Self Drive Experience at Chilean Lake District, 5 days

5 day

E-Ticket

Day Trip

Group Tour

This is a unique way to travel through this amazing region of Chilean Lake District.

This region has lower temperatures and recurring rainfall throughout the year.

REQUIREMENTS:

Meet the minimum age 25 years old

A valid driver’s license and passport for each driver. (An international permit is not necessary to drive in Chile)

A major credit card in the name of the renter (MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club or American Express)
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Puerto Montt Airport - Puerto Varas (Approx. 21 km)

Pass By: Costanera de Puerto Montt, Costanera Puerto Montt, Puerto Montt Chile
Pick up your rental car at Puerto Montt Airport rental office and get ready to explore the worders of the Lake District. Drive to Puerto Varas located on the shores of Llanquihue Lake with magnificent views of the distant volcanoes.

Pass By: Paseo Puerto Varas, Calle San Francisco, #666, Puerto Varas Chile
Puerto Varas

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Puelche in Puerto Varas (or similar)

Day 2: Puerto Varas - Vicente Perez Rosales National Park (Approx. 120 km)

Stop At: Paseo Puerto Varas, Calle San Francisco, #666, Puerto Varas Chile
Today we recommend drive towards Vicente Perez Rosales National Park founded in 1926. Departing from your hotel, you will pass by typical wooden churches, Chilean farm houses and the town...
Itinerary

Day 1: Puerto Montt Airport - Puerto Varas (Approx. 21 km)

Pass By: Costanera de Puerto Montt, Costanera Puerto Montt, Puerto Montt Chile
Pick up your rental car at Puerto Montt Airport rental office and get ready to explore the worders of the Lake District. Drive to Puerto Varas located on the shores of Llanquihue Lake with magnificent views of the distant volcanoes.

Pass By: Paseo Puerto Varas, Calle San Francisco, #666, Puerto Varas Chile
Puerto Varas

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Puelche in Puerto Varas (or similar)

Day 2: Puerto Varas - Vicente Perez Rosales National Park (Approx. 120 km)

Stop At: Paseo Puerto Varas, Calle San Francisco, #666, Puerto Varas Chile
Today we recommend drive towards Vicente Perez Rosales National Park founded in 1926. Departing from your hotel, you will pass by typical wooden churches, Chilean farm houses and the town of Ensenada. You will drive through a thick forest of mostly native Coigües to reach Chile’s oldest National Park. First stop will be the waterfalls of Petrohué. We will hike a short trail through native forests: you will be amazed by the crystal green waterfalls. We will get back to the car and drive on heading to the slopes of the Osorno Volcano.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Puelche in Puerto Varas (or similar)


Day 3: Puerto Varas - Chiloe Island - Cauln - Castro (Approx. 180 km)

Pass By: Chiloe Island Penguin Colony, Punihuil, Isla Chiloe Chile
Today you will have a very interesting journey. Drive across via the ferry crossing to Chiloe Island. After the ferry, take a coastal road to Caulin, an agricultural and fishing community. The surroundings were declared Ecologic Bird Sanctuary.

Chiloé is a rugged and relatively untouched archipielago of the coast of Chile´s Lake District; explore this mythical island with its colorful wooden churches, 16 have been declared World Heritage Sites by Unesco.

You will stay in Castro, know by the colorfull “palafitos” (houses built on stilts), located among hills and an exuberant vegetation, this city invites you take a walk, try its seafood restaurants, visit its arts and crafts shops.


Pass By: Santuario de Aves de Caulin, Isla Chiloe 5710000 Chile
Today you will have a very interesting journey. Drive across via the ferry crossing to Chiloe Island. After the ferry, take a coastal road to Caulin, an agricultural and fishing community. The surroundings were declared Ecologic Bird Sanctuary.

Chiloé is a rugged and relatively untouched archipielago of the coast of Chile´s Lake District; explore this mythical island with its colorful wooden churches, 16 have been declared World Heritage Sites by Unesco.

You will stay in Castro, know by the colorfull “palafitos” (houses built on stilts), located among hills and an exuberant vegetation, this city invites you take a walk, try its seafood restaurants, visit its arts and crafts shops.


Pass By: Museo Municipal de Castro, Calle Esmeralda, Castro, Isla Chiloe Chile
Today you will have a very interesting journey. Drive across via the ferry crossing to Chiloe Island. After the ferry, take a coastal road to Caulin, an agricultural and fishing community. The surroundings were declared Ecologic Bird Sanctuary.

Chiloé is a rugged and relatively untouched archipielago of the coast of Chile´s Lake District; explore this mythical island with its colorful wooden churches, 16 have been declared World Heritage Sites by Unesco.

You will stay in Castro, know by the colorfull “palafitos” (houses built on stilts), located among hills and an exuberant vegetation, this city invites you take a walk, try its seafood restaurants, visit its arts and crafts shops.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hosteria Castro

Day 4: Chiloe Island - Castro - Ancud - Puerto Varas (Approx. 190 km)

Pass By: Centro Cultural de Castro, Calle Ignacio Serrano 321, Castro, Isla Chiloe 5700000 Chile
Depending on your departure time, you can explore the city and its highlights such the San Antonio Fort, where the view of the port is spectacular; the church and handicraft market. Don't miss out on the Ancud Regional Museum where you can get to know the history, mythology and crafts of the area, as well as its indigenous past.

Pass By: Catedral de Ancud, Plaza de Armas, Ancud, Isla Chiloe Chile
Depending on your departure time, you can explore the city and its highlights such the San Antonio Fort, where the view of the port is spectacular; the church and handicraft market. Don't miss out on the Ancud Regional Museum where you can get to know the history, mythology and crafts of the area, as well as its indigenous past.

Pass By: Paseo Puerto Varas, Calle San Francisco, #666, Puerto Varas Chile
Depending on your departure time, you can explore the city and its highlights such the San Antonio Fort, where the view of the port is spectacular; the church and handicraft market. Don't miss out on the Ancud Regional Museum where you can get to know the history, mythology and crafts of the area, as well as its indigenous past.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Puelche in Puerto Varas (or similar)


Day 5: Puerto Varas - Frutillar - Puerto Montt Airport (Approx. 90 km)

Pass By: Paseo Puerto Varas, Calle San Francisco, #666, Puerto Varas Chile
Leave your hotel in Puerto Varas and drive to Frutillar a charming village on the bank of the huge Llanquihue Lake. The village is noted for the German influence on the architecture developed by the immigrants who arrived around 1853. Here, you can walk to visit some restored colonial houses and see the strong German influence on the architecture.

Then, drive back to Puerto Montt Airport to drop off your rental car.


Pass By: Muelle Frutillar, Av. Bernardo Philippi- Pier Frutillar, Frutillar Chile
Frutillar

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • 1 Night Accommodation at Hosteria Castro
  • Free Parking at the hotels
  • 5 days car rental, category C (Hyundai Accent mechanic or similar)
  • 4x Breakfast
  • Pick-Up and Drop-Off at Puerto Montt Airport around 12:00 PM
  • Tailor-Made Itinerary featuring a day-by-day breakdown
  • GPS tracking
  • Unlimited Kilometers, local taxes
  • 3 Nights Accommodation ay Hotel Puelche with buffet breakfast
  • CWD, PAI and SACA insurances
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
Not Included
  • Personal Insurance
  • Extras at the hotel
  • Extra days rental
  • Gasoline
  • Meals
Departure Point
Puerto Montt, Los Lagos, Chile

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up your rental car at Puerto Montt Airport rental office and get ready to explore the worders of the Lake District

Airports

  • Tepual Airport, Puerto Montt Chile


Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.