A 02:30 hrs transfer from Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas takes you along Lake Llanquihue via the village of Ensenada to Cochamo and the close by Riverside Lodge.
You will enjoy wonderful views of several volcanoes and the Andes mountain range on the way. Arriving at the lodge, there is time to hike to a small hilltop farm overlooking the nearby Reloncavi fiord. Dinner and overnight in cabin with private bath. ( D )
After a little riding school, we start our expedition up the Cochamo Valley. For five hours we will follow the trail of the gauchos into the Andes. Enjoy the silence in one of the most beautiful forests you can imagine, passing by waterfalls and pretty valley meadows.
Arriving at La Junta we will have an "asado", a typical Chilean barbecue, over the open fire. Dinner and overnight at the mountain lodge (shared bathroom ) ( B, BL, D )