The national capital Santiago is located 840 miles (1352 kilometers) north of Coyhaique, while Mendoza is 890 miles (1432 kilometers) to the north.
See if you can spot the area’s wildlife with a drive to one of the lakes in the area such as Lake Frio or maybe Lake Elizalde. In this region these two natural havens are great places to savour the beautiful colors of sunset.
If you are into nature, head to Reserva Nacional Coyhaique and Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo, two protected habitats where outdoor types often go to get active. These natural parks are attractive places to check out the scenery.
See the world in a new light at the Museo Regional de la Patagonia, one of the most interesting museum experiences in Coyhaique. Enjoy the quiet spaces, ask the staff about any one-off exhibitions, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the lovingly crafted exhibits.
Civic places and public squares are great places to feel the heartbeat of a city; Plaza de Armas in Coyhaique is certainly no exception. Take a few photos and spend a hour people watching before heading off to explore the nearby cafes and shops.
Piedra del Indio is one of the most popular botanical parks around the city. It is a tranquil space where visitors of all ages gather to enjoy the fresh air and greenery.
Coyhaique’s major sights sometimes overshadow its less renowned, but equally fascinating sights such as the Monumento al Ovejero.