Chile’s Lake District
PETROHUE FALLS & THE CHILEAN LAKE DISTRICT
Puerto Montt is the capital of the Lakes District, one of the most spectacular areas of Chile where beautiful lakes and dozens of active volcanoes dominate the landscape.
Your tour continues through the wild beauty of Chile’s Lake District, viewing the charming city of Puerto Varas, Lake Llanquihue, South America’s third largest lake, and the impressive view to the snow-capped Osorno Volcano ( if the weather permit ).
The drive continues along the shore side and past the village of Ensenada in order to arrive to the Vicenta Perez Rosales national park. A stop will be made to walk along the Petrohue River and view the falls cascading over the hard volcanic rocks where there are opportunities for photos of the icy cold clear waters which turn a fierce green on the Petrohue Falls, place where you will enjoy more breathtaking views of the Osorno Volcano in middle of the exuberant rain forest.
Afterwards, enjoy a short walk around the Laguna Verde in an ancient forest before returning to the Puerto Varas city towards Puerto Varas, where you will have free time to explore this attractive lakeside town.
A stop will be made at a local handicraft market during the tour. Tour order may be changed to alleviate congestion. Tour concludes at the Airport, Hotel or Pier.
– Lunch option available at additional cost. Add one extra hour to tour duration for lunch.
– We recommend that guests wear warm layered clothing in order to fully enjoy and participate in this excursion, a rain coat, comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also recommended.
– Light colors clothing is very important in order to avoid Mosquitoes.