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San Rafael snowcap

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Because of its natural conditions, the San Rafael Snowcap names the National Park where is located.

The Northern Ice Field is the source of the snowcap, with a 100 meters high wall that falls apart in the lagoon. It`s one of the most attractive spots for national and foreing visitors.


Flora and fauna varied, and marvelous visual attractives because of the snowcaps falls.


High mountain tour, mountain climbing, snow trekking, photography.


Eleventh region, San Rafael Lagoon Nacional Park. Located 168 kilometers southwest of Puerto Chacabuco, 183 kilometers southwest of Puerto Aisen and 250 kilometers to of Coyhaique.

How to get there?

Anywhere-Coyhaique, Puerto Aisen: Airway, by charter flights

Santiago-Puerto Montt: Airway

Puerto Chacabuco-Snoecap: Seaway

When to go?

January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December.


Humid. The annual media temperature is 5ºC. In the seashort, the rain is plentiful and the annual media is 3500 milimeters. In the high level the rain –snow- gets to 5000 annual milimeters.


Forest ranger, space to relax


Ice field, Nalcayec Island, San Valentin Mount, San Valentin snowcap, San Rafael National Park, Las Guaitecas Nacional Reserve, Quitralco springs.


$2500 Chilean pesos.

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