REGION: North Patagonia ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) SUMMARY: In Ancud visit the exhibit of the UNESCO World Heritage churches. Then this tour takes you to the churches in Dalcahue, Castro, Nercon, Vilupulli and Chonchi. These are fine examples of the wooden churches of Chiloe built in the 17th century. DURATION: Full day (8 – 10 hours).
One of the most emblematic festivals took place in the Island of Chiloe towards the end of February, the “Festival Costumbrista Chilote”. The activity was concentrated in the Municipal Park of Castro , located at the highest point of the city, place where every year 28 thousand people arrive to enjoy this traditional festivity. 56Continue reading “The Chilote Culture at Patagonia Chile”
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.