Trek Expedition Cochamó Valley (Cochamo)

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL:  4 (Med. – High)
SUMMARY: This valley has a striking similarity to Yosemite Valley in USA, due to its granite domes and old-growth forests. Explore La Junta valley and trek among some of the most picturesque granite peaks: Anfiteatro, Arco Iris and Trinidad Hills. This valley is also one of the world’s three remaining virgin temperate rainforests; and it has astonishingly beautiful waterfalls. Trails are more than 300 year old and were used between the Argentine border and Chile’s northernmost fjord, Reloncaví. According to legend Cochamó was a track once followed by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
DURATION: 7 Days/6 Nights

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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.
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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

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Concha y Toro — Cousino Macul Wineries

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Tour Cousiño Macul Winery and Concha y Toro Winery and Vineyard, including the extensive grounds. These are two of the oldest and most widely know wineries in Chile. Enjoy tasting a variety of wines at each, while learning about the winemaking process and investigating a local legend.
DURATION: 7-8 hrs.

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Santa Rita Vineyard Tour — Maipo Valley

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Tour Santa Rita vineyard and winery located south of Santiago. It includes a tour through the vineyards and winery and follows the process all the way to bottling. Also includes wine tasting of their aged wines. Visit their attractive wine shop or, by prior arrangement, have lunch in the historical Doña Paula Restaurant.
DURATION: 5 hrs.

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Punta Arenas — Otway Penguin Colony

REGION: South Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Combo Punta Arenas City Tour and Penguins at Otway Sound Tour. Stops include: the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum, the above-ground cemetery, significant monuments, the Plaza Muñoz Gamero, the Mirador Cerro La Cruz, and tour of the Otway penguin colony 37 miles from Punta Arenas.
DURATION: 6—7 hrs.

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Punta Arenas — Rio de los Ciervos Farm

REGION: South Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Combo city tour and estancia visit. Stops include: the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum, the above-ground cemetery, significant monuments, the Plaza Muñoz Gamero, the amazing views from Mirador Cerro La Cruz, and tour of museum and grounds of estancia, accompanied by a traditional barbeque dinner and show (show only for 15 or more participants).
DURATION: 6—7 hrs.

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Santiago, Viña and Valparaiso —- Embarkation Day

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Before departing from Santiago, visit the historical city center to see the Presidential Palace and other significant sights. Continue to Viña del Mar, passing through the beach resort of Reñaca. In Viña del Mar see the flower clock and other points of interest. Then, visit Valparaiso, with its picturesque hills, before being dropped off at your cruise ship pier or other location.
DURATION: 7 hrs.

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Valparaiso, Viña del Mar, Wine Tasting — Santiago — Disembarkation Day

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: From the Valparaiso pier or hotel, we visit the major sights in Valparaiso and Viña del Mar; continue through the picturesque countryside, stopping at a winery in Casablanca Valley for a wine tasting, before arriving in Santiago. See the historic city center and then be dropped off at your hotel or airport.
DURATION: 8–10 hrs.

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Around Llanquihue Lake — Puerto Octay, Frutillar, Llanquihue, and others

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-3 (Easy – Medium, depending on desired level of activity)
SUMMARY: Drive around Lake Llanquihue, visiting several picturesque villages and scenic sites, including Laguna Verde, Osorno Volcano, a waterfall, Puerto Octay, Frutillar, Llanquihue, and others.
DURATION: 8–10 hrs.
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Penguins in Puñihuil Islets and Ancud — Chiloe Island

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 2 (Easy – Medium)
SUMMARY: From Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas, cross the Chacao Channel by ferry and drive to Puñihuil on Chiloé. Take a small open boat to visit the colony of Magellanic and Humboldt penguins (and other marine life). Visit a few sights in the city of Ancud before returning.
DURATION: Full day (8 – 10 hours). Cruise Passenger 6-7 hours.

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Lahuen Ñadi Nature Reserve and Puerto Montt Markets

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Walk through Lahuen Ñadi Park, home of some of the world’s oldest trees. Then visit several of Puerto Montt’s markets, observing and interacting with the locals. Enjoy a delicious Curanto with a Té Frío in the Cocinerias.
DURATION: 5-7 hrs.

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Puerto Montt Markets Tour

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Walk through 3 markets, observing the products and interacting with the people. Also visit the square and cathedral. Opportunity for a traditional lunch (at your own expense). All transportation by private coach.
DURATION: 6-8 hrs.
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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.
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Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Frutillar

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
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Trek Alerce Andino National Park

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Medium)
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: 6-7 hrs. (flexible for cruise travelers)
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Hiking — Osorno Volcano, Petrohue Falls, Todos los Santos Lake

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Medium)
SUMMARY
: This family oriented excursion visits the Burbuja area, the Petrohué Waterfalls, and Todos Los Santos Lago; takes short hikes to the marked nature trails of Los Enamorados and Carilemu.
DURATION: 6-8 hrs.
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