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Patagonia: Hiking At the End of the Earth

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Program #3408RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Glenn from S Burlington, VT Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 02/17/14 - 03/02/14
This trip is up there with our visit to the Galapagos as being memorable, exciting and instructive. The scenery is spectacular, and you haven't really seen the Andes until you've walked on Viedma Glacier and watched the frequent calving off of Perito Moreno Glacier up close. The level of activity was generally challenging but reasonable, with adequate accommodation for individual differences.

Susan from San Francisco, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 02/17/14 - 03/02/14
A wonderful program and very diverse. You will learn a lot about glaciers and have an opportunity to experience them in a variety of ways. A few days of the program you'll be physically challenged with some very long hikes, and most other days were active and challenging in the sense that you will have many activities (short hikes, boat rides, lectures, museums, etc.).

Mike from Glasgow, KY Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 11/11/13 - 11/24/13
Mike from Glasgow, Ky Number of programs attended:3 Date attended 11/11/13-11/24/13 Excellent program with a wide variety of activities, from Buenos Aries to mountain villages, canoeing, ice treks and treks on mountains, islands and beaches. Our primary guide Dennis was excellent. Our specialist guides at Chalten and Ushuaia were excellent. Pedro, our mountain guide in Chalten, was a world class climber who last Christmas eve summited Cerro Torre, once considered this hardest mountain in the world to climb. His lecture and pictures were excellent. Accommodations and local fare were excellent. This trip is a big adventure just as patagonia requires . There are some long days with long treks on mountain trails with all the weather Patagonia is famous for. The views and rewards match the treks however. This trip is our third level 7 experience and fits my wife and I perfectly. We are in our mid 60's and only somewhat fit and had no trouble with any of the hikes, but i do recommend prior experience on long steep mountain trails for maximum enjoyment . .

Anthony from Las Vegas, NV Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/11/13 - 11/24/13
Wow! Excellent program. Outstanding itinerary and collection of activities. Amiable small group format. The hikes were challenging, but the experiences and the vistas were fabulous. You'll want to assure fitness with some training hikes for maximal enjoyment. Hotels and meals were excellent. A thoroughly enjoyable and memorable experience.

Terry from New Albany, IN Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 11/07/12 - 11/21/12
I left my heart in Patagonia.

Gladys from Oakland, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/07/12 - 11/21/12
I agree with Jerry take this trip if you can. It is worth the price. This was mine first Road Scholar trip and I was impressed. Patagonia is breathing taking and hiking was the best way to see the area. Laura Sanchez our guide was amazing. She was able to keep us all happy. She was able to balance all our various needs and desires. She is also extremely knowledgeable, and organized. I can only wish that future Road Scholar trips I take in the future will be as good.


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