Puma Tracking - EcoCamp Patagonia
Walking with Patagonia's predators
This Wildlife Photo Adventure is an exploration into Torres del Paine’s unique wildlife, led by photo & wildlife professional Diego Araya. Each day travellers will discover and photograph the park’s geology, spectacular sunrises & sunsets and native flora & fauna, including the endangered huemul (South Andean dear) and the puma, one of the world’s most enigmatic felines.
The six day itinerary will see you tracking and photographing the majestic Puma – a rare and at times elusive creature which presents a challenging but intensely rewarding photographic subject. You’ll also observe and photographing rare flora, the endangered huemel and the Laguna Azul fox, take a boat trip to the Grey Glacier enjoy expert guiding from a wildlife professional as well as photographic instruction and tuition in the field.
Your evenings will be spent at EcoCamp Patagonia, where you will relish convivial group dinners and restful night in your snug luxury EcoDome all the more for the day’s physical exertion.
Your guide: Diego Araya
Diego Araya is a professional photographer and expert wildlife guide. Diego has always been passionate about nature and wildlife. During his studies in Marine Biology he began to explore photography in search of intimacy and mutual understanding with animals.Once he got his college degree, and after some traveling around Europe and North America, he found work with the National Park Service in Chile running projects related to ecotourism and conservation.In 2004 he left behind his professional achievements and urban conveniences to live in Patagonia in pursuit of his lifelong dream and to be one with nature.Over the years he has managed to create one of the finest and most complete professional photography archives of Patagonian wildlife, together with becoming one of the most qualified residents in tracking, approximation and photography of the fauna in the region.Aswell as being the EcoCamp Photo Adventure Tour Guide he is also a professional wildlife photographer and is working on several editorial and tourism projects
Why we like it
Pure wilderness immersion
Near-zero environmental impact
A range of cosy, provate EcoDomes
Puma trekking, glaciers, challenging hiking, photography, yoga and more