The Best Of Lakes District

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Itinerary

In only 5 days you will be able to know everything about the German history in this area visiting two beautiful towns, Frutillar and Puerto Octay. In adittion you also will visit the famous Petrohue waterfalls and Chiloe Island

AVAILABILITY

ALL YEAR ROUND
Day 1

Airport – Puerto Varas

Transfer

Arrival and transfer to Puerto Varas, known as the “City of Roses”, located on the shores of Llanquihue lake. Here you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the volcanoes Osorno and Calbuco and the beach in the summer months. Overnight in Puerto Varas.

Day 2

Chiloe Island

Breakfast  Excursion 

This excursion allows us to visit the northern part of the Chiloe Island and the Gulf of Ancud. We will get to know its history and its forts, customs and legends. After traveling across the Chacao Channel, watching a large variety of birds and sea lions, we will get to the village of Chacao and will visit its church and have a look at this lovely place with its colorful wooden houses. We will continue our journey to Caulin, a characteristic cove whose activity is collecting seafood and seaweeds and growing oysters. It is also a privileged place because of the large number of migratory birds that get to it. Travel to the south west coast of the island of Chiloe to reach some islands in the Pacific Ocean where a colony of Magellanic and Humboldt penguins which can be seen in the summer season, from October until March. This is the only place in the Pacific where these species are found as they migrate in the summer season. Overnight in Puerto Varas.

Note: Penguin colony from October 15th until March 15th. From March 16th until October 14th visit to Castro instead

Day 3

Navigation to Peulla

Breakfast  Navigation 

Today we will be driving along the shores of Llanquihue lake and passing through the town of Ensenada before we reach Vicente Perez Rosales National Park with its magnificent lush evergreen forests. A gravel road leads us to the famous Petrohue falls where we will stop and take a short walk to admire the series of rapids and waterfalls formed long ago by cooling lava from the volcanoes. Continuing we will reach the Petrohue pier where the modern catamaran departs to cross Todos los Santos lake. During the navigation you will be able to enjoy the magnificent presence of the Osorno, Puntiagudo and Tronador volcanoes with their different shapes and colours. After 2 hours of navigation we will reach Peulla on the Eastern end of the Todos los Santos lake. Here we will have time to explore the beautiful surroundings of Peulla. You can walk to the waterfall “Cascada de la Novia” through the native Valdivian rainforest. In the late afternoon we will return to Petrohue and by bus to Puerto Varas. Overnight in Puerto Varas. 

Day 4

Frutillar & Puerto Octay

Breakfast  Excursion 

Trip along Llanquihue Lake, the second largest lake in Chile, with gorgeous views of Osorno, Calbuco, Puntiagudo and Tronador Volcanoes. We will travel north to Frutillar , a charming village on the bank of the huge Llanquihue Lake. The town is noted for the German influence on the architecture developed by the immigrants who arrived around 1853. Here we will visit the open-air German museum. Afterwards we will drive along gravel roads passing by the shores of the lake, numerous old colonial houses and mills. We will continue driving through beautiful countryside towards Puerto Octay, a small and sleepy town with beautiful old houses made of wooden shingles. Enjoy the nice view over the Llanquihue Lake. Rest of day at your disposal. Overnight in Puerto Varas. 

Day 5

Puerto Varas – Airport

Breakfast  Transfer 

Transfer to airport in order to board your departing flight.

Included

  • 4 overnights in Puerto Varas
  • Transfers from/to the airport
  • All excursions with English speaking guide
  • Meals according itinerary
  • Frutillar entrance fee
  • Ancud Museum entrance fee
  • Petrohue Falls entrance fee

Not Included

  • Flight Santiago/Puerto Montt/Santiago *
  • Meals not described in the itinerary
  • Any optional tour not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff, etc.
  • Personal travel insurance
* Domestic flights are available upon request

PAYMENT METHODS

A deposit fee must be received at the moment of the booking. Once the deposit is received, a printable document describing the itinerary with all the information about each service involved will be sent. balance must be received within a minimum of 45 days before the arrival of the passengers.

 

In order to make the payments you have the following methods:

 

  1. Credit Card.
  2. Bank transfer.

Included

in this circuit
  • 4 overnights in Puerto Varas
  • English speaking guide for all excursions
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Chiloe Island
  • Navigation to Peulla including Petrohue falls
  • Frutillar & Puerto Octay
  • Meals according itinerary
  • Frutillar Museum entrance fee
  • Ancud Museum entrance fee
  • Petrohue Falls entrance fee

Not included

in this circuit
  • Flight Santiago/Puerto Montt/Santiago *
  • Meals not described in the itinerary
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel and restaurant staff, room service
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal travel insurance

* Domestic flights are available upon request

The pins, markers or locations shown in the following map (Google Map) are referential and do not constitute a specific location or destination of the circuit, tour or program.