• Chile
  • 6 Days

Patagonia Puma Tracking

  • Basecamp Retreat
  • Nature Immersion
  • 6 days; 5 nights
  • 2 to 5 travelers
  • Begins & ends in Punta Arenas
Embark on an epic adventure with our wildlife tracking professionals to track and observe Torres del Paine’s top predator, the Patagonian puma, in its natural habitat. Paired with star-filled nights at a wonderful ecolodge and getting up close and personal with spectacular flora and fauna, this trip is a must for wildlife and nature enthusiasts alike! Physical demands: The easy trip options do not demand extensive physical activity, other than walking a maximum of two consecutive hours over fairly flat terrain. We stop as many times as necessary depending on the rhythm of the group. Travelers doing the active excursions will find them more energetic and to enjoy these more active treks it is essential to be in shape before arriving. All trails visited in the programs are under 1,000m / 3,000ft high so passengers don’t need to worry about altitude. Itinerary modifications: The weather in Patagonia can be difficult at times. We reserve the right to change the order of the days in any itinerary at the discretion of the trip guide based on operational considerations. The trip guide can modify, change or eliminate any part of the itinerary according to these considerations. Questions & bookings: [email protected]read more

At a Glance

Creature comforts


Physical activity


Ground support



  • Mountains


  • For ages 18+
  • Fluent english spoken


  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Digital detox
  • Stargazing

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At Earthtones, we believe that tourism — when implemented thoughtfully and intentionally — can be a force for regeneration in the world: regenerative to local economic, social, and ecological systems. Partnering with individuals, guides, and communities rich in natural capital — from farmers to community land trusts and ranches — we're co-creating a network of local-powered, immersive nature experiences.

The Journey

Day 1

Arrival - The Patagonian adventure starts

Your day will begin at Punta Arenas Airport.* From the airport, you will be taken to EcoCamp Patagonia, where a hearty lunch will be provided in our Community Domes. The first activity of your Patagonian adventure will then begin at midday with a leisurely tour of the National Park, giving you plenty of opportunities to admire the Patagonian steppe with its guanacos and snow-peaked mountain horizon.read more

Day 2

Wildlife exploration and observation

We start off each day early, observing the sunrise from distinct locations while enjoying hot coffee and breakfast on the go. Our puma/cougar tracking team, already hard at work, will be in radio contact to let us know how they’re doing. Throughout the trip, they will be letting us know the location of the park's most elusive animals including the Andean puma (mountain lion) so that we can head to the sites where they are as soon as they're spotted. For photography buffs, the wildlife and landscapes we'll see over the next few days offer prime targets for taking pictures. We will usually begin our wildlife exploration close to ecolodge, in the park’s eastern sector, making the most of the beautiful morning light and animal activity. We enjoy around six hours of wildlife observation, studying and taking pictures of the park’s native flora & fauna, before heading back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation time. In the afternoons, after the peak sun hours with little animal movement, we head out again, this time to the park’s western sector where we enjoy all the beautiful landscapes and flora & fauna. We visit landmark places such as Grey Glacier and other striking natural monuments. Our guide takes us through the different habitats and ecosystems in the area, introducing us to the unique and colourful wildlife of Torres del Paine and teaching us the methodology for responsible wildlife observation. After enjoying the iconic Patagonian sunset over the Paine massif we return to the lodge for dinner and well-earned rest. N.B. In the event of bad weather alternative activities will be planned.read more

Day 3

Wildlife exploration and observation

Full day of wildlife exploration and observation in Torres del Paine National Park (see day 2 for indicative program).

Day 4

Wildlife exploration and observation

Full day of wildlife exploration and observation in Torres del Paine National Park (see day 2 for indicative program).

Day 5

Wildlife exploration and observation

Full day of wildlife exploration and observation in Torres del Paine National Park (see day 2 for indicative program).

Day 6


Your last day will begin just as all your other activity-packed days will begin: with an early, hearty breakfast served amongst your fellow wildlife lovers. From there, you will embark on a short day of activities before regrouping at the ecolodge for a well-deserved lunch. You will then be taken to Punta Arenas airport, where you will arrive late in the evening. (Depending on travel conditions, we advise you to make sleeping arrangements for your final day in Punta Arenas)read more


  • Lodging

    5 nights at nature-immerse, high-end ecolodge

  • Meals

    6 lunches, 5 breakfasts, 5 dinners

  • Transportation

    Ground transportation (see itinerary)

  • English-speaking guide

    Wildlife specialist for groups of max. 5 pp

Not Included

  • Flight tickets

  • Voluntary tips

  • Photography equipment

  • Traveler insurance

Private Departures

Private departures, for just you and your friends or family

Flexible dates

  • 2 travelers$4412 per person
Pricing depends on group size and host availability

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