Below, we will tell you which are the experiences you can’t miss in the most southern part of Chile
The Magallanes region, in the southern-most zone of Chile, is known for the famous Torres del Paine National Park, but this incredible place is not the only attraction in the area. Below we will tell you which unforgettable activities you must do in order to have the perfect trip to the Chilean Patagonia in Magallanes.
Trekking in Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine National Park is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. The alternatives to explore this biosphere reserve are various, but the best landscapes are experienced in trekking the W and O circuit. Walk next to the powerful Grey Glacier, be astonished by the famous granite towers and photograph the Cuernos del Paine, in one of the most spectacular excursions you will ever experience in your life.
Sail on the Patagonian Fjords
In the south of Chile exist impressive landscapes of cliffs, uninhabited islands, forests and mountains that you can see from certain points accessible only by water. The patagonian canals are some of the least transited parts that lead to these places. Sail on the most southern fjords in the world and explore some of the most inhospitable corners of the planet.
Birdwatching in Torres del Paine National Park
In the early morning hours it is possible to see more than 120 species of different birds that live in Torres del Paine National Park. Observe hawks, Magellanic woodpeckers, flamencos, patagonian ducks and condors in their natural habitat and take advantage to take wonderful photographs.
Track Pumas in Torres del Paine
The puma is the second largest feline in the american continent following the jaguar, an elusive animal that lives from Canada to Patagonia and can sometimes be seen in Torres del Paine National Park. Feel the adrenaline as you see a puma in its natural habitat after tracking it for hours. Contract a specialized guide and go on an adventurous patagonian safari.
See emperor penguins in Antarctica
Did you know that a penguin measures 1 meter and 15 cm tall and can weigh up to 46 kg? These are emperor penguins, the largest penguins in the world and one of the species most difficult to see. If you have the opportunity to visit Magallanes in Chilean Patagonia, take advantage to visit Antarctica, the only place where it is guaranteed to see this majestic animal.
Kayak the Strait of Magellan
Kayaking on the Strait of Magellan must be one of the most epic activities you can do in Chilean patagonia. Paddle and enjoy nature surrounded by seagulls, ducks, caiquenes and patagonian dolphins.
Heli Fishing consists of flying over different extreme zones or areas with limited access in search of the best spots to sportfish. Dientes de Navarino in the region of Magallanes is an excellent spot to practice this innovative activity.
Which of these activities would you like to do?