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Coyhaique and Puerto Aisen

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Coyhaique and Puerto Aisen are one of the most beautiful areas in the country, because of their natural attractions and good weather conditions, special for plenty of outdoor activities. This patagonian area -with land, air and sea accesses- holds different cities, small towns, National Reserves, rivers and lakes with marvelous landscapes. The area has wild vegetation and native animals; its topography turns it in a pleasant place to practice different sports. In Simpson River you can practice fly fishing, kayak and canoeing, while sailing is mostly done in Elizalde Lake. Also, the National Parks are attractive places of the region. In Simpson River, Coyhaique and Castillo Hill National Reserves you can practice ecoturism, horseback ridings and walks while you enjoy the nature. 29 kilometers from Coyhaique, El Fraile Ski Resort has more than 500 millions square meters to practice winter sports. Coyhaique and Puerto Aisen are valleys that feature rural and agroturism; they combine turism and commercial activities. Puerto Aisen, the district capital, is one of the most typical patagonian cities because of its location and cultural characteristics.

Attractions

Wild and native flora and fauna. Cultural characteristics, typical of the Chilean Patagonia. Ideal landscapes for sports activities.

Activities

Hiking, horseback ridings, bicycle ridings, sport fishing, rowing, sea kayak, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Eleventh region.

How to get there?

Santiago-Coyhaique: Airway Anywhere-Puerto Aisen: Airway, by small airport located 2 kilometers from the city. Puerto Montt-Puerto Chacabuco: Seaway Puerto Chacabuco-Puerto Aisen: Land route

When to go?

All year long.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, cafeteria, moseums, National Monuments and Reserves, camping.

Surroundings

El Fraile Ski Resort, Coyhaique, Elizade lake, La Paloma lake, Riesco lake, Patagonia Regional Museum, Puerto Aisen, Lo Castillo National Reserve, Coyhaique National Reserve, Simpson River National Reserve, Seis Lagunas area.

Some featured hotels in Coyhaique and Puerto Aisen

  • Mincho’s Lodge

    Designed for fishermen who travel to the Coyhaique area, Micho’s Lodge is located near that city, in front of the Simpson River, known for its big trouts and for its beautiful scenery. The hotel has eight double rooms wich have…

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    Mincho’s Lodge
  • Hotel Loberias del sur

    Loberías del Sur Hotel is located in Puerto Chacabuco, in the core of the Chilean Patagonia, close to Laguna San Rafael, this is the perfect place to return after a day full of adventures. It counts with excellent traditional-style…

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    Hotel Loberias del sur
  • Cabañas Queitao Patagonia

    Queitao Patagonia Tourism is a group of Cabin and hostel in Puerto Aysen, solid construction covered with noble patagonian wood and stone in keeping with the environment, provides security and confidence to sleep, green sorrounded…

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    Cabañas Queitao Patagonia

They recommend us

  • "In general terms, we are very satisfied with VisitChile services and its agents, in special, Belen Riquelme, who always answered our questions very quickly and in a gentle and nice way. "

    December/2012

    Cecilia Peretti

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

  • "I have sent you a couple of mails where I thanked you for the nice dinner in the best restaurant in Puerto Natales and my good experience with Comapa tour operator, they delivered ! Torres del Paine was…"

    March/2013

    Aina Knive

  • "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

  • "Thanks to Marihana, who was the person who attended me. She was very helpful and kind in her attention. 100% of recommendation. "

    March/2013

    Cristián Valle

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