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Welcome to Chile's Lakes and Volcanoes District! You'll meet your guide team at 10:00 AM at Hotel Antumalal in Pucón. After a welcome lunch and custom bike fitting, we'll head out for a ride toward Lake Caburgua and then onto the famous Huife Hot Springs. Enjoy views of Villarrica Volcano as we pedal through rolling farmland. With a little luck, we'll see smoke billowing out of this active volcano. After mastering the rolling terrain, we'll arrive at the hot springs and be rewarded a soothing soak in the hot mineral baths followed by a shuttle back to the hotel. Tonight, we'll meet for dinner and social hour at the hotel and your guides will fill you in on what's in store during the week ahead.
Pucón to Lake Caburgua to Huife Hot Springs
Approximately 31 miles with 2,500 feet of climbing
Pucón to Lake Caburgua to Quetroleufu
Approximately 20 miles with 1,200 feet of climbing
Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
It's a glorious day to discover volcanoes! Our ride alongside the Trancura River takes us into Villarrica National Park where we are rewarded with views of the Villarrica, Quetrupillan and Lanin volcanoes. Along the way, we’ll pass through Mapuche villages and have a chance to try some fresh sopaipillas and jugo de frambuesa. If you're feeling up for a challenge, try the avid option today and tackle the freshly-paved switchbacks that lead to the spine of the Andes Mountains and the border of Argentina. If climbing is not your style, shuttle to the top where you’ll find yourself surrounded by the scenery that makes the Lakes and Volcanoes District famous. Enjoy a peaceful stroll and soak it all in! Time and weather permitting, as assessed by your guide team, we'll descend or shuttle back toward Currarrahue. After lunch, we'll shuttle onward to the hotel. Tonight is your chance to explore the lively town of Pucón and dine at a local restaurant of your choosing.
Pucon to Puesco Bridge
Approximately 30 miles with 2,200 feet of climbing
Pucon to Curarrehue
Approximately 17 miles with 650 feet of climbing
Pucon to Argentina Border to Curarrehue
Approximately 43 miles with 4,000 feet of climbing
Breakfast | Lunch
Each day brings something new and beautiful to discover in Chile, and today is no exception. After a morning shuttle, we'll ride a portion of Chile's scenic Route of the Seven Lakes. Soak up more incredible views of the Villarrica Volcano as you pedal alongside Lake Panguipulli. After lunch in the village of Choshuenco, we'll polish the day off with a climb to our hotel deep into the rainforest of the Huilo Huilo Reserve. Be sure to glance back for a stunning view of the Mocho-Choshuenco glacier as you pedal. After checking into your secluded bungalow next to the Fuy River, take a walk in the rainforest or relax in your private hot tub. Tonight, we’ll gather for a gourmet Chilean feast at our hotel.
Panguipulli to Huilo Huilo
Approximately 42 miles with 3,900 feet of climbing
Panguipulli to Choshuenco
Approximately 30 miles with 2,150 feet of climbing
Licanray to Huilo Huilo
Approximately 66 miles with 5,150 feet of climbing
Nawelpi Lodge or Nothofagus Hotel
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Today begins with a visit to the Huilo Huilo waterfall before completing our 2-hour transfer to the town of Futrono near the shore of Ranco Lake. After lunch in a local cafe, we'll tackle the undulating road around the east side of the lake. Today, the scenic highlight is the lake itself, dotted with islands surrounded by shades of green and blue. If you are in need of a break today, the short option allows you to take advantage of the serenity of our lovely home for this evening. Nestled in a 34,000 acre private nature reserve, the remote Futangue Lodge is a pure gem in the Patagonian forest. Tonight, we'll enjoy dinner at the hotel.
Futrono to Parque Futangue with Climb
Approximately 38 miles with 2,600 feet of climbing
Futrono to Parque Futangue
Approximately 27 miles with 1,550 feet of climbing
Futrono to Lago Ranco to Parque Futangue
Approximately 52 miles with 3,800 feet of climbing
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Awa Variation: Pack your bags because there is more adventure to be had on our way to the southern end of the Lakes and Volcanoes District! Today we shuttle south to the charming German-settled town of Puerto Octay where you'll notice German influences in the architecture around every corner. Enjoy lunch at a local cafe before beginning our ride around Lake Llanquihue. The gleaming snowy peak of the Osorno Volcano looms large and wondrous throughout the day as we ride through rolling green pastures and dairy farms. We will pedal toward it for most of the day, and those who are up for the challenge can take on the steep climb to its base. From the top, we will shuttle back down to the main road before continuing to our final destination, Hotel Awa. We'll dine here tonight and rest up for another big ride tomorrow.
Cumbres Variation: Pack your bags because there is more adventure to be had on our way to the southern end of the Lakes and Volcanoes District! Today we shuttle south to the charming German-settled town of Puerto Octay where you'll notice German influences in the architecture around every corner. Enjoy lunch at a local cafe before beginning our ride around Lake Llanquihue. The gleaming snowy peak of the Osorno Volcano looms large and wondrous throughout the day as we ride through rolling green pastures and dairy farms. We'll end lakeside in Llanquihue and take a short shuttle to our hotel in Puerto Varas. Tonight is yours to explore lively Puerto Varas, armed with dining recommendations from your guides.
Puerto Octay to Hotel Awa
Approximately 41 miles with 1,950 feet of climbing
Puerto Octay to Llanquihue
Approximately 29 miles with 1,350 feet of climbing
Hotel Awa or Hotel Cumbres
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner(AWA)
Awa Variation: Today we set off in the direction of the Osorno Volcano but stay on it's southern edge as we visit Petrohue Falls. We'll enjoy lunch en route and afterwards the choice is yours to ride or shuttle back to make the most of your stay at this fabulous property. Perhaps the lovely spa or pools are calling your name. Tonight, we'll gather for a farewell social hour and dinner at the hotel and reminisce about the many miles we have covered and sights we have seen.
Cumbres Variation: Today we set off in the direction of the Osorno Volcano. We'll pedal along its southern edge to visit Petrohue Falls before turning back to Ensenada for lunch. If the weather is cooperating, those who are up for the challenge can take on the steep climb to the base of Osorno. From the top, we will shuttle back down to the main road before continuing back to Puerto Varas for our final evening. Tonight, we'll gather for a farewell social hour and dinner and reminisce about the many miles we have covered and sights we have seen.
Hotel Awa to Petrohue Saltos & Return
Approximately 32 miles with 1,225 feet of climbing
Puerto Varas to Petrohue Saltos to Ensenada
Approximately 40 miles with 1,675 feet of climbing
Hotel Awa or Hotel Cumbres
Breakfast | Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
Linger over an extra cup of coffee this morning or take a final spin along the lake toward Puerto Varas. Whatever you choose, relish your last morning in this paradise. At 11:00 AM, we will shuttle to the Puerto Montt Airport where you will say goodbye to your guides and catch your flight to wherever your travels take you next.
Hotel Awa to Playa Venado & Return
Approximately 14 miles with 800 feet of climbing
Puerto Varas to Nueva Braunau & Return
Approximately 12 miles with 1,000 feet of climbing
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See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacations, Trek Travel strives to find quiet, paved secondary roads or bike paths to experience a region; busy roads are avoided as much as possible. Our itineraries are an approximation of our trips. Trek Travel strives to offer every guest a vacation of a lifetime on every trip. At times routes, hotels, activities, etc. listed here may change at the discretion of the trip designer or guides to improve the trip experience.
Averages and totals are calculated from our "Today’s Ride" options.
We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone (GMT -3) and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-related delays. We recommend that you fly into Temuco Airport/La Araucanía International Airport (ZCO). From the airport you may take an Uber to Pucon for about $100, but you must pre-book it before you board your flight from Santiago to ensure availability. Alternatively, Transfer Temuco offers a shuttle to Pucon and will drop you off at your hotel. For 4 or more people, the cost is about $20. For less than 4 people, it is approximately $90 per vehicle. No reservations needed. They have a counter near baggage claim where you can pay with a credit card or cash. The drive takes about 90 minutes. Shuttle drivers do not expect tips, however, if you are satisfied with their service, a $10 tip would be a kind gesture.
Your Trek Travel guides will meet you in the main lobby of Hotel Antumalal in Pucon at 10:00 AM on the first day of the trip. After a welcome lunch and a bike fitting session, you'll be off on your first ride. Please come dressed ready to ride or have your first day’s riding gear handy and separate from your other luggage to facilitate the bike fitting and ride.
If you will be late for the pick-up or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an email a week before the trip starts with their names and contact details. If you cannot reach them, please call our first hotel, Hotel Antumalal (+56 45 244 1011) or Casa Solaria (+56 45 274 5600), and leave a message with your expected arrival time and contact details.View our pre hotel recommendations
You will depart from your final hotel at 11:00 AM and transfer to the Puerto Montt Airport where you will bid your guides farewell. If you are staying at Hotel Awa, you will arrive at approximately 12:00PM. If you are staying at Hotel Cumbres, you will arrive at 11:30AM. From Puerto Montt Airport, there are regular connections to Santiago, where you can connect to your home airport. Please do not schedule a flight out less than 90 minutes before your arrival time to allow plenty of time for any unforeseen delays.View our post hotel recommendations
Chile's climate is a both mountainous and Mediterranean, with cool mornings, hot afternoons and occasional rain. Our rides will take us to higher elevations, so be prepared for cooler temperatures and low humidity. Packing List
Spend a couple of extra nights in Chile's Adventure Capital and take advantage of all of the nearby activities it has to offer including kayaking, rafting, fly-fishing, horseback riding, climbing the Villarrica Volcano, ziplines, and the list goes on. Mix in some relaxing activities like visiting hot springs and going to the beach by day, and checking out the bustling restaurant scene by night. We recommend the following accommodations for your pre-trip hotel:
We highly recommend traveling to Patagonia after your trip! A 2-hour flight will take you from Puerto Montt Airport to Punta Arenas, and from here, you'll continue on to the lodging of your choice. Both establishments below offer daily guided excursions into the heart of Torres del Paine National Park. If you would like assistance with booking a Patagonia accommodations or a guided tour, please contact a Trek Travel Trip Consultant at 866.464.8735. We recommend booking early for the best rates.
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Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.