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Discover the Carretera Austral - Viva Expeditions
Discover the Carretera Austral - Viva Expeditions
Starts
El Chalten
+10 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Puerto Montt
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Highlights

Start in El Chalten and end in Puerto Montt! With the overland truck tour Discover the Carretera Austral, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through El Chalten, Argentina and 11 other destinations in Latin America. Discover the Carretera Austral includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
10 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Overland Truck

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 El Chalten to Route 40
  2. Day 2 Route 40 to Puerto Bertrand 
  3. Day 3 Puerto Bertrand
  4. Day 4 Puerto Bertrand to Puerto Rio Tranquil
  5. Day 5 Puerto Rio Tranquil to Coyahique
  6. Day 6 Coyahique to Queulat National Park
  7. Day 7 Queulat National Park
  8. Day 8 Queulat National Park to Lago Yelcho
  9. Day 9 Lago Yelcho to Pumalin National Park 
  10. Day 10 Pumalin National Park
  11. Day 11 Pumalin National Park to Chiloe Island
  12. Day 12 Chiloe Island
  13. Day 13 Chiloe Island to Puerto Varas
  14. Day 14 Puerto Varas
  15. Day 15 Depart

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  • Ricardo11th October 2017
    I reserved a 14 day tour of Europe and mistakenly reserved and paid for the wrong tour date. Realizing what I had done I contacted TourRadar and they rectified the situation rapidly and efficiently. A refund was issued for the monies not used and I am so far a very satisfied customer. I hope that the actual tour will go as nicely, and I will be very happy.

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Discover the Carretera Austral

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  • Saturday
    Dec 8, 2018
    from El Chalten
    15 Days
    Saturday
    Dec 22, 2018
    to Puerto Montt
    10+ seats left
    $172
    USD $4,123

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About the countries

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Currencies

Peso
Argentina and Chile

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Argentina and Chile. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Argentina and Chile. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Argentina and Chile. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Argentina and Chile. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
El Chalten is the starting point and Puerto Montt is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Viva Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 July 2018 the full payment of $4,123 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $4123 for Discover the Carretera Austral, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Viva Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Viva Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,312 km.
  • El Chalten (Argentina)
  • 203 km
  • Gobernador Gregores (Argentina)
  • 172 km
  • Lago Posadas (Argentina)
  • 102 km
  • Puerto Bertrand (Chile)
  • 45 km
  • Puerto Rio Tranquilo (Chile)
  • 126 km
  • Coyhaique (Chile)
  • 126 km
  • Parque Nacional Queulat (Chile)
  • 23 km
  • Puyuhuapi (Chile)
  • 191 km
  • Parque Pumalin (Chile)
  • 132 km
  • Chiloe Island (Chile)
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