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Location: Balmaceda

Day 1 - 15 Nov 2019

Balmaceda Airport

Balmaceda, Balmaceda Airport
Balmaceda, Balmaceda Airport

Content: From Arturo Merino Benitez Airport, we had our next flight which headed to Balmaceda Airport and the flight was of latam airways. The duration of flight was 4 hours. The airport was next to Balmaceda village which serves Aysen region. The boarding and checking place was really very small, resulting into a lot of crowd. There was cafeteria on second floor but the rates were high. After arrival, we picked up our rental car from rent a car counter for our whole trip.

Location: Puerto Puyuhuapi

Day 1 - 15 Nov 2019

Puyuhuapi Lodge

Puerto Puyuhuapi, Puyuhuapi Lodge
Puerto Puyuhuapi, Puyuhuapi Lodge

Content: Puyuhuapi Lodge is 5 hours away from the Balmaceda Airport. The long drive was very romantic. Our first stay was in this lodge. What a perfect stay it was! We had a great time spending in the thermal bath. The spa made us so relaxed. The quality of service was excellent. It was indeed a tiresome day.

Mi Sur

Puerto Puyuhuapi, Mi Sur

Content: Mi Sur served delicious cuisine. Though the menu was very small, but each food item was worth tasting. The food was very fresh, and the local food was great. The food priced reasonable. Not only the food tasted qualitatively good, but it was enough in terms of quantity. They even offered us artisan beer.

Location: Puerto Puyuhuapi

Day 2 - 16 Nov 2019

Parque Urbano Natural Las Bardas

Puerto Puyuhuapi, Parque Urbano Natural Las Bardas
Puerto Puyuhuapi, Parque Urbano Natural Las Bardas
Puerto Puyuhuapi, Parque Urbano Natural Las Bardas

Content: Parque Urbano Natural Las Bardas is 1 hour away from the lodge. We had a fabulous walk which took around 30 minutes to complete the entire walk. It was an easy walk and the view was spectacular. We just needed to take care while walking as some of the area was not well maintained.

Location: Aysen

Day 2 - 16 Nov 2019

Queulat National Park

Aysen, Queulat National Park

Content: Queulat National Park cant be missed while visiting Chile. It was one hour drive from Parque Urbano Natural Las Bardas. It is said that the park is bordered by the river named Cisnes on the south side. The views starting from the parking till end cant be missed. It was just amazing being there. We had a great time with each other. The best thing to explore was Hanging Glacier. We could do trekking, visit the glacier and even camping. It was a unique place with difficult challenges.

Espacio y Tiempo

Aysen, Espacio y Tiempo

Content: Our next stay was in the hotel named Espacio y Tiempo, which was 1 hour away from the Queulat National Park. The place was cosy. The rooms were comfortable. The fireplace room was very romantic place and we had lovely time there. The staff were very friendly and were very attentive.

Kofketun

Aysen, Kofketun
Aysen, Kofketun

Content: This place is excellent enough to drink the local beer, Kawin. We even played pool and ate pizza, fries and typical chilean sandwiches. The restaurant is famous for its typical chilean sandwiches. The staff is also very friendly and had a great dinner.

Location: Coyhaique

Day 3 - 17 Nov 2019

Raul Marin

Coyhaique, Raul Marin

Content: After having the morning breakfast which was very delicious especially the pasta we headed to Raul Marin. Raul Marin is 1.5 hour drive from la junta on the main Carretera Austral. The road was windy when the mountains rise up. The road was narrow and sometimes precipitous. The glimpse of the Palena River that was moving slow was very colorful.

Raul Marin

Coyhaique, Raul Marin
Coyhaique, Raul Marin
Coyhaique, Raul Marin

Content: Sea Kayaking in the Pitipalena Fjord was a great way to mountain scenery, and it was fun interacting with the penguins and dolphins and even sea lions. We could reach sea lion colony within 3 hours kayaking. It was indeed a unique experience. We could spot a lot of marine birds. We could explore different type of fauna and marine wildlife.

Location: Raul Marin

Day 3 - 17 Nov 2019

El Reloj Hotel

Raul Marin , El Reloj Hotel
Raul Marin , El Reloj Hotel
Raul Marin , El Reloj Hotel

Content: El Reloj Hotel was a great place to stay. The atmosphere was amazing and we were appointed a great room. The rooms were very clean. The decor of the hotel was unique. The products kept in the bathroom were very good. This hotel also had a restaurant where the food was very delicious.

Location: El Reloj Hotel

Day 4 - 18 Nov 2019

Marble Caves

El Reloj Hotel, Marble Caves
El Reloj Hotel, Marble Caves
El Reloj Hotel, Marble Caves

Content: In the morning we were provided the buffet breakfast which was good in taste. We started heading towards South on the Carretera Austral to Puerto Guadal which took 5 hours. From here we went to Marble cave which took another 1 hour. We took a Navegacien Capillas de Marmol boat excursion near Puerto Tranquilo. The water was very cold and the caves were beautiful. The cave is shaped in the water shape formation. This place was worth visiting.

