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 stunning El Calafate through 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.
Want to take your adventure further? Check out our extended 10-day Patagonia Expedition, where you can spend more time exploring Chile’s stunning Torres del Paine.
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Day by Day
Bid farewell to civilization and hit the open road toward Los Glaciares National Park. Spend the evening taking in views of epic Fitz Roy, the legendary granite peak just across the lake in El Chaltén.
Hit the trails behind our hotel (by foot or by horseback), coming to rest at Blue Lagoon (a site that no photo can possibly do justice). After lunch, head back to the lodge—perhaps with some curious
Traverse a former cattle trail on a beautiful hike stopping along the way at Punta del Viento, the azure waters of Lake Viedma and (for the keen hikers) Laguna del Morro.
Wave goodbye to the pink flamingos and Lago Viedma as you make your way back to Calafate. After lunch at a local friend's house, settle into hotel Eolo, your home for the next three nights.
Rise early for an unforgettable view of Perito Moreno glacier in the morning light. Then, head down to Lago Argentino for a closer look at the face of this ice mass (big enough to fit all of Buenos Aires within its borders).
Depending on your preference today, either journey into Patagonia's backcountry by 4x4 or head further south into the much-less travelled glacial valley of Lago Frias.
This morning, depending on what time your flight is back to Buenos Aires, you’ll have time for a hike up the Cerro Frias. Then, take in your last panoramic views of the Lago Argentina before boarding your plane.
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Hosteria Helsingfors, Los Glaciares National Park
A cherished escape amidst an epic landscape, this Andean lodge is a glorious hub for endless activities, from glacier hikes to beach excursions. Active days are met by restful nights, dining on exemplary regional cuisine and getting acquainted with superb Argentinian vintages. 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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The walking really varies given the choices available to us most days. Walking distances anywhere from 3 to 24 km (2-15 mi.) are possible over mixed terrain, sometimes relatively ﬂ at 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).
“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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