Region: Chilean Patagonia

EcoCamp Patagonia

Located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, with a unique view of the majestic granite towers

Torres del Paine National Park

The 242,000-hectare Torres del Paine National Park was created in 1959, and named in 1970 after its three distinctive granite monoliths, or towers (paine being an indigenous word for the colour blue and not the name of an explorer). In 1978 Torres del Paine National Park was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve because of its … Continued

Hotel Rio Serrano

On the southern edge of Torres del Paine National Park on the banks of the Serrano River

The Carretera Austral

The Carretera Austral, or Southern Highway, has been described as Chile’s “ultimate road trip”. It is the name given to Chile’s route 7 which begins where the Lake District ends, running 720 miles north to south through sparsely populated Northern Patagonia from Puerto Montt to Via O’Higgins. The spectacular landscape is one of dense forests, … Continued

Patagonia

Chilean Patagonia is generally considered to cover all of southern Chile south of Puerto Montt and was originally inhabited by Tehuelche hunter-gatherers and the seafaring Kaweskar. The Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan was the first European to discover the area as he sailed through the straits that today bear his name. To the west are a … Continued

Tierra Patagonia Hotel and Spa

Just outside the eastern entrance of Torres del Paine National Park with magnificent views across Sarmiento Lake

Explora Patagonia

On the banks of the Salto Chico waterfall with commanding views across the turquoise waters of Pehoe Lake to the Paine Massif and granite towers