STYLE: Extension package
Trip Code: CHFTTCA
DIFFICULTY RATING: 1 (easy adventure)
This deluxe and adventurous itinerary will introduce you to the seafaring culture of the area, and will guide through beautiful landscapes of Tierra Chiloe.
Experience an unbelievable all-inclusive adventure with the incredible Tierra Chiloe. Full of activities, you may choose to horse ride, bike, or cruise through beautiful landscapes of dense forest and remote national parks. Experience one of the most luxurious properties in the region. Discover the distinct and fiery seafaring culture of the area. Witness the iconic wooden stilt houses which add dramatic flair to the water's edge or pay a visit to one of the iconic wooden churches.
Biking - There are a number of biking opportunities at Tierra Chiloe. Whether it's your own exploration of the incredible island or perhaps taking a tour through the tranquil waterways and clifftop trails of the nearby Quehui Island.
Hiking - Walk incredible and sere trails around Tierra Chiloe. You may even take the path to the ominous and mysterious 'Pier of souls', an eery wooden pier perched on cliffs that edge toward the sea.
Water Activities - Activities on the water include visiting the Mechuque the island of stilt homes, the hidden corners of Chepu, or perhaps even undertaking kayaking adventures for local birdwatching
The Tierra Experience
Inspired by Chile’s spectacular nature, Tierra’s extraordinary lodges provide an exceptional holiday. Bold and inviting architecture built with locally – sourced materials are a reflection of the surrounding landscapes. Your itinerary will be filled with personalised, guided trips to explore Chile’s nature or adventurous activities. When desiring to relax, Tierra’s spas will surpass your expectations. Inspired by natural elements and with its ravishing, scenic views, the spa provides the perfect combination of relaxation and entertainment. During your stay, a la carte traditional Chilean meals will be served to you with friendly service. All meals are mostly made from local products to supporting local farmers.
On this all-encompassing itinerary, you will be provided with travel and excursion logistics for your travel party for the duration of your journey, plus expert guides for all the major sightseeing as per itinerary. Each night you will stay in deluxe, sustainable accommodation, designed especially for this part of the world
• Tierra Chiloe was built in an incredibly sustainable manner. Optimising energy sources and taking advantage of the location to maximise sunlight and wind allows for cross ventilation and natural light to enter the building, ultimately leading to a 66% saving on energy.
• Tierra Chiloe grows its own traditional crops observing traditional farming methods and preserving ancient local flora. This product can be enjoyed by all visitors.
On arrival at the airport, you will be met by a representative and transferred by road to the hotel. Located on the main island of the Chiloe archipelago, intrepid adventures are coupled with comfort, sea views and the promise of authentic experiences. You will have the opportunity to settle in and get acquainted with your surroundings after today’s travel. In the evening you will be briefed on the excursion options for the next day.
For the following days, you may choose from a variety of full day & half day excursions that highlight the wonders of Chiloe. The following are just a sample of the activities that may be undertaken.
Undertake a half day excursion to the beauty of Castro. The beating heart of Chiloé lies in the traditional stilt houses, grand churches and authentic craft markets of Castro. This city, a 16th century former stronghold of Chilean governance, was used as an entry point to capture the island as an extension of the mainland. The history and cultural influences surrounding Castro make for an adventure of discovery. It begins with a visit to the colourful Mercado Yumbel. This vibrant market is awash with local produce, freshly caught fish and rustically woven wares, a place for islanders as well as visitors.
From Yumbel, head to the iconic stilt houses in an area protected by the curve of the coastline, a great photo opportunity. The streets from the bay lead to the central church of San Francisco, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The visit ends with time in the shipyards and carpentry school, an important part of the city’s economy and cultural heritage.
In the afternoon undertake a kayak experience along the quaint waters. You will head in the direction of Pullao Marsh, one of the regions most important marshes. Here you will watch migratory birds such as the long-billed curlew, cormorants and flamingos. You may even be lucky enough to row alongside dolphins. The tour will finish with one of the island's longest standing traditions; clam harvesting, a very important activity for Chiloe. From there, you will head back to the hotel for an evening dinner and drinks.
This morning you will be collected from the hotel and transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.
Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.
Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.
Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.
Return transfers from Castro Airport (Chiloe Island)
Accommodation with full board
Open Bar (Premium wines and vintage liquors available for an additional cost)
2 half day excursions or 1 full day in small groups per day.
Sightseeing with local English-speaking guides
Use of pool facilities
International and internal flights not indicated
Visa and reciprocity fees (if applicable)
Gratuities for tour guides/drivers
Any items not mentioned as included
A single supplement surcharge applies and is subject to availability. Please contact us for more information.
Prices are based on per person, twin share.
Prices are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change at any time.
All entrance fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Seasonality and availability at time of booking.