Chile’s Patagonia Southern Lakes self-drive is our suggested tour in this amazing part of the world.
Experience the magic of the south, its unique beauty, and the living heritage of its original people. Breathe in the earthy humid scents of the forest, swim in pristine lakes, practice your favourite water sports in southern Chile’s countless lakes and rivers and enjoy a day exploring and observing the extraordinary flora and fauna.
Stay off the beaten track and enjoy at your own rhythm the activities that you have chosen for your day.
Arrive in Temuco. After a briefing, start your lakes adventure by driving south to the village of Pucon on Lago Villarrica.
Explore the area including hot springs, villages and beautiful countryside. Activities include horse riding, rafting and hiking volcanoes.
Easy drive to the coast and the river port town of Valdivia, established in 1645.
Early morning walk along the promenade. Return to the lakes and the nearby National Park of Puyehue.
Follow the country lanes to Puerto Octay, beside Lake Llanquihue & the beautiful town of Puerto Varas.
Free day with lots of great day trips and picnic options around the lake.
Day is at leisure.
Return your car or extend your trip crossing over to the Argentinean Lake Region.