I invite you to explore this area through these photos I made.
Chaiten, arrival by ferry at dawn
Pumalin Park, the ancient Alerce forests
Local wooden fishing boats and the Corcovado Volcano
Group by Lago Yelcho
|"This should be
your first port of call in Chaitén." -- The
South American Handbook
Chaitur Excursions is a small, family-run company that has been helping travellers discover and enjoy this amazing area of Chile for over twelve years. Around Chaitén we do:
Outside of the Chaitén area we do private excursions along the whole of the ´Carretera Austral´, the unique Chilean Southern Highway.
Transportation Services: Buses to Futaleufu, Coyhaique, Pto. Montt, La Junta, Puyuhuapi and Reservations for Airplanes and Ferry.
Our Chaitur office in the bus terminal is the one stop for travel services and information in Chaitén.
Bus Schedule Spring 2012 Chaitur Office
We sell tickets for all the different buses that travel along the ´Carretera Austral´. This is the current Bus Schedule for Spring 2012: (* Due to the volcanic eruption the direct Chaiten - to Coyhaique buses are less but in January there should be more trips.
We also sell tickets for the airlines that fly daily between Puerto Montt and Chaitén ( The new air field at Santa Barbara) and.can make reservations for the Ferries.
Other services we offer include reservations for lodging (see listings
below), travel information, and a book exchange.
Also Interent service with a fast Fiber Optic connection.
We are fluent in Spanish and English.and will be glad to help you in any way we can to come visit here, and enjoy this unique Chaiten and Chilean Northern Patagonia area .
Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at mobile phone ++56 9 74685608 - Land Line (065) 731429.
Acommadations: Bed and Breakfast and Cabins in Chaitén
A list of Hospedajes and Cabins in Chaitén that are good, clean, friendly, with hot showers, electricity, and meals. They are peolple that love their town and have done their best to make your stay here enjoyable:
Cabañas Pudu calle 668, also have homecooked meals
Ferry Naviera Austral
Naviera Austral is the ferry conection to Chaitén.
Their website is www.navieraustral.cl
Chaitén: The good people of Chaitén are rebuilding the town they love. It´s been four and a half years since the Chaitén Volcanic Erupotion. There is still a lot more to do.
If you have any questions about our town or area, write us and I'll try to answer them.