Travel package of 5 days to meet the best of the Chiloé island. We will take a city tour of Castro and Dalcahue, visit the wooden churches that are a World Heritage Site and sail to Mechuchuque Island to get to know the Mingas Route.
Day 1: Arrival to Chiloé Island and Castro city tour
Transfer: Airport Hotel in Castro
Day 2: Castro
Tour to the Muelle of Almas
- Departure: 09:00
- Duration: Full day
- Includes: Lunch
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Castro
Meet "El Muelle de las Almas" one of the unmissable points in Chiloé Island. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the sea and the pacific southern lands silence.
The “Soul Dock” Kuy Kuy Tempilkawe, is a work of art in homage to the oral tradition of the Chilote peoples, based on the legend that tells that when the physical body dies, the soul will perch on this dock to ask for a ferry. and Tempilkawe (the rafter) from whom he asks for his beautiful Llankas (beautiful colored stones) in exchange for taking his soul in his white foam boat to the afterlife.
Located on the cliffs of Punta Pirulil, we will arrive at this place after bordering Lakes Huillinco and Cucao, bordering the Pacific Ocean to the South to the town of Rahue for a walk of approximately one and a half hours reaching the cliffs and dock. After a good rest, we headed to the Chiloé National Park to see the El Tepual trail with its interesting biodiversity.
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Day 3: Castro - Dalcahue - Achao
Achao and Dalcahue Tour
- Departure: 08:00
- Duration: 8 hours
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel en Castro
Tour full day in Achao and Dalcahue in Chiloé Island. Visit with us the World Heritage-listed wood churches and the famous Chilean handicraft markets.
This route will take you to know about the cultural, agricultural and religious heritage of Chiloé, by visiting the towns of Dalcahue, Curaco de Vélez and Achao, where you will visit the World Heritage churches of Dalcahue, Achao and Quinchao, small but interesting museums, craft fair and learn about the attractive cuisine of the area.
Introducing us through secondary roads, you will be able to understand why the FAO has recognized Chiloé as an Ingenious World Agricultural Heritage Site (SIPAM), the work of many generations of farmers who developed ingenious practices for the use and conservation of natural resources. An example is the cultivation of more than 200 varieties of native potatoes.
Finally, and depending on the time of year, we will stop at one of the viewpoints that the route offers us, to appreciate some resident birds such as black-necked swans and different species of cormorants and some migratory birds, among which the Curlew stands out. straight-billed (between November and March) and the attractive Chilean Flamingo (between May and August).
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Day 4: Chepu - Muelle de la Luz Tour
On this route, we will head directly to the Chepu area, where a local boat will be waiting for us to take us on a journey into the river. There, we will witness a sunken forest, a result of the 1960 earthquake, and have the opportunity for birdwatching. Among the diverse bird species, you can observe various types of herons such as the Cuca Heron, Imperial Heron, and the mythical Guairao, as well as the Kingfisher, Cahuil Seagulls, Cormorants, and more. If we're fortunate, we might spot aquatic mammals like the Huillín and Coipo.
Afterwards, we will change course and navigate towards the Pacific Ocean, where we'll disembark on a beach and walk approximately 20 minutes to the Muelle de la Luz (Pier of Light). From there, we'll enjoy an extensive view of the ocean. On the way back, we'll visit a rural tourism house, where, in addition to having lunch, we can explore the house and gardens. Finally, we'll return to the city of Castro to drop off passengers at their accommodation.
Day 5: Transfer to the airport or the bus station
Transfer: Hotel Airport in Castro
At the agreed time we’ll take you to the airport of Castro or the bus station and with this we finish the program of 4 days in the island of Chiloé.
- Airport or bus station transfer / hotel / airport or bus station transfer
- Accommodation at Hotel Palafito 1326, in a double room
- City tour by Castro
- Tour to the Dock of the Soul
- Tour by Achao and Dalcahue
- Tour through the Chiloé National Park
- Guide biliinguë
- All not mentioned
Comfortable clothing and footwear, coat in bad weather, camera.
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