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Mountain Biking Patagonia

A mountain bike vacation with us will immerse you in the raw physical beauty of Patagonia’s best kept secret. Most of our rides follow along the "senderos vecinales," or trails of the neighbors. This is an extensive network of trails and swinging bridges used by locals on horseback, oxcart, foot, and bikes to move through the remote regions of the Futaleufu River Valley in Patagonia Chile.

Futaleufu Valley Week - Trails and Culture

Riding from our Eco Camp based in the confluence of the Futaleufu river and the Azul river you will be able to mountain bike and explore this entire Patagonia river valley. Participants will have multisport options like rafting the world class Futaleufu river and many others. Rides can be custom tailored in difficulty to the physical abilites of the riders...

Futaleufu Valley Week

Andes to the Pacific - Bike Across Chile

Starting in the small alpine village of Futaleufu we will mountain bike through the entire country of Chile to the seaside village of Chaiten on the Southern Pacific Ocean. On route you will see or experience hanging glaciers, hot-springs, scenic volcanoes, temperate rainforests, alpine lakes, exotic wildlife, and unique micro-climates...

Andes to the Pacific - Bike Across Chile

Parque Los Alerces - Argentina

We will mountain bike into the Pampas of Argentina, with its dramatic change in landscape. Our first destination will be the small welsh village of Trevlin. We will visit and learn about the unique European heritage of this area. Then we will ride to a lake in Parque Nacional de los Alerces, home of the giant, endangered 3000 year old Alerce trees before heading back to Futaleufu...

Parque Los Alerces - Argentina

Palena Valley Circuit - Argentina & Chile

A mountain bike circuit through the Andes Mountains that lets riders experience the real Patagonia. We visit villages and hamlets that are way off the international tourist routes. Spectacular scenery and a great cultural experience await...

Palena Valley Circuit - Argentina & Chile

Multisport Options

Many of our mountain bike vacations are centered around our Eco Camp. Returning to the Eco Camp each day allows our guests to customize their riding options and incorporate non-bike riding activities into their vacation itinerary. Some of the possibilities include: whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Futaleufu river, sea kayaking, sit-on-top kayaking, horseback riding, trekking, canyoning and even fly fishing. Contact our office if you wish to customize any of our itineraries.

Futaleufu Eco Camp-day Rides

Mountain biking from our Eco Camp offers ride a wide variety of mountain biking opprtunities. Below are some of the possible rides.

Ride to the National Reserve of Huemul - 15kms: Cross the mighty Futaleufú and ride up the river near the Argentinean border into the Patagonia Steppe and explore the pristine Río Chico Valley, a national reserve of a small deer like animal, called the huemul.

Back in time to the "Las Escalas" Valley - 28kms: Cross the turbulent Futaleufú River and traverse a trail cut deep into the side of the very impressive Inferno Canyon. Continue along as the gorge opens wide into Las Escalas Valley. Witness three of the biggest "class V" rapids on the planet. Re-cross the Futaleufu on a wooden footbridge and ride along-side the Lonconado Lake. This is a world class ride!

Stairway to the "Devils Throat" -30kms: You will ride along the meandering trail next to the Río Espolón. One can not help stopping at the inviting sandy beaches along the way, to enjoy swimming in the refreshing turquoise water. The 'Cascada Espolón' is a sight to behold as the water tumbles from the high lake above to the valley floor below.

Tres Monjas to the "Throne Room" - 10 kms: A magical ride to the world renowned spectacular class 5 'Throne Room' rapid. See our slide show of this ride.

Mountain Bikes & Equipment

Expediciones Chile provides mountain bikes, vehicle support and equipment for all of our rides. See our packing list and equipment web page for details. read more


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Adventure Travel in Chile, Rafting
Patagonia Adventure Travel in Chile. Rafting in Chile & Argentina Rafting .
Torres del Paine and FitzRoy trekking.

Traveling in Chile & Patagonia
Information on traveling in Patagonia Chile. Secrets of Patagonia Tour on our website.

Rafting in Chile
Whitewater rafting in Chile. Rafting from our weatherproof Futaleufu lodge and our whitewater eco camp.
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Sea Kayaking in Chile
Go Sea Kayaking in Chile from the Andes to the Ocean on Lago Yelcho. Fjords, hotsprings, extinct volcanos, temperate rainforest.

Raft Guide School Thinking about a rafting guide job on the Futaleufu? Check out our whitewater guide school & swiftwater rescue training course.

Fly Fishing in Chile
Go fly fishing in Chile from our ranch or lodge in Chilean Patagonia. Fly fishing trips on Lago Yelcho.
EcoTours in Chile
Custom ecotours in Chile of the Futaleufu valley that include bird watching and nature treks.

Kayak School
Learn the eskimo kayak roll at our kayak school. Receive world class kayak instruction from our paddling school.

University of Futaleufu
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Patagonia Horseback Riding
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Honeymoon Cabin
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Snow Skiing in Chile Snow skiing in Chile in the spectacular Andes Mountains during the summer months. Office Internship Jobs  
Office internships and employment opportunities in rafting, kayaking and fly fishing & adventure travel offfice.
Canyoning Vacations
Chile canyoning and rappelling vacations.
Chilean Culture Immersion
Experience genuine Chilean Cultural Immersion on our adventure travel horseback riding and trekking vacations.
Kayak Chile Whitewater
Kayak in the spectacular Patagonia
Andes. Kayak Chile whitewater from our spectacular kayak eco camp.
Patagonia Mountain Biking
Experience a genuine Chile Mountain Biking tour through Chilean Patagonia and Argentina.
Rafting en el Río Futaleufú
con las mejores aguas blancas de clase mundial (5,4,3,). Kayak de mar, mountain biking, cabalgatas, sit-on-top kayaking cayoning, caminatas, pesca con mosca y mucho más aventuras podrás encontrar en el corazón de la patagonia Chilena, y desde el comfort de nuestro nativo y caluroso Hotel. Rafting en el Río Futaleufú en Español.

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