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.

Day 1: Arrival to Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas

From Tepual Airport in Puerto Montt, we will go to your hotel in Puerto Varas so you can rest and get to know the city as you prefer.

Day 2: Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas - Frutillar - Puerto Octay - Osorno volcano

Llanquigue, Frutillar and Puerto Octay tour

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

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.

Discover the fascinating Llanquihue, Frutillar, and Puerto Octay Route, immerse yourself in the enchanting history of charming villages and the stories of hardworking German settlers. Marvel at the beauty of Lake Llanquihue and indulge in its exquisite pastries. A journey that will captivate you with its charm and invite you to live unforgettable moments. Book now and be amazed!

9:00 AM: Departure from the hotel.

9:10 AM: We will start our excursion by visiting the city of Llanquihue, famous for its cured meats and the place of origin of the Maullín River, which is part of the ancient Settlers' Route. In the city, we will visit Los Cisnes Beach and the Pier, which offer a beautiful view of the Lake and the Volcanoes. Then, we will drive along the shores of Lake Llanquihue to reach Frutillar.

10:30 AM: We arrive at this beautiful town with Bavarian reminiscences, where its first settlers came from. It emerged in 1856 as a shipping port, and soon tanneries, mills, breweries, etc., appeared. We will stroll around its beautiful old German-style houses, admiring their well-kept gardens and the incomparable view of the Osorno and Puntiagudo Volcanoes. Optionally, passengers can visit the German Colonial Museum, which depicts the life of the settlers, or enjoy a coffee with a typical German pastry from the region.

On its Lakeside Avenue, we will observe the Teatro del Lago, where the famous "Semanas Musicales de Frutillar" (Musical Weeks of Frutillar) are held annually, attracting artists from all over the world.

12:00 PM: From here, we will head to Puerto Octay, also located on the northern shore of the lake, marked by German influence and being the first port of departure for agricultural products towards Osorno. We will explore its old streets and the Plaza de Armas.

2:00 PM: Arrival at the hotel.

• The order of the places to visit may be modified depending on the daily operation.

• Excursion times are approximate and may be subject to changes according to the Traffic and Operations schedule, considering that, being a half-day excursion, it may have afternoon departures.

• Excursions may undergo changes beyond the company's operation.

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

Osorno Volcano Excursion

  • Departure: 15:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt

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 - Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas - Ancud - Chiloé Island

Tour to Chiloé, Castro and Dalcahue - from Puerto Varas

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt

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.

Discover the essence of Chiloé on our unmissable excursion that will take you to explore Chacao, Quemchi, Aucar, Dalcahue, and Castro. Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of this fascinating island, marvel at its captivating landscapes, and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of each destination. Book now and live an unforgettable experience in Chiloé!

08:00 AM: We will start our journey to the town of Pargua, south of Puerto Varas, where we will board a ferry to sail through the Chacao Channel, which separates the mainland from the Big Island of Chiloé. During the navigation, we can observe sea lions, pelicans, and typical marine birdlife of this region.

09:45 AM: We will dock at the town of Chacao, where we can see typical Alerce wooden constructions and also the San Antonio de Chacao church before continuing our journey along the inner sea route, the west route of the island, towards the town of Quemchi.

11:30 AM: Arrival in Quemchi, where we can visit its beautiful coastal promenade, which writer Francisco Coloane named the "comuna of a thousand landscapes." Afterwards, we will head to a marvelous place: Aucar, the Island of the Sailing Souls, which we can access through a 430-meter wooden bridge.

1:00 PM: Later, we will head towards Dalcahue (a town located in front of the Island of Quinchao), which boasts a gastronomic and crafts market with a spectacular view along its coast. We will visit the market and walk towards the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, a typical Chilote construction that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

3:30 PM: Subsequently, we will continue our journey to the city of Castro, the capital of the Big Island of Chiloé. We will make a stop to take photographs of the Palafitos (houses with pillars arranged over the water), visit the San Francisco Church in front of the city square, and explore its Crafts Market.

5:00 PM: Departure from Castro heading back to Puerto Varas.

8:00 PM: Arrival at the hotel.

Note: The lunch location (not included) will be coordinated with the guide depending on the schedule and logistics of the excursion.

• The order of the points to visit may be modified depending on the daily operation.

• The excursion times are approximate and subject to change.

• The navigation operation in Puñihuil is subject to the Maritime Governorship's authorization, depending on weather conditions.

• Excursions may undergo changes beyond the company's control.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature

Day 4: Puerto Varas - Lago Todos los Santos - Saltos de Petrohué

Tour around the Todos Los Santos lake and navigation to Peulla

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

From the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park you can see the most spectacular landscapes of the Los Lagos Region, such as the Saltos del Petrohué, the Todos Los Santos lake and the ecological village of Peulla.

We will pick you up at your hotel in Puerto Varas between  7.30 - 7:45 AM, to go to the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, located on the road to Ensenada. Upon arrival we will visit the famous Saltos del Petrohué, and then we embark on a navigation through the Todos Los Santos lake, which will take us to the small ecological village of Peulla.

On the route we can watch impressive views of the Osorno, Puntiagudo and Tronador volcanoes, as well as the island of Margarita. After 1 hour and 45 minutes we will arrive to Peulla, where we will have time to have lunch and to do some of the varied activities of adventure tourism, like canopy, horseback riding, fishing, jetboat rides and 4x4 safari (not included in the value of the program).

At 6.30 pm we will be back in Puerto Varas.

  • 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. 



  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Puerto Varas
  • City tour through Frutillar, Puerto Octay and Llanquihue
  • Visit to Osorno volcano
  • Tour to Chiloé (Castro Ancud and Dalcahue)
  • Visit to Todos los Santos Lake
  • Entrance to the Todos los Santos National Park
  • Peulla navigation ticket
  • Guide
NOT Included
  • Airline ticket
  • All not mentioned in itinerary.


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.

IMPORTANT: The transfer only applies to hotels that are are in our route. If it’s not the case, we will let you know where we will meet, ask when booking.

  • Go Chile assumes no responsibility for unpredictable events that may affect the schedule or order of travel programs, such as those caused by weather conditions, road closures or safety measures established by public authorities.