Arrive at Temuco Airport, then have a private transfer 1½ hours to Pucón, in the center of Chile's Lake District. Arrive at Antumalal Hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure in this scenic town, known throughout the world as a gateway to adventure. Enjoy a walk on the shores of Lake Villarrica and take in the spectacular volcano views.
Excursion to Huerquehue National Park
Spend the day exploring the trails in this national park located in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, only a few miles from the town of Pucón. The park has many trails through the forests of monkey-puzzle trees, several waterfalls, and 20 lakes and lagoons. Among the local wildlife are Darwin's Frog, the Andean Fox and the Andean Condor.
(Breakfast, Box Lunch & Accommodations, Pucón)
This morning you have a private transfer for the 2½-hour drive to the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve, which lies in the middle of the Patagonian Rainforest. Arrive at the Hotel Nothofagus inside the reserve. Spend the rest of the day at leisure at Nothofagus, built in the shape of giant tree and nestled in the forest. Consider utilizing the spa facilities at the hotel, including a pool and sauna.
(Breakfast, Pucón; Dinner & Accommodations, Huilo Huilo)
Spend the day exploring the options available to you at the hotel, from self-guided trails, to mountain biking, to the longest zip line in South America. Horseback riding and bird watching are also available.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Accommodations, Huilo Huilo)
After breakfast, a private transfer lasting about 4 hours takes you through the forested landscape to Puerto Varas, on the shore of Llanquihue Lake. Arrive at Cabaña del Lago Hotel in the late afternoon and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy the large indoor pool at the hotel, offering spectacular views of the lake and the distant volcanoes.
(Breakfast, Huilo Huilo; Accommodations, Puerto Varas)
Osorno and Petrohue Falls Tour
Today you will have a six-hour excursion to see some of the most beautiful sights in Chile. Start by visiting the shore of Llanquihue Lake for a stunning view of Osorno and Calibuco Volcanoes. Then you will ascend to the Osorno Ski Mountain Center, at an elevation of 4,000 feet, for breathtaking views of the volcanoes, the lake and the distant Pacific Ocean. You'll have lunch at the ski center before departing to Vincente Perez Rosales National Park on the shore of Todos Los Santos Lake. Here you can take a stroll on the lakeshore, surrounded by an evergreen forest. Then visit the Petrohué River Rapids, where the river passes over large smooth lava boulders. Continue on to the lakeshore to board a boat for a 40-minute ride on Todos Los Santos Lake [optional, paid locally], with views of evergreen forests and volcanoes—a spectacular setting. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Accommodations, Puerto Varas)
After checking out of your hotel you will have a private transfer for the 30-minute drive to Puerto Montt Airport. Here you will take your departure flight, or continue on to your next Avanti destination!
(Breakfast, Puerto Varas)