If Patagonia is not one your trekking bucket list, you may have missed the pictures of turquoise lakes, snow-powdered peaks, and the most dramatic glaciers. Indeed, when talking about trekking in Patagonia, we are not referring to a famous clothing brand. Patagonia is an area the size of almost 1 million (!) square kilometers shared by Argentina and Chile. It’s massive so where do you start? Your trekking in Patagonia starts right here.
Argentina and Chile share the pie that is Patagonia. There is a healthy competition between the two South American countries about which side of Patagonia is best. Although there literally are dozens of National Parks scattered over Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia, there are two National Parks that grab all the attention from trekking enthusiasts. Torres del Paine National Park on the Chilean side and Los Glaciares National Park on the Argentinean side.