Enjoy the dramatically beautiful Aysen district on an approximately 45 minute ride filled with canyons, rivers and valleys to Rio Simpson National Reserve. Stop at the Visitor’s Center where you’ll find exhibits of local plants and flowers and then stroll down to the river to view the rugged but picturesque combination of river, canyon and valley. You’ll see more natural beauty as you drive along the Simpson River, including vistas of waterfalls tumbling over sheer cliffs.
Cross the Andes Mountains en route to Coyhaique, the regional capital. Stop briefly at a viewpoint that provides a superb panorama of Coyhaique before you enter the city. Stop at the main plaza and enjoy a stroll and free time to browse at the handicraft market. Then enjoy some tasty Chilean treats at a local restaurant.
Need to Know:
Note: Due to the limited tourism infrastructure in this part of Chile, some guides only have basic English language skills, but are eager to share their country with you and give you a memorable experience. Please bear with any language difficulties that you may encounter. Buses are not air conditioned.