Fill your heart with memories and unforgettable experiences on this spectacular cruise along the Veliche Route - Chiloé Island, exploring the marvelous corners hidden in the south of Chile.
For decades, Puerto Montt and the mystical Chiloé Island have been starting and meeting points for great expeditions towards southern Chile and Patagonia. From the discovery of the San Rafael Lagoon to the taking of possession of the Strait of Magellan, Chiloé has been considered the captain of the Southern Routes. In order to bring tourists closer to the essence of the Chilote people and their traditions, Skorpios Cruises presents an exciting tourist route, the Veliche Route, whose name in Mapudungun means "people of the south," in honor of the ancient navigators who gave origin to the Chilote people.
All the details about the cruise
The journey aboard the Skorpios III Cruise begins with embarkation in Puerto Montt at 5:00 PM. At 8:30 PM, the ship will set sail from the Skorpios terminal, navigating through the picturesque Tenglo Channel. During the onboard dinner, you will enjoy the continuation of the navigation, passing through iconic places such as the Maillen Passage, Tautil Passage, Calbuco Channel, and crossing the Gulf of Ancud, heading towards the marvelous Lemuy Island.
On the second day of this adventure, you will explore the Puchilco sector of Lemuy Island. After disembarking on boats, you will embark on a journey that will allow you to explore the lush nature of the island, with gentle hills and green meadows. The itinerary includes visits to the charming village of Puqueldón, where you can enjoy its square and a beautiful viewpoint with impressive panoramic views. You will also discover the town of Aldachildo, where you can admire its church, declared a national monument, and relax on its beautiful beach.
One of the highlights of the route is the visit to the private Yayanes park, where you will venture into a typical humid forest of southern Chile, enjoying a walk or trek amidst nature. The journey ends in the Puchilco sector, where you will have the opportunity to participate in an activity on an authentic Chilote farm, learning about potato and apple cider production. As a grand finale, you will admire the imposing Virgen la Candelaria de Puchilco church, whose origin dates back to 1850, and in the afternoon, you will explore the charming Quehui Island.
The third day will take you to Mechuque Island, where, if conditions permit, you can enjoy boat rides and visit the village of Mechuque with its characteristic stilt houses and an interesting museum that tells the local history. At noon, the ship will set sail back to Puerto Montt, and while navigating through the Gulf of Ancud and the Calbuco archipelago, you will enjoy a delicious lunch. The journey ends in the afternoon, at 5:30 PM, leaving you with memories for a lifetime.
The Skorpios III Cruise offers a complete experience, including full board on board with breakfast, lunch, tea, and dinner. Additionally, the ship has an open bar, offering liquors and drinks to enjoy during the trip. The exciting excursions are included in the package, allowing you to thoroughly explore the hidden treasures of Lemuy and Quehui Islands.
It's important to note that the package does not cover the airfare, tips on board, embarkation fees, or transfers to and from the airport. Also, during the cruise, be aware that the ship does not have Wi-Fi, and there are no elevators on board. Moreover, it's important to inform the staff if you have any allergies, dietary restrictions, or special food requirements to ensure a pleasant and safe experience.
The upcoming departure dates for this cruise are Friday, August 25th, and Friday, September 22nd, respectively. To book the Skorpios III Cruise: Veliche Route - Chiloé Island, click on this link or contact email@example.com.
Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure along the Southern Routes with the Skorpios III Cruise. Discover the cultural richness and the majesty of the southern Chilean nature on a journey that will be engraved in your memory forever.
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