Northern Austral Road
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
DIA 1: TRANSFER FROM COYHAIQUE TO PUYUHUAPI
Arrival at Balmaceda Airport and drive north on the famous Carretera Austral towards Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa. We will pass extraordinary landscapes of dense forests between mountains and cliffs. Descending the Queulat Range, you will have fantastic views of the Hanging Glacier, huge waterfalls and old Coigüe trees. Finally we reach Puyuhuapi Lodge´s pier, where we leave the car and take a ferry to cross the Puyuhuapi Channel in just 10 minutes. Overnight at Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa.
DAY 2: FD QUEULAT NATIONAL PARK
Today you will explore the beautiful Queulat NP, which offers various trails to discover the flora & fauna and to get closer to the Hanging Glacier.
DAY 3: PUYUHUAPI, FUTALEUFU
Our tour continues further north passing by the northern part of Queulat NP and Lago Rosselot National Reserve. In Villa Santa Lucia we head east towards the Argentinean border passing by the emerald Yelcho Glacier Lake. The road winds up and follows the Futaleufu River, until reaching Futaleufu village.
DAY 4: FUTALEUFU, CALETA GONZALO
We leave Futaleufu heading south and then north towards Caleta Gonzalo, located in the private owned Pumalin Park, which preserves Valdivian rainforest. Before reaching Chaiten we make detour to El Amarillo Hot Springs.
DAY 5: CALETA GONZALO, EL PANGUE
Leaving Caleta Gonzalo we will head south and drive along the turquoise blue waters of Frio and Palena Rivers until finally arriving at El Pangue.
DAY 6: EL PANGUE, COYHAIQUE
Our journey continues southbound. Before reaching Coyhaique you will pass by a breathtaking lookout point with spectacular views of the valley and Coyhaique.
DAY 7: COYHAIQUE, BALMACEDA
According to your flight schedule your private transfer will take you to Balmaceda Airport.