Epic Rides in Chile – Ruta X-728 (Road to Exploradores Glacier)

Ruta X-728 is a dead-end road that starts from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to the Glacier Exploradores. It is a spectacular road that winds through lakes, cliff walls and is surrounded by Glaciers and mountains.


Located off the famous Carretera Austral in Chilean Patagonia. The road starts near the town Puerto Río Tranquilo.

Type of Road

All loose hard packed gravel

When is the best time to Ride?

November to March. Even during these months it will be chilly (especially at night)

What other Epic Rides are close by?

This road is off the Carretera Austral. Probably one of the best rides in the world.

GPS Tracking Map

My tracking on Ruta X-728. (GPX / KML files)

Google Earth View

GPS Elevation Profile


Stunning landscapes


Cafeteria La Nutria, Río Ibáñez, Aysén Region, Chile

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