Balmaceda is sure to (almost) blow you away!
The regional airport is located just steps away from the small border town of Balmaceda. Yes, it is tiny, but its history is gigantic. Instead of spending hours waiting at the airport, leverage your last few minutes being ?blown away? by the fresh Patagonian breezes and one of the oldest settlements in the region.Read more
A tremendous legacy awaits you in Villa Cerro Castillo
The tiny village of Cerro Castillo has a tremendous legacy to share, beginning more than 5,000 years ago with the indigenous Tehuelches who left their prints embedded in the rocks near town. Thousands of years later, settlers arrived full of dreams for building new lives at the base of these beautiful towers. Today, their descendants honor their rich gaucho legacy pioneering new adventures and heights.Read more
Play in the mud with the Artisans of Puerto Ibáñez!
The village of Puerto Ingeniero Ibañéz is renowned for its talented artisans who hold the secrets to working with clay from the Levicán Peninsula, leather from local goat hides, and the ancient Tehuelche symbols that decorate their valleys. Keep your memories of this area alive by choosing your own piece of pottery or, better yet, join them in creating your own work of art.Read more
Cowboy up with gaucho-style rodeo in Puerto Ibáñez
The "Festival de Jineteadas y Tradiciones", is Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez's traditional annual folk festival, where the central attraction is a gaucho-style rodeo, known as jineteada. You'll also find plenty of folk music, local foods, crafts, and traditional games like "truco" and "taba". The Argentine influences woven into the heritage of this frontier community come through loud and clear during this festival, especially when it comes to the jineteada.Read more
Search the shores of Chelenko for delicious picnic treasures
In your journey through the region of Aysén, you'll encounter a part of the world that has not yet been discovered by the fast food chains. Here there is a much better option, thanks to the fertile lands and micro climates of Puerto Ibáñez and Chile Chico, which yield spectacular fruits, vegetables and herbs, perfect for a gourmet picnic to accompany your adventures.Read more
Explore the scenic, simple and sincere lands of Bahía Murta
On this tour you?ll learn that there are two Bahía Murtas, through a fascinating story told by their own folklorists.Read more
Homemade meatballs, Patagonian style!
Are you hungry for a bit of Patagonian gastronomic tradition? Well, give Señora Clotilde Yáñez a little more than an hour and she will prepare her delicious homemade recipe for Patagonian meatballs. Or you can prepare it yourself, thanks to her willingness to share!Read more
Craving adventure? Explore the route to Puerto Sánchez
Puerto Sánchez is a tiny village located along the shores of General Carrera Lakes that you'll reach after driving a daring mountain route. The town boomed from the 1950s to the 1980s, when it was an epicenter for copper mining. Today, only memories and a few buildings remain, but the incredible scenery presents a million new adventures, just waiting to be discovered.Read more
Explore the tremendous legacy of Father Antonio Ronchi
The inspiring life and works of this self-proclaimed "rascal priest" provide a window into the culture and history of our unique corner of the world. We invite you to learn a bit more about one of the most important and beloved characters of Aysén.Read more
Discover the earliest human societies in South America
Visit the Tehuelche petroglyphs at the Cueva de las Manos (Cave of the Hands) World Heritage Site, in the Pinturas River Canyon. The site contains an impressive collection of cave art, drawn between 13,000 and 9,500 years ago.Read more