Milodon
(56 - 2) 2367 1422

PROGRAM / LAKES AND VOLCANOES


Trekking in volcanoes zone, 6 days

JESUITAS ROUTE AT LAKES & VOLCANOES DISTRICT

This expedition includes 6 days of trekking in Northern Patagonia and 4 nights’ accommodations in Santiago.

Day 1        Santiago
Upon your arrival to Santiago’s international airport, a OneSeed staff member will be there to greet you and take you to a our partner bed and breakfast, located at a ten minutes walk from La Moneda, Chile’s Presidential Palace. Catch up on some much needed sleep and settle into Chile’s capital city.
Inclusions: Private transfer from airport; accommodations

Day 2        Bike tour in Santiago
After a restful night at our partner bed and breakfast, enjoy breakfast at the B&B before a guided city bike tour with a visit to a local market in Santiago, one of Latin America’s most modern cities. Meet your fellow expedition members at tonight’s welcome dinner. Enjoy and share some of Chile’s traditional dishes and, more importantly, its national drink, Pisco Sour!!. After dinner we’ll complete a final gear check before hitting the sack for the evening.
Inclusions: Breakfast (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water, juice, soft drinks. Other options available for guest purchase); guided biking tour; Welcome dinner at local restaurant (vegetarian option available); accommodations

Day 3       Santiago - Puerto Varas
Today, our guests will leave the metropolitan center of Santiago for Chile’s Lake District. After a short flight to Puerto Montt, you will be met by private transfer to head toward Puerto Varas about an hour from the head to the trail. As you drive to Puerto Varas, you won’t believe the breathtaking scenery that will greet you from the moment you leave town. The large glacier-formed valleys are filled with several enormous lakes, each with its own distinct form and coloration. To add to the already impressive sight, lush forests surround the entire area, contrasting spectacularly with the isolated peaks of the region’s drastic volcanic formations. Guests will spend the night in a cozy lodge about an hour from the trail head.
Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water, juice, soft drinks. Other options available for guest purchase); airport transfer; domestic flight; accommodations

Day 4       Puerto Varas - Petrohue - Callao
After the restful night in our partner lodge near the trail’s head, the group will load up for an hour boat ride to the beginning of the trail in El Rincon. Beginning with a view of Lago Todos Los Santos and the rocky peaks that surround it, the group will head through open fields, leading to lush forests, eventually arriving at the Callao Hot Springs. Spend the night in a rustic lodge with access to these springs that keep a constant temperature near 104 degrees.
Approximately 6-7 hours of travel and trekking
Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); boat transportation; accommodations

Day 5       Cerro Cenizo
Leaving from the lodge near the springs, the group begins the trip’s most challenging day. Climbing Cerro Cenizo, reach a spectacular viewpoint to see the verdant fields, lakes, and rock formations that make up this zone. Upon returning to the lodge, guests can once again soak their tired bodies in the natural springs of Callao.
Approximately 6-7 hours of trekking.
Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 6       Laguna Los Quetros
On the third day of hiking, the expedition heads toward Laguna Los Quetros, a dazzling blue lake surrounded by rolling, treed hills contrasted by abrupt peaks that may be covered by snow depending on the season. Our camp for the evening will be made near the lake. Be sure to taste some of the local honey, bread, and berries offered from the farm nearby!
Approximately 4-5 hours of trekking
Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 7        Rupanco Lake
On the final leg of the trek we’ll pass several private farms as we arrive at Lake Rupanco in Las Gaviotas. This is the perfect spot to take in the final moments of your scenic journey and enjoy a final night before returning to Santiago. Apple orchards, roaming sheep, a warm shower–and a celebratory beer–await you!
Approximately 3-4 hours of trekking
Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 8        Puerto Montt - Santiago
Departing from Las Gaviotas you will have an hour boat ride to the trail head where you will be met by private transfer to take you back to Puerto Montt. A short flight from Puerto Montt returns us to Santiago to enjoy a free day of unwinding from the trek and exploring the bustling streets of the city.
Inclusions: Breakfast & Lunch (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); transfers; domestic flight; accommodations

Day 9        Wine tour
You’ve finished your expedition, now it’s time to celebrate! We will head to Chile’s famous Maipo Valley to mountain bike through local wineries, touring three local vineyards complete with lunch spread and wine tasting. After a satisfying afternoon biking through the vineyards and sampling local wines, return to Santiago for one last night.

Day 10     Santiago
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to hotel.

All itineraries are subject to change based on local conditions and the judgment of the guide.

PRICE PER PERSON from USD 3,490 (USD 300 single supplement) / Valid until 30th of April 2015

  

Departure
November 08, 2014
December 06, 2014 
December 27, 2014 
January 17, 2015 
February 07, 2015 
February 28, 2015 
March 21, 2015

Included:
-4 nights accommodation in Santiago
-domestic flight (RT) to Puerto Montt
-all accommodations on trek (shared bathroom)
-breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
-trekking permits and entry fees
-farewell banquet
-guide services
-all ground transportation in Chile
-guided excursions in Santiago

Not Included:
-personal items (laundry, clothing, snacks, etc.)
-trip cancellation insurance (offered as an option)
-international airfare and meals during travel
-snacks during trek



TURISMO MILODON
Av. Vespucio Sur 700 of. 804
Las Condes pos hommmm - Santiago - Chile
Tel.: (56 - 2) 2367 1422
Fax: (56 - 2) 2657 2420
Email: tours@milodon.cl
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