MARVELS OF CHILOÉ
3 Days / 2 Nights
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Day 1: PUERTO MONTT / ANCUD
Departure in the morning from Puerto Montt to visit the Pacific port of Ancud on Chiloé Island. Once we have crossed the Chacao Channel and set foot on the island our first port of call will be the village of Chacao. We will then continue on to Ancud. On arrival we will visit the Museum where we will find out about the island's history. After lunch (not included) we will visit the fort of San Antonio, where the withdrawl of the Spaniards from American soil was signed, and Arena Gruesa Beach. We'll then take the road to Fort Ahui on the extreme west of Ancud Bay near the Corona lighthouse. Here you will have a spectacular panoramic view of the area and from where you will be able to glean an insight into the Spanish strategy in colonial times as they protected the town by building fortifications on either side of the bay. Return by Mar Brava along a track that runs along beaches on the Pacific coast. On our return to Ancud we will go up Huaihuén hill from where we will have a view of the Pacific Ocean, Ancud, and the Pudeto and Continente rivers. Arrival to the Hotel in Ancud. Overnight at the hotel in Ancud.
Day 2: ANCUD
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure.
Overnight .
Day 3: ANCUD / CASTRO / PUERTO MONTT
Breakfast at the Hotel. We will depart in the morning for Castro by S.I.B. service. On route we will see the range of hills on the island known as the "Cordillera de San Pedro" and we will also be able to see the chain of volcanoes of the Andes mountain range on the mainland. We will visit the town of Dalcahue with its famous handicraft fair where you will be able to purchase woven or knitted articles and local basket work. Free time to visit the local church which is a national Monument. We will continue our trip to Castro, the capital of Chiloé. We will visit the town famous for its houses built on stilts over the water and the Church of San Francisco. Return to Puerto Montt in the late afternoon leaving the passengers at the Airport or the hotel.
 
Minimum 2 pax. Includes Oysters tasting and Curanto (Typical Chiloe meal)
Operates all year round.
Departures on Fridays from Puerto Montt. Return on Sunday to Puerto Montt

 
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