From Hornopirén, take the road to Chaquihua Alto sector in the direction of the national park for approximately 10 km to the León River and from there continue on a trail for a total of 6.8 km until you reach the park boundary, a journey that takes approximately 4 hours. · We ALWAYS recommend going with a local guide. You can find on HERE
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With spectacular views of the Yates Volcano and the Reloncaví Estuary, the name of this town comes from the Mapudungún word Kocha-mo, which means, “where the waters meet.” The crystalline Cochamó River crosses the valleys surrounded by evergreen forests, crowned by amazing granite walls, recognized worldwide by climbers and hikers. It is a destination par excellence for climbing enthusiasts.
Visit the beautiful valley of Cochamó, to appreciate its granite walls. Get to know the natural slides in the La Junta sector and the Arcoíris viewpoint. Take the trail to the La Paloma Glacier, among others.
From Cochamó to the trailhead, it is about 10 km. Most people hire a van that regularly takes tourists from Cochamó to the trailhead where you will find the mandatory registration post to start hiking to La Junta.
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Río Puelo is a binational watercourse that originates in the Province of Chubut, Argentina, and flows through its valley of glacial origin until finally flowing into the Reloncaví Estuary. The town of the same name is located on one side of the river, with magnificent views of the Yates Volcano. It is the ideal destination for lovers of recreational fishing since its season runs from September to May each year. It is one of the basins with the longest fishing season in Chile.
Embark from Caleta La Arena, and then take Route V-69 until reaching Puelo and returning to Puerto Varas.
Visit the Patagonian Mountain villages of Llanada Grande and Segundo Corral.
Visit the Ventisquero Valley: This farm in southern Chile is located in the district of Cochamó. It is a very quiet valley, with few inhabitants and a unique geography that offers beautiful views of the Andes Mountains.
Puelo River is an ideal place for this activity. The recommended period for fishing is from September to May each year. It is one of the basins with the longest fishing season in Chile.
The evergreen forest, water and mountains interact here in an endless cycle of life, giving home to a very attractive private protected area with a scenic unique beauty to the south of our country.
You can visit the park for a day or stay in three cozy lodges, to walk all the trails enjoying the landscapes, flora, and fauna of the pristine forest at any time of the year.
Tagua-Tagua Park schedule: from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.