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Chacao, Ancud, and the Beaches of Chiloe Trip
Activities in Puerto Varas

Chacao, Ancud, and the Beaches of Chiloe Trip

  • English and Spanish
  • 10 hours
  • Hotel pick up

The island of Chiloe is one of the most beautiful areas of Chile. This trip will take you to the region's best attractions, the village of Chacao and the city of Ancud, and the beaches of Lacuy.

Chacao, Ancud, and the Beaches of Chiloe Trip

After collecting you from your hotel in Puerto Varas, or Puerto Montt, we will head to the village of Pargua. there, we will catch a ferry which will take us across to the island of Chiloé.

During the crossing, you will admire the wonderful landscapes surrounding the Chacao Channel and see some of the local wildlife including pelicans and sea lions. When you arrive at the island we will visit the village of Chacao where you will encounter the colorful, traditional houses. You will also discover the famous wooden churches of Chiloé, which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The unique architectural style, known as Chilota is found nowhere else in the world.

Our route continues by visiting Caulín, a bay on the north coast of the island. This stretch of beaches and picturesque landscapes is known for its pearl farms.

The next stage of the tour takes us to the city of Ancud, which was the capital of the island until 1982. We will visit the Regional Museum and San Antonio fort to discover the history of Chiloé, which remained loyal to the Spanish crown until the end of the Chilean War of Independence.

Later, you will have one hour of your own free time so you can have lunch in Ancud. The municipal market, with stalls of local products, offers you numerous options for discovering the local gastronomy.

With your energy recharged, we will travel to the Lacuy peninsula where you will discover three extensive, wild beaches - Lechagua, Mar Brava, and Quetalmahue. You then have your own free time to stroll along the promenade, enjoying the fantastic views of the coastline and the island.

When our trip has finished, we will take you back to your hotel in Puerto Varas.

Hotel collection

The trip includes collection from the hotels in Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt. When you make the reservation, please specify the name of your hotel and which city it is located in.

Price

Adults Children between 3 and 7 years old Children under 3 years old
US$ 75
US$ 38
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 75
  • Children between 3 and 7 years old

    US$ 38
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.

More Information

Duration

10 hours.

Language

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off at the hotel.

English speaking guide.

Ferry transport.

Not included

Food.

Entrance fees (9000 Chilean pesos, $12, €11 approx.).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Puerto Varas local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 75
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.

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