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Price Per Person

USD 1,835
Country: Chile
City: Lake District
Duration: 4 Day(s) - 3 Night(s)
Tour Category: Kayaking

Package Itinerary

A magnificent itinerary that allows you to explore the most beautiful landscapes of Chile’s Lake Region. In this natural setting of volcanoes, lakes, cascades and rivers, you will be able to go horseback riding, climb the Osorno volcano, paddle on a fjord and go canyoning.

Day 1 Puerto Montt - Horsebackriding on the slopes of the Calbuco Volcano
Airport reception and transfer to your hotel. At the appointed time, there is 25 km drive from Puerto Varas to Ensenada through native forests, with panoramic views of Llanquihue Lake and Osorno Volcano. Before beginning the horseback ride, you'll receive instructions on basic riding techniques. The ride takes place among Ulmo (Eucryphia cordifolia) and Arrayan (Luma apiculata) forests, while you'll listen to the call of the Chucao (Scelorchilus rubecula) and marvel at the panoramic views of the Calbuco and Osorno Volcanoes and Llanquihue Lake. Return to your hotel. Accommodation.

Day 2 Full Day Trekking to the Osorno Volcano
Breakfast. Departure from the hotel at 5:30 a.m. heading to ensenada, in order to begin your climb of the Osorno Volcano (2652 meters, 8,700 feet). The road follows the shoreline of Llanquihue Lake, reaching the lower slopes of the volcano. You enter Vicente Perez Rosales National Park, and as you begin the ascent you will be able to see the majesty of the landscape. At "El Teski" ski center you will have the chance to admire the entire Petrohue valley and the Andes. The guide will provide instructions and a box lunch. While getting into your mountain gear, the guide will give you instructions on basic climbing techniques. The climbing begins passing through truly fascinating places, such as seracs (ice formations). Finally, you'll reach the summit around noon. Strangely enough, the summit is covered with snow, making the crater unnoticeable. Lunch at the summit. Before descending, mountain activities are carried out. The return starts at approximately 5:30 p.m. Accommodations. (B - BL).

Day 3 Full day Sea Kayaking on the Reloncaví Fjord
Breakfast. At the appointed time the trip begins, letting you enjoy wonderful views of the southern shore of Lake Llanquihue, with the imposing Osorno Volcano on the background. Passing by the town of Ensenada, the trip continues heading to Ralún, where the translucent waters of Petrohue River empty into the Pacific Ocean, at the head of  Reloncavi Fjord. After receiving your equipment and instructions on safety and how to maneuver a kayak, the paddling begins. Wonderful views of the Yates Volcano, fishing villages, a variety of seabirds, dolphins and sea lions await you. The silent and contemplative mode of travel allows you to discover a new world… one of sounds and colors. Return to Puerto Varas in the late afternoon. Accommodation. (B - BL) .

Day 4 Half Day Canyoing on the Blanco River - Airport
Breakfast. One hour drive to Llanquihue National Reserve, on the slopes of Calbuco Volcano. Here you must don your neoprene suit and helmets, then walk for half an hour to reach the river where the descent begins. You'll jump in pools of crystal clear water and slide down natural chutes. Near the end of the route, you'll reach a 100-foot waterfall, which you rappel down. Finally, one last dive into a lagoon ends this magical experience. Return to your hotel to collect your luggage and then head to the airport for you return flight. (B)

 

Meals: Breakfast (B) - Box lunch (BL) – Snack (S)

 
Special requirements:           
Being able to swim, being in good shape and healthy enough to participate in the activity.
 
What to bring:                        
Trekking boots, sunscreen lotion, sunglasses, waterproof backpack, and personal items
 
3 night accommodation in hotel of your choice. Breakfast included.
Entrance to Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park.
Entrance to Llanquihue National Reserve
Box Lunch, days 2 and 3.
Complete sea-kayaking equipment: (two-seated expedition model kayaks built in Germany and USA, with original rudders, spray skirt, paddle, life jacket, and kayaking jacket).
Instructions on paddling and safety procedures before embarking on each expedition.
Bilingual Sea-kayaking guide (English), certified BCU 4 Star Sea Award by the British Canoe Union, and sea-kayaking instructor recognized by C.A.T.A. Wilderness First Responder (NOLS) first aid certificate.
Marine VHF radio, cell phone, nautical chart, and satellite photos
Personal accident insurance during the kayaking
This service includes a driver and a private guide (English/Spanish) in private vehicle, or a bilingual (English/Spanish) driver-guide.
 
Program do not include
No restrooms on the vans or mini buses.
No wheelchair access. All participants must be able to get on and off the vehicles by themselves.  No special transportation.
Any item that is not mentioned in the tour description.
 
Notes
Operation: from November to April.
Capacity: Minimum 2 People - maximum 8 People.
 

 

Fees per person in USD

Hotel  2 people 3 People 4 People 5 People
Cumbres Patagonicas 5* or similar 2198 2165 2125 2095
Puerto Chico 4* or similar 1985 1965 1910 1885
Hostel 1935 1905 1865 1835
 

 

 
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