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Lake District Chile Ss By Sl Photography
Sublime landscapes of forest-covered volcanoes and shimmering lakes

Lake District and Northern Patagonia

Chile’s Lake District is far more dramatic than its English namesake. Here, the mountain lakes are surrounded by dense forests and magnificent volcanoes. This is one of our favourite places to hike and ski. Chile’s Lake District is far more dramatic than its English namesake. Here, the mountain lakes are surrounded by dense forests and magnificent volcanoes. This is one of our favourite places to hike and ski.
Why the Lake District and Northern Patagonia?
Much of this region falls within the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, and it's a year-round paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. In the winter months, Northern Patagonia is the best place in Chile for experienced skiers with unspoilt off-piste routes. During other times of year, this is among our favourite destinations for hiking, fishing and splashing in the natural hot springs.

Though it feels remarkably wild, this part of Chile was settled by indigenous people at least 18,500 years ago. The archaeological site at Monte Verde is especially fascinating – at the time of its discovery, it was the oldest inhabited site in the Americas. You can still see the remains of burned wood, animal bones, and footprints preserved in clay that suggest Monte Verde was once a small village.
  • Sweeping landscapes of forest and mountains.
  • Supreme hiking and fishing.
  • Excellent for winter skiing.
  • Comfortable lodges with spectacular views.
  • Historically significant archaeological site.
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