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Chiloe Island: Castro & Dalcahue

Country: Chile
City: Chiloe Island
Duration: 12 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Trekking

Package Itinerary

Departure from your hotel in Puerto Varas towards Chiloé, an island rich in traditions and myths that have survived because of the archipelago’s isolation from the continent, and famous for the locals’ warmth and hospitality.
To reach this magical island you must first navigate the Canal de Chacao for 30 minutes. The crossing departs from Pargua, a town located on the continental limit of Chile. During the navigation get the chance to watch a variety of birds and sea lions, before reaching the town of Chacao where you will visit the square and church.
The trip continues along the coastal Llao Llao road to Dalcahue, home of a traditional handicraft fair with loom knit clothing, and crafts in local woods. Visit the Dalcahue church, a national monument and World Heritage Site (2000) and enjoy some free time to have lunch.
Later travel to Castro, famous for its stilt houses or Palafitos. Visit to the Handicraft Fair of Castro, where the woollen, wooden, and stone articles are a must-see. Make a stop at the San Francisco church, famous for its detailed woodwork and size. Finally visit the church of Nercón.
Return to your hotel in Puerto Varas.
This tour includes:
  • Bilingual guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Urban zone in Puerto Varas only)
  • Passenger Transport Insurance
  • Entrance to the Museum
  • Transportation

This tour excludes:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch
Things you need to know:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing, a hat, scarf and gloves during winter.
  • Pick up and drop off hotels: Cabañas del Lago, Boutique Estancia 440, Dreams los Volcanes, Park Inn by Radisson, Hotel Radisson, Bellavista, Cumbres Puerto Varas, Solace, Enjoy Puerto varas, Puelche, Puerto Chico, Boutique Casa Kalfu, Greco, Terrazas del Lago, Compass del Sur, Dehin House, Boutique Ignacia Villorria, Weisser House, Puerta del Lago, Sueños del sur, HB, Germania, Canales del Sur, Opapa Juan, Patagonia, Melmac, Kramm, Boutique The Guest House, Gran Pacifico, Don Luis, Don Vicente Costanera, Holiday Inn, Presidente, Manquehue, Ibis Puerto Montt, Panamericano, Edelweiss, 3 Reyes, Inacayal
Security conditions: Turistour works with the maximum conditions of safety, the product of the same may suspend its services in case when passengers, driver or vehicle are in danger.
Turistour reserves the right to suspend any service in case of bad passenger behaviour.
In case of damage to the vehicle for the wrongdoing of its passengers, the customer will be charged
Drivers can't drive more than 5 hours on going
Drivers can't be available to a service for more than 14 hours
For safety reasons, the customer is asked to always recommend the use of the seat belt

Recommendations

Bring:

  • Comfortable clothing with a jacket during winter
  • Beanie Hat, Scarf and Gloves
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Appropriate slippers

Pick-up is between 07:00 am - 07:30 am according to your tour time option.

The schedule will be always confirmed by the executive the day before the excursion.
Pick up and drop off hotels: Cabañas del Lago, Boutique Estancia 440, Dreams los Volcanes, Park Inn by Radisson, Hotel Radisson, Bellavista, Cumbres Puerto Varas, Solace, Enjoy Puerto varas, Puelche, Puerto Chico, Boutique Casa Kalfu, Greco, Terrazas del Lago, Compass del Sur, Dehin House, Boutique Ignacia Villorria, Weisser Hause, Puerta del Lago, Sueños del sur, HB, Germania, Canales del Sur, Opapa Juan, Patagonia, Melmac, Kramm, Boutique The Guest House, Gran Pacifico, Don Luis, Don Vicente Costanera, Holiday Inn, Presidente, Manquehue, Ibis Puerto Montt, Panamericano, Edelweiss, 3 Reyes, Inacayal
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