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.
- Departure: 08:00
- Duration: Full day
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas
What you will visit:
- 1 Castro
- 2 Dalcahue
- 3 Ancud
We will leave from your hotel at 8:00 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.
- PhysicalVery low
- CulturalVery high
- Entrance to the Museum
- All not mentioned
Take sunscreen, flip flops, a hat to protect yourself from the sun, camera.