in the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park
The Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park is one of the most
beautiful landscapes in Chile and Petrohue is the best place to begin
your adventure trip in the Lakes District. Puerto Montt is the main
entrance in this region because the airport. Another important and
charming city is Puerto Varas, located on the shores of Llanquihue
Lake and 20 minutes from Puerto Montt. In this program you will pass
through this city on the way to Petrohue.
If you are thinking to do everything in a few days, you are right!
It is possible with this program specially designed for active people.
1 PUERTO MONTT-PETROHUE (half day whitewater rafting) or ECO ADVENTURE
(half day multisport)
at the Puerto Montt's airport and transfer to Petrohue through Vicente
Pérez Rosales National Park. Option 1 Rafting: Afternoon short
drive to "Los Patos" area. Everybody gets his rafting equipment:
a neoprene wet-suit, a water-proof jacket, a life jacket, a helmet
and the paddle. The following instructions (general information about
rafting, safety rules, how to act in whitewater) takes us about a
half an hour. The part of the river which we will descend is about
17 km. long and consists of 13 rapids of a level up to 3+. After one
hour and a half of rafting we arrive at the river "Hueño-Hueño"
where we get off our rafts and enjoy a nice snack.
Option 2 Eco Adventure: Afternoon depart for a perfect mixture
of hiking, pull-flying (rope slide), rapel and, kayaking. We will
start with a hiking through woods that have survived the last eruptions
of the Osorno volcano. We will stop at a lookout where we will be
able to observe the origin of the Petrohue river and part of Todos
Los Santos lake. Once again, we will go into the woods of coigüe,
ulmos and hazelnut trees towards Zorro Canyon for another activity
going down the canyon pull flying (rope slide) of almost 100 mt. passing
through centennial woods until the lava river, resting time to continue
climbing the east wall of the canyon to keep on walking for our next
challenge. After a brief safety instruction and hadling of equipment
given by expert guides we will descend rapelling the botton of the
gorge surrounded by ferns and mosses, we will continue towards Petrohue
river. Here we will take our kayaks going back in the waters until
Petrohue beach where we will share a snack. Return to the Hotel Petrohue
for a welcome drink. Dinner and night in Petrohue. (L, D)
PASO DE LOS PUMAS OR PASO DESOLACION (full day trekking)
Option 1 Paso Los Pumas Trek: Morning departure from the hotel in
a motor boat through "Todos Los Santos" lake towards Playa
León. Hiking for about 3 or 4 hours among an ancient native
forest of "Coigues", "Arrayanes", "Ulmos"
among others. Los Pumas Pass trail crosses over the Todos Los Santos
lake range to reach the León River. Resting time and, after
we follow into a fabulous valley with ancient alerce woods. Spectacular
views of the Puntiagudo and Osorno volcanoes. Picnic lunch. Return
to the beach to board the motor boat to Petrohué.
Option 2 Paso Desolación Trek: Morning departs from
the hotel. We start the trek (approx. 7 hours) skirting Lake Todos
los Santos. We ascend to the sandbank of the volcano until arriving
at a magma canyon. From here we arrive at the Path Desolation where
Jesuits discovered, in the century XVII, Lake Todos los Santos. The
view of the National Park Vicente Pérez Rosales is amazing.
We continue the walk towards the sandbanks of volcano Osorno where
we have spectacular views of the volcanoes Osorno, Puntiagudo, Tronador
and Calbuco, Lake Todos los Santos and the Andes Mountains. Picnic
lunch. Return to Petrohue. Dinner and Overnight. (B,L,D)
CANYONING IN RIO LEON & MOUNTAIN BIKE PLAYA LARGA - PETROHUE
Trip by boat for around 15 minutes to arrive to Río León
, starting point of our excursion. Short instruction about the canyoning,
to start the excursion that will get us to "El Pozón"
and its waterfall of 40 mts. of height. Pinic lunch.
P.M. Mountain Bike excursion. We start from the Petrohue Hotel, toward
Playa Larga, going by the special roads of the Vicente Perez Rosales
National Park, surrounded by native forest, with beautiful views over
the Osorno volcano and the lake. Arrival to Playa Larga (Long beach)
one of the most beautiful of the "Todos Los Santos" lakes.
Time for snack and take a bath. Return to Petrohué. Dinner
and night in Petrohue. (B,L,D)
PETROHUE - PUERTO MONTT
Morning at leisure. Transfer to Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt's airport.
Min. 2 - 4 people
5 - 8 people
- All airport transfers
- Support transportation during program
- Welcome cocktail
- 3 nights lodging at Hotel Petrohue with half board (breakfast
- Specialized bilingual guides
- Park entrances fees
- Full personal equipment for all day activities in the program
- All tours with box lunch in full day according to the program.
NOT INCLUDED :
- Air local flights Santiago/Puerto Montt/Santiago
- Extra meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips and extra expenses as laundry.
What To bring:
For Canyoning: Dry clothes for changing. Short pants or bathing
suit, wetsuit, towel , windbreaker and Tennis shoes, underwear such
For Rafting: shoes that can get wet, towel, swimming suit.
For Trekking: Comfortable shoes, sunblock and sun glasses, jockey
For Mountain bike excursion: Small backbag, tennis or trekking shoes,
windbreaker, jockey or hat, sun glasses and sunblock.
age to participate is 12 years old.
Coyancura 2270, oficina 801, Providencia, Santiago, CHILE
Telefóno: (56 2) 333 1390 - Fax (56 2) 234 9783