Carlos Leon

Carlos Leon was born in central Chile and has lived in Patagonia since he was a child. He has accompanied Wilderness Travel groups in Patagonia since 1996, first as a driver and local guide, and then as a Trip Leader. Carlos knows all the hiking trails of Los Glaciares and Torres del Paine national parks intimately, and has a genuine passion for trekking and outdoor life. Having studied anthropology and sociology, he also loves sharing cultural aspects, with an emphasis on the people who inhabit this unique region of the globe. "I live in a wonderful place, surrounded by amazing sights and people, and my work is to share it with  travelers—there can be no better calling than this." Carlos lives in Puerto Natales, Chile, and speaks fluent English.

Upcoming Trips:

In Patagonia: Peninsula Valdes, November 15-29, 2014
In Patagonia, January 10-25, 2015

Client Testimonials:


It was a pleasure traveling with Carlos. He was extremely personable and knowledgeable. Loran Y., Portland, OR
In Patagonia
Carlos did a great job. He was diligent, responsive, knowledgeable, and went out of his way to make sure everything went well. We were very pleased. Gary B., Hanover, NH
In Patagonia
Carlos is the perfect trip leader. He is organized, calm, flexible, has a sense of humor, very responsible, and truly loves what he is doing. Karen S., Knoxville, TN
In Patagonia: Peninsula Valdes
Carlos' detailed knowledge, planning, and communications were simply outstanding. John O., Knoxville, TN
In Patagonia: Peninsula Valdes
I can't imagine a Patagonia trip without Carlos. His extras made the trip and his attention to detail ensured the best for us. Sara K., West Hartford, CT
In Patagonia
Carlos is a gem of a guide. He clearly loves his job and works very hard to make sure everything runs smoothly. He really wanted to make sure that everyone enjoyed their trip and loved Patagonia as much as he does. Sara E. K., Denver, CO
In Patagonia