A small town on the southern shore of the Lago Genereal Carrera, it is one of the largest of the surrounding settlements. Just 4km west of the border with Argentina, it serves as a nice little stop-over when crossing between Chile and Argentina. Crossing the lake by ferry to Puerto Ibanez on the north shore is a lovely experience in the summer sun, as is following the route along the shoreline by car.
Photos of Chile Chico
Map of Chile Chico
Trips that visit Chile Chico
A route deep in this remote region, featuring the show stopping highlights of the Southern highway – staggering glaciers, seemingly endless glacial lakes, and secluded hikes. Drive around Lago General Carerra on mainly gravel roads, make ferry crossings and take…