4-Day Cochamo Trek
Two nights camping in La Junta in the heart of the Cochamo valley One night in cute hotel in Puerto Varas.Excludes
Flights; airport taxes; gratuities Getting to Puerto Varas at start of trip Arrival night in hotel (ask for details) Meals not stated on the itinerary Accident or emergency evacuation; insurance or any other service not mentioned Sleeping bags and mats are not provided so please bring your ownExtras
We can book your arrival night in Puerto Varas - ask for hotel options. If you would prefer to upgrade to the longer version of this hike (4 nights/5 days) contact us for more details.
Be one of the first to hike in the essential northern Patagonian landscape with its towering granite peaks that attract climbers from all over the world, lush forests and crystal clear mountain streamsHighlights
Hike the beautiful Cochamo Valley, Chile's answer to Yosemite Enjoy fully supported hiking with your expert local guide Feast on delicious, abundant meals served under the stars Hike through the prolific rainforest with towering Alerce trees Climb up above the tree line for spectacular valley views Unzip your tent on some jaw dropping views Dine on fresh seafood in the pretty lakeside Puerto VarasDay by Day
Day 1: Meet guide. Drive to Las Junta. Hike and camp. Day 2: Hike Las Junta to Rainbow Hill. Camp. Day 3: Descend to valley below. Transfer to Puerto Varas. Hotel. Day 4: Morning Puerto Varas.Is this trip for me?
This is a beautiful introductory hike into the pristine wilderness area known as the Cochamo Valley. The hiking is moderate to demanding with five to six hours walking each day and some climbing and traversing with ropes (full instruction given, no climbing experience necessary) The trip is fully supported by pack horses leaving you free to hike with just a day pack It is guided by experienced wilderness guides who take care of all the details Accommodation during the trek is camping in an organized site with showers and bathrooms. This trip is perfect for those of you wanting to explore this lesser known corner of Chile with dramatic peaks, grassy valleys and hidden waterfalls. You should be a fairly fit hiker and comfortable with travelling in remote areas. A longer version of this trip (4 nights/5 days) is available from $1,326 per person, contact us for more information. Dry bags are provided for your gear to be loaded onto the pack horses.Includes
Transfers stated and accommodation detailed on the itinerary (two nights camping with all equipment provided excluding sleeping bags, one hotel night) All meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 4 (with the exception of dinner on night 3). Wine, appetizers and a cheeseboard in refugio. Bilingual guide (Spanish-English) accredited by Wilderness First Response, guide of the National Mountain School with wide experience of trekking and wilderness trips. Pack horses for luggage (limited luggage allowances) Professional first aid kit, UHF Radios, handies, maps, aerial pictures Dry bags (70 litres) for your personal equipment, complete harness, ropes and all necessary equipment for the trip