Discover the Carretera Austral

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


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
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Overland Truck

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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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  • Meals

  • Transport

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Discover the Carretera Austral

  • Saturday
    Dec 8, 2018
    from El Chalten
    15 Days
    Dec 22, 2018
    to Puerto Montt
    10+ seats left
    USD $4,295

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About the countries

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Argentina and Chile

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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.


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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.
Recommended for Argentina and Chile. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 10 days before travel.


El Chalten is the starting point and Puerto Montt is the endpoint.
Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
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 21 May 2018 the full payment of $4,295 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 $4295 for Discover the Carretera Austral, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Viva Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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The following cards are accepted for Viva Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


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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