Hike Alerce Andino National Park through beautiful native forests to Lagoon Chaiquenes and Lagoon Triangle.
We depart from your hotel in Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt driving toward Alerce Andino National Park (39, 255 hectares). This national park was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2007. Our excursion takes us through the Pacific Coast Reloncaví Sound by the Southern Road. We pass by quaint fishing villages. The Calbuco Volcano and all the beautiful Andean-Patagonian mountain range are along side us in this stunning journey! The beautiful native forest wows us with its intense green, where we can see and identify species of local flora and fauna. After half an hour we arrive at a beautiful waterfall. As we continue we can see or hear birds, such as the black woodpecker, the Huet-Huet, Kingfisher, the Chucao, and Cara-Caras. We reach a 2, 000-yr. -old redwood, and then we continue to Lagoons Chaiquenes and Triangle. Time to relax, take photos and eat our box-lunch. Back to the hotel. Trek Distance 10 Miles/16 Km. This tour is priced for a group of 2, but I can accommodate more hikers. Get a Quote!
-I will pick you up at the meeting point according your information provided.
-We will drive to Puerto Montt city to take the Austral highway.
-We will drive around to Reloncaví Fjord to arrive the National Park.
-Arrive to Lenca village. From this point, we will drive over gravel route for 9 Km/6 Miles.
-Arrive to Alerce National Park, Lenca sector.
-From this point we will start our 10 miles(16 Km) Trekking . Before, Check our stuff. Safety briefing.
-Walking into the Rainforest bordering the Chicago river. Photos and enjoy the rainforest around.
-Arrive to Chaica Waterfalls. Photo stop.
-Arrive to Chaiquenes lagoon. Photo stop.
-After 1 hour, we arrive to the goal Triangle lagoon. Rest, lunch box and photos.
-Back for same route. Get our car and back to city.
-We return for the "Austral highway" route surrounded by fields, farmer villages, fishing villages in front of the Ocean Pacific.
Back to the Pier or your Hotel in Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas.
*Trekking distance 10 Miles/16 Km.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pier, Airport or your Hotel in Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas.
End location: Pier, Airport or your Hotel in Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas.
Duration: 9 hours
Weather conditions may affect the duration of our excursion and not visiting all the places mentioned in the description.
Transportation Method: Transportation Method: Private transportation from 1 to 3 in fully equipped SUV, CAR or similar with air conditioned.
Private transportation from 4 to 8 in fully equipped Hyundai H-1 Minibus or similar with air conditioned.
Private transportation from 9 to 19 in fully equipped Mercedes Benz Sprinter Minibus or similar with air conditioned.
Groups over 20 travelers, can be arranged.
-Professional Local Private Tour Guide (Bilingual).
-Wilderness First Responder Accredited Tour Guide.
-VHF radio communication/Mobile phone.
-Entrance to National Park.
-1 mineral water per person.
-1 box lunch per person (1 sandwich, 1 fruit, 1 cereal bars, 1 chocolate bar, assortment of peanuts).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20000 Pesos - 20000 Pesos - 40 USD - Between 20 to 40 dollars per person. This money will be enough for coffee and extra sandwich in Correntoso village or Puerto Montt.
40 USD - Between 20 to 40 dollars per person. This money will be enough for souvenirs or coffee with "Kuchen" on the route if you want. No ATM where on the route.