Chile Family Bike Tour – Older Teens & 20s
Chilean Lakes & Volcanoes District
From $7,048 pp dbl. occ. | 7 days / 6 nights
(+$2,310 for sgl. occ.)
Snow-blanketed volcanoes towering above shimmering lakes. Fine local wines and inspired cuisine. Untamed stands of dense forest. This is Chile's Lakes & Volcanoes District. A place where old-world charm comes alive in lakeside German villages and ancient indigenous culture thrives in Mapuche communities. Discover a region of enchanting beauty that is at once wild and refined.
- Embark on an epic road biking trip through a wildly diverse landscape on Chile's Ring of Fire
- Pedal quiet paved roads with breathtaking views through some of Chile's most remote and rugged terrain
- Relish the comforts of luxury hotels including the Relaix & Châteaux Hotel Hacienda Vira Vira at the foot of Villarrica Volcano
- Share the indigenous Mapuche culture during a private ceremony and dinner in a local home—a unique experience
Day 1 Explore the rugged Lakes and Volcanoes District—a landscape of peaks, lakes and forests | Bike along the shore of Chile's second-largest lake, flanked by snowcapped Calbuco and Osorno Volcanoes | Visit a working dairy farm and sample manjar, Chile's staple sweet.
Days 2-3 Pedal through the quaint colonial villages of Frutillar and Puerto Octay, where German culture, cuisine and architecture are well preserved | Quiet lakeside roads lead past bucolic farms, green pastures and grazing cows | Relax at Parque Futangue, a remote nature reserve of virgin forests, lava fields and waterfalls.
Day 4 Experience the rain forest in Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve, recognized by National Geographic as a World Legacy award-winner | In the heart of the reserve's wilderness, Nawelpi Lodge is the perfect luxury base for exploring the area on foot.
Days 5-7 Villarrica Volcano and its namesake lake create a dramatic backdrop for Pucón, Chile's adventure capital | Ride a portion of the stunning Seven Lakes Route | Bike the Ironman route, following the Trancura River and enjoying views of several mighty volcanoes in the distance | Gain insight into the area's indigenous culture while visiting a Mapuche village and cultural center | A ride into Villarrica National Park offers splendid vistas and first-rate cycling | Visit a local Mapuche family for a farewell meal and traditional ceremony.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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