Capital of the Province of Palena, Chaitén is home to an impressive volcano which last errupted in 2008 leading to the evacuation of the city some 6 miles away.

Map of Chaitén

Nearby landmarks

Trips that visit Chaitén

Best of the Chilean Lake District

Connect the magic of Chiloé Island, the adventure of the Chilean Lake District and remote hiking trails in Pumalin Park, for the most complete experience the region has to offer. Explore the Route of Parks as you follow in Darwin's…

  • 8 Days
  • $4,100
Highlights of Pumalín National Park

Just a short journey from the Chilean Lakes' main hubs, you'll be hiking in lush rainforest, past waterfalls, up snow-capped volcanoes and hanging glaciers. This trip includes a variety of day hikes of varying length and difficulty to allow you…

  • 3 Days
  • $1,750