Cultural-buffs, hikers, wildlife-lovers, and families will be well looked after on this 3-day adventure into the heart of Chiloé, an island adored by Chileans and something of a national secret. Come with us as we traverse the wetlands and temperate rainforests of Chiloé National Park, visit its nearby islands in search of wildlife and UNESCO sites, and taste traditional, homemade cuisine unique to this magical part of the world.
Hotel Boutique Palafito 1326. Castro, Chiloé.
Built by restoring one of the classic palafitos on the Island of Chiloé, this hotel has been designed to provide maximum thermal insulation and a cozy and modern atmosphere. Its piles over the water are made of dense luma or Guaitecas cypress wood and the wall coverings, such as the tiles, are made of fallen larch wood.
It is in an unbeatable location, it has a coffee bar on the terrace and four types of rooms with views of Castro Bay.
Regular. Every day on request.
The trip starts any day at your hotel in Puerto Varas. The trip finishes on day 3 at Puerto Montt Airport or back at your hotel in Puerto Varas.
This trip does not demand physical activity other than walking a maximum of two consecutive hours over fairly flat terrain, with as many stops as necessary to fit in with the rhythm of the group. If you feel that you want to be more active during excursions then our local guides will be ready to incorporate more action into the excursions.
Transport is normally in Jeep Mahindra Scorpion (up to 3 people group).
For larger group size we use a Hyundai H1 (4-6 people group).
From November to April expect generally good weather, with temperatures varying from a maximum of 30°C/86ºF to a minimum of 8°C/46ºF. However, it does tend to rain one or two days a week in summer. From May to October rain is more abundant and the temperature drops to an average of max. 15°C/59ºF to min. -2°C/28ºF.
We reserve the right to change the order of the days in any itinerary at the sole discretion of the trip guide and based on operational considerations. The trip guide can modify, change or eliminate part of the itinerary based on safety/weather considerations.