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MONDAY / AEROPUERTO BALMACEDA – CHILE CHICO
Today we will travel from Balmaceda Airport to Chile Chico. During the trip we can appreciate a landscape dominated by forests of lenga, coigüe and ñire, vegetation that covers the point of entrance to the National Reserve Cerro Castillo, composed of forests and mountains, highlighting the hill of the same name (2675 m high) and the valley of the Ibáñez River. At dusk we will arrive at Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez, to make a ferry navigation on the General Carrera Lake to reach Chile Chico.
Accommodation in CASA JEINIMENI HOTEL o Similar.
TUESDAY / CHILE CHICO – PUERTO BERTRAND
Breakfast. We will start the trip bordering the entire south bank of General Carrera Lake. During the trip, we will enter the impressive Paso de las Llaves and we will appreciate the magnitude of Campo de Hielo Norte, where the peak of Monte San Valentín stands out, the highest in all of Patagonia. Then, continuing our journey, we will stop at the confluence of the Baker and Neff Rivers, to later arrive at the town of Puerto Bertrand.
Accommodation in GREEN BAKER LODGE o Similar.
WEDNESDAY / PUERTO BERTRAND – CALETA TORTEL
Breakfast. We will leave by the Carretera Austral Sur making our way to Caleta Tortel, surprising and beautiful town built on the rocks, whose streets are endless walkways on a dense vegetation and the sea. You can breathe here, the characteristic Cypress aroma of the Güaitecas.
Accommodation in CASA BAKER LODGE o Similar.
THURSDAY / CALETA TORTEL
Breakfast. We will dedicate this day to explore the beautiful footbridges that connect the entire cove. Also, we can make the following optional excursion:
EXCURSION NAVIGATION TO BAKER RIVER DELTA AND ISLA DE LOS MUERTOS (NOT INCLUDED – Subject to Climatic and Operative Conditions): From Caleta Tortel we will sail by boat through the Delta of the Baker River, to stop at the mythical Island de los Muertos, silent witness of the history of the colonization of Patagonia.
Accommodation in CASA BAKER HOTEL o Similar
FRIDAY / CALETA TORTEL – PUERTO GUADAL
Breakfast. Transfer by Carretera Austral Sur, heading north. On the way, we will stop in the sector of Los Ñadis, to visit a characteristic chapel built by the famous Father Antonio Ronchi. Then, we will continue our trip to Puerto Guadal on the shores of the turquoise waters of Lake General Carrera, the largest lake in Chile and the second in South America, with an area of 978.12 km².
Accommodation in TERRA LUNA LODGE o Similar.
SATURDAY / PUERTO GUADAL – COYHAIQUE
Breakfast. We will start the trip along the Carretera Austral Sur, bordering General Carrera Lake with its blue waters until we reach the town of Puerto Río Tranquilo. Here we will make a navigation until we meet the wonderful Shrine of Nature Capillas de Mármol, a place of great scenic beauty, where the constant waves of the lake have eroded and polished the limestone, leaving beautiful caverns of capricious shapes and great attractiveness. Afterwards, we will continue our return along the Carretera Austral to the city of Coyhaique.
Accommodation in HOTEL DIEGO DE ALMAGRO o Similar.
SUNDAY / COYHAIQUE – LA JUNTA
Breakfast. We will leave on a full day excursion to La Junta along the Carretera Austral Norte. During the tour we will visit the Queulat National Park and get to know its attractive Hanging Snowdrift. At mid-afternoon, we will arrive at the Puyuhuapi Fjord, one of the arms of the Pacific Ocean that goes into the Patagonian Andes, we will continue our trip to the town of Puerto Puyuhuapi, a beautiful and small port village, with colorful wooden houses and colorful gardens, faithful testimonies of the history of German colonization. At dusk we will arrive at the town of La Junta, whose name comes from the confluence of the Palena and Rosselot rivers.
Accommodation in ESPACIO Y TIEMPO HOTEL DE MONTAÑA o Similar
MONDAY / LA JUNTA – CHAITÉN
Breakfast. This day we will continue our trip along the Carretera Austral Norte, we will pass through the imposing suspension bridges of the rivers Rosselot and Palena. Then, we will find Lake Yelcho, which is a beautiful lake of glacial origin, with emerald green water. Later on, as we get closer to the Corcovado Gulf, we will arrive at the city of Chaitén and its destroyed streets, after the eruption of the volcano of the same name, which continues in mild activity until today.
Accommodation in HOTEL SCHILLING o Similar.
TUESDAY / CHAITÉN – FUTALEUFÚ
Breakfast. We will start our way north, until we reach the Pumalín Park entrance (289,562 hectares), declared a Nature Sanctuary. 66% of its surface corresponds to native forest, such as the Alerce (the oldest living specimen exceeds 3,600 years, being the second longest species of trees in the world). Then, we will go to the east, meandering the Futaleufú River, famous internationally for its high level of demand in kayaking and rafting competitions. After midday we will be arriving at the town of Futaleufú.
