Only a 1000 km from Santiago with a flight to Osorno, you embark on a unique adventure.
Only a 1000 km from Santiago with a flight to Osorno, you embark on a unique adventure with our Rustic Patagonia Trip.
In one of the most pristine lakes of Chile there is a small Bed & Breakfast owned by a local family, from where you can undertake various activities such a fly fishing, hiking, horseback riding and bird spotting.
Marvel yourself with the breath-taking views of the snow-capped volcanoes Puntiagudo & Casablanca and the intense turquoise waters of the Lake. The surrounding woods consist of temperate rainforest and host blue lagoons, waterfalls, swamps and wild rivers. This is a unique gem of untamed nature and a true privilege to experience it!
Bed & Breakfast:
Sandra & Luis are thrilled to receive you in their home or one of the cabins they have. Sandra has taken several cooking classes and every meal is a treat!
As they live in such a remote area, all meals are home cooked, bread is home-made, salmon comes from the lake, meat from their animals and fruit from their vegetable garden! She makes delicious sopaipillas with home-made salsa of smoked red chili peppers.
The beds are comfortable and the sheets are clean and warm. If you are cold a night you can light a fire in the Bosca.
Sandra & Luis don’t speak any English so it is an opportunity to practice your Spanglish
We would be more than happy to assist you via phone if needed!
Natural Hot Springs:
After a short 30 min boat trip, you embark on one of the natural beaches around the lake. There you can dig your own hole in the volcanic shore of the lake and create your own natural Jacuzzi or you can opt for a swim in the crystal clear waters of the lake!
For lunch we collect firewood and make a small fire to heat our prepared lunch or enjoy a BBQ. Tea or coffee? You can collect water from the lake in a tea pot and boil the water!
This Lake is one of the most pristine lakes of Chile with 7 rivers providing it a constant fresh water supply. You can enjoy fly fishing for the day by boat or from shore.
There are several beautiful trails to explore on your own or with a guide. You can return to the B&B or decide to spend the night camping.
There are lots of different birds to spot such as different types of Duck, Kolibri, Kingfishers and Cormorants. There are also several birds of prey in the area, such as the Chuncho, the Trauco, the Tiuque, the Peuco and Harriers.
If you have horseback experience there are some amazing day rides which can also be prolonged with an overnight stay in another B&B with a local Mapuche family! You will be riding 6 hours a day.
If you don’t have any experience, you can ask Luis to lead you for a 1 or 2 hour experience along the lake.
You need to calculate 1 travel day to get there and 1 travel day to get back.
From Osorno to the Lake: 112 km of which 70 km is unpaved road. We can arrange a private transfer to pick you up from the airport of Osorno.
From the Lake to the B&B: It is 1,5 hours by boat and then by tractor 20 mins to the B&B.
Available November till May.
NB: January there are some “bichos” (bugs) called coliguachos that are annoying in warm and wind still spots.
Costs: please let us know for how many days you would like to go and what kind of activities you would like to do, so we can tailor your tour!
⊕ Bed and breakfast
⊕ Private transfer 2 ways
⊕ Boat trip 2 ways
⊕ Booked excursions
What’s not Included:
⊕ Ticket to Osorno Airport
⊕ Extra booked excursions
⊕ Modifications to the itinerary
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