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Patagonia Wonders of NaturePresentation Transcript
Spread along the western coast of South America, the is the
It extends from north to south through seven countries: Venezuela,
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.
Located in the southern section of
the Andes, the
is shared between Argentina &
Chile, stretching toward the Pacific
and Atlantic Oceans.
For long time Patagonia was known as the . Today still
remains a diverse and unspoiled land. Embark on this amazing journey with us!
The stunning region showcases dramatic peaks, glacial lakes, pristine
Torre del Paine is Chile’s most popular park, with its famous granite
towers, glaciers, valleys, forests and diverse fauna.
Patagonia is practically uninhabited. The closest cities to the Torres del
Paine National Park are Puerto Natales and Punta Arenas.
Lake Pehoe with its intensely blue waters is another amazing attraction in
southern Patagonia, and an ideal place to rest after a long trek.
is a glacier located in Los Glaciares Park in Argentina. It is 19
miles in length and 97 sq mi in size. This icefield is the world’s third largest reserve
of fresh water and a must visit in Patagonia.
The Patagonian provinces are scarcely populated . Less than 15% of the Chilean population
live in the region, and less than 5% of the Argentinian population is located there.
Spanish is the official language, and while you don’t have to be fluent to visit
Patagonia, it will help a lot if you know some basic Spanish so you can communicate with
the locals. It will make your tip much more enjoyable and interesting.
So brush up your Spanish and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!