Accommodation in HOSTERÍA RÍO GRANDE o Similar.
WEDNESDAY / FUTALEUFÚ – PUYUHUAPI
Breakfast. This day, we will have the morning free to take the next optional excursion:
FUTALEUFU RIVER RAFTING EXCURSION : (NOT INCLUDED – Subject to weather conditions): Bridge to Bridge Section – Class III, IV, & amp; IV + (8 km): This section is one of the most popular and fun of the Futaleufú River, its large volume of water makes its rapids an unforgettable adventure. For this section of the river it is not necessary to have previous experience. This section is called «Puente a Puente» because its rapids are between 2 bridges (Zapata and Futaleufú bridge), including class III, IV and IV + rapids, such as «Hanging Bridge», «Magic Carpet», pillows, and » Mundaca «, and many more. Duration 4 hours approximately.
In the afternoon, we will make our return to Puyuhuapi.
Accommodation in CASA LUDWIG o Similar.
THURSDAY / PUYUHUAPI – COYHAIQUE
Breakfast. Today we will return to Coyhaique. During the trip we will stop at the Ventisquero Hot Springs of Puyuhuapi, located on the shores of the fjord of the name, for those who want to enjoy its spectacular thermal waters (NOT INCLUDED).
Accommodation in HOTEL DIEGO DE ALMAGRO o Similar.
FRIDAY / COYHAIQUE – AEROPUERTO BALMACEDA
Breakfast. Regular transfer to Balmaceda Airport.
Also, this day we can make the following optional excursion:
SAN RAFAEL LAGUNA SAILING EXCURSION: (NOT INCLUDED – Subject to Climatic and Operational Conditions) IMPORTANT: Full-day excursion, requires additional night in Coyhaique. Embark in Puerto Chacabuco towards San Rafael Lagoon and be part of it from the adventure to one of the last natural wonders of the world. Navigating the channels of Chilean Patagonia discover the native forests melting into the sea in a breathtaking spectacle. Sail on board the catamaran «Chaitén» the 125 nautical miles between Patagonian channels, green islands and fjords of exuberant nature, to end the tour at the foot of the San Valentín glacier that in spectacular landslides delivers its icebergs to the San Rafael Lagoon. Live this experience from the comfort of the modern catamaran equipped with the highest security conditions, together with a spectacular service on board. SEE HERE
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• Shared Land Transfer Hotel / Airport.
• Shared Tourist Land Transfer during the tour.
• Guide / Local Driver Assistance Service.
• Food Service: Breakfast.
• 01 night at Casa Jeinimeni Hotel or Similar – General Carrera Lake.
• 01 night at Green Baker Lodge or Similar – Puerto Bertrand.
• 02 nights at Casa Baker Hotel or Similar – Caleta Tortel.
• 01 night at Terra Luna Lodge or Similar – Puerto Guadal.
• 02 nights at Hotel Diego de Almagro or Similar – Coyhaique.
• 01 night in Space and Time Mountain Hotel or Similar – The Board.
• 01 night at Hotel Schilling or Similar – Chaitén.
• 01 night at Hostería Río Grande or Similar – Futaleufú.
• 01 night at Casa Ludwig BB or Similar – Puyuhuapi.
• Ferry navigation on General Carrera Lake.
• Excursion Navigation to Capillas de Mármol.
• Guided visit to Los Ñadis Chapel.
• Guided visit to the Confluence of the Baker and Neff Rivers.
• Guided visit to Caleta Tortel.
• Excursion to the trail of the Enchanted Forest and Hanging Snowdrift of Queulat Park.
• Excursion to Alerce Trail in Pumalín Park.
• Guided tour of the city of Coyhaique.
• Guided tour of the city of Chaitén.
• Guided tour to Puyuhuapi.
• Entrances to National Parks.
• Services not described in the program.
• Voluntary Tips.
• Drinks and liquors.
• Excursion Navigation to Baker River Delta and Isla de los Muertos.
• Rafting Excursion in Futaleufu River.
• Unlimited use of thermal pools in Termas del Ventisquero de Puyuhuapi.
• Excursion Navigation to Laguna San Rafael.
|Rate valid for two people traveling together, accommodated in a double room.|
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|Valid, exclusively, for departures on Monday of SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER – NOVEMBER – DECEMBER.|
|Offer subject to availability at the time of the Pre Reservation.|
|Does not include air ticket. For the arrival flight, on Monday, you must consider anyone arriving at Balmaceda Airport before 3:00 p.m. (That’s the departure time of the tour, if you arrive on previous flights, you should consider a wait at the airport or, if the availability of time permits, make a visit to the city of Coyhaique). For the return, on Friday, there is no restriction, you can consider any flight. Here you have a link where you can find cheap flights: SEE HERE|
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