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Of course, such rugged beauty comes at a price. Aysén demands extreme patience with unpredictable weather, obligatory (yet infrequent) ferry crossings and a highway that’s very much a work-in-progress. Swap your lattes for mates and throw any notions of a fixed itinerary out the window, however, and your reward is an end-of-the-world adventure where gauchos outnumber tourists and the only path available is the unbeaten one.


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$102 Outdoor Activities

Puerto Chacabuco to Coyhaique National Reserve Shore Excursion

We start our trip from Puerto Chacabuco and head towards Puerto Aysen, the second largest city in the Aysen region. We will then cross the Aysen River over the Presidente Ibañez Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in Chile. Then we drive to the east, along the road that connects Puerto Aysén City and Coyhaique, one of the busiest routes in the region. Along this road we can see the banks of Rio Simpson, surrounded by an evergreen forest along with the beautiful waterfall, Cascada La Virgen.We also visit the Rio Simpson National Reserve museum and observe the flora and fauna. Then we will go to the Coyhaique National Reserve where you take a short walk on the shores of Laguna Verde.We share a delicious picnic with traditional food from the Patagonian region, enjoying a panoramic view of the city of Coyhaique.It is recommended to be prepared for unexpected changes in the weather. Bring rain gear and comfortable shoes for your walks and excursions. Protect yourself from the sun with sunglasses and sunscreen.

$79 Private & Custom Tours

Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Aysen Private Shore Excursion

Start your trip from Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Aysén City. You will see major attractions such as the Presidente Ibañez Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in Chile, and the handicraft markets located near the Aysén river. Then continue your trip to dead-water port a small fishing boat terminal. You will also get to see "Los Palos Bridge" which is an old suspension bridge. It is recommended to come prepared for unexpected changes in the weather. Bring rain gear and comfortable shoes for your excursion. Protect yourself from the sun with sunglasses and sunscreen. We Finish the trip in Puerto Chacabuco.

$180 Day Trips & Excursions

Marble Chapels at General Carrera Lake Full Day From Coyahique

Depart from Coyhaique very early in the morning to go 223 km. (140 miles) south on the Carretera Austral to the town of Puerto Tranquilo. Throughout the journey you will see beautiful forests of Coigue, Lenga, Ñire and Ciruelillo trees. You’ll pass through iconic landmarks as it is “Chiguay Lagoon”, “The stone of the Count” and the “Ibañez Portezuelo” which has the highest altitude of the whole Carretera Austral (1.000 meters a.s.l). Approaching the Ibañez River, the magnitude of the imposing “Cerro Castillo” will be appreciated and you will pass by the village of Cerro Castillo. All this area belongs to the National Park “Cerro Castillo”. Throughout this journey cross a wide valley once half covered by volcanic ash, known as “Bosque Muerto” or dead forest, traces of Hudson Volcano's eruption in 1991, nowadays you’ll notice how nature has given a second chance to this place. The tour continues to descend through the valley of the Murta River which you may see covered up by colored cloak in spring due to the local “Lupinus” up to where the General Carrera Lake is born. There will be stops on route to take photos. After about 3½ to 4 hours drive, you will reach Puerto Tranquilo for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, a short hop takes us to the shores of General Carrera Lake for the boat trip to “Marble Chapels” Sanctuary of Nature. This is a place of unique beauty, where wave action has polished the limestone to form really attractive caves. In the afternoon, return to Coyhaique with a stop in Cerro Castillo town to buy snacks if you desire.

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South America Cruise - Ushuaia to Cartagena

The western coast of South America is stunning, as the landscape changes drastically from region to region. This 38-day cruise will find you exploring the best of the west coast aboard the G Expedition. Begin this incredible journey at the end of the earth in Ushuaia where you’ll sail north through incredible fjords and past glaciers before heading on up to the Caribbean coast in search of tropical islands hugged by turquoise waters. Everything South America is here: explore Machu Picchu, get lost inside the Darien Jungle, ride through the Panama Canal, and loads more. Prepare yourself for an adventure that will leave you with moments you’ll cherish forever.

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South America Cruise - Ushuaia to Guayaquil

Looking to discover a different side of South America? Start by exploring its beautiful coastline aboard the G Expedition. This 28-day journey will introduce you to jaw-dropping landscapes. Cruise through the famed snow-peaked Chilean fjords, discover stunning national parks and remote coastal villages rarely visited by tourists, and get deep into the lush Darien Jungle. But what makes this cruise truly special is a scheduled three-day tour to Machu Picchu – you just can’t go to this part of the world without checking out one of the world’s most important ruins. Ready for the adventure of a lifetime? (Silly question. Of course you are!)

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