At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Revel in raw, natural beauty
Some of the truly remarkable places in the world are not defined by national borders but rather by a culture, a feeling, a sense of something special. Patagonia typifies this and our week long journey takes us from the UNESCO recognized National Park of Torres del Paine in Chile though to the Glaciares National Park in Argentina. We will get up close and personal with soaring granite peaks, vast stretches of glaciers, pampas and forest. Whilst the landscapes dazzle it is also the local people that we meet that will leave an equally everlasting impression.
Also available, a 9-day Patagonia experience from $10,495.
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Day by Day
Head north to majestic Torres del Paine National Park, where you'll slip back in time to a more unhurried and less inhabited place. Get comfortable at your new home for the next three nights and meet the group for a welcome cocktail and discussions of the week ahead.
Wake this morning to dramatic views of the imposing granite peaks! Over the next two days visit the Laguna Verde, the incredible hanging Glacier Frances, the Salto Grande waterfall and the Torres del Paine themselves.
Options abound during your time at the Torres del Paine National Park. Embark on full day excursions by foot or horseback or opt to relax and take in one of the most beautiful sites in the world.
Head north for the Argentina border towards the town of El Calafate. After a picnic lunch at the house we’ll head out for a gentle hike towards Lake Argentino, taking in the sheep shearing facilities on the farm.
Head out to visit the famous Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park. Enjoy panoramic views of the glacier and take in the unique flora and fauna of the Magellanic forest.
On your last day choose from hiking, biking or horseback riding. Explore La Anita Valley, starting at our hotel, and hike up the slopes of Cerro Frias!
We’ll say our goodbyes this morning over breakfast before driving approximately one hour to the airport in El Calafate, in time for onwards flights. There is of course lots more to see in Patagonia and we can happily help you with this!
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Explora Lodge, Torres del Paine
Designed by one of Chile’s foremost architects, Germán del Sol, the Explora Lodge is a remarkable place in this remote part of the world. With perfect views of mountains and glaciers, every detail has been designed with comfortable exploration in mind. Explora’s chefs prepare all of our meals, including the picnic lunches we enjoy on our walks. View hotel website »
Eolo, La Anita Valley
This comfortable country lodge pays tribute to ancient Patagonian estancias and provides guests with the modern comforts of 17 spacious suites, each offering amazing views. Strategically located in La Anita valley, Eolo stretches over a 3,000 hectare property, creating a unique retreat embodying the spirit of Patagonia. View hotel website »
B&R travel is seamless. The pre-trip informational packet was amazing, the guides were awesome, the food was delicious and the wine was flowing. We loved our experience and would definitely return to ride skinny tires with your company again.— Julianne Major
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— George Butterfield
The walking really varies given the choices available to us most days. Walking distances of up to 8 km (5 mi.) are possible over mixed terrain, sometimes relatively flat but on occasion you can choose to push yourself with more challenging topography. In addition to walking you will have the opportunity to horseback ride (as easygoing as you would like), kayak and mountain bike ride.
“I go on a long walk once a week, and I don’t mind a little sweat.”
Rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All meals, including wine
- Services of B&R guide(s) and support van
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- Use of two lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All baggage transportation
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
Walking Sticks & Hip Holsters
Included with all walking trips are Leki telescoping walking sticks and custom-made padded hip holsters, which comfortably carry one full half-litre water bottle. And while the walking sticks get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller, the holsters are yours to keep at trip’s end.
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