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Saltos de Petrohué

Before I left to come south my host mom told me a millon times that I had to go to Lago Todos los Santos. When I arrived I found out that the only way to go there is on a tour bus, and there's only one company that has a boat to cross the lake. Since I had been told to go I bought into the monopoly and purchased a day excursion (for details see the review).  Unfortunately it was very cloudy and rainy the whole trip, which didn't lead to great views. I could definitely tell that when it's clear it would be spectacular. The lake is surrounded by 3 volcanoes and tons of mountains, which is a setting very different from any place I've travelled before.

After crossing the lake the boat arrived in Peulla, which is a town that exists for the tourists that come from Puerto Montt/Puerto Varas, cross the lake and either return or go on to Bariloche. We spent about 4 hour in Peulla during which time I hiked the small trails they had made to entertain passengers for the few hours they spend in Peulla. When 4 pm came I was quite happy to get back on the boat and go back to Puerto Varas.

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Saltos de Petrohué
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Petrohue Sights & Attractions review
If you want to see Lago Todos los Santos you must travel with Andina del Sud as they are the only company that runs a tour. The trip intinerary is as … read entire review
Petrohue Sights & Attractions review
The stop at the Saltos de Petrohué was the best part of my trip across the Lago Todos los Santos. The Saltos are part of the Río Petrohué, which dr… read entire review
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