Pax number: Min. 6 / Max. 10 (limited vacancies)
Difficulty: Medium/high (Average: 62 km per day / road type: 150 km gravel - 409 km pavement)
Previous experience in recreational or professional cycling sports, good physical condition and previous training.
Jan. 5 - 14, 2024
*You can connect this route with the southern tour.
Tour $1.100.000 clp/USD 1380 (10% off until Sept,15th).
Feb. tour $1.890.000 clp/ USD 2300 (bed) (10% off until Sept, 15th).
Rent a bike $220.000 clp/ USD 275 (20% off included)
Northern Carretera Austral Itinerary
The city of Puerto Montt is the entrance to route 7, this adventure of cycling invites you to visit the most spectacular landscapes of the Northern Austral Road. We will start the journey navigating the Reloncaví Estuary and the Bi-modal Route and pedaling through mountains, lakes, rivers, fjords, glaciers and native forests of the Los Lagos and Aysén Region.
You will meet more than 10 locations, among which are Hornopirén, Chaitén, Villa Santa Lucía, La Junta, Puyuhuapi, Mañihuales and Coyhaique. In these destinations, we will make our lodging and feeding stops, where we can know part of the history, traditions and local culture. This Cycletouring route faces pavement and gravel roads, as well as important challenges such as the Moraga and Queulat slope.
Come with us to know and enjoy spectacular attractions such as Pumalín Park, Yelcho Glacier, Palena River, Risopatron Lake, the majestic Hanging Glacier of Queulat National Park. Do not miss out on this great personal experience, an opportunity to travel sustainably and contributing to local communities.
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:
January tour, 2024
Hostel o cabins, 4 nights.
Camping, 5 nights. (Includes tents for 2 and 3 people sharing).
February tour, 2024
Bed only, mix hotels, lodge, hostels & cabins (double and triple rooms), 9 nights
Breakfast: (prepared by accommodation service and guide staff)
Snack: (prepared by guide staff).
Dinner: (prepared by accommodation service or local restaurants)
Van Puerto Montt to Caleta Puelche
Ferry Estuario del Reloncaví.
Ferry Ruta Bimodal (Hornopirén to Caleta Gonzalo).
Van Puyuhuapi termas and return.
Tour leader: Cycling tour guide, responsible for the expedition, certified in first aid, knowledgeable in environmental interpretation and bicycle touring, intermediate or advanced level in English and bike mechanic knowledge.
Truck: Driver, is responsible for the support vehicle, to give technical assistance with the repo bike service, food logistics on route, camping and in charge of emergency evacuations.
Mechanic: Cycling tour guide, responsible for the mechanics of bicycles and monitoring of the tour group cycling equipment. (plus 7 pax)
Camp: Tents marmot 3 stations, for 2 to 3 people, community dome, kitchen implementation.
Safety, communications and first aid: Spine board, orthopaedic neck brace, first aid kits in the car and for the guides on route, VHF communication radios for staff, satellite telephone
Mechanics: Repobike service (spare bike on route in case of serious mechanical failure of personal equipment), tool box, accessories and spare parts.
Trekking: larches trail, Pumalín National Park.
Entrance to the Queulat National Park: Guided trekking on the interpretative trail Lagoon Tempano or the Queulat Glacier.
* The tour includes adventure tourism insurance.
* Customers may carry their luggage in the support vehicle.
Alcoholic beverages and a la carte meals.
Bicycle and bicycle touring equipment (Additional Service)
International transfer commission or PayPal Charge.
Services not specified above.