The journey that makes the Elqui river up to the beaches of La Serena spans some 140 km between hills planted with vineyards and peoples who for years have combined agriculture with tourism. The Elqui Valley is one of the most visited destinations of Chile, which you cannot miss if you are a nature lover and are looking for a relaxing experience and a different way of traveling through marvelous landscapes in a motorhome. Adentrándote 62 km to the east of La Serena by a paved road, you arrive to Vicuña, a quiet city, famous because here was born the poet and Nobel Prize in literature, Gabriela Mistral. From here you can continue on toward the interior of the valley until you reach Monte Grande, the village in which Gabriela Mistral spent his childhood and where it is still her school, home and her grave.
Located only 21 kilometers away from Puerto Montt and on the shores of Lake Llanquihue, Puerto Varas is known as the “City of the roses”, by the large amount of this type of flowers that adorn the streets. It is highly recomended to walk, visiting the houses of unmistakable German architecture and the impressive and colorful church, another reason to fall in love with this city, founded in 1853 by Swiss and German settlers who arrived to populate the south of Chile. Go and have fun at the local casino and the wide gastronomic offers that the city provides, in which stands out the artisan beers, meats and the steak sandwiches (typical Chilean).
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.
The main attraction of this National Park are their famous mountains. Also you will be surprised with its trekking circuits that go through woods and hills, waterfalls and lakes, with privileged views of the white mantle of Southern Ice Field. Enjoy the 17 hours of light accompanying you in the summer and do not miss the dawn, when the horns of the Torres del Paine massif are dyed in purple and red. Surf the Lago Gray until the edge of the glacier of the same name, letting you admire this mass of ice.