Carretera Austral


The Aysen Patagonia has features that differ from the rest of the Patagonia: impenetrable forests, moss, lichens and abundance of water in all its formats, where lakes, rivers, waterfalls, glaciers, fjords and even clouds are essential components of a landscape that immediately will captivate you. Thanks to the large number of rivers and lakes, fly-fishing is one of the main activities of this destination, ideal to go from river to river in a motorhome. You can put to test their patience and skill by the rivers Simpson and Baker, who are among the best rivers for fishing. There also exist many fishing lodges in lakes such as the General Carrera, you can choose according to your taste and budget.


We invite you to discover the 1,240 km of the Southern Road aboard a motorhome 4×4, from Puerto Montt to Villa O’Higgins, the main route of incorporation to the wild Patagonia. A unique opportunity to be amazed with the landscapes and villages, a walk through the national parks, or take a trip on a raft by rivers and relax in the area surrounded by hot springs, fjords and forests. Be inspired by the turquoise waters of Lake General Carrera, the second largest in America, where you can go in boat or kayak to explore the tunnels and caves that were excavated by the water in the rock of marble.


Coyhaique is the capital of the Region of Aysén, in the Chilean Patagonia, along rivers Simpson and Coyhaique. The name Coyhaique in Tehuelche language means “place where we live”. Its climate is rainy in the area of the coast and cold near the border with the argentinean Patagonia. By the latitude in which is located, the temperatures are cold throughout the year, with snow in the winter. It is also characterized by the presence of dry winds.


If you prefer, you can navigate by boat to the fjords to the San Rafael Lagoon and its glaciers, which were declared a Biosphere Reserve by Unesco. You will never forget the noise of the huge blocks of ice falling to the water, as is common in the Patagonia, you can drink a whisky which is cooled with millenary ices from the San Rafael Glacier. More information of Aysén in: www.recorreaysen.cl


Other amazing places to visit are in the Patagonia Argentina. Wonderful landscapes may discover traveling in motorhome for Calafate, the Perito Moreno glacier, the Argentine pampas, the Mount Fitz Roy, etc.



Source: chile.travel

Coyhaique / Patagonia
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