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Full adventure in Aysen

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9 days/8 nights

From and to Balmaceda airport


Description

Visit southern Aysen region and a typical estancia with this program. Don´t miss the marble caves and enjoy most of its attractions as an active adventurer living a deep experience of flyfishing on river Baker, watch a huemul in Tamango, walk over the ice on glacier Exploradores and visit the awakening of a condor´s family close to Coyhaique, the main city in the region. With transfers, lodging and full board, this is an exceptional way to know southern part of Aysen.

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Day 1: Balmaceda – Kayak in the marble caves – Puerto Tranquilo

Reception at Balmaceda airport and transfer during 5 hours to the lodge. It is a 220 kilometers trip, where you will see valleys and rivers, wild forests and mountains rocks. Later you will drive along a thinner unpaved road, surrounded by wild lupines in springtime (Nov/Dec) arriving to lake General Carrera, a huge mass of calypso-colored water, the second biggest lake in Southamerica, after Titicaca. Arrival in Puerto Tranquilo, kayak excursion in the marble caves. Dinner and Lodging in Hostal El Puesto or similar in Puerto Tranquilo. D

Day 2: Ice trek over glacier Exploradores

After breakfast, and two hours’ drive through the most pristine road to the Northern Icefields, it starts the walk towards glacier Exploradores. You will see the glacier first and have the possibility to walk on the ice plateau and several caves, and low hills of ice during three hours aprox. It is an incredible experience, surrounded by the white and cold ice, it is simply being in a complete different world.  At about 5PM you will start returning to the lodge. We provide you breakfast and box lunch for the day.Lodging in Hostal El Puesto or similar in Puerto Tranquilo. BLD

Day 3: Rafting on river Baker

This is a nice day. You will drive further south along Carretera Austral to the end of lake General Carrera and get to know river Baker. On the shores of Lake Bertrand starts the rafting adventure, soft, in a stunning landscape. After a coffee, you will arrive in Mallin Colorado Ecolodge for lunch at about 14.00 hrs. There you will have a free afternoon in a nice spot to rest and recover to continue this adventure in Aysen. Lodging in Mallin Colorado or similar. BLD

Day 4: Free day, Mallin Colorado trails

After so many outdoor activities, today is a relaxed and calm day in Mallin Colorado Ecolodge. Enjoy the nice views from the comfort of your cabin or explore the backyard trails of the property among native trees, amazing views and an incredible private feeling in the end of the world.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lodging in Mallin Colorado or similar. BLD

Day 5: Flyfishing on river Baker

After breakfast, we do a flyfishing day in lake Bertrand and river Baker area. With a fishing guide and all equipment, you will organize the day in Puerto Bertrand with your guide and enjoy a full day flyfishing, including species and technique training. Pic nic lunch included. Transfer back to the lodge for dinner and lodging in Mallin Colorado or similar. BLD

Day 6: Tamango National reserve

After breakfast, drive to Cochrane, 70 kms to the south and visit Tamango park for a 4 hours walk. There you can see the Chilean deer called huemul and walk in a wonderful landscape along river Cochrane. Pic nic lunch in the countryside. Drive back to Mallin Colorado or similar for dinner and lodging.      BLD

Day 7: Transfer to Coyhaique

Check out and drive along (5 to 6 hours) in direction north to Coyhaique, the capital city of Aysen region. Lunch in Coyhaique. In the evening, arrival in Estancia Punta del Monte, located on the international road to Argentina going from Coyhaique Alto. Dinner and lodging in Estancia Punta del Monte or similar. BLD

Day 8: Condor´s visit – flyfishing – Lamb barbecue

Visit to the condor´s sleeping place in the peaks of the close mountains to watch them from the top and very close. After that, you will have a fishing day with pic nic and by the evening a lamb barbecue as farewell of your trip. Lodging in estancia Punta del Monte or similar. BLD

Day 9: Transfer to Balmaceda airport

Drive to Balmaceda airport (2 hours aprox) to take your flight back. B

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Program includes:

  • Transfer IN and OUT to Balmaceda airport and to all excursions.
  • 2 nights in Puerto Tranquilo
  • 4  nights in Mallin Colorado
  • 2 nights in Coyhaique
  • Full board during the whole stay
  • Visit to the marble caves
  • Ice trek on Glacier Exploradores
  • Flyfishing day in river Baker
  • Tamango National reserve entrance
  • Full day condor visit and flyfishing excursion in estancia Punta del Monte
  • Lamb barbecue

Program does not include:

  • Wines and beverages
  • Tips 

Optional excursions

  • Full day Caleta Tortel
  • Full day jet boat Leones glacier
  • Marble caves
  • Exploradores glacier ice trek
  • Flyfishing
  • Huemul safari on Tamango Reserve
  • Condor´s nest visit
  • Lamb barbecue

This program is valid until April 2019

Route

  1. Balmaceda
  2. Puerto Tranquilo
  3. Glacier Expploradores
  4. River Baker
  5. Cochrane
  6. Mallin Colorado
  7. Coyhaique
  8. Punta del Monte
  9. Balmaceda airport