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.
- Difficulty Level
Level 1: Occasional
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain with a few small hills—all very manageable for people trying their first biking trip.
Walking – 6-10 km (4-6 mi.) a day on country lanes, footpaths and coastal or forest trails, all on relatively flat terrain, perhaps with an occasional hill.
Level 2: Recreational
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over terrain that’s relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.
Walking – 8-12 km (5-7 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain, with occasional steeper climbs.
Level 3: Enthusiast
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day in gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.
Level 4: Avid
Biking – Roughly 50 km (30 mi.) a day in consistently rolling countryside, with repeated climbs and longer options available.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) over terrain that varies between rolling and hilly, with a few steeper climbs.
Level 5: Expert
Biking – 50-60 km (30-45 mi.) a day over both level and tougher, hillier terrain with multiple 100 km (62 mi.) options. The routes are designed for avid cyclists and include plenty of chances to push yourself.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over fairly hilly terrain offering lots of challenges. Routes are along high meadow paths and/or well-maintained cliffside or alpine trails, with a few steep ascents to make you feel invigorated.
Pure adventure in Patagonia
Unbelievable variety is commonplace in Patagonia: jaw-dropping jagged peaks, endless wild valley landscapes and, pristine glacial lakes that reflect the mountain skyscapes. Humans have done their best to complement nature’s aesthetic touch with log cabin structures, natural textiles, and miles of lonely roads leading down mythic valleys. Both indigenous and colonial traditions remain strong here and in rural communities, the rhythm of life has remained unchanged for generations. Along your journey, taste distinct Argentinian flavours, actively discover the raw nature by land and lake then, unwind at sunset in blissful seclusion.
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Day by Day
Explore the breathtaking Llao Llao Hill with an expert and learn about your new surroundings. Reach your gourmet picnic lunch destination in a secluded bay and sip on a local brew.
Step onto a private yacht and drift across the sparkling blue waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi to reach your hiking destination. This evening, our local friends will introduce you to traditional cooking.
Hop in a raft and paddle down the Maso River. Surrounded by cliffs, forest overgrowth and, mountain views, navigate exciting turns in turquoise waters. Tonight, enjoy a sunset candlelit dinner.
At a traditional Patagonian estancia, discover contrasting landscapes in a unique journey through the steppe lands. Today is all about native culture, cuisine and, views of the Andes.
Start your day with a peaceful paddle on Nahuel Huapi Lake. Later, hike Miradores de Quetrihue to find spectacular views of the lakes, forests, and jagged peaks of the mystical Andes.
Discover the serene Andean forest, hike to the most scenic regional highlights where post-card views and untouched wilderness await. Tonight, celebrate your epic journey over a special farewell dinner.
Gaze at the incredible landscape over one final breakfast before you’re driven to Bariloche airport for your onward travel.
Pure wildlife seclusion.
Glamping Rio Manso,
Set on the coast of Manso River, this remote luxury camp offers scenic seclusion with all the essentials. A private professional chef will cater to your cravings and a sunset dinner by candle light will complete your day.
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Bariloche
The most exclusive resort in Argentine Patagonia, Llao Llao boasts breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes, forests, and Andes mountains. A magnificent indoor/outdoor pool, 18 holes of golf, and an amazing spa are just some of the amenities on offer at this grand hideaway.
Las Balsas Hotel, Villa La Angostura
The prestige of this Relais & Chateaux property set amidst the breathtaking Patagonian landscape is an opportunity to encounter Argentina at its natural best. Las Balsas is a haven for those who seek the serenity of wide open spaces, whether finding refuge in the hotel’s spa or pursuing a more active agenda in the surrounding countryside.
WOW!!! is the word to describe Patagonia. B&R goes out of its way to make sure its clients experience this amazing area. Each day is different and unique.—Wesley
This trip is multi-active, so the level will vary depending on the day. Activities include walking distances anywhere from 3–12 km (1.5-7.5 mi.) over mixed terrain, kayaking in calm lake waters for up to 3 hours and more. There will always be alternative options and support along the way.
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
- Meals and beverages as indicated
- Services of B&R guides and support vehicles
- All special events, private tours, numerous national guides and local experts as indicated
- Use of sports equipment
- All baggage transportation
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
Walking Poles & Backpack
Included with all walking trips are telescoping walking poles and custom-made 13L backpacks to comfortably conceal your essentials within lockable zippers. The walking poles get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller. The backpack, however, is yours to keep at trip’s end and folds up for easy packing. See Equipment Details
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
Spend more time in Patagonia
Chances are you will want to spend more time in Argentina before your trip or more time in Chile afterward. We have several recommendations for where to stay and what to do in Buenos Aires, including guided tours, tango classes, and hotel stays. From Temuco, you may want to continue to Chile’s prestigious wine country or head to the very north for a completely different experience in the Atacama desert.
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