Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt

Starting from Puerto Montt / Puerto Varas, travel to Chiloé Island to see penguins at Puñihuil Islets, the UNESCO wooden churches of Chiloé and to hike at the Chiloé National Park and Tepuheico Park for striking views of the Pacific Ocean. Return to a base in Puerto Varas to trek at the Alerce Andino National Park, visit the Petrohué Waterfalls, cross the Todos los Santos Lake and visit Peulla; trek the Osorno Volcano in the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park; a complete tour around Llanquihue Lake visiting quaint towns with German influence; and end your adventure with a local experience at the picturesque markets in Puerto Montt.

Experience local life by visiting several markets; take time for coffee and conversation with the locals. Enjoy a delicious meal and maybe a boat ride to Tenglo Island, and stop by the crafts market.

Hike the Laguna Sargazo, a beautiful area at the Alerce Andino National Park. You will be observing and identifying the local flora and fauna, and enjoying the spectacular views of the Laguna surroundings. If time permits, stop by the Puerto Montt handicraft markets.

Fly fishing in Chile is the fastest growing sector in sport fishing. Southern Chile is the destination for trout and salmon fishing! These excursions on Rio Maullin and other rivers and lakes are operated by local full-service outfitters.


Puerto Montt and markets, Puerto Varas, trek Alerce Andino National Park Petrohue Watefalls, Osorno Volcano, Todos los Santos Lake, Calbuco Volcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, fishing Maullin River or others, Horse back riding and rafting in Petrohue River.


Walk through Lahuen Ñadi Park, home of some of the world’s oldest trees. Then visit several of Puerto Montt’s markets, observing and interacting with the locals. Enjoy a delicious Curanto with a Té Frío in the Cocinerias.

Depart from the pier or your hotel in Puerto Varas/Puerto Montt and travel to the skirts of Osorno Volcano, to the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park and the Laguna Verde area. Visit the three main points of the Park: Osorno Volcano, Petrohué Waterfalls and Todos Los Santos Lake.


Explore the town of Frutillar, with its strong German influence, on the shore of Llanquihue Lake; visit Puerto Varas, also on the lake, with views of Orsono and Calbuco Volcanoes; enjoy the sights of Puerto Montt, including the famous Angelmo Market and the Handicrafts Village.

Hike through beautiful forests, identifying native flora and fauna, and observing the current geological formation of the terrain and Calbuco Volcano cone. Enjoy the spectacular views of the inland sea of Puerto Montt to the west.

Hike Paso Desolacion (Desolation Pass) between the Osorno and Cerro La Picada volcanoes. Soak in the amazing vistas of Calbuco, Puntiagudo, Tronador, Yates volcanoes, the Patagonian Andes, Llanquihue and Todos Los Santos Lake. Enjoy panoramic views of the unrivaled beauty.