Trekking, Kayaking and MTB Tours in Patagonia

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Terms and Conditions releasing Dittmar Adventures from any liability Dittmar Adventures includes the titled business, its owners, employees, guides, and business affiliates that operate land excursions. Dittmar Adventures is not responsible for any arrangements, contracts or policies made with sea, air or other transportation companies, nor any hotels, refugios or agencies outside of the arranged program.

Without limitation, Dittmar Adventures is not responsible for any injury, loss, or damage to person or property, death, delay or inconvenience in connections with the provision of any goods or services occasioned by or resulting from, but not limited to, acts of god, strikes or other labor activities, mechanical or other failure of airplanes or others means of transportation or for any failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart timely, danger associated with animals, dangerous incident to activities like kayaking, hiking, bicycling, rock climbing, ice climbing, sanitation problems, food poisoning, lack of or access to or quality of medical care, difficulty in hospitals or medical centers, or for any other cause beyond the direct control of Dittmar Adventures.

In addition, the client releases Dittmar Adventures from its own negligence and assumes all risk.

We reserve the right to make reasonable changes in the itinerary where and when deemed necessary or advisable for the comfort and well-being of trip members.

Assumption of risk
The client is aware that during the trip or expedition that activities vary in physical risks, some excursions are located in remote areas with risks of wound or death possibly caused by natural circumstances, neglect known or unknown by the company, or criminal acts by a third parties.

Guides have the right to disqualify anyone at any time during the trip if they feel the trip member is mentally or physically incapable of continuing and/or if a trip member's continued participation jeopardizes the group's or his/her own safety. Under these circumstances refunds are not given.

Dittmar Adventures is not a medical facility and therefore has no responsibility regarding medical advice, medications or inoculations that you or your doctor deem necessary for your safe participation.

Hospital facilities for serious problems are often unavailable, and evacuation can be prolonged, difficult and expensive. Dittmar Adventures assumes no liability regarding provision of medical care. By signing the Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement, you agree to pay for emergency evacuation and emergency medical care.

Voluntary Participation
The client is aware that they are voluntarily participating in the expedition or trip. The client has read the terms and conditions that free Dittmar Adventures of responsibilities that are found on their web site for the executions of the trip or expedition. More over the client assumes the risks that can occur in this type of trip.
The client agrees that they are participating voluntarily.

Penalties for canceling your trip
At the time we receive written notice that you must cancel your trip, the following fees will apply to your deposit (all dates are from departure date):

  • Regular Departures
  • From time of reservation until 90 days prior to departure -$100 USD
  • 89 to 60 days prior to departure - $200 USD
  • 59 to 30 days prior to departure - 50% of deposit USD
  • 29 days or less prior to departure - 100% of deposit USD
  • Private Adventures, Custom Adventures & Special Departures
  • From time of reservation until 90 days prior to departure -15% of deposit USD
  • 89 to 60 days prior to departure -50% of deposit USD
  • 59 days or less prior to departure -100% of deposit USD

Please Note: No partial refunds will be given for unused hotel rooms, meals, sightseeing trips, or trek arrangements for any reason whatsoever. Program Costs are quoted as a package and refunds are not given for services not used. (Note—Extra hotel nights cancelled within 60 days of departure are subject to 100% of the hotel cost or $35, whichever is greater.)

I have read and agree to all of the above stated terms and conditions. I will sign this agreement upon arrival in Patagonia.

How far ahead should I book my trip?
Due to the popularity of Patagonia, we recommend booking your trip 4 months in advance during the peak travel months (Dec-Feb). If you want to travel in November or March we recommend booking travel 2 months in advance.

Upon arrival to Patagonia
Your guide will meet you at the airport upon arrival. Typically he/she will take you to Puerto Natales, which is about a 3-hour drive from Punta Arenas. Depending on what time your plane arrives, you will have the entire day or just a few hours to explore or rest-up in the small town of Puerto Natales. Your guide will leave you at your hotel and meet you shortly after dinner to discuss trip details, answer questions, and make sure that you have all the appropriate gear for the next few days (the hotel will allow you to leave any unnecessary luggage with them).

Patagonian weather
Most of the time, there is no way to know what to expect. What you need to know is that it is fast changing and one can witness the wind, sun, rain and snow all in a matter of hours while in Patagonian wilderness. However, in the cities it is slightly more predictable, normally www.accuweather.com and www.undergroundweather.com are correct.

What to pack
During the trek you need to have a backpack (renting a backpack is possible) with just enough room to carry your clothes, toiletries, and sleeping bag (during W trips, renting a sleeping bag is also possible). Shared equipment like tents, stoves, pots, and food will be brought and transferred by our staff.

Personal equipment and clothing should be chosen to allow comfort while hiking. Select clothes to keep you dry in the rain, protected from the wind, and cool enough for warmer moments. It is essential that you are prepared to experience all four seasons in one day.

Tour insurance
It is very important that every visitor has international insurance against accidents. Make sure you have arranged for this insurance before paying for the trip. It is worth considering that some aspects of nature are unpredictable and that we must be prepared for any inconvenient circumstances.

Tour meals
Three meals a day during your program are included. We do not include drinks while in cities or snacks during the day. When staying in cities we will eat in restaurants, however during the days we are in the wilderness your guide will prepare your food. Food is purchased at local stores and we choose your meals according to the preference sheet you fill out. Food can include, but is not limited to, assorted vegetables, beef, chicken and fish. We will also provide energy rich carbohydrates like pasta, rice, or potatoes. To top things off and excite your taste buds we also bring some of the following: wine, beer, cookies, cheese, crackers, and fruits.  Your meals are carried and, most of the time, prepared by your guide.

Changes in itinerary
Although we do our very best to adhere to the schedule agreed upon, this itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control including weather and terrain conditions.

Canceling your adventure
At the time we receive written notice that you must cancel your trip, the following fees will apply to your deposit (all dates are from departure date):

Regular Departures
From time of reservation until 90 days prior to departure -$100 USD
89 to 60 days prior to departure - $200 USD
59 to 30 days prior to departure - 50% of deposit USD
29 days or less prior to departure - 100% of deposit USD
Private Adventures, Custom Adventures & Special Departures
From time of reservation until 90 days prior to departure -15% of deposit
89 to 60 days prior to departure -50% of deposit USD
59 days or less prior to departure -100% of deposit USD

Please Note: No partial refunds will be given for unused hotel rooms, meals, sightseeing trips, or trek arrangements for any reason whatsoever. Program Costs are quoted as a package and refunds are not given for services not used. (Note—Extra hotel nights cancelled within 60 days of departure are subject to 100% of the hotel cost or $35, whichever is greater.)


  • How to reserve an adventure
  • 1st - Fill out the client information form and read the terms and conditions on the booking form
  • 2nd - Make the deposit payment (40% of total trip cost)
  • 3rd - Upon arrival pay the balance (60%)