Most people probably don't think of Argentina as a good wildlife viewing destination, other than as a start point for a cruise to Antarctica, but it actually has two world-class wildlife viewing areas - the Ibera wetlands and the Valdes Peninsula, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site of site of global significance for the conservation of marine mammals. The concentration of sea lions, elephant seals, penguins, cormorants, gulls and, each year, the visit of Southern right whales, has aroused the interest of visitors from all over the world.
When the worst of this pandemic is over and people start traveling internationally again, they will want to make sure that they can do it safely. Besides thinking about airports and airplanes, they should probably also consider some things about the destinations that they are traveling to. So here are some things that they might consider:
Many people never consider buying any form of travel insurance and many just figure it is an unjustified expense. Young people subconsciously feel they are invulnerable, but a lot of older people realize that they or their close relatives are living a more fragile existence and that the chances of some health crisis popping up are greatly increased, so they do consider getting insurance, in case they need to cancel their trip.
But there is one type of travel insurance that is increasingly becoming more important in this day and age....
People go to Patagonia for different reasons - some want to trek in Torres del Paine or Glaciares Park, some want to experience it's vast open vistas, others want to see wildlife. So, when is the best time to go?
Trying to put together a Patagonia tour in Chile or Argentina or in both countries? We have some prepared itineraries or can customize an itinerary for you.
Patagonia cruises through the Strait of Magellan and the Beagle Channel, along glaciers, bays and fjords have become a popular addition to itineraries. People who thought that they needed to go to Antarctica to see penguins are surprised to find out that they can be seen along this route in Patagonia.
Have you been wanting to do a trek in the Torres del Paine Park in Chile, but have looked at options on our site and can't decide which one is best suited to your interests? Of course if your time is limited, that will make it easier for you to decide. But let's say that you've been doing some research and have some specific sites or trails you want to see. Here is some information that should help you to decide which Torres del Paine trek to do.
Jim has been an agent for over 20 years and has specialized in South America for much of that time