Briefly...

  • Duration 5 days
  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Code ESC005
  • Nature
    Very high
  • Nightlife
    N/A

In this travel package you will learn the best of Puerto Varas and Chiloe in 5 days. We will visit Frutillar and Puerto Octay and we are going to travel to Castro, in Chiloé island, famous by their color houses and markets. Also we will appreciated the nature in the surrounds of Llanquihue lake, the Petrohué waterfalls and Osorno volcano.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Puerto Montt - Navigation to Bahia de Puerto Varas

Transfer: Airport in Puerto Montt Hotel in Puerto Varas

From Tepual Airport of Puerto Montt, we will go to your hotel in Puerto Varas so you can rest and in the afternoon make a city tour around the city

 

Day 2: Frutillar - Puerto Octay - Osorno volcano

Tour to Frutillar and Puerto Octay

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas

Come and visit Frutillar and Puerto Octay on the shores of Lake Llanquihue, two villages in Los Lagos region that share a strong German tradition.

We will leave your hotel at 9:00 am approximately and head towards to Frutillar. On the way we will pass by the city of Llanquihue, which is famous by the Route of the Settlers.

Then, we will arrive in Frutillar that emerged in 1856 as a pier in which appeared tanneries, mills and breweries. We will visit the old German styled houses that are characterized by their colorful gardens and terraces that have a beautiful view to the Llanquihue Lake and the Osorno volcano.

Tourists who want to, can enter the German Colonial Museum that displays the history and life of the settlers. We will also see the Theater of the Lake, on the lake shore, where the famous “Semanas Musicales del frutillar” are held every year with worldwide attendants.

We will continue our trip to Puerto Octay, where we will visit the Centinela Peninsula and the viewpoint.

13:30 pm: Return to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature
    Very low

Osorno Volcano

  • Departure: 15:00
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas

From the heights of the volcano Osorno you’ll be able to see the most beautiful landscapes of Los Lagos region. This place is known for being the entrance to the Chilean Patagonia and one of the volcanoes with the most beautiful landscapes.

Departure from your hotel at 15:00 am approximately, we will head to the Osorno volcano, bordering the Llanquihue Lake. We will start going uphill in Ensenada in a transfer, until we get to the ski center which is located on the top of the volcano. There we’ll will have time to enjoy the landscapes and take pictures.

We will descend from the volcano

18:00 pm: Return to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 3: Castro - Dalcahue - Ancud

Chiloe: Tour Castro Ancud y Dalcahue

  • Departure: 08:40
  • Duration: Full day
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas

Chiloé Island is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Region of Los Lagos. It is characterized by its strong religiosity, wool, wood and pottery crafts. Come to meet Castro, Ancud and Dalcahue, which are the main cities of Chiloé.

We will leave from your hotel at 8:40 approximately to head towards Pargua; there we’ll take the ferry that will take us to Chiloé Island through the Chacao channel. We will arrive in the village and we’ll take a walk to know about the architecture and the Church San Antonio de Achao, which has been declared as a World Heritage place.

We will continue to Dalcahue, where we will see the classic postcard of Chiloé with colored stilts (palafito) built on the water. We will visit the traditional market and the Church “Nuestra Señora de los Dolores de Dalcahue” that was declared Patrimony of the Humanity by Unesco in the year 2000.

Then, we will travel to Castro, the main city of Chiloé and stop at Gamboa’s viewpoint. We will visit the San Francisco church which was declared a National Historical Monument and a World Heritage Site. Finally, in Castro, we will visit the great Handicraft Market.

By the end of the tour we will arrive to Ancud, where we will meet the Fort of San Antonio, a historical site located in the upper part of the city. In addition, we will visit the Local Museum, the Plaza de Armas and the Municipal Market, which offers a variety of gastronomic options from the Island.

19:30: We will return to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature
    Medium

Day 4: Lago Todos los Santos - Saltos de Petrohué

Todos los Santos lake, Saltos Petrohué & Peulla Tour

  • Departure: 08:30
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Includes: Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas

We will visit the surroundings of Puerto Montt on an excursion to Todos los Santos lake, Petrohué and Peulla Falls, located in the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. An excursion to see the best of Los Lagos Region.

Departure from your hotel at 08:30 am approximately, we will go towards Saltos de Petrohué.

Once in Petrohué we will sail to Peulla, which is a small ecological village of 120 inhabitants, part of the famous tourist circuit Cruce Andino. The navigation lasts about 1 hour and 45 minutes, from where you can see the volcanoes Osorno, Puntiagudo and Tronador, as well as a privileged view of Margarita Island.

In Peulla you cannot miss the opportunity of participating in some of the adventure tourism excursions like canopy, horseback rides, fishing, jet boat, and 4x4 safari tours that are offered in this natural paradise. These excursions can be taken on sailing.

18:30: Return to your  hotel.

  • Nature
    Very high

Day 5: Departure Day

Transfer: Hotel in Puerto Varas Airport in Puerto Montt

We will pick you up at the agreed time in Puerto Varas and head over to the airport in Puerto Montt. 

 

 

Recommendations

It is recommended to bring a coat for the morning and evening excursions, during the course of the day wear light clothing and comfortable shoes.

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