Terra Ultima Expeditions

"A Journey Driving by Adventure"

Terra Ultima Expeditions would be honored to guide you on our unique and customized overland expeditions through South America. Founder Jorge Valdes has spent his lifetime exploring the far reaches of the globe as a geologist, capturing its wonders as a published photographer and sharing its tastes and smells as a personal chef and wine connoisseur. Raised in Chile Jorge has became an expert on traveling his country, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Peru in a fashion that incorporates an adventurous spirit with an appreciation for the best in quality. 

Join us for a truly, one-of-a-kind experiences of your lifetime. Allow yourself to transcend from seeing things as a tourist to actively participating as a world traveler in search of adventure. The Patagonia Expedition will take us into the most southern regions of the American Hemisphere. The Pantanal-Altiplano Expedition will allow us to explore the heart of South America. 

We will travel in a fully equipped 2006, Land Rover Defender 110, the off-road classic designed for those who have a freedom of spirit and a mindset for adventure. 

Deviate from the route: Often the most valuable experiences are found on the least-traveled routes. Marked routes are simply those already traveled by other people. Challenge yourself to open a new path. Be daring, discover.

Patagonia Expedition

“The land of Epic Landscapes”

The Patagonia Expedition will take us into the most southern regions of the American Hemisphere.  We will cover approximate 2250-miles (3320 km.) and take us through Chile and Argentina.  We will traverse this wild, pristine land of legends with staggering landscapes, tumbling crystal rivers, glaciers, lakes, and forests amid the Andes Mountains.  We will encounter a kaleidoscope of friendly people inhabiting this once-forgotten part of South America. 

Expedition Highlights

  • 27-day trip begins in Punta Arenas, Chile Thru Argentina, and ends in Puerto Montt, Chile 
  • Explore the best of Patagonia in Chile and Argentina.
  • Enjoy spectacular up-close views of Fitzroy and the Paine Towers.
  • The massive Perito Moreno Glacier, and Mystical Route 40.
  • Carretera Austral, Chile.
  • Overnights in first class hotels and inns, including Estancia
  • All meals included
  • $$$$ USD/person
  • Available December thru March 2014-2015

Pantanal-Altiplano Expedition

“The Heart of South America”

The Pantanal-Altiplano Expedition will allow us to explore the heart of South America.Campo Grande (Brazil) will be the gathering point for this 2200 miles (3300 Km) trip.  The first stop will be in Bonito, which will serve as our base of operation for the next four to six days, as we explore the southern region of the Pantanal, with an ecosystem unique to the Americas.  The region of Bonito and the Pantanal has some of the most exuberant and diversified flora and fauna in the world.  

Expedition Highlights

  • 24-day trip begins in Campo Grande, Brazil, Thru Bolivia, and ends in Antofagasta, Chile.        
  • Explore the best of the southern region of the Pantanal
  • Transpantaneria Highway
  • Bolivia misiones
  • Enjoy the spectacular view of Salar de Uyuni    
  • San Pedro de Atacama, The archeological capital of Chile
  • All meals included
  • $$$$ USD/person
  • Available June thru October 2014

These two trips are a wonderful adventure that has something for every innate explorer, photographer and revolutionary in the world.  The estimated length of each trip is between 24 and 27 days and, while having a set itinerary in place, we shall have some elbowroom to be flexible and explore any site we come across during our journey. 

We will travel in a fully equipped 2006, Land Rover Defender 110, the off-road classic designed for those who have a freedom of spirit and a mindset for adventure. 

 

 

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