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: 12 hours
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt
What you will visit:
- 1 Castro
- 2 Dalcahue
- 3 Puerto Montt
- 4 Puerto Varas
- 5 Ancud
- 6 Chiloé Island
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.
- PhysicalVery low
- CulturalVery high
- Entrance to the Museum
- Everything that was not mentioned in the Itinerary.
Take sunscreen, flip flops, a hat to protect yourself from the sun, camera.