Snow shoe from General Carrera Lake, Austral Road
Southern Coyhaique, Lake General Carrera is one of the most beautiful places of the Chilean Patagonia. Very near the lake lie two extraordinary sites: West is the famous "Campos de Hielos Norte," the world's closest ice field to the Equator, on which rises Mount Saint Valentin (4,058m), only few kilometers from San Rafael Lagoon; and South is Baker River, a fishermen's paradise, and Lake Cochrane where Mount San Lorenzo rises to 3700 m. You will discover a pioneer's land, only recently opened to tourists thanks to several programs that allow you to enjoy infinity of activities and appreciate the comfort, the familiar atmosphere and excellent gastronomy of Terra Luna lodge, with wonderful views on the lake and the surroundings glaciers.
Terra Luna is located in Puerto Guadal bay renowned for its exceptional micro-climate that allows visiting the area ALL YEAR ROUND and realizing numerous activities from water sports to winter sports (cross country skiing, snow shoes…) according to the period of the year you visit us. The lodge, located in a 6ha private land with more than 400m of "beach", is open all year round and offers extraordinary view on the lake and the surrounding mountains. Its infrastructure, the hot tub, leisure room totally equipped for conferences and inclusive "discotheque", make Terra Luna a unique place, much appreciated even in case of eventual bad weather. We offer several "all inclusive" conventional and soft adventure programs as well as simple lodging with optional services and activities for the unexpected visitors.

ITINERARY (Only on Tuesday & Friday Departures)
Departure from Coyhaique or reception at Balmaceda's airport. We follow the Austral road to Puerto Guadal. On the way, we visit "Cerro Castillo village" with spectacular view of Cerro Castillo snowed range. Lunch in a typical restaurant. Continue to Puerto Tranquilo skirting the General Carrera Lake for a boat excursion (if possible) to the "Capilla de Mármol", fantastic maze of caves carved by the millenary waves of the lake. Arrival to Puerto Guadal. Welcome drinks, dinner and overnight in Terra Luna lodge on the shore of Lake General Carrera. (L,D)
After breakfast, we will visit Lago Bertrand for an exiting snow shoe walking following the river, mountains and the lake. We reach the Lindero Magallanes hill (1.720 mt) to enjoy an impressive vista over the Bertrand and El Plomo lakes. Box lunch. After the vehicle will pick us to drive towards the mighty waters of the Baker River, where we stop affording a superb view of the confluence of Baker and Nef rivers. Return to the lodge. Relax time in the hot tub, dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)
Today we will descend to Puerto Guadal for a snow shoe walking among native lenga forest. We will share with the local people "patagon" to experience their mountain style life. Extraordinary view of the San Valentin mount (4.058 mt) and San Lorenzo mount (3.706 mt). Return to the lodge, dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we leave this amazing lodge towards Chile Chico, following an extraordinary road. Arrival to Chile Chico. Transfer to the airport and local flight to Balmaceda or Coyhaique. Arrival to Balmaceda to take the connecting flight back to Santiago. (B,L)
Season: Every Tuesday and Fridays from April 1st. to September 30th.
Unscheduled departures:
Single (1 pax/apart.)
US$ 790
Double (2 pax/apart.)
US$ 650
Min. 3 pax up /apart.
US$ 590


  • Hotel, lodge and guest house nights according to the program - Meals as described by codes (B: Continental breakfast L: Lunch & D: Dinner) - All land transfers and transportation for excursions - Boat excursions or transportation mentioned in the program - English speaking guide for all excursions - Local flight: Chile Chico- Coyhaique or Balmaceda - TERRA LUNA facilities: hot tub, mountain bike, horses, etc.


  • Domestic flights and airport taxes - Charter flight over the ice-field and any kind of Charter flights - Boat excursions not included in programs - Any fantasy drinks during restaurant, lodge or hotel meals -Tips.
Easy. No special abilities are needed.

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