Embark on a full day excursion to Chiloe Island, starting with boarding a ferry to sail the Chacao Channel. Spot sea wolves and native sea birds, then visit historic landmarks like the San Antonio Fort. Visit Dalcahue to visit its markets and then head to Castro, that is the Capital of Chiloe Island.
Full Day Chiloe Island Excursion (B)
We begin the tour by going to Pargua at the south of Puerto Varas city, where we will board a ferry to sail the Chacao Channel. This channel separates the continent of Chiloe Island. During the sailing, we might see sea wolves, pelicans and sea birds natives from this area. The ferry berths at Chacao pier, where we will take the route that will take us to the Ancud city, where we can see the San Antonio Fort; this historic place is located in the highest part of the city, built at the latest part of XVIII Century and is part of one of the last Spanish fortifications in our country, the Local Churches Heritage Foundation, the Main Square, and the Central Market, this one offers many gastronomic and crafts options of the island. We continue our trip to Dalcahue, this city is located in front of Quinchao Island and along the coast there is a Market where you will find the traditional gastronomic. This market is special, this construction is named Palafito, because it's built over the water in a base of Wood, with a spectacular view, also to visit the Handcraft Market and walk to visit the local Church that is a typical construction and is a World Heritage Site. Later we continue our trip to Castro, that is the Capital of Chiloe Island, having time for taking pictures at Manuel Montt palafitos, visit the San Francisco Church in front of the main square and visit the biggest handicraft market of the island, besides it is the traditional Gamboa viewing point you can take very nice pictures of the worldwide famous palafitos.