Dates and Pricing

Adventure trip dates

Most of our trips have weekly starting dates between October and April, please just contact us to find the best date option for the chosen activity.

The only program which has fixed scheduled dates is the Patagonia ice cap expedition: Paso Marconi - Paso del Viento Traverse (It is also available on tailor-made basis at your scheduled choice) We start on Saturdays the following dates with minimum 2 people per group:



Scheduled dates:

22nd to 30th of October 2016
5th to 13th of November 2016
3rd to 11th of December 2016
16th to 24th of December 2016
7th to 15th of January 2017
21th to 29th of January 2017
11th to 19th of February 2017
25th of February to 5th of March 2017

Pricing

50% deposit required for all trips to reserve a spot. Prices do not include airfare. The easiest way to make the deposit is by wire transfer

Trip Inclusions and Exclusions:The cost of the trip includes: only camping accommodations (not in single day trips!), food (# of meals is trip specific - marked at detailed itinerary with B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner), general equipment (tents, stoves, technical gear, first aid kit, GPS, and radio), transportation (transfers from El Chaltén to trekking starting point) and guides.

The tour price does not include: airfare and travel expenses to start location and from trip ending location; hotel or inn accomodation at the beginning and end of the tour, government tourist taxes; additional meals; dinner and beverages not detailed, personal gear, clothes, boots, sleeping bag, backpack, phone calls, insurance, tips, optional activities and individual costs not provided to the rest of the clients. Trip price does not include gratuities for the guides. Porters not included (You will have to carry a 15/18 kilos backpack in some expeditions and ascents. We will share the general gear and food).

Trip Cost, Deposit and Cancellation: To reserve space, send a completed signed reservation form with a deposit of 50% to Patagonia Magica. On receipt of your booking form, we will send a confirmation of your place and a list of the required equipment. Telephone reservations are acceptable but a deposit and completed reservation form must be received within one week to maintain a reservation. The full balance of the trip cost is due 21 days before the trip departure date. If this balance is not paid 21 days prior to departure, Patagonia Magica reserves the right to cancel the client's reservation. If a reservation is made less than 20 days prior to departure, the full balance of the trip is due at that time. A client's cancellation is effective on the date Patagonia Magica receives written notice of the cancellation. If the client cancels prior to full balance payment, Patagonia Mágica will not refund the 50% deposit at any date. If the client cancels after full balance is paid then the following refund scale applies:
50 % between 20 and 15 days prior to departure
30 % between 14 and 10 days prior to departure
20 % less than 10 days prior to departure
Once the trip, program or excursion has started there is no refund.

Patagonia Magica reserves the right to cancel a trip up to 30 days prior to departure on the condition that 100% of the trip cost payment and deposit be returned to the client. Patagonia Magica may cancel a trip within 30 days of departure for reasons of force majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstances outside the company's control. When a trip is canceled by Patagonia Mágica, the client may choose between a full refund of all moneys paid or to take any alternative trip with open reservation space offered by Patagonia Mágica, subject to an adjustment for any difference in costs.

Cancellation the day of the trip:
* If the guide decides (due to weather conditions, etc.) that the trip must be canceled, Patagonia Magica will reschedule the trip. When there is no possibility of rearrange the date, Patagonia Magica will return the full amount paid.
* If the client(s) decide to cancel the trip, Patagonia Magica will keep back the total amount.

* Glacier Hike trip cancellation policy apply same terms as described before plus: Tyrolean river crossing: if at this point, the guide decides (due to weather) that it is not possible to continue, Patagonia Magica will return the total amount of the trip. Once you are passed the Tyrolean river crossing, Patagonia Magica considers the trip is beyond cancellation, so 100% of the agreed rate shall be charged as cancellation fee.

Note: Patagonia Magica recommends that all clients purchase traveler's insurance. If a client is prevented from traveling due to serious illness, death in the immediate family or a similar catastrophe, at Patagonia Magica's sole discretion, the client may transfer to another trip or locate another qualified individual to take client's space subject to the replacement client executing the required documents.

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