Enjoying the Patagonian Wilderness without leaving a Footprint

Many companies claim to be eco-friendly because they recycle and try to limit the use of fossil fuels. But what would you say to a company operating in the middle of the Patagonian wilderness, carbon neutral, 100% renewable energy, designed so that guests leave no trace behind? Bienvenidos a EcoCamp Patagonia! EcoCamp Patagonia has been […]

Hernan Cardenas – EcoCamp Patagonia Guide

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Loreto Vasquez – EcoCamp Patagonia Guide

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Lake District – Rivers and Volcanos

In the south of Chile in the Lake District (also known as Green Patagonia), blue and emerald lakes meet wild rivers, hot-springs and active cone volcanoes. The region runs 360km/255miles from Pucon to Puerto Montt and is known for its spectacular scenery including giant tree species like Larch, Araucaria, Coihue, Cipres etc, and diverse birds […]

Flowering Atacama Desert Phenomenon with Cascada Expediciones

This spring, the Atacama desert will experience a rare natural phenomenon known as the Desert in Bloom. The phenomenon occurs in September and October after winter rain and snow allow thousands of sleeping bulbs and seeds to bloom, flooding the Atacama desert with beautifully colourful flowers in springtime. This vividly colourful display lining the world’s […]