Explore Northern Patagonia's terrain with a visit to the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve. The Reserve is full of diverse ecological systems and a variety of wildlife. Visitors will have a chance to see the Magellanic Woodpecker, Güiña or Kodkod, one of the smallest wildcats in the world as well as the the Pudú,the world´s smallest deer. This active adventure features ziplining, rafting the Fuy River, mountain biking through pristine rainforest and hiking with expert guides. A great adventure to explore this unique Reserve in Northern Chile.
Visit a part of Chile that few others have heard of: Huilo Huilo Reserve
Mountain bike along a country road through the forest
Arrive at the Temuco airport where you will be met and transferred the Huilo Huilo Reserve. Settle into your hotel this evening with dinner as you watch the sunset on the forest. Transfers from Puerto Montt or San Martin de Los Andes, Argentina can also be arranged. Please contact us for details.
Day 2: Trekking and Mountain Biking in the Huilo Huilo Reserve
After breakfast, take a 4x4 vehicle to the northern part of the Reserve, where the Andean Lagoons Trail is located. As you hike along, you will cross through beautiful forests, over rivers and around lagoons of volcanic origin. After lunch, suit up for your mountain biking adventure. Continue your descent along a country road in the woods back to the Reserve where a vehicle awaits to take back to the hotel for the evening.
Today gear up for your next adventure, rafting the Fuy River. After a brief instruction, you will get to ride the turquoise rapids of this wonderful class III-IV river. The adrenaline-producing, down-river descent through a beautiful valley of native forest on one of the best rafting rivers in Chile, takes approximately an hour.
Return to the hotel for lunch this afternoon. The afternoon is free for you to explore the area around the hotel on your own. Or take time to enjoy the spa that is part of the hotel.
Late this afternoon, head to Huilo Huilo falls for your next adventure. The "Flight of the Condor" is 90 meters above the ground and includes 5 ziplines that are 500 meters in length. As you zip through the trees you have a chance to see the Patagonian temperate rainforest. Keep your eye out for the unique Magellanic Woodpecker or the Monito de Monte, a diminutive marsupial only found in the Patagonian Rainforest.
Enjoy dinner at the hotel this evening as you unwind from the day's adventure.
Day 4: Depart Huilo Huilo
After breakfast, return to Temuco for your flight onward.
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.