Guided Motorcycle Tour Patagonia

Join a tour designed by riders for riders who want to experience the greatest motorcycle adventure in South America! On Ruta 40 in Argentina and the Carretera Austral in Chile, you will ride through Patagonia, visit Torres del Paine, the glacier Perito Moreno, and finally get to the most southern city in the world, Ushuaia. This motorcycle tour will cross half a continent. You will be crossing four climatic zones that includes subtropical, desert, temperate zone, and sub-polar region.

Key information

  • Terrain: mix of asphalt and off-road
  • Bike: rental bike
  • Mileage: 3600 kilometers / 2236 miles
  • Daily rides: 257 kilometers / 160 miles
  • Meals: breakfasts, dinners, snacks, and water on the road

Highlights

  • Visit the Perito Moreno glacier
  • Starts in Bariloche and ends in Ushuaia
  • Explore the Torres del Paine National Park
  • BMW motorcycles rental for the whole tour
  • Transfer from and to the airport
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Multilingual guides

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


13 riding days in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 10

Airport transfer included: San Carlos De Bariloche Airport

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Accommodation

You will be accommodated in a double room at locally high-quality hotels. A single room during the tour is available at an additional cost.

Program

You will be picked up at the airport in Bariloche and brought in to the hotel from where your motorcycle tour starts the next day. The Ruta 40 will lead you south to El Bolsón through Los Alerces National Park to the welsh settlement Trevelin. After crossing over to the Chilean part of Patagonia, you will hit the legendary Carretera Austral, which you will be following for the next three days.

With its very humid climate, the area has lush green vegetation and roaring rivers in a beautiful mountain setting. You will pass the impressive castle like mountain Cerro Castillo, the Dead Forest Valley, Bahia Murta villages, and Puerto Rio Tranquilo. Then, you will ride your motorcycles through probably the nicest part of the Carretera Austral in Chile, go round the green shimmering Lake General Carrera, and enjoy spectacular views of the northern inland ice field.

Back in Argentinian Patagonia, you will carry on with your motorcycle adventure on the old Ruta 40 that goes along the main Andes mountains southwards to the village of Lago Posadas, situated close to the beautiful lake Lago Posada and its surroundings. On Ruta 40, you will reach a traditional Estancia where you will enjoy a typical barbequed Patagonian lamb. Carrying on through the steppes, you will pass Lake Cardiel and Lake Viedma to reach El Chaltén, a little village on the base of the famous granite towers of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre.

You will ride your motorcycle back along Lake Viedma to the Ruta 40. On the southern shores of shining Lake Argentina, you will reach Calafate, where you will visit of the famous Glacier Perito Moreno. After crossing into Chile again, you will spend the night in a pleasant Estancia close to the Torres del Paine National Park. In Torres del Paine National Park, you will enjoy the Paine Falls, see the Torres Peaks up close, watch icebergs floating in glacier lakes, with the possibility to observe Guanacos, Ñandus, Foxes, and Condors.

On your way south to Punta Arenas, you will pass a lagoon with flamingos and will visit the Otway Penguin Colony. Horizonte Tours will put your motorcycles on the ferry over the Strait of Magellan to reach Tierra del Fuego. After a windy ride, you will arrive at Rio Grande. After passing the village of Tolhuin, riding along the immense Lake Fagnano, crossing the Garribaldi Pass, you will finally reach Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.

Intermediate

  • Can ride for three to four hours
  • Average riding experience
  • Little assistance required
  • Comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • Average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • Steep ascents and descents

Included excursions

  • Explore Carretera Austral in Chile
  • Observe guanacos, ñandus, foxes, and condors in Torres del Paine National Park
  • Pass a lagoon with flamingos and visit the Otway Penguin Colony in Chile
  • See the famous glacier Perito Moreno in Argentina
  • View point of the impressive Fitz Roy Mountain in Argentina
  • Visit the village of Lago Posadas in Argentina

Location

Horizonte Tours will guide you from Bariloche in Argentina through Los Alerces National Park, cross over to the Chilean part of Patagonia to Carretera Austral, the village of Lago Posadas, to Torres del Paine National Park, and to the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia.

Food

Snacks and water on the road, all dinners, which is mostly gourmet, and breakfasts are included in the price.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 4 × 4 support vehicle
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers in Bariloche and Ushuaia
  • BMW F700GS, F800GS, or R1200GS motorbike rental
  • Breakfasts and all dinners
  • Custom permissions for border crossings
  • Ferries
  • Luggage storage
  • Maps
  • Mechanical support
  • Multilingual guides
  • Petrol for the whole trip
  • Road toll fees
  • Satellite phone
  • Snacks and water on the road
  • Third party insurance

What's not included

  • Accident insurances
  • Additional transport (taxi, bus, or train)
  • Full cover insurance for excess (25USD/day)
  • Drinks
  • Entry fees
  • Flights
  • Health or travel insurances
  • Lunch
  • Tips

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Horizonte Tours will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: San Carlos De Bariloche Airport Airport transfer included: San Carlos De Bariloche Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 42 days before arrival.
15 days / 14 nights
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Availability

Start: Saturday February 2, 2019
End: Saturday February 16, 2019

Tour information

This tour requires minimum of 4 riders. Please send an inquiry for more details.

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