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Santiago – Temuco – Malalcahuello – Amity Tours Chile

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DAY 1 SANTIAGO – TEMUCO – MALALCAHUELLO (FIRST RIDE)

Our local staff will meet you at Temuco Airport and transfer you to a small quaint mountain village called Malalcahuello, where a soothing SPA awaits us at our hotel.  Your guides will assist you to assemble and fit your bike and then take a short warm-up ride.  In the evening, we’ll have an orientation and briefing session before our Welcome Dinner together.

 

Accommodation at CORRALCO HOTEL & SPA, 4 *

 

Meals: Welcome Dinner

 

Bike traveled distance: 12 miles // 20 km

 

Time cycling: 1 hour

 

DAY 2 KUTRALKURA GEOPARK AND THE ANDES CLIMB (SECOND RIDE)

Today  the van will take us to the Sierra Nevada Range right through the tunnel Las Raíces, the longest tunnel in Chile (4,5 km or 2,8 miles). Here we’ll set off on our second ride, traveling alongside the Lonquimay River by an almost flat valley; this section features the Kutralkura Geopark and one of the smoothest roads. We’ll bike the Geopark territory through the lands of different Pewenches communities, ascending the international path Pino Hachado until reaching the Customs. The road is quite rolling with several flat sections and a few small climbs. If you want to pedal up some serious grades, it is possible to extend the route on 22 km (13.6 miles) more, until the peak altitude of 1.884 meters (6.181 feet above sea level). Once you reach the border line with Argentina you can enjoy breathtaking scenery of the Andes. Later we’ll get in the van and drive back to our hotel.

 

Accommodation at CORRALCO HOTEL & SPA, 4 *

 

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

 

Bike traveled distance: 36 miles // 58 km + 14 miles // 22 km

 

Time cycling: 3,5 hours approx., with an optional additional 1,5 hour

 

Time driving in the van: before riding, 30min / after riding, 90min to hotel

 

DAY 3 ROLLING GREEN HILLS (THIRD RIDE)

Ride down the valley from the village of Malalcahuello – We’ll ride alongside the Cautín River as the valley opens after each meter we descent the foothills of the mountain range. We’ll enjoy a beautiful view to the volcanoes Llaima, Lonquimay and Tolhuaca. This ride gets you to an extensive green valley, passing through the middle of seeded fields on smooth hills. Upon completing today’s ride we get in the vans and start traveling to Pucón (2 hour drive), the main adventure tourism destination in the Lake & Volcano District. Enjoy the Villarrica Volcano views and hot tub at your hotel.  Evening at leisure. Ask our guides if you need some local knowledge about dining and good shopping.

 

Accommodation at MARTINA DE GOÑI HOTEL, 3 *

 

Meals: Breakfast and Picnic Lunch

 

Bike traveled distance: 50 miles // 80 km

 

Time cycling: 4 hours approx.

 

Time driving in the van: none before riding / after riding, 2 hours to Pucón

DAY 4 PUCON HOT SPRINGS LOOP RIDE (FOURTH RIDE)

We’ll cycle from our hotel to Lake Caburgua and then towards Pucon’s famous Hot Springs. The ride today is a combination of rolling hills with several short climbs at the second half of the road. Throughout today’s ride our guide will help us identify several species of birds and trees as we cycle next to beautiful farms and enjoy views of the Villarrica volcano. With a little good luck, we will see smoke coming out of this active volcano. After cycling the rolling and sometimes hilly road to the hot springs, we will enjoy lunch and then a soothing soak in a hot mineral bath. Later we’ll take a short ride in the vans back to our hotel in Pucón, or you can ride in your bike if you want. Evening at leisure, dinner NOT included.

 

Accommodation at MARTINA DE GOÑI HOTEL, 3 *

 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

 

Bike traveled distance = 34 miles // 54 km (+ 22 miles // 35 km if you want to ride back to Pucón)

 

Time cycling: 3 hours approx.

 

Time driving in the van: 40 min from Hot Springs to hotel in Pucón.

