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Carretera Austral

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Great experience

Roads were bad, due to a lot of rain. The environment was beautiful; rain forest, mountains. a bit... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Miranda B
amazing road trip - very tough conditions - not for everyone

I did carretera austral backpacking and hitchhiking. It's amazing! And it's tough. Most part of the... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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18 Jan 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Roads were bad, due to a lot of rain. The environment was beautiful; rain forest, mountains. a bit of everything. We went camping, which was not too expensive.

1  Thank Miranda B
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We did two tours with this company; one to the San Rafael Glaciar and one to the Capilla de Marmol. The sites were amazing and the tours were very good however this has to be one of the most badly organised tour companies I have...More

4  Thank Ipexher
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I did carretera austral backpacking and hitchhiking. It's amazing! And it's tough. Most part of the road is not paved. This brings very bad conditions. There is very few public transport (like 1-2 bus / day). And in high season (Jan-Feb) there are lots of...More

3  Thank EnginKaban
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We started in Puerto Montt, went down to Villa O'Higgins (10 days) and then went back up. This road is 40% paved but is getting better each day. The views alongside it are simply unmissable!

1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We had something incredible to see and do every day. We hired a 4x4 (which you absolutely need) from Europcar in Coyhaique (we did book this through Kayak two months ahead of time). There's too much to write except it's all beautiful and you must...More

15  Thank stinax
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Is really pretty, you can make this trip by car or bicycle, you are surrounded by the river all the time, you'll haave a wonderfull view all the way.

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

this is a road worth taking. it's a tough trip but highly recommended thanks to the views, little vilages you encounter on the way. I think it's one of the most beautiful roads in the world

Thank Egoro8
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The Carretera Austal is with 1200 km too long to describe in a short text with its amazingly beautiful and varied natural landscapes and many road conditions. The road has asphalt and gravel sections. In the rain, it can be slippery and in the dry...More

6  Thank huys25
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Also known as the southern end of the Pan American Highway this road, especially in Autumn (late April early May) is amazing and for my experience the further south you go the better it gets. On Foot, on a bicycle, on a motorbike or in...More

1  Thank CoyhaiqueWoodnut
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Started from BBA airport near Coyhaique, rented a 4x4, paved road south until Cerro Castillo, from there onwards gravel roads only ... be aware when planning the trip south that often the road few km's south of Cerro Castillo is closed in the afternoon when...More

9  Thank peterkhjanssen
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Hola, cómo estás? Si, efectivamente, son aproximadamente 10 horas de viaje. Si tu interés es hacer turismo y conocer el destino, indudablemente, es un plan insensato. Pasarás todo el día arriba de un vehículo, tratando de... More
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