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Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile

Northern Patagonia

Visit Northern Patagonia

Introduction

Northern Patagonia is an adventurous and breathtaking region, accessed via the Carretera Austral ripio road - a journey along which is a major Chile travel highlight. Like other parts of Patagonia, it's the stunning wilderness that entices visitors to this part of Chile. Regional highlights include the island of Chiloé, and the lakes, forests and mountains around Puerto Montt. A tailor-made tour is the ideal way to bring these various elements together.

Visitors often include the town of Pucón on Lago Villarica in their Northern Patagonia travel plans. It's the gateway to the Lake District and a capital for adventure tourism - white-water rafting, volcano treks, fishing and horse riding are a few of the popular activities on offer here.

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Spirit of Chile with Tierra Hotels

14-day tailor-made journey from £6,285 pp

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Discount if staying at three Tierra hotels – Save up to £620 pp
Book by: 30 April 2018

Witness breathtaking landscapes ranging from the vast expanses of the Atacama Desert in the north, through the verdant central plains and sweeping vineyards of the country's central region, to the lakes, glaciers and towering mountains of Patagonia in the south.

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Top itineraries in Northern Patagonia

Patagonia and the Carretera Austral

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,400 pp incl. flights

Combine an adventurous drive on the Carretera Austral from Balmaceda to Valle Chacabuco with a stay in the world-famous Torres del Paine National Park. This 14-day tour also includes a stay, and guided tour, in Chile's capital, Santiago.

Spirit of Chile with Tierra Hotels

14-day tailor-made journey from £6,285 pp

Special
offer

Discount if staying at three Tierra hotels – Save up to £620 pp
Book by: 30 April 2018

Witness breathtaking landscapes ranging from the vast expanses of the Atacama Desert in the north, through the verdant central plains and sweeping vineyards of the country's central region, to the lakes, glaciers and towering mountains of Patagonia in the south.

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Top places to stay in Northern Patagonia

Tierra Chiloé Hotel & Spa, Chiloé Island

Designer hotel

See Chiloé’s natural and historical sights from this design hotel, which effortlessly combines cutting edge design, a wonderfully relaxing spa and a full complement of island excursions.

Lodge at Valle Chacabuco, Carretera Austral

Accommodation

Designed and decorated in the style of an old Patagonian estancia, this six-bedroom stone-and-wood lodge was built by eco-philanthropists Doug and Kris Tompkins. The couple, who so far have conserved more than two million acres of land, more than any individual in history, are now working to create…

Mirador de Guadal, Puerto Guadal, Carretera Austral

Small & intimate lodge

Located at the south-west end of Lago General Carrera on the road to Chile Chico, 13km east of the Carretera Austral, Mirador de Guadal offers eight beautiful lakeside cabins made from local cypress and lenga wood.

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Where to go in Northern Patagonia

Expedition Cruising

Expedition cruises in Northern Patagonia are a memorable way to take in some of Chile's most impressive waterways. The country's stunning Lake District can be accessed from Puerto Montt, one of the main cruise hubs in Patagonia.

San Rafael Glacier & Carreterra Austral

The Carretera Austral highway provides access to some of Chile's remotest areas, which were virtually inaccessible before its completion in the 1990s. Much of it is unpaved, ripio road, and because of this it has rapidly become known as a legendary motorcycle and overland tour route.

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When to go to Northern Patagonia

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