Patagonia - one of the most famous areas of Chile.This South American continent almost buried in a blinding flash of glaciers, icebergs and islands.This is really one of the wonders of Mother Nature.
Chilean Patagonia includes two regions: Aysen - in the north and the south of Magellan.The sight of the first region is National Park San Rafael, while Magellan, a few isolated from the rest of Chile due to fierce storms and towering mountains attract tourists stunning park Torres del Paine.
In this part of the country is the southern city of Punta Arenas, one of the first began to flourish during the California "Gold Rush."Since the city is located on the Pacific coast near the Straits of Magellan, it was an ideal point for the shipment of goods from one ship to another.Punta Arenas later became the capital of the wool industry of Chile, so natives of this city became one of the richest barons on the continent.The best place with a breathtaking view of the city - Cape Cerro La Cruz.
Other attractions in the region can be distinguished:
• Torres del Paine National Park - a spectacular mountain range, which became the basis of the Park of the same name
• stunning beauty of the waterfalls Salto Chico and Salto Grande, a long time captivating the viewer the beauty of shimmering water
• many beautiful glaciers, lakes and lagoons.
• So, where do you start surfing the Patagonia?If your goal is to see the stunning glaciers, the first visit of El Calafate town - the main tourist center where you can participate in a variety of excursions with experienced English-speaking guides.We recommend that you take a trip on the lakes in the modern and comfortable boats, visit the Perito Moreno Glacier, go on an excursion to the National Park Los Glaciares National Park, and for those who love a serious extreme - to take part in the ascent to the top of the ice.
Not much attention of tourists deserve the southernmost city in the world Ushuyya - the capital of the region of Tierra del Fuego.The landscape of the island attracts unique natural attractions such as the ocean, forests, glaciers and mountains.From here you can go on a fascinating Antarctic Cruise.Located in Ushuya National Park Tierra del Fuego will amaze you with its diversity of flora and fauna.
in Nahuel Huapi National Park is the city of Bariloche, which is known for its international ski slopes and wonderful chocolate.Bariloche - is one of those places where you can spend a vacation in any season.Any of the four seasons is excellent for exploring the lakes, mountains, forests and valleys of this region of Chile.
El Chalten - the local name of Mount Fitz Roy, located in the north of Lake Viedma, in the area of the National Park Los Glaciares.The population here is only a few hundred, but in the summer many tourists come here, particularly fans of mountaineering and mountain trekking.El Chalten is the starting point for the ascent to the famous Mount Fitz Roy, whose height is 3400 meters.Also for tourists it offers several trekking tours easier.