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Coyhaique and Puerto Aysén

If adventure runs through your veins, you are in the right place. This corner of Patagonia challenges you to climb its impressive mountains, such as the Mackay or Castillo mountains. Trekking becomes a mandatory excursion and fly fishing offers you a relaxing space in the middle of impressive rivers.
Dazzle yourself with this area’s virgin nature inserted in the heart of Patagonia, with its evergreen forests and the long Austral Highway that captivates you with its beautiful postcards. Ideal destination if you are looking to push your senses to the limit and connect with your wild side.

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Coyhaique and Puerto Aysén

Prob. de precipitaciones: 2%Humedad: 35% Viento: a 10 km/h.
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Explore the charms Coyhaique and Puerto Aysén

  • Castillo Hill and Paredón de las manos

    Tour Cerro Castillo on horseback or trekking through its trails with routes of different lengths and levels of difficulty. Do the full day trekking if you want a condensed experience, but if you are an innate athlete go for the adventure of 5 days and more than 45 km. This high impact activity has become one of the most famous in the country thanks to its view of hanging glaciers.
    Rest on the route and visit the Paredón de las Manos National Monument, an archaeological site that hides cave paintings dating back 10,000 years.

  • Northern Patagonian Ice Fields

    Located in the heart of Patagonia, you can find the third largest extension of ice in the world. Amazing natural constructions, famous for their irregular shapes, colors ranging from white to bluish, and sounds that give you goosebumps when a piece of ice falls on the ice.

  • Simpson River National Reserve

    The Simpson River National Reserve is enhanced with valleys and lush green areas that intertwine with peaks over 1,500 meters high. Its rugged geography surprises with endless possibilities to discover every corner of this area.
    During the night you can camp under the brightest stars at the end of the world and during the day you can walk along trails observing native species.
    The Simpson River flows through the reserve and its natural coexistence with waterfalls make it one of the most attractive rivers for fly fishing.

  • Queulat National Park

    A place where the trees seem to submerge between fjords and channels, where the so-called evergreen forest is born, that is Queulat National Park.
    On the lands that today give life to this protected area, ancient explorers searched among its fabulous surroundings for the mythical “City of the Caesars” which according to legend is a city full of gold founded by Spanish shipwrecked sailors. Explore this area trekking along its trails surrounded by water and forests.

  • Puerto Chacabuco

    Surrounded by extensive green landscapes, this port located in the northern sector of Patagonia, will be the starting point of your excursion to the magical San Rafael Lake.
    80 km from Coyhaique via paved road, Puerto Chacabuco is also a port of call for international cruise ships and a port of arrival for vessels connecting from Puerto Montt.

     

  • General Carrera Lake

    Navigate and discover the majesty of Chile’s largest lake. Mirror of binational waters, along its southern shore extends the town of Chile Chico.
    Embark from Puerto Río Tranquilo and marvel at the Capilla de Mármol Nature Sanctuary, where the caverns, the chapel and the cathedral will make you fall in love. Surprise yourself by kayaking through its tunnels. Its peculiar colors, textures and dimensions will capture your camera’s attention. This wonder of nature is an undisputed postcard of the Chilean Patagonia!

Castillo Hill and Paredón de las manos

Tour Cerro Castillo on horseback or trekking through its trails with routes of different lengths and levels of difficulty. Do the full day trekking if you want a condensed experience, but if you are an innate athlete go for the adventure of 5 days and more than 45 km. This high impact activity has become one of the most famous in the country thanks to its view of hanging glaciers.
Rest on the route and visit the Paredón de las Manos National Monument, an archaeological site that hides cave paintings dating back 10,000 years.

Adventure and sports
Northern Patagonian Ice Fields

Located in the heart of Patagonia, you can find the third largest extension of ice in the world. Amazing natural constructions, famous for their irregular shapes, colors ranging from white to bluish, and sounds that give you goosebumps when a piece of ice falls on the ice.

Adventure and sports
Simpson River National Reserve

The Simpson River National Reserve is enhanced with valleys and lush green areas that intertwine with peaks over 1,500 meters high. Its rugged geography surprises with endless possibilities to discover every corner of this area.
During the night you can camp under the brightest stars at the end of the world and during the day you can walk along trails observing native species.
The Simpson River flows through the reserve and its natural coexistence with waterfalls make it one of the most attractive rivers for fly fishing.

Nature
Queulat National Park

A place where the trees seem to submerge between fjords and channels, where the so-called evergreen forest is born, that is Queulat National Park.
On the lands that today give life to this protected area, ancient explorers searched among its fabulous surroundings for the mythical “City of the Caesars” which according to legend is a city full of gold founded by Spanish shipwrecked sailors. Explore this area trekking along its trails surrounded by water and forests.

Nature
Puerto Chacabuco

Surrounded by extensive green landscapes, this port located in the northern sector of Patagonia, will be the starting point of your excursion to the magical San Rafael Lake.
80 km from Coyhaique via paved road, Puerto Chacabuco is also a port of call for international cruise ships and a port of arrival for vessels connecting from Puerto Montt.

 

Cruises and sailing
General Carrera Lake

Navigate and discover the majesty of Chile’s largest lake. Mirror of binational waters, along its southern shore extends the town of Chile Chico.
Embark from Puerto Río Tranquilo and marvel at the Capilla de Mármol Nature Sanctuary, where the caverns, the chapel and the cathedral will make you fall in love. Surprise yourself by kayaking through its tunnels. Its peculiar colors, textures and dimensions will capture your camera’s attention. This wonder of nature is an undisputed postcard of the Chilean Patagonia!

Adventure and sports