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Photo tours withFederico Bechis fotografo - Patagonia Argentina

Our photographic tours will let you discover enchanting places of the Patagonia, traveling through the most beautiful natural settings where you will be able to experience harmony with Nature and to take those special photographs that you so much have dreamed about.

With more than 30 years of experience in the Patagonia, the professional photographer Federico Bechis will guide you to those unique places, from a photographic perspective, to take those special photographs from the best angle and with the best light. These tours are designed for photographers of any level of experience and ability that would like to travel in small groups with soul mates, to capture in images some of the aspects of the wildlife and also the different climates from the always changing light of Patagonia.

The reduced size of the groups permits us to perform occasional modifications in our itineraries during the tours, in order to take the best chances of the changing situations in wild life and light conditions.

If you would like to improve your photographic technique, we recommend you to sign in first for our Nature photo workshop "The Awakening of the Look".

Here we describe two of our standard itineraries, but if would like a personalized photographic tour, please contact us and we will design an itinerary that will suit your wishes, enriched by our advice fostered by ours vast experience.

Condor flying: photo Bechis Bariloche argentinaThe Condors route photo tour - Patagonia Argentina

Tour's duration: 6 days-5 nights
Total drive distance: about 325 km
Best months to travel: November to April
Visiting: San Carlos de Bariloche: Las Buitreras-Valle Encantado- Cuyín Manzano- Río Traful
Price: contact us

Description: driving just a few kilometers away from Bariloche, toward the East, in Patagonian Steppe region, we will go in search of the impressive thick walls of volcanic ash rocks of La Buitrera hill, which serve as shelter and nesting place to the Andean Condor. Also we will walk in the forest of thousand-year-old lenga, which in autumn will dazzle us with its wide colors palette of ocher and reddish, patagonian woodpeckers or a red deer and fox. Toward the Northeast, along the Limay, we will travel through charming rural spots and we will explore other natural environments of the Encanado Valley with its funny shapes eroded by the wind. We will visit caves with ancient paintings that give us testimony of an aboriginal culture of more than 9700 years old. Few kilometers away of the confluence of the Limay and Traful rivers, we will walk through a stunning canyon wading by the crystal clear waters of the Cuyín Manzano river to the most important condor's nesting place in Patagonia, with beautiful views of the mountains. Then we will undertake a crossing by the Minero stream, observing magnificent salmons and birds arriving at beginning of the Traful river, through a typical patagonian steppe ranch - estancia. For further information and details please click here

Chiloe Island Chile photo tour from Argentina

guided photo tour to Chile PatagoniaTour's duration: 9 days- 8 nights
Total drive distance: about 1.150 km
Best months to travel: November to April
Lake crossing the Andes road - Puerto Varas - Chiloé: Ancud - Quemchi Castro - Dalcahue - Curaco de Velez - Achao - Chonchi - Cucao - Quellón - Puerto Montt - Andes crossing through land by car- Bariloche

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Description: From Bariloche we navigate the lakes Nahuel Huapi and Frías in Argentina, crossing the Andes to Chile by the P. Rosales border pass, continuing our trip through the lake Todos los Santos, stopping by the majestic Petrohué waterfalls. Driving through a typical Valdiviana forest, immersed in this green tones of pristine wilderness with exuberant vegetation, photographing the magnificent views of the volcanos Osorno, Puntiagudo, Calbuco and the Mount Tronador. From Puerto Varas we continue our trip to the Chiloé island crossing with ferry to Ancud, harbor city and fortress funded in 1765. We will visit the San Antonio fortress and in the port, we will board a fish boat and join the local people when collecting the jaivas (crabs) cages. We will travel through Quemchi, Tenaún, Dalcahue, Castro, Chonchi, Queilen, Quellón, coastal settlements build at the end of the thick and humid forest, around its churches, built with wood and shingles by the Jesuits with various colors and beautiful shapes. We will travel through typical harbor food and craft marketplaces and palates settlements with colorful shingles. Driving though the Isla Grande, we will enter into the Chiloé National Park, to Cucao, at the Pacific coast. It is a place of extensive white sand beaches, that Darwin visited in 1834, finding there extraordinary samples of larch trees and Guaitecas cypress forest. We will have the opportunity to photograph different indigenous trees, mammals and birds. We will return to Bariloche, crossing the Andes by the Puyehue border pass, flanking the Llanquihue and the Nahuel Huapi lakes among others. More details and information here.

If you would like a tour with a different itinerary, activities and duration, please contact us about our tailor-made tours, personalized trips, click here

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