Surtrek designs 15-night 'Hiking in Patagonia' itinerary

Quito, Ecuador-based tour operator Surtrek is offering a 15-night hiking itinerary in the Patagonia region of Argentina and Chile.

Priced from $3,175 per person, double, the cost covers 12 nights' hotel accommodations and three nights' camping accommodations as well as transfers; breakfasts daily and most other meals; the services of bilingual guides; and sightseeing excursions as per the itinerary.

Highlights in Argentina include hiking the Loma del Pliegue Tumbado trail; trekking to Perito Moreno Glacier, a Unesco World Heritage Site; a canoe trip down the Lapataia River; and a stop in Ushuaia.

Among the highlights in Chile is a visit to Torres del Paine National Park, including a stay at the park's Refugio Paine Grande. Meanwhile, highlights on Tierra del Fuego Island, which is the southernmost tip of South America that is shared by Argentina and Chile, include hiking around Tierra del Fuego National Park, picnicking at Roca Lake and boating across the Beagle Channel.

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