Pre & Post Tours

Chile Austral

General Carrera Lake & Navigation

3 Days – 2 Nights

DAY 1: COYHAIQUE– PUERTO RIO TRANQUILO

Departure from Coyhaique towards the town of Puerto Río Tranquilo, where we will have the opportunity to navigate the Marble caves, rock formations produced by erosion from the wind and water in the General Carrera Lake. Here we can take photos and navigate within the caves. We will then return to the village of Rio Tranquilo to our accommodation (El Puesto).

DAY 2: PUERTO RIO TRANQUILO– NAVIGATION SAN RAFAEL GLACIER– PUERTO RIO TRANQUILO

Today we have an early start. After breakfast we will take the transfer which will subsequently lead us to navigate through the Laguna San Rafael. Once arriving at the Teresa sector we will have a stopover to enjoy a short 15 minutes hike to the viewpoint where we have a panoramic view of Exploradores glacier. We will then return to start the navigation in the opening sector of the Exploradores river, and then continue to the estuary elefantes, where the amazing Laguna San Rafael glacier is formed. Once here, we will have time to observe and photograph the towering icebergs, navigate through icebergs to reach the ice wall where we can view the astounding ice calving.  We will then have the opportunity to disembark for a small hike and lunch on the Beach.

Overnight at Hostal El Puesto.

DAY 3: PUERTO RIO TRANQUILO- COYHAIQUE

Breakfast at the Hotel before our return transfer to the city of Coyhaique.

Includes:

  • 2 overnights with breakfast (El Puesto Hostal)
  • Meals according itinerary.
  • Regular transfers and excursions with English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees.

Important Notes

  • All tours are with English speaking guide assistance.
  • Pre-booking is necessary for all tours to secure the services.
  • The tours are private only for the Astrobiology 2017 participants.
  • The tour price does not include personal insurance so we highly recommend you to take your own insurance before your departure.
  • For further detail contact [email protected]
  • For Pre, Post and Full Day tours, reservations must be made directly in contact with the Registration Team and Pro Tours agent through [email protected] Half Day tours can be booked through the registration platform.
  • Tours and transfers offered are provided by selected travel agencies. Each agency is exclusively responsible for the services they provide. The organization will contact each registered tour participant in case of changes in the schedule.