Location: Marble Caves

Day 4 - 18 Nov 2019

Exploradores

Marble Caves, Exploradores
Marble Caves, Exploradores

Content: Exploradores makes us perform one of the funniest thing by allowing us to walk on the glaciers. We could even observe the native birds and species. The panoramic view from the top was so stunning. The stone is covered with the ice which makes walking even more enjoyable. The top view of Lake Bayo was the best and couples can really enjoy with their partner.

Location: Exploradores

Day 4 - 18 Nov 2019

Cafe Tortuga

Exploradores, Cafe Tortuga

Content: This place is good option for people who are vegetarian. The food is freshly prepared. The starters and soup refreshed us. It is great if looking for a relaxing spot. The staff served us efficiently. The food items are priced perfectly.

Location: Cafe Tortuga

Day 4 - 18 Nov 2019

Terra Luna Lodge

Cafe Tortuga, Terra Luna Lodge

Content: Terra Luna Lodge is located on the shores of the Carrera lake. We stayed in a tree house which seemed to be lovely. The view of the mountains, made our stay better. The setup of this hotel was wonderful. There were cute small cabinets that were covered fully with the wood. The staff had good spirit to serve us and were always available to help. This was the most lovely place where we had stayed.

Location: Terra Luna Lodge

Day 5 - 19 Nov 2019

Tamango National Reserve

Terra Luna Lodge, Tamango National Reserve
Terra Luna Lodge, Tamango National Reserve

Content: The morning breakfast was also well prepared. Tamango National Reserve was valley of mix native flora. The most adventurous thing is hiking and it is of all levels. The trails were good with all the required signage.

Location: Tamango National Reserve

Day 5 - 19 Nov 2019

Entre Hielos Lodge

Tamango National Reserve, Entre Hielos Lodge
Tamango National Reserve, Entre Hielos Lodge

Content: Entre Hielos Lodge is an amazing lodge to stay. The service provided to us was fantastic. They were very attentive and were helpful in nature. We even got a lot of knowledge through locals staying nearby. We ate the local cuisine which was very tasty and was mouthwatering.

Location: Entre Hielos Lodge

Day 6 - 20 Nov 2019

Isla de los Muertos

Entre Hielos Lodge, Isla de los Muertos
Entre Hielos Lodge, Isla de los Muertos

Content: The morning coffee made us energized for the day. We checked out from the hotel and started our journey heading back to Puerto Bertrand. The drive was around 5 hours. We stopped to visit Isla de los Muertos. Many people died here in short span of 2 months. This is commemorated nicely by graveyard on Isle of the Dead. They have preserved and maintained it very well. The history of this is though sad but is must recommended to listen.

Location: Isla de los Muertos

Day 6 - 20 Nov 2019

Patagonia National Park

Isla de los Muertos, Patagonia National Park
Isla de los Muertos, Patagonia National Park

Content: Patagonia National Park is private nature reserve which is operated as public park. We saw guanacos who were running in the valley. The work done by Tompkins Conservation is marvelous. The museum is also amazing that gives information how the park has converted from overgrazed estancia to national park.

Location: Patagonia National Park

Day 6 - 20 Nov 2019

Valle Chacabuco

Patagonia National Park, Valle Chacabuco

Content: Valle Chacabuco is very amazing restaurant. Located in remote area Patagonia. The food was very fresh and tasty. The staff were well mannered and served us food very quickly. The manager was very friendly and talked to us for a long time about the history of the area. The day was indeed fabulous!

Location: Valle Chacabuco

Day 6 - 20 Nov 2019

Green Baker Lodge

Valle Chacabuco, Green Baker Lodge
Valle Chacabuco, Green Baker Lodge
Valle Chacabuco, Green Baker Lodge

Content: Green Baker Lodge is located on the river baker. The lodge is fantastic and offers so many adventure activities like kayaking, fishing etc. The place was marvelous if wanna escape from the world and spend time with your partner. The staff gave great tips for rafting and fishing. They were young people who were very attentive and knowledgeable. We had very less time to explore the lodge.

Location: Green Baker Lodge

Day 7 - 21 Nov 2019

Balmaceda Airport

Green Baker Lodge, Balmaceda Airport
Green Baker Lodge, Balmaceda Airport

Content: We headed back to Balmaceda Airport from Green Baker Lodge which took around 6 hours. We returned our rental car to rent a car counter. We had our next flight which headed to Arturo Merino Benítez Airport and from there we headed back to Miami International Airport. The flight was of Latam airways. The duration of the flight was of 8 hours. The journey was very romantic and we indeed had a great time together.