August 9, 2016
Category: North Patagonia
Northern Patagonia includes part of the Los Lagos region where most of South America’s temperate rain forests, and the region of Aysén.
ACTIVITY LEVELS are rated using a scale of 1 through 5, with 1 being the easiest or least physically demanding and 5 being the most difficult or physically demanding.
1 (Easy), 2 (Easy – Med.), 3 (Medium), 4 (Med. – High), 5 (High)
June 28, 2016
Adventure Program in North Patagonia
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) to 2 (Medium) SUMMARY: Starting from Puerto Montt / Puerto Varas, travel to Chiloé Island to see penguins at Puñihuil Islets, the UNESCO wooden churches of Chiloé and to hike at the Chiloé National Park and Tepuheico Park for striking views of the Pacific Ocean. Return to a base in Puerto Varas to trek at the Alerce Andino National Park, visit the Petrohué Waterfalls, cross the Todos los Santos Lake and visit Peulla; trek the Osorno Volcano in the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park; a complete tour around Llanquihue Lake visiting quaint towns with German influence; and end your adventure with a local experience at the picturesque markets in Puerto Montt. DURATION: 8 full days
June 20, 2015
Petrohué Waterfalls – Crossing Todos los Santos Lake – Peulla Adventures
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) SUMMARY: Join a semi-private excursion by motor coach along the scenic Lake Llanquihue and into the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park to Lake Todos los Santos (All Saints Lake). Board a catamaran to navigate to Peulla, with time there for an optional lunch or adventure excursion, before returning via catamaran and coach. DURATION: 10 hrs.
June 10, 2015
Horseback Riding & White Water Rafting
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Medium) SUMMARY: Horseback ride through rural paths and forests while enjoying the view. After lunch, get ready for some exciting white water rafting on the Petrohué River. Enjoy some shore time or take a dip. DURATION: 8-9 hrs.
October 5, 2014
Living the Local Experience in Puerto Montt
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) SUMMARY: Experience local life by visiting several markets; take time for coffee and conversation with the locals. Enjoy a delicious meal and maybe a boat ride to Tenglo Island, and stop by the crafts market. DURATION: 5-6 hrs. For Independent Travelers or Cruise Passengers.
August 22, 2014
Trek Laguna Sargazo in Alerce National Park
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Medium) SUMMARY: Hike the Laguna Sargazo area of Alerce Andino National Park, observing and identifying the local flora and fauna, and enjoying the spectacular views that surround us. Stop by Pt. Montt handicraft markets if time permits. DURATION: 7-8 hours** ** Cruise ship passengers: We return one hour before the last tender. If necessary, we can shorten the excursion. Read full tour description to Book Now
October 31, 2013
Fly Fishing Maullin River — or other rivers or lakes
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) SUMMARY: Fly fishing in Chile is the fastest growing sector in sport fishing. Southern Chile is the destination for trout and salmon fishing! These excursions on Rio Maullin and other rivers and lakes are operated by local full-service outfitters. DURATION: Land travelers: 6-7 hrs; Cruise travelers: 5-6 hrs
August 1, 2013
Trekking, horse back riding, fishing, rafting — North Patagonia
REGION: South of Chile(North Patagonia). ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) to 5 (Hard) SUMMARY: Puerto Montt and markets, Puerto Varas, trek Alerce Andino National Park Petrohue Watefalls, Osorno Volcano, Todos los Santos Lake, Calbuco Volcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, fishing Maullin River or others, Horse back riding and rafting in Petrohue River DURATION: 7 days
May 16, 2013
Around Llanquihue Lake — Osorno volcano, Puerto Octay, Frutillar, Llanquihue, and Puerto Varas.
REGION: North Patagonia, Lake district ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-2 (Easy) SUMMARY: Drive around Lake Llanquihue, visiting several picturesque villages and scenic sites, including Laguna Verde, Osorno Volcano, Puerto Octay, Frutillar, Llanquihue, and others. DURATION: 10–12 hrs. Read full tour description to Book Now
December 3, 2012
Osorno Volcano, Petrohue Falls, Todos los Santos Lake — Puerto Varas, Puerto Montt
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-2 (Easy +) SUMMARY: Visit three main areas of Vicente Perez Rosales National Park: Osorno Volcano, Petrohué Waterfall and Todos Los Santos Lake; also visit Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt. DURATION: 6-7 hrs. for cruise ship travelers; 8-10 hrs. for independent travelers. Read full tour description to Book Now
December 3, 2012
Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Frutillar Tour
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) SUMMARY: Explore the town of Frutillar, with its strong German influence, on the shore of Llanquihue Lake; visit Puerto Varas, also on the lake, with views of Orsono and Calbuco Volcanoes; enjoy the sights of Puerto Montt, including Angelmo Market and Art Village. DURATION: 4-5 hours for Independent Travelers and Cruise Passengers. Read full tour description to Book Now
November 13, 2012
Trek Calbuco Volcano — Llanquihue National Reserve
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 5 (High) SUMMARY: Hike through beautiful forests, identifying native flora and fauna, and observing the current geological formation of the terrain and Calbuco Volcano cone. Enjoy the spectacular views of the inland sea of Puerto Montt to the west. DURATION: 8-10 hrs.
November 13, 2012
Trek Osorno Volcano — Vicente Perez Rosales National Park
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 4 (Medium – High)SUMMARY: Hike Paso Desolacion (Desolation Pass) between the Osorno and Cerro La Picada volcanoes. Soak in the amazing vistas of Calbuco, Puntiagudo, Tronador, Yates volcanoes, the Patagonian Andes, LLanquihue and Todos Los Santos Lakes. DURATION: 7-9 hrs. Read full tour description to Book Now
November 1, 2012
Hiking Alerce Andino National Park
REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Moderate) SUMMARY: Hike Alerce Andino National Park, along the Pacific Coast Reloncaví Sound by the Southern Road, through beautiful native forests, to Lake Chaiquenes, and finally, to Laguna Triangle. DURATION: 7-8 hrs. Read full tour description to Book Now
October 15, 2012