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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.


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


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


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.


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


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

    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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  • 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
  • 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

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