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Tour to Chile: Classic Puerto Montt

OVERVIEW
It is the capital of the region Los Lagos and located in front of the Reloncaví Sound. It marks the end of the Southern Longitudinal Route and constitutes the “Entrance to the Patagonia”, especially by the sea.Visiting Angelmo is a must when travelling to Puerto Montt. You will find a crafts market that sells ornaments with mapuche motives and a seafood market, where you can taste traditional meals.

Other tours available are the walks by the bay, the beaches and navigation by the Tenglo Channel.  In the archipelago you can visit Maullin and Carelmapu, enjoy their beautiful beaches.  You can also go to Lake Chapo, Petrohue, Ralun and Cochamo. From Puerto Montt you can star the Austral Trip.

 

DETAILED PROGRAM

DAY 01: PUERTO MONTT
In the afternoon, departure towards Puerto Montt, located at 1022 km south of Santiago. Reception and private transport to the hotel.

In the afternoon starts the city tour in Puerto Montt, in front of the Pacific Ocean.  The typical gastronomy is based in fish and other seafood.  You can walk by the streets and visit the market of Angelmo. Afterwards, visit Puerto Varas, called the “city of the roses”, due to its beautiful gardens. It is located next to lake Llanquihue and has and amazing view of the volcano Osorno. It is considered one of the most beautiful cities of Chile.

 

DAY 02: PUERTO MONTT – CHILOE ISLAND
In the morning, excursion towards Chiloe Island, where people preserve the tradition and customs of their ancestors: fishermen and farmers.

We will travel 90 km from Puerto Montt towards Pargua, where we will board a ship that will take us for 30 minutes to the canal of Chacao. Once in Chacao, the trip follows to Ancud. We will visit the museum of Chiloe, the main square and some important streets. Next stop will be at Castro, the capital of the island. We will visit the stilt houses, which are made out of wood next to the sea.  Afterwards, tour around the crafts market of Castro. Lunch included. In the afternoon, trip back to Puerto Montt.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

 

DAY 03: PUERTO MONTT – PETROHUE
Excursion to Petrohue by a road that goes along the Llanquihue Lake, passing by places like the river Pescado, Arthur port and Los Riscos, up to Ensenada.  Visit to the falls of Petrohue, whose water is color green emerald. Brief walk through an amazing environment, until we reach Todos los Santos lake.
Typical lunch included.
Back to the hotel.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

DAY 04: PUERTO MONTT – FRUTILLAR
Free morning to visit the city and enjoy a coffee or a dessert.  In the afternoon excursion to visit the other end of lake Llanquihue: Frutillar, a town with Germanic influence, with a beautiful architecture based on the native wood of the area. It is also famous for the musical weeks of Frutillar. Back to Puerto Montt.

 

DAY 05: PUERTO MONTT
Transport to start trip back home.