DAY 5 CHILE’S 7 LAKE ROUTE (FIFTH RIDE)

Each day brings new beauty on this tour, and today is no exception.  Today we will ride one of Chile’s most scenic roads, The 7-Lake Route. We’ll pedal alongside the shores of two beautiful lakes, Calafquén and Panguipulli, and cover three-quarters of the way around Villarrica, a majestic, snow-capped active volcano. This road is smooth and quiet as almost no vehicles drive here. At one point we should be able to see five volcanoes. We’ll have a picnic lunch by the beach of Lake Panguipulli – meaning “land of lions” – while enjoying the views of Chile’s southern volcanoes. From here we contiue riding alongside Lake Panguipulli until the end of the paved road near Choshuenco village. From this point will drive half hour to the Natural Reserve Huilo Huilo, where we’ll eat dinner and stay overnight at the incredible Nothofagus Hotel & SPA.

 

Accommodation at NOTHOFAGUS HOTEL & SPA, 4 *

 

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

 

Bike traveled distance = 50 miles // 80 km (we can extend this ride another 15 miles // 24 km)

 

Time cycling: 6 hours approx.

 

Time driving in the van: before riding, 40 min. from Pucón / after riding, 30 min. to Nothofagus Hotel.

DAY 6 THE GERMAN SETTLERS ROUTE (SIXTH RIDE)

Today we’ll ride in the vans 84 miles (135 km) until we reach the city of Osorno, where we will begin cycling. From this point we’ll start our ride towards quaint little villages with a strong German heritage. The route consists of rolling hills with long flat stretches until we end the ride by the beach of Lake Llanquihue, where a unique landscape is waiting for us, the Osorno Volcano with its perfect cone. We’ll enjoy an incredible lunch buffet in a German family-owned restaurant and then drive in the vans 35 minutes to Puerto Varas. Evening at leisure.

 

Accommodation at CUMBRES PATAGONICAS HOTEL & SPA, 5 *

 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Buffet

 

Bike traveled distance: 51 miles // 82 km

 

Time cycling: 5 hours approx.

 

Time driving in the van: before riding, 3 hours / after riding, 35 min. to Puerto Varas.

DAY 7 VICENTE PEREZ ROSALES NATIONAL PARK (SEVENTH RIDE)

This trip of a lifetime is about to end. In the morning, we start riding from the hotel, alongside Lake Llanquihue, where a unique landscape is waiting for us – the Osorno Volcano with its perfect cone. The side of the Volcano reaches the shore of the lake and we’ll pass through the middle of this astounding landscape as we travel to the village of Ensenada. We will start pedaling from Puerto Varas to Petrohue, attacking 35 miles (56 km) in one of the most beautiful routes of the tour. Upon completing the ride we’ll head back with the vans to the charming german-style city of Puerto Varas, our last destination, and let ourselves to relax and enjoy a farewell dinner (seafood restaurant).

 

Option extra 9 miles (14 km) /climb 3,750 ft: Challenge yourself and climb Volcan Osorno and one of the steepest climbs in South America if not Europe.

 

Accommodation at CUMBRES PATAGONICAS HOTEL & SPA, 5 *

 

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Farewell Dinner

 

Bike traveled distance: 35 miles / 56 km (we can extend this ride another 8 miles // 12 km)

 

Time cycling: 4 hours approx.

 

Time driving in the van: after cycling, 70 minutes from Osorno Volcano to Puerto Varas

DAY 8 PUERTO VARAS – ANGELMO MARKET – PUERTO MONTT AIRPORT (PMC)

Sadly, it’s time to say good-bye to the beautiful Lake & Volcano District of Chile.  After breakfast, we’ll ride in vans to Puerto Montt City and visit the Market of Angelmó, which is the perfect place for wonderful souvenirs, handcrafts and woolen clothing. Later, we’ll head to the Airport to catch your flight back to Santiago. It’s been a trip you will always remember!

 

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Meals: Breakfast

 

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