The massive snow-capped Osorno Volcano, surrounded by lush forest near Puerto Varas.

Puerto Varas Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
The massive snow-capped Osorno Volcano, surrounded by lush forest near Puerto Varas.

Puerto Varas Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Explore Chile’s beautiful Lake District with our private and small group Puerto Varas tours. The charming village of Puerto Varas is only twelve miles from Puerto Montt on the shores of expansive Lake Llanquihue. Travelers often use this friendly town as a base for touring the southern Lake District and trying their hand at fly-fishing, canyoning, rafting, trekking and hiking. With views of the tranquil lake framed by majestic snow-capped volcanoes gently sloping into rich, native forests, visitors usually find reasons to linger in this fantastic scenery. Contact us to start planning your trip to the scenic Chilean Lake District.

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What to Do in Puerto Varas

Explore one of Chile’s most scenic towns, located on the shores of the majestic Lake Llanquihue. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

A covered dock on Lake Llanquihue with a view of the Osorno Volano in the distance.

Puerto Varas Tour


Explore the friendly town of Puerto Varas to appreciate its traditional German-style architecture and superb views of the Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes on the other side of Lake Llanquihue.

The Petrohue Waterfalls, surrounded by lush greenery and overlooked by the Osorno Volcano.

Osorno Volcano & Vicente Perez Rosales National Park


Home to stunning landscapes including the marvelous natural beauty of the Osorno Volcano, the Todos Los Santos Lake, the Petrohue Waterfalls, the Negro River, and the Tronador Volcano, this park is an important Chile destination.

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The Petrohue Waterfalls overlooked by the snow-capped Osorno Volcano near Puerto Varas.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

The Osorno Volcano overlooking the Church of the Sacred Heart and Lake Llanquihue in Puerto Varas.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

A woman swimming in the pool at Hotel Cumbres, with a view of a lake and volcano out the window.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

A bowl of quinoa soup with beans, avocado, corn and peppers at a restaurant in Puerto Varas.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

Visitors at a beach and pier in Puerto Varas with the Calbuco Volcano visible in the background.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Chile

With a fascinating culture and some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, Chile offers countless wonderful destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Chile below.

Arica


Arica, the “city of eternal spring” and gateway to Lauca National Park, is the capital of the north country and famous for long, lazy beaches and a rich cultural history.

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San Pedro de Atacama


The driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert is also one of the most beautiful with exciting destinations like the Valley of the Moon, the salt lakes and Tatio Geysers.

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Chillan


Hit the slopes in Chillan, one of Chile's top ski and snowboard resorts and home to the longest run in South America at eight miles. At night, soak in the natural thermal baths.

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Easter Island


One of the most isolated islands in the world, Easter Island is a majestic getaway destination combining the natural beauty of a volcanic island with the captivating history of the famous Easter Island statues.

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Punta Arenas


The southernmost city on mainland South America, Punta Arenas overlooks the historic Strait of Magellan and the beautiful jagged peaks and white landscapes of Patagonia.

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Puerto Natales


Puerto Natales is the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park, and arguably Patagonia’s most spectacular place to visit with immense sweeping landscapes that leave long-lasting impressions.

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Santiago


The metropolitan Chilean capital, Santiago is a vibrant cultural hub with fascinating history and lively nightlife, surrounded by world-class skiing and wine valleys.

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Iquique


The bustling port city of Iquique is the ideal base to explore the massive geoglyphs, nitrate ghost towns, and thermal baths of the Chilean desert.

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Valparaiso


Valparaiso is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and coastal, bohemian city with a peculiar charm that has made it a favorite of writers, artists, and poets for centuries.

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La Serena


La Serena is located in the Elqui Valley and one of the most beautiful cities in Chile with picturesque churches, sandy beaches, and some of the clearest skies in the world.

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Patagonia


Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia is a wild land of cleaving glaciers, deep forests, and piercingly blue waters that offers countless opportunities for sightseeing, nature watching, trekking and more.

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Puerto Varas Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in Puerto Varas with our top pick Puerto Varas hotels.

A cozy room with wood flooring, a wood wall, and a small window at the Hotel Patagonico.

Hotel Patagonico

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Calle Manuel Bunes 1270, Puerto Varas

A model of cleanliness and friendliness, Hotel Patagonico boasts absolutely stunning vistas of the lake and spectacularly lush countryside. You will have everything you need under one roof with the heated pool, spa and gym, game room and billiards table as well as two award-winning restaurants.

A room featuring carpeting and modern design at the Hotel Solace in Puerto Varas.

Hotel Solace

★ ★ ★ ★

Imperial 0211, Puerto Varas

Hotel Solace invites guests to share in its concept of sleek, modern style while rising above the standards on efficiency, quality, security and service. The hotel’s facilities and structure, along with its friendly and accommodating staff, are all designed to give you the comfortable and luxurious stay you seek.

A cozy room with cabin-style wood walls and ceiling at the Cabañas del Lago hotel in Puerto Varas.

Cabañas Del Lago

★ ★ ★

Klener 195 Pasaje Luis Wellmann, Puerto Varas

Cabañas Del Lago is a family-run hotel ranked among the best hotels in Puerto Varas. The hotel offers a wide range of services that will ensure guests enjoy a pleasant stay in this traditional but modern hotel. A restaurant, bars, a nature spa, a gym and game room are available for guest entertainment.

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