PATAGONIA END OF THE EARTH NORTHBOUND
Our Patagonia motorcycle tour takes you through the Andes to the most remote parts of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile. See Los Alerces National Park, Queulat National Park, Torres Del Paine National Park, Perito Moreno National Park and ride to the end of the earth – the southern tip of Tierra Del Fuego. Towns you will visit include San Carlos de Bariloche, Esquel, Coyhaique, Calefate, Ushuaia, and Punta Arenas. Along the way, see guanacos, gauchos and glaciers, all to the backdrop of the picturesque Andes Mountain Range.
Road Conditions: This challenging motorcycle tour features 40% dirt surfaces with windy conditions some days.
|Arrival||Departure||*Double Occupancy||*Single Occupancy||*Couples Package|
|February 12, 2020||February 29, 2020||$9,250||$11,150||$14,550|
|February 10, 2021||February 27, 2021||$9,250||$11,150||$14,550|
*Double Occupancy - Base Bike with a Shared Room
*Single Occupancy - Base Bike with Your Own Room
*Couples Package - Two Participants on One Base Bike in One Private Room
|2020 Pricing||Honda CB500X||BMW F700GS||BMW F800 GS||Honda Africa Twin||BMW R1200 GS|
|2021 Pricing||Honda CB500X||BMW F700 GS||BMW F800 GS||Honda Africa Twin||BMW R1200 GS|
DAY 1 - Arrival in Punta Arenas, Chile (airport code PUQ). We will arrange your transfer to your hotel in Punta Arenas. Welcome Dinner this evening and meet the rest of the group. Stay in the Punta Arenas area.
DAY 2 - Punta Arenas, Chile to Rio Grande, Argentina : The first day of the motorcycle tour features a ride along the Straits of Magellan and a ferry crossing to Tierra Del Fuego. Stay in Rio Grande, Argentina.
DAY 3 - Río Grande, Argentina to Ushuaia, Argentina: Ride to the end of the world to the far away port city of Ushuaia. Stay in Ushuaia.
DAY 4 - Free day, Ushuaia, Argentina: This is the day you will ride to the end of Route 3 and the official end of the earth! Today is a great opportunity to book your passage to the nearby Penguin colony. Stay in Ushuaia, Argentina.
DAY 5 - Ushuaia, Argentina to Cerro Sombrero, Chile: Ride through Tierra del Fuego to the small oil town of Cerro Sombrero, Chile. Stay in Cerro Sombrero.
DAY 6 - Cerro Sombrero, Chile to Torres del Paine, Chile: Cross the Straights of Magellan once again and then head north toward epic Torres Del Pain National Park. Stay near Torres National Park.
DAY 7 - Free day, Torres del Paine, Chile: Explore Torres Del Paine National Park with its towering granite spires. Keep your eye out for Condors and Guanacos. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking! Stay near the Park.
DAY 8 - Torres del Paine, to Chile Calefate, Argentina: Leave your remote estancia and ride north over open Patagonia pampas. Windswept landscape, enormous glacial lakes and sharp Andean Peaks are the order of the day. Arrive in Calefate, Argentina. Stay in Calefate.
DAY 9 - Free day, Calafate, Argentina: Ride out to famous Perito Moreno Glacier. Watch Condors cruise the face of the glacier as it calves into the lake! Explore around Calefate. Stay in Calafate, Argentina.
DAY 10 - Estancia La Angostura, Argentina to Calafate, Argentina: The motorcycle adventure continues north through the vast Patagonia. Marvel at Mt Fitzroy the Andes in the distance. Stay at the remote La Angostura Estancia.
DAY 11 - Estancia La Angostura, Argentina to Puerto Guadal, Chile: Cross into Chile again and skirt the enormous Lago General Carrera. Get ready for amazing scenery as you approach the down of your destination, Puerto Guadal. Stay near Puerto Guadal.
DAY 12 - Puerto Guadal, Chile to Coyhaique, Chile: This day is full of mounains, fresh water lakes, wild rivers and dirt roads. Yes, you are in the thick of it. Stay in Coyhaique.
DAY 13- Coyhaique, Chile to Puyuhuapi, Chile: The Carraterra Austral at this point is a simple dirt road, winding past remote ranches, tall mountains, clear rivers and forests. Ride through Jurrassic-esque Queulat National Park on your way to Puyuhuapi. Queulat receives the most rain in Chile and therefore the plants in this region are like that of the Land of the Lost! Keep your eye out for cascading waterfalls from the snowpack high above. Arrive in the little port town of Puyuhuapi. Stay in Puyuhuapi.
DAY 14 - Puyuhuapi, Chile to Esquel, Argentina to: Ride through the river rafting mecca o Futaleufu. The highway is a dirt road, and the scenery is fantastic: mountains, large rivers and glaciers can be seen along the way. Cross back into Argentina and on to Esquel, Argentina. Stay in Esquel.
DAY 15 - Esquel, Argentina to Bariloche, Argentina: Ride an dirt route through the Alerces National Park, home to the world's oldest trees. Enjoy the Andes Mountain Range, lakes, and rivers as you wind your way to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. Bariloche is known for being the "Switzerland of the Andes" with many residents immigrating from the old country. Because of this heritage, Bariloche is particularly known for its chocolate, which can be found on every street corner Stay in Bariloche.
DAY 16 - San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes: Ride dirt roads through the wonderful lakes district of Argentina as you make your way to San Martin. Get ready to be impressed by natural beauty. Stay in San Martin.
DAY 17 - San Martin de los Andes, Argentina to Pucon, Chile: As you climb directly into the Andes through a natural wonder: Araucaria forest (aka Monkey Puzzle Trees), under the shadow of Villarica Volcano, you realize this place is pure magic. Descend to the summer recreational outdoors hub of Pucon, Chile. Stay in Pucon.
DAY 18 - Fly Home, or Keep the dream alive (unknown miles)
The best airport to use is Temuco, Airport Code: ZCO
THE GEAR TO BRING
MotoQuest guides wear KLIM helmets, jackets, pants and gloves, and we outfit our motorcycles with luggage and accessories from Twisted Throttle. You can view and download our complete MotoQuest packing list here.
MotoQuest Staff on Tour
Included With the Tour
- Hotel Accommodations
- Premiere Welcome and Farewell Dinners
- Professional MotoQuest Guide(s)
- Support Vehicle
- Support Vehicle Driver
- Staff Trained in First Aid with Satellite Phone
- MotoQuest Swag Bag
- Photos Taken on the Trip
- Automatic Enrollment in Global Rescue
- Meals on the Road
- Alternative Tours
- Travel Insurance
- National Park Entrance Fees