July 12 2021

Is it safe to travel to Chilean Patagonia?


Chilean Patagonia is a favorite destination when it comes to planning long vacations. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still uncertainty.

Here's what we can tell you about traveling to Chilean Patagonia so far and the attractions to visit where you can keep social distancing if that's your preference.

Is Patagonia a safe place to travel?

Chilean Patagonia is a vast territory with long distances between attractions, making it an ideal destination for travelers who want to keep social distancing and privacy.

Are there requirements to travel in Chile?

Chilean Patagonia is open to travelers worldwide. However, there are still some travel conditions you should meet due to COVID. Make sure to review the Chilean government's protocols to travel here.

Where is it safe to visit?

Here are Top 3 attractions that we recommend that don't draw large crowds:

Torres del Paine

This national park is known for its mountains and wildlife, and it's a must-see, especially if it is your first trip to Patagonia. Check its website for updates regarding opening dates, prices, and schedules.

Southern Highway

With a length of 1240 kilometers, the Carretera Austral runs through mountains and lakes. Riding or driving along the way, you can stop at some national parks such as Pumalín and Queulat.

Marble Chapel

This national monument is surrounded by turquoise waters. It's a Patagonian landmark made up of a series of caverns eroded by the waters of Lake General Carrera. It's a hard place reachable only by boat, so a limited number of people are allowed in.

How can you move around Patagonia?

You can travel by car, bus, bicycles or bikes. If you are on foot, a safe bet is the Navimag ferry trip that takes you between Puerto Montt and Puerto Natales sailing through the Patagonian Fjords scenic route

Chilean Patagonia is safe for you

This destination hosts attractions where you can keep social distancing and live a safe, wonderful experience.

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