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Full Southern Road

9 days / 8 nights Code: MCE004

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Visit one of the less known places in the world in the Southern Austral Road. All the area is probably one of the most attractive places in Chile, where you can find General Carrera Lake, Baker River and Caleta Tortel.


Visit one of the less known places in the world with the famous Mallín Colorado service in the Southern Road (Carretera Austral). All the area is probably one of the most attractive places in Chile, where you can find the General Carrera Lake, the Baker River and Caleta Tortel. The Southern Road crosses one of the most uneven and rugged areas in the world. From Balmaceda Airport to Villa O´Higgins, the last town in Aisén, in a private minivan with a reduced group of max. ten passengers, driver/guide during the whole trip, excursions and half board included. We will make that you remember Patagonia forever!

Day 1: Balmaceda – Marble Caves – Mallin Colorado
Reception at the Balmaceda Airport and transfer during 240 kms to the lodge. Lunch (not included) during the trip and excursion to the Marble Caves near Puerto Tranquilo. Reception in Mallín Colorado Ecolodge, dinner and lodging.

Day 2: Hike /Horseback riding in Mallin Colorado
Breakfast in the main lodge. Walking or horseback riding to Mallín Colorado Lagoon through native forests of Coigüe and Lenga, with excellent views to the Glaciers of Cordón Contreras. Afternoon free to walk in the three km of pathways in the property of Mallín Colorado or simply to enjoy a stunning view. Dinner and lodging.

Day 3: Mallín Colorado – Baker River – Caleta Tortel
Breakfast early in the morning and transfer heading to Caleta Tortel visiting Puerto Bertrand and Baker River, its confluence with the Nef River and the town of Cochrane. Lunch in Cochrane (not included). In the afternoon, continue the trip to the south arriving in Caleta Tortel by the evening. The town consists of an ingenious network of footbridges, stairs and bridges that go over rocks, vegetation and marshes, connecting the piers with the houses distributed in different sectors of Caleta Tortel. Dinner and lodging in Caleta Tortel

Day 4: Caleta Tortel – Villa O´Higgins
Breakfast and morning at leisure to walk along Cypress walkways around the town. Lunch (not included) and departure to Villa O´Higgins during the afternoon. Take a 45 minutes ferryboat trip to get to the last town of Aisén. Welcome and lodging in cozy wood cabins with dinner.

Day 5: Full day onboard to O´Higgins Glacier
Breakfast and full day excursion to O´Higgins Glacier, located in the Southern Ice Fields and one of the most unspoiled places in the world. Return to the cabins in the town, dinner and lodging.

Day 6: Villa O´Higgins – Patagonia park – Mallin Colorado
Breakfast and transfer to Mallín Colorado Ecolodge. Lunch in Cochrane, visit to Patagonia Park and continuing the trip heading north. Welcome in Mallín Colorado, dinner and lodging.

Day 7: Mallín Colorado – boat on the Bertrand Lake
Breakfast and free morning in the lodge. After lunch (not included, or in Mallín Colorado main lodge), boat excursion through the Bertrand Lake during the afternoon. Dinner and lodging in Mallín Colorado.
Day 8: Mallin Colorado – Chile Chico (Ferry to Coyhaique)
Breakfast and full day excursion to Chile Chico, driving along the cliff shore of the General Carrera Lake, the most beautiful road in Chile. Back to the lodge for dinner and lodging. (If this day there is a Ferryboat to Puerto Ibáñez Ibanez, the tour continues to Coyhaique this same day). If not, drive back to Mallín Colorado, dinner and lodging.

Day 9: Transfer to Balmaceda Airport
Breakfast and 5-hour transfer to the Balmaceda Airport. Lunch on the road (not included).
End of our services


- Ground transportation in Aysen (2000 kms)
- 5 nights lodging in Mallin Colorado Ecolodge
- 1 nights lodging in Caleta Tortel
- 2 nights lodging in Villa O´Higgins
- Half board (breakfast and dinner)
- Walking/horseback riding to Mallín Colorado Lagoon
- Marble caves boat excursion
- Visit Puerto Bertrand and Baker River confluence
- Full day on board to O´Higgins Glacier. Picnic lunch included
- Ferryboat on General Carrera Lake (conditions permited).
- Boat excursion on Bertrand Lake

Does not include:
- Beverages and alcoholic beverages
- Lunch (except onboard)
- Air tickets.
- Travel insurance.
- Extras not included in the itinerary.
- Tips.

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