Discover the different villages of the Island of Chiloé on a full day tour that passes through Dalcahue, San Juan, Tenaún, Aucar Island and Quemchi, blending local history with the wonderful nature that surrounds them.
- Departure: 09:30
- Duration: 8 hours
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Castro
What you will visit:
- 1 Chiloé Island
We will depart in the morning from your hotel in Castro heading north towards Dalcahue. We will visit its handicraft fair and its Church declared National Monument. After this visit we will return to our path, crossing fields and fields where there are large coihues, ferns and gigantic leaves of nalcas.
At kilometer 59 we will take a fork to reach San Juan, a small village located on the edge of a large sea entrance, where we will visit the church of San Juan and the artisanal naval shipyards. Later we will return to the main road and, at kilometer 79, we will turn off to know the waterfall of Tocoihue, the highest one of Chiloé, where the river falls in a jump of 40 meters.
After this visit we will go to Tenaun for lunch at Agroturismo Mirella (not included in the value of the program), besides visiting the village and its beautiful heritage church, the only one with three towers of the whole island.
After lunch we will cross an area of newly exploited forests and Lake Popetan, one of the smallest of the island, until reaching the island Aucar which is reached by walking through a wooden walkway of 400 meters. There is a botanical park with flowers and trees native to Chiloé, walking along a perimeter path, as well as a chapel and a cemetery surrounded by gardens.
At the end of the tour we will arrive to Quemchi, to visit its picturesque streets and visit the Museum Francisco Coloane, storyteller and Chilean novelist of the literary generation of 1938. After this visit we will return to Castro.
- PhysicalVery low
- Transfer to and from your hotel in Castro
- Entrance to the Tocoihue waterfall
- Entrance to the Francisco Coloane Museum