The Chiloé Island has hundreds of spectacular corners, and in this program, we have selected the most beautiful ones for you to discover during your journey through southern Chile.

Day 1: Transfer to your hotel in Castro from the airport or the bus station.

Transfer: Airport in Chiloé Island Hotel in Castro

Day 2: Chepu - Muelle de la Luz Tour

On this route we will go directly to the Chepu sector, where they will be waiting for us to sail on a local boat, which will take us into the river where we can see a sunken forest after the 1960 earthquake and have the opportunity to do birdwatching of diverse birds, you will be able to appreciate: different types of herons, such as the Garza Cuca, Garza imperial and the mythical Guairao, in addition to the Martin Pescador, Cahuil Gulls and cormorants among others, and if we are lucky, we will be able to see see some aquatic mammals such as Huillín and Coipo.

Later we will change course and sail towards the Pacific Ocean, we will disembark on a beach, to walk approximately 20 minutes to the Muelle de la Luz, a place from which we will have an extensive view of the Ocean. On the way back we will visit a rural tourism house where, in addition to having lunch, we will be able to visit its house and gardens. To later return to the city of Castro to leave the passengers in their accommodation.

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).

  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature
    Medium

Day 4: Castro - Puñihuil - Ancud

Sailing to Puñihuil penguins

  • Departure: 08:30
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Castro

Between december and february, the offspring of dozens of Magellanic and Humboldt penguins, gathered in the Islotes de Puñihuil Natural Monument, begin to be born. The navigation also allows you to see other marine species.

Leaving Castro we go to the northern sector of the archipelago to Puñihuil Bay, a secluded cove of fishermen who have managed to maintain their relationship with three islets that make up the only ecosystem in the world where two types of penguins coexist and nest: Humboldt and Magellanic. We embark for an observation navigation of approximately 30 minutes, being able to also admire other marine species such as otters, carancas, cormorants and sea lions.

Then we will go to the city of Ancud to visit the Ex-Convent of the Immaculate Conception where you will be able to appreciate the restoration work of the Fundación Amigos de las Iglesias de Chiloé. We finish the tour leaving the passengers in their accommodation in Castro.

 

Day 5: 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.

 
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 6: San Juan, Tenaún, Quemchi

The route we propose below will lead you to understand the significance of Chiloé's great architectural, agricultural, and cultural heritage, recognized by UNESCO, FAO, and other national and international organizations as of global importance.

Traveling along roads with views of the inland sea, you will appreciate the Chilote architecture with wooden shingles and churches designated as World Heritage Sites. You'll also encounter agricultural fields, coastal wetlands, and forests, as well as shipyards and fishermen, making Chiloé a unique and distinctive place.

We will visit the towns of San Juan, Tenaún, and Colo, known for hosting churches on the island's coastal area, which are part of the 16 World Heritage Churches of Chiloé.

The journey includes a brief stop at Aucar Island, also known as the Island of the Navigating Souls.

Day 7: Transfer to Chiloé airport or to the bus station

Transfer: Hotel in Castro Airport in Chiloé Island

Included
  • Airport or bus station transfer / hotel / airport or bus station transfer
  • Accommodation at Hotel Palafito 1326, in a double room
  • Tour to the Chiloé National Park
  • Tour by Achao and Dalcahue
  • Sailing to the penguins of Puñihuil
  • Tour to the Dock of the Soul
  • Route of the Mingas
  • Bilingual guide
NOT Included
  • Everything not mentioned