Marble Chapels Excursion from Coyhaique

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Tour description

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”.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.Marble Chapels Sanctuary of Nature, this is a place of unique beauty, where wave action has polished the limestone to form really attractive caves.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cerro Castillo, Villa Cerro Castillo, Aisen RegionYou will see the majesty of Cerro Castillo National ParkStop At: Puerto TranquiloYou 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.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Cerro Castillo, Villa Cerro Castillo, Aisen RegionReturning to Coyhaique we make a stop in Cerro Castillo town to buy snacks if you desire.Duration: 15 minutes

What's included

  • Private tour with driver+ guide for 5 or more pax.
  • Lunch - Set lunch menu in a local restaurant in Puerto Rio Tranquilo including 1 mineral water.
  • Motor boat excursion to the Marble Chapels (1:15hr approx.).
  • Travel Insurance.

What's not included

  • Outdoor clothing in layers, including wind-cheater and waterproofs.
  • Sun-glasses.
  • Tips