Chile / South
Southern Chile Routes
Patagonia, for many travelers a must see destination. Those who traveled here will never forget the unique landscape. It starts from Puerto Montt to the south, but before exploring the end of the world, you should spend some time in the lake district. It is definitely worth it to visit national parks in this area like Puyehue and Gonguillío. In the lake district area, you can climb vulcanos, relax in thermal springs and enjoy the endless natural beauty.
Patagonia has so much to offer: you can spot penguins, hike in Torres del Paine, horseback rides, visit and walk over the Grey Glacier, kayak around fords, visit the Marble Caves and driving the Carretera Austral. To choose your own path and following your own rhythm, the best way to explore Patagonia is definitely by a camper. You can easily cross the border to Argentina and Holiday Rent RV will arrange all the paperwork for you.
If you are preparing a trip to the south of Chile, you may be found out that especially in high season it is not easy to find accommodation. Hotels and access to national parks has to be booked time in advance and that obligates you to plan day to day your trip. That is why traveling by camper is the perfect way to explore Patagonia without preoccupations were to stay the night. You just choose the place you like till the next morning.
Most of the highlights in Patagonia, are far from civilization. The advantage of traveling by a fully equipped camper is that you do not lose time to return to town or city every day. Having your own transportation with a cosy little house on it, you will feel like home in nature. You can make your own breakfast, lunch and dinner whenever and wherever you want accompanied with the most beautiful view that Patagonia has to offer.
Rivers, Lakes and Volcanoes
Millions of years of volcanic and glacier activity transformed the Region of Lakes into one of the most beautiful lake areas in the world. Located between Temuco and Puerto Montt it is divided into two main areas: Araucanía (between Temuco and Valdivia) and Lakes & Volcanoes (between Valdivia and Puerto Montt). Not disregarding the mystic island of Chiloé [More…]
Patagonia has an area of approximately one million square kilometers, three quarters of which are Argentine and a quarter is territory of Chile. Located on the Chilean side, is the almost unexplored territory of Aysén. Its lands flooded by the ocean and its rainy and cold weather have made up a region of innumerable channels, fiords and narrow gorges. Magallanes (Magellan’s region), the southernmost region in the world, covered by ice, steppes and forests, is considered a land of extreme beauty and [More…]
Puerto VarasSituated on the shore of the Lago Llanquihue, the city Puerto Varas is renowned as one of the most beautiful towns in Chile.
Today, it offers the visitor an astonishing landscape, a good hotel and gastronomy infrastructure, a modern casino, a beach at the lakeshore and in the summer various open air cultural and culinary activities.
The fast growth of the coastal town Puerto Montt, 20 km from Puerto Varas, made Puerto Varas a residence of choice, which led to an increase in population and an enrichment of the urban life.
While in Puerto Varas you can engage in activities such as trekking, horseback riding or rafting and treasure the view by making sufficient pictures while ascending the volcano Osorno.
Isla ChiloeChiloe possesses a enigmatic nimbus of mysteries, embosoming the island ever since hundreds of years, bringing
Lago General CarreraIt is the second largest lake in South America and is shared with Argentina (named "Buenos Aires").
Thanks to the Northern Ice Field, this zone has a surprising warm and sunny microclimate. The called Capilla de Mármol is an extraordinary formation bored by the turquoise lake water.
Torres del PaineIt is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The special flora and fauna and the uneven topography becomes a special destination for
One of the main attractions is the Paine massif from granitic origin, the Cuerno del Paine mountains and Las Torres. Biosphere Reserve, the place has an incredible vegetation of coigue and lenga forests and different species as the calafate, the coirón, the steppe and the mata barrosa, as well as, on the other hand, condors, culpeos, guanacos, rheas, cougars, and gray foxes.
Its fantastic water resources allow for kayaking and rafting whereas on higher grounds, mountaineering and hiking are favored. The hiking trails offering a further option to exploring the park. These trails are protected by the Chilean forest authority CONAF.