Austral Road & San Rafael Lagoon

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Itinerary

Discover the extreme natural beauty in the Chilean Northern Patagonia, visiting old forest, icebergs, waterfalls in an amazing unexplored land and the incredible Marble Chapels
AVAILABLE: ALL YEAR ROUND
Departure: On Fridays
Day 1

Balmaceda Airport – Puerto Chacabuco

Transfer  Dinner 

Reception at Balmaceda airport and transfer to Hotel Loberías del Sur, located in Puerto Chacabuco. To get there you will cross part of the Carretera Austral (Southern Road). On the ride to the hotel, you will have the opportunity to appreciate a small sample of this astonishing landscape that makes part of these latitudes, as we will cross the Andes Mountain Range through the Chilean Patagonia. Overnight in Puerto Chacabuco 

Day 2

San Rafael Lagoon Navigation

Breakfast  Navigation  Lunch  Dinner

We will take part of an unforgettable trip on board of the Chaitén catamaran that will take you across islands, channels, and fiords inside unimaginable scenery until reaching the marvelous San Rafael Lagoon . The main tour attraction is the peacefulness of this lagoon with a surface of 170 square kilometers, floes and snowdrifts letting old-age ice rocks fall down constantly and thunderously. Then on board of a zodiac (if weather conditions allow) you will get closer to San Rafael snowdrift and a number of floes moving around. Upon the end of the excursion, you will taste a whisky on the rocks made with cubes of ice being more than 20,000 years old. You will stay there for 2 – 3 hours and then will go back to Puerto Chacabuco. Overnight in Puerto Chacabuco. 

Day 3

Marble Chapels – Puerto Bertrand or Puerto Guadal

Breakfast  Excursion  Lunch  Dinner 

After breakfast, we will check out the hotel Loberías del Sur hotel and visit the Alero de las Manos and the Museo Escuela. Afterwards, we will start the highlight of our day: The Marble Chapels , they are a strange, but owe-inspiring rock formations located in the General Carrera Lake. These caves are one of the most renowed attractions of the Southern Road. Declared as sanctuary, the Marble Chapels are formations made of calcium carbonate, eroded by the waters of the General Carrera Lake, creating these islets we can navigate by small boats. Overnight in Puerto Beltrand or Puerto Guadal. 

Day 4

Puerto Bertrand or Puerto Guadal – Balmaceda Airport

Breakfast  Transfer 

Today you will be transferred to the  airport where you will board your departure flight.

Included

  • 2 overnights in Puerto Chacabuco
  • 1 night at hotel in Puerto Bertrand or Puerto Guadal
  • Transfers from/to the airport
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals according itinerary

Not Included

  • Flight Santiago/Balmaceda/Santiago *
  • Meals at hotel do not include beverages
  • Any optional tour not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff, etc.
  • Personal travel insurance
* Domestic flights are available upon request

PAYMENT METHODS

A deposit fee must be received at the moment of the booking. Once the deposit is received, a printable document describing the itinerary with all the information about each service involved will be sent. balance must be received within a minimum of 45 days before the arrival of the passengers.

 

In order to make the payments you have the following methods:

 

  1. Credit Card.
  2. Bank transfer.

Included

In this circuit
  • 2 overnights with breakfast at hotel Loberias del Sur
  • 1 overnight with breakfast at hotel in Puerto Beltrand or Puerto Guadal
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Excursion to Marble Chapels
  • Navigation to San Rafael Lagoon
  • All entrance fees
  • Meals included: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Not Included

In this circuit
  • Domestic flights *
  • Meals not described in the itinerary
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel and restaurant staff, room service
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal travel insurance

* Domestic flights are available upon request

Rates

CIRCUIT

- Validity of rates: January 1st 2019 - March 31st 2020
- Rates are valid only for non-resident foreign tourists in Chile

Notes

Circuit

- Available: All Year round / Departures: Fridays
- Distance from Santiago de Chile to Coyahique (Balmaceda): 1390 km / 861 mi (2:15 hours flight)
- Distance from Balmaceda to Puerto Chacabuco: 135 km / 84 mi (2:00 hours by car)
- Distance from Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Guadal: 355 km / 218 mi (6:45 hours by car)
- Distance from Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Bertrand: 360 km / 223 mi (6:55 hours by car)
- Excursions are in shared service with bilingual tour guide (Spanish-English)

The pins, markers or locations shown in the following map (Google Map) are referential and do not constitute a specific location or destination of the circuit, tour or program.