Information Logistics

Information Logistics

Walking through this land so different from yours , hundreds of doubts and questions trying to understand " who , the wheres and why" arise . Here you will find all the necessary data to make your own trip in Patagonia Aysen your style and way of being.

Escape the routine to explore a Patagonia still undiscovered in Aysén

Consider Undiscovered Patagonia your key to open the doors of the Aysén Region, especially written for travelers like you, who are not just looking to visit a destination, but to discover it and be immersed amongst its nature, its culture and its people.

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How to use this guide

Within this web site you?ll find information and resources to help you design a unique journey through Patagonia, exploring amazing wilderness areas and quaint small villages in the region of Aysén.

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Discover the experiences that await you in Aysen

Explore the five cultural areas and more than a hundred experiences presented in this site, which allow you to immerse yourself in the culture and nature of Patagonia in Aysén, traveling at a relaxed pace without spending all your time on buses, vehicles and ferries. You can explore a little bit of each of these areas, traveling the Carretera Austral, which is the connector for your preference of landmarks, culture and experiences. Or, perhaps you?d prefer to focus on a single cultural area and have the opportunity to explore its many contrasts, hidden corners and details. And why not? In fact, you are invited to come and explore each of the five cultural areas of Aysén in depth; returning as many times as you want. But we have to warn you now; repeat visits have often converted into new neighbors!

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How to get to the Region of Aysén

Visitors often think it will be complicated to get to the Aysén Region, but it is actually quite simple. It?s important that you are clear about how much time you have available and where you want to go, since there are distinct ways to reach the different areas of the region and some are faster than others.

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How do you get around the Región of Aysén?

Think of the roads of Aysén as a sort of skeleton and Route 7, the Carretera Austral, as the backbone for your travels. The Carretera Austral begins in the Lakes region in the city of Puerto Montt, and ends 1,240 km further south, in the Aysén Region, at the Bahamondes docks for O?Higgins Lake.

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A key decision - where to stay?

Understanding the range of accommodations that exist in Patagonia can be a challenge, as there are options galore and sometimes the styles are quite difficult to pigeonhole. In general, you will find three types.

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Discover the flavors of Patagonia

As you travel through the Aysén Region you will have many opportunities to explore the gastronomic traditions and innovations of Patagonia.

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Tips for a Safe Journey

Patagonia is beautiful, there?s no other place like it in the world. Nevertheless, such pure, raw nature can be really challenging! Some people consider these challenges as problems and others welcome the unique opportunity to depend on their own preparation and skills. The trick is ?self-sufficiency? and to begin, here are some useful tips.

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Driving the roads of Patagonia on your own

There are three main ways of exploring the Binational Circuit "There are no borders between gauchos": driving your own or a rental vehicle, bike touring, and public transport. Here we present some important considerations for driving the roads of Patagonia, on your own.

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Bike touring along Patagonia road

There are three ways of moving through the Binational Circuit "There are no borders between gauchos": traveling in private motorized vehicles, bike touring, and public transport. Each offers distinct advantages and disadvantages along with special safety considerations. In this article, we?ll talk a bit about biking through Patagonia. 

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Thinking of traveling with a pet?

In Patagonia, traveling with pets is possible, but for many reasons, it is not the norm. Before inviting your beloved four-legged friend to travel with you, consider the difficulties involved with border crossings, the rules of National Parks and Reserves, the probability of an encounter with wildlife, and the limited services available.

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Serving a perfect yerba mate starts with the water.

More than a hot beverage, yerba mate is a grand tradition in Patagonia. This article will teach you all you need to know to prepare a great mate for yourself and your friends.

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Tips for hiking in Patagonia

In this article, we offer some suggestions to help make sure your hikes within the mountains and forests of Patagonia are both fun and safe.

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Planning your water-based activities in Patagonia

This article will help you prepare for a wide range of activities in the incredible waters of Patagonia. We offer some considerations for safely crossing rivers and streams by foot, vehicle, bicycle or horse.

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Preparing for the climate of Patagonia

The weather in Patagonia is unpredictable ? it changes rapidly and is prone to numerous conditions in short periods of time, prompting the popular local saying, ?Be prepared to experience all four seasons in one day.? Here are some pointers!

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Backstage with Hippocamelus bisulcus

Just who is this guy and what?s his story? Read this ?tell-all? to find out the real deal.

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The Route of the Binational Circuit, "There are no borders between gauchos".

The Binational Circuit, "There are no borders between gauchos", is divided between four main Stages. Each Stage is comprised of various Sections, eighteen in total. These can be biked or driven in a single day. Our recommendations for traveling the circuit are based on the feedback and stories we have received from visitors, describing their incredible experiences.

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Answers to your questions about the science of ICE

Without a doubt, one of the most amazing aspects of the Binational Circuit "There are no borders between gauchos" is its abundance of glaciers. In this article, we share some answers to questions frequently received by visitors to the area.

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Rise to the challenge with these bird watching basics

Part of the fun of bird watching is the challenge of identifying each variety. You have to be ready to observe a variety of details in a quick period of time, since birds tend to be always on the move. The pre-dawn shadows of early morning hours, the arrival of the sun, tree cover and bushes; all of these factors add to the challenge and fun.

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Know the Cultural Zones of Aysén: Baker - O'Higgins

The Baker-O'Higgins Zone is the southernmost of the territory, starting with the Baker River in the north, to the giant lake O'Higgins, gateway to South Ice Field.

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