Overview Patagonia

Visiting Patagonia

Planning a trip to Patagonia, Argentina? Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Patagonia flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.

Stories and Tips Patagonia

4 Photos  
Starting Out

Written by chipper on 10 Oct, 2000

Trey and I were best friends in high school, but we really had not seen much of each other in the 10 years since we graduated. He joined the Navy and I was in school. We saw each other at Christmas, and generally…Read More


3 Photos  
Cuevos de los manos

Written by chipper on 10 Oct, 2000

From BA we flew down to Comodoro Rivadavia--a dusty little oil town with just a few stores. A few words of Spanish are added to our vocabulary: Correo (post office) and tarjeta postales (postcards). We have a long bus ride and end…Read More


4 Photos  
El Calafate

Written by chipper on 10 Oct, 2000

We spent a couple more days driving the dusty roads in our vans down to El Calafate--a 'resort town' in Patagonia. The town is considerably more developed than the rest of the area, with hotels and laundry facilities ($8/lb was the best value for…Read More


4 Photos  
Lagos Furiosos

Written by chipper on 10 Oct, 2000

There are two very pretty lakes about a day's drive from Comodoro Rivadavia. One is dark blue and the other is turquoise--quite a contrast. We stayed at a very nice hostelria there, perfect for a bus load of tourists and plenty big enough…Read More


1 Photos  
Cruce Andino.. Absolute Silence All the Way!

Written by Purple butterfly on 24 Apr, 2008

This is a unique experience! To cross the lakes and the Andes mountains from Argentina to Chile is like navigating through the breath of the planet. It is silent and beautiful. You can also see volcanoes, the Valdivian jungle, all in an almost…Read More


3 Photos  
Buenos Aires

Written by chipper on 10 Oct, 2000

BA is a great town. We got into town a day before our tour group and did some sightseeing. A friend from California was living there at the time, and she took us around to see a few of the sites. Be…Read More


  • 1-6 of 6 Patagonia Stories And Tips