Lake Llanquihue Self Guided Biking

Ride the Chilean lake district with total freedom on this self-guided round trip to Llanquihue Lake, where you can enjoy spectacular views and explore some historic towns. Accommodation is not included so you can choose you own level of comfort.

3 Days


Lake Llanquihue Self Guided Biking - 3 - $250

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Ride the route 255 along the Llanquihue Lake, views of Osorno and Calbuci Volcanoes; and visit Petrohue falls.
  • Visit towns of Cascada and Puerto Fonck, take a dip in the cool lake and enjoy wonderful scenery.
  • Visit the towns of Frutillar and Llanquihue on your final and longest day returning to Puerto Varas.

Start from Puerto Varas and end at Puerto Varas

Landmarks visited on Lake Llanquihue Self Guided Biking

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Puerto Varas - Ensenada

All day biking, 65 kilometers, paved roads.

Early departure from Puerto Varas along Route 225 bordering Llanquihue Lake. The first 10 kilometers on bikeway to continue further 35 kilometers to Ensenada by the traditional route. Beautiful views of Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes. Afternoon visit to Petrohue Falls inside Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. 18 additional kilometers on bike for this round trip.

Day 2: Ensenada - Puerto Octay

Total of 58 kilometers on bike, 20 on gravel & 38 on paved roads.

Leave Ensenada towards Puerto Octay on the route bordering Llanquihue Lake. On the way we will pass the towns of Cascada and Puerto Fonck. With no doubt, this is the toughest day due to the many ups and downs during the first stretch. We'll visit beautiful beaches and will have the chance to dip in the cool waters of the lake to reload energies. The settings of this day's ride are made of old churches and German style houses, cattle farms, beautiful roads adorned by old trees.

Day 3: Puerto Octal - Puerto Varas

Total of 63 kilometers on bike, 28 gravel & 35 paved roads

This final day is also the longest. We depart toward Frutillar on a beautiful 35-kilometer paved road. Then we'll take the old 22-kilometer coastal road to Llanquihue. Finally we reach Puerto Varas biking a 6-kilometer gravel road.

Prices, Departures and Inclusions


  • 3 days Giant Mountain Bike, 27 speeds, front suspension, disc brakes.
  • Rear racks and waterproof panniers.
  • Repair kits & bike tolos.
  • Helmet, gloves and professional first aid kit.
  • All relevant info, maps and tips for the trip.


  • All accommodation
  • All meals
  • Guide
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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