The Argentina region is larger than Chilean Patagonia, meaning if budget and time can allow there is more places to visit and more to see and do. Visits to Perito Moreno Glacier can easily be combined with a visit to Torres del Paine in Chile which is just over the border and a half-day drive away.
Is Patagonia better in Chile or Argentina?
Rugged and romantic, Patagonia encompasses the southern cone of South America, including parts of both Argentina and Chile—and each side has unique advantages for travelers.
|Argentine Patagonia||Chilean Patagonia|
|Best For:||Trekking, wildlife viewing, glaciers||Trekking, road trips, luxury lodging|
Is Torres del Paine in Chile or Argentina?
The Torres del Paine are the distinctive three granite peaks of the Paine mountain range or Paine Massif.
|Torres del Paine National Park|
|IUCN category II (national park)|
|Towers of Paine and Paine Horns|
|Location||Magallanes Region, Chile|
|Nearest city||Puerto Natales|
What is the best month to visit Patagonia?
The best times to visit Argentine Patagonia are October through November (springtime in the southern hemisphere) and December through February (summertime). During these months, the weather is mild, and spectators can view natural attractions in their full splendor.
Why is Patagonia so popular?
Besides using its popularity to raise awareness of climate change and environmental issues, Patagonia even encourages customers to take mutual responsibility for the life cycle of its products through repair, reuse, and recycling.
Why is Patagonia called the end of the world?
Patagonia, the very name conjures up images of remoteness, of majestic mountains and of great ice fields. Surrounded by three oceans it gives the region an impression of being perched on the edge of the world.
Is Patagonia in Spain?
Patagonia (Spanish pronunciation: [pataˈɣonja]) refers to a geographical region that encompasses the southern end of South America, governed by Argentina and Chile.
|• Languages||Chilean Spanish, Rioplatense Spanish, Mapudungun, Welsh|