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What to do in Cochrane, Patagonia Chile

To Puerto Guadal: leave from Cochrane toward the north by the southern highway. After 19 kilometers you will cross the bridge on the river Chacabuco, having gone by the valley of the same name, a place with excellent lands for the cattle raising. Before arriving to the fork of the river Baker with the river Nef you can stray for a path to see the impressive Jump of the Baker. To 46 kilometers you will find the cabins ‘Rápidos del Río Baker’ from where they are organized fishing trips. Next you will find a deviation to the left of just 3 kilometers that will take you to Puerto Bertrand, a beautiful village in the bank of the homonymous lake, in which will find camping site, cabins, fishing lodge and rent of boats. Recapturing the original road will see the birth of the River Baker of waters turquoise color and to the 66 kilometers you will meet with the crossing El Maitén. If you take to the left you will travel an itinerary of 6 kilometers to arrive to the drainage of the Lake General Carrera. And if you opts for the one that goes to the right heading to Chile Chico, after 10 kilometers you will arrive to Puerto Guadal. The drainage of the lake General Carrera is beside the lake Bertrand; it offers the biggest tourist concentration in the sector with several complexes of excellent cabins, fishing lodges, rent of boats and horses, variety of trips, mountaineering and trekking. Puerto Guadal is located in a very closed bay with 500 inhabitants and a beautiful beach that is called ‘Perla del Lago’.

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