Patagonia Trekking


Patagonia Trekking

For 7 days participants will complete the Cerro Castillo Trek and explore the culture and surroundings of this Patagonia region.

The Cerro Castillo Reserve offers a unique and beautiful remote trekking location. This area is characterized by lush forests, clear rivers, colorful lakes and sharp peaks. The specific area offers navigation challenges requiring strategy, cooperation, and backpacking skills.

Participants will also have the chance to learn the art of Natural Horsemanship with a Patagon Gaucho and even discover key cultural landmarks from indigenous Patagonians in this region. Elevation at its highest will be 4,600 ft.

*Cost includes all park fees, in-country flights, transportation, meals and equipment and expert facilitation from our partnering organization. Flights to and from Santiago, Chile and personal gear needs are not included in the tuition cost.

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Partner Organization



  • Venture Fellows: Bjarni Rasmussen, Danielle Schweitzer, Alex Rusis
  • Participant fee: $3100
  • Number of seats: 24
  • Location: Cerro Castillo, Patagonia, Chile