Best Photos of Patagonia

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Have you been to Patagonia? If you are traveling to Argentina or Chile, this is a trip you can’t miss. Also the photos of Patagonia are incredible. Its landscapes are considered one of the most beautiful in the world.

Patagonia itself is larger than the entire United Kingdom. With this large size it is normal that in more than a million square meters you can find from ice glaciers to deserts, passing through fjords and crystal clear lakes.

Chilean and Argentinean side

Take your camera and dare to venture into the unique landscapes that this place has to offer. In addition you will also discover the enigmatic fauna and flora of the place. In places like Puerto Natales you can discover the Chilean side.

If you are going to travel to Argentina instead, you can’t miss the opportunity to visit Patagonia from this side. A unique way to discover its immense glaciers. Below we share with you the best photos of Patagonia, so you can see what you will find on your trip.

Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park is home to many unique animal species. It also boasts the most incredible views of Mount Fitz Roy, as its peaks can be seen surpassing the clouds, leaving an incredible sight.

glaciers in patagonia

On the way to El Chaltén you will be able to contemplate the best views of the place. You’ll see the sharp peaks of the famous Mount Fitz Roy. They are the most distinguishable symbol of the Argentine Patagonia, the most peculiar and unique image of the whole area.

fitz roy

Fauna in Patagonia

Do you know what a guanaco is? It is an animal very similar to the llama. It belongs to the camelid group, so it is part of the same family as alpacas, llamas and camels. If you anger a guanaco it may spit at you, so be careful, they are not always nice.

guanaco in Patagonia

In Patagonia you can also photograph the huemul. It is also known as the deer of the southern Andes. This is an endangered animal and although they are difficult to see when they show up their presence is incredible.

huemul in the snow
Photograph by: Matías Mondaca

Activities in Patagonia

The best thing to do is to explore Patagonia by hiking. One way to do it is with the Trekking trips. They are usually adapted according to the difficulties and each one shows a way to do the route.

Another way to discover Patagonia is on the back of a horse. With these animals you can travel over land and through shallow waters. A most original way to see the area, and one that is sure to leave you with some incredible photographs.

horses in patagonia
Photography by: Juan Yarcho

But undoubtedly from where you will have the best tracks of the place is from the heights. Rock climbing is one of the most popular activities in the area. The photographs that you will be able to take from the heights will be unique. Do you dare to do it?

rock climbing

As you’ve seen throughout this post, photos of Patagonia are the best resource you can take away from the place. We hope you feel inspired for your next trip to the glaciers. What will you photograph when you go there?

Lily

Lily is happy with a backpack on her back. Every year she travels through one country in Latin America and has repeated several times, especially Peru where she says she feels at home (although she says the same about Argentina, Chile and Bolivia).

She loves ceviche, hiking and Sunday picnics with her friends, although whenever you ask her, she's always planning her next destination.

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