A basic program to enjoy Lakes District in Chile
355 - PUERTO VARAS BASIC PROGRAM - 3 NIGHT TOUR
Puerto Varas Basic Program
Season: all the year
Notes: It´s important to make bookings in advance
Todos los Santos Lake & Petrohue Falls
Frutillar & Puerto Octay
03 nights of accommodation
in Puerto Varas
All transfers between airport
All excursions detailed in the itinerary
ITINERARY DAY BY DAY
Arrival to Puerto Montt, the most important city in the area, or to Puerto Varas if you arrive from Bariloche. Transfer to hotel. 3 nights of accommodation with breakfast
After breakfast, at 08:30 am, we will start the excursion beginning the tour visiting the falls of the Petrohué River. Later we will arrive to Petrohué to embark in the boatthat will take us to Peulla, a small ecological village of 120 inhabitants. It is part of the famous tourist circuit Cruce Andino. The navigation has a duration of 1 hour and 45 minutes, from where can be observed the volcanoes Osorno, Puntiagudo, and Tronador, besides a privileged view of the Margarita island. In Peulla you have the opportunity to do some of the excursions of adventure (with additional cost for the passengers) as canopy, horseback ridings, fishing excursions, and a safari offered in this paradise of the nature. These tours can be taken in the navigation. Return to Puerto Varas, transfer back to your hotel.
After breakfast, we start our trip to Frutillar, first visiting the city of Llanquihue, famous for their sausages, and it is where Maullin River begins, and this area is part of the ancient Route of Settlers. In the city we visit the Memorial to the German Colonists, and then we will continue along the Llanquihue Lake to the Frutillar city.
This city is a beautiful village that recalls the old Bavaria, from there were the first settlers who arrived to this area. The city started in 1856 as a boarding pier, soon appeared tanneries, mills, breweries, etc. We will walk around its beautiful old houses of German style, admiring the gardens and incomparable views of the volcanoes Osorno and Puntiagudo.
As an option, passengers can go to the German Colonial Museum which portrays the life of the settlers (tickets not included), and at the lake shore observe the Teatro del Lago (Lake Theatre) here each year is presented the famous Frutillar Musical Week, this is a Summer Festival, presents classic music from Chile and abroad that offer each year, approximately 40 concerts.
From here we go to Puerto Octay, also located by the north shore of the lake, with a strong German influence it was the most important gateway to the agricultural products to Osorno city. We will see the ancient streets, the Main Square and the viewing point.
After breakfast, free time until transfer to Puerto Montt Airport, or bus station or pier if you continue to Bariloche, Argentina