Chile’s vendimia season: A wine-lover’s dream

With friends, at a barbeque, in front of a fire, when celebrating, for romance, with great food, to toast an achievement, savor a moment, or simply because your day’s work has ended – whatever the reason, wine is a welcome addition to so many of life’s moments! In Chile, we know this all too well. After centuries of production, Chile’s wines have recently experienced a boom in popularity and the country is now a major player as a grape and wine producer and exporter.

 

EcoCamp Patagonia Travelers’ Tales – Hiking at the World’s End

"It’s extraordinary…it’s really tremendous."(Valerie) "The lakes are the bluest blue I’ve ever seen on this planet."(Timothy) Your first breath of Torres del Paine We have to admit: It never gets old watching travelers meet Torres del Paine for the first time. Even when you live and work here, ensconced in the middle of the wilds of […]

Spectacular collapse of Perito Moreno Glacier’s ice bridge, Argentina!

On March 10th 2016, the huge ice arch at Perito Moreno Glacier, in Los Glaciares National Park, collapsed – a spectacular phenomenon that only happens every 4 to 5 years. Approximately 4000 people were there to witness the event. Now, you may wonder why such a huge piece of the glacier collapses. (For once, it’s not a result of Global Warming!) What […]

EcoCamp Patagonia launches Pre-Season Offer on Wildlife Safari and W Trek

While travelers sometimes disregard Low and Shoulder Season, these months offer numerous benefits such as cheaper flights, the National Park’s changing color palette, the pleasure of less crowded trails – and offers on Torres del Paine tours. Right now, we’re warming up for next season with a sale on our classic hiking and nature programs. […]

Wild Horse Tracking excursion now available as part of EcoCamp Wildlife Safari

During March and April 2016, we’re stoked to invite our Wildlife Safari participants to meet Patagonia’s beautiful baguales, or wild horses. While previously tamed by the gauchos, these magnificent steppe-roaming horses no longer don’t hang around waiting to be chanced upon. Far from it, to witness Torres del Paine’s powerful wild horses, expert trackers must […]