Ensenada - Activities and excursions

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What to do in Ensenada, Patagonia Chile


To Petrohué and Todos Los Santos lake: when leaving Ensenada toward the east immediately you entered to the National Park Vicente Pérez Rosales, the oldest in Chile created in 1926 and without fear to make a mistake, one of the most beautiful. It embraces, besides the lake Todos Los Santos, the volcanos Osorno, Puntiagudo and the mount Tronador. 10 kilometers from Ensenada skirting the volcano Osorno between the forest and the valley of the river Petrohué, you arrive to the Petrohué jumps, impressive races of water among rocks of volcanic origin. There is a series of gangplanks over the rocks that allow the visitor to be practically on the turbulent waters. The road finishes 10 kilometers later on when arriving to Petrohué, the most western end in the lake, that has the hotel Petrohué, a small beach fenced by the forest and a jetty from where you can go aboard until Peulla in the other end of the lake. Peulla is just 25 kilometers away from the International Step Pérez Rosales, by where you can consent to San Carlos de Bariloche in the Republic Argentina.
To Puerto Octay: Skirting the lake Llanquihue by the northeast coast. After 20 kilometers you arrive to Las Cascadas (700 inhabitants), a spa with camping site, summer houses and beautiful beaches, at the base of the volcano Osorno. 6 kilometers ahead comes out a deviation toward the ski refuge La Picada from where they are carried out trips to the volcano organized by the Andean Club of Puerto Octay. 7 kilometers later on (always heading for Puerto Octay), you arrive to a crossing with 3 options: to the right until the south coast of the lake Rupanco, right until Port Octay or to the left that also arrives to Port Octay, by the coast of the lake visiting beach Maitén, with a chapel and a board that remembers the hundredth anniversary from the arrival of German colonists to the lake Llanquihue.

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