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Chile Patagonia Adventure

14 Days | An Adventure Journey

14 Days

Chile Patagonia Adventure

Welcome to Chile!

14 Day Sample Journey

Trip at a Glance

Day 1

Arrival into Santiago, Chile. Connect to Puerto Montt, in Chile’s Lake Region

Day 2

Venture out on a trek to explore Osorno Volcano

Day 3

Head deep into the lake region to admire its natural beauty. Enjoy an exhilarating rafting adventure on Petrohue River en-route

Day 4

Spend a full day exploring the pristine environment of Northern Patagonia

Day 5

Board a scenic ferry for a navigation to Caleta Gonzalo. En-route, admire the views of beautiful Comau Fjord

Day 6 - 7

Spend two days exploring a variation of scenic trails at Pumalin National Park

Day 8

Travel south on historic Carretera Austral to continue your exploration of Northern Patagonia

Day 9

Discover Puyuhuapi Fjord on a kayaking adventure

Day 10

Venture out on a trek in search of the illusive Pumas, during your hike in Queulat National Park

Day 11

Take in the beauty of the region with a scenic drive to Coyhaique

Day 12

Explore General Carrera Lake and navigate to admire the amazing Marble Caves

Day 13

Hike around Cerro Castillo National Park

Day 14

Depart Chile

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Day 1: ARRIVE SANTIAGO

Welcome to Chile!

On arrival, connect to your flight south to Puerto Montt, in Chile’s Lake Region. Begin your Chilean adventure with a stay in Puerto Varas.

  • Accommodations: Hotel Cumbres Puerto Varas
  • Meals Included: None Today
Day 2: PUERTO VARAS

Venture out to experience the natural beauty of Petrohue Falls, and the majestic Osorno Volcano

Travel from Puerto Varas “The City of the Roses” heading towards Osorno Volcano, driving along the shore of Llanquihue Lake. Enjoy the amazing landscape with the Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes. Ascend to 4,300 feet above sea level and from one of the viewpoints, admire the natural beauty of the region and appreciate the unique view to the summit of the volcano with glaciers of eternal snow.

Continue to Petrohue at Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. Take a leisurely hike through an evergreen forest, passing the beautiful turquoise color of Petrohué River. Walk as you admire the vibrant colors of the flora and fauna before reaching the highlight of the trek and one of the most beautiful places in the country: the Petrohué River Falls. Enjoy a picnic lunch by the lakeshore.

  • Accommodations: Hotel Cumbres Puerto Varas
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Today
Day 3: PUERTO VARAS / COCHAMO

Begin your lake region immersion as you travel deep into the Andes Mountains

Taking the scenic northern route, via Llanquihue National Reserve to Cochamo. Enroute enjoy a white water raging experience on the Petrohue River. This area of Chile retains a more rugged feel, but it’s also the most beautiful in the country. As you paddle down river, take in the amazing views of the volcanoes and surrounding area, and get ready for the Class III and IV rapids that await!

  • Accommodations: Andes Lodge
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch Today
Day 4: COCHAMO

Spend a full day exploring the pristine environment of Northern Patagonia

You can choose from several activities offered at the lodge including: horseback riding, trekking the granite walls of Cochamo, trekking the trails in Tagua Tagua National Park, fishing, biking, and kayaking. Or you can choose to soak in the hot springs at nearby Termas del Sol.

  • Accommodations: Andes Lodge
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 5: COCHAMO / CALETA GONZALO

Continue your Lake Region adventure!

Travel to Hornopiren where you will board a ferry and navigate towards Comau Fjord and on to Caleta Gonzalo. The scenic trip is approximately 6.5 hours. Upon arrival, get settled into your cabana surrounded by Pumalin National Park.

  • Accommodations: Cabanas Caleta Gonzalo
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Days 6-7: CALETA GONZALO

Spend two days exploring the various trails at Pumalin National Park

The 12 different trails vary from leisurely treks of three miles to full day treks of up to nine miles if you combine some of the circuits. Pumalin is one of the most scenic and remote national parks in South America. With more than 325,000 hectares of forest, the park has a wide variety of activities outside of just trekking, travelers can take in wildlife explorations, and kayaking adventures to explore the fjords Raid and Renihue.

  • Accommodations: Cabanas Caleta Gonzalo
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Daily
Day 8: CALETA GONZALO / CISNES

Travel south to Cisnes, deeper into Patagonia

The scenic drive on Carretera Austral is approximately 4.5 hours. Stop along the way to admire the natural beauty of this region, before continuing to your lodge and spa.

Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa is a place from which you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities: explore the lush temperate rainforest: travel 1,240 kilometers of the Carretera Austral; discover the Queulat National Park and its Hanging Snowdrift; navigate between islands and Patagonian fjords; and enjoy the thermal waters. You can also relax with treatments and massages at the SPA, and delight in the delicate and fresh gastronomy along with a fine selection of Chilean wines.

  • Accommodations: Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Today
Day 9: CISNES

Discover Puyuhuapi Fjord on a kayaking adventure

Head out to explore and paddle your way through mystical and ancient carvings that are displayed on the sides of mountains, including mythological serpents. The same ones that today invite you to explore by kayak. A navigation of up to two hours is carried out through the calm waters of the Puyuhuapi Fjord. While touring the island and islets, you’ll observe a great variety of sea birds such as herons, black-necked swans, wandering albatrosses, taguas, ketters, penguins and other wildlife.

  • Accommodations: Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Today
Day 10: CISNES

Venture out on a trek in search of the illusive Pumas, during your hike in Queulat National Park

In the northern sector of the Queulat National Park, there is a beautiful six-kilometer trail that leads you to a climb through a native forest, which accesses the last stretch to Los Pumas lagoon.

The trail develops through a stepped path, combining beautiful views of Lake Risopatrón and the Valdivian jungle, giving way to the so-called high-altitude transition forest. The route crosses in its highest sector – 1060 meters – a wide plateau with spectacular panoramic views of the mountain range that shelters the narrow snowdrift.

With a basin of approximately 70 hectares and a maximum extension of almost two km, the lagoon houses clean, well-oxygenated waters, the source of life for a diversity of aquatic species.

  • Accommodations: Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Today
Day 11: CISNES / COYHAIQUE

Travel to Coyhaique

Take in the beauty of the region with a scenic drive to Coyhaique. The drive is approximately 3.5 hours. Upon arrival, get settled in and get ready to continue your adventure.

  • Accommodations: Patagonia House Boutique Hotel
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 12: COYHAIQUE

Explore General Carrera Lake and navigate to admire the amazing Marble Caves

This excursion ventures deep into Chilean Patagonia to the small town of Puerto Río Tranquilo, which sits on the shores of General Carrera Lake. It’s a scenic drive packed with stunning landscapes that passes through Cerro Castillo National Park and its thick Nothofagus forest; the turquoise Chiguay Lagoon surrounded with lenga trees’ and along the Río Murta, which features basaltic lava flows on its glacial valley floor that date back hundreds of thousands of years.

Puerto Río Tranquilo serves mostly as a base for boat tours to the Capillas de Mármol, a network of marble pillars near the shores of General Carrera. The sleek lines of the deep white crevices at the base of these giant pillars are the result of thousands of years of erosion. When contrasted with the blue and turquoise waters of the lake, these crevices shine brightly iridescent, lending an otherworldly quality to an already stunning geological formation. A boxed lunch will be provided during your tour.

  • Accommodations: Patagonia House Boutique Hotel
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Boxed-Lunch Today
Day 13: COYHAIQUE

Head out for a full day trek of mother natures castle, Cerro Castillo

Welcome to one of the most beautiful spots in South America. Cerro Castillo peak has an altitude of just under 9,000 feet, and is considered one of the more classic trekking trails of the region. This trek is suitable for intermediate-level mountaineers because you will hike up to 3,000 feet. The trek will take about eight hours.  During this full-day trek, you will not believe the incredible natural landscapes and views. You will admire the Aysen and Ibanez Rivers, separated by the famous Southern Road or Carretera Austral.

The amazing glaciers on the southern slopes of Cerro Castillo are another spectacle you will enjoy during this trek. Once reaching the ascension point, you will have plenty of time to catch your breath and take in the views.

  • Accommodations: Patagonia House Boutique Hotel
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Boxed-Lunch Today
Day 14: DEPART CHILE

Depart Patagonia

Fly to Santiago, proceed with your departure flight from Chile.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
FOR TRIP PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
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Desire a perfect trip? With the help of our travel specialists, this journey can be customized around your specific interests, tastes and preferences. We will provide helpful tips and honest advice based on first-hand knowledge of the destination.

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