PATAGONIA

©Turismo Chile

©Turismo Chile
1. Parque Nacional Torres del Paine
2. Lago General Carrera
3. Torres del Paine
4. Punta Arenas

Patagonia is a region located in the southern end of Chile, it includes the province of Palena, the regions of Aysen and Magallanes, and the archipelago Tierra del Fuego. You can arrive by land or fly to Punta Arenas, 3416 km south of Santiago or a 3 hour and 25 minute flight. The Chilean Patagonia covers 240.000 square km and it has 223.000 inhabitants. Here you’ll find the Torres del Paine National Park where you can do some of the best trekking in the world; it is located 5 hours away from Punta Arenas by land. If you want to visit beautiful places, enjoy some ecotourism or adventure sports, read on!

Most the Patagonia zone is protected natural land that mixes virgin forest, islands, fjords, snowfield, glaciers, all kinds of animals and beautiful landscapes.

You have to see the Serrano, Balmaceda, and Grey glaciers, the channels near Tierra del Fuego and the Beagle Canal, you’ll find the perfect view for your pics throughout the way.

You can´t go to the Patagonia without visiting national park Torres del Paine, at the end of the Pampa, on the Andes. Its extreme beauty attracts travelers from all over the world. There you can enjoy the lakes and admire the endemic wildlife and the spectacular Southern Ice Field.

Want more? Go to Puerto Natales (for accommodations in this area click here) and enjoy the amazing cuisine, a kayak expedition or maybe a bike ride across town. In Coyhaique you have to visit the Mackay hill and go for a hike or some trekking and you can’t miss Puerto Aysén, where you’ll find the Presidente Ibañez bridge, a national monument.

The Chilean Patagonia is full of incredible landscapes, activities and accommodations to make the most out of your trip!

If you are looking for sustainable tourism destinations in the area, check our options below!

Where to stay in Patagonia?

1. Agrotourism Estancia Mercedes

2. Cabins del Paine Hotel 

3. Estancia Río los Ciervos Hotel 

4. Sutivan Ranch located in Punta Arenas 

itinerariesindestination