mail:    E-mail: reservations@cascada.travel   […]

Cascada Expediciones and EcoCamp Patagonia renew carbon offsets

Cascada Expediciones and EcoCamp Patagonia have offset their carbon emissions for the 2011-2012 season. In the year 2008, Ecocamp became a Carbon Neutral company with the goal of minimizing emissions of CO2 as much as possible and in the future hopefully becoming a CO2-free lodge. Between June 2009 and June 2010 EcoCamp offset 183.680 tonnes […]

Patagonia’s Big Five

You’re familiar with the Big Five on African wildlife safaris but what about the Patagonian Big Five? EcoCamp Patagonia hosts the world’s southernmost wildlife safari, over 4,000 miles from Africa, featuring the Patagonian Big Five – Guanaco, Puma, South Andean Deer, Andean Condor and Ñandú. Out of the 26 species of mammal and 118 different types of bird, we’ve compiled a list of the BIg Five.

Which time of year best suits your Patagonian adventure?

Deciding which month to book your Torres del Paine visit can be tricky. Do you want to go for the peak of summer to maximise sunshine hours, or do you want to brave the lower temperatures to ensure a little more tranquility and fauna sightings? EcoCamp Patagonia gives you the calendar rundown:   Patagoniaseason Max temp […]

Why Nature Vacations leave you Healthier in the Long Run

It’s no news flash that nature is good for you, or that taking time out to go on holiday brightens your spirits and puts you in good stead for the upcoming year. But what about the double whammy – a nature vacation? Cascada reviews the evidence linking vacations and greenery with well-being and highlights the […]

New photo timelines for Cascada & EcoCamp

In 2011 Cascada Expediciones celebrated 20 years as a sustainable adventure tour operator in Chile and EcoCamp Patagonia celebrated its tenth year receiving guests in the Patagonian wilderness from across the globe. To celebrate the landmark events for both companies we’ve compiled two photo timelines with the highlights from the last twenty and ten years respectively!