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Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile

Northern Patagonia

Visit Northern Patagonia


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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Top itineraries in Northern Patagonia

Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa, Torres del Paine

Spirit of Chile with Tierra Hotels

14-day tailor-made holiday from £9,425 pp incl. flights

Witness the best of Chile's stunning natural world, from the vast expanse of the Atacama Desert to the lakes, glaciers and towering mountains of Patagonia in the south, staying throughout at some of the country's finest hotels.

Top places to stay in Northern Patagonia

Tierra Chiloé Hotel & Spa, Chiloe Island

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.

Futangue Hotel & Spa

Futangue Hotel & Spa, Patagonia

Contemporary lodge

This spectacular new hotel lies in the shadow of the the awe-inspiring landscapes of northern Patagonia on the shores of dazzling Lake Ranco.

Twin room at Lodge at Valle Chacabuco

Lodge at Valle Chacabuco, Carretera Austral


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…

Cabin at Mirador de Guadal

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.

Where to go in Northern Patagonia

Puerto Montt, South America

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, Laguna San Rafael National Park

San Rafael Glacier & Carretera 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.

When to go to Northern Patagonia

San Rafael Glacier & Carretera Austral
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