Southern Patagonia at your feet: where it is and how to get to Caleta Tortel

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Caleta Tortel is a small town located in the Chilean Patagonia, known for its impressive natural landscapes and its great variety of outdoor activities. If you are planning a trip to this beautiful city, it is important to know where it is located and how to get there.

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Caleta Tortel

Caleta Tortel is located in Chilean Patagonia, in the Aysén region, approximately 1,200 kilometers south of Santiago. The city is located on the coast of the Elefantes Fjord in western Chile.

The most common way to get to Caleta Tortel is by plane. Coyhaique Airport is the closest airport to Caleta Tortel, from where you can take a bus or a rented car to reach the town.

Another option is to arrive by car, since Caleta Tortel is connected by road with other nearby cities such as Coyhaique. The CH-7 road is the main route to Caleta Tortel, it is a mountain road with beautiful scenery, but it can also be complicated due to weather conditions.

It is also possible to arrive by boat, since Caleta Tortel has a small port. You can take a ferry from other nearby towns such as Chaitén or Chiloé to reach Caleta Tortel.

In short, Caleta Tortel is a beautiful town located in the Chilean Patagonia. This city can be reached by plane from the Coyhaique Airport, by car on the CH-7 highway or by boat via ferry from other nearby cities. Whatever your choice, you will be surrounded by beautiful scenery and have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of outdoor and cultural activities. Do not hesitate to plan your next trip to Caleta Tortel, a place that will undoubtedly leave a mark in your memory.

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I am Matias, born in Patagonia, and a lover of my land.

For more than 20 years I help foreign travellers to organise their trip to Patagonia.

I also manage this exotic accommodation on the Atlantic coast.