Chiloe Island

Puerto Montt - Chiloe Island

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Day 1: Puerto Montt - Chiloe Island

Transfer from Puerto Montt airport (or bus terminal) to cross the channel to Chiloe Island, the second largest island off the coast of South America. Transfer to your hotel in Ancud, the Galeon Azul with fine views over the bay. Free evening.

Day 2: Chiloe Island

After breakfast, city tour including a visit to the Blue Museum which houses all historical information about Chiloe. A visit to the old Spanish fort of San Antonio. Built in 1770 on a terrace in the high part of Ancud, this was the last location in Chile and the second last in South America to fly the flag of Spain, surrendering it on 19 January 1826. After lunch, a visit to the Lacuy peninsula, Brava coast and fort of Ahui. Return to your hotel.

Day 3: Chiloe Island

Trip to Dalcahue where local artisans sell their unique products in the Sunday market. A visit to Castro, Chiloe's oldest and largest town. Castro is famous for its colourful houses built on stilts over the tide, in addition to its excellent seafood and traditional handicrafts. Boat ride over to the Isle of Quinchao to visit the beautiful town of Curaco de Velez. Return to Castro for lunch. Afternoon visit to the museum, the Gamboa viewpoint and the platform houses before returning to your hotel in Ancud.

Day 4: Chiloe Island - Puerto Montt

After breakfast a free morning with an optional tour (price not included) to visit the penguin colony at Punihuil. After lunch, return to Puerto Montt and transfer to the airport.

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