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Austral Route: Queulat - Puyuhuapi

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With a varied and colorful topography, the area includes the Austral Route, lakes, island, rivers and channels, with exhuberant vegetation and protected fauna in the Queulat and Magdalena National Parks. Snowcaps, hills and volcanos, make tourism in the region possible thanks to the favorable paths to have walks and horseback riding. Aquatic activities are done in lakes and rivers, (kayak, rafting and salmons and trouts sport fishing). Sailing is practiced in islands and channels, where you can also contemplate all the natural wonders around you. Rural tourism is also possible, visiting small towns where you can see cattle and agricultural development. All the activities can be done from Queulat to Puyuhuapi. In the Austral Route attractions you can find the Puyuhuapi Springs (Medical properties waters, hotel, gastronomic and spa services). The Austral Route visitors not only will enjoy the marvelous nature, but also the multliple options to make the most of the sports, outdoor activities and relaxing time.

Attractions

Colorful flora and fauna, attractive topography. Springs are managed by a first class hotel and spa. Crafts recognized internationally (Puyuhuapi carpets)

Activities

Trekking, horseback ridings, bicycle ridings, sport fishing, sea and river kayak, rafting, fishing, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Eleventh region.

How to get there?

Santiago-Puerto Montt: Land route and airway Santiago and Puerto Montt-Balmaceda: Airway Coyhaique-Puyuhuapi, La Junta and Balmaceda: Airway through small airports. Chaiten-Puyuhuapi: Land route Puyuhuapi-Puerto Montt: Seaway Argentina-Puyuhuapi: Land route by Paso Futaleufu Coyhaique and Puerto Chacabuco-Puyuhuapi: Land route Puerto Montt, Chiloe-Balmaceda, Puyuhuapi and Puerto Cisnes: Seaway

When to go?

All year.

Climate

Cold weather. The annual media temperature is 9ºC. The rain is plentiful all year -600 to 4000 milimeters per year-.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, information center, outdoor activities, crafts, camping

Surroundings

La Junta, Las Mellizas, Trapera, Verde Lake, James Island, Jechica Island, Kent Island, Risopatron Lake, Queulat National Park, Puyuhuapi, Puyuhuapi Springs, Cisnes River.

Some featured hotels in Austral Route: Queulat - Puyuhuapi

  • Hotel El Pangue Cabañas

    Located in Northern Patagonia, right by the Carretera Austral, hotel El Pangue offers comfortable cabains for groups of seven people in a place surrounded by nature and must-see places. They are cosy cabains with capacity for fifty-five…

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    Hotel El Pangue Cabañas
  • Hotel Lodge & Spa Termas de Puyuhuapi

    Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa, a secret south of silence... Amidst exhuberant vegetation and accessible only by sea, lies as a unique space where sophistication and simplicity harmoniously combine. The lodge and its staff warmly welcome their…

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    Hotel Lodge & Spa Termas de Puyuhuapi

They recommend us

  • "Congratulations for the perfect coordination in the time of each one of your services!"

    January/2013

    Ivy Sebastián

  • "I would like to recall the punctuality, amability and kindness of the people who picked us up in every transfer during our trip: from Punta Arenas airport to hotel and in all our excursions. It was an…"

    March/2013

    Jesús Casteñer Carrasco

  • "Everything was excellent, in special the attention of Transfer drivers, they were very kind!"

    January/2013

    Francisca Gabriela García Torres

  • "I liked everything a lot, I will recommend you and also I agree with the comment: excellent accomplishment of what was promised!"

    December/2012

    Jaracy Sayao

  • "Thank you very much for your organization and the chance to enjoy of Patagonia. "

    January/2013

    Joaquim Fontes Filho

Certificates

  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

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