Explore Patagonia and Huilo Huilo - hidden paradises in Chile
With a lot of wonderful scenery, Chile is definitely worth your exploration. The unique attractions, special culture and the friendliness of the people here make Chile trip becomes awesome and memorable than ever. If you have a chance to take a trip to the country, Patagonia and Huilo Huilo are two attractive destinations for you to visit.
Located in southern of Chile, Patagonia is a paradise with wonderful forests, bays, caves, glaciers, hot springs, etc. This land was discovered by Ferdinand Magellan - a Portuguese explorer and named after the tribe who lived there in the 16th century. Today, Patagonia is in the territory of Chile and Argentina and it is considered as the land at the end of the world. Visiting there, you will have the chance to contemplate some of the biggest landscapes and adventures of the world.
Beautiful glaciers in Patagonia
- Lago Puelo National Park
Named after Puelo Lake and located in northwestern Chubut Province, Lago Puelo National Park is an attractive site that you shouldn’t miss. With an area of 276.74 km², it was established to protect the beautiful scenery and vegetation of Valdivian.
The park is surrounded by temperate forests, the Patagonia steppe and the Andes mountain ecosystem, with a maximum height of 200 meters above sea level. It has a cold and damp climate with snow in winter. There are a lot of exciting activities in there for you to experience like camping, swimming and fishing.
Majestic scenery of Lago Puelo National Park
For those who want to experience the adventurous activities like climbing or skiing, the breathtaking Ushuaia Trail located at the bottom of the Andes is an ideal choice. Ushuaia will bring to you incredibly adventurous activities that can’t be found in anywhere else such as taking meals on rocky mountain or enjoying peaceful atmosphere. All interesting experiences in there will make your travel to Chile becomes unforgettable.
Adventurous sports in Ushuaia
- Perito Moreno Glacier
Perito Moreno Glacier is a famous treasure of Glacier National Park and it is one of the most important tourist destinations in Patagonia. Known as one of the 48 large glaciers in the Patagonia region, Perito Moreno has a height of about 60 m and extends for about 5 km.
The park surrounding Perito Moreno has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981. Argentino Lake where the ice from Perito Moreno flows is also considered as Argentina's largest lake, with an age of up to 15,000 years old. The glacier climbing experience in Glacier National Park located in the province of Santa Cruz and the southern Andes Mountains is also an adventurous activity that attracts many tourists to come.
Perito Moreno Glacier in the Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
- Puelo lake
Located in the northwest of Chubut Province and on the border with Chile, Lake Puelo is considered to be the smallest national park in the Patagonia region. It’s the place to protect forests and steppe area of the Andes.
Huilo Huilo is one of the most attractive tourist attractions in Chile. Ranked in the list of the most spectacular places in South America, Huilo Huilo has many beautiful natural scenery, waterfalls, forests and diverse ecosystems. It is also home to one of the world's most unique hotels, known as the Mountaintop Hotel.
Admire the fairy-tale scenery in Huilo Huilo
This place is like the biological globe of Chile, which is home to hundreds of rare plants and animals. According to the International Environmental Protection Agency, it is one of the 25 most valuable and protective ecosystems in the world. Some activities like skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing or jumping are very popular in Huilo Huilo.
Amazing waterfall in Huilo Huilo
Beautifully situated on a diverse forested area in northern Patagonia, Magic Mountain Lodge is an ideal place for visitors to explore wildlife and wonderful waterfalls. Built in 2004, Baobad Hotel has the shape of a giant tree and was constructed totally from wood. It has waterfalls running over it and a window open to nature. Inside it, there are full of banquet rooms, conference rooms, and restaurants with extremely luxurious furniture. In particular, it also has a very impressive and modern spa.
The unique design of Mountaintop Hotel in Huilo Huilo
Special features in Patagonia and Huilo Huilo will definitely make you want to visit these sites immediately. Let’s take a trip to Chile, explore all wonderful destinations in there and have the most memorable experience ever!