LAKE REGIONS BEAUTIFUL THRILLS
BIKES & HIKES IN CHILE’S LAKES
4 Day tour from $1,383
LAKE AND VOLCANOES DISTRICT, CHILE
CHILE 20th OCT 2018 - 30th APR 2019

Chile’s Lakes region is filled with volcanoes, forests and waterways. This journey takes you deep inside and explores by bike and on foot. The German heritage is on show too, and you’ll try some of the fabulous local beer.

Tour Highlights
  • BIKE AND BEER
  • EMBLEMATIC QUAINT TOWNS
  • MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OF THE SURROUNDING VOLCANOES
  • TREKKING THE OLDEST NATIONAL PARK OF CHILE

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    LAKE AND VOLCANOES DISTRICT, CHILE

  • When
    :

    20th OCT 2018 – 30th APR 2019

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE, HIKING AND WALKING, CULTURE AND HISTORY

Itinerary

Upon arrival at the Puerto Montt Airport we will be taken to Puerto Varas, known as the “City of Roses”, located on the shores of the Llanquihue Lake; one of Chile’s largest lakes.

Here we can stroll along the lakeside shore, enjoy great views of the Osorno and Calbuco Volcanoes or enjoy our hotel accommodations while sipping on a regional cocktail. Overnight in Puerto Varas.

This amazingly thrilling day starts as we are transferred to the neighbouring town of Frutillar where our biking adventure will begin. The city’s well-preserved German architecture and cultural movement linked to classical music and the Teatro del Lago (Lake Theatre) make it one of the most interesting cities of the Llanquihue Lake’s basin.

After exploring this quaint city, we will continue on our way to Puerto Varas to visit the local Chester Beer Brewery which started right here in Chile and offers some of the best beer in town! There we will have the chance to take a break and taste its produce.

Afterwards we will continue on our trip to reach Llanquihue; an old industrial town. After this we will board a transfer and return to Puerto Varas where our tour will come to an end. In the afternoon we will once again leave this quaint city behind and enjoy a scenic drive to the town of Ensenada and then subsequently to the upper stretch of the Petrohué River for our rafting adventure.

This crystal-clear river flows out from the emerald green Todos Los Santos Lake and makes its way to the Reloncaví Estuary surrounded by the Osorno, Calbuco and Puntiagudo Volcanoes. At first, we will test the waters and our rafting skills in one of the calmer sections of the waterway before continuing on to various class III and IV rapids. This escapade is filled with adrenaline, excitement and extreme natural beauty.

We will even have the opportunity to disembark the raft and climb a cliff near the river’s edge where if brave enough we can jump free style back into water. After a fun day filled with many smiles we will return back to the base camp where after changing our cloths we can enjoy a nice drink, some snacks and pictures of the trip. Overnight in Puerto Varas.

(4.5 Hrs. + 2 Hrs. Activities) (B, SNACK)

In the early morning we will leave our hotel and head to the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park for our full day of trekking and up-close contact with nature.

As our expedition begins as we will hike towards the famous Osorno Volcano with visits to the Petrohué Waterfalls and the beautiful emerald coloured Todos Los Santos Lake. Once having reached the skirt of the volcano we will continue on through a canyon of dry basalt that was formed from the last eruptions. Along the way we will notice significant changes in the flora and surrounding landscapes as we continue to gain altitude.

Our path will then lead us through native vegetation and to amazing panoramic views. Our destination is the edge of a beautiful waterfall produced by the surrounding mountains’ melting snow and ice. There we will enjoy our lunch and take some time to catch our breath while admiring the scenery.

After a nice break we will commence our descent towards Playa Larga, a long stretch of beach ideal for a refreshing dip in the lake before heading back towards Petrohué.

(5 Hrs. Activity) (B, BL)

After breakfast we will depart to Puerto Montt for a brief city tour including the lively fish market of Angelmó. We will then head to the Puerto Montt Airport for our flight out. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    FROMTWINSINGLE
    20th OCT 2018 – 30th APR 2019$1,383$2,178

    Based on Half Twin, the single supplement also applies for 1 pax.

    INCLUSIONS

    • 3 overnights with breakfast
    • Meals according to the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, LB= Lunch Box)
    • Private transfers and excursions with English speaking guide.
    • Equipment & Gear Included: First aid kit, MTB equipment and rafting equipment.

    * Hotel Used in this program: Hotel Cabañas del Lago

    * Duration of Transfers per day:

    1° Day: 40 minutes

    2° Day: 3 hours

    3° Day: 2 hours

    4° Day: 1 hour

    * Duration of Activity & Difficulty Level per day:

    1° Day: arrival

    2° Day: MTB 4 hours / moderate – Rafting 2 hours / Class 3-4

    3° Day: 5 hours / moderate

    4° Day: departure

    WHAT TO BRING?

    • Hiking or trekking shoes, clothes for outdoor activity; micro polar shirt and comfortable pants, waterproof jacket, wind jacket (warm clothing), camera, 10 lts.
    • Backpack, sunglasses and sunscreen, water bottle, trekking poles, bathing suit & towel.
    • See full terms and conditions.

    *Please note that if passengers require a special box lunch due to dietary restrictions additional costs will apply